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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netyanyahu underwent his first pre-indictment hearings on Wednesday and Thursday, with his lawyers confidently telling journalists covering the proceedings that they were “surprising” Attorney-General...
Israeli and Western leaders were looking with alarm on Thursday at the growing tumult within Iraq, including protests in Baghdad and several other cities which have turned violent, prompting police to use live ammunition on protesters as well as...
Sunday evening was the start of Rosh Hashanah, the first of the Jewish High Holidays, followed by Yom Kippur and Succot (Feast of Tabernacles) later in the month. A very large percentage of Israeli Jews, including many who self-identify as “...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gave a speech at a meeting of the Eurasian Economic Union in Armenia on Tuesday in which he said, among other things, that “the international community must confront America’s hostile and unilateralist...
Israel’s recent parliamentary elections ended with a virtual tie between the two leading contenders, incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue & White leader Benny Gantz, although neither emerged with a clear path to the...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin announced on Wednesday evening that incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would receive the first opportunity to form a governing coalition following last weeks elections. The deadline is 24 October, but...
U.S. President Donald Trump authorized the State Department to issue travel bans on senior Iranian officials and family members from entering the United States as immigrants or nonimmigrants, declaring that the clerical regime in Teheran is...
Addressing the 74th UN General Assembly meeting on Tuesday evening, US President Donald Trump condemned the clerical regime which rules Iran, for blaming “everyone else for the problems they alone have created.” He gave as examples how...
The United Nations on Monday released an interim report by Ahmed Shaheed, the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief. The report included a section on anti-Semitism, with Shaheed declaring that he says he is "alarmed by the...
Incumbent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz met with President Reuven Rivlin on Monday evening and emerged saying they had made progress towards the formation of a national unity government. Their senior...

 

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