Middle East News http://feed.informer.com/digests/YOIQWNL8IM/feeder Middle East News Respective post owners and feed distributors Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:05:19 -0400 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ US lobbying creates headaches for candidates back home http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/foreign-interference-elections-lobbying-tunisia.html Full Feed urn:uuid:022f6762-14b7-bae6-75eb-ff41c492a690 Mon, 09 Dec 2019 21:53:00 -0500 An increasingly globalized political influence industry is triggering a global backlash. Julian Pecquet Sunnis support protests in Iraq, yet fear involvement http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/iraq-protests-sunni-mosul.html Full Feed urn:uuid:5e7876a0-ea60-f014-edbc-1e970a66c84e Sun, 10 Nov 2019 16:26:00 -0500 Sunnis have been quiet during the recent protests in Iraq, but not because they aren't suffering along with their Shiite countrymen. Adnan Abu Zeed Turkish fire comes near US troops in Syria http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/us-troops-near-turkish-fire-syria.html Full Feed urn:uuid:292c02dd-ac42-33a8-bc69-ca14f2fa772f Sun, 10 Nov 2019 16:20:00 -0500 Artillery fire came within the vicinity of US troops not long after Pentagon leaders urged Turkey to stop its incursion into northeastern Syria. Jack Detsch Pentagon blames Turkey for strikes near US troops in Syria http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/us-troops-near-turkish-fire-syria.html Full Feed urn:uuid:f8c4681c-1246-3a5f-f70f-cc862fc9e384 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 16:20:00 -0500 The Pentagon held Turkey responsible for shelling American units in the Syrian city of Kobani on Friday, in spite of denials from Ankara. Jack Detsch Intel: How Trump is trying to get ahead of Congress on Turkey sanctions http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/intel-trump-turkey-sanctions-operation-syria-treasury.html Full Feed urn:uuid:e7c5575c-459a-33c1-1669-2137b2719ff8 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 13:29:00 -0500 Bryant Harris Why Egypt’s economic reforms aren’t enough to win over the street http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/egypt-protest-economic-reform-crisis-sisi.html Full Feed urn:uuid:90750736-ad2a-1c2c-0c80-5602ef876118 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 11:23:00 -0500 A new report shows significant progress in Egypt, but demonstrations are placing new pressures on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to do more to battle corruption. Week in Review Who will pay $53 billion for Turkey’s safe zone project? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/turkey-syria-who-will-pay-for-syrian-refugees-resettlement.html Full Feed urn:uuid:04105d0c-93ed-dd69-93dd-315d07c1c643 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 11:17:00 -0500 Turkey wants to build more than 200,000 housing units in northeastern Syria where Operation Peace Spring is taking place in order to resettle some 2 million Syrian refugees. Mehmet Cetingulec Israel needs to learn lesson from Turkish assault on Kurds http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/israel-united-states-syria-iran-turkey-middle-east-policy.html Full Feed urn:uuid:54b3352c-fa1d-6ea6-3ef3-238cd1be5a41 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 11:16:00 -0500 After the Turkish attack on the Kurds, Israel must realize that when and if the time comes, US President Donald Trump might not stand by the Jewish state. Akiva Eldar Will Jordan extend Israeli lease of farmlands? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/israel-jordan-king-abdullah-ii-isle-of-peace-naharayim.html Full Feed urn:uuid:e3a3105d-5177-75f7-4adc-9e0d9dd6cf7c Sun, 10 Nov 2019 08:33:00 -0500 Israeli farmers will soon be forced to abandon their agricultural lands at Naharayim, in Jordanian territory, at the end of their 25-year leases this month according to a provision of the peace treaty between Jordan and Israel. Mordechai Goldman Gas trade: stand-alone win-win for US-Turkey relations http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/turkey-united-states-gas-trade-stand-alone-win-win.html Full Feed urn:uuid:054d2b61-503f-f867-379a-4025bd536e15 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 08:05:00 -0500 The only foreseeable and quantifiable area in the relationships between Turkey and the United States is gas trade. Olgu Okumuş Domestic politics, Idlib sway timing of Turkey’s Syrian operation http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/turkey-syria-spring-of-peace-idlib-sway-timing-of-operation.html Full Feed urn:uuid:9cf66a5b-7399-13ef-4bc1-9a331ce86728 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 06:33:00 -0500 Erdogan’s latest campaign in Syria may be justified as an effort to fight terrorism, but his immediate objectives include stopping the unraveling within his party, fracturing the opposition bloc and creating space inside Syria for a possible new wave of refugees from Idlib. Kadri Gursel How does Washington see Russia's Gulf security concept? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/russia-gulf-security-us.html Full Feed urn:uuid:f3a58bec-56ab-52b4-7396-73537140773e Sun, 10 Nov 2019 06:16:00 -0500 Washington ignores Moscow's initiative for the Gulf security architecture and there are some good reasons why. Paul J. Saunders Iranian women cheer at soccer game, finally http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/iranian-women-in-azadi-stadium.html Full Feed urn:uuid:23c504be-9550-84ff-8e68-df71bb6ae80a Sun, 10 Nov 2019 05:05:00 -0500 For the first time since 1981, Iranian women got unrestricted access to a soccer stadium as they watch the national team beat Cambodia 14-0. Saeid Jafari Egypt dismisses 1,070 teachers in extremism fight http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/egypt-fires-teachers-muslim-brotherhood-education.html Full Feed urn:uuid:8774f735-1470-66d1-f0c9-b9fec423b95b Sun, 10 Nov 2019 03:46:00 -0500 The Egyptian Ministry of Education dismissed some 1,000 teachers under the rationale that they had disseminated extremist ideas and belonged to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. Menna A. Farouk After Amman gives in to striking teachers, more protests could come http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/jordan-teachers-strike-government-public-sector-protests.html Full Feed urn:uuid:9ed5789c-94eb-2d85-3a3b-ff57918ca554 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 03:38:00 -0500 Now that the monthlong teachers' strike is finally resolved, the Jordanian government fears other public sector employees may also take to the streets. Osama Al Sharif Palestinian disengagement plan from Israel leans on Egypt http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/palestinian-economic-disengagement-israel-egypt-trade.html Full Feed urn:uuid:be274cc3-7c12-d6eb-063a-e36cf608d3b8 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 03:21:00 -0500 A Palestinian ministerial delegation headed to Egypt to discuss ways to boost relations in economy and trade, as part of the Palestinian government’s efforts to break economic ties with Israel. Entsar Abu Jahal Decision to ban e-cigarettes in Gaza sparks mockery on social media http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/gaza-economy-ministry-ban-electronic-cigarettes-tobacco-tax.html Full Feed urn:uuid:6eb2cb9d-a866-387e-6e1c-fda73945987e Sun, 10 Nov 2019 03:15:00 -0500 The Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip issued a decision to ban e-cigarettes, claiming that they are bad for citizens' health, which sparked angry reactions. Rasha Abou Jalal A look at what’s going on in eastern Syrian http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/syria-kurdish-displacement-turkey-offensive.html Full Feed urn:uuid:c627cb20-c273-c915-9381-f50186c05873 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 03:00:00 -0500 Tens of thousands in Hasakah province are already displaced by Erdogan’s freshly launched Operation Spring of Peace. Himbervan Kose A look at what’s going on in eastern Syria http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/syria-kurdish-displacement-turkey-offensive.html Full Feed urn:uuid:fbbeaf16-143a-848a-c379-e3186be64e00 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 03:00:00 -0500 Tens of thousands in Hasakah province are already displaced by Erdogan’s freshly launched Operation Spring of Peace. Himbervan Kose Can Egypt sweeten the deal for small beekeepers? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/the-first-honey-festival-in-egypt.html Full Feed urn:uuid:b97c9b16-31d8-d3d6-15b3-46c741919c14 Sat, 09 Nov 2019 23:46:00 -0500 Egypt organizes its first beekeepers festival, but small producers wonder whether their presence will make a buzz. Rami Galal 75% of Iranians against ending nuke enrichment - poll https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/75-percent-of-Iranians-against-ending-nuke-enrichment-poll-604972 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2d2bfea8-451a-26aa-7390-64ae7d4a2573 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:01:25 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/440054' /><br/>The data also reflects that a vast majority of Iranians, around 70%, are still critical of their government when it comes to corruption and whether the economy is run properly.<br/> Morton Mandel, Jewish businessman, dies at 98 https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Morton-Mandel-Jewish-businessman-and-philanthropist-dies-at-98-604894 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:67029907-53ac-0271-9a03-1f9608b5ae3c Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:00:33 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/246261' /><br/>Spanning almost eight decades, Mandel's business career and subsequent philanthropic endeavors supported a range of social leadership, educational and Jewish community initiatives worldwide.<br/> Participants from dozens of countries descend on Jerusalem for 64th Sukkot march https://www.timesofisrael.com/participants-from-dozens-of-countries-descend-on-jerusalem-for-64th-sukkot-march/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9e33f0d9-6030-f644-6931-54c65a254205 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:55:54 -0400 Marchers, many of them evangelical Christians, take part in annual parade through capitals streets Israel Inside Evangelical Christians Jerusalem March Sukkot Court upholds administrative detention of Palestinian-Jordanian woman https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Court-upholds-administrative-detention-of-Palestinian-Jordanian-woman-604969 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0a07597a-0076-b8a5-76ea-2eb1cc7b86c6 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:53:10 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/28726' /><br/>The Palestinian Prisoners Commission in the West Bank said the decision to keep Labadi in administrative detention for six months was taken during a closed hearing.<br/> Naama’s mother to Putin: Please send my daughter home https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Naamas-mother-to-Putin-Please-send-my-daughter-home-604967 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4ea8c4ad-bad3-86c2-7e3f-182b0214938c Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:36:21 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447832' /><br/>‘Someone close to Trump knows the story, but has not responded,’ mother of imprisoned Israeli-American tells ‘Post’<br/> 67 Israelis arrested overseas for khat-smuggling https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/67-Israelis-arrested-overseas-for-khat-smuggling-604963 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b9709ecb-5d96-910e-6426-2a148bec5a34 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:23:58 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447828' /><br/>Authorities face legal troubles when trying to arresting masterminds<br/> OurCrowd CEO: Israel enjoying 'investment tourism' boom https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/OurCrowd-CEO-Israel-enjoying-investment-tourism-boom-604959 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8c1571e9-97f1-c31f-9a4b-7b6aee97b646 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:17:25 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447825' /><br/>Investors around the world "are looking at Israeli stocks, but they really want to get into Israeli start-ups," OurCrowd CEO and founder Jon Medved told The Jerusalem Post.<br/> Pence holds frosty meeting with Erdogan in bid for Syria border ceasefire https://www.timesofisrael.com/pence-holds-frosty-meeting-with-erdogan-in-bid-for-syria-border-ceasefire/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:58143148-e6e4-48ef-f599-27fc875a639b Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:16:22 -0400 US vice president shares tense handshake with Turkish leader before urging him to halt offensive against Kurdish forces in northern Syria Israel & the Region Turkish offensive in Syria Syria ceasefire Mike Pence Mike Pompeo Recep Tayyip Erdogan US-Turkey relations US foreign policy Trump administration Kurdish rebels Tel Aviv Wine Festival celebrates its fifth year https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Tel-Aviv-Wine-Festival-celebrates-its-fifth-year-604961 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2ff70b68-f703-78ec-de83-d504b8d45148 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:13:30 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447826' /><br/>The Tel Aviv Municipality and “The Grape Man” invited the public to celebrate Sukkot in style while trying some of the best wines Israel has to offer.<br/> Rivlin hosts the nation https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Rivlin-hosts-the-nation-604960 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:15c8f946-04ec-7db9-7c2f-ba6033320087 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:10:37 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447551' /><br/>Celebrating Sukkot with fresh fruit, dancing, long lines and photo-ops at the President’s Residence.<br/> Islamic Jihad official says Egypt will release 81 Palestinian detainees https://www.timesofisrael.com/islamic-jihad-official-says-egypt-will-release-81-palestinian-detainees/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:87da4b82-9240-36cb-31c9-6ed0c0d116bc Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:09:30 -0400 Nafidh Azzam makes statement following talks in Cairo this week between leaders in his terror group and Egyptian officials Israel & the Region Islamic Jihad Egypt Cairo al-Quds Hamas Ex-Nazi concentration camp guard, 93, tells German court ‘sorry for what he did’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/ex-nazi-concentration-camp-guard-93-tells-german-court-sorry-for-what-he-did/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:a27def48-e830-5a5c-e66b-3d1fc9ec2b43 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:02:36 -0400 Former SS private charged with 5,230 counts of accessory to murder says he knew Jews were being gassed at Stutthof camp, but 'did not see himself in a position to free them' Jewish Times Nazi war criminals Stutthof Holocaust Efraim Zuroff Netanyahu floats new offer for unity government, Gantz swiftly rejects it https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-floats-new-offer-for-unity-government-gantz-swiftly-rejects-it/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e40ab442-b4bf-95a1-625c-8172913ba073 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:01:28 -0400 PM says country needs leadership to face 'growing security challenges,' but Blue and White chief accuses him of 'not seeking unity but immunity' Israel Inside 2019 Israeli elections coalition negotiations Benjamin Netanyahu Likud party Shas party UTJ United Torah Judaism party Blue and White party Naftali Bennett Reuven Rivlin Benny Gantz Jewish Home party Ayelet Shaked Joint List Israel celebrates 40 years of alternative theater in Acre festival https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-celebrates-40-years-of-alternative-theater-in-acre-festival/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:a41c165a-96f0-ba8c-6ab0-d8cb6c78deca Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:51:01 -0400 Annual gathering in mixed Jewish-Arab city during Sukkot has become an institution for the 'fringe' performance art scene Israel Inside Acre Oded Kotler theater performance art Haifa Theater Turkish Cypriot leader Akıncı files complaint against death threats http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/akinci-files-complaint-against-death-threats-147643 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:7b9f22aa-e767-b082-735f-b6c3961673a5 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:50:00 -0400 Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akıncı files a criminal complaint against those who threaten him and his family with death on social media, according to a statement released by his office Turkey Netanyahu's offer to Gantz: manipulation or compromise? - analysis https://www.jpost.com/Israel-Elections/Netanyahus-offer-to-Gantz-manipulation-or-compromise-604945 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:59f18106-eee3-81bb-2f45-70330562d688 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:48:45 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446893' /><br/>What Netanyahu has not offered is to give up on his 55-seat bloc of right-wing parties, which includes Shas, UTJ, Bayit Yehudi and the New Right.