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Israel - Did Iran Stage ‘Downing’ Of Israeli Drone? Today 12:22 AM Israel - A military research analyst told The Jerusalem Post that Iran may have staged what it claimed was the downing of an Israeli drone in its airspace a week ago. Patrick Megahan, a research analyst focusing on military affairs who manages the militaryedge.org website at the Foundation for...

New York - NY Police Boss Defends Response In Custody Death Yesterday 11:48 PM New York - New York Police Department Commissioner William Bratton says it appears officers behaved appropriately in the custody death of a man who was high on drugs. Ronald Singleton's death was ruled a homicide Friday. The medical examiner's office says "physical restrain by police" was a...


New York - Report Faults New York's Anti-Smoking Plan

Yesterday 11:19 PM

New York - A new report from the American Cancer Society says New York state needs to do more to prevent smoking. The Cancer Action Network at... Read More »

Jerusalem - Bennett: Building Is Zionist Answer To Murder Of 3 Israeli Teens

Yesterday 10:31 PM

Jerusalem - Economy Minister Naftali Bennett (Bayit Yehudi) on Monday praised Sunday's decision to make an additional 4,000 dunams in Gush Etzion... Read More »

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Thermal, CA - California High School Drops Mascot Criticized By Arab-American Group

Yesterday 10:00 PM

Thermal, CA - A California high school has retired its Middle Eastern-themed mascot and accompanying belly dancers and redrawn its logo after... Read More »

Washington - Pentagon: US Military Conducts Operation In Somalia

Yesterday 09:30 PM

Washington - U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, a U.S. Department of Defense spokesman said. "We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when... Read More »

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Washingtn, DC - Rock Climb Takes Life Of Maryland Man

Yesterday 08:59 PM

Washington, DC - A hiking trip turned deadly yesterday for a Silver Spring man who was pinned under a large boulder while climbing in a rocky... Read More »

West Bank - PA Chief Abbas: Hamas Leader Mashaal Is A Liar

Yesterday 08:40 PM

West Bank - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is reported to have complained to the emir of Qatar during their recent meetings in Doha... Read More »

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Ferguson, MO - Police Begin Wearing Cameras In Protest Town

Yesterday 08:09 PM

Ferguson, MO - Police in the US town roiled by protests after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager are now wearing body cameras in a bid... Read More »

Israel - Final Gaza War Casualty Laid To Rest

Yesterday 07:32 PM

Israel - First Sgt. Shahar Shalev, the final IDF casualty of Operation Protective Edge, was laid to rest in the Golan moshav of Haspin on Monday afternoon. Injured in southern Gaza on July 23, he succumbed to his wounds on Sunday. A paratrooper, he... Read More »

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Warsaw - War Could Spread Beyond Ukraine, Warns Poland's Tusk

Yesterday 06:58 PM

Warsaw - Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk warned on Monday that the war in eastern Ukraine risks spreading if NATO does not toughen its stance... Read More »

Gaza City - Israeli, Palestinian Boys Pitch Up For Football Friendly

Yesterday 06:28 PM

Gaza City - After a traumatic summer of war and death, Israeli and Palestinian children squared off on Monday for games of football, just kilometres... Read More »

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Washington - US Helicopter With 25 Aboard Crashes In Gulf Of Aden; All Rescued

Yesterday 05:42 PM

Washington - The Navy says a Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard has crashed in the Gulf of Aden, but all aboard have been rescued. The 17 Marines and eight Navy sailors were recovered and are on board the USS Mesa Verde, and some who sustained minor injuries... Read More »

Havana - Cuba Cracks Down On Goods In Travelers' Luggage

Yesterday 04:50 PM

Havana - Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained... Read More »

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United Nations - Israel Plan To Seize West Bank Land 'alarms' UN's Ban

Yesterday 04:25 PM

United Nations - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is "alarmed" by Israeli plans to expropriate 400 hectares (988 acres) of Palestinian land in the... Read More »

West Bank - Israeli Lightly Injured By Firebomb Thrown At Bus

Yesterday 04:01 PM

West Bank - One Israeli was lightly injured on Monday evening after an unidentified assailant hurled a firebomb at a bus as it was driving along near Tapuah Junction in the West Bank. The man was treated at the scene, and some damage was caused to the bus. IDF... Read More »

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St Louis, Missouri - No Gray Area: Beliefs Shape Views Of Brown Killing

Yesterday 03:45 PM

St Louis, Missouri - Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of... Read More »

Ankara - Turkey's New Premier Says 'No Hope' Of Normalizing Ties With Israel Unless Gaza Blockade Lifted

