When the website published nearly 20,000 emails stolen from the Democratic National Committee this week, it was seen as a deliberate attempt to scupper Hillary Clinton. The most chaotic presidential election campaign ever just got even more unpredictable.
- Five soldiers killed, 8 others wounded in attack by Kurdish militants in southeast Turkey (Reuters)
- Israel to U.S.: Criticism of settlement construction baseless (Haaretz)
- Red Cross predicts up to 1 million to flee Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul from ISIS (Reuters)
- Democratic congressional group confirms cybersecurity incident similar to DNC hack (Reuters)
- San Diego police say officer fatally shot, another wounded (Reuters)
- Monitor: ISIS executed at least 24 civilians after it seized a village in northern Syria (Haaretz)
- Migration group: Over 3,000 died trying Med crossing in 2016 (AP)
- Syrian activists: U.S.-led coalition strikes kill 28 civilians (AP)
- Prosecutors charge Rabbi Berland with indecent assault, indecent acts against a minor (Haaretz)
- ICRC: Up to 1 million could flee fighting in Iraq (Reuters)
- Pope Francis arrives at Auschwitz death camp (AP)
- Islamic Jihad showcases new rockets and anti-aircraft missiles in Gaza (Haaretz)
- Turkish military promotes 99 colonels in shake-up, top brass little changed (Reuters)
- Hillary Clinton officially accepts Democratic nomination for president (Haaretz)
- Clinton speech excerpt compares her 'steady leadership' to Trump's offering (AP)
Clinton's acceptance speech presented an inspiring, experienced and disciplined presidential candidate, the complete opposite of the confrontational, shoot-from-the-hip arrogance that characterizes her Republican opponent. And in the process, she drove Trump mad.
Bilal Kayed was within hours of reuniting with his family last month when he was cruelly slapped with an administrative detention order. No charges, no explanations. Now he's on hunger strike, cuffed to his hospital bed.
According to the Fars news agency, Israel fired two missiles at the commander's convoy.
Aliyah from France and Ukraine are down while migration from Russia and Turky has increased in the first half of 2016, but overall aliyah has dropped by 10 percent.
While polls show a majority of the country in support of Erdogan's purge, an Istanbul grave site where a soldier was buried without religious rites have many asking if revenge has gone too far.
Israel has taken home 7 Olympic medals since 1992, including one historic gold. What's in store for Rio 2016?
Cyber security incident against the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee comes as experts suspect Russian state hackers recently leaked Democratic National Committee emails.