October 12, 2016 RSS feed / Mideast

Passing of Shimon Peres marks end of era

TEL AVIV—The passing of Shimon Peres, the former defense hawk turned Nobel Peace Prize winner and the last of Israel’s founders, marks the end of an era. Peres died at age 93, More...

Obama officials blast Israel’s settlement move

The Obama administration cast Israel’s plan to build 300 units deep inside the West Bank as a betrayal of U.S. More...

Prince Charles secretly visits grandmother’s grave

Charles, Prince of Wales, visited in secret the grave of his grandmother on the Mount of Olives in eastern Jerusalem.  More...

Israel’s population passes 8.5-million

Israel will have a population of 8.585-million citizens as the Jewish year of 5777 begins.  The growth rate, 2 percent, was similar to previous years, according to an annual report released by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics.  More...

Britain suspends aid to Palestinians over terrorists’ salaries

The United Kingdom suspended millions of dollars in aid payments to the Palestinian Authority amid claims that the money is ending up in the hands of terrorists.  Britain’s International Development Secretary Priti Patel has ordered a free More...