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September 17, 2020 1:52 pm

US Hopes to Name Qatar as Major Non-NATO Ally, Official Says

The United States hopes to move forward with naming Qatar as a major non-NATO ally, a status that provides foreign nations with benefits in defense...

September 17, 2020 1:38 pm

US Treasury Imposes Sanctions on Iranian ‘Cyber Threat Group’

The United States has imposed sanctions on two Iranian entities and 45 associated individuals who carried out a malware campaign targeting Iranian dissidents, journalists and international travel...

September 17, 2020 10:54 am

Israel Closes Schools Again as COVID-19 Cases Surge

Israel closed its schools on Thursday, a day before entering a second national coronavirus lockdown, as daily infections topped 4,500. The initial lockdown was imposed in...

September 17, 2020 10:38 am

US Prosecutors Indict Two Iranians Over Alleged Hacking Spree

US prosecutors on Wednesday announced two Iranians had been indicted on allegations they were hackers connected with a string of cyber intrusions at US and...

September 17, 2020 10:24 am

US Plans to Enforce UN Sanctions on Iran With Its Own Action

The United States said on Wednesday it plans to impose sanctions on those who violate a UN arms embargo on Iran, which Washington says will...

September 17, 2020 10:08 am

Israel, Bahrain Tourism Ministers Speak, Discuss Joint Ventures With UAE

The tourism ministers of Israel and Bahrain held a first publicly-acknowledged phone call on Thursday and discussed possible ventures including three-way travel packages involving the United Arab...

September 17, 2020 9:58 am

Control of Israel’s El Al Airlines Bought by 27-Year-Old Student

A 27-year-old US-born yeshiva student has secured control of El Al Israel Airlines following a public share offering that was a government condition for the carrier to...

September 17, 2020 9:54 am

Poland to Ban Ritual Animal Slaughter for Export, Lawmaker Says

Poland plans to ban religious slaughtering of animals for export and the state will offer compensation to businesses that suffer, a ruling party member of...

September 17, 2020 9:14 am

Syria Says US Sanctions Behind Acute Fuel Crisis

Syria is experiencing worsening gasoline shortages as a result of tougher US sanctions disrupting crucial fuel imports, its oil minister said on Wednesday, the latest...

September 17, 2020 8:14 am

Biden Leads Trump Nationally by 9 Points, With Suburbs Focused on Coronavirus, Not Crime: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads Republican President Donald Trump nationally among likely US voters by 9 percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll that...

September 17, 2020 7:54 am

Trump Says Staffer Tested Positive for COVID-19 but Was ‘Not Near’ Him

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said a White House staffer tested positive for COVID-19 but the individual was not "near" him or "associated with"...

September 17, 2020 7:38 am

New York Judge Blasts US Prosecutors’ Conduct in Iran Sanctions Case

A US judge on Wednesday forcefully rebuked federal prosecutors for a series of failures, including withholding exculpatory evidence, that led to the dismissal of an...

September 17, 2020 6:54 am

Israel, Dubai Diamond Exchanges Begin Strategic Collaboration

The Israel and Dubai diamond exchanges have signed an agreement to promote cooperation in a deal certain to boost direct trade between the Middle East's main diamond...

September 16, 2020 10:52 am

Ukraine and Belarus Argue Over Hasidic Jewish Pilgrims Stranded at Border

Ukraine accused Belarus on Wednesday of trying to escalate a row over 2,000 Hasidic Jewish pilgrims stranded at a border crossing after Ukrainian border guards...


Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...


Top US Counterterrorism Official Reveals Hezbollah Caches of Ammonium Nitra...

A top US counterterrorism official said on Thursday that caches of ammonium nitrate belonging to the Iran-backed, Lebanon-based Shi'a terrorist...


Shin Bet Reveals Iranian-Hezbollah Terror Recruitment Network in Israel – The Shin Bet revealed on Thursday the existence of a joint effort by the Iranian Quds Force and the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah to recruit Israeli and Palestinian...

Middle East

Emirates Flight Catering Looking to Open Kosher Restaurants Throughout Gulf...

Ahead of the expected launch of Tel Aviv-Dubai flights following the normalization deal signed by Israel and the UAE, Emirates...

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