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Police arrest man for burning 80 parrots to death

38 min 23 sec ago
Rishon Lezion resident suspected of killing birds over dispute with a tenant at a property he owns

Netanyahu meeting Putin to share secret intel on Iran threat

48 min 36 sec ago
In Sochi, Mossad chief reportedly to present ‘detailed intelligence’ to Russian leader on Iranian military presence in Syria

Robert E. Lee and the month of Elul

1 hour 46 sec ago
Humanity’s cultural yardstick of values is fickle; better to uphold the personalized standards of God

Police return $10,000 in cash to Bnei Brak man who left it on bus

1 hour 37 min ago
A driver for the Afikim company found the rubber band-bound roll of dollars on his vehicle a week ago

Trump adviser Kushner in Cairo for talks on peace

1 hour 49 min ago
US president’s son-in-law on Mideast tour in bid to jump-start stalled negotiations; to meet Netanyahu, Abbas on Thursday

Jerusalem’s Old City gate yields once-in-a-lifetime find of ancient Greek inscription

2 hours 5 min ago
During a salvage excavation ahead of telephone cable infrastructure placement, archaeologists uncover a rare intact 1,500-year-old mosaic from the dawn of the Christian empire

Iran extends reach with fight for land link to Mediterranean

3 hours 11 min ago
Islamic Republic’s regional expansion raises concern in Jerusalem of Tehran’s efforts ‘to entrench itself militarily on Israel’s border’

ESPN announcer Robert Lee pulled off Virginia game

3 hours 16 min ago
Following Charlottesville violence over efforts to remove Robert E. Lee statue, sports network says need for move is ‘a shame’

Saudi police detain boy for dancing the Macarena

3 hours 57 min ago
Authorities accuse 14-year-old of ‘improper public behavior’ after video of him dancing in crosswalk goes viral

Anti-Muslim fliers with swastikas found in California town

4 hours 2 min ago
Incident in Alameda follows the vandalizing of a local synagogue and scrawling of a swastika on a car last week

Trump: Kim Jong-Un starting to respect US

4 hours 25 min ago
American president says his recent fiery rhetoric towards North Korea was ‘not strong enough’

Protests turn unruly after Trump’s Phoenix speech

5 hours 12 min ago
Police disperse crowd of protesters with stun grenades, pepper spray after being hit by rocks and bottles outside Arizona venue

Wonder Woman soars past Spider-Man to biggest superhero origin movie ever

5 hours 30 min ago
At over $404m in US and $800m worldwide, Gal Gadot’s character becomes among the highest Hollywood moneymakers ever

Trump speech in Phoenix draws big crowd, protests

6 hours 28 min ago
Shouting matches, minor scuffles erupt between president’s supporters and opponents gathered near site of his latest campaign rally

Trump blames media for condemnation of comments on Charlottesville

6 hours 50 min ago
In animated rally speech, US president says he ‘openly called for healing unity and love’ but was misrepresented by mainstream news outlets

In settler elections, a choice between foreign and domestic

7 hours 49 min ago
Oded Revivi boasts ability to relate to audiences abroad while Yigal Lahav argues that the next Yesha Council chairman must place greater emphasis on internal dialogue

Increasing sanctions, US says talks with North Korea may be close

7 hours 50 min ago
Noting ‘restraint’ from Pyongyang over new measures, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says confab could take place ‘in the near future’

Former Libya prime minsiter kidnapped in Tripoli

8 hours 26 min ago
Ali Zeidan was in the country for the first time since 2014 when left after dismissed as PM by parliament amid accusations he embezzled public funds

Clooneys donate $1m to combat hate groups after Charlottesville

8 hours 37 min ago
Celebrity couple says deadly violence at white supremacist rally ‘demands our collective engagement to stand up to hate’

US asks if Iran military sites to be checked under nuclear deal

8 hours 52 min ago
Nikki Haley set to meet with IAEA officials to find out if atomic watchdog plans to verify Tehran’s compliance