Israel attacks Council of Europe move to restrict male circumcision

Israel on Friday accused a leading European human rights body of fostering hatred and racism. The reason for the accusation is the calling for the circumcision of boys on religious grounds to be monitored more closely. The 47-nation Council of Europe adopted a non-binding resolution this week that urged a public debate on “non-medically justified… Read More Israel attacks Council of Europe move to restrict male circumcision

Egyptians killed during celebration of war with Israel

44 killed in Cairo during army celebrations to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war. At least 44 people have been killed in Egypt in clashes between security forces and supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. The figure, from a health ministry official, comes as Morsi supporters protested in several cities during army celebrations… Read More Egyptians killed during celebration of war with Israel