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Black boxes of EgyptAir to be sent to France for repairs

Initial attempts to download information from flight data and voice recorders of EgyptAir Flight 804 fail.Ben Ariel, 6/24/2016, 6:46 AM

'We need a UN that brings Israel closer, not pushes it away'

Ambassador David Pressman of the United States UN delegation criticizes UN treatment of Israel, calls for change of attitudeShai Landesman, 6/23/2016, 12:22 PM

Kim Jong Un: We can attack American interests in the Pacific

Following missile tests, North Korea leader boasts he possesses "the sure capability to attack" American interests in the Pacific.Ben Ariel, 6/23/2016, 5:15 AM

North Korea conducts second missile test after first one fails

Pyongyang tries - and fails - to launch a medium-range Musudan ballistic missile, then launches a second one.Ben Ariel, 6/22/2016, 3:45 AM

Israeli hikers rescued along Russia-Mongolia border

Two Israelis and two Russians rescued after blizzard left them stranded thousands of meters above sea level.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2016, 5:12 PM

UN: Number of refugees reaches record high

UN High Commissioner for Refugees releases new report about current state of migrants. Notes that one out of every 113 people is a refugee.Nissan Tzur, 6/21/2016, 7:52 AM

Investigators examining black box of crashed EgyptAir flight

Investigators have begun examining the black box flight recorders of EgyptAir Flight MS804 that crashed last month.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2016, 4:44 AM

Moscow denies strikes on US-backed rebels in Syria

Russian defense ministry spokesman says airstrike in question hit 'more than 300 kilometers away from the area' claimed by US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2016, 1:07 PM

Report: Hezbollah has 100 sleeper cells in Latin America

Argentinian paper claims Iranian-sponsored terrorist group has expanded significantly, embedded deeply in drugs trade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2016, 4:42 PM

Kerry tells Russia US patience on Syria 'very limited'

US Secretary of State says Assad regime must respect fragile ceasefire, warns Washington's patience running out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2016, 4:00 PM

Brazil 'regrets' UNESCO vote denying Jewish link to Kotel

Brazilian Foreign Minister Jose Serra says his country will change its vote on UNESCO motion, which declared Jewish sites 'Muslim.'JTA, 6/14/2016, 3:40 PM

Pope Francis to visit Auschwitz

Pope Francis to visit Auschwitz on July 29 as part of a five-day trip to Poland.JTA, 6/10/2016, 5:57 AM

Peru: Son of Jewish doctor wins the majority of votes

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wins the majority of votes in Peru's presidential election, but final result depends on challenged ballots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2016, 2:14 AM

International media misreports Tel Aviv shooting

Anti-Israel bias? Russia Today and CNN publish misleading information on Tel Aviv attack.Ben Ariel, 6/9/2016, 3:43 AM

Danon demands that the UN condemn terrorism

Danon: When the international community refuses to condemn terror against Israelis, the next attack is only a matter of time.Uzi Baruch, 6/8/2016, 11:49 PM

Desmond Tutu nominates Palestinian mass-murderer for Nobel Prize

South African archbishop says Marwan Barghouti - jailed for masterminding suicide attacks - is a 'defender of human rights.'Ari Soffer, 6/8/2016, 1:53 PM

Argentine-Israeli soccer star powers team to league promotion

Eial Strahman, formerly of Maccabi Haifa, leads Argentine team to title and a promotion to premier A league, gets dubbed 'super hero.'JTA, 6/8/2016, 7:19 AM

Watch: Netanyahu and Putin shore up alliance in Moscow

Israeli, Russian leaders meet for fourth time in nine months, as alliance continues to grow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2016, 6:39 PM

Netanyahu visits Judea-Samaria expo in the Kremlin

As PM visits, Yesha Council holds pavilion of local goods in Moscow for first time; Minister Erdan lauds victory over BDS.Eliran Aharon, 6/7/2016, 1:36 PM

IAEA: North Korea reopened a nuclear plant

UN's atomic agency says North Korea appears to have reopened a plant to produce plutonium.Ben Ariel, 6/7/2016, 5:42 AM

Brazilian evangelists - Israel's next great ally?

IFCJ launches a new campaign to raise Israel support among growing evangelical community in Brazil, which is world's largest following US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2016, 8:35 PM

Bangladesh blames Israel for Islamist murder spree

Islamists linked to ISIS claim murders of non-Muslims - but Home Minister Khan is sure it's all Israel's fault.Ari Yashar, 6/6/2016, 5:46 PM

Near-final Peru election results: Jewish doctor's son leads

With nearly 90% of vote counted, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has a hair's breadth edge over Keiko Fujimori - vote count to go down to the wire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2016, 3:18 PM

US journalist killed in Afghanistan Taliban ambush

David Gilkey becomes first US journalist outside the military killed in Afghan conflict, along with Afghan translator and driver.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2016, 10:13 AM

Son of Jewish doctor leads in Peru presidential elections

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has narrow lead as polls close; voters choose between rightist candidates following disastrous leftist presidency.Roland Lloyd Parry, 6/6/2016, 8:38 AM

Swedish nun sainted for saving Jews during Holocaust

Mary Elizabeth Hesselblad, who saved between 12 and 60 Jews during Holocaust, receives beatification from Pope Francis.Matt Wanderman, 6/5/2016, 8:29 PM

Report: Netanyahu to reach out to Moscow over peace talks

Netanyahu likely to approach Putin about presenting a united front in the event of French-brokered talks, political source claims.Tova Dvorin, 6/3/2016, 12:29 PM

State Department: Iran still world's top terror sponsor

New report reveals Tehran remains leading global terror sponsor despite nuclear deal, ISIS is the largest single threat in the world.Ari Yashar, 6/3/2016, 11:24 AM

