World News

World news is all reports on stories involving politicians, conflict and revolutions outside of the United States and Israel that affect the world and the Jewish state. 'World news' helps the global environment set the political agenda through journalists situated in conflict regions reporting on the important facts.

French politician Olivier Dassault arrives for the screening of the film "Drive" during the 37th American Film Festival in Deauville September 3, 2011.

French billionaire Olivier Dassault killed in helicopter crash

DEMONSTRATORS IN Bethlehem ride a mock train to symbolize the return to homes that Palestinians lost during the 1948 War of Independence, in May 2016.

'The Palestinians should have been federated with Jordan’

Proud Boys and supporters of the police participate in a protest in Portland, Oregon, U.S., August 22, 2020

FBI finds ties between Proud Boys, Trump associate, prior to riot - report

A Swiss national flag flies behind a poster of the initiative committee against wearing the burqa (Verhuellungsverbot) reading "Stop extremism! Veil ban -Yes" in Berikon, Switzerland February 12, 2021. On March 7 Switzerland's voters will decide about a nationwide veil ban.

Swiss voters back ban on facial coverings in referendum

By REUTERS
People flash three-finger salutes as they attend a funeral of U Khin Maung Latt, 58, a National League for Democracy (NLD)'s ward chairman, in Yangon, Myanmar, March 7, 2021.

Unions call for total strike in Myanmar; Party official dies in custody

By REUTERS
Protesters take cover as they clash with riot police officers during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 28, 2021.

Infamous Israeli businessman hired to lobby in favor of Myanmar junta

Thai navy scrambles to save cats from sinking ship

Cat-astrophe averted: Thai navy scrambles to save cats from sinking ship

By REUTERS
A CRUSADERS-THEMED virtual tour with Itamar Ben David. The faces were altered for privacy considerations.

Bringing the world to visit Israel in the middle of a pandemic

A man looks out to sea in Portsmouth

Photo shows ship floating above water. Do our eyes play tricks on us?

Traditional clothes hang on a rope as protesters holding shields stand in line in the background during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar March 6, 2021 in this still image obtained by Reuters from a video.

Myanmar protesters string up women's clothes for protection

By REUTERS
Volodymyr Zelensky

Six killed, over 30 injured in Ukrainian bus accident in Poland

By REUTERS
A nursing home worker and a medic put on personal protective equipment while preparing to transport a patient into an ambulance at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, in Kirkland, Washington, US.

Advisers of New York's Cuomo altered report on nursing home deaths

By REUTERS
People flash a three-finger salute in front of a casket with a body of a victim who was shot dead during the anti-coup protest, in a cemetery at the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, March 5, 2021.

Clashes with protesters continue as UN envoy calls for action in Myanmar

By REUTERS
A part of the signage at the main gate of The Walt Disney Co. is pictured in Burbank, California

Disneyland, other California theme parks, stadiums could reopen April

By REUTERS
People flash a three-finger salute as they attend the funeral of victims shot dead during the anti-coup protest in Yangon, Myanmar, March 5, 2021.

Diplomat at Myanmar Embassy in TLV resigns following Junta's crackdown

Pope Francis arrives to board a plane for his visit to Iraq at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, March 5, 2021.

Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad for risky, historic Iraq tour

By REUTERS
Dr Ngong Cyprian receives his first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, at the National hospital in Abuja, Nigeria, March 5, 2021.

'Coronavirus can't kill me now'; Africans cheer rollout of COVAX vaccinations

By REUTERS
Ihor Kolomoyskyy speaks during an interview in Dnipropetrovsk May 24, 2014.

Ihor Kolomoyskyy, Ukrainian-Israeli oligarch, denied entry to US

People flash a three-finger salute as they attend the funeral of victims shot dead during the anti-coup protest in Yangon, Myanmar, March 5, 2021.

Myanmar soldiers on TikTok: 'I will shoot whoever I see'

By REUTERS
THE FUNERAL of Rabbi Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik, on Sunday, in Jerusalem. The failure of haredi communities to come to terms with COVID-19, leading to extraordinary high rates of illness and death, requires soul-searching both internally and externally.

Jewish groups in Hungary fight over historic split of returned assets

Victoria Rose, 17, enjoys a ride across the crowd, Woodstock 1994. She lost her clothes crowd-surfing.

Did women ‘win’ the sexual revolution?

