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Istanbul - Biden Announces New Aid For Syrian Refugees

November 22, 2014 07:15 PM

Istanbul - Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged from a nearly four-hour meeting Saturday, offering no... Read More »

Vienna - Iran Nuke Talks Stalled, Kerry Says 'Big Gaps' Remain

November 22, 2014 06:39 PM

Vienna - World powers and Iran struggled on Saturday to overcome crucial differences that are preventing them from ending a 12-year standoff over... Read More »

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Turkey - Angry At Israel, Governor Orders Synagogue Be Turned Into Museum, Turkish Official Reject

November 22, 2014 06:12 PM

Turkey - A top Turkish official rejected the wishes of a provincial governor whose anger at Israel led him to call for turning a local synagogue into... Read More »

Washington - In Secret, Obama Extendes U.S. Military Role In Afghanistan Combat

November 22, 2014 05:54 PM

Washington - U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved... Read More »

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Vienna - Kerry Cancels Plans To Pull Back From Nuke Talks

November 21, 2014 04:00 PM

Vienna - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry canceled plans Friday to pull back from talks with Iran about the country's nuclear program — a shift... Read More »

Washington - New York Fed Chief On Defensive On Bank Oversight

November 21, 2014 03:31 PM

Washington - The head of the New York Federal Reserve was put on the defensive by Senate Democrats, who accused the Fed of being too close to the big banks it is charged with regulating. William Dudley, president of the New York Fed, insisted at a Senate hearing... Read More »

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Conakry, Guinea - Bandits In Guinea Steal Suspected Ebola Blood

November 21, 2014 03:01 PM

Conakry, Guinea - It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with... Read More »

Berlin - Merkel: Palestinian Recognition Not Right Path

November 21, 2014 02:30 PM

Berlin - Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined Germany's opposition to recognizing a Palestinian state after lawmakers elsewhere in Europe backed... Read More »

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Washington - Forgetful Obama? President Leaves Something Behind

November 21, 2014 01:44 PM

Washington - Anyone can relate. You get in your mode of transport -- car, boat, helicopter -- and you realize you forgot something: glasses, wallet... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Lubavitcher Rabbis Descend To Rebbe's Gravesite Ahead Of The Annual 'Kinus Hashluchim'

November 21, 2014 01:44 PM

Brooklyn, NY – Emissaries of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement are preparing for the annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchim... Read More »

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New York - NYPD Commissioner: NYC Officer's Gun May Have Discharged Accidentally In Man's Death

November 21, 2014 01:36 PM

New York - A New York City officer shot and killed an unarmed man in a dimly lit stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project, in what may have been an accidental discharge of his weapon, the police commissioner said on Friday. Akai Gurley, 28, was shot once in the chest... Read More »

Buffalo, NY - Widespread Flooding Ahead For Snowy Western New York

November 21, 2014 01:25 PM

Buffalo, NY -Warm temperatures and rain were forecast for the weekend in the city of Buffalo and western New York, bringing the threat of widespread... Read More »

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Staten Island, NY - Borough Officials Boycotting Verrazano-Bridge's 50th Anniversary

November 21, 2014 12:57 PM

Staten Island, NY - The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City is 50 years old but not everyone is celebrating. Staten Island's politicians are... Read More »

Jerusalem - Mothers Of Har Nof Terrorists Request Bodies Of Their Sons

November 21, 2014 12:14 PM

Jerusalem – The mothers of the two cousins involved in the Har Nof massacre on Nov. 18 are demanding the return of their bodies. The bodies of... Read More »

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Last updated: November 21, 2014 12:11 PM Jerusalem - One Stabbed, Another Wounded In Jerusalem En Route To Yeshiva

November 21, 2014 11:31 AM

Jerusalem - Two men in their twenties were injured in Jerusalem on Friday when a brawl broke out between a group of Jewish men en route to a yeshiva and Arab youths. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said seven yeshiva students got into a fight with a group of... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - NYPD: Man Killed By Police In Housing Complex

November 21, 2014 11:27 AM

Brooklyn, NY - New York City police say an officer patrolling a public housing complex shot and killed a man he encountered in a stairwell. The... Read More »

