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Iranian President Heads for Venezuela, Cuba Ahead of UN General Assembly

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani set off Friday for a tour of Venezuela and Cuba before heading to New York for next week's UN General Assembly,...

September 16, 2016 11:59 am

International Law Expert: UN’s Obsession With Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Robs It of Ability to Deal With More Serious Problems (INTERVIEW)

The UN’s obsession with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has robbed it of the ability to deal with other more serious problems around the world, an international legal expert told The Algemeiner on Thursday. Dr. Eugene Kontorovich --...

‘The Boys in Tehran Know Israel Has 200 Nukes Pointed at Them,’ Says Former Secretary of State Colin Powell in Leaked Email

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell told a colleague last year that Israel has a slew of nuclear weapons pointed at Iran, according to emails released by hacking group DCLeaks and reported on by...

Top Iranian Official Rattles Saber Over US Military Presence in Persian Gulf, Says Israel ‘Should Be Watched Closely’

A top Tehran regime official dismissed on Thursday Washington’s concerns about a spate of incidents in the Persian Gulf involving Iranian and US military forces, media outlets in the Islamic Republic reported. According to the regime-aligned...

September 15, 2016 12:00 pm

Expert: World Scout Organization Misled by Terrorist-Glorifying Palestinian Member

The Palestinian branch of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) misled the international...

September 15, 2016 9:31 am

Condition of Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Remains Serious, But Consciousness ‘Extremely Significant,’ Doctors Say

Shimon Peres remains in serious condition for a third consecutive day after suffering a stroke...

September 15, 2016 8:52 am

Obama, Israeli Government Cut Congress Out of Aid Dealing

As part of a 10-year US-Israel security aid agreement, the Israeli government has signed a...

September 15, 2016 8:35 am

Israeli Official: Discovery of Second Temple-Era Artifact Further Evidence of Ancient Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

A 2,000-year-old scale weight uncovered in an archaeological dig in Jerusalem is further evidence of...

September 15, 2016 8:30 am

World’s Oldest Man, Israeli Holocaust Survivor, Readies for Bar Mitzvah at 113

The world's oldest man turned 113 on Thursday and the Holocaust survivor living in Israel...

September 16, 2016 11:59 am

Iranian President Heads for Venezuela, Cuba Ahead of UN General Assembly

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani set off Friday for a tour of Venezuela and Cuba before heading to New York for next week's UN General Assembly, official...

September 15, 2016 5:34 pm

International Law Expert: UN’s Obsession With Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Robs It of Ability to Deal With More Serious Problems (INTERVIEW)

The UN’s obsession with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has robbed it of the ability to deal with other more serious problems around the world, an international...

September 15, 2016 12:32 pm

‘The Boys in Tehran Know Israel Has 200 Nukes Pointed at Them,’ Says Former Secretary of State Colin Powell in Leaked Email

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell told a colleague last year that Israel has a slew of nuclear weapons pointed at Iran, according to...

September 15, 2016 12:05 pm

Top Iranian Official Rattles Saber Over US Military Presence in Persian Gulf, Says Israel ‘Should Be Watched Closely’

A top Tehran regime official dismissed on Thursday Washington’s concerns about a spate of incidents in the Persian Gulf involving Iranian and US military forces,...

September 15, 2016 12:00 pm

Expert: World Scout Organization Misled by Terrorist-Glorifying Palestinian Member

The Palestinian branch of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) misled the international parent body when it denied ties to a group that offered a leadership-training course...

September 15, 2016 9:31 am

Condition of Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Remains Serious, But Consciousness ‘Extremely Significant,’ Doctors Say

Shimon Peres remains in serious condition for a third consecutive day after suffering a stroke on Tuesday night. One of the doctors treating Peres at Tel...

September 15, 2016 8:52 am

Obama, Israeli Government Cut Congress Out of Aid Dealing

As part of a 10-year US-Israel security aid agreement, the Israeli government has signed a letter promising to give back any additional money that Congress...

September 15, 2016 8:35 am

Israeli Official: Discovery of Second Temple-Era Artifact Further Evidence of Ancient Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

A 2,000-year-old scale weight uncovered in an archaeological dig in Jerusalem is further evidence of the ancient bond between the Jewish people and the holy...

September 15, 2016 8:30 am

World’s Oldest Man, Israeli Holocaust Survivor, Readies for Bar Mitzvah at 113

The world's oldest man turned 113 on Thursday and the Holocaust survivor living in Israel readied for the Bar Mitzvah he was denied a century...

September 14, 2016 9:45 pm

Top Iranian Military Official Issues Threat: US Forces Must Leave Persian Gulf Region ‘Before Any Problem Arises’

US military forces must leave the Persian Gulf region “before any problem arises,” a top Iranian military official warned, the regime-aligned news agency Tasnim reported...

September 14, 2016 3:52 pm

Former State Department Official: Security Aid Deal Could Serve as ‘Trigger Mechanism’ for New Obama-Led Israeli-Palestinian Peace Initiative (INTERVIEW)

The signing of the new 10-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) on US security assistance to Israel might serve as a “trigger mechanism” for a new American-led...

September 14, 2016 10:10 am

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres ‘Critical But Stable’ After Stroke

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is in intensive care after suffering a serious stroke, medical officials say. Doctors at the Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv,...

September 14, 2016 10:00 am

Anti-Israel Capitol Hill Event Cancelled After Democratic Lawmaker Withdraws Sponsorship

The Democratic House lawmaker who had anonymously sponsored a controversial House event advocating for economic boycotts of Israel withdrew her sponsorship Tuesday, The Weekly Standard has confirmed, and...

September 14, 2016 9:55 am

Pope: Murder in God’s Name ‘Satanic’

Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced killing in God's name as "satanic" as he held a mass to honor Jacques Hamel, the French priest whose throat...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Combat International Supporters of BDS

JNS.org - Republican and Democratic leaders in both chambers of Congress Thursday introduced new legislation to combat international supporters of the BDS movement. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced by Sens. Rob Portman...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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