Middle East Headlines

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: Times of Israel

 2018-12-14 21:32 

Times of Israel

In fresh breach, Facebook says bug may have exposed photos of 7 million users...

Facebook said the users' photos may have been exposed for 12 days in September and that the bug was fixedFacebook said the users' photos may have been exposed for 12 days in September and that the bug was fixed...

 2018-12-14 21:18 

Times of Israel

Condition of woman seriously injured in West Bank shooting improves...

Rabbi Yoram Sabag says that after being hit and wounded, his daughter Shira prayed that the gunmen would not come over and shoot her againRabbi Yoram Sabag says that after being hit and wounded, his daughter Shira prayed that the gunmen would not come ove...

 2018-12-14 20:46 

Times of Israel

Michael Cohen could get matzah ball soup and rugelach in prison...

A former inmate describes FCI Otisville, a medium-security prison about 70 miles northwest of New York City, as a 'federal Jewish heaven'A former inmate describes FCI Otisville, a medium-security prison about 70 miles northwest of New York City, a...

 2018-12-14 20:23 

Times of Israel

Israeli historian lays out vision for new Holocaust museum in Warsaw...

Hebrew University's Daniel Blatman wants the Warsaw Ghetto Museum to portray broader themes of Jewish life and death under Nazi occupation in PolandHebrew University's Daniel Blatman wants the Warsaw Ghetto Museum to portray broader themes of Jewi...

 2018-12-14 20:06 

Times of Israel

A soldier's death brings grief to Israeli army's fervently religious battalion...

Ultra-Orthodox soldiers, many who serve in the Netzah Yehuda battalion, often experience challenges of ostracism from their families and social pressure not to join the IDFUltra-Orthodox soldiers, many who serve in the Netzah Yehuda battalion, often exper...

 2018-12-14 19:25 

Times of Israel

US sanctions ex-Israeli general for $150 million in arms sales to South Sudan...

Treasury Department says IDF Maj. Gen. (ret.) Israel Ziv supported both government and opposition groups and even planned attacks by mercenaries to destabilize situationTreasury Department says IDF Maj. Gen. (ret.) Israel Ziv supported both government and...

 2018-12-14 18:40 

Times of Israel

Fourth person dies of wounds from Strasbourg attack...

French prosecutor announces latest casualty three days after Christmas market shooting, says 7 of gunman's suspected accomplices in custodyFrench prosecutor announces latest casualty three days after Christmas market shooting, says 7 of gunman's s...

 2018-12-14 18:07 

Times of Israel

'Yellow vest' protests reach Israel as hundreds demonstrate in Tel Aviv...

Inspired by French movement, activists blame government for rising cost of living and block a central junction; at least 10 arrested after confrontations with policeInspired by French movement, activists blame government for rising cost of living and bloc...

 2018-12-14 17:54 

Times of Israel

10,000 Palestinians protest on Gaza border, 16 said wounded...

Latest 'March of Return' protest held as IDF intensifies crackdown on West Bank in response to spate of attacks blamed on HamasLatest 'March of Return' protest held as IDF intensifies crackdown on West Bank in response to spate of attacks ...

 2018-12-14 16:43 

Times of Israel

Palestinian said killed by Israeli fire during West Bank protests...

Clashes erupt near Ramallah as Israeli forces continue manhunt for terrorists who killed two Israeli soldiers and wounded two others on ThursdayClashes erupt near Ramallah as Israeli forces continue manhunt for terrorists who killed two Israeli soldiers a...

 2018-12-14 16:37 

Times of Israel

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: December 14, 2018...

MBS said to be plotting Camp David-style handshake with Netanyahu; West Bank shootings raise fear that Hamas is expanding its fightMBS said to be plotting Camp David-style handshake with Netanyahu; West Bank shootings raise fear that Hamas is expanding it...

 2018-12-14 16:07 

Times of Israel

PA security forces use batons to beat Hamas protesters in West Bank...

Palestinian Authority forces also use stun grenades to suppress a 'Day of Rage' protest marking the anniversary of the founding of the Gaza-based terrorist groupPalestinian Authority forces also use stun grenades to suppress a 'Day of Rage'...

 2018-12-14 15:32 

Times of Israel

Amid Palestinian terror, settlers set up 2 caravans at razed Amona outpost...

