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Israel looks to far-right figure to head Holocaust memorial

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel plans to nominate a far-right former general and Cabinet minister who once called for the expulsion of Palestinians from the...

Israeli delegations bask in UAE glow, even as details few

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Another plane full of Israeli business people excited about their newfound access to the United Arab Emirates touched...

The Latest: Mexico health officials acknowledge higher toll

MEXICO CITY — Mexican health authorities acknowledge the country’s true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is far higher than previously thought, saying there...

Israeli leader confirms consent to US arms sales to UAE

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday appeared to confirm that Israel has given its consent for the United States to...

Four years in, Trump has plenty of unfinished business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump swept into office nearly four years ago as an outsider who promised to get things done quickly on...

Trump: Sudan to join UAE, Bahrain in recognizing Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan will start to normalize ties with Israel, making it the third Arab state to...

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

JERUSALEM (AP) — Sudanese officials confirmed on Thursday that a senior U.S.-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan on a private jet this week to wrap...

Final debate could thrust foreign policy back into campaign

As Joe Biden hopscotched through Iowa and New Hampshire in late 2019, he also name-dropped his way across the globe. ...

With cakes, solitary Sabbaths sweetened for older Israelis

YAVNE, Israel (AP) — For thousands of older Israelis like Sara Weinsten, being housebound alone during the country's second nationwide lockdown is difficult and...

Officer may face charges in killing of autistic Palestinian

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prosecutors on Wednesday recommended charging a police officer with reckless manslaughter in the deadly shooting of an autistic Palestinian man...

Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

LONDON (AP) — Four years after Donald Trump’s election reframed how many nations interacted with the United States, the way that the world’s foremost...

Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

LONDON (AP) — Four years after Donald Trump's election reframed how many nations interacted with the United States, the way that the world's foremost...

Yom Kippur Zoom reunites Holocaust survivors 71 years later

NEW YORK (AP) — Holocaust survivors Ruth Brandspiegel and Israel “Sasha” Eisenberg call their reunion a miracle that began on the holiest day in...

Trump says Sudan to be removed from terrorism list

CAIRO (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Sudan will be removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism if it...

First commercial passenger flight from UAE lands in Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The first commercial passenger flight to Israel by a carrier from the United Arab Emirates landed near Tel Aviv...

The Latest: S. Korea increases hospital, nursing home tests

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 76 new cases of the coronavirus as officials begin testing tens of thousands of employees at...

Israel, Bahrain sign deal establishing formal ties

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Bahrain on Sunday agreed to establish formal diplomatic relations, making the small Gulf country the fourth Arab state to...

As lockdown eases, Israelis again gather against Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis demonstrated outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night, resuming the weekly protest against...

Roman Polanski honors Poles who saved him from the Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski returned to Poland, the country of his youth, and paid tribute on Thursday to a Polish...

Israel eases some lockdown measures as virus cases decline

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel decided on Thursday to relax some of the restrictions imposed during a monthlong nationwide lockdown that was meant...

Lebanon, Israel begin indirect talks over maritime border

NAQOURA, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanon and Israel began indirect talks on Wednesday over their disputed maritime border, with American officials mediating the talks that...

The Latest: China carries out 4.2 million tests in Qingdao

BEIJING — China says it has carried out more than 4.2 million tests in the northern port city of Qingdao, with no new cases...

The Latest: Ali to host Women’s Sports Foundation awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Laila Ali will host the Women’s Sports Foundation awards show featuring Candace Parker, Tom Brady and Carli Lloyd. ...

Israeli protests against Netanyahu draw tens of thousands

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tens of thousands of Israelis calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign demonstrated across the country Saturday evening,...

Israel to ‘immediately’ bring over 2,000 Ethiopian Jews

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told his Ethiopian counterpart that his country has the intention to “immediately” bring...

Court: Son born abroad to gay couple is a U.S. citizen

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled against the U.S. State Department in its quest to deny the citizenship of one...

Amid NYC protests, Orthodox Jews urge new virus-era dialogue

After months of grappling with a pandemic that has walloped New York's Orthodox Jewish communities, prompting changes to holidays, mourning and prayers, new limits...

Israel extends restrictions on protests amid virus lockdown

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government has extended an emergency provision that bars public gatherings, including widespread protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for...

Israeli police clash with ultra-Orthodox over virus rules

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police clashed with hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews overnight as they sought to enforce restrictions on public gatherings during a nationwide...

