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More than 100 American troops are accompanying Iraqi and Kurdish peshmerga forces in their push to take back the city of Mosul from Islamic State forces.
Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters Tuesday the Americans are assisting about 10,000 Kurds, 18,000 Iraqi Security Forces and another couple thousand Iraqi police as they face an Islamic State force that has been hunkered down in the second-largest Iraqi city for more than two years.
Estimates of IS fighters in Mosul range from about 3,000 to 5,000 fighters, but U.S. officials say Mosul is home to greater skilled IS fighters who are more dedicated to the fight and more ideologically zealous.
Davis said the more than 100 U.S. forces are embedded with Iraqi
British parliamentary committee publishes damning report stating Labour's leadership is failing to seriously confront anti-Semitism.
A British parliamentary committee of inquiry is upholding claims that the Labour party’s leadership is failing to confront seriously anti-Semitism in its ranks, JTA reported Sunday.
Raised persistently by leaders of British Jewry following the election last year of Jeremy Corbyn to lead Labour, the accusation was reaffirmed in the publication of a scathing
The European Parliament praised a draft report last week surveying the group’s relationship with Iran, but Jewish groups said the report does little to address Tehran’s support for terrorism, its anti-Israel rhetoric and open anti-Semitism, or its systematic violation of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Spokespeople for the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee said the text of the report, entitled EU Strategy Towards Iran After the Nuclear Agreement, will not been made
The building where Adolf Hitler was born may be spared demolition, but emerge heavily disguised.
On Monday, Austria's interior minister, Wolfgang Sobotka, told the daily Die Presse that "the Hitler house will be torn down.''
On Tuesday, he told reporters that the term "torn down'' is debatable but the building, in the western town of Braunau, will be so thoroughly redesigned that it ``will not be recognizable.''
The "house,'' a large, three-story Renaissance-era structure, contains the
A Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi who was found badly beaten in the central train station in Zhitomir, Ukraine, on Friday was airlifted to Israel by emergency medical transport, and remains in serious but stable condition at the Tel Hashomer Hospital in Ramat Gan.
Rabbi Mendel Deitsch was found bleeding and unconscious after being robbed and beaten by what was reported locally as “a group of drunks.” The motive was theft, not anti-Semitism, according to Rabbi Shlomo Wilhelm, director of