September 11, 2017 4:21 AM Bin Laden’s Son Is Poised to Unify Terrorists Worldwide
Hamza bin Laden isn’t just being prepared for a leadership role in his father’s organization. He’s now the figure best placed to reunify the global jihadi movement. One day in early November 2001, on a hillside south of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden bade farewell to three of his young sons. In the shade of an olive tree, he handed each boy a misbaha
August 30, 2017 2:41 PM Central Bureau of Statistics reports Muslim growth rate still highest in Isr..
In honor of the Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice, taking place this weekend, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has released several statistical figures regarding Israel's Muslim population including the number of Muslims in Israel, the sector's growth rate and employment, education and financial statistics. Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter 2
August 27, 2017 4:09 PM Nothing can stop us from liberating Kenya, says Raila
He said the country is going through a difficult time after IEBC declared Uhuru Kenyatta the winner of the August 8 elections. Opposition leader Raila Odinga has maintained that the quest to liberate the country from oppression and misrule was still alive. Raila declared that never again will Kenyans accept an electoral fraud, asserting that the journey 1
August 20, 2017 11:38 AM Sunday Readings for August 19 & 20
Most of us are the foreigners, the non-Israelites, about whom the first reading prophesies. Coming to worship the God of Israel, we stand in the line of faith epitomized by the Canaanite woman in the Gospel this week. Calling to Jesus as Lord and Son of David, this foreigner shows her great faith in God’s covenant with Israel. Jesus tests her faith three 5
August 1, 2017 8:53 PM How are security decisions made in Israel?
The high tensions around the Temple Mount seem to be subsiding. If things go on like this, the discussion should be diverted from the metal detector issue to a wider look at the way decisions are made in Israel. Every decision on an important issue requires us to address three concepts: Assumptions, interests, alternatives. Assumptions are assertions 9
August 1, 2017 9:13 AM Palestinians in Jerusalem Got a Taste of Victory on Temple Mount, and They're Hungry for More
“I’m 28 and I’ve never felt anything like this before, a feeling of pride, that we’re here and that we have the ability to express our opinion and say what’s important to us. The people have had their say at this place, Al-Aqsa, it’s important to us and it belongs only to us,” said Tamer Said, of the East Jerusalem village of Isawiyah, as he described 47 1
July 25, 2017 1:03 PM Muslims keep up shrine boycott despite Israeli concessions
JERUSALEM (AP) - Muslim leaders urged the faithful on Tuesday to keep up their prayer protests and avoid entering a contested Jerusalem shrine, even after Israel dismantled metal detectors that initially triggered the tensions. Israel said it would replace the metal detectors with new security arrangements based on "advanced technology," reportedly including 5
July 18, 2017 4:17 PM Israel's Netanyahu tells Macron of doubts about U.S. peace push
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has doubts about U.S. Middle East peace efforts, according to a transcript of a conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron. Israeli newspaper Haaretz obtained a transcript of part of the talks Netanyahu held with Macron when they met for the first time in Paris on Sunday. "It will be difficult 3
July 5, 2017 1:16 AM From Israel, a Lesson for Modi on How Democracies Debate the Army
Soon after the Indian army’s surgical strike at points along the Line of Control last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, like other leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, went to town over it. The climax was reached at Mandi on October 18, 2016 when Modi claimed that the action had won world-wide acclaim. He proceeded to make a damaging claim. Referring 10
June 25, 2017 1:12 PM Israeli PM hails Modi's upcoming visit as 'very significant step'
JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday hailed his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Israel, the first by an Indian premier, as a "very significant step" in strengthening bilateral relations that are on a "constant upswing". In a big fillip to already robust ties, Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to land in Israel on July 4 on a three-day 6