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03:35

Security forces clash with anti-government protesters in Beirut

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Security forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters and with men who tried to attack the protest camp in Beirut on Saturday night, The Associated Press reported.

The violence was some of the worst in the capital since demonstrations began two months ago. The clashes continued into the night as riot police lobbed tear gas and used water cannons to disperse protesters who pelted them with stones, according to the report.

02:38

North Korea conducts test meant to 'restrain US threat'

Sunday, December 15, 2019

North Korea said on Saturday it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site, saying its latest tests are aimed at “restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the US”, Reuters reported, citing state news agency KCNA.

The test was conducted on Friday at the Sohae satellite launch site, KCNA said, citing a spokesman for North Korea’s Academy of Defense Science, without specifying what sort of testing occurred.

01:41

Report: US to withdraw 4,000 troops from Afghanistan

Sunday, December 15, 2019

The Trump administration intends to announce the drawdown of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan as early next week, three current and former US officials told NBC News on Saturday.

The withdrawal will leave between 8,000 and 9,000 US troops in Afghanistan, the officials said.

01:24

Who did Trump speak to about Israel and Iran?

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Trump recently described the same conversation about Israel four times. Each time, the name of his Jewish acquaintance changed.
01:04

One person shot in mall in Georgia

Sunday, December 15, 2019

One person was shot and wounded during an incident inside Cumberland Mall in Cobb County, Georgia, on Saturday afternoon.

Police said a verbal altercation at the mall's food court escalated into gunfire. The shooting suspect escaped.

00:12

Hamas: 'We'll force the rules of the game'

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Senior Hamas official promises to force 'new rules' if Israel does not cease border control between terror-controlled enclave and Israel.
23:26

Were 50 Jewish children the target of the Jersey City attackers?

Saturday, December 14, 2019
The Jersey City mayor tweets that he believes that the attackers intended to kill the 50 children in the yeshivah above the store.
23:26

Gideon Sa'ar calls on PM Netanyahu to hold a debate

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Likud's MK Sa'ar promises to accommodate PM's schedule, urges debate 'like they do in the US' ahead of party primaries.
23:11

Hate crime at Beverly Hills synagogue

Saturday, December 14, 2019

A hate crime reportedly took place last night at Nessah Synagogue in Beverly Hills. Windows were broken and prayer books and prayer shawls were destroyed.

The police are investigating.

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22:58

'My stomach was turning in Florida'

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Kobi Sella expresses his disappointment after attending the Israeli IAC conference in Florida. Opinion.
22:29

Turkish ships chase Israeli ship out of Cyprus' waters

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Israeli research ship sailing with Cyprus geologist in Cyprus' waters is forced to leave the area. 'Turkey wants to show it's in charge.'
22:06

US military working with Israel to counter Iran

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Senior IDF official meets with senior US military, Dep. of Defense, officials.
21:50

Bezalel Smotrich: I'm opposed to the split of Religious Zionism

Saturday, December 14, 2019
'If the New Right wouldn't have left before the 1st elections, we would have been in a successful right-wing government for almost a yr."
21:13

Liberman: 'The story of the blocs is over'

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Yisrael Beytenu chair says Israel's third elections will bring a decision - as did the UK's.
20:44

Bennett: New Right will run independently

Saturday, December 14, 2019
DM Bennett says party will run alone, promises to be 'national party' for 'the entire nation.'
20:30

Breaking: Mossad helped foil terror attacks in Denmark

Saturday, December 14, 2019
New report says Israeli Mossad helped foil several terror attacks in Denmark.
19:57

Sarah Sanders accuses House Dems of abusing their power

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders weighs in on House Democrats' impeachment push.
19:47

CNN reveals: Anti-Semitic French websites hosted by US company

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Anti-Semitic attacks in France are believed to be incited by French language websites hosted by an American company.
19:46

Airbnb removes dozens of accounts of neo-Nazis

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Airbnb removes over 60 accounts belonging to identified neo-Nazis. 'No place' for those sympathetic to violent extremism, company says.
19:29

Likud minister: 'Netanyahu is the right person to lead Israel'

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Min. Yoav Galant praises PM Netanyahu, says indictment irrelevant until trial ends.
18:54

Watch: Firebomb thrown at IDF vehicle

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Gazan demonstrators hurl firebombs at IDF vehicles during violent Friday protests. No one was injured.
18:43

'No place for anti-Semitism at UNESCO or in the world'

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Israel's Foreign Ministry responds to decision to remove Belgian carnival from list of UNESCO events.
18:42

Las Vegas: El Al plane grounded after striking electric pole

Saturday, December 14, 2019
An El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner sustains serious damage to its wing when being towed to a parking space.
18:09

Police arrest suspects in Sakhnin shooting

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Police arrest two after shots fired at home, vehicle, of municipality worker in Arab village.
18:01

Protests rage as US, UK warn on travel to northeast India

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Thousands protest law granting Indian citizenship to Bangladeshi immigrants.
17:56

Man dead in Kfar Qasim shooting

Saturday, December 14, 2019

A man was shot and critically injured Saturday in the central district in the area of Kfar Qasim.

