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The Transfer of S-300 Missiles to Syria: A Declaratory Achievement With Little Significance - Haaretz

The very statement Russia makes by sending the S-300 surface-to-air defense system to Syria and the implications for the countries involved is greater magnitude than the system's capabilities, with which the Israel Air Force knows how to deal. The S ...

Senate Democrats Investigate a New Allegation of Sexual Misconduct, from Brett Kavanaugh's College Years - The New Yorker

As Senate Republicans press for a swift vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Senate Democrats are investigating a new allegation of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh. The claim dates to the 1983-84 ...

Palestinian shot dead during Gaza protests - Ynetnews

A Palestinian taking part in violent "March of Return" protests on the northern Gaza border fence was shot dead by IDF fire Monday, Gaza health officials said. The IDF said thousands had taken part in the demonstration, throwing burning tires, rocks ...

Iran arrests '22 people' over Ahvaz attack - BBC News

Iran's intelligence ministry reportedly says 22 people have been arrested in connection with Saturday's gun attack on a military parade in Ahvaz. A statement reported by the semi-official Tasnim news agency also said "weapons, exclusive material and ...

Chinese tourists to Israel up 30 pct in August - Xinhua

JERUSALEM, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The number of Chinese tourists to Israel rose by about 30 percent in August year on year, according to data published Monday by the Israel's Ministry of Tourism. During the last month, some 8,700 Chinese tourists arrived ...and more »

Jordanian King to US Jewish Leaders: I Have No Idea What's in Trump's Peace Plan - Haaretz

WASHINGTON – Jordanian King Abdullah told leaders of Jewish American organizations on Friday that he has “no idea” what is included in the Trump administration's plan for Middle East peace. The king said that he hasn't seen the plan, and that he doesn ...and more »

Netanyahu to Meet Trump, Sissi at UN General Assembly in New York - Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will fly to New York Tuesday morning to attend the United Nations General Assembly, which he will address Thursday evening (Israel time). During his visit, Netanyahu is expected to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Israel to deduct PA's payments to Fuld's killer from tax revenues - Sun Sentinel

Israel will act to counter the Palestinian Authority's planned payments to the family of a terrorist who murdered an Israeli citizen by cutting the same amount from the tax dividends Israel transfers to Ramallah. Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon ...and more »

Hezbollah's partnership with Lebanon's army provides operational cover - Sun Sentinel

Hezbollah and Lebanon's official military—the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)—are increasingly cooperating with one another, Israeli military sources say, and this relationship is helping the Iranian-backed terrorist organization run southern Lebanon.

After Idlib deal, Turkey faces tough task to oust jihadists - Daily Times

A Russia-Turkey deal may have stopped a regime assault on Syria's Idlib for now, but analysts are sceptical that rebel backer Ankara can impose it on the jihadists who dominate the area. Under the agreement announced Monday, a demilitarised zone is to ...