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Israel Stops Spraying Herbicides along Gaza Border for First Time in 5 Years

Israel Stops Spraying Herbicides along Gaza Border for First Time in 5 Years

Halt comes after four-year long campaign by Gisha – Legal Center for Freedom of Movement, Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in… Read More ›

Nurses strike across Israel over working conditions, salaries

Nurses strike across Israel over working conditions, salaries

Deputy health minister slams industrial action launched after talks with government broke down, says he will seek injunction ordering staff back to work; nurses’ union… Read More ›

Iran says it’s watching all US ships in Gulf, keeping record of their movements

Iran says it’s watching all US ships in Gulf, keeping record of their movements

Head of navy says drones tracking all ‘enemy’ vessels in the region, announces joint naval exercises with ‘allied countries’ in March 2020   The head… Read More ›

Washington – Study: Millions Should Stop Taking Aspirin For Heart Health

Washington – Study: Millions Should Stop Taking Aspirin For Heart Health

  Washington – Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported Monday. A… Read More ›

Huawei’s US arm laid off nearly 600 workers as the trade ban bites

Huawei’s US arm laid off nearly 600 workers as the trade ban bites

  Huawei has laid off almost 600 staff from its US research arm Futurewei, two sources told Reuters. Futurewei only has around 850 staff in… Read More ›

Saudi Minister Says Iran’s Actions Are Unacceptable

Saudi Minister Says Iran’s Actions Are Unacceptable

“Any attack on the freedom of navigation is a violation of international law,” Adel Aljubeir said in a Twitter post.   Saudi Arabia’s minister of… Read More ›

Less women in Knesset is bad for Israel

Less women in Knesset is bad for Israel

Opinion: Shelly Yachimovich is the latest in a long list of female lawmakers who are either retiring or failed to win reelection for the next… Read More ›

Trump congratulates Netanyahu for becoming Israel’s longest-serving PM

Trump congratulates Netanyahu for becoming Israel’s longest-serving PM

US president praises Jewish state’s democracy, technological prowess, economy; Netanyahu thanks him for his ‘incredible friendship’   US President Donald Trump on Sunday congratulated Prime… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Ex-Israeli Justice Minister Shaked To Head New Right Party

Jerusalem – Ex-Israeli Justice Minister Shaked To Head New Right Party

  Jerusalem – Former Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked has assumed the leadership of her right-wing nationalist party ahead of September’s unprecedented repeat elections. The… Read More ›

Video shows Russian-made Venezuelan aircraft ‘aggressively shadowing’ American plane, according to military

Video shows Russian-made Venezuelan aircraft ‘aggressively shadowing’ American plane, according to military

  The US Southern Command announced that a Russian-built Venezuelan aircraft “aggressively” shadowed an American aircraft during a mission monitoring illegal trafficking over the Caribbean… Read More ›

UK to Announce Sanctions, Asset Freezes Against Iran after Tanker Seizure

UK to Announce Sanctions, Asset Freezes Against Iran after Tanker Seizure

Theresa May was criticized by government officials for failing to agree to a US offer to join “Operation Sentinel,” an international effort to monitor and… Read More ›

In the Middle East, obesity is a growing epidemic

In the Middle East, obesity is a growing epidemic

Obesity in UAE is double the global average; in Kuwait, more than 50% of the adult population suffers from diabetes linked to this condition, and… Read More ›

Iran releases footage of commando raid on seized British-flagged tanker

Iran releases footage of commando raid on seized British-flagged tanker

IRGC video shows men in military fatigues and black masks rappel onto the ship from a hovering helicopter; EU expresses ‘deep concern’ Iran on Saturday… Read More ›

Los Angles – Joe Biden Compares Trump To Segregationist George Wallace

Los Angles – Joe Biden Compares Trump To Segregationist George Wallace

  Los Angeles – Joe Biden, a former U.S. vice president and Democratic presidential candidate, compared Republican President Donald Trump on Friday to the late… Read More ›

Analysis: Iran’s gamble on a tanker seizure will end its credit — even among friends

Analysis: Iran’s gamble on a tanker seizure will end its credit — even among friends

Steadily increasing its bets in an international game of bluff, Iran has gone almost all in with a gamble that its hard liners must believe… Read More ›

Diaspora Affairs: The Reality of Antisemitism in France

Diaspora Affairs: The Reality of Antisemitism in France

‘The Jerusalem Post’ visits Paris with the Jewish Agency and takes an in-depth look at the state of the Jews in France   Antisemitism in… Read More ›

Palestinians seeking to disengage economically from Israel

Palestinians seeking to disengage economically from Israel

Aiming to end the reliance on Israel and counter the U.S. plan for the region, the Palestinian prime minister is looking for trading partners and… Read More ›

Iran says it will release photos to prove drone not downed by US

Iran says it will release photos to prove drone not downed by US

Revolutionary Guard doubles down on denial that its aircraft was shot down in Strait of Hormuz while approaching an American vessel   Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary… Read More ›

Philadelphia – Video: Man Scales Down Philadelphia High-rise To Escape Smoky Fire

Philadelphia – Video: Man Scales Down Philadelphia High-rise To Escape Smoky Fire

Philadelphia – A man scaled down several floors of the side of a 19-story high-rise building in Philadelphia to escape a fire that injured four… Read More ›

Iran denied Trump’s assertion that a US warship shot down one of its drones and said it was ‘worried’ the US actually destroyed its own aircraft

Iran denied Trump’s assertion that a US warship shot down one of its drones and said it was ‘worried’ the US actually destroyed its own aircraft

  Iran says President Donald Trump’s claim the US shot down an Iranian drone is false, with one official joking that the US most likely destroyed one… Read More ›