The Texas Republican party has softened language in its platform on homosexuality. Read More: Texas GOP changes language on homosexuality | khou.com Houston.
Obama Pushes CO2 Limits Despite Nearly 18 Years Without Global Warming
Worries that Louisiana residents could one day need a passport to board domestic airline flights persuaded lawmakers Thursday to repeal a six-year-old law. The state law kept Louisiana from issuing driver’s licenses that comply with security mandates required under the federal REAL ID law. With an 85-2 vote and no debate, the House gave final […]
Jerusalem has been picked as the capital of Islamic tourism for 2016 by the Organization for Islamic Cooperation, a Palestinian minister said Thursday. Read More: Jerusalem picked as ‘Islamic Tourism Capital for 2016’ – Diplomacy and Defense Israel News | Haaretz.
The Israeli government’s response to the establishment of the Palestinian reconciliation government was an announcement of the construction of 1,500 housing units in the West Bank and East Jerusalem and continuing the construction of 1,800 housing units in the settlements that had been suspended in recent months. Read More: Time for statesmanship – Opinion Israel […]
Australia will no longer describe east Jerusalem as “occupied” territory, the country’s attorney-general told the Senate on Thursday, signaling a significant policy shift welcomed in Israel. Read More: Australia will no longer refer to Jerusalem as ‘occupied’ | JPost | Israel News.
Hackers apparently based in Iran have mounted a three-year campaign of cyber-espionage against high-ranking U.S. and international officials, including a four-star admiral, to gather intelligence on economic sanctions, antinuclear proliferation efforts and other issues, according to cybersecurity investigators. Using an elaborate ruse involving more than a dozen personas working for a fake U.S. news […]
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the announcement of the formation of a Palestinian unity government headed by Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, and hoped that new opportunities for progress towards a two-State solution with Israel will emerge soon. The formation of the government of national consensus was announced yesterday by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and […]
The Ministerial Law Committee is set to examine a new proposed Basic Law that will codify the status of the State of Israel as the National Home of the Jewish People. The law is being sponsored by MKs Ayelet Shaked, Yariv Levin, and Robert Elituv. The discussion in the Committee could come as soon as […]
The Temple Mount became Jewish again, at least for one day, on Tuesday. Temple organizations reported that about 400 Jews had ascended to the Mount in the morning hours, and that police allowed them in without undue delays. Read More: Temple Mount is Jewish for a Day – Jewish World – News – Arutz Sheva.