Quantcast

Jewish Journal

U.S. reports more air strikes against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq

Reuters

9 minutes ago

Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike on Oct. 23. Photo by Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

U.S. aircraft carried out six strikes against Islamic State militants near the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani on Thursday and Friday, the U.S. military's Central Command said.

It also said U.S. and allied forces had launched 12 air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq, including near Mosul Dam, near the Baiji oil refinery and near Falluja, since Thursday.

Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Jim Loney

  • Converts say Freundel’s abuse of power extended beyond mikvah peeping

    by Uriel Heilman, JTA

    1 day ago

    CORRECTION: This version corrects the date of Mandel's conversion. It took place eight months after her "practice dunk," not a year and eight months later. The correction appears in paragraph 10


    When Rabbi Barry Freundel asked Bethany Mandel to take a “really long shower” before...

  • Obama says Canada shootings tragic, offers assistance

    Reuters

    2 days ago

    President Barack Obama called the shootings in Ottawa on Wednesday "tragic" and said they reinforced the need for vigilance against acts of violence and terrorism.

    U.S. officials said there was no specific indication of a similar attack in the United States, but reinforced...

  • Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows close-range gunshot

    by Carey Gillam, Reuters

    2 days ago

    A government autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he suffered a gunshot to the hand from close range, according to a copy of the autopsy published by the St. Louis Post Dispatch.

    ...
  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Haredim’s refusal to sit next to opposite sex delays Delta flight

    JTA

    2 days ago

    A Delta Airlines flight to Israel was delayed after haredi Orthodox men and women deplaned rather than sit next to members of the opposite sex.

    The flight Monday night from New York’s Kennedy Airport arrived more than an hour late on Tuesday afternoon due to the incident,...

  • Hagel, meeting with Yaalon, reaffirms U.S.-Israel defense relationship

    JTA

    2 days ago

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel reaffirmed the United States’ “deep commitment” to Israel’s  security,  and the importance of the U.S.-Israel defense relationship during a meeting with his Israeli counterpart.

    Hagel and Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Yaalon met Tuesday...

  • Jews at the helm of U.S. Ebola response

    By Tom Tugend

    3 days ago

    The United States’ two main point men in dealing with the Ebola crisis, Ronald (Ron) A. Klain and Thomas (Tom) R. Frieden, have some things in common.

    Both are 53, high achievers and Jewish.

    Each is well-known in his professional circles, and now as both men find themselves in...

  • White House: Nazi war criminals should not be receiving Social Security

    JTA

    3 days ago

    Nazi war criminals should not be receiving Social Security benefits, a White House spokesman said.

    Deputy press secretary Eric Shultz made his comments Monday in response to an investigation by The Associated Press that found that dozens of suspected Nazi war...

Page 1 of 604

1 2 3 > VIEW LAST PAGE

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE