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Much debate, few solutions as diplomats jostle over Syria war

Much debate, few solutions as diplomats jostle over Syria war

As Europe reels from refugee influx, four-year conflict takes center stage at next week’s UN General Assembly   PARIS (AP) — Europe’s top diplomats, the… Read More ›

Greek official resigns amid anti-Semitism allegations

Greek official resigns amid anti-Semitism allegations

Deputy minister asked to resign mere hours after being sworn in due to allegations of anti-Semitic and racist tweets. Greece’s newly elected government hit its… Read More ›

Delta adds four weekly flights between Tel Aviv and New York

Delta adds four weekly flights between Tel Aviv and New York

Responding to demand following the termination of American Airlines flights to Israel, the Atlanta-based airline added four weekly flights to its New York-Tel Aviv line;… Read More ›

Why is Israel lagging behind in green building?

Why is Israel lagging behind in green building?

While countries around the world have already realized the economic potential of sustainable construction, only 7% of the housing units completed in Israel in 2014… Read More ›

Security cabinet relaxes open-fire rules, stiffens penalties against rock throwers

Security cabinet relaxes open-fire rules, stiffens penalties against rock throwers

Measures include police use of the low-powered Ruger sniper rifle in Jerusalem   The security cabinet approved a short menu of tougher steps against rock… Read More ›

In NY meeting, Obama to ask Putin for clarity on Russian involvement in Syria

In NY meeting, Obama to ask Putin for clarity on Russian involvement in Syria

US president and Russian counterpart set to hold a bilateral meeting on Monday afternoon during three-day session of the UN General Assembly.   WASHINGTON/MOSCOW –… Read More ›

Analysis: Should Palestinian parents pay for minors’ rock-throwing?

Analysis: Should Palestinian parents pay for minors’ rock-throwing?

If parents can be penalized for children’s rock-throwing, does that mean the state may get engage in penalizing parents when children are involved with alcohol,… Read More ›

Report: Putin plans air strikes in Syria if no US deal reached

Report: Putin plans air strikes in Syria if no US deal reached

Bloomberg reports that Putin’s preferred course of action is for the US government and its allies to agree to coordinate their campaign against ISIS with… Read More ›

Making charity last

Making charity last

Op-ed: The vision of sustainable giving is critical for our national fight against poverty because it instills within people the understanding that if they don’t… Read More ›

The Fed has locked the US in a ‘doom loop’ to another disaster

The Fed has locked the US in a ‘doom loop’ to another disaster

  PARIS – We’ve seen at least three articles explaining why the Fed failed to increase interest rates Thursday. One says Goldman Sachs is calling… Read More ›

‘Zuckerberg had no idea what he was getting himself into’ with his $100 million donation to Newark public schools

‘Zuckerberg had no idea what he was getting himself into’ with his $100 million donation to Newark public schools

  In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg set into motion a bold plan to turn around Newark, New Jersey’s failing public-school system. With a hyped-up announcement on… Read More ›

CHANOS: Here’s why China got so bad in 2015

CHANOS: Here’s why China got so bad in 2015

  China got ugly in 2015. After a year-plus-long rally of over 150%, the country’s stock markets crashed twice — once in June and again… Read More ›

Berlin – Berlin Police Raid Mosque’s Office In Terror Investigation

Berlin – Berlin Police Raid Mosque’s Office In Terror Investigation

  Berlin – Berlin police say they’ve raided eight buildings after a months-long investigation into a group of suspected Islamic extremists involved in terrorist activities.… Read More ›

New York – PETA Sues To Give Monkey The Copyright Of Selfie Photos

New York – PETA Sues To Give Monkey The Copyright Of Selfie Photos

New York – A macaque monkey who took now-famous selfie photographs should be declared the copyright owner of the photos, rather than the nature photographer… Read More ›

Detroit – Nissan Says To Redesign Altima

Detroit – Nissan Says To Redesign Altima

Detroit – Nissan Motor Co Ltd said its mid-sized sedan, Altima, would undergo an extensive redesign in an effort to boost demand for the best-selling… Read More ›

France to sell Egypt two warships previously contracted to Russia

France to sell Egypt two warships previously contracted to Russia

  France has agreed to sell Egypt two Mistral-class helicopter carriers that were previously contracted to go to Russia, the Elysee Palace announced Wednesday. The… Read More ›

Nigerian forces free 241 women, children in Boko Haram camps, arrest kingpin

Nigerian forces free 241 women, children in Boko Haram camps, arrest kingpin

The Nigerian military rescued 241 women and children in a raid on two camps controlled by the Boko Haram terrorist group, the country’s military said… Read More ›

Pope Francis gets political in Washington debut

Pope Francis gets political in Washington debut

Washington – Pope Francis immediately dove into the whirlpool of U.S. politics on Wednesday, using his first direct address to the nation to weigh in on… Read More ›

Minor violence as sweltering Yom Kippur comes to an end

Minor violence as sweltering Yom Kippur comes to an end

2,220 people treated by medical teams for bike injuries, dehydration; several stone-throwing incidents reported   The Yom Kippur fast passed without major incident Wednesday, despite… Read More ›

IDF troops arrest Palestinian carrying explosives in Jordan Valley

IDF troops arrest Palestinian carrying explosives in Jordan Valley

Suspect taken in for interrogation; several incidents of suspected arson reported across Jerusalem over high holiday   Israel Defense Forces troops manning a post in… Read More ›