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Cyprus on Friday got rid of limits on money transfers and withdrawals for international clients of another eight foreign banks doing business in the debt-laden country.
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The head of Iran's constitutional watchdog says it may disqualify candidates in June presidential elections who seek full relations with the United States.
About 30 security agents showed up just after midnight, breaking down the door to an apartment in the town of Daraya near the Syrian capital of Damascus.
Armed men broke into a U.N. outpost in a buffer zone separating Israel and Syria and abducted three U.N military observers, the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Thursday.
Twin explosions ripped through a crowd of Sunni worshippers outside Baghdad on Friday, an attack which, combined with a second deadly bombing at a Sunni funeral to the south of the capital, deepened fears Iraq may be headed toward a new round of sectarian conflict.
Bombs struck Sunnis leaving a mosque and attending a funeral in Iraq, killing dozens on Friday as tensions between Sunnis and Shiites fester.
The Israel Police will be launching a nationwide illegal- gun return on Sunday, allowing citizens to bring back illegally possessed firearms in exchange for amnesty.
Syrian government troops on Thursday flushed out rebels who had stormed a prison compound in the northern city of Aleppo in a bid to free hundreds of political prisoners inside.
A new report found that Israel has the highest poverty rate of all OECD nations.
Israeli security forces detain a Palestinian man during clashes that erupted during a rally marking Nakba Day in Jerusalem, Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Three Red Cross workers and two Egyptian technicians who were abducted by armed men in Yemen's southern province of Abyan have all been released, Yemeni security officials said Thursday.
Under mounting pressure, President Barack Obama on Wednesday released a trove of documents related to the Benghazi attack and forced out the top official at the Internal Revenue Service following revelations that the agency targeted conservative political groups.
Armed, masked men raise their weapons and shoot dead three men sitting on a curb in a Syrian city.
After the budget vote on Tuesday morning, Health Minister Yael German said she was very pleased with the result, although NIS 150 million in cuts were made to the health budget, an additional NIS 1 billion was allocated to expand economic resources for the financially troubled public health system.
A 12-year-old boy accused of fatally stabbing his 8-year-old sister in their Central California home is due in juvenile court Wednesday after his attorney said the boy had been charged with murder.
Several Syrian rockets landed early Wednesday in the Mount Hermon area of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, on the border with Syria, the Israeli military said.