<br/> Haifa hosts the Jewish nurse who spied on the Nazis https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Haifa-hosts-the-Jewish-nurse-who-spied-on-the-Nazis-604948 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f836a57f-badd-21d2-ec82-5f635747f890 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:43:30 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447822' /><br/>“As soon as they knew I could speak German, they wanted me to work for military intelligence,”<br/> Watch: Ultra-Orthodox celebrations bring joy into the holiday of Sukkot https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Ultra-Orthodox-celebrations-bring-joy-into-the-holiday-of-Sukkot-604955 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:aeca0083-b648-5c99-6d03-7c73592703e2 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:40:00 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447820' /><br/>The Simchat Beit Hashoeva celebrations, which take place every night of Sukkot, are truly a unique carnival-like spectacle of happiness and celebration in the ultra-Orthodox world<br/> US sanctions on Turkey against spirit of NATO alliance http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/us-sanctions-on-turkey-against-spirit-of-nato-alliance-147642 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:e090327f-7647-9d86-e408-8f4f094a6f43 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:34:22 -0400 The U.S. move to put sanctions on Turkey over its anti-terror operation in northern Syria is not in line with the spirit of the NATO alliance, the National Defense Ministry said on Oct. 17. Turkey Turkish president Erdogan allegedly threw Trump letter in the garbage https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/President-Erdogan-threw-Trump-letter-in-the-garbage-604919 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d385718a-6624-a92f-ab25-434c62d073c2 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:31:52 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446969' /><br/>The October 9 letter was released to the public by the White House on Wednesday. Trump wrote to Erdogan, "Don't be a tough guy" and "Don't be a fool!"<br/> IAEA mum on Iran’s illicit nuclear activities in Germany https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/IAEA-mum-on-Irans-illicit-nuclear-activities-in-Germany-604954 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a2e2ed5a-dc7d-4015-081d-51fc7e26c087 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:25:48 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447821' /><br/>Iran was cited as a country linked to espionage targeting German universities.<br/> Happy 10th birthday, Chabad of Rehavia https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Happy-10th-birthday-Chabad-of-Rehavia-604953 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0c7a3195-9441-b83e-ba04-74b36cfb9a3f Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:24:04 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447819' /><br/>While he wasn’t competing with the synagogue congregations of Rehavia, Goldberg was viewed as a competitor within his own circle – namely the Chabad centers in nearby Sha’arei Chessed.<br/> Facebook chief donates $2.5m. to ADL to fight hate after Halle shooting https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Facebook-chief-donates-25m-to-ADL-to-fight-hate-after-Halle-shooting-604838 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:04fa2b07-adb0-c19c-318a-3802ba56da5d Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:22:26 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com/HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=288502' /><br/>Sheryl Sandberg mentioned a visit to Yad Vashem as one reason she supports the fight against hate.<br/> Greek anarchists attack Atatürk House in Thessaloniki http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/greek-protesters-attack-ataturk-house-in-thessaloniki-147640 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:7a8f0ef0-8f01-1bad-7d63-c345fa1f3aca Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:22:00 -0400 A group of demonstrators enters the Turkish Consulate in Thessaloniki, Greece as visitors. Turkish Foreign Ministry condemns the attack at the birthplace of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of modern Turkey. Turkey Palestinian prime minister says Israeli doctors should treat in West Bank https://www.timesofisrael.com/palestinian-prime-minister-says-israeli-doctors-should-treat-in-west-bank/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2d3679e5-6eb7-61ba-69a8-237cb7995b0f Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:19:12 -0400 Mohammad Shtayyeh suggests that since medical care for Palestinians in Israeli hospitals has halted, they should have 'the mountain come to Muhammad' Israel & the Region Mohammad Shtayyeh Palestinian tax revenues West Bank Palestinian hospitals Israeli hospitals Physicians for Human Rights-Israel muhamm Netanyahu offers Gantz religion-state status quo, Gantz declines https://www.jpost.com/Israel-Elections/Netanyahu-offers-Gantz-flexibility-on-religion-and-state-604937 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4ea56492-23c2-6657-fe99-44647a64fd2e Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:14:42 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/436062' /><br/>UTJ, Shas remove their veto to sitting with Lapid in a unity coalition for the first time<br/> Pence meets Erdogan to urge halt to Turkey's Syria offensive https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Pence-meets-Erdogan-to-urge-Turkey-ends-Syria-operation-604934 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1ba9450c-d3ed-c427-f807-05a21fe51422 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:08:02 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447816' /><br/>On Monday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told CNBC that the United States was prepared to levy additional sanctions on if necessary "to keep Turkey in line."<br/> Terror victim's widow finds love again https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Terror-victims-widow-finds-love-again-604920 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:12a95772-63a5-83c2-b388-b14814da3060 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:01:18 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/440077' /><br/>Her husband was stabbed in the upper part of his body as he tried to disarm two 14-year-old Palestinians at a Rami Levy supermarket in Sha’ar Binyamin over three years ago.<br/> Netanyahu offers Gantz religion-state status quo, new haredi draft law https://www.jpost.com/Israel-Elections/Netanyahu-offers-Gantz-flexibility-on-religion-and-state-604937 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c3d875a7-d9e6-2756-c972-970a8d4a96e6 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:56:03 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/436062' /><br/>UTJ, Shas remove their veto to sitting with Lapid in a unity coalition for the first time<br/> IDF downs drone flown in from Gaza Strip https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-downs-drone-flown-in-from-gaza-strip/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5caeb7c5-ecbe-c688-0f73-222276059bd9 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:41:01 -0400 Army says UAV was detected and intercepted along border fence in southern region of Palestinian enclave Israel & the Region drones Israeli-Gazan border Gaza Strip It’s not spin if you believe it: 6 things to know for October 17 https://www.timesofisrael.com/its-not-spin-if-you-believe-it-6-things-to-know-for-october-17/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5c19c63f-cff0-d21b-118a-c4f95065eaf7 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:30:22 -0400 PM has religious slates sign pledge never to join a Joint List-supported minority government with Blue and White and left-wing parties, which they were never considering anyway Israel Inside Israel media review Hebrew media review The unsung righteous gentile https://www.jpost.com/Magazine/The-unsung-righteous-gentile-604939 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:45cb30a0-6c3f-1c01-7700-652d2f68b482 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:20:18 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447814' /><br/>Son of Baptist pastor uncovers decades later that his father risked his life to save Jews,<br/> Will Arbaeen observance bring peace or protests in Iraq? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/iraq-protests-arbaeen.html Full Feed urn:uuid:7180e7bf-5211-5546-e150-376baf96623c Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:19:07 -0400 As the Arbaeen pilgrimage is about to start in Iraq, authorities fear demonstrators will launch new protests. Mustafa Saadoun What's behind Egypt meeting with Greece, Cyprus at this time? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/timing-egypt-greece-cyprus-meeting-to-show-political-support.html Full Feed urn:uuid:2b7c8572-cade-d907-b542-fcc024e43a4b Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:19:07 -0400 The timing of the seventh tripartite summit between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece delivers clear and powerful messages that these countries support each other in the disputes they are facing. Hagar Hosny 35 pilgrims killed in bus crash near Saudi holy city of Mecca https://www.timesofisrael.com/35-pilgrims-killed-in-bus-crash-near-saudi-holy-city-of-mecca/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e7dc6df9-3027-f60b-572b-948868bd7554 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:16:20 -0400 No cause immediately provided for incident involving chartered vehicle carrying Asian and Arab nationals Israel & the Region road accidents Mecca Saudi Arabia pilgrims Kaaba US cop pulls man from car seconds before train hits it https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-cop-pulls-man-from-car-seconds-before-train-hits-it/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3822a780-7f1f-3042-3e36-d0b4ea7644e4 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:15:55 -0400 Ruben Correa says driver was suffering from a medical condition; 'I wasn't really thinking, I was just doing my job' Israel & the Region Police rescue trains Netanyahu offers Gantz flexibility on religion and state https://www.jpost.com/Israel-Elections/Netanyahu-offers-Gantz-flexibility-on-religion-and-state-604937 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6d282e5f-e967-72e9-a2f9-c8c3a278f4e3 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:12:55 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/436062' /><br/>UTJ, Shas remove their veto to sitting with Lapid in a unity coalition for the first time<br/> Hong Kong assembly in chaos https://www.jpost.com/International/Hong-Kong-assembly-in-chaos-604935 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d4a14208-a5b4-66c0-3d82-f82e18dcd715 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:05:07 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/442668' /><br/>The knife and hammer attack on Jimmy Sham, which left him bloodied and lying in the street on Wednesday night, was designed to intimidate protesters and incite violence ahead of Sunday's march.<br/> Abbas and Saudi crown prince meet, agree to establish economic committee https://www.timesofisrael.com/abbas-and-saudi-crown-prince-meet-agree-to-establish-economic-committee/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:1729324f-c4e3-213c-1d76-4be9556cffb8 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:04:24 -0400 PA president thanks kingdom for 'continued support of Palestinian people'; documents show Riyadh gave Ramallah $132.8 million between January and August Israel & the Region Mahmoud Abbas Saudi Arabia King Salman of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Riyadh Qatar soccer On an ancient road to the Temple, archaeological innovation, mystery and dispute https://www.timesofisrael.com/on-an-ancient-road-to-the-temple-archaeological-innovation-mystery-and-dispute/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:de32786d-eaa4-562a-1dac-c53715bb5570 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:01:45 -0400 As they excavate 2,000-year-old Stepped Street under thriving Arab neighborhood, careful to avoid collapsing the homes above, are archaeologists bending, or recreating, the rules? Israel Inside City of David Biblical archaeology archaeology Second Temple IAA Israel Antiquities Authority Emek Shaveh David Friedman pilgrims Temple Mount Kurdish politician urges Israeli diplomatic intervention to stop Turkish assault https://www.timesofisrael.com/kurdish-politician-urges-israeli-diplomatic-intervention-to-stop-turkish-assault/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e35d9bb9-f72e-ae2c-db79-cb8f95061997 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:50:59 -0400 Speaking to Israeli radio, lawmaker calls for action 'to save the Kurdish people,' as authorities ask for humanitarian corridor, accuse Ankara of using banned weapons in Syria Israel & the Region Israel-Kurdish relations Qamishli Syrian Kurds Syrian-Turkish border Turkish army chemical weapons Ras al-Ayn Catalan regional chief calls for independence vote after night of violence https://www.jpost.com/International/Catalan-chief-calls-for-independence-vote-after-night-of-violence-604930 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0a793e44-6123-6a8f-2b14-0762d8c5478c Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:50:17 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447809' /><br/>Nearly 100 people were injured across the northeastern region on Wednesday in a third day of violence after Spain's Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan leaders to lengthy jail terms.<br/> 2020 budget in line with growth, inflation targets http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/2020-budget-in-line-with-growth-inflation-targets-147632 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:4828994b-b3ca-55fa-1852-bb614f654f9e Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:44:13 -0400 A draft budget for 2020 has been prepared in line with the 5 percent economic growth and 8.5 percent inflation targets set out in the government’s New Economy Program, Naci Ağbal, the head of the Strategy and Budget Directorate, has said. Economy Erdogan threw Trump’s ‘Don’t be a fool!’ letter in trash — report https://www.timesofisrael.com/erdogan-threw-trumps-dont-be-a-tough-guy-letter-in-trash-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:97d9627d-c2c3-5053-59ae-cad2ba8aeff1 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:36:05 -0400 Turkish presidential sources tell BBC that leader 'thoroughly rejected' US president's letter dated the day Ankara launched military campaign against Kurds in Syrian territory Israel & the Region US-Turkey relations Donald Trump Recep Tayyip Erdogan Syria Syrian Kurds Erdogan threw Trump’s ‘Don’t be a fool!’ letter in trash https://www.timesofisrael.com/erdogan-threw-trumps-dont-be-a-tough-guy-letter-in-trash-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f1cb9880-b887-dcea-57b9-1457ca797277 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:36:05 -0400 Turkish presidential sources tell BBC that leader 'thoroughly rejected' US president's letter dated the day Ankara launched military campaign against Kurds in Syrian territory Israel & the Region US-Turkey relations Donald Trump Recep Tayyip Erdogan Syria Syrian Kurds Police remove Jews praying from Temple Mount as hundreds enter complex https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Police-remove-Jews-praying-from-Temple-Mount-as-hundreds-enter-complex-604924 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9c99d35a-df1e-bf31-ed59-1303f76d0b0d Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:22:57 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/433287' /><br/>Jews are prohibited from praying or bringing religious items onto the Mount – and are removed and sometimes jailed if caught doing so.