TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 08:30, 2019-06-12

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harra hill, Syrian air defenses were able to...

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south

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Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
23:30, 2019-05-27

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous aggression” after alleged Israeli airstrikes killed several civilians.“Israeli authorities are increasingly practising state terrorism,” the foreign minis...
14:30, 2019-07-02

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus Russian-made missile crashes into mountainside overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has struck Cyprus, skimming the densely populated capital, Nicosia, and crashing on a mountainside in what officials said could have been a spillover of an Israeli strike on Syria and a counter response.The impac...
11:30, 2019-07-01

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
20:00, 2019-07-01

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
05:45, 2019-05-28

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its comba...
04:30, 2019-05-28

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
00:15, 2019-05-28

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and Israel....
15:45, 2019-05-21

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
13:15, 2019-06-08

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught up in crossfire in the last rebel stronghold....
23:45, 2019-05-28

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, saying on Monday it was needed to shut down rebel attacks being launched from there....
00:15, 2019-06-04

'Underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel' discovered, military says An “underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel” was discovered in the southern part of the Gaza strip, Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday....
03:15, 2019-07-09

England vs South Africa: Ben Stokes plays down wonder catch - 'I was in the wrong position!' Ben Stokes has revealed that his wonder catch during England's Cricket World Cup victory over South Africa was only a result of him being caught out of position in the first place....
21:15, 2019-05-30

Europeans urge Iran to abide by nuclear pact; Israel says preparing military European signatories to a nuclear pact with Iran said on Tuesday they were "extremely concerned" by Tehran's apparent breach of the 2015 deal, as Israel said it was preparing for possible involvement in any confrontation between Iran and the United States....
20:45, 2019-07-02

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
03:15, 2019-07-21

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country in south Asia....
09:45, 2019-05-26

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; human rights concerns over a mass terrorism trial in B...
17:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. military lifts troop curfew in South Korea in 90-day test The commander of U.S. Forces Korea lifted a 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew for military personnel that will be re-evaluated in 90 days, with the decision riding on the behavior of troops during the test....
02:45, 2019-06-19

U.S. defense chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise ANU expert questions if beams came from fishing boats that are part of China’s maritime militiaAustralian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with laser beams from fishing boats suspected of being part of China’s maritime militia during a recent military exercise in the South China Sea.La Trobe Uni...
10:45, 2019-05-29

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and transgender soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty International report said....
20:30, 2019-07-11

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsider its self-imposed ban on long-range weapons testing....
20:45, 2019-07-16

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
14:45, 2019-06-02

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
08:45, 2019-06-01

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:15, 2019-05-27

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse, fear prosecution in South Korean military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and trans soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty International report said....
08:00, 2019-07-11

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific training. Despite pundits decrying this move, the top US commander on the peninsula said it was a prudent decision to support diplomatic efforts. Visit INSIDE...
00:15, 2019-05-24

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with the United States that was canceled last year during ongoing peace eff...
12:30, 2019-05-24

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests....
17:15, 2019-07-16

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker, namely that the United States will not accept China’s militarization of man-made islands in the South China Sea and its theft of U.S. technology....
19:45, 2019-06-03

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own commitments to discontinue tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles....
07:01, 2019-07-17

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea. The post China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea appeared ...
07:30, 2019-06-02

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says drills are being held all day Sunday and half a day Tuesday in an area near China’s holdings in the Paracel island group. China claims virtually the...
10:45, 2019-06-02

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
03:45, 2019-06-24

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during a transition period until elections are organized...
01:30, 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
05:15, 2019-07-12

| Pirates want two or three players in each position Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic wants his squad to have two or three quality players in every position to ensure the side are highly competitive....
08:30, 2019-05-31

Dutchman Timmermans in pole position for top EU job: sources Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans is on course to be named the EU's next chief executive, diplomats and officials said on Sunday, hours before European Union leaders meet to decide who wins the bloc's top posts....
17:15, 2019-06-30

| Maritzburg in pole position after two playoff wins Maritzburg United took a big step towards securing their Absa Premiership safety after recording a hard-fought victory over Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila....
10:30, 2019-05-23

Raghuram Rajan A Contender For Huge UK Position Raghuram Rajan has delivered some uncomfortable economic truths in a career spanning the International Monetary Fund and powerful positions in India....
15:30, 2019-06-12

Labour 'must move now' on switching Brexit position John McDonnell has told Sky News that Labour needs to "move now" on shifting its Brexit stance, as union boss Len McCluskey insisted there was "no panic"....
19:15, 2019-06-30

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over the host Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday night. Tebow lo...
08:45, 2019-05-29

Von der Leyen outlines position on migration, other EU challenges The incoming head of the European Commission has said she will look for pragmatic solutions to the issue of migration. Ursula von der Leyen also spoke of plans for Italy's budget and her approach to Poland and Hungary....
06:45, 2019-07-19

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the Hyde Amendment after all, according to CNN....
16:00, 2019-06-07

Orange CEO Richard secures his position after acquittal A French court on Tuesday cleared Orange Chief Executive Stephane Richard of any wrongdoing in a fraud trial, cementing his position at the helm of the country's biggest telecom operator....
09:30, 2019-07-10

North Korea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament. The statement by an unnamed North Korean foreign ministry spokesman publishe...
19:15, 2019-05-24

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
05:15, 2019-06-07

Andrade and Charlo in position to face off to see who steps forward Demetrius Andrade and Jermall Charlo both won on Saturday and called for bigger fights. The unbeaten middleweights could generate the necessary buzz by looking each other's way....
23:15, 2019-07-01

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
17:15, 2019-05-27

Relentless Ineos already in pole position for Tour glory Team Ineos are already poised for a Tour de France triumph before the race even enters the high mountains after a brutal display of strength on the eve of the first rest day....
20:45, 2019-07-16

Tim Tebow is struck out by a position player who had never pitched in minors before Tim Tebow's struggles in Class AAA continued Tuesday night when he struck out looking against a first baseman/outfielder making his pitching debut.        ...
07:45, 2019-05-29

U.S. intelligence chief creates election security position Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who has drawn criticism from President Donald Trump for assessments that countered his policies, said on Friday he was creating a new position to focus solely on U.S. election security....
02:15, 2019-07-20

The Latest: Iran summons UK diplomat over tanker position DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Iran has summoned the British ambassador after London agreed with the U.S. conclusion that Iran attacked two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Saturday’s report by the official IRNA ...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Hamilton takes pole position for French GP; Vettel 7th Lewis Hamilton again peaked when it mattered to clinch a record-extending 86th career pole position at the French Grand Prix on Saturday        ...
16:45, 2019-06-22

Joe Biden asked for a pen. Then he reversed a position he’d held for four decades. The former vice president’s flip on taxpayer funding for abortions came after internal discussions and outside pressure on an issue that is one of several that may pose similar problems for him....
04:30, 2019-06-08

US is 'not in a position to obliterate Iran,' Iranian foreign minister says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has responded to President Donald Trump's recent threats to Tehran on Twitter, saying that the United States "is not in a position to obliterate Iran."...
01:45, 2019-06-28

Raptors and Blues fans are in sports’ most enviable position For two fan bases, for two cities, this is the best time. These are the days that fill those of us in other sporting cities with such envy. Yes, the actual winning of a championship is the culmination of the fan experience. Yes, the parties that come after, the parades, the civic celebrations, those...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Tap Your Phone Into Position With Deals On iOttie's Magnetic Smartphone Car Mounts iOttie is best known for its smartphone car cradles, but they also make some of the best magnetic phone mounts on the road, and you can save on three different options today....
22:15, 2019-05-22

