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Court allows indefinite detention without trial of asylum seekers

Court allows indefinite detention without trial of asylum seekers

Be’er Sheva District Court rejects a petition to freeze the controversial policy; Human Rights groups appealed against the new policy but to no avail; there… Read More ›

Attorney general calls for criminal investigation against Netanyahu deputy

Attorney general calls for criminal investigation against Netanyahu deputy

The investigation will focus on the possible misappropriation of funds by the PMO Deputy Director-General, Ezra Saidoff, and an electrician who worked on the PM’s… Read More ›

EU statement demands usual of Israel, but chides PA’s lack of involvement in Gaza

EU statement demands usual of Israel, but chides PA’s lack of involvement in Gaza

EU statement: “The PA must take greater responsibility in the Gaza Strip, including in the field of security, civil administration and through its presence at… Read More ›

Report blasts govt’s natural gas policy with fateful decision looming

Report blasts govt’s natural gas policy with fateful decision looming

The government’s policy on natural gas should function “like a harmonious orchestra with a conductor as its head,” State Comptroller Joseph Shapira writes in his… Read More ›

Anti-Defamation League sets bar for approval of Iran deal in Congress

Anti-Defamation League sets bar for approval of Iran deal in Congress

Joins fray of major American Jewish organizations actively involved in the debate on Capitol Hill.   The Anti-Defamation League has joined a growing list of… Read More ›

How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust

How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust

  Even at the age of 7, Lotte Hershfield knew her world was crumbling. She avoided the benches with the sign: No dogs or Jews… Read More ›

Ashalim – Israel Signs Deal For $1.1 Billion Thermo-Solar Power Plant

Ashalim – Israel Signs Deal For $1.1 Billion Thermo-Solar Power Plant

  Ashalim, Israel – Israel signed a deal to build a 4 billion shekel ($1.05 billion) thermo-solar power plant in the country’s south, aimed at… Read More ›

John Kerry, who knows something about having his war record attacked, savages Donald Trump

John Kerry, who knows something about having his war record attacked, savages Donald Trump

  Secretary of State John Kerry came to the defense late Saturday night of Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), whose combat record had come under fire… Read More ›

Gold just got destroyed

Gold just got destroyed

It’s Monday, Japanese markets are closed and the gold price has just suffered a mini “flash crash”. At 11.25am AEST the spot price suddenly tumbled… Read More ›

Barclays is reportedly planning to cut more than 30,000 jobs

Barclays is reportedly planning to cut more than 30,000 jobs

  (Reuters) – Barclays Plc plans to cut more than 30,000 jobs within two years after firing Chief Executive Antony Jenkins this month, The Times… Read More ›

Berlin – Germany Says Iran Must Improve Israel Relations For Closer Economic Ties

Berlin – Germany Says Iran Must Improve Israel Relations For Closer Economic Ties

  Berlin – German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel urged Iran at the start of a three-day visit to improve its relationship with Israel if it… Read More ›

Berlin – Merkel Defends Frank Talk That Brought Girl To Tears

Berlin – Merkel Defends Frank Talk That Brought Girl To Tears

  Berlin –  Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her frank talk with a Palestinian refugee that brought the girl to tears — and has found… Read More ›

Sanliurfa, Turkey – In An IS Training Camp, Children Told: Behead The Doll

Sanliurfa, Turkey – In An IS Training Camp, Children Told: Behead The Doll

  Sanliurfa, Turkey – The children were each given a doll and a sword. Then they were lined up, more than 120 of them, and… Read More ›

Alex Rocco, mobster Moe Greene in ‘The Godfather,’ dies at 79

Alex Rocco, mobster Moe Greene in ‘The Godfather,’ dies at 79

Alex Rocco, the veteran tough-guy character actor with the gravelly voice best known for playing mobster and Las Vegas casino owner Moe Greene in “The… Read More ›

FIFA scandal: Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty in New York

FIFA scandal: Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty in New York

  New York – Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb pleaded not guilty Saturday to federal racketeering and bribery charges in connection with a massive corruption… Read More ›

Surfer Mick Fanning escapes shark attack

Surfer Mick Fanning escapes shark attack

A surfing competition in South Africa was canceled Sunday after professional surfer Mick Fanningescaped a shark attack in the opening minutes of the final heat.… Read More ›

Security Council session on Iran deal to include discussion on Israel

Security Council session on Iran deal to include discussion on Israel

Malaysia asks to reintroduce perceived mistreatment of Palestinians on meeting’s agenda Monday   The UN Security Council session on Monday on the new nuclear deal… Read More ›

UK’s Cameron: Jewish-centric conspiracy theories must be challenged

UK’s Cameron: Jewish-centric conspiracy theories must be challenged

British PM to announce 5-year plan to combat home-grown Islamic extremism and radicalization in face of growing popularity of IS   Conspiracy theories of a… Read More ›

Carter: We won’t change Israel’s view on Iran deal

Carter: We won’t change Israel’s view on Iran deal

US defense chief in Israel for talks on bolstering defense ties after nuclear accord which he says does not ‘prevent military option’   US Defense… Read More ›

Admired, powerful rabbi suspected of sex offenses

Admired, powerful rabbi suspected of sex offenses

Kabbalist Rabbi Ezra Scheinberg, who founded a yeshiva and a devoted community in Safed and became famous across Israel for his alleged supernatural powers, tries… Read More ›