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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.

LAPD Officers wear face masks as they patrol Hollywood Blvd during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 18, 2020.
US COVID-19 hospitalizations pass 100k mark for the first time
Israeli border policewomen chat with local residents at the entrance to Bnei Brak as Israel enforces a lockdown of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish town badly affected by coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Bnei Brak, Israel April 3, 2020
'Lockdown' - the word of the year
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci attends the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 13, 2020
White House coronavirus adviser Fauci to meet with Biden transition team
By REUTERS
Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who was detained in Iran in 2018 and sentenced to 10 years in prison on espionage charges, is pictured after she was released in exchange for three Iranians who had been detained abroad, in Tehran Iran, in this still image taken from a video and obtained on November 26, 2020.
Iran: Kylie Moore-Gilbert detained for being Israeli spy for Bahraini MP
Senator Ted Cruz: Boycotts and other attacks on the livelihood of Jews have been part of antisemitism for centuries.
Sen. Cruz reintroduces act to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group
By EVE YOUNG , REUTERS
Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager charged with killing two people and injuring another during demonstrations on the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, attends his extradition hearing in Lake County in Waukegan, Illinois, U.S., October 30, 2020.
Kyle Rittenhouse, charged in Wisconsin protest shootings, due in court
By REUTERS
Police officers stand guard at the scene of a reported knife attack at Notre Dame church in Nice, France, October 29, 2020.
France to investigate dozens of mosques suspected of 'separatism'
By REUTERS
The Twitter logo superimposed on antisemitic tweets
Twitter expands hate speech rules to include race, ethnicity
By REUTERS
Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's president-elect, on October 28, 2018
Armed bank robbers storm another Brazilian town, battle police in streets
By REUTERS
FILE PHOTO: An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight from Los Angeles lands at Reagan National Airport shortly after an announcement was made by the FAA that the planes were being grounded by the United States in Washington, U.S. March 13, 2019
American Airlines holds first passenger flight of 737 MAX in 2 years
By REUTERS
Democratic 2020 US presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at his election rally, after news media announced that Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election, in Wilmington, Delaware, US, November 7, 2020
Biden: We will lift Iran sanctions if they comply with nuclear deal
By REUTERS
German police gather close to the scene where they found a body near Wiesbaden-Erbenheim, Germany, June 6, 2018.
Five killed, including baby, as car plows into pedestrian zone in Germany
By REUTERS
Palace of Zarzuela, Madrid
King's palace in Spain uses Israeli tech to purify air from COVID-19
Man Watching TV
‘Homeland’ creators to adapt ‘Dinner at the Center of the Earth’ to TV
By CURT SCHLEIER/JTA
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Mining for modernization in the Gulf states
By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
Overheated, a healthcare worker takes a break as people wait in their vehicles in long lines for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing in Houston, Texas, U.S., July 7, 2020
US reveals rapid rollout plan for vaccine after record coronavirus surge
By REUTERS
North Korea China divide 248.88
US offers $5m. reward for info on China ignoring sanctions on N.Korea
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 Navy to scrap USS Bonhomme Richard after damage in possible arson
The Long March-5 Y5 rocket, carrying the Chang'e-5 lunar probe, is seen before taking off from Wenchang Space Launch Center, in Wenchang, Hainan province, China November 24, 2020.
China successfully lands spacecraft on moon to retrieve lunar rocks
By REUTERS
Czechia is also Moravia and Silesia
By KLÁRA DONATHOVÁ
Mount Jestě ̌d rises above Liberec with a unique hotel and a television transmitter at its top.
Be active in Bohemia
By KLÁRA DONATHOVÁ
People watch S-300 air defense missile systems launching missiles during the Keys to the Sky competition at the International Army Games 2017 at the Ashuluk shooting range outside Astrakhan, Russia, August 5, 2017.
Russia deploys advanced S-300 missiles to disputed islands near Japan
By REUTERS
An attendee wears an alien mask at the gate of Area 51 as an influx of tourists responding to a call to 'storm' Area 51, a secretive U.S. military base believed by UFO enthusiasts to hold government secrets about extra-terrestrials, is expected in Rachel, Nevada, U.S. September 20, 2019
Monolith vanishes from Romania and Utah - alien action or local pranks?