Top Israeli, UAE diplomats meet in Berlin for talks

BERLIN (AP) — The foreign ministers of the United Arab Emirates and Israel met in Berlin on Tuesday for talks that Germany hopes will...

Some Orthodox Jews bristle at NYC’s response to virus surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid a new surge of COVID-19 in New York’s Orthodox Jewish communities, many members are reviving health measures that some...

The Latest: S. Korea reports virus numbers trending lower

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 73 new cases of the coronavirus, its fifth straight day of below 100, although officials expressed...

Israeli navy prepares for arrival of new upgraded warships

ABOARD THE INS LAHAV (AP) — After a coronavirus-related delay, Israel’s navy is preparing for the long-awaited arrival of its next generation of missile...

UN chief: World is living in `shadow of nuclear catastrophe’

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that the world is living “in the shadow of nuclear catastrophe,” fueled by growing...

Trump joins growing list of virus-infected world leaders

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Donald Trump has joined a growing group of world leaders who have been infected with the coronavirus. Some, like Trump,...

UN meeting that began with unity concludes with divisions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — This year's U.N. General Assembly meeting began with calls for multilateralism and cooperation — a declaration that the urgency for...

Worldwide grief: Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

NEW DELHI (AP) — Joginder Chaudhary was his parents’ greatest pride, raised with the little they earned farming a half-acre plot in central India...

Israeli PM to UN: Hezbollah storing missiles in Beirut

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of maintaining a "secret arms depot" in a...

The Latest: Mali notable in its absence from UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): ...

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

NEW DELHI (AP) — The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the...

Israelis mark Yom Kippur under ‘painful’ virus lockdown

JERUSALEM (AP) — The solemn Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, which annually sees Israeli life grind to a halt, begins on Sunday in a...

Adesanya defends belt, Błachowicz wins title at UFC 253

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Unbeaten Israel Adesanya defended his middleweight title in style with a dominant second-round stoppage of Paulo Costa...

Thousands of Israelis protest in Jerusalem, despite lockdown

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis gathered outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night to demand his resignation, pressing...

Israel to hold US-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will hold rare talks with Lebanon next month in an effort to resolve a longstanding maritime border dispute, an Israeli...

The Latest: Boris Johnson to urge global unity against virus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): ...

Palestinian leader calls for new peace process in UN speech

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday called for an international conference early next year to launch a "genuine peace process” while...

Trump camp hopes Mideast pacts translate to Jewish support

Jewish American voters have leaned Democratic for decades, but Republicans are hoping the recent steps toward normalized relations between Gulf states and Israel —...

AP Interview: Israeli virus czar fights outbreak, politics

AIRPORT CITY, Israel (AP) — When Dr. Ronni Gamzu, one of Israel’s leading public health experts, was named the country's coronavirus czar in mid-July,...

The Latest: UN panel says corruption hits the poor hardest

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): ...

South Africa lifts spirits with Jerusalema dance amid virus

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans of all walks of life are dancing to “Jerusalema,” a rousing anthem to lift their spirits amid the battle...

Israel tightens second lockdown as coronavirus cases soar

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Thursday moved to further tighten its second countrywide lockdown as coronavirus cases continued to soar, ordering all nonessential businesses...

Israel’s Netanyahu calls for tough lockdown as virus rages

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday announced plans for a strict, two-week nationwide lockdown in a bid to slow a...

Saudi king’s rare address to UN showcases monarch in charge

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman made a rare address to the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, using the moment...

Iran strikes defiant tone at UN under crushing US sanctions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Grappling with a weakened economy and the Middle East's worst coronavirus outbreak, Iran's president delivered a defiant and...

Powerful blast rocks Hezbollah stronghold in south Lebanon

AIN QANA, Lebanon (AP) — A powerful explosion shook a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, sending thick grey smoke billowing over the...

Israelis gird for more virus restrictions amid 2nd lockdown

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israelis were bracing for more coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday, days after the start of a second countrywide lockdown, as...

Israel court says woman can be extradited in child sex case

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court on Monday approved the extradition of a former teacher wanted in Australia on charges of child sex abuse,...

The Latest: New Zealand to end restrictions except in 1 city

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: All remaining virus restrictions will be lifted across much of New Zealand from late Monday with the exception of the...

The Latest: South Korea’s daily virus total drops slightly

South Korea __ South Korea’s new coronavirus tally has fallen below 100 for the first time in more than a month, as the country’s...

Virus measures targeted by protesters despite case spikes

LONDON (AP) — Demonstrators took the streets of London, Tel Aviv and other cities on Saturday to protest coronavirus restrictions, decrying how the measures...

