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German diplomats defend Kuwait Airways’ ‘no Israelis‘ policy

German diplomats defend Kuwait Airways’ ‘no Israelis‘ policy

German diplomats have said accusations of antisemitism against Kuwait Airways for its practice of refusing Israeli passengers are exaggerated, triggering sharp criticism from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and a German lawyer who sued the airline. The statement defending state-owned Kuwait Airways was first reported by the Düsseldorf-based business daily Handelsblatt […]

Damien Jurado heading to Israel

Damien Jurado heading to Israel

Singer-songwriter Damien Jurado will appear at the Barby in Tel Aviv this September. The Seattle-based indie performer has appeared in Israel before, for a show in June 2016 at the same venue. Before that concert, he posted on Instagram that he “finally made it to Israel.” Be the first to […]

Olmert requests pardon – for political comeback?

Olmert requests pardon – for political comeback?

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert formally requested a pardon on Monday from President Reuven Rivlin, raising speculation that he intends to return to politics. For the past decade, Olmert fought a high-profile legal battle that resulted in his serving 16 months of a 27-month sentence for fraud and bribery .He […]

As Trump blasts Syria chemical attack, official hints at military response

As Trump blasts Syria chemical attack, official hints at military response

WASHINGTON — United States President Donald Trump lashed out at Russian President Vladimir Putin by name on Sunday over a in a rebel-held town in Syria, likely carried out by regime forces. Moscow immediately struck back, warning the Trump administration that “the gravest of consequences” would follow any retributive US […]

Rumors fly over Brad Pitt‘s relationship with Israeli

Rumors fly over Brad Pitt‘s relationship with Israeli

There’s a new woman in Brad Pitt’s life – and she’s Israeli. Rumors always abound over the actor’s personal life, especially after his public and messy split from Angelina Jolie in 2016. And the latest woman caught up amid the speculation is Israeli-born . Be the first to know – […]

25 Eurovision contestants arrive in Israel

25 Eurovision contestants arrive in Israel

For the third year running, a delegation of Eurovision contestants from around the globe have descended on Israel for a four-day tour of the country. Performers from 25 of the 43 countries taking part in this year’s competition trickled into Ben Gurion Airport on Sunday, ahead of their sightseeing vacation […]

Saudi student enjoys tech tour of Israel

Saudi student enjoys tech tour of Israel

“It is uncomfortable for me that there are two countries [Israel and Saudi Arabia] near each other, but they have no relations, no business, almost no interactions,” a Saudi student from Imperial College London, recently told The Jerusalem Post. He made the remarks while on a five-day start-up and technology […]

Is the Gaza sniper video the Hebron Shooter saga on steroids?

Is the Gaza sniper video the Hebron Shooter saga on steroids?

The next Hebron-shooter level of IDF saga might have arrived. Soldier friends at the Gaza border took a video of a sniper shooting someone – who by all rights appears to be an unarmed and non-threatening Palestinian – from a far distance and laughing about it. Be the first to […]

PM threads the needle between Putin and Trump on Syria

PM threads the needle between Putin and Trump on Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to President Donald Trump Last Wednesday in the wake of the US leader’s comments about withdrawing from Syria. Israel was concerned about changes to US policy, according to reports. Netanyahu has also enjoyed amicable relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin – relations which have now […]

Netanyahu: ‘We‘ll strike at those who strike at us‘

Netanyahu: ‘We‘ll strike at those who strike at us‘

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threw his support behind the IDF’s against a Hamas compound in the northern Gaza Strip. “We have a simple and clear rule that we constantly act on,” Netanyahu said during a visit to the southern town of Sderot, which has been under rocket attack from Palestinians […]