By REUTERS
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters during a public appearance at a religious procession
Slovenia declares Hezbollah a terrorist organization
Syria-bound trucks, loaded with humanitarian supplies, get ready to leave a UN transhipment hub in Reyhanli, near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province
UN says 235 million people will be in need of humanitarian aid in 2021
A submerged evangelical church is seen along a flooded street during the passage of Storm Eta, in Pimienta, Honduras November 5, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera
Israel to send aid team to Honduras following devastating hurricanes
US President Trump holds coronavirus disease pandemic response briefing at the White House in Washington
Scott Atlas resigns as special adviser to Trump on coronavirus
By REUTERS
Burning forest is seen during "Operation Green Wave" to combat illegal logging in the Amazon rainforest
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rises to 12-year high under Bolsonaro
By REUTERS
Tomáš Petříček, Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs
Israeli-Czech Forum: Facing future challenges together
By MILOŠ TOUŠEK
Left-to-right: President of the Chamber Pavel Smutný, founding President Miroslav Grégr and Israeli Ambassador Daniel Meron at the Annual Meeting in 2019
Czech-Israeli Mutual Chamber of Commerce - More than business
By LINDA ŠTUCBARTOVÁ
Prof. Karel Roubík was leading the team, which constructed CoroVent.
COVID-19 sparked Czech innovation
By LINDA ŠTUCBARTOVÁ
Israeli digital solutions for ŠKODA Auto
By LINDA ŠTUCBARTOVÁ
ŠKODA Auto is a part of the Israeli innovation ecosystem
By LINDA ŠTUCBARTOVÁ
The BEA campus Olomouc is the seat of Tesco SW and other companies and institutions
Where business thrives in Olomouc
By TOMÁŠ JELÍNEK
Prague has a rich Jewish history and inspiring Jewish presence
From the Golem of Prague to artificial intelligence
By TOMÁŠ JELÍNEK , ALAN ROSENBAUM
Czech environmental firm joins with Israeli tech
Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion meeting with two graduates of pilot training in Czechoslovakia - General Ezer Weizman, Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force and Colonel Daniel Shapiro (left).
The Czech arms that saved Israel
By GITA ZBAVITELOVÁ
Presidents Ruvi Rivlin and Miloš Zeman meeting in Jerusalem in 2018
'I respect Israel for its courage'
By TOMÁŠ JELÍNEK
Presidents Ruvi Rivlin and Miloš Zeman meeting in Jerusalem in 2018
'The history of our two peoples brings us together in a special bond'
By TOMÁŠ JELÍNEK
US. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington March 16, 2016.
Biden names top economic advisers, setting stage for diverse White House
By REUTERS
The Vatican City is seen on August 5, 2020.
Pope cancels traditional pre-Christmas ceremony due to COVID-19
By REUTERS
Fasil Legesse, Editor-in-Chief of Israeli-Ethiopian TV
Understanding the law-enforcement operation in Ethiopia
By FASIL LEGESSE
View of Earth  from the International Space Station (ISS) orbiting Earth in an image taken by NASA astronaut Christopher J. Cassidy August 19, 2020
War in Space: Rules-based cooperation is only way to keep space peaceful
By REUTERS
A bright fireball, believed to be a meteor streaks across the sky over city of Austin, 2019
Fireball lights up skies over Japan
Candace Owens speaking with attendees at the 2018 Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USA, Florida.
Conservative commentator forces fact-checkers to retract, admit fault
JOE BIDEN
Joe Biden fractures foot while playing with dog
By REUTERS
A Star Wars fan dressed in costume as Darth Vader
David Prowse, actor who portrayed Darth Vader in Star Wars, dies at 85
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addresses media as she arrives to vote early at a polling station in The Bronx, New York City, US, October 25, 2020
AOC plays Among Us again, this time for coronavirus relief
ETHIOPIAN PRIME Minister Abiy Ahmed speaks from Addis Ababa in a video posted on his Facebook page on Sunday.
Ethiopian prime minister: Military operation in Tigray is complete
By REUTERS
Members of Amhara region militias ride on their truck as they head to face the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), in Sanja, Amhara region near a border with Tigray, Ethiopia November 9, 2020.