<br/> Graffiti festival in Jaffa set to fight BDS and politicization of art https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Graffiti-festival-in-Jaffa-set-to-fight-BDS-and-politics-in-art-604893 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8f364bc5-cb93-c38e-e3ce-607965ac1eeb Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:13:57 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/444438' /><br/>The "Patron of the Arts" festival will host graffiti artists from all over the world.<br/> Int’l films of Antalya Film Festival announced http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/intl-films-of-antalya-film-festival-announced-147628 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:fae1cbda-2d88-043c-bb51-358d3484be94 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:12:00 -0400 The 56th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival kicks off on Oct 26. The 10 international films to compete at the festival were announced recently Arts & Life Italy rejects bid to stop iconic Da Vinci loan to Louvre http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/italy-rejects-bid-to-stop-iconic-da-vinci-loan-to-louvre-147627 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:d7de416e-a5da-454c-b89a-84d716b630f5 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:10:35 -0400 An Italian court on Oct. 16 rejected a last-minute bid to halt the loan of Leonardo da Vinci's iconic “Vitruvian Man” drawing and other works to France's Louvre museum, ending a bitter cultural row. Arts & Life Arab Christians pray for peace in Syria at Jerusalem prayer session https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Arab-Christians-pray-for-peace-in-Syria-at-Jerusalem-pray-session-604901 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4a7ded20-5789-b566-31a8-ddb27f142a44 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:02:49 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447798' /><br/>The prayer session, which drew Christians from more that one sect of the faith, was orchestrated by the "Jerusalemite initiative."<br/> Catalan chief calls for independence vote after night of violence https://www.jpost.com/International/Catalan-chief-calls-for-independence-vote-after-night-of-violence-604930 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:eb2bd8ec-6a35-c779-af7d-026446f89b3f Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:01:21 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447809' /><br/>Nearly 100 people were injured on Wednesday in a third day of violence after Spain's Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan leaders to jail terms over their failed effort to secure independence.<br/> Driver suspected of killing boy in Yom Kippur car crash was clean of drugs https://www.timesofisrael.com/driver-suspected-of-killing-boy-in-yom-kippur-car-crash-was-clean-of-drugs/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b1a8c539-0f77-da13-da4c-99986d4ed5df Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:43:50 -0400 Blood test shows Amir Abu Laben was not under the influence when he hit 8-year-old Itay Margi; results contradict finding from early urine sample analysis Israel Inside Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court Yom Kippur MDA Magen David Adom road accidents Turkish parliament adopts first package of judicial reform http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-parliament-adopts-first-package-of-judicial-reform-147623 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:49ecf45f-d8f1-3817-db54-898d48968af7 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:39:54 -0400 The Turkish Parliament on Oct. 17 adopted a bill of 39 articles - the first package of the Judicial Reform Strategy Document. The bill oversees amendments in 15 pieces of legislation. Turkey Thousands to take part in Jerusalem March https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Thousands-to-take-part-in-Jerusalem-March-604906 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9857564b-807a-2b8c-acc4-85bbeb948560 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:29:38 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/436153' /><br/>Starting at 10:00 a.m. there will be a family-friendly festival including a performance by singer Nasrin Kadri, an African circus, a dance company, drum circles, performances for children and clowns.<br/> Violent clashes between Haredi youth and police in Jerusalem https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Violent-clashes-between-Haredi-youth-and-police-in-Jerusalem-604909 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a35499e6-0739-4862-0e63-1bbffe843b80 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:25:46 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/415572' /><br/>The youths even tried to carry out a lynch of Arab drivers passing through the area.<br/> Palestinian attempts ramming attack against Border Police https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Palestinian-attempts-ramming-attack-against-Border-Police-604911 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:41903d3b-2cdb-f1a9-ec40-43b60cd98dfd Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:22:36 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447804' /><br/>An armored vehicle was heavily damaged; no police were injured.<br/> Turkey commemorates ace photographer Ara Güler http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-commemorates-ace-photographer-ara-guler-147620 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:2c47de31-5348-7bd9-675b-1b9eb374119e Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:20:39 -0400 Turkey on Oct. 17 commemorated Ara Güler at his first death anniversary. Arts & Life Former Nazi concentration camp guard to go on trial in Hamburg https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Former-Nazi-concentration-camp-guard-to-go-on-trial-in-Hamburg-604913 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b6e0d2d1-b603-ee67-b19b-376b857cfb25 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:19:02 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447805' /><br/>Bruno Dey, 93, is accused of accessory in the murders of 5,230 prisoners between 1944 and 1945 in the Stutthof death camp, in what is now Poland.<br/> Pompeo to visit Netanyahu Friday to offer assurances over U.S. Syria pullout https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Pompeo-US-policy-on-Turkish-attack-hasnt-endangered-Israel-604871 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e4de8da3-966c-9323-73b4-e5d99612073f Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:17:07 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/435922' /><br/>The two men are expected to “discuss developments in Syria and the continued need to counter the Iranian regime’s destabilizing behavior in the region,” the State Department said on Wednesday.<br/> Sinai hotel worker suspected of sexually assaulting 10 year-old Israeli https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sinai-hotel-worker-suspected-of-sexually-assaulting-10-year-old-Israeli-604926 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:62c97a06-82e3-a455-aff4-294c49ee0210 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:14:24 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/399232' /><br/><br/> Shaked on PM’s loyalty pledge: Couples don’t keep reaffirming marriage contracts https://www.timesofisrael.com/shaked-on-pms-loyalty-pledge-couples-dont-keep-reaffirming-marriage-contracts/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:8a478856-4374-a73e-f606-20832b5769bf Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:12:59 -0400 Former justice minister, whose New Right party didn't sign statement against joining minority coalition backed by the Joint List, says earlier document was enough Israel Inside 2019 election results coalition negotiations Ayelet Shaked Naftali Bennett New Right party Benjamin Netanyahu Likud party Shas party UTJ United Torah Judaism party Blue and White party Bezalel Smotrich Reuven Rivlin Benny Gantz Jewish Home party National Union party Joint List PA accuses U.S., Israel of trafficking Palestinian organs https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/PA-accuses-US-Israel-of-trafficking-Palestinian-organs-604918 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:be060048-f453-6298-8a18-50317adf3654 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:12:42 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/444910' /><br/>A 10-acre, 500-bed hospital being built in northern Gaza was donated by the US nonprofit organization Friendship and is partially funded by Qatar.<br/> Turkish president Erdogan threw Trump letter in the garbage - report https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/President-Erdogan-threw-Trump-letter-in-the-garbage-604919 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:42c5dba9-fdc2-6690-8cc4-b89642325368 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:00:43 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446969' /><br/>The October 9 letter was released to the public by the White House on Wednesday. Trump wrote to Erdogan, "Don't be a tough guy" and "Don't be a fool!"<br/> Pence, Pompeo arrive in Turkey to push Syria ceasefire https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-october-17-2019/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b3cc8a32-5fae-8afc-5200-7ae6b98ad07e Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:57:58 -0400 Top Trump administration officials to warn Erdogan that US will escalate sanctions if Turkish offensive against Kurds continues Israel & the Region Liveblog IDF downs drone along border with Gaza Strip https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-october-17-2019/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:c2657dde-bc49-b037-9797-3b8ba9208cb7 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:57:58 -0400 Army says UAV was near security fence in the south of the Palestinian enclave, doesn't specify whether it entered Israeli airspace Israel & the Region Liveblog Netanyahu floats new proposal for Gantz to join ‘broad unity goverment’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-october-17-2019/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2edf28a1-3af9-18ed-d168-8be5c33ebfe1 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:57:58 -0400 Likud offer says there would be no change on issues of religion and state for a year, repeats PM's call for coalition to swiftly be formed to address 'growing security challenges' Israel & the Region Liveblog Gantz turns down Netanyahu coalition offer, calls for ‘liberal unity government’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-october-17-2019/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2076e04a-3675-4338-71cf-f3b8fbe3036e Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:57:58 -0400 Blue and White says recent behavior of 'outgoing prime minister' shows he doesn't want 'unity but immunity'; Likud: Gantz a 'serial refuser' Israel & the Region Liveblog 3 Palestinians nabbed in West Bank with explosives — Border Police https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-october-17-2019/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9675fedd-64f3-e1dd-fbda-8ac08b3f7bcc Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:57:58 -0400 Police say devices found in possession of Beit Liqya residents were likely to be used for 'terror purposes'; remand of suspects extended by 12 days Israel & the Region Liveblog US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore dies aged 68 https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-rep-elijah-cummings-of-baltimore-dies-aged-68/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5a87969d-8335-8c9f-f0a0-0545ddd0fc5a Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:57:46 -0400 Maryland lawmaker founded Israel project to bring Jewish and black communities closer; led probes into Trump, who responded with remark about his district slammed as racist Israel & the Region obituary Elijah Cummings US Congress Maryland Donald Trump US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore dies aged 68; founded program in Israel https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-rep-elijah-cummings-of-baltimore-dies-aged-68/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b372cd9c-8967-d837-bfa2-a0055935b90d Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:57:46 -0400 Maryland lawmaker established Israel project to bring Jewish and black communities closer; led probes into Trump, who responded with remark about his district slammed as racist Israel & the Region obituary Elijah Cummings US Congress Maryland Donald Trump Bulgarian top model risking leg amputation begins to walk again thanks to Turkish doctors http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/bulgarian-top-model-risking-leg-amputation-begins-to-walk-again-thanks-to-turkish-doctors-147618 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:737cb63a-f267-0f33-fdf9-caf3bbbd7158 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:41:14 -0400 Bulgarian model Christina Ilieva who suffered severe leg and hip injuries following a car accident begins to walk again after a successful medical treatment carried out in Turkey. Turkey UK, EU reach outline Brexit deal; still needs ratification http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/uk-eu-reach-outline-brexit-deal-still-needs-ratification-147616 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:be8d79c0-c642-8f98-3830-e05683cf981a Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:25:16 -0400 Britain and the European Union said on Oct. 17 that they have struck an outline Brexit deal after days of intense see-saw negotiations - though it must still be formally approved by the bloc and ratified by the European and U.K. Parliaments. World How would a minority government work? https://www.timesofisrael.com/how-would-a-minority-government-work/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:980c4664-f549-8394-ab74-9e41cc294402 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:16:32 -0400 No minority coalition has ever been formed immediately following elections but Israeli law does not explicitly state that a new government must enjoy absolute majority support Israel Inside 2019 Israeli elections coalition negotiations Benjamin Netanyahu Likud party Shas party UTJ United Torah Judaism party Blue and White party Reuven Rivlin Benny Gantz Joint List It’s almost unthinkable, but how would a minority government work? https://www.timesofisrael.com/how-would-a-minority-government-work/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:06c535c8-0246-6706-c4ba-1f3d9c19fe56 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:16:32 -0400 No minority coalition has ever been formed immediately following elections but Israeli law does not explicitly state that a new government must enjoy absolute majority support Israel Inside 2019 Israeli elections coalition negotiations Benjamin Netanyahu Likud party Shas party UTJ United Torah Judaism party Blue and White party Reuven Rivlin Benny Gantz Joint List UK teacher sacked after ‘joking’ about sending kids to gas chambers — report https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/teacher-sacked-after-allegedly-joking-about-sending-children-to-gas-chambers/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:102ad661-378a-561b-2e16-739f251963fd Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:12:57 -0400 According to the Daily Mail, educator made comment to class of 10-year-olds, many of whom are Jewish Jewish Times British Jews gas chambers schools teachers anti-Semitism in Britain Why a sukkah? https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/why-a-sukkah/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9fe79edd-24d4-99cb-d163-ce060ff6dde6 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:11:49 -0400 With so many memorable events in the Torah, why do we commemorate the temporary dwellings of the Israelites in the wilderness, of all things? The Blogs Johnson announces Brexit deal with EU, but parliaments still need to agree https://www.timesofisrael.com/johnson-announces-brexit-deal-with-eu-but-parliaments-still-need-to-agree/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6f7d2667-b9f4-6cc9-27e1-01d8d77a278f Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:07:26 -0400 Agreement still needs to be ratified by British lawmakers and the bloc; European Commission's Juncker says deal is 'fair and balanced' Israel & the Region Brexit Boris Johnson Jean-Claude Juncker EU European Union Erdogan says he does not mind presence of Syrian troops as long as Kurds leave http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/turkey-offensive-sdf-kurds-syrian-regime-north-syria.html Full Feed urn:uuid:f83b1110-986f-a032-c64e-3aede7a42940 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 The Syrian Democratic Forces forged a deal with the Syrian government to hold off the Turkish attack in northern Syria. Mohammed al-Khatieb Turkey’s military operation turning into a diplomatic war http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/turkey-syria-military-operation-turning-into-diplomatic-war.html Full Feed urn:uuid:32009639-6521-3bdb-2f1a-ecd110845810 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 As the military front becomes perceptibly static in Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring, the center of gravity shifts to diplomatic front, seemingly catching Ankara underprepared. Metin Gurcan How far will Egypt go to defend Syria? