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Ground Stop at Newark Liberty Int’l Airport Due to Drone Activity

Some flights were held at their points of departure in order to slow down incoming traffic at Newark.

Israel Inaugurates New International Airport to Boost Eilat Tourism

Constructed at a cost of some $500 million, it has an annual capacity of 2.5 million passengers. It is able to handle 20 takeoffs and landings an hour and accommodate large aircraft, such as Boeing 747s.

Week 10: French Yellow Vest Protesters Target Napoleon’s Tomb

Hundreds of riot police were attacked on the streets by the protesters.
Rabbi Shalom Cohen of the Shas Party Council of Torah Sages, called the knitted yarmulke Israelis 'Amalek.'

Shas Sephardic Party Spiritual Leader Rabbi Shalom Cohen Hospitalized in Jerusalem

"It was decided the rabbi will remain in the hospital overnight for a series of examinations."

Blast Heard on Southern Highway in Damascus

Initial information points to a terrorist attack.

Congressman Seeks to Block Rashida Tlaib from Leading Delegation to Judea, Samaria

“I am writing to express my extreme concern,” wrote Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas). “This action, from an outspoken supporter of the ‘BDS’ Israel boycott movement ... is both ill-conceived and inconsistent with our national values.”

Infiltrator at Gaza Border Was Hamas Terrorist

The forces arrested him immediately after he surrendered to the soldiers.

Netanyahu, Kochavi at First Working Meeting

No details about the meeting itself were released.

Israel’s National Security Adviser Visits India’s PM Narendra Modi

Ben-Shabbat flew to India on an Air India flight that passed through Saudi Arabian airspace.

For the First Time, IAF to Fly with RAF in ‘Cobra Warrior’

It's also the first time the two sets of air force pilots have trained openly together.

Netanyahu to Visit African Nation of Chad

It’s the first-ever visit by an Israeli prime minister to the Muslim-majority country.

Labor Lawmakers Won’t Run Again in April

Current political polls indicate that Labor is not doing well, and may not even reach double digits in Knesset seats this election year.

Pros from Around the World Gather in Israel to Compete in World Surf League...

Some 120 athletes from many countries, including Israel, are competing at the Seat Pro Netanya, held at Kontiki Beach.

Terror Strikes Luxury Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya

Al Shabab killed 67 people in Nairobi in 2013; the group slaughtered 150 in 2015.

‘Uncle Moreau’ Was a Muslim Slave in America

In 1831, Ibn Said wrote a 15-page autobiography describing his experiences.

Watch: Flood Waters Rushing Through Northern Israeli Villages

Floods hit northern Israel on Monday due to the heavy rains across the region, sending a torrent of water rushing across villages in some...

In Israel, More Hospital Visits Due to Pneumonia, Not Flu

In Israel, 1.6 million people were immunized against seasonal influenza by January 1, 2019: some 18 percent of the total population.

Trump Warns Turkey ‘Not to Hit Kurds’ in Syria, Threatens ‘Economic Devastation’

Erdogan has been threatening and planning for months to send the Turkish army into northern Syria on a mission to annihilate the Kurdish defense forces there.

Anti-Semitic Attack in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

The incident is under investigation by the local precinct in coordination with the Hate Crime Task Force.

Gdansk Mayor Pwel Adamowicz Stabbed During Appearance

Last year the mayor denounced the vandalism when the windows of the city’s synagogue were broken in an anti-Semitic attack.

Gazan Rocket Hits Israel

The IDF said they found the projectile launched at Israel.

IKEA Israel to Open Small Store, Its Fifth One, in Tel Aviv

With just 21,500 square feet of floor space, it will focus on kitchens.

Egyptian Intel Officials Meet with Hamas in Gaza

The delegation met with Hamas politburo chief Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City.

First Child Dies of Influenza in New Jersey

During the 2018 flu season, 80,000 people died in the United States.


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