» US lobbying creates headaches for candidates back home
09/12/19 21:53 from Full Feed
An increasingly globalized political influence industry is triggering a global backlash.

» Sunnis support protests in Iraq, yet fear involvement
10/11/19 16:26 from Full Feed
Sunnis have been quiet during the recent protests in Iraq, but not because they aren't suffering along with their Shiite countrymen.

» Turkish fire comes near US troops in Syria
10/11/19 16:20 from Full Feed
Artillery fire came within the vicinity of US troops not long after Pentagon leaders urged Turkey to stop its incursion into northeastern Syria.

» Pentagon blames Turkey for strikes near US troops in Syria
10/11/19 16:20 from Full Feed
The Pentagon held Turkey responsible for shelling American units in the Syrian city of Kobani on Friday, in spite of denials from Ankara.

» Intel: How Trump is trying to get ahead of Congress on Turkey sanctions
10/11/19 13:29 from Full Feed

» Why Egypt’s economic reforms aren’t enough to win over the street
10/11/19 11:23 from Full Feed
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.

» Who will pay $53 billion for Turkey’s safe zone project?
10/11/19 11:17 from Full Feed
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.

» Israel needs to learn lesson from Turkish assault on Kurds
10/11/19 11:16 from Full Feed
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.

» Will Jordan extend Israeli lease of farmlands?
10/11/19 08:33 from Full Feed
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.

» Gas trade: stand-alone win-win for US-Turkey relations
10/11/19 08:05 from Full Feed
The only foreseeable and quantifiable area in the relationships between Turkey and the United States is gas trade.

» Domestic politics, Idlib sway timing of Turkey’s Syrian operation
10/11/19 06:33 from Full Feed
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 poss...

» How does Washington see Russia's Gulf security concept?
10/11/19 06:16 from Full Feed
Washington ignores Moscow's initiative for the Gulf security architecture and there are some good reasons why.

» Iranian women cheer at soccer game, finally
10/11/19 05:05 from Full Feed
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.

» Egypt dismisses 1,070 teachers in extremism fight
10/11/19 03:46 from Full Feed
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.

» After Amman gives in to striking teachers, more protests could come
10/11/19 03:38 from Full Feed
Now that the monthlong teachers' strike is finally resolved, the Jordanian government fears other public sector employees may also take to the streets.

» Palestinian disengagement plan from Israel leans on Egypt
10/11/19 03:21 from Full Feed
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.

» Decision to ban e-cigarettes in Gaza sparks mockery on social media
10/11/19 03:15 from Full Feed
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.

» A look at what’s going on in eastern Syrian
10/11/19 03:00 from Full Feed
Tens of thousands in Hasakah province are already displaced by Erdogan’s freshly launched Operation Spring of Peace.

» A look at what’s going on in eastern Syria
10/11/19 03:00 from Full Feed
Tens of thousands in Hasakah province are already displaced by Erdogan’s freshly launched Operation Spring of Peace.

» Can Egypt sweeten the deal for small beekeepers?
09/11/19 23:46 from Full Feed
Egypt organizes its first beekeepers festival, but small producers wonder whether their presence will make a buzz.

» 67 Israelis arrested overseas for khat-smuggling
17/10/19 11:23 from JPost.com - Front Page
Authorities face legal troubles when trying to arresting masterminds

» OurCrowd CEO: Israel enjoying 'investment tourism' boom
17/10/19 11:17 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Pence holds frosty meeting with Erdogan in bid for Syria border ceasefire
17/10/19 11:16 from The Times of Israel
US vice president shares tense handshake with Turkish leader before urging him to halt offensive against Kurdish forces in northern Syria

» Tel Aviv Wine Festival celebrates its fifth year
17/10/19 11:13 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Rivlin hosts the nation
17/10/19 11:10 from JPost.com - Front Page
Celebrating Sukkot with fresh fruit, dancing, long lines and photo-ops at the President’s Residence.

» Islamic Jihad official says Egypt will release 81 Palestinian detainees
17/10/19 11:09 from The Times of Israel
Nafidh Azzam makes statement following talks in Cairo this week between leaders in his terror group and Egyptian officials

» Ex-Nazi concentration camp guard, 93, tells German court ‘sorry for what he did’
17/10/19 11:02 from The Times of Israel
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'

» Netanyahu floats new offer for unity government, Gantz swiftly rejects it
17/10/19 11:01 from The Times of Israel
PM says country needs leadership to face 'growing security challenges,' but Blue and White chief accuses him of 'not seeking unity but immunity'

» Israel celebrates 40 years of alternative theater in Acre festival
17/10/19 10:51 from The Times of Israel
Annual gathering in mixed Jewish-Arab city during Sukkot has become an institution for the 'fringe' performance art scene

» Turkish Cypriot leader Akıncı files complaint against death threats
17/10/19 10:50 from Hurriyet Daily News
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

» Netanyahu's offer to Gantz: manipulation or compromise? - analysis
17/10/19 10:48 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Haifa hosts the Jewish nurse who spied on the Nazis
17/10/19 10:43 from JPost.com - Front Page
“As soon as they knew I could speak German, they wanted me to work for military intelligence,”

» Watch: Ultra-Orthodox celebrations bring joy into the holiday of Sukkot
17/10/19 10:40 from JPost.com - Front Page
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

» US sanctions on Turkey against spirit of NATO alliance
17/10/19 10:34 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.

