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Lahore –  After Taliban School Massacre Pakistan Hangs Two Militants

Lahore – After Taliban School Massacre Pakistan Hangs Two Militants

Lahore – In a clear response to this week’s massacre of more than 130 children at a school, Pakistan executed two prominent militants on Friday,… Read More ›

Tehran – Memorial To Iranian Jews Killed In Iran-Iraq War Unveiled In Iran

Tehran – Memorial To Iranian Jews Killed In Iran-Iraq War Unveiled In Iran

Tehran, Iran – A senior Iranian official touted the good relations between the Islamic Republic’s Jewish community and the government this week. Iranian parliament vice-speaker… Read More ›

Moscow – Putin: West Is Trying To ‘Tear Out Russian Bears Claws’ And Defang Him

Moscow – Putin: West Is Trying To ‘Tear Out Russian Bears Claws’ And Defang Him

Moscow – President Vladimir voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover and vowed Thursday to fix Russia’s economic woes within two years by… Read More ›

Washington – Stocks Soar Yet Fed To Be ‘patient’ About A Rate Hike

Washington – Stocks Soar Yet Fed To Be ‘patient’ About A Rate Hike

Washington – With record lows given a strengthening U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve is edging closer to raising interest rates.  But it will be “patient”… Read More ›

Washington – White House Open To Obama Visit To Cuba

Washington – White House Open To Obama Visit To Cuba

Washington – There are no  concrete plans For U.S. President Barack Obama to visit Cuba after restoring diplomatic relations with Havana, but a White House… Read More ›

Washington – Alan Gross Says ‘Chag Sameach’ And Thanks Jewish Community After Being Freed From Cuba

Washington – Alan Gross Says ‘Chag Sameach’ And Thanks Jewish Community After Being Freed From Cuba

Washington – — Alan Gross offered a lesson he said he learned: Freedom is not free, after he emerged Wednesday from five years of captivity… Read More ›

Washington – Obama: Secret U.S. Prisoner Released By Cuba Was A Very Significant American Spy

Washington – Obama: Secret U.S. Prisoner Released By Cuba Was A Very Significant American Spy

Washington – The U.S. spy Cuba is releasing is one of the most important intelligence agents the U.S. has ever had in Cuba, says Barack… Read More ›

Havana – Raul Castro Welcomes Renewal Of Relations With US

Havana – Raul Castro Welcomes Renewal Of Relations With US

Havana – Cuban President Raul Castro told Cubans Wednesday his nation has agreed to restore relations with the United States, 53 years after diplomatic ties… Read More ›

Rockland County, NY – Teens Attack Jews In Mall, Charged With Hate Crime

Rockland County, NY – Teens Attack Jews In Mall, Charged With Hate Crime

Rockland County, NY – Following a group of attacks on Black Friday shoppers at the Palisades Mall last month, two Westchester teens have been charged with… Read More ›

Arlington, VA – Jewish American, Alan Gross, Released From Cuba Was ‘Tusting Fool’, Says Prayed ‘Shabbos’ In Prison

Arlington, VA – Jewish American, Alan Gross, Released From Cuba Was ‘Tusting Fool’, Says Prayed ‘Shabbos’ In Prison

Arlington, VA – Family and friends described him as: gregarious and outgoing, with a talent for picking up and playing any musical instrument, yet Alan… Read More ›

Jews like former Florida governer Jeb Bush

Jews like former Florida governer Jeb Bush

Leading his announcement with a “happy Hanukkah” and hosting a menorah lighting party, former Florida governor Jeb Bush has already secured the backing of prominent… Read More ›

Sydney – Aussie Leader: System Did Not Track And Siege Gunman

Sydney – Aussie Leader: System Did Not Track And Siege Gunman

Sydney – Australia’s prime minister acknowledged Wednesday that the nation’s security system failed to keep track of a gunman responsible for a deadly siege at… Read More ›

Washington -At National Menorah Biden Marks Start Of Hanukkah

Washington -At National Menorah Biden Marks Start Of Hanukkah

Washington -Vice President Joe Biden marked the first night of Hanukkah, with the smell of latkes — fresh potato pancakes — wafting over the National… Read More ›

Australia – Sydney Hostages Begged For Mercy On Sick, Elderly, Young

Australia – Sydney Hostages Begged For Mercy On Sick, Elderly, Young

Sydney – The Sydney hostages pleaded for help — for those among them who were pregnant, sick, elderly and  for those who were young and… Read More ›

London – Kerry: No Interference In Israeli Election

London – Kerry: No Interference In Israeli Election

London – The U.S. and partners are looking for ways to advance Mideast peace without interfering with Israel’s election process says Secretary of State, John… Read More ›

Berlin – German Foundation Is Seeking A Ruling On Jewish Art Claim

Berlin – German Foundation Is Seeking A Ruling On Jewish Art Claim

Berlin – An expert panel has been asked by the German foundation to rule whether its painting by Spanish artist Juan Gris was looted by… Read More ›

Sydney – Australian PM: Gunman Had History Of Mental Instability

Sydney – Australian PM: Gunman Had History Of Mental Instability

Sydney – On Tuesday, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the gunman behind the Sydney cafe siege was well known to authorities and had a… Read More ›

Fort Dix, NJ – No Safe Haven For Islamic State Obama Vows

Fort Dix, NJ – No Safe Haven For Islamic State Obama Vows

Fort Dix, NJ – Monday, President Barack Obama used a holiday season visit to a U.S. military base  to issue a tough warning to Islamic… Read More ›

Sydney – Two Killed, Including Gunman, As Sydney Cafe Siege Ends

Sydney – Two Killed, Including Gunman, As Sydney Cafe Siege Ends

Sydney – Tuesday- Australian security forces opened fire  as they stormed the Sydney cafe where several hostages were being held at gunpoint, in a dramatic… Read More ›

Sydney – Motive Still Unclear Even After Police Say Contact Made With Sydney Siege Gunman

Sydney – Motive Still Unclear Even After Police Say Contact Made With Sydney Siege Gunman

Sydney – On Monday Australian police said  negotiators had been in contact with the gunman holding hostages in a Sydney cafe siege but refused to… Read More ›