Justin Rose loving position he’s in heading into final round PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland was making all sorts of noise at Pebble Beach on Saturday, converting not one but two miraculous par saves on the back nine that would have rattled most competitors. But after Woodland’s par-saving antics on the 12th and 14th holes, Rose answered with birdie putt...
11:30, 2019-06-16

Stare in Awe at Valtteri Bottas' Record Silverstone Pole Position Lap Wow, wow, wow. Qualifying for the British Grand Prix this morning wasn’t particularly mind-blowing with excitement, but Mercedes proved it was back on top by setting a new Silverstone lap record. Valtteri Bottas stormed the circuit to produce not only pole position, but absolutely obliterate Lewis H...
08:15, 2019-07-14

Wiggins: Thomas in 'prime position' to win Tour in best race for years "Despite struggling behind Julian Alaphilippe for much of the 2019 Tour de France, Geraint Thomas is still perfectly poised to retain his crown, according to Bradley Wiggins in his latest Eurosport podcast."...
10:30, 2019-07-22

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsoft an edge....
04:45, 2019-06-05

The position battles that remain after Nets’ free-agency coup Free agency hadn’t even officially started Sunday and the Nets had already shaken the NBA by landing two of its biggest targets: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. And Brooklyn’s night just kept getting better, adding more pieces and losing none of what now looks like a stellar roster. How does it fit u...
21:45, 2019-07-02

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if they accepted a Russian missile defense system and he would be speaking with his Turkish counterpart later in the day....
19:30, 2019-07-12

Kamala Harris has the least defensible healthcare position of any Democratic candidate Kamala Harris was the big winner overall in Thursday night's debate, but she also managed to create more confusion over her healthcare position. With her subsequent "clarification," she has staked out the least defensible ground of any of the 2020 Democratic candidates....
09:45, 2019-06-29

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks Won’t Resume Unless the U.S. Changes Its ‘Unilateral’ Position (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament. Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency on Friday carried comments...
12:01, 2019-05-24

US Open: Brooks Koepka is in position to make history despite three bogeys Brooks Koepka shot a 2-under-par 69 at Pebble Beach to place himself well within range of winning a third consecutive U.S. Open.        ...
09:00, 2019-06-14

British Leadership Rivals Take Brexit Position That Sets Up Clash With EU The two contenders to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister said during a debate that they want to ditch controversial proposals for managing the Irish border after Brexit, raising the risk of and abrupt and messy split with the bloc....
04:15, 2019-07-16

Vettel takes pole position ahead of Hamilton at Canadian GP MONTREAL (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning final lap to clinch pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday. Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton looked set for a career-extending 86th pole — and a record seventh in Montreal — but Vettel found extra speed in the fina...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Pelicans hire WNBA star Swin Cash for executive position Just a few days before the NBA draft, the Pelicans continue to stack up their front office with talent, adding former WNBA and Connecticut superstar Swin Cash as VP of Basketball Operations and Team Development — making her the first high-ranking African-American woman in an executive position with ...
09:15, 2019-06-12

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
15:15, 2019-05-22

Manchester United in pole position to sign Leicester’s Harry Maguire • Manchester City put off by £75m-plus asking price• United hopeful David de Gea will sign new contractManchester United have moved into pole position to sign Harry Maguire, with Manchester City balking at Leicester City’s valuation of the centre-back.United are intent on backing Ole Gunnar Solskjær...
16:30, 2019-07-02

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump contradicts Mnuchin The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
19:00, 2019-06-10

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
17:00, 2019-06-07

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
03:45, 2019-06-11

Joe Biden's position on abortion is upsetting the Left, but he's a lot closer to America's opinion than they are The average American doesn't have a philosophically consistent opinion on abortion. But decades of polling indicate a clear picture of how the majority of the country feels....
21:45, 2019-06-05

Historians rubbish Spanish supreme court's position on Franco's reign Critics say ruling suspending exhumation of dictator’s remains legitimises 1936 coupLeading historians have rubbished the Spanish supreme court’s claim that General Franco was head of state from October 1936, almost three years before his rebellion secured victory in the Spanish civil war.The claim ...
19:00, 2019-06-05

Joe Biden Switches Position on Abortion Funding After Sen. Elizabeth Warren Gathered His Ass Up Former Vice President Joe Biden is proving himself to be a fuckboi. At this point, I wouldn’t trust Obama’s BFF to tell me what he ate for breakfast this morning if he hadn’t checked with his campaign staff and taken a peek at his polling numbers to see where bacon haters have landed....
01:00, 2019-06-08

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex. Tebow and his fiancée still haven’t officially tied the knot, so the sex is still on hold, as is the progress of his baseball career. Tebow has been e...
17:15, 2019-05-29

The inventor of toilet paper rolls hung them in the 'over' position — and a modern homemaking expert says he was right Darren Foreman / Flickr Melissa Maker, author of "Clean My Space," sets the record straight on the over vs. under debate. Toilet paper rolls were invented in 1891 and renderings show the tearable sheets in an "over" position. Maker told INSIDER it's all about personal preference. Visit INSIDER's ho...
06:00, 2019-06-14

Harris’s views on busing come under question after her debate criticism of Biden’s past position The California senator and presidential candidate has offered different answers recently when asked where she stands on school busing; on Thursday she again criticized Biden for his past positions....
04:45, 2019-07-05

North Korea says nuclear negotiations with United States will never resume unless Washington changes its position SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with United States will never resume unless Washington changes its position. The post North Korea says nuclear negotiations with United States will never resume unless Washington changes its position appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:45, 2019-05-24

Saudi King Salman: We refuse any measures that touch on position of East Jerusalem The Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca on Saturday, adding the kingdom "refuse any measures that touch the historical and legal position of...
04:15, 2019-06-01

Justice Department reverses position on keeping citizenship question in census after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) – A top Justice Department lawyer said Wednesday the agency is trying to find a “legally available path” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census after President Donald Trump tweeted that “We are absolutely moving forward” — despite a S...
03:00, 2019-07-04

Arizona State coach Herm Edwards adds faculty position to football duties Herm Edwards is making the leap from the practice field to the classroom. Arizona State University recently announced that its head football coach will become a “professor of practice” at the famous Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He’ll serve as a guest...
01:15, 2019-06-14

Napolitano: Don McGahn in 'awkward position' after White House directed him to defy Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn is caught in an "awkward position" after the White House directed him not to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Tuesday. ...
15:15, 2019-05-21

'Jerry Maguire' agent says US women put federation in 'a very difficult bargaining position' amid equal pay fight The U.S. women's soccer team's blockbuster performance in the World Cup puts the federation in a tough spot amid criticism of the sport's gender pay gap, according to Leigh Steinberg....
04:45, 2019-07-09

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets. The post South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets appeared first...
10:30, 2019-05-30

Syria says it does not want to fight with Turkey Syria does not want to see fighting with Turkey, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Turkey said one of its posts in Syria's Idlib region was attacked from an area controlled by Syrian government forces....
09:15, 2019-06-18

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verified attacks on health facilities, workers, and infra...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
12:30, 2019-06-01

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rights watchdog. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks....
10:45, 2019-06-02

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:00, 2019-05-22

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civilians were killed in this attack led by Government f...
01:30, 2019-07-08

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports....
02:15, 2019-07-14

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
02:15, 2019-06-28

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
02:30, 2019-07-13

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:00, 2019-05-22

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
20:15, 2019-05-30

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two musketeers. When Riyadh was growing up in Bray, south of Dublin, they were inseparable. Like twins or best friends, they say. So the Iraqi-born, Irish ci...
07:30, 2019-06-22

