September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Mideast

Why violence has spiked in Jerusalem

TEL AVIV—For Israelis, the Ten Days of Repentance from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur turned into days of violence. More...

Netanyahu blasts Jordan’s Abdullah

A day after Jordan’s King Abdullah sharply criticized Israel’s actions in defusing violence on the Temple Mount, Israel accused Jordan of being partially responsible for the conflict.  More...

Netanyahu to address Nov. General Assembly

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address the annual Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly.  Netanyahu will speak on Nov. More...

SodaStream offers to take in Syrians

The Israeli company SodaStream has offered to take in Syrian refugees and employ them in its new factory in the Negev Desert.  In an announcement, SodaStream and the mayor of Rahat, which is near the home beverage maker’s factory, said the More...

Poll: Palestinians split on two-state

Palestinians are divided in their feelings on a two-state solution with Israel, while 42 percent believe that armed action is the best way to achieve a state, a new poll found.  More...