Turkey Court Orders Arrest of Israeli Commandos in 2010 Gaza Flotilla Killings

    A Turkish court issued arrest warrants on Monday for four former Israeli military commanders on trial in absentia over the 2010 killing of nine Turks on a Gaza-bound aid ship, Turkish media reports said.

    Was Brussels Jewish Museum Attack a Hate Crime — or Professional Assassination?

    A gunman who killed three people at Brussels’ Jewish Museum was “cold-blooded and very determined”, Belgian officials said on Monday, leading some security experts to suggest he may have been a hitman rather than an anti-Semitic ‘lone wolf’.

    6 Candidates Vie for Israel Presidency

    At least six candidates will run in Israel’s presidential election, setting a new record.

    Ukraine President-Elect Petro Poroshenko Demands End to Conflict Even as Violence Erupts

    Ukraine’s next president, Petro Poroshenko, said on Monday he would not negotiate with armed separatists in the Russian-speaking east of his country but was open to dialog with people there with grievances, provided they rejected violence.

    More Rage: Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest military conscription. In another defeat for the community, Israel’s Supreme Court outlawed living stipends to yeshiva students.

    Israel Top Court Outlaws Stipends to Ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva Students

    The Israeli Supreme Court ordered the state to stop providing monthly living stipends to haredi Orthodox yeshiva students.