By AMY KAUFMAN / LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS)
Demonstrators are seen behind makeshift barricades during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar, March 4, 2021, in this still image taken from a video.

Electricity out in Myanmar, soldiers threaten protesters: 'I will shoot'

By REUTERS
Demonstrators protest against the military coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Yangon, Myanmar, February 6, 2021.

Myanmar diplomatic revolt against junta widens after violent crackdown

By REUTERS
acoustic guitar illustrative

Folk guitarist makes soundscapes from Jewish phonograph records

By DANIEL BROMFIELD/JTA
The new Brasilian President Jair Bolsonaro

After record COVID-19 deaths, Bolsonaro tells Brazilians to stop 'whining'

By REUTERS
The Iranian flag waves in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters, before the beginning of a board of governors meeting, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Vienna, Austria, March 1, 2021.

Iran gives positive signals on informal nuclear talks, time short

By REUTERS
YouTube logo at the YouTube Space LA in Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles, California, United States October 21, 2015.

YouTube will lift ban on Trump channel when risk of violence decreases

By REUTERS
National Guard soldiers patrol the compound around the US Capitol after police warned that a militia group might try to attack the Capitol complex in Washington, US, March 4, 2021.

Capitol police ask National Guard to stay for two more months

By REUTERS
Protesters cover with makeshift shields during an anti-coup protest in Yangon, Myanmar

Myanmar police break up protests again after bloodiest day since coup

By REUTERS
People pose in front of a display showing the word 'cyber' in binary code, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica

Far-right social media Gab hacked, Trump's account targeted

SpaceX Starship SN10 explodes after liftoff at South Padre Island, Texas

SpaceX Starship rocket prototype nails landing... then blows up

By REUTERS
Laura Shovan, left, the cover of "A Place at the Table," and Saadia Faruqi

A Muslim and a Jewish woman wrote a book about standing up to prejudice

By TALIA LIBEN YARMUSH/JTA
An Amazon logo is seen at its centre in Darlington, County Durham, Britain September 3, 2020

Parler sues Amazon again, alleging effort to 'destroy' app

By REUTERS
Alexei Navalny 370

Navalny emerges in jail in Russia's Vladimir region, meets lawyers

By REUTERS
Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson sits down before an interview with Reuters in Singapore July 8, 2009.

Sheldon Adelson's Vegas casino shuts its doors

By REUTERS
The ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru

Peruvian woman 'happy' for official decision for her to die by euthanasia

By REUTERS
Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at the annual National Rifle Association (NRA) convention in Dallas, Texas, May 4, 2018

Texas governor lifts state's mask mandate, business restrictions

By REUTERS
A woman purchases the new release of the Dr. Seuss book "What Pet Should I Get?" after waiting in line at the University of California San Diego's Geisel Library in San Diego, California July 28, 2015.

Six Dr. Seuss books taken out of publication due to 'offensive' content

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a rally to contest the certification of the presidential election results by Congress, in Washington in Novemer, 2021.

Republican Jewish NGO after Trump's speech: Our main focus is 2022

Hadi Amr - Deputy Assistant Secretary for Israeli-Palestinian Affairs Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, 20 January 2021.

PLO: Hamas is on board with a 2-state outcome and ‘peaceful’ resistance

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
A Palestinian health worker prepares to vaccinate Matthias Schmale, UNRWA's Gaza director, against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Gaza City February 24, 2021.

India to send 25,000 vaccines to Palestinians amid global shortage

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference following a cabinet meeting in Ankara, Turkey, December 14, 2020

Oppressive Turkish gov’t pushes bizarre ‘human rights’ plan - analysis

RUSSIAN OPPOSITION leader Alexei Navalny, who is accused of flouting the terms of a suspended sentence for embezzlement, inside a defendant dock during the announcement of a court verdict in Moscow, Russia earlier this month.

US sanctions Russia for poisoning Alexei Navalny

By REUTERS
An illustrative photo of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

3 days after Pfizer vaccine, Japanese woman dies from brain hemorrhage

By REUTERS
FILE PHOTO: 2016 Rio Olympics - Taekwondo - Women's -57kg Bronze Medal Finals - Carioca Arena 3 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 18/08/2016. Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin (IRI) of Iran celebrates

Iran's only female Olympic medalist to compete as refugee in Tokyo

By REUTERS
Turkish flag flutters at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium,

Turkey to shut down pro-Kurdish opposition party - ruling party official

By REUTERS
A prison guard stands along a corridor in Tehran's Evin prison June 13, 2006.

