Yedioth Ahronoth

Israel’s Lieberman threatens ‘painful’ Gaza offensive

Israel’s hardline Defence Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, has warned that the continued use of kites and balloons by Palestinian activists in the Gaza …

Israel

Bar Refaeli needs a boyfriend

Bar Refaeli needs a boyfriend<p>1 of 27<p>Advertisement<p>She may be a former SI Swimsuit cover model and one of the unidsputed best-looking women on the …

Shaun White

Jewish party vows to quit Israel gov’t over army bill

United Torah Judaism (UTJ), a right-wing Jewish religious party, has vowed to withdraw from Israel’s governing coalition if the Knesset approves a …

Israel

Grandson of ex-Chief Rabbi, who called gay people ‘evil’, to marry boyfriend

The grandson of a former Chief Rabbi, who had said “homosexuals are completely evil,” is to marry his long-term boyfriend in a ceremony next …

LGBTQI

Israel arrests Palestinian for crossing Gaza border

Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian while trying to sneak into Israel from the Gaza Strip, according to the military.<p>In a statement on Sunday, the …

Israel

Revealing a secret airstrike, Israel sends message to 'enemies'

Breaking more than a decade of silence, the Israeli military announced Wednesday that it had carried out an airstrike in northeastern Syria back in …

Middle East

Report: UCLA players were freed in China before Trump intervention

A new ESPN report reveals that President Trump and his administration did not have the impact originally believed on the release of three UCLA …

Politics

The Mueller stories worth ignoring

There's a contagion of Washington coverage that isn't worthy of your time. The stories sound dramatic but tell you little, if anything. Be smart: …

Politics

DNC chair: DCCC shouldn't have attacked Texas candidate

DNC Chair Tom Perez questioned the DCCC's attack against Laura Moser, a Democratic candidate running for Congress in Texas's 7th district, in an …

Politics

Trump unfazed by tariffs blowback from allies

This is surprising, and a big deal if it holds: "Trump plans to apply his steel and aluminum tariffs globally and won’t exempt allies such as Canada …

Politics

The most important political prisoner in Latin America

"Can Venezuela Be Saved? As a nation unwinds, Leopoldo López, the opposition’s most prominent leader, sits under house arrest and contemplates what …

Council on Foreign Relations

Stage set for Xi's power grab

Above is a fisheye-lens view of the opening ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the …

Geopolitics

The four corruption scandals circling Benjamin Netanyahu

On Feb. 13, Israeli police recommended Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two corruption cases. The …

Benjamin Netanyahu

Man charged with sending white powder to Trump Jr.'s home

Daniel Frisiello, a 24-year-old man from Beverly, Massachusetts, was arrested Thursday for allegedly sending a hoax letter containing white powder to …

Politics

Putin says Russia has tested "invincible" new missile

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia has tested new nuclear weapons, reports the BBC, including a new missile and an underwater …

Politics

The potential Hope Hicks replacements

No decision has been made on Hope Hicks' replacement as White House communications director, but here are some people who could be in the mix, …

Politics

The high-profile Trump White House departures

The Trump White House has had more first-year departures than any other president in at least 40 years — and the departures haven't stopped with …

World Politics

Time for the U.S. to reckon with Russia's new global reach

Our national conversation about Russia is alternating between indifference and hysteria. For most of the quarter century since the breakup of the …

Politics

Kroger raises age to 21 for gun buyers at Fred Meyer locations

Kroger, the country's largest supermarket chain, has announced it will raise the minimum age for purchasing guns and ammunition at its Fred Meyer …

Politics

IBM steps up its fight against web platforms

IBM is picking up its fight against the big web platforms by endorsing legislation to regulate digital ads and fighting to keep liability protections …

Business

DoorDash raises $535 million from firms like SoftBank

Food delivery startup DoorDash today will announce that it has raised $535 million in new funding led by SoftBank. Axios has learned the post-money …

Business

RSA faces backlash over male-dominated keynote lineup

Another major tech conference is under fire for a lack of gender balance in its keynote lineup. RSA Conference, a major security industry conference …

Business

Facebook grapples with balance of humans and technology for safety

Facebook executives dodged saying how many more employees they're willing to hire to review nefarious content on its platform. Why it matters: It's …

Benjamin Netanyahu

Carson has $31K dining set in his office, paid for by taxpayers

The Department of Housing and Urban Development used $31,000 to purchase a custom hardwood table, chairs and a hutch for Secretary Ben Carson’s …

Politics

Trump says he told NRA leaders that it's time to "stop this nonsense"

President Trump met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White House on Wednesday to discuss school safety and gun control after the Parkland …

Politics

Kim Jong-un had a Brazilian passport to escape if needed

Kim Jong-un and his family used illegally-obtained passports from Brazil in order to apply for Western visas, Reuters reports. Why it matters: One …

Politics

Obama wants a "significant conversation" about Big Social

Former president Barack Obama said last week at a sports analytics conference at MIT that companies like Google and Facebook, as well as Twitter and …

Business

Key Republican warns Big Tech: Step up or be regulated

The chairman of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee launched an attack on the market power of large tech companies Wednesday. "I’m not …

Business

Trump's $3.9 billion deal for a new Air Force One

President Trump has reached an informal deal with Boeing to provide the next generation of presidential aircraft, AP reports. The terms: White House …

Politics

Iranian group now hacking international airplane industry

A believed-Iranian hacking group nicknamed Chafer that previously focused on domestic surveillance has been turned loose on the international air …

Jon Ossoff