May 23, 2018 RSS feed / Mideast

Israel defends Gaza crackdown as self-defense: ‘We are saving human life’

NEW YORK—Despite growing condemnation for the deaths of Palestinians on the Gaza border, Israel defended its military’s actions as an act of self-defense in the face of a mass attack. More...

US names Iran banker a terrorist

In an unusual move, the U.S. Treasury named Iran’s top banker a terrorist for his role in funneling money to Hezbollah.  More...

Guatemala moves Israel embassy

Guatemala inaugurated its embassy in Jerusalem, the second country to move its main diplomatic mission from Tel Aviv.  Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales attended the opening of the embassy in the Technological Park of southern Jerusalem’s More...

Israeli series wins top prize

The new Israeli television series “On the Spectrum” won the top prize at the Series Mania Festival in Lille, France.  The show, about three 20-something roommates with autism living together in an assisted-living apartment, was award More...