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  • Report: France backs designating Hezbollah militiamen terrorists

    March 29, 2013 | 4:35 am

    The French government supports adding the armed wing of Hezbollah to the European Union’s list of terrorist organizations, an Arabic daily reported.

    The London-based Al Hayat daily reported on Friday that French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius informed U.S. Secretary of State...

  • Libya will allow Jews to visit homes

    September 3, 2010 | 11:03 am

    Libya will allow two Italian Jewish women to visit their ancestral homes.

    Al Hayat, a Saudi-owned daily based in London, reported that Libya granted permission for the visits during an official visit this week by its leader, Muammer Gaddafi, to Italy.

    Gaddafi, long a pariah in the West, has in recent years traded concessions and humanitarian gestures for signs of acceptance from major industrial nations.

    Most of Libya’s ancient Jewish community fled in 1967, when persecution of Jews in Arab nations intensified following Israel’s Six Day War victory.

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