Tuesday, July 5, 2022

World

Egypt – Iran’s Ahmadinejad Kissed And Scolded On Historic Visit

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Egypt - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was both kissed and scolded on Tuesday when he began the first visit to Egypt by an Iranian president since Tehran's 1979 Islamic revolution. The tr...

Washington – US Officials: Israeli Syria Strike Targeted Arms Convoy

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Washington - American officials have told American media outlets that Israel did carry out an air strike in Syria last week, and that the target was a Syrian convoy of trucks carry...

Jerusalem – Channel 2: Secret Meetings Between Netanyahu, Livni

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Jerusalem - Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu held secret meetings with Tzipi Livni ahead of the formation of the 19th Knesset, Channel 2 reported on Monday. The report gives cr...

Washington – Kerry Has ‘Big Heels To Fill’ At State Dep’t

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Washington - New Secretary of State John Kerry reported for duty Monday, acknowledging that as Hillary Rodham Clinton's successor he has "big heels to fill" and promising to protec...

Munich – After Biden’s Offer Iran Says US Changed Approach To Iran

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Munich, Germany - Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Monday he saw U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden's offer this weekend of bilateral dialogue between their two countri...

Jerusalem – One Million People Without Cell Service As Pelephone Network Crashes

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Jerusalem - Service for one of Israel's largest cellphone providers has been disrupted. In a message on its website, Pelephone said the service went down Sunday evening and that...

Los Angeles, CA – Stories Of Holocaust Survivors Retold By Holograms

Los Angeles, CA - For years, Holocaust survivor Pinchus Gutter has told the tragic story of watching his parents and 10-year-old twin sister herded into a Nazi death camp's gas ch...

Munich – Iran Positive But Noncommittal About Talks With US

Munich - Iran's foreign minister on Sunday welcomed the United States' willingness to hold direct talks with Tehran in the standoff over its nuclear program but didn't commit to ac...

Damascus – Assad Says Syria Can Confront Threats After Israel Strike

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Damascus - President Bashar al-Assad accused Israel on Sunday of trying to destabilize Syria by attacking a military research base outside Damascus last week, and said Syria was ab...

Washington – Republicans To Obama: Don’t Send F-16 Jets To Egypt Following Morsi’s Anti-Jewish Comments

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Washington - Members of Congress are asking the Obama administration to reconsider sending F-16 fighter jets to Egypt due to popular protests against the government and its use of ...

Munich – Israel Suggests Responsibility For Syria Airstrike

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Munich - Israel's defense minister indicated Sunday that his country was behind the airstrike on Syria last week, in the first public comments from his government on the attack tha...

Damascus – Syrian TV Airs Purported Images Of Israel Strike (video)

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Damascus, Syria - Syrian television is broadcasting images of what it says is the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike on Syria earlier this week. U.S. officials say the Wednesday ...

Rishon Lezion – Court: Rabbi Must Explain Referrals Of Marrying Couples To Private Firm

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Rishon Lezion - The High Court of Justice demanded on Thursday that Rishon Lezion Chief Rabbi Yehuda David Wolpe explain why he sends couples seeking to register for marriage to a ...

Washington – Kerry Likely To Move Cautiously On Middle East Peace

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Washington - The United States has hinted it might try Middle East peace-making once again, but Secretary of State-designate John Kerry is likely to move cautiously, in contrast to...

Washington – Clinton Lashes Out At Benghazi Critics

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Washington - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is leaving office with a slap at critics of the Obama administration's handling of the September attack on a U.S. diplomatic ...

Washington – U.S. Skeptical About Argentina-Iran “Truth Commission”

Washington - The United States on Thursday voiced doubt that Argentina and Iran's planned "truth commission" would bring to justice those responsible for the deadly 1994 bombing of...

Beirut – Official: Israeli Warplanes Fly Over Lebanon

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Beirut - Israeli warplanes flew over southern Lebanon Friday, two days after the Jewish state launched an airstrike near Damascus, as Syria's army chief of staff warned against tes...

United Nations – UN: Unable To Verify Syria Complaint About Israel, Cites Bad Weather

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United Nations - U.N. peacekeepers in a demilitarized zone between Syria and Israel were unable to verify a Syrian complaint that Israeli planes had flown over the Golan Heights ar...

Israel – Arye Deri Recommends PM; Hands Peres Letter From Ovadia Yosef

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Israel - Arye Deri, of the Shas party on Thursday recommended Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to form the next government. Deri said, "According to the meetings that we had wi...

Damascus – Syria And Iran Threaten Serious Consequences Against Israel

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Damascus - Syria and Iran have threatened to retaliate for an Israeli air raid near the capital Damascus. Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdul-Karim Ali says Damascus has "the...