January 4, 2017 RSS feed / Mideast

Israeli innovation saves Chilean lives

Officials in Chile relied on Israeli technology in ordering a mass evacuation following, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake that struck the country. No fatalities were reported immediately following the temblor.  More...

Netanyahu ‘deeply disappointed’ in Kerry’s speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a policy speech by Secretary of State John Kerry, saying the emphasis by the United Nations and the Obama administration on settlement construction downplayed the role of Palestinian repudiation of I More...

Conductor will retire in 2019

ZUBIN MEHTA…

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta said he would retire in October 2019, Ynet reported. More...

Candle lighting in Bahrain features Arabs and Jews

The kingdom of Bahrain hosted a candle-lighting ceremony on the first night of Chanukah that featured local men wearing kaffiyehs and Orthodox Jews dancing together.  The Muslim monarchy of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa held the ceremony with lo More...