He was taken to hospital and died of his injuries.

Police arrived at the scene and are investigating the incident.

17:34

Algeria: Police arrest 400 for protesting election

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Algerian police arrested 400 people for protesting the country's presidential election in northwest Algeria, the Algerian League for the Defense of Human Rights said.

17:32

Haredim protest 'Shabbat buses'

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Dozens of haredim protested "Shabbat buses" on Bnei Brak's Jabotinsky and Abuhatzeira streets.

Police arrested ten of the demonstrators, who had blocked the street.

Bnei Brak is a haredi city near Tel Aviv.

17:29

Man killed in house fire

Saturday, December 14, 2019

A man of approximately 50 was killed in a house fire which broke out in a private home in the central city of Ramle.

Firefighters arriving at the scene evacuated the victim, but Magen David Adom teams were forced to declare his death.

17:27

PA arrests Hamas supporters

Saturday, December 14, 2019

The Palestinian Authority has arrested dozens of Hamas supporters in Judea and Samaria this week.

17:25

Shots fired at home of Sakhnin mayor

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Unknown assailants fired shots at the home of Safuat Abu Riya, mayor of the northern Arab town of Sakhnin.

No one was injured.

22:45

Shabbat Shalom!

Friday, December 13, 2019

Arutz Sheva is stopping its round-the-clock news updates of IsraelNationalNews.com at this time in honor of the start of the Sabbath in the U.S., where they are being written now.

Updates will resume Saturday night from Israel, following the conclusion of the Sabbath at 17:16 Jerusalem time.

Shabbat Shalom!

22:33

Turkey adds Abbas rival to list of wanted terrorists

Friday, December 13, 2019

Turkey on Friday added exiled Palestinian Arab politician Mohammed Dahlan, a longtime rival of Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas, to its “red list” of most-wanted terrorism suspects.

The Interior Ministry offered a reward of up to 10 million lira ($1.75 million) for information leading to Dahlan’s capture, Reuters reported.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

22:27

Israel suffers another election: It's all their fault

Friday, December 13, 2019

How Avigdor Liberman and Yair Lapid succeeded in dragging Israel into a third election campaign in one year.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

22:10

Nasrallah: Iran will defend itself

Friday, December 13, 2019

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Friday dismissed reports claiming that a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards official had threatened that Iran would respond from Lebanon and “flatten Tel Aviv” if Israel “makes a mistake” against Iran.

"If someone harms Iran, it will defend itself. Iran would not let its allies respond," Nasrallah said in a speech, according to Yediot Aharonot.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

21:47

UN extends UNRWA mission until 2023

Friday, December 13, 2019

The United Nations on Friday extended the work of UNRWA, the “Palestinian refugee” agency, for another three years despite fierce opposition from the United States and Israel, AFP reports.

The current mandate was due to run out in June 2020 but 169 countries approved a renewal up to 2023 at the UN General Assembly. The US and Israel voted against and nine countries abstained, according to the report.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

21:24

Johnson: Let the healing begin

Friday, December 13, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he hopes his party's "extraordinary" election win will bring "closure" to the Brexit debate and "let the healing begin".

Speaking in Downing Street and quoted by the BBC, Johnson said he would seek to repay the trust placed in him by Labour supporters who had voted Conservative for the first time.

He said he would not ignore those who opposed Brexit as he builds with Europe a partnership "of sovereign equals".

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

21:00

UNESCO pulls anti-Semitic Belgian carnival from heritage list

Friday, December 13, 2019

UNESCO, the UN’s culture committee, on Friday withdrew an annual carnival in the Belgian city of Aalst from its heritage list over persistent charges of anti-Semitism, AFP reports.

In an unprecedented move, UNESCO's Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage said it was withdrawing the carnival "over recurring repetition of racist and anti-Semitic representations" at the event.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

20:34

The world understands: Eretz Yisrael belongs to us

Friday, December 13, 2019

The Balfour Declaration is still valid: Israel is the only owner of the land of Israel.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

20:15

House Judiciary Committee approves Trump impeachment articles

Friday, December 13, 2019

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee on Friday approved two articles of impeachment that charge President Donald Trump with high crimes and misdemeanors.

The articles, which charge Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, were passed out of the committee along strict party lines, with 23 Democrats voting to send the measures to the full House, which is expected to approve them next week, noted The Hill.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

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