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Trump impeachment trial could be over in weeks, but that will be a battle too

2 hours 50 min ago
The president wants a swift acquittal, which means Republicans will need to override Democrats' demands for witnesses, setting up an intense fight just over the rules

Widowed LGBT Israelis seek standard spousal benefits, but red tape haunts them

3 hours 15 min ago
Forced to wage an uphill battle to receive standard compensation, bereaved spouses shoulder a burden of proof from which straight couples are exempt, says rights attorney

Sanders looks to woo female voters after flap with Warren

4 hours 23 min ago
Senator speaks at New Hampshire Women's March, releases spot focused on protecting women's rights, after accused of sexism in spat with Democratic rival

How a volunteer Jewish fire brigade saved the Dutch Portuguese Synagogue in WWII

4 hours 51 min ago
16 year old with chutzpa convinced Nazis not to use Amsterdam's Esnoga as a collection point for deportation as his comrades helped rescue building from plunder -- and a bomb plot

At least 60 reported killed in Houthi attack on Yemen army camp

5 hours 5 min ago
Iran-backed rebels said to use missiles and drones in assault on training base in Marib, east of Sana'a, as fighting ramps up after months of relative calm

Two killed in separate road wrecks overnight

6 hours 10 min ago
Woman dies in head on collision near Kfar Saba; man killed when car hits truck on Route 90 and goes up in flames

Hundreds injured as fierce protests rock Beirut amid simmering crisis

7 hours 33 min ago
Demonstrators clash with police as anger resurfaces over economic pressure and persisting political impasse after three months of protests

Trump legal team sends fiery response to ‘dangerous’ impeachment

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 22:45
Senate filing rejects prosecution of president as 'unlawful attempt to overturn 2016 election,' offering preview of defense as case set to go to trial at Capitol

Israeli FM, US top diplomat urge more countries to blacklist Hezbollah entirely

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 21:53
Katz, Pompeo call on nations to add the political wing of Iran-backed Lebanese group to terror list, following UK move

Bennett orders ‘radical’ left-wing activists banned from West Bank

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 21:51
Besides barring Anarchists Against the Wall members from the area, defense chief also instructs security forces 'to take a strong hand against internal enemies'

Justice minister: Knesset speaker should block vote on immunity panel

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 21:13
Amir Ohana says Yuli Edelstein is the 'official who decides' whether plenum will convene to approve formation of committee that'll weigh Netanyahu immunity request

Dershowitz: Trump impeachment acquittal would ‘make me unhappy as an individual’

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 19:38
Former Harvard professor says that though he will defend US president during Senate trial for the 'survival of the constitution,' he won't vote for Trump in November

Family of backpacker jailed in Russia asked to lay low ahead of Putin visit

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 19:27
Israeli officials hope Putin will announce pardon for Naama Issachar during one-day visit in Israel, ask relatives not to give interviews to avoid missteps, Israeli TV reports

Meretz leader calls to expand Shabbat bus service in Tel Aviv across country

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 18:50
Nitzan Horowitz repeats criticism of transportation minister over report he canceled public transportation that coincided with Shabbat's start or end

At first debate, UK Labour leadership rivals vow to take on anti-Semitism

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 18:15
Crop of contenders say no place for anti-Semites in British opposition party, after it's been accused of not addressing scandals under outgoing chief Corbyn

Iran: Missile attack on US base in Iraq just a ‘warning,’ don’t test us

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 18:04
Iranian defense minister says Tehran prepared to respond forcefully to US 'adventurism' following drone strike that killed Soleimani

Arab Israeli town steps up for widow, newborn daughter of Jewish policeman

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 17:04
Residents of Abu Ghosh set up mourning tent, sit Shiva in memory of Neal Erlich, a resident of the Jerusalem-area community who died suddenly at 33

Trump tells GOP donors Soleimani was ‘saying bad things’ about US before death

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 16:46
US president says Soleimani bad-mouthing led to his decision to authorize the drone strike that killed him, CNN reports

Iran to send black boxes of downed passenger plane to Ukraine

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 15:20
Iranian official says international experts will be allowed to inspect the data from plane crash that killed 176 civilians

US Supreme Court to take up bans on state money for religious schools

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 15:08
Justices to hear case on whether Montana tax credit for private education can go to religious schools; union head Weingarten alleges conservative effort against public education