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Analysis: The Middle East’s Tectonic Shifts

Analysis: The Middle East’s Tectonic Shifts

The region is now at a crossroads no less important than during the decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire 100 years ago.   There… Read More ›

Likud doesn’t need Netanyahu to survive

Likud doesn’t need Netanyahu to survive

Opinion: The results of the party’s primaries show that no man is bigger than the ideology, and that dedication to the cause will keep the… Read More ›

Body of 19-year-old woman found on outskirts of Jerusalem in apparent murder

Body of 19-year-old woman found on outskirts of Jerusalem in apparent murder

Victim found naked and with ‘signs of violence’ on her body; court imposes gag order on details of crime   The body of a 19-year-old… Read More ›

Washington – Ivanka Trump Project Seeks To Help Women In Developing World

Washington – Ivanka Trump Project Seeks To Help Women In Developing World

  Washington – President Donald Trump threw his weight behind his daughter’s latest White House effort Thursday, backing her initiative to provide an economic boost… Read More ›

Analysis: Democrats just called Trump’s ‘investigations’ bluff

Analysis: Democrats just called Trump’s ‘investigations’ bluff

In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, President Donald Trump minced no words when it came to the ongoing — and planned —… Read More ›

Hapoel Beersheba Soccer Club Owner to Join Bennett and Shaked’s New Right

Hapoel Beersheba Soccer Club Owner to Join Bennett and Shaked’s New Right

Because of Alona Barkat’s high-profile, Israeli-media speculates she will have a high spot on the candidate list for the Knesset in the upcoming elections on… Read More ›

Netanyahu: Abbas is happy with Gantz comments

Netanyahu: Abbas is happy with Gantz comments

Prime Minister Netanyahu says former IDF chief Gantz ‘said he will carry out a second disengagement in Judea and Samaria’ in Yedioth interview, ‘and Mahmoud… Read More ›

Cornered in Syria, Islamic State lays groundwork for a new insurgency

Cornered in Syria, Islamic State lays groundwork for a new insurgency

Despite territorial losses, sleeper cells are continuing to intimidate locals by carrying out assassinations, setting up flying checkpoints, and distributing threatening fliers   BEIRUT, Lebanon… Read More ›

United Nations – Diplomats: US Objects To UN Move On Israeli Action In Hebron

United Nations – Diplomats: US Objects To UN Move On Israeli Action In Hebron

  United Nations – Kuwait and Indonesia urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to call for protection of Palestinians following Israel’s decision to suspend… Read More ›

China’s hopes of becoming the world’s largest economy are hitting a major roadblock

China’s hopes of becoming the world’s largest economy are hitting a major roadblock

  China’s growth potential could slow to 4.5% by 2030, according to analysts. Officials have shifted to stimulus programs, including tax cuts and infrastructure incentives,… Read More ›

Amnesty Recruiting National Service Volunteers – Activists Upset

Amnesty Recruiting National Service Volunteers – Activists Upset

Amnesty International Israel will “definitely be removed from the list” of organizations eligible to recruit national service (sherut leumi) personnel, one expert said.   Amnesty… Read More ›

Edelstein, Katz go head-to-head for first spot on Likud list

Edelstein, Katz go head-to-head for first spot on Likud list

Former minister Gideon Sa’ar, who has been in a public political feud with Prime Minister Netanyahu, is close third in Likud primary race; Erdan, Regev… Read More ›

Merger between Gantz and Lapid said to face considerable headwinds

Merger between Gantz and Lapid said to face considerable headwinds

TV report says Israel Resilience and Yesh Atid at odds over who’ll head alliance, makeup of electoral list; ex-IDF chief Ashkenazi publicly backs tie-up  … Read More ›

Washington – In SOTU Lawmakers Sing To Survivor Of Holocaust, Synagogue Shooting

Washington – In SOTU Lawmakers Sing To Survivor Of Holocaust, Synagogue Shooting

  Washington – In a joyful, bipartisan moment, lawmakers briefly interrupted the State of the Union to serenade a survivor of October’s Pittsburgh synagogue shooting… Read More ›

Analysis: Trump’s call for compromise is only on his own terms

Analysis: Trump’s call for compromise is only on his own terms

  Washington – The state of Donald Trump is unrepentant and defiant. And while he says he’s open to compromise and national unity — it… Read More ›

U.S. Jewish Leader Asks Israeli Politicians to Look Abroad

U.S. Jewish Leader Asks Israeli Politicians to Look Abroad

“When Netanyahu comes to America ahead of the election, of course he has to meet with the president,” Malcolm Hoenlein said. “You just have to… Read More ›

The generals got it right

The generals got it right

Opinion: The IDF is in fact battle ready but the politicians’ fixation on the public’s irrational fear of casualties and potential abductions in a ground… Read More ›

Lapid: Netanyahu is running to avoid going to prison, plans to shut down probes

Lapid: Netanyahu is running to avoid going to prison, plans to shut down probes

Yesh Atid leader says PM wants elections to focus on his legal woes so he can pass laws that ‘will stop him being investigated’  … Read More ›

Washington – Pelosi Over His Shoulder: Trump Faces Heartened Dems At SOTU

Washington – Pelosi Over His Shoulder: Trump Faces Heartened Dems At SOTU

  Washington – Democrats now own a stake in the state of the union. Members of the new House majority get to show off their… Read More ›

A defiant Mark Zuckerberg says people are focusing on the ‘negative’ aspects of Facebook’s impact on the world

A defiant Mark Zuckerberg says people are focusing on the ‘negative’ aspects of Facebook’s impact on the world

  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks people are overly focusing on the “negative” aspects of Facebook’s impact on the world. In a post marking Facebook’s… Read More ›