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The Law Israel Used to Initially Bar Both Omar and Tlaib

Israel has used the 2017 law to deny entry to foreign supporters of a movement to boycott the country. But it later said Representative Rashida Tlaib could enter on humanitarian grounds....

The Law Israel Used to Initially Bar Both Omar and Tlaib

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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....
11:51, 2019-07-18

Israel prohibits Reps Omar, Tlaib from visiting country JERUSALEM (NBC NEWS) — Israel said Thursday it will bar two pro-Palestinian Democratic congresswomen from visiting the country, in a move that could strain relations between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Democrats in Washington. Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan bot...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Shocked Israel would ban Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? Don't be | Joshua Leifer The extent to which the Israeli government has designated opposition to its policies as not just illegitimate but also illegal is now plain to seeAnyone paying attention to the politics of Israel-Palestine could sense this was coming. It was was only a matter of time before a prominent American poli...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald Trump tweeted that it would “show great weakn...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Reps. Omar and Tlaib join a list of prominent figures barred by Israel Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar aren't the first politicians to be barred from entering the country. Here are other prominent figures blacklisted by Israel....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Lindsey Graham supports Israel barring Omar, Tlaib, says there needs to be 'consequences' for supporting BDS Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Thursday defended Israel’s decision to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from visiting the country for a scheduled visit this weekend, saying there needs to be consequences for their support of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions mo...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Israel denies entry to Reps. Omar and Tlaib hours after Trump’s push for a ban After a tweeted intervention by the president, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed himself Thursday and prohibited the Democrats’ visit....
12:34, 2019-08-16

How Israel’s Travel Ban on Reps. Omar and Tlaib Is Uniting Democrats — Including Their Critics There was a surprising side effect to Israel’s decision to ban Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the country: unity in the Democratic caucus. Israel’s announcement, aided by President Donald Trump’s explicit endorsement, prompted Democratic lawmakers to rally around ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Israel blocks Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering country Trump openly encouraged Israel to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from taking a planned trip to the country.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Israel bracing for Temple Mount visit by Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Israeli officials are preparing for the possibility that Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib — the first Muslim women elected to Congress — may visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during a visit to the country, according to reports. Deputy national security adviser Reuven Azar held a “sec...
22:17, 2019-08-14

U.S. congressional leaders welcome plans for Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar to visit Israel The leaders of a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation visiting Israel welcomed plans by Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar to visit the country....
00:00, 2019-08-12

Trump Got His Wish: Israel Bans Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib From Visiting Donald Trump is a petulant child who will only play the game if he can make the rules up as he goes. As it stands, the president of the United States can bash Muslims, blacks, gays and the left side of the aisle; troll news anchors; call the media “fake news”; make up derogatory nicknames for Congre...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by President Donald Trump and reviled by top Democrats and advocacy groups....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
00:34, 2019-08-17

On Politics: Israel’s Decision on Omar and Tlaib Inflames Politics in 2 Countries In an extraordinary step, President Trump had urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
05:34, 2019-08-17

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
23:34, 2019-06-07

Trump aims incendiary attack at Democratic 'Squad': Tlaib, Omar, Pressley and Ocasio-Cortez President: ‘Go back and help fix crime infested places’Opinion: Pelosi attacks on AOC are dangerousDonald Trump aimed a guaranteed-to-be-controversial attack at “the Squad” on Sunday, saying four progressive Democratic congresswomen who have clashed with their own party establishment should “go back...
15:34, 2019-07-14

Israel Says Rashida Tlaib Can Visit to See Her Grandmother Israel had denied entry to two Congress members, Ms. Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, for supporting a boycott movement. The government now says Ms Tlaib can enter....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Israel to allow entry to Rashida Tlaib for 'humanitarian' visit US Democrat, of Palestinian descent, granted visit to see her grandmother in the occupied West BankIsrael has announced it will allow the US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to visit family in the occupied West Bank on “humanitarian” grounds, a day after the government said it would bar her entry for a p...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank after being granted permission by Israel Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country, but Tlaib announced she would not be going.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit her grandmother, she will not make the journey because it was predicated on her promise that she would mute her support of the boycott, divestment and sa...
20:34, 2019-08-16

Israel Makes Rashida Tlaib Promise Not to Promote BDS So She Can See Her Grandmother A day after barring her and Rep. Ilhan Omar from entering the country, Israel said it would allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit her 90-year-old grandmother in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The reversal came after Tlaib sent the Israeli government a letter promising not to promote the boycott, divest...
20:34, 2019-08-16

Tlaib Renounces Trip to West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib initially agreed then canceled....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Rep. Rashida Tlaib won't visit Israel, West Bank under restrictions Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not travel to Israel to visit relatives on the West Bank after Israeli officials banned her, then gave her restricted permission....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli government allowing her visit....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Israel Will Allow Rashida Tlaib to Enter the West Bank on Humanitarian Grounds (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s interior minister said Friday he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds. The decision marked the latest sharp reversal over what had been a planned visit by Tlaib and fello...
16:00, 2019-08-16

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib declines Israel visit over 'oppressive conditions' Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive conditions around the trip....
04:00, 2019-08-17

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer from Israel to visit family in the occupied West Bank on the condition she does not express certain pol...
22:34, 2019-08-16

After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds after barring her from making an official visit to Israel....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Tlaib turns down family visit to West Bank after Israel grants request Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she will not visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after Israel’s interior ministry granted her request to travel to the territory on humanitarian grounds.“When I won, it gave the Palestinian people hope that someone will finally speak the truth abo...
21:34, 2019-08-16

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to visit her relatives, a day after Israel barred her and another congresswoman following an unprecedented request from President Donald Trump. Tlaib and fe...
03:34, 2019-08-17

Israeli minister rips Tlaib for nixing trip, says ‘her hate for Israel’ overcomes ‘love for her grandmother’ Israel’s interior minister tore into U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday for abruptly canceling plans to visit family in the West Bank after the government granted permission for the trip in a bid to smooth over a diplomatic firestorm....
18:00, 2019-08-16

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....
21:00, 2019-07-18

'May God ruin him': Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother reacts to Trump's tweet about her not wanting to see the congresswoman after she was barred form Israel Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Representative Rashida Tlaib from Detroit, Michigan declined Israel's offer of a humanitarian visit to see her elderly grandmother in the West Bank after she and Representative Ilhan Omar from Minneapolis were barred from visiting the country on Thursday. Preside...
01:51, 2019-08-19

US briefing: Israel bans Omar, child detainees and recession signs Friday’s top story: Netanyahu government bows to Trump by barring Muslim Democratic congresswomen. Plus, how liberal Portland became the centre of a rightwing warSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00, 2019-08-16

Dems decry Omar resolution defending Israel boycott: 'Dead on arrival' High-profile Democrats are decrying a controversial resolution from Rep. Ilhan Omar affirming the right to boycott Israel, even as they rally behind her and three other first-term congresswomen attacked by President Trump....
19:34, 2019-07-19

Omar introduces resolution defending boycott of Israel, likens it to boycotts of Nazi Germany, Soviet Union U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week supporting the right to boycott Israel, likening the boycott of the Jewish state to boycotts of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union....
12:17, 2019-07-18

State Dept. updates ‘anti-Semitism’ definition following Omar’s anti-Israel resolution The U.S. State Department recently revised its definition of anti-Semitism, in what some view as at least partially a response to the comments and actions of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn....
20:00, 2019-08-11

PM Modi Visits Party Office From Where He Operated Initially After leading the BJP to a stupendous victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday evening visited the Khanpur office of the party in Ahmedabad and recalled how he "learnt a lot......
01:17, 2019-05-27

Fable Was Initially Pitched As A Game About Wizards Dueling For Each Other's Hearts In 2004, amidst a moral panic over the consequence-free violence of games like Grand Theft Auto, Fable broke ground for showing players the tangible consequences for their good or evil actions. But the fantasy role-playing game didn’t begin its life as Fable—or even as a role-playing game....
22:00, 2019-05-31

Um, Brian Austin Green Initially Rejected a ''Really Persistent'' Megan Fox It's safe to say that Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox got off to a rocky start. In fact, they almost didn't date at all. On Barstool Radio's KFC Radio, the actor admits that......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Tom Homan says he initially declined border czar role, wasn't 'structured right' Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Tom Homan indicated on Saturday that Trump's announcement was "kind of premature" and that while he was open to working with President Trump's administration, he initially declined to take the "border czar" role because it wasn't "stru...
19:34, 2019-06-15

This North Korea Nuclear Deal Would Halt New Weapons but Initially Keep Arsenal Intact An idea taking shape inside the Trump administration would amount to negotiating a nuclear freeze that essentially enshrines the status quo, tacitly accepting the North as a nuclear power....
03:34, 2019-07-01

