Wednesday, August 02, 2017


Men are from Mars, high-res pics are from Venus Israel to launch first environmental and agricultural research satellite from French Guiana on Wednesday.

Moscow 'won't bend or break' over US sanctions - Russian envoy to UN Moscow "won't bend" and has no plans to change its policies following Donald Trump's signing of new anti-Russian sanctions, says its permanent representative to the UN, Vassily Nebenzia.

Russia flies 2,000 mercenary troops into Syria Dmitry Utkin, director of the Wagner Group Russia is engaged in a major buildup in Syria, both in support of the de-escalation zones established in conjunction with the United States, and in order to solidify its military control of the country.

One hundred thousand pray at Western Wall on Tisha B'Av Some 100,000 visited the Western Wall during Tisha B'Av, during which Jews mourn the destruction of the First and Second Temples.

China Pushing its Four-Point Peace Plan China steps to the plate and offers a Chinese vision to peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

Israeli PM prevents border 'punch-up' between firebrand MPs Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has intervened to prevent a possible fistfight between an outspoken MP and his Jordanian counterpart.

What do Israelis think about woman in combat units? Over 80% of the Israeli public thinks the IDF promotes female combat soldiers as a way to promote equality, not for professional reasons.

New in the White House: Bible Studies New reports say current cabinet is one of the most spiritual in history, with weekly meetings for Bible studies.

Jordanian king donates $1.4 million to Waqf after Temple Mount fight Group reportedly says money will go to Islamic museum at the site and a cash bonus for its workers.

On the Temple Mount, priests take on a new sacred duty: Collecting bodies Ultra-Orthodox organization ZAKA, which retrieves fatalities after car accidents and terror attacks, creates volunteer group fearing more attacks on holy site.