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/arab-league-egypt-emergency-meeting-turkey-syria-attack-unsc.html Full Feed urn:uuid:cee9c2c0-7a26-2981-3209-15665c2e79fc Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 Egypt has been spearheading efforts to halt Turkey's offensive in Syria and hosted an emergency Arab League meeting, but is this enough? Ahmed Gomaa Locals lobby to keep their valley green in South Lebanon http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/residents-try-to-keep-wadi-zibqine-intact.html Full Feed urn:uuid:89efb1b4-5eaa-4435-57ce-1ff18754e163 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 The residents of Wadi Zibqine struggle to keep a road from destroying one of the last green spots in South Lebanon. Catherine Cartier Congress noncommittal on Turkey sanctions http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/congress-noncommittal-turkey-sanctions.html Full Feed urn:uuid:812eca9a-dd2a-84e4-80a6-2984fc6ea31d Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 The House and several Republican senators are ready to move on a harsh Turkey sanctions package, but Senate leadership is more cautious. Bryant Harris Angry protests, empty seats overshadow Rouhani speech http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/iran-student-leaders-protest-rouhani-speech.html Full Feed urn:uuid:6fad4f16-1f85-bf9b-694f-75845be22e88 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 Leaders of several student unions walked out of a commencement speech by President Hassan Rouhani after they were barred from the podium. Al-Monitor Staff The Takeaway: October 16, 2019 http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/takeaway-october-16-2019.html Full Feed urn:uuid:2b1165d5-c50e-9043-cea5-90e1b504b039 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 Andrew Parasiliti Will Netanyahu’s ultra-Orthodox allies jump ship? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/israel-benjamin-netanyahu-avigdor-liberman-ultra-orthodox.html Full Feed urn:uuid:d50328d7-594d-e370-d454-1c1b736bb78c Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 Days before his deadline for composing a majority coalition, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fears abandonment by ultra-Orthodox allies or a rebellion within the Likud. Ben Caspit Kurdish deal with Syrian regime against Turkey a boon for Iran http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/turkey-syria-incursion-iran-difficult-position.html Full Feed urn:uuid:fc2ed189-4911-3b66-c857-3e2ab8cab7f9 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 As the Kurds sic Syria's army on Turkey, Iran offers to assume the high-profile role of mediator in the crisis. Makram Najmuddine Why Iran's grand ayatollahs are fighting over Rumi http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/irans-grand-ayatollahs-fight-over-rumi.html Full Feed urn:uuid:e40be6b1-88ca-9e83-911b-cc3371e307e2 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 Two grand Ayatollahs have declared their opposition to production of a movie about the celebrated poem Rumi and his friend and mentor Shams al-Tabrizi, but it is not clear whether they can stop it. Rohollah Faghihi Putin goes for broke to negotiate Turkey ceasefire http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/russia-turkey-syria-manbij-deal.html Full Feed urn:uuid:e8b65999-e923-3d86-4937-0b8d31859083 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 US withdrawal created some opportunites for Russia but also had it face new challenges with Turkey. Maxim A. Suchkov Anger pushes sanctions in Washington as Pence, Pompeo visit Ankara http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/pence-pomeo-visit-ankara.html Full Feed urn:uuid:c22b285c-d363-ace8-3489-027d8d49da38 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 Following an initial delay, multiple sanctions targeting Turkey are emerging from the White House, Congress and Justice Department as a US delegation visits Ankara to negotiate a cease-fire in Syria. Diego Cupolo Israeli municipalities take over governing vacuum http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/israel-avigdor-liberman-public-transportation-tel-aviv.html Full Feed urn:uuid:82343403-5a8a-6337-94dd-ab0a529d579f Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:57:23 -0400 On the backdrop of growing paralysis of the interim government, four municipalities initiate public transportation on the Sabbath. Mazal Mualem At Bard, hurt feelings sidetrack a crucial conversation https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/at-bard-hurt-feelings-sidetrack-a-crucial-conversation/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5b8051f2-dd0d-87e2-c7b2-4dc5e12ed116 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:49:06 -0400 What was most needed at the Hannah Arendt Center’s anti-Semitism conference was for Jews to stay and keep talking to each other The Blogs Turks finds scientists most trustworthy professionals: Research http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turks-finds-scientists-most-trustworthy-professionals-147615 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:ab76e719-6bb5-280a-6a0c-5275fa8ce736 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:42:00 -0400 Turks find scientists the most trustworthy profession, according to research by the Ipsos Group, a global market research company. Turkey 7 arrested as hundreds of ultra-Orthodox riot in Jerusalem https://www.timesofisrael.com/7-arrested-as-hundreds-of-ultra-orthodox-police-clash-in-jerusalem/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:34e0394c-d385-1c57-4aa8-f5e36068b2a4 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:33:58 -0400 Some rioters said to seek out Arab vehicles to attack; most of those involved reportedly from sect led by convicted sex offender rabbi Eliezer Berland Israel Inside Sukkot ultra-Orthodox Jews Jerusalem Eliezer Berland Woman fined for insulting airport staffer http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/woman-fined-for-insulting-airport-staffer-147614 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:ff38db79-708a-bde3-6a23-1b0f4644c08f Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:33:39 -0400 A woman who was standing trial on charges of insulting a ground-service staff member of an airline company has been fined a total of 1,740 Turkish Liras ($295). The fine was split into installments of four payments. Turkey Operation in Syria clear response to Trump’s letter to Erdoğan: Source http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/operation-in-syria-clear-response-to-trumps-letter-to-erdogan-source-147613 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:48786931-a0a8-cb06-2e9c-6d7e0dcc1b26 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:20:54 -0400 Ankara has ignored an offer by U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter sent to the Turkish president, adding that the ongoing Operation Peace Spring already responds to it. Turkey Teva, other opioid makers and distributors press for settlement as trial looms https://www.timesofisrael.com/teva-other-opioid-makers-and-distributors-press-for-settlement-as-trial-looms/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bf81daf8-9cc4-ec2f-7649-69ef53efa773 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:16:54 -0400 Source says nationwide agreement could be worth tens of billions of dollars; Israeli manufacturer would contribute some $15 billion in overdose antidotes, treatment drugs Startup Israel opioids Teva Pharmaceuticals drug addiction Short-term external debt stock at $120.7B http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/short-term-external-debt-stock-at-120-7b-147612 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:ad1d2b00-31e3-ea1c-1845-c17c1fcc59f3 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:56:29 -0400 Turkey's short-term external debt stock totaled $120.7 billion as of the end of August, an official data revealed on Oct. 17. Economy Shabbat Project unites over a million Jews around the world https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Shabbat-Project-unites-over-a-million-Jews-around-the-world-604917 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8f6457ba-260e-c88d-df04-1ad2e6423874 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:43:26 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/394008' /><br/>The organizers of the project believe that they will top last year's numbers, as Meknes, Morocco; Kigali, Rwanda; Nahariya, Israel and Le Grand Mort, France join the 2019 project.<br/> Turkish howitzers hit terror targets in Ras al-Ain in eighth day of Syria op http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-howitzers-hit-terror-targets-in-ras-al-ain-in-eighth-day-of-syria-op-147610 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:44fa90fe-dadc-80e2-9fb2-338d06ae872a Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:37:00 -0400 Turkish army hits terror targets with howitzers in the rural area of Ras al-Ain district in northern Syria, as part of the ongoing counterterrorism operation in the region. Turkey Cop filmed using taser on man who asked not to be taken by car on Shabbat https://www.timesofisrael.com/cop-filmed-using-taser-on-man-who-asked-not-to-be-taken-by-car-on-shabbat/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4b1af111-7fef-d9c2-a38a-1a5c522f820a Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:30:36 -0400 Officer suspended for giving Eliran Zrihan electric shock despite not facing threat, police open probe; victim's cousin slams 'criminals in uniform' Israel Inside Israel Police police brutality tasers police violence Migdal Haemek Shabbat US researchers develop data model to predict terror groups’ future lethality https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-researchers-develop-data-model-to-predict-terror-groups-future-lethality/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:c0eb760e-f2ab-7ab7-4a58-8dcee4b4f90e Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:22:53 -0400 Data scientists from Northwestern University apply venture capitalist system to terrorist organizations to extrapolate how deadly they will become based on their first 10 attacks Startup Israel counterterrorism terrorism terrorists data science Northwestern University Police seize over 40 kg of heroin in Van http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/police-seize-over-40-kg-of-heroin-in-van-147609 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:d9d67e50-fa50-da6b-d20f-b77214983371 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:20:43 -0400 Turkish police seized on Oct. 17 over 40 kilograms (around 88 pounds) of heroin in the eastern province of Van, according to security sources. Turkey Merkel says more work needed on customs for Brexit deal, which is possible http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/merkel-says-more-work-needed-on-customs-for-brexit-deal-which-is-possible-147608 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:94d87044-bc0a-8440-369b-400ee090ce0a Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:12:09 -0400 Solutions still need to be found for customs arrangements in Northern Ireland to clinch a Brexit deal and European Union leaders could yet meet again if they do not reach an agreement at this week's summit, Germany's Angela Merkel said on Oct. 17. World Sudan declares 'permanent ceasefire' as peace talks hit snag http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/sudan-declares-permanent-ceasefire-as-peace-talks-hit-snag-147604 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:0b8ba4fb-366c-70d2-28f9-c0fbb481f7ec Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:09:19 -0400 Sudan announced on Oct. 16 a "permanent ceasefire" in the country's war zones even as a key rebel group threatened to pull out of peace talks, accusing government forces of bombing its territory.     World Catalan regional leader says violent protest must stop http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/catalan-regional-leader-says-violent-protest-must-stop-147607 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:5de1205c-b3a8-ef2f-410f-77c5ab53d75b Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:01:45 -0400 The leader of Spain’s Catalonia region condemns increasing unrest in the city of Barcelona World 1st all-female spacewalk, including Jewish astronaut, brought forward to Friday https://www.timesofisrael.com/1st-all-female-spacewalk-including-jewish-astronaut-brought-forward-to-friday/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:34ad8f7c-f49d-289f-b66d-3f9326036acd Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:00:45 -0400 NASA moves up operation due to power system failure at International Space Station; Jessica Meir, whose father is Israeli, to take part Jewish Times astronauts International Space Station NASA Jessica Meir Aid groups scramble to reach Syrians as battle lines shift https://www.timesofisrael.com/aid-groups-scramble-to-reach-syrians-as-battle-lines-shift/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:161b6b24-5e5d-c433-7b52-0111ca495c1a Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:44:41 -0400 'We have to leave,' says Save the Children official as Turkish onslaught displaces 160,000 people, forcing them to flee to makeshift refugee camps Israel & the Region Syrian civil war Turkish army Syrian-Turkish border Syrian refugees Syrian Kurds displaced people Doctors Without Borders Save the Children International Rescue Committee International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC Reuven Rivlin: Historians, not politicians, should deal with history https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Rivlin-to-Poles-History-must-be-left-to-historians-604792 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fa28d1b8-c883-6d0e-a3c0-19a97da78a0b Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:38:53 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447783' /><br/>President welcomes a delegation of Polish Righteous Among the Nations.