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, illustrating the uncertainty generated by President Trump's trade war....
11:51, 2019-06-22

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” to the country....
01:17, 2019-08-14

John Cusack apologizes for re-tweeting anti-Semitic image after initially blaming 'bot' John Cusack is explaining himself after he shared an anti-Semitic image on his Twitter account Monday, saying he "mistakenly retweeted" it.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Listen to Rashida Tlaib Rep. Rashida Tlaib choked up during a congressional hearing on Tuesday while reading one of the torrent of death threats she said she has received for the crime of being one of the first Muslim women ever to serve in Congress....
00:51, 2019-06-05

Rashida Tlaib’s Grandmother Speaks for Us All It wasn’t enough for Donald Trump to call his friend in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and urge him to block two sitting U.S. congresswomen from visiting that country. Always the narcissistic bully, Trump also felt compelled to pile on more with insults on social media afterward....
00:51, 2019-08-18

'May God ruin Trump', Tlaib's grandmother says Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States....
00:51, 2019-08-18

"May God ruin Trump", Tlaib's grandmother says Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States....
18:34, 2019-08-17

Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother to Trump: ‘May God ruin him’ The 90-year-old grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib ripped President Trump for his comments about her controversial granddaughter’s off-again visit to the Land of Milk and Honey. Muftia Tlaib, who spoke with Reuters in her garden in the village of Beit Ur Al-Fauqa in the West Bank, Israel was di...
08:17, 2019-08-18

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeaching President Donald Trump, said that the impeachment debate should be about hol...
22:51, 2019-05-26

Tlaib decries immigrant detention through tears House Democrats on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump's treatment of Asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib saying there were human rights violations happening in detention facilities. (July 10)        ...
00:00, 2019-07-11

The Latest: Tlaib says she won’t visit West Bank relatives U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens to a question from a constituent in Wixom, Mich., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel banning U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar’s planned tour, and subsequent reversal allowing...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Rashida Tlaib: Trump is the ‘biggest bully’ I’ve ever dealt with Rep. Rashida Tlaib claims President Trump is “the biggest bully” she’s ever had to deal with in her life. The Michigan lawmaker made the assertion during a taped sit-down with Gayle King. Tlaib and her fellow “Squad” members — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan...
11:17, 2019-07-17

Tlaib urges boycott of Bill Maher after he slams BDS movement Rep. Rashida Tlaib has suggested that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO show after he denounced the international boycott movement against Israel as a “bulls–t purity test.” Tlaib said in a tweet that she was tired of “folks” like Maher “discrediting a form of speech that i...
00:51, 2019-08-19

Rep. Tlaib calls for 'lawless president' to be impeached, says plan is still to 'defund ICE' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, repeated her calls to impeach President Trump and to defund U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), promising to "defund hate."...
05:01, 2019-07-12

Rep. Rashida Tlaib says House 'moving towards' consensus for Trump impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib believes the House of Representatives is "moving toward" the support necessary to bring impeachment proceedings against President Trump. ...
07:17, 2019-05-28

Rashida Tlaib calls Trump 'the biggest bully' she's ever dealt with – live Democratic congresswomen sat down for interview with Gayle King, where Ocasio-Cortez condemned Republicans for not standing up to TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.59pm BST New York governor Andrew Cuomo says his state, along with New Jersey and Connecticut is suing the Tr...
17:17, 2019-07-17

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "squad" accusing him of wanting to prolong the detention of children, which he denied....
06:34, 2019-07-19

Video surfaces of shouting Rashida Tlaib being dragged out of Trump event Years before Rep. Rashida Tlaib was speaking out against President Trump in Congress, she was screaming at him as Secret Service members dragged her out of a meeting at the Detroit Economic Club....
17:17, 2019-07-22

Tlaib calls for $20-an-hour minimum wage: 'I can't allow people to be living off tips' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., called for a federal minimum wage of $20 per hour at an event in Detroit on Sunday night, prompting mockery from conservatives and threatening to force mainline Democrats in the 2020 presidential race to address the issue during upcoming debates....
05:17, 2019-07-23

Tlaib Rejects Israeli Offer to Visit West Bank Family Rep. Rashida Tlaib called off her visit to the West Bank, hours after Israel’s decision to allow her into the country on humanitarian grounds with some restrictions on what she could say and do....
01:00, 2019-08-17

Rashida Tlaib signals she won't go to West Bank, despite getting Israeli minister's permission Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., indicated Friday that she will not travel to the West Bank to visit family, despite getting permission hours earlier from Israel’s interior minister -- following a diplomatic firestorm over the government's earlier refusal to allow her and a colleague entry as part of a ...
18:00, 2019-08-16

In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm Suddenly pulled into an international uproar, the 90-year-old grandmother of Representative Rashida Tlaib has barely kept up with the dizzying drama....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Flashback: ‘Squad’ member Rashida Tlaib once called for Trump’s deportation President Trump spent the last week battling accusations of racism for his tweets suggesting liberal House lawmakers "go back." But it turns out one of his targets -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib -- had a similar message for him during the 2016 campaign. ...
23:34, 2019-07-23

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advice, effectively issuing a thinly veiled threat following his refusal to turn over President Trump's personal tax information to Congress....
04:51, 2019-05-23

Rep. Rashida Tlaib introduces closest plan in Congress to universal basic income The bill would give direct cash help to those at the bottom of the income distribution — annually offering $3,000 to individuals and $6,000 to families — in an attempt to reduce poverty in the U.S....
03:51, 2019-06-07

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley detail conditions in border detention facilities – video In an emotional testimony to the House oversight committee on Friday, Democratic representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib described conditions at an immigrant detention center, decrying alleged mistreatment happening 'in front of the American flag'. During Ocasio-C...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Trump bashed 'the Squad' and called Rashida Tlaib a 'lunatic' in a speech to over a thousand teenagers Jonathan Ernst/Reuters During a speech at a Turning Point USA conference for conservative high school students in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, President Donald Trump continued to attack the four female members of Congress known as "the Squad." Trump referred to Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib as a "cr...
01:51, 2019-07-24

Tlaib doubles down on AOC's concentration camp comments, claims border agents believe it's a 'broken system' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said she agreed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., about the conditions of detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border and claimed AOC was right to compare them to Nazi concentration camps. ...
06:00, 2019-07-08

Rashida Tlaib holds back tears while reading aloud death threat she received Rep. Rashida Tlaib expressed emotion during a committee hearing addressing white supremacy on Tuesday when she read aloud a death threat she received after the New Zealand mosque attacks. The Michigan Democrat, who is one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, held back tears as she read the...
09:00, 2019-06-05

The America Ilhan Omar Knows Last week, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, perhaps in a telling of things to come, said on his show that Omar “has an awful lot to be grateful for” but “hates this country more than ever.” He doubled down on his comments the following night, arguing that arriving in this country as a refugee should pr...
23:00, 2019-07-16

Ilhan Omar responds to Trump: ‘I am where I belong’ Rep. Ilhan Omar responded to President Trump and his supporters on Wednesday evening, writing on Twitter that they are going to “have to deal” with her serving in the House of Representatives. At a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina on Wednesday evening Trump blasted Omar as a ...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar Returns to Minneapolis for Hero’s Welcome After a week of attacks from President Trump and his supporters, Representative Ilhan Omar returned to her district Thursday night for a hero’s welcome....
19:34, 2019-07-19

Trump Tries to Blatantly Lie His Way Out of Responsibility for Omar Chant After days spent hurling racist attacks at Rep. Ilhan Omar spilled into his supporters chanting “send her back” at a rally last night, President Trump on Thursday distanced himself the vitriol he helped stir up by ridiculously trying to pretend he disapproved of it and tried to stop it....
20:34, 2019-07-18

American defender Omar Gonzalez transfers to Toronto TORONTO (AP) — American defender Omar Gonzalez is transferring to Toronto from Mexico’s Atlas. The 30-year-old center back will join Toronto on July 9 when the summer transfer window opens, subject to a successful physical. He is with the U.S. national team ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. R...
22:17, 2019-06-05

"Can't Cut Off Head To Rid Headache": Omar Abdullah's Party MP On Kashmir National Conference leader and Anantnag MP, Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi, has urged the Central government to put decisions related to Jammu and Kashmir, like dividing the state into two Union......
00:17, 2019-08-09

