JERUSALEM — The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office is denying a report that Benjamin Netanyahu urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to talk to Russia about a deal to destroy Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons.
Israel has 90 days to free more than 2,000 migrants being held in a detention center in the Negev after a judicial panel on Monday struck down the state’s African migrant policy, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Israel’s Interior Ministry has for the first time recognized two biological fathers of the same baby.
The baby was born to Yuval Topper-Erez, the first Israeli transgender man to get pregnant, and Matan Topper-Erez. Yuval Topper-Erez in December 2011. After Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar and the chairman of the Knesset Interior Committee, Miri Regev, intervened on behalf of the couple, the ministry recognized both men as the child’s biological parents.
Vladimir Putin warned of a possible attack on Israel as the United States considers whether to strike Syria.
In a New York Times Op-Ed published Thursday, the Russian president chided the United States for its threats to strike Syria in the wake of a chemical weapons attack and warned that Syrian militants are preparing to strike Israel.