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UAE helps reunite Yemenite Jewish family that was separated for 15 years

1 hour 8 min ago
'My soul felt reborn,' one relative says at Abu Dhabi airport ceremony; tweeting about reunion, Emirati FM Abdullah bin Zayed hails his country as 'homeland of coexistence'

As China relations sink, US begins highest level Taiwan visit in decades

1 hour 22 min ago
Health Secretary Alex Azar to meet President Tsai Ing-wen, who advocates Taiwan being recognized as a sovereign nation and is loathed by Beijing

Clashes as police clear protest encampment near Netanyahu residence for 5th time

1 hour 23 min ago
Organizers say 2 protesters lightly injured; police say one arrested for disorderly conduct, possession of knife; municipality charges encampment was outside designated area

Shots fired at workers building Gaza barrier, IDF troops; no injuries reported

1 hour 58 min ago
Construction halted on the border, farmers barred from working fields next to the security fence, as tensions heat up along the frontier

Likud minister: Arrest peace activist’s killer for his latest incitement

2 hours 15 min ago
Yuval Steinitz says he still has fragments in his leg from grenade Yona Avrushmi tossed at demonstration, urges investigation of his recent calls to harm anti-Netanyahu protesters

Breaking up is easy to do: What the press is saying on August 9

2 hours 40 min ago
Israel's governing coalition appears to be in its death throes, though a miracle or some defections could keep elections away and Netanyahu in power. Until then, let the mud fly

Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US atomic bombing

3 hours 28 min ago
Mayor of Japanese city bombed by US at end of World War II raises concern that nuclear states have retreated from disarmament efforts

America’s confused, lackluster response to virus met with incredulity in Europe

3 hours 32 min ago
Europeans say their image of the US has cracked, given skyrocketing deaths and infections there, since the country had benefit of time and medical know-how to confront virus

Trump said to berate Adelson for not giving enough to his reelection campaign

3 hours 48 min ago
Source tells Politico that US president was apparently not aware how much Republican mega-donor has already given to his cause

German nudist chases down boar who snatched his laptop

4 hours 52 min ago
Naked man runs after sow and her two piglets, to the mirth of fellow bathers at Berlin lake; eventually manages to retrieve bag containing his belongings

Man shot dead in Hadera, two others injured; police open investigation

4 hours 58 min ago
Three victims rushed to hospital, where one of them was later declared dead; incident comes day after a man was stabbed to death at beach parking lot

Likud, Blue and White brawl publicly as coalition teeters on the brink

5 hours 20 min ago
Unity gov't 'was a mistake,' official in Gantz's party said to say as weekly cabinet meeting canceled over budget crisis; Likud asserts Gantz is holding up aid to public

Israeli said murdered in Ecuador jail; tied to ex-leader’s alleged COVID-19 scam

6 hours 27 min ago
Shy Dahan had a history of multiple allegations of international fraud, had escaped a Panama prison two years ago; was arrested in June on suspicion of peddling fake virus tests

Celeb politician Ilhan Omar’s congressional seat may be in jeopardy. Here’s why

9 hours 5 min ago
As the August 11 primary race heats up for Democratic candidate in a district so blue a job in Congress is almost a given, pro-Israel Anton Melton-Meaux is hot on Omar's heels

Joining anti-Netanyahu protests, right-wingers vent frustrations at premier

9 hours 23 min ago
While still a small contingent compared to majority of protesters, some who once voted for the Likud leader are making common cause with those on the left in calling for him to go

How furious protesters briefly conquered Lebanon’s foreign ministry

10 hours 34 min ago
Led by former army officers, demonstrators peacefully entered the building to express anger over the Beirut explosion and economic woes, before being forced out 3 hours later

Tears and anger as Brazil passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths

11 hours 30 min ago
With over 3 million cases, South American country second only to US in deaths and infections, as criticism ramps up while spread of disease shows little sign of slowing

Likud, Blue and White scotch cabinet meeting, trade barbs as impasse deepens

12 hours 39 min ago
Move comes after sides refuse to agree on agenda for weekly summit, marking new low for crumbling coalition as parties remain split over budget

Burnt remains of 586 BCE destruction of Jerusalem help map physics’ Holy Grail

Sat, 08/08/2020 - 23:24
First Temple artifacts in City of David were magnetized when Babylonians torched the city. New analysis provides elusive data to chart geomagnetic field -- and maybe save the world

Over 230 hurt, security officer killed, during hours of Beirut clashes

Sat, 08/08/2020 - 23:23
Confrontations play out in streets wrecked by Tuesday's port explosion, in which almost 160 people were killed; PM proposes elections