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Man charged with making threatening calls to Jewish centers

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:06:15 GMT2017-04-22T00:06:15Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- An 18-year-old man living in Israel left scores of messages graphically describing children's deaths in calls to Jewish community centers and schools across the United States, using an online calling service to disguise his voice as a woman and hide his identity, according to a federal indictment filed Friday in Florida....

Lebanese PM criticizes Hezbollah press tour on Israel border

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:03:08 GMT2017-04-21T17:03:08Z

BEIRUT (AP) -- Lebanon's prime minister criticized on Friday a media tour organized by Hezbollah in south Lebanon, saying that the government of Lebanon was not informed beforehand and did not approve....

Masked men attack activists in Israeli rights group clip

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:01:12 GMT2017-04-21T16:01:12Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Footage filmed by an Israeli human rights group shows what it says are a group of masked settlers attacking activists assisting Palestinians in the West Bank....

Israel reopens Egypt crossing after security assessment

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:47:05 GMT2017-04-21T09:47:05Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel has reopened its border crossing to Egypt's Sinai Peninsula shut over a week ago over intelligence warnings of possible attacks....

US envoy: Iran and Hezbollah want to destabilize the Mideast

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:04:11 GMT2017-04-20T23:04:11Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused Iran and its ally Hezbollah on Thursday of conspiring to destabilize the Middle East - a charge "categorically" rejected by Iran's U.N. envoy as a misleading propaganda campaign perpetrated by Israel and others in the region....

Israel: Gaza sisters smuggled explosives on way to hospital

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:15:37 GMT2017-04-20T14:15:37Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Two Palestinian sisters from Gaza were caught trying to smuggle explosives hidden in medicine containers into Israel as they were headed for cancer treatment at a Jerusalem hospital, authorities said, accusing Hamas militants of trying to use the women to carry out an attack....

Israeli defense officials: Assad still has chemical weapons

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:37:56 GMT2017-04-19T21:37:56Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Syria still has up to three tons of chemical weapons, Israeli defense officials said Wednesday in the first specific intelligence assessment of President Bashar Assad's weapons capabilities since a deadly chemical attack earlier this month....