Right-wing activists say they purchased 40 dunams of land on hilltop in central West Bank from Palestinian landowners; Defense Ministry says move wasn't coordinated as requiredRight-wing activists say they purchased 40 dunams of land on hilltop in cen...

 2018-12-14 14:56 

Times of Israel

Fatah tells Palestinians to reject calls for new armed uprising in West Bank...

Following two terror attacks earlier this week, Fatah spokesman Osama Qawasma urges Palestinians to instead step up peaceful protests against IsraelFollowing two terror attacks earlier this week, Fatah spokesman Osama Qawasma urges Palestinians to instead...

 2018-12-14 14:53 

Times of Israel

Reports of Birthright's decline have been greatly exaggerated, officials say...

After anecdotal allegations of a 50% fall in winter trip numbers, official stats tell a different tale. But only in March will we get the full storyAfter anecdotal allegations of a 50% fall in winter trip numbers, official stats tell a different tale. But...

 2018-12-14 14:52 

Times of Israel

As 'attacks beget attacks' in West Bank, army must break cycle of terror...

Even as tensions calm slightly in Gaza, Hamas is ramping up attacks in the West Bank, and lone copycats also pose a threatEven as tensions calm slightly in Gaza, Hamas is ramping up attacks in the West Bank, and lone copycats also pose a threat...

 2018-12-14 14:08 

Times of Israel

US Embassy bars workers from parts of north amid search for Hezbollah tunnels...

Head of local council says ban a 'reward to terrorism,' calls on Netanyahu to press Trump administration to rescind orderHead of local council says ban a 'reward to terrorism,' calls on Netanyahu to press Trump administration to rescind or...

 2018-12-14 12:21 

Times of Israel

Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong, says ex-lawyer Cohen...

'I don't think there is anybody that believes that,' attorney says of US president's claim he never told him to break the law'I don't think there is anybody that believes that,' attorney says of US president's claim he neve...

 2018-12-14 11:36 

Times of Israel

US Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over journalist's murder, Yemen war...

Lawmakers approve resolutions halting aid to Riyadh for devastating civil war and placing blame for killing of Jamal Khashoggi on crown princeLawmakers approve resolutions halting aid to Riyadh for devastating civil war and placing blame for killing of Ja...

 2018-12-14 11:30 

Times of Israel

Chelsea vows 'strongest possible action' after anti-Semitic chants by fans...

Spokesperson for English soccer team says 'race-related or religious hatred is abhorrent' to the club, which has a Jewish ownerSpokesperson for English soccer team says 'race-related or religious hatred is abhorrent' to the club, which has...

 2018-12-14 10:56 

Times of Israel

Police probe assault of Palestinian bus driver in West Bank settlement...

Nidal Fakih says pair of Israeli youth blocked road in Modiin Illit, boarded his bus and began beating him after identifying him as an ArabNidal Fakih says pair of Israeli youth blocked road in Modiin Illit, boarded his bus and began beating him after ide...

 2018-12-14 10:41 

Times of Israel

Thousands attend funerals of soldiers killed in West Bank attack...

Yosef Cohen eulogized by stepfather as a 'great, holy, pure child'; Yovel Mor Yosef hailed for giving up basketball dreams to serve in religious combat unitYosef Cohen eulogized by stepfather as a 'great, holy, pure child'; Yovel Mor Yosef...

 2018-12-14 10:28 

Times of Israel

Amid pressure, Netanyahu promises to appoint foreign minister within a month...

PM tells cabinet he will fill key position in January, also hand out immigration portfolio next week and formalize his own appointment as defense ministerPM tells cabinet he will fill key position in January, also hand out immigration portfolio next week ...

 2018-12-14 10:00 

Times of Israel

In coalition ultimatum, hawkish faction demands more roadblocks for Palestinians...

Far-right Tekumah lawmakers threaten to topple government if their demands -- which also include full services to illegal outposts -- aren't metFar-right Tekumah lawmakers threaten to topple government if their demands -- which also include full servi...

 2018-12-14 08:56 

Times of Israel

Trump's search for a new chief of staff has reality TV feel...

List of potential candidates for senior White House post continues to grow, as reports say US president's son-in-law Kushner now being consideredList of potential candidates for senior White House post continues to grow, as reports say US president...

