Hariri returns to Lebanon for first time since surprise resignation

Prime Minister Saad Hariri has returned to Lebanon more than two weeks after his shock resignation while in Saudi Arabia ...
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Israel’s leaders celebrate Commerce Chamber’s Israel branch

Israel’s top leaders join to celebrate Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce’s Israel branch, welcome special guest Anthony Scaramucci.

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U.S. says still in talks with Palestinian Authority, despite Abbas’ declaration to suspend ties

Palestinian president declared a suspension of ties after the U.S. threatened to shut down the PLO mission in Washington over ...
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‘Iran wants to win while Israel wants to tie’

Ken Abramowitz, the chairman of the American Friends of Likud, says democracies have inherent weakness of not seeking victory against ...
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Putin calls Trump, Netanyahu to discuss Syria after surprise Assad meeting

Half-hour call Israeli PM deals with Iran's attempts to gain a foothold in Syria, Israeli source says ...
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End to Katz’s train troubles?

ששון תירם

Even though the heads of the ultra-Orthodox parties will meet PM Netanyahu tomorrow, Minister of Transportation Yisrael Katz doesn’t seem worried, insisting that the Shabbat renovations at the HaShalom train station were agreed to by the ultra-Orthodox leaders.

A baller against all odds

צילום: יובל חן

Itay Erenlib lost both of his legs and was seriously injured in his arm in an IED explosion in Nablus during his IDF service. After a miraculous recovery that amazed all of his doctors, Erenlib returned to the army to finish his service, got a degree in life sciences and is now training to play wheelchair tennis at the Rio Paralympic Games next month.

Uganda offers safety and prospects to S.Sudan’s refugees

South Sudanese refugee children look through a window at the Nyumanzi transit centre in Adjumani, Uganda on July 13, 2016Kneeling on the floor of a large, dimly-lit communal tent Filippo Grandi, the UN's most senior official for refugees, listens intently as Richard Lagu describes his difficult living conditions. The 22-year-old fled a recent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan, escaping to Uganda on July 24 with his sisters and their children. "You are safe here, but you have to be patient," says Grandi.


Driverless taxi firm eyes operations in 10 cities by 2020

Doug Parker, COO of nuTonomy, the developer of the software for driverless taxis, pictured alongside one of the vehicles during an interview with AFP reporter in Singapore on August 29, 2016A US software firm which chose Singapore for the world's first public trial of driverless taxis hopes to be operating in 10 Asian and US cities by 2020, an executive said Monday. Doug Parker, nuTonomy's chief operating officer, said the firm is eyeing tests by early next year in three other Asian countries which he declined to name. More than a dozen people in Singapore have already experienced a ride in the "robo-taxi" within the confines of one-north, an enclave of technology and science research institutes outside the central business district.