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Jerusalem - Video Shows Israel's Iron Dome Defense System In Operation; 15 Qassam Rockets Intercepted Simultaneously

August 27, 2014 10:43 AM

Jerusalem - A video released on Wednesday on an anti-Hamas YouTube channel "Sin" shows the effectiveness of Israel's Iron Dome defense system as... Read More »

Tehran - Iran: Hamas 'Brought Israel To Its Knees

August 27, 2014 09:47 AM

Tehran - Iran said Wednesday that Palestinian militants had emerged the victors and brought their Israeli foe "to its knees" during the bloody 50-day... Read More »

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Berlin - Germany Gives Large Check To Help Israeli Trauma Victims In South

August 27, 2014 09:40 AM

Berlin - Deputy German ambassador Benedikt Haller gave NATAL, the Israel Trauma Center for Victims of Terror and War, a check for €50,000 (NIS... Read More »

Vienna - Deadline Passed, No Sign Of Breakthrough In Iran Nuclear Probe

August 27, 2014 09:19 AM

Vienna - Iran may have failed to meet a deadline for addressing U.N. concerns about suspected nuclear bomb research, but it could still act to... Read More »

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Syria - Rebels Seize Border Crossing With Israel

August 27, 2014 09:01 AM

Syria - Activists say Syrian rebels have captured a border crossing with Israel in the Golan Heights after deadly clashes with President Bashar... Read More »

Last updated: August 27, 2014 09:36 AM Spain - Zara Pulls Yellow-star Tee Shirt Over Link To Nazis

August 27, 2014 08:43 AM

Madrid, Spain - Spanish clothing manufacturer Zara withdrew a striped sailor's tee shirt for children on Wednesday because it bore a yellow star... Read More »

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Tehran - Iran Threatens Military Retaliation Against Israel For Alleged Spy Drone

August 27, 2014 08:25 AM

Tehran - Iran threatened a military response against Israel on Tuesday after the Revolutionary Guard claimed to have shot down an Israeli spy drone... Read More »

Israel - Likud MK: Gaza War Began With Huge Support, Ended With Israel Shamed And Confused'

August 27, 2014 08:10 AM

Israel - The Likud Central Committee was set to convene in Ashkelon in two weeks to discuss the operation in Gaza, committee chairman MK Danny Danon... Read More »

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Golan Heights - Gun Fire From Syria Wounds IDF Officer

August 27, 2014 07:50 AM

Golan Heights - An Israeli army officer stationed in the Golan Heights was moderately wounded Wednesday by errant fire from neighboring Syria's civil... Read More »

Israel - Gaza Cease-Fire Holds As Sides Weigh Gains

August 27, 2014 07:30 AM

Israel - An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of... Read More »

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Massachusetts - Boston Has Worst Drivers Of Any Big U.S. City: Allstate Report

August 27, 2014 12:33 AM

Massachusetts - New York may have its aggressive, horn-honking drivers but it is a bastion of tranquility and safety compared to Boston, home to the... Read More »

Canberra, Australia - Australia And US To Share Information On Travelers

August 27, 2014 12:15 AM

Canberra, Australia - The Australian and U.S. governments have signed an information-sharing agreement to bolster each country's ability to confirm identities of foreign travelers. The Australian government said in a statement the agreement for the sharing of visa... Read More »

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New York - Archive Of Pre-Holocaust Jewish Images Digitized

August 26, 2014 11:53 PM

New York - A vast archive of photographs of pre-Holocaust Eastern European Jewish life is being made available to the public and researchers. The International Center of Photography in New York and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., on... Read More »

New York - American Airlines Pulls Fares From Orbitz

August 26, 2014 11:46 PM

New York - The world's largest airline, American Airlines Group Inc, pulled its airfare listings from online travel sites operated by Orbitz... Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - Robbery Victim Offering $10K Reward In BP Silver Thefts

August 26, 2014 11:06 PM

Brooklyn, NY - As the NYPD continues to investigate a rash of burglariess that took place in Borough Park since June, one of the robbery victims is... Read More »

Albany, NY - State Overtime Costs On Pace For Record High

August 26, 2014 10:42 PM

Albany, NY - New York state agencies racked up more than $316 million in overtime in the first six months of 2014, continuing a recent trend of sharply higher overtime costs for taxpayers. The numbers come from a report issued Tuesday by state Comptroller Thomas... Read More »