» Turkish president Erdogan allegedly threw Trump letter in the garbage
17/10/19 10:31 from JPost.com - Front Page
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!"

» Morton Mandel, Jewish businessman, dies at 98
17/10/19 10:26 from JPost.com - Front Page
Spanning almost eight decades, Mandel's business career and subsequent philanthropic endeavors supported a range of social leadership, educational and Jewish community initiatives worldwide.

» IAEA mum on Iran’s illicit nuclear activities in Germany
17/10/19 10:25 from JPost.com - Front Page
Iran was cited as a country linked to espionage targeting German universities.

» Happy 10th birthday, Chabad of Rehavia
17/10/19 10:24 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Facebook chief donates $2.5m. to ADL to fight hate after Halle shooting
17/10/19 10:22 from JPost.com - Front Page
Sheryl Sandberg mentioned a visit to Yad Vashem as one reason she supports the fight against hate.

» Greek anarchists attack Atatürk House in Thessaloniki
17/10/19 10:22 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.

» Palestinian prime minister says Israeli doctors should treat in West Bank
17/10/19 10:19 from The Times of Israel
Mohammad Shtayyeh suggests that since medical care for Palestinians in Israeli hospitals has halted, they should have 'the mountain come to Muhammad'

» Netanyahu offers Gantz religion-state status quo, Gantz declines
17/10/19 10:14 from JPost.com - Front Page
UTJ, Shas remove their veto to sitting with Lapid in a unity coalition for the first time

» Pence meets Erdogan to urge halt to Turkey's Syria offensive
17/10/19 10:08 from JPost.com - Front Page
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."

» Terror victim's widow finds love again
17/10/19 10:01 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Netanyahu offers Gantz religion-state status quo, new haredi draft law
17/10/19 09:56 from JPost.com - Front Page
UTJ, Shas remove their veto to sitting with Lapid in a unity coalition for the first time

» IDF downs drone flown in from Gaza Strip
17/10/19 09:41 from The Times of Israel
Army says UAV was detected and intercepted along border fence in southern region of Palestinian enclave

» It’s not spin if you believe it: 6 things to know for October 17
17/10/19 09:30 from The Times of Israel
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

» The unsung righteous gentile
17/10/19 09:20 from JPost.com - Front Page
Son of Baptist pastor uncovers decades later that his father risked his life to save Jews,

» Will Arbaeen observance bring peace or protests in Iraq?
17/10/19 09:19 from Full Feed
As the Arbaeen pilgrimage is about to start in Iraq, authorities fear demonstrators will launch new protests.

» What's behind Egypt meeting with Greece, Cyprus at this time?
17/10/19 09:19 from Full Feed
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.

» 35 pilgrims killed in bus crash near Saudi holy city of Mecca
17/10/19 09:16 from The Times of Israel
No cause immediately provided for incident involving chartered vehicle carrying Asian and Arab nationals

» US cop pulls man from car seconds before train hits it
17/10/19 09:15 from The Times of Israel
Ruben Correa says driver was suffering from a medical condition; 'I wasn't really thinking, I was just doing my job'

» Netanyahu offers Gantz flexibility on religion and state
17/10/19 09:12 from JPost.com - Front Page
UTJ, Shas remove their veto to sitting with Lapid in a unity coalition for the first time

» Hong Kong assembly in chaos
17/10/19 09:05 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Abbas and Saudi crown prince meet, agree to establish economic committee
17/10/19 09:04 from The Times of Israel
PA president thanks kingdom for 'continued support of Palestinian people'; documents show Riyadh gave Ramallah $132.8 million between January and August

» On an ancient road to the Temple, archaeological innovation, mystery and dispute
17/10/19 09:01 from The Times of Israel
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?

» Kurdish politician urges Israeli diplomatic intervention to stop Turkish assault
17/10/19 08:50 from The Times of Israel
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

» Catalan regional chief calls for independence vote after night of violence
17/10/19 08:50 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» 2020 budget in line with growth, inflation targets
17/10/19 08:44 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.

» Erdogan threw Trump’s ‘Don’t be a fool!’ letter in trash — report
17/10/19 08:36 from The Times of Israel
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

» Erdogan threw Trump’s ‘Don’t be a fool!’ letter in trash
17/10/19 08:36 from The Times of Israel
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

» Police remove Jews praying from Temple Mount as hundreds enter complex
17/10/19 08:22 from JPost.com - Front Page
Jews are prohibited from praying or bringing religious items onto the Mount – and are removed and sometimes jailed if caught doing so.

» Graffiti festival in Jaffa set to fight BDS and politicization of art
17/10/19 08:13 from JPost.com - Front Page
The "Patron of the Arts" festival will host graffiti artists from all over the world.

» Int’l films of Antalya Film Festival announced
17/10/19 08:12 from Hurriyet Daily News
The 56th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival kicks off on Oct 26. The 10 international films to compete at the festival were announced recently

» Italy rejects bid to stop iconic Da Vinci loan to Louvre
17/10/19 08:10 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.

» Arab Christians pray for peace in Syria at Jerusalem prayer session
17/10/19 08:02 from JPost.com - Front Page
The prayer session, which drew Christians from more that one sect of the faith, was orchestrated by the "Jerusalemite initiative."

» Catalan chief calls for independence vote after night of violence
17/10/19 08:01 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Driver suspected of killing boy in Yom Kippur car crash was clean of drugs
17/10/19 07:43 from The Times of Israel
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

» Turkish parliament adopts first package of judicial reform
17/10/19 07:39 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.

» Thousands to take part in Jerusalem March
17/10/19 07:29 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Violent clashes between Haredi youth and police in Jerusalem
17/10/19 07:25 from JPost.com - Front Page
The youths even tried to carry out a lynch of Arab drivers passing through the area.

» Palestinian attempts ramming attack against Border Police
17/10/19 07:22 from JPost.com - Front Page
An armored vehicle was heavily damaged; no police were injured.

» Turkey commemorates ace photographer Ara Güler
17/10/19 07:20 from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey on Oct. 17 commemorated Ara Güler at his first death anniversary.

» Former Nazi concentration camp guard to go on trial in Hamburg
17/10/19 07:19 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Pompeo to visit Netanyahu Friday to offer assurances over U.S. Syria pullout
17/10/19 07:17 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Sinai hotel worker suspected of sexually assaulting 10 year-old Israeli
17/10/19 07:14 from JPost.com - Front Page

» Shaked on PM’s loyalty pledge: Couples don’t keep reaffirming marriage contracts
17/10/19 07:12 from The Times of Israel
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

» PA accuses U.S., Israel of trafficking Palestinian organs
17/10/19 07:12 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Turkish president Erdogan threw Trump letter in the garbage - report
17/10/19 07:00 from JPost.com - Front Page
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!"

» Pence, Pompeo arrive in Turkey to push Syria ceasefire
17/10/19 06:57 from The Times of Israel
Top Trump administration officials to warn Erdogan that US will escalate sanctions if Turkish offensive against Kurds continues

» IDF downs drone along border with Gaza Strip
17/10/19 06:57 from The Times of Israel
Army says UAV was near security fence in the south of the Palestinian enclave, doesn't specify whether it entered Israeli airspace

» Netanyahu floats new proposal for Gantz to join ‘broad unity goverment’
17/10/19 06:57 from The Times of Israel
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'

» Gantz turns down Netanyahu coalition offer, calls for ‘liberal unity government’
17/10/19 06:57 from The Times of Israel
Blue and White says recent behavior of 'outgoing prime minister' shows he doesn't want 'unity but immunity'; Likud: Gantz a 'serial refuser'

» 3 Palestinians nabbed in West Bank with explosives — Border Police
17/10/19 06:57 from The Times of Israel
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

» US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore dies aged 68
17/10/19 06:57 from The Times of Israel
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

» US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore dies aged 68; founded program in Israel
17/10/19 06:57 from The Times of Israel
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

» Bulgarian top model risking leg amputation begins to walk again thanks to Turkish doctors
17/10/19 06:41 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.

» UK, EU reach outline Brexit deal; still needs ratification
17/10/19 06:25 from Hurriyet Daily News
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. Parliame...

» How would a minority government work?
17/10/19 06:16 from The Times of Israel
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

» It’s almost unthinkable, but how would a minority government work?
17/10/19 06:16 from The Times of Israel
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

» UK teacher sacked after ‘joking’ about sending kids to gas chambers — report
17/10/19 06:12 from The Times of Israel
According to the Daily Mail, educator made comment to class of 10-year-olds, many of whom are Jewish

» Why a sukkah?
17/10/19 06:11 from The Times of Israel
With so many memorable events in the Torah, why do we commemorate the temporary dwellings of the Israelites in the wilderness, of all things?

» Johnson announces Brexit deal with EU, but parliaments still need to agree
17/10/19 06:07 from The Times of Israel
Agreement still needs to be ratified by British lawmakers and the bloc; European Commission's Juncker says deal is 'fair and balanced'

» Erdogan says he does not mind presence of Syrian troops as long as Kurds leave
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
The Syrian Democratic Forces forged a deal with the Syrian government to hold off the Turkish attack in northern Syria.

» Turkey’s military operation turning into a diplomatic war
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
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.

» How far will Egypt go to defend Syria?
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
Egypt has been spearheading efforts to halt Turkey's offensive in Syria and hosted an emergency Arab League meeting, but is this enough?

» Locals lobby to keep their valley green in South Lebanon
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
The residents of Wadi Zibqine struggle to keep a road from destroying one of the last green spots in South Lebanon.

