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| Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry

Israel said Thursday it will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of Palestinians, a decision in line with Pre...

| Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry

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Israel Blocks Visit by Two Critical U.S. Congresswomen Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country amid pressure from President Trump, who said allowing them entry “would show great weakness.”...
01:34, 08/16/2019

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Israel bars US congresswomen - with a nudge from Trump Israel says it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement...
02:00, 08/16/2019

Israel bans entry to two Muslim US congresswomen over their criticism The decision to bar Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib is likely to deepen a rift within the Democratic Party over Israel. President Donald Trump advocated for not letting the lawmakers into Israel....
06:34, 08/16/2019

On Politics: Trump Urges Israel to Deny Entry to Congresswomen In an extraordinary step, President Trump urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Israel Says Rashida Tlaib Can Visit to See Her Grandmother Israel had denied entry to two Congress members, Ms. Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, for supporting a boycott movement. The government now says Ms Tlaib can enter....
12:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers did not plan 'balanced' visit to Israel: U.S. ambassador The two Democratic U.S. lawmakers who Israel has blocked from entering the country did not plan "a balanced visit" with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders, the U.S. ambassador to Israel said in a statement on Thursday backing the decision....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Israel Allows Rep. Tlaib to Visit Family in West Bank Israel said it would allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the country to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, a day after denying entry to her and fellow Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar for supporting a boycott of Israel....
15:34, 08/16/2019

Germany's AKK travels to Israel in first overseas visit as CDU leader In her first trip outside of Europe as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defended the Iran nuclear deal at a security conference in Israel. She also plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks....
11:34, 07/01/2019

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank Israel’s interior ministry said Friday it has granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.The announcement came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government would bar Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan...
13:35, 08/16/2019

Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli government allowing her visit....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib won't visit Israel, West Bank under restrictions Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not travel to Israel to visit relatives on the West Bank after Israeli officials banned her, then gave her restricted permission....
19:00, 08/16/2019

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib canceled her trip....
16:34, 08/16/2019

Israel's Netanyahu To Visit India In September To Meet PM Modi Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on a day-long visit on September 9 to meet his counterpart Narendra Modi, just eight days before an unprecedented repeat polls in the......
18:00, 07/21/2019

U.S. Rep Tlaib says she won't visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive' conditions U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family after the Israeli government lifted a ban on her entry but imposed "oppressive conditions" to humiliate her....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Congresswoman rejects Israel's 'humiliating' offer to visit her relatives US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has decided against visiting her relatives in the West Bank, despite Israel's interior minister granting her entry on humanitarian grounds. ...
19:34, 08/16/2019

US Congresswoman Rejects Israel's Offer To Visit West Bank US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against US......
10:00, 08/17/2019

US Lawmaker Rejects Israel's "Oppressive Conditions" To Visit West Bank Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, blasting the "oppressive conditions" set for the visit as......
03:00, 08/17/2019

Trump: Israel shouldn’t let Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib visit ​President Trump called on Israel to bar an upcoming visit by progressive Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib because of their support for an international boycott of ​the ​​Jewish state. “It would show great weakness if Israel allowed Rep. Omar and Rep.​ ​Tlaib to visit. They hate Isra...
21:00, 08/15/2019

House Dems could retaliate against US and Israel ambassadors after banned visit: report House Democrats are reportedly considering retaliatory moves against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country....
19:00, 08/17/2019

U.S. Rep. Tlaib refuses Israel's 'oppressive conditions' for West Bank visit U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family there because the Israeli government had imposed "oppressive conditions" to humiliate her....
19:00, 08/16/2019

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib declines Israel visit over 'oppressive conditions' Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive conditions around the trip....
05:00, 08/17/2019

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Israel bars visit by U.S. Democratic lawmakers Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Israel will bar a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called on Israel not to let them in....
21:34, 08/15/2019

U.S. congressional leaders welcome plans for Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar to visit Israel The leaders of a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation visiting Israel welcomed plans by Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar to visit the country....
03:17, 08/13/2019

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer from Israel to visit family in the occupied West Bank on the condition she does not express certain pol...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Israel grants Rashida Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Israel’s interior minister on Friday said he has granted Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s request to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds — a day after she and her colleague Rep. Ilhan Omar were barred from entering the country. Tlaib, D-Mich., who is of Palestinian origin, a...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Tlaib turns down family visit to West Bank after Israel grants request Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she will not visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after Israel’s interior ministry granted her request to travel to the territory on humanitarian grounds.“When I won, it gave the Palestinian people hope that someone will finally speak the truth abo...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Rashida Tlaib's grandmother responds to Trump mocking decision not to visit Israel: 'May God ruin him' Muftia Tlaib, the 99-year-old grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., had some strong words for President Trump after he claimed the elder Tlaib was a "winner" because her granddaughter decided not to visit her in Israel....
00:17, 08/18/2019

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to visit her relatives, a day after Israel barred her and another congresswoman following an unprecedented request from President Donald Trump. Tlaib and fe...
19:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi urges Israel to reverse decision to block lawmakers' visit U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday Israel's decision to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib was "deeply disappointing" and called on it to reverse the move....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Reporter's Notebook: Spat over scrapped 'Squad' members' Israel visit is tricky politics for both sides Israel’s refusal to admit Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., could reverberate deep into the future on a litany of political fronts....
17:34, 08/17/2019

Morocco to send finance ministry staff member to Bahrain's economic summit: foreign ministry Morocco's foreign ministry said on Monday that a member of the ministry of economy and finance will represent the country at a conference this week in Bahrain on the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East Plan.The foreign ministry did not offer further details on the identity o...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Israel denies entry to Democratic Reps. Omar and Tlaib ahead of their planned visit, amid Trump’s public push for such a move After a tweeted intervention by President Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed himself Thursday and decided to prohibit the visit....
17:34, 08/15/2019

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
17:34, 08/17/2019

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” to the country....
16:51, 08/13/2019

Death toll rises as Gaza militants fire more than 500 rockets into Israel and Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the reinforcement of military units around the Palestinian enclave as rocket fire showed no signs of abating....
19:17, 05/05/2019

| Dozens of rockets fired at Israel from Gaza, Israel responds Gaza militants fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel, which responded with strikes that killed a Palestinian, officials said, as a fragile ceasefire again faltered....
20:51, 05/04/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Prince William, Kate visit royal baby Archie, Prince Charles to visit this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is a hit with royal relatives: The queen met him first; Prince William and Kate followed Tuesday, and grandpa Prince Charles will see him soon.        ...
03:17, 05/15/2019

Here are the 4 congresswomen in 'The Squad' Four first-term, progressive Democratic congresswomen -- known as "The Squad" on Capitol Hill — were the target of racist tweets from President Donald Trump this weekend....
18:00, 07/16/2019

McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on four congresswomen Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that Donald Trump is "on to something" with his inflammatory attacks against four congresswomen, attempting to frame the president's racist rhetoric as rooted in ideological differences between the Republican and Democratic parties."I think the pr...
16:34, 07/18/2019

"You Can't Talk That Way About Our Country": Trump To Congresswomen President Donald Trump broadly declared Friday that no one should criticize the United States while he is president, part of a renewed attack on four minority congresswomen whom he has targeted as......
06:51, 07/20/2019

'The Squad': Who are the congresswomen in Trump's firing line? Donald Trump has come under fire after taking aim at a group of Democrat congresswomen, telling them to "go back and help fix" their "broken and crime-infested countries" - despite them being American....
12:34, 07/16/2019

| Trump says minority congresswomen should 'apologise to America' US President Donald Trump renewed attacks Sunday on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologise "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said."...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Trump Says Minority Congresswomen Should "Apologize To America" US President Donald Trump renewed attacks Sunday on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologize "for the horrible (hateful) things they have......
17:17, 07/21/2019

Trump tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to where they came from President Donald Trump said Sunday that progressive Democratic congresswomen should return to the countries where they came from in a series of tweets that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi labelled "xenophobic."...
01:51, 07/15/2019

"Don't Have A Racist Bone," Says Trump After Tweets On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump strongly denied accusations of racism on Tuesday after launching a xenophobic attack on a group of ethnic minority Democratic congresswomen....
20:17, 07/16/2019

Merkel stands with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with the women....
13:00, 07/20/2019

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over his comment that they should leave the United States if unhappy....
00:34, 07/20/2019

Trump Tells 4 Congresswomen To "Go Back" To Their Countries, "Fix" Them President Donald Trump said Sunday that four minority, liberal congresswomen who have been critical of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested......
05:51, 07/15/2019

Trump Under Fire For 'Racist' Attack On US Congresswomen US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm over his views on race......
05:51, 07/15/2019

UK politicians send message of solidarity to US congresswomen Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan among those condemning Donald Trump’s ‘blatant racism’Leading British politicians including Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan are among thousands of people who have signed a letter of support f the four US congresswomen of colour who were targeted by Donald Trump in a series ...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Trump ramps up diatribe against four Democratic congresswomen Trump is setting the tone for the 2020 election by painting four leftist congresswomen as the face of the Democrats. It comes after the House called his comments against the four minority women racist....
07:00, 07/18/2019

"Go Fix Countries You Came From": Trump's Tweet Attack On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to brand him a "racist" and a xenophobe....
05:51, 07/15/2019

Trump slammed over attack on Democrat congresswomen The US president told female Democrat representatives of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
07:51, 07/15/2019

'Do not take the bait': congresswomen denounce Trump’s racist attack Four Democratic women targeted by Trump accuse him of following an ‘agenda of white nationalists’ at a press conferenceFour Democratic congresswomen of color targeted by Donald Trump’s racist attacks have accused the US president of following an “agenda of white nationalists” and asked that American...
08:00, 07/16/2019

Donald Trump says tweets about congresswomen were 'not at all' racist – video Donald Trump has said that his tweets on Sunday were 'not at all' racist after he was questioned by the media as he walked up the podium at his Made in America showcase speech. On Sunday, the US president used racist language to attack four progressive Democratic congresswomen, telling them to 'go b...
19:34, 07/16/2019

