World reacts to US Capitol riots

World leaders are expressing shock as the United States Capitol was stormed by supporters of President Donald Trump as a joint-session of Congress met to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s election…

Ultra-Orthodox defy Israel’s COVID plan

Several prominent Israeli politicians are advocating the enactment of stern measures against Jewish religious seminaries and schools that fail to comply with government directives to curb the coronavirus pandemic, primarily…

Israel limits protests to curb COVID-19

The Israeli Knesset approved legislation to ban citizens from holding demonstrations more than 1 km (0.6 miles) from their homes. Ratification followed an all-night debate in the nation’s parliament of…