» Congress noncommittal on Turkey sanctions
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
The House and several Republican senators are ready to move on a harsh Turkey sanctions package, but Senate leadership is more cautious.

» Angry protests, empty seats overshadow Rouhani speech
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
Leaders of several student unions walked out of a commencement speech by President Hassan Rouhani after they were barred from the podium.

» The Takeaway: October 16, 2019
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed

» Will Netanyahu’s ultra-Orthodox allies jump ship?
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
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.

» Kurdish deal with Syrian regime against Turkey a boon for Iran
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
As the Kurds sic Syria's army on Turkey, Iran offers to assume the high-profile role of mediator in the crisis.

» Why Iran's grand ayatollahs are fighting over Rumi
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
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.

» Putin goes for broke to negotiate Turkey ceasefire
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
US withdrawal created some opportunites for Russia but also had it face new challenges with Turkey.

» Anger pushes sanctions in Washington as Pence, Pompeo visit Ankara
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
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.

» Israeli municipalities take over governing vacuum
17/10/19 05:57 from Full Feed
On the backdrop of growing paralysis of the interim government, four municipalities initiate public transportation on the Sabbath.

» At Bard, hurt feelings sidetrack a crucial conversation
17/10/19 05:49 from The Times of Israel
What was most needed at the Hannah Arendt Center’s anti-Semitism conference was for Jews to stay and keep talking to each other

» Turks finds scientists most trustworthy professionals: Research
17/10/19 05:42 from Hurriyet Daily News
Turks find scientists the most trustworthy profession, according to research by the Ipsos Group, a global market research company.

» 7 arrested as hundreds of ultra-Orthodox riot in Jerusalem
17/10/19 05:33 from The Times of Israel
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

» Woman fined for insulting airport staffer
17/10/19 05:33 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.

» Operation in Syria clear response to Trump’s letter to Erdoğan: Source
17/10/19 05:20 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.

» Teva, other opioid makers and distributors press for settlement as trial looms
17/10/19 05:16 from The Times of Israel
Source says nationwide agreement could be worth tens of billions of dollars; Israeli manufacturer would contribute some $15 billion in overdose antidotes, treatment drugs

» Short-term external debt stock at $120.7B
17/10/19 04:56 from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey's short-term external debt stock totaled $120.7 billion as of the end of August, an official data revealed on Oct. 17.

» Shabbat Project unites over a million Jews around the world
17/10/19 04:43 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Turkish howitzers hit terror targets in Ras al-Ain in eighth day of Syria op
17/10/19 04:37 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.

» Cop filmed using taser on man who asked not to be taken by car on Shabbat
17/10/19 04:30 from The Times of Israel
Officer suspended for giving Eliran Zrihan electric shock despite not facing threat, police open probe; victim's cousin slams 'criminals in uniform'

» US researchers develop data model to predict terror groups’ future lethality
17/10/19 04:22 from The Times of Israel
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

» Police seize over 40 kg of heroin in Van
17/10/19 04:20 from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish police seized on Oct. 17 over 40 kilograms (around 88 pounds) of heroin in the eastern province of Van, according to security sources.

» Merkel says more work needed on customs for Brexit deal, which is possible
17/10/19 04:12 from Hurriyet Daily News
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 o...

» Sudan declares 'permanent ceasefire' as peace talks hit snag
17/10/19 04:09 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.    

» Catalan regional leader says violent protest must stop
17/10/19 04:01 from Hurriyet Daily News
The leader of Spain’s Catalonia region condemns increasing unrest in the city of Barcelona

» 1st all-female spacewalk, including Jewish astronaut, brought forward to Friday
17/10/19 04:00 from The Times of Israel
NASA moves up operation due to power system failure at International Space Station; Jessica Meir, whose father is Israeli, to take part

» Aid groups scramble to reach Syrians as battle lines shift
17/10/19 03:44 from The Times of Israel
'We have to leave,' says Save the Children official as Turkish onslaught displaces 160,000 people, forcing them to flee to makeshift refugee camps

» Reuven Rivlin: Historians, not politicians, should deal with history
17/10/19 03:38 from JPost.com - Front Page
President welcomes a delegation of Polish Righteous Among the Nations.

» Happy farmers will contribute to global food security: Scientist
17/10/19 03:32 from Hurriyet Daily News
Agriculture production is in a dire state as climate change continues altering temperature and precipitation patterns, a Turkish scientist said.

» Jewish actor to play King of England
17/10/19 03:30 from JPost.com - Front Page
'The King' makes Timothée Chalamet the ruler of all he surveys

» Pompeo to visit Netanyahu Friday to offer assurances over US Syria pullout
17/10/19 03:28 from JPost.com - Front Page
Secretary General reportedly heading to Israel to talk with Netanyahu

» US: House votes to oppose Trump's Syria pullback
17/10/19 03:26 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.

» Sustainable growth conference kicks off in Istanbul
17/10/19 03:21 from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey hosted on Oct. 16 a conference in Istanbul on the financing of sustainable growth via capital markets.

