Moscow says use of Iran’s airbase does not violate UN resolution that prohibits supplying warplanes to Tehran.
Several French mayors have banned the body-encompassing swimsuit; the country’s secular political class says it subjugates women; many Muslim women see the bans as sexist, racist and reactionary.
Patrick Hickey, president of the Olympic Council of Ireland, steps down “temporarily” after his arrest in Rio.
Meir Pavlovsky, who was stabbed repeatedly in the back by a Palestinian terrorist when he was walking to synagogue, returned to the place of his attack two weeks later to propose; now, he is married: ‘a small revenge on terrorism.’
Defense minister divides carrot and stick based on number of terrorists hailing from villages; seeks to stop return of terrorists’ bodies to families, promises to launch Arabic radio station for W. Bank, Gaza.
A decree is allowing the release of inmates who have two years or less to serve of their prison terms and makes convicts who have served half of their prison term eligible for parole; exceptions exist for murder, sexual abuse, and some other crimes.
Volunteer rescue and humanitarian group that braves daily bombings is credited with saving tens of thousands of people.
At the height of August, in central Tel Aviv and other places around the country, those waiting for the bus have no protection from the sun; Ynet spoke with an urban-planning expert on the matter.