‘Like air, I’ll rise': Ilhan Omar and others on words to conquer hate Inspired by Omar, the Guardian and Pen America asked writers to share inspiring lines from poems about overcoming hate – and readers to submit theirsLast week, after a chant of “send her back” broke out at a Trump rally in North Carolina, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar responded by posting some lines from...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Ilhan Omar fined for campaign finance violations Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar has been ordered to reimburse her campaign account about $3,500 and to pay a fine of $500 after an investigation found she illegally used campaign funds in 2016 and 2017, a report said Thursday. The illegal donations date back to when Omar, who represents a district in Minne...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Pelosi on AOC, Omar, others: 'These people have their public whatever and their Twitter world' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., again dismissed freshman like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., downplaying the amount of power they had amid a flurry of attention the media gave them....
14:17, 2019-07-07

Top GOP official: ‘Send her back’ chants against Omar are unacceptable WASHINGTON — The “send her back” chants targeted at Rep. Ilhan Omar that broke out at a raucous President Trump rally Wednesday night were not acceptable, according to a top Republican official. “There’s no place for that kind of talk,” said Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), chairman of the Nati...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Trump says he disagrees with ‘Send her back’ chants about Omar President Trump said he disagreed with the “Send her back” chants that arose from the crowd at his rally in North Carolina while he launched an attack against Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. “I was not happy with it — I disagree with it,” Trump said Thursday during a White House event....
23:17, 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar accuses Trump of being racist for decades Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of long-harbored and deep-seated “inherent racism,” as the president has launched into another week of fiery attacks on the Minnesota Democrat and three other freshman progressive congresswomen. “Right now, even when we’re talking about the president, ...
01:17, 2019-07-24

Omar Abdullah's Twitter Reminder As Ministers Get Portfolios As the names of the new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet were announced, Jammu and Kashmir politician Omar Abdullah urged them to update their Twitter handles....
14:17, 2019-05-31

Examining Trump’s Claims About Representative Ilhan Omar The president suggested that the Minnesota congresswoman might have married her brother, said she had blamed the United States for terrorist attacks and the crisis in Venezuela, and accused her of calling his supporters “ignorant” and disrespecting American troops. Here’s what she actually said....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Trump says Squad member Ilhan Omar 'lucky to be where she is' President Trump continued to criticize far-left Democrat Ilhan Omar on Friday afternoon, telling reporters in the Oval Office that the Minnesota congresswoman was “lucky to be where she is.”...
07:00, 2019-07-21

Looks Like a Full-Blown Conspiracy Theorist Is Challenging Ilhan Omar On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump set his sights on Minnesota and it’s Fifth District Congresswoman, Rep. Ilhan Omar, declaring her an “America hating anti-Semite” and vowing to “win the state” in the 2020 election. But if Republicans really want to unseat Omar—who was elected by near-hist...
01:00, 2019-07-24

Tucker Carlson Doubles Down on His Racist Attacks Against Ilhan Omar Last night, Tucker Carlson gave an extraordinarily racist monologue on his Fox News show “Tucker Carlson Tonight” in which he called Rep. Ilhan Omar a “fire alarm” who should warn us that immigrants are ruining America....
08:34, 2019-07-11

"Very Professional Campaign": Omar Abdullah Praises PM, Amit Shah Election Results: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has credited Prime Minister Narendra and BJP president Amit Shah for their parties stellar performance in the Lok Sabha elections...
09:51, 2019-05-23

Trump repeats claim that Ilhan Omar married her brother President Trump on Wednesday repeated the claim that Rep. Ilhan Omar committed immigration fraud by illegally marrying her brother. Trump made the statement while responding to a question from a reporter from the One America News Network before leaving for a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carol...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks. But she endorsed the caucus in a tweet when it w...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Omar Abdullah A "Political Juvenile" Says J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has hit back after National Conference chief Omar Abdullah responded to his comments about targeting "politicians who have looted" the state...
09:34, 2019-07-22

"Relieved": Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah Welcome Kathua Verdict Soon after a special court in Pathankot today held six of the seven accused guilty in the rape and murder of eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua last year, political leaders including......
13:34, 2019-06-10

Ilhan Omar backs AOC on 'concentration camps' at the border comment Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, is backing her freshman colleague, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, over the claim that there were "concentration camps" along the southern border, saying what the U.S. government is doing fits the "general definition."...
21:51, 2019-06-21

J&K Governor's Remarks On Omar Abdullah Condemned By His Party Leaders The National Conference on Tuesday strongly condemned Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik's statement, asking terrorists to target the corrupt and said the remarks are unconstitutional and cast......
15:34, 2019-07-23

AOC attack group targets top Dem -- who voted with her 96% of the time but criticized Omar A far-left group backed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is supporting a political newcomer to unseat a 30-year Democratic New York congressman who called out Rep. Ilhan Omar over anti-Semitism....
12:51, 2019-06-19

Ramadan: Ilhan Omar co-hosts congressional Iftar in historic first The breaking of the fast was the first to be organized by three Muslim members of Congress and be attended by party leadershipUS congresswoman Ilhan Omar had just won her primary in Minnesota last year, putting her on track to make history, when she found herself in a meeting with Nancy Pelosi.Pelos...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Ilhan Omar calls out Trump for 'complete hypocrisy' – video Being critical of US policy isn’t the same as hating the US, argues Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar in an impassioned rebuke to Donald Trump’s tweets suggesting she should ‘go back to where she came from’. Omar told a media conference in Washington on Monday: 'For him to condemn us and to say we ...
11:51, 2019-07-16

Trump says he 'disagrees' with racist chant against Ilhan Omar – video Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the racist chanting that broke out at his rally in North Carolina on Wednesday. After the president mentioned Democrat Ilhan Omar, the crowd began chanting: 'Send her back'. Speaking in the Oval Office on Thursday, Trump said that he started speaki...
00:51, 2019-07-19

How Trump distorts facts to make Ilhan Omar seem like an enemy to the US The president railed against the congresswoman at his North Carolina rally, targeting her refugee status, religion and ethnicityDonald Trump spent nearly five minutes railing against Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar at his “Keep America Great” rally in North Carolina on Wednesday night.The framing...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar Is a Class Act in the Face of Trump's Racist Hatred As the braying masses chanting “send her back” in response to to Donald Trump’s criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar have willfully forgotten, there’s a real person on the receiving end of those attacks. And the Minnesota congresswoman is responding to this unprecedented new round of racism like a class act...
18:51, 2019-07-18

"Why Is Gulmarg Being Emptied?" Omar Abdullah Tweets On Kashmir Advisory National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday claimed that the people staying in hotels in Gulmarg were being forced to leave, hours after the Jammu and Kashmir government issued an advisory to......
18:51, 2019-08-02

‘I Believe in My Work.’ How Rep. Ilhan Omar Rose From Refugee to Trump’s Top Target Dahabo Mohamed, a freshman at Richfield High near Minneapolis, is patiently waiting in the school’s auditorium to meet her Congresswoman, Ilhan Omar. Omar has just finished giving remarks to the student body on a Tuesday morning in late May, and the line of students ahead of Mohamed means she ...
18:17, 2019-07-18

"Hold Assembly Elections Before End Of Year": Omar Abdullah To PM Modi Jammu and Kashmir has been under Governor's Rule since the BJP ended its short-lived ruling alliance with Mehbooba Mufti's People's Democratic Party last year...
17:17, 2019-08-01

Omar Responds to Trump's Racist Rally Chants: 'He Is a Fascist' Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar called it like it is on Monday amid President Donald Trump’s ongoing racist attacks against her and other members of the so-called Squad of progressive Democratic freshman congresswomen....
20:34, 2019-07-18

Trump rails against Ilhan Omar, ‘the Squad’ during raucous rally President Trump railed against “the Squad” during a rally on Wednesday night, prompting chants of “send her back” when he mentioned Rep. Ilhan Omar. Trump skewered the four freshman congresswomen at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina — delivering an attack on Somali-born Minnesota represe...
05:34, 2019-07-18

'We Are Where We Belong': Rep. Ilhan Omar Refuses to Allow Trump and His Supporters to Silence Her One day after the Trump rally in Greenville, N.C., where he allowed his supporters to shout “send her back” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota congresswoman shares why defending Trump and his hateful rhetoric is wrong, as well as why dissent is patriotic....
23:51, 2019-07-18

Democrat Ilhan Omar says Donald Trump is a 'fascist' – video Representative Ilhan Omar has responded to Donald Trump's criticism of her as well as the chanting of 'send her back', which was heard at a Trump rally in North Carolina. Speaking at Capitol Hill on Thursday, she said 'we have said this president is racist' before later adding that she believes Trum...
00:51, 2019-07-19

'She went back with me': Ilhan Omar posts photos with Pelosi in Ghana Congresswoman mocks ‘send her back’ comments with Instagram post of trip to Ghana with House speakerThe congresswoman Ilhan Omar took a swipe at Donald Trump on Thursday, posting a photo on Instagram of herself and Nancy Pelosi in Ghana with the caption: “They said ‘send her back’ but Speaker Pelosi...
08:34, 2019-08-02

