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Report: Mueller said last month Trump not a criminal target ‘at this point‘

Report: Mueller said last month Trump not a criminal target ‘at this point‘

WASHINGTON – US Special Counsel Robert Mueller told President Donald Trump‘s attorneys last month that he does not consider the president a criminal target in the Russia probe "at this point," the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. Mueller, in private negotiations in early March about a possible presidential interview, described […]

Indian sensation Sharma not daunted by Augusta

Indian sensation Sharma not daunted by Augusta

Augusta: Shubhankar Sharma can see the history around every corner of Augusta National, but the Indian sensation is far from daunted heading into his maiden Masters. The 21-year-old’s meteoric rankings rise earned him a rare special invitation to the first major championship of the season, and he’s delighted to shoulder […]

Mabkhout’s brace in Jazira’s thrilling win

Mabkhout’s brace in Jazira’s thrilling win

Abu Dhabi: Ali Mabkhout stole the match-winner for Al Jazira late in the injury time to leave Wesley Sneijder’s Al Gharafa shell-shocked with a 3-2 win in the Group ‘A’ fixture of the AFC Champions League at the Thani Bin Jassim Stadium, Doha on Tuesday. At half-time, Gharafa led 2-1. […]

UAE, Saudi Arabia thanked for Yemen contribution

UAE, Saudi Arabia thanked for Yemen contribution

Geneva: Ueli Maurer, Vice President of the Federal Council of Switzerland, thanked the UAE and Saudi Arabia for their financial contribution to the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan during his speech at the High-level Pledging Conference for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen, held in Geneva on Tuesday. “The commitment of nearly […]

Migrant policy

Migrant policy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indecisive handling of the African migrant crisis raises serious questions about the ability of this government, and the man who stands at its head, to shape a coherent immigration policy. Both Israelis – particularly those living in south Tel Aviv – and African migrants – some […]

Analysis: The ramifications of Netanyahu‘s double u-turn

Analysis: The ramifications of Netanyahu‘s double u-turn

In his nearly 12 years in office, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has had his share of policy blunders and reversals. It comes with the turf. But few moves he has made have seemed more incomprehensible than his 360-degree turn on the African migrant issue. And yes, this is a 360-degree […]

April 4, 2018: One big tzimmes

April 4, 2018: One big tzimmes

One big tzimmes One of my favorite Passover foods is tzimmes. Be the first to know – Because it is a complicated mixture of many different foods, the very word has come to mean something that is quite mixed up and more complicated than it really should be. On April […]

Umm el-Fahm imam murdered in front of mosque as Arab crime escalates

Umm el-Fahm imam murdered in front of mosque as Arab crime escalates

An imam, or Muslim prayer leader, was shot dead outside his mosque in Umm el-Fahm shortly after dawn in the most brazen of a spate of murders that is shaking the Arab sector. The victim of Tuesday’s attack was identified as Muhammad Saadeh, 45, the imam of the Tawhid Mosque. […]

Extremist ultra-Orthodox group organizes honor event for ‘Torah prisoners‘

Extremist ultra-Orthodox group organizes honor event for ‘Torah prisoners‘

The Jerusalem Faction, an extremist ultra-Orthodox group, blocked the main entrance to Jerusalem on Tuesday night, to “honor the 63 imprisoned Torah scholars” who were detained during the winter for prolonged periods for refusing to apply for IDF draft exemptions. Thousands of Jerusalem Faction members lined the streets and also […]

Bahrain rules out reconciliation with Qatar

Bahrain rules out reconciliation with Qatar

Dubai: A top Bahraini minister on Tuesday ruled out reconciliation with Qatar saying the country has failed to honour pledges since 2013. “With what we see from the Qatari regime, there is no way of reconciliation considering time we are in, the conspiracies, interventions, the abuse, and the lack of […]