» Mike Pompeo: U.S. policy on Turkish attack hasn’t endangered Israel
17/10/19 03:11 from JPost.com - Front Page
Secretary General reportedly heading to Israel to talk with Netanyahu

» Trump warned Erdogan in an Oct 9 letter: 'Don't be a tough guy'
17/10/19 03:10 from JPost.com - Front Page
"Let's work out a good deal!" Trump said.

» Turkish Cypriots 'fully' back Turkey on terror fight
17/10/19 03:10 from Hurriyet Daily News
We will back Turkey's steps on fighting against terrorism, says Turkish Cypriot foreign minister

» Jewish UK lawmaker quits Labour over anti-Semitism after 55 years in the party
17/10/19 03:00 from The Times of Israel
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

» After 55 years, UK Jewish MP quits Labour, condemns Corbyn, over anti-Semitism
17/10/19 03:00 from The Times of Israel
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

» Ottomans' first printed books on display
17/10/19 02:58 from Hurriyet Daily News
The first editions of unique books printed by the Ottomans have been exhibited at a library in Turkey’s Boğaziçi University.

» Pompeo: U.S. policy on Turkish attack hasn’t endangered Israel
17/10/19 02:49 from JPost.com - Front Page
Secretary General reportedly heading to Israel to talk with Netanyahu

» Erdoğan, Putin to meet in Russia's Sochi
17/10/19 02:49 from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will meet his Russian counterpart in Russia on Oct. 22, according to a statement by Presidential Communications Directorate.

» Turkey not to give up on rightful cause despite threats: Kalın
17/10/19 02:35 from Hurriyet Daily News
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.       

» East Jerusalem man tries to ram Israeli troops near Ramallah, is shot — police
17/10/19 02:25 from The Times of Israel
Alleged assailant shot and seriously injured after colliding with Border Police armored vehicle following raid; officers say he brandished a knife

» Driver tries to ram IDF troops in West Bank; is shot, badly injured — police
17/10/19 02:25 from The Times of Israel
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

» Satellite images reveal China's aircraft carrier 'factory,' analysts say
17/10/19 02:16 from JPost.com - Front Page
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).

» Jordan calls on Israel to release detained woman on hunger strike
17/10/19 02:01 from The Times of Israel
Amman says refusal to eat makes immediate freeing of Heba al-Labadi, held without charge since September on suspected security offense, 'more urgent'

» Australian spy agency says right-wing extremist threat is increasing
17/10/19 01:16 from The Times of Israel
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

» Former SS camp guard, 93, goes on trial for 5,230 counts of accessory to murder
17/10/19 00:53 from The Times of Israel
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

» Iran-backed militias deployed snipers in Iraq protests
17/10/19 00:49 from JPost.com - Front Page
“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.”

» Turkish attack on Kurds inspires joint Jewish-Arab protest
17/10/19 00:48 from JPost.com - Front Page
"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."

» ‘See you at the polls’: Trump and Pelosi have it out amid ‘meltdown’ accusations
16/10/19 23:27 from The Times of Israel
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

» Arab Christians pray for peace in Syria at Jerusalem pray session
16/10/19 23:01 from JPost.com - Front Page
The prayer session, which drew Christians from more that one sect of the faith, was orchestrated by the "Jerusalemite initiative."

» Turkey using Israeli-upgraded tanks in anti-Kurd offensive in Syria
16/10/19 23:00 from JPost.com - Front Page
Between 2003-2010 around 170 M60-A1 tanks were upgraded by IMI at a cost of $687 million.

» Pompeo to meet Netanyahu in bid to reassure Israel on Syria pullout
16/10/19 22:48 from The Times of Israel
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

» From Iran to Turkey, US browbeaten by 'war' narrative
16/10/19 22:43 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Rivlin: Historians, not politicians, should deal with history
16/10/19 22:38 from JPost.com - Front Page
President welcomes a delegation of Polish Righteous Among the Nations.

» Father of Sandy Hook victim awarded $450,000 in defamation case
16/10/19 21:59 from The Times of Israel
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

» Amy Klobuchar: Trump’s Syria pullout endangers Israel
16/10/19 21:54 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Harold Bloom, legendary literary critic, dies at 89
16/10/19 21:38 from JPost.com - Front Page
He married his wife, Jeanne, in 1958. The couple had two sons.

» Troubled WeWork founder used Kabbalah Centre contacts to fund business
16/10/19 21:30 from JPost.com - Front Page
“I noticed that in the Kabbalah community, people were really helping each other,” Neumann said. “I wanted to translate that into business.”

» Morton Mandel, Jewish businessman and philanthropist, dies at 98
16/10/19 21:25 from JPost.com - Front Page
His family left Poland for the United States in 1913. Mandel was born in Cleveland in 1921.

