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Scathing reactions over Arab MK’s participation in Gaza flotilla

Scathing reactions over Arab MK’s participation in Gaza flotilla

Emergency Knesset session and possible suspension are just some of the reactions to MK Bassel Ghattas’ decision to participate in Gaza flotilla. Joint Arab List… Read More ›

Israeli, Turkish officials hold secret meeting in Rome

Israeli, Turkish officials hold secret meeting in Rome

Israeli Foreign Ministry’s director-general meets with his Turkish counterpart in an attempt to repair relations between the nations. A secret meeting was held Monday between… Read More ›

Analysis: The UNHRC Gaza report – Tragedy or farce?

Analysis: The UNHRC Gaza report – Tragedy or farce?

From the vantage point of an Israeli critic, Monday’s scene was bad, but not the end of the world; Palestinian critics will say the scene… Read More ›

White House responds to ‘racist’ Obama tweet by Israeli minister’s wife

White House responds to ‘racist’ Obama tweet by Israeli minister’s wife

“On twitter you are limited to 140 characters but it still has the capacity to be quite revealing,” White House spokesman says after Judy Nir… Read More ›

UNHRC report: Less biased, but no less lethal

UNHRC report: Less biased, but no less lethal

Whereas the International Criminal Court in 2008- 9 was just a distant threat, it now sees the Palestinians as having a state that can officially… Read More ›

Junior staff strike at Hebrew University

Junior staff strike at Hebrew University

Junior staff at all the Hebrew University of Jerusalem campuses started striking on Sunday, with no end in sight unless the university agrees to its… Read More ›

Israeli army preparing to block Gaza flotilla

Israeli army preparing to block Gaza flotilla

Navy monitoring boats planning to break blockade; Bennett: We evacuated the Strip and got flotillas in return   The Israeli military is monitoring a blockade-busting… Read More ›

Wife of Israel’s interior minister tweets, and deletes, racist joke about President Obama

Wife of Israel’s interior minister tweets, and deletes, racist joke about President Obama

  Judy Mozes, an Israeli talk-show host and the wife of the country’s interior minister, tweeted a racist joke about President Barack Obama on Sunday… Read More ›

Why Russia’s state oil company is helping Venezuela

Why Russia’s state oil company is helping Venezuela

  Russia’s state-owned oil company may provide its Venezuelan counterpart a much needed loan of $5 billion. Venezuela’s oil company, PDVSA, is in desperate need… Read More ›

Global markets are ‘extremely nervous’ ahead of Greece’s next move

Global markets are ‘extremely nervous’ ahead of Greece’s next move

  TOKYO (Reuters) – US stock futures jumped in early Asian trade on Monday after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras offered a new package of… Read More ›

New York – Gallup Poll: U.S. Confidence In Police At 22-Year Low

New York – Gallup Poll: U.S. Confidence In Police At 22-Year Low

  New York – Confidence in police in the United States has dropped to the lowest level in more than two decades, with just 52… Read More ›

New York, NY – Lawsuit Seeks To Memorialize A Less Heroic Side Of 9/11

New York, NY – Lawsuit Seeks To Memorialize A Less Heroic Side Of 9/11

  New York, NY – It has been nearly 14 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, but a lawsuit on behalf of Muslims rounded up… Read More ›

Charleston, SC – Thousands Unite On SC Bridge To Show Unity After Church Shooting

Charleston, SC – Thousands Unite On SC Bridge To Show Unity After Church Shooting

  Charleston, SC – Thousands of people marched across Charleston’s main bridge in a show of unity after nine black church parishioners were gunned down… Read More ›

Def Leppard guitarist pulls out of tour after cancer returns

Def Leppard guitarist pulls out of tour after cancer returns

  Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell is pulling out of the rock band’s tour after his cancer returned. Campbell, 52, announced two years ago that… Read More ›

Baby among 10 people shot at Philadelphia block party

Baby among 10 people shot at Philadelphia block party

Ten people, including three children, were shot at a Philadelphia cookout and block party Saturday night. According to Philadelphia police incident report, witnesses said “that… Read More ›

Al Jazeera journalist arrested in Berlin

Al Jazeera journalist arrested in Berlin

The Qatar-based Al Jazeera network is calling on German authorities to release a journalist arrested in Berlin and wanted in Egypt. Ahmed Mansour, a senior… Read More ›

Pope: Why didn’t Allies bomb railway lines to Auschwitz?

Pope: Why didn’t Allies bomb railway lines to Auschwitz?

Francis laments that world powers did nothing to save Jewish, Christian, gays from Nazi death camps   ROME — Pope Francis on Sunday denounced what… Read More ›

Israel announces punitive measures for Palestinians after stabbing

Israel announces punitive measures for Palestinians after stabbing

Entry into country for residents of assailant’s home town annulled, as are hundreds of passes to fly abroad through Israeli airport   Israeli leaders ordered… Read More ›

Abbas tells French FM ‘no place for Hamas’ in new government

Abbas tells French FM ‘no place for Hamas’ in new government

Fabius says PA president wants next cabinet to include only members who recognize Israel, renounce violence   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday told… Read More ›

Al-Midan theater: We’ll turn to European Union for funding

Al-Midan theater: We’ll turn to European Union for funding

In reaction to culture minister’s decision to freeze funds to Arab theater which staged play about Israeli-Arab terrorist, a meeting of Arab artists and MKs… Read More ›