August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Mideast

Can medical marijuana revive the kibbutz movement?

KIBBUTZ ELIFAZ, Israel—By all accounts, Eilon Bdil has no personal interest in marijuana. But as the business manager of Kibbutz Elifaz, he’s a big believer in the herb. More...

Iran is entering Syria where ISIS is being expelled

Iran’s effort to establish a military base in Syria “poses a danger to Israel, the Middle East and to the entire world,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin.  More...

US opposes list of firms with settlement business

The Trump administration has called on the United Nations not to publish a database of companies that do business in Israeli settlements.  More...

Arab bus driver turns in $10,000 left by passenger

An Arab bus driver in Israel turned in $10,000 in cash that turned out to belong to a haredi Orthodox passenger.  The driver for the Afikim bus company found the wad on his bus running between Jerusalem and Bnei Brak in central Israel, east of T More...

Did Trump’s A team bring a peace plan to Middle East?

Seven months into the Trump presidency, Israel and the Palestinians, along with other countries in the Middle East and experts on policy in the region, are still waiting for the U.S. More...