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Turkey Using Israeli-Upgraded Tanks in Anti-Kurd Offensive in Syria

Turkey Using Israeli-Upgraded Tanks in Anti-Kurd Offensive in Syria

Between 2003-2010 around 170 M60-A1 tanks were upgraded by IMI at a cost of $687 million.   Turkey is using M60-A1 tanks upgraded by Israel during… Read More ›

Teen dies of injuries from lightning strike near Ashkelon

Teen dies of injuries from lightning strike near Ashkelon

14-year-old Asher Hazut from Be’er Sheva was critically injured when the lightning hit him and four other family members as they took a Sukkot trip… Read More ›

Iran blames alleged tanker attack on Israel, US and Saudis

Iran blames alleged tanker attack on Israel, US and Saudis

Senior MP says Tehran will present UN with ‘abundant documents’ showing ‘certain governments’ were behind last week’s explosions on ship in Red Sea   A… Read More ›

British Family Decries Treatment By US After Border Crossin

British Family Decries Treatment By US After Border Crossin

PHILADELPHIA (AP)—  Seven members of an extended British family  who made an unauthorized crossing into the United States from Canada are being held in federal… Read More ›

Analysis: White House scrambles to slow impeachment push as explosive secrets spill behind closed doors

Analysis: White House scrambles to slow impeachment push as explosive secrets spill behind closed doors

  The White House is launching a new effort to slow the speeding Democratic impeachment push, but its noncooperation strategy is being constantly thwarted by… Read More ›

Trump sending Pence to Turkey to ‘pursue a ceasefire and negotiated settlement’

Trump sending Pence to Turkey to ‘pursue a ceasefire and negotiated settlement’

Vice president says Trump spoke with Erdogan and asked him to to ‘stop the invasion;’ US is ‘simply not going to tolerate Turkey’s invasion of… Read More ›

‘After Netanyahu – it’s my turn’

‘After Netanyahu – it’s my turn’

Former Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat sees himself as the heir apparent to the prime minister and as the next head of the Likud party; the… Read More ›

Amid rising tensions, US said considering plan to remove nukes from Turkish base

Amid rising tensions, US said considering plan to remove nukes from Turkish base

American military believed to house some 50 tactical nuclear bombs at Incirlik in southern Turkey, just 70 miles from the border with war-torn Syria  … Read More ›

Report: Rivlin Unlikely To Extend Netanyahu’s Mandate To Form Coalition

Report: Rivlin Unlikely To Extend Netanyahu’s Mandate To Form Coalition

  JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin is not expected to grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an extension to form a majority government and… Read More ›

FBI officials were ‘rattled’ and ‘blindsided’ by Trump’s call for Ukraine to manufacture dirt on Joe Biden

FBI officials were ‘rattled’ and ‘blindsided’ by Trump’s call for Ukraine to manufacture dirt on Joe Biden

  FBI officials were “rattled” and “blindsided” by President Donald Trump’s calls for Ukraine to manufacture dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden and his son ahead of the… Read More ›

Assad’s Army Marches in on the Kurdish Zone Near the Turkish Border

Assad’s Army Marches in on the Kurdish Zone Near the Turkish Border

The Syrian forces are meant to block the Turkish advance, a no-fly zone declared in northern Syria by Russia.   Syrian army units loyal to… Read More ›

Mother of jailed Israeli allowed to visit her in Russian prison

Mother of jailed Israeli allowed to visit her in Russian prison

Yafa Issachar said she intermittently optimistic that an appeal to the court will be answered and her daughter will be released, after being held for… Read More ›

Trio win Nobel Prize in economics for work on poverty

Trio win Nobel Prize in economics for work on poverty

Michael Kremer, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo receive award ‘for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty’; Duflo becomes second ever female winner   STOCKHOLM… Read More ›

Florida Jury Finds Hit-Man Guilty In Murder Of Jewish Law Professor

Florida Jury Finds Hit-Man Guilty In Murder Of Jewish Law Professor

  TALLAHASSEE (JTA) — A Tallahassee, Florida jury has found a man guilty in the murder of Dan Markel, a Jewish law professor shot outside… Read More ›

Analysis: The war against ISIS was all a waste

Analysis: The war against ISIS was all a waste

  Earlier this year I spent almost two months in northeast Syria covering what we thought was the final battle against ISIS. The so-called caliphate… Read More ›

Turkish Backed Jihadists Murder Prisoners and Female Politician in Syria

Turkish Backed Jihadists Murder Prisoners and Female Politician in Syria

Turkey has used the Syrian Arab fighters as a way to avoid casualties, unleashing them to attack and murder Kurds after US President Donald Trump… Read More ›

Rivlin asks Putin to grant clemency to Israeli jailed on drug charges

Rivlin asks Putin to grant clemency to Israeli jailed on drug charges

In a letter addressed to the Russian leader, Rivlin asks for Putin’s ‘personal intervention’ to grant Naama Issachar – jailed for 7.5 years after 9… Read More ›

Turkey sets sights on key routes in Syria amid offensive against Kurds

Turkey sets sights on key routes in Syria amid offensive against Kurds

Turkish forces’ push against Syrian Kurdish fighters enters fourth day with little sign of relenting, as over 100,000 displaced   AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Turkish… Read More ›

Tiberias Mayor Orders Garbage Collection In Chareidi Neighborhood On Shabbos

Tiberias Mayor Orders Garbage Collection In Chareidi Neighborhood On Shabbos

  TIBERIAS  — Militantly anti-religious Tiberias mayor Ron Kobi continues his provocations against the Chareidi community despite the fact that, after failing six times to… Read More ›

The US is preparing to pull its remaining 1,000 troops out of northern Syria as the Turkish offensive against the Kurds moves forward

The US is preparing to pull its remaining 1,000 troops out of northern Syria as the Turkish offensive against the Kurds moves forward

  Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US is “preparing to evacuate” its remaining 1,000 troops in northern Syria, as per a Saturday night authorization… Read More ›