Washington — U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, a U.S. Department of Defense spokesman said. “We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when appropriate,” Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement. No further details about [...]
[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron on Monday morning 6 Elul, opened the 2014-2015 school year by meeting with first and second grade pupils at the New Amit Torani School in Sderot and the Mevoim School in the Merchavim Regional Council district. At the New Amit Torani […]
Washington, DC — A hiking trip turned deadly yesterday for a Silver Spring man who was pinned under a large boulder while climbing in a rocky area. 25 year old Ryan Avraham Khaldar died after sustaining major injuries in the incident. Khaldar had been rock climbing with his 14 year old brother along the Potomac [...]
West Bank — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is reported to have complained to the emir of Qatar during their recent meetings in Doha about Hamas’s attempt to stage a coup against his regime in the West Bank. The Hezbollah-affiliated newspaper Al-Akhbar published on Monday what it said was the protocol of the meeting between [...]
The government’s decision to declare 4,000 dunam (1,000 acres) of land in Gush Etzion “state land” to clear the way for major construction has sparked a harsh response from the United States, Britain and the PA (Palestinian Authority). America is calling on Israel to reverse decision which elicited an angry PA (Palestinian Authority) response; with […]
Ferguson, MO — Police in the US town roiled by protests after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager are now wearing body cameras in a bid to calm local anger, a news report said. More than 1,000 protesters again marched Saturday in the town of Ferguson, Missouri, over the August 9 killing of [...]
The Safot Vetarbuyot elementary school in Beit Shemesh was closed today after violence erupted due to opposition of parents who are against the city’s decision to segregate chareidi and secular students.
Residents fought with guards and workers who are constructing the school building.
City Councilman Eli Cohen called the proposed wing “the beginning of the end” [...]
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed alarm today at Israel’s declaration of some 400 hectares in the West bank as “state land.”
“The secretary-general is alarmed by yesterday’s announcement by Israeli authorities to declare as so-called ’state land’ nearly 1,000 acres of land in the Bethlehem area of the West Bank,” said a statement issued [...]
The decision signaled the end of the civil administration’s investigation into the possibility that parcels of the land were private Palestinian property.