Amid 'increasing' crackdown, Saudi dissidents form opposition party

Wed, 2020-09-23 18:26
The National Assembly Party, made up mostly of exiled activists, calls for elected parliament and balance of powers but stop short of calling for protests in the kingdom

How Trump fell out of love with his generals, and why the feeling is mutual

Wed, 2020-09-23 17:21
How Trump went from admiration to insults with General Jim Mattis - his first secretary of defense

Single-dose vaccine tested as U.S. experts say no corners cut

Wed, 2020-09-23 17:10
Trump is pushing for a faster timeline than many experts say is adequate to fully test the candidates

Trump quoted as saying that Jews are ‘only in it for themselves’

Wed, 2020-09-23 16:42
Many of the quoted broadsides echo remarks Trump has said in public, perhaps in slightly less blunt terms

Friend of Anne Frank lays first stone at new Dutch Holocaust Memorial

Wed, 2020-09-23 15:40
After long legal dispute over construction, the ceremonial will feature the names of more than 102,000 Jews, Roma and Sinti Holocaust victims

Israeli gets two-month probation for Facebook threats against Netanyahu’s family

Wed, 2020-09-23 15:35
57-year-old wrote on social media the police should prepare for 'the funerals of Benjamin, Sara and Yair Netanyahu'

Israel's top court delays sentencing of soldier who shot and killed innocent Palestinian

Wed, 2020-09-23 15:25
Family of victim, killed while trying to assist family that suffered car accident, petitioned High Court against lenient plea deal of three months' community service

Arms, drones and spy tech: How Israeli weapons power Vietnam’s cruel surveillance state

Wed, 2020-09-23 15:15
Vietnam is now one of Israel’s largest markets for weapons and surveillance technology. But those defense exports are used by Hanoi’s repressive communist regime to silence its own population

In UN debut, Saudi king calls to disarm Hezbollah, backs U.S. Mideast peace efforts

Wed, 2020-09-23 15:09
King Salman bin Abdulaziz also called for a 'comprehensive solution and a firm international position' on Iran, accusing it of nurturing regional 'chaos, extremism and sectarianism'

Israeli officials in first Bahrain visit after normalization accords

Wed, 2020-09-23 15:05
Unidentified senior representatives meet to discuss areas of future cooperation ? First direct commercial flight lands in Manama to little fanfare

First tanker to load crude at Libya's Hariga port since January blockade

Wed, 2020-09-23 14:29
Move comes after Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar said last week his forces would lift their eight-month blockade of oil exports

Zoom will not host San Francisco State U event featuring Palestinian hijacker

Wed, 2020-09-23 14:26
Zoom says event cannot be held on its platform, citing Leila Khaled's membership to a U.S.-designated terrorist organization, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

Fax, mail or DHL? Overseas U.S. voters fret ahead of Nov. 3 election

Wed, 2020-09-23 14:26
One country where Trump is popular is Israel, home to 250,000-300,000 Israeli Americans, whose votes could affect the outcome in at least one big swing state - Florida

Sudan discusses Israel peace, terrorism list with U.S. officials in UAE meeting

Wed, 2020-09-23 14:06
Delegations held talks on how Arab-Israeli peace could stabilize the region and secure a two-state solution, while Khartoum seeks removal from a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's coffin arrives at Supreme Court as three days of tributes begin

Wed, 2020-09-23 14:01
Ginsburg will become the first woman to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol when her casket is placed in National Statuary Hall

Netanyahu pits protests against prayers. Compromise won’t come from him

Wed, 2020-09-23 13:48
The tension between democracy and religion is imprinted in Israel's DNA – and the prime minister has chosen to mine political capital from it

Trump vs. Biden: Latest swing state polls show a very tight race

Wed, 2020-09-23 13:43
Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Biden leading Trump in Michigan, tied in North Carolina

Handmaid's Tale? U.S. Supreme Court candidate's religious community under scrutiny

Wed, 2020-09-23 13:42
There has been renewed interest in the group since Trump put one of its purported members, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, on his short list of candidates for elevation to the Supreme Court