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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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Tehran - Iran President Urges Clerics To Tolerate Internet

Yesterday 09:27 AM

Tehran - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, saying Iran cannot... Read More »

London - UK To Propose Controversial Anti-Terror Laws

Yesterday 09:05 AM

London - Britain's prime minister is expected to expand powers to combat terrorism in hopes of preventing attacks by Islamist militants returning for... Read More »

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Ashkelon - Israeli Children Return To School After Gaza War

Yesterday 08:46 AM

Ashkelon - Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as... Read More »

West Bank - Kerry To Abbas: Netanyahu Did Not Respond Positively On Restarting Again Peace Talks, 4th Prisoner Release

Yesterday 08:17 AM

West Bank - US Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke on the phone about the possibility of restarting peace talks... Read More »

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Istanbul - Turkey Summons US Envoy Over Reports That US Spied On Ankara

Yesterday 07:51 AM

Istanbul - Turkey's foreign ministry on Monday summoned the US charge d'affaires, currently Washington's most senior diplomat in Ankara, over a media... Read More »

Golan - Syrian Rebels, Government Clash In Golan Heights

Yesterday 07:30 AM

Golan Heights - Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N... Read More »

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Austin, TX - Texas' Perry Says Disparaging Tweet Unauthorized

Yesterday 12:51 AM

Austin, TX - A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power. The tweet was later deleted... Read More »

Manila - Authorities: Car Bomb Found At Philippines' Main Airport

Yesterday 12:04 AM

Manila - Four people were arrested after a bomb was found in a van parked at Manila's international airport, authorities said Monday. The utility... Read More »

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Ukraine - Community Leaders: Jewish Families Displaced From Donetsk Are Again In Harms Way

August 31, 2014 11:17 PM

Ukraine - Jews who fled to Mariupol to escape their country’s brutal civil war may have to uproot themselves again as the Ukrainian Army prepares... Read More »

Barcelona - Clockwork Heart Pacemaker Does Away With Batteries

August 31, 2014 10:28 PM

Barcelona - Swiss engineers, famous for making the world's finest watches, are turning their hands to cardiology with a prototype battery-less pacemaker based on a self-winding wristwatch. Current pacemakers, which help the heart beat more regularly, offer a... Read More »

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Sacramento - California Passes Plastic Bag Ban, Would Be First Such Law In U.S

August 31, 2014 09:19 PM

Sacramento, CA - The state legislature enacted a ban on plastic grocery bags on Friday near the end of its two-year session, a measure that if signed... Read More »

Washington - Mike Rogers: Foreign Fighters In Syria Pose 'Very Serious Threat' To U.S.

August 31, 2014 08:36 PM

Washington - Hundreds of U.S., British and Canadian citizens who have trained with Islamic State fighters trying to carve out their own state in... Read More »

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Syria - Report: Islamic State Trying To Develop Biological Weapons

August 31, 2014 07:33 PM

Syria - The Islamic State, the organization that has employed brutal methods to take over large swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria, is also trying... Read More »

New York - 3 Injured In Lightning Strike At New York Beach

August 31, 2014 06:44 PM

New York - A lightning strike at a New York City beach has injured three people. The fire department says the men were injured at Orchard Beach on Pelham Bay in the Bronx on Sunday evening as bad storms rolled through the area. The men are being treated at a... Read More »

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New York - More Americans Sympathize With Israel Than Palestinians, Pew Poll Finds

August 31, 2014 06:40 PM

New York - As a cease-fire took effect this week in attempt to end the more than seven-week conflict in Gaza, most Americans expressed more sympathy... Read More »

Washington - U.S. Urges Israel To Reverse Planned West Bank Land Appropriation

August 31, 2014 05:36 PM

Washington - The United States sees Israel’s announcement on Sunday of a land appropriation for possible settlement construction in the occupied... Read More »

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Jerusalem - After 11 Years, Date Set For Election Of Chief Rabbis Of Jerusalem

August 31, 2014 05:02 PM

Jerusalem - After more than a decade without a municipal chief rabbi, a date for the election of two new Jerusalem chief rabbis was set on Sunday for... Read More »

Washington - Obama, Harper Discuss NATO Summit, Iraq In Phone Call

August 31, 2014 04:24 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper talked by telephone on Saturday to discuss next week's NATO summit in... Read More »

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London - Thousands Gather At Rally To Demand Crackdown On Anti-Semitism

August 31, 2014 03:33 PM

London - The newly-formed Campaign Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS) says Jewish people in Britain are facing "levels of anti-Semitism not seen in this... Read More »

Tehran - Iran Says Possible Response To New U.S. Sanctions Could Not Be 'Pleasant'

August 31, 2014 03:00 PM

Tehran - Iran's possible response to new U.S. sanctions could "not be pleasant", its foreign minister said on Sunday, raising the prospect of... Read More »

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Atlantic City, NJ - Showboat Closing After 27 Years In Atlantic City

August 31, 2014 02:22 PM

Atlantic City, NJ - The show is ending for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The Mardi Gras-themed casino is shutting down at 4 p.m... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Calls On Region To Rebuild, Disarm Gaza

August 31, 2014 01:59 PM

Jerusalem - Israel's finance minister says his country and other regional powers should work together to rebuild the Gaza Strip and disarm Hamas... Read More »

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Berlin - Top German Spy Says Islamic State's Brutality Eclipses Al Qaeda

August 31, 2014 01:36 PM

Berlin - Some young Muslims are attracted to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria because of its brutality, which makes it appear "more authentic"... Read More »

Kiev - Separatists Hit Ukrainian Vessel In First Naval Attack Of War

August 31, 2014 01:05 PM

Kiev - Separatist rebels attacked a Ukrainian naval vessel in the Azov Sea on Sunday by firing artillery from the shore, and a Ukrainian military... Read More »

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Beirut - Philippine Troops Pull 'Greatest Escape' In Golan Heights

August 31, 2014 12:42 PM

Beirut - Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with... Read More »

Jerusalem - Netanyahu Seeks Cuts To 2014 Budget To Finance Gaza War

August 31, 2014 12:41 PM

Jerusalem - Israel's cabinet convened on Sunday to debate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's call for swingeing budget cuts to pay for the 50-day... Read More »

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