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Israel Hits Gaza After Rocket Sirens Force Benjamin Netanyahu Off Stage

Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza on Wednesday hours after rockets from the Palestinian enclave triggered sirens that forced Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu off the stage at an election rally in......

Israel Hits Gaza After Rocket Sirens Force Benjamin Netanyahu Off Stage

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Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's speech interrupted by rocket fire after vow to annex Jordan Valley in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed off stage during a rocket siren after vowing to annex part of the occupied West Bank if he is re-elected....
06:52 2019-09-11

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: War with Gaza 'could happen at any moment' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday war in the Gaza Strip "could happen at any moment," perhaps even before snap elections next week, when he could be replaced as Israeli leader....
18:00 2019-09-13

Benjamin Netanyahu Rally Cut Short After Rocket Alert Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short an election rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the southern city of Ashdod late Tuesday, public television reported....
03:39 2019-09-11

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
14:39 2019-06-14

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in a Hamas military compound” in Gaza after ai...
08:26 2019-06-13

Facebook Blocks Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Chatbot On Election Day Election in Israel: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook on Tuesday after the social network blocked a "chatbot" from his right-wing Likud party's account for violating......
11:39 2019-09-18

Benjamin Netanyahu falling behind in Israel election exit polls Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s battle for political survival looked ready to continue for days or even weeks after Israeli exit polls released after Tuesday’s election showed the race too close to call. The surveys by Israeli television stations showed Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud party with 31...
23:13 2019-09-17

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Fights For Record Fifth Term In Elections Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
14:13 2019-09-17

Benjamin Netanyahu Struggles To Hold On To Power After Israel Election First came the do-over voting. Now comes the do-over haggling. A day after their second dead-heat election in five months, Israelis awoke Wednesday with their two main parties feverishly jockeying for......
09:13 2019-09-19

Israel to hold second election after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form new government Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader's future is now in doubt after he was unable to form a governing coalition.        ...
08:00 2019-05-30

Benjamin Netanyahu's career on the line as Israel votes in repeat election Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite a likely indictment on corruption charges....
04:52 2019-09-18

Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu calls for unity government after election deadlock Benjamin Netanyahu has called on his main political rival, Benny Gantz, to form a unity government with him. The Israeli prime minister made the offer after a second general election failed to produce a clear winner....
11:13 2019-09-19

Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz square off again as Israel reruns election A great deal of political uncertainty is expected to be resolved Tuesday as Israel votes in new elections, months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to establish a coalition government....
15:52 2019-09-17

Benjamin Netanyahu's fate uncertain after no clear winner in Israel vote After Israel's do-over election indicated no clear winner, the fate of Israel's longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks uncertain.        ...
13:00 2019-09-19

‘Only the Strong Survive.’ How Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Is Testing the Limits of Power Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pacing the stage at a cyber-conference in Tel Aviv, and he is not happy. For the past seven minutes, he’s been making the case that his policies have launched a booming tech industry in Israel and enabled the tiny country that once fought for its existence ...
16:52 2019-07-11

Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza, calling attack response to rocket fire Israeli aircraft attacked a Hamas target in Gaza on Thursday after a Palestinian rocket strike, the Israeli military said, in the first serious cross-border flare-up since a surge in fighting last month....
14:13 2019-06-13

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Tied With Main Rival, Exit Polls Show Israel's election remained too close to call Wednesday morning, with television stations carrying unofficial results showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tied with his main rival, former military......
11:39 2019-09-18

Israel: Benny Gantz rejects Benjamin Netanyahu's 'unity government' proposal While Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz both supported calls for a unity government, they disagreed on who should take charge. The second Israeli election of the year has left the country in a political deadlock....
17:13 2019-09-19

Jared Kushner pushes economic talks in meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to push for economic talk tied to Middle East peace deal....
00:39 2019-05-31

Rocket fired at southern Israel from Gaza following Israeli aircraft strike for drone 'attack' At least one rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel on Sunday night, landing on the Gaza side just shy of the border, during a weekend that saw a string of violent incidents in the area....
04:52 2019-09-09

Israel election: PM Benjamin Netanyahu refuses to concede defeat but faces fight for political life Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing lengthy coalition talks as he fights for his political life after he tied with rival Benny Gantz in early results....
15:52 2019-09-18

Benjamin Netanyahu's fate uncertain after exit polls show no clear winner in Israel vote Exit polls in Israel's do-over election indicate no clear winner. The fate of Israel's longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks uncertain.        ...
02:52 2019-09-18

Israel Votes in Repeat Election That Will Decide If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Remains in Power (JERUSALEM) — Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite a likely indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest serving leader in Israeli history, is seeking a fourth consecut...
23:13 2019-09-17

Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss mutual defense treaty ahead of Israel elections President Donald Trump said he discussed the possibility of a mutual defense treaty during a phone call Saturday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
02:00 2019-09-15

| Netanyahu quits Israel election rally as rocket alert sounds Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short an election rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the southern city of Ashkelon late Tuesday, public television reported....
11:39 2019-09-11

Israel election result: Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for survival could stretch on for days as exit polls show vote too close to call Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival last night looked set to stretch on for days after the Israel election exit polls showed the race was too close to call....
01:13 2019-09-18

Israel hits Iranian force in Syria to stop 'killer drones': military Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that had been planning to launch "killer drones" at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said....
05:00 2019-08-25

Benjamin Netanyahu becomes longest-serving Israeli PM ‘King Bibi’ beats David Ben-Gurion’s record, but with threatening clouds on the horizonBenjamin Netanyahu has become Israel‘s longest-serving prime minister, snatching the title from the country’s founding father and first leader, David Ben-Gurion.As of Saturday, the man referred to as King Bibi by ...
11:13 2019-07-20

Read the Transcript of TIME’s Interview With Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat down with TIME correspondents Brian Bennett and Joseph Hincks at his residence in Jerusalem on June 25. The following excerpts from the conversation have been condensed and edited for clarity. TIME: You are on track to surpass Ben-Gurion as the — a...
16:39 2019-07-13

Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes Jared Kushner to Jerusalem President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. (May 30)        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Will election-weary Israelis end Benjamin Netanyahu's rule? It is unprecedented even in Israeli politics: Voters are going to the polls for the second time in six months. And Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival....
17:00 2019-09-16

Benjamin Netanyahu fights for future in do-over election: Live updates Israelis are voting in the second national election in five months, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition. Get the latest updates here....
02:26 2019-09-18

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign has air of desperation as election polls tighten "The 15-second Video That Could Kill Netanyahu's Rock-star Election Campaign" thundered a gleeful headline in the left-leaning Haaretz newspaper -- recycling online video of Benjamin Netanyahu being hustled away from election hustings amid sirens warning of incoming rockets from Gaza....
02:26 2019-09-14

Benjamin Netanyahu Clings To Power As Coalition Talks Loom Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced Israeli media headlines on Friday suggesting power is slipping from his grasp after an election in which he trails his main rival with nearly all votes counted....
21:26 2019-09-20

With Gaza war talk, Russia visit, Netanyahu fights on in election race Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday threatened war in Gaza and then flew to Russia to discuss Israeli freedom of action in Syria with President Vladimir Putin as a frenetic election race neared its end....
14:00 2019-09-12

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces midnight deadline to form new government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is at stake as he has until midnight to form a coalition government. If the premier fails, he is expected to push parliament to hold snap elections....
17:00 2019-05-29

Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife takes plea deal in fraud case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, agreed Wednesday to cop a plea to settle allegations she misused some $100,000 of state funds on fancy catered meals. The State Attorney’s office said she will cough up roughly $15,000 in fines to close the case, which accused her of runn...
20:39 2019-06-12

Palestinians slam Benjamin Netanyahu's promise to annex territory after election Arab leaders have condemned a pledge by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who said he plans to annex Palestinian territories is he wins re-election next week....
16:26 2019-09-11

Benjamin Netanyahu to skip UN General Assembly amid election stalemate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday he would skip next week’s United Nations General Assembly due to political circumstances a day after he failed to win a majority in Israel’s elections, The Jerusalem Post reported. It will be the first time in his decade as Israel’s leader that ...
20:13 2019-09-18

Mike Pence and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rally Christians for Trump Vice President Mike Pence lashed Democratic opponents and touted President Trump's record during an annual summit of evangelical supporters of Israel in an address that saw the policy and lobbying conference double as a campaign rally....
00:26 2019-07-09

Netanyahu whisked offstage at campaign rally after rockets fired from Gaza Strip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was briefly pulled offstage at a campaign rally in southern Israel Tuesday night after two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip toward the cities of Ashkelon and Ashdod....
22:13 2019-09-10

Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Fined More Than $15,000 in Corruption Case (JERUSALEM) — A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a plea bargain that ended the years-long saga of ju...
17:26 2019-06-16

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in government money....
14:26 2019-06-16

Benjamin Netanyahu invites leaders for coalition talks to avoid 'unnecessary elections' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited other party leaders to meet with him Sunday as he attempts to form a coalition government and avoid new elections....
20:39 2019-05-26

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Europe must keep promise to leave Iran nuclear deal European leaders must exit the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and renew international sanctions on Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, comparing the regime's activities to the Nazi occupation of the Rhineland....
05:52 2019-07-09

Facebook bans Israeli Likud Party after message on Benjamin Netanyahu's page Facebook on Thursday suspended the Israeli Likud Party campaign from its Messenger app for violating hate speech policies ahead of national elections next week....
22:00 2019-09-12

Benny Gantz's party keeps slim lead over Benjamin Netanyahu's near end of vote count Elections officials are getting near the end of their count in Israel Thursday, where the parties of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenger Benny Gantz are still locked in a tight race....
14:00 2019-09-19

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu advances plan for Palestinian housing in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promoting 700 new Palestinian housing units alongside 6,000 Israeli units in the West Bank, just weeks after a controversial move to demolish apartments in East Jerusalem....
22:13 2019-07-31

Trump says he discussed a mutual defense treaty with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Trump's call comes only three days before Israel's election. Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid after a more than 13-year tenure as Israel's prime minister....
00:52 2019-09-15

Israelis Are Voting in an Unprecedented Repeat Election Centered on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis began voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power despite a looming indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest serving leader in Israeli history, is seeking a fourt...
11:26 2019-09-17

Israeli election rival Mosche Feiglin drops bid to join Benjamin Netanyahu with pot proposal Zehut Party leader and marijuana advocate Mosche Feiglin has reached an agreement with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to promote legal cannabis imports to treat medical conditions....
19:52 2019-08-30

Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election plans in limbo as Israeli exit polls show tight contest As counting gets underway in Israel's unprecedented repeat general election, exit poll projections show the country's longest-serving Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and former military chief, Benny Gantz, locked in a tight race....
02:26 2019-09-18

Palestinians protest on Gaza-Israel fence after truce Thousands of Palestinians are protesting along the volatile Gaza-Israel frontier, hours after Israel and the territory’s Hamas rulers confirmed an agreement to honor a past cease-fire...
20:00 2019-06-28

Israel closes Gaza’s waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military has taken the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip’s offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen, in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days...
01:13 2019-06-13

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days....
00:52 2019-06-13

Israel Says It Foiled Large Attack on Gaza Border Israel’s army said it killed four heavily armed militants from Gaza attempting to cross into the country, accusing the Palestinian territory’s ruler Hamas of allowing for what it called a potential mass-casualty attack....
03:00 2019-08-11

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
14:39 2019-05-21

Israel fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed....
04:52 2019-08-19

'Underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel' discovered, military says An “underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel” was discovered in the southern part of the Gaza strip, Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday....
04:00 2019-07-09

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
19:39 2019-05-22

Gaza parents struggle to join kids for treatment in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — The death of a 5-year-old Palestinian girl has drawn attention to Israel’s vastly complex system for issuing travel permits to Gaza medical patients and their families. The system has Israeli and Palestinian authorities blaming each other for its shortfalls, while inflicting a...
09:26 2019-06-12

'Balloon bomb' launched from Gaza explodes in Israel, report says A “balloon bomb” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly exploded over a community in southern Israel on Wednesday, as tensions along the border escalated....
03:26 2019-06-13

Israel, Hamas adding security after Gaza border incursions The Israeli government is staging additional security in Gaza to foil militants' entry to areas near the border, which officials say has happened multiple times in less than two weeks....
20:52 2019-08-13

Gaza 'balloon bombs' spark 19 fires in southern Israel: report “Balloon bombs” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly started 19 fires in southern Israel on Wednesday, the day after Israel announced it would halt fuel shipments to Gaza....
02:39 2019-06-28

| Palestinian who shot at Israel soldiers on Gaza border killed: officials A Palestinian shot at Israeli soldiers along the Gaza border and was killed when troops returned fire, the army and Hamas's health ministry said, in the third such incident in recent days....
16:39 2019-08-12

Hamas chief: Israel ignoring cease-fire terms for Gaza GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas’ chief says Israel is ignoring the terms of an indirect cease-fire agreement for the Gaza Strip. Ismail Haniyeh told foreign reporters in Gaza on Thursday that the understandings, brokered by Egypt, Qatar and the U.N., now are “in the danger zone.”...
12:52 2019-06-20

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone, implementing cease-fire JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it is expanding the permitted fishing zone off Gaza’s coast, the latest sign that a cease-fire deal with Palestinian militants is moving forward. COGAT, the Israeli defense body responsible for Palestinian civilian affairs, said Tuesday that it had expanded the fis...
18:26 2019-05-21

250 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel; 1-year-old child among those killed in retaliatory airstrikes Approximately 250 rockets have been fired by Gaza militants towards Israel over the course of a few hours on Saturday, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
14:39 2019-05-21

Qatar sends technical experts to Israel, eyeing new Gaza power line A Qatari technical delegation held talks in Israel and the Gaza Strip this week about helping pay for a proposed new power line between them, officials on both sides said on Tuesday, marking a potential expansion of Doha's aid efforts for Palestinians....
13:26 2019-06-18

Deadly violence at Israel-Gaza border escalates dangerously: UN chief condemns in strongest terms The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is following with “deep concern” the latest developments across the Gaza-Israeli border and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint. Over the weekend, hundreds of rockets were launched from the Occupied Palestinian Territory into southe...
14:52 2019-05-21

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian protests at the border, Hamas rocket attacks, and reprisal airstrikes by Israel....
14:52 2019-05-21

New England Patriots' Benjamin Watson hits back at Alyssa Milano's abortion 'lie' New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson hit back at actress Alyssa Milano who had said anti-abortion laws would affect women of color the most....
18:00 2019-05-28

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensibly winning April 9 elections, Netanyahu opted in late May to dissolve the parliament and hold a fre...
15:13 2019-06-04

Israel’s Likud rules out Netanyahu stepping aside Lawmakers from Israel’s ruling Likud party say they will only accept Benjamin Netanyahu as the party’s candidate for prime minister, “regardless of the election results.”...
16:00 2019-08-04

Trump gifted Netanyahu a really ‘Nice’ map of Israel First son-in-law Jared Kushner had a gift for embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a map with the word “Nice” personally inscribed by President Trump next to the Golan Heights. Netanyahu proudly displayed the official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Go...
04:39 2019-06-01

Israel must have freedom to act against Iran, Netanyahu says in Russia Israel must be allowed to act freely against Iran, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday during a visit to Sochi, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss security coordination in Syria....
21:39 2019-09-12

Will Omar and Tlaib get OK to visit Israel? It may be all up to Netanyahu U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib want to visit Israel -- but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely have the final say on whether the far-left "Squad" members may enter Jewish state....
11:13 2019-07-18

Israel Elections: Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
16:13 2019-09-18

| Israel votes on Netanyahu's political survival Israel voted in its second election in five months that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's term as the country's longest-serving prime minister despite corruption allegations against him....
17:39 2019-09-17

Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
10:26 2019-09-17

Explainer: Israel's election - will Netanyahu survive? Israelis vote next week for the second time in less than six months in a election that could see Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu win a record fifth term - or end his decade-long dominance of Israeli politics....
19:13 2019-09-10

Netanyahu Tries to Woo Israel's Religious Right Ahead of Do-Over Vote Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his re-election campaign to a small Jewish enclave in the West Bank, a contentious move to a flashpoint area aimed at wooing support from right-wing settlers ahead of elections this month....
04:39 2019-09-05

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
00:52 2019-06-04

Florida Gov. DeSantis meets with Netanyahu in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis met with embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the governor’s final day of a trade mission to Israel. DeSantis had high praise for Netanyahu on the day after the Israeli leader failed to assemble a governing coalition, sending the...
02:00 2019-05-31

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by the return of an old rival, former leader Ehud Barak....
15:39 2019-07-05

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline for four US rocket companies to submit bids for Ai...
08:39 2019-08-13

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing a record held by the country's founding father David Ben-Gurion....
17:13 2019-07-19

Israel's Netanyahu Fails To Secure Clear Election Win. What Happens Next After failing to secure a clear election victory twice in six months, Israel's longest-serving prime minister now seems to be calculating that he can stay in power only by sharing it....
06:26 2019-09-20

| Israel's Netanyahu faces criticism over annexation plan Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's pre-election pledge to annex the West Bank's Jordan Valley drew praise from right-wing allies Wednesday, but opponents called it a desperate bid to remain in office....
22:00 2019-09-12

PM Netanyahu Says Israel Ready For Any Scenario After Hezbollah Clash Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel was prepared for any scenario after a cross-border clash with Lebanon's Hezbollah, but neither side seemed eager for another conflict....
10:26 2019-09-02

Netanyahu fights for political survival as Israel goes to the polls Israelis have begun voting in their second general election of 2019, which will decide if long-time leader Benjamin Netanyahu can stay in power despite corruption allegations....
14:13 2019-09-17

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
09:00 2019-08-17

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
21:52 2019-07-19

Israel's Netanyahu Faces Tight Re-Election Race Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is locked in a close election contest with his main rival, former Gen. Benny Gantz, with final polls ahead of Tuesday’s vote suggesting that neither has a clear path to governing....
20:52 2019-09-13

Israel election: Netanyahu and Gantz both vow to form next government Prime minister cancels trip to UN general assembly to deal with political crisisBenjamin Netanyahu and the opposition leader, Benny Gantz, have begun what could be a prolonged period of high-stakes political bartering after an inconclusive election in Israel showed neither had a clear path to form a...
02:00 2019-09-19

Israel's Netanyahu left teetering after close election Israel's election was too close to call on Wednesday, with a partial vote tally showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tied with his main rival, former military chief Benny Gantz....
16:13 2019-09-18

Ilhan Omar said she hopes Israel votes out Netanyahu With Israel heading to the polls Tuesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she hoped the country would break from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agenda and defended her support for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanction movement. Speaking with Margaret Brennan on CBS’ “Face the Nation,“ Omar responded to...
11:26 2019-09-16

Netanyahu shows off Trump's map of Israel with Golan Heights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Golan Heights as part of Israel....
07:00 2019-05-31

Israel's Netanyahu fails to win majority in close election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a center-left grouping that would be led by former military chief Benny Gantz....
17:52 2019-09-18

End of the Netanyahu era? Worn-out Israel wakes up to political turmoil After an unprecedented repeat election, partial results show that Israel's two main political rivals have failed to secure a majority once again. This has left voters more exhausted and skeptical than ever....
18:39 2019-09-18

Israel's Netanyahu fights for new term after decade in power Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
03:00 2019-09-17

Netanyahu Facing Uphill Battle After Israel Vote Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to press ahead with forming a government a day after he appeared to fall short of a parliamentary majority and a party led by his rival edged ahead in votes....
22:00 2019-09-18

Israel's Left Struggles for Traction in Bid to Topple Netanyahu Ehud Barak, the last prime minister from Israel’s Labor Party, has returned to politics in an alliance that wants to lead the resurrection of the Israeli left....
18:00 2019-08-03

Israel's Netanyahu urges support for U.S. against Iran's 'aggression' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on the international community to support the United States against Iran as tensions between the two countries escalated after the downing of a U.S. drone by Iran....
19:00 2019-06-20

Israel's Netanyahu Fails To Secure Clear Election Win; What Happens Next After failing to secure a clear election victory twice in six months, Israel's longest-serving prime minister now seems to be calculating that he can stay in power only by sharing it....
03:00 2019-09-20

Netanyahu: Israel ready for any scenario after Hezbollah clash Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel was prepared for any scenario after a cross-border clash with Lebanon's Hezbollah, but neither side seemed eager for another conflict....
22:39 2019-09-01

Netanyahu rushed off stage after vow to annex part of West Bank Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been rushed off stage during a rocket siren, hours after announcing plans to annex some settlements in the West Bank if he wins re-election....
01:52 2019-09-11

