Haifa Rabbinical Court Rabbi Yechiel Illouz Seriously Wounded By Gunfire

A 45-year-old man was shot and killed and a rabbi who oversees conversions was seriously injured in two separate shooting incidents in Haifa on Tuesday. Police launched a manhunt for the suspected shooter or shooters. Read more

NYPD: Thieves Make Off With $6 Million In Gems From K-Town Jewelry Store

A trio of Midtown burglars waited for the stroke of midnight to pull off a $6 million New Year’s Eve heist, law-enforcement sources said Monday. Read more

SpaceX Finds Cause of Launch Explosion That Destroyed $300M Israeli Satellite

Elon Musk’s SpaceX company announced that it has found the cause of a September launch pad explosion that destroyed a $300 million Israeli communications satellite. Read more

Hezbollah Still The Most Serious Threat Facing Israel

Hezbollah remains the most serious military threat facing Israel, the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) said on Monday in a report. Read more

Thousands of Delays At US Airports Amid Customs System Outage

The customs processing system at a number of U.S. airports was hit with an hours-long outage Monday night, causing delays for travelers, officials said. Read more

Son of Equatorial Guinea’s President Goes on Trial For Graft In Paris

The corruption trial of Teodorin Obiang, the eldest son of Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, opens Monday in Paris. Obiang is accused of amassing millions of dollars through “bribes and kickbacks”. Read more

At Least 60 Killed In Brazil Prison Riot

Rio de Janeiro – Around 60 people have been killed in a bloody prison riot sparked by a war between rival drug gangs in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, officials said on Monday, in some of the worst violence in years in Brazil’s overcrowded penitentiary system. Read more

Iran Received More Than $10B In Cash and Gold

Iran has received more than $10 billion in sanctions relief from around the world in the form of cash and gold in the past three years, since it signed a preliminary nuclear deal with world powers, The Wall Street Journal has revealed. Read more