‘Why Don’t They Go Back’: President Trump Tweets at Congresswomen of Color (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed a group of Democratic congresswomen of color as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came,” ignoring the fact that the women are American citizens and all but ...
05:17, 07/15/2019

If You Aren't Happy In US, "Leave": Trump On Democratic Congresswomen President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday, saying if they're not happy in the United States "they can leave."...
20:51, 07/15/2019

New Zealand PM 'Utterly' Disagrees With Trump's Tweets On Congresswomen New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen....
12:51, 07/16/2019

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen of color to leave US The US president told Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
16:17, 07/15/2019

Trump says progressive congresswomen should ‘go back’ and fix the places they ‘originally came from’ President Donald Trump on Sunday said progressive congresswomen should “go back” and try to fix the “crime infested places” they “originally came from” before telling the U.S. government how to handle its problems. “So interesting to see ‘Progressive&#...
06:17, 07/15/2019

House Condemns Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist The House voted largely along party lines to formally condemn President Trump’s comments on four minority congresswomen as racist, after an hourslong brawl....
01:17, 07/17/2019

Trump's Congresswomen Tweets "Completely Unacceptable": UK's Theresa May Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday condemned US President Donald Trump's tweets telling progressive Democrat congresswomen to "go back" where they came from as "completely......
18:51, 07/15/2019

Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is shrugging off sharp criticism for tweets branded as racist in which he says four outspoken liberal congresswomen of color should go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. All are U.S. citizens and only one is foreign-born. While D...
17:51, 07/15/2019

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
20:00, 07/14/2019

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comment that was condemned by Democrats as racist....
20:51, 07/14/2019

| WATCH: Trump under fire after 'racist' attack on congresswomen US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm of protest over his views on race and immigration....
09:00, 07/15/2019

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
19:34, 07/14/2019

House condemns Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for racially charged attacks against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
13:34, 07/17/2019

Trump: Minority Democratic congresswomen should 'apologize to America' President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, demanding an apology "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said." He said the four minority women aren't "capable of loving" the US....
02:34, 07/22/2019

Unbowed, Trump intensifies attacks on four Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump intensified his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will be a key part of his strategy for winning re-election in 2020....
05:00, 07/18/2019

'Apologize to America,' Trump tells Democratic congresswomen U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen who have criticized his policies, calling on them to apologize as he himself faced charges of racism....
02:00, 07/22/2019

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
23:51, 05/21/2019

Trump's attacks on congresswomen could boost Biden campaign As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his efforts to brand four progressive congresswomen as the new face of the Democratic Party, its presidential front-runner, Joe Biden, has been quietly reminding voters in Iowa there remains a middle ground....
14:00, 07/19/2019

Trump renews racist criticism of Democratic congresswomen In the face of widespread criticism, US President Donald Trump has defended his racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen. One of the president's targets said he was "spewing fascist ideology."...
05:51, 07/20/2019

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation of his comments “doesn’t concern me be...
03:17, 07/16/2019

Republicans start whacking Trump for attacks on minority congresswomen After a day of silence, congressional Republicans began to harshly criticize President Donald Trump for demanding that liberal freshman congresswomen “go back” where they came from — with some GOP lawmakers decrying his comments as “racist” and calling for him to apologize and remove his tweets.The ...
22:17, 07/15/2019

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States "should leave."...
22:17, 07/15/2019

Congresswomen describe Trump's tweets as 'blatantly racist' distraction Four congresswomen President Donald Trump targeted in a series of tweets over the weekend described his comments as a "blatantly racist" distraction Monday....
07:51, 07/16/2019

Freshmen congresswomen denounce Trump's attacks as a 'distraction': 'We will not be silenced' Reps. Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib said Trump challenged them personally because he was not able to defeat them on the policy level....
06:00, 07/16/2019

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with the women....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Trump attacks liberal Democratic congresswomen, tells them to leave the U.S. The president concluded his barrage of tweets by suggesting that these congresswomen should go back to these countries, repair their governments and then "come back and show us how it is done."...
20:17, 07/14/2019

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen was unacceptable....
22:17, 07/15/2019

Trump Goes Full Racist and Tells Congresswomen to Go Back to Their Own Countries What little subtlety remained in Donald Trump’s tendency to project his own racism, misogyny, and hate was obliterated this fine Sunday morning, and what’s left is the naked face of a monster occupying the White House. Read more......
21:00, 07/14/2019

Republican senators denounce Trump's attack on congresswomen – live Speaker announced resolution after Trump’s attacks on congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley 8.53pm BST Houston Democrat Al Green, who first called for a vote in the House on impeaching Donald Trump in May 2017, said he plans to force such a vote this mont...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from....
14:00, 07/19/2019

Trump says he is ‘enjoying’ ongoing fight from Twitter attack on congresswomen “I’m not relishing in the fight, I’m enjoying it because I have to get the word out to the American people," he said. "And you have to enjoy what you do."...
06:51, 07/18/2019

Trump faces House condemnation after his tweets on minority congresswomen President Donald Trump pressured fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to stand with him and vote against a symbolic measure condemning his racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen....
22:34, 07/16/2019

Trump accuses Democratic congresswomen of hating America, says they can leave U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his attacks against four Democratic congresswomen, saying he was not concerned if people thought his tweets toward them were racist and accused the U.S. lawmakers of hating America....
20:34, 07/15/2019

Trump demands apology from congresswomen targeted by racist slurs Donald Trump has continued his week-long attack on four Democratic congresswomen - demanding they apologise to the US and Israel "for the horrible things they have said"....
05:17, 07/22/2019

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
01:51, 07/17/2019

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
21:34, 07/14/2019

Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over racist remarks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other Democratic congresswomen said Donald Trump's "blatantly racist" attack against them was a distraction from his failed policies. Trump said "many people" agreed with his views....
11:51, 07/16/2019

Hillary Clinton attacks Trump over tweet aimed at progressive congresswomen Hillary Clinton on Sunday took President Trump to task over a criticized tweet where he called on progressive congresswomen to go back to where they came from to help fix their “crime infested places from which they came.”...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti-Israel, and anti-American rhetoric.”...
01:17, 07/17/2019

North Carolina gun shop buys ‘4 Horsemen’ billboard insulting congresswomen A new billboard in North Carolina shows four minority congresswomen smiling down on the small town of Murphy, their faces at odds with the apocalyptic phrase slapped above them: The 4 Horsemen Cometh....
22:17, 07/30/2019

Behar: Trump like a 'cornered rat' running 'scared' amid feud with Dem congresswomen President Trump's heavy criticism of freshman Democratic congresswomen was a reflection of his insecurity and fear as he faced multiple scandals surrounding his administration, "View" host Joy Behar argued on Tuesday....
20:51, 07/16/2019

Congresswomen Targeted by Trump’s Racist Tweets: ‘This Is the Agenda of White Nationalists’ The four freshmen Congresswomen who President Donald Trump attacked on Twitter issued a scathing joint rebuke Monday, calling his remarks “hateful,” “the agenda of white nationalists” and “a distraction.” Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley...
03:17, 07/16/2019

As Trump renews attacks on congresswomen, House moves toward condemnation vote A resolution condemning President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic lawmakers was headed for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, with Trump pressuring his fellow Republicans to oppose it....
17:51, 07/16/2019

President Trump Continues Attacks on Democratic Congresswomen, Saying They Are Not ‘Capable’ of Loving the U.S. President Donald Trump drew fresh criticism on Sunday with an eighth day of attacks on the four progressive Democratic Congresswomen known as “The Squad,” whom he said he didn’t believe were “capable of loving our country” and should apologize for “hateful” ...
08:51, 07/22/2019

Trump’s tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen don’t violate policy, Twitter says In an email to Global News Monday evening, a spokesperson for Twitter said Trump's tweets do not violate the policy, but did not offer further comment....
05:34, 07/16/2019

AOC unloads on Trump after he tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to home countries New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fresh from a bitter public spat with top House Democrats, unloaded on President Trump Sunday afternoon after he suggested that unnamed progressive congresswomen "go back" to their own "corrupt" and "crime infested" countries of origin, then "come back and show...
21:34, 07/14/2019

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour in Congress....
05:34, 07/16/2019

"Agenda Of White Nationalists": Congresswomen Slam Trump's Racist Attack After being singled out by President Donald Trump with racist tweets - following days of scolding from their own party leaders - four Democratic congresswomen chose to stand together before the......
12:51, 07/16/2019

Trump escalates attacks on Democratic congresswomen at 'Made in America' event President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday amid bipartisan furor over his comments that the lawmakers should "go back" to the "places from which they came."...
06:00, 07/16/2019

Republican response muted as Democrats accuse Trump of 'racist' attacks on congresswomen Most of U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans were silent on Monday as he intensified Twitter attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, prompting other Democrats to accuse Trump of racist rhetoric meant to further divide Americans....
18:51, 07/15/2019

'Racist tweets': House passes resolution condemning Trump's attack on congresswomen Nancy Pelosi’s sharp rebuke of the president’s remarks prompted a challenge from Republicans who claimed rule violationsThe House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Donald Trump’s incendiary remarks telling four congresswomen of color to “go back” to where they “came from” ...
05:17, 07/17/2019

| Congresswomen denounce Trump | Gas explosion: WATCH the top world news videos for today 'Do not take the bait': Congresswomen denounce Trump's attack | Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:17, 07/16/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump supporters at a rally targeted one of them....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Congresswomen Helping Fuel Rise Of Militant Hard Left, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form a key part of his strategy for......
11:34, 07/18/2019

George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president' after his attacks on progressive congresswomen George Conway, husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called President Donald Trump "a racist president" after remarks the President made attacking progressive Democratic congresswomen of color....
21:51, 07/16/2019

Crowd chants ‘send her back’ as Trump rips into Democratic congresswomen at rally "I think in some cases they hate our country," Trump said to the crowd in North Carolina, a swing state he won in 2016 and wants to win again next year....
06:51, 07/18/2019

Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them The president said the four women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — should “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”...
20:17, 07/14/2019

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina President Trump, at a fiery "Make America Great Again" campaign rally Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, blasted four progressive congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, with whom ...
05:51, 07/18/2019

Democrats plan vote condemning 'xenophobic' Trump attacks on minority congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her party would introduce a resolution criticizing his "xenophobic tweets."...
20:34, 07/15/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May Condemns President Trump’s Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s berating of four female lawmakers of color but stopped short Monday of calling his remarks racist. Trump tweeted Sunday that the liberal Democrats should go back...
02:34, 07/16/2019

Vote Against Palestinian NGO Not Against Their Cause: Foreign Ministry India's vote in the UN's ECOSOC against a Palestinian NGO should not in any way be construed as a vote against the Palestinian cause, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday....
20:17, 06/20/2019

Tourism Ministry To Soon Address Complaints On Twitter Tourists may soon be able to tweet their grievances to the authorities concerned for speedy redressal as the Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a dedicated social media-based platform on the lines......
19:34, 07/04/2019

1,000 Employees Sacked From Home Ministry In 5 Years More than 1,000 employees have been sacked by the Home Ministry in the last five years on the grounds of lack of integrity and ineffectiveness in public interest, union minister of state for Home,......
02:17, 07/18/2019

Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit’s Roman Catholic archdiocese removes a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a “credible allegation” that he had abused a child decades ago. (July 8)        ...
14:17, 07/08/2019

Madrasas Should Be Under Religious And Cultural Ministry: Sri Lanka PM Madrasas in Sri Lanka should be regulated by the Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry and not by the Education Ministry, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, days after the......
11:00, 05/04/2019

Jal Shakti Ministry Gets Rs 28,261 Crore Budget Allocation The Jal Shakti Ministry, which is executing the government's mission to provide clean and piped drinking water to every household in the country, has been earmarked Rs 28,261.59 crore in the budget......
23:17, 07/05/2019

Economy Appears To Have Slowed Down, Says Finance Ministry India's economy appears to have slowed down slightly in 2018-19, department of economic affairs under the Ministry of Finance said in a monthly economic report for March 2019....
21:17, 05/02/2019

DoT Said to Consult Home Ministry, PMO on Huawei in 5G Trials DoT will consult with the Home Ministry and the PMO before taking a final call on allowing Huawei to take part in the upcoming 5G spectrum-based field trials, an official source said....
15:51, 06/07/2019

After BJP Snub Over Ministry Berths, Nitish Kumar Gets An Invite Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's rift with the BJP over cabinet berths has been interpreted as an opportunity by Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal. The party, which failed to open account in the......
20:34, 06/03/2019

Home Ministry Cancels Registration Of Infosys Foundation The Home Ministry has cancelled the registration of Bengaluru-based NGO Infosys Foundation for alleged violation of norms in receiving foreign grants, officials said Monday....
10:51, 05/13/2019

Germany liaising with EU on U.S. car tariffs, won't speculate on U.S. timing: ministry Germany is liaising closely with the European Union on a U.S. threat to impose higher car tariffs, the Economy Ministry said on Monday, adding that the German government would not speculate about the timing of the U.S. decision....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Iraq’s oil ministry says it has no connection to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
07:51, 08/05/2019

Iraqi oil ministry says has no ties to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
01:17, 08/05/2019

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
00:34, 06/01/2019

Government Can Expel Any Foreigner Without Show Cause: Home Ministry The central government has "unrestricted right to expel" foreigners, even those who have valid visas, from the country without any show cause notice, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) told the Delhi......
21:34, 05/07/2019

Telecom Ministry to Start Identifying New Spectrum Bands for 5G Department of Telecom will start identifying and making available new spectrum bands for access and backhaul segments for timely deployment and growth of 5G networks....
09:51, 05/27/2019

Four commercial ships 'sabotaged' near UAE waters, foreign ministry says The United Arab Emirates has said that four commercial cargo ships were targeted by "sabotage operations" off its eastern coast, just hours after the country's government denied media reports of explosions at a nearby port....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Private Sector Will Now Be Able To Compete For Defence Ministry's Awards Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has accorded approval to allow private firms to compete with ordnance factories and defence PSUs for the Raksha Mantri's Awards for Excellence, officials said on......
08:34, 07/17/2019

Slowdown Review On Cards; Finance Ministry To Automakers The current downturn has hit the Indian automotive market hard and the Finance Ministry assures automotive manufacturers that it will look into the situation and find remedies....
02:00, 08/09/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop, Sent To Delhi, Fails To Report At Home Ministry Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar did not turn up at the Home Ministry in Delhi where he was supposed to reach by 10 am today, after the Election Commission relived him from his duty as......
13:34, 05/16/2019

Chinese foreign ministry slams U.S. 'interference' in Venezuela An order by U.S. President Donald Trump to freeze the Venezuelan government's assets and cut off its funds is an act of "gross interference" and a violation of the norms of international relations, China's foreign ministry said....
04:00, 08/08/2019

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff to the country’s foreign ministry between 2010 and 2013. The Ankara Chief Prosecutor’s office says 91 of the suspects ...
15:34, 05/20/2019

"A Lot To Hide": CPI-M Criticises Finance Ministry On Media Restrictions The CPI(M) has criticised the Finance Ministry's alleged restriction on the entry of journalists into its premises, saying the government has a "lot to hide"....
13:34, 07/10/2019

China opposes use of unilateral sanctions against its entities: ministry China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said in response to the latest U.S. restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Tribal Affairs Ministry Gets Rs 800 Crore Hike In Budget The budgetary allocation for the Tribal Affairs Ministry for 2019-20 has been hiked by around 15 per cent, with the central government focusing on critical infrastructure projects for the welfare of......
19:00, 07/05/2019

Indians Got 67-72% Of Total US H1-B Visas In 5 Years: Foreign Ministry Indian nationals have received between 67 and 72 per cent of the total H-1B visas issued by the US in last five years, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
02:17, 07/18/2019

Law Ministry Will Not Only Be A 'Post Office': Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Ravi Shankar Prasad, who took charge of the Law Ministry on Monday, said he and his ministry will not be merely a "post office" but a stakeholder in the judicial system, including in the......
18:17, 06/03/2019

Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with U.S.: foreign ministry Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program was possible....
09:51, 05/28/2019

| WATCH: Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit's Roman Catholic archdiocese has removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a "credible allegation" that he had abused a child decades ago. WATCH NOW....
11:00, 07/08/2019

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to counter any threats or aggression against its territory....
19:00, 06/22/2019

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in sub fire: ministry Fourteen Russian sailors on board a deep water research sub were killed in a fire while carrying out a survey of the sea floor, the Russian defense ministry was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Women and Children Development Ministry's Budget Hiked By 17% A sum of Rs 29,000 crore has been set aside for the Women and Child Development Ministry for the next fiscal, a 17 per cent increase over the 2018-2019 financial year with the social services sector......
16:17, 07/05/2019

A Month After Snub, Navjot Sidhu Yet To Take Charge Of New Ministry Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has not taken charge of his new ministry, a month after being stripped of a key portfolio following a public fallout with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Jet Airways' Employees Hold Protest Outside Civil Aviation Ministry Employees of cash-strapped Jet Airways protested outside the Civil Aviation Ministry today demanding revival of the airline and payment of their pending salaries....
13:00, 05/21/2019

"Fake": Foreign Ministry On Report Saying India Ready For Talks With Pak India on Thursday dismissed as "fake news" a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying there is no change in its position that Pakistan must first take......
20:17, 06/20/2019

BCCI CEO To Meet Sports Ministry Officials For Clearance Of Tours  South Africa A and women's teams' tours to India have hit a roadblock as the BCCI is yet to get the mandatory clearance letter from the sports ministry required for visiting sides....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Polluted water from China's Xiangshui blast to be cleaned up by end-May: Ministry China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment expects by the end of May to have cleaned up all polluted water from last month's deadly explosion at the Xiangshui chemical plant in the eastern coastal city of Yangcheng in Jiangsu province, a spokesman said on Monday....
08:17, 04/29/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet Agriculture Ministry Officials On Tuesday Under the scheme, interest subvention is provided to NABARD, regional rural banks, cooperative banks, public sector banks and scheduled private sector banks for providing short-term credit to farmers......
16:34, 06/11/2019

Italy's ruling parties take aim at economy ministry over mini-BOTs Italy's coalition parties have pushed back against criticism of proposals to issue special government bonds to help pay state debts, highlighting growing tensions within the heart of the cabinet....
19:00, 06/09/2019

Toyota to invest $2 billion in electric vehicles in Indonesia: ministry Japanese carmaker Toyota plans to invest $2 billion in electric vehicles in Indonesia between 2019 to 2023, starting with the development of hybrid cars, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime affairs said in a statement on Thursday....
14:34, 06/27/2019

China takes 'compulsory measures' against Australian writer: ministry China's foreign ministry said Friday it has taken "compulsory measures" against Chinese-born Australian writer Yang Hengjun, who has been in detention since January on suspicion of action that endangers state security....
11:34, 07/19/2019

Punjab Minister Urges Navjot Sidhu To Take Charge Of New Ministry Punjab cabinet minister Brahm Mohindra Saturday appealed to his ministerial colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu to assume charge of the power ministry, amid ongoing stalemate between Chief Minister Amarinder......
17:52, 07/06/2019

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left party says advisers treat the military as an "El Dorado."...
12:34, 08/08/2019

Sudan's foreign ministry summons British ambassador: agency Sudan's foreign ministry summoned on Wednesday the British ambassador in Khartoum to protest his remarks on political developments in the country, Sudan's state news agency (SUNA) reported....
21:00, 06/12/2019

BCCI CEO To Meet Sports Ministry Officials For Clearance Of Tours South Africa A and women's teams' tours to India have hit a roadblock as the BCCI is yet to get the mandatory clearance letter from the sports ministry required for visiting sides....
19:34, 08/08/2019

