Breaking News

Hamas Military Might Crippled, Israel Claims

By Reuters

Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defence has crippled the military power of Gaza’s ruling Islamist movement Hamas, the Israeli military said on Wednesday, as an Egyptian-brokered truce halted eight days of combat.Read More

Joy Over Gaza Ceasefire Could be Shortlived

By Reuters

Palestinians and Israelis alike were relieved that a bloody ground war was averted. But both sides know the ceasefire might not last long.Read More

Gaza Peace Deal Starts To Take Hold

By Reuters

Israel and the Islamist Hamas movement ruling the Gaza Strip agreed on Wednesday to an Egyptian-sponsored ceasefire to halt an eight-day conflict that killed 162 Palestinians and five Israelis.Read More

Rockets Hit Israel After Ceasefire Announced

By Reuters

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched 12 rockets into Israel during the hour after a ceasefire was announced between Israel and Islamist militants on Wednesday, an Israeli police spokesman said.Read More

World Powers Want Quick Action on Iran

By Reuters

Six world powers agreed on Wednesday to seek renewed talks with Iran as fast as possible, reflecting a heightened sense of urgency to resolve a long rift over Tehran’s disputed nuclear activity and avert the threat of war.Read More

Bibi: We'll Give Truce a Chance

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Obama he was ready to give a ceasefire with Hamas militants a chance to work.Read More

Bus Bomb Complicates Gaza Invasion Plans

By Reuters

As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu weighs whether to agree a truce with Hamas or send the Israeli army into Gaza, a bomb on a bus in Tel Aviv on Wednesday may sway reluctant national opinion behind a ground invasion.Read More

Dallas Marks Half Century Since JFK Assassination

By Reuters

One year before the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, events and tributes are already beginning in the Dallas area to commemorate the slain U.S. president and a defining moment in American history.Read More

Hanukkah Comes Early for Sandy Victims

By Reuters

Hanukkah came early for children in Brooklyn after a toy store in Borough Park handed out more than $10,000 worth of toys to those affected by superstorm Sandy.Read More

Cops Grill Suspect in Jewish Serial Killing

By Reuters

New York police are questioning a suspect in the shooting deaths of three Brooklyn shopkeepers, including two Jewish immigrants, who were gunned down with the same weapon.Read More

Would you like to receive updates about new stories?

We will not share your e-mail address or other personal information.

Already subscribed? Manage your subscription.