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Cupertino, CA – Apple Kicks Off Star-studded Event With Larger iPhones

Cupertino, CA - Apple on Tuesday unveiled two new versions of the iPhone, boosting the screen size of the iconic smartphone to 4.7 and 5.5 inches. Unveiling the iPhone 6 and iPh...

Gaza – Watch: Islamic Jihad Shows Off Purportedly New Gaza Terror Tunnel

Gaza - The Islamic Jihad claims that it has already started rebuilding tunnels in Gaza, taking an Al-Jazeera reporter on a tour of one of its new underground constructions in a vid...

Belgium – Brussels Jewish Museum To Reopen In Defiance Of ‘Brutes’

Brussels, Belgium - The Jewish museum in Brussels will reopen on Sunday under tight security, in a message of defiance against "brutes" after a gunman shot dead four people there i...

Cairo – Arab States Back New UN Appeal By Palestinians

Cairo - Arab foreign ministers have backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's appeal to the United Nations to set a deadline for Israel to end its occupation of lands captured i...

Atlantic Ocean – Unresponsive Aircraft Registerd To Rochester, NY Real Estate Mogul Crashes Near Jamaica

Atlantic Ocean - A private U.S. plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed into the ocean north of the Caribbean island Friday after a journey of more than 1,400 miles. Maj. Basil...

Washington – Pentagon: Al-Shabab Leader Killed In US Strike

Washington - The Pentagon on Friday confirmed the death of the leader of the al-Shabab terror group, Ahmed Abdi Godane, who was the target of a U.S. airstrike Monday in Somalia. ...

Washington – Kerry Hosts Rare Reunion Of Secretaries Of State

Washington - Secretary of State John Kerry warned Wednesday against creeping American isolationism, making the case that U.S. global leadership is essential in uncertain times as h...

Warsaw, Poland – Reform Rabbis Ordained In Poland In Jewish Life Growth

Warsaw, Poland - A spokesman says four rabbis educated in Germany were ordained in southwestern Poland in a sign of reviving Jewish life in mainly Catholic Poland. The rare cere...

Jerusalem – Firebombs Hurled At Jerusalem Police Station

Jerusalem - Two Molotov cocktails were thrown at a police station on the Mount of Olives, east Jerusalem. One of the firebombs sparked a fire but the Israel Police said it was quic...

Tel Aviv – Israel Shows Evidence Of Rocket Fire From Gaza Schools

Tel Aviv - The Israeli military has provided its most detailed assessment yet of the conduct and impact of the Gaza war, including photographs indicating that militants stored and ...

China – Memorial To Jewish WWII Refugees Opens In Shanghai

Shanghai, China – A memorial paying homage to the more than 13,000 Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai for safety during World War II was unveiled in the city Tuesday. A list o...

Jerusalem – Israel Says Gaza War Cost Military $2.5 Bn

Jerusalem - Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said on Tuesday that the direct cost of the 50-day military offensive in the Gaza Strip was more than $2.5 billion (1.9 billion eu...

Beirut – Video Purports To Show Islamic State Beheading Of US Journalist Steven Sotloff

Beirut - An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for conti...

Tehran – AP Interview: Iran Says It Disrupts Nuclear Plots

Tehran, Iran - Iran has disrupted plots by foreign spies to recruit its nuclear experts and stopped sabotage attempts through faulty foreign equipment supplied for its facilities, ...

Jerusalem – Israel Raises Alarm Over Islamist Militants On Its Frontiers

Jerusalem - Israel's frontier with Syria, where militants have kidnapped 45 U.N. peacekeepers, has become a magnet for Islamist activity and Israel itself is now a target, the defe...

Havana, Cuba – Fidel Castro Compares NATO To Nazis, Lashes Out At US, And Israel’s Mossad

Havana, Cuba - Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro lashed out at the United States and Europe on Monday, accusing them of war-mongering and comparing the NATO military alliance's repre...

Kiev – Ukraine Defence Minister Warns Of Start Of ‘Great War’ With Russia

Kiev - Ukraine's defence minister warned on Monday that a "great war" has broken out with Russia over his country's future that could claim tens of thousands of lives. "A great ...

London – Britain Raises Terror Threat Level To Severe

London - Britain raised the country's terror threat level from substantial to severe Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely. Home Secretary Theresa...

Jerusalem – Missing American-Israeli Yeshiva Student Found Dead in Jerusalem

Jerusalem - The body of Aron Sofer, the 23 year old yeshiva bochur who went missing on Friday, has been found in the Jerusalem Forest in Ein Kerem. VIN News has confirmed that S...

Beirut – Photos Show Gruesome Islamic State Seizure Of Base

Beirut - The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, in...