Israel says global anti-Semitism on the rise

01/23/2017 9:45 AM Updated: 1 day ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – The Israeli government on Sunday reported a global increase in anti-Semitic incidents in 2016, citing sharp rises in Germany, Britain and the United


‘Europe will wake up in 2017,’ Le Pen tells Germany right-wing congress

01/22/2017 2:03 PM Updated: 1 day ago

Koblenz (Germany) (AFP) – French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen on Saturday told a European gathering of rightwing populists in Germany that a string of high-stakes


Despites accusations of xenophobia and anti-Semitism, Marine Le Pen leads in polls for French presidency

01/19/2017 11:12 AM

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is leading in the polls at 25-26 percent, according to a poll this week reported in France’s Le Monde newspaper.


In Moscow, Palestinian parties agree to form unity government

01/18/2017 9:06 AM Updated: 6 days ago

Moscow (AFP) – The main Palestinian parties on Tuesday announced a deal to form a national unity government prior to the holding of elections, after three


Exiled Turkish cleric Fethulla Gulen expresses surprise at scope of the Holocaust

01/17/2017 4:02 PM Updated: 6 days ago

Exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, the man accused by Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan of orchestrating July’s failed coup d’etat, expressed surprise last month to learn of


German court rules against attempt to ban neo-Nazi party

01/17/2017 1:17 PM

A German court today announced that it would not ban the National Democratic Party, which has been described as a neo-Nazi organization.  All 16 German states petitioned


Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calls for probe into Israeli ‘interference’ in UK politics

01/17/2017 11:12 AM Updated: 1 week ago

( The United Kingdom’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is calling for an investigation into Israeli “interference” in the British government.The call by Corbyn, whose party


Britain’s Johnson wants to maintain Iran nuclear deal

01/16/2017 2:03 PM Updated: 1 week ago

Brussels (AFP) – British foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Monday the Iran nuclear accord that US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened to tear up must


Palestinians look to God…and Putin

01/15/2017 9:03 AM Updated: 1 week ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – Palestinians on Friday stepped up their campaign to prevent President-elect Donald Trump from carrying out his pledge to move the US embassy in


Art dynasty heir Wildenstein cleared of tax fraud in Paris

01/12/2017 3:32 PM Updated: 1 week ago

Paris (AFP) – The Franco-American patriarch of the Wildenstein art-dealing dynasty was cleared Thursday by a Paris court of massive tax fraud, in a long-running saga


Morning Read 1/12: US troops enter Poland|Schumer to oppose Jeff Sessions

01/12/2017 10:33 AM Updated: 1 week ago

Morning Read 1/12: US troops enter Poland|Schumer to oppose Jeff Sessions To view today’s Morning Read, click here. With over 8,000 opt-in subscribers, the ‘JP Morning


Nazi war criminal and Eichman’s right-hand man died in Syria basement

01/11/2017 9:16 AM Updated: 1 week ago

Paris (AFP) – Nazi war criminal Alois Brunner, who was responsible for the deaths of an estimated 130,000 Jews, died in 2001 at the age of

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Russian Embassy in Britain tweets image of Pepe the Frog

01/10/2017 12:30 PM Updated: 1 week ago

Pepe the Frog, the meme of choice for the Alt-Right movement, appeared in a tweet Monday by Great Britain’s Russian Embassy. According to Haaretz, the tweet

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Catholic Church grants building for town’s first synagogue in 500 years

01/09/2017 4:00 PM

Palermo’s Roman Catholic Church is apparently making amends to the Jewish community, granting it partial ownership of a church and monastery built on the ruins of


Israel apologizes over threats to ‘take down’ UK politician

01/08/2017 2:03 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

London (AFP) – The Israeli embassy in London sought Sunday to head off a diplomatic storm with London, apologizing after one of its staff was caught


Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties

01/07/2017 6:20 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

Washington (AFP) – President-elect Donald Trump condemned Russia critics on Saturday, calling those who oppose better relations with Moscow “stupid” people and “fools” in his latest


Watch ‘Real Housewives of ISIS’ sketch that has Britain in an uproar

01/06/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 2 weeks ago

Netanyahu discusses Syria conflict with Putin

01/02/2017 10:32 AM Updated: 3 weeks ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on the phone Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflict in Syria and “continued


Putin announces Syria truce, peace talks

12/29/2016 9:57 AM

Moscow (AFP) – Russia President Vladimir Putin Thursday announced a nationwide ceasefire deal to come into effect across Syria from midnight and that the warring parties

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Anne Frank school in Paris vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti

12/26/2016 12:33 PM Updated: 4 weeks ago

A pre-school in Montreuil, Paris named for Anne Frank was vandalized over the weekend with swastikas and other anti-Semitic and anti-Roma graffiti. According to Haaretz, the