Fact check: Trump’s false claims about Rep. Ilhan Omar Donald Trump falsely accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of professing a “love” for al Qaeda and talking about “how great” and “how wonderful” al Qaeda is.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Stirewalt: Trump's Omar, AOC comments leading Pelosi to try to 'trap Republicans' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to "trap Republicans" after President Trump made incendiary remarks about a handful of progressive lawmakers, according to Chris Stirewalt....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Omar Vizquel shows off quick hands during MLB All-Star Futures Game If 11-time Gold Glove Award winner Omar Vizquel isn’t in the Baseball Hall of Fame, he showed Sunday that his hands at the very least should get a crack at it....
17:17, 2019-07-08

Ilhan Omar criticizes Trump for using legal term on immigration: 'No one is an 'alien'' President Trump was incorrect to call illegal immigrants "aliens," Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said on Tuesday as she called the administration out for dehumanizing immigrants....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Rand Paul: Ilhan Omar deserves 'rebuke over trying to say we have a rotten country’ Sen. Rand Paul has joined in the criticism of Somalia-born House Rep. Ilhan Omar, and said that she deserves to be rebuked for criticising the United States, which took her in as a refugee in 1992, one year after 9/11....
16:17, 2019-07-16

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir seen in public for first time since ouster The deposed strongman has been held under arrest in the capital, Khartoum, since the military removed him from power in April amid mass protests against his 30-year rule.        ...
10:17, 2019-06-17

‘She Went Back With Me.’ Ilhan Omar Trolls Trump by Posing With Pelosi in Ghana Congresswoman Ilhan Omar responded Thursday to “send her back” chants that erupted at one of President Donald Trump’s rallies by posting a photo of herself and Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a visit to Africa. “They said ‘send her back’ but Speaker [Pelosi] didn’t ...
06:17, 2019-08-03

Conservatives Who Spent Months Smearing Ilhan Omar Are SHOCKED She's Being Attacked After an entire crowd full of Trump supporters chanted “send her back” about a U.S. citizen and congresswoman at the encouragement of the racist president, a bunch of people who have spent months attacking Ilhan Omar’s every move began to realize that, uh, things might be getting a little out of con...
18:51, 2019-07-18

'I Don’t Believe the Administration on Anything': Ilhan Omar on Debt, the Debates, and the Awful Border Bill Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has only been in Congress for fewer than six months, but already, she’s made one of the biggest splashes in a high-profile freshman class....
20:51, 2019-06-28

Omar vows to continue being Trump's 'nightmare' as hundreds greet her in Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar promised to continue being President Trump’s "nightmare" as she received a warm welcome in her Minnesota district on Thursday, following a turbulent week in which she repeatedly clashed with the White House....
12:17, 2019-07-19

Ilhan Omar's constituents 'proud to stand by her' over Trump's racist words The Democratic congressman received an angry, racist volley from Donald Trump – which hardened her supporters’ resolve to defend herWhen Donald Trump began targeting Ilhan Omar and other progressive congresswomen of color with racist attacks, demanding they leave the country, Erica Mauter knew she h...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Ilhan Omar Wants Schools to Stop Humiliating Kids Who Can't Afford to Pay for Lunch A few weeks ago, The Hill circulated a piece about a nine-year-old boy who used his allowance to pay off everyone in his class’s lunch debts. The story was pitched as “heartwarming,” but it was not, because debt shouldn’t even exist for third graders, particularly for something as imperative as a ho...
10:34, 2019-06-20

AOC says Trump 'relished' rally chant about Omar, doesn't want to be president anymore Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., disputed President Trump's account of his Wednesday rally in North Carolina, claiming that he "relished" the audience's chants about sending Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., back to her native country....
00:51, 2019-07-21

‘Welcome home!’ Ilhan Omar returns to Minnesota amid Trump smears Congresswoman greeted by chanting supporters at airport as president defended rallygoers, saying they are ‘incredible patriots’Follow the latest in US politics – liveRepresentative Ilhan Omar was greeted by a throng of supporters as she arrived home in Minnesota, fresh off attacks from Donald Trump ...
00:34, 2019-07-20

Nancy Pelosi and Ilhan Omar team up to slam Trump, in Africa Rep. Ilhan Omar and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi set aside the squabble between The Squad and House leadership — to take a shot at President Trump. “They said ‘send her back’ but Speaker @SpeakerPelosi didn’t just make arrangements to send me back, she went back with me,” Omar tweeted along with a pho...
01:34, 2019-08-02

Nightlife king Omar Hernandez shares his ideal summer soirée You’re currently planning one of your famous pop-ups in the Hamptons for this summer — what’s your ideal East End soirée? I’m nostalgic for the Hamptons of Truman Capote, Jackie Onassis and Liz Taylor. My ideal party is an improvised outing with a small, curated group of interesting, fun people. May...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Fox News' Latest Attempt To Smear Ilhan Omar is Pathetically Lame Fox News, and particularly its top tier racist Laura Ingraham, is hardly the place to find good faith reporting, but even by the network’s already-abysmal standards, Ingraham’s latest attempt to smear Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar is just laughably weak....
22:34, 2019-05-24

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump’s attacks on freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back” have personally endangered her and her family. Senior Democrats are now calling for authorities to evaluate security for Om...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Rep. Omar denounces Trump’s ‘fascist rhetoric’ after ‘Send her back!’ rally chant The Minnesota Democrat argued that the president’s call for her to “go back” to her country is aimed not just at her but at all those who come from a similar background....
02:00, 2019-07-19

Ilhan Omar slammed for blaming NRA for Virginia shooting that left 12 people dead National Rifle Association (NRA) spokeswoman Dana Loesch ripped Rep. Ilhan Omar after she blamed the gun rights group for the deaths inside a Virginia Beach municipal building on Friday....
17:17, 2019-06-01

Republicans mostly silent after Trump rally racist chants aimed at Ilhan Omar With few exceptions, elected Republican officials replied with silence, or feigned ignorance, after ‘send her back’ chants“The president’s latest racist rant, offensive even in the context of his intentionally offensive tenure, has set a new low bar … I’m stunned and disappointed by the nonchalance ...
07:17, 2019-07-19

State lawmaker, conservative group call for ethics probe of Ilhan Omar A Minnesota congressman has asked the House Ethics Committee to investigate fellow state Rep. Ilhan Omar for a slew of alleged offenses, including immigration fraud — which she committed by illegally marrying her brother, the legislator says. Republican Steve Drazkowski was joined Tuesday by t...
09:34, 2019-07-24

Trump falsely claims he tried to stop ‘Send her back!’ chants about Rep. Ilhan Omar Trump was the first to say Omar should go back to her country. At the rally, he waited 13 seconds for the chants to die down. Then he kept talking about Omar....
02:00, 2019-07-19

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally prompts outcry; Omar responds Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other Democrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make America Great Again" rally broke out in a striking chant of "send her back" while the president criticized Omar and other members of the so-called progressi...
06:34, 2019-07-18

Tucker Carlson: Ilhan Omar plays race card whenever extremism questioned Fox News' Tucker Carlson spoke out against what he called Rep. Ilhan Omar's, D-Minn., radical political views, after the freshman lawmaker branded his past criticism of her as racist....
06:00, 2019-07-11

Trump calls Squad ‘Nightmare for America,’ says Omar will help him win home state in 2020 President Trump on Tuesday insisted he will add Minnesota to his win column in the 2020 presidential election because voters will side with him against the state’s far-left Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the four members of the so-called “Squad” he has been feuding with for days....
16:34, 2019-07-23

Ilhan Omar calls Tucker Carlson a ‘racist fool’ after his scathing attack on air Fox News host blasted congresswoman in a three-minute monologue full of anti-immigrant rhetoric and personal attacksThe Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar has called the Fox News presenter Tucker Carlson a “racist fool” after he made a scathing racially loaded attack on the US politician live on air...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar and criticizes 'crazed' media – live updates President says media overplayed the crowd’s chanting ‘send her back’ at his rally despite his daughter urging him to repudiate the racist chant Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.03pm BST Good morning, live-blog readers!My name’s Joanie Greve, and I’ll be covering the blog throu...
15:51, 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel says she rejects Trump’s racist remarks, stands ‘in solidarity’ with Ilhan Omar The German chancellor is the latest foreign official to condemn President Trump's comments and show her support for the Somali-born U.S. congresswoman....
15:51, 2019-07-19

Ilhan Omar Slams Trump as ‘Fascist’ While He Cries ‘Wasn’t Me’ on the ‘Send Her Back’ Chants Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar struck back Thursday against Donald Trump and his “Send her back”-braying fans, saying the raucous catcalls were not so much about her, but about what Trump stands for: fascism....
13:51, 2019-07-19

