Netanyahu in Brussels with EU’s Mogherini: Israel should give peace a chance

Netanyahu's visit comes on the heels of a harsh exchange with the organization's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who fiercely ...
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IDF questions bus station terrorist’s family

Shaarei Tzedek Hospital reports stabbing victim's condition improves slightly. Security forces search terrorist's home, question family.

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Tourism nets Israel $$4.5 billion in 2017

Tourism rises nearly 24% during November, Tourism Minister Levin credits additional flights, airlines, and better infrastructure.

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Pence to speak at Knesset, visit Western Wall during upcoming visit to Israel

In an itinerary released by the White House, Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to light a menorah at the ...
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Tech solution mooted for wind turbines’ threat to Golan vultures

But greens skeptical, continue to oppose alternative energy project ...
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Jordan’s parliament to review peace deal with Israel

Jordanian parliament approves committee to reevaluate all formal ties with Israel, including the peace agreement.

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All eyes on Trump for landmark address to Congress

All eyes on Trump for landmark address to CongressDonald Trump will have a chance to breathe new momentum into his month-old presidency in an address to Congress Tuesday night, but he will need to strike the right tone — far from his score-settling tweets at foes of all stripes. For his maiden address to the American body politic — the House of Representatives and Senate but also his own cabinet and the assembled Supreme Court justices — the Republican leader will lay out his legislative priorities in a setting a far cry from the charged-up rallies of which he is so fond. After the dark pitch of Trump’s inauguration speech on January 20, the virulence of his attacks on the media and his disconcerting first solo press conference earlier this month, the tenor of the president’s speech to millions of Americans will be closely watched.


Nokia relaunches iconic 3310 mobile model

Nokia relaunches iconic 3310 mobile modelFinnish brand Nokia, a former mobile star, on Sunday launched three new Android smartphones and unveiled a revamped version of its iconic 3310 model more than a decade after it was phased out. Unlike the original, which was known for its sturdiness, the new Nokia 3310 will allow web browsing. The new version will bring back its predecessor’s popular “Snake” game and distinctive ringtones, said Arto Nummela, the head of Finnish start-up HMD Global which will produce the phone under a licensing agreement with Nokia.


Bergdahl lawyers ask U.S. Army court to dismiss case due to Trump comments

Bergdahl lawyers ask U.S. Army court to dismiss case due to Trump commentsLawyers for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl said on Sunday they will ask an Army appeals court to dismiss charges against him in the belief that President Donald Trump’s repeatedly calling him a “traitor” during the election campaign make it impossible for him to get a fair trial. Bergdahl’s defense team plans to make the request on Monday at the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals in Virginia, Attorney Eugene Fidell said in a telephone interview. In a lower court, military Judge Jeffrey Nance of U.S. Army Trial Judiciary Second Judicial Court in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, rejected their argument.


'Ring of fire' eclipse delights Africa, South America

'Ring of fire' eclipse delights Africa, South AmericaStargazers applauded as they were plunged into darkness Sunday when the moon passed in front of the sun in a spectacular “ring of fire” eclipse. Astronomers and enthusiasts in Argentina were among the first to see the so-called annular eclipse as it crossed South America shortly after 1200 GMT, on course for Africa. The eclipse was most visible in a 100-kilometer (62-mile) band across Chile, Argentina, Angola, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.