As US protests calm, demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

Times of Israel - 1 hour 2 min ago
With rallies entering a more subdued phase, activists are working to convert anger and grief into long-term action

Iran FM throws ball back in Trump’s court on nuclear deal

Times of Israel - 1 hour 42 min ago
After US leader hails successful prisoner swap as sign diplomacy can work, Zarif says it's up to the president to fix the broken international accord

US circles proposal to extend Iran arms embargo among Security Council members

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 23:42
Russia has said Moscow will oppose any US attempt to extend the embargo, which expires on October 18, and reimpose UN sanctions

US still working to bring Palestinians to the table on peace plan, diplomat says

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 23:22
Amid Israel's annexation push, envoy to UN Kelly Craft says Trump proposal 'not set in stone,' but 'until we have dialogue, there’s going to be nothing'

UN seeks meeting of Mideast mediators on Israel-Palestinians as annexation looms

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 22:23
United Nations' envoy to region wants urgent summit of so-called Quartet before Netanyahu moves ahead with partial West Bank sovereignty bid

Dozens of rabbis call for mourning Floyd, autistic Palestinian killed by police

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 21:25
Religious figures in Israel, US declare day of grieving, fasting for George Floyd and Iyad Halak, citing 'danger of the diminishing and destruction of human morality'

‘Hoping for better days’: Tiny Moroccan Jewish community grapples with virus

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 21:14
Local Jews, whose number has greatly dwindled since Israel's creation, suffered hard blow with 12 deaths out of Muslim country's total of 206; 'We are grieving,' says local rabbi

Prominent British Jews urge Israel not to annex West Bank lands

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 20:54
Letter says move would have grave implications for Israel's international standing and alienate large numbers of Diaspora Jews

TV: German FM to make urgent visit to Israel to warn against annexation

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 20:31
Netanyahu said determined to move ahead with annexing parts of West Bank and is working on high-resolution maps, despite threat of EU sanctions, ambivalence from US

AIPAC tells African-American members it’s ‘horrified’ by George Floyd slaying

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 20:05
'Racism, intolerance and inequality must have no place in our country,' reads letter addressed to 'our African American outreach family'

Trump: good jobs numbers are a ‘great day’ for murdered George Floyd

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 19:30
'Hopefully George is looking down right now and saying this is a great thing for our country,' president says; Biden slams president's comments as 'despicable'

Washington mayor christens ‘Black Lives Matter Plaza’ outside White House

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 19:13
City paints slogan in huge yellow letters on street leading to president's residence, as Mayor Muriel Bowser spars with Trump over deployment of troops and police in city

2 Israeli movies make official line-up for canceled 2020 Cannes film fest

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 19:00
While the renowned French film festival was shelved due to the coronavirus, organizers still announce selected titles

New York officers suspended after man, 75, is shoved on video, bleeds from head

Times of Israel - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 18:39
2 policemen in Buffalo face suspension after footage sparks widespread outrage; police in statement initially said man, now hospitalized in serious condition, 'tripped & fell'