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France: IS Has Threatened Coalition Civilians

France: IS Has Threatened Coalition Civilians
The spokesman of the Islamic State militant group says his fighters are ready to face a U.S.-led military coalition and is calling on Muslims worldwide to kill civilians of nations that join the fight. Islamic State group spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani says President Barack Obama's coalition will not be able to defeat the jihadis. Obama is currently working to form a global coalition to confront the Islamic State group, which controls large parts of Syria and Iraq. Al-Adnani called on people in an audio released late Sunday to ...

Has the Coalition Door Opened to Chareidi Parties?

Has the Coalition Door Opened to Chareidi Parties?A meeting will be held between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and MK Yaakov Litzman and Moshe Gafne. While the meeting is dubbed a routine pre-Rosh Hashanah event, the political arena is abuzz with rumors that talks are underway to bring the chareidim into the coalition if Yesh Atid breaks from the coalition government. The prime minister invited the chareidi MKs for a meeting before ...    Full Story »

US Existing Home Sales Drop 1.8 Percent in August; Slowdown in Investors Buying Homes

US Existing Home Sales Drop 1.8 Percent in August; Slowdown in Investors Buying Homes Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce. Sales of existing homes fell 1.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.05 million, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. That snaps a four-month streak of gains. August sales are down from a July rate of 5.14 million, a figure that was ...    Full Story »

Islamic State Group Calls for Attacking Civilians

Islamic State Group Calls for Attacking Civilians Fighters of the Islamic State militant group are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition seeking to destroy it, the group's spokesman said in a new audio recording in which he called on Muslims worldwide to kill civilians of nations that join the fight. American and French warplanes have carried airstrikes against the group, and U.S. President Barack Obama is working to form a ...    Full Story »

Cameron Army Claims Boko Haram Leader Was Killed in Fighting

Cameron Army Claims Boko Haram Leader Was Killed in FightingCameroon troops released a photo of the Boko Haram leader’s corpse after fighting this past weekend. (Daily Post) Cameroon’s army claimed Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was killed in fighting on Saturday night. StarAfrica reported: Cameroon’s army has reportedly killed the leader of the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau after fierce fighting in the ...    Full Story »

Black Bear Suspected of Killing Hiker in New Jersey

Black Bear Suspected of Killing Hiker in New JerseyAuthorities believe a black bear attacked and killed a hiker in a northern New Jersey nature preserve. West Milford police say five friends from Edison, New Jersey, were hiking in the Apshawa Preserve when they encountered the bear on Sunday. Police say the group became frightened and ran in different directions. They noticed one member was missing when they regrouped. A search ...    Full Story »

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Degel MKs Meet with Mayor Nir Barkat

Degel MKs Meet with Mayor Nir BarkatDegel Hatorah MKs met with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat amid rising tensions and accusations against Jerusalem City Hall regarding increased chilul Shabbos in the holy city. MKs Rabbis Moshe Gafne, Uri Maklev and Yaakov Asher met with ...    Full Story »

Accused White House Intruder To Appear In Court

Accused White House Intruder To Appear In CourtFollowing an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints to screen tourists in public areas near the presidential mansion. Meanwhile, the man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the president's home carrying a knife is scheduled to ...    Full Story »

Rosh Hashanah Message from President Rivlin

Rosh Hashanah Message from President Rivlin  The following Rosh Hashanah message was released by the President’s Residence on Monday, 27 Elul 5774. President Reuven Rivlin Copyright: Government Press Office Brothers and sisters, Leaders of the Jewish communities of the Diaspora and their friends, According to Jewish tradition, Rosh Hashanah represents a time of personal, community and national soul-searching. In ...    Full Story »

Kerry: US Looking for Help From Turkey Against IS

Kerry: US Looking for Help From Turkey Against ISThe United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday. The hostages — 46 Turks and three Iraqis — were returned to Turkey on Saturday after more than three months in the hands of the Islamic State group, which captured them ...    Full Story »

Kiryat Malachi: Bodies Mixed Up Prior to Kvura (2 opinions)

Kiryat Malachi: Bodies Mixed Up Prior to KvuraTwo Kiryat Malachi residents were niftar over Shabbos, Noach Haditchov and Masud Malka Z”L. It appears the bodies were switched somehow in handling prior to kvura. A son of the niftar, David Malka, told Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) that if the levaya was not as long as it was they likely would have buried the wrong person. David explains the levaya began at the shul his father ...    Full Story »

Israeli Team Heading to Assist in Containing Ebola Virus

Israeli Team Heading to Assist in Containing Ebola VirusAn Israeli team of experts will be joining other experts as the international community works to contain the Ebola virus that has already claimed 2,600 lives. The illness broke out a number of months ago and has since spread to Sierra Leone Cameron, Liberia, Nigeria and other countries. 5,300 people are currently infected with her virus. Israel has decided to send experts to join the ...    Full Story »

Netanyahu Launches a New National Authority for Operative Cyber Defense

Netanyahu Launches a New National Authority for Operative Cyber DefensePrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has decided to establish a national operative cyber defense authority and has instructed Israel National Cyber Bureau (INCB) Head Dr. Eviatar Matania to lead its establishment. The new authority will receive the necessary responsibility and authority to defend the civilian sphere from cyber threats and will constitute an operative agency that will act ...    Full Story »

Cabinet Approves PM Netanyahu's Proposal for the Socio-Economic Development of Sderot & Surrounding Areas

