Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Ogden, UT – Romney Backs Trump In Shutdown Showdown, Questions Pelosi

Ogden, UT – Romney Backs Trump In Shutdown Showdown, Questions Pelosi

  Ogden, UT –  U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah said Friday he supports President Donald Trump’s push for a border wall that has led… Read More ›

A political game: Why Thailand’s election will be a win for the military

A political game: Why Thailand’s election will be a win for the military

  Bangkok, Thailand – When Thailand officials hinted that scheduled elections to end military rule would be postponed for the fifth time in almost as… Read More ›

Israel Bar Association head is main suspect in sexual bribery probe

Israel Bar Association head is main suspect in sexual bribery probe

Attorney Effi Naveh, who sits on the Judicial Selection Committee, is suspected of receiving sexual bribes in return for judicial appointments; female judge, female lawyer… Read More ›

Washington – One House Rep Voted Against A Federal Anti-Semitism Monitor, A Libertarian Palestinian American

Washington – One House Rep Voted Against A Federal Anti-Semitism Monitor, A Libertarian Palestinian American

  Washington – Chris Smith, the New Jersey Republican who is trying to push through a bill that would enhance the role of the anti-Semitism… Read More ›

Hamas: ‘We Seized Technical Devices and Equipment During Botched IDF Raid’

Hamas: ‘We Seized Technical Devices and Equipment During Botched IDF Raid’

The IDF elite unit that infiltrated the Gaza Strip was on a mission to plant espionage devices in order to spy on his group’s telecommunication… Read More ›

Report: Despite Netanyahu, Hamas to Get Qatari Funds in 48 Hours

Report: Despite Netanyahu, Hamas to Get Qatari Funds in 48 Hours

UN Special Coordinator of the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov allegedly assured Hamas that Qatari funds will be sent to Gaza on Wednesday.  … Read More ›

‘Comedy in the Middle East is an antidote to extremism’

‘Comedy in the Middle East is an antidote to extremism’

Stand-up comedians in the region weigh in on the role of humor amid Netflix controversy over censorship in Saudi Arabia. Comedians in the Middle East… Read More ›

Egyptian president confirms Israel helping fight Sinai jihadists

Egyptian president confirms Israel helping fight Sinai jihadists

Sissi says cooperation closer than ever in CBS interview Cairo has subsequently attempted to quash   Egypt’s president has confirmed that Israel is helping Egyptian… Read More ›

Seattle – Washington Bans Anyone Under 21 From Buying Assault Rifles

Seattle – Washington Bans Anyone Under 21 From Buying Assault Rifles

  Seattle – Washington on Tuesday joined a handful of other states that ban anyone under 21 from buying a semi-automatic assault rifle after voters… Read More ›

Netanyahu: will not resign during possible indictment hearing

Netanyahu: will not resign during possible indictment hearing

Prime minister told journalists in Rio De Janeiro ‘hearing doesn’t end until my side is heard;’ He faces three graft cases and denies any wrongdoing.… Read More ›

69 years after joining, Israel formally leaves UNESCO

69 years after joining, Israel formally leaves UNESCO

UN cultural agency’s efforts to convince Washington and Jerusalem fail; ‘we aren’t going to be a member of an organization that deliberately acts against us,’… Read More ›

Kurds Fear Turkish-backed Syrian Rebel Extremists Will Attack as U.S. Withdraws

Kurds Fear Turkish-backed Syrian Rebel Extremists Will Attack as U.S. Withdraws

A video posted on December 25 showed members of a convoy of Ahrar al-Sharqiya, a Syrian rebel group that has arrived near Manbij in northern… Read More ›

Knesset green lights cannabis export, pending government approval

Knesset green lights cannabis export, pending government approval

The reform, meant to allow the export of medical marijuana farmed and processed in Israel, could bring up to $1 billion into the country’s coffers… Read More ›

Welcome to Israel, the most crowded nation on earth

Welcome to Israel, the most crowded nation on earth

Op-ed: In 15 years time, when every Israeli city is bursting at the seams, which brave politician will be willing to declare that children are… Read More ›

IDF opens fire at gunmen approaching border fence from Syria

IDF opens fire at gunmen approaching border fence from Syria

Army working to determine if suspects crossed 1974 ceasefire line for intelligence-gathering purposes; no Israeli injuries reported   IDF soldiers opened fire at a group… Read More ›

Ex-defense chief warns US pullout from Syria could spark ‘all-out’ war in north

Ex-defense chief warns US pullout from Syria could spark ‘all-out’ war in north

Avigdor Liberman says move a boon for Iran and its proxies; his predecessor Ya’alon calls for US recognition of Israeli sovereignty in Golan ‘as an… Read More ›

Conflict of Interest in Bibi; Will Trump Be Probed on Giuliani?

Conflict of Interest in Bibi; Will Trump Be Probed on Giuliani?

Trump may yet be questioned by Mueller, but he will not go quietly, and he will slam any Mueller legal conclusions against him as biased.… Read More ›

New York – Small-cap S&P 600 Index Confirms Bear Market

New York – Small-cap S&P 600 Index Confirms Bear Market

  New York – As U.S. stocks have been rocked by trade tensions and monetary policy worries, shares of small-cap companies, by one measure, have… Read More ›

Congress Passes Bill Targeting Use of Human Shields by Israel’s Enemies

Congress Passes Bill Targeting Use of Human Shields by Israel’s Enemies

The legislation, titled the Sanctioning of the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act, now goes to the president’s desk for his signature.   WASHINGTON… Read More ›

End Game Near for Trump, Netanyahu Probes

End Game Near for Trump, Netanyahu Probes

At early stages, it seemed that only Netanyahu and Trump’s top aides were in trouble.   After about two years of criminal probes, both US… Read More ›