Hezbollah, Israel exchange rocket fire near Lebanon Hezbollah terrorists based in Lebanon unleashed a barrage of missiles into Israel on Sunday, destroying an ambulance and prompting return fire, according to reports. The explosive exchange near the northern Israeli town of Avivim was confirmed to The Jerusalem Post by Israel Defense Forces spokesman...
02:52 2019-09-02

Air Force jet accidentally fires rocket into the Arizona desert A jet that fired a rocket over the Arizona desert near Tucson on Thursday morning did so by accident, the Air Force said, acknowledging the potentially calamitous mishap and confirming the rocket landed in an "uninhabited area."...
20:39 2019-09-06

This Weekend's Rocket League Tournament Will Set The Stage For The World Championship With a $100,000 prize pool at stake, this weekend’s big Rocket League tournament in Dallas will give some of the game’s biggest teams one last chance to test one another before next month’s World Championship....
03:39 2019-06-01

Warning of election 'disaster', Israel's Netanyahu battles for survival Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu battled for his political survival in the final hours of a close-run election on Tuesday, urging voters to support him to avert a "disaster"....
15:52 2019-09-17

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
23:39 2019-06-16

Israel moves towards new vote as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israel moved closer towards a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to form a government after last month's national ballot remained deadlocked....
21:13 2019-05-27

Netanyahu-Trump Alliance Tests Israel's Bond with U.S. Jews Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is looking to capitalize on his alliance with President Trump in an election on Tuesday, but the relationship has a flip side: it deepens a rift between Israeli and American Jews....
01:39 2019-09-16

Exit polls signal setback for Israel’s Netanyahu in election In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
22:52 2019-09-17

Israel in Uncharted Territory as Netanyahu Fails to Form a Coalition The morning after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s staggering failure to form a government, recriminations flew, giving a taste of the contentious campaigning ahead....
14:26 2019-05-30

Israel's Netanyahu To Visit India In September To Meet PM Modi Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on a day-long visit on September 9 to meet his counterpart Narendra Modi, just eight days before an unprecedented repeat polls in the......
15:39 2019-07-21

Netanyahu fails to form government, Israel to hold new elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new period Wednesday after he narrowly failed to form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call a new election....
10:52 2019-05-30

Israel to hold new election after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline....
05:52 2019-05-30

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call new elections....
01:52 2019-05-30

Netanyahu's future on the line as Israel election too close to call A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country's second general election of 2019....
12:00 2019-09-18

Israel heads to election as Netanyahu fails to form govt Israel’s political system has been roiled by parliament’s vote to dissolve itself after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a Wednesday midnight deadline...
05:26 2019-05-30

Israel faces new election after Netanyahu misses coalition deadline In a stunning development, Israel’s parliament voted to break itself up early Thursday, sending the country to a second election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline. The dramatic vote, less than two months after parlia...
04:26 2019-05-30

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel must hold new national elections, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to create a coalition government from the parties elected to parliament on April 9th....
01:00 2019-05-30

Israel's Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
06:52 2019-09-18

The surprising issue that could decide Israel's 'do-over' election between Netanyahu and Gantz The race between Netanyahu and Gantz to lead Israel seems to be all about defense and security. But there's another factor that could decide the election, writes Jake Novak....
17:39 2019-09-17

Israel to hold new elections after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a move that will lead to a second round of elections just one month after the country held a national p...
01:39 2019-05-30

Israel’s Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
02:00 2019-09-18

Israel’s Netanyahu fires hawkish cabinet minister rivals JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired his education and justice ministers, days after parliament voted to hold new elections. An official in Netanyahu’s office confirmed that Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked, two hawkish former allies, were dismissed from the in...
18:39 2019-06-02

Israel’s Knesset taps Netanyahu’s pick for state comptroller JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament has voted in favor of appointing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s candidate for state comptroller, representing a minor political victory for the embattled leader. The Knesset voted 67-48 on Monday in favor of Matanyahu Engelman, who currently head...
16:52 2019-06-03

Israel answers rocket attack by striking Hamas targets Israel Defense Forces struck several targets inside a Hamas military compound in Gaza late Wednesday in retaliation for rocket fire a day earlier, authorities said....
22:00 2019-09-12

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Northrop......
02:39 2019-05-23

Atlas V rocket launches Air Force satellite at dawn in Florida Florida's Space Coast shook with an early morning liftoff Thursday as the U.S. Air Force launched the fifth satellite in a new communications network....
03:39 2019-08-09

Israel AG rejects Netanyahu request to push back pre-indictment hearing Israel’s attorney general Thursday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to postpone a pre-indictment hearing in the corruption cases against him....
04:13 2019-06-07

Israel's Shadow War With Iran Widens as Netanyahu Faces Close Election Israel’s military campaign against Iran, long conducted through missile strikes in Syria, has burst into the open at a time when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a close re-election contest....
09:39 2019-08-27

| Israel elections: Netanyahu's rule threatened by deadlocked Israeli polls Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long grip on power appears in jeopardy after elections have left him tied with his main challenger Benny Gantz, raising the prospect of tough negotiations to build a unity government or even the end of the Israeli premier's record long rule....
05:39 2019-09-20

| Israel elections: Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked with nearly all votes counted - media Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked with nearly all votes from the country's general election counted on Wednesday, Israeli media reported....
02:00 2019-09-19

Israel faces fresh poll as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
10:26 2019-05-30

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the allotted 42-day limit, plunging the country into political turmoil and forcing Israelis to return t...
20:39 2019-05-31

Netanyahu Inaugurates 'Trump Heights', Israel's Newest Town On Golan Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his first steps Sunday to express his gratitude to President Donald Trump, unveiling, at a specially convened cabinet meeting, a plaque marking the spot......
05:00 2019-06-17

Israel faces new election as Netanyahu fails to form coalition – video Israel is facing a new election after prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition. It's the first time in the country's history that a general election has failed to produce a government. Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament minutes after Netanyahu missed a midni...
14:52 2019-05-30

Israel's Netanyahu Faces Tight Race as Voting Begins in Re-Election Bid Israeli voters went to the polls in their second election in five months, a ballot that comes amid high geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and follows a hard-fought campaign between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former allies seeking to bring his long career to an end....
17:39 2019-09-17

Israel faces second election in months as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament early on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
00:52 2019-05-30

Israel calls snap vote after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel is to hold its second election this year after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
03:39 2019-05-30

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in last month's elections....
18:39 2019-05-28

Israel Election Live Updates: Netanyahu and Gantz in Tight Race Israelis are deciding the political fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a contest that has revolved around whether Jewish voters want their country to become more or less religious....
01:13 2019-09-18

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious parties after April’s elections....
14:52 2019-05-28

Israel's Netanyahu fights to hang on to power in second general election this year The ballot comes at a precarious time for the country's longest serving prime minister, with the right-wing incumbent facing formidable challenges....
09:13 2019-09-17

Israel Faces Prospect of New Election as Netanyahu’s Coalition Talks Stall After elections last month, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But a deadlock between his potential partners shows no sign of easing....
17:52 2019-05-29

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
14:39 2019-07-20

Israel’s Netanyahu Says He’ll Seek to Form a ‘Zionist’ Government Without Arab Parties After an apparent election setback, Israel’s prime minister says he will seek the formation of a new “Zionist” government that excludes Arab parties. Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a small crowd of supporters in Tel Aviv at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, more than five hours after voting ended...
08:00 2019-09-18

Netanyahu vows to annex part of West Bank after Israel election In a live TV address, Israel's prime minister said he plans to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's election. Palestinian and Arab officials condemned the plan as blow to peace....
01:26 2019-09-11

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret Iranian nuclear archive....
20:13 2019-07-02

Israel Moves to Hold New Election as Netanyahu Fails to Form a Coalition After the election in April, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But his efforts ran aground on a power struggle among his potential partners....
00:13 2019-05-30

Rocket Report: SpaceX nets another boat, Air Force competition heats up Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.11 of the Rocket Report! As always, there is lots going on in the world of lift. This week saw a flurry of activity surrounding the US Air Force's competition for launch contrac...
05:52 2019-08-17

SpaceX just aced a critical Air Force test of its Falcon Heavy rocket All sorts of stuff happened during Tuesday morning's launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] On Tuesday afternoon—a little more than 12 hours...
19:26 2019-06-27

Elon Musk's SpaceX Sues US Air Force Over Rocket-Building Contracts Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the US Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be......
06:52 2019-05-23

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday....
23:52 2019-05-22

Israel faces new election as Netanyahu misses deadline to form governing coalition Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament early on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
00:13 2019-05-30

Israel: Wounded Netanyahu in desperate battle for political survival after poll blow Israel’s president to meet PM and opposition leader Benny Gantz in bid to resolve election stalemateIsrael’s president is set to begin two days of consultations with political parties after a deadlocked election last week plunged the country into uncertainty over who will lead the next government.Ne...
22:26 2019-09-21

Netanyahu, Facing Tough Israel Election, Pledges to Annex Much of West Bank The move by the prime minister, who faces a difficult election in a week, would reduce any future Palestinian state to an enclave encircled by Israel....
20:13 2019-09-10

Netanyahu's chief rival, Gantz, rejects PM's appeal for unity government in Israel Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's direct rival, Benny Gantz, rejected the leader’s appeal to form a unity government on Thursday as the country’s two main political parties remained deadlocked at the end of an unprecedented second election, with the prospect of a third looming....
01:13 2019-09-20

‘Our relations are with Israel’: Trump appears to give embattled Netanyahu the cold shoulder Trump said he had not spoken to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a man he has described as a close friend. He then noted that the election is close while playing down Netanyahu’s importance to the alliance between the United States and Israel....
08:00 2019-09-19

Israel Election: Exit Polls Show Netanyahu and Gantz in Tight Race Israelis are deciding the political fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a contest that has revolved around whether Jewish voters want their country to become more or less religious....
04:00 2019-09-18

Rocket hits US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary AP Photo/Cara Anna KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries. A plume of smoke rose...
20:52 2019-09-11

Netanyahu hails Israel strikes against Syria to foil Iran 'killer drone attack' Israeli prime minister says Iran has ‘no immunity anywhere’ after military says Tehran drone plot thwartedThe Israeli air force struck in Syria to prevent an Iranian force from launching an attack on the Jewish state with drones armed with explosives, the army said on Sunday.Although Israel operates...
05:52 2019-08-25

Israel’s Netanyahu Vowed to Annex a Large Part of the West Bank. It’s Gone Unchallenged by His Rival Facing a re-run election on September 17, embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to extend his country’s sovereignty over a large swath of the West Bank — a move that if implemented would deal a mortal blow to the prospect of a two State Solution to the Israeli-Pal...
19:13 2019-09-12

