DOT: Kuwait Airways must sell tickets to Israeli travelers – USA TODAY


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DOT: Kuwait Airways must sell tickets to Israeli travelers
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WASHINGTON – Kuwait Airways broke the law when it refused to sell plane tickets to Israelis, the Transportation Department said Wednesday. The airline must obey U.S. anti-discrimination laws if it wants to operate from U.S. airports, the department said.
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الأزمة السورية: محادثات عسكرية أمريكية روسية بشأن الغارات الجوية

القوات الأمريكية والروسية تجري محادثات قريبا من أجل تجنب المواجهة بينهما في سوريا.

The Latest: Kerry, Lavrov swap ideas for transition in Syria

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Russia begins airstrikes in Syria, but West disputes targets

Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, listen to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, before a bilateral meeting at United Nations headquarters in New York, Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. (Mikhail Klimentyev, RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)MOSCOW (AP) — Russia launched airstrikes Wednesday in Syria, sharply escalating Moscow’s role in the conflict but also raising questions about whether its intent is fighting Islamic State militants or protecting longtime ally, President Bashar Assad.

DOT scolds Kuwait Airways for denying tickets to Israeli travelers – USA TODAY


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DOT scolds Kuwait Airways for denying tickets to Israeli travelers
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WASHINGTON – Kuwait Airways broke the law when it refused to sell plane tickets to Israelis, the Transportation Department said Wednesday. The airline must obey U.S. anti-discrimination laws if it wants to operate from U.S. airports, the department said.
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Russian strikes again expose US disarray

US Secretary of State John Kerry attends a UN Security Council meeting on settlement of conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa during the UN General Assembly on September 30, 2015 in New YorkRussia’s dramatic entry Wednesday into the Syrian war put the United States on the back foot once again and left Washington struggling to regain the military and diplomatic initiative. As US Secretary of State John Kerry was in New York trying to coordinate with his Kremlin opposite number Sergei Lavrov, a Russian officer contacted the US embassy in Baghdad. Kerry quickly protested to Lavrov that this was not in the spirit of Moscow’s promise to agree a “de-confliction” mechanism to ensure Russian flights do not interfere with US-led operations.

The Latest: UN chief opens meeting on refugee crisis

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Palestinian flag flies at UN, Abbas seeks full status

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas kisses the Palestinian flag as Secretary General Ban Ki-moon looks during the flag raising ceremony on September 30, 2015 at the UN in New YorkThe Palestinian flag was raised at the United Nations in a symbolic gesture Wednesday as leader Mahmud Abbas called on the world body to grant them full membership amid stalemate in the peace process. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Abbas presided over a packed and slightly chaotic ceremony in the rose garden as Palestinian frustration grows at home and tensions rise in Jerusalem. The Israeli-Palestinian peace process fell into the doldrums after the latest US initiative collapsed last year, on the back burner as the international community focuses on the war in Syria.

Abbas says Palestinians no longer bound by pacts with Israel

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US DOT says Kuwait airline discriminates against Israelis on flights from US – Minneapolis Star Tribune

US DOT says Kuwait airline discriminates against Israelis on flights from US
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Department of Transportation said Wednesday that an Israeli citizen complained that he was unable to buy a ticket from John F. Kennedy Airport to London Heathrow Airport through Kuwait Airways because the airline’s online booking system prevented …

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