- Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave
Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of the country.
- Croatia in talks with Sweden, U.S. on fighter jets -minister
Croatia is in talks with Sweden
and the United States on buying fighter jets to modernise its
air force, Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic said on Thursday.
Zagreb was close to striking a deal on buying a squadron of
used and refitted F-16 fighter jets from Israel, but eventually
Israel informed Croatia it could not sell the planes as it could
not secure an approval from the United States.
Israel had been in competition with several countries
- New Jersey man charged with threatening to bomb Trump Tower
A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York City was arrested on Wednesday on a string of federal charges, prosecutors said.
- Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer
JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universities teamed up to study yeast colonies found in microscopic pores in pottery fragments....
- New Jersey man arrested for plotting terror attack at Trump Tower
A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday on terror-related charges for allegedly seeking to provide material support to Hamas, and discussing the bombing of Trump Tower and the Israeli consulate in Manhattan, according to federal officials. Jonathan Xie, 20, of Basking Ridge, is charged with two counts of attempting to provide material support to a...
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