Syria says Aleppo airport to reopen, two days after alleged Israeli airstrike

Less than two days after Aleppo International Airport was shuttered after its runway was damaged in an airstrike attributed to Israel, Syria’s Transportation Ministry announced Tuesday evening it would reopen overnight. In... Read more »

Netanyahu knew in advance of FM’s meeting with Libyan counterpart – reports

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had prior knowledge of a meeting between Foreign Minister Eli Cohen and his Libyan counterpart that prompted widespread criticism of the former and the latter’s firing after it... Read more »

Shin Bet chief said to fear overfull prisons due to Ben Gvir’s ban on early releases

Shin Bet chief Ronen Bar has expressed concern that a law advanced by far-right National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir that bans the early release of prisoners sentenced for light security offenses... Read more »

Alleged ‘money man’ for crime family killed in drive-by shooting

An Arab Israeli man was shot dead Tuesday evening on a northern highway, in an apparent gangland hit. The victim was identified as Abed al-Latif Zaytoon, a resident of Nahf in his... Read more »

Cabinet approves extension of Ukrainian refugees’ humanitarian aid

The cabinet on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to the extension of some 14,000 Ukrainian refugees’ humanitarian aid, after the assistance briefly lapsed due to a budgetary shortfall. A government statement... Read more »

Israeli media is also to blame for neglecting crime on Arab streets

On Saturday afternoon a familiar news update came in. Six people had been wounded by gunfire in a private home in the northern town of Kafr Kanna. News of killings in the... Read more »

Natural gas royalties jump 23%, top NIS 1 billion in first half of year

Israel collected more than NIS 1 billion ($263 million) in natural gas royalties in the first half of the year, representing an increase of 23 percent over the same period in 2022,... Read more »

Memorial held for Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin, spokespeople say

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — A memorial service has taken place for mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin, who was killed in a plane crash last week, his spokespeople said Tuesday in a terse statement... Read more »

Crime boss arrested for alleged blackmail, threats against prison officials

The head of a major criminal organization on Tuesday was pulled from his isolation prison cell and detained for questioning for allegedly blackmailing his jailers. Qutayer Odeh, a crime boss from Jaljulia... Read more »

Israeli woman falls to her in Croatia during hike

An Israeli woman plunged to her death Tuesday in Croatia. The 73-year-old fell during a hike with her family at Plitvice Lakes National Park. The woman was not immediately named. The Foreign... Read more »