European diplomats think Paris talks a victory in itself

Diplomats believe any effort is better than none at all, even as Israel, US oppose the conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2016, 10:06 AM

State Department: ISIS is 'greatest terror threat in the world'

Annual report finds ISIS remains the greatest worldwide terrorist threat, while Iran is still the leading state sponsor of terrorism.Ben Ariel, 6/3/2016, 4:14 AM

Comparing Israel to Nazis is anti-Semitic, 31 states declare

Body devoted to commemorating the Holocaust adopts a definition of anti-Semitism that includes some hate speech against Israel.JTA, 6/3/2016, 4:03 AM

Genocide fallout: Furious Turkey recalls German ambassador

In response to vote recognizing massacre of 1.5 million Armenians as a genocide, Ankara launches diplomatic war on Berlin.Ari Yashar, 6/2/2016, 3:23 PM

French vessel finds EgyptAir's black boxes

Laplace deep-sea detection submarine uncovers the critical boxes which could hold the key to MS804's crash.Tova Dvorin, 6/1/2016, 4:20 PM

Cardinal Schönborn: 'BDS isn't just false, it's stupid'

Archbishop of Vienna, considered second-in-line to pope, reveals 'we try to stand up against anti-Israel tendencies in Europe.'Eliran Baruch, 6/1/2016, 1:01 PM

Argentine ex-minister's Iran tape admitted as evidence

Jewish ex-minister under scrutiny for negotiating with Iran to possibly cover up its role in 1994 AMIA bombing.JTA, 5/31/2016, 10:22 PM

Live from the UN: Building bridges – not boycotts

Israel's Mission to the UN and World Jewish Congress host conference on battling the delegitimization of Israel.Nitzan Keidar, New York, 5/31/2016, 5:25 PM

North Korea launches failed ballistic missile test

North Korea tries and fails with a fresh ballistic missile launch.Ben Ariel, 5/31/2016, 4:44 AM

Top French terrorist fakes death to receive surgery

Leading Al Qaeda recruiter in Syria tells French press his parents falsely reported his death so he could sneak out for 'major surgery.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2016, 9:41 PM

Turkey offers US joint Syria operation - without the Kurds

Ankara livid over US cooperation with YPG; offers to help open second front to close ISIS smuggling route, but only without Kurds.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 8:38 AM

Australian killed fighting ISIS in Syria

Jamie Bright, a former soldier, the third Australian citizen to be killed fighting with Kurdish forces.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 8:34 AM

Fresh photo of missing Japanese journalist emerges

Jumpei Yasuda, being held by an Al Qaeda-linked group, holding sign saying it's his 'last chance.'Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 7:30 AM

Israel sends disaster aid to Sri Lanka

Following recent floods and landslides, Israel sends $20,000 worth of immediate disaster relief supplies to Sri Lanka.Shoshana Miskin, 5/29/2016, 5:53 PM

Russia to return Israeli tank from Battle of Sultan Yacoub

Tank was captured during 1982 First Lebanon War along with three Israeli soldiers whose fates are unknown.Ari Soffer, 5/29/2016, 2:59 PM

Abbas pushes for deadlines, divided Jerusalem at peace summit

PA leader seeks to maximize impact of French peace summit, including international monitors, time caps, and division of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 5/29/2016, 8:50 AM

In historic Hiroshima visit, Obama urges nuclear disarmament

Obama becomes first sitting president to visit bombing site, calls to reduce nuclear arsenals - but does not make an apology.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2016, 1:15 PM

Sixth man charged over Australia's 'tinnie terror' plan

25-year-old charged with preparing to join jihadists abroad via boat, after his passport was cancelled.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/27/2016, 11:39 AM

Bangladesh tycoon charged with sedition after Israeli meeting

Bangladesh police charge opposition politician Aslam Chowdhury with sedition after he met an Israeli government adviser.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2016, 3:46 AM

WHO singles out Israel as world’s only ‘health rights violator’

World Health Organization's UN resolution marks Israel as the world’s only violator of ‘mental, physical and environmental health.’Shoshana Miskin, 5/26/2016, 10:00 PM

Israel opens pavillion at World Humanitarian Summit

Foreign Ministry Director-General Dore Gold officially opened the pavilion, noting Israel's remarkable contribution to international relief.JTA, 5/26/2016, 11:49 AM

North Korea rejects Trump's proposal to meet Kim

North Korea’s Ambassador to the UN says Trump's proposal to meet North Korean leader is "propaganda".Ben Ariel, 5/24/2016, 5:16 AM

Obama lifts arms embargo on Vietnam

POTUS says Vietnam and the US have 'reached a new moment' in lifting decades-old arms ban.Tova Dvorin, 5/23/2016, 1:24 PM

German-funded school in Gaza teaches military training

German-funded school in central Gaza indoctrinates pupils with hatred towards Israel, and provides them with military training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2016, 10:07 AM

Thailand fire kills 17 schoolgirls

At least 17 young girls have been killed by a fire which swept through their school dormitory in northern Thailand.Shoshana Miskin, 5/23/2016, 7:34 AM

Top US commander for the Middle East visited Syria: Centcom

General Joseph Votel makes surprise visit to witness efforts to fight ISIS firsthand.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/22/2016, 10:51 AM

Taliban leader Mansour 'likely killed' in US drone strike

US official confirms Taliban head targeted and likely taken out in drone strike in Pakistan along Afghan border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2016, 11:58 PM

Danon defeats UN ban on Israel exhibit

Ambassador hails 'a clear victory for Israeli truth,' as UN folds on censoring Zionist exhibit on Jewish connection to Jerusalem.Uzi Baruch, 5/21/2016, 11:13 PM

EgyptAir flight debris found

Passengers' belongings among the wreckage, 180 miles off the coast of Alexandria.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2016, 2:38 PM