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Foreign ministry to Israelis: Stay away from capital of Sri Lanka

Protesters storme palace and set prime minister's house on fire. Israeli foreign ministry to Israelis: Stay away from the area.

Foreign min. to Israelis: Stay away from capital of Sri Lankaplayer

Watch: Sri Lanka protesters try to storm government buildings

The island nation has exploded into violent protests as calls mount for its leader to step down amid the worst financial collapse in years.

Watch: Sri Lanka protesters try to storm government buildings player

Watch: Dozens hurt in rioting as Sri Lanka descends into chaos

Almost all members of the country's cabinet resigned as thousands defied a government-imposed curfew.

Watch: Dozens hurt in rioting as Sri Lanka descends into chaosplayer

Watch: Sri Lankans make cardboard coffins amid COVID surge

A box factory in Sri Lanka now producing $22 cardboard coffins that have become an affordable alternative to wooden ones.

Watch: Sri Lankans make cardboard coffins amid COVID surge player

Sri Lanka government announces burqa ban, closure of over 1,000 Muslim religious schools

Sri Lanka has announced plan to ban the burqa while shuttering over 1,000 madrassas for reasons of national security.

Sri Lanka government announces burqa ban

Pope Francis cares more about migrants than persecuted Christians

Pope Francis cares more about migrants than persecuted Christians

Charity launched in honor of Jewish teens killed in Sri Lanka

Parents of two British-American Jewish teens killed in Sri Lanka launching charity in their memories.

Charity launched in honor of Jewish teens killed in Sri Lankaplayer

Sri Lanka bans burqa following terror attack

Sri Lanka's president bans garment worn by some Muslim women, says they are "a security risk".

Sri Lanka bans burqa following terror attack

Radical Islam is a weapon of mass destruction

Radical Islam is a weapon of mass destruction

New footage shows suicide bomber blow himself up during meal

Nearly a week after a series of horrific attacks killed 253 in Sri Lanka, footage from security camera shows the blast itself.

New footage shows suicide bomber blow himself up during mealplayer

15 dead, including 6 children, in raid on Sri Lankan terrorists

Sri Lankan security forces raid home in which ISIS members are hiding, leading to gunfire exchange and suicide bombings.

15 dead, including 6 children, in raid on Sri Lankan terrorists

Educating Jews and Christians to the new reality

Educating Jews and Christians to the new reality

The Twitter complaint about my tweet on the Sri Lanka massacre

The Twitter complaint about my tweet on the Sri Lanka massacre

Israel issues strong warning against travel to Sri Lanka

National Security Council calls on Israelis already in Sri Lanka to leave ASAP and on those planning trips there to cancel or delay them.

Israel issues strong warning against travel to Sri Lanka

London Jewish siblings among Sri Lanka bombing victims

Teenage brother and sister with dual US-UK citizenship eulogized in British Parliament after being murdered in Sri Lanka bombings.

London Jewish siblings among Sri Lanka bombing victims

Rabbis condemn Sri Lanka suicide bombings

CJV: 'Violence against civilians is abhorrent in all cases, under all circumstances, and hate crimes have no place in civilized society.'

Rabbis condemn Sri Lanka suicide bombings

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter bombings rises to 359

18 more suspects arrested following wave of deadly bombings in Sri Lanka which killed 359, injured hundreds more.

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter bombings rises to 359

Write it correctly: Islamic massacre of Christians

Write it correctly: Islamic massacre of Christians

ISIS publishes photo, names of Sri Lanka terrorists

ISIS terrorist organization follows up on claim of responsibility for Easter bombings that killed over 300 people.

ISIS publishes photo, names of Sri Lanka terrorists

ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings

Two days after the deadly attacks which claimed 321 lives, ISIS claims responsibility for the massacre.

ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings

Suspicion: Sri Lanka attacks were retaliation for Christchurch

Easter Sunday attacks may have been response to New Zealand shooting, DM says.

Suspicion: Sri Lanka attacks were retaliation for Christchurch

Watch: The terrorist in Sri Lanka

Security cameras show man with backpack enter St. Sebastian's church seconds before the explosion.

Watch: The terrorist in Sri Lanka

310 dead in Sri Lanka: Terror group identified in Easter attacks

Authorities say National Thowheeth Jama’at, a Sri Lankan Islamist movement, is suspected of orchestrating Easter bombings which killed 310.

310 dead in Sri Lanka: Terror group identified in Easter attacks

He stood in line at a buffet - and blew himself up

Eyewitness says Cinnamon Grand terrorist blew himself up while waiting in line for buffet breakfast.

He stood in line at a buffet - and blew himself up

Sri Lanka: Number of dead rises to nearly 300

After Sri Lanka attacks, death toll rises to 290, number of injured stands at 450.

Sri Lanka: Number of dead rises to nearly 300

How Israel helped Sri Lanka prepare for mega-attacks

Sri Lankan teams responding to attacks were trained by Israeli emergency units to handle large-scale terrorist attacks.

How Israel helped Sri Lanka prepare for mega-attacksplayer

Vacation tragedy: Israeli man dies during trip in Sri Lanka

59-year-old Israeli man drowns in Sri Lanka after flying out to join son on vacation.

Vacation tragedy: Israeli man dies during trip in Sri Lanka

No Israelis killed or injured in Sri Lanka attacks

30 foreign nationals reported killed in wave of bombing attacks in Sri Lanka. Israeli foreign ministry says Israelis not among casualties.

No Israelis killed or injured in Sri Lanka attacksplayer

Trump, Netanyahu offer aid after bombings kill 207 in Sri Lanka

World leaders condemn Easter bombings against Christian targets in Sri Lanka which left more than 200 dead.

Trump, Netanyahu offer aid after bombings kill 207 in Sri Lankaplayer

Israeli, Jewish leaders condemn Sri Lanka bombings

PM, President, World Jewish Congress head condemn Easter bombings which killed 207 in Sri Lanka.

Israeli, Jewish leaders condemn Sri Lanka bombingsplayer

Sri Lanka intel warned of Muslim attack on churches

Officials warned previously that terror elements, including radical Islamic group NTJ, would carry out suicide attacks at certain churches.

Sri Lanka intel warned of Muslim attack on churches

'This is obviously something on a much larger scale'

Former Sri Lankan MK: 'Tiger terrorists never as well organized, never quite as brilliant in synchronization; obviously much larger scale.'

'This is obviously something on a much larger scale'

Watch: Moment of bomb blast at Sri Lanka church

Dashcam footage shows blast this morning at church in Sri Lankan capital of Colombo.

Watch: Moment of bomb blast at Sri Lanka churchplayer

290 dead in Sri Lanka explosions

At least 228 killed, 450 wounded in explosions at 3 hotels, 3 churches in Sri Lanka.

290 dead in Sri Lanka explosionsplayer

Israeli emergency responders share expertise in India, Sri Lanka

United Hatzalah and American Jewish Committee team up to share Israeli expertise with emergency teams in India, Sri Lanka.

Israeli emergency responders share expertise in India, Sri Lankaplayer

Israel sends disaster aid to Sri Lanka

Following recent floods and landslides, Israel sends $20,000 worth of immediate disaster relief supplies to Sri Lanka.

Israel sends disaster aid to Sri Lanka

Netanyahu: Ratchet Up the Sanctions Against Iran

Netanyahu meets Sri Lankan External Affairs Minister, says Iran "continuing to defy the international community."

Netanyahu: Ratchet Up the Sanctions Against Iranplayer