Latest News Briefs (Page 2)

8:35 AM

Study: Flu vaccine helps prevent COVID

Sunday, September 26, 2021

According to a new study, the common flu vaccine prevents hospitalization in 40% of COVID patients.

The study also indicates that the vaccine helps prevent serious cases of the virus in children.

8:31 AM

Taliban claim to have killed ISIS-K leader

Sunday, September 26, 2021

The Taliban confirmed rumors that they have killed the leader of the ISIS-K terror group, Abu Omar Khorasani.

ISIS-K, the Afghan offshoot of ISIS, had claimed a spate of attacks on Taliban patrols over the past week, as well as the deadly Aug. 26 suicide bombing at Kabul International Airport, killing 13 US servicemen.

8:08 AM

Taliban hang dead body in town square

Sunday, September 26, 2021
4 bodies of alleged criminals hanged in various locations in city of Herat after alleged kidnapping attempt.
7:19 AM

Britain: 31,348 new COVID infections

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Officials in Britain announced 31,348 new COVID infections over the past day.

An additional 122 virus-related deaths have been reported over that time period.

7:17 AM

Germany: 28 COVID deaths

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Health officials in Germany reported 28 COVID-19-related deaths over the past 24 hours.

Additionally, 7,774 residents have contracted the virus.

7:15 AM

Mexico: Around 10,000 new infections

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Officials in Mexico reported approximately 10,000 new COVID infections over the past day.

596 residents of the country passed of the disease within that time frame.

6:56 AM

Senator Graham: I hope President Trump runs again

Sunday, September 26, 2021

US Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told a crowd of Michigan Republicans on Saturday night that he hopes former President Donald Trump runs for the presidency again in 2024, reports The Detroit News.

"I don't think Trump is listening. He might be," Graham said. "I hope President Trump runs again."

6:12 AM

Iraq condemns conference on peace with Israel

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Iraq's federal government on Saturday condemned a conference that took place on Friday in Iraq's Kurdistan autonomous region and in which prominent Shiite and Sunni leaders urged Iraq to make peace with Israel.

A statement dismissed the gathering, organized by US think-tank Center for Peace Communications (CPC), as an "illegal meeting", according to a report in i24NEWS.

5:30 AM

Barkat meets senators in Washington: True friends of Israel

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Likud MK meets seven senior senators to discuss move that would prevent the establishment of a Palestinian consulate in Jerusalem.
5:26 AM

PA reports: Gunfire between soldiers and Arabs in village of Bruqin

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Palestinian Arabs reported an exchange of gunfire between IDF soldiers and armed Palestinian Arabs during an arrest operation in the village of Bruqin in Samaria.

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5:00 AM

Multiple people injured in train derailment in Montana

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Multiple people were injured on Saturday when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central Montana, the train agency said, according to The Associated Press.

The Empire Builder train derailed at 4:00 p.m. near Joplin, a town of about 200, Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams said in a statement.

4:45 AM

Gantz to Abbas: It will be difficult to get off that ledge

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Defense Minister criticizes PA chairman's threat to Israel, but adds he would continue to meet with him if necessary.

4:02 AM

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met the King of Jordan

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Channel 12 News reveals that the meeting took place last month in Amman, and they discussed the tension on the Temple Mount.
3:13 AM

Trump again hints at 2024 presidential run

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Former President says only a "bad call from a doctor" would prevent him from running again.
1:31 AM

Ten years later: Gilad Shalit talks about his time in captivity

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Gilad Shalit tells about his time in Hamas captivity, why it was hard for him to listen to Israeli radio, & when he heard he'd be released.
12:56 AM

Bennett leaves for New York: 'I'll make Israel's voice heard'

Sunday, September 26, 2021
'I propose Palestinian and Iranian leaders busy themselves with improving the lives of their citizens,' Bennett says.
12:37 AM

United Arab List chief: 'Government is at a crossroads'

Sunday, September 26, 2021
MK Mansour Abbas, head of United Arab List, slams coalition partners for not keeping commitments. 'Better to join a right-wing government.'
Yesterday, 23:59

Man injured in Ashkelon

Saturday, September 25, 2021

One man has been reported injured in a violent altercation in Ashkelon.

Yesterday, 23:53

Mervyn Taylor, Ireland’s 1st Jewish cabinet minister, dies at 89

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Mervyn Taylor served as a Labour lawmaker for 16 years and as a minister for about four years. He retired in 1997.
Yesterday, 23:52

Flu shot may help against COVID-19

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Yisrael Hayom reports that an international study has found ordinary flu shots to help increase resistance to COVID-19.

Yesterday, 23:35

Man stabbed in Kiryat Ekron

Saturday, September 25, 2021

A 33-year-old man was stabbed on Narkis Street in Kiryat Ekron. MDA medics provided first aid and evacuated him to Kaplan hospital.

