Senior Israeli leaders pledge: 2 million Jews in the West Bank – report

Dozens of senior ministers and Knesset members from Likud and other right-of-center parties overnight signed a declaration to support the “Nahal” movement. By JERUSALEM POST STAFF Dozens of senior ministers and Knesset members from Likud...

Wanted ISIL militant released pending trial by Turkey

Ayşenur İnci, an alleged member of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who was on the Turkish government’s list of wanted terrorists, was released pending trial after she surrendered to Turkish...

Russia signs $18 Bln worth of new weapons export contracts – Putin

Russia is the world's second largest exporter of conventional weapons after the United States, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. "We have confirmed this once again that Russia is one of the leaders of...

US to Target Syria Forces If They Stand in Way of Fighting Islamic State:...

The United States would target Syrian air defenses if they were to go after American planes launching airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) positions in Syria, anonymous senior White House officials said Tuesday, as cited...

68 years later, couple to recreate ‘magical’ honeymoon for $8

USA Today Network Angelia Davis, GREENVILLE, S.C. — Ever wonder what you could do to get a room in a AAA four-diamond hotel for less than $10 a night? You might do what the Rev. Charles and Frances Hamlin did...

First woman Physics Nobel winner in 55 years

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to a woman for the first time in 55 years, the BBC reports. Donna Strickland, from Canada, is only the third woman winner of the award,...

Republicans Unanimously Re-Nominate Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House

Associated Press (WASHINGTON) — Republicans have re-nominated Paul Ryan to be House speaker when next year’s GOP-led Congress starts working on President-elect Donald Trump’s agenda. House Republicans picked the Wisconsin Republican at a closed-door meeting Tuesday. Some...

Russia claims Turkish NGOs are ‘main supplier’ of extremists in Syria

Russia has accused Turkey of using three humanitarian organizations to funnel weapons and supplies to IS and other jihadist groups in Syria. Moscow also called for Turkey close the porous border to extremists. Russia's UN...

Ebola quarantines show deeply conflicting impulses facing politicians

New Jersey released nurse Kaci Hickox from an Ebola quarantine Monday and New York State eased up on its quarantine rules for 'high-risk' personnel. Such quarantines are an attempt to address public fear, but...

Fake German heiress convicted of conning banks in New York

German-Russian woman Anna Sorokin has been convicted of grand larceny and other felonies for bankrolling a lavish lifestyle by claiming she was a German heiress. She could face five to 15 years in prison. A...

Trump ‘shared classified information with Russia’

President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about so-called Islamic State (IS) to Russia's foreign minister, officials have told US media. The information came from a partner of the US which had not given the...

Khashoggi’s fiancee questions silence of Saudi crown prince

Hatice Cengiz, fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, on June 30 pointed to Saudicrown prince's silence on the report of UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard, which found "credible evidence" to further probe Saudi officials, including crown prince. Cengiz, having arrived at...

Russian Troops to Hold Military Drills in Armenia: Southern Military District

Large-scale drills with the participation of Russian troops, located in Armenia, will be held from October 13 to 19 at Kamhud and Alagyaz training facilities, the press service of the Russian Southern Military District...

Rights defender: Prosecutor’s office hiding facts of teacher’s death in custody

Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, one of Turkey’s most renowned human rights activists, rebuffed a statement made by the Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday about the death of teacher Gökhan Açıkkollu, accusing the office...

President Erdoğan expected to hold 40 rallies during referendum campaign

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is expected to travel 40 cities across Turkey to hold rallies during the campaign for the upcoming referendum and to “explain what constitutional changes will bring about for Turkey,” sources...

UNSC unanimously approves Syria aid access resolution

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution to boost humanitarian aid access in Syria, where the United Nations says 9.3 million people need help, that threatens to take "further steps" in...

Ruling on killing of black UK teen challenged

The family of a slain black citizen in Britain’s capital of London has challenged in the high court a recent verdict that states the 29-year-old man was lawfully killed by police officers back in...

US backs Israel’s human rights violation after reelection in UNHRC

US Ambassador to UN Susan Rice made the remarks during a press conference in New York on Monday, vowing to correct the "flaws" in the 47-nation body. "The United States is clearly of the view...

Three injured in attack on US embassy in Baghdad

At least three people were injured in a missile attack that struck the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, state-run Anadolu Agency cited an Iraqi police source as saying on Jan. 27. Unidentified persons launched five Katyusha rockets landed early...

UN excludes one third of Syria, mostly Kurds, from constitution committee

A tug-of-war is taking place, in which the government in Damascus may pay lip service to this committee but will never allow it real power, instead trying to pack it with its own representatives....