Netanyahu says he sought to annex Jordan Valley before election but Israel’s AG halted move: report Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly said Wednesday he had planned to declare sovereignty over the Jordan Valley immediately but Israel's attorney general told him he did not have the authority to do so until after he was reelected and able to form a new government....
09:13 2019-09-12

Israel’s Netanyahu: Iran destroyed secret nuclear weapons site after its existence was uncovered A remote site that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says was used by Iran to conduct “experiments to develop nuclear weapons” has now been wiped off the map, satellite images show....
17:26 2019-09-10

Trump discusses potential US-Israel defense treaty with Netanyahu days before Israeli elections President Trump tweeted on Saturday that he spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by phone to talk about a potential defense treaty between Israel and the United States after the upcoming Israeli elections....
05:13 2019-09-15

Rocket fire hits complex near U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan An explosion and thick smoke were seen early Wednesday near the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan, on the day the United States remembered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 18 years ago....
22:00 2019-09-11

United Launch Alliance rocket blasts off from Florida carrying Air Force communications satellite United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp, blasted off into space on Thursday morning, one of the final satellites for the U.S. Air Force's new secure communications network....
16:13 2019-08-08

Israel's Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's general election....
20:39 2019-09-10

| Rocket fire hits Libya airport, breaking Eid truce Rocket fire hit the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport Sunday, violating a temporary truce between the unity government and forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, airport authorities said....
06:52 2019-08-12

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
09:13 2019-06-19

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
10:13 2019-06-19

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg would take steps to make sure that American taxpayers ...
21:52 2019-06-11

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
10:00 2019-06-19

Israel Behind Latest Drone Attack, Says Iraq Paramilitary Force Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi accused Israel of a deadly drone attack on Sunday that left one paramilitary fighter dead, the first time the force has directly blamed the Jewish state for such a raid....
08:13 2019-08-26

Air Force Signs Rs 300 Crore Deal To Procure SPICE-2000 Bombs From Israel The Indian Air Force has signed a Rs 300 crore deal with a Israeli defence firm to procure a batch of SPICE 2000 guided bombs, official sources said Friday....
20:26 2019-06-07

Spanish Pop Star Dies After Firework Hits Her On Stage Spanish singer and dancer Joana Sainz died in a firework accident. She was performing with her musical group, Super Hollywood Orchestra, at a festival on Sunday when an exploding stage firework struck......
07:26 2019-09-03

CC Sabathia hits the stage in Rock of Ages cameo At 39 years old and with six All-Star honors under his belt, CC Sabathia is a star on the rise again. On Wednesday, Sabathia made his stage debut in a one-night-only cameo in the off-Broadway production of “Rock of Ages” during a “Yankees Night” at New World Stages. The collaborative sho...
22:39 2019-08-02

Netanyahu inaugurates ‘Trump Heights,’ Israel’s newest town on the Golan Heights The new community is located on the occupied Golan Heights, which was recognized by the president as being part of Israel in a move last March that upended decades of U.S. foreign policy....
19:39 2019-06-16

UCLA hits 3 HRs to force deciding game in LA Regional LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chase Strumpf had a three-run homer, Nick Nastrini struck out seven in his first start since late February and UCLA forced a deciding game in the NCAA Baseball Tournament’s Los Angeles Regional with a 6-1 victory over Loyola Marymount on Sunday night. The teams will meet aga...
08:52 2019-06-03

Landmark Israel-Egypt Energy Alliance Hits Snags A $15 billion natural-gas deal between Israel and Egypt faces legal challenges and concerns about security threats from Islamic State, casting uncertainty over a pact meant to deepen ties between the two countries....
05:39 2019-09-08

‘Need Y’all to Keep Praying for Me’: A$AP Rocky Hits the Concert Stage for the 1st Time Since His Release From a Swedish Prison A$AP Rocky hit the ground running and hit the concert stage about a week after returning to the States following a monthlong stint in a Swedish jail—and can we just say that he is thankful AF?...
03:39 2019-08-13

Missouri Tornadoes: Heavy Rains, Devastating Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’ First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region....
03:13 2019-05-24

New Zealand's Ardern flies commercial after snag hits air force plane New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was forced to fly home on a commercial flight on Friday after a technical snag hit her air force plane, following a two-day trip to Australia, where she spoke of the need to boost regional cooperation....
11:26 2019-07-19

Air Force Thunderjet hits bird, drops three dummy bombs over Florida An A-10C Thunderbolt II jet was struck by a bird and dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida, the plane's home base in central Georgia said late Monday....
20:00 2019-07-02

Saving Private Ryan review – war epic still hits with sledgehammer force The horror of battle is given visceral power in Steven Spielberg’s dazzling fusion of audacity, action and human dramaA present participle in the title usually promises a film with light, ironical flavour: Driving Miss Daisy, Being John Malkovich, Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo. Not here. Screenwrite...
16:52 2019-06-06

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were added to the economy in July — a bump that was aided by 370,000 new workers entering the labor forc...
07:26 2019-08-03

Jacinda Ardern Flies Commercial After Snag Hits Air Force Plane New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was forced to fly home on a commercial flight on Friday after a technical snag hit her air force plane, following a two-day trip to Australia, where she spoke......
13:39 2019-07-19

New Emergency Sirens Sat in Storage as Hurricane Dorian Skimmed Puerto Rico Much of a $1.2 million siren system to warn people near a dam of coming hazards has not been installed, raising questions about the island’s hurricane response plan....
08:52 2019-08-30

Tlaib hits back at Bill Maher for comments on BDS, compares Israel to apartheid South Africa Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., suggested Saturday that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO talk show after he devoted a segment of Friday's program to bashing the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement....
08:13 2019-08-18

Rocket Report: Cause of Vega failure found, China seeks rocket customers Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.14 of the Rocket Report! Not a whole lot of big rocket news this week, as the approach of Hurricane Dorian shut down so many operations along the space coast in Florid...
00:13 2019-09-07

Rocket Report: Omega rocket blows a nozzle, NASA still wants 2020 SLS launch Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.02 of the Rocket Report! We've got lots of heavy-lift news this week, including reports on potential problems with a test of the Omega rocket's large first stage and a...
14:39 2019-05-31

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essentially means the beginning of summer. But for those ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Rocket Report: Catching a falling fairing, where’s China’s biggest rocket? Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.05 of the Rocket Report! Some interesting news this week, including US military interest in a SpinLaunch concept, as well as a frank admission by some European rocket scientists that reusable boosters...
17:13 2019-06-28

Stage 2 live updates: Kurt Busch takes stage 1 at Quaker State 400 Follow along for live updates as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to the Bluegrass for the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway.       ...
03:26 2019-07-14

Tour de France 2019: stage-by-stage guide This year’s race begins in Brussels before quickly heading to the mountains and building towards an Alpine climaxTour de France 2019: full team-by-team guide Continue reading......
14:13 2019-07-01

Hezbollah retaliates against Israel with a missile; Israel fires back at Lebanon The exchange of fire was brief, but it showed the dangers of a wider war as Hezbollah said it had exacted revenge for the deaths of two of its commanders in an Israeli airstrike in Syria....
07:13 2019-09-02

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” to the country....
15:39 2019-08-13

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
03:00 2019-08-17

Israel election: Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
13:00 2019-09-19

As Israel votes, Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
02:13 2019-09-17

2020 Triumph Rocket 3 R, Triumph Rocket 3 GT Unveiled New Triumph Rocket 3 is available in two variants, and is powered by a new 2,458 cc triple engine putting out 163 bhp of maximum power and 221 Nm of peak torque....
19:52 2019-07-31

Alec Benjamin Is a Pop Storyteller for the Next Generation Alec Benjamin has worn the same outfit multiple days in a row, he admits when we sit down to chat at New York’s buzzing Soho House one afternoon this spring. The 25-year-old singer-songwriter isn’t overly concerned with fashion; he just likes what he likes, and when he figures out someth...
02:13 2019-06-22

HBO drama looks at killings of teens that ignited Gaza war HBO’s new docudrama series about the killings of four Israeli and Palestinian teenagers, violence which set off a cascade of events leading to the 2014 Gaza war, is set to air next week and is likely to reopen wounds on both sides of the conflict...
21:52 2019-08-07

Three killed in Gaza after explosions at two police checkpoints Hamas declares state of emergency after suspected suicide bomb attacksExplosions at two police checkpoints run by Hamas in Gaza have killed three officers and wounded several other Palestinians, in an apparent attack that has so far been unclaimed.The Hamas-run interior ministry declared a state of ...
14:52 2019-08-28

More than 100 Palestinians injured in Gaza border protests More than 100 Palestinians sustained injuries -- at least two critically -- after clashing with Israeli troops in protests at the Gaza-Israel border Friday, Gaza health officials said....
10:00 2019-08-24

Paul Benjamin, a ‘Corner Man’ in ‘Do the Right Thing,’ Is Dead In a career that lasted almost half a century, he also appeared on screen opposite Clint Eastwood and other stars and was frequently seen on television....
00:26 2019-07-06

How Dr. Benjamin Spock Changed American Parenting The book ignited a revolution, breaking free from conventional wisdom that said children required schedules, discipline and little affection. Instead, The Common Sense Book of Baby and Childcare, written by Dr. Benjamin Spock and published in 1946, encouraged parents to think for themselves and to t...
00:26 2019-09-20

Blackmon has 4 hits, Desmond hits slam as Rockies top Padres DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 14-8 on Saturday night in another wild Coors Field game. Blackmon became the first Rockies player to have three ...
11:00 2019-06-16

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
19:26 2019-08-16

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians on Gaza border The Israeli military has blamed Gaza authority Hamas for an attack on its soldiers by Palestinian "terrorists." Hamas has disputed the accusation and put the blame back on Israel....
13:13 2019-08-10

Hamas Arrests 10 Suspects in Gaza Suicide Bombings The suspects in suicide bombings that killed three police officers are said to be a part of Salafi jihadism, a movement that often clashes with Hamas....
02:13 2019-08-30

Explosions hit Gaza police checkpoints, two dead: officials Explosions hit two police checkpoints in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing two officers and wounding several other Palestinians, the Hamas-run interior ministry said, declaring a state of emergency after the blasts....
02:00 2019-08-28

Gaza border protests leave 41 Palestinians injured Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli solders at the Gaza-Israel border left more than 40 Palestinians injured, 22 by live bullets, Gaza health officials said....
04:26 2019-07-06

