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Suspect tells TV station he killed San Francisco woman

Suspect tells TV station he killed San Francisco woman

The man accused of killing a San Francisco woman in what appeared to authorities to be a random shooting has told CNN affiliate KGO-TV that… Read More ›

At first Gaza war memorial, Rivlin warns next conflict could be worse

At first Gaza war memorial, Rivlin warns next conflict could be worse

President says Gaza can’t be rehabilitated unless renewed rocket fire stops; Netanyahu issues warnings to Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran and IS   Israel held an official… Read More ›

Panel recommends changes to Orthodox conversion

Panel recommends changes to Orthodox conversion

Rabbinical group’s new guidelines to prevent abuse, following voyeurism case, also offer a snapshot of converts   NEW YORK (JTA) – After facing criticism for… Read More ›

Obama: Fight against IS progressing, but still a long slog

Obama: Fight against IS progressing, but still a long slog

President says militants are ‘opportunistic, nimble’; warns threat of ‘lone wolf’ attacks within US has grown   Obama said Monday the US-led coalition battling Islamic… Read More ›

Hamas, Fatah exchange threats after wave of arrests

Hamas, Fatah exchange threats after wave of arrests

PA security forces arrest 170 Hamas men in connection with shooting attacks against Israelis, raising the wrath of Gaza’s ruling faction. The Palestinian Authority has… Read More ›

Commercial dispute halves Holocaust survivors benefits

Commercial dispute halves Holocaust survivors benefits

Society for the Restitution of Holocaust Victim’s Assets claims that World Zionist Organisation refuses to distribute Bank Leumi shares earmarked for survivor’s assistance. The financial… Read More ›

Iranian nuclear deal set to make hardline Revolutionary Guards richer

Iranian nuclear deal set to make hardline Revolutionary Guards richer

As Western sanctions began to bite, Iranian government rewarded IRGC with huge contracts in oil business; the IRGC also enjoys other competitive advantages which will… Read More ›

Greece, deep in crisis, is keen on axis of ‘security’ with Israel and Cyprus

Greece, deep in crisis, is keen on axis of ‘security’ with Israel and Cyprus

Greek FM Nikos Kotzias: We are living inside a triangle of destabilization.   With Greece’s future shrouded in great uncertainty, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias… Read More ›

Clinton calls for strategy to fight boycotts of Israel

Clinton calls for strategy to fight boycotts of Israel

The Palestinian Authority has sought recognition as a sovereign state through various international fora in the last several years.   VIENNA – Hillary Rodham Clinton,… Read More ›

Experts: Egypt in life-and-death struggle, though regime is stable

Experts: Egypt in life-and-death struggle, though regime is stable

In order for the Egyptians to be effective they need new equipment for surveillance, specifically drones to more precisely combat the jihadists.   Egyptian President… Read More ›

MKs on Left and Right slam Ghattas for calling Binyamin Brigade Commander ‘murderer’

MKs on Left and Right slam Ghattas for calling Binyamin Brigade Commander ‘murderer’

Soldiers who shoot at rock throwers are accused of being “trigger happy.”   Less than a week after disembarking from the planned Gaza flotilla, MK… Read More ›

UK’s Princess Charlotte christened with ‘sterilized’ water from River Jordan

UK’s Princess Charlotte christened with ‘sterilized’ water from River Jordan

Water came from the Jordanian side after being ‘cleaned and blessed,’ according to a Jordanian official   Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a… Read More ›

A petition to remove Ellen Pao as Reddit CEO has added more than 100,000 signatures in 3 days

A petition to remove Ellen Pao as Reddit CEO has added more than 100,000 signatures in 3 days

  An online petition asking Reddit to oust interim CEO Ellen Pao has added more than 100,000 signatures since Friday, when news broke that a popular… Read More ›

What Greece means to the US

What Greece means to the US

  Greece doesn’t mean a lot to the US economy. However, the tiny country in the periphery of the eurozone has hijacked the headlines with… Read More ›

EL-ERIAN: Prepare for a global stock market sell-off

EL-ERIAN: Prepare for a global stock market sell-off

  Greek voters have voted in a referendum on whether their country should accept the terms of a new European Union bailout package. They’re still… Read More ›

Southampton, NY – Some Hamptons Villages Seek Limits On New Construction

Southampton, NY – Some Hamptons Villages Seek Limits On New Construction

  Southampton, NY – Mansions are as synonymous with the Hamptons as cocktail parties, manicured lawns and white sandy beaches. But some in three of… Read More ›

Jerusalem – President Rivlin Tells Arab Journalists: We Must Be Israelis Not Jews Or Arabs

Jerusalem – President Rivlin Tells Arab Journalists: We Must Be Israelis Not Jews Or Arabs

  Jerusalem – President Reuven Rivlin on Monday night hosted Arab notables at an Iftar dinner at his official residence.  In addition to Members of… Read More ›

Berlin – Germany’s Der Spiegel Files Criminal Charges For US Spying

Berlin – Germany’s Der Spiegel Files Criminal Charges For US Spying

  Berlin – German news magazine Der Spiegel has filed charges and demanded an investigation into alleged spying by the US intelligence community and a… Read More ›

ISIS video shows execution of 25 men in ruins of Syria amphitheater

ISIS video shows execution of 25 men in ruins of Syria amphitheater

  Atlanta – A just-released video from ISIS shows militants executing 25 captives in the ruins of a Roman amphitheater in the ancient Syrian city of… Read More ›

‘Excited’ Pope Francis lands in Ecuador, praises the nation’s ‘singular beauty’

‘Excited’ Pope Francis lands in Ecuador, praises the nation’s ‘singular beauty’

  Welcomed by a youth orchestra, local dignitaries and a whipping wind that carried away his white skullcap, Pope Francis landed in Quito, Ecuador on… Read More ›