Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Carter: Successful Iran nuclear deal better than strike

Carter: Successful Iran nuclear deal better than strike

US defense secretary says deal might not be successfully implemented, and to that end ‘we are under instructions from the president to preserve, improve military… Read More ›

Knesset passes controversial ‘Norwegian Law’

Knesset passes controversial ‘Norwegian Law’

The “Norwegian Law,” based on the model of the Scandinavian country’s government, requires each minister to be replaced in the legislature by a candidate from… Read More ›

Authorities study plane debris found off Madagascar for links to missing MH370

Authorities study plane debris found off Madagascar for links to missing MH370

A person familiar with the matter told Reuters the part was almost certainly from a Boeing 777 but that it had not yet been established… Read More ›

Why is Muslim harassment of Jews on the Temple Mount increasing?

Why is Muslim harassment of Jews on the Temple Mount increasing?

The most practical solution is for police to enforce a policy that restricts Muslim mobs from coming within 20 meters of Jewish visitors to the… Read More ›

Israeli, Palestinian peace negotiators meet in secret in Jordan

Israeli, Palestinian peace negotiators meet in secret in Jordan

Silvan Shalom and Saeb Erekat meet in Amman to ‘break the ice’ in attempt to restart peace talks; Netanyahu, Abbas okayed meeting. Minister Silvan Shalom,… Read More ›

Israel’s Arabs don’t have to be Zionists to be loyal

Israel’s Arabs don’t have to be Zionists to be loyal

Op-ed: State of Israel’s anthem is a reflection of Jewish yearning for a national home; Arab citizens cannot and should not be part of that… Read More ›

Kerry to visit region to discuss Iran deal, but skip Israel

Kerry to visit region to discuss Iran deal, but skip Israel

US secretary of state to travel to Egypt and Qatar and meet with allies in attempt to alleviate concerns over nuclear agreement signed with Tehran;… Read More ›

Hamas official: Iranian aid to Gaza halted

Hamas official: Iranian aid to Gaza halted

Deputy head of Palestinian group says Hamas working to strengthen ties with Islamic Republic, “for the benefit of the Palestinian issue.”   A Hamas official… Read More ›

Former US secretary of defense: Releasing Pollard doesn’t make Iran deal any less of a disaster

Former US secretary of defense: Releasing Pollard doesn’t make Iran deal any less of a disaster

Donald Rumsfeld reiterates warning against release of Israeli spy in 1998 and 2001 under Clinton and Bush administrations.   Former United States secretary of defense… Read More ›

Iranian Jews murdered trying to flee to Israel, Mossad reveals

Iranian Jews murdered trying to flee to Israel, Mossad reveals

Jewish population shrunk since revolution, but many remain by choice • 15,000-18,000 still living in Islamic Republic.   Israel’s overseas intelligence agency, the Mossad, has… Read More ›

Newly found UK papers heighten concern over child sex abuse claims

Newly found UK papers heighten concern over child sex abuse claims

  London – A UK report into allegations of the sexual abuse of children by people in, or close to, government in the 1970s and 1980s… Read More ›

Financial Times sold to Japan’s Nikkei for $1.3 billion

Financial Times sold to Japan’s Nikkei for $1.3 billion

The Financial Times has a new owner. Japanese publishing group Nikkei Inc. is paying Pearson (PSO) £844 million ($1.3 billion) in cash for the Financial… Read More ›

NASA finds ‘Earth’s bigger, older cousin’

NASA finds ‘Earth’s bigger, older cousin’

NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted “Earth’s bigger, older cousin”: the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone… Read More ›

Liberman: Netanyahu incapable of stopping the Iran deal

Liberman: Netanyahu incapable of stopping the Iran deal

In scathing rebuke, Yisrael Beytenu leader says PM lacks the leadership qualities required for the task, is ‘getting us nowhere’   Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor… 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 ›