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Rockland County, NY - Despite County’s Disapproval, Property Owners Hoping Ramapo Will Approve Multi-Family Housing Project

November 21, 2014 11:19 AM

Rockland County, NY - It may be a thumbs down from the Rockland County Planning Department for a proposed Ramapo housing development, but owners of... Read More »

Sanaa - Yemen Minister Gives Award To Persecuted Jews

November 21, 2014 11:04 AM

Sanaa - Yemen's culture minister, who was recently honored for her work combatting extremism and discrimination against women, says she is giving her... Read More »

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Munich - Hitler's Painting For Sale In Germany

November 21, 2014 11:01 AM

Munich - A 100-year-old watercolor of Munich's old city hall is expected to fetch at least 50,000 euros ($60,000) at auction this weekend, not so... Read More »

Buffalo, NY - Residents Battle Worst Snow In Memory In State, Death Toll 13

November 21, 2014 10:42 AM

Buffalo, NY - The death toll from the worst snow in memory in western New York has risen to at least 13. Some areas of New York state along the... Read More »

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Washington - Woman With Gun Arrested Outside White House After Obama's Immigration Speech

November 21, 2014 09:58 AM

Washington - A woman demonstrating outside the White House on Thursday night was arrested for carrying a gun, the Secret Service said, shortly after... Read More »

Washington - Allegiance To Israel Takes Center Stage At DC Tribute

November 21, 2014 09:56 AM

Washington - Emotions ran high this past Wednesday on Capitol Hill at a bi-partisan tribute honoring the American-Israeli security alliance, held... Read More »

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Washington - Democrats Prepare Strategy For Hillary Clinton Run For President

November 21, 2014 09:35 AM

Washington - A nexus of Democratic groups is preparing for Hillary Rodham Clinton's widely anticipated presidential campaign. Ready for Hillary, a... Read More »

New York - Tax Amnesty Program Nets $530 Million

November 21, 2014 09:19 AM

New York - A tax amnesty program in New York state has exceeded the half-billion dollar mark. The state's Department of Taxation and Finance said... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Jewish Women Detained For Tear-Gasing Arab Taxi Drivers

November 21, 2014 09:00 AM

Jerusalem - Four young women from the Yitzhar settlement were arrested in Jerusalem on suspicion that they attacked two different Arab taxi drivers... Read More »

Washington - Powerful U.S. Pro-Israel Lobby Holds Fire As Iran Deadline Looms

November 21, 2014 08:43 AM

Washington - As the United States and other powers negotiate down to the wire on a nuclear deal with Iran, one voice has been unusually quiet - the... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Rejects EU States' Appeal Over Razing Militant Homes

November 21, 2014 08:26 AM

Jerusalem - Israel has rejected an appeal by the five biggest members of the European Union not to raze the homes of Palestinians who carried out... Read More »

Israel - IDF Disperse West Bank Demonstration

November 21, 2014 08:04 AM

West Bank - The Israeli military says it has dispersed some 300 stone-throwing Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank city of Hebron without injuries or arrests. Friday's clash came amid roiling tensions in the area, mostly over Palestinian... Read More »

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Jerusalem - No Age Restrictions For Temple Mount Friday Prayers As Police Remain On High Alert

November 21, 2014 07:50 AM

Jerusalem - Following security assessments, police decided that there would be no age restrictions on Muslim worshipers for Friday prayers at the... Read More »

Israel - Officials: Hamas Planned To Assassinate Lieberman In West Bank

November 21, 2014 07:31 AM

Israel - Israel has arrested four Palestinians suspected of planning to kill Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman with an anti-tank rocket while he... Read More »

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Washington - Eyeing 2016, Clinton, Bush Weigh In On Obama's Immigration Plan

November 21, 2014 12:15 AM

Washington - Soon after President Barack Obama announced his immigration plans on Thursday evening, Democrats and Republicans who might be angling... Read More »

Barcelona - Tel Aviv Named Smartest City At Smart City Expo

November 20, 2014 11:57 PM

Barcelona - Tel Aviv won the World Smart City Awards in the category of Best City at the Smart City Expo World Congress held in Barcelona this week. The city won for its digital revolution, with the panel commending the rollout of the DigiTel model, a platform for... Read More »

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