Serbian interior ministry says Lufthansa bomb threat was fake The Serbian interior ministry said a bomb threat which prompted the evacuation of a Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt on Thursday morning was fake....
14:51, 07/18/2019

PM Modi To Host Xi Jinping For An Informal Summit: Foreign Ministry Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping later this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday....
09:17, 05/29/2019

Finance Ministry In ''Quarantine'' From Monday As Budget-Making Begins As the Narendra Modi-led government gets down to prepare its first Budget, North Block, which houses the Finance Ministry, will be in ''quarantine'' from Monday until the presentation of the Budget on......
01:17, 06/05/2019

Government Raises Budget Allocation To Agriculture Ministry By 78% In FY20 Union Budget: Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), launched just before the general elections, aims to give Rs 6,000 annually in three equal installments to 12.6 crore small and marginal......
14:00, 07/05/2019

Smog spikes in North China in first four months of 2019: ministry Air pollution in major regions of northern China increased during the first four months of 2019, the environment ministry said on Friday, raising fears that regions have eased curbs on industry to halt the smog amid concerns about a slowing economy....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Ministry Of Road Transport & Highways Tells States To Incentivise EVs The government of India is strongly pushing for electric vehicle adoption in the country and the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has now issued an advisory for incentivising EV adoption to all......
08:17, 07/18/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three were slightly wounded in northern Syria on Tuesday during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkey's Defense Ministry said....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Union Budget: Over Rs 17,800 Crore Allocated To External Affairs Ministry Over Rs 17,800 crore has been earmarked for the Ministry of External Affairs in the 2019-20 Budget, an increase of more than Rs 2,800 crore over the previous fiscal, with a massive jump in aid......
19:00, 07/05/2019

Russian Defense Ministry says 14 sailors killed in submarine fire A fire on one of the Russian navy's deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause of the blaze or saying if there were survivors....
05:17, 07/03/2019

Personnel Ministry Sends Notice To States, Asks For More Bureaucrats Citing "insignificant number" of officers willing to work at the Centre, the personnel ministry has asked all states to ensure that required number of bureaucrats are nominated for central deputation......
15:34, 07/09/2019

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation of the state government's schemes....
22:51, 06/08/2019

"A Grave Threat": Ban On LTTE Extended For 5 Years, Says Home Ministry The central government has extended the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for five years with immediate effect, a notification issued by the Union Home ministry said today....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Fitch downgrades are 'doubly penalizing' Mexico - finance ministry The Mexican finance ministry on Thursday criticized Fitch's move to downgrade the creditworthiness of Mexico as well as that of state oil firm Pemex, saying the rating agency had "doubly penalized" the country....
01:34, 06/07/2019

19 Dead, 30 Injured In Car Explosion In Cairo: Egypt Health Ministry Nineteen people died and 30 were injured in an explosion resulting from a car crash in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early this morning.There was no official statement indicating that......
20:00, 08/05/2019

Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack by Kurdish militants: ministry Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants launched an attack on a Turkish military vehicle in southeast Turkey on Tuesday, killing two soldiers and wounding another, the country's defense ministry said....
13:17, 07/09/2019

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in submarine fire: ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defense ministry said on Tuesday....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Ex-Diplomat S Jaishankar, Expert On China, Takes Over Foreign Ministry The country's new foreign minister was welcomed to his post by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who was MoS in the External Affairs Ministry, and MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar...
14:17, 05/31/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
15:51, 04/30/2019

Disciplinary Action Against Striking Doctors, Warns Health Ministry The health ministry had given an ultimatum till 11 am today that those who are not present in their respective department to treat patients will have to face a serious action by the administration....
15:17, 08/03/2019

Zarif sanctioned by U.S. due to his negotiating skills: Iran foreign ministry The United States has sanctioned Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif because they fear his negotiating skills, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said in a tweet early on Thursday....
02:51, 08/01/2019

Mexico's Finance Ministry says blocks bank accounts of steelmaker Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it blocked the bank accounts of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico and a former top executive of state oil firm Pemex for allegedly carrying out financial operations with money that came from "illegal" activities and corruption. (Reporting by Anthony Esposito)...
04:51, 05/28/2019

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said....
03:51, 06/14/2019

Income Tax For Super Rich Still Lower Than In US, China: Finance Ministry Justifying the raising of tax incidence on super-rich, the finance ministry said the highest tax rate in India was still lower than many countries, including the US and China, and it was a worldwide......
06:00, 07/08/2019

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the unification ministry...
10:34, 06/18/2019

Thousands of Sudanese march toward defense ministry in Khartoum: witness Thousands of Sudanese protesters marched toward the defense ministry in Khartoum on Sunday, demanding that the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots in the air, a Reuters witness said....
18:00, 06/30/2019

Iran executes ex-defense ministry official on charges of spying for US Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency....
19:34, 06/22/2019

China's agri ministry emphasizes need to ensure stable hog market China's agriculture ministry said on Tuesday that it would work to ensure the country's pork supplies and to keep the hog market stable despite the spread of the African swine fever virus....
17:00, 07/23/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
04:17, 06/18/2019

155 ISIS Operatives, Sympathisers Arrested So Far In India: Home Ministry A total of 155 operatives and sympathisers of banned terrorist organisation ISIS have been arrested in the country so far, the Home Ministry said Tuesday....
16:34, 06/25/2019

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
08:00, 07/12/2019

China Scraps List Of Recommended Auto Battery Suppliers: Ministry China, the world's largest new energy vehicle (NEV) market, has seen increased investment from South Korean battery makers LG Chem Ltd and Samsung SDI Co Ltd amid expectations for a gradual change in......
12:17, 06/24/2019

Steel Ministry Seeks Higher Duties To Deter Chinese Imports The steel ministry has proposed the higher duties as part of its recommendations to the finance ministry for the upcoming 2019-20 budget that is due out on July 5....
02:17, 06/22/2019

27 Fugitives Brought Back To India From Abroad In 3 Years: Home Ministry As many as 27 fugitives - wanted in various cases involving terrorism, financial crimes and other grave offences have been brought into India from other countries through deportation or extradition in......
12:17, 07/18/2019

"Reuters Report On Kashmir Protests Fabricated, Incorrect": Home Ministry The Union Home Ministry said today that there had been a few stray protests in Kashmir Valley in the past few days against the scrapping of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and none of these......
13:17, 08/10/2019

Iran executes ex-employee of defense ministry on charges of spying for U.S.: agency Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry in recent days on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the IRIB news agency reported on Saturday....
17:00, 06/22/2019

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday....
15:00, 06/08/2019

Vatican lifts immunity of Paris envoy: French foreign ministry The Vatican has lifted the diplomatic immunity of its envoy in France, the French foreign ministry said on Monday, opening the way for Archbishop Luigi Ventura to be questioned by prosecutors over accusations of sexual molestation....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry stops sending advisory to the state under Article 355....
20:00, 06/21/2019

French Foreign Ministry confirms two tourists and guide missing in Benin The French Foreign Affairs ministry confirmed on Friday that two tourists and their guide have been missing since Wednesday in a national park in Benin....
18:51, 05/03/2019

Finance Ministry Begins Preparing For Full Budget Presentation In July The Union Finance Ministry has started preparations for the presentation of the full Budget 2019-20 by a new government in July, even as the country is in the midst of the ongoing seven-phased general......
00:51, 05/10/2019

Tainted alcohol kills 19 in Costa Rica, ministry says, urging caution Nineteen people have died from consuming alcohol tainted with toxic levels of methanol in Costa Rica, where the Ministry of Health issued a national alert....
02:17, 07/22/2019

Smriti Irani's Meet With Predecessor Maneka Gandhi Before Ministry Switch Newly-appointed Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani met her predecessor Maneka Gandhi on Saturday to discuss important issues in the ministry and the way forward in tackling them....
18:51, 06/01/2019

Fourteen Russian Sailors Killed In Submarine Fire: Defence Ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defence ministry said on......
01:17, 07/03/2019

Russian troops to join U.N. force in Central African Republic soon: ministry Russia will in the near future send 30 military personnel to Central African Republic where they will form part of a United Nations mission to help stabilize the country, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian foreign ministry official as saying....
12:34, 06/03/2019

PMO Asks Finance Ministry For Relook At Sovereign Bond Plan: Report The idea has been criticised by former heads of the Reserve Bank of India, economists and allies of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party alike, as they argued it could create long-term economic risks by......
11:51, 07/26/2019

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets: ministry The prevention and control of armyworm is crucial to China's ability to hit annual grain output targets and maintain economic and social stability, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
15:17, 05/24/2019

Italy's industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
06:51, 06/15/2019

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to interfere....
14:00, 06/15/2019

Foreign Ministry Briefed UN's Permanent Members On Kashmir Move: Sources The foreign ministry today briefed the UN Security Council's five permanent members and the foreign media on the government's momentous move on Jammu and Kashmir - ending the state's special status......
22:34, 08/05/2019

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman....
23:34, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Clean oil loading at Ust-Luga port - Russian energy ministry Russia's energy ministry said on Friday that tankers were being loaded with clean oil at the Baltic port of Ust-Luga after oil imports via its Druzhba pipeline were halted due to contamination....
17:51, 05/10/2019

Norway wealth fund to map phasing out of oil companies from investments: finance ministry Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, must assess how the planned phase out of oil and gas exploration and production companies from its investments will be conducted, the finance ministry said on Friday....
23:17, 06/29/2019

Himalayan States Demand Green Bonus, Separate Ministry At Conclave The Himalayan states today came together at a conclave in Mussoorie to demand a separate Union ministry to deal with problems endemic to them and a green bonus in recognition of their contribution to......
23:51, 07/28/2019

Turkish lawyers’ group says foreign ministry staff tortured in custody Five Turkish foreign ministry staff detained last week on suspicion of links to a failed coup three years ago have said they have been tortured and mistreated in custody, the Ankara Lawyers' Bar Association said on Tuesday....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Nitin Gadkari Takes Charge Of Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday took charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, his portfolio in the 2014 cabinet....
11:17, 06/04/2019

