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November 21, 2017

Israeli soldiers seen guarding Jewish men praying in the compound of Joseph’s Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus (File photo)

Army rescues 3 Israelis after Palestinians torch their car in Nablus Document

The scene of a previous terror attack by Boko Haram

At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern Nigerian state of Adamawa, police say.

A bomber struck inside a mosque packed with worshippers during morning prayers in the town of Mubi.

Witness Abubakar Sule told AFP news agency that it appeared the bomber was part of the congregation.

No-one has said they were behind the bombing but the Islamist militants Boko Haram typically target crowded places in northern Nigeria.

Some 20,000 people have been killed in Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency.

The BBC's Ishaq Khalid reports that Boko Haram militants have recently stepped up suicide bombings in Nigeria's north-east after the military recaptured territories previously controlled by the group.

At least 45 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the same state last December. In that attack two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a busy market.

Suicide bombing in Nigeria kills 50 Document

November 20, 2017

Nickolay Mladenov, U.N. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (File photo)

"Israel can't build ties to the Arab world based on the common regional threats they face without also resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov told The Jerusalem Post...

'I do not believe any Arab leader, whether a king or a president, can go to their own people without saying something on how the Palestinian question is being addressed,' Mladenov said.

He spoke with the Post last week, as Israel has increased its outreach to moderate Arab countries, primarily Saudi Arabia, which are banding together to oppose Iran.

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman has called for moderate Arab leaders to visit Jerusalem to form a coalition against Tehran with Israel...

Mladenov said that Israel and the moderate Arab countries 'have a clear common threat assessment,' but that this was not enough..."

U.N. Middle East "Peace" Envoy: Arab-Israeli Peace Secondary to Palestinian Statehood Article

The vote totals on the resolution, November 20, 2017

U.N. General Assembly resolution, "The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination" Development

U.N. peacekeepers in Haiti (File photo)

Why sexual harassment and abuse cases continue at U.N. Article