Trump Stops Pretending He Opposed Racist Chant and Starts Smearing Ilhan Omar Again Because this is a story that won’t die, President Trump opened up a predictable new front in his war against Ilhan Omar and the progressive Squad on Friday by attacking the “crazed” media for covering his supporters’ racist rally chants at all....
16:51, 2019-07-19

Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' after president attacks Ilhan Omar Chant follows Trump’s racist tweets targeting Omar and three other Democratic congresswomen of colorGoaded on by the president, a crowd at a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday night chanted “send her back! send her back!” in reference to Ilhan Omar, a US congresswoman who arrived almost 30 years ago as...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Omar calls for US to ‘return to table’ after report on Iran’s uranium threat, blames Trump Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, one of Congress' most vocal critics of President Trump, placed the blame squarely on the White House after Iran announced it could enrich uranium up to 20 percent -- just a step below weapons-grade level....
08:00, 2019-06-18

President Dog Whistle Repeats Insidious and Unfounded Claim That Rep. Ilhan Omar Married Her Brother Stay with me, for a second: A mediocre white man, who inherits the majority of his wealth, claims that he’s a fantastic businessman. The same white man claims he had bone spurs to avoid serving in a war and later desecrates the legacy of deceased Arizona Senator and war hero John McCain. The white m...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Trump says he wasn't happy with 'send her back' rally chant targeting Ilhan Omar Video of the event does not show the president disagreeing with his supporters. Instead, it shows that Trump paused as the chant began, allowing his supporters to continue before he launched into further criticism of the Minnesota Democrat....
19:51, 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar responds to Trump rally 'send her back' chant: 'I am where I belong' – live Congresswoman targeted by president responded by quoting a Maya Angelou poem, which reads in part: ‘Like air, I’ll rise’ Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.53pm BST Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein have once again downplayed his having an expired Austrian passport with his photo but ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Trump Rally Crowd Chants "Send Her Back" as the President Attacks Ilhan Omar At a rally in North Carolina, Trump doubled down on his racist comments about minority women in Congress: "If they don’t love [America], tell them to leave it."...
16:51, 2019-07-18

#TrumpRally Erupts in Raucous Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as Trump Goes After Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar Donald Trump ramped up his efforts Wednesday night to demonize the four progressive, freshman congresswomen informally known as “the Squad,” reveling in a raucous crowd’s chants of “Send her back! Send her back!” in reference to his latest target, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)....
10:17, 2019-07-18

Watch: Ilhan Omar delivers heated, profanity-laced attack on President Trump Rep. Ilhan Omar fired a heated broadside at President Trump in the wake of his recent inflammatory tweets about the Minnesota Democrat and other Democratic congresswomen....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Omar fires back after Pelosi calls out far-left Dems who voted against border bill Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday joined Democrats who took issue with a recent interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who criticized the influence of the four freshmen lawmakers who voted against the $4.6 billion border bill signed into law last week by President Trump....
09:34, 2019-07-08

Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe. The post Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe appeared first on...
18:17, 2019-06-16

Cheney says 'send her back' chants were 'absolutely wrong,' but weren't about Omar's race or gender House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., decried on Sunday the “send her back” chants directed at freshmen Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., at a rally for President Trump last week as “inappropriate,” but denied that the chants were in response to Omar’s race or gender....
04:34, 2019-07-22

Ilhan Omar and Muslim Members of Congress Host Historic Iftar on Capitol Hill Over the last three years, American politics have been shaped by a White House that has made a habit and sport of attacking Muslims in the U.S. and abroad with hateful rhetoric and policies. But that same time period has begotten another important political development: there have never been more Mu...
03:51, 2019-05-22

| Omar ethics questioned | Pakistan, US reset: WATCH the top world news videos for today GOP Minnesota lawmaker wants ethics probe of Omar | PM Khan: Time to reset relationship with the US; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
10:34, 2019-07-24

Omar uses anti-rape slogan to defend Ocasio-Cortez from 2020 Democratic candidate Rep. Ilhan Omar invoked an anti-rape slogan as she shot down 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful John Delaney after he renewed his offer to debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over universal health care. “No means no!” Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, tweeted Wednesday at Delaney, a former Maryland con...
19:17, 2019-06-06

Trump mocks ‘staged’ greeting for Ilhan Omar, accuses media of ‘sick partnership’ with squad President Trump on Friday mocked what he described as a “staged” greeting for “Foul Mouthed” Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in her home district -- blasting the coverage and accusing the media of forging a “sick partnership” with the freshman congresswoman and her allies. ...
15:17, 2019-07-19

Rep. Ilhan Omar slams 'bigoted' Trump administration for barring pride flag from foreign embassies Rep. Ilhan Omar, D., Minn., has slammed the Trump administration amid reports that U.S. embassies have had requests to fly the rainbow Pride flag denied....
21:51, 2019-06-11

Today in Congressional Clapbacks: Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar Respond to ‘Distraction Becky’ and Lip-Deficient ‘Racist Fool’ Ah, the long, glorious of days of summer: when the drink menus are filled with rosé, the racists are furious and sunburned, and our favorite freshman congresswomen have officially run out of patience for white nonsense. On this past Tuesday afternoon, the Congresswomen in question included Ayanna Pr...
22:34, 2019-07-10

Rep. Ilhan Omar Receives Hero’s Welcome at Minnesota Airport; Jealous Trump Says It Was Staged, Claims Media Has ‘Sick Partnership’ With the Squad After all of the threats and fighting with the president of the United States, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) arrived home and was greeted with a hero’s welcome at Minnesota airport on Thursday....
19:51, 2019-07-19

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....
19:34, 2019-05-30

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 bln U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares....
10:00, 2019-08-08

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....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Israel Electric to buy about $700 mln in natgas from Leviathan Israel Electric Corp will buy about $700 million worth of natural gas until June 2021 from the Leviathan field in the Mediterranean, one of the partners in the field said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-06-12

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....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Israel fintechs: From start-up to scale-up Israel has become one of the world’s most important fintech hubs, attracting millions in investment from some of the biggest global brands and venture capital funds. Can its start-up culture now evolve to grow large fintech businesses at home?...
23:51, 2019-08-12

| Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry Israel said Thursday it will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of Palestinians, a decision in line with President Donald Trump's urgings....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares....
10:51, 2019-08-08

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....
03:17, 2019-06-12

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....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Donald Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' as US president lashes out at Ilhan Omar in renewed attacks on Congresswomen Donald Trump has again stepped up his attacks against four liberal Congresswomen at a raucous rally that saw the crowd erupt into chants of: "Send her back!"...
12:00, 2019-07-18

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...
01:00, 2019-07-10

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....
18:51, 2019-07-05

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....
02:34, 2019-05-22

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....
18:01, 2019-07-05

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....
09:51, 2019-07-04

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...
12:51, 2019-06-04

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....
20:17, 2019-06-03

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....
20:17, 2019-06-03

Israel's Partner Communications Q1 profit falls 78% Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, reported a 78% drop in quarterly profit as it continues to invest heavily in the deployment of a fibre-optics network and its TV service....
10:17, 2019-05-30

Shin Bet: Iran tried to recruit spy operatives in Israel Israeli intelligence said Wednesday agents have foiled Iranian attempts to recruit operatives to collect information on military bases, security installations, police stations, hospitals and other potential targets....
20:34, 2019-07-24

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....
01:17, 2019-05-30

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...
04:51, 2019-06-01

Trump, Israel and a global right-wing project Pushed by Trump, Israel barred two Democratic lawmakers from traveling to the country. But they have a fewer qualms about welcoming far-right, ethno-nationalist politicians....
12:34, 2019-08-16

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections 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....
11:34, 2019-05-28

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....
13:34, 2019-07-18

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...
03:51, 2019-06-03

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....
10:34, 2019-05-28

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....
04:34, 2019-05-25

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...
19:34, 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....
18:34, 2019-06-08

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....
23:34, 2019-06-23

Israel upgrades its air-raid warning system JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has overhauled its air-raid warning system in order to minimize disruptions to the general population. The army said on Wednesday that it is has divided the country into 1,700 alarm zones, up from the current 255 zones. Ariel Blitz, head of public prepar...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, which was signed Sunday, would reduce the $1.7 billion fine to $500 million. It s...
17:34, 2019-06-17

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....
12:17, 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 ...
15:51, 2019-06-12