Champion Iranian bodybuilder stitched his lips to protest inhumane prison

The Nike swoosh logo is pictured on a store in New York City, New York, U.S., September 4, 2018

Nike executive quits abruptly after her son illegally resells sneakers

By REUTERS
Mount Sinabung volcano erupts as seen from Kuta Rakyat village in Karo

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano spews ash into sky

By REUTERS
An ultra-Orthodox man wears three masks over his face while celebrating Purim amid coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in Jerusalem February 28, 2021

Haredi Orthodox kids in Lakewood, NJ seen in racist Purim costumes

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
RUSSIAN OPPOSITION leader Alexei Navalny, who is accused of flouting the terms of a suspended sentence for embezzlement, inside a defendant dock during the announcement of a court verdict in Moscow, Russia earlier this month.

US sanctions for Navalny poisoning may come on Tuesday - sources

By REUTERS
Houthi supporters shout slogans during a rally against the United States' designation of Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization, in Sanaa, Yemen January 25, 2021

Marib escalation in Yemen is final Houthi push against government

By DANIEL SONNENFELD/THE MEDIA LINE
Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro salutes before receiving a confirmation of his victory in the recent presidential election in Brasilia, Brazil December 10, 2018

Brazilian states blast Bolsonaro over pandemic during worst phase yet

By REUTERS
Taylor Swift.

Taylor Swift takes on Netflix over 'sexist' joke in 'Ginny & Georgia'

By REUTERS
Port of San Diego Harbor Police Department boats combat a fire on board the US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego, California, US July 12, 2020.

US destroyer docks in Sudan for the first time in decades

By REUTERS
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy convicted of corruption, to serve jail time from home

By REUTERS
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif shakes hands with High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of European Commission Josep Borrell in Tehran, Iran, February 3, 2020

EU-Iran business forum collapsing amid withdrawals from Europeans

Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci takes off his face mask prior testifying before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump Administration's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. June 23, 2020

Fauci urges Americans to get any of the three COVID-19 vaccines available

By REUTERS
An electrical substation is seen after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, US, February 20, 2021

Texas electricity firm files for bankruptcy over $1.8b. from grid operator

By REUTERS
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, speaks during a ceremony of the 102nd anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement Day in Seoul, South Korea, March 1, 2021.

South Korea's Moon says Olympics may be chance for North Korea, US talks

By REUTERS
A vial and sryinge are seen in front of a displayed Johnson&Johnson logo in this illustration taken January 11, 2021.

US eyes Tuesday deliveries of J&J vaccine, urges minorities to get shots

By REUTERS
ranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during the cabinet meeting, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Tehran, Iran, April 1, 2020.

Iran imprisons 8 Baha’is for alleged talks with BBC and VOA

Protesters take cover as they clash with riot police officers during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 28, 2021.

'How many dead bodies?' asked Myanmar protester killed on bloodiest day

By REUTERS
Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine/ Injection only" and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed Johnson & Johnson logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020.

US authorizes Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

By REUTERS
A nurse holds China's SinoVac coronavirus potential vaccine for trials before administering it to a volunteer at Emilio Ribas Institute in Sao Paulo, Brazil July 30, 2020.

China and India to send vaccines to Palestinians

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz talks to the media as he arrives at an European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 28, 2018.

Austrian chancellor, Danish PM to visit Israel for COVID cooperation

Iran holds military drills as tensions rise with US

Did Iran finally take a more direct shot at Israel? - analysis

Passover in Utah 370

Utah schools encouraged to increase Holocaust education in new resolution

Fences are seen on the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria in the Golan Heights March 25, 2019.

US attack in Syria: Why now? What can be learned? Experts weigh in

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during a news conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 13, 2020.

New Zealand's largest city Auckland back to lockdown after COVID-19 case

By REUTERS
A statue of former US President Donald Trump is pictured at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, US February 26, 2021.

Trump's golden statue compared to Golden Calf in online derision

By REUTERS
A view from the "Comuna 13" neighborhood in Medellin, September 2, 2015

Israeli citizen murdered in Colombia by local criminals, police suspect

‘Banners of Hate’ placed by US white supremacist groups

White supremacist sentenced to 20 years in plot to bomb Colorado synagogue

By REUTERS
Protesters climb the wall of the US Capitol, January 6, 2021.