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines Syria’s oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage attack off the coastal town of Banias...
20:30, 2019-06-23

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire...
21:45, 2019-06-27

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained the supertanker Grace 1 suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of European Union sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
10:01, 2019-07-04

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
13:15, 2019-07-07

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
07:00, 2019-06-24

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
18:30, 2019-06-13

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
10:01, 2019-07-04

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been intercepted in Spanish waters....
17:15, 2019-07-04

Top US and Russian diplomats discussed ways to end Syria war The U.S. envoy for Syria says top U.S. and Russian diplomats discussed the step-by-step implementation of a 2012 roadmap to elections in the war-torn country that could allow a Syrian government “to move back into the international community.”...
22:15, 2019-05-29

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the edge of an opposition bastion despite a September truce deal....
19:15, 2019-07-13

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria needed a win to get there....
06:00, 2019-07-17

Air strikes kill 18 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 18 people, including seven children, in rebel-held Idlib region in northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported....
04:45, 2019-07-22

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
22:45, 2019-06-03

Air strikes kill 11 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 11 people in rebel-held northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, and the Syrian state news agency said the army had repelled an attack by militants in the area....
21:30, 2019-07-21

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan and also wounded more than 30 people, according t...
13:30, 2019-07-22

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to Syria.Hunt said I...
00:15, 2019-07-14

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilities exhibiting signs and symptoms consistent with ex...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country’s south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others. State news agency SANA quoted an unnamed military official as saying the attacks struck military posit...
07:30, 2019-06-02

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two countries had maintained contacts about the Middle East nation....
12:45, 2019-06-29

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
21:30, 2019-05-31

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
00:15, 2019-07-14

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
11:30, 2019-05-22

2-month Idlib campaign nets little for Syria’s Assad 2 months of intensive airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, coupled with a fierce ground assault on rebel-controlled Idlib province, have achieved little to no gain for President Bashar Assad...
10:00, 2019-07-13

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the US Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow......
00:30, 2019-06-06

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran’s crude oil to war-ravaged Syria. A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. IranR...
22:45, 2019-07-04

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forces are continuing their attacks on the enclave....
19:30, 2019-06-03

Syria: Russia denies responsibility for deadly air strikes Russia's Defense Ministry dismissed activist reports that it had carried out the strikes in a rebel-held area of Idlib province. The United Nations considers the area one of the most dangerous regions in the world....
22:15, 2019-07-22

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
00:45, 2019-06-18

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country. NNA reported Tuesday that the two members of the State Security Department were captured two days earlier while on a hiking tr...
13:15, 2019-06-18

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other insurgent-held areas in the northwest....
07:01, 2019-06-03

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court documents show....
17:30, 2019-05-29

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees in living in Lebanon. Michel Aoun says, however, that his count...
16:45, 2019-06-19

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf....
12:30, 2019-07-22

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
08:15, 2019-05-29

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are leaving an overcrowded camp in the country's north to return to their homes....
19:00, 2019-06-03

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last major rebel stronghold for weeks....
22:45, 2019-06-07

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.”...
09:15, 2019-07-05

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the U.N. Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-10

Syria replaces security chief: news reports Syria's government has replaced one of its top security chiefs Jamil Hassan, a subject of Western sanctions, pro-Damascus social media sites reported....
17:00, 2019-07-08

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
03:15, 2019-05-23

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest Syria, but they still needed to be verified....
22:30, 2019-05-28

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future....
22:45, 2019-07-08

U.S. and Russia spar over 'unsafe' spy plane intercept near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the U.S. Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow said its pilot had behaved responsibly....
13:15, 2019-06-05

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
18:30, 2019-05-23

Blast causes deaths in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in the Syrian city of Afrin which Turkish-backed rebel groups captured from Kurdish fighters last year, medical sources and a war monitor said....
12:15, 2019-07-11

Blast in Turkey-administered Syria town kills at least 9 Turkish state media and Syrian rescuers say a car bomb went off at the entrance to a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkish forces and allied Syrian fighters, killing at least nine people...
16:15, 2019-07-11

Israel's Aidoc gets third FDA nod for AI tools for radiologists Israel’s Aidoc, which provides artificial intelligence tools for radiologists, said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its product for triage of cervical spine fractures....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of the country....
22:30, 2019-05-23

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Israel to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference Israelis will attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday....
21:00, 2019-06-16

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian deaths the past t...
05:45, 2019-05-28

Satellite images show fields in northwest Syria on fire New satellite images show fields, orchards and olive groves burning in northwest Syria, where the army has waged an assault against rebels in their last major stronghold....
18:15, 2019-05-28

For residents of Syria's last rebel-held province, no place is safe The Syrian government's Idlib campaign has killed at least 160 civilians in recent weeks, according to the UN. No place is considered safe by the residents of the country's last opposition-held province....
13:15, 2019-05-31

Russia says it's Turkey's duty to halt fighting in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
14:15, 2019-05-31

Satellite images reveal strikes on Syria's Idlib province Airstrikes and fighting in Syria's last rebel-held province have left a trail of damage visible from space. In satellite images from May 20 and May 26, swathes of fields in northwestern Idlib appear blackened, the neat lines of city streets and blocks become blurs of debris, and plumes of smoke dot ...
08:00, 2019-05-29

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad....
23:15, 2019-05-22

| Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members have been repatriated to the United States in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria....
16:15, 2019-06-06

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government forces, Turkey's defense ministry said on Saturday, adding that there were no casualties....
01:01, 2019-06-30

More than dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebels' strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, including at least a dozen civilian deaths the past two days....
22:15, 2019-05-27

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and its ally Russia are resorting to a familiar tactic in their latest assault on the last rebel stronghold of Idlib. War monitors say they are targeting residential areas, hospitals, markets and infrastructure to break the population’s will and force it ...
11:45, 2019-06-07

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Iranian intervention into Syrian affairs....
00:00, 2019-06-01

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if Tehran gave guarantees it would not go to Syria....
02:00, 2019-07-14

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging an offensive on the last big stretch of rebel-held territory....
23:15, 2019-05-22

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation" of violence, the State Department said on Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-05-28

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
18:30, 2019-06-15

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
14:30, 2019-06-13

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war...
10:30, 2019-06-01

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
16:00, 2019-06-02

Air strikes kill at least 20 in rebel-held city in Syria, rescuers say Air strikes on a popular market and residential neighborhoods killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens on Monday in an attack on one of the main opposition-held cities in northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
16:45, 2019-07-22

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country. A war monitor reported that 10 people were killed, including Syrian soldiers and foreign fighters.Israel’s army said ...
15:30, 2019-06-02

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, including in the town of Douma, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Two American women, six children repatriated to U.S. from Syria: Kurdish-led authority Two U.S. women with Islamic State ties and six children were repatriated from northeast Syria, Kurdish-led authorities told Reuters on Wednesday, saying their return came at the request of the U.S. government....
13:15, 2019-06-05

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launched an offensive "without delay."...
23:15, 2019-06-18

Russian jets kill at least 25 in north-western Syria: rescuers Aerial strikes on Monday killed at least 25 people, mostly civilians, in northwestern Syria in the sixth week of a Russian-led military offensive that has so far killed hundreds of civilians, according to residents and civil rescuers....
23:00, 2019-06-10

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
06:15, 2019-05-23

Syria's lost heritage stands out in Aleppo's broken minarets The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syria's Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank, the result of bombing in the war....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Replica of part of destroyed Palmyra altar unveiled in Syria A Damascus museum on Tuesday unveiled a replica, built by Italian archaeologists, of part of a temple altar destroyed by Islamic State militants in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra....
14:45, 2019-05-21

