Turkey's Syria offensive has created fresh divisions within NATO and, while there is no chance of Ankara being thrown out, the crisis adds to pressures on the alliance as it heads towards a crucial summit in December.
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Thousands of people, some shouting "Erdogan terrorist", took to the streets of Paris and other European cities on Saturday in protest at the Turkish assault on Kurds in Syria.
Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
Australian and Fijian soldiers will be deployed to a disputed region between Syria and Israel on a United Nations peace-keeping mission.
Iranian women fans are free to enter a football stadium Thursday for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the Islamic republic over its controversial male-only policy.
Tens of thousands of worshipers flocked to the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday night and Tuesday morning for penitential prayers ahead of Yom Kippur, which begins Tuesday evening.
Archaeologists uncovered a 5,000-year-old city and a 7,000-year-old religious temple in northern Israel, officials announced Sunday.
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri announced on Sunday that he had directed the Population and Immigration Authority to prepare a legal opinion to be used in the deportation of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions founder Omar Barghouti.
Turkey will mount a military operation in northeast Syria, it said on Saturday, after accusing Washington of not doing enough to expel Syrian Kurdish fighters from its border.
The U.S. is sending one Patriot missile battery and four ground-based radar systems to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said Thursday, in what officials describe as the first steps to help the kingdom protect itself against Iranian attacks.
The Central Election Committee amended its vote tally early Wednesday, awarding Likud an extra seat at the expense of the ultra-Orthodox United Torah Judaism party following last week’s election.
Billionaire Ronald Lauder: Cease Contributions to Columbia University ‘Until Antisemitic Despots No Longer Welcome’
Billionaire philanthropist Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, said he will be encouraging donors to cease contributions to Columbia University “until such a time as antisemitic despots are no longer welcome on your campus.
Iran might see an opportunity in the political chaos engulfing Israel following the latest election there to attempt to further destabilize the Middle East, warned Aaron Klein, Breitbart’s Jerusalem bureau chief and senior investigative reporter.
Palestinian Authority security forces have thwarted an attempt by Islamic Jihad to manufacture rockets in the West Bank. The Israeli news site Mako reported that the terrorist group was operating under Iranian guidance in the building of low-tech rockets.
BAGHDAD — Two rockets landed near the US embassy in Baghdad overnight, security sources told AFP early Tuesday, with foreign diplomats there reporting emergency sirens repeatedly going off.
After completing meetings with party representatives to hear their recommendations as to who should form the next government, and with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz receiving majority support in the new Knesset, President Reuven Rivlin on Monday issued an invitation for a meeting between the two in an attempt to move forward in the coalition-building process.
The Syrian military has sent reinforcements to the Israeli border, according to a report by the U.K.-based NGO Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) on Saturday.
Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman on Sunday said his right-wing party will not recommend any candidate for prime minister during its consultations with President Reuven Rivlin later in the evening.
A lioness is beaten with sticks while her cubs are dragged away -- a Gazan zoo closed after a long campaign has reopened, with conditions seemingly as bad as ever.
Greek police said Saturday they have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a flight from Athens that became a multi-day ordeal and included the slaying of an American.
Egyptian security forces clashed with hundreds of anti-government protesters in the port city of Suez on Saturday, firing tear gas and live rounds, said several residents who participated in the demonstrations.
Aaron Klein, Breitbart’s Jerusalem bureau chief and senior investigative reporter, fingered Iran for carrying out aerial strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia last weekend, warning the attacks were not a localized issue but a “war on the entire global economy.
Benny Gantz’s Blue and White centrist party has opened a two-seat lead over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud, according to updated voting results Thursday morning from the Central Election Committee.
Blue and White leader Benny Gantz on Thursday dismissed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s offer of a unity government that includes all the religious right-wing parties, insisting that the next coalition should have himself as prime minister, not Netanyahu, and be committed to liberal policies on religious issues.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said Wednesday he would not travel to New York for the UN’s annual General Assembly later this month after failing to secure sufficient support in elections to form a new government with his right-wing political allies.
With 89.8 percent of votes having been counted by the Central Elections Committee, Benny Gantz’s centrist Blue and White party on Wednesday was projected to secure 32 seats in the Knesset, edging ahead of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud, which stood at 31 seats.
The veteran Israeli politician Avigdor Lieberman took the political gamble of his life when he spurned his mentor, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and forced an unprecedented repeat election.
In his first public comments the day after elections, Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz on Wednesday morning said he hoped for a “good unity government.”
The Palestinian Authority is allegedly actively encouraging Israeli-Arab voters to turn out in today’s Israel election.
Voter turnout in Israel was up significantly Tuesday morning in comparison with turnout levels at the same stage in previous elections.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implied that a former strategist for Barack Obama currently working with the Blue and White party in Israel was behind a Politico report claiming the U.S.
A Gaza-based terror group on Saturday said it had downed an Israeli military drone over the Strip, but the small vehicle may have actually belonged to another terrorist organization.
