Colombian singer Maluma WALKS OUT of interview as he is accused of ‘condemning’ human rights abuses

Maluma – the Colombian singer behind the World Cup song – WALKS OUT of TV interview because he is accused of ‘money laundering’ human rights violations in Qatar Maluma was asked if his stay in Qatar ‘confused’ human rights violations Reporter Moav Vardi asked if Maluma had a problem with violations in Qatar The singer … Read more

Israel blames Iran for a drone attack on an oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman

CNN — Israel on Wednesday accused Iran of launching a drone strike against an oil tanker off the coast of Oman, an official describing it as “an Iranian provocation in the Gulf” linked to the World Cup in Qatar. A self-destructing drone attacked the Pacific Zircon, a Liberian-flagged, Israel-affiliated gas oil tanker, at about 10 … Read more

Official says oil tanker hit by bomb-carrying drone off Oman coast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An oil tanker associated with an Israeli billionaire has been hit by a bomb-carrying drone off the coast of Oman amid heightened tensions with Iran, an official told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The attack on the Liberian-flagged oil tanker Pacific Zircon took place off the coast of Oman … Read more

Israeli army kills Palestinian teenager in occupied West Bank | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Ramallah, occupied West Bank – The Israeli army has shot dead a 15-year-old Palestinian girl in the town of Beitunia near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Health Ministry identified the victims as 15-year-old Fulla Rasmi Abdelazeez Masalmeh. “She would have turned 16 on her birthday tomorrow. She was killed when occupation soldiers … Read more

The Eastern Mediterranean is poised for a natural gas explosion

The Eastern Mediterranean could become a “stable energy supplier” for the European Union if the recent maritime border agreement between Israel and Lebanon spurs more investment in the region, says the head of the company that launched the latest gas production project. “I think there is a lot more gas to be found,” Mathios Rigas, … Read more

Kyrie Irving, Brooklyn Nets, Anti-Semitic, Adam Silver Statement, Punishment

Kyrie Irving declined to apologize for posting a link to anti-Semitic material on Thursday and the Brooklyn Nets star will meet disappointed NBA commissioner Adam Silver the following week about the controversy. Silver pushed for Irving to apologize and denounce the anti-Semitic content in a film promoting the Nets playmaker on social media, but Irving … Read more

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid congratulates Benjamin Netanyahu on election victory

Jerusalem CNN — Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid called Benjamin Netanyahu to congratulate him on winning the Israeli election, the prime minister’s office announced on Thursday, just under 48 hours after polling stations closed. With nearly all votes counted, the latest forecasts suggest former Prime Minister Netanyahu and the allied parties will take 64 seats … Read more

Netanyahu tipped to return as prime minister of Israel after far-right wave | Election News

Lydd (Lod), Israel – In the Lydd (Lod) branch of the Arab-Jewish Hadash Party, six activists sat in a semicircle of plastic chairs watching the exit polls of the fifth Israeli election in just under four years on the big TV screen on the wall to watch. The three elderly men smoked bongs as they … Read more

Israel gives green light to Karish gas production ahead of Lebanon deal | News

The announcement comes before a historic maritime border agreement with Lebanon is expected to be signed on Thursday. Israel has cleared a hydrocarbon company to start operations in Karish, an offshore field at the heart of a maritime border agreement expected to be signed with Lebanon soon. A statement from the Department of Energy on … Read more

Ron Bensimon: Bankrupt Sydney jeweler moved to Israel for court verdict

A bankrupt former jeweler to the stars, whose diamonds were once featured on The Bachelor, has escaped with a fine for defrauding creditors – but only because he now lived in Israel. There were curious scenes at the Downing Center Local Court in Sydney on Tuesday when Ron Bensimon appeared for sentencing after pleading guilty … Read more