September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Mideast

Arab lawmaker Aymen Odeh wants to save the Israeli left, but not join it

TEL AVIV—Aymen Odeh has a tough job. He is the first person to represent all of Israel’s Arab political parties in the Knesset, or parliament. More...

Pres. Obama and PM Netanyahu cordial in likely final meeting

President Barack Obama expressed concern about settlement activity and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called America Israel’s best friend as the two leaders sat down for what is likely their final meeting.  The U.S. More...

Family of Israeli held by Hamas marks two years

The family of an Ethiopian-Israeli man held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip demonstrated in front of the prime minister’s residence in Jerusalem to mark two years since his disappearance.  A crowd of supporters joined the family of Avraham Aber More...

Letters to God placed in Wall

Hundreds of letters addressed to “God,” “Our Heavenly Father” and other monikers, as well as to the Kotel, were delivered to the Western Wall.  More...