Takeaways from Friday's events at UN climate conference known as COP28
Friday was a day for speechmaking at the United Nations annual climate conference known as COP28, as heads of state each gave short speeches to deliver their views on the planet’s climate crisis, what their nation is doing and what they think others should do.
Biden still concerned about judicial overhaul as he extends invite to meet with Israel's Netanyahu
President Joe Biden has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to meet in the U.S. this fall, even as he expresses ongoing concerns about Netanyahu’s controversial plans to overhaul his country’s judicial system.
Israel's Netanyahu given chance to form far-right government
Israel’s president has asked former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government, presenting the longtime leader currently standing trial on corruption charges with the chance to end an era of political instability and elections in Israel with his partners on the far right.
Israel's far-right kingmaker joins memorial for racist rabbi
A far-right Israeli lawmaker, whose surging popularity helped propel former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu back to power in last week’s general election, has delivered a glowing tribute at a memorial event for an extremist rabbi assassinated in 1990.
Arab Israeli diplomat says security guards choked him
The incident trained a spotlight on the ongoing struggles of Israel's Arab citizens, a large minority that makes up about 20% of the population. But what happened after that, he said, was a series of mistakes by security guards unlike anything he had seen before. He also said he understands that Israeli security guards have a job to do. But he said there is an extreme minority of security guards who behave like Rambos, especially when dealing with Arabs. The incident began after the security guard requested from Khaldi to show his ID, according to security rules and regulations, Rosenfeld said.