Capitol riots: Over 300 people charged with participation in the protests

US President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Trump shares plans about new super PAC to be managed by Lewandowski

Smoke rises after an U.S. airstrike, while the Iraqi army pushes into Topzawa village during the operation against Islamic State militants near Bashiqa, near Mosul, Iraq October 24, 2016.

US airstrikes on Iran-backed militias in Syria kill at least one fighter

By REUTERS
Physician assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and pediatric bone cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux poses

As a child, she beat bone cancer. Now she's headed into space

By REUTERS
A view of a part of western Mosul, Iraq, May 29, 2017

In Iraq's Biblical lands, scattered Christians ask 'should I stay or go?'

By REUTERS
Alexei Navalny 370

Jailed Putin critic Navalny moved, probably to prison camp - lawyer

By REUTERS
Activists of Amnesty International demonstrate to show their support with the Syrian people at the Fontaine des Innocentes in Paris May 29, 2012.

Amnesty says Eritrean troops killed hundreds of Ethiopian civilians

By REUTERS
A Jewish man who identified himself as Andrew protests the oppression of China's Uighurs outside the Chinese Embassy in London, Jan. 5, 2020.

Dutch parliament: China's treatment of Uighurs is genocide

By REUTERS
A drone view of the Christ The Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 15, 2020.

Brazil COVID-19 death toll passes a quarter million

By REUTERS
Rio Olympics

Former US Olympics coach dies by suicide after being charged

By REUTERS
PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN makes a prank call to his predecessor Donald Trump.

Biden talks to Saudi king, stresses human rights and rule of law

By REUTERS
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the arrival of the first batch of Pfizer coronavirus vaccines in Israel

Israel to put on hold program to send vaccines abroad amid legal scrutiny

A view of the site where Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of her dogs were stolen in Los Angeles, California, US February 25, 2021.

Lady Gaga offers $500,000 reward for two stolen dogs

By REUTERS
Car crashed into the gate of the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin

Salafist group that called for sharia law, death of Jews banned in Germany

By REUTERS
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan speaks during his address to the nation in Yerevan, Armenia November 12, 2020. Armenian Prime Minister Press Service/Tigran Mehrabyan/PAN Photo via REUTERS

Armenian PM warns of coup attempt after army demands his resignation

By REUTERS
The rainbow flag, commonly known as the gay pride flag or LGBT pride flag, is seen during the first Gay Pride parade in Skopje, North Macedonia June 29, 2019

5.6% of Americans identify as LGBTQ+ in latest Gallup poll

A Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in Brussels

Australia passes law targeting Facebook, Google to pay for media content

By REUTERS
 A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020

Facebook bans Myanmar military from its platforms with immediate effect

By REUTERS
Flags from Iran and the United States  at the California Convention for a Free Iran, Los Angeles, US, January 11, 2020

US, allies respond to Iranian 'provocations' with studied calm

By REUTERS
Investors have used the Robinhood app to give the video game company GameStop a boost.

GameStop rallies again; some puzzle over ice cream cone tweet

By REUTERS
A demonstrator holds picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest in front of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, October 5, 2018

US report on Khashoggi death expected to single out Saudi crown prince

By REUTERS
US Rep. Gregory Meeks, 115th Congress

Rep. Meeks: The way you deal with Iran is with our allies

International Criminal Court, The Hague

ICC has new prosecutor, what are his, Bensouda's next steps? - analysis

US President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Trump may soon have to answer rape allegations under oath

By REUTERS
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally to mark the 5th anniversary of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov's murder and to protest against proposed amendments to the country's constitution, in Moscow, Russia February 29, 2020.

Amnesty International revokes Navalny's 'prisoner of conscience' status

By REUTERS
Sotheby's Paris employees pose with the 1887 painting of a Paris street scene "Scene de rue a Montmartre" by Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh which will be presented to the public for the first time after spending more than a century behind closed doors in the private collection of a French family, Fr

Van Gogh painting to be shown in public for first time

By REUTERS
US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on the US response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, US, December 29, 2020.

Biden rushes to address global computer chip shortage in executive order

By REUTERS
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