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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

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

Top English Soccer Club Manchester United Shows ‘Red Card’ to A...

A show by one of the most outlandish antisemitic conspiracy theorists in Europe at the stadium of leading English soccer...

Israel

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid ...

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring...

Middle East

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

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