Wannsee Conference: Ninety minutes that changed the world

By MIKE EVANS Ninety minutes—a mere ninety minutes—was all it took for Adolf Hitler’s henchmen to determine the fate of six million Jews. During that period—roughly the time it would take to drive … [Read more...]

Settlers, police clash at illegal outpost demolition

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Six settlers and three policemen were injured late Wednesday night when residents clashed with security forces sent to demolish the illegal Yissa Bracha outpost near Mitzpe Yericho in … [Read more...]

Syria-backed Islamic Jihad cell captured

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Ten members of an Islamic Jihad terrorist cell that planned to attack and to kidnap soldiers were captured in recent months, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: A nuclear Iran threatens entire world

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—"Action must be taken before it is too late, sanctions on Iran must be intensified," Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told reporters in Amsterdam on Thursday. The … [Read more...]

Obama praises King Abdullah for promoting peace

JERUSALEM (JWN)—US President Barack Obama thanked Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Tuesday for encouraging “peace and prosperity" in the Middle East. Speaking at their meeting in the Oval Office, Obama … [Read more...]

Terrorist bombers intercepted at Gaza border fence

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—IDF aircraft and tanks fired on a terrorist squad as it attempted to plant explosive devices along the border fence near the northern town of Beit Hanoun on Tuesday. One … [Read more...]

EU blasts Israel for exclusive claim to Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—European Union diplomats have condemned Israel for "systematically undermining the Palestinian presence" in Jerusalem and making the city "increasingly unlikely and … [Read more...]

IDF said preparing for major Gaza incursion

JERUSALEM (JWN)—The IDF’s Southern Command is making preparations for a possible large-scale operation in the Gaza Strip within a few months, according to The Jerusalem Post . The decision by the … [Read more...]

Hamas chief Mashaal to step down at end of term

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal will follow the terrorist organization’s bylaws and step down at the end of his second term, the Palestinian Ma'an news agency quoted … [Read more...]

King Abdullah “cautiously optimistic” on talks

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Jordan’s King Abdullah II said he is “cautiously optimistic” that progress will be made in the newly revived peace talks he initiated between Israel and the Palestinian … [Read more...]

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