At least two civilians and a police officer were killed in a car-ramming and knife attack outside the houses of Parliament in London. British authorities are calling the attack a "terrorist incident" as they continue to investigate the motive in the Wednesday afternoon attack.
The journey almost fell apart late last year when, after seven months of correspondence with officials in Israel, they were denied entry over concerns they weren't involved enough with Venezuela's Jewish community and were looking to take advantage of Israel's immigration policies to flee the troubled South American nation. But that decision was reversed in January.
The agreement was signed as part of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's visit to China, marking the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. As part of the agreement, Leumi-Tech , Leumi Group's high-tech banking arm, will constitute a bridge between Leumi Group customers and the Ping An Group.
A few days ago, one of my students asked me what I was reading, so I told her about Jean Hanff Korelitz's new novel, called The Devil and Webster. My student's eyes got wider as I finished lightly summarizing the plot, and she said, with some concern about Korelitz: "I hope she's ready for all the angry tweets and emails."
A co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel was arrested in Israel for tax evasion. Omar Barghouti, a Qatari-born Palestinian who lives in northern Israel with his Israeli-Arab wife, was arrested Monday and questioned before being released a few hours later on bail, the Israeli business daily Globes reported.
Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin, AP learns. Underscoring the bill's uncertain fate, a senior administration official says up 20 to 25 House Republicans remain opposed or undecided, imperiling passage.
More Palestinians in east Jerusalem are applying for Israeli citizenship in hopes of swapping their vulnerable status as mere city residents for the rights and ease of travel that come with an Israeli passport. But after long touting its offer of citizenship to them, Israel is now dragging its feet in granting it, those who track Palestinian applicants say.
A tourist photographs a sign painted on a wall in the occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem on June 5, 2015, calling to boycott Israeli products. Arutz Sheva reported that police had raided his home in Acre on suspicion that Barghouti had concealed $700,000 of income from the Israeli tax authorities.
Israeli media is quoting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as saying that he has no plans to limit Jewish construction in East Jerusalem. It quoting him as acknowledging "difference of opinion" with the U.S. government on the issue and that he was "ready to discuss" limiting settlement construction in the West Bank and coming up with an "agreed-upon formula."
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