Saudi crown prince discusses regional developments with Pompeo: ministry Saudi Arabia's crown prince discussed regional developments, including efforts to strengthen security and stability, in a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Saudi Media Ministry tweeted on Sunday....
08:51, 05/19/2019

China's top coal province defies Beijing, allows new coke projects: ministry China's top coal and coke producing region Shanxi has relaxed environmental policies regarding its coking industry despite repeated orders from Beijing to curb production from coke plants, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said on Monday....
15:34, 05/06/2019

China to clean polluted water from chemical plant blast by end-May: ministry All contaminated water from a deadly explosion at the Xiangshui chemical plant in eastern China last month should be cleaned up by the end of May, the environment ministry said on Monday....
11:34, 04/29/2019

Time To Move On: Foreign Ministry On Donald Trump's Kashmir Remarks Preferring to look at the larger picture of Indo-US ties and ignore President Donald Trump's recent remarks on Kashmir, India said on Thursday that it has made its position known on the issue and the......
02:00, 07/26/2019

Russia's emergency ministry does not plan to ground its Sukhoi planes after crash - RIA Russia's emergency ministry does not plan to ground its Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft after the passenger plane crash-landed on Sunday, killing 41, the RIA news agency cited the ministry as saying on Monday....
10:17, 05/06/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro's cellphones targeted by hackers: Justice Ministry Cellphones used by President Jair Bolsonaro were a target of cyber attacks, the Brazilian Justice Ministry said in a statement on Thursday, after being briefed about the incident by the federal police "as a matter of national security."...
15:17, 07/25/2019

Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt raising tensions South Korea's defense ministry called on North Korea Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Pyongyang's firing of multiple projectiles into the East Sea....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Centre Creates Jal Shakti Ministry, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Takes Charge A new Jal Shakti Ministry, in which the erstwhile ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation will be merged, has been formed with BJP leader Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at its helm....
14:17, 05/31/2019

Labor ministry panel proposes historic minimum wage hike in Japan A Japanese government panel on Wednesday recommended the nation's largest minimum wage increase in nearly 20 years, which would push hourly earnings in major cities like Tokyo above 1,000 yen for the first time....
22:51, 07/31/2019

Brazil's farm ministry confirms temporary suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's agriculture ministry confirmed on Monday it has temporarily halted Brazilian beef exports to China after a case of atypical mad cow disease....
04:00, 06/04/2019

Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burning would be severely punished....
17:00, 08/15/2019

Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker Bahrain said on Saturday it "strongly condemned" Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, asking Iran to immediately release the vessel....
13:34, 07/20/2019

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kill soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defence Ministry said....
11:17, 06/28/2019

Four Turkish soldiers killed by cross-border Kurdish militant attacks: ministry Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate cross-border attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the defense ministry said, adding that the army had retaliated in both cases....
19:51, 05/04/2019

Italy's industry ministry open to discuss with everyone, including Atlantia, on Alitalia: sources Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Halwa Ceremony Marks Printing Of Budget Papers, Finance Ministry Lockdown Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presided over a "Halwa Ceremony" at the ministry's office in New Delhi on Saturday. The tradition marks the beginning of the printing of documents for the union......
18:51, 06/22/2019

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
18:00, 06/13/2019

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog, it said in a notice on Thursday....
13:17, 06/13/2019

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday....
13:17, 06/16/2019

Japan finance ministry says to halt Citi's JGB primary dealing licence for 1 month Japanese Ministry of Finance will suspend Citigroup's primary dealing licence for Japanese government bonds (JGB) for one month starting on June 13, it said on Tuesday....
11:34, 06/11/2019

Defense Ministry: South Korea examining options to protect ships in Hormuz Strait South Korea is looking into "various options" to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, though no decision has been made on whether to contribute troops to the U.S.-led initiative, the defense ministry said...
14:17, 07/29/2019

Twin suicide bombings in Tunisian capital kill police officer, Interior Ministry says  Tunisia’s relative stability has been periodically threatened by political assassinations as well as deadly militant attacks claimed by the Islamic State....
15:34, 06/27/2019

Brazil economy ministry names Montezano head of development bank BNDES - statement The Brazilian Economy Ministry said on Monday it has named Gustavo Montezano as the new head of the country's development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after he was publicly criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro....
04:17, 06/18/2019

Second suicide bomber attacks police station in Tunisian capital, four wounded: Interior Ministry A second suicide bomber blew himself up near a police station in al-Qarjani district in the Tunisian capital, wounding four people, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday....
13:17, 06/27/2019

Qatari official announces success of intra-Afghan peace talks: foreign ministry A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Monday and published on Tuesday....
11:17, 07/09/2019

Indonesia needs time to exhaust existing supplies before switch to low-sulphur fuel - transport ministry Indonesia needs more time to comply with global rules requiring low-sulphur marine fuels, its transport ministry said on Monday, citing abundant supply of higher-sulphur fuel....
17:17, 07/29/2019

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy....
10:51, 06/25/2019

South Korea holds off plan to drop Japan from 'white list': trade ministry officials South Korea on Thursday held off a plan to drop Japan from the so-called "white list" of countries with fast-track export status, two officials at South Korea's trade ministry said....
10:00, 08/08/2019

Uganda’s health ministry confirms first cross-border Ebola case since outbreak started in August KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry confirms first cross-border Ebola case since outbreak started in August....
20:51, 06/11/2019

Donald Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' as US president renews attacks on Congresswomen Donald Trump has again stepped up his attacks against four liberal Congresswomen at a raucous rally that saw the crowd erupt into chants of: "Send her back!"...
09:17, 07/18/2019

Democratic congresswomen: Don't take Trump's Bait The message from the four Democratic congresswomen of color targeted by President Donald Trump's tweets: "Do not take the bait." (July 15)        ...
08:51, 07/16/2019

'You're better than that:' Geraldo Rivera hits back at Trump for telling progressive freshman congresswomen to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' countries Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera fired back at President Donald Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent out earlier in the day. Trump on Sunday morning targeted "progressive Democratic congresswomen," — most likely referring to the "Squad" of freshman...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining their tourism industry....
01:34, 06/20/2019

UK politicians send message of solidarity to Ilhan Omar and congresswomen over Trump's 'unashamed racism' Dozens of UK politicians including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mayor Sadiq Khan have backed a message of solidarity to Ilhan Omar and three other congresswomen targeted by Donald Trump....
04:34, 07/19/2019

China hopes to ensure U.S.-China meeting a success: foreign ministry China's foreign ministry said on Friday it hopes the United States will meet China halfway and ensure their meeting is a success, when asked about talks between the Chinese and U.S. presidents on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan....
11:17, 06/28/2019

Security Ministry approves roll-out of tasers across security forces, police Officers will "be able to deal with situations" which do not require the use of force "without employing firearms," new Security Ministry decree declares....
20:51, 05/07/2019

China's defense ministry says China-Russia joint air patrols did not enter territorial air space China's defense ministry said on Wednesday that China and Russia carried out joint air patrols on July 23 but did not enter territorial air space of any other country....
08:51, 07/24/2019

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
01:17, 06/05/2019

"Not Me": On Ministry, Chirag Paswan Counters Father Ram Vilas Paswan Newly-elected Bihar lawmaker Chirag Paswan said on Tuesday that he would not be a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government; his father Ram Vilas Paswan would continue to be in the......
16:51, 05/28/2019

Czechs blame foreign state for Foreign Ministry cyberattack A parliamentary committee in the Czech Republic says a national security agency told its members that a foreign country state is believed to be behind a cyberattack on the Czech Foreign Ministry...
17:17, 08/13/2019

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’...
12:17, 06/13/2019

Ex-prison officer sues Ministry of Justice for £350k over hostage ordeal 'that ended her career' A former prison officer who claims her career was ended by the trauma of being taken hostage by an "extremely violent" inmate is suing the Ministry of Justice for nearly £350,000....
13:00, 07/25/2019

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
20:34, 05/30/2019

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Go to Israel Israel said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts against Israel.” Ms. Tlaib canceled her trip....
15:34, 08/16/2019

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 bln U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares....
09:34, 08/08/2019

Danny McBride: High-flying 'Gemstones' are 'like a band of outlaws' atop a ministry empire Danny McBride and John Goodman team up for HBO's 'The Righteous Gemstones,' which follows a family of lost souls who head a giant church ministry.        ...
18:34, 08/15/2019

Israel says it will not allow in activists targeting Eurovision Protests expected at song contest over country’s treatment of PalestiniansIsrael has said it will block activists who plan to disrupt the Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country, as anxiety mounts that the event, watched by a global TV audience, will become a focus for protests against the...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Israel fintechs: From start-up to scale-up Israel has become one of the world’s most important fintech hubs, attracting millions in investment from some of the biggest global brands and venture capital funds. Can its start-up culture now evolve to grow large fintech businesses at home?...
15:52, 08/13/2019

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
01:34, 05/17/2019

| 5 key stages in Israel Folau's career Israel Folau's stunning fall from grace has overshadowed one of the world's great sporting careers, spanning Aussie Rules, rugby league and rugby union....
00:00, 05/18/2019

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares....
10:00, 08/08/2019

Israel to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference Israelis will attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Israel stands still to remember the Holocaust Israel stood still as a two-minute siren across the country played in remembrance of the Holocaust.        ...
18:51, 05/02/2019

AOC says Palestinians 'have no choice but to riot' against Israel Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez agreed that Israel is “criminal” in its treatment of Palestinians, whom she said have no other choice but to “riot” against the Jewish state....
18:51, 07/31/2019

The Law Israel Used to Initially Bar Both Omar and Tlaib Israel has used the 2017 law to deny entry to foreign supporters of a movement to boycott the country. But it later said Representative Rashida Tlaib could enter on humanitarian grounds....
16:34, 08/16/2019