Ethiopian forces will take Tigrayan capital in coming days, military says
By REUTERS
Bottles labeled "Vaccine" stand near medical syringe in front of "Coronavirus COVID-19" display (illustrative)
US vaccine plans take shape but no let-up on restrictions
By REUTERS
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko gestures as he delivers a speech during a rally of his supporters near the Government House in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 16, 2020
Belarus' Lukashenko to resign following adoption of new constitution
By REUTERS
A European Union flag flies outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 19, 2019.
Iranians face trial over suspected bomb plot, in European first
By REUTERS
Belarusian law enforcement officers detain a woman during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results and to protest against the inauguration of President Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk, Belarus September 26, 2020.
Belarus opposition asks European prosecutors to probe torture accusations
By REUTERS
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson seen in public for the first time since his self-isolation ended, leaves Downing Street during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, November 26, 2020.
UK PM appoints Dan Rosenfield as new chief of staff
By SARAH BEN-NUN
AN AMPHITHEATER at the archaeological ruins of the Ionian city of Ephesus, in western Turkey.
2,900-year-old Urartu archeological park to be opened to public
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a meeting with EU Council President Charles Michel in Brussels, Belgium March 9, 2020.
Turkey rejects European Parliament call for sanctions over Cyprus
By REUTERS
South Korean people watch a TV broadcasting a news report on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Seoul, South Korea, April 21, 2020
S.Korea foils N.Korea attempt to hack COVID-19 vaccine makers
By REUTERS
Lebanon's President Michel Aoun welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron upon his arrival at the airport in Beirut, Lebanon August 6, 2020
France to arrange aid conference for Lebanon by video on Dec. 2
By REUTERS
Ultra-Orthodox Jews gather in the Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn to protest against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in New York, US, October 7, 2020.
NCYI welcomes Supreme Court ruling challenging New York coronavirus curbs
US President Barack Obama's interview on Channel 2's 'Uvda' program aired June 2, 2015‏
Court orders intel firm Black Cube to pay £350,000 to Israeli TV show
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a meeting with EU Council President Charles Michel in Brussels, Belgium March 9, 2020.
France, EU lawmakers push for sanctions on Turkey next month
By REUTERS
Public Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda attends the trial for Malian Islamist militant Al-Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud at the ICC (International Criminal Court) in The Hague, the Netherlands July 8, 2019.
Field of candidates widens in heated race for top ICC prosecutor job
By REUTERS
Members of Amhara militia control a motor vehicle checkpoint at the entrance of Dansha town in Tigray Region
Ethiopia to begin 'final phase' of offensive in Tigray region, says PM
By REUTERS
Sudanese leading opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi addresses his supporters after he returned from nearly a year in self-imposed exile in Khartoum
Sudan's former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi dies from coronavirus in UAE
By REUTERS
Argentine star Diego Maradona raises his arms in the air
Diego Maradona, Argentine soccer legend, dies of heart attack
A prison guard stands along a corridor in Tehran's Evin prison June 13, 2006.
Freed British-Australian academic thanks supporters after Iranian release
By REUTERS
POLICE TAPE at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh
Global terror-related deaths fall to 5-year low
First produced in Israel in the 1980's, TomCar now offers innovative solutions to the US Special Forces, among others.
Born in Israel, TomCar to open US assembly line, creating jobs
A European Union flag flies outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 19, 2019.
Belgian MP proposes Hezbollah ban
Car crashed into the gate of the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin
Car seen crashing into gate of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office
By REUTERS
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, leave Canada House in London, Britain January 7, 2020
Meghan Markle speaks about miscarriage in New York Times article
By REUTERS
A Swiss flag is pictured during the sunrise on the Commercial and Financial District in Geneva, Switzerland, November 23, 2017
Swiss police identify assailant in knife attack as jihadist
By REUTERS
Members of Amhara region militias ride on their truck as they head to face the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), in Sanja, Amhara region near a border with Tigray, Ethiopia November 9, 2020.
Ethiopia’s surrender deadline approaches for Tigray rebels
By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
Defense Intelligence Agency director U.S. Army Lt. General Michael Flynn.
Donald Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn - source
By REUTERS
Soldiers of the German armed forces Bundeswehr hold the Iranian flag during a ceremony for the diplomatic accreditation of the new ambassador of Iran to Germany in Berlin
Sweden pleads for life of Iranian physician, charged as spy for Israel
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
The US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, in Singapore waters August 21, 2017.
