May 9, 2018 RSS feed / Mideast

Italian cycling champion who saved Jews is given an honorary Israeli citizenship

JERUSALEM—Gino Bartali had already won the Tour de France once and the Giro d’Italia twice when he started taking the most dramatic bicycle rides of his life. More...

U.S. knew about Iran nuke files, says Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged that the United States has known “for a while” about Israel’s cache of stolen documents concerning the Iranian nuclear program.  More...

Netanyahu, Trump administration condemn remarks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned what he called “another anti-Semitic speech” by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.  More...

Explosives-laden kite ignites fire

A fire burned dozens of acres of forest and agricultural fields in southern Israel after a kite carrying a firebomb crossed the border from Gaza.  Ten teams of firefighters were called to the Beeri Forest near Kibbutz Beeri to bring the fire spa More...