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Greek mayor assaulted by ‘far-right thugs’

2 hours 20 min ago
Thessaloniki's Yiannis Boutaris hospitalized after being attacked at event commemorating Greeks massacred in Turkey in early 1900s

Jewish siblings in Australia assaulted in suspected anti-Semitic attack

2 hours 29 min ago
Woman and her brother said to be wearing religious clothing when they were attacked by unknown assailant who fled the scene

Liberman calls Arab party chief a ‘terrorist’ who belongs in jail

3 hours 5 min ago
Defense minister lashes out at MK Ayman Odeh for confronting police after 'brutal' dispersal of Gaza solidarity protest that saw activist hospitalized

Israelis flock to national parks, beaches for Shavuot

3 hours 37 min ago
With country racked by heatwave, Sea of Galilee in north and other water sites see large holiday crowds

Congressman seeks US recognition of Israeli sovereignty in Golan Heights

4 hours 46 min ago
Ron DeSantis, a strong supporter of embassy move to Jerusalem, says he has presented proposal to the Congressional Committee on Foreign Affairs

Abbas taken to hospital for the third time in a week

5 hours 42 min ago
Sources say PA leader suffered from fever, chest pains and may have pneumonia; his office says he is following up on ear surgery from last week

Beit BINA India connects Israeli travelers to a vibrant secular Judaism

5 hours 45 min ago
Located in the northern city of Dharamshala, the center caters to backpacking Sabras wandering the 'hummus trail' -- even during Shavuot

Iraq’s election winner al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

5 hours 48 min ago
Tehran holds sway with some of Iraq's most powerful politicians, and it is trying to rally them as a bloc to undercut the cleric

Israeli envoy urges UN Security Council to reject Arab-backed Gaza resolution

6 hours 50 min ago
Danny Danon says Kuwait's 'dangerous' document condemning Jerusalem and calling for international force in the Strip 'only reinforces Hamas's terror regime. Do not lend it a hand'

Islamic State surrendering in Syria’s capital — report

7 hours 7 min ago
Capture of Damascus's southern neighborhoods would bring the entire city under government control for first time since 2011

PA employee in Gaza sets himself on fire after salary withheld

7 hours 28 min ago
22-year-old father of two reported to curse government as he burns himself in the street, is moderately injured

Jewish parents outraged after NY school holds moment of silence for Gaza dead

8 hours 13 min ago
Unclear if tribute announced over loudspeaker by student was approved by principal; parents say they don't understand why school waded into conflict

Renowned British Jewish historian Bernard Lewis dead at 101

8 hours 46 min ago
Lewis was considered one of the leading scholars on the Middle East and Islam, and is credited with shaping the West's views on the region, the Washington Post reports

Trump, Moon discuss North Korea’s threat to scrap summit

9 hours 23 min ago
Pyongyang has said it may pull out of planned meeting with US leader over demands for 'unilateral nuclear abandonment'

Syria rehab center seeks to tame ‘caliphate cubs’

9 hours 31 min ago
Kurdish institution treats dozens of teenagers indoctrinated by IS. 'We consider them as humans, as victims of the war,' co-director says

Palestinian TV teaches children there’s ‘no alternative to return’ to 1948 homes

10 hours 51 min ago
Ad prepared for 'Nakba' commemorations says 'Our return is certain, and Jerusalem is the eternal capital of our state'

Polish director of Oscar-winning Holocaust film triumphs again at Cannes

11 hours 7 min ago
Pawel Pawlikowski's new work 'Cold War' follows a tempestuous love story based on his own parents, set against the backdrop of the Iron Curtain

With nature trails calling, it’s time to walk the walk

11 hours 7 min ago
Some advice on how to hike, glamp, bike and horseback ride around the country

EU, Russia, China to discuss offer of new terms to Iran — report

11 hours 52 min ago
Powers may try to entice Tehran with financial aid in return for curbing missile program and Mideast meddling, according to German newspaper

‘Arrested Development’ stars stand by co-star Tambor

13 hours 34 min ago
Cast unanimously supports 73-year-old actor, who was accused by former assistant and an actress of sexual harassment