Headlines from Israel

FBI raids Tel Aviv offices of binary options platform provider SpotOption

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 08:40
SpotOption owner Pini Peter: ‘It wasn’t a raid, we cooperated with the FBI and they got everything they wanted. The raid was connected to the September arrest of Israeli binary options executive Lee Elbaz

Donald Trump’s Washington D.C. hotel lit up with 'shithole' and poop emojis

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 08:37
GOP senator claims Trump never used the profanity

BDS activists celebrate New Orleans city council resolution victory

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 08:03
'Even though it doesn’t have all the teeth,' the passage of the resolution 'proves the city recognizes what is happening in Israel,' said Tabitha Mustafa, co-founder and core organizer of New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee

How Israel’s planned deportations of African asylum seekers inspired the pro-Trump right in the U.S.

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 07:48
Some people are declaring 'sign me up!' in response to a Tucker Carlson tweet on Israel’s temporary inspector force — with anti-Semitism sometimes thrown in for good measure

Israeli army official tells Arab media: 'The Jewish mind' found solution to Gaza terror tunnels

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 07:45
Israel's coordinator of government activities in the territories spoke on an Arabic TV channel a day after Israel destroyed the third Hamas tunnel since October

Armed Yemeni women and children rally in Sanaa in support of the Houthis

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 07:42
Some 100 women, accompanied by children, carried AK-47s and rocket-propelled grenade launchers while rallying for the Iran-allied group's fight against a Saudi-led coalition

U.S. approves first ever drug aimed at women with inherited breast cancer

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:38
The Food and Drug Administration approved AstraZeneca PLC’s Lynparza for patients with inherited BRCA gene mutations, which disproportionately affects Ashkenazi Jewish women

Hamas approaches endgame in Gaza as Israel sharpens its tunnel-elimination prowess

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:27
Either way, Israel will keep building an anti-tunnel barrier along the Gaza border while looking for and destroying passages that have already been dug

ISIS wants to build a base in Palestine. Donald Trump's just given it the best recruiting tool

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:11
Battered in Syria and Iraq, ISIS is intensifying efforts to attract Palestinians jihadists away from 'apostate' Hamas, deriding its weak response to the Jerusalem decision by Trump, the 'senile hallucinating crusader'. But an intense jihadi backlash means now ISIS itself is accused of being the 'agents of the Jews'

Israel's top court signals it will back state against Reform, Conservative Jews in Western Wall controversy

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 05:56
Among the questions asked by High Court justices: 'How can you be so sure it's a bad solution if you haven't even seen it yet?' and 'What has to be done to satisfy you? For the Western Wall rabbi to personally present you with a Torah scroll?'

Rogue Islamist militants in Gaza aim to stir the pot - but Israel knows Hamas runs the show

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 05:38
Even the Salafi groups in the Strip can’t agree on a common leadership, but their strength lies in their ability to challenge Hamas by firing rockets at Israel

The Jews who helped the Americans free Algeria from the Nazis

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 05:25
In November 1942, Eisenhower needed help in Algiers while his troops were landing on the coast. Enter José Aboulker and his friends

'MISSILE INBOUND:' Videos show moments of panic and terror in Hawaii

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 05:10
The alert, sent to mobile phones and aired on television and radio shortly after 8 a.m., was issued amid high international tensions over North Korea's development of ballistic nuclear weapons

Plane skids off Turkish runway down Black Sea cliff

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 04:55
Pegasus Airlines said in a statement that the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, flying from Ankara to Trabzon, 'had a runway excursion incident'

Is time running out for the 'world's richest Arab' to secure his freedom in Saudi Arabia

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 04:00
Prince Alwaleed, whose net worth has been estimated by Forbes magazine at $17 billion 'offered a certain figure but it doesn’t meet the figure required from him'

The Indian Jews at the heart of the Netanyahu-Modi love affair

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 03:26
As Netanyahu arrives to seal the cracks in the two countries' burgeoning relations, here's a closer look at the vibrant Jewish communities both in India and around the world

French court frees suspect in 1980 synagogue bombing

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 03:08
The court found insufficient evidence linking Lebanese-Canadian professor Hassan Diab to the terrorist attack, which killed four

This book encouraged anti-Semites to help the Nazis kill France's Jews. It should be republished

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 02:48
The foundational texts of violent racism, from Mein Kampf to the Turner Diaries, can justly be accused of having blood on their pages. But if our current political climate teaches us anything, it's that censoring intolerable views is no substitute to challenging them

Hamas official targeted in Lebanon car bombing

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 02:26
The group denies Mohammed Hamdan, who was wounded in the bombing, is the brother of the top Hamas official Osama Hamdan, as was initially reported

Bill Murray as Steve Bannon on 'SNL' breaks the internet

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 02:00
The most cutting part of the parody was without doubt the depiction of 'Morning Joe' co-hosts and real-life couple Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough