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Teachers drop strike as labor talks yield ‘understandings’ with treasury

Israel’s Teachers Union said Sunday schools would open normally on Monday after talks with the Finance Ministry advanced significantly during a meeting on Sunday evening. Teachers have been striking on…

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Bus drivers strike in escalating dispute with Transportation Ministry

Massive traffic disruptions were expected across Israel on Sunday morning, as hundreds of bus drivers went on strike as part of an ongoing protest for better working conditions. “The country…

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Flights resume at Damascus airport nearly 2 weeks after strike attributed to Israel

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The international airport in Syria’s capital of Damascus resumed flights on Thursday nearly two weeks after an airstrike attributed to Israel that caused serious damage to…

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Classrooms to reopen Friday as teachers pause strike after two days

After striking for two full days, teachers will return to the classroom Friday after their union announced it was pausing sanctions Thursday, despite not yet reaching a deal on wages…

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Teachers’ union to stage full-day strike Thursday, for second day in a row

The Israel Teachers Union will stage a second consecutive full-day strike on Thursday after its battle with the Finance Ministry worsened during the course of Wednesday. Some 1.5 million children…

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Damascus airport to reopen nearly two weeks after strike attributed to Israel

DAMASCUS, Syria — The international airport in Syria’s capital will resume flights nearly two weeks after an airstrike attributed to Israel that caused serious damage to the facility, state TV…

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1.5 million children at home as teachers union ups the ante with full-day strike

The Israel Teachers Union held a full-day strike on Wednesday, shuttering kindergartens and elementary schools, and leaving parents with the headache of what to do with the some 1.5 million…

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After Damascus airport strike, private Syrian airline flies to Russian airbase

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A flight by private Syrian airline Cham Wings landed on Tuesday at an airport used by Russia’s military in the coastal province of Latakia in western…

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Schools to stay shuttered nationwide Wednesday as teachers’ strike intensifies

Kindergarten and elementary schools across Israel will not open Wednesday as the Israel Teachers Union declared a day-long strike as part of an ongoing dispute with the Finance Ministry over…

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Teachers to strike for 2 hours Tuesday morning, third day in a row

Kindergartens and elementary schools across the country were to open two hours late on Tuesday as the Israel Teachers Union continued its partial strike actions as part of a dispute…

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