» Pittsburgh synagogue shooting survivor opens up about losing her mother in the attack
16/10/19 21:07 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» ‘Wonder’ author explains why today’s news made her write a Holocaust story
16/10/19 21:04 from The Times of Israel
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

» ‘A Serious Man': Here’s what real rabbis think of the Coen brothers film
16/10/19 20:49 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Zoe Kravitz to play Catwoman in new Batman film
16/10/19 20:39 from The Times of Israel
Jewish actress will play Selina Kyle opposite Robert Pattinson in latest Batman reboot

» Iran said planning to limit international inspector access to nuclear sites
16/10/19 20:08 from The Times of Israel
Tehran says measure aimed at pressuring European powers to find way around crippling US sanctions imposed after Trump pulled out of nuke deal

» Suspended Labor MP tries to argue he's not an antisemite
16/10/19 19:18 from JPost.com - Front Page
In an argument recorded at the the university of Nottingham, MP Chris Williamson attempted to go against the claims of antisemitism against him

» Turkey’s Erdogan to travel to Russia for talks over Syria offensive
16/10/19 19:17 from The Times of Israel
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

» Federal prosecutors reject Pittsburgh synagogue gunman’s request for plea
16/10/19 18:59 from JPost.com - Front Page
Court filings showing the offer’s rejection were released Tuesday.

» Knife-wielding Muslim man in Brussels asks passersby if they are Jewish
16/10/19 18:39 from JPost.com - Front Page
No one was hurt in the incident last week in Koekelberg, a northwestern neighborhood of the Belgian capital.

» Top Democrats walk out of Syria meet with Trump, accusing him of ‘meltdown’
16/10/19 18:35 from The Times of Israel
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'

» Trump letter to Erdogan warns Turkish leader: ‘Don’t be a fool’
16/10/19 18:00 from The Times of Israel
Letter sent 6 days ago, US president tells his counterpart 'don't be a tough guy' and again threatens to destroy the Turkish economy

» Trump letter to Erdogan: ‘Don’t be a tough guy. Don’t be a fool!’
16/10/19 18:00 from The Times of Israel
In missive sent 6 days ago and using language shorn of diplomatic niceties, US president again threatens to destroy Turkey's economy

» Trump in letter to Erdogan: ‘Don’t be a tough guy. Don’t be a fool!’
16/10/19 18:00 from The Times of Israel
In missive sent 6 days ago and using language shorn of diplomatic niceties, US president again threatens to destroy Turkey's economy

» Troubled WeWork founder used Kabbalah Center contacts to fund business — report
16/10/19 17:47 from The Times of Israel
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

» Concern in Gulf Arab states after US pullout from Syria
16/10/19 17:32 from The Times of Israel
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

» Assos excavations reveal popularity of fishing in ancient times
16/10/19 17:05 from Hurriyet Daily News
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

» Friedman: US peace plan won’t call for settlement evacuations
16/10/19 16:47 from The Times of Israel
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

» US House overwhelming condemns Trump’s Syria withdrawal, Turkey offensive
16/10/19 16:32 from The Times of Israel
Resolution passes 354-60 with bipartisan support, calls for White House to formulate plan to ensure 'enduring defeat' of Islamic State

» US House overwhelmingly condemns Trump’s Syria withdrawal, Turkey offensive
16/10/19 16:32 from The Times of Israel
Resolution passes 354-60 with bipartisan support, calls for White House to formulate plan to ensure 'enduring defeat' of Islamic State

» Trump denies giving Turkey ‘green light’ for Syria offensive
16/10/19 16:28 from The Times of Israel
Senior administration official pushes back against criticism that troop pullout will embolden adversaries, says no change in policy on Iran

» Journalists pray for an end to the 'Netanyahu Era' on live TV
16/10/19 16:23 from JPost.com - Front Page
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."

» Two suffer acute poisoning after eating tuna fish at Aroma Tel Aviv
16/10/19 16:22 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» US Mideast pullback didn’t start with the Kurds, and it won’t end there either
16/10/19 15:59 from The Times of Israel
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

» UN Security Council warns Syria jihadists could regroup, wreak havoc
16/10/19 15:59 from The Times of Israel
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

» Photos of IDF female officers used on porn sites
16/10/19 15:51 from JPost.com - Front Page
The officers, who were filmed during official state functions, are fully clothed and the images were taken from news-sites.

» Two Belgian Islamic State militants escape camp in north Syria -Belgium
16/10/19 15:49 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Religious slates put kibosh on minority coalition as Gantz said to ease stance
16/10/19 15:48 from The Times of Israel
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

» Election czar urges probes into voting fraud at 30 polling stations
16/10/19 15:33 from The Times of Israel
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 to increase cuts to electricity provided to Palestinians
16/10/19 15:16 from JPost.com - Front Page
The Palestinian Authority owes about NIS 300 billion and about an additional NIS 150 million due to occurrences of theft of electricity.

» Democratic debate reveals the candidates’ differences on Middle East
16/10/19 15:11 from JPost.com - Front Page
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

» Saudi gov’t arrests gay man for wearing leopard shorts at beach
16/10/19 15:10 from JPost.com - Front Page
“The police [have changed] my charges to electronic crimes, taking photos of nudity,” Suhail al-Jameel tweeted.

» 3 of the 4 congresswoman in ‘The Squad’ endorse Bernie Sanders
16/10/19 15:06 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Trump-connected lobbyist drops Turkish bank after indictment
16/10/19 15:03 from Full Feed
Halkbank had hired Brian Ballard’s firm in 2017.

