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January 25, 2018 5:02 pm

British Parliament Debates Outright Ban on Hezbollah

UK parliamentarians debated an outright ban on the Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah on Thursday, with several speakers questioning the British government's ongoing distinction between the...

January 25, 2018 1:11 pm

Israeli UN Ambassador: There Are 82,000 Iranian-Controlled Fighters in Syria

Israel’s UN envoy drew international attention on Thursday to Iran’s bid to turn Syria into the “largest military base in the world,” as he put...

January 24, 2018 4:13 pm

Netanyahu Stresses Israeli Opposition to Iran Nuclear Deal at Davos Meetings With World Leaders

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Davos on Wednesday determined to persuade world leaders and businessmen gathered for the exclusive annual summit in the Swiss...

January 24, 2018 2:51 pm

Record Number of Chinese Tourists Visit Israel in 2017

A record number of Chinese tourists -- more than 113,000 -- visited Israel in 2017, the Xinhua state news agency reported on Tuesday. According to the...

January 23, 2018 4:02 pm

After Knesset Speech, Major US Jewish Groups Praise VP Pence for Support of Israel

US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the Israeli Knesset on Monday was warmly praised by a number of major American-Jewish groups. “President Donald Trump and...

January 23, 2018 2:34 pm

At Meeting With Top European Diplomat, Knesset Speaker Slams Palestinian Leader for ‘Doublespeak’

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein met on Tuesday in Brussels with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and urged her to condemn recent vitriolic anti-Israel...

January 22, 2018 4:24 pm

Israeli Police Commandos Wounded in Jenin Anti-Terror Op Released From Hospital

The two Israeli “Yamam” police commandos who were wounded in a shootout with Palestinian terrorists in the West Bank city of Jenin last week were...

January 21, 2018 1:38 pm

Israeli PM Netanyahu Welcomes ‘Great Friend of Israel’ US Vice President Mike Pence on Official Visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warmly welcomed the arrival in Israel on Sunday of US Vice President Mike Pence. "This evening a great friend of the...

January 19, 2018 3:44 pm

Trump Official Under Fire for Invoking Nazi Persecution of Jews in Religious Freedom Controversy

A senior Trump administration appointee has been strongly criticized after he compared the moral distress experienced by medical professionals confronted with decisions contrary to their religious beliefs with...

January 19, 2018 3:06 pm

Parents of Fallen IDF Soldier Whose Body Is Held by Hamas Call for Israel to Not Return Remains of Terrorist Killed in Jenin

The parents of a fallen IDF soldier whose body has been held by Hamas for three and a half years have called on the Israeli...

January 18, 2018 4:52 pm

American UN Ambassador Haley: Palestinians ‘Not Serious in Truly Getting to Peace’ With Israel

The Palestinians are “not serious in truly getting to peace” with Israel, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said in a Voice of America...

January 17, 2018 3:27 pm

Israeli PM Netanyahu Proudly Hails First-Ever Appointment of Female Air Force Squadron Commander

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proudly hailed on Thursday the first-ever appointment of a female to serve as a squadron commander in his country’s air...

January 16, 2018 12:23 pm

German Authorities Swoop on Suspected Iranian Agents Spying on Jewish, Israeli Institutions

German authorities conducted raids targeting ten suspected Iranian agents on Tuesday morning, amid growing concern about the Tehran regime's espionage activities in the country. No arrests were...

January 15, 2018 4:21 pm

Palestinian Girl Reunited With Mother in Gaza After Being Abandoned in Jerusalem by Father Following Medical Treatment at Israeli Hospital

A seven-year-old Palestinian girl from the Gaza Strip has been reunited with her mother after she was abandoned by her father in Jerusalem on Sunday...


Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

Jewish Groups Urge Resignation of Rep. Keith Ellison Over Ties to Louis Farrakhan

JNS.org - Major Jewish groups, including the leading organization representing Jewish Democrats, are strongly...


At Security Council, Haley Tells Abbas: I Will Not Shut Up, US Recognition ...

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley upbraided Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN Security Council on Tuesday,...


After 30 Years of Limbo, Traditional Ethiopian-Jewish Religious Leaders Rec...

Israel has officially recognized the traditional Ethiopian religious leaders referred to as kesim, ending a 30-year controversy over their official...

Middle East

Iranian Official Threatens Israeli PM Netanyahu: ‘We Will Level Tel A...

JNS.org - An Iranian official has warned that Tel Aviv will be “leveled to the ground” if Israel attacks the Islamic...