New version of bill replaces 'unbecoming behavior' with three new criteria for suspension from Knesset to win support of the ultra-Orthodox UTJ faction.
- Obama to meet with Jordan's King Abdullah in White House later this month (Reuters)
- Iran awards medals of honor to its nuclear negotiators (AP)
- 11-year-old wounded in suspected stabbing in central Israel (Haaretz)
- Australian hostage released by Al-Qaida in Burkina Faso; husband still held captive (AP)
- 11 migrants drown trying to cross from Turkey to Greek island of Lesbos (AP)
- Syrian army troops make gains near Aleppo, retake nearby village (AP)
- Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired from Yemen (AP)
- Russian security service detains 7 ISIS members planning attack in Moscow (Reuters)
- Israeli Bedouin to be indicted for making contact with Jordanian jihadists (Haaretz)
- Germany's Merkel meets with Turkish officials on reducing influx of migrants to Europe (AP)
- Iranian president awards nuclear deal team medals of honor (AP)
- Health Ministry: 1,600 Israelis died from air pollution-related illnesses in 2015 (Haaretz)
- Rescuers find 3 more survivors from Taiwan earthquake; toll likely to exceed 100 (Reuters)
- UN condemns North Korea's rocket launch, promises 'significant' sanctions (AP)
- Denver Broncos beat Carolina Panthers 24-10, winning Super Bowl 50 (Haaretz)
The U.S. presidential candidate has the Democratic progressive vote in his pocket and is wise not to reveal that, on the Middle East, he stands more to the right than his fans would like him to.
Tourism ministry slips $55,000 trip to Israel in gift bag for upcoming Oscar ceremony, hoping to woo DiCaprio, Stallone and other celebrities.
Education minister's proposal was made during a security cabinet meeting, where no one supported it; after proposal was made public, Netanyahu's bureau blasts Bennett for trying to 'rustle up votes in superficial political background briefings.'
On the verge of closing, the Canadian Jewish News found new life with a fresh look, racier content, and a willingness to challenge opinions across the political spectrum.
Some 300,000 civilians and 30,000 fighters are believed to be in Syria's largest city, which could be under total siege by the regime's forces within the next few days.
IDF operations have led to 'waves' of Israelis suffering from a psychotic episode or other mental health crises to seek care at Kfar Izun holistic treatment village, says founder and former officer Omri Frish.