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on Friday, including military and naval compounds bel...
10:52 2019-06-14

Retaliatory Israeli strikes 'kill three Palestinians' in Gaza The violence in Gaza spiked after Palestinian militants in the Hamas-controlled area fired rockets at southern Israel late Saturday. Israel and Gaza's Islamist movement Hamas have fought three wars since 2008....
11:26 2019-08-18

Third season of Israeli hit ‘Fauda’ ventures into Gaza Strip JERUSALEM (AP) — The creators of Israel’s hit TV show “Fauda” are gearing up for their most ambitious mission yet: the Gaza Strip. The action series chronicles the adventures of undercover Israeli commando operatives in the Palestinian territories. The Netflix release date hasnR...
09:39 2019-06-06

Explosions hit Gaza police checkpoints, three dead: officials Explosions hit two police checkpoints in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing three officers and wounding several other Palestinians, the Hamas-run interior ministry said, declaring a state of emergency after the blasts....
12:26 2019-08-28

When is Trump going to take white supremacist terror seriously? | Rich Benjamin After this latest massacre, we are all complicit when we look the other way. And noone is more complicit than the president himselfIn a bloody weekend that saw two back-to-back mass shootings, a white male gunman left at least 20 people dead in a Walmart in El Paso, a majority Latino border town. Mi...
22:39 2019-08-07

Andy Cohen Celebrates His First Birthday as a Dad With Baby Benjamin The mazel of the day goes to Andy Cohen again: He is celebrating his first birthday as a father and could not look happier. The host of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen......
04:52 2019-06-03

Ruha Benjamin: ‘We definitely can’t wait for Silicon Valley to become more diverse’ The sociologist on how prejudice is embedded in technology – and how we go about building a fairer worldRuha Benjamin is an associate professor of African American studies at Princeton University, and lectures around the intersection of race, justice and technology. She founded the Just Data Lab, wh...
17:00 2019-06-29

ICC judges order prosecutor to review Gaza flotilla decision Appeals judges have ordered the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor to reconsider again her refusal to open a formal investigation into the 2010 storming by Israeli forces of an aid flotilla heading to the Gaza strip...
12:00 2019-09-02

During Ramadan, late-night gyms boom in the Gaza Strip GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — It’s past midnight, but a dozen Palestinians are still running and sweating at a gym in the Gaza Strip. During Islam’s holiest month of Ramadan, Techno-Gym transforms into a late-night hot spot for young men struggling to stay in shape. In addition to self-di...
12:01 2019-05-31

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) said on Monday, citing a “nea...
14:52 2019-05-21

Israeli spraying of herbicide near Gaza harming Palestinian crops Israel sprays buffer zone to deprive potential ‘terror elements’ of cover, but farmers in Gaza say crops and livelihoods are damagedIsraeli aircraft spraying herbicide beside the buffer zone along the Gaza strip is directly affecting the livelihoods of Palestinians in violation of international stan...
17:52 2019-07-19

Hamas says Israeli troops kill fighter on Gaza border Israel's military said soldiers opened fire on Thursday after spotting two Palestinian gunmen near the Gaza border fence, and the Hamas militant group said one of its fighters was killed....
13:52 2019-07-11

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
06:39 2019-06-14

Israeli troops mistakenly kill Hamas man in Gaza: military Israeli soldiers mistakenly shot an operative of Islamist group Hamas on Thursday who had been trying to stop Palestinians approaching the Israel-Gaza border, the Israeli military said....
19:52 2019-07-11

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
13:39 2019-06-14

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory's Hamas rulers....
15:13 2019-06-17

Benjamin Mendy’s hard work can earn reward, says Pep Guardiola • Left-back training in Barcelona for potential October return• ‘If Benjamin is fit, he will have success. He has a special quality’Pep Guardiola says Benjamin Mendy is working “like an animal” to have a successful Manchester City career following an injury-blighted first two years at the club.The l...
11:26 2019-08-25

New England Patriots' Benjamin Watson addresses four-game suspension New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson revealed over the weekend he was receiving a four-game suspension for taking a banned substance under the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy....
18:00 2019-05-28

Kokkinakis hoping for 'Benjamin Button' career after cruel setback Long blighted by injury, Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis hoped to finally be on track to fulfill the promise of a stop-start career when he made the second round of the U.S. Open....
11:26 2019-08-30

H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, and the cast of Archer on voyaging to 1999 Archer’s tenth (and possibly final?) season, also known as 1999, is coming to FX on May 29. So we went to WonderCon to speak with the cast—that’s H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash, Jessica Walter, and Lucky Yates—about the new season....
01:39 2019-05-28

The Magicians' Stella Maeve and Benjamin Wadsworth Are Engaged--See Her Ring Congratulations are in order for two beloved Syfy actors. The Magicians star Stella Maeve is engaged to Deadly Class actor Benjamin Wadsworth. "May 10th, this happened,"......
07:13 2019-06-01

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “After my contract expired last March I told my doctors...
02:52 2019-05-27

Taylor Swift Cradles Cat Benjamin Button in Adorable New Picture It's a love cat story! Taylor Swift has shared an adorable new photo with her youngest cat, Benjamin Button. In the sweet snap, the Grammy winner can be seen cradling Benjamin in her......
20:13 2019-05-30

Katrina Pierson tweeted about Gaza. The video she posted was filmed 2,000 miles away. The senior Trump campaign adviser tweeted a video captioned "Rockets fired into Israel from Gaza." But the video wasn't from Gaza and wasn't filmed in 2019....
16:52 2019-05-22

Israeli military fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed JERUSALEM/GAZA - Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed....
10:39 2019-08-18

Israeli troops mistakenly kill Hamas operative on Gaza border Israeli soldiers mistakenly shot a Hamas operative on Thursday who had been trying to prevent Palestinians from approaching the Israel-Gaza border, the Israeli military said....
16:00 2019-07-11

Israeli troops kill Gaza teens during border protests: medics Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinian teenagers including a 14-year-old boy during protests along the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, Palestinian health officials said....
21:26 2019-09-06

Three Hamas policemen killed in rare attacks with Gaza in 'state of alert' Gaza’s interior ministry said Wednesday arrests have been made in a pair of coordinated bombings that killed three Hamas policemen at Gaza City checkpoints the previous night....
06:26 2019-08-29

Ceasefire appears to take hold in Gaza, ending deadly weekend of hostilities Israel and militant factions in Gaza appear to have reached a ceasefire after a violent weekend that saw the some of the worst fighting between the two sides since 2014, when full-blown war broke out....
14:39 2019-05-21

It's Andy Cohen's Birthday and We're Celebrating With Precious Photos of Him & Baby Benjamin All hail the king of Bravo, Andy Cohen! Today is the TV host's birthday, so if you watch any Bravo series then it is sort a reality TV holiday, right? Well, it's not but it......
04:52 2019-06-03

CBOE APPOINTS BENJAMIN LONDERGAN, JONATHAN WERTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHICAGO, March 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Benjamin Londergan, Chief Executive Officer of Group One Trading, L.P. (Group One), and Jonathan Werts, Managing Director of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, were appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Lo...
14:13 2019-05-22

Berkshire Hathaway's Benjamin Moore to Become Main Paint Supplier for Ace Hardware Ace Hardware is making Berkshire Hathaway’s Benjamin Moore its main paint supplier, pushing Sherwin-Williams paint products out of thousands of its U.S. home-improvement stores....
02:13 2019-07-11

Monday’s Daily Brief: #ClimateAction for the Pacific, Gaza blockade, attack in Burkina Faso This Monday, top stories are: Gaza's aid dependency due to the ongoing blockade; a special focus on climate change and its impact on islands and people of the Pacific; UN condemnation after a deadly attack in Burkina Faso.  ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Hundreds of wounded Gaza protesters risk limb amputation without immediate help, warns top UN official Millions of dollars in emergency funding is needed in Gaza to save the shattered limbs of some 1,700 people who have been seriously injured in demonstrations against Israel along the border fence, a top UN humanitarian official said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-05-21

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of life”. According to news reports, approximately 200 rockets were fired on Saturday from the Occupied Palestinian Territ...
14:52 2019-05-21

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie McGoldrick, on Friday called for calm from all si...
14:52 2019-05-21

Sontag: Her Life by Benjamin Moser review – heavyweight study of a critical colossus Susan Sontag’s rise from gawky swot to opinion leader and ‘art object’ is incisively charted in this exhaustive biography“Art,” Susan Sontag declared in 1965, “is the supreme game which the will plays with itself.” Sontag, supremely wilful, played the game with herself: she began as a critic of art,...
08:26 2019-09-08

Laura Ingraham Schooled By Benjamin Watson In Deeply Satisfying Fox News Segment I swear that headline up there is not the result of late night Mad Libs. Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson was on Fox News with conservative shithead Laura Ingraham Monday to discuss a recent article by Jemele Hill. It became clear almost immediately that Watson was expected to share Ingraham’s sne...
11:52 2019-09-10

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care in Gaza....
00:26 2019-06-18

Israeli military kills 3 Palestinians near Gaza fence after firing toward 'armed suspects,' officials say Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians near Gaza Strip’s heavily guarded perimeter fence after armed "terrorists" were spotted trying to "infiltrate into" the country, officials announced on Sunday....
04:52 2019-08-19

Education Department to probe UNC-Duke conference on Gaza after allegations of anti-Semitism emerge The Department of Education will investigate the potential bias of a taxpayer-funded college conference which the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill hosted in partnership with Duke University earlier this year, after allegations of anti-Semitism surfaced at the event, according to a letter obt...
14:00 2019-06-18

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
04:13 2019-05-23

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria and Argentina; and justice experts dicuss how best...
04:13 2019-05-23

Is Netanyahu Toast? Benjamin Netanyahu has rebounded from so many political defeats that he is called a magician. This time, the Israeli prime minister may not have another rabbit in his hat....
12:52 2019-06-01

This could be the beginning of the end for Netanyahu Avigdor Lieberman was once a nightclub bouncer. He may now be in a position to decide who is let into government in Israel and who is not, as the country's kingmaker....
08:00 2019-09-18

2020 Triumph Rocket 3: All You Need To Know The 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 has been unveiled in two variants - a roadster called the Rocket 3 R and a touring-oriented variant, named the Rocket 3 GT. Here's all we know about the 2020 Triumph Rocket......
16:01 2019-08-01

Netanyahu welcomes Kushner to Jerusalem President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. (May 30)        ...
17:52 2019-05-30

