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Rescuers: Last Jew of Kabul making his way to Israel

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 17, 2021

JERUSALEM — The man known as the last Jew of Kabul could soon be heading to Israel, after agreeing to grant his estranged wife a religious divorce in a Zoom call — a precondition for smooth entry to the Holy Land.
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Islamic State claims mosque bombing in south Afghanistan

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 16, 2021

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing on a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan that killed 47 people and wounded scores more. Relatives laid the bodies of the victims to rest Saturday and called on the Taliban to protect them.
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Lava flow from Spanish island volcano likened to a tsunami

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 15, 2021

MADRID — The second 4.5 magnitude earthquake in two days rattled the Spanish island of La Palma on Friday, officials said, as scientists described a gushing river of molten rock from an erupting volcano as “a true lava tsunami.”
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Gunbattles erupt during protest of Beirut blast probe; 6 die

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 14, 2021

BEIRUT  — Heavy gunfire broke out Thursday in Beirut during a protest organized by the Hezbollah group against the judge leading the probe into last year’s blast in the city's port. At least six people were killed and dozens wounded in the most violent street fighting in the Lebanese capital in years.