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September 17, 2019 10:38 am

Russia’s Putin Plans to Visit Israel in January 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he planned to visit Israel in January next year to inaugurate a memorial to World War Two victims...

September 17, 2019 10:26 am

Turkey, Russia, Iran Agree Steps to Ease Tensions in Syria’s Idlib Despite Lingering Differences

The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran meeting in Ankara on Monday agreed to try to ease tensions in northwest Syria's Idlib region, but disagreements...

September 17, 2019 10:04 am

Merkel Urges Return to Iran Nuclear Deal to Defuse Middle East Tensions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday called for a return to an international deal curbing Iran's nuclear activities as the only way to defuse tensions...

September 17, 2019 9:58 am

Unidentified Drone Hits Position at Syria-Iraq Border

An air strike by an unidentified drone hit a position near a Syrian government-held town at the Iraqi border overnight, a source in the regional...

September 17, 2019 8:56 am

Islamic State Leader Says ‘Daily Operations’ Underway in Purported Message

Islamic State's media network on Monday issued an audio message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi saying operations were taking place daily and urging freedom for women...

September 17, 2019 8:36 am

Warning of Election ‘Disaster,’ Israel’s Netanyahu Battles for Survival

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu battled for his political survival in the final hours of a close-run election on Tuesday, urging voters to support him...

September 17, 2019 8:24 am

Iran Rules Out Talks as Trump Links Tehran to Saudi Oil Attack

Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out talks with Washington after President Donald Trump blamed Tehran for an attack on Saudi oil facilities that knocked...

September 16, 2019 4:54 pm

Trump Says Looks Like Iran Was Behind Saudi Oil Attacks

US President Donald Trump on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia over the weekend that raised fears of...

September 16, 2019 4:18 pm

Dutch Court to Hear Case Against Israel’s Gantz Over Gaza Deaths in 2014

A Dutch court will consider on Tuesday a request to hear a civil suit seeking damages from former Israeli armed forces chief Benny Gantz, who is...

September 16, 2019 1:12 pm

France’s Macron Concerned Over Israeli Comments on Annexation: Elysee

French President Emmanuel Macron and Jordan's King Abdallah expressed their shared concern on Monday over Israeli comments on the annexation of Palestinian territories, the French presidency said...

September 16, 2019 1:06 pm

Israeli Checkout-Free Technology Startup Trigo Raises $22 Million

Trigo, an Israeli startup whose technology allows customers to automatically check out in grocery stores, said on Monday it raised $22 million in an early stage...

September 16, 2019 9:56 am

Iran Seizes Vessel in Gulf for Allegedly Smuggling Diesel Fuel: ISNA

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have seized a vessel in the Gulf for allegedly smuggling 250,000 litres of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates, Iran's semi-official...

September 16, 2019 9:54 am

Car Bomb Kills 10 in Syrian Town Near Turkish Border: Local Council, Medic

A rigged car exploded near a hospital in the Syrian town of al-Rai at the border with Turkey on Sunday, killing 10 people and wounding...

September 16, 2019 9:24 am

Israel’s Netanyahu Sharpens Focus on Settlements, Two Days Before Ballot

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped up a bid for far-right votes two days before a closely-contested election, convening his cabinet in the West Bank...


Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...


Association of British Scrabble Players Updates Definition of ‘Jew...

The Association of British Scrabble Players updated its guide to label the listed definitions of “jew” and "jews" as "offensive"...


In Post Election Speeches, Netanyahu Lashes Out at Arab Parties, Gantz Emph...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared neither victory nor defeat following the results of Israel’s Tuesday elections, but lashed out...

Middle East

Unidentified Drone Hits Position at Syria-Iraq Border

An air strike by an unidentified drone hit a position near a Syrian government-held town at the Iraqi border overnight, a source in the regional alliance that backs Damascus and...

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