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...
18:17, 2019-06-16

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...
15:51, 2019-06-12

UK politicians send message of solidarity to Ilhan Omar and congresswomen over Trump's 'unashamed racism' Dozens of UK politicians including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mayor Sadiq Khan have backed a message of solidarity to Ilhan Omar and three other congresswomen targeted by Donald Trump....
19:34, 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar receives hero's welcome home day after Trump rally crowd chant 'send her back' Ilhan Omar has received a hero's welcome home a day after Donald Trump supporters chanted "send her back" as the president took aim at the Congresswoman....
05:51, 2019-07-19

The Latest: Israel PM says he supports US amid Iran tensions Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is appealing to “all peace-loving countries” to support American efforts to halt what he called escalating Iranian provocations...
18:17, 2019-06-20

US ambassador: Israel can retain parts of West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. ambassador in Jerusalem says Israel has the right to retain parts, but not all, of the West Bank. David Friedman’s remarks in an interview with The New York Times published Saturday comes about two months after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to begin ...
22:34, 2019-06-08

| 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....
18:34, 2019-06-14

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....
09:51, 2019-05-26

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...
16:34, 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 ...
23:00, 2019-06-11

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"....
00:34, 2019-05-28

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....
00:17, 2019-05-28

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....
12:51, 2019-06-21

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....
17:17, 2019-05-27

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry bans over their criticism of the Jewish-majority state....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of incoming rockets were not activated. Israel has acknow...
22:34, 2019-06-01

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 — ...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute 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....
18:51, 2019-05-27

Israel bans entry to two Muslim US congresswomen over their criticism The decision to bar Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib is likely to deepen a rift within the Democratic Party over Israel. President Donald Trump advocated for not letting the lawmakers into Israel....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Hamas chief details terms for calm with Israel Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh said on Thursday that two industrial zones, a new power line and a hospital would be built for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip as part of truce understandings between his Islamist group and Israel....
18:00, 2019-06-20

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....
21:34, 2019-06-20

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....
08:51, 2019-06-02

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 ...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Judge won’t stop Florida Cabinet from meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge in Florida denied an emergency motion from the First Amendment Foundation seeking to prevent Gov. Ron DeSantis from convening a Cabinet meeting during a trip to Jerusalem. The judge said he couldn’t stop the Wednesday morning meeting because attorneys for DeSan...
15:00, 2019-05-29

House condemns Israel boycott over liberal objections The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning a global boycott movement against Israel, with the lopsided vote coming over the objections of some progressives who claim the measure violates their First Amendment rights.The controversial resolution — which passed the House via a 398-17 vote with f...
01:17, 2019-07-24

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......
08:51, 2019-05-30

Lebanon accuses Israel of threatening civilian infrastructure Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was exploiting the Port of Beirut to smuggle weapons to the Hezbollah movement....
02:34, 2019-07-24

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....
21:17, 2019-06-16

Trump’s Israel adviser takes aim at ‘international consensus’ at UN Palestinian leaders shouldn’t assume they have a “right” to establish a state with headquarters in East Jerusalem, one of President Trump’s top advisers told the United Nations Security Council....
02:51, 2019-07-24

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......
02:00, 2019-06-17

Last batch of missing Kafka papers unveiled in Israel After a Kafkaesque legal battle, disputed documents from Kafka's closet confidant, Max Brod, are now part of the Israel National Library's collection. Defying Kafka's dying wish, Brod turned him into a famous writer....
18:34, 2019-08-07

Is B.D.S. Anti-Semitic? A Closer Look at the Boycott Israel Campaign The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement aims to press Israel to change its policies toward the Palestinians. It has generated heated debate and much misinformation....
22:17, 2019-07-31

Israel's Left Struggles for Traction in Bid to Topple Netanyahu Ehud Barak, the last prime minister from Israel’s Labor Party, has returned to politics in an alliance that wants to lead the resurrection of the Israeli left....
18:51, 2019-08-03

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....
20:34, 2019-06-16

Germany condemns Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes The Israeli demolitions in East Jerusalem were "particularly egregious," Germany said in a statement with France and the UK. But Israel has defended its actions, saying they were necessary "for reasons of security."...
00:51, 2019-07-24

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....
18:17, 2019-06-17

Netanyahu shows off Trump's map of Israel with Golan Heights 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....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
12:34, 2019-08-16

New Israel election likely to widen a swelling budget deficit Israel's budget deficit problem is about to get bigger as the country heads for its second election this year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a new government....
15:34, 2019-05-30

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....
08:17, 2019-07-22

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrants has said....
22:17, 2019-08-12

Israel Says It Foiled Large Attack on Gaza Border Israel’s army said it killed four heavily armed militants from Gaza attempting to cross into the country, accusing the Palestinian territory’s ruler Hamas of allowing for what it called a potential mass-casualty attack....
19:34, 2019-08-11

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....
04:17, 2019-07-16

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....
09:00, 2019-05-30

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....
03:00, 2019-05-30

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....
00:34, 2019-07-15

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...
19:51, 2019-06-08

Israel Advocates Are Afraid of Losing Bipartisan Support in the U.S. Republicans and Democrats have long supported Israel, but advocates see real risks to Israel after a rift over a denied visit to the Jewish state by two members of Congress....
23:34, 2019-08-16

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....
22:34, 2019-06-12

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....
13:17, 2019-06-08

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
19:00, 2019-08-17

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....
21:00, 2019-07-04

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...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Israel eases some restrictions on Gaza in unofficial truce JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has restored fuel supplies to the Gaza Strip’s sole power plant and expanded the permitted fishing zone off the enclave’s coast, easing some recent restrictions on the blockaded territory. An Israeli official confirmed Palestinian reports on Friday that Is...
15:51, 2019-06-28

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....
16:34, 2019-07-03

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
03:51, 2019-07-24

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....
14:51, 2019-05-21

"May God Ruin Trump": Grandmother Of US Congresswoman Barred By Israel Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States....
12:34, 2019-08-18

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...
17:01, 2019-07-02

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...
17:34, 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....
16:51, 2019-07-01

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....
13:51, 2019-07-01

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....
19:17, 2019-06-28

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....
19:17, 2019-06-30

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 ...
19:51, 2019-05-22

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....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Palestinians protest on Gaza-Israel fence after truce Thousands of Palestinians are protesting along the volatile Gaza-Israel frontier, hours after Israel and the territory’s Hamas rulers confirmed an agreement to honor a past cease-fire...
20:01, 2019-06-28

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...
21:00, 2019-07-11

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....
05:51, 2019-07-23

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....
10:51, 2019-05-30

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, ...
06:17, 2019-07-17

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...
22:51, 2019-07-02

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...
23:51, 2019-05-29

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....
16:17, 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....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Israel fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed....
23:17, 2019-08-18

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 ...
09:34, 2019-07-22

Giant chicken at Knesset slams 'cowardice' of Israel toward Hamas Frustrated by Israel's response to Hamas, advocates set up a large, inflatable chicken outside the parliament building Wednesday -- with a message that read, "putting an end to fear, demanding an Israeli victory."...
21:51, 2019-08-14

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......
09:51, 2019-07-03

Israel faces new vote 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....
15:34, 2019-05-30

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......
14:51, 2019-07-21

Israel, Hamas adding security after Gaza border incursions The Israeli government is staging additional security in Gaza to foil militants' entry to areas near the border, which officials say has happened multiple times in less than two weeks....
10:51, 2019-08-14

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....
23:00, 2019-06-05

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....
21:51, 2019-05-29

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......
03:51, 2019-07-03

Israel urges more 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....
14:17, 2019-06-17

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....
20:17, 2019-06-03

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)....
16:00, 2019-07-02

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....
02:51, 2019-07-01

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....
00:34, 2019-06-17

Tourism to Israel has risen so far in 2019, state figures show Nearly 2.6 million tourists have visited Israel so far in 2019 -- a rise of nearly 10 percent since last year, the Central Bureau of Statistics said Monday....
04:51, 2019-08-06

Israel's Spacecom looks to rebound from rough patch with Africa satellite Israel’s Space Communication Ltd plans a satellite launch next weekend which it hopes will mark a rebound from a couple of major setbacks in recent years....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Israel's 'Tanks Of The Future' Prototype Features Artificial Intelligence Israel unveiled options Sunday for its "combat vehicle of the future" -- a tank with large touchscreens, 360-degree vision and, in one prototype, a video game-style controller....
12:34, 2019-08-05

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....
08:34, 2019-07-15

Israel to hold new elections 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...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Israel to hold new election after Netanyahu fails to form government 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....
04:34, 2019-05-30

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 ...
22:17, 2019-06-05

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.”...
06:17, 2019-06-21

Errant missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus An errant missile struck Cyprus early Monday, 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....
12:34, 2019-07-01

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....
16:34, 2019-05-24

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....
06:51, 2019-05-30

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....
16:34, 2019-07-01

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...
04:51, 2019-05-30

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......
13:34, 2019-07-03

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in a Hamas military compound” in Gaza after ai...
08:00, 2019-06-13

