March 2, 2016 RSS feed / Mideast

Obama weighs in on BDS settlement fight

WASHINGTON—The controversy over whether laws protecting Israel from boycotts should include West Bank settlements found its way into a presidential signing statement, but President Barack Obama’s decision to ignore a trade law’s req More...

Iran pledges funds for families of Palestinian terrorists

Iran announced it would pay thousands of dollars to families of Palestinians killed while carrying out terror attacks against Israelis.  More...

IDF releases attack warning app

The Israel Defense Forces Home Front Command has released a mobile application to warn Israelis of local security threats.  The application, detailed in a call with reporters, was developed by a staff of some 15 people in the Home Front Command, More...

Square renaming for slain teenager

Zion Square in downtown Jerusalem will be renamed for the teenage girl who was stabbed to death last summer at the city’s gay pride parade.  More...

Netanyahu meets US Reform leaders after Wall decision

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in Jerusalem with leaders of the American Reform movement, who thanked him for the decision to expand the egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall.  More...