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Israel - American Lone IDF Soldier Missing Since Sunday, Police Say

August 19, 2014 08:07 AM

Israel - Authorities have called for the public to help locate an IDF soldier who has reportedly been missing since Sunday. The IDF in cooperation... Read More »

Cairo - Israel, Palestinians Renew Truce But See Risk Of More Gaza Violence

August 19, 2014 07:51 AM

Cairo - The chief Palestinian delegate to truce talks with Israel warned on Tuesday that Gaza violence could erupt anew unless progress is made... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Warns West On Iran: Don’t Partner With One Devil To Fight Another

August 19, 2014 07:30 AM

Jerusalem - Amid signs that Western leaders may try to work with Iran to halt the march of Sunni Islamic extremists like the Islamic State... Read More »

Budapest - Hungarian Community Leader Vows European Jewry Will Not Disappear

August 19, 2014 01:08 AM

Budapest - The leader of the Hungarian Jewish community told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday that European Jewry will endure despite assertions by Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky that “we are seeing the beginning of the end of Jewish history in Europe.” In... Read More »

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Washington - Obama Takes in 5-Hour Dinner at Home of Nutrition Adviser

August 19, 2014 12:41 AM

Washington - President Barack Obama has spent Monday night at a nearly 5-hour dinner at the home of Sam Kass, a senior policy adviser for nutrition... Read More »

New York - Anti-Semitism Alarms ADL

August 18, 2014 11:17 PM

New York - Though the conflict in Gaza has cooled, in its wake the world has been left with a cold reality: Anti-Semitism is alive and well, even in the United States, where recently, two separate acts of vandalism in south Florida have concerned... Read More »

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New Jersey - Vet Denied Entry Over Military Gun Shirt Gets Apology From Six Flags

August 18, 2014 10:57 PM

New Jersey - A former Marine who wasn't allowed into an amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue rifle pictured on it has been given an apology. Mario Alejandro, who served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, received a phone call... Read More »

Maine - Woman Sues GM After Suffering Burns From Heated Seat

August 18, 2014 10:34 PM

Maine - A woman who says she suffered a third-degree burn from a heated seat in Chevrolet Suburban has sued General Motors. Emma Verrill says in... Read More »

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Damascus - Syrian Opposition Figure: Obama Let ISIS ‘Cancer’ Metastasize

August 18, 2014 09:28 PM

Damascus - US President Barack Obama could have “wiped out Islamic State quickly” if he had acted earlier, but now that the group has spread and... Read More »

Missouri - Governor Lifts Ferguson Curfew As National Guard Called In

August 18, 2014 09:21 PM

Missouri - Governor Jay Nixon lifted the curfew for the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson on Monday and began deploying National Guard troops to help... Read More »

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Miami - Plane From Florida Crashes Off Bahamas; 4 Dead

August 18, 2014 08:58 PM

Miami - A small plane that had taken off from Florida crashed Monday in the Bahamas, killing all four people on board, officials said. The Cessna 340 crashed on approach to Freeport on the island of Grand Bahama after taking off from Ormond Beach Municipal Airport... Read More »

Gaza - Fatah Official Denies Confirmation Of Long-Term Cease-fire, Blames Israel For Delays

August 18, 2014 08:15 PM

Gaza - Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad announced Tuesday morning that the Palestinian delegation still does not know whether or not it will agree to a... Read More »

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Austin, TX - Texas Governor Perry's Legal Fight Casting Shadow On Possible 2016 Run

August 18, 2014 07:41 PM

Austin, TX - Texas Governor Rick Perry will fight a two-count felony indictment brought against him last week for abuse of power by a state grand... Read More »

New York, NY - Mayor de Blasio: This Weekend's 23 Shootings Does Not Reflect City's Crime Trend

August 18, 2014 07:07 PM

New York, NY - Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city's police forces are zeroing in on the sites of 23 shootings this past weekend. But the mayor... Read More »

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Netherlands - Report: US Exerting Pressure On ICC Not To Open War Crimes Probe Against Israel

August 18, 2014 06:26 PM

Netherlands - The US and other western powers have exerted pressure on the International Criminal Court at the Hague to prevent a war crimes probe of... Read More »

Washington - Obama Sending Attorney General Holder To Ferguson

August 18, 2014 05:51 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Missouri, to meet with federal law enforcement authorities... Read More »