US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had spoken with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the phone of a potential Mutual Defense Pact, or MDP, between the two countries, and that he hoped to continue such talks after Tuesday’s election.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a late night meeting with his defense chiefs at the military headquarters in Tel Aviv, hours after Gaza terrorists fired two rockets the southern cities of Ashdod and Ashkelon.
The United Nations' nuclear agency said Monday the Iranian government has installed more equipment at its nuclear installations that's used to enrich uranium.
Saudi energy giant Aramco is ready for a two-stage IPO but the timing is up to the government, its chief executive said Tuesday, flagging a possible foreign listing as part of the offering.
The German police said that a group of BDS activists violently assaulted visitors at the Israeli Seret International film festival on Sunday in Berlin, causing injuries and disrupting a podium discussion.
Samples taken by the U.N. nuclear watchdog at what Israel’s prime minister called a “secret atomic warehouse” in Tehran showed traces of uranium that Iran has yet to explain, two diplomats who follow the agency’s inspections work closely say.
Unidentified aircraft launched strikes on a base belonging to an Iran-backed militia in Syria, near the border with Iraq, killing several people early Monday, an observer and Arabic media reported.
The Hezbollah terror group fired several anti-tank guided missiles at an army base and military vehicles in northern Israel Sunday afternoon, the Israel Defense Forces said, adding that more information would be released shortly.
A former mayor of Tehran who murdered his wife has been released on bail, his lawyer said Wednesday, two weeks after her family spared him from the death sentence.
Eighty years after the first Nazi bombs fell on Poland, echoes of the blasts can be heard in the bickering between Warsaw and Berlin over the possibility of billions of euros in war reparations.
At least three rockets were launched from Gaza at 9 pm Sunday night in an attack on southern Israel, including one that landed in an open field in the Shaar HaNegev Regional Council district, igniting a fire.
Israeli defense leaders held a high-level middle of the night meeting early Sunday as the military girded for a possible response to its strikes in Syria against Iran-backed fighters plotting to attack the Jewish state with armed drones.
Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, U.S. officials have confirmed, an attack that would mark a significant escalation in Israel’s years-long campaign against Iranian military entrenchment across the region.
A rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel early Thursday morning, the IDF said. The attack came shortly after Israeli planes struck Hamas naval targets off the coast of the Strip following an earlier rocket attack which landed in an open field in Israel.
An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has left Gibraltar and was heading Monday east into the Mediterranean Sea, with its next destination reported to be Greece.
US President Donald Trump on Sunday confirmed that his administration would likely release its long-delayed peace plan after Israel’s elections in September.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended Israel’s decision to bar Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and said that the Israeli ambassador to the United States had said they would be allowed in before learning of their itinerary.
Sailors from France, Greece and the United States have arrived aboard their vessels and joined by the Israelis off the Israeli port city of Haifa for a major four-day naval exercise called Mighty Waves.
Hundreds of people attended Thursday’s funeral of an 18-year-old Israeli soldier who was found dead hours earlier with stab wounds near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank.
Israel’s Civil Service Commissioner has rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to extend the tenure of Israel’s ambassador to Washington, Ron Dermer.
Kuala Lumpur -- A hijab-wearing, diminutive Malaysian wrestler known as "Phoenix" cuts an unusual figure in the ring, a female Muslim fighter taking on hulking opponents in a male-dominated world.
An Israeli Navy vessel crossed into Lebanese waters early Monday morning, breaching the contested maritime border, according to the Lebanon-based LBC TV news.
WIESBADEN, Germany — An Iraqi man faces his verdict in Germany Wednesday over the rape and murder of a teenage girl that fueled far-right protests against a mass influx of mostly Muslim migrants.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is willing to mediate between the United States and Iran to ease tensions over Iran’s nuclear program.
British singer Joss Stone said she was "gutted" after being deported from Iran ahead of the latest leg of a world tour that has already taken her to Syria and North Korea.
Italy has repatriated one of its citizens from Syria who has been accused of fighting for theIslamic State.
The diplomatic chiefs of the EU, France, Germany and Britain said Tuesday they were "extremely concerned" and urged Iran to reverse its decision to breach a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal.
Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said.
Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said.
PARIS — Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a judicial official said Tuesday.
Gulf state Qatar is set to distribute more than $10 million in aid to thousands of cash-strapped Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, a Qatari official said on Monday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A rabbi in Rosario, the third most populous city in Argentina, was verbally and physically attacked in violence that has been characterized as antisemitic.
Syrian state media reported that Israel attacked the T-4 airbase near the northern city of Homs just after midnight Sunday, killing one soldier and wounding two others.
The Democratic Party “has taken a conscious decision to turn their backs on Israel,” charged Aaron Klein, Breitbart’s Middle East bureau chief and senior investigative reporter.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas underwent a series of medical checks at a hospital in Berlin last week, a Ramallah-based official said.
JERUSALEM — Thousands of Christian pilgrims and clergy members are marching through the ancient alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City, retracing Jesus’ path to crucifixion in observation of Good Friday.
Scientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels on Monday, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances possibilities for transplants.
