September 2, 2015 RSS feed / Mideast

Egyptians and their leaders warm up to Jews, Israel

CAIRO—It’s been a particularly challenging summer for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. More...

Travel warning for holidays

The “global terrorist campaign” by Iran and Hezbollah continues to threaten Israeli and Jewish targets around the world, Israel’s Counter Terrorism Bureau said in its annual list of travel warnings.  More...

Israeli exhibit part of new museum

The Museum of the Bible, set to open in Washington, DC, in 2017, will house a large collection from the Israel Antiquities Authority.  More...

Haredi woman in pilot training

Israel’s national airline, El Al, accepted a haredi Orthodox woman into its pilot training program.  Identified in Israeli media only by her first name, Nechama, the new recruit is a 30-year-old mother of three from a town near Jerusalem, More...

Israel’s president: settlers are ‘pioneers’

Israel’s right to the West Bank “is not a matter of political debate,” President Reuven Rivlin said.  Meeting with West Bank leaders, Rivlin also said that “settlement of the land of Israel” is an expression of that More...