<br/> Happy farmers will contribute to global food security: Scientist http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/happy-farmers-will-contribute-to-global-food-security-scientist-147602 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:ec2b509b-f5bc-4ceb-105a-ca37fd779be9 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:32:58 -0400 Agriculture production is in a dire state as climate change continues altering temperature and precipitation patterns, a Turkish scientist said. Turkey Jewish actor to play King of England https://www.jpost.com/J-Spot/Jewish-actor-to-play-King-of-England-604908 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9e3d8605-3f7a-1a51-68bb-68b0aa3ce4d9 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:30:38 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447801' /><br/>'The King' makes Timothée Chalamet the ruler of all he surveys<br/> Pompeo to visit Netanyahu Friday to offer assurances over US Syria pullout https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Pompeo-US-policy-on-Turkish-attack-hasnt-endangered-Israel-604871 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cfaf6d78-888d-0c06-c69a-df02a2fdad6a Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:28:56 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/435922' /><br/>Secretary General reportedly heading to Israel to talk with Netanyahu<br/> US: House votes to oppose Trump's Syria pullback http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/us-house-votes-to-oppose-trumps-syria-pullback-147600 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:8497860e-cead-667d-79a0-6fec1db90b30 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:26:00 -0400 The US House of Representatives voted on Oct. 16 on a bipartisan resolution opposing President Donald Trump's decision to pull back troops in northern Syria. World Sustainable growth conference kicks off in Istanbul http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/sustainable-growth-conference-kicks-off-in-istanbul-147601 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:449d97c0-910b-f1fa-b5a5-7d3afa89bbee Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:21:02 -0400 Turkey hosted on Oct. 16 a conference in Istanbul on the financing of sustainable growth via capital markets. Economy Mike Pompeo: U.S. policy on Turkish attack hasn’t endangered Israel https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Pompeo-US-policy-on-Turkish-attack-hasnt-endangered-Israel-604871 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9396ef20-74ff-8c16-8e67-a4e1a018622e Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:11:41 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/435922' /><br/>Secretary General reportedly heading to Israel to talk with Netanyahu<br/> Trump warned Erdogan in an Oct 9 letter: 'Don't be a tough guy' https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Trump-warned-Erdogan-in-an-Oct-9-letter-Dont-be-a-tough-guy-604880 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f8eb906b-6526-904d-2975-d189a7794231 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:10:46 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447800' /><br/>"Let's work out a good deal!" Trump said.<br/> Turkish Cypriots 'fully' back Turkey on terror fight http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-cypriots-fully-back-turkey-on-terror-fight-147595 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:b0c88c15-a313-dad0-8a2d-9ca3cbe9ad3f Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:10:00 -0400 We will back Turkey's steps on fighting against terrorism, says Turkish Cypriot foreign minister Turkey Jewish UK lawmaker quits Labour over anti-Semitism after 55 years in the party https://www.timesofisrael.com/jewish-uk-lawmaker-quits-labour-over-anti-semitism-after-55-years-in-the-party/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:0c4f27be-6dec-4d2f-f49d-587e037f26c4 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:00:08 -0400 Veteran MP Louise Ellman slams leader Jeremy Corbyn, saying he is not fit to be prime minister and has attracted the support of too many anti-Semites Jewish Times anti-Semitism in the Labour Party UK Labour Party Louise Ellman anti-Semitism in Britain After 55 years, UK Jewish MP quits Labour, condemns Corbyn, over anti-Semitism https://www.timesofisrael.com/jewish-uk-lawmaker-quits-labour-over-anti-semitism-after-55-years-in-the-party/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f5b91581-daa4-06d9-20c3-bc0ee270818b Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:00:08 -0400 Dame Louise Ellman says party leader is unfit to be PM, has attracted support of too many anti-Semites; her local branch had tried to schedule a vote against her on Yom Kippur eve Jewish Times anti-Semitism in the Labour Party UK Labour Party Louise Ellman anti-Semitism in Britain Ottomans' first printed books on display http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/ottomans-first-printed-books-on-display-147597 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:b4c473ee-d402-344d-e651-5e4213d58c94 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:58:45 -0400 The first editions of unique books printed by the Ottomans have been exhibited at a library in Turkey’s Boğaziçi University. Arts & Life Pompeo: U.S. policy on Turkish attack hasn’t endangered Israel https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Pompeo-US-policy-on-Turkish-attack-hasnt-endangered-Israel-604871 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:da28bd8e-abd5-a10e-d17f-fdb93650beb6 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:49:36 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/435922' /><br/>Secretary General reportedly heading to Israel to talk with Netanyahu<br/> Erdoğan, Putin to meet in Russia's Sochi http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/erdogan-putin-to-meet-in-russias-sochi-147594 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:57be6cb9-0c84-0f4b-00e0-7ba67e51c0e1 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:49:21 -0400 Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will meet his Russian counterpart in Russia on Oct. 22, according to a statement by Presidential Communications Directorate. World Turkey not to give up on rightful cause despite threats: Kalın http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-not-to-give-up-on-rightful-cause-despite-threats-kalin-147593 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:9147337a-e069-c5cd-4a60-1e5d9848a2f7 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:35:18 -0400 Turkey will not give up on its rightful cause despite sanction threats or condemnations on its ongoing anti-terror operation in northern Syria, the country's presidential spokesman said on Oct. 16.        Turkey East Jerusalem man tries to ram Israeli troops near Ramallah, is shot — police https://www.timesofisrael.com/east-jerusalem-men-tries-to-ram-israeli-troops-near-ramallah-is-shot-police/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:c8adac50-b224-57ff-dd90-1f2092c433eb Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:25:54 -0400 Alleged assailant shot and seriously injured after colliding with Border Police armored vehicle following raid; officers say he brandished a knife Israel & the Region car-ramming attacks al-Am'ari refugee camp West Bank Border Police Shaare Zedek Medical Center Ramallah Driver tries to ram IDF troops in West Bank; is shot, badly injured — police https://www.timesofisrael.com/east-jerusalem-men-tries-to-ram-israeli-troops-near-ramallah-is-shot-police/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:80945af0-37b0-9e98-d9ff-47aabdc333bc Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:25:54 -0400 Alleged assailant from East Jerusalem subdued after colliding with Border Police armored vehicle following raid in refugee camp near Ramallah; officers say he brandished a knife Israel & the Region car-ramming attacks al-Am'ari refugee camp West Bank Border Police Shaare Zedek Medical Center Ramallah Satellite images reveal China's aircraft carrier 'factory,' analysts say https://www.jpost.com/International/Satellite-images-reveal-Chinas-aircraft-carrier-factory-analysts-say-604910 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:562f6720-cd18-61b7-8cbc-028a5d5876c1 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:16:48 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447802' /><br/>The images of the Jiangnan shipyard outside Shanghai were taken last month and provided to Reuters by the non-partisan Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).<br/> Jordan calls on Israel to release detained woman on hunger strike https://www.timesofisrael.com/jordan-calls-on-israel-to-release-detained-woman-on-hunger-strike/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:338737a3-4ff4-b02c-3d09-4df6514f0a33 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:01:42 -0400 Amman says refusal to eat makes immediate freeing of Heba al-Labadi, held without charge since September on suspected security offense, 'more urgent' Israel & the Region Israel-Jordan relations Allenby border crossing Hezbollah Shin Bet administrative detention Australian spy agency says right-wing extremist threat is increasing https://www.timesofisrael.com/australian-spy-agency-says-right-wing-extremist-threat-is-increasing/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:dce15a45-e56c-7982-5cdd-d6b14f1ea4bb Thu, 17 Oct 2019 01:16:08 -0400 In wake of Christchurch attack, allegedly carried out by Australian, ASIO says networks more organized than in the past but Islamists remain the chief terror threat Israel & the Region Australia ASIO Australian Security Intelligence Organization terrorism Christchurch mosque shooting Former SS camp guard, 93, goes on trial for 5,230 counts of accessory to murder https://www.timesofisrael.com/former-nazi-camp-guard-93-on-trial-for-5230-counts-of-accessory-to-murder/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:eaf3037d-37eb-9f12-7ad2-3e498a3ce6f1 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:53:34 -0400 Despite his age, Bruno Dey faces German juvenile court as he was 17 when he began work at Stutthof concentration camp during World War II Jewish Times Nazi war criminals Nazi Germany concentration camps Stutthof German courts Iran-backed militias deployed snipers in Iraq protests https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Iran-backed-militias-deployed-snipers-in-Iraq-protests-604905 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:df0ddb59-d872-20eb-2e44-cf5a62113d63 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:49:29 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447384' /><br/>“We have confirmed evidence that the snipers were elements of militias reporting directly to their commander instead of the chief commander of the armed forces.”<br/> Turkish attack on Kurds inspires joint Jewish-Arab protest https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Turkish-attack-on-Kurds-inspires-joint-Jewish-Arab-protest-604900 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:768efcf4-b7db-d162-7fce-94e574423570 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:48:14 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/438800' /><br/>"At times in which the repressive Erdogan regime in Turkey sends his army ... to invade the Kurdish Autonomous Region in Northern Syria (Rojava), we cannot stand idly by."<br/> ‘See you at the polls’: Trump and Pelosi have it out amid ‘meltdown’ accusations https://www.timesofisrael.com/see-you-at-the-polls-trump-and-pelosi-have-it-out-amid-meltdown-accusations/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ebd528d2-62c9-f812-5eb0-4783b23a3cc4 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 23:27:59 -0400 After the speaker of the House tells the president that: 'All roads with you lead to Putin,' Trump calls her 'a third-rate politician,' before Democrats storm out of meeting Israel & the Region Donald Trump Nancy Pelosi Turkish offensive in Syria Arab Christians pray for peace in Syria at Jerusalem pray session https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Arab-Christians-pray-for-peace-in-Syria-at-Jerusalem-pray-session-604901 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0737adec-ae70-3dc7-3b8f-ab8d0f0f0f73 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 23:01:31 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447798' /><br/>The prayer session, which drew Christians from more that one sect of the faith, was orchestrated by the "Jerusalemite initiative."<br/> Turkey using Israeli-upgraded tanks in anti-Kurd offensive in Syria https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Turkey-using-tanks-upgraded-by-Israel-in-offensive-against-the-Kurds-604819 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c4b020c6-eaa2-844e-3576-fe2589e13a2c Wed, 16 Oct 2019 23:00:07 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447778' /><br/>Between 2003-2010 around 170 M60-A1 tanks were upgraded by IMI at a cost of $687 million.<br/> Pompeo to meet Netanyahu in bid to reassure Israel on Syria pullout https://www.timesofisrael.com/pompeo-to-meet-netanyahu-in-bid-to-reassure-israel-on-syria-pullout/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:05237197-e854-8c3b-06c9-cfca2256c5fa Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:48:48 -0400 US Secretary of State will arrive in Israel on Friday after talks in Ankara aimed at achieving ceasefire in Turkish invasion of northern Syria; talks to also focus on Iran Israel & the Region Mike Pompeo Israel-US relations Turkish offensive in Syria Recep Tayyip Erdogan Mike Pence PKK Kurdistan Workers Party YPG Kurdish People's Protection Units Iran-Syria relations From Iran to Turkey, US browbeaten by 'war' narrative https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/From-Iran-to-Turkey-US-browbeaten-by-war-narrative-604828 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:3e723ed3-d712-603e-8aee-a0d23cee7dc9 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:43:36 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447781' /><br/>Reports indicate, that the “if you don’t do this, there will be war,” threat was used during the phone call between Erdogan and Trump.<br/> Rivlin: Historians, not politicians, should deal with history https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Rivlin-to-Poles-History-must-be-left-to-historians-604792 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d8a145ad-3deb-a9a2-8190-dd75a51b2371 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:38:47 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447783' /><br/>President welcomes a delegation of Polish Righteous Among the Nations.<br/> Father of Sandy Hook victim awarded $450,000 in defamation case https://www.timesofisrael.com/father-of-sandy-hook-victim-awarded-450000-in-defamation-case/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5d70b147-14e1-2457-e3bf-e02b1e2fd8c6 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:59:58 -0400 Leonard Pozner, whose 6-year-old son Noah was among the 26 victims, sued James Fetzer for book claiming massacre was government-staged conspiracy theory Jewish Times Sandy Hook Elementary School Noah Pozner Leonard Pozner conspiracy theories Amy Klobuchar: Trump’s Syria pullout endangers Israel https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Amy-Klobuchar-Trumps-Syria-pullout-endangers-Israel-604898 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:84090ac0-d5f3-f8e2-ec3b-69eba1512f10 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:54:10 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447751' /><br/>The move cleared the way for Turkey to invade an area of the country held by the Kurds, a U.S. ally in the fight to remove an Islamic State caliphate there.<br/> Harold Bloom, legendary literary critic, dies at 89 https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Harold-Bloom-legendary-literary-critic-dies-at-89-604896 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f32dd6d9-7256-ea11-ddb3-950ad64f355d Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:38:58 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/426471' /><br/>He married his wife, Jeanne, in 1958. The couple had two sons.<br/> Troubled WeWork founder used Kabbalah Centre contacts to fund business https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Troubled-WeWork-founder-used-Kabbalah-Centre-contacts-to-fund-business-604895 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:59b4eefc-06e8-5dec-b2a6-e3a4ddaf7501 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:30:37 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/430880' /><br/>“I noticed that in the Kabbalah community, people were really helping each other,” Neumann said. “I wanted to translate that into business.”<br/> Morton Mandel, Jewish businessman and philanthropist, dies at 98 https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Morton-Mandel-Jewish-businessman-and-philanthropist-dies-at-98-604894 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ee2e50c5-5088-9c91-d1f1-77578b34fed8 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:25:45 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/246261' /><br/>His family left Poland for the United States in 1913. Mandel was born in Cleveland in 1921.<br/> Pittsburgh synagogue shooting survivor opens up about losing her mother in the attack https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/Pittsburgh-synagogue-shooting-survivor-opens-up-about-losing-her-mother-in-the-attack-604892 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e6e8846a-178c-c284-4bcf-47501fa4f920 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:07:55 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/431327' /><br/>What ensued was the murder of 11 Tree of Life worshippers at the hands of an anti-Semitic and anti-immigrant gunman. Wedner was injured, but survived — her mother Rose did not.