MLK day injects historic urgency to bond between African Americans and Jews

Mon, 2020-01-20 18:43
U.S. community leaders, religious leaders and historians agree that much still connects the minority groups, despite worrisome trend of anti-Semitic incidents in New York

Honduras formally declares Hezbollah a terrorist organization

Mon, 2020-01-20 18:01
Heavily armed Hezbollah, a Shia-dominated group, has also been designated a terrorist organization by the U.S. and the U.K.

Pope condemns 'barbaric resurgence' of anti-Semitism

Mon, 2020-01-20 18:00
Francis criticizes 'forms of factionalism and populism we see around us, where hatred quickly springs up'

Two Iraqi anti-government protesters killed in clashes with security forces, officials say

Mon, 2020-01-20 17:56
Tear gas, live fire used against demonstrators as Iraqis return to the streets ? At least 500 killed since protests began in October

Death toll from Iran-backed Houthi missile attack on mosque rises to 111

Mon, 2020-01-20 17:55
Ballistic missiles smashed into a mosque in the training camp in the central province of Marib over the weekend

Despite great snow, Lebanon's ski slopes are missing skiers

Mon, 2020-01-20 17:40
Economic crisis has led banks to impose tight restrictions on how much cash savers can withdraw, forcing even those with money to think more carefully before they spend

Virginia's capital braces for gun-rights rally after governor declared a temporary state of emergency

Mon, 2020-01-20 16:21
Militia groups and white supremacists were among those expected to mix with gun-rights activists, raising fears the state could again see the type of violence that exploded in Charlottesville in 2017

'Highly likely' Putin and Netanyahu will discuss jailed Israeli during Jerusalem visit, Kremlin says

Mon, 2020-01-20 15:57
Israel seeks pardon for 26-year-old sentenced to seven and a half years in prison after hashish was found in her bag during an airport layover

The 'Oman file': Inside the Mossad's alliance with Muscat, Israel's window into Iran

Mon, 2020-01-20 15:42
For more than half a century, a powerful convergence of interests has united Israel and Oman, the third Arab country after Lebanon and Jordan to maintain secret ties with the Mossad

Lebanon arrests U.S. citizen, falsely claiming he reported for Haaretz

Mon, 2020-01-20 15:34
Official statement says journalist brought in for questioning for 'live-streaming events in Beirut'

Israeli director nominated for Academy Award examines violence and sexuality in new trilogy

Mon, 2020-01-20 15:31
'Ajami' director Yaron Shani's new trilogy creates an experience that is as intriguing as it is moving

Iran threatens to quit nuclear non-proliferation treaty if referred to UN Security Council

Mon, 2020-01-20 15:27
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Zarif cancels trip to World Economic Forum in Davos

NY Times endorses two Democrats in 2020 primary contest

Mon, 2020-01-20 14:13
The paper mentioned Sen. Bernie Sanders’ age, 78, 'serious concerns' about his health and noted his unwillingness to compromise

Lebanon protesters may topple the government, but not the regime

Mon, 2020-01-20 13:40
Young Iraqis and Lebanese oppose the corruption of the ruling class and are tired of governments that operate on ethnic lines – but can they offer an alternative leadership?

Jerusalem mayor invites Holocaust Forum attendees to cocktail party

Mon, 2020-01-20 13:37
Participants of high-profile event commemorating 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation were invited to a 'one-of-a-kind' event with live music and an after-party, but city says draft version was leaked

Controversial Israeli cyberattack firm NSO adds Lieberman crony to its arsenal

Mon, 2020-01-20 12:59
Sharon Shalom to head global policy apparatus, after leaving post at Defense Ministry, which has to green-light the firm's exports

Governmental plan would expand Jerusalem further to west, damaging green areas

Mon, 2020-01-20 12:36
Environmental activists up in arms over first stage of so-called White Ridge scheme, still under discussion, while ministry launches examination of second stage

Netanyahu taps new agriculture minister 'to bring back farmers' votes'

Mon, 2020-01-20 11:51
Ministers Hanegbi and Akunis will take on second ministerial posts weeks before election

Court okays eviction of East Jerusalem family because their land was once owned by Jews

Mon, 2020-01-20 11:12
Israeli ruling, based on law that enables Jews to reclaim property left behind but does not give Palestinian similar rights, could pave the way for the eviction hundreds more

Blackstone wants to buy credit card issuer Isracard

Mon, 2020-01-20 07:40
Giant U.S. investment firm seeking deal at NIS 2.8 billion valuation, but Bank Hapoalim may prefer another exit