Russia chases off US warship in row over waters in Sea of Japan
By REUTERS
Ben-Gurion Airport is empty amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Credit Suisse forecasts global economic growth in wake of COVID-19
Members of Amhara region militias ride on their truck as they head to face the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), in Sanja, Amhara region near a border with Tigray, Ethiopia November 9, 2020.
Ethiopia says Tigray youth group killed 600 civilians in Nov 9 attack
By REUTERS
Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York, speaks to members of the press at Trump Tower in New York City, U.S. January 18, 2017
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo receives Emmy for daily COVID-19 briefings
A United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag waves alongside an Israeli flag
UAE approves temporary entry arrangement for Israelis
US deputy secretary of state Antony Blinken attends an interview with Reuters in Paris, March 4, 2016.
Biden is expected to nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of state
Members of Amhara region militias ride on their truck as they head to face the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), in Sanja, Amhara region near a border with Tigray, Ethiopia November 9, 2020.
Ethiopia: Amid calls for mediation with Tigray, who has leverage?
By REUTERS
Members of the police band play the bugle to mark the tenth anniversary of the November 26, 2008 terror attacks, during a memorial in Mumbai, India, November 26, 2018.
Annual commemoration of the 2008 Mumbai attack to commence virtually
By SARAH BEN-NUN
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan June 28, 2019
At G20 Summit, pandemic spurs action
By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
FOUNDING PRIME MINISTER David Ben-Gurion in conversation with US president John F. Kennedy, 1961
Remembering JFK, 57 years after his assassination
Woman checks imported frozen meat at a supermarket in Beijing
China ramps up testing frozen imports after finding COVID-19 on packaging
By REUTERS
A healthcare worker performs a rapid COVID-19 antigen test amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Alpedrete, Spain, November 16, 2020.
Spanish PM: Spain to begin vaccination program in January
By REUTERS
French President Emmanuel Macron and French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe attend a meeting with members of the Citizens' Convention on Climate (CCC) to discuss over environment proposals at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France June 29, 2020
Pakistan minister deletes tweet containing Macron Nazi jibe
By REUTERS
TOM THE Turkey floats by Macy’s during New York City’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, spreading holiday cheer.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade amid COVID-19: What you need to know
US President Barack Obama (not pictured) announces Judge Merrick Garland (R) of the United States Court of Appeals as his nominee for the US Supreme Court in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington March 16, 2016.
Joe Biden considering Jewish judge Garland as attorney-general
Countries are seen voting at the UN on Palestinian self-determination.
Canadian FM hints pro-Palestinian UN vote was about Israeli populism
Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine attends a news conference at his home in Kasangati, Kampala, Uganda July 24, 2019.
Uganda's Bobi Wine released on bail, protest death toll reaches 37
By REUTERS
Donald Trump Jr. speaks to young people waiting to hear his father, U.S. President Donald Trump, deliver an "Address to Young Americans" at the Dream City Church in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S., June 23, 2020
Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for COVID-19
By REUTERS
The Interpol logo
INTERPOL, Spetsnaz rescue 7-year-old boy who was kidnapped 200m from home
A Palestinian boxing coach, Osama Ayob, trains a girl at the sidewalk of a beach as sports clubs are closed due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Gaza City May 21, 2020.
Palestinian girls compete in a rare Gaza boxing contest
By REUTERS
A group of 20 Germans evacuated from China's coronavirus epicentre Wuhan arrive at the Red Cross Hospital in Berlin Koepenick, Germany, February 9, 2020.
German doctor arrested on suspicion of killing coronavirus patients
By REUTERS
A family have breakfast outside their home at a Jewish community in Sanaa, Yemen
UN chief warns Yemen in imminent danger of famine
By REUTERS
An El Al Israel Airlines Boeing 737-900ER airplane takes off from the Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport as seen from Paracuellos del Jarama, outside Madrid, Spain, August 8, 2018
Airlines seek smooth air with preflight COVID-19 testing
By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn reacts after the General Election results of the Islington North constituency were announced
Former leader Corbyn suspended as UK Labour MP for three months
By REUTERS
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