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Massive explosion reported near a bus full of IDF soldiers, one man killed

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 09:13

Hamas able to fire a rocket near a bus full of IDF soldiers, one man killed.

Chief Ashkenazi rabbi urges world to pray for Gaza border communities

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 05:39

"Each one of us must bear mutual responsibility, read chapters of Psalms and strengthen Torah learning for peace for the nation of Israel," the rabbi said.

Gaza situation escalates: 150% call increase to Israeli trauma center

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 03:36

Many of the calls are from parents living in the Gaza border community’s in the south.

Israeli attractions offer respite to residents of South

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 03:28

As rockets continue to strike southern Israel, residents in central and northern Israel are working to provide respite and safety to those under fire

IDF destroys houses of Islamic Jihad commanders

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 02:34

IDF attacked more than 120 Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad targets through out Saturday night after the southern Israel was bombarded with over 300 rockets.

IDF reinforces troops along Gaza border

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 02:33

58-year-old man killed by rocket fire; over 430 rockets fired; 220 targets struck in Gaza.

Jared Kushner explains why US doesn’t want to use the term ‘two states’

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 18:33

“If you say two state, it means one thing to the Israelis and one thing to the Palestinians, so we said let’s just not say it, let’s just work on the details of what it means,” he said.

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launch attack into Kurdish-held area

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 17:05

The operation marked an escalation on one of the most complicated theaters of the multi-sided Syrian war.

Palestinian with close ties to Trump administration launches new party

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 07:48

The founder of the party, called Reform and Development Party, is Ashraf Jabari, 45, who belongs to a prominent clan from Hebron.

Sinai’s Bedouins struggle to preserve their timeless way of life

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 17:48

Through an ISIS insurgency, government tension and tourism demands, Sinai’s Bedouins struggle to preserve their timeless way of life.

Iran can cause a new Holocaust, warns Islam expert in Austrian parliament

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 17:40

"If there is going to be a repeat of the Holocaust, it will not be in Europe - here people have matured - but in the Middle East."

Russian S-400 acquisition not distancing Turkey from NATO -Turkish DM

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 06:37

Turkey and the United States, NATO allies, have been at odds over Ankara's move to buy the Russian S-400s.

Swarm of locusts darkens the skies of Saudia Arabia

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 09:11

The infestation started on Sunday, when masses of the insect were reported to have come from Sudan and Eritrea following unusually heavy rainfall in the region.

Iraqi Shi’ite paramilitaries seek to clear ISIS from Syrian border - report

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 04:20

Iraq recently launched another major operation in Hamreen mountains. But ISIS has struck where it can. It murdered a Kurdish member of the local security forces earlier this week.

UNSC to informally meet on West Bank settlements ahead of Trump plan

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 19:15

“Our position is very clear on the issue of Palestine, we want to make sure that resolution 2334 is faithfully implemented.”

Palestinians denied entry for Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 14:31

The ceremony comes to state that "War Is Not an Act of Fate – But a Choice of Man," according to Combatants for Peace.

Qatar says tightening Iran sanctions harms oil consuming nations

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 13:47

Qatar, the world's leading exporter of liquefied natural gas, is at odds with other Gulf Arab states who are strong supporters of tighter US sanctions on Iran.

Gazan artist turns buildings destroyed in conflict into art

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 13:36

"This exhibition is a true reflection of the situation in Gaza," al-Jabali told MEMO.

Baha’is in Iran plagued by worsening ‘systematic persecution’

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 11:38

Member of 300,000-strong community who fled Islamic Republic describes life under oppressive regime.

Pakistan Plans to Integrate Islamic Seminaries into State Education

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 08:36

Madrassas often leave students unprepared for the work force, but also have been seen as hotbeds for extremism.