• Israeli Police arrest 12 suspects over worst wildfire in decades

    Israeli Police arrest 12 suspects over worst wildfire in decades

    Israeli police say they have arrested 12 people on suspicion of arson after massive wildfires ravaged central and northern Israel, displacing about 80,000 people in the city of Haifa and destroying hundreds of homes.

    Firefighters are battling the flames in wooded hills around Jerusalem and in northern, with support from Palestinian firemen and emergency teams from Israels border neighbors and Russia.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he had also accepted offers of help from Egypt and Jordan.

    Netanyahu said arson appeared to […]