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December 3, 2016 9:35 am

Trump Transition Team Considering New Non-Nuclear Iran Sanctions

Donald Trump's transition team is examining proposals for new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing congressional sources who have been...

December 2, 2016 1:11 pm

Two Iranians, Kenyan Driver Charged With Planning Terrorist Act After Filming Israeli Embassy

Two Iranians and their Kenyan driver, who worked for the Iranian embassy in Nairobi, were charged on Thursday with collecting information for a terrorist act...

December 2, 2016 1:09 pm

Trump Vows to ‘Keep America Safe’ Through Crackdown on Mideast Immigration

President-elect Donald Trump vowed to “keep America safe” by cracking down on immigration from the Middle East and favoring “stability” in foreign policy. Speaking to a...

December 2, 2016 1:08 pm

Trump Says Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis Will Be Secretary of Defense Pick

President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he has chosen retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis, who has said that responding to “political Islam” is the major...

December 2, 2016 1:01 pm

Senate Votes to Extend President’s Authority to Impose Iran Sanctions for Another Decade

The Senate voted unanimously on Thursday to extend the president’s authority to impose sanctions on Iran for another decade, a largely symbolic move intended to...

December 1, 2016 1:35 pm

Sources: Not Likely Obama Will Take Last-Minute Action on Stalled Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

President Barack Obama has nearly ruled out any major last-ditch effort to put pressure on Israel over stalled peace negotiations with the Palestinians, US officials...

December 1, 2016 1:34 pm

New Israeli Ambassador to Turkey Arrives in Ankara Amid Efforts to Improve Relations

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey has arrived in Ankara as the two countries seek to mend relations that soured after a deadly Israeli naval raid...

December 1, 2016 1:31 pm

Iran Welcomes OPEC Deal That Cuts Oil Production, Raises Prices

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday welcomed an OPEC deal that cut the oil cartel’s output to push up crude prices. Speaking in a provincial meeting,...

December 1, 2016 11:49 am

Pakistan Claims Donald Trump Praised Prime Minister as ‘Terrific’ in Phone Call

It's a case of he said, he said between two of the world's most powerful men. We know that Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and US...

November 30, 2016 10:52 am

Israeli Jets Strike Area Outside Damascus, Syrian Media Claims

Syrian state media say Israeli jets have fired two missiles from Lebanese airspace which struck outside Damascus. A military source told the Sana news agency that...

November 30, 2016 10:50 am

Trump Dines in New York With Possible Cabinet Pick Mitt Romney

President-elect Donald Trump broke bread with fierce critic and now-possible cabinet pick Mitt Romney Tuesday night at Jean Georges Restaurant in Trump International Hotel. Trump, joined...

November 30, 2016 10:36 am

Erdogan: Duty of All Muslims to ‘Embrace Palestinian Cause, Protect Jerusalem’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urged Muslims to help protect Jerusalem and support the Palestinian cause. The 62-year-old leader took a tough stance against Israel at...

November 30, 2016 8:15 am

Trump Selects Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Steven Mnuchin as his treasury secretary, his transition team announced Wednesday morning. Mr. Trump praised Mnuchin as a “world-class financier, banker...

November 29, 2016 12:17 pm

Trump Picks Tom Price, Seema Verma to Oversee Healthcare Policy

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen top officials for health-care policy, picking House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R., Ga.) as secretary of the Health and Human Services...


Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...


Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’ - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...


Trump Transition Team Considering New Non-Nuclear Iran Sanctions

Donald Trump's transition team is examining proposals for new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing congressional sources who have been in contact with the president-elect's...


Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...