Tuesday, October 15, 2019

World

Jerusalem – Israeli Supreme Court Shortens Whistleblower’s Prison Term

Jerusalem - Israel's Supreme Court on Monday shortened by a year the 4-1/2-year prison term of a soldier who gave a journalist classified military documents, some relating to opera...

Tehran – Iran Test-Fires Missiles Near Strait Of Hormuz

Tehran - Iran's navy says it has test-fired a range of weapons during ongoing maneuvers near the Strait of Hormuz, the passageway for one-fifth of the world's oil supply. The Mo...

Cuba – Chavez Suffers New Post Surgery Complications

Cuba - Hugo Chavez has suffered "new complications" following his cancer surgery in Cuba, his vice president said Sunday, describing the Venezuelan leader's condition as delicate. ...

Bnei Brak – Documentary Alleges Hitler Died In A Rural Estate In Argentina With Wife

Bnei Brak - Hitler’s last days were not spent in his Berlin bunker, but in tranquil luxury in an Argentine hotel – at least, that’s the story that director/ producer Noam Shalev an...

Jerusalem – Shas Unveils New App To Receive Blessings From Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

Jerusalem - Shas unveiled a new application for iphone and Android smartphones Sunday. On the application, called Maran Shelita (Hebrew for the great rabbi, who should lives a good...

Yemen – Al Qaeda Offers Gold For US Ambassador’s Murder

Yemen - Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen has offered to pay tens of thousands of dollars to anyone who kills the U.S. ambassador in Sanaa or an American soldier in the country. An aud...

Washington – Obama: U.S. Has Good Leads On Who Carried Out Benghazi Attacks

Washington - The United States has some "very good leads" about who carried out the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans including the U.S. ambassador in Septembe...

Beijing – China Requiring People To Visit Their Aged Parents

Beijing - Visit your parents. That's an order. So says China, whose national legislature on Friday amended its law on the elderly to require that adult children visit their aged...

Jerusalem – Israeli Leader’s Party Criticizes President

Jerusalem - Israel's president and prime minister are trading charges over making peace with the Palestinians. President Shimon Peres told a summit of international ambassadors ...

Israel – Court: Barred Arab Candidate Can Run In Election

Israel - Israel's Supreme Court ruled on Sunday an Arab lawmaker could stand in elections, overturning her disqualification by electoral officials over her participation in a Gaza-...

West Bank – IDF Completes Evacuation Of Oz Zion Outpost

West Bank - IDF forces removed the remaining settler activists from the Oz Zion outpost near Beit El in the early morning hours of Sunday morning, at the end of a weekend that star...

Tehran – Iran Showcases Special Forces During Naval Drills: Report

Tehran - Iranian special forces and military diving units practiced defending their ports and coastline against attacks on Sunday, state-linked media reported during naval war game...

Tel Aviv, Israel – At Israel School, Anyone Can Learn To Be A Prophet

Tel Aviv, Israel - Instead of long beards and robes, they wear track suits and T-shirts. Their tablets are electronic, not hewn of stone, and they hold smartphones, not staffs. The...

Israel – Livni: Netanyahu-Led Gov’t Will Lead To ‘Halachic’ State

Israel - Tzipi Livni warned on Sunday that a government led by Binyamin Netanyahu and his coalition partners will be a "halachic, fearful state" that enemies will view as weak. ...

Jerusalem – Israel Eases Ban On Building Material For Gaza

Jerusalem - Israel eased its blockade of Gaza on Sunday, allowing a shipment of gravel for private construction into the Palestinian territory for the first time since Hamas seized...

Tehran – U.S. Plane Stuck In Iran For Repairs After Emergency Landing

Tehran - A small U.S. commercial plane has been stuck in Iran for nearly three weeks after making an emergency landing near the city of Ahvaz, the country's airports director said ...

Jerusalem – Israel Formally Indicts Former Foreign Minister Lieberman

Jerusalem - Israel's Justice Ministry filed its indictment of former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman in a Jerusalem court on Sunday, charging him with breach of trust and fraud ...

Germany – Respected Magazine Mistakenly Publishes Bush Obituary

Germany - Germany's respected news weekly Der Spiegel has mistakenly published an obituary for former U.S. President George H.W. Bush. The unfinished obituary appeared on Der Sp...

Beijing – China Court Orders Apple To Pay In Rights Dispute

Beijing - A Chinese court has ordered Apple Inc. to pay 1.03 million yuan ($165,000) to eight Chinese writers and two companies who say unlicensed copies of their work were distrib...

Philadelphia – AP Exclusive: Documents Raise Doubts In Nazi Probe

Philadelphia - The case of an 87-year-old Philadelphia man accused by Germany of serving as an SS guard at Auschwitz has largely centered on whether he was stationed at the part of...