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Court hears of 'extremely unreasonable' decisions by Netanyahu associates in submarine affair

Fri, 2020-07-31 19:13
Yedioth Ahronoth reveals statements by senior defense officials on pressure exerted by the prime minister to purchase German submarines and missile ships, in a corruption case the High Court now has to decide whether to reopen

Chasing down Palestinians, threatening anti-Netanyahu protesters: A night with far-right group

Fri, 2020-07-31 18:28
Dozens of La Familia activists in Jerusalem promised to 'change the rules of the game,' and some tried to keep their promise by targeting protesters who had left an anti-government demonstration

In first for Israel, Tel Aviv to discuss city plan for climate crisis

Fri, 2020-07-31 15:57
The proposal, to be implemented by 2030, was formulated as part of a global network of cities. Environmental groups say Israel can't count on individual cities and must present a national plan

Israeli charged with murder of his wife in front of 5-year-old daughter

Fri, 2020-07-31 15:51
Indictment recounts how Ayman Masarwa brutally beat his wife Wafa, stabbed her and left her to die as he fled the scene

Muslims around world face a different kind of Eid amid coronavirus crisis

Fri, 2020-07-31 15:11
From Saudi Arabia to Indonesia, Eid al-Adha prayers and ceremonies were altered or cancelled altogether in light of the social and economic consequences of the pandemic

A crumbling Lebanon demands a lifeline, not war, and Hezbollah may have to change course

Fri, 2020-07-31 13:54
Conditions for international aid that would lift Lebanon out of a severe crisis include reigning in Hezbollah and enacting reforms the government isn't ready for. Meanwhile, Nasrallah learns the limits of his power

Netanyahu portrays the Israeli left as violent, but it’s he who wants chaos

Fri, 2020-07-31 13:39
The government may reduce the incidence of disease, but the prime minister will never break the chain of incitement that keeps him in power

Why Election Day will just be the start of a long battle over the U.S. presidency

Fri, 2020-07-31 13:10
Here are some of the messy scenarios at play – and how they might unfold

Israeli posts photo of Netanyahu. Cop arrives at his home, tells him to take it down

Fri, 2020-07-31 12:48
Sagi Haber posted a photo by Haaretz's Alex Levac that shows Netanyahu raising his hand in a manner similar to a Nazi salute. Following a complaint, a police officer came to his home and told him it constituted incitement

'Fascistic:' Trump slammed by Federalist Society co-founder for election delay idea

Fri, 2020-07-31 12:39
A Biden campaign official called Trump's tweet an obvious ploy to distract from the awful GDP numbers

Rapper Wiley apologizes for comments about Jews — then offers more

Fri, 2020-07-31 12:17
Some of Wiley’s tweets were reported to Britain’s Metropolitan Police, who reportedly are investigating them for incitement to racial hatred

COVID-19 surge? Warning light is flashing, U.K. PM Johnson says

Fri, 2020-07-31 11:52
U.K. imposes new restrictions for 4 million amid virus spread

All NBA players kneel in protest on re-opening night

Fri, 2020-07-31 11:48
The NBA had a strong, powerful re-opening night message

U.S. federal troops staying in Portland for now, Wolf says

Fri, 2020-07-31 11:41
Acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf told Fox News on Friday that federal troops would remain in Portland

Iran's Khamenei rejects talks with U.S. over missile, nuclear programs

Fri, 2020-07-31 11:34
The supreme leader also said European states have inflicted a blow to the Iranian economy 'by hollow promises' on salvaging the nuclear deal

Netanyahu, Gantz parties announce legislation freeze after coalition shows cracks

Fri, 2020-07-31 11:22
Likud and Kahol Lavan agree not to discuss Supreme Court override bill, after lawmakers recently crossed coalition lines in two votes

Israel promoting purchase of coronavirus drug found to be ineffective

Fri, 2020-07-31 11:15
The Health Ministry is trying to accelerate the purchase of an immunosuppressant whose manufacturer announced that it had failed the third stage clinical trial

Hong Kong, citing coronavirus, says key election postponed

Fri, 2020-07-31 10:48
Rival finance hub Singapore, which has had a larger coronavirus outbreak, held a general election this month

Vietnam reports 1st ever virus death after renewed outbreak

Fri, 2020-07-31 10:42
Vietnam had been seen as a global success story in combating the coronavirus with zero deaths and no confirmed cases of local transmission for 99 days

Ghislaine Maxwell documents are released, including Jeffrey Epstein emails

Fri, 2020-07-31 09:52
U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska had ordered the documents' release by Thursday, saying the public's right to see them outweighed Maxwell's interests in keeping them under seal