Saudi judo Olympian ignores pressure to boycott bout against Israeli

Saudi judo Olympian ignores pressure to boycott bout against Israeli – before clasping her opponent’s hand in solidarity after Jewish fighter wins Saudi judoka Tahani al-Qahtani faced off against Israeli Raz Hershko at Olympics Doubts had swirled around the match after two Muslim athletes boycotted matches against Israelis earlier in the Games  Al-Qahtani defied pressure to … Read more

Israeli man, 52, is charged with causing £250,000 worth of damage to luxury London hotel room

Israeli man, 52, is charged with causing £250,000 worth of damage to room at Four Seasons hotel in Park Lane Ofer Tsofan, 52, has been accused of causing £250,000 damage in a hotel room Tsofan is charged with arson, criminal damage and assaulting two police officers A fire began in room at the Four Seasons in Park … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Algerian judoka is SENT HOME from Games after refusing to face an Israeli opponent

Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine is SENT HOME from Tokyo Olympics and suspended from the sport after refusing to face Israeli opponent Tohar Butbul in a show of support to Palestine By Riath Al-Samarrai for MailOnline and Reuters Published: 02:02 EDT, 24 July 2021 | Updated: 02:04 EDT, 24 July 2021 Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine has been … Read more

Prehistoric shark teeth found at a 2,900-year-old site in the City of David

Scientists have found an ‘unexplained’ cache of fossilised shark teeth at a 2,900-year-old site in the City of David, Jerusalem.   The mysterious collection, consisting of 29 teeth in all, dates back 80 million years – making them as old as the late dinosaurs.   Researchers say they were found at least 50 miles (80 km) from where … Read more

Pregnant Gal Gadot dresses for comfort amid LA heatwave as she runs errands in sleeveless jumpsuit

Pregnant Gal Gadot dresses for comfort amid LA heatwave as she runs errands in sleeveless black jumpsuit By Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail.com Published: 03:31 BST, 18 June 2021 | Updated: 03:31 BST, 18 June 2021 She’s expecting her third child – and third daughter. And on Thursday, Gal Gadot dressed for comfort as a heatwave … Read more

Detectives arrest three seamen over bid to smuggle 69 Albanian migrants from Belgium to UK

Detectives arrest three seaman over bid to smuggle 69 Albanian migrants from Belgium to UK on fishing boat Lithuanian national, 34, Israeli national, 32, and Latvian national, 39, arrested  Footage shows officers knocking on a door before man in his underwear opens   Arrests were made following interception of boat in East Anglia last November 17 … Read more

Jared Kushner wants a ‘simpler’ relationship with Trump, ‘dropped out’ of politics to focus on book

Jared Kushner wants a ‘simpler’ relationship with father-in-law Trump and ‘dropped out’ of politics to focus on his book Jared Kushner has ‘mostly dropped out’ of politics as he attempts to distance himself from Donald Trump’s political  A New York Times report says Kushner wants to establish a ‘simpler’ and more familial-centered relationship with his … Read more

Israeli police fire tear gas and stun grenades at Palestinian protesters on Temple Mount

Israeli police fire tear gas and stun grenades at Palestinian protesters on Temple Mount in third day of clashes amid soaring tensions over planned evictions from Arab homes in Jerusalem Israeli police fired tear gas at Palestinian protesters inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Monday Police said that protesters hurled stones from the mosque, which … Read more

Jerusalem ultra-Orthodox rabbi is accused of being an undercover Christian missionary

Jerusalem ultra-Orthodox rabbi is accused of being an undercover Christian missionary ‘who emigrated to Israel from US after claiming to be Holocaust victim descendant’ A Jerusalem rabbi is accused of being an undercover Christian missionary  Monitoring organisation Beyneynu had the man under surveillance for 7 years The man denies the accusations, saying: ‘It’s a lie. I … Read more

Prehistoric cave painters may have been hallucinating through lack of oxygen, study claims

Prehistoric cave painters who daubed colourful murals on the walls of deep caverns thousands of years ago may have been hallucinating due to a lack of oxygen.  A new study speculates that the artists who produced numerous underground works across Europe may have deliberately starved themselves of oxygen.  Among the paintings mentioned by Israeli researchers are … Read more