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with reports of Bashar Assad's hapless army again resorting to chemical weapons to target civilians while thousands of ISIS fighters move back and forth acro...
16:30, 2019-05-23

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people....
23:00, 2019-06-02

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest songs in 2011, as President Bashar Assad began his crackdown....
21:45, 2019-06-08

| Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said....
11:15, 2019-06-14

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastated Syria....
09:30, 2019-06-01

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib A diplomat at the U.N. says Russia has blocked the Security Council from issuing a statement sounding alarm about fighting in and around Syria’s Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster...
07:30, 2019-06-04

Putin warns that militants are flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was worried that militants were flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib province and warned that the Libyan situation was deteriorating....
20:45, 2019-07-04

| 200 corpses found in mass grave in Syria's Raqa - official Two hundred corpses, including those of people believed to have been executed by the Islamic State group, were found near the Syrian city of Raqa, a local official and a war monitor said....
06:30, 2019-07-04

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
18:15, 2019-07-04

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
07:45, 2019-06-04

American Family With Ties to ISIS Repatriated to U.S. From Syria, Officials Say Two American women and six children from families with suspected connections to the Islamic State were repatriated from Syria this week, Reuters reports. Kurdish-led authorities said the eight Americans were sent back to the U.S. Wednesday at Washington’s request. The Americans were among thou...
13:15, 2019-06-06

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in north-western Syria began two months ago, according to rights groups and rescuers.Russian ...
05:30, 2019-07-07

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
04:00, 2019-05-22

US woman in Syria pleads with Trump to stop civilian deaths An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to US President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday in the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib claimed scores of casualties....
04:30, 2019-07-23

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
07:45, 2019-05-22

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria....
19:45, 2019-06-06

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal....
02:45, 2019-06-24

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election. The measure passed on Tuesday with a 66-44 majority, and a tentative election date was set for Sept. 17. Last month...
10:45, 2019-05-28

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed to promise Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a new mandate....
13:00, 2019-05-28

Will Omar and Tlaib get OK to visit Israel? It may be all up to Netanyahu U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib want to visit Israel -- but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely have the final say on whether the far-left "Squad" members may enter Jewish state....
13:15, 2019-07-18

Israel: Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque The building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in the Negev Desert....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Israel destroys last Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon The Israeli military says it has finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country's northern border with Lebanon, roughly six months after they were found....
19:00, 2019-06-03

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
19:30, 2019-06-08

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Israel....
20:45, 2019-07-03

Israel’s ‘do-over’ election brings new threats to Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader’s opponents now have a rare chance for a “do-over” in a snap vote in September. The 69-year-old Netanyahu’s apparent victory against long odds se...
18:45, 2019-06-03

Gov. Cuomo plans ‘solidarity trip’ to Israel Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday he plans to make a “solidarity trip” to Israel following the end of the legislative session, which sunsets June 19. “As a sign of solidarity, at this time of crisis for the Jewish people, I’m going to be doing another trip to Israel as a trip in soli...
13:15, 2019-06-03

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries....
17:15, 2019-07-05

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead. Israel’s newly elected Knesset dissolved itself early on Thursday and set a new election...
10:30, 2019-05-30

Israel expects to attend U.S.-led .Palestinian conference Israel expects to attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday....
17:15, 2019-06-16

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government....
06:15, 2019-05-30

Israel says drone penetrates its airspace from Lebanon JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has observed a drone entering Israeli airspace from Lebanon. In a brief announcement, the military said on Wednesday that the aircraft returned to Lebanon. It gave no further details. On several occasions, Israel has accused Iran of flying drones into Is...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Israel becomes latest hotbed for auto tech Since General Motors opened an Israeli r&d center in 2008, dozens of automakers and Tier 1 suppliers have followed to tap into the country's high-tech talent, with Ford Motor Co. planting its flag there last week....
10:30, 2019-06-17

Patriots’ Kraft to receive warm welcome in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who will arrive next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award dubbed by its sponsors as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The ceremony would mark Kraft’s highest-profile public ...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Israel’s political crisis could trigger a new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to form a new governing coalition as he sought to stave off a crisis that could trigger an unprecedented second election this year or even force him to step down...
22:45, 2019-05-29

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by the return of an old rival, former leader Ehud Barak....
18:30, 2019-07-05

Israel’s failed Beresheet lander might fly again, at least in spirit The strange, sad saga of Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander is a bizarre one. The spacecraft, which embarked on the first privately-funded Moon landing mission, failed to stick its landing and was completely destroyed. Now, after a couple of dramatic twists, it seems that at least part of the lan...
00:30, 2019-07-10

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensibly winning April 9 elections, Netanyahu opted in late May to dissolve the parliament and hold a fre...
12:00, 2019-06-04

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly supported a boycott of Israel or its West Bank settlements....
18:30, 2019-05-24

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
19:00, 2019-06-03

Trump gifted Netanyahu a really ‘Nice’ map of Israel First son-in-law Jared Kushner had a gift for embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a map with the word “Nice” personally inscribed by President Trump next to the Golan Heights. Netanyahu proudly displayed the official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Go...
04:45, 2019-06-01

Israel says it is bracing militarily for possible U.S.-Iran escalation Israel is preparing for its possible military involvement in any escalation in the Gulf confrontation between Iran and the United States, the Israeli foreign minister said on Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-07-02

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaurants, here’s where to dig in....
18:45, 2019-05-21

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to announce the inau...
20:00, 2019-06-16

Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
14:01, 2019-07-04

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issues....
21:45, 2019-07-04

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday that “we are faced with a humanitarian disaster un...
01:15, 2019-06-19

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
05:30, 2019-05-24

Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, “the carnage must stop” in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, noting that more than 70 civilians had been killed this month alone across the last rebel-held enclave of the country....
03:00, 2019-07-19

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, London's top diplomat said Saturday....
23:15, 2019-07-13

Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 23, Moscow Denies: Monitor Russian air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria killed 23 people on Monday, a monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the country's last major opposition bastion....
15:15, 2019-07-22

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assault the country's last rebel bastion....
04:45, 2019-05-31

Kurds in Syria hand over orphans of French Isis fighters to France Transfer of children, oldest of whom is 10, took place in Ain Issa on Sunday, says officialThe Kurdish administration in north-eastern Syria has handed over 12 orphans born to French jihadists to a government delegation from France, an official has said.The children, the oldest of whom is 10, had be...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West....
19:45, 2019-07-04

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that four children were among those killed. The rocket at...
11:15, 2019-06-17

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack....
15:15, 2019-06-17

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
19:30, 2019-07-05

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warned on Thursday....
22:15, 2019-05-30

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
20:30, 2019-05-31

Syria's war crimes investigators brave bombs and bullets in pursuit of justice Col. Anwar R. worked for Syria's intelligence services until he defected at the end of 2012. He fled to Turkey and then moved to Europe, joining the ranks of the exiled Syrian opposition. Eventually, however, his history caught up with him....
13:15, 2019-05-28

Satellite images show crops on fire in Syria rebel enclave New satellite photos show significant damage to Syrian villages and surrounding farmland as a result of a government offensive on the last rebel stronghold in the country....
13:30, 2019-05-28

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said....
22:15, 2019-06-15

Numerous reports consistent with Syria chemical exposure but no definite conclusion yet: U.S. The United States has received numerous reports that appear consistent with chemical exposure after an attack by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria, but it has made no definitive conclusion as to whether they used chemical weapons, the State Department said on Thursday....
22:30, 2019-05-23