A Scot who gave her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls during World War Two is to be honoured in Hungary. Jane Haining, from Dunscore, worked at the Scottish Mission school in Budapest in the 1930s and 1940s.
Iraq has offered to put on trial hundreds of accused foreign jihadists in Baghdad in exchange for millions of dollars, potentially solving a legal conundrum for Western governments but sparking rights concerns.
Benjamin Netanyahu says 'coming from a friend' he expects Trump's plan will take Israel's interests into consideration.
BEIRUT — The US-led coalition said its Syrian allies have successfully dealt with an “incident” at a detention center in northeastern Syria which activists described as an attempted prison break by Islamic State jihadists.
Hamas’s chief in Gaza said Saturday that if there is a war, Israel will need to evacuate its civilians from Tel Aviv as well as the border communities, a day after the terror group’s leader said talks to achieve a truce were advancing.
The final batch of polls conducted before Tuesday’s elections showed the centrist Blue and White widening its lead over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, even as the surveys unanimously indicated that the incumbent prime minister was best positioned to form the next government.
Syria’s SANA state news agency celebrated on Sunday the few dozen protesters who gathered in Druze villages in the Golan on Saturday.
ISTANBUL — Mayoral elections are underway in 30 large cities in Turkey along with other municipal races Sunday that are seen as a barometer of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s popularity amid a sharp economic downturn in the nation straddling Europe and Asia.
Several rockets were fired from Gaza at Israel early Sunday, officials said, marking a likely setback hours after the sides appeared to be headed for an unofficial truce following a day of low-level violence along the border.
A French pilot hailed for bravery during a hijacking drama targeting Jews on an Air France flight in 1976 has died aged 95.
MOUNT SODOM, ISRAEL — Israeli researchers said Thursday they have surveyed what they now believe to be the world’s longest salt cave, a network of twisting passageways at the southern tip of the Dead Sea.
A Dutch art investigator announced Tuesday he found a Pablo Picasso painting stolen off a Saudi sheikh's yacht in 1999.
The reclusive German owners of a holding company that includes Krispy Kreme and Panera Bread said Monday they will donate $11 million to charity after their family's Nazi past was uncovered.
Israel’s army accused Hamas of firing a rocket that hit a house north of Tel Aviv on Monday, wounding seven people, and announced it was sending reinforcements to the Gaza area.
Baghouz (Syria) -- Islamic State group jihadists emerged from tunnels to surrender to US-backed forces in eastern Syria on Sunday, a Kurdish spokesman said, a day after their "caliphate" was declared defeated.
BEIRUT, Lebanon — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Lebanon to pick a side as he visited the country on a regional tour to build a united front against Iran.
New Right chair Naftali Bennett launched a direct assault on Donald Trump Wednesday morning, accusing the US president of “planning a Palestinian state right over our heads,” and calling on him to release his closely guarded Middle East peace plan before Israel’s April elections.
Argentina's Chief Rabbi has been taken to hospital after being beaten in a night-time attack at his home in the capital Buenos Aires. Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich said his wife was restrained during the break-in while he was attacked.
Iran’s foreign minister accused Israel of “adventurism” with its campaign of airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria, and said he could not rule out the possibility that they could lead to a war between the Mideast arch-foes.
After marathon, all-night talks, the leaders of the two top-polling centrist parties, Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid, announced Thursday that they had agreed to merge their party lists to challenge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s frontrunning Likud in the upcoming elections.
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan blamed “the wicked Jews” for the crisis over anti-Semitism and the Women’s March.
CAIRO — Egyptian security officials say nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members have been executed after being convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of the country’s top prosecutor.
RAMAT GAN, Israel — A nonprofit Israeli consortium said Monday that it hopes to make history this week by launching the first private aircraft to land on the moon.
An Instagram account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia has disappeared following a frenzy of outrage online in the world's biggest Muslim nation.
Nabil Abu Rudeina, spokesman for Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, warned that Israel's decision to deduct funds by withholding tax fees will have consequences, in a statement on Sunday night.
JERUSALEM - Two days after the violent murder of an Israeli teen by a Palestinian terrorist, official Palestinian Authority TV broadcast a song celebrating the grief caused to mourning families of victims of terror.
A tree planted in a Paris suburb in memory of a young Jewish man who was tortured to death in 2006 has been chopped down, authorities said Monday, confirming the latest in a series of anti-Semitic acts in France.
French howitzer-guns deployed in the Euphrates Valley desert just inside Iraq stand ready to pour fury on Islamic State group diehards in their last holdout across the border in Syria.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has made a surprise visit to the World Government Summit in Dubai.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is closely eyeing efforts in Europe to set up an alternative money payment channel to ease doing business with Iran and avoid running afoul of sanctions the U.S.
Israel Hayom has learned that alongside Jerusalem’s decision to postpone the transfer of Qatari funds to Hamas following the escalation on Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip, Egypt has issued the terrorist organization’s political bureau chief Ismail Haniyeh an ultimatum.