Egypt prosecutors find gross negligence behind deadly train crash

39 min 22 sec ago
18 people died and dozens, including children, were injured in the March crash of two passenger trains south of Cairo

German far-right AfD bids to win back voters with anti-lockdown campaign

41 min 26 sec ago
AfD delegates backed a coronavirus resolution with the slogan 'Germany. But normal', which includes rejecting wearing masks in day-care centers and schools and ending 'disproportionate' lockdown measures

Before Helen Mirren plays Golda Meir, here are 7 other movies about Israeli prime ministers

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Just a month after a new TV series and less than a week after a biopic with Helen Mirren about the Israel's only female PM were annonced, here are seven other stars Jewish and non who have played Israeli prime ministers

Netanyahu appoints ally to head key Knesset committee until new government is formed

55 min 21 sec ago
Likud lawmaker Miki Zohar will chair the influential Arrangements Committee, which decides on the composition of parliamentary panels, and sets the Knesset's agenda as long as a caretaker government is in place

How J Street could become more influential than ever in the Biden era

1 hour 22 min ago
After four years in opposition, the left-wing Jewish organization now has the ear of the party in power. Its upcoming annual conference will focus on how to restrict Israel's use of U.S. aid in the occupied territories

In GOP strongholds, a big push on ‘culture war’ legislation

1 hour 51 min ago
The Human Rights Campaign, the nations largest LGBTQ rights group, said its been alarmed by the record number of bills imposing restrictions on transgender people - over 100 filed so far this year

Iran's atomic energy agency says Natanz facility hit by 'nuclear terrorism'

3 hours 18 min ago
Top nuclear official Ali Akbar Salehi didn't say who Tehran accuses of the alleged cyberattack, which hit the facility a day after Tehran launched new advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges there

Iran reports 258 coronavirus deaths Sunday, in highest daily toll since December

3 hours 38 min ago
Health minister warns about more fatalities if Iranians fail to adhere to regulations

Libya's new PM to hold talks with Erdogan in Turkey on Monday

3 hours 39 min ago
Prior to Libya's unity government, Ankara had backed the GNA, signing a maritime demarcation agreement and a military cooperation accord under which Turkey sent military advisers and trainers to Tripoli

Intimidation. Extortion. Eviction: This is the brutal reality for Palestinians in Silwan, Jerusalem

3 hours 43 min ago
I'm a Palestinian community organizer in East Jerusalem's Silwan neighborhood. Let me show you what it's like to be besieged by settlers and under constant attack by the Israeli authorities

Anne Beatts remembered as courageous and witty by fellow SNL writer

4 hours 36 min ago
'She was witty, and she was good at editing. It was a good team,' Rosie Shuster said of Beatts, who died Wednesday at age 74

A prehistoric Saudi Arabian loved a dog 6,000 years ago

4 hours 56 min ago
Dogs joined households in the Levant well over 12,000 years ago, but this crippled canine is the earliest evidence of dog domestication in the Arabian Peninsula

Justice Department: 'Boogaloo' members tried to thwart probe into officer's killing

5 hours 9 min ago
The men are accused of conspiring to destroy communications and other records about the May 29, 2020, killing of federal security officer David Patrick Underwood and attempted murder of his partner

‘Clear the Capitol,’ Pence pleaded, timeline of riot shows

5 hours 45 min ago
'We need help,' elsewhere in the building, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were making a dire appeal to military leaders to deploy the National Guard

Senate filibuster’s racist past fuels arguments for its end

5 hours 56 min ago
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell recently declared it 'fake history' to suggest a racial component to the filibuster practice

ADL chief calls for Tucker Carlson’s ouster after Fox News host endorses white supremacist conspiracy theory

6 hours 1 min ago
Anti-extremism watchdogs said Carlsons comments echo an idea popular among white supremacists that has inspired multiple antisemitic and extremist attacks

Israeli cyberattack caused mysterious accident at Iran’s Natanz, previous reports indicate

6 hours 8 min ago
As Iran keeps violating the terms of the nuclear deal during talks with world powers, it seems as if the escalation between Israel and the Islamic Republic is going up a notch

Jordan's king Abdullah and estranged prince Hamza make first joint appearance since rift

6 hours 33 min ago
Abdullah has addressed the public feud with his half-brother as an attempted 'sedition' that caused him shock, anger and pain

The place where Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition hit a wall of suspicion

7 hours 29 min ago
The prime minister is trying to convince Israel's far right to join a coalition that will rely on cooperation with the Islamists. But practical issues surrounding the Bedouin communities in the Negev are complicating his political maneuvers

UAE picks first Arab woman for astronaut training

7 hours 51 min ago
Emirati national Nora al-Matrooshi will join NASA's 2021 Astronaut Candidate Class in the United States