Netanyahu Reaches for the Russian Vote For years, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has largely ceded efforts to woo Russian-speaking immigrants to a rival who had helped him form coalition governments. Now, he sees Russian speakers as a key to his political survival....
13:26 2019-08-25

Rocket launch seen from the space station Time-lapse of Russian spacecraft Progress MS-10 launching into space. Shot from the International Space Station, you gotta see this view.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Rocket League is dropping lootboxes Rocket League's lootboxes are not long for this world because Epic Games loves you very much. I think it's time you give you gaming stepdad a break.Read More...
06:00 2019-08-07

Netanyahu warns Iran about range of new F-35 fighter Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally viewed a squadron of F-35 fighter jets Tuesday, and warned Iran the state-of-the-art aircraft can fly anywhere in the Middle East....
18:39 2019-07-09

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coalition, still short of a majority as a midnight deadline to form a new Israeli government loomed....
20:39 2019-05-29

Half of Israelis Want Netanyahu Out. But Do They Want Benny Gantz In? By all rights, the ex-army chief gunning for Mr. Netanyahu’s job should be in a commanding position heading into the Sept. 17 vote. But his missteps have kept the race even....
04:39 2019-08-25

Former Netanyahu aide Lieberman could be Israeli kingmaker A former nightclub bouncer with a heavy Russian accent, Avigdor Lieberman used to carry a fresh change of shirt for his political boss, Benjamin Netanyahu....
18:52 2019-09-12

Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways From the Israeli Election Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
00:52 2019-09-19

Turkey says OIC to convene after Netanyahu annexation plans The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an extraordinary meeting on Sunday to discuss Israel's announcement of its intention to annex areas of the West Bank, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Saturday....
15:13 2019-09-14

'You will never break our will': Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up....
04:00 2019-09-12

Netanyahu could face election rematch after ballot he said he won Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to declare himself winner of last month's Israeli election, but he now has until Wednesday to appease an erstwhile ally, form a government and avoid a possible rematch....
19:39 2019-05-28

Netanyahu vows to win Israeli snap election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that his conservative Likud party would win a snap Israeli election called after he missed a deadline to form a coalition government....
00:13 2019-05-30

Netanyahu and Gantz Agree on Unity, but Not on What It Means The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents called it just posturing....
17:13 2019-09-19

Boris Yeltsin? Netanyahu's gaffe after meeting PM Benjamin Netanyahu has accidentally referred to Boris Johnson as late Russian president Boris Yeltsin during a cabinet meeting broadcast live on television....
02:26 2019-09-09

Rocket attack on Iraqi oil facility injures 3 A rocket attack on oil facilities in Basra, Iraq, early Wednesday injured three workers, marking a continued escalation of incidents connected with the Middle East oil industry....
19:00 2019-06-19

'Rocket League' is mining the '80s for nostalgia-tinted DLC Rocket League fans, it's time to slap on your aviators, grab a hoverboard and fire up your favorite '80s playlist for a Radical Summer. Psyonix is tapping into the decade's pop culture tentpoles for the game's biggest event to date, lasting all summe......
02:13 2019-06-06

China launches a rocket from a ship for the first time China has joined the US and Russia as the only nations to have successfully launched a rocket at sea. The National Space Administration's Long March 11 took off from a launchpad on a ship in the Yellow Sea today. The rocket carried five commercial sa......
18:13 2019-06-05

Wernher von Braun - the rocket engineer of the powerful The moon landing in 1969 would not have been possible without this German rocket pioneer. In his past, however, von Braun had built a "miracle weapon" for Hitler's Germany that led to thousands of deaths....
17:26 2019-07-17

China launches first rocket from mobile platform at sea BEIJING — China on Wednesday launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a launch pad aboard a commercial ship in the Yellow Sea off the ...
17:39 2019-06-05

M-156 rocket accidentally launched 60 miles NE of Tucson TUCSON – An investigation is underway after a single M-156 rocket was launched unintentionally during a routine training mission Thursday morning. According to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, an A-10C Thunderbolt II assigned to the 354th Fighter Squadron from the 355th Wing reportedly launched a...
03:00 2019-09-06

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket in DC In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
19:00 2019-07-15

China launches rocket from ship at sea for first time China successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest step forward in its ambitious space program....
09:13 2019-06-05

NASA’s large SLS rocket unlikely to fly before at least late 2021 Enlarge / NASA Administrator James Bridenstine testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on July 17, 2019. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) As recently as last month, both NASA planning documents and officials with Boeing said the space agency was still working ...
01:00 2019-07-18

Arianespace's Vega rocket fails for the first time A rocket carrying an observation satellite into space developed an "anomaly" and failed minutes after takeoff from South America. European launch company Arianespace apologized for losing the payload....
14:26 2019-07-11

Rocket Lab will reuse its rockets by catching them with a helicopter SpaceX won't be the only company reusing its rockets for payload deliveries. Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to recover the first stage of its Electron vehicle. The strategy's first phase will have Rocket Lab recovering the stage from the ocean and r......
12:26 2019-08-07

Britain's rocket man takes to the skies Britain's very own rocket man tests his jetpack suit off the coast of Portsmouth. Former Royal Marine Richard Browning can fly at more than 30 mph.        ...
19:26 2019-08-02

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. (June 12)        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Rocket League Is Ditching Loot Boxes Psyonix announced in a blog today that its car soccer game Rocket League will be leaving loot boxes behind in a move aimed at “creating the best possible experience for our players all over the world.”...
14:52 2019-08-07

Here’s why Rocket Lab changed its mind on reusable launch Enlarge / Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck speaks during the opening of the new Rocket Lab factory on October 12, 2018, in Auckland, New Zealand. (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images) On Tuesday, the US-based company Rocket Lab announced that it had begun to explore the possibility of reusing its smallsat l...
03:00 2019-08-08

India’s Chandrayaan-2 rocket launch is a success India finally launched its pioneering Chandrayaan-2 successfully today. The country’s space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), launched a moon rover with GSLV MK-III, India’s most powerful rocket, at 2.43 PM IST.  #ISRO#GSLVMkIII-M1 lifts-off from Sriharikota carrying #Chandrayaan2 O...
12:13 2019-07-22

Scandals, Rivals and U.S. Tarnish Netanyahu’s Aura of Invincibility While Israelis have learned never to count out their wily prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, his victory in the coming election is looking precarious....
09:52 2019-09-04

Netanyahu, Like His Foe, Calls for Unity Government, but Conflicts Remain The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents say it may just be posturing....
14:52 2019-09-19

Netanyahu Calls for Unity Government After Election Deadlock Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said there was no choice but to form a unity government with his rival, former military chief Benny Gantz, after the country's election ended in a deadlock....
13:00 2019-09-19

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament on Tuesday to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
19:01 2019-05-21

Gantz Declares Win, Rejects Netanyahu's Call for Negotiations Former military chief Benny Gantz declared victory in Israel’s election and rebuffed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s calls for power sharing, as the country braced for weeks of political uncertainty....
20:00 2019-09-19

Gantz, Netanyahu’s Top Rival, Trips Up but Doesn’t Fall Behind By all rights, the ex-army chief gunning for Mr. Netanyahu’s job should be in a commanding position heading into the Sept. 17 vote. But his missteps have kept the race even....
21:26 2019-08-24

Netanyahu's lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected....
22:13 2019-06-10

Netanyahu says he'll annex parts of West Bank if re-elected Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says if he's re-elected and able to form a coalition, he'll apply Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea....
03:39 2019-09-11

Netanyahu hours away from deadline for forming coalition government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had until late Wednesday to form a new ruling coalition with a recalcitrant ally or face the possible end of a decade of combative leadership of Israel....
20:39 2019-05-29

A Look at the West Bank Area Netanyahu Vowed to Annex The Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea are considered strategically vital zones by Israel for security. If Israel annexed them, it would encircle any future Palestinian state in the West Bank....
01:26 2019-09-11

Israeli parties vie for Arab vote in bid to oust Netanyahu Challengers to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in next Tuesday's election have courted Israel's Arab minority, hoping that a strong turnout from this unlikely source could tip the scales in their favor....
18:52 2019-09-12

Netanyahu, rightist allies appear to fall short of majority Partial results in Israel’s national election indicate that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his religious and nationalist allies in national elections...
08:26 2019-09-18

Israeli PM’s office airbrushes Netanyahu’s ‘Yeltsin’ gaffe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime minister the wrong name...
02:00 2019-09-09

Netanyahu’s Defense Treaty with Trump Is a Bad Idea. Just as Well It’s Only a Gimmick First there was the moving of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. Then came a recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, followed by a qualified U.S. statement that Israel has the right to annex portions of the West Bank. All positive declarations, all contested issues in an eventu...
04:39 2019-09-17

| Netanyahu says coalition deal still possible as talk of new polls mounts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he believed a deal to form a new coalition government remained possible only days ahead of the deadline as speculation mounted over the possibility of fresh elections....
18:26 2019-05-26

Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tens of thousands of Israelis are protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges. The protesters outside the Tel Aviv Museum of Art on Saturday also called for protecting Israel’s de...
22:26 2019-05-25

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going to do two things — establish a new community on the Golan Heights, something that has not been done...
23:52 2019-06-16

Trump says he and Netanyahu discussed possible US-Israeli defense treaty President Trump said he spoke Saturday to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the possibility of a “mutual defense treaty” between the two nations—just days before Israeli voters go to the polls to decide the fate of the embattled leader....
23:39 2019-09-14

Israeli election: Netanyahu, challenger Gantz at stalemate An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
13:52 2019-09-18

Israelis return to polls to decide Netanyahu's fate Israelis will vote on Tuesday in the second national election in five months, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition following weeks of negotiations....
11:26 2019-09-17

Israeli exit polls suggest setback for Netanyahu In an apparent setback, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to fall short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies in national elections, initial exit polls showed, putting his political future in question. (Sept. 17)        ...
13:52 2019-09-18

Netanyahu hours away from deadline for forming coalition govt Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had until late Wednesday to form a new ruling coalition with a recalcitrant ally or face the possible end of a decade of combative leadership of Israel....
15:26 2019-05-29

Excitement as rocket set for launch on moon landing anniversary The early bird catches the rocket, so alarms were set for 3.30am and a convoy of coaches set off from the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan before sunrise....
16:26 2019-07-18

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending something into space, but it can still pose some risks if a mishap results in a spacecraft crashing back down to Earth. It’s also a major obstacle...
04:13 2019-06-12

Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears A rocket explosion in Russia has sparked reports of a spike in radiation levels and sent residents into panic — even as the Kremlin denies anyone’s in danger. Defense officials have nonetheless shut down fishing, swimming and shipping traffic in a portion of the White Sea. Two people wer...
05:13 2019-08-10

Russia says five killed in mysterious rocket test accident: RIA Russia's state nuclear agency Rosatom said early on Saturday that five of its staff members had been killed in an accident during tests on a military site in northern Russia, the RIA news agency reported....
03:52 2019-08-10

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a relatively new startup out of Japan just hit a big m...
15:13 2019-05-21

Branson's Virgin Orbit completes key rocket test Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, the company said....
20:39 2019-07-10

'Rocket League' is ditching randomized loot crates Game publishers will soon have to disclose the likelihood of players claiming rare items in loot boxes in their console games, following an agreement between many of them, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. Psyonix had already revealed the odds of Rocket......
21:13 2019-08-07

Teamsters protest Rocket Mortgage Classic for better wages A union leader says seven employees at the Detroit Golf Club are willing to strike at the start of the Rocket Mortgage Classic if they don't get a new contract        ...
21:13 2019-06-27

Watch SpaceX catch its rocket fairing in a massive net After a number of delays due to hardware issues as well as bad weather, SpaceX finally managed to send the AMOS-17 communications satellite into Earth orbit last night. The mission went well, with the SpaceX Falcon 9 completing its third mission, but due to the nature of this particular launch, it w...
07:52 2019-08-08

India to buy Russian rocket engines for its space program: RIA India plans to buy rocket engines from Russia for its national space program, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov as saying during a visit to New Delhi on Monday....
18:39 2019-07-22

NASA’s SLS rocket is finally taking shape, well behind schedule NASA fully intends to send humans back to the Moon sooner rather than later. Despite funding woes, the agency is still doing its best to hold true to a 2024 deadline set forth by the Trump administration, and things are slowly beginning to come together. In a new blog post, NASA celebrates a signifi...
02:26 2019-09-21

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers commercial flights into space as well, and its El...
11:00 2019-08-17

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
14:33 2019-05-21

Kremlin says it is winning arms race against U.S. despite rocket accident The Kremlin boasted on Tuesday it was winning the race to develop new cutting edge nuclear weapons despite a mysterious rocket accident last week in northern Russia that caused a temporary spike in radiation levels....
00:39 2019-08-14

UAE Spy Satellite Crashes Into Atlantic Ocean After Rocket Failure The United Arab Emirates lost a spy satellite after a failed rocket launch from the South American country of French Guiana late Wednesday. It’s still unclear what caused the failure, which became evident about two minutes after liftoff. Read more......
16:26 2019-07-11

SpaceX Launched a Massive Rocket With 24 Satellites On Board CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but th...
19:26 2019-06-27

China launches 1st rocket from mobile platform in Yellow Sea BEIJING (AP) — China has for the first time launched a rocket from a mobile platform in the Yellow Sea, sending a five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off Wednesday off the coast of Shandong province, marking the 30...
13:52 2019-06-05

SpaceX tests prototype rocket that could pave way to Mars SpaceX has successfully tested a prototype rocket that could help pave the way for trips to Mars and the moon, sending it to its highest altitude yet during a practice launch in Texas....
14:26 2019-08-28

5 Russian nuclear scientists buried after rocket explosion The five engineers were killed in an explosion while they were testing "a nuclear isotope power source" for a rocket. They have been hailed as "national heroes" and will be posthumously awarded with top medals....
04:26 2019-08-13

SpaceX Recovered Its First Rocket Fairing. Let’s Crunch the Numbers! SpaceX recovered its first fairing last week after a Falcon Heavy launch. Here's how to estimate the challenge faced by Ms. Tree, the retrieval boat....
17:13 2019-07-02

Russians killed in rocket explosion were working on ‘new weapons’ The head of the Russian nuclear agency said Monday that the five scientists killed last week in a rocket explosion at a missile test range had been developing “new weapons,” according to a report. The accident occurred Thursday during tests on a liquid propellant rocket engine at an arctic naval ran...
21:26 2019-08-12

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket on the Mall In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.       ...
20:00 2019-07-15

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
03:26 2019-06-20

Chandrayaan-2 May Launch Next Week, Rocket Glitch Rectified Indian space agency has rectified the fault in its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) whose Monday flight with Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was called off one hour before its......
17:52 2019-07-17

SpaceX finally caught one of its rocket’s nose cones SpaceX has never been shy about its failures. It’s famously poked fun at itself over its near-misses and setbacks over the years, and it’s typically very transparent whenever it comes up short. In recent months, its inability to successfully catch and recover the nose cone fairings of it...
20:52 2019-06-27

On Tuesday, Orion will fly 55 seconds before violently escaping from its rocket Orion and its solid rocket on the launch pad Monday morning at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] Nearly five years have passed since NASA first launched its Orion sp...
16:39 2019-07-01

Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test was a success Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test has gone off without a hitch. The company's Boeing 747 launch aircraft (Cosmic Girl) successfully dropped a dummy LauncherOne rocket from its wing above the Mojave Desert, bringing it one step closer to launching......
05:00 2019-07-11

Vega rocket crashes into the ocean off French Guiana A European Vega launcher failed just minutes after launch, crashing into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of French Guiana and destroying a surveillance satellite....
21:00 2019-07-11

Rocket Lab plans reusable booster for satellite launches Small-satellite launch firm Rocket Lab announced on Tuesday a plan to recover the core booster of its Electron rocket using a helicopter, a bold cost-saving concept that, if successful, would make it the second company after Elon Musk's SpaceX to reuse an orbital-class rocket booster....
04:13 2019-08-07

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime will attack American forces in Iraq....
17:13 2019-05-21

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time Blast-off makes China the third country after US and Russia to master sea launch technologyChina has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space.The Long March 11 rocket blasted of...
20:52 2019-06-05

North Korea confirms third rocket test in just over a week North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country's ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
04:13 2019-08-03

| Explosive find | Cocaine in rocket transport ship A stash of cocaine has been found in a ship used to transport rocket elements to and from the European spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana, South America, officials announced....
04:39 2019-09-21

Team Rocket is now prepared to fight Pokémon Go trainers We hope you're prepared for trouble, because you can now fight Team Rocket grunts in Pokémon Go. Niantic has started rolling out the update it promised a week ago, adding dark-colored PokéStops with the Team Rocket logo at various locat......
11:00 2019-07-23

The SLS rocket may have curbed development of on-orbit refueling for a decade Enlarge / The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s liquid oxygen tank structural test article was manufactured and stacked in June 2019 at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. (credit: NASA) Nearly a decade ago, when Congress directed NASA to build a large rocket based upon space shuttl...
22:00 2019-08-01

Second rocket launch device recovered this week at airport Authorities discovered a second military-grade launch tube this week in passenger luggage at Baltimore Washington International Airport. The inert rocket launch tube, said to be free of any explosives, was recovered from the baggage of a United States Air Force sergeant who arrived at BWI on a milit...
01:52 2019-08-02

Rocket attack at major oil base in Iraq – two injured A ROCKET exploded on the site of major oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's city of Basra this morning, wounding two Iraqi workers....
10:39 2019-06-19

SpaceX Said to Be Eyeing Florida for Mars Rocket Launch Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by......
20:13 2019-08-03

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building in southern Mississippi into what may become the wo...
17:13 2019-06-11

Behind the scenes at Earth’s most beautiful rocket launch site Enlarge / Whatever angle you'd prefer, New Zealand offers some pretty good views... (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) MAHIA PENINSULA, New Zealand—Not a blade of grass longer than the rest, a red “Remove Before Flight” tag unchecked, or a single Kiwi (be it bird or engineer) out of place: Rocket Lab’s Lau...
23:26 2019-08-25

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
05:00 2019-06-29

TSA seizes rocket launcher in Baltimore — for second time this week Military equipment was seized at Baltimore Washington International Airport on Thursday -- the second such seizure in days -- after it was brought back on a military flight by a US Air Force sergeant who kept it as a keepsake....
20:13 2019-08-01

Warframe wants to send a player to space (rocket not included) Digital Extremes, creators of the runaway hit third-person shooter Warframe, revealed this weekend that it’s running a contest to send one of its devoted players to space — well, sort of. What it’s really offering is a pretty sweet payday, but it’ll be up to the winner if that money goes towards a t...
23:39 2019-07-08

Netanyahu accuses Iran of hiding evidence of nuclear facility Israel’s opposition says prime minister’s claims are an election campaign stunt Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled what he claims was a previously undisclosed Iranian nuclear weapons facility and accused Tehran of destroying the site to hide the evidence.“This is what I have to say to the tyrants of Te...
02:26 2019-09-10

Netanyahu faces uncertain future as he trails in Israeli election re-run Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's grip on power was hanging in the balance Wednesday after local TV channels projected him trailing his centrist rival Benny Gantz by just one seat, following a re-run general election....
15:26 2019-09-18

Netanyahu Keeps Plans on West Bank Annexation Close to His Chest A key question hanging over Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election campaign is whether he will fulfil an apparent pledge to annex part of the occupied West Bank. But in TIME’s interview with the Israeli Prime Minister, he would not be drawn on the controversial policy — saying only that ...
22:26 2019-07-11

| Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll 'political context' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the "political context" in Israel, sources in his office say....
02:00 2019-09-19

Netanyahu struggles to hold on to power as Gantz claims victory Blue and White leader rejects offer to serve under Likud after close-run Israeli electionBenjamin Netanyahu is furiously manoeuvring to cling to office after his rival Benny Gantz refused to serve under him in a government of national unity following an inconclusive election.Gantz’s Blue and White a...
21:13 2019-09-19

Netanyahu says Iran destroyed site used to develop nuclear weapons Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged Tuesday that Iran had destroyed a remote site that was used to conduct “experiments to develop nuclear weapons” after Israel learned of its existence. A compound of several buildings, hidden in the hills near the city of Abadeh, was discovered after ...
23:26 2019-09-10

Netanyahu strikes election deal with ultra-nationalist party A small Israeli ultranationalist party has agreed to drop out of upcoming national elections to support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling Likud party...
19:39 2019-08-29

Netanyahu’s Fate May Depend on Israeli Arab Voters. Will They Turn Out? Arab citizens make up a sixth of the Israeli electorate. They could determine whether the prime minister is re-elected, but few voted in the last election....
22:39 2019-09-14