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of the country....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Israel is the first to respond to a cyberattack with immediate force It's no longer novel for militaries to respond to cyberattacks with physical force (the US used a drone strike in 2015), but now they're being treated with the same urgency as real-world bullets and missiles. Israel Defense Forces have launched an a......
11:51, 05/06/2019

Israel's Aidoc gets third FDA nod for AI tools for radiologists Israel’s Aidoc, which provides artificial intelligence tools for radiologists, said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its product for triage of cervical spine fractures....
19:17, 06/11/2019

Israel's final vote count is in With vote counting completed, Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party has finished ahead in Israel's general election, with 36 seats. Contender Benny Gantz's Blue and White Party trailed by one seat, with 35....
18:34, 04/28/2019

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets....
08:51, 05/30/2019

Israel destroys last Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon The Israeli military says it has finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country's northern border with Lebanon, roughly six months after they were found....
19:34, 06/03/2019

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Israel....
06:00, 07/04/2019

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to announce the inau...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Israel’s ‘do-over’ election brings new threats to Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader’s opponents now have a rare chance for a “do-over” in a snap vote in September. The 69-year-old Netanyahu’s apparent victory against long odds se...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Trump gifted Netanyahu a really ‘Nice’ map of Israel First son-in-law Jared Kushner had a gift for embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a map with the word “Nice” personally inscribed by President Trump next to the Golan Heights. Netanyahu proudly displayed the official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Go...
05:34, 06/01/2019

| Rugby lifeline for Israel Folau ... in Asia? Australian billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest could offer Israel Folau a career lifeline in Asia if the star Wallaby's contract is terminated over his homophobic comments....
10:51, 05/09/2019

Israel becomes latest hotbed for auto tech Since General Motors opened an Israeli r&d center in 2008, dozens of automakers and Tier 1 suppliers have followed to tap into the country's high-tech talent, with Ford Motor Co. planting its flag there last week....
06:51, 06/17/2019

Gov. Cuomo plans ‘solidarity trip’ to Israel Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday he plans to make a “solidarity trip” to Israel following the end of the legislative session, which sunsets June 19. “As a sign of solidarity, at this time of crisis for the Jewish people, I’m going to be doing another trip to Israel as a trip in soli...
03:51, 06/03/2019

Abbas to end agreements with Israel over housing demolition Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will end all signed agreements with Israel after the government started destroying 10 Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem this week....
16:17, 07/26/2019

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed to promise Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a new mandate....
05:34, 05/28/2019

U.S. Arranges Secret Talks Between Israel, U.A.E. Over Iran Israel and the United Arab Emirates held secret meetings arranged by the U.S. in recent months to share information and coordinate efforts to counter what they see as the increasing threat posed by Iran, according to U.S. officials....
01:34, 08/16/2019

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers....
16:17, 05/20/2019

| Palestinian president says to stop agreements with Israel Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday he has decided to stop implementing agreements with Israel amid worsening relations between the two sides....
00:00, 07/27/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly supported a boycott of Israel or its West Bank settlements....
19:51, 05/24/2019

Israel won't let Iran get nuclear weaponry: Netanyahu Israel will not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weaponry, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, reiterating a long-held Israeli position after Tehran announced it was scaling back some of its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal....
11:17, 05/08/2019

Shin Bet: Iran tried to recruit spy operatives in Israel Israeli intelligence said Wednesday agents have foiled Iranian attempts to recruit operatives to collect information on military bases, security installations, police stations, hospitals and other potential targets....
20:34, 07/24/2019

US and Palestinians clash over US plan for peace with Israel UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace has lashed out at the U.N.’s “anti-Israel bias” while urging support for the Trump administration’s “vision” — but the Palestinian foreign minister dismissed the Amer...
01:51, 05/10/2019

Israel says it is bracing militarily for possible U.S.-Iran escalation Israel is preparing for its possible military involvement in any escalation in the Gulf confrontation between Iran and the United States, the Israeli foreign minister said on Tuesday....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
19:34, 06/03/2019

More than 20 dead as violence flares between Gaza and Israel Air and tank strikes kill 19 Palestinians after Netanyahu orders ‘massive attacks’, while rockets kill four in Israel Militants in Gaza and Israeli forces engaged in a bloody and spiralling clash over the weekend, with Palestinian factions launching hundreds of rockets towards towns and cities in Is...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Escalates Into Second Day of Airstrikes (Bloomberg) — Israel and Gaza-based militants are digging in for extended fighting after a barrage of hundreds of rockets and retaliatory airstrikes boiled over into a second day, threatening to undo months of Egyptian-brokered efforts to reach a long-term truce. Israeli Prime Minister Benjam...
18:34, 05/05/2019

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
19:51, 06/08/2019

UN envoy to Mideast warns of war between Israel, Hamas GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The U.N. envoy to the Mideast says it’s the “last chance” to prevent an all-out conflict between Israel and Gaza militants. Nikolay Mladenov said on Monday that the “risk of war remains imminent,” a week after a cease-fire between Israel and...
14:34, 05/13/2019

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by the return of an old rival, former leader Ehud Barak....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Around 50 Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza: Army A barrage of around 50 rockets was fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Saturday and dozens were intercepted by air defences, the Israeli army said....
11:00, 05/04/2019

DePaul professor defends pro-Israel op-ed, says he 'will not be silenced' A DePaul University professor censured over an Op-ed he wrote defending Israel told Tucker Carlson Wednesday he “will not be silenced” despite protests from students and faculty....
07:51, 05/02/2019

Israel gets three bidders for huge desalination plant Israel has received bids from three groups interested in building and operating a desalination plant that will supply more than a fifth of the country's household water and help battle shortages that could arise from climate change....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel Two rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel Thursday, a few hours after Israel carried out airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory....
08:17, 05/02/2019

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for AI chest X-ray product Israel's Zebra Medical Vision said on Monday it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its artificial intelligence-based chest X-ray triage product....
12:17, 05/13/2019

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Israel seeks Swiss help in overseas tax crackdown Israel's finance ministry has sought help from Switzerland in identifying Israelis it believes have undeclared assets at Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) and Bank Julius Baer, Swiss government documents show....
19:17, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Israel says it’s hitting new targets in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israeli-Palestinian violence in Gaza (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The Israeli military says it’s struck a series of new targets in the Gaza Strip, including sites it says were hidden in the homes of Hamas militants or concealed in civilian areas. In an announceme...
13:17, 05/05/2019

Poland and Israel at odds over Holocaust restitution The Polish government is refusing to discuss what will come of assets seized from Jewish Holocaust victims. Now talks with an Israeli delegation have been called off at the last moment....
02:00, 05/14/2019

House GOP pushes to exploit Dem divisions over Israel House Republicans on Wednesday launched a long-shot effort to force floor action on legislation condemning a global boycott aimed at Israel, hoping to exploit Democratic divisions over the U.S.-Israel relationship.Rep. Brian Mast (R-Fla.) filed a discharge petition to circumvent Democratic leadershi...
01:34, 05/16/2019

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensibly winning April 9 elections, Netanyahu opted in late May to dissolve the parliament and hold a fre...
14:51, 06/09/2019

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries....
18:17, 07/05/2019

Israel’s failed Beresheet lander might fly again, at least in spirit The strange, sad saga of Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander is a bizarre one. The spacecraft, which embarked on the first privately-funded Moon landing mission, failed to stick its landing and was completely destroyed. Now, after a couple of dramatic twists, it seems that at least part of the lan...
21:34, 07/09/2019

Explainer: Why might Israel be heading to another snap election? Israel moved closer towards a new national election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government only six weeks after winning an April ballot....
20:00, 05/27/2019

Israel's Partner Communications Q1 profit falls 78% Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, reported a 78% drop in quarterly profit as it continues to invest heavily in the deployment of a fibre-optics network and its TV service....
10:34, 05/30/2019

U.S., Israel Look to Coax Russia Away From Iran Alliance The U.S. and Israel are working to convince Russia to join them in reining in Iran during an unusual gathering of the three countries’ national security advisers this week, part of a flurry of diplomatic activity amid tensions with Tehran....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Trump, Israel and a global right-wing project Pushed by Trump, Israel barred two Democratic lawmakers from traveling to the country. But they have a fewer qualms about welcoming far-right, ethno-nationalist politicians....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead. Israel’s newly elected Knesset dissolved itself early on Thursday and set a new election...
08:51, 05/30/2019

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government....
01:34, 05/30/2019

Israel says drone penetrates its airspace from Lebanon JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has observed a drone entering Israeli airspace from Lebanon. In a brief announcement, the military said on Wednesday that the aircraft returned to Lebanon. It gave no further details. On several occasions, Israel has accused Iran of flying drones into Is...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Patriots’ Kraft to receive warm welcome in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who will arrive next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award dubbed by its sponsors as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The ceremony would mark Kraft’s highest-profile public ...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaurants, here’s where to dig in....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Syrian TV says Damascus targeted 'from direction of' Israel Loud blasts echoed across Damascus late on Friday, residents said, as Syrian state media reported "enemy targets" coming from the direction of Israel, which has previously acknowledged conducting repeated strikes inside Syria....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Israel: Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque The building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in the Negev Desert....
21:17, 07/18/2019

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election. The measure passed on Tuesday with a 66-44 majority, and a tentative election date was set for Sept. 17. Last month...
10:34, 05/28/2019

Israel says Russia behind GPS failures at Ben Gurion Airport Israeli officials on Thursday accused Russia of being behind mysterious GPS disruptions affecting flights around Ben Gurion Airport, according to reports. The GPS signal used by pilots to navigate the airspace around the airport near Tel Aviv has been experiencing interference for about three weeks,...
22:00, 06/27/2019

15 destinations you can visit for under $15 a day These are the top places to go if you’re itching to experience a beautiful travel adventure on a budget.        ...
14:17, 05/07/2019

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
03:17, 05/28/2019

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
04:00, 05/28/2019

Judge won’t stop Florida Cabinet from meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge in Florida denied an emergency motion from the First Amendment Foundation seeking to prevent Gov. Ron DeSantis from convening a Cabinet meeting during a trip to Jerusalem. The judge said he couldn’t stop the Wednesday morning meeting because attorneys for DeSan...
14:51, 05/29/2019