» U.N. Security Council concerned by situation in Syria
16/10/19 14:54 from JPost.com - Front Page
The U.N. Security Council "expressed deep concern over the risk of the dispersion of terrorists from U.N.-designated groups, including ISIL..."

» Meeting the challenges of accelerating Jerusalem hi-tech
16/10/19 14:45 from JPost.com - Front Page
Jerusalem is enjoying a boom in cutting-edge innovation.

» Unity government breakthrough possible with Gantz eyeing compromise
16/10/19 14:39 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Endgame for Erdogan
16/10/19 14:33 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» An act of betrayal and infamy
16/10/19 14:25 from JPost.com - Front Page
Republicans understood how dire the regional consequences will be in particular for America’s allies throughout the Middle East.

» Turkish bank spent $3.3 million in failed bid to avoid federal charges
16/10/19 14:24 from Full Feed
Halkbank hired Trump-connected lobbyists in 2017.

» Jordanian FM denies reports agricultural land lease to Israel was extended
16/10/19 14:19 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» A cold peace
16/10/19 14:18 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Trump warns of 'devastating' sanctions if U.S.-Turkey meeting fails
16/10/19 14:15 from JPost.com - Front Page
"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.

» Two suffer acute poisoning after eating tuna sandwich at Aroma Tel Aviv
16/10/19 14:15 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Palestinians, Rabbis attacked allegedly by Jewish extremists in Burin
16/10/19 14:11 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Asher Hazut, 14, who was struck by lightning on Zikim beach passed away
16/10/19 14:11 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Knife-wielding Muslim in Brussels asks passersby if they are Jewish
16/10/19 14:07 from The Times of Israel
Prosecutors say man not considered a terrorist, is suspected of attempted murder 'with connection to his religious or philosophical convictions'

» Gazans accuse Saudi Arabia of serving Israel by imprisoning Hamas members
16/10/19 14:06 from The Times of Israel
In rare rally, protesters call on Riyadh to free their relatives, said to be jailed over Palestinian terror group's ties to Iran

» Pompeo to visit Israel Thursday for talks on Syria — report
16/10/19 14:06 from The Times of Israel
Israeli TV says US secretary of state will meet with Netanyahu after Turkey trip to brief him on American withdrawal

» Center Field: Rescuing a Torah uplifted us
16/10/19 14:04 from JPost.com - Front Page
“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.

» After US withdrawal, Russia asserts itself in Syria
16/10/19 14:00 from The Times of Israel
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

» France worried by new phase in Iran's breaching of nuclear pact
16/10/19 13:57 from JPost.com - Front Page
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Tehran was working on advanced IR-9 centrifuges for uranium enrichment.

» Trump officials rush to Turkey as Moscow advances
16/10/19 13:44 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Efforts underway to enable Ethiopian keisim to perform marriages
16/10/19 13:42 from JPost.com - Front Page
'Our traditions do not contravene Jewish law, and so there is no reason at all not to allow them’ says Keis Samai Eliyas.

» Two suffer severe poisoning after eating tuna sandwich at Aroma Tel Aviv
16/10/19 13:40 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» When will A-G decide Bibi’s fate and how will that impact the next PM?
16/10/19 13:34 from JPost.com - Front Page
Mandelblit has made it clear that he will decide before December 15, when State Attorney Shai Nitzan steps down.

» Touting Syria pullout, Trump says Turkey invasion ‘not our problem’
16/10/19 13:24 from The Times of Israel
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

» Deriding Kurds and defending pullout, Trump says Syria ‘not our problem’
16/10/19 13:24 from The Times of Israel
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

» Right bloc vows not to join minority government
16/10/19 13:24 from JPost.com - Front Page
The three MKs from the New Right – Ayelet Shaked, Naftali Bennett and Matan Kahane – refused to sign the document, calling the pledge "unnecessary."

» Hezbollah seeks ‘to attack and storm banks’ in Lebanon – report
16/10/19 13:19 from JPost.com - Front Page
The bank source said “any street protest would create concern and confusion among the people," adding “Banks play no role in the sanctions.”

» A-G asked to investigate voter fraud in 31 polling stations
16/10/19 13:13 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» IDF chief briefs Gantz on unspecified regional ‘security challenges’
16/10/19 12:57 from The Times of Israel
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

» Hezbollah seeks ‘to attack and storm banks’ in Lebanon - report
16/10/19 12:53 from JPost.com - Front Page
The bank source said “any street protest would create concern and confusion among the people, adding “Banks play no role in the sanctions.”

» President's Residence in disarray while preparing for Open House
16/10/19 12:44 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Graham on Syria: 'could create bigger disaster than Obama leaving Iraq'
16/10/19 12:41 from JPost.com - Front Page
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"

» New Israel Guinness World Record: Largest stencil artwork on earth
16/10/19 12:24 from JPost.com - Front Page
The work, presented on the rooftop of a hotel in Zichron Ya’acov, is by Ame72.

