The Jewish identity and democratic identity of Israel do not contradict each other, but in fact strengthen one another, Ayelet Shaked writes in a new magazine.
State Department spokesman Elizabeth Trudeau declined to comment specifically on these cases, but said the office was 'troubled by the way our diplomatic and consular staff have been treated over the past two years' in Russia.
Qatar pulls a textbook from a private international school's curriculum after fellow Arabs complain on social media about how it portrays the Palestinians.
Ralf Breker, digital imaging expert at the Bavarian state crime office, says his model of Auschwitz is a more accurate depiction of the site than Google Earth, and shows the camp down to the smallest detail.
Lebanese Sheikh Mohamed El-Hajj Hassan met with Trump before the Michigan event, The Guardian says. Though currently a vocal opponent of Hezbollah, Hassan was once a member of the Lebanese-based group.
Drug-related offenses account for a majority of executions in the Islamic Republic, and lawmakers in a more liberal parliament installed in August are taking a first step toward reform.
Man faces sentencing next month for threatening a Jewish pedestrian in Stamford Hill in December.
Iranian news agency FARS reports that Baghdadi is one of four ISIS figures wounded in attack near Mosul, in the latest of many reports alleging he has been wounded or killed.
During the first ever 'South by South Lawn' event, President Obama discussed the grave consequences of climate change with actor Leonardo DiCaprio.