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
08:00, 06/02/2019

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous aggression” after alleged Israeli airstrikes killed several civilians.“Israeli authorities are increasingly practising state terrorism,” the foreign minis...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Netanyahu shows off Trump’s map of Israel with Golan Heights JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Golan Heights as part of Israel. Speaking at a news conference in Jerusalem on Thursday, Net...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Israel tests US-backed missile shield over Alaska Israel and the United States say they have successfully tested the Arrow 3 missile defense system. Israel intends to use the jointly developed interceptor system to defend against missiles potentially fired from Iran....
15:17, 07/28/2019

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Israel Is Back in Election Mode and in Uncharted Territory The morning after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s staggering failure to form a government, recriminations flew, giving a taste of the contentious campaigning ahead....
12:34, 05/30/2019

Israel To Hold Election Rerun After Coalition Deadlock Israel's parliament voted early Thursday to hold new elections only months after April polls in an unprecedented move provoked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to remain in power......
07:17, 05/30/2019

Is B.D.S. Anti-Semitic? A Closer Look at the Boycott Israel Campaign The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement aims to press Israel to change its policies toward the Palestinians. It has generated heated debate and much misinformation....
11:17, 07/27/2019

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the second election within months....
05:17, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu shows off Trump's map of Israel with Golan Heights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Golan Heights as part of Israel....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Donald Trump Says US Backs Israel '100%' Over Gaza Escalation President Donald Trump assured Israel on Sunday that it has Washington's full support after the Jewish state led waves of retaliatory strikes in the Gaza Strip in response to Palestinian rockets....
12:17, 05/06/2019

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus Russian-made missile crashes into mountainside overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has struck Cyprus, skimming the densely populated capital, Nicosia, and crashing on a mountainside in what officials said could have been a spillover of an Israeli strike on Syria and a counter response.The impac...
11:34, 07/01/2019

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to sell two prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the EU.The Civil Administration, the body tasked with running the ...
07:17, 05/31/2019

Israel's Ehud Barak returns to politics with new party The former Israeli prime minister has called for an end to "Netanyahu's rule with the radicals, racists and the corrupt." Israeli is heading for its second election this year after Netanyahu failed to form a government....
01:34, 06/27/2019

| 'Get Israel off our backs': Palestinians react to Kushner plan Analysts have rebuked the economic part of the United States' Middle East peace plan for failing to address the main problem that has heavily curbed the Palestinian economy - the 52-year-old Israeli military occupation over the Palestinian territories....
21:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate international law....
12:00, 06/08/2019

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times pub...
02:00, 06/09/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millionaire, who was charged in New York with sex trafficking of minors on Monday, is now the focus of a war of words between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya...
03:17, 07/12/2019

Israel-Hamas undersea gas spat in full swing Discoveries of undersea gas in the Eastern Mediterranean, an area straddling Egyptian, Israeli, Lebanese and Cypriot waters, have reignited old debates about who will reap the rewards. The Palestinians have a claim too....
18:51, 07/12/2019

You'd Better Go on Steny Hoyer's AIPAC-Sponsored Trip to Israel or ELSE A few months ago, we were forced to endure a long, miserable, national conversation where a bunch of people pretended that the pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC had no influence on American politics. A new Intercept story sheds some light on just how untrue that is....
01:00, 06/21/2019

The Latest: UN envoy: Illegal Israel settlements advancing GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Israel and the Palestinians (all times local): 12:30 a.m. The U.N. Mideast envoy says Israel has taken “no steps” to stop illegal settlement activity as demanded by the Security Council and instead is moving ahead on nearly 6,00...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Pete Buttigieg would cut some US aid if Israel annexes West Bank Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Tuesday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his plan to annex settlements in the West Bank he would if elected ensure no US taxpayer funds support the move. ​”If Prime Minister Netanyahu makes good on his threat to annex ...
23:17, 06/11/2019

State GOP leader makes trip to Israel, blasts AOC Newly minted New York GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy said the visit ranked among his first priorities, especially in light of the rise in anti-semitism in New York and across the nation....
06:17, 07/16/2019

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Israel's Netanyahu urges support for U.S. against Iran's 'aggression' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on the international community to support the United States against Iran as tensions between the two countries escalated after the downing of a U.S. drone by Iran....
19:51, 06/20/2019

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support New education minister Rafi Peretz has expressed his support for the therapy that tries to turn gay people straight. Often involving aversion techniques, such treatment has been rejected by the mental health sector....
03:34, 07/15/2019

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
16:51, 06/14/2019

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, based on head CT scans....
18:34, 06/17/2019

Israel PM Inaugurates 'Trump Heights' On Golan, But Construction May Lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister......
03:34, 06/17/2019

Intel launches tech accelerator in Israel, plans for more Intel Corp on Sunday launched an accelerator in Israel to develop technologies in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, and said it plans to bring the project to other countries as well....
19:17, 06/16/2019

Florida governor: Meeting in Israel didn’t violate law TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says a lawsuit filed by an open government watchdog group that challenges a meeting he held with the state’s Cabinet in Israel is frivolous. DeSantis and Florida’s three independently elected Cabinet members met Tuesday in the state Capi...
20:00, 06/04/2019

House condemns Israel boycott over liberal objections The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning a global boycott movement against Israel, with the lopsided vote coming over the objections of some progressives who claim the measure violates their First Amendment rights.The controversial resolution — which passed the House via a 398-17 vote with f...
13:00, 07/24/2019

Israel's Wix.com Q2 profit up, raises 2019 revenue outlook Wix.com, which helps small businesses build and operate websites, reported higher profit in the second quarter and raised its revenue forecast for 2019....
10:00, 07/24/2019

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin....
21:34, 06/01/2019

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of incoming rockets were not activated. Israel has acknow...
00:34, 06/02/2019

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
03:51, 07/24/2019

Trump’s Israel adviser takes aim at ‘international consensus’ at UN Palestinian leaders shouldn’t assume they have a “right” to establish a state with headquarters in East Jerusalem, one of President Trump’s top advisers told the United Nations Security Council....
02:17, 07/24/2019

Lebanon accuses Israel of threatening civilian infrastructure Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was exploiting the Port of Beirut to smuggle weapons to the Hezbollah movement....
01:00, 07/24/2019

Germany condemns Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes The Israeli demolitions in East Jerusalem were "particularly egregious," Germany said in a statement with France and the UK. But Israel has defended its actions, saying they were necessary "for reasons of security."...
00:17, 07/24/2019

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the Israelis to "get their act together."...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Israel Begins Demolition Of Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem Israel began demolishing a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegal south of Jerusalem early Monday, an AFP journalist said, in a move which has drawn international concern....
08:34, 07/22/2019

Lebanon says issues still pending over sea border talks with Israel Lebanon insists any demarcation of its sea boundary with Israel be implemented only as part of a wider package including the land border, and wants this in writing, the parliament speaker said on Wednesday....
16:51, 07/03/2019

More fires, protests erupt after new Israel-Hamas agreement Israeli firefighters fought several new fires Friday, sparked by what the government believes are Hamas balloons carrying disguised explosive devices over the border....
05:34, 06/29/2019

Israel rocked by protests after cop kills Ethiopian teenager Protests erupted after Solomon Teka, 18, who was unarmed, was shot by the cop Sunday in a suburb of the northern Israeli city of Haifa – and escalated after his funeral on Tuesday....
01:17, 07/05/2019

Palestinians protest on Gaza-Israel fence after truce Thousands of Palestinians are protesting along the volatile Gaza-Israel frontier, hours after Israel and the territory’s Hamas rulers confirmed an agreement to honor a past cease-fire...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Israel eases some restrictions on Gaza in unofficial truce JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has restored fuel supplies to the Gaza Strip’s sole power plant and expanded the permitted fishing zone off the enclave’s coast, easing some recent restrictions on the blockaded territory. An Israeli official confirmed Palestinian reports on Friday that Is...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Opinion: Hamas' and Israel's short but confusing weekend war The attacks were as spontaneous as the subsequent cease-fire. What caused the most recent violence in Israel and Gaza? It seems the Israeli government made a crucial mistake, Peter Philipp believes....
05:51, 05/07/2019

Gaza ceasefire halts fighting between Israel and Palestinians Three-day battle killed 23 in Gaza, including two pregnant women, and four in IsraelIsrael and Palestinian militants in Gaza stopped firing just before dawn as an unconfirmed ceasefire appeared to take hold, suspending some of the deadliest fighting since a war in 2014.While neither side announced a...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with solemn ceremony Israel has begun commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the 6 million Jews killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators in World War II...
20:00, 05/01/2019

| Netanyahu sworn into Israel's new parliament after election victory Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country in south Asia....
12:51, 05/26/2019

Eurovision in Israel — Tel Aviv caught between partying and politics "Dare to dream" is the motto of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. For some it's a big party, others are determined to boycott it. Sarah Hofmann reports from Israel....
12:34, 05/14/2019

Madonna rebuffs Israel Eurovision boycott calls JERUSALEM (AP) — Pop star Madonna has rejected calls for her to boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest in Israel, saying she will “never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda.” Madonna issued a statement on Tuesday, ahead of her expected arrival in Tel Av...
12:51, 05/14/2019

Last batch of missing Kafka papers unveiled in Israel After a Kafkaesque legal battle, disputed documents from Kafka's closet confidant, Max Brod, are now part of the Israel National Library's collection. Defying Kafka's dying wish, Brod turned him into a famous writer....
05:34, 08/08/2019

Israel's mermaid community is making a splash Shir Katzenell left a prestigious position in the Israeli army to pursue pursue a childhood dream: becoming a mermaid.        ...
10:34, 05/01/2019