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention......
10:00, 2019-07-05

Trump calls on Russia, Syria to stop bombing Idlib province U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Russia and Syrian government forces to stop bombing Syria's Idlib province, following a Friday Kremlin statement that signaled Moscow would continue to back a month-long Syrian government offensive there....
07:01, 2019-06-03

Trump Calls on Syria, Russia to Halt 'Butchery' of Idlib Airstrikes President Trump rebuked the Syrian government and Russian forces for airstrikes that monitoring groups say have killed hundreds of people in the last Syrian-opposition stronghold, amid fears the Assad government and Moscow are planning an all-out offensive to recapture the area....
19:15, 2019-06-03

Turkey will launch operation in Syria if safe zone not established: minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue against Turkey, Ankara would launch a military operation east of the Euphrates river....
01:15, 2019-07-23

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions....
13:15, 2019-07-04

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
19:45, 2019-06-27

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
18:15, 2019-06-14

Germany's AKK travels to Israel in first overseas visit as CDU leader In her first trip outside of Europe as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defended the Iran nuclear deal at a security conference in Israel. She also plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks....
22:45, 2019-07-01

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, based on head CT scans....
21:15, 2019-06-17

Netanyahu shows off Trump’s map of Israel with Golan Heights JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Golan Heights as part of Israel. Speaking at a news conference in Jerusalem on Thursday, Net...
21:45, 2019-05-30

Israel rocked by protests after cop kills Ethiopian teenager Protests erupted after Solomon Teka, 18, who was unarmed, was shot by the cop Sunday in a suburb of the northern Israeli city of Haifa – and escalated after his funeral on Tuesday....
22:45, 2019-07-04

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill passes, Israel would face its second election campaign in a matter of months. Prime Minister Benjam...
18:45, 2019-05-27

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the Israelis to "get their act together."...
07:01, 2019-06-03

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing the possibility of having to fight a second election this year, as he struggles to form a coalition government....
20:45, 2019-05-27

Israel-Hamas undersea gas spat in full swing Discoveries of undersea gas in the Eastern Mediterranean, an area straddling Egyptian, Israeli, Lebanese and Cypriot waters, have reignited old debates about who will reap the rewards. The Palestinians have a claim too....
11:45, 2019-07-12

U.S. envoys on hand as Israel digs down in east Jerusalem U.S. envoys attended the inauguration of a Jewish heritage site in East Jerusalem on Sunday, signaling support for Israel's hold over parts of the city that Palestinians want for a future state....
20:30, 2019-06-30

Intel launches tech accelerator in Israel, plans for more Intel Corp on Sunday launched an accelerator in Israel to develop technologies in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, and said it plans to bring the project to other countries as well....
19:30, 2019-06-16

Israel’s foreign minister attends climate summit in UAE JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Foreign Ministry says its chief diplomat attended an international climate summit in Abu Dhabi. The ministry confirmed Monday that Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz visited the United Arab Emirates and met with a senior UAE official and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Gute...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days....
08:45, 2019-06-13

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support New education minister Rafi Peretz has expressed his support for the therapy that tries to turn gay people straight. Often involving aversion techniques, such treatment has been rejected by the mental health sector....
01:15, 2019-07-15

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millionaire, who was charged in New York with sex trafficking of minors on Monday, is now the focus of a war of words between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya...
04:00, 2019-07-12

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles....
21:00, 2019-06-16

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday along the Gaza boundary, as well as near the country’s main international airport and outside Jeru...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Israel To Hold Election Rerun After Coalition Deadlock Israel's parliament voted early Thursday to hold new elections only months after April polls in an unprecedented move provoked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to remain in power......
04:45, 2019-05-30

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the second election within months....
03:30, 2019-05-30

Florida governor: Meeting in Israel didn’t violate law TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says a lawsuit filed by an open government watchdog group that challenges a meeting he held with the state’s Cabinet in Israel is frivolous. DeSantis and Florida’s three independently elected Cabinet members met Tuesday in the state Capi...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Israel closes Gaza’s waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military has taken the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip’s offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen, in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days...
02:15, 2019-06-13

In Defeat for Netanyahu, Israel Moves to Hold New Election After the election in April, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But his efforts ran aground on a power struggle among his potential partners....
01:30, 2019-05-30

Israel PM Inaugurates 'Trump Heights' On Golan, But Construction May Lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister......
10:30, 2019-06-17

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it’s willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said he met Monday with U.S. envoy David Satterfield, who has shuttled b...
18:45, 2019-05-27

Pete Buttigieg would cut some US aid if Israel annexes West Bank Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Tuesday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his plan to annex settlements in the West Bank he would if elected ensure no US taxpayer funds support the move. ​”If Prime Minister Netanyahu makes good on his threat to annex ...
23:30, 2019-06-11

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
17:15, 2019-05-21

More fires, protests erupt after new Israel-Hamas agreement Israeli firefighters fought several new fires Friday, sparked by what the government believes are Hamas balloons carrying disguised explosive devices over the border....
18:45, 2019-06-28

The Latest: UN envoy: Illegal Israel settlements advancing GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Israel and the Palestinians (all times local): 12:30 a.m. The U.N. Mideast envoy says Israel has taken “no steps” to stop illegal settlement activity as demanded by the Security Council and instead is moving ahead on nearly 6,00...
00:30, 2019-06-21

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin. Police in the German capital of Berlin kept the competing protests on Saturday apart. The annual al-Quds — Arabic for Jerusalem — ...
18:15, 2019-06-01

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times pub...
23:00, 2019-06-08

You'd Better Go on Steny Hoyer's AIPAC-Sponsored Trip to Israel or ELSE A few months ago, we were forced to endure a long, miserable, national conversation where a bunch of people pretended that the pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC had no influence on American politics. A new Intercept story sheds some light on just how untrue that is....
04:30, 2019-06-21

Israel's Cellcom swings to Q1 loss, revenue slips Israel's largest mobile phone operator Cellcom said on Tuesday it moved to a loss in the first quarter as it faced intense competition in the cellular sector....
11:30, 2019-05-28

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to sell two prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the EU.The Civil Administration, the body tasked with running the ...
12:15, 2019-05-31

Lebanon says issues still pending over sea border talks with Israel Lebanon insists any demarcation of its sea boundary with Israel be implemented only as part of a wider package including the land border, and wants this in writing, the parliament speaker said on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-03

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing a record held by the country's founding father David Ben-Gurion....
16:45, 2019-07-19

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate international law....
09:15, 2019-06-08

Israel Begins Demolition Of Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem Israel began demolishing a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegal south of Jerusalem early Monday, an AFP journalist said, in a move which has drawn international concern....
09:45, 2019-07-22

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon The first privately funded lunar lander, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, suffered an engine failure and crashed as it was attempting to land on the moon...
14:45, 2019-05-21

State GOP leader makes trip to Israel, blasts AOC Newly minted New York GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy said the visit ranked among his first priorities, especially in light of the rise in anti-semitism in New York and across the nation....
05:00, 2019-07-16

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of gratitude to the US president for recognising its contested claim to the occupied territory.Israel’s ...
17:15, 2019-05-22

Israel's Netanyahu urges support for U.S. against Iran's 'aggression' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on the international community to support the United States against Iran as tensions between the two countries escalated after the downing of a U.S. drone by Iran....
20:30, 2019-06-20

Israel’s SodaStream hosts thousands for Ramadan feast RAHAT, Israel (AP) — SodaStream is hosting nearly 3,000 Israelis and Palestinians for a Ramadan fast-ending meal at its factory in the southern Israel town of Rahat. Bedouins and Jewish Israelis and some Palestinians attended the feast on Monday along with U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. F...
22:15, 2019-05-27

