December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Mideast

Why so many African-American pro basketball players love Israel

NEW YORK—Chris Watson played four standout years of basketball at Niagara University, where he became one of the upstate New York school’s all-time leading scorers. More...

Sanders, Feinstein urge Israel on Palestinian villages

Ten senators, among them four Jews, wrote Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urging him not to demolish Palestinian villages that Israel has deemed unauthorized.  More...

3 Israeli universities recognized

Three Israeli universities were ranked in the top 100 most innovative universities in the world on an annual list by Reuters. The Hebrew University was 82nd, climbing 12 spots from last year. More...

Iranian wrestler throws match to avoid Israeli

An Iranian wrestler acknowledged that he intentionally lost at an international competition where he was favored to take the gold medal rather than face an Israeli challenger in the next round.  More...

Israel to open first embassy in Rwanda

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would open an embassy in Rwanda for the first time. Netanyahu said he apprised Rwandan President Paul Kagame of the decision at a meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.  More...