News Briefs

Elul 15, 5775 / Sunday, August 30, 2015

'Super Giant' Gas Field Found in Egyptian Waters, Firm Says

An Italian exploration firm searching for gas and oil off Egypt's shores announced Sunday that it had found a huge natural gas deposit.
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US & Canada, 6:15 PM

Sen. Merkley Joins Pro-Iran Deal Camp

Obama is just three senators shy of the 34 he needs to ensure a veto-proof majority in the Senate.
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Defense/Security, 5:40 PM

Jew to Stand Trial for Fighting Back after Ambush

When Noam Federman's car was pelted with rocks, he got out and fought back. Now he will stand trial for damaging a vehicle.
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Defense/Security, 5:54 PM

Israel 'Flips' Fresh Kinneret Water for Desalinated Jordan Water

Hundreds of people in Israel have signed a petition against a transfer of some 50 million cubic meters of Kinneret water to Jordan.
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Defense/Security, 4:19 PM

Parents: Fire Teacher Spotted in Arab Riot

Herzl Schubert, a history teacher at a Ramat Gan school, was identified by parents as taking part in the violence at Nabi Salah.
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Israel Could Have Prevented this Shameful Display

Use of force not so much the issue, expert says - but IDF should be more proactive in exposing the tactics of Arab and leftist provocateurs.
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Iran Won't Allow Barenboim to Perform in TehranIran's Ministry of Culture reportedly says it will not allow Israeli-Argentinian conductor Daniel Barenboim into the country.



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Israeli 'Bionic Organs-on-a-Chip' to End Animal TestingIsraeli-German joint research on liver-on-chip with nanotechnology may spell end of animal experiments - it already disproves Tylenol myths.