December 20, 2017 RSS feed / Mideast

Israel’s first Arab Rhodes scholar has chutzpah to love her country, and to try to change it

TEL AVIV—Lian Najami, Israel’s first Arab Rhodes scholar, is the kind of person who can be optimistic about just about anything—including having a needle stuck in her spine. More...

Minister proposes Saudi-sponsored peace negotiations

Intelligence Affairs Minister Yisrael Katz proposed that Saudi Arabia sponsor new Israeli- Palestinian peace talks in an interview with a Saudi newspaper.  More...

Administration: Western Wall part of Israel

The Trump administration said it cannot envision an outcome in which the Western Wall is not part of Israel— the first signal by any U.S. administration that it recognizes a claim to Jerusalem outside the 1967 lines.  More...

Lionel Messi to represent Israeli company

An Israeli startup has hired Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi as its brand ambassador.  Moshe Hogeg, a co-founder and co-CEO of Sirin Labs with Tal Cohen, posted a photo of himself and the world’s most famous soccer player on his Faceboo More...