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Ramallah – Abbas: Palestinians To Join International Criminal Court

Ramallah – Abbas: Palestinians To Join International Criminal Court

Ramallah – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians will join the International Criminal Court — a move that sets the stage for filing a… Read More ›

Berlin – Germans Are Told Not To Attend Anti-Islam Rallies By Merkel

Berlin – Germans Are Told Not To Attend Anti-Islam Rallies By Merkel

Germany – On Wednesday German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the country’s citizens not to participate in weekly anti-Islam rallies that have attracted growing numbers of… Read More ›

Cargo ship carrying hundreds of migrants heads to Italy after earlier fears of armed people on board

A passenger on board the Moldovan-flagged Blue Sky M called emergency services in Greece earlier in the day when it was sailing off the coast… Read More ›

Thousands of Nigerian Christians visit Israel

Thousands of Nigerian Christians visit Israel

More than 14,000 Nigerian Christians have arrived to Israel for the Christmas season, spotlighting growing ties between Israel and Nigeria. Speaking at a sendoff ceremony last… Read More ›

Israeli president hosts Bar Mitzvah for victims of terrorist attacks

Israeli president hosts Bar Mitzvah for victims of terrorist attacks

President Reuven and First Lady Nechama Rivlin held a Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebration at the President’s residence for 50 victims of terrorist attacks. Also… Read More ›

Rescue workers retrieve bodies from AirAsia crashed plane

On the third day of searching, the first signs of the jet were found in shallow, aqua waters only about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from… Read More ›

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is supposed to speak at different vacation destinations during Passover

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is supposed to speak at different vacation destinations during Passover

Ted Cruz is being advertised as a featured attraction for several high end resort vacation getaways catering to religious Jews, in addition to some of… Read More ›

Rich Russians continue eating caviar despite economy crisis

Rich Russians continue eating caviar despite economy crisis

A recession may be looming in Russia, as the economy shrank for the first time in five years and the value of the ruble dropped… Read More ›

Turkey has granted Syrian refugees legal status in the country

Turkey has granted Syrian refugees legal status in the country

Turkey began issuing new identification cards to Syrian refugees, although it stopped short of granting them official refugee status, which would give them greater benefits,… Read More ›

Tehran – Lawyer: Prisoner Exchange Offered By US For Detained Ex-marine

Tehran – Lawyer: Prisoner Exchange Offered By US For Detained Ex-marine

Tehran – In an attempt to gain custody of former marine in prison in Iran, Iran’s semiofficial ISNA news agency is saying the United States… Read More ›

Luise Rainer, Academy Award winner actress, dies at 104

Luise Rainer, Academy Award winner actress, dies at 104

Luise Rainer, whose roles ranged from the 1930s German stage to television’s “The Love Boat,” died Tuesday at her home in London from pneumonia, said… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Deri To Resign From Knesset

Jerusalem – Deri To Resign From Knesset

Jerusalem – On Tuesday evening, Shas chairman Arye Deri has submitted his letter of resignation to the Knesset to Speaker Yuli Edelstein. Deri’s latest move… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Palestinian Injured When Soldiers Shoot At Vehicle After Explosive Hurled At Them

Jerusalem – Palestinian Injured When Soldiers Shoot At Vehicle After Explosive Hurled At Them

Jerusalem – On Monday, IDF soldiers stationed near the village of Beit Omar south of Bethlehem fire on a Palestinian vehicle after it drove past… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Corruption Probe Looks At Israeli Election Campaign

Jerusalem – Corruption Probe Looks At Israeli Election Campaign

Jerusalem – On Tuesday morning it was reported that a far-reaching Israeli corruption investigation that has roped in 30 public figures and politicians linked to… Read More ›

London – Oil Below $57 On Supply Glut Is A Five-and-a-half-year Low

London – Oil Below $57 On Supply Glut Is A Five-and-a-half-year Low

London – On Tuesday, Brent crude oil fell to a 5-1/2-year low of less than $57 a barrel as a global supply glut outweighed concerns… Read More ›

Islamabad – Mumbai Suspect Arrested Again In Pakistan

Islamabad – Mumbai Suspect Arrested Again In Pakistan

Islamabad – Pakistani police have rearrested the main suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks quashing expectations that he might soon be freed, officials said… Read More ›

Cairo – Egypt’s Jewish Leader Condemns Ban On Rabbi’s Festival

Cairo – Egypt’s Jewish Leader Condemns Ban On Rabbi’s Festival

Cairo – The head of Egypt’s Jewish community condemned Tuesday the court decision in his own country to ban an annual Jewish festival, calling the… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Makes Arrests In Siemens Bribe Affair

Jerusalem – Israel Makes Arrests In Siemens Bribe Affair

Jerusalem –  Authorities have arrested six current and former executives from Israel’s electric company on suspicion of accepting $20 million in bribes from German engineering… Read More ›

Surabaya, Indonesia – AirAsia Crash Probe Focuses On Weather And Timing Of Request To Climb

Surabaya, Indonesia – AirAsia Crash Probe Focuses On Weather And Timing Of Request To Climb

Surabaya, Indonesia – Investigators into the AirAsia flight are focusing on the timing of the crew’s request to climb to a higher altitude to avoid… Read More ›

Somalia – U.S. Air Strike Kills Key Militant Leader

Somalia – U.S. Air Strike Kills Key Militant Leader

Somalia – U.S. and Somali officials said on Tuesday that a leader of the Somali militant group al Shabaab was killed by a U.S. air… Read More ›