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Obama: I will walk away from Iran talks if its a bad deal

Obama: I will walk away from Iran talks if its a bad deal

As deadline for negotiations extended in a week, both American and Iranian leaders mark their ground, with Rouhani saying Tehran would resume nuclear work if… Read More ›

Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza

Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza

Shin Bet chief says Hamas losing its ability to govern in Gaza, facing funding challenges, a stagnant effort to rebuild after war, and increasing resistance… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s clandestine trip to hospital fuels talk of succession

Netanyahu’s clandestine trip to hospital fuels talk of succession

The Zionist Union submitted a bill that would require the premier to appoint a vice prime minister so it would be clear who would replace… Read More ›

Italian FM: Peace deal could send signal of stability to Middle East

Italian FM: Peace deal could send signal of stability to Middle East

The foreign minister, on his first visit to Israel, said that European efforts should be “concentrated on the possible contribution to restart the process.”  … Read More ›

Analysis: When transparency is only a smokescreen

Analysis: When transparency is only a smokescreen

The government may have given in to one of the opposition and opposition-within-the-coalition’s demands, to release the gas plan to the public, but that’s unlikely… Read More ›

A direct line from ‘Arab Spring’ to Islamic State

A direct line from ‘Arab Spring’ to Islamic State

Expert: Only regional powers could restore order within a short period.   In the future, when some historians analyze this period of Middle Eastern turmoil,… Read More ›

Brooklyn, NY – Prominent Chabad Rabbi Killed In Tragic Car Accident In Crown Heights

Brooklyn, NY – Prominent Chabad Rabbi Killed In Tragic Car Accident In Crown Heights

  Brooklyn, NY –  Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp, 66, a beloved and respected Crown Heights rabbi, has been tragically killed in a car accident. According to… Read More ›

PM postpones gas vote after failing to clinch majority

PM postpones gas vote after failing to clinch majority

Coalition’s scramble to pass controversial bill on offshore drilling is unsuccessful; Netanyahu may make details of deal public   A parliamentary vote on a controversial… Read More ›

Palestinians’ words kill too

Palestinians’ words kill too

Op-ed: The ‘lone-wolf terrorist’ may be ‘alone’ in their actions, but they are driven and influenced by the mass, systematic, Nazi incitement on the Palestinian… Read More ›

Mariah Carey visits Western Wall

Mariah Carey visits Western Wall

After landing in Tel Aviv with her twins and Australian partner, American singer heads to Jerusalem for a tour of city’s holy site and dinner… Read More ›

From lone soldier to military prison

From lone soldier to military prison

Young American came to Israel alone to serve in the IDF, but ended up enthralled in a conspiracy to blow up the Dome of the… Read More ›

Four hurt after shots fired in possible West Bank terrorist attack

Four hurt after shots fired in possible West Bank terrorist attack

The four victims, all men in their 20s, are residents of a nearby settlement; One person sustained serious wounds, according to initial reports.   Shots… Read More ›

UN report author: Israel, Palestinian groups are equal under the law

UN report author: Israel, Palestinian groups are equal under the law

The American jurist, Mary McGowan Davis, headed the two-person fact-finding mission that authored a 500- page report on last summer’s war between Gaza and Hamas.… Read More ›

Independent review calls for Janner to face child abuse charges despite dementia

Independent review calls for Janner to face child abuse charges despite dementia

Prosecutors had earlier excused former MP and chair of Board of Deputies from standing trial over 22 allegations of sexual offenses from ’60s to ’80s.… Read More ›

Hamas masses troops on Israeli border, trains for new round of fighting

Hamas masses troops on Israeli border, trains for new round of fighting

Still, wrapped up in tension between its military and political wings, Gaza’s ruling Islamist group isn’t keen on engaging Israel anytime soon   Something relatively… Read More ›

Take the offensive against anti-Israel academics, top think tank urges

Take the offensive against anti-Israel academics, top think tank urges

JPPI hands Prime Minister Netanyahu series of recommendations, including emergency immigration plan for French Jewry   A major Jewish think tank of Sunday urged the… Read More ›

Israeli Navy preparing to take over Gaza-bound flotilla

Israeli Navy preparing to take over Gaza-bound flotilla

Four boats carrying 47 pro-Palestinian activists will be welcomed with letter from PM: ‘It looks like you took a wrong turn. Perhaps you meant to… Read More ›

Report: Islamic Jihad leader to end hunger-strike after Israel agrees to his release

Report: Islamic Jihad leader to end hunger-strike after Israel agrees to his release

Khader Adnan, 37, had been hospitalized in critical condition as a result of rejecting food since May 4.   An Islamic Jihad leader jailed by… Read More ›

Analysis: Why Germany is the weakest Western link in nuclear talks with Iran

Analysis: Why Germany is the weakest Western link in nuclear talks with Iran

The negotiations coincide with this year’s celebration of 50 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and the Federal Republic of Germany.   With the Iran… Read More ›

Protesting classroom crunch, parents to keep kids from school

Protesting classroom crunch, parents to keep kids from school

Students in some 70 cities to get day off as parents step up protest against class sizes swelling to 40 children or more   Parents… Read More ›