Yesterday, 23:31

Bennett tells Health Min.: No more restrictions, find solutions

Saturday, September 25, 2021
PM Naftali Bennett claims 'no connection' between gatherings at performances or basketball games and infections among the unvaccinated.
Yesterday, 23:12

Bennett denounces public health measures

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett commented that "There is no connection between the number of people at a sporting event or concert and the morbidity among the unvaccinated, and pretending there is will only damage the economy."

Yesterday, 22:58

Afghanistan's last Jew wants to settle in New York

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Zebulon Simantov finally divorced his wife - and urges Americans not to support either Trump or Biden in the 2024 elections.
Yesterday, 22:43

Regional council chairman demands government end talk of two states

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Binyamin Regional Council Chairman Yisrael Gantz responded to Abu Mazen's speech at the UN General Assembly, saying that "Israel's government must demonstrate by actions that Abu Mazen's talk of a two-state solution is baseless."

Yesterday, 22:33

Bennett discusses public health measures before heading to UN

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Before departing to New York for his speech to the United Nations, Prime Minister Natali Bennett is meeting with Health Ministry officials to discuss the next steps in containing the pandemic

Yesterday, 22:26

AOC 'deeply sorry' for Iron Dome vote

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tells 'disappointed' constituents that she is 'deeply sorry' for 'present' vote on Iron Dome resupply bill.
Yesterday, 21:59

Four people injured in sukkah collapse

Saturday, September 25, 2021
In Jerusalem's Meah She'arim neighborhood, a sukkah built on stilts collapses, injuring four people.
Yesterday, 21:55

IDF strikes Nazi colors in Hebron

Saturday, September 25, 2021

IDF soldiers confiscated a Nazi flag that was displayed in the Hebron area earlier today.

Yesterday, 21:49

5 arested for attacking police

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Police arrested five individuals over the weekend after they attacked officers who arrived in their neighborhood due to a noise complaint.

Yesterday, 21:44

Yamina MK calls for MKs to observe Green Stamp laws despite immunity

Saturday, September 25, 2021

MK Idit Silman (Yamina) commented on a Channel 12 article which pointed out that MKs are exempt from Green Stamp laws due to their immunity as part of the Knesset. "The Immunity Law does not stop COVID-19. As leaders of the country, we should observe the Green Stamp laws nonetheless," she commented.

Yesterday, 21:22

Percent of positive coronavirus tests drops to 4.30%

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Less than 5,000 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed as number of intubated patients tops 220. Vast majority of serious cases are in unvaccinated.
Yesterday, 21:22

Synagogue vandalized in Petah Tikvah

Saturday, September 25, 2021

A group of vandals broke into the Chen Hatzafon synagogue in Petah Tikva on Saturday morning. The thieves broke into the safe of an ark, stole silver Torah ornaments, desecrated the Torah scrolls, stripped the covers off of them, and threw the Torah scrolls on the synagogue floor. Worshipers who came to the prayer service at dawn called the police.

Yesterday, 21:17

President congratulates Israeli scientist on visit to CERN

Saturday, September 25, 2021

President Isaac Herzog spoke with Professor Eliezer Rabinovich, a leading physicist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and congratulated him on the history he made when he was elected this weekend to head the world's largest particle accelerator corporation, CERN, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The President congratulated him and said: "This is a huge personal achievement for him, a breakthrough in Israeli science and a huge honor for the State of Israel. Happy holiday."

Yesterday, 21:08

Woman murdered in Lakia

Saturday, September 25, 2021

A 42-year-old woman was shot dead in Lakia in the Negev. Police are investigating the incident.

Yesterday, 21:07

Four evacuated from collapsed Sukkah

Saturday, September 25, 2021

MDA medics have extracted and treated four people who were lightly injured in the collapse of a sukkah in the Me'ah She'arim neighborhood of Jerusalem. Among the injured were two women in their thirties, a two-year-old toddler and a 5-year-old boy.

Yesterday, 20:47

Likud hits back at Abbas

Saturday, September 25, 2021

The Likud responded to Mansour Abbas' criticism of Bennett and Lapid's coalition, saying that "Abbas knows very well that he has never received an offer to join a right-wing government and the only alternative he faced was the left-wing government that succumbed to all his demands."

Yesterday, 20:45

Arab man, 30, killed in interclan feud

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Bystander injured in cafe after Arab takes revenge on another Arab in interclan feud.
Yesterday, 20:29

UTJ MK denounces Minister Kahana

Saturday, September 25, 2021

MK Moshe Gafni (UTJ) has launched a scathingly critical attack on Religious Services Minister Matan Kahana, saying that "He is a delusional man who thinks that the Hareidi parties still want anything to do with the government. He is perhaps the most hated person for the entire Hareidi community, with the possible exception of Bennett and Shaked."

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