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Pence holds frosty meeting with Erdogan in bid for Syria border ceasefire

1 hour 29 min ago
US vice president shares tense handshake with Turkish leader before urging him to halt offensive against Kurdish forces in northern Syria

Islamic Jihad official says Egypt will release 81 Palestinian detainees

1 hour 36 min ago
Nafidh Azzam makes statement following talks in Cairo this week between leaders in his terror group and Egyptian officials

Ex-Nazi concentration camp guard, 93, tells German court ‘sorry for what he did’

1 hour 43 min ago
Former SS private charged with 5,230 counts of accessory to murder says he knew Jews were being gassed at Stutthof camp, but 'did not see himself in a position to free them'

Netanyahu floats new offer for unity government, Gantz swiftly rejects it

1 hour 44 min ago
PM says country needs leadership to face 'growing security challenges,' but Blue and White chief accuses him of 'not seeking unity but immunity'

Israel celebrates 40 years of alternative theater in Acre festival

1 hour 55 min ago
Annual gathering in mixed Jewish-Arab city during Sukkot has become an institution for the 'fringe' performance art scene

Palestinian prime minister says Israeli doctors should treat in West Bank

2 hours 26 min ago
Mohammad Shtayyeh suggests that since medical care for Palestinians in Israeli hospitals has halted, they should have 'the mountain come to Muhammad'

IDF downs drone flown in from Gaza Strip

3 hours 5 min ago
Army says UAV was detected and intercepted along border fence in southern region of Palestinian enclave

It’s not spin if you believe it: 6 things to know for October 17

3 hours 15 min ago
PM has religious slates sign pledge never to join a Joint List-supported minority government with Blue and White and left-wing parties, which they were never considering anyway

35 pilgrims killed in bus crash near Saudi holy city of Mecca

3 hours 29 min ago
No cause immediately provided for incident involving chartered vehicle carrying Asian and Arab nationals

US cop pulls man from car seconds before train hits it

3 hours 30 min ago
Ruben Correa says driver was suffering from a medical condition; 'I wasn't really thinking, I was just doing my job'

Abbas and Saudi crown prince meet, agree to establish economic committee

3 hours 41 min ago
PA president thanks kingdom for 'continued support of Palestinian people'; documents show Riyadh gave Ramallah $132.8 million between January and August

On an ancient road to the Temple, archaeological innovation, mystery and dispute

3 hours 44 min ago
As they excavate 2,000-year-old Stepped Street under thriving Arab neighborhood, careful to avoid collapsing the homes above, are archaeologists bending, or recreating, the rules?

Kurdish politician urges Israeli diplomatic intervention to stop Turkish assault

3 hours 55 min ago
Speaking to Israeli radio, lawmaker calls for action 'to save the Kurdish people,' as authorities ask for humanitarian corridor, accuse Ankara of using banned weapons in Syria

Erdogan threw Trump’s ‘Don’t be a fool!’ letter in trash — report

4 hours 9 min ago
Turkish presidential sources tell BBC that leader 'thoroughly rejected' US president's letter dated the day Ankara launched military campaign against Kurds in Syrian territory

Driver suspected of killing boy in Yom Kippur car crash was clean of drugs

5 hours 2 min ago
Blood test shows Amir Abu Laben was not under the influence when he hit 8-year-old Itay Margi; results contradict finding from early urine sample analysis

Shaked on PM’s loyalty pledge: Couples don’t keep reaffirming marriage contracts

5 hours 33 min ago
Former justice minister, whose New Right party didn't sign statement against joining minority coalition backed by the Joint List, says earlier document was enough

IDF downs drone along border with Gaza Strip

5 hours 48 min ago
Army says UAV was near security fence in the south of the Palestinian enclave, doesn't specify whether it entered Israeli airspace

US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore dies aged 68

5 hours 48 min ago
Maryland lawmaker founded Israel project to bring Jewish and black communities closer; led probes into Trump, who responded with remark about his district slammed as racist

How would a minority government work?

6 hours 29 min ago
No minority coalition has ever been formed immediately following elections but Israeli law does not explicitly state that a new government must enjoy absolute majority support

UK teacher sacked after ‘joking’ about sending kids to gas chambers — report

6 hours 33 min ago
According to the Daily Mail, educator made comment to class of 10-year-olds, many of whom are Jewish