April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Mideast

Experts warn of perils for Israeli media after Adelson buys another newspaper

TEL AVIV—What happens when one man controls three major Israeli news outlets?  That’s the question Israeli media experts are asking just days after Sheldon Adelson, the American casino magnate and Republican mega-donor, purchased th More...

Israeli government: 894,000 go hungry

Some 894,000 Israelis go for an entire day without food or eat smaller meals because they cannot afford to buy food, according to a government report.  The State Comptroller’s Nutritional Insecurity report found that 306,000 of those who g More...

Netanyahu: Talks ‘but not at any price’

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Israel is ready to continue peace talks with the Palestinians “but not at any price,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.  More...

Arab-Israeli wins TV cooking show

‘MASTER CHEF’…

An Arab-Israeli microbiologist from northern Israel won the fourth season of Israel’s reality show “Master Chef.”  More...

Cyber attack crashes websites

Hackers in a coordinated cyber attack on Israel briefly brought down the websites of the country’s postal service and Education Ministry.  The international hacking group Anonymous and its followers also published online a list of phone nu More...