<br/> ‘Wonder’ author explains why today’s news made her write a Holocaust story https://www.timesofisrael.com/wonder-author-explains-why-todays-news-made-her-write-a-holocaust-story/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:1a1fe5bc-3089-0d1a-2c46-820774849076 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:04:39 -0400 When a girl who doesn't stand up for her classmate ends up getting rescued by him, she, along with readers young and old, learns an important lesson about kindness and empathy Jewish Times graphic novels children's books young adult fiction Holocaust education ‘A Serious Man': Here’s what real rabbis think of the Coen brothers film https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/A-Serious-Man-Heres-what-real-rabbis-think-of-the-Coen-brothers-film-604890 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:48c9e04e-c7ed-0e20-da8a-7063dc4b5ee9 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 20:49:15 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/428401' /><br/>As is often the case when they give interviews, the Coens are a lot like the rabbis in “A Serious Man” in discussing the Jewishness of the film.<br/> Zoe Kravitz to play Catwoman in new Batman film https://www.timesofisrael.com/zoe-kravitz-to-play-catwoman-in-new-batman-film/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3882e384-de61-af7e-3b36-905119485825 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 20:39:35 -0400 Jewish actress will play Selina Kyle opposite Robert Pattinson in latest Batman reboot Jewish Times Zoe Kravitz Catwoman Batman Iran said planning to limit international inspector access to nuclear sites https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-said-planning-to-limit-international-inspector-access-to-nuclear-sites/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6b0c135e-df12-0f2b-4785-a51635f7e211 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 20:08:54 -0400 Tehran says measure aimed at pressuring European powers to find way around crippling US sanctions imposed after Trump pulled out of nuke deal Israel & the Region Iran nuclear deal uranium enrichment IAEA inspectors Suspended Labor MP tries to argue he's not an antisemite https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/Suspended-Labor-MP-tries-to-argue-hes-not-an-antisemite-604885 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:08ad440f-86de-8880-e5d5-62c98e2f58f2 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 19:18:23 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/442565' /><br/>In an argument recorded at the the university of Nottingham, MP Chris Williamson attempted to go against the claims of antisemitism against him<br/> Turkey’s Erdogan to travel to Russia for talks over Syria offensive https://www.timesofisrael.com/turkeys-erdogan-to-travel-to-russia-for-talks-over-syria-offensive/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6587d8d3-1077-b84b-004a-b70232e8e6ad Wed, 16 Oct 2019 19:17:01 -0400 Moscow has moved quickly to entrench its leadership role and fill void after Trump ordered pullout of American forces that had been protecting Kurdish-controlled areas Israel & the Region Syrian Kurds Syrian civil war Russia Bashar Assad Mike Pence Mike Pompeo Turkish offensive in Syria Recep Tayyip Erdogan Donald Trump Federal prosecutors reject Pittsburgh synagogue gunman’s request for plea https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Federal-prosecutors-reject-Pittsburgh-synagogue-gunmans-request-for-plea-604886 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4948133c-7208-beac-5790-923734a8c1c8 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:59:22 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/431329' /><br/>Court filings showing the offer’s rejection were released Tuesday.<br/> Knife-wielding Muslim man in Brussels asks passersby if they are Jewish https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Knife-wielding-Muslim-man-in-Brussels-asks-passersby-if-they-are-Jewish-604882 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:95ded93a-2c88-13ae-6c54-4f8da105f148 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:39:31 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/402817' /><br/>No one was hurt in the incident last week in Koekelberg, a northwestern neighborhood of the Belgian capital.<br/> Top Democrats walk out of Syria meet with Trump, accusing him of ‘meltdown’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/top-democrats-walk-out-of-syria-meet-with-trump-accusing-him-of-meltdown/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6d8946cb-0a50-6de1-2193-5ff2c4b59177 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:35:32 -0400 Pelosi says president 'shaken up' after House overwhelmingly votes 354-60 to condemn US troop withdrawal from Syria; Trump reportedly calls her a 'third-rate politician' Israel & the Region Donald Trump Nancy Pelosi Chuck Schumer US-Turkey relations Syrian Kurds Trump letter to Erdogan warns Turkish leader: ‘Don’t be a fool’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-letter-to-erdogan-warns-turkish-leader-dont-be-a-fool/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:80edcda8-c1ff-d708-67c0-88590216dd6e Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:00:03 -0400 Letter sent 6 days ago, US president tells his counterpart 'don't be a tough guy' and again threatens to destroy the Turkish economy Israel & the Region US-Turkey relations Donald Trump Recep Tayyip Erdogan Trump letter to Erdogan: ‘Don’t be a tough guy. Don’t be a fool!’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-letter-to-erdogan-warns-turkish-leader-dont-be-a-fool/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:557af68d-321c-bacd-04e2-ec98068153e2 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:00:03 -0400 In missive sent 6 days ago and using language shorn of diplomatic niceties, US president again threatens to destroy Turkey's economy Israel & the Region US-Turkey relations Donald Trump Recep Tayyip Erdogan Trump in letter to Erdogan: ‘Don’t be a tough guy. Don’t be a fool!’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-letter-to-erdogan-warns-turkish-leader-dont-be-a-fool/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:96c3d440-0f2d-5ff2-9548-49765cb6a856 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:00:03 -0400 In missive sent 6 days ago and using language shorn of diplomatic niceties, US president again threatens to destroy Turkey's economy Israel & the Region US-Turkey relations Donald Trump Recep Tayyip Erdogan Troubled WeWork founder used Kabbalah Center contacts to fund business — report https://www.timesofisrael.com/troubled-wework-founder-used-kabbalah-center-contacts-to-fund-business-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4172bf02-0499-aa9b-b0a8-777255ea8821 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:47:58 -0400 WSJ says Adam Neumann brought teachers from LA-based group to company offices and retreats, wanted IPO to be on September 18 due to number's significance in Judaism Startup Israel Adam Neumann WeWork Kabbalah Centre Concern in Gulf Arab states after US pullout from Syria https://www.timesofisrael.com/concern-in-gulf-arab-states-after-us-pullout-from-syria/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:8871d808-f721-fb39-db1b-431c024cfacc Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:32:12 -0400 Despite housing thousands of US troops, traditional American allies in the Mideast now re-calibrating how far to trust Trump in case frictions with Iran boil over Israel & the Region Persian Gulf US-Iran relations Saudi Arabia UAE United Arab Emirates Kuwait Oman Bahrain Qatar Assos excavations reveal popularity of fishing in ancient times http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/assos-excavations-reveal-popularity-of-fishing-in-ancient-times-147578 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:9b0ba8ac-6efe-2504-5e68-7c2f3010bc3e Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:05:00 -0400 Ancient fish plates and a fishing hook were among the finds unearthed during excavations in the ancient city of Assos in the northwestern province of Çanakkale Arts & Life Friedman: US peace plan won’t call for settlement evacuations https://www.timesofisrael.com/friedman-us-peace-plan-wont-call-for-settlement-evacuations/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2680a2f8-004f-3135-7cff-a24f4b6c8de9 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:47:26 -0400 Uprooting people from their homes is 'inhumane' and a 'recipe for disaster,' US ambassador tells pro-settler outlet; Erekat urges 'immediate action' to save prospects for peace Israel & the Region David Friedman Trump peace plan West Bank settlements Trump administration Israel-US relations settlement evacuations Saeb Erekat US House overwhelming condemns Trump’s Syria withdrawal, Turkey offensive https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-house-overwhelming-condemns-trumps-syria-withdrawal-turkey-offensive/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:acfdf1c6-a13e-4f1a-7be9-c0fd06ae8a1c Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:32:44 -0400 Resolution passes 354-60 with bipartisan support, calls for White House to formulate plan to ensure 'enduring defeat' of Islamic State Israel & the Region US House of Representatives Donald Trump Syria Turkish offensive in Syria Islamic State Marco Rubio Lindsey Graham Democrats Republicans US House overwhelmingly condemns Trump’s Syria withdrawal, Turkey offensive https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-house-overwhelming-condemns-trumps-syria-withdrawal-turkey-offensive/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:c802b67d-2fa9-b15c-89fc-6df9beca3a1c Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:32:44 -0400 Resolution passes 354-60 with bipartisan support, calls for White House to formulate plan to ensure 'enduring defeat' of Islamic State Israel & the Region US House of Representatives Donald Trump Syria Turkish offensive in Syria Islamic State Marco Rubio Lindsey Graham Democrats Republicans Trump denies giving Turkey ‘green light’ for Syria offensive https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-denies-giving-turkey-green-light-for-syria-offensive/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4e5c5fdf-8c76-a68d-970d-4342a14068b3 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:28:45 -0400 Senior administration official pushes back against criticism that troop pullout will embolden adversaries, says no change in policy on Iran Israel & the Region Donald Trump Turkish offensive in Syria US-Turkey relations PKK Kurdistan Workers Party Brian Hook US-Iran relations Robert Menendez Journalists pray for an end to the 'Netanyahu Era' on live TV https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Journalists-pray-for-an-end-to-the-Netanyahu-Era-on-live-TV-604877 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8cbe0dff-1362-f4fb-e720-25f738a2c621 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:23:41 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447796' /><br/>During the interview, Abramovich said "anyone announcing a run against Netanyahu, or a run after the era of Netanyahu, would want to see the era of Netanyahu finally come to an end."<br/> Two suffer acute poisoning after eating tuna fish at Aroma Tel Aviv https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Two-suffer-severe-poisoning-after-eating-tuna-sandwich-at-Aroma-Tel-Aviv-604856 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:885b18a7-ea58-2b17-588e-0d3d07590e55 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:22:41 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447786' /><br/>The restaurant was forbidden to sell any more tuna fish until all health defects will be addressed; However, Channel 12's hidden camera proved that the fish is still on the restaurant's menu.<br/> US Mideast pullback didn’t start with the Kurds, and it won’t end there either https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-mideast-pullback-didnt-start-with-the-kurds-and-it-wont-end-there-either/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:15781ec7-7f81-4288-6de2-653332074b73 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:59:20 -0400 Trump's decision to pull troops away from Syria means Israel is losing a key ally in the region, but it should not come as a surprise Israel & the Region Israel-US relations Trump administration Donald Trump US foreign policy Syrian civil war Turkish army UN Security Council warns Syria jihadists could regroup, wreak havoc https://www.timesofisrael.com/un-security-council-warns-syria-jihadists-could-regroup-wreak-havoc/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:aa9ef61b-3dbd-309d-1552-2e6a45366622 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:59:00 -0400 Joint statement does not condemn Turkish offensive against Kurds, nor does it call for operation to stop, only cautioning against allowing IS to regain foothold in region Israel & the Region Donald Trump Turkish offensive in Syria US-Turkey relations PKK Kurdistan Workers Party US-Iran relations UN Security Council jihadists Islamic State Syrian Kurds Photos of IDF female officers used on porn sites https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Photos-of-IDF-female-officers-used-on-porn-sites-604876 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:893fc9a9-ac52-e403-8419-989ee4aaa617 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:51:39 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com/HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=294792' /><br/>The officers, who were filmed during official state functions, are fully clothed and the images were taken from news-sites.<br/> Two Belgian Islamic State militants escape camp in north Syria -Belgium https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Two-Belgian-Islamic-State-militants-escape-camp-in-north-Syria-Belgium-604875 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:76716655-4a93-ef1b-eaf6-fc8e6aa4e21e Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:49:25 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447795' /><br/>Paul Van Tigchelt, head of OCAD, told a parliamentary committee that two men and three women, either Belgian or with links to Belgium, were no longer in prison.<br/> Religious slates put kibosh on minority coalition as Gantz said to ease stance https://www.timesofisrael.com/religious-slates-put-kibosh-on-minority-coalition-as-gantz-said-to-ease-stance/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3e239169-cf66-36fa-b0b1-c07a15f42a29 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:48:44 -0400 Bennett and Shaked refuse to sign onto PM initiative, calling it unnecessary; Gantz said prepared to accept Rivlin's Blue and White-Likud unity government proposal Israel Inside 2019 Israeli elections coalition negotiations Benjamin Netanyahu Likud party Shas party UTJ United Torah Judaism party Blue and White party Bezalel Smotrich Naftali Bennett Reuven Rivlin Benny Gantz Jewish Home party National Union party Ayelet Shaked Joint List Election czar urges probes into voting fraud at 30 polling stations https://www.timesofisrael.com/election-czar-urges-probes-into-voting-fraud-at-30-polling-stations/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:271a9eba-5262-5bd1-1721-1a0e01a8ff28 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:33:43 -0400 Melcer also passes along testimony from poll watchers who said they arrived at posts on election day to learn someone else already there claiming to be them Israel Inside voter fraud 2019 Israeli elections IDF Israel Defense Forces IDF Military Police Hanan Melcer Central Elections Committee Motti Cohen Avichai Mandelblit Israel to increase cuts to electricity provided to Palestinians https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israel-to-increase-cuts-to-electricity-provided-to-Palestinians-604874 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:03d7a97d-1c66-bcaa-8458-7e2b781b43a7 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:16:18 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/445931' /><br/>The Palestinian Authority owes about NIS 300 billion and about an additional NIS 150 million due to occurrences of theft of electricity.