Israel Folau will not appeal over Australia sacking but 'considering all avenues' Israel Folau will not appeal against his sacking by Rugby Australia but says his decision is "in no way an acceptance of the judicial panel's findings"....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu Sworn Into Israel's New Parliament After Election Win Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament on Tuesday following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank after being granted permission by Israel Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country, but Tlaib announced she would not be going.        ...
21:34, 08/16/2019

Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign ministry says it has summoned Israel’s ambassador to the country to explain why the Polish ambassador to Israel was assaulted and insulted on the streets of Tel Aviv. The incident comes amid a bitter standoff between Poland and Israel over how to re...
11:00, 05/15/2019

US in new push to resolve Israel-Lebanon sea border dispute A senior U.S. official who has been mediating the maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon has met with Lebanese officials for a second day, signaling a new push to resolve the matter...
13:17, 05/15/2019

Israel Advocates Are Afraid of Losing Bipartisan Support in the U.S. Republicans and Democrats have long supported Israel, but advocates see real risks to Israel after a rift over a denied visit to the Jewish state by two members of Congress....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Growing Movement to Boycott Israel Is Condemned by Germany The German parliament condemned as anti-Semitic a growing international movement that targets Israel, and it called on the government to withdraw funding for events or institutions affiliated with the initiative....
19:17, 05/17/2019

"Well Done, Friend," Israel's Netanyahu Tweets To PM Modi In Hindi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led his party to a stellar win in Lok Sabha elections, has received a congratulatory message from Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the electoral victory....
11:34, 05/23/2019

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Ilhan Omar blasts decision to bar her from entering Israel Rep. Ilhan Omar on Thursday slammed Israel’s decision to ban her and Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country — calling it an implementation of President Trump’s “Muslim ban.” “It is an affront that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, under pressure from President Trump, would deny entry to repre...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Trump calls on people of Gaza to ‘end the violence’ against Israel President Trump on Sunday called on the people of Gaza to “end the violence” and make peace with Israel. The president’s appeal came as cross-border fighting between Hamas militants and Israel continued into a third day Sunday, in the deadliest clashes since 2014. “Once again...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of gratitude to the US president for recognising its contested claim to the occupied territory.Israel’s ...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Israel, Gaza Trade Blows in Deadly Exchanges Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered “massive attacks” on the Gaza Strip as some of the worst fighting in months killed three Israelis and a dozen Palestinians, jeopardizing cease-fire talks....
14:51, 05/05/2019

430 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "massive attacks against terrorist elements" in Gaza will continue after militants in the coastal enclave fired approximately 430 rockets towards Israel....
13:17, 05/05/2019

Israel's Left Struggles for Traction in Bid to Topple Netanyahu Ehud Barak, the last prime minister from Israel’s Labor Party, has returned to politics in an alliance that wants to lead the resurrection of the Israeli left....
15:51, 08/03/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
22:00, 05/11/2019

Israel reopens Gaza crossings after Hamas escalation Israel reopened its crossings with the Palestinian territory after a decrease in tensions. Gaza Islamists had fired more than 600 rockets at Israel in one of the deadliest escalations in years....
11:17, 05/12/2019

Israel hit by rockets from Gaza after Palestinians killed in protests A month-long cessation in hostilities has been broken by a new protest that turned violent at the Gaza border with Israel. This has been followed by a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza into Israel....
16:34, 05/04/2019

90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza: Israeli military Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and shattering a month-long lull in violence....
15:00, 05/04/2019

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrants has said....
14:52, 08/13/2019

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill passes, Israel would face its second election campaign in a matter of months. Prime Minister Benjam...
15:17, 05/27/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Israel frees 2 Syrians after return of soldier's remains Israel has released two Syrian prisoners in what it says is a "goodwill gesture" following the repatriation of the remains of an Israeli soldier who went missing over 35 years ago....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Israel open to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border Israel voiced openness on Monday to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on resolving a dispute over the neighbors' maritime border that has dogged Mediterranean oil and gas exploration....
14:17, 05/27/2019

"May God Ruin Trump": Grandmother Of US Congresswoman Barred By Israel Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States....
09:51, 08/18/2019

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon The first privately funded lunar lander, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, suffered an engine failure and crashed as it was attempting to land on the moon...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia: here's why – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia following a post the player made on his Instagram account. RA released a statement on Thursday saying 'whilst Israel is entitled to his religious beliefs, the way in which he has expressed these beliefs is inconsistent with the values of the sport’. Th...
13:51, 05/17/2019

Israel frees two prisoners to Syria after Russian mediation Israel released two prisoners on Sunday, sending them back to Syria in what Damascus described as Russian-mediated reciprocation for the repatriation of the body of a long-missing Israeli soldier....
19:00, 04/28/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday was filed by the country’s three governing parties, along with two mainstream opposition part...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute Israel says it's willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources....
21:00, 05/27/2019

Israel plans new moonshot after maiden mission fails The aerospace company behind Israel's failed first moonshot said on Saturday it would pursue a second mission with funds raised from private donors and the public....
19:34, 04/28/2019

"Looking Forward To Co-Operation With Israel": Goa Deputy Chief Minister Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai has called on officials of the Israel's foreign affairs ministry to discuss how the coastal state and the West Asian country could work in cooperation with......
09:00, 05/16/2019

Polish PM condemns 'xenophobic' attack on ambassador to Israel The ambassador was spat at in his car near the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv, according to police. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called the incident a "racist attack;" Israel said it was "a top priority" to investigate....
01:17, 05/16/2019

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
09:00, 08/17/2019

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing the possibility of having to fight a second election this year, as he struggles to form a coalition government....
21:00, 05/27/2019

Israel Says It Foiled Large Attack on Gaza Border Israel’s army said it killed four heavily armed militants from Gaza attempting to cross into the country, accusing the Palestinian territory’s ruler Hamas of allowing for what it called a potential mass-casualty attack....
22:51, 08/10/2019

Five Places to Visit in London The filmmaker Richard Curtis portrays an unblemished city in one British romantic comedy after the other. In real life, the screenwriter of “Yesterday” gives his spin on favorite spots....
11:34, 07/19/2019

Planning a visit to NYC soon? Here are 5 things you should know You can't beat a getaway to New York City. Though the city is hot in August, it tends to be less crowded as locals flock to the Hamptons and upstate.       ...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Five Places to Visit in Greenville, S.C. One of the Upcountry city’s most intriguing areas is West Greenville, an enclave that has been transformed into an artistic and entrepreneurial district....
16:34, 08/16/2019

Best beaches to visit on a cruise Islands and coasts around the world offer clear waters and clean sands. Check out the 12 best beaches to visit on a cruise, according to Cruise Critic.       ...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Donald Trump UK visit day two: all you need to know US President Donald Trump will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May for "substantial" talks on the second day of his three-day state visit to the UK....
09:34, 06/04/2019

What did the UK get out of President Trump's visit? Adam Boulton and guests assess the political impact of Donald Trump's state visit to the UK this week, after the president enjoyed the lavish hospitality of the Queen against a backdrop of protests and acrimony....
17:34, 06/05/2019

Rejuvenated Hamas Tests Israel in High-Stakes Brinkmanship Palestinian militant groups have restocked an arsenal of rockets to levels reached just before the last war with Israel, part of a pressure campaign to ease Israel’s punishing blockade on the Gaza Strip....
11:51, 06/03/2019

Israel Begins Demolishing Palestinian Homes in East Jerusalem (JERUSALEM) — Israeli work crews on Monday began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood, in one of the largest operations of its kind in years. The demolitions capped a years-long legal battle over the buildings, built along the invisible line straddling the ...
16:00, 07/22/2019

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as antisemitic.The non-binding motion, passed on Friday ...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Robert Kraft feted in Israel for ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ JERUSALEM — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who arrives next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award commonly known as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The ceremony on June 20 would mark Kraft’s highest-profile public appear...
08:51, 06/13/2019

Israel begins toppling Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem The Israeli government has begun to demolish Palestinian apartment buildings in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood, days after multiple United Nations officials urged them against the plan....
18:51, 07/22/2019

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Israel claims its troops didn’t kill paraplegic Palestinian JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army has closed a criminal investigation into the death of a paraplegic Palestinian man shot while demonstrating along Gaza’s border with Israel in 2017, saying the probe found “no evidence” that its soldiers fired the fatal bullet. The army said Friday...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in a Hamas military compound” in Gaza after ai...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Israel claims its troops didn't kill paraplegic Palestinian The Israeli army has closed a criminal investigation into the death of a paraplegic Palestinian man shot while demonstrating along Gaza's border with Israel in 2017, saying the probe found "no evidence" that its soldiers fired the fatal bullet....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier Israeli forces demolished a cluster of Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism....
22:00, 07/22/2019

Israel’s Netanyahu fires hawkish cabinet minister rivals JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired his education and justice ministers, days after parliament voted to hold new elections. An official in Netanyahu’s office confirmed that Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked, two hawkish former allies, were dismissed from the in...
19:34, 06/02/2019

Israel Folau's Rugby Australia code of conduct likely to run into fourth day Outcome not expected by end of Tuesday Panel hopes to determine severity of player’s breachIsrael Folau has now spent more than twice as long holed up at his code of conduct hearing as he has played Super Rugby for the NSW Waratahs in 2019. The Wallaby’s fight to save his Australian rugby career has...
08:51, 05/07/2019

U.S. seeks Russian support on Iran at key Israel meeting: source The United States believes Russia may be more amenable than in the past to addressing U.S. and Israeli concerns about Iran's influence, including in Syria, when national security leaders meet in Jerusalem this month, a U.S. official said on Tuesday....
00:51, 06/05/2019

Israel names new Golan Heights community after Donald Trump Israel announced that it has named a new community in the disputed Golan Heights after President Donald Trump for his recognition of Israeli rule over the area....
12:51, 06/17/2019

Qatar Sends Palestinians Aid After Deadly Gaza Clash With Israel Qatar is sending $480 million to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, an injection of cash that appears to be designed to help Israel and Palestinians calm tensions following a deadly escalation of violence....
20:34, 05/07/2019

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
21:00, 06/16/2019