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  • All U.S. airlines ordered to stop flying to Tel Aviv

    The Federal Aviation Administration prohibited U.S. airlines from flying to or from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport after a rocket strike was reported one mile from the Israeli airport Tuesday morning. The flight ban could last up to 24 hours, the...
  • FAA bars US flights to Israel after rockets land near country's main airport

    JERUSALEM American and European air carriers suspended flights to Israel on Tuesday after a rocket landed near the country's international airport as fighting between Israeli forces and Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip entered its third week. The...
  • Why would an American join Israel's military? Answers to that and more

    The deaths in Gaza last weekend of two Israeli soldiers who grew up in the United States have caused many people to wonder about dual citizenship and about Americans serving in other countries’ militaries. Here are some questions and answers on...
  • Fight against domestic violence stalls in patriarchal Turkey

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Beaten, burned and threatened by her husband, Hayat has repeatedly turned to the Turkish authorities for help. But she still lives with the man who tells her she belongs either to him, or in her grave. She says she has reason to be...
  • Kerry, aides checked by security at Egyptian presidential palace

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security officers checked U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his top aides with a metal detector as they arrived for a meeting on Tuesday with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, an unusual screening for a senior State...
  • Would you breathe bad air for a 15 percent bonus?

    Would you breathe bad air for a 15 percent bonus?
    How much should a person be compensated to breathe China's polluted air? If you're an expatriate employee of the Coca-Cola Co., the answer is a 15 percent bonus, according to a report this month in the Australian Financial Review. (Local Chinese are...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Haiti: U.S. Embassy officials cautioned Americans about the potential for violence during protests on Tabarre Road in Port-au-Prince's Torcel district. Anti-government demonstrations Monday escalated into violence, with rocks thrown at passing vehicles...
  • 'Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel' conjures a new literary form

     'Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel' conjures a new literary form
    It's tempting to frame Anya Ulinich's "Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel" in terms of its antecedents: Bernard Malamud and Anton Chekhov, on the one hand, both of whom are referenced in the narrative, and on the other, graphic novelists such as Marjane Satrapi...
  • U.S. issues travel warning for Israel, West Bank and Gaza

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department warned U.S. citizens on Monday against traveling to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, citing the fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas. "The Department of State recommends that U.S. citizens consider the...
  • Slain Americans in Gaza among long line from U.S. to fight for Israel

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Three days before he was killed fighting for Israel in Gaza, American Nissim Sean Carmeli sprained his ankle, and a doctor asked the Texan if he wanted to heal before going into action. He refused, according to Maya Kadosh, Israel's...
  • South Sudanese rebels in Kampala to mend ties, seek troop withdrawal

    KAMPALA (Reuters) - A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Tuesday and will ask him to withdraw troops from South Sudan, where they were deployed to help the Juba government, the...