"Well Done, Friend," Israel's Netanyahu Tweets To PM Modi In Hindi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led his party to a stellar win in Lok Sabha elections, has received a congratulatory message from Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the electoral victory....
11:30, 2019-05-23

OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syria's Golan Heights, especially the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory, the summit's final statement said....
05:30, 2019-06-01

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is not bound for Syria, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said....
22:00, 2019-07-13

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the northwest, his faction said....
20:00, 2019-06-08

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Royal Marines and Gibraltar seize ship suspected of taking Iranian oil to Syria Iran summons UK ambassador over what it calls ‘the illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker’A detachment of nearly 30 Royal Marines and Gibraltarian police have dramatically seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria in what the UK said was a breach of EU sanctions against the r...
19:45, 2019-07-04

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
22:00, 2019-05-25

Center in Syria Offers Rare Effort to Rehabilitate Young ISIS Recruits A Syrian detention center run by U.S.-backed Kurds aims to help young former Islamic State fighters reintegrate into society, a rare rehabilitation effort among the tens of thousands of former militants and their families who emerged from the fallen caliphate....
12:45, 2019-05-31

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
04:30, 2019-06-12

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area: ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Sunday....
21:00, 2019-06-16

Rocket fired from inside Syria wounds five in Turkish border town: governor Five people were lightly wounded after one of two rockets thought to be fired from within Syria landed on a house in a Turkish border town on Monday night, the provincial governor's office said....
01:15, 2019-07-23

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV....
13:15, 2019-07-07

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by declaring the action illegal and summoning the British ambassador to the Foreign Ministry in Tehran ...
00:00, 2019-07-05

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said on Saturday....
03:45, 2019-07-07

US briefing: abortion pills, Syria chemical attack claims, Toxic America Wednesday’s top story: Data shows 21,000 women ordered abortion pills online in six months. Plus, Tarantino delivers a dazzling requiem for HollywoodSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:30, 2019-05-22

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday....
22:45, 2019-06-12

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
07:30, 2019-07-15

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people....
10:45, 2019-06-06

Ford opens Israel tech lab in move toward driverless cars JERUSALEM (AP) — Ford has opened a research center in Israel, joining a legion of major automakers racing to develop new technologies for the world of driverless cars. Chairman William Ford met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday as part of his visit, where he called Israel “gro...
20:15, 2019-06-13

Israel's Knesset taps Netanyahu's pick for state comptroller Israel's parliament has voted in favor of appointing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's candidate for state comptroller, representing a minor political victory for the embattled leader....
19:00, 2019-06-03

OIC summit condemns any decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital A summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation, including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, it said on Saturday....
05:30, 2019-06-01

How anger over taxes and conscription is widening split among Israel’s Jews After a row over military service ended Netanyahu’s efforts to form a government, Israelis speak of the resentments behind the crisisIt’s Thursday night at the Mahane Yehuda market in west Jerusalem, where the music is thumping and the drinks are flowing. When a bottle breaks, the crowds erupt with ...
21:00, 2019-06-01

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion.On Thursday Folau’s lawyers confirmed they had filed a...
07:45, 2019-06-06

Protesters in Iran, Iraq burn Israel, US flags on ‘Quds Day’ Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan...
14:00, 2019-05-31

Nechama Rivlin, Israel's first lady, dies on eve of 74th birthday Nechama Rivlin, Israel's first lady and wife of President Reuven Rivlin, died a day before her birthday Tuesday, at the age of 73, the Presidents Residence said in a statement....
09:30, 2019-06-05

Israel expects U.S.-mediated Lebanese sea border talks in weeks Israel expects to launch U.S.-mediated talks within weeks with Lebanon on setting their maritime border, a senior Israeli official said on Tuesday, naming a U.N. peacekeeper compound in southern Lebanon as a possible venue....
17:30, 2019-06-04

Gaza parents struggle to join kids for treatment in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — The death of a 5-year-old Palestinian girl has drawn attention to Israel’s vastly complex system for issuing travel permits to Gaza medical patients and their families. The system has Israeli and Palestinian authorities blaming each other for its shortfalls, while inflicting a...
08:30, 2019-06-12

Israel’s Netanyahu fires hawkish cabinet minister rivals JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired his education and justice ministers, days after parliament voted to hold new elections. An official in Netanyahu’s office confirmed that Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked, two hawkish former allies, were dismissed from the in...
20:00, 2019-06-02

Robert Kraft feted in Israel for ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ JERUSALEM — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who arrives next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award commonly known as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The ceremony on June 20 would mark Kraft’s highest-profile public appear...
08:15, 2019-06-13

Rejuvenated Hamas Tests Israel in High-Stakes Brinkmanship Palestinian militant groups have restocked an arsenal of rockets to levels reached just before the last war with Israel, part of a pressure campaign to ease Israel’s punishing blockade on the Gaza Strip....
13:00, 2019-06-03

'Balloon bomb' launched from Gaza explodes in Israel, report says A “balloon bomb” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly exploded over a community in southern Israel on Wednesday, as tensions along the border escalated....
08:45, 2019-06-13

Netanyahu taps Likud ally as Israel’s justice minister JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed a close Likud party ally as justice minister. Amir Ohana’s appointment on Wednesday came as Netanyahu heads an interim government following the dissolution of parliament last week. The prime minister also faces a hearing ...
22:30, 2019-06-05

U.S. seeks Russian support on Iran at key Israel meeting: source The United States believes Russia may be more amenable than in the past to addressing U.S. and Israeli concerns about Iran's influence, including in Syria, when national security leaders meet in Jerusalem this month, a U.S. official said on Tuesday....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace....
17:30, 2019-05-30

Israel’s Labor Party elects Amir Peretz as new leader Israel’s Labor Party announces that former leader Amir Peretz has won the party primaries, fending off two young rivals seeking to lead the one-time ruling party into the upcoming parliamentary elections...
22:15, 2019-07-02

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
23:15, 2019-05-23

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel....
15:15, 2019-05-22

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a legal battle against the governing body....
03:15, 2019-06-21

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
14:45, 2019-05-22

Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Lahav Shani wasn’t even born when Zubin Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969. Now, at the age of 30, the Israeli wunderkind is poised to succeed his mentor at the helm of the acclaimed symphony. Stepping into the shoes of a beloved living legend isn...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Hamas Leader Says Israel Isn’t Upholding Cease-Fire Terms Ismail Haniya said Israel was delaying the easing of restrictions on border-crossers and arbitrarily modifying fishing zones as a “form of blackmail.”...
21:15, 2019-06-20

Feds: Man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters Federal authorities say a man sought to aid a terrorist organization and threatened to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb Trump Tower in New York....
20:30, 2019-05-22

Israel social impact bond to help Bedouins in maths studies Social Finance Israel (SFI) has launched a social impact bond to improve maths performance for high school students in the country's Bedouin community....
09:30, 2019-07-15

Progressives press Dem leaders to avoid divisive fight over Israel Senior progressive Democrats are urging House leaders to abandon plans to vote on a contentious measure in support of Israel next week, just as tensions within the caucus had temporarily faded into the background.A small group of Democrats, including leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, ...
07:00, 2019-07-17

Israel investigates hydrocarbon leak at Oil Refineries unit Gadiv Israel's Oil Refineries (ORL) said on Monday it had been informed of an investigation by the Ministry of Environmental Protection at its Gadiv Petrochemical Industries unit....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions....
17:45, 2019-05-24