Netanyahu expects tough stance from Trump in any meeting with Rouhani Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared resigned on Thursday to a possible meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, after voicing opposition to world powers opening a dialogue with Iran....
02:13 2019-09-06

After Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears Perilous The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls pointed to serious obstacles for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
15:00 2019-09-18

Supporters push immunity bill for Netanyahu, who is under threat of indictment Knesset members could not be charged with a criminal offense committed during or before being voted in, unless immunity is waived by the parliament, a draft of the measure said....
18:00 2019-05-21

Gantz holds narrow lead over Netanyahu in Israeli election The parties of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opponent Benny Gantz are locked in a close race that may pose a significant challenge to the leader's 10-year hold on power....
13:52 2019-09-18

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the allegations she misused some $100,000 in state mon...
17:26 2019-06-16

Netanyahu pledges to resolve coalition crisis and avoid election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he would continue to try and resolve a deadlock in a coalition crisis and form a new government, after parliament took an initial move to dissolve itself....
21:13 2019-05-27

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife fined for misusing public money Sara Netanyahu was accused of overspending the state funds on catered meals at the premier's official residence, despite a full-time chef having been employed to cook. A plea bargain saw her avoiding a harsher sentence....
12:52 2019-06-16

Netanyahu struggles to form government amid talk of new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on Sunday on what he termed a "final effort" to break a deadlock on forming a governing coalition ahead of a Wednesday deadline for a deal....
19:26 2019-05-26

Netanyahu Vows to Annex Jordan River Valley If Re-Elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would annex a huge swath of the West Bank along the border with Jordan if he stays in power after next week’s election, in a last-minute push to draw conservative votes....
06:00 2019-09-11

Netanyahu scrambles for allies as deadline to form government looms Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to cobble together parliamentary support for a coalition on Wednesday, just hours ahead of a deadline to form a new government or face the possible end of his decade of combative leadership of Israel....
21:52 2019-05-29

Sara Netanyahu Cuts Plea Deal in Catering Case The wife of Israel’s prime minister was accused of misusing about $100,000 in public funds. The prime minister’s own corruption case still looms over his run for another term....
13:52 2019-06-12

Netanyahu claims Iran had secret nuclear weapons site Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled what he claims is a previously unknown site connected to Iran's nuclear program from the early 2000s....
01:13 2019-09-10

Netanyahu welcomes Bahrain meeting, Israeli ex-general to attend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised on Tuesday a U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy in Bahrain, and a source said a former Israeli general would be among the participants....
19:26 2019-06-18

Key Likud supporters oppose party, Netanyahu ahead of elections Two Likud Party supporters said Monday they oppose the party and its leader, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with about a week to go before voters choose Israel's leader and all 120 members of Parliament....
18:00 2019-09-09

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call for snap elections in case he falls short of a majority....
15:13 2019-05-29

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to block Netanyahu’s allies from dissolving the Knesset....
22:00 2019-05-29

In Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears in Peril The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls pointed to serious obstacles for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
04:26 2019-09-18

Netanyahu "surprised and disappointed" by Gantz rebuff, says open to talks Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced disappointment at his election challenger's rejection on Thursday of his offer to discuss forming an Israeli unity government but said he remained opened to talks....
16:00 2019-09-19

Russia denounces Netanyahu's West Bank annexation plan Moscow says proposal could increase regional tensions, as Israeli PM meets PutinThe Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, flies into Sochi on Thursday for talks with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, that come after Moscow added its voice to criticism of his pre-election pledge to annex o...
20:26 2019-09-12

After Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears in Peril The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls pointed to serious obstacles for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
04:00 2019-09-18

Facebook penalises Netanyahu page over hate speech violation Israeli PM has denied writing inflammatory post about ‘Arabs who want to destroy us all’Facebook has suspended a chatbot on Benjamin Netanyahu’s official page after it breached hate speech policy by sending visitors a message warning of Arabs who “want to destroy us all”.Battling a tight election ra...
00:52 2019-09-13

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to Netanyahu  Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
00:39 2019-05-26

Newsmaker: The anti-Netanyahu? Ex-general Gantz poised for top office Benny Gantz has little of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's worldly polish or flair as a showy ideologue - and that may be exactly why so many weary Israelis want the ex-general in top office....
16:00 2019-09-19

Israelis to determine Netanyahu’s fate in unprecedented repeat election Netanyahu, the longest serving leader in Israeli history, is seeking a fourth consecutive term in office, and fifth overall. But he faces a stiff challenge from retired military chief Benny Gantz, whose centrist Blue and White party is running even with Netanyahu’s Likud....
20:00 2019-09-17

After Polls Close, Netanyahu and Gantz Appear Locked in Tight Race Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist challenger, Benny Gantz, appeared to be neck and neck as Israel’s second election in five months drew to a close Tuesday night....
04:26 2019-09-18

CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired and vacant positions.The new terms begin on January 1, 2009. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

Virgin Orbit preps the LauncherOne rocket for its first drop test Virgin Orbit has gotten the thumbs up to conduct the LauncherOne system's first drop test, and it can happen "in the very near future." The Virgin Group's launch services company has successfully completed its final captive carry flight test, almost......
14:26 2019-07-10

Russia sends robot into space to test out new booster rocket Russia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle....
12:39 2019-08-23

Kim watched launch from North Korea's new 'multiple rocket system' North Korea has said it test fired a new multiple rocket launcher system this week, contradicting claims by the South that it had launched two short-range ballistic missiles....
14:39 2019-08-01

Kim Jong Un Oversaw 'Multiple Rocket Launcher' Test: Report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed" weapon, state media reported Sunday -- further muddying the waters for any resumption of denuclearisation talks...
03:26 2019-08-25

The Rocket That Took Humans to the Moon Will Be Projected on the Washington Monument Next Week The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing is coming up on July 20 and there are events being held all around Washington D.C. to celebrate. One of the coolest events will be at the Washington Monument, where a full-scale, 363-foot Saturn V rocket will be digitally projected on the landmark as a 17-min...
11:39 2019-07-10

Russia tests new Soyuz rocket by sending a humanoid robot to the ISS Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, has just launched a new Soyuz booster on a trip to the ISS. Unlike other Soyuz flights that blast off to bring astronauts to the space station, this trip has no humans on board. It does, however, have a passenger: a......
16:39 2019-08-22

SpaceX Heavy rocket booster explodes after missing platform SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites early Tuesday in Florida — but while the two side boosters landed safely back at Cape Canaveral, the new core booster missed a floating platform and erupted in a fireball. “Center core RUD. It was a long shot,” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk...
19:00 2019-06-27

College Rocket-Builders Fly High, Even as Launch Falls a Bit Short Operation Space—made up of college students who hadn’t met—got together in New Mexico over the weekend to launch rockets on which they collaborated. While the results were mixed, the students were thrilled....
12:01 2019-06-03

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario may one day come true. In fiv...
14:33 2019-05-21

The last single-stick Delta rocket launched Thursday, and it put on a show On Thursday morning, the final Delta IV Medium rocket launched from Florida. [credit: United Launch Alliance ] On Thursday morning, United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Medium rocket took flig...
05:39 2019-08-23

This video of a SpaceX rocket fairing returning to Earth is mesmerizing It took SpaceX several tries to catch one of its rocket nosecones during an actual mission, but it finally accomplished that feat late last month when one half of the Falcon Heavy’s nosecone safely landed aboard the company’s barge. It was a huge step towards making fairing recovery (and...
02:13 2019-07-05

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in the region....
15:52 2019-06-19

Nate Lashley shoots 67 to keep Rocket Mortgage Classic lead DETROIT (AP) — Nate Lashley shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to top the Rocket Mortgage Classic leaderboard for the second straight day. Lashley had a 14-under 130 total at Detroit Golf Club. Cameron Champ was a stroke back after a 65. He played the front nine in 8-under 28, matching the lowest nine-hole...
04:00 2019-06-29

Washington Monument turned into Saturn V rocket for Apollo anniversary The Washington Monument looked more like Kennedy Space Center this weekend, when a life-size projection of the Saturn V rocket that carried the first astronauts to the moon lit up the sky-scraping memorial. The display was part of show Friday and Saturday nights depicting highlights from the histori...
21:39 2019-07-21

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters....
17:39 2019-07-31

North Korea confirms another test of rocket launcher system North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country’s ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there...
06:39 2019-08-03

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspected new rocket system again: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again on Friday inspected the test firing of a "newly-developed large-caliber multiple launch guided rocket system", North Korean state media reported early on Saturday....
02:39 2019-08-03

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Launched Aboard GSLV-Mk III Rocket: ISRO At exactly 2.43pm IST, the Rs. 375 crore GSLV-Mk III rocket began its ascent into space from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota....
14:26 2019-07-22

India launches rocket to far side of moon - just days after aborted take-off India's space agency has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon just a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem....
17:39 2019-07-22

Nate Lashley shoots 63 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead DETROIT (AP) — Nate Lashley birdied the final three holes and five of the last six for a 9-under 63 and the first-round lead Thursday in the Rocket Mortgage Classic, the PGA Tour’s first event in Detroit. The 36-year-old Lashley had the lowest score in his PGA Tour career, a day after getting ...
01:52 2019-06-28

Chinese state agency to launch rocket for commercial use in August A Chinese government space agency is expected to launch its first rocket meant for commercial use in August, putting pressure on other domestic rocket firms to develop their own launch vehicles ahead of an expected commercial satellite boom....
11:00 2019-08-01

North Korea says it tested crucial new rocket launch system North Korea said leader Kim Jong Un supervised test firings of a new multiple rocket launcher system he sees as soon serving a “main role” in his military’s land combat operations...
03:52 2019-08-01

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first successful orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese firm....
10:01 2019-07-25

First-round recap of the PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley holds a one-shot lead after shooting a 63 in the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.       ...
14:00 2019-06-28

Watch SpaceX catch a piece of its rocket as it falls from space Yesterday, SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral. This was the third flight for this particular Falcon 9, and its mission was to carry the AMOS-17 satellite for Spacecom. While you can watch the full launch stream here, o......
17:13 2019-08-07

The latest 'Fortnite' Nerf guns include a rocket launcher Hasbro isn't done riding the Fortnite bandwagon now that its themed Nerf guns are here in earnest. The toy maker is launching five new blasters on September 1st, and they might scratch your itch if you're looking for either heavy firepower or someth......
17:00 2019-06-18