Community service for youths who staged kidnapping

6 months community service,$1,400 fine imposed on lead perpetrator, after fake kidnapping which led to massive search in 2015.

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A woman takes the wheel in Saudi Arabia

As Saudi Arabia lifts its ban on women drivers, a midwife writes about her first journey to work ...
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Will Attorney General violate attorney general’s instructions?

AG intends to oppose 'Appellant's Law' in Knesset Constitution Committee, directly contradicting Advisor's Directive 1.1005.

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It’s official: Herzog to head Jewish Agency

Herzog will take the new position on August 1, replacing Natan Sharansky, who has chaired the agency for the past ...
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A new candidate for mayor of Jerusalem

After less than a term in the Knesset, Kulanu's MK Rachel Azaria is already looking to next job. 'Returning to ...
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Incendiary balloon lands in populated area of Sderot

Police close off road in southern city of Sderot, after incendiary balloon found in populated area.

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Brock Turner's mugshot used to illustrate definition of 'rape' in criminal justice textbook

Brock Turner's mugshot used to illustrate definition of 'rape' in criminal justice textbookThe mugshot of Brock Turner, the student who was convicted of sexual assault and served half of a six-month sentence, has appeared in a criminal justice textbook in a reference to “rape”. The former Stanford University student was released from jail a year ago after serving three months. At the time, there was intense criticism of what was considered a lenient sentence, handed to him by Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky.


Evacuated Islamic State fighters reach Syria's Deir al-Zor, pro-Damascus commander says

Evacuated Islamic State fighters reach Syria's Deir al-Zor, pro-Damascus commander saysBuses carrying evacuated Islamic State fighters reached Syria’s Deir al-Zor on Wednesday in return for releasing a Hezbollah prisoner, a commander in the pro-Damascus alliance told Reuters. Damascus and Hezbollah allowed nearly 300 lightly armed militants and 300 relatives to leave the Syria-Lebanon border in a surrender deal, after an offensive there last month. The transfer marked the first time Islamic State publicly agreed to such an evacuation from territory it held.