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November 22, 2017 9:22 am

State Department Says US Wants PLO’s Washington Office to Stay Open

The United States wants the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to keep its Washington office open and is in talks with Palestinian officials about the issue...

November 22, 2017 9:03 am

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri Puts Resignation on Hold

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Wednesday he was putting his resignation on hold, more than two weeks after he shocked the country by saying he was...

November 21, 2017 10:46 am

US Hits Iran Firms With Sanctions for Counterfeit Yemen Cash

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on six Iranian men and companies for counterfeiting Yemeni currency as a part of a scheme by the Islamic...

November 20, 2017 1:05 pm

Israel Fires at Syrian Forces Near Border for Second Consecutive Day

The Israeli army fired several shells at Syrian army positions across the border from the Israeli Golan Heights on Sunday evening, the second such incident...

November 19, 2017 12:09 pm

Netanyahu Says Israel’s Response to Trump Peace Plan Will Be Based on Security Interests

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that his response to any peace plan will be based on Israel's security interests. Netanyahu, who spoke during the...

November 19, 2017 12:05 pm

Australian Singer Nick Cave Says Decision to Perform in Israel Was Response to BDS

Nick Cave decided to perform in Israel this week as a direct result of the attempt by the BDS movement to silence artists, the performer said...

November 17, 2017 10:36 am

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

November 17, 2017 10:21 am

In UN Showdown, Russian Veto Kills Syria Chemical Arms Panel

Infuriating the United States and its allies, Russia on Thursday blocked an American-sponsored resolution at the Security Council to extend the life of a panel...

November 16, 2017 11:32 am

Resigned Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri Accepts Invitation to Come to France

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has accepted an invitation to come to France after his surprise resignation from Saudi Arabia nearly two weeks ago that stunned Lebanon and rattled...

November 16, 2017 11:19 am

Two Ex-Nazi Camp Guards Charged in Germany Over Hundreds of Holocaust Deaths

German prosecutors investigating Nazi-era crimes said on Wednesday they had charged two former SS officers in their 90s with complicity in hundreds of murders at...

November 15, 2017 12:11 pm

The Upstart Saudi Prince Who’s Throwing Caution to the Winds

With the tacit backing of his father, Saudi Arabia's 32-year-old crown prince has established himself as the most powerful figure in the Arab world, rushing...

November 15, 2017 11:54 am

Netanyahu Says Israel Offered Aid to Iran, Iraq After Earthquake

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country has offered the International Committee of the Red Cross "medical assistance for the Iraqi and Iranian victims"...

November 15, 2017 11:46 am

Zimbabwe Ruler Robert Mugabe Confined to Home as Army Takes Control of Country

The Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, is being confined to his house by soldiers who surrounded his official and private residences, as well as other government...

November 14, 2017 10:51 am

Russian Foreign Minister: Iranian Presence in Syria Is ‘Legitimate’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday denied that Moscow pledged to ensure a withdrawal pro-Iranian forces from Syria, calling their presence “legitimate” and claiming...


What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’ – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...


US Retreat, Russia-Iran Ties Pose Problems for Israel in Syria and the Region - With one of the bloodiest civil wars in modern history possibly winding...

Exposing the Terror Ties of Students for Justice in Palestine - A newly released report by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) think tank exposes the terror affiliations of...

After Teen Terror Attack, Jewish Leaders Urge Withdrawal of Bill on Palestinian Minors - In the wake of an attack by a teenage Palestinian terrorist that...


Islamic Republic’s New Navy Commander Looks to ‘Fly Iranian Fla...

The new chief of the Iranian navy declared on Wednesday that the Tehran regime intends to "soon" send ships across...


Mother of Slain Argentine Prosecutor Alberto Nisman Demands Investigation I...

The mother of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine federal prosecutor murdered in January 2015, has formally requested that former President Cristina...

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri Puts Resignation on Hold

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Wednesday he was putting his resignation on hold, more than two weeks after he shocked the country by saying he was stepping down. Speaking hours after he...