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Iraq - Islamic State Message To America: 'We Will Drown All Of You In Blood'

August 18, 2014 05:02 PM

Iraq - The Islamic State militant group that has seized large parts of Iraq and drawn the first American air strikes since the end of the occupation... Read More »

Cairo - Israel, Palestinians Say Agree To Extend Gaza Truce By 24 Hours

August 18, 2014 04:47 PM

Cairo - Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Monday to extend a Gaza truce by another 24 hours, minutes before an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire was... Read More »

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Washington - Eyes On 2016? Clinton Goes To Iowa Next Month

August 18, 2014 04:38 PM

Washington - Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline a high-profile fundraiser next month in the nation's first presidential caucus state of Iowa... Read More »

Ferguson, MO - Don't Know' If Missouri Teen Shot With Hands Up

August 18, 2014 04:14 PM

Ferguson, MO - An unarmed teenager whose fatal shooting by police has sparked rancorous protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his... Read More »

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Yellowstone National Park, WY - Arizona - Girl Plunges 550 Feet To Her Death At Yellowstone National Park

August 18, 2014 03:59 PM

Yellowstone National Park, WY - A young girl plunged some 550 feet to her death at Yellowstone National Part on Sunday after stepping off a trail overlooking a 1,200-foot canyon and losing her footing, a park official said on Monday. The child and her family were... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Crown Heights Man Arrested In Pilfered Tefillin Scam

August 18, 2014 03:36 PM

Brooklyn, NY - A Crown Heights man is under arrest after stealing a pair of tefillin and then asking their owner for a reward for their return. 55 year old Reginald Brown of 948 Eastern Parkway allegedly took the tefillin at 2:20 yesterday afternoon when they were... Read More »

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United Nations - UN Says Gaza Requires Unprecedented Reconstruction

August 18, 2014 03:30 PM

United Nations - The top U.N. official in the Mideast said Monday that Gaza will require massive reconstruction and proposed expanding a... Read More »

Cairo - Report: Palestinians To Announce Cease-Fire With Israel Within Hours

August 18, 2014 03:12 PM

Cairo - Palestinian sources reported on Monday that a cease-fire with Israel was expected to be announced just before midnight on Monday. Palestinian News Agency Ma'an reported that the Israeli delegation had left Cairo and was set to return to Israel and present... Read More »

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New York, NY - Weekend Shootings In NYC Leave Two Dead, 21 Injured

August 18, 2014 03:01 PM

New York, NY - Two people were killed and 21 injured in more than a dozen separate shootings in New York City over the weekend, police said on... Read More »

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia Executes 4 For Hashish Smuggling

August 18, 2014 02:14 PM

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia executed four people from the same family Monday for attempting to smuggle "large quantities" of hashish into the kingdom, officials and a rights group said. The Interior Ministry said they were executed in southern Najran province near Yemen... Read More »

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Washington - Community Health Says Data Stolen In Cyber Attack From China

August 18, 2014 02:02 PM

Washington - Community Health Systems Inc, one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said it was the victim of a cyber attack that originated in China, resulting in the theft of personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients in April and June. The stolen... Read More »

Jerusalem - Charedi School That Teaches Secular Studies Ostracized By Community

August 18, 2014 12:48 PM

Jerusalem - A haredi high-school in Jerusalem teaching both religious studies and a general education to its pupils currently has no premises at... Read More »

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Camden, AL - Alabama Hunters Haul In 1,000-pound Alligator

August 18, 2014 12:42 PM

Camden, AL - A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds. Al.com... Read More »

Jerusalem - Netanyahu: Israel Will Hit Back Hard If Gaza Rocket Attacks Resume

August 18, 2014 12:18 PM

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Monday that Israel will hit back hard if Palestinian rocket attacks from Gaza resume, speaking... Read More »

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Washington - President Obama Spends Vacation With Just One Daughter At A Time

August 18, 2014 11:45 AM

Washington - President Barack Obama started his vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard with just one of his daughters, and he may... Read More »

Austin, TX - Official: No Arrest Warrant To Be Issued For Perry

August 18, 2014 11:38 AM

Austin, TX - A warrant won't be issued for the arrest of Gov. Rick Perry following his indictment on two felony charges of abuse of power. Linda... Read More »

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