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Rights group condemns Egypt refugee detention

11/11/2013 8:33am
An international rights group decried on Monday Egypt's policy of detaining refugees from Syria, pressuring them to leave the country. It said dozens of those held have returned to the civil war in their home.

Israel's Teva to pay $718 million in Israeli taxes

11/11/2013 11:27am
Israel's Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. says it has reached an agreement with the country's tax authority to pay roughly $718 million to settle a series of claims against the drug maker.

AP Exclusive: Syria rebels recruit at refugee camp

11/11/2013 12:24pm
In a makeshift mosque in a trailer in this sprawling camp for Syrian refugees, a preacher appeals to worshippers to join their countrymen in the fight to topple President Bashar Assad. In another corner of the Zaatari camp, two men draped in the Syrian rebel flag call on refugees through loudspeakers to sign up for military training.

Israeli hard-liner returns as foreign minister

11/11/2013 1:38pm
Hard-line Israeli politician Avigdor Lieberman, one of Israel's most powerful and polarizing figures, was reappointed as the country's foreign minister Monday after being cleared of all charges in a long-running corruption case.