Evangelicals at base of Trump hopes for Pennsylvania repeat

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s homestretch push to repeat his razor thin victory in Pennsylvania four years ago won't happen without white...

Moroccans protest Arab nations normalizing ties with Israel

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Despite a government ban on large gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, scores of demonstrators protested outside the...

Israel returns to virus lockdown as cases mount

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel went back into a full lockdown on Friday to try to contain a coronavirus outbreak that has steadily worsened for...

The Latest: First case-free day for New Zealand in 5 weeks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has reported no new confirmed cases of the coronavirus for the first time in more than five weeks...

Ukraine urges Jewish pilgrims stuck at border to turn back

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Thursday strongly warned thousands of Hasidic Jewish pilgrims who have been stuck on its border for days that...

DP World, Israeli firm to bid for Haifa port privatization

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai-based port operator DP World said Wednesday it would partner with an Israeli firm in a bid to...

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fire during US ceremony

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military struck Hamas militant sites in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday in response to rocket fire toward Israel the...

Israel signs pacts with 2 Arab states: A ‘new’ Mideast?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israel on Tuesday signed historic diplomatic pacts with two Gulf Arab states at a White House ceremony that President Donald Trump...

Trump highlights foreign policy wins as he woos voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the past two weeks, President Donald Trump has notched a string of diplomatic wins he’s highlighting with voters in the...

Trump highlights foreign policy wins as he woos voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the past two weeks, President Donald Trump has notched a string of diplomatic wins he’s highlighting with voters in the...

US eyes building on Arab-Israel deals to end Gulf crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hoping to capitalize on agreements to be signed this week between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and...

The Latest: S. Korea eases restrictions as virus cases drop

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported its lowest daily virus tally in about a month as it began easing its tough social...

Israel to set new nationwide lockdown as virus cases surge

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced a new countrywide lockdown will be imposed amid a stubborn surge in coronavirus...

UN assembly approves pandemic resolution; US, Israel object

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a wide-ranging resolution on tackling the coronavirus pandemic Friday over objections from the United...

Bahrain becomes latest Arab nation to recognize Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bahrain on Friday agreed to normalize relations with Israel, becoming the latest Arab nation to do so as part of a...

US, Kosovo, Serbia Nobel Peace nominees for White House deal

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A Swedish lawmaker said Friday that he has nominated the governments of the United States., Kosovo and Serbia for the...

The Latest: South Korea stays in downward infection trend

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s daily count of new coronavirus cases is under 200 for a ninth straight day, continuing a downward trend...

Politics plague Israeli virus response ahead of holidays

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has long cultivated a symbiotic relationship with the country’s ultra-Orthodox parties, doling out generous...

Congress questions sale of US residence in Israel to Adelson

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has informally confirmed to Congress that Republican super-donor Sheldon Adelson is the buyer of the U.S. ambassador’s official...

Norwegian lawmaker nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An anti-immigrant Norwegian lawmaker said Wednesday that he has nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for...

Head of Israel’s biggest bank expects deals soon with UAE

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israel’s biggest bank expects to strike deals soon with major lenders in the United Arab Emirates for the...

The Latest: Illinois university quarantines all student body

PEORIA, Ill. — Bradley University in central Illinois is requiring its entire student body to quarantine for two weeks because of clusters of COVID-19...

US officials: Israel, UAE to sign deal at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israel and the United Arab Emirates will sign their historic deal normalizing relations at a White House ceremony on Sept....

Model diplomacy: Israeli waves flag in UAE pajama photoshoot

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It wasn't Camp David or the White House lawn, but for a brief, breezy moment on Tuesday, the...

The Latest: New Mexico sees lowest new case number in months

SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico health officials are reporting 46 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus — the lowest daily number in...

EU warns Serbia, Kosovo over Israel embassy move

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union warned Serbia and Kosovo on Monday that they could undermine their EU membership hopes by moving their Israeli...

Israel imposes overnight curfews as virus deaths pass 1,000

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced overnight curfews on some 40 cities and towns hit hard by the coronavirus,...

Serbia, Kosovo normalize economic ties, gesture to Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that Serbia and Kosovo have agreed to normalize economic ties as part of U.S.-brokered talks that...
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Israel President Rivlin Honored At UCLA For Contributions To Israeli Culture

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Israeli President Reuven Rivin received UCLA's Israel Studies Award tonight for his contributions to Israel's educational and cultural...

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