Bomb hits convoy of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, NATO official says

Sat, 2020-01-11 11:22
Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the blast killed all the soldiers in the vehicle, although there were no reports of casualties

Sultan Qaboos bin Said, under whose rule Oman became key Mideast mediator, dies at 79

Sat, 2020-01-11 09:02
Sultan Said's greatest diplomatic achievement came as Oman hosted secret talks between Iranian and U.S. diplomats that led to the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers

NYPD installing 100 cameras in Orthodox Jewish areas after uptick in anti-Semitic attacks

Sat, 2020-01-11 01:26
The cameras will be installed in Williamsburg, Crown Heights and Borough Park, where the city has already increased security with over 150 additional police officers patrolling the neighborhoods

U.S. targeted Iranian official in Yemen in failed strike, U.S. officials say

Fri, 2020-01-10 22:51
Strike on Quds Force senior officer Abdul Reza Shahlai was carried out on same day that the U.S. killed Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike in Baghdad

Egypt restores historic synagogue, but few Jews remain

Fri, 2020-01-10 22:28
'I'm very proud of what my country has done, and it symbolizes living together, today there is no difference between Egyptian Muslim, Christian and Egyptian Jew,' says head of Cairo's Jewish community

U.S. dismisses Iraq request to work on a troop withdrawal plan

Fri, 2020-01-10 19:37
Iraqi prime minister asked the U.S. to start working on a plan which would see some 5,200 U.S. troops leave the country, while U.S. refuses to discuss withdrawal

Turkey says ceasefire will be implemented in Syria's Idlib

Fri, 2020-01-10 18:43
It will go into effect on Sunday, after hundreds of thousands have fled the province toward the Turkish border

U.S. imposes additional sanctions on Iran after attack on U.S. allied troops

Fri, 2020-01-10 18:21
New sanctions will impact individuals who own, operate, trade with or assist 'sectors of the Iranian economy including construction, manufacturing, textiles and mining,' Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said

'Day of victory over the Israeli occupation': Druze prisoner who spied for Syria celebrates release

Fri, 2020-01-10 17:35
Sidqi Al-Maqt, draped in the Syrian flag, refused interviews by Israeli outlets and called his release from an Israeli prison 'a day of victory for me and for the Syrian people'

Iran denies downing Ukrainian plane, asks West to provide evidence

Fri, 2020-01-10 15:40
Tehran says 'with certainty' that no missile hit plane after Western leaders declare crash likely unintentionally shot down

Watch: Verified videos show Ukrainian plane in Iran impacted before downing

Fri, 2020-01-10 15:35
Western leaders have said the plane seemed to have been unintentionally brought down by a surface-to-air missile near Tehran, which Iran denies

Short range, fast and deadly: The missile system suspected of downing the Ukrainian plane

Fri, 2020-01-10 14:18
'Once you shoot those things, it's over,' a defense expert explains Iran's most modern air defense system which is designed to destroy military aircrafts and cruise missiles

Trump touts Soleimani killing as 'American justice' at campaign rally

Fri, 2020-01-10 14:04
Drone strike is new theme in president's re-election campaign ? Trump mocks Democrats demanding more information on imminent danger commander posed

Netanyahu’s latest ploy against the justice system: Bash the Knesset’s legal adviser

Fri, 2020-01-10 13:59
Paradoxically, a lifting of Bibi’s immunity from prosecution may help him in the election ? Meanwhile, the political maneuvering on the left almost makes the right seem like softies

‘Birthright for Moms’ bars women who are non-Orthodox rabbis from its free trips to Israel

Fri, 2020-01-10 13:39
'I feel we've been used,' congregation leader says after Momentum organization rejects female rabbis' applications without notifying prospective participants about its eligibility policy

Merge, rejuvenate or desist: Israel's left must decide

Fri, 2020-01-10 13:20
Former party leaders lay out what they believe would save the country's left. So why does the coming March election spell trouble?

Netanyahu lackey Bitan, suspected of bribery, turns down ministerial position

Fri, 2020-01-10 13:14
Appointment of Bitan and several others postponed after Supreme Court intervenes, raising concern that caretaker government shouldn't tap new ministers

EU foreign ministers, NATO chief hold emergency meeting to salvage Iran nuclear deal

Fri, 2020-01-10 12:29
Tehran announced Sunday that it would no longer respect limits on how many centrifuges the deal permits it to use to enrich uranium following the killing of Qassem Soleimani

Why Israel’s new laser-based system could be a game changer

Fri, 2020-01-10 12:05
The clues lie in the Defense Ministry’s uncharacteristic optimism