Cabinet Approves PM Netanyahu's Proposal for the Socio-Economic Development of Sderot & Surrounding AreasThe Cabinet at its weekly meeting on Sunday 26 Elul approved Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's proposal for the communal settlement and socio-economic development of Sderot and the area adjacent to Gaza in 2014-2018. The 1.3 billion NIS five-year plan, which was formulated by a team of ministry director generals led by Prime Minister's Office Director General Harel Locker, is the ...    Full Story »

Rating Agency Standard & Poor's Maintains its Sovereign Ratings for Israel

Rating Agency Standard & Poor's Maintains its Sovereign Ratings for IsraelGlobe’s reports “International rating agency Standard & Poor's has reiterated its sovereign ratings for Israel, and sees the fiscal effects of Operation Protective Edge in Gaza as minor. ‘In our view, the recent Gaza conflict will lead to only a modest weakening of Israel's fiscal trajectory. Although Israel may temporarily reverse its fiscal consolidation, we expect its gross ...    Full Story »

Talks with the PA to Resume in Cairo this Week

Talks with the PA to Resume in Cairo this WeekSources in Jerusalem, Ramallah and Cairo are confirming reports that negotiations towards achieving a long-term ceasefire between Israel and Hamas will resume in Cairo on Tuesday, 28 Elul. Talks were set to resume on Wednesday but because it is erev Rosh Hashanah, they were moved up one day. As a result of indirect talks; beginning this week Israel will permit easing some ...    Full Story »

Erdan Promises to Decide by Rosh Hashanah

Erdan Promises to Decide by Rosh HashanahAfter the dramatic announcement last week by Interior Minister Gideon Saar that he is stepping down after the Tishrei Yomim Tovim to take a break from politics, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu offered the post to ...    Full Story »

About One-Quarter of Israelis are Poor (1 opinions)

About One-Quarter of Israelis are PoorAccording to officials of the Latet organization, about 14% of the recipients of aid were middle class which have since slid to join the ranks of the nation’s poor. According to Latest CEO attorney Eren Weintraub, 40,000 children are expected to join the ranks of the nation’s poor this year. Latet is an umbrella organization ...    Full Story »

Peres Instructs Lapid & Livni to Leave the Coalition (9 opinions)

Peres Instructs Lapid & Livni to Leave the CoalitionAccording to a Channel 2 News report released over the weekend, former President Shimon Peres held private talks with The Movement leader Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Yesh Atid leader Finance Minister Yair Lapid. The former president advised them to leave the coalition, explaining he believes it is time for elections. Mr. Peres is quoted saying that Prime Minister Binyamin ...    Full Story »

Efforts Continue to Discredit Rabbi Aryeh Stern Shlita (2 opinions)

Efforts Continue to Discredit Rabbi Aryeh Stern ShlitaA Ynet report released by Kobi Nachshoni may be the cause of Rabbi Aryeh Stern being disqualified from the upcoming race for Jerusalem Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi. Rabbi Stern, the dati leumi candidate, is viewed as the likely winner of the race. He is competing against the chareidi candidate     Full Story »

Syria Blasts Coalition Against Islamic State

Syria Blasts Coalition Against Islamic StateSyria's parliament speaker said Sunday that the U.S. should work with Damascus in assembling a coalition to battle the Islamic State extremist group rather than allying with nations that support terrorism. Speaker Jihad Laham was apparently referring to Saudi Arabia and other countries that back rebels trying to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad. Lahham said during a parliament ...    Full Story »

Two Arrested at Ben-Gurion Heading to Uman with Forged Passports (3 opinions)

Two Arrested at Ben-Gurion Heading to Uman with Forged PassportsTwo Breslov Chassidim were arrested by police in Ben-Gurion International Airport as they were heading to Uman for Rosh Hashanah. The two, a 43-year-old resident of Yerushalayim and a 25-year-old resident of Maale Levana in Shomron are banned from leaving the country. They printed fake passports and tried their luck but were apprehended by customs police. An inspector saw something ...    Full Story »
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Israeli Drone Crashes in Lebanon (2 opinions)

Israeli Drone Crashes in LebanonAn IDF drone crashed in Lebanon during a routine flight on Shabbos. The crash is attributed to a technical malfunction of the unit. The crash occurred in the area of Marjaayoun, an area in southern Lebanon close to the border with Israel. The IDF is looking into possibly getting the remains of the craft back. The report of the crash was released on Shabbos by Hizbullah’s al-Manar ...    Full Story »

Feds Censure Local Police, Yet Give Lethal Weapons (1 opinions)

Feds Censure Local Police, Yet Give Lethal WeaponsThe Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement agencies got a lot of attention — and criticism — in the aftermath of the militarized police response to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. Even police departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations can apply for and receive lethal weaponry under the ...    Full Story »

Last Aliyah Flight of 5774 (1 opinions)

Last Aliyah Flight of 5774Some 140 new immigrants from Russia and Ukraine will arrive at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Monday, 27 Elul 5774, aboard flights organized by The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption. Upon their arrival, they will be welcomed as the final immigrants of the Jewish year 5774 at a ceremony to be attended by Minister of Aliyah and Immigrant ...    Full Story »

UN Ambassador: Others Ready to Fight Islamic State

UN Ambassador: Others Ready to Fight Islamic StateThe United States' ambassador to the United Nations says other nations are pledging support for the fight against Islamic State group militants. But Ambassador Samantha Power on Sunday would not name those countries or detail their level of involvement. She says more than 40 countries have spoken in support of the campaign against Islamic State group fighters, and they will announce ...    Full Story »


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