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Poland – Polish Leader Hails Missiles Purchased From US

Poland – Polish Leader Hails Missiles Purchased From US

Poland – Poland’s defense minister praised long-range missiles the country is buying from the U.S. as especially needed at this time of tension in the… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Defense Minister Expresses ‘Regret’ Over Palestinian Official’s Death

Jerusalem – Israel Defense Minister Expresses ‘Regret’ Over Palestinian Official’s Death

Jerusalem – Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon expressed regret for the death Wednesday of a senior Palestinian official after a confrontation with Israeli troops, saying… Read More ›

Long Island, NY – Family Of Calvin Peters Discuss Hours Leading Up To Stabbing Of Chabad Israeli Rabbinical Student

Long Island, NY – Family Of Calvin Peters Discuss Hours Leading Up To Stabbing Of Chabad Israeli Rabbinical Student

Long Island, NY –  The wife of Calvin Peters , Gayle– who stabbed a rabbinical student in the head and was shot by police on… Read More ›

West Bank – Palestinian Minister’s Funeral Draws Large Crowd

West Bank – Palestinian Minister’s Funeral Draws Large Crowd

West Bank – A Palestinian state funeral for a minister who died after being grabbed by the neck by an Israeli policeman at a West… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Smashes Irish Decision Recognizing Palestine

Jerusalem – Israel Smashes Irish Decision Recognizing Palestine

Jerusalem –  Decision of the Irish parliament to adopt a non-binding resolution supporting an independent Palestinian state, has been smashed by Israel. Foreign ministry spokesman… Read More ›

Washington – U.S. State Department:  Israeli’s West Bank Settlements Will Still Be Opposed After Obama

Washington – U.S. State Department: Israeli’s West Bank Settlements Will Still Be Opposed After Obama

Washington – State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington on Wednesday.  The United States will continue to oppose Israeli settlement activity even after… Read More ›

Gaza City – Top Hamas Leader Meets With Un Envoy In Gaza

Gaza City – Top Hamas Leader Meets With Un Envoy In Gaza

Gaza City – After the summer war between Israel and Hamas, a senior U.N. envoy held a rare meeting with the No. 2 in the… Read More ›

Israel condemns Thai Government film featuring Hitler

Israel condemns Thai Government film featuring Hitler

A short propaganda film commissioned by Thailand’s military rulers was supposed to promote the “12 core values” every Thai student must learn, but there was… Read More ›

Israel may owe Iran $100 m.

Israel may owe Iran $100 m.

Israel may owe Iran $100 million over the Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline, which made headlines last week when a breach spilled millions of liters of oil into… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Israel Considers Cooperating With Lebanese Military

Tel Aviv – Israel Considers Cooperating With Lebanese Military

Tel Aviv – Even though the two countries remain technically at war, Israel’s military said on Wednesday it was exploring the possibility of cooperating with… Read More ›

Dublin – Ireland: Possible ‘Early Recognition’ Of Palestine

Dublin – Ireland: Possible ‘Early Recognition’ Of Palestine

Dublin – Ireland’s  government is considering recognition of Palestinian statehood as a possible tactic for kick-starting Middle East peace talks, It’s foreign minister says, an… Read More ›

West Bank -Transparent Probe Called For By UN Mideast Envoy Into Death Of Palestinian Minister

West Bank -Transparent Probe Called For By UN Mideast Envoy Into Death Of Palestinian Minister

West Bank -Robert Serry, UN Mideast envoy,  called on Israel to promptly investigate the death of the Palestinian Authority minister who died shortly after being involved… Read More ›

Brooklyn, NY – Yeshiva The Student Who Was Stabbed At Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters Is Improving

Brooklyn, NY – Yeshiva The Student Who Was Stabbed At Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters Is Improving

Brooklyn, NY – Tuesday the yeshiva student who was stabbed in the head at the Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Crown Heights is improving. Levi Rosenblat, 22,… Read More ›

Tel Aviv –  No Reaction Seen By Israeli Military To Syria Strike

Tel Aviv – No Reaction Seen By Israeli Military To Syria Strike

Tel Aviv – A senior Israeli military officer said Wednesday that Israel doesn’t expect a Syrian or Lebanese response to an airstrike in Syria attributed to… Read More ›

Jerusalem – American Arrested But Denies Charges Of Trying To Blow Up Muslim Holy Sites

Jerusalem – American Arrested But Denies Charges Of Trying To Blow Up Muslim Holy Sites

Jerusalem – On Wednesday, an American Christian who faces charges in Israel of trying to blow up Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem denies the charges,… Read More ›

Warsaw, Poland – During Auschwitz Trip UK Premier Filled With Grief

Warsaw, Poland – During Auschwitz Trip UK Premier Filled With Grief

Warsaw, Poland – In  a trip meant to help him gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust, British Prime Minister David Cameron has visited Auschwitz,… Read More ›

West Bank – Palestinian FM Warns: Israel will pay for death of minister

West Bank – Palestinian FM Warns: Israel will pay for death of minister

West Bank – Sparking outrage in the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday, is the death of a Palestinian minister who died shortly after clashes with Israeli… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Deciding To Challenge Netanyahu, Tzipi Livni Joins Opposition Head

Jerusalem – Deciding To Challenge Netanyahu, Tzipi Livni Joins Opposition Head

Jerusalem – On Wednesday political sources said that former Israeli justice minister Tzipi Livni and the center-left parliamentary opposition leader will jointly challenge Prime Minister… Read More ›

Geneva – Heat Turned Up By Governments On Atheists

Geneva – Heat Turned Up By Governments On Atheists

Geneva – Geneva – Some governments are stepping up efforts to portray atheists and secularists as a danger to society and even as terrorists, amid… Read More ›

Brooklyn, NY – NYC Mayor: Need For Mental Health Assistance Highlighted By Shooting In Chabad Synogogue

Brooklyn, NY – NYC Mayor: Need For Mental Health Assistance Highlighted By Shooting In Chabad Synogogue

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Bill de Blasio, New York City Mayor, says today’s stabbing of Israeli student Levi Rosenblatt at Brooklyn’s Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters highlights the need and… Read More ›