Israel approves Bahrain’s first ambassador to Israel

Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi approved Bahrain’s very first ambassador to Israel on Tuesday, the Jerusalem Post reports. Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani had appointed Khaled Yousif al-Jalahama, the Director of Operations at Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry, to the position of Ambassador to Israel on Sunday.

Texas Senate votes to ban abortion once heartbeat is detected

The Texas Senate has passed a ‘heartbeat’ bill that would ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, Lifesite News reports. Bill 8 is one of three right-to-life bills passed by the state Senate on Tuesday; all three bills are now headed to the Texas House for debate.

G. Gordon Liddy Dies At 90

G. Gordon Liddy, who orchestrated the 1972 Watergate break-in that led to the resignation of U.S. President Richard M. Nixon, has died. He passed away Tuesday at his daughter’s American home in Fairfax County, Va., at the age of 90.