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement during a Tuesday night vote — but Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voted nay. A bipartisan group of 398 lawmakers voted for the legislation, whil...
05:17, 2019-07-24

One of the Oldest Islamic Holy Sites in the World Discovered in Israel The remains of a 1,200-year-old mosque have been unearthed in Israel’s Negev desert and it’s being celebrated as one of the earliest known mosques in the world. ...
08:00, 2019-07-24

Israel's Wix.com second-quarter profit up, raises 2019 revenue outlook Wix.com, which helps small businesses build and operate websites, reported higher profit in the second quarter and raised its revenue forecast for 2019....
09:51, 2019-07-24

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....
15:17, 2019-07-04

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....
13:17, 2019-06-03

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....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Germany probes anti-Israel ‘likes’ by official account Germany’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday it has opened an investigation after learning that the Twitter account of the country’s mission to the Palestinian territories had “liked” anti-Israel tweets...
17:17, 2019-07-18

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....
18:34, 2019-05-21

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....
13:17, 2019-06-06

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...
18:51, 2019-06-02

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 ...
18:51, 2019-06-01

Franz Kafka archive reclaimed by Israel national library Missing author’s papers return to Tel Aviv collection initiated by Max Brod in 1939Israel’s national library has unveiled a missing batch of Franz Kafka’s papers, ending more than a decade of legal wrangling between Israel and Germany over the author’s legacy.As he battled with tuberculosis in an Au...
19:34, 2019-08-07

'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....
15:51, 2019-07-09

'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....
03:51, 2019-06-13

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....
19:34, 2019-05-27

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...
09:17, 2019-05-22

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 ...
12:34, 2019-06-02

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....
14:34, 2019-05-22

OIC summit condemns any decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories, including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital....
14:51, 2019-06-01

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....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and wounding two others hours after Israeli attacks in southern Syria killed three soldiers and wounded seven...
00:51, 2019-06-03

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....
13:51, 2019-05-30

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....
16:34, 2019-05-30

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...
20:17, 2019-06-13

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....
11:17, 2019-06-17

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...
06:34, 2019-06-06

Congresswoman rejects Israel's 'humiliating' offer to visit her relatives US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has decided against visiting her relatives in the West Bank, despite Israel's interior minister granting her entry on humanitarian grounds. ...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Israel’s Knesset taps Netanyahu’s pick for state comptroller JERUSALEM (AP) — 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. The Knesset voted 67-48 on Monday in favor of Matanyahu Engelman, who currently head...
15:51, 2019-06-03

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....
18:34, 2019-06-17

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....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Trump laments Netanyahu failure to form Israel government: 'It's too bad' President Trump Thursday said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government was "too bad," because the Middle East has "enough turmoil."...
00:34, 2019-05-31

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...
00:51, 2019-06-18

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....
22:17, 2019-06-20

US Congresswoman Rejects Israel's Offer To Visit West Bank US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against US......
10:00, 2019-08-17

US Lawmaker Rejects Israel's "Oppressive Conditions" To Visit West Bank Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, blasting the "oppressive conditions" set for the visit as......
21:00, 2019-08-16

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.        ...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Israel Folau's cousin dismissed by Catholic school over religious beliefs Josiah Folau reportedly called the school ‘a synagogue of Satan’ and labelled the Catholic mass ‘a paganistic ritual’The cousin of the sacked rugby star Israel Folau has reportedly been let go from his job at a Sydney Catholic school after calling the church a “synagogue of Satan”.Twenty-year-old Jo...
10:17, 2019-08-02

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....
18:34, 2019-05-29

Israel's Amos-17 satellite enroute to target orbit after SpaceX launch Space Communication said on Wednesday its Amos-17 communications satellite was launched into space and was enroute to its orbital position after separating from its SpaceX rocket....
13:17, 2019-08-07

Israel's national library to share reunited Kafka archive online Israel's national library said on Wednesday it received the last part of a collection of Franz Kafka's writings that it planned to put online, after winning an ownership battle for part of the......
01:34, 2019-08-08

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....
03:00, 2019-05-30

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone, implementing cease-fire JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it is expanding the permitted fishing zone off Gaza’s coast, the latest sign that a cease-fire deal with Palestinian militants is moving forward. COGAT, the Israeli defense body responsible for Palestinian civilian affairs, said Tuesday that it had expanded the fis...
18:34, 2019-05-21

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....
15:51, 2019-05-28

| Palestinian who shot at Israel soldiers on Gaza border killed: officials A Palestinian shot at Israeli soldiers along the Gaza border and was killed when troops returned fire, the army and Hamas's health ministry said, in the third such incident in recent days....
13:51, 2019-08-11

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....
00:17, 2019-05-30

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....
15:17, 2019-05-28

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....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Israel says soldier stabbed to death in Palestinian attack in West Bank The body of an Israeli soldier was found near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and the military said he had been stabbed to death by a Palestinian assailant....
14:51, 2019-08-08

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....
01:51, 2019-05-23

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...
09:00, 2019-05-28

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...
07:51, 2019-05-22

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....
12:00, 2019-06-16

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....
10:01, 2019-07-18

‘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 ...
17:17, 2019-07-11

US security adviser Bolton in Israel tells Iran 'prudence' is not 'weakness' On a trip to Israel, National Security Adviser John Bolton warned Iran and said the US military was rebuilt and 'ready to go.' More US sanctions on Iran are expected this week....
13:51, 2019-06-23

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....
12:34, 2019-07-19

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....
21:00, 2019-06-27

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...
06:34, 2019-06-17

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....
04:17, 2019-07-20

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....
16:34, 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...
14:17, 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......
05:34, 2019-06-17

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....
02:51, 2019-06-18

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...
19:34, 2019-05-31

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....
20:51, 2019-07-12

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....
02:17, 2019-06-21

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...
01:17, 2019-06-22

Israel honors Patriots owner Kraft amid solicitation case JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is honoring New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with the 2019 Genesis Prize for his philanthropy and commitment to combatting anti-Semitism. Thursday’s gala ceremony in Jerusalem and his high-profile feting offers Kraft a welcome reprieve just four months after he w...
16:34, 2019-06-20

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......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Palestine says 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....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Israel Folau donations page taken down by GoFundMe for breaching terms of service Digital fundraising platform says it is committed to fight for equality for LGBTIQ+ people and will refund donorsIsrael Folau’s fundraising page for his legal challenge against Rugby Australia has been taken down for breaching GoFundMe’s terms of service, the digital fundraising platform said, with ...
03:34, 2019-06-24

Australian rugby player Israel Folau's crowdfunding campaign shut down A fundraising site has barred controversial rugby player Israel Folau from using its platform to raise legal fees. GoFundMe said the Australian's homophobic comments went against its policy of "inclusivity."...
08:34, 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...
11:34, 2019-06-19

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....
18:34, 2019-07-14

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....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Cyprus Rape Case That Roiled Israel Falls Apart, With 12 Suspects Freed A dozen Israeli teenagers accused of raping a British tourist in a Cyprus resort have been freed, and the accuser was arrested on charges of making a false accusation....
22:17, 2019-07-31

U.S., Israel conduct test of Arrow 3 anti-ballistic system in Alaska The United States and Israel announced Sunday that they tested an Arrow 3 anti-ballistic weapon in a high altitude hit-to-kill engagement in Alaska, the first such test outside of Israel....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Facebook defeats appeal in U.S. claiming it aided Hamas attacks in Israel Facebook Inc on Wednesday defeated an appeal by American victims of Hamas attacks in Israel, who sought to hold the company liable for providing the group a social media platform to further its terroristic goals....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Israel's Wix.com lifts 2019 revenue outlook as second quarter profit rises Wix.com, which helps small businesses build and operate websites, reported higher than expected profit in the second quarter and raised its revenue forecast for 2019 amid solid sales growth from a host of new products....
14:34, 2019-07-24

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....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Israel censures Chilean president for visiting Temple Mount with Palestinians Israel's foreign ministry censured Chilean President Sebastian Pinera for his visit to Jerusalem's Old City and the Temple Mount, saying it violates sovereignty and diplomatic procedures....
23:17, 2019-06-27

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....
09:00, 2019-05-30

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......
07:17, 2019-07-06

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....
19:17, 2019-07-02

Israel Begins Tearing Down Palestinian Housing on Edge of East Jerusalem The first of 10 mostly unfinished apartment buildings in a Palestinian area was razed, an act that Palestinian officials condemned as “ethnic cleansing.”...
12:34, 2019-07-23

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....
13:17, 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....
02:17, 2019-06-07