<br/> Democratic debate reveals the candidates’ differences on Middle East https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/Democratic-debate-reveals-the-candidates-differences-on-Middle-East-604873 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:71dba0c3-6471-7f29-7209-0a3fc92bf923 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:11:35 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447744' /><br/>Buttigieg, Biden, Sanders, Klobuchar, Harris, Booker and Castro were supportive of a US presence in Syria, while Warren and Gabbard were adamant about the US military withdrawing from the Middle East<br/> Saudi gov’t arrests gay man for wearing leopard shorts at beach https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Saudi-govt-arrests-gay-man-for-wearing-leopard-shorts-at-beach-604870 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:3292b5f2-cdef-4c19-9e4e-3895ba40b7bb Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:10:12 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447794' /><br/>“The police [have changed] my charges to electronic crimes, taking photos of nudity,” Suhail al-Jameel tweeted.<br/> 3 of the 4 congresswoman in ‘The Squad’ endorse Bernie Sanders https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/3-of-the-4-congresswoman-in-The-Squad-endorse-Bernie-Sanders-604872 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f1df6eaf-c144-6574-90fd-a9e9d95fb80c Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:06:26 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446698' /><br/>The Vermont senator, the first Jewish candidate to win presidential nominating contests when he ran in 2016, hinted at the announcement in the debate Tuesday night.<br/> Trump-connected lobbyist drops Turkish bank after indictment http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/turkey-bank-halkbank-trump-lobbyists-federal-charges.html Full Feed urn:uuid:08502b81-cace-a0ba-2787-e6db4cb12de1 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:03:34 -0400 Halkbank had hired Brian Ballard’s firm in 2017. Aaron Schaffer U.N. Security Council concerned by situation in Syria https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/UN-Security-Council-concerned-by-situation-in-northeast-Syria-604843 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:890ce057-9b36-bda4-b8f7-6540e1bfb75b Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:54:10 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447785' /><br/>The U.N. Security Council "expressed deep concern over the risk of the dispersion of terrorists from U.N.-designated groups, including ISIL..."<br/> Meeting the challenges of accelerating Jerusalem hi-tech https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/Meeting-the-challenges-of-accelerating-Jerusalem-hi-tech-604835 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:46d42cf9-630c-6263-8cc8-dfe267e653fb Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:45:12 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447784' /><br/>Jerusalem is enjoying a boom in cutting-edge innovation.<br/> Unity government breakthrough possible with Gantz eyeing compromise https://www.jpost.com/Israel-Elections/Unity-government-breakthrough-possible-with-Gantz-eyeing-compromise-604868 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8bed27d0-7f1a-8cf7-1c04-fb3724309ca3 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:39:21 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446759' /><br/>A source very close to Gantz denied the quote to The Jerusalem Post, but said they are ready for compromises to prevent a third election.<br/> Endgame for Erdogan https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Endgame-for-Erdogan-604869 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fa7105e3-894c-d62e-1456-e1d4b716db8e Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:33:19 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446969' /><br/>There has also been a sea change in the thinking of Abdullah Ocalan, the PKK’s imprisoned leader, abandoned Marxist-Leninism for Murray Bookchin’s communalism.<br/> An act of betrayal and infamy https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/An-act-of-betrayal-and-infamy-604867 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f3b8d707-0d2a-9692-4a11-efeb1e815be4 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:25:08 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447793' /><br/>Republicans understood how dire the regional consequences will be in particular for America’s allies throughout the Middle East.<br/> Turkish bank spent $3.3 million in failed bid to avoid federal charges http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/turkey-bank-halkbank-trump-lobbyists-federal-charges.html Full Feed urn:uuid:87ba9b3b-5109-3c0e-d6f0-d57b983a4b1b Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:24:31 -0400 Halkbank hired Trump-connected lobbyists in 2017. Aaron Schaffer Jordanian FM denies reports agricultural land lease to Israel was extended https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Jordanian-King-agrees-to-extend-agricultural-land-lease-to-Israel-report-604788 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:945fadea-dab7-8b6b-f781-471f45b20ff7 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:19:36 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/427145' /><br/>Official sources say that discussions are continuing, but in the meantime the lease in Tzofar has been extended for an additional agricultural season, meaning about half a year.<br/> A cold peace https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/A-cold-peace-604865 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:30f5b22a-a4d4-d9af-37bf-4136765c005a Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:18:11 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/431876' /><br/>Just this week, Atef Tarawneh, speaker of the Jordanian House of Representatives, said that the peace treaty is “under threat” due to what he called Israeli actions in Jerusalem.<br/> Trump warns of 'devastating' sanctions if U.S.-Turkey meeting fails https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Trump-warns-of-devastating-sanctions-f-US-Turkey-meeting-fails-604863 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5c434866-7381-046e-cc75-64044a6c00f9 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:15:55 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447325' /><br/>"We're in a great position," Trump told reporters at the White House hours before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was due to depart for talks in Ankara along with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.<br/> Two suffer acute poisoning after eating tuna sandwich at Aroma Tel Aviv https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Two-suffer-severe-poisoning-after-eating-tuna-sandwich-at-Aroma-Tel-Aviv-604856 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:75bf48c9-e6b2-29f5-c793-5b7b91618e23 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:15:11 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447786' /><br/>The restaurant was forbidden to sell any more tuna fish until all health defects will be addressed; However, Channel 12's hidden camera proved that the fish is still on the restaurant's menu.<br/> Palestinians, Rabbis attacked allegedly by Jewish extremists in Burin https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Palestinians-Rabbis-attacked-allegedly-by-Jewish-extremists-in-Burin-604859 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fa03b63b-6142-d6e8-5448-a8aa22fe1334 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:11:44 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/175946' /><br/>Palestinian olive pickers in the West Bank village of Burin, near Nablus, were allegedly attacked by Jewish extremists, the Left-wing group Rabbis for Human Rights reported on Wednesday.<br/> Asher Hazut, 14, who was struck by lightning on Zikim beach passed away https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Asher-Hazut-14-died-from-lightning-strike-in-Zikim-604829 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8c195f12-9513-1f6c-4d22-4cba40473f79 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:11:06 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447712' /><br/>Efrat Hazut, is still in serious condition at Barzilai, where her her husband Elazar, his other brother Elhanan, and their 13-year-old sister Pedut, who were also struck from lightning, are staying.<br/> Knife-wielding Muslim in Brussels asks passersby if they are Jewish https://www.timesofisrael.com/knife-wielding-muslim-in-brussels-asks-passersby-if-they-are-jewish/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b9b41aec-76b0-248d-3253-1a7f0cc4830c Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:07:31 -0400 Prosecutors say man not considered a terrorist, is suspected of attempted murder 'with connection to his religious or philosophical convictions' Jewish Times Belgium Brussels Belgian Jews Gazans accuse Saudi Arabia of serving Israel by imprisoning Hamas members https://www.timesofisrael.com/gazans-accuse-saudi-arabia-of-serving-israel-by-imprisoning-hamas-members/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:486869a8-3d16-db27-82fa-1e833d28830f Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:06:58 -0400 In rare rally, protesters call on Riyadh to free their relatives, said to be jailed over Palestinian terror group's ties to Iran Israel & the Region Gaza protests Gaza Strip Saudi Arabia Hamas Hamas-Iran relations Iran-Saudi Arabia relations Pompeo to visit Israel Thursday for talks on Syria — report https://www.timesofisrael.com/pompeo-to-visit-israel-thursday-for-talks-on-syria-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:eb487530-5996-abbe-52d4-57db7179b7f4 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:06:40 -0400 Israeli TV says US secretary of state will meet with Netanyahu after Turkey trip to brief him on American withdrawal Israel & the Region Mike Pompeo Israel-US relations Turkish offensive in Syria Recep Tayyip Erdogan Mike Pence PKK Kurdistan Workers Party YPG Kurdish People's Protection Units Iran-Syria relations Center Field: Rescuing a Torah uplifted us https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Center-Field-Rescuing-a-Torah-uplifted-us-604861 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:25754125-30f9-adbd-8db4-eb1e29ad8960 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:04:10 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447791' /><br/>“How did you get that out? Do you know what the inside of an Arabian jail looks like?” one expert we consulted with said – which explains why I won’t specify the country we visited.<br/> After US withdrawal, Russia asserts itself in Syria https://www.timesofisrael.com/after-us-withdrawal-russia-asserts-itself-in-syria/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:276431d5-ca77-434d-1598-a81511c086ab Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:00:41 -0400 Moscow has moved quickly to entrench its leadership role and fill void after Trump ordered pullout of American forces that had been protecting Kurdish-controlled areas Israel & the Region Turkish military Syrian Kurds Turkey Syrian civil war Russia Bashar Assad Mike Pence Mike Pompeo Turkish offensive in Syria Recep Tayyip Erdogan Donald Trump Sergey Lavrov France worried by new phase in Iran's breaching of nuclear pact https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/France-Iran-must-refrain-from-new-reductions-to-nuclear-commitments-604812 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:85dddef9-71e6-865c-42a6-44825aabde22 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:57:06 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447789' /><br/>Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Tehran was working on advanced IR-9 centrifuges for uranium enrichment.<br/> Trump officials rush to Turkey as Moscow advances https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Trump-officials-rush-to-Turkey-as-Moscow-advances-to-fill-Syria-void-604832 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6d5f3dc2-5029-f2b7-3b06-cd2fac996f5f Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:44:06 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447782' /><br/>The administration is trying to contain the fallout from Erdogan's decision to send forces last week to attack Syrian Kurdish militia that were Washington's close allies.<br/> Efforts underway to enable Ethiopian keisim to perform marriages https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Efforts-underway-to-enable-Ethiopian-keisim-to-perform-marriages-604842 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:59cc017b-2451-7eeb-f1fd-f69b4f16c287 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:42:47 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/154004' /><br/>'Our traditions do not contravene Jewish law, and so there is no reason at all not to allow them’ says Keis Samai Eliyas.<br/> Two suffer severe poisoning after eating tuna sandwich at Aroma Tel Aviv https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Two-suffer-severe-poisoning-after-eating-tuna-sandwich-at-Aroma-Tel-Aviv-604856 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7a99a412-46cc-9de8-d5b1-cdd71e984aef Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:40:23 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447786' /><br/>The restaurant was forbidden to sell any more tuna fish until all health defects will be addressed; However, Channel 12's hidden camera proved that the fish is still on the restaurant's menu.<br/> When will A-G decide Bibi’s fate and how will that impact the next PM? https://www.jpost.com/Israel-Elections/When-will-A-G-decide-Bibis-fate-and-how-will-that-impact-the-next-PM-604846 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:debeb969-8b83-c38e-69b7-5b9dad1b0745 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:34:54 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/441561' /><br/>Mandelblit has made it clear that he will decide before December 15, when State Attorney Shai Nitzan steps down.<br/> Touting Syria pullout, Trump says Turkey invasion ‘not our problem’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/touting-syria-pullout-trump-says-turkey-invasion-not-our-problem/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d155396c-d5ac-f8d4-bbe6-a2b9843099d2 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:24:58 -0400 US president claims Kurds are 'no angels' and are well protected after Ankara pushes into Syria; says he is fine with Russia filling vacuum after American troop withdrawal Israel & the Region Donald Trump Syrian Kurds Turkish offensive in Syria US-Turkey relations Russia-Syria relations Recep Tayyip Erdogan Deriding Kurds and defending pullout, Trump says Syria ‘not our problem’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/touting-syria-pullout-trump-says-turkey-invasion-not-our-problem/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bea8f972-d98a-7a7e-fe52-0c627287964e Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:24:58 -0400 US president claims former allies are 'no angels' and are well protected as Ankara pushes invasion; says he is fine with Russia filling vacuum as American troops withdraw Israel & the Region Donald Trump Syrian Kurds Turkish offensive in Syria US-Turkey relations Russia-Syria relations Recep Tayyip Erdogan Right bloc vows not to join minority government https://www.jpost.com/Israel-Elections/Right-bloc-vows-not-to-join-minority-government-604852 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7e8305a6-693c-cb39-56e6-03f7e50636cf Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:24:07 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447434' /><br/>The three MKs from the New Right – Ayelet Shaked, Naftali Bennett and Matan Kahane – refused to sign the document, calling the pledge "unnecessary."<br/> Hezbollah seeks ‘to attack and storm banks’ in Lebanon – report https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Report-Hezbollah-seeks-to-attack-and-storm-banks-in-Lebanon-604845 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fd251c33-5ad3-15e9-9978-936fc12d5c68 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:19:35 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/445358' /><br/>The bank source said “any street protest would create concern and confusion among the people," adding “Banks play no role in the sanctions.”