 2018-12-14 08:02 

Times of Israel

Palestinian wounds soldier in West Bank attack before fleeing...

Army launches search for assailant near Beit El settlement, says serviceman taken to hospital in moderate to serious conditionArmy launches search for assailant near Beit El settlement, says serviceman taken to hospital in moderate to serious condition...

 2018-12-14 07:51 

Times of Israel

The coming storm: 8 things to know for December 14...

Thursday's deadly attack in the West Bank underlines warnings about the flammability of the West Bank, but responses don't come without controversyThursday's deadly attack in the West Bank underlines warnings about the flammability of the West...

 2018-12-14 07:46 

Times of Israel

Kosher certifying body admits it warned eatery against hosting lesbian comedian...

After initially denying it made threat, Vaad Harabanim of Flatbush says it rejects discrimination based on sexual orientation; Leah Forster hails 'huge win'After initially denying it made threat, Vaad Harabanim of Flatbush says it rejects discrimi...

 2018-12-14 07:33 

Times of Israel

Soldier wounded in West Bank terror shooting continues to fight for his life...

Serviceman undergoes emergency surgery for serious gunshot wound to head; condition of civilian injured in the shooting improves, along with victims of other attacksServiceman undergoes emergency surgery for serious gunshot wound to head; condition of civ...

 2018-12-14 06:02 

Times of Israel

Israel continues manhunt, braces for violence as Hamas calls for 'day of rage'...

Army arrests 40 Palestinians during raids in West Bank overnight during searches for terrorists behind Thursday's deadly shootingArmy arrests 40 Palestinians during raids in West Bank overnight during searches for terrorists behind Thursday's dead...

 2018-12-14 05:40 

Times of Israel

American Federations of Teachers building defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti...

'I want Jexit!' spray-painted on headquarters of US union, whose head Randi Weingarten says incident will 'mobilize us to come together''I want Jexit!' spray-painted on headquarters of US union, whose head Randi Weingarten says inc...

 2018-12-14 03:52 

Times of Israel

Australia may recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Saturday — report...

Officials say announcement will be made on Shabbat, as Canberra warns citizens to take care while traveling in neighboring Muslim-majority IndonesiaOfficials say announcement will be made on Shabbat, as Canberra warns citizens to take care while traveling...

 2018-12-14 03:00 

Times of Israel

Crowd chants for Netanyahu to resign as 1,000 protest outside PM's residence...

Amid terror wave, some demonstrators burn pictures of PA head Abbas; settler leader tells crowd he doesn't want PM to step down, but to 'crush the terrorist authority'Amid terror wave, some demonstrators burn pictures of PA head Abbas; settler...

 2018-12-14 01:38 

Times of Israel

Holocaust survivor, who told his story to thousands, killed by car in Oregon...

Alter Wiener recently appeared before lawmakers to press for mandatory statewide curriculum standards requiring teachers to educate students about the Holocaust and genocideAlter Wiener recently appeared before lawmakers to press for mandatory statewide c...

 2018-12-14 00:51 

Times of Israel

Trump said to be considering son-in-law Kushner for chief of staff role...

Senior adviser tasked with administration's plans for Middle East peace reportedly eyed for key White House role, as US president scrambles to find replacement for KellySenior adviser tasked with administration's plans for Middle East peace report...

 2018-12-14 00:33 

Times of Israel

The Jewish backstory of the radical gang from Chicago's Women's Liberation Union...

Four feminist icons -- Heather Booth, Amy Kesselman, Vivian Rothstein and Naomi Weisstein -- are about to get fresh groupies with the publication of Joyce Antler's new bookFour feminist icons -- Heather Booth, Amy Kesselman, Vivian Rothstein and Naomi...

 2018-12-13 23:59 

Times of Israel

Grandfather of baby who died after attack demands tough government response...

At right-wing rally outside prime minister's residence, Chaim Silberstein calls for action to prevent future attacks and for a settlement to be founded in his grandson's memoryAt right-wing rally outside prime minister's residence, Chaim Silbe...

 2018-12-13 23:45 

Times of Israel

Natalie Portman slams Israel's nation-state law as 'racist'...

