Jewish grandmother sentenced to death looks to Holland for hope

This Jewish grandmother was sentenced to death in Iran. She's hoping for salvation in Holland.

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Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach dies at 86

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach, leader of the 'Jerusalem Faction,' passes away over Shabbat.

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Syria war: Air strikes in Eastern Ghouta ‘kill 500’

On the seventh day of government bombing of a rebel enclave, the UN struggles to agree a ceasefire ...
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Execution abandoned after death row prisoner 'repeatedly jabbed' by officials doing lethal injection

An attempted execution in Alabama was halted after medical personnel repeatedly jabbed the death row inmate in the ankles, lower ...
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Both suspects in Kuwait murder of Filipina held: Lebanon

The employers of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait were both arrested in the Syrian capital ...
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Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with troll army

MOSCOW (AP) — He's been indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of ...
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One student killed, three wounded in University of Texas stabbings

One student killed, three wounded in University of Texas stabbingsA man thought to be enrolled at the University of Texas went on a stabbing spree with a large hunting knife at the school’s Austin campus on Monday, killing one student and wounding three others also believed to be students, police said. The suspect, identified as Kendrex White, was apprehended about two minutes after campus police received reports of the attack on the school’s main grounds. “I don’t know what his motivation is,” University of Texas at Austin Police Chief David Carter told a news conference.


Democrats save arts funding for NPR and PBS from Donald Trump

Democrats save arts funding for NPR and PBS from Donald TrumpDemocrats have saved arts funding under threat from Donald Trump, including money for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR). Both houses of congress are expected to vote on the spending bill to keep the government funded for the current fiscal year this week before it goes to Mr Trump for his signature. This spending bill is really more of a temporary reprieve.