Bentzi Sau tells Haaretz that Jewish vandalism of Palestinian property had dropped 72 percent in the past three years, says that Temple Mount is in its quietest period in recent years.
- India's government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program (AP)
- Heavy flooding causes chaos in southern India state, Tamil Nadu (Reuters)
- Al Qaeda takes control of southern Yemeni towns of Zinjibar and Jaar (Reuters)
- White House rejects Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo prison, Wall Street Journal reports (Reuters)
- Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to give away 99 percent of fortune ($45b) to charity (AP)
- Prominent East Jerusalem lawyer arrested on suspicion of Facebook incitement (Haaretz)
- Ash Carter: Turkey should do against ISIS from air, ground (Reuters)
- Suspected Islamists in Paris court in first trial since attacks (Reuters)
- IAF chief Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel visit India as guest of local counterpart (Haaretz)
- Bulgarian police end check at Sofia airport, explosive not found (Reuters)
- Explosion at Istanbul metro station believed to have been caused by power transformer (Reuters)
- Istanbul municipality says trains suspended at one metro station after loud noise (Reuters)
- About 2,500 asylum seekers now jailed in Holot the highest since its establishment (Haaretz)
- Netanyahu: Israel operates in Syria occasionally (Haaretz)
- Obama says despite challenges, thinks climate change can be solved (Reuters)
The long-awaited awarding of 3G frequencies is a good sign both for app users and the overall Palestinian economy, the think tank Al-Shabaka says.
The West Bank’s division into 'territorial capsules' makes it hard for Palestinians to mass against Israeli aggression; instead, there are 'lone-wolf stabbers.'
Report looks into 98 cases, finds that in 71 percent of them prosecutors did not inform victims of a possible plea bargain.
The comments, made by rightist Mayor Gabor Huszar of Szentgotthard ahead of a committee meeting on November 16 along with Prime Minister Viktor Orban, recently became public, prompting his apology.
Daniel Halaby, a gay Syrian who fled from the Islamic State group, says ISIS militants torture suspected LGBTQ individuals. They often fear they could be turned over to the militants by friends or family because of the stigma against homosexuality.
Growing up in Eilat, Ofir Banet didn’t even know Israel had a women’s basketball team. Now, the 19-year-old is in it and could become a giant in the Israeli game.