» U.S. Army doesn't want any more Iron Dome systems
16/10/19 12:21 from JPost.com - Front Page
American defense media reports that system isn’t a long-term solution for US Army.

» Rome commemorates Nazi raid on ghetto on October 16, 1943
16/10/19 12:08 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Taika Waititi takes on Nazis in ‘Jojo Rabbit’… by playing Hitler
16/10/19 12:08 from The Times of Israel
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'

» Settlers accused of beating volunteers aiding Palestinian olive harvest
16/10/19 12:04 from The Times of Israel
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

» Settlers accused of beating rabbi, 80, aiding Palestinian olive harvest
16/10/19 12:04 from The Times of Israel
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

» Settlers accused of beating rabbi, 80, who was aiding Palestinian olive harvest
16/10/19 12:04 from The Times of Israel
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

» MKs to get a raise for a year of doing nothing
16/10/19 12:01 from JPost.com - Front Page
Last January MK salaries went up by 3.4%. This coming January members are set to get a 3-3.5% raise.

» Why Likud MKs aren’t trying to replace Netanyahu, yet
16/10/19 11:39 from The Times of Israel
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

» Archaeologists uncover 20 ancient coffins in Egypt
16/10/19 11:39 from The Times of Israel
Egyptian Antiquities Ministry says sarcophagi discovered in Luxor are one of the 'biggest and most important' finds in recent years

» 14-year-old struck by lightning at beach dies of injuries
16/10/19 11:00 from The Times of Israel
Asher Hazut had been rushed to hospital in critical condition after Tuesday incident; other family members remain hospitalized

» Trump officials rush to Turkey as Moscow advances to fill Syria void
16/10/19 11:00 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» In reversal, Turkey says Erdogan will meet Pence after all
16/10/19 10:55 from The Times of Israel
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'

» Teva proposes $15 billion deal to settle opioid claims
16/10/19 10:39 from JPost.com - Front Page
The proposed settlement comes only days ahead of a landmark federal trial in Cleveland, Ohio, against the company and five drug distributors.

» Erdoğan 'to meet US vice president, secretary of state'
16/10/19 10:39 from Hurriyet Daily News
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

» Majority of Iranians now want to quit nuclear deal
16/10/19 10:30 from Full Feed
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.

» Shas rabbi promises afterlife to Liberman, Lapid if they join haredim
16/10/19 10:29 from JPost.com - Front Page
Rabbi’s comments come after Yisrael Beytenu and Blue and White ruled out sitting in a coalition with religious parties on their terms.

» Iranian MP blames Israel, U.S., Saudis for tanker attack
16/10/19 10:23 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.”

» On the throne of Israeli geeks: Writer Brandon Sanderson honored at ICon
16/10/19 10:20 from JPost.com - Front Page
The metaphorical throne of honor was sat upon in the past by Neil Gaiman and Orson Scott Card.

» US charges Turkish bank with evading sanctions against Iran
16/10/19 10:14 from The Times of Israel
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

» Museum of the Bible says Oxford professor sold stolen biblical papyrus fragments
16/10/19 10:13 from The Times of Israel
Troubling revelation newest glitch in scandal-plagued institution funded by Hobby Lobby's Steve Green

» Benny Gantz met with IDF chief of staff amid ‘security challenges’
16/10/19 09:54 from JPost.com - Front Page
Gantz requested the meeting, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is also defense minister, authorized it.

» Turkey's Halkbank dismisses U.S. charges, Erdogan calls them 'ugly'
16/10/19 09:52 from JPost.com - Front Page
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.

» Iran blames alleged tanker attack on Israel, US and Saudis
16/10/19 09:51 from The Times of Israel
Senior MP says Tehran will present UN with 'abundant documents' showing 'certain governments' were behind last week's explosions on ship in Red Sea

» In video, nabbed Iran exile says governments, such as Israel’s, can’t be trusted
16/10/19 09:46 from The Times of Israel
Ruhollah Zam, opposition figure arrested for sparking wave of anti-revolutionary protests, forced to issue public apology

» Teva proposes $15 billion generic drug settlement to solve opioid claims
16/10/19 09:35 from JPost.com - Front Page
The proposed settlement comes only days ahead of a landmark federal trial in Cleveland, Ohio, against the company and five drug distributors.

» Top US officials visit Ankara seeking a ceasefire in northern Syria
16/10/19 09:20 from Hurriyet Daily News
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met with U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien in Ankara on Oct. 16, as Washington sought to convince Ankara to agree to a ceasefire with the YPG in Syria.  

» Turkey using tanks upgraded by Israel in offensive against the Kurds
16/10/19 09:03 from JPost.com - Front Page
Between 2003-2010 around 170 M60-A1 tanks were upgraded by IMI at a cost of $687 million.

» How Hasidic rabbis helped an Orthodox father of six become a transgender woman
16/10/19 08:57 from The Times of Israel
New documentary premiering October 17 in Haifa depicts how former Chabad adherent Yiscah Smith comes to terms with gender dysphoria and becomes the woman she always was

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