Netanyahu: Israel, Trump at odds over settlements, ‘things are not as simple as you think’

At heated closed Likud meeting, prime minister describes Trump presidency as 'historic opportunity,' but says Israel should know its limits ...
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Islamic ex-terrorist explains ‘Why I Nearly Bombed London’

Sohail Ahmed of London reveals why he came close to perpetrating terrorist attack in his birthplace.

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‘Good that Ya’alon was removed from office’

MK Oren Hazan attacks former Defense Minister: 'No need to read report to understand Defense Minister Ya'alon worst in Israel's ...
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Delaware JCC forced to evacuate three times in two months

Eight JCCs evacuated in 5th mass bomb threat in two months. Several JCCs evacuated multiple times.

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Philippines condemns 'barbaric beheading' of German hostage

By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines and Germany condemned on Monday the beheading of an elderly German captive ...
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High Court rejects Ofra petition – houses to be demolished

Justices reject Ofra residents request to seal rather than demolish 9 homes, approve destruction of houses.

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Philippines condemns 'barbaric beheading' of German hostage

Philippines condemns 'barbaric beheading' of German hostageBy Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines and Germany condemned on Monday the beheading of an elderly German captive by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militants who posted a video of the killing after a deadline for a $600,000 ransom passed. The video showed a machete-wielding militant behead Jurgen Kantner. Jesus Dureza, presidential adviser on the Philippine peace process, said officials had exhausted all efforts to save Kantner, 70, who was held on the tiny southern island of Jolo.


Stocks drift awaiting Trump tax plan details

Stocks drift awaiting Trump tax plan detailsA Trump-inspired stock rally was looking fragile Monday as investors wanted evidence that Donald Trump can deliver on his tax plans before taking fresh positions. After a record 11th successive all-time high close for New York’s Dow on Friday, investors were growing worried that the recent buying — fuelled by expectations that Trump will introduce economy-boosting measures — may have gone too far. Wall Street came off to a slightly weaker start Monday, while key European markets were hovering around unchanged levels.


Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebration

Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebrationRevelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties during Carnival week celebrations. Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the “sambadrome.” Sao Paulo will also have its main samba schools taking their floats to their sambadrome. Brazilians living through two years of steep recession and nearly 13 percent unemployment have grasped this year’s carnival as a chance to let off steam.


Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebration

Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebrationRevelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties during Carnival week celebrations. Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the “sambadrome.” Sao Paulo will also have its main samba schools taking their floats to their sambadrome. Brazilians living through two years of steep recession and nearly 13 percent unemployment have grasped this year’s carnival as a chance to let off steam.


Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebration

Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebrationRevelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties during Carnival week celebrations. Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the “sambadrome.” Sao Paulo will also have its main samba schools taking their floats to their sambadrome. Brazilians living through two years of steep recession and nearly 13 percent unemployment have grasped this year’s carnival as a chance to let off steam.