Security cabinet decides to ‘fortify settlements’ after terror attack in Jerusalem

Security cabinet decides to ‘fortify settlements’ after terror attack in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the security cabinet had decided on a series of steps to “fight terror and demand a price from terrorists and their supporters” at a meeting held late Saturday evening after the deadliest terror attack against Israelis in more than a decade. The high-level security cabinet convened after a terrorist killed … Read more

Iran thwarts drone strikes on Isfahan military site | Military news

Iran thwarts drone strikes on Isfahan military site |  Military news

Iran’s defense ministry says a loud blast in Isfahan was caused by “botched” drone strikes. Iran’s Defense Ministry has reported several drone strikes against a military factory in Isfahan, the country’s central city. The attacks had “failed” and there were no casualties, the ministry said in a statement on Sunday. “One of the [the drones] … Read more

Netanyahu announces plans to arm Israelis after Jerusalem attack | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Netanyahu announces plans to arm Israelis after Jerusalem attack |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israel has announced plans to make it easier for Israelis to obtain firearms amid escalating violence in the occupied Palestinian territory. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the measure late Saturday after convening a meeting of his security cabinet — filled with hardline politicians — over a pair of shootings, including an attack in occupied East … Read more

They will not say Christian nationalist government, S Jaishankar Jabs foreign papers

They will not say Christian nationalist government, S Jaishankar Jabs foreign papers

S Jaishankar has released his book “The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World” (File) New Delhi: Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar on Saturday reprimanded foreign newspapers for reserving adjectives like “Hindu nationalist” for the Indian government. “When you read foreign newspapers they use words like Hindu nationalist government. In America or Europe they don’t say … Read more

Kentucky Courier-Journal under fire for Holocaust Memorial Day op-ed

Kentucky Courier-Journal under fire for Holocaust Memorial Day op-ed

A major Kentucky newspaper published an op-ed on National Holocaust Remembrance Day telling the Jewish people that they “have no monopoly on persecution and atrocities.” While the January 27 commemoration focuses on the monumental tragedy of six million Jews murdered by Nazi Germany during World War II, the Courier-Journal – part of parent company Gannet’s … Read more

Turkey warns citizens of the risk of attack in the United States, Europe hot on the heels of Western warnings

Turkey warns citizens of the risk of attack in the United States, Europe hot on the heels of Western warnings

ANKARA, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – Turkey on Saturday warned its citizens of “potential Islamophobic, xenophobic and racist attacks” in the United States and Europe after its Western allies warned their citizens in Turkey about possible terror attacks. In two separate travel advisories, the Turkish Foreign Ministry advised its citizens in the United States and European … Read more

Iran thwarts drone attack on military site

Iran thwarts drone attack on military site

DUBAI, Jan. 29 (Reuters) – A loud explosion at a military factory in Iran’s central city of Isfahan was caused by a “failed” drone strike, Iranian state media reported on Sunday, citing the defense ministry. “One of (the drones) was hit by the…air defenses and the other two were caught in defensive traps and exploded. … Read more

Plane destined for New Zealand flies just 13 hours to land where it took off

Plane destined for New Zealand flies just 13 hours to land where it took off

A flight to Hawaii from Arizona’s capital was diverted to Los Angeles after an incident involving an unruly passenger. (cocoon_to_bloom/Instagram) Passengers on an Emirates flight bound for Auckland, New Zealand that departed Dubai on Friday morning eventually landed back at the same airport from which it departed just over 13 hours later. Flight EK448 took … Read more