Israel, Arab countries to attend nuclear talks

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Israel and a number of Arab states have been invited to attend an International Atomic Energy Agency forum on freeing the world of nuclear weapons. It is not clear whether … [Read more...]

Israel to help Kenya fight Somali Islamists

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga thanked Israel this week for its commitment to help it fight Somali Islamist terrorists linked to Al-Qaida. “Kenya got the backing of … [Read more...]

Two West Bank terrorist cells captured

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Shin Bet agents have arrested the members of two terrorist cells responsible for numerous shooting and bombing attacks in the West Bank. The arrest was disclosed on … [Read more...]

Assad regime slays 69 more protesters

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—At least 69 people were reported killed in southern Syria on Monday, most of them in clashes between army deserters and troops loyal to President Bashar Assad, activists … [Read more...]

IDF weighing new offensive against Gaza attacks

JERUSALEM (JWN)—The IDF’s chief of General Staff, Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz, told members of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Tuesday that the escalation in rocket attacks from the Gaza … [Read more...]

Erekat blames Quartet for failure of peace process

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Saeb Erekat, the top Palestinian Authority negotiator, said the reason for the failure of peace talks to resume is because the Quartet of mediators (the US, UN, EU, and … [Read more...]

Palestinians to Evangelicals: Zionism is a sin

By ABRAHAM COOPER and YITZCHOK ADLERSTEIN In announcing the push for recognition of a unilaterally declared Palestinian state, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told the UN General … [Read more...]

Bible Commentary: Joy to the world

Bible Commentary: Joy to the world By SHLOMO RISKIN Why was the Torah given in a desert, outside the Land of Israel? What is the relationship between the giving of the Torah and the festival of … [Read more...]

Syria calls for summit over suspension from Arab League

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Syria on Sunday called for an urgent meeting of Arab heads of state in an effort to reverse the Arab League’s decision on Saturday to suspend its membership over ongoing … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: Iran closer to A-bomb than world thinks

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday the International Atomic Energy Agency report on Iran's nuclear program reflected what is known about the Islamic Republic’s … [Read more...]

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