Israel unveils ancient road ‘where Jesus walked’ to temple Israel officially opened a stairway, known as "Pilgrim's Road," that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place for Judeo-Christian visitors to see in the Holy Land....
17:45, 2019-07-04

Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel's Clicktale Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers' digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the companies said on Monday....
16:15, 2019-07-01

Iran Trying To "Blackmail" World By Violating Nuclear Deal: Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Iran of breaching the nuclear deal in order to "blackmail" the international community into relieving economic pressure on the Islamic......
02:00, 2019-07-03

U.S. envoys lend a hand as Israel digs down in east Jerusalem U.S. envoys wielded hammers on Sunday to break open a new tunnel at a Jewish heritage site in East Jerusalem, signaling Washington's support for Israel's hold over parts of the city that Palestinians seek for a future state....
22:45, 2019-06-30

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
20:45, 2019-05-27

Enlight lines up financing for wind energy projects in Israel Israel's Enlight Renewable Energy said on Tuesday it signed a letter of intent with a consortium led by Bank Hapoalim to finance two wind farm projects for a total investment of 1.3 billion shekels ($363 million)....
10:30, 2019-07-02

Israel's UN envoy calls on world to 'declare war' on anti-Semitism The United Nations Wednesday hosted a special session on the fight against anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred at which Israel's U.N. ambassador urged world powers to "declare war" against anti-Semitism....
12:15, 2019-06-28

McDonald's To Introduce Vegan Burger In Its Menu In Israel: Report With an aim to expand its customer base, McDonald's is set to go green in Israel. It will introduce a vegan burger in its menu in the Israeli cityof Tel Aviv in the next six weeks, as reported by The......
11:15, 2019-07-03

Israel Brewery Apologises For Using Mahatma Gandhi's Image On Bottles An Israeli company that stoked controversy by putting the image of Mahatma Gandhi on its liquor bottles to commemorate Israel's 71st independence Day on Wednesday apologised to the people and the......
16:30, 2019-07-03

Clashes at Jerusalem holy site as Israel marks 1967 war win JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say security forces have clashed with Muslim worshippers at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says Palestinians hurled stones and chairs at forces Sunday, an Israeli holiday celebrating the capture of the Old City during the ...
10:45, 2019-06-02

UPDATE 1-Israel's Cellcom swings to Q1 loss, revenue slips Israel's largest mobile phone operator Cellcom swung to a loss in the first quarter, it said on Tuesday, blaming intense competition and price erosion in cellular services....
11:30, 2019-05-28

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
18:15, 2019-05-29

Exhibition 'This Place' shows Israel and the West Bank from a new perspective The images we know of Israel and the West Bank very often portray conflict. An exhibition at the Jewish Museum Berlin features works of photographers who explored the area with an artistic approach....
00:45, 2019-06-18

Israel Begins Demolishing Palestinian Homes in East Jerusalem (JERUSALEM) — Israeli work crews on Monday began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood, in one of the largest operations of its kind in years. The demolitions capped a years-long legal battle over the buildings, built along the invisible line straddling the ...
13:30, 2019-07-22

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier Israeli forces demolished a cluster of Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism....
16:45, 2019-07-22

Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem The controversial move came after Israel finally won a legal battle against residents of Sur Baher. Israel says the buildings are a safety issue, but Palestinians argue that the government wants the land for settlements....
14:30, 2019-07-22

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel will hold new national elections in late summer after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to put together a coalition government from the parties elected to parliament on April 9th....
02:30, 2019-05-30

Israel faces new election after Netanyahu misses coalition deadline In a stunning development, Israel’s parliament voted to break itself up early Thursday, sending the country to a second election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline. The dramatic vote, less than two months after parlia...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Moon Landing by Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Ends in Crash The spacecraft’s orbit of the moon was a first for a private effort, but the landing failure highlighted the risks of fast and cheap approaches to space exploration....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Israel's Netanyahu To Visit India In September To Meet PM Modi Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on a day-long visit on September 9 to meet his counterpart Narendra Modi, just eight days before an unprecedented repeat polls in the......
19:15, 2019-07-21

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline. The Knesset, which came into office less than two mon...
00:00, 2019-05-30

Ilhan Omar proposes resolution supporting boycott of Israel Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against US laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish....
22:01, 2019-07-18

Netanyahu fails to form government, Israel to hold new elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new period Wednesday after he narrowly failed to form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call a new election....
13:15, 2019-05-30

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call new elections....
23:30, 2019-05-29

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to inaugurate a new...
16:30, 2019-06-17

Israel in Uncharted Territory as Netanyahu Fails to Form a Coalition The morning after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s staggering failure to form a government, recriminations flew, giving a taste of the contentious campaigning ahead....
13:45, 2019-05-30

Israel names new Golan Heights community after Donald Trump Israel announced that it has named a new community in the disputed Golan Heights after President Donald Trump for his recognition of Israeli rule over the area....
18:15, 2019-06-17

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
23:45, 2019-06-16

Israel begins toppling Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem The Israeli government has begun to demolish Palestinian apartment buildings in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood, days after multiple United Nations officials urged them against the plan....
18:15, 2019-07-22

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday, the hard-hitting question: “Can’t this Council t...
18:45, 2019-05-28

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syrians are living as refugees across the region....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday, in a call to the warring parties to stop using food security to hold people “hostage”....
17:30, 2019-06-04

Syria air defense thwart missiles on the outskirts of Damascus and Homs: state news agency Syria air defense forces thwarted missile attacks targeting the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus and the city of Homs, Syrian state news agency SANA said late on Sunday....
01:30, 2019-07-01

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days....
14:32, 2019-05-21

‘Brute, Naked Fear.’ How Bashar Assad Is Using His Family’s Old Tactics to Regain His Grip on Syria In August 2014, weeks after rigged elections returned Syrian President Bashar Assad a mandate to continue holding the office he had inherited from his father, Syrian border officials denied American-Lebanese journalist Sam Dagher re-entry into the country. A senior Wall Street Journal correspondent ...
00:00, 2019-05-30

Attacks from ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq and Syria could set the stage for a future land grab Remnants of the Islamic State are engaged in a campaign of violence, extortion, and terrorism in Syria and Iraq in an apparent effort to regroup after the disintegration of the jihadist group's land caliphate earlier this year....
11:00, 2019-06-30

Remains of one the world's oldest known mosques discovered in Israel’s Negev desert The remains of a 1,200-year-old mosque have been discovered in Israel’s Negev desert. The ancient structure is one of the earliest known mosques in the world, according to experts....
21:30, 2019-07-22

Hundreds mourn man, Solomon Tekah, killed by police in north Israel Hundreds of mourners turned out in north Israel Tuesday to remember and protest the death of a 19-year-old man who was shot by an off-duty police officer....
05:15, 2019-07-03

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret Iranian nuclear archive....
20:45, 2019-07-02

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
16:15, 2019-07-20

Israel faces new election as Netanyahu fails to form coalition – video Israel is facing a new election after prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition. It's the first time in the country's history that a general election has failed to produce a government. Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament minutes after Netanyahu missed a midni...
17:00, 2019-05-30

Israel Aerospace Signs $50 Million Follow-Up Deal With Indian Navy State-owned defense contractor Israel Aerospace Industries said on Wednesday it signed a $50 million follow-up contract to provide complementary missile systems to the Indian navy and India's MDL......
11:00, 2019-07-17

Israel holds 5G mobile network tender, aims for 2020 launch Israel launched a tender for fifth-generation (5G) cellular frequencies on Sunday, hoping discounts to cash-strapped mobile phone operators battling fierce competition will entice bids....
00:00, 2019-07-15

