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January 28, 2020 12:54 pm

Newly-Unveiled Trump Peace Plan Envisions Palestinian State With East Jerusalem Capital

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital in eastern Jerusalem, in an effort to achieve a Middle East...

January 28, 2020 10:12 am

Thousands Flee Northwest Syria as Assad Pushes Closer to Idlib City

A renewed drive by President Bashar al-Assad to recapture rebel-held territory in Syria's northwest sparked a fresh exodus of many thousands of civilians toward Turkey's...

January 28, 2020 9:38 am

Trump Lawyers Wrap Up Defense in Senate Impeachment Trial

Donald Trump's lawyers will wrap up their arguments on Tuesday in the US Senate impeachment trial of the Republican president after attacking Democrat Joe Biden...

January 28, 2020 9:28 am

Iran Lawmakers Call for Debate on Quitting Nuclear Arms Treaty

A group of Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday asked parliament to debate a motion for Iran to quit a treaty governing global nuclear arms control, a...

January 28, 2020 9:06 am

Qatar Emir Names Senior Aide as Prime Minister

Qatar's ruler has appointed a new prime minister, the office of Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said on Tuesday, choosing a close associate...

January 28, 2020 8:54 am

Violence Escalates In Iraq as Government Pushes to End Protests

Gunmen shot dead two protesters in Iraq's southern city of Nassiriya overnight and a Baghdad district became a battlefield on the third day of a...

January 28, 2020 8:06 am

German Auschwitz Prosecutor Recalls Powerful Tales From Holocaust Survivors

Of the hundreds of testimonies he heard from survivors of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, retired German prosecutor Gerhard Wiese says the one that...

January 28, 2020 7:26 am

Trump Discusses Syria, Libya With Turkey’s Erdogan: White House

US President Donald Trump discussed developments in Syria and Libya in a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, a White House...

January 28, 2020 6:18 am

Netanyahu Formally Indicted in Court on Corruption Charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was formally indicted in court on Tuesday on corruption charges after he withdrew his request for parliamentary immunity from prosecution. Netanyahyu...

January 27, 2020 1:02 pm

Saudi Foreign Minister Says Israeli Passport Holders Cannot Visit Kingdom

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said Israelis were not welcome to visit the kingdom after Israel decreed that Israeli citizens could visit Saudi Arabia under certain circumstances, CNN reported on...

January 27, 2020 12:22 pm

Holocaust Survivors in Israel Getting More Cash, but Some Still Impoverished

Holocaust survivors in Israel are better off financially than in the past thanks to the efforts of campaigners after decades of government neglect and bureaucracy, but some...

January 27, 2020 11:52 am

Poland, Israel Condemn Resurgent Antisemitism at Auschwitz Commemoration

The presidents of Israel and Poland called on Monday for greater efforts to combat antisemitism as the world marked 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz...

January 27, 2020 10:06 am

Iran’s Rouhani Calls for Unity, Accuses Trump of Exploiting Rift

Iranians should not allow US President Donald Trump's "maximum pressure" approach to harm national unity ahead of parliamentary elections, President Hassan Rouhani said in a...

January 27, 2020 9:58 am

Sorrow and Triumph, an Auschwitz Survivor’s Journey Back to a Former Hell

Jona Laks could smell the burning flesh as she walked towards death at the Auschwitz crematorium. More than 75 years later, aged 90, she has...


From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...


Amid ‘Deal of the Century’ Tensions, IDF Beefs Up Forces in Jor...

As tensions rose ahead of the publication of US President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan on Tuesday, the IDF beefed...

Middle East

Abbas Calls Trump a ‘Son of a Dog,’ Calls for ‘Resistance’ - Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas railed against US President Donald Trump in a closed-door meeting with the Fatah leadership on Monday, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and...

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