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Minsk - Poroshenko To Seek Ceasefire Plan After 'Very Tough' Talks With Putin

August 26, 2014 10:13 PM

Minsk - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised after late-night talks with Russia's Vladimir Putin to work on an urgent ceasefire plan to... Read More »

Florida - Former Gov. Charlie Crist Wins Dem. Primary To Challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott

August 26, 2014 09:52 PM

Florida - Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist won the Democratic primary to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, marking another step in... Read More »

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Doha - Qatar's Ties With US Deterring Israel From All-Out Diplomatic Offensive

August 26, 2014 09:22 PM

Doha - Israel has not launched a full-court diplomatic campaign against Qatar for aiding and abetting terrorism because of concern that the closeness... Read More »

Washington - US Ship Fires Warning Shot In Encounter With Iranian Boat

August 26, 2014 09:00 PM

Washington - A US Coast Guard vessel had a tense encounter with an Iranian fishing boat in the Gulf on Tuesday and fired a warning shot, the Pentagon... Read More »

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Ankara - Turkey's Moderate President Bows Out -- For Now

August 26, 2014 08:19 PM

Ankara - Turkey's President Abdullah Gul moves out of the presidential palace in Ankara on Thursday an isolated figure, frozen out of the new... Read More »

United Nations - UN Health Agency: e-cigarettes Must Be Regulated

August 26, 2014 07:27 PM

United Nations - The World Health Organization (WHO) called for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, advertising... Read More »

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New York - NYC Police Union Blasts Mayor, Urges Democrats To Snub Convention Bid

August 26, 2014 06:32 PM

New York - A New York City police union leader on Tuesday castigated Mayor Bill de Blasio and his bid to host the 2016 Democratic National... Read More »

North Miami Beach, FL - Still No Arrest In Murder Of Rabbi In Miami; Jewish Community Remains United, But Fearful

August 26, 2014 06:01 PM

North Miami Beach, FL - On Monday evening, police officials and community leaders from Miami-Dade met with residents of the North Miami Beach Jewish... Read More »

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Israel - Opposition To Cease-Fire Comes From Across Political Spectrum

August 26, 2014 05:36 PM

Israel - Murmurs of dissatisfaction rose from the political Left and Right Tuesday night, after Israel agreed to a cease-fire. Meanwhile, Eshkol... Read More »

Gaza City - Gaza Truce Open-Ended, But Puts Off Tough Issues

August 26, 2014 04:56 PM

Gaza City - Israel and Gaza's ruling Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting - an uneasy deal that halts the... Read More »

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Washington - Kerry Calls Cease-fire 'An Opportunity, Not A Certainty'

August 26, 2014 04:44 PM

Washington - An indefinite cease-fire agreement reached Tuesday between Israel and Hamas in Gaza "is an opportunity, not a certainty," US Secretary... Read More »

Eshkol - Second Israeli Fatality Declared After Earlier Mortar Attack

August 26, 2014 04:21 PM

Eshkol - A second Israeli was declared dead after heavy mortar fire from the Gaza Strip targeted southern Israeli communities in Israel moments... Read More »

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New York - S&P 500 Closes Above 2,000 For First Time

August 26, 2014 04:09 PM

New York - U.S. stocks inched higher on Tuesday, pushing the S&P 500 to its first close above the 2,000 mark after data that pointed to a brighter... Read More »

Washingotn - Hewlett-Packard Recalls 6 Million Power Cords Over Fire Hazard

August 26, 2014 04:03 PM

Washington - Hewlett-Packard Co is recalling about 6 million computer power cords after 29 reports of the cords melting or charring, the U.S... Read More »

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Ferguson, MO - CNN Broadcasts Alleged Audio Of Black US Teen's Shooting

August 26, 2014 03:37 PM

Ferguson, MO - A previously undisclosed sound recording captured the shooting of Michael Brown by a white police officer, CNN reported Tuesday, as it... Read More »

Cairo - What's In The Gaza Peace Deal?

August 26, 2014 03:15 PM

Cairo - Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Tuesday to an Egyptian-brokered plan to end the fighting in Gaza after 50 days of combat in which more than 2,100 Palestinians, most of them civilians, 64 Israeli soldiers and five civilians in Israel... Read More »

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