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Russia accuses Ukraine of torturing prisoners of war with starvation, electric shock

MOSCOW, Russia — Russia said on Tuesday it was investigating the torture of Russian soldiers held prisoner in Ukraine and recently released as part of a prisoner swap with Kyiv…

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50 years of love, war and country: Photojournalist’s work expands to massive screens

There’s a bold change of pace in “The Last Photograph: Ran Tal After Micha Bar-Am,” a new exhibit at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art that slices up and reassembles…

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In Hong Kong, dreams for a new Jewish deli devolve into a war between owners

TAIPEI (JTA) — When Rebecca Schrage arrived in Hong Kong from her home near Boston to work in finance around 2014, “there were no bagels. The best you could buy…

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Over 300,000 civilians killed in Syria’s 10-year civil war, UN says

GENEVA (AP) — The first 10 years of Syria’s conflict, which started in 2011, killed more than 300,000 civilians, the United Nations said Tuesday — the highest official estimate to…

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Jordan’s king says Ukraine war exposes need for ‘Middle East NATO’

Jordan’s King Abdullah raised the possibility of forming a military alliance in the Middle East similar to NATO while pointing to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a potential roadblock to such…

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UN says over 150 Ukraine cultural landmarks destroyed by Russia’s war

PARIS, France — UN experts have confirmed the full or partial destruction of 152 cultural and historic heritage sites in Ukraine since Russia invaded the country, its cultural agency said…

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At Lebanon war memorial, Gantz says next conflict to be ‘powerful and accurate’

Defense Minister Benny Gantz warned on Wednesday that if Israel is “compelled” to launch a military operation in Lebanon, it will be “powerful and accurate.” Speaking at a memorial ceremony…

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‘Mini Gaza’: The IDF’s Urban Warfare Training Center, a town that’s known only war

The Muslim call to prayer echoes through a remote town in southern Israel that has known only war. Its 500 buildings, the tallest eight stories high, are deserted. Its narrow…

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US taps top Nazi hunter as lead investigator into war crimes in Ukraine

US Attorney General Merrick Garland said Tuesday the US will launch a team to help the Ukrainian authorities prosecute war crimes committed during the Russian invasion, with the effort to…

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NATO chief says Ukraine war could last ‘years’ and require long-term support

KYIV (AFP) — NATO’s chief warned that the war in Ukraine could last “for years” as President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed Sunday that his forces would not give up the south…

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