Israel intercepts rocket from Gaza Strip, raises tensions under country's new ultranationalist government

Militants fired a rocket into Israel’s south on Wednesday, the army said, setting off sirens and raising already heightened tensions under the country’s new ultranationalist government. The rocket from the Gaza Strip... Read more »

Parents ditch baby at airport check-in after confusion over ticket for infant: police

Israeli police detained two travelers with Belgian passports after airport staff watched the couple seemingly abandon their baby at airport check-in.  The parents arrived at the Ben Gurion Airport to catch a... Read more »

Iranian couple faces 10-year jail sentence for dancing in the streets

Iranian authorities reportedly handed down a 10-year jail sentence to a couple who were recorded dancing in the street. Astiyazh Haqiqi, 21, and her fiance Amir Mohammad Ahmadi, 22, posted a video... Read more »

Christmas, Easter removed from London School of Economics academic calendar: 'Church of woke' has taken over

The London School of Economics in the U.K. is removing historical Christian terms from its academic calendar in an attempt to better reflect its “international” character. LSE is stripping Michaelmas, Christmas, Lent... Read more »

Syrian government forces behind 2018 Douma chemical attack, watchdog group says

A global chemical weapons watchdog group released the results of a nearly two-year-long investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Douma, Syria, in 2018, on Friday, concluding that Syrian government forces... Read more »

Israel to 'expedite' gun licenses after deadly shooting near Jerusalem synagogue

Israel is poised to speed up gun applications in response to a shooting in East Jerusalem over the weekend that left seven people – including a 70-year-old woman – dead.  The measure... Read more »

Indian state minister Naba Das dies of injuries after police officer shoots him, reports say

The Health and Family Welfare minister in the eastern Indian state of Odisha has died of his injuries after a police officer shot him Monday, according to officials and local reports. Naba... Read more »

Iran suffers drone strike days after US and Israel launched joint military drill in the region

An explosion at an Iranian military facility Saturday evening, which authorities said was the result of a drone strike, comes just days after the United States and Israel conducted joint military drills... Read more »

Iran military facility rocked by explosion that officials say was 'unsuccessful' drone attack

A loud blast has been reported at an Iranian military facility and officials in the country say it was the result of an “unsuccessful” drone attack. “One of (the drones) was hit... Read more »

Jerusalem shooting: Alleged 13-year-old Palestinian gunman apprehended by armed Israeli citizen

Israeli police have arrested a 13-year-old Palestinian boy in connection to a shooting in Jerusalem on Saturday.  Video of the incident posted by the Israel Foreign Ministry appeared to show a boy... Read more »