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  • In Crimea, a Karaite community carries on, and welcomes Russia

    March 26, 2014 | 5:41 pm

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the strategically critical peninsula that dangles from Ukraine into the Black Sea, has drawn international condemnation.

    But for the leader of the All-Ukrainian Organization of Crimean Karaites — a group with an unusual heritage that draws from...

  • Ukraine appeals to West as Crimea turns to Russia

    March 11, 2014 | 2:18 pm

    Ukraine's government appealed for Western help on Tuesday to stop Moscow annexing Crimea but the Black Sea peninsula, overrun by Russian troops, seemed fixed on a course that could formalize rule from Moscow within days.

    With their own troops in Crimea effectively prisoners in...

  • Shots fired in air during raid at Crimea naval base

    March 10, 2014 | 10:38 am

    Unidentified armed men fired in the air as they moved into a Ukrainian naval post in Crimea on Monday in the latest confrontation since Russian military groups seized control of the Black Sea peninsula.

    With diplomacy at a standstill, Russia said the United States had spurned an...

  • Israel says Iran, Hezbollah waging global terror campaign

    February 5, 2013 | 8:11 am

    Two men with links to the terrorist organization Hezbollah were implicated in a terrorist attack in Bulgaria that killed six, including five Israelis, a Bulgarian official has said.

    Hezbollah also financed the bomb attack on a tour bus full of Israelis last July, Bulgaria's...

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  • Report: Bulgaria lacks proof of Hezbollah involvement in terrorist attack

    January 18, 2013 | 9:15 am

    Bulgaria says there is no evidence that Hezbollah was behind an attack on Israelis last year.

    According to the report Thursday on 24chasa.bg, Bulgarian authorities have identified an Arab with links to al-Qaida as a suspected accomplice in the bombing at the Black Sea resort of...

  • A Siberian-Jewish Tragedy

    By Larry Derfner

    October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The crash of the Air Siberia jet over the Black Sea last week was an Israeli tragedy, but more specifically and acutely, it was a tragedy for Siberian Jewry. Fifty of the 76 people killed were Siberian Jewish immigrants to Israel, mainly from the metropolis of Novosibirsk.

    "I would...