Democrats seek to block Trump travel ban

Senate Democrats introduce legislation blocking the administration from barring refugees based on what country they are from.

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Iraqi forces retake last IS-held town in country

Iraqi government forces on Friday retook the last town in the country still held by the Islamic State group as ...
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Rafah crossing to reopen for three days

Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt to reopen for humanitarian cases.

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Ohio Lawmaker Quits After Having 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Man In His Office

An Ohio lawmaker known for his devotion to “family values” has stepped down after allegedly engaging in “inappropriate conduct with another man” ...
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The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Don't waste your bread on motor oil.
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Germany to press Kuwait over discrimination against Israel

Germany's foreign ministry will press Kuwait after its airline is permitted to refuse passengers from Israel.

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Incitement by Fatah

The Anti-Defamation League writes, “That Fatah is touting the number of slain Israelis to score points in the electorate” is “deeply troubling.”

Obama claims Iran Deal working, Israel and Iran disagree

צילום: רויטרס

US president Obama claims that the Iranian Nuclear Agreement is working, while the Iranians say they haven’t seen the changes promised in the agreement; meanwhile, after Obama says that Israel acknowledges that Iran is holding to the deal, the Ministry of Defense has come out with a statement reaffirming its stance against the deal, as has the Prime Minister’s office.

Israel Police to be equipped with body cameras

צילום: דוברות המשטרה

Following in the footsteps of police departments all over the world, the Israel Police started a pilot project to equip its officers with body cameras; the body cameras have been proven to reduce violence between police and civilians, and instill public trust in the police.

Dreyfus back in court

צילום: מקסים צ

Four generations on, a descendant of Alfred Dreyfus who immigrated to Israel in 1992 is a judge in an IDF military court, ‘safeguarding the rights of the accused.’

Animals rescued from illegal Bedouin market

צילום: משרד החקלאות

A raid carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture in conjunction with the Israel Police and Be’er Sheva municipality saw seven people arrested for holding and selling animals in the middle of the Bedouin market; the animals were kept in suffocating conditions without food or water in the heat of the desert.

Indonesia foils plot to fire rocket at Singapore

Indonesian anti-terror police conduct a raid at a house in Batam on August 5, 2016Indonesian police Friday arrested six suspected militants over a plot to fire a rocket at an upmarket Singapore waterfront district from a nearby island, prompting the city-state to tighten security. The men, aged between 19 and 46, were detained by elite anti-terror police on the Indonesian island of Batam, which lies just south of the affluent city-state. The alleged leader of the Indonesian group is accused of planning the attack with a leading Indonesian militant who is now believed to be fighting with the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria.