The controversial White Helmets, also known as the ‘Syrian civil defense’ group, have confirmed that James Le Mesurier, the man behind their support and training, was found dead in Istanbul, Turkey.
For the past six months, Israeli police have subjected Issawiya’s residents to daily raids, arrests and beatings, alongside constant drone surveillance. No one seems to know the goal of the operation – including the police.
Jordan’s King Abdullah visits one of two small parcels of land which, until recently, was leased to Israel as part of the neighbors’ 1994 peace agreement. Jordan’s decision not to renew the lease was made at a time of brewing tensions between the peace partners.
An accused Russian hacker who has been at the center of a diplomatic feud between Israel and Moscow was extradited to the U.S. to face charges that he ran websites that helped cybercriminals commit credit card fraud.
Amateur video indicates that a Palestinian man shot and killed by Israeli troops at a West Bank refugee camp was unarmed and not participating in unrest.