"You should be ashamed of yourselves," Sgt. Elor Azaria’s mother screamed today as the judges walked out of a military courtroom in Tel Aviv, Israel. But her son, a 20-year-old Israel Defense Forces (IDF) medic, sat emotionless as the judge convicted him of manslaughter in one of the most
Now that President Obama is calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an unwilling partner in Israeli- Palestinian peace talks, Palestinian representatives in the United States have a simple message for him: We told you so. “Ever since [Netanyahu] came to power in 2009, he did not have any
It appeared early today that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scored an even clearer victory than Tuesday night's exit polls suggested. With some 99.5 percent of votes counted early today, his Likud party appeared to have earned 30 out of the Israeli parliament's 120 seats. The opposition
Items Removed After Search of Robert Durst Condo in Houston Police were seen carrying out two white cardboard boxes at around 8:30 p.m. local time Tuesday after searching murder suspect Robert Durst's condominium in the Houston's Rice Village neighborhood. Durst remained in custody in Louisiana ,
Israeli prime minister expected to lose close election, but he could still retain leadership if a coalition forms around him.
Israelis headed to the polls today to settle a hard-fought parliamentary election. Here's what you need to know. What Happens Today? Polls opened at 7 a.m. in Jerusalem and the first exit polls will emerge at 10 p.m. local time, but no one is putting too much stock in those numbers. By the numbers,
A bemused president explained why he won't meet with the Israeli PM next month when he visits Congress to push for new sanctions on Iran, ahead of Israel's elections
Conservative Israeli groups and politicians are taking Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to task over his son’s alleged romance with a Norwegian who is not Jewish. Netanyahu’s son Yair, 23, is reportedly dating Sandra Leiklanger, 25, a student at the Interdisciplinary Center outside Tel Aviv. ...
U.S.-Israeli relations have at times been rocky since early in President Obama’s first term, but the relationship may have hit a new low today – publicly, at least – with two spats brewing in the Israeli press. Two conservative, high-ranking Israeli officials criticized Secretary of...