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$1 coffee chain taps into Israeli anger over high cost of living

$1 coffee chain taps into Israeli anger over high cost of living

Cofix is now branching out to low-cost mini-supermarkets selling items for only 5 shekels; CEO is planning 3 more stores in Israel, and wants to… Read More ›

Firebombs believed to be cause of Jerusalem-area blazes

Firebombs believed to be cause of Jerusalem-area blazes

Arson by Palestinians suspected after over 100 hectares of woodlands go up in flames in less than a week. Over 100 hectares of natural woodlands… Read More ›

‘What we’re going through is war’

‘What we’re going through is war’

‘Every day there’s terrorism on the roads and you can’t know where it’ll come from,’ say settlers living in the Binyamin area of the West… Read More ›

Thousands take to Tel Aviv streets to protest gas deal

Thousands take to Tel Aviv streets to protest gas deal

Four other protests took place simultaneously throughout the country, including outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem, as well as the premier’s home in… Read More ›

Analysis: Looking at the cup half-full in UN human rights council vote

Analysis: Looking at the cup half-full in UN human rights council vote

Israel was faced with a choice: either a watered-down resolution without any real operative significance that the EU countries would support, or a much tougher… Read More ›

UK to erect permanent memorial to honor Tunisia terror victims

UK to erect permanent memorial to honor Tunisia terror victims

The memorial site will honor British nationals killed in the June 26 attack.     A permanent memorial site will be erected in the UK… Read More ›

Israel to temporarily close southern Highway 12 amid Sinai tensions

Israel to temporarily close southern Highway 12 amid Sinai tensions

IDF increases vigilance after fighters linked to ISIS control of Egyptian military vehicles, creating concern that Islamists might attempt to break into Israeli territory.  … Read More ›

Obama’s counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism

Obama’s counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism

Rise in number of worldwide terror attacks by al-Qaeda and IS casts doubts on effectiveness of US efforts to curb extremism   WASHINGTON (AP) —… Read More ›

Foreign brands are struggling in China

Foreign brands are struggling in China

  Foreign consumer brands are losing more market share to local players in China due to a weaker presence in smaller cities where growth is… Read More ›

Controversial multibillion-dollar health startup Theranos just got a huge seal of approval from the US government

Controversial multibillion-dollar health startup Theranos just got a huge seal of approval from the US government

  Theranos, the blood-testing company founded by Elizabeth Holmes and valued at $9 billion dollars, received FDA clearance today for its herpes test, the company announced.… Read More ›

Greece’s largest industry is suddenly in shambles

Greece’s largest industry is suddenly in shambles

  They’re all coming out of the woodwork, urging international audiences to come visit Greece. Today it was Greek Tourism Confederation President Andreas Andreadis who… Read More ›

Washington – US Drone Strike Kills Islamic State Leader

Washington – US Drone Strike Kills Islamic State Leader

Washington – A coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Disillusioned Ex-Israeli Peace Negotiator Finds Hope Onlin

Tel Aviv – Disillusioned Ex-Israeli Peace Negotiator Finds Hope Onlin

  Tel Aviv – Four years ago, disillusioned former peace negotiator Uri Savir launched a Facebook group aimed at bringing together moderate voices from Israel… Read More ›

Ivanpah, CA – Fireworks-filled Van Explodes On California Freeway

Ivanpah, CA – Fireworks-filled Van Explodes On California Freeway

  Ivanpah, CA – Jay Rutherford and his bandmates were mesmerized by the billowing smoke and small “psychedelic explosions” emanating from the van on the… Read More ›

Russian rocket to carry gear to space station

Russian rocket to carry gear to space station

  An unmanned Russian rocket is scheduled to blast off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 12:55 a.m. ET Friday on a supply run… Read More ›

China criticized over Ramadan restrictions

China criticized over Ramadan restrictions

  Beijing – Some schools and local government agencies in China’s restive Xinjiang province have adopted policies that critics, including the Turkish government, say prevent… Read More ›

ISIS publicly smashes Syrian artifacts

ISIS publicly smashes Syrian artifacts

  ISIS militants reportedly smashed cultural treasures from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, including an artifact dating back to the second century, according to… Read More ›

Israel giving Egyptian army free hand in Sinai, official says

Israel giving Egyptian army free hand in Sinai, official says

Worry mounts over possible collapse of Multinational Force in restive peninsula following jihadist onslaught   Israel has been giving the Egyptian military a free hand… Read More ›

Israeli army says Hamas helping Islamic State in Sinai

Israeli army says Hamas helping Islamic State in Sinai

Top officer claims Gaza providing military, medical support to the IS offshoot behind Wednesday’s massive attack that killed dozens   The IDF has acquired intelligence… Read More ›

Egypt warplanes strike back at extremists in troubled Sinai

Egypt warplanes strike back at extremists in troubled Sinai

Tensions soar after unprecedented terror attack devastates country as it marks second year since ouster of Islamist ex-president   CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian warplanes launched… Read More ›