<br/> A-G asked to investigate voter fraud in 31 polling stations https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/A-G-asked-to-investigate-voter-fraud-in-31-polling-stations-604850 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9e4abf62-437c-7452-cedb-dfb70d116aa9 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:13:58 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447588' /><br/>After checking complaints of irregularities in the September 17 election, the Central Elections Committee found 31 ballot boxes to be problematic in polling stations throughout the country.<br/> IDF chief briefs Gantz on unspecified regional ‘security challenges’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-chief-briefs-gantz-on-unspecified-regional-security-challenges/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2856300f-cc65-6369-1237-35ebad325c01 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:57:25 -0400 Amid warnings of national emergency and Israeli fears over Syria, Aviv Kohavi agrees to Blue and White head's request for update after Netanyahu approves Israel & the Region Benny Gantz Benjamin Netanyahu Aviv Kohavi Reuven Rivlin Blue and White party Iran security cabinet Gabi Ashkenazi Hezbollah seeks ‘to attack and storm banks’ in Lebanon - report https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Report-Hezbollah-seeks-to-attack-and-storm-banks-in-Lebanon-604845 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d5a8dda8-6744-6b10-a1b2-8d01539d574c Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:53:47 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/445358' /><br/>The bank source said “any street protest would create concern and confusion among the people, adding “Banks play no role in the sanctions.”<br/> President's Residence in disarray while preparing for Open House https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Presidents-Residence-in-disarray-while-preparing-for-Open-House-604841 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0d765670-a5f4-8d9b-2252-0e378c5c7dc7 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:44:30 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447551' /><br/>On Wednesday the President's Residence will be open to visitors from 10 a.m, and the president will meet and greet the people at 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m.<br/> Graham on Syria: 'could create bigger disaster than Obama leaving Iraq' https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Trump-downplays-Turkeys-assault-in-Syria-604836 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:81c01d00-2336-c15c-09ef-1c50f212ed68 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:41:32 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com/HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=287795' /><br/>Sen. Graham responded to Trump's earlier statement that claimed "the conflict was between Turkey and Syria and that it was "fine" for Russia to help Damascus"<br/> New Israel Guinness World Record: Largest stencil artwork on earth https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/New-Israel-Guinness-World-Record-Largest-stencil-artwork-on-earth-604830 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a3d140df-af4b-6212-92f2-dbf46b22e606 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:24:20 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447780' /><br/>The work, presented on the rooftop of a hotel in Zichron Ya’acov, is by Ame72.<br/> U.S. Army doesn't want any more Iron Dome systems https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/US-Army-doesnt-want-any-more-Iron-Dome-systems-604807 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ba973211-b787-d99a-f151-ef5dd94dc403 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:21:11 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/427686' /><br/>American defense media reports that system isn’t a long-term solution for US Army.<br/> Rome commemorates Nazi raid on ghetto on October 16, 1943 https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Rome-commemorates-Nazi-raid-of-ghetto-on-October-16-604799 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:3d09d5e6-1f0b-0281-9025-3c71a0e4d674 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:08:37 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447773' /><br/>The Nazi raid targeting the ancient Jewish neighborhood of the Italian capital, as well as Jews living in the rest of the city, started at 5:15 a.m on Shabbat.<br/> Taika Waititi takes on Nazis in ‘Jojo Rabbit’… by playing Hitler https://www.timesofisrael.com/taika-waititi-takes-on-nazis-in-jojo-rabbit-by-playing-hitler/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:8abc13fc-62c2-a285-8500-e82bf8e0dc53 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:08:23 -0400 Jewish director says Holocaust comedy has been in the works since 2011 -- and has only become more relevant since then due to the 'rise of more neo-Nazis and hate groups' Jewish Times Taika Waititi Scarlett Johansson films Holocaust films Adolf Hitler Jojo Rabbit Settlers accused of beating volunteers aiding Palestinian olive harvest https://www.timesofisrael.com/settlers-accused-of-beating-volunteers-aiding-palestinian-olive-harvest/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:1ccadf33-ac14-6e0e-533e-ec0794596e58 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:04:40 -0400 Four foreigners and 80-year-old Israeli activist injured in northern West Bank when assailants arrived with crowbars went on to burn hundreds of trees, Yesh Din says Israel & the Region price tag attacks Yesh Din Israel Police Palestinians Duma village hate crimes Yitzhar West Bank Ariel olive trees Settlers accused of beating rabbi, 80, aiding Palestinian olive harvest https://www.timesofisrael.com/settlers-accused-of-beating-volunteers-aiding-palestinian-olive-harvest/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:caf1a0a0-06c4-d831-ad64-8194f6cedc99 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:04:40 -0400 Four foreigners and octogenarian Israeli activist injured in northern West Bank when assailants arrived with crowbars, went on to burn hundreds of trees, Yesh Din says Israel & the Region price tag attacks Yesh Din Israel Police Palestinians Duma village hate crimes Yitzhar West Bank Ariel olive trees Settlers accused of beating rabbi, 80, who was aiding Palestinian olive harvest https://www.timesofisrael.com/settlers-accused-of-beating-volunteers-aiding-palestinian-olive-harvest/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:cc2f618e-73c6-42c4-a903-2cd4a573074e Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:04:40 -0400 Octogenarian Israeli activist and four foreigners and injured in northern West Bank when assailants arrived with crowbars, went on to burn hundreds of trees, Yesh Din says Israel & the Region price tag attacks Yesh Din Israel Police Palestinians Duma village hate crimes Yitzhar West Bank Ariel olive trees MKs to get a raise for a year of doing nothing https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/MKs-to-get-a-raise-for-a-year-of-doing-nothing-604837 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:95a46528-1150-f929-6d94-f6ab798b2726 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:01:27 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/445326' /><br/>Last January MK salaries went up by 3.4%. This coming January members are set to get a 3-3.5% raise.<br/> Why Likud MKs aren’t trying to replace Netanyahu, yet https://www.timesofisrael.com/why-likud-mks-arent-trying-to-replace-netanyahu-yet/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e719a848-483e-c484-7a7a-f76ca867416f Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:39:40 -0400 Despite likely failing to form a coalition for the second time and as legal woes close in on him, the PM's still managing to fend off potential contenders from within his own party Israel Inside Benjamin Netanyahu Likud primaries Likud party coalition negotiations Gideon Sa'ar Archaeologists uncover 20 ancient coffins in Egypt https://www.timesofisrael.com/archaeologists-uncover-20-ancient-coffins-in-egypt/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e7bd4b7e-0f9a-82df-0774-a336fb99f98b Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:39:22 -0400 Egyptian Antiquities Ministry says sarcophagi discovered in Luxor are one of the 'biggest and most important' finds in recent years Israel & the Region Egypt archaeology ancient Egypt Luxor 14-year-old struck by lightning at beach dies of injuries https://www.timesofisrael.com/14-year-old-struck-by-lightning-at-beach-dies-of-injuries/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6ddf3b3c-b885-2547-4f0c-cddd7350b1ce Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:00:41 -0400 Asher Hazut had been rushed to hospital in critical condition after Tuesday incident; other family members remain hospitalized Israel Inside lightning Zikim MDA Magen David Adom Barzilai Medical Center Trump officials rush to Turkey as Moscow advances to fill Syria void https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Trump-officials-rush-to-Turkey-as-Moscow-advances-to-fill-Syria-void-604832 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:69b5fd8f-2f37-daf9-1d41-2d19ed67107b Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:00:17 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447782' /><br/>The administration is trying to contain the fallout from Erdogan's decision to send forces last week to attack Syrian Kurdish militia that were Washington's close allies.<br/> In reversal, Turkey says Erdogan will meet Pence after all https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-reversal-turkey-says-erdogan-will-meet-pence-after-all/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bb8000a4-8209-651c-f59d-766020519373 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:55:31 -0400 As American VP heads to Ankara to push for ceasefire, Turkish leader vows to continue offensive in Syria until Kurdish fighters 'lay down their arms' Israel & the Region Recep Tayyip Erdogan Mike Pence US-Turkey relations Ras al-Ayn Teva proposes $15 billion deal to settle opioid claims https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Teva-proposes-15-billion-deal-to-settle-opioid-claims-604797 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fd95e9c4-f617-db6c-7467-0277e69d98b2 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:39:21 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447770' /><br/>The proposed settlement comes only days ahead of a landmark federal trial in Cleveland, Ohio, against the company and five drug distributors.<br/> Erdoğan 'to meet US vice president, secretary of state' http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/erdogan-to-meet-us-vice-president-secretary-of-state-147590 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:44014c85-ae74-e6ba-4752-dc7abfa22b6e Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:39:16 -0400 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says he will meet with US Vice President Pence and Secretary of State Pompeo, according to a tweet by his Communications Director Altun Turkey Majority of Iranians now want to quit nuclear deal http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/iran-poll-majority-exit-nuclear-deal-jcpoa.html Full Feed urn:uuid:4f0e2df0-d675-473e-0262-1996c21f4903 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:30:09 -0400 A new poll shows that Iranian public support has decreased significantly for the JCPOA, and three-quarters of those polled indicate that they only support restarting negotiations with the United States if sanctions are lifted first. Barbara Slavin Shas rabbi promises afterlife to Liberman, Lapid if they join haredim https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Shas-rabbi-promises-afterlife-to-Liberman-Lapid-if-they-join-ultra-Orthodox-in-govt-604793 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:35263336-05c1-eaf5-40c8-6268ca35ce10 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:29:37 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447768' /><br/>Rabbi’s comments come after Yisrael Beytenu and Blue and White ruled out sitting in a coalition with religious parties on their terms.<br/> Iranian MP blames Israel, U.S., Saudis for tanker attack https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Iranian-MP-blames-Israel-US-Saudis-for-tanker-attack-604794 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e6189ae7-103b-e6e1-4f94-76bdb2170d9c Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:23:49 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447769' /><br/>The MP told the Iranian Mehr news agency that “a video captured by cameras installed on the tanker show the attack was carried out by the US, the Zionist regime and Saudi Arabia.”<br/> On the throne of Israeli geeks: Writer Brandon Sanderson honored at ICon https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/On-the-throne-of-Israeli-geeks-Writer-Brandon-Sanderson-honored-at-ICon-604740 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:12a74cb4-35b3-f2b1-cd65-9637b5a3cf28 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:20:48 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447753' /><br/>The metaphorical throne of honor was sat upon in the past by Neil Gaiman and Orson Scott Card.<br/> US charges Turkish bank with evading sanctions against Iran https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-charges-turkish-bank-with-evading-sanctions-against-iran/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b8f9c6b8-44d0-91b4-d60f-225f97ab08b1 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:14:00 -0400 Amid tense relations over Ankara's Syria offensive, US prosecutor calls case of Halkbank the most serious violation of Iran sanctions his office has seen Israel & the Region US-Turkey relations US-Iran relations Iran sanctions lawsuits Museum of the Bible says Oxford professor sold stolen biblical papyrus fragments https://www.timesofisrael.com/museum-of-the-bible-says-oxford-professor-sold-stolen-biblical-papyrus-fragments/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e2285e4e-6787-b4d9-1d16-cf525ed6cfc7 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:13:47 -0400 Troubling revelation newest glitch in scandal-plagued institution funded by Hobby Lobby's Steve Green Jewish Times Hobby Lobby Museum of the Bible Oxford University Egyptian artifacts Biblical archaeology Benny Gantz met with IDF chief of staff amid ‘security challenges’ https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Gantz-to-meet-with-IDF-Chief-of-Staff-amid-security-challenges-604805 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6ddbdea1-19b6-4cd1-4f20-fefd47e7ad16 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 09:54:11 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447776' /><br/>Gantz requested the meeting, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is also defense minister, authorized it.<br/> Turkey's Halkbank dismisses U.S. charges, Erdogan calls them 'ugly' https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Turkeys-Halkbank-dismisses-US-charges-Erdogan-calls-them-ugly-604822 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:34c270eb-9f08-f295-2ca2-2b855d2ac077 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 09:52:00 -0400 <img height='80' width='100' align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447779' /><br/>U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged the state-owned lender with taking part in a multibillion-dollar scheme to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran.<br/> Iran blames alleged tanker attack on Israel, US and Saudis https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-blames-alleged-tanker-attack-on-israel-us-and-saudis/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2ec92d70-d692-da0c-e401-e474f927e61a Wed, 16 Oct 2019 09:51:30 -0400 Senior MP says Tehran will present UN with 'abundant documents' showing 'certain governments' were behind last week's explosions on ship in Red Sea Israel & the Region Iran oil tankers Red Sea Israel-Iran relations US-Iran relations Iran-Saudi Arabia relations Ali Shamkhani In video, nabbed Iran exile says governments, such as Israel’s, can’t be trusted https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-video-nabbed-iran-exile-says-governments-such-as-israels-cant-be-trusted/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9fb476f9-dbb4-6b8f-faa1-c983364b059c Wed, 16 Oct 2019 09:46:14 -0400 Ruhollah Zam, opposition figure arrested for sparking wave of anti-revolutionary protests, forced to issue public apology Israel & the Region Iranian dissidents Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps IRGC Iranian activists Iranian opposition