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Danny Fenster, Jewish American journalist sentenced to 11 years in Myanmar, is released

Danny Fenster, an American Jewish journalist sentenced to 11 years in prison in Myanmar is released, will be deported to the US.

Jewish journalist sentenced to 11 years in Myanmar is released

Jewish American journalist detained by Myanmar given 11 years in jail

Jewish journalist Danny Fenster from Detroit was detained in Myanmar while trying to leave the country in May.

Jewish journalist detained by Myanmar given 11 years in jail

US working to release Jewish American journalist detained in Myanmar

Jewish journalist from Detroit detained in Myanmar while trying to leave the country.

US working to release Jewish journalist detained in Myanmar

As country plunges into chaos, the U.S., India, Japan and Australia vow to act

At least 12 people in Myanmar were recently killed by security forces, according to witnesses and local media

Nations pledge to restore democracy to Myanmar

Protesters in Myanmar accuse China of aiding military overthrow

Hundreds of anti-coup activists gathered outside of the Chinese embassy, demanding an end to alleged support for military coup.

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Watch: Biden sanctions Maynmar coup leaders

CNA reported that US Pres. Biden called on leaders of Myanmar anti-government coup to restore democracy.

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Watch: Anti-coup protesters attack Myanmar police

CNA reported that gunshots were heard as Myanmar police fired into the air during an anti-coup protest. Rioters pelted police with stones.

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Watch: Thousands protest Myanmar coup

CNA reported that Myanmar police used water cannons against protesters demonstrating against last week's army takeover of power.

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Myanmar’s tiny Jewish community rattled after military coup

Military coup in the southeast Asian country leaves Myanmar's Jews on edge.

Myanmar’s tiny Jewish community rattled after military coup

Burma: Dangerously misunderstood by the West?

Analysis: 'What Myanmarese fear is autonomous ethnic Muslim state carved out of their country at expense of Buddhists also living there.'

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Israel concerned by Myanmar military coup

Foreign Ministry calls for release of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi following her arrest by the military.

Israel concerned by Myanmar military coup

Watch: Myanmar gym teacher inadvertently records coup

A local gym teacher in Myanmar recording herself for a dance competition inadvertently filmed army troops entering parliament.

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Myanmar leader detained by military

Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from the ruling party detained amid tensions between the civilian government and the military.

Myanmar leader detained by military

Israel denounces Myanmar atrocities against Muslim minority

Foreign Ministry condemns atrocities against Myanmar's Rohingya minority, after diplomat tweets 'good luck' to officials accused of genocide

Israel denounces Myanmar atrocities against Muslim minority

Armed and Dangerous: Myanmar's military goes shopping

The US won't sell arms to Myanmar, but the east Asian country is still growing its army.

Armed and Dangerous: Myanmar's military goes shopping

Dramatic landing: Plane lands without front wheels

Myanmar pilot manages to land without plane's front wheels, saving the lives of passengers and crew.

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Giant abandoned ship found after 9 years

For nine years Myanmar authorities searched for huge cargo ship, now spotted abandoned. Mystery being investigated.

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U.S. Holocaust Museum rescinds prize to Myanmar leader

2012 Elie Wiesel Award rescinded from Aung San Suu Kyi over ethnic cleansing of Rohingya in Myanmar.

U.S. Holocaust Museum rescinds prize to Myanmar leader

US withdraws military assistance from Myanmar

State Department says assistance dropped over persecution of Rohingya Muslim minority.

US withdraws military assistance from Myanmar

Myanmar's lone synagogue honored

Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue in Yangon recognized by a local historical organization.

Myanmar's lone synagogue honored by historical group

Myanmar General Visits Israel to Advance Ties

Min Aung Hlaing's visit marks first time Myanmar military chief of staff has come to Israel in 55 years.

Myanmar Senior General Visits Israel to Advance Ties

Leader of Myanmar's Jewish Community Dies Aged 65

Tiny Jewish community in Burma mourns passing of Moses Samuels; Yeshiva University-educated son to take over.

Leader of Myanmar's Jewish Community Dies Aged 65

Earthquake in Myanmar 1 Week Before Obama Visit

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck northern Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, on Sunday a week before US Pres. Barack Obama is due to visit.

Earthquake in Myanmar 1 Week Before Obama Visit

UN Calls for End to Sanctions on Myanmar

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged the international community to lift its sanctions on Myanmar.

UN Chief Calls for End to Sanctions on Myanmar