German diplomat's 'likes' of anti-Israel tweets provoke anger Germany's envoy to the Palestinian territories is being probed after he "liked" tweets that criticized the Jewish state. The heart icon was clicked for several posts, including footage of an attack on Israeli soldiers....
17:00, 2019-07-19

U.N. officials urge Israel against toppling Palestinian homes in West Bank Top United Nations aid officials are urging the Israeli government to dispense with plans to demolish Palestinian housing properties near East Jerusalem, a move that's already been cleared by the nation's high court....
20:45, 2019-07-19

New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera reveals why he supports Israel Hall of Fame pitcher Mariano Rivera revealed in an interview Tuesday he’s a big supporter of Israel and explained how his faith helped him develop a deep connection to the country....
17:15, 2019-07-12

Kurtley Beale insists Wallabies are united despite Israel Folau sacking Training camp was ‘all positive’, says Waratahs starSpeculation that Folau case has divided campKurtley Beale has dismissed talk of division within the Wallabies playing ranks, insisting the entire squad of Rugby World Cup hopefuls were “pretty good” together. Beale on Wednesday revealed fallout fro...
06:30, 2019-05-22

Germany returns papers of Franz Kafka's friend Max Brod to Israel Thousands of documents from Kafka's closet confidant and publisher are headed back to Israel's National Library after a Kafka-esque survival tale. Brod defied Kafka's dying wish and turned him into a famous writer....
21:00, 2019-05-22

Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his official website....
23:15, 2019-05-22

‘Only the Strong Survive.’ How Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Is Testing the Limits of Power Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pacing the stage at a cyber-conference in Tel Aviv, and he is not happy. For the past seven minutes, he’s been making the case that his policies have launched a booming tech industry in Israel and enabled the tiny country that once fought for its existence ...
13:30, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-NYSE to help Israel create secondary tech stock exchange Israel and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) have begun talks on setting up a secondary stock exchange for high-tech companies in Israel that would compete with venture capital funds....
19:15, 2019-07-09

Israel's Azrieli buys stake in data centres firm Compass for $135 mln Israeli real estate developer Azrieli Group said on Thursday it was acquiring 20% of Compass Holdco for $135 million for its first investment in the North American data centres market....
11:15, 2019-07-18

Israel auto safety firm TriEye raises $17 mln in Intel-led round Israeli startup TriEye, whose short-wave-infra-red sensing technology is designed to see in adverse weather and at night, said on Tuesday it raised $17 million in an early funding round led by Intel Capital....
16:15, 2019-05-28

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to exceed an enriched uranium limit set by a 2015 nuclear deal....
15:15, 2019-06-17

Israel Faces Prospect of New Election as Netanyahu’s Coalition Talks Stall After elections last month, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But a deadlock between his potential partners shows no sign of easing....
18:15, 2019-05-29

Israel Folau donations page taken down by GoFundMe for breaching terms of service The digital fundraising platform said it was committed to the fight for equality for LGBTIQ+ people and would refund donationsIsrael Folau’s fundraising page for his legal challenge against Rugby Australia has been taken down for breaching GoFundMe’s terms of services, the digital fundraising platfo...
03:15, 2019-06-24

The Latest: Israel holds army drill amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Israel is holding its largest military drill in years, with thousands of troops from the army, navy and air force simulating a future war with Lebanese He...
12:15, 2019-06-19

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious parties after April’s elections....
18:30, 2019-05-28

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in last month's elections....
21:00, 2019-05-28

Robert Kraft Steps Back Into the Limelight, Thousands of Miles Away in Israel The New England Patriots owner, who has been under legal scrutiny in a Florida prostitution case, accepted one of Israel’s most prestigious awards for his philanthropy there....
02:30, 2019-06-21

US security adviser Bolton in Israel tells Iran 'prudence' is not 'weakness' On a trip to Israel, US National Security Adviser John Bolton has warned Iran and said the US military was rebuilt and "ready to go." Increased US sanctions on Iran are expected on Monday....
19:00, 2019-06-23

Hamas chief: Israel ignoring cease-fire terms for Gaza GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas’ chief says Israel is ignoring the terms of an indirect cease-fire agreement for the Gaza Strip. Ismail Haniyeh told foreign reporters in Gaza on Thursday that the understandings, brokered by Egypt, Qatar and the U.N., now are “in the danger zone.”...
12:30, 2019-06-20

Ancient city gate from the time of King David discovered in Israel Archaeologists in Israel’s Golan Heights have discovered an ancient city gate from the time of King David. The find was made during an excavation at the ancient city of Bethsaida. “There are not too many monumental discoveries dating from the reign of King David,” Rami Arav, associate professor at t...
01:30, 2019-06-22

Palestinians say U.S. ambassador helps Israel to annex part of West Bank The Palestinian foreign minister said on Monday that comments by the U.S. ambassador to Israel were intended to help Israel annex parts of the occupied West Bank, underscoring the Palestinians' distrust of the Trump administration....
18:45, 2019-06-10

Israel to hold snap election after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a move that will lead to a second round of elections just one month after the country held a national p...
00:30, 2019-05-30

Netanyahu Inaugurates 'Trump Heights', Israel's Newest Town On Golan Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his first steps Sunday to express his gratitude to President Donald Trump, unveiling, at a specially convened cabinet meeting, a plaque marking the spot......
10:30, 2019-06-17

Israel Folau targets support for transgender children in church sermon ‘God has called us,’ ex-Wallaby says in video as he renews attack on homosexualityIsrael Folau has used a sermon at his Sydney church to describe homosexuality as a sin and criticise young people being allowed to “change their gender”.In a video posted to his church’s Facebook page, the former rugby...
01:45, 2019-06-17

Israel calls snap vote after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel is to hold its second election this year after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
13:15, 2019-05-30

Israel AG rejects Netanyahu request to push back pre-indictment hearing Israel’s attorney general Thursday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to postpone a pre-indictment hearing in the corruption cases against him....
05:15, 2019-06-07

Millions Of Jellyfish Headed To Israel's Coast, Lifeguards Warn Swimmers Millions of jellyfish are headed toward Israel's coast on their nearly annual pilgrimage, and thousands have clogged the filters of a southern power station. Locals and visitors are already reporting......
04:30, 2019-07-06

Israel faces fresh poll as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the allotted 42-day limit, plunging the country into political turmoil and forcing Israelis to return t...
21:30, 2019-05-31

Israel PM's Wife Admits "Fund Misuse" In Plea Deal, Will Pay Fine The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked a Jerusalem court Sunday to approve a plea bargain convicting her of fraudulently using state funds for meals, an AFP reporter said....
12:45, 2019-06-16

Gaza 'balloon bombs' spark 19 fires in southern Israel: report “Balloon bombs” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly started 19 fires in southern Israel on Wednesday, the day after Israel announced it would halt fuel shipments to Gaza....
12:15, 2019-06-28

Israel to hold second election after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form new government Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader's future is now in doubt after he was unable to form a governing coalition.        ...
07:15, 2019-05-30

Israel faces second election in months as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament early on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
03:30, 2019-05-30

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Israel faces 2nd snap election in 2019 as parliament votes to dissolve itself Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline....
02:30, 2019-05-30

ISIS sleeper cells burn, blow up and slaughter hundreds in uptick of attacks across Iraq and Syria It has been months since ISIS was expelled from its territorial control in Iraq and Syria, but the brutal terrorist outfit continues to wreak havoc in the lands it once deemed its “caliphate.”...
21:45, 2019-06-10

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo surpasses 2,000 cases; and...
01:30, 2019-06-05