House passes resolution condemning global boycott targeting Israel The vote comes after months of turmoil centering on Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), two Muslim freshmen who have stood accused of anti-Semitism....
09:00, 2019-07-24

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....
20:51, 2019-07-09

'Welcome home, Ilhan!': supporters greet Ilhan Omar as she arrives in home state – video The US representative Ilhan Omar is welcomed with cheers and support as she returns to Minnesota on Thursday after days of inflammatory attacks by Donald Trump. At the airport, supporters shouted their backing of the Somalian-born lawmaker. Meanwhile, Trump tried to distance himself from supporters’...
13:51, 2019-07-19

Meghan McCain Locates the Real Victim in the Ilhan Omar Nightmare: Meghan McCain Tons of people are outraged about the “send her back!” chants that erupted at Donald Trump’s rally on Wednesday as he attacked Rep. Ilhan Omar, but nobody is more outraged than The View’s Meghan McCain—because Trump and his fans are being so racist and hateful that they’re taking away McCain’s abili...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Israel Airport On High Alert After Plane Makes Emergency Landing: Report Authorities at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport declared an emergency level 3 situation as a Boeing 737 with a blown wheel made an emergency landing here on Monday afternoon....
18:34, 2019-07-01

250 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel; 1-year-old child among those killed in retaliatory airstrikes Approximately 250 rockets have been fired by Gaza militants towards Israel over the course of a few hours on Saturday, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
14:51, 2019-05-21

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....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Band-Aid solutions" and claiming that the U.N. agency to support Palestinian refugees had "failed" in i...
12:01, 2019-05-23

Qatar sends technical experts to Israel, eyeing new Gaza power line A Qatari technical delegation held talks in Israel and the Gaza Strip this week about helping pay for a proposed new power line between them, officials on both sides said on Tuesday, marking a potential expansion of Doha's aid efforts for Palestinians....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Ousted Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel wants his old job back, running for reelection The former top cop of the largest sheriff's office in Florida -- who was booted from power earlier this year in the response to his handling of two mass shootings -- is running for his old job....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Israel Folau and Rugby Australia headed for court after failing to resolve dispute Rugby player said he was ‘disappointed’ a settlement could not be reached at Fair Work CommissionRugby Australia and Israel Folau have failed to reach an agreement over the ex-Wallaby’s sacking after a nearly four-hour meeting, with the dispute now destined for court.Representatives from both partie...
07:51, 2019-06-28

Israel power company asks Fortnite to drop pole-climbing in game Israel's power company has asked the makers of Fortnite to no longer allow players to scale electric poles in the popular online game, saying this risked encouraging dangerous copycat behavior among children....
17:51, 2019-06-12

Air Force Signs Rs 300 Crore Deal To Procure SPICE-2000 Bombs From Israel The Indian Air Force has signed a Rs 300 crore deal with a Israeli defence firm to procure a batch of SPICE 2000 guided bombs, official sources said Friday....
00:17, 2019-06-08

Former Miss Iraq and linguist for US troops still under rape, death threats after advocacy for Israel It was an occasion that should have been marked by excitement, smiles, unification – and a little hairspray. But the Miss Universe 2017 Pageant in Las Vegas spiraled into death threats, rape threats and international outrage for Miss Iraq’s Sarah Adnan – the country’s first representative in 45 year...
15:51, 2019-07-09

Israel's embassy in Brazil mocked over clumsy attempt to conceal non-kosher meal ​​​​​​​Israel’s embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of Ambassador Yossi Shelly’s lunch Sunday with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — but the embassy apparently didn’t want anyone to know that the meal they were enjoying was not entirely kosher....
00:51, 2019-07-10

Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza, calling attack response to rocket fire Israeli aircraft attacked a Hamas target in Gaza on Thursday after a Palestinian rocket strike, the Israeli military said, in the first serious cross-border flare-up since a surge in fighting last month....
09:51, 2019-06-13

Judge urges Israel Folau and Rugby Australia to settle dispute through mediation Folau may fight his former employers at trial in February if mediation failsIsrael Folau and Rugby Australia could face a February 2020 trial if they fail to resolve a multimillion-dollar unfair dismissal case brought by the former Wallabies player and staunch Christian.Folau’s lawyer, Stuart Wood Q...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Israel begins to demolish homes on Jerusalem outskirts, stoking Palestinian fears Israeli forces began demolishing buildings near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of Palestinian protests and international criticism....
08:17, 2019-07-22

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti-Israel protests Saturday....
17:34, 2019-05-28

ESPN's Israel Gutierrez Delivers Emotional Statement On Tyson Fury's Homophobia ESPN reporter Israel Gutierrez earned his 141st win on Around the Horn on Friday, defeating Jorge Sedano in the showdown, 1-0. With the 30 seconds of Face Time, Gutierrez decided to focus on Saturday’s fight between Tyson Fury and Tom Schwarz. More specifically, he decided to touch on Fury’s homopho...
22:51, 2019-06-15

German tapped to head Iran trade vehicle pulls out after Israel comments A German diplomat will no longer head the Iran trade vehicle INSTEX after it emerged he had made critical comments about Israel. The development deals a further blow to European efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal....
18:00, 2019-08-10

Political chaos in Israel deals blow to Jared Kushner's peace plan Snap polls threaten Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ as his son-in-law visits JerusalemJared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his troubled Middle East peace plan appeared to abruptly lose its remaining energy after an overnight crisis in Israeli politics plunged the country into a months-long el...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Jared Kushner pushes economic talks in meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to push for economic talk tied to Middle East peace deal....
03:17, 2019-05-31

Israel Folau lodges claim seeking $10m damages and reinstatement by Rugby Australia Sacked Wallabies star files claim to Federal CourtFolau claims unfair dismissal and also wants apology Israel Folau has begun legal action against his former employers Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs for unfair dismissal. The decision comes after the former Wallaby and RA failed to reach an agr...
04:17, 2019-08-01

Israel Folau sets up crowdfunding page to raise $3m to fight Rugby Australia Sacked Wallaby’s case is with Fair Work CommissionFolau says he has already spent $100,000 Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau is rattling the tin online to raise $3m for his legal action against his Rugby Australia.Folau is taking his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment wa...
01:00, 2019-06-21

Burger franchise founded in Israel delays opening in Mich. city after backlash, threats A franchise of Israeli burger chain Burgerim will not open since it received backlash from the community in Dearborn.       ...
04:17, 2019-07-24

A toxic rift opens between Democrats and Israel after the nation refuses entry to two members of Congress Support for the Middle Eastern democracy had ebbed as President Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became fast allies, fracturing what has been decades of bipartisan support for Israel....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Israel Folau's social media accounts deleted before Rugby Australia court hearing Instagram and Twitter pages unavailable on MondayFormer Wallaby is seeking $10m in damages Israel Folau’s social media accounts appear to have been deleted on the eve of a court hearing into his sacking by Rugby Australia.The former Wallaby’s Twitter and Instagram accounts disappeared on Monday, 24 ...
10:34, 2019-08-12

Israel Folau starts legal action against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs Israel Folau has formally begun legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs following his dismissal for a code of conduct breach....
13:51, 2019-08-01

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....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Army finalizes deal to bring Israel's Iron Dome to the US to test it against cruise missiles The U.S. Army has finalized a deal to bring Israel's famed Iron Dome defense system to the United States to help protect against cruise missile threats....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Kushner meets with leaders of Jordan, Israel on first day of Mideast tour to unveil peace plan Jared Kushner met with the leaders of Jordan and Israel on Wednesday to outline the administration's Mideast peace plan on the first day of a five-country tour through the region....
15:34, 2019-08-01

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....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Deadly violence at Israel-Gaza border escalates dangerously: UN chief condemns in strongest terms The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is following with “deep concern” the latest developments across the Gaza-Israeli border and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint. Over the weekend, hundreds of rockets were launched from the Occupied Palestinian Territory into southe...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Maher slams far-left Dems for backing anti-Israel BDS movement: A 'bulls--- purity test' "Real Time" host Bill Maher spent part of Friday's show slamming the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement, calling it a "bulls--- purity test."...
15:34, 2019-08-17

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
21:51, 2019-06-01

Reporter's Notebook: Spat over scrapped 'Squad' members' Israel visit is tricky politics for both sides Israel’s refusal to admit Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., could reverberate deep into the future on a litany of political fronts....
05:34, 2019-08-17

Trump peace plan conference is blip on Israel's radar as political, Iran crises swirl A U.S.-led conference in Bahrain designed to drum up investment in the Palestinian economy and pave a path to peace with Israel has gone largely unremarked by Israelis preoccupied with a political crisis and their arch-foe Iran....
23:01, 2019-06-27

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian protests at the border, Hamas rocket attacks, and reprisal airstrikes by Israel....
17:34, 2019-05-21