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Knesset reopens investigation of ‘covered-up’ probe into cyclist’s death

Knesset reopens investigation of ‘covered-up’ probe into cyclist’s death

Gal Beck, a 16-year-old from Tel Aviv, was killed 10 years ago after being hit by a car; the driver, who comes from a well-connected… Read More ›

Abbas counting on EU to pave way for resumption of stalled peace process

Abbas counting on EU to pave way for resumption of stalled peace process

Abbas says the PA still believes in a two-state solution during press conference with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas… Read More ›

Netanyahu: Nuclear deal makes Mideast war more likely, not less

Netanyahu: Nuclear deal makes Mideast war more likely, not less

Since the deal was announced eight days ago, Netanyahu has spoken out against it every single day – often more than once a day.  … Read More ›

Analysis: Iran nuclear agreement won’t improve human rights

Analysis: Iran nuclear agreement won’t improve human rights

Rather than improving the human rights situation, more “hangings, arrests, and repression,” can instead be expected.   BERLIN – The euphoria surrounding the agreement to… Read More ›

Wanted Egyptian militant urges jihad against Sisi

Wanted Egyptian militant urges jihad against Sisi

Sisi has launched a tough security crackdown since Morsi’s overthrow. Security forces killed hundreds of supporters of his Muslim Brotherhood in the streets and arrested… Read More ›

Israel and Canada beef up free trade agreement

Israel and Canada beef up free trade agreement

Pact expected to strengthen economic ties by reducing tariffs and other barriers; PM Harper calls Jewish state ‘a priority market’   Canada and Israel announced… Read More ›

There’s a statistic buried in Microsoft’s earnings that indicates the company is going in the right direction

There’s a statistic buried in Microsoft’s earnings that indicates the company is going in the right direction

  Microsoft’s earnings today gave plenty of reasons for both bulls and bears to take heart, after a mixed quarter that beat Wall Street expectations —… Read More ›

The 10 most important things in the world right now

The 10 most important things in the world right now

  Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday. 1. Greece’s parliament on Wednesday will vote on a second package of austerity measures, including civil justice and… Read More ›

The police video showing Sandra Bland’s arrest is creating more questions than answers

The police video showing Sandra Bland’s arrest is creating more questions than answers

  Police have released dashcam video of the arrest of Sandra Bland, a woman who had allegedly been pulled over for a traffic violation, and was… Read More ›

New York – Why Airlines Keep Pushing Biofuels: They Have No Choice

New York – Why Airlines Keep Pushing Biofuels: They Have No Choice

  New York – The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all… Read More ›

New York – Buffett Says Reports That He Bought Greek Island ‘A Total Fabrication’

New York – Buffett Says Reports That He Bought Greek Island ‘A Total Fabrication’

  New York – Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said on Tuesday that media reports that he and Italian real estate agent Alessandro Proto together purchased… Read More ›

New York – Some LaGuardia, JFK Airport Workers To Strike On Wednesday

New York – Some LaGuardia, JFK Airport Workers To Strike On Wednesday

  New York –  Some security workers and baggage handlers at New York’s John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports plan to strike starting on… Read More ›

Condemned Mumbai bomber Yakub Memon loses last appeal

Condemned Mumbai bomber Yakub Memon loses last appeal

  New Delhi – India’s supreme court has rejected the final appeal by a condemned prisoner slated for execution next week for his involvement in… Read More ›

Excavator operator pleads guilty in Philadelphia building collapse

Excavator operator pleads guilty in Philadelphia building collapse

  The man who was operating an excavator in the demolition of a Philadelphia building that caused a deadly collapse has pleaded guilty to charges… Read More ›

After 600 days, China returns passport to artist Ai Weiwei

After 600 days, China returns passport to artist Ai Weiwei

Hong Kong – Chinese artist and rights activist Ai Weiwei could soon be on the move again. On Wednesday, the avid-Instagrammer posted a photo of himself… Read More ›

Pentagon chief says US will back Israel against ‘danger from Iran’

Pentagon chief says US will back Israel against ‘danger from Iran’

Fresh from meeting Netanyahu, Ashton Carter says in Jordan that friends can disagree; meets with colleagues of pilot burned by IS   US Defense Secretary… Read More ›

The campaign for (and against) the Iran deal gets personal

The campaign for (and against) the Iran deal gets personal

Vice President Biden speaks to Jewish leaders about the controversial accord, as AIPAC gears up for showdown with White House   WASHINGTON (JTA) – Vice… Read More ›

Poll: Most Americans don’t believe Iran will uphold nuke deal

Poll: Most Americans don’t believe Iran will uphold nuke deal

New survey finds close to half disapprove of agreement and think it will have little effect on US-Iran ties   A majority of Americans have… Read More ›

Israel to EU: Halt funding of NGOs working against us

Israel to EU: Halt funding of NGOs working against us

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely meets European officials to demand governments stop providing cash to allegedly anti-Israel organizations. Israel is demanding that European Union member states… Read More ›

Pen pals: Bibi’s childhood letters revealed

Pen pals: Bibi’s childhood letters revealed

Ariel Barzilay and Benjamin Netanyahu developed a close friendship during Bibi’s summer vacations in Jerusalem in the 1960s, and kept in touch after he returned… Read More ›