Iran urges Kenya to free two Iranians who videotaped Israeli Embassy

After videotaping the Israeli Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, two Iranians and their Kenyan driver were arrested and charged with terror offenses; Iran is demanding the release of the men.

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After videotaping the Israeli Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, two Iranians and their Kenyan driver were arrested and charged with terror offenses; Iran is demanding the release of the men.

Two youths suspected of lighting brush fire

An indictment has been filed against two 17 year olds from the Arab village of Judeide Maker for allegedly lighting a brush fire at the height of the fires which were burning throughout Israel in November.

צילום: מיכאל לרר

An indictment has been filed against two 17 year olds from the Arab village of Judeide Maker for allegedly lighting a brush fire at the height of the fires which were burning throughout Israel in November.

Iran holds shares in company selling submarines to Israel

Despite seeking for years to prevent other countries from doing business with Iranian-held companies, Israel is buying submarines designed by ThyssenKrupp, of which Iran holds 4.5% of the shares; Ministry of Defense says it has no knowledge of Iranian …

צילום: דובר צה"ל

Despite seeking for years to prevent other countries from doing business with Iranian-held companies, Israel is buying submarines designed by ThyssenKrupp, of which Iran holds 4.5% of the shares; Ministry of Defense says it has no knowledge of Iranian involvement in the company providing submarines, one of the IDF’s most classified projects.

Tel Aviv municipality workers hand winter kits to homeless

Due to the heavy rainfall and winter weather, Tel Aviv municipality workers from the welfare division are walking the city and handing out winter supplies to the city’s 650 homeless. Tel Aviv has one third of all of Israel’s homeless.

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Due to the heavy rainfall and winter weather, Tel Aviv municipality workers from the welfare division are walking the city and handing out winter supplies to the city’s 650 homeless. Tel Aviv has one third of all of Israel’s homeless.

Empowered Shiite militias poised to dominate key Iraq town

In this Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 photo, an Iraqi special forces humvee passes with a Shiite flag bearing the likeness of Imam Hussein and Imam Ali with Arabic words reading "At your service Hussein," in the front line neighborhood of Bakr, in Mosul, Iraq. State-sanctioned Shiite militias are positioning themselves to control areas liberated from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, opening the door to fresh domestic and regional conflict and raising concerns among religious and ethnic minorities. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)AIN AL-JEHESH, Iraq (AP) — On the road to Tal Afar, an Iraqi city near Syria that’s been key to sectarian catastrophes in both countries over the past decade, a mosaic of rag-tag troops advancing against Islamic State militants have one symbol in common.

In this Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 photo, an Iraqi special forces humvee passes with a Shiite flag bearing the likeness of Imam Hussein and Imam Ali with Arabic words reading "At your service Hussein," in the front line neighborhood of Bakr, in Mosul, Iraq. State-sanctioned Shiite militias are positioning themselves to control areas liberated from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, opening the door to fresh domestic and regional conflict and raising concerns among religious and ethnic minorities. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)AIN AL-JEHESH, Iraq (AP) — On the road to Tal Afar, an Iraqi city near Syria that's been key to sectarian catastrophes in both countries over the past decade, a mosaic of rag-tag troops advancing against Islamic State militants have one symbol in common.


Two minors accused of setting fire to forest in northern Israel

The two, residents of a village in the Galilee, are accused of setting fire to dry leaves in a forest, causing a large blaze; Judge says that fire seems to have been a prank, not politically motivated.

The two, residents of a village in the Galilee, are accused of setting fire to dry leaves in a forest, causing a large blaze; Judge says that fire seems to have been a prank, not politically motivated.

Egypt is giant prison, activists banned from travel say

By Ahmed Aboulenein CAIRO (Reuters) – Azza Soliman was due to board a plane to attend a conference in Jordan when security officials at Cairo airport turned her away, saying a court order banned her from traveling. The veteran human rights lawyer and f…

The U.S embassy building and the Giza Pyramids are pictured behind buildings near Tahrir square in downtown CairoBy Ahmed Aboulenein CAIRO (Reuters) – Azza Soliman was due to board a plane to attend a conference in Jordan when security officials at Cairo airport turned her away, saying a court order banned her from traveling. The veteran human rights lawyer and feminist was one of at least six activists, lawyers and journalists prevented from leaving Egypt in the space of a week.