Iran releases American held since 2016 in exchange for U.S.-detained scientist

Sat, 2019-12-07 13:46
Swap marks a potential breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions

Russians downed American drone near Libyan capital, U.S. defense officials believe

Sat, 2019-12-07 13:24
Such a shootdown would underscore Moscow’s increasingly muscular role in the energy-rich nation, where Russian mercenaries are reportedly intervening on behalf of east Libya-based commander Khalifa Haftar

'Mariah Carey took us to perform at the White House. I met Obama.'

Sat, 2019-12-07 13:02
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: A 17-year-old American with a years-long performance career, and a Chinese marketing agent who didn't expect to be ripped off in Israel

Man wounded in Poway shooting sues synagogue for lack of security

Sat, 2019-12-07 09:35
In 12-page lawsuit, Almog Peretz says that the synagogue did not have proper security despite rise in anti-Semitic attacks nationally and that it did not use a 150,000-dollar grant to upgrade security measures

Rapid development leaves behind impoverished Moroccans

Sat, 2019-12-07 05:58
A quarter of Moroccans are poor or at risk of poverty, and there are signs of public frustration at inequality

Lebanon's financial crisis creates chaos in Syria's war-torn economy

Sat, 2019-12-07 05:18
Currency tumbles to record lows, well-to-do Syrians suddenly cut off from cash savings as Lebanese banks impose tight controls

In Libya's war, Russia will work with whoever helps it reach the oil

Sat, 2019-12-07 04:30
Putin is backing both of the country's warring sides ? Moscow's moves have awakened Washington, but it's not clear what it has to offer

Australian lawmakers file motion urging Israel to immediately extradite accused pedophile principal

Sat, 2019-12-07 00:15
Proposal could deal another blow to the increasingly fraught Israeli-Australian relations five years after Malka Leifer's extradition was first requested

Zarif: Israel tested nuclear missile aimed at Iran

Fri, 2019-12-06 22:36
Iran's foreign minister accuses the United States, Germany, France and the United Kingdom of not condemning 'the only nuclear arsenal in West Asia.' Israel earlier said it tested a rocket propulsion system

Pensacola Navy base shooter identified as member of Saudi Air Force

Fri, 2019-12-06 21:32
The officer, an aviation student, opened fire in a classroom building, killing three and wounding 11

U.S. House of Representatives passes landmark resolution opposing Israeli annexation of the West Bank

Fri, 2019-12-06 20:30
The resolution, which passed 226-118, emphasizes need for two-state solution, opposition of steps to hinder peace 'including unilateral annexation of territory'

Israel's High Court overturns Health Ministry's medical cannabis price reform

Fri, 2019-12-06 16:56
Reform was supposed to lay groundwork for competition and let cost be determined by the free market, but jacked up prices for patients

Why two women — one Jewish, the other Muslim — are taking moms to visit Auschwitz

Fri, 2019-12-06 16:51
Langage de Femmes (Women’s Voices) was set up to combat the growing problem of anti-Semitism in France, recognizing the vital role mothers play in sharing information

Arabs sue Tel Aviv realtor for 'racist' housing discrimination

Fri, 2019-12-06 16:48
Three women told by a realtor detecting their accent that an apartment was already spoken for, but he later agreed to show the same flat to Jews

What are the best movies of 2019? ‘Once Upon a Time,’ ‘Portrait’ top AP’s list

Fri, 2019-12-06 16:42
Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle name their choices for the best films of 2019

Bloomberg releases major gun plan: Permits, assault weapon ban, age limits

Fri, 2019-12-06 16:05
Bloomberg is pounding the local airwaves in all 50 states with television ads highlighting his work on issues on gun violence and climate change

Shooter killed, at least 11 hurt at Pensacola Navy base

Fri, 2019-12-06 15:43
The Pensacola base, which is near Florida's border with Alabama, is a major training site for the Navy and home to its aerobatic flight demonstration squadron the Blue Angels

Normalization with Israel 'wasn't on the agenda' of Pompeo's Morocco visit, U.S. official says

Fri, 2019-12-06 15:35
Denying media reports, senior State Department official dismissed talk of U.S.-brokered normalization as 'just another Israeli leak'

Israel detains Palestinian Authority TV journalists in Jerusalem

Fri, 2019-12-06 15:31
The journalists with the daily 'Good Morning Jerusalem' program were held for four hours at a police station in Jerusalem and later released, said Mohammad Barghouti, Palestine TV's general manager for news

In first visit to Auschwitz, Merkel presents 60-million-euro donation

Fri, 2019-12-06 14:18
Donation cements Germany's place as largest contributor to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, where over one million people died in Nazi-occupied Poland