September 16, 2015 RSS feed / Mideast

Will Obama and Netanyahu reconcile in 5776?

WASHINGTON—Now that enactment of the Iran nuclear deal appears to be a sure thing, the profound and often personal disagreement between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Iran is not about to go away.  More...

Palestinian who rescued students receiving threats

The Palestinian man who sheltered five American yeshiva students from firebomb attacks in Hebron said he has been receiving death threats.  Faiz Abu Hamdiah told Israel’s Channel 2 in an interview that the threats have included arson and b More...

Lesser-known stories to watch in Israel as 5776 begins

Tired of hearing about Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians or the machinations of a certain Islamic Republic? More...

Families receive all reports on sub’s loss

The families of the 69 sailors who died when an Israeli submarine sank nearly a half century ago have received all of the reports generated after the incident.  The reports on the sinking of the Dakar on Jan. More...

Hebrew University launching network

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is forming an alumni network.  The university said in a statement that is the first Israeli university to reach out to former students through an alumni networking platform.  More...

Arafat poisoning case closed without charges

A panel of French judges has closed a case accusing Israel of poisoning former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat without bringing any charges.  More...