Yesterday 03:05 PM

Ankara - Turkey's new prime minister said on Monday he would pursue strong economic growth and EU ambitions, while in the Middle East he saw no hope... Read More »

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Berlin - Germany: Russia Effectively 'Severes' Partnership With Europe

Yesterday 02:24 PM

Berlin - Russia has "effectively severed its partnership" with Europe, German President Joachim Gauck said Monday, terming Ukraine "a new armed... Read More »

Washington - U.S. Asks North Korea To Release U.S. Citizens 'Out Of Humanitarian Concern'

Yesterday 02:02 PM

Washington - The U.S. government on Monday requested that the North Korean government release three U.S. citizens currently detained there "out of... Read More »

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London - Britain Unveils Powers To Strip Suspected Islamist Fighters Of Passports

Yesterday 01:40 PM

London - Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday announced plans to strip suspected Islamist militants of their passports temporarily, to combat the... Read More »

Gaza Strip - Report: Israel Killed Islamic State Terrorist Who Fought With Hamas In Gaza

Yesterday 01:10 PM

Gaza Strip - The IDF killed an Islamic State terrorist who managed to sneak into the Gaza Strip through an underground tunnel during Operation... Read More »

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Sana'a, Yemen - Al Qaeda In Yemen Executes Three 'Spies' For Guiding US Drone Strikes

Yesterday 12:45 PM

Sana'a, Yemen - Al Qaeda militants in Yemen executed three local men in the easterly Hadramout province on Monday whom they suspected of assisting... Read More »

Havana, Cuba - Fidel Castro Compares NATO To Nazis, Lashes Out At US, And Israel's Mossad

Yesterday 12:44 PM

Havana, Cuba - Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro lashed out at the United States and Europe on Monday, accusing them of war-mongering and comparing the... Read More »

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London - Britain 'Deplores' Israel Decision To Claim West Bank Land

Yesterday 12:34 PM

London - The British government said on Monday it deplored an Israeli decision to appropriate a large swathe of land inside the occupied West Bank... Read More »

Beit Shemesh, Israel - Violence Erupts As Planned Haredi/Secular Segregation Keeps Beit Shemesh Elementary School Closed

Yesterday 12:15 PM

Beit Shemesh, Israel - Doors remained closed on Monday at the Safot Vetarbuyot elementary school in Beit Shemesh following a night of violence during... Read More »

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Tokyo - Japan Rolls Out Campaign To Stockpile Toilet Paper

Yesterday 11:59 AM

Tokyo - A message Japan began delivering Monday is a bit unusual, but true enough: Don't wait until it's too late to think about toilet paper. The... Read More »

Cairo - Egypt Slams Israel Plan To Seize Land

Yesterday 11:45 AM

Cairo - Egypt on Monday denounced Israeli plans to expropriate West Bank land, saying the move violates international law and is an obstacle to efforts for a lasting Palestinian-Israeli settlement. On Sunday, Israel said it would expropriate 400... Read More »

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Kfar Etzion, Israel - Bennett Greets Students Returning To Murdered Teens' Yeshiva With Message Of Unity

Yesterday 11:22 AM

Kfar Etzion, Israel - Israel's Economic Minister Nafatli Bennett had a message of unity for students returning to Mekor Chaim yeshiva high school... Read More »

Pyongyang - Detained Americans In North Korea Seek Help In Interviews With CNN

Yesterday 11:13 AM

Pyongyang - Three U.S. citizens detained in North Korea spoke to the U.S. television channel CNN on Monday with one pleading with the United States... Read More »

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New York - File Sharing Safety Taking A Giant Step Forward With New App

Yesterday 11:00 AM

New York - An Orthodox Five Towns resident has released a new smartphone app designed to give users greater control over files shared via email or... Read More »

Israel - Report: 'Shin Bet Chief Met Abbas To Update Him On Hamas Plot To Topple PA'

Yesterday 10:11 AM

Israel - The head of the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah last month to update... Read More »

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Kiev - Ukraine Defence Minister Warns Of Start Of 'Great War' With Russia

Yesterday 09:52 AM

Kiev - Ukraine's defence minister warned on Monday that a "great war" has broken out with Russia over his country's future that could claim tens of... Read More »

Gaza City - Analysts: Hamas Boosted Politically Despite Battlefield Losses

Yesterday 09:45 AM

Gaza City - Gaza's Islamist Hamas movement may have suffered heavy military losses during 50 days of conflict with Israel but it emerged with its... Read More »

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