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Lockerbie Bomber Dies in Libya

A former Libyan intelligence officer sentenced to life in prison for his role in bombing Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, has died in a Libyan prison. He was 60.

At Least 50 Thousand Haredim Assemble to Decry Dangers of the Internet

More than 50,000 ultra-Orthodox Jewish men packed Citi Field in Flushing, Queens, on Sunday, for the Asifa, a gathering decrying the dangers of the Internet. Organizers have also rented the nearby Arthur Ashe Stadium for the overflow crowd. Event spokesman Eytan Kobre said the group wants to teach families how to use technology responsibly.

With Scattered Arab Protests, 30,000 Israelis March Through Jerusalem

At least 30,000 people participated in the Jerusalem Day parade known as the Dance of the Flags, interrupted by some clashes between marchers and Arab protesters.

Honenu Reports: Violent Police Pull Earlocks in Ramat Migron Arrests

Despite a court decision, police announced that the site was under a closed military zone order and the resident youths must leave. Simultaneously, policemen began to attempt to grab some of the youths. According to people on the scene, during the arrests police pulled on the boys' earlocks and were otherwise extremely violent.

The Terrorist Cell that Couldn’t Shoot Straight

Today's' revelation by Israel's security forces, about a Palestinian terrorist cell comprised of nine Arabs from the Ramallah area who were recently indicted on several failed abduction attempts of Israeli civilians in the Benjamin region of Judea and Samaria last March, is reminiscent of Jimmy Breslin's comic novel "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight."

Terrorist Stabbed by Own Knife As Cyclists Pass By from Hebron to Jerusalem

Hundreds of youths who rode from Hebron to Jerusalem on Sunday, Jerusalem Day, were struck on their way by the nightmare sight of an Arab attacking an IDF officer with a knife. Luckily, the attacker was overcome and ended up stabbing himself.

Egyptian Candidates Run on Hate for Israel

Animosity toward Israel is playing a significant role in the Egyptian presidential race, according to a report by Reuters.

Earthquake in Italy; At Least 3 Dead

At least three people are dead after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck northern Italy at 4:04am on Sunday.

Jewish Birthrate Exceeds Arab in Jerusalem

The Jewish birthrate per capita of Jewish mothers in Jerusalem is now higher than that of Arab women in Israel’s capital city.

Turkey Threatens Firms Bidding for Greek Cypriot Gas

Turkey warned 15 companies that submitted bids in a Greek Cypriot tender for oil exploration in a disputed areas of the Mediterranean, to pull...

Israeli Football Team Loses First International Match

Israel's American football team took the field last Thursday in Petah Tikva, and lost its first international match by a score of 49-6 to...

Israel’s Left Calling for Abolition of Jerusalem Day

According to the Israeli extreme left, Jerusalem Day is "a holiday only to settlers and racists, who get a license to provoke and harass Palestinians." In the march of Jerusalem Day, tens of thousands of Israelis go from the western part of the capital through the Muslim Quarter, ending in front of the Wailing Wall. The parade has received the greatest amount of criticism on the Left.

Netanyahu: No Sign Iran Will Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons

Nothing suggests that Iran is ready to stop its nuclear weapons program, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said ahead of talks between Iran and a...

Panetta Announces $70 Million for Iron Dome

The Obama administration said it would rush $70 million to Israel in order to enhance its Iron Dome missile defense system, with more money...

Toronto Islamic School Closed over Anti-Semitic Teachings

A Toronto Islamic school has lost the right to use a public school building for its classes after anti-Semitic teachings were discovered in its...

Report: IDF Engages Terrorist Squad at Gaza Border, Injures 7

IDF spokesperson: "Terrorists approach the security fence in order to place explosives, plan terror attacks, and attempt to kidnap IDF soldiers, endangering Israeli civilians and security forces stationed in the region."

Foreign Lawyers Permitted to Work in Israel

Minister of Finance Yuval Steinitz signed a directive on Wednesday enabling foreign lawyers to work in Israel, and enabling collaboration between Israeli and foreign law firms.

Israel and Japan Celebrate 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Israel and Japan celebrated 60 years of diplomatic relations on Tuesday, kicking off a series of special events commemorating the occasion. On May 21, the Israeli embassy in Tokyo will stage a special gala concert marking the occasion, joining the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra with leading Israeli musicians.

Minority Births in US Over 50%

It’s official – over half of babies are being born to racial and ethnic minorities in the United States, according to a report in the Associated Press.

Military Intelligence Monitored ‘Google Street View’ Project in Israel

Israeli security authorities including the IDF Military Intelligence Formation, closely monitored the Google Street View Project, first launched in Israel just last month, giving a close look of streets in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa. The inspection prevented publication of pictures revealing classified information and locations of security facilities operating in Israel.

Report: Ignoring UN Ban, Iran Continues Shipping Arms to Syria, Enriching Uranium

According to Reuters, a confidential report on Iran sanctions-busting says Syria continues to receive Iranian arms shipments that violate a U.N. Security Council ban...

Ron Paul Halts Campaign, Keeps Delegates

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul has effectively given up his presidential campaign but will not give up his delegates to Mitt Romney. Paul, a Texas Republican,...

U.S. Ambassador to Israel: We Are Ready to Attack Iran

Washington prefers the diplomatic option and stated as much time and again – but it seems that beneath the surface, an attack is ready to roll on command. An unusual moment of candor on the part of U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro at a closed meeting in Tel Aviv, reveals the planning behind the scenes. "The military option is not only possible, it's ready," he says.

US Tour Operators Assoc. Annual Meeting Set for Israel

The United States Tour Operators Association, the largest tourism wholesalers association in America, will hold its 2013 annual conference in Israel as guests of the Tourism Ministry. The decision was made in February during a meeting in the US between Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov and USTOA management. The organization’s last annual conference in Israel occurred in 1995.

School Sued for Ignoring Anti-Semitic Taunts

A suburban New York father is suing his school district over the anti-Semitic taunting of his son. Robert Slade filed the suit last week alleging...

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