• Israel Nov 1, 2020

    Thousands Protest in Jerusalem Against Israeli PM

    Thousands of Israelis have protested in Jerusalem as part of the latest weekly demonstration against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his handling of the coronavirus crisis and the corruption charges he faces

  • anti-semitism Jan 23, 2020

    World Leaders Rally in Jerusalem Against Anti-Semitism

    Dozens of world leaders have descended upon Jerusalem for the largest-ever gathering focused on commemorating the Holocaust and combating modern-day anti-Semitism

  • Christmas Dec 1, 2019

    Relic Thought to Be From Jesus' Manger Arrives in Bethlehem

    A tiny wooden relic that some Christians believe to be part of Jesus’ manger arrived Saturday in its permanent home in the biblical city of Bethlehem 1,400 years after it was sent to Rome as a gift to the pope. Cheerful crowds greeted the ornately encased relic with much fanfare before it entered the Franciscan Church of St. Catherine next...

  • Donald Trump Nov 19, 2019

    US Angers Palestinians With Reversal on Israeli Settlements

    The Trump administration on Monday said it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law, reversing four decades of American policy and further undermining the Palestinians’ effort to gain statehood. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the U.S. is repudiating the 1978 State Department legal opinion that held that civilian settlements...

  • lawyer Nov 11, 2019

    Palestinian Shot in Back Says Israelis Abused Him for Hours

    A young Palestinian man who was shot in the back by Israeli forces in an incident caught on video last year says the footage shows just a small part of what was a horrifying day for him. Speaking to The Associated Press after the video emerged last week, Karam Qawasmi said he was run over by a military jeep, then...

  • Jun 16, 2010

    IRS Goof Puts SoFla Teacher in Combat Zone

    Tax papers claim woman has been serving in military.

  • Nov 15, 2019

    Spirit Strike Hurting SoFla Economy

  • Attorney Oct 2, 2019

    Israel Begins Netanyahu's Pre-Indictment Corruption Hearing

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s long-awaited pre-indictment hearing on corruption charges began Wednesday in Jerusalem, as a jittery political world eagerly sought clarity on his legal standing amid the stalemate that followed the country’s second inconclusive election of the year. Netanyahu is currently struggling to prolong his lengthy rule by building a unity government with his primary opponents, the centrist...

  • Donald Trump Sep 28, 2019

    Syria Demands Withdrawal of All American, Turkish Forces

    Syria’s top diplomat on Saturday demanded the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its territory in any way necessary if they remain. Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem’s remarks to the United Nations General Assembly were made as Turkey and the United States press ahead with a deal to...

  • Donald Trump Sep 21, 2019

    Trump Heads to UN With Long List of Deals He's Yet to Close

    President Donald Trump, a self-described deal-maker, is saddled with a long list of unresolved foreign policy deals he has yet to close heading into his U.N. visit this coming week. There are challenges with Iran, North Korea, the Afghan Taliban, Israel and the Palestinians — not to mention a number of trade pacts. Some are inching forward. Some have stalled....

  • Facebook Sep 16, 2019

    Israeli PM's Latest Election Gambit: Vow to Annex ‘All the Settlements' in West Bank

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Monday to annex “all the settlements” in the West Bank, including an enclave deep in the heart of the largest Palestinian city, in a last-ditch move that appeared aimed at shoring up nationalist support the day before a do-over election. Locked in a razor tight race and with legal woes hanging over him, Netanyahu...

  • United States Sep 10, 2019

    Israel PM Seeks to Annex Parts of West Bank ‘In Coordination' With US

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday that he may annex the Jordan Valley and other parts of the occupied West Bank “in coordination” with the United States — a move that risks shattering the fragile status quo in the volatile region, NBC News reported. “This is a historic opportunity to apply sovereignty to communities in Judea and Samaria,” he...

  • official May 14, 2018

    French Police Question Parents, Friend of Paris Attacker

    Investigators are following the trail of a 20-year-old Frenchman born in Chechnya who rampaged through a festive Paris neighborhood slashing passers-by with a knife, raising anew the specter of terrorism in France after less than two months of calm. Using a knife, the man identified as Khamzat Azimov killed one person and wounded four others in a festive area near...

  • Donald Trump Aug 21, 2019

    As Trump Questions Loyalty of US Jews, Israeli PM Is Quiet

    Israel’s prime minister on Wednesday steered clear of Donald Trump’s comments questioning the loyalty of American Jews who support the Democratic Party, in sharp contrast to the tide of condemnation from Jewish critics who accused him of trafficking in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to keep quiet on the controversy reflected the importance of his close alliance with Trump —...

  • Donald Trump Aug 20, 2019

    Omar Calls on Colleagues to Visit Israel, See ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation'

    Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the country and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota, suggested President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were suppressing the lawmakers’ ability to carry out their oversight role. “I would encourage my colleagues to...

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