Jerusalem-born actress tells BBC's Arabic language channel she disagrees with widely-criticized legislation which enshrines Israel as the national home of the Jewish peopleJerusalem-born actress tells BBC's Arabic language channel she disagrees wi...

 2018-12-13 23:08 

Times of Israel

Wave of hoax bomb threats made across US...

Law enforcement agencies say threats not considered credible and were meant to cause disruption, compel recipients into sending moneyLaw enforcement agencies say threats not considered credible and were meant to cause disruption, compel recipients into se...

 2018-12-13 22:49 

Times of Israel

Bennett demands coalition backs law to relocate terrorists' families...

Jewish Home party leader says he expects government support for legislation to forcibly move families of Palestinian terrorists from their homes to other areas of West BankJewish Home party leader says he expects government support for legislation to forc...

 2018-12-13 22:29 

Times of Israel

Noah Klieger, Holocaust survivor and storied Israeli journalist, dies at 92...

Writer, who moved to Israel in 1948 and fought in the War of Independence, continued writing until his deathWriter, who moved to Israel in 1948 and fought in the War of Independence, continued writing until his death...

 2018-12-13 22:26 

Times of Israel

Vienna says still wants to give citizenship to descendants of Holocaust victims...

Rebutting claim that far-right Freedom Party stalling the move, Austrian envoy says it has broad consensus but is part of a 'slow process'Rebutting claim that far-right Freedom Party stalling the move, Austrian envoy says it has broad consensus bu...

 2018-12-13 22:21 

Times of Israel

Strasbourg market gunman shot dead by French police...

Cherif Chekatt, who Islamic State say is one of their 'soldiers,' killed after exchange of fire in Neudorf area of city, bringing manhunt to an endCherif Chekatt, who Islamic State say is one of their 'soldiers,' killed after exchange of f...

 2018-12-13 22:10 

Times of Israel

Anti-Semitic video, fliers posted in wake of Hitler prom salute photo...

Offensive footage and posters threaten planned high school forums to promote tolerance in Wisconsin city of BarabooOffensive footage and posters threaten planned high school forums to promote tolerance in Wisconsin city of Baraboo...

 2018-12-13 21:42 

Times of Israel

AG green-lights legalization of 2,000 settler homes built on Palestinian land...

After PM says he'll regulate thousands of illegal Israeli homes built in 'good faith,' Avichai Mandeliblit signs off on legal tactic that allows for just thatAfter PM says he'll regulate thousands of illegal Israeli homes built in 'goo...

 2018-12-13 21:18 

Times of Israel

Trudeau condemns West Bank terror attack after baby of Israeli-Canadian dies...

'This heinous terrorist violence targeting civilians is completely inexcusable,' Canada's PM writes on Twitter'This heinous terrorist violence targeting civilians is completely inexcusable,' Canada's PM writes on Twitter...

 2018-12-13 20:48 

Times of Israel

Senior IDF commander signals a single Hamas cell behind both West Bank shootings...

In first indication that Ofra, Givat Assaf terror attacks may be linked, Central Command chief Maj. Gen. Nadav Padan vows to 'settle the score' with on-the-lam terroristsIn first indication that Ofra, Givat Assaf terror attacks may be linked, Cent...

 2018-12-13 19:47 

Times of Israel

NYU Jewish center closes temporarily over threatening social media posts...

Edgar M. Bronfman student building reopens after consultations; Students for Justice in Palestine condemns harassmentEdgar M. Bronfman student building reopens after consultations; Students for Justice in Palestine condemns harassment...

 2018-12-13 19:31 

Times of Israel

Dozens of settler youths riot at scene of West Bank terror shooting...

Stone-throwing at Palestinian vehicles reported in several locations; thousands rally at PM's residence to protest government response to surge in terrorStone-throwing at Palestinian vehicles reported in several locations; thousands rally at PM's ...

 2018-12-13 18:53 

Times of Israel

After terror attacks, Netanyahu threatens Hamas, vows to approve settler homes...

No ceasefire in Gaza if fire in West Bank, PM says; will authorize thousands of settlement buildings and speed up demolition of terrorists' homesNo ceasefire in Gaza if fire in West Bank, PM says; will authorize thousands of settlement buildings and s...

Page 1 of 3

  • Need an account?  
    or