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Hezbollah Says It Carried Out Drone Attack Against Islamic State on Lebanon-Syria Border

JNS.org - Hezbollah said it has used a drone to strike an Islamic State position along the Lebanon-Syria border, in a first-of-its-kind public declaration by...

August 22, 2017 10:42 am

Iran Warns It Could Resume High-Level Uranium Enrichment in 5 Days if US Drops out of Nuclear Deal

JNS.org - Iran warned Tuesday that it is capable of resuming high-level uranium enrichment—up to 20 percent—within five days. This degree of enrichment can be used in a nuclear weapon. “If we make a determination, at...

Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Cairo Ahead of US Delegation’s Arrival

JNS.org - Palestinian, Jordanian and Egyptian officials met in Cairo Saturday to discuss the next stages in the US-led peace process prior to the arrival of a high-level White House delegation in the region this week. At...

German Engineering Giant Owned by Volkswagen Eager to Re-Enter Iranian Market

An engineering subsidiary of German car giant Volkswagen has announced that it is restarting its operations in Iran, official Iranian media outlets reported on Sunday. Gaby B. Hanna, vice-president and regional head of MAN Diesel &...

August 20, 2017 1:07 pm

Embattled Syrian Dictator Assad Thanks Russia, Iran for Keeping Him in Power

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said his army has foiled Western attempts to overthrow his...

August 18, 2017 12:41 pm

After Syria Strains, Hamas Is Once Again Eager for Iran’s Embrace, Says Leading Israeli Strategic Analyst

A chastened Hamas is eagerly seeking to restore its frayed relations with the Iranian regime,...

August 17, 2017 4:15 pm

Iran Reportedly Building Long-Range Missile Facility in Syria

JNS.org – Iran is reportedly building a facility in northwestern Syria to manufacture long-range Scud missiles,...

August 17, 2017 4:07 pm

After 6 years, Israeli Embassy May Soon Reopen in Cairo

JNS.org – The Israeli Embassy in Cairo is expected to resume routine activities in the near...

August 15, 2017 5:06 pm

Don’t Let Iran Copy North Korea and ‘Blackmail’ US Over Nukes, Former Seventh Fleet Commander Declares

The former commander of the US Navy's Seventh Fleet in the Pacific Ocean has warned of...

August 22, 2017 10:42 am

Hezbollah Says It Carried Out Drone Attack Against Islamic State on Lebanon-Syria Border

JNS.org - Hezbollah said it has used a drone to strike an Islamic State position along the Lebanon-Syria border, in a first-of-its-kind public declaration by the...

August 22, 2017 10:22 am

Iran Warns It Could Resume High-Level Uranium Enrichment in 5 Days if US Drops out of Nuclear Deal

JNS.org - Iran warned Tuesday that it is capable of resuming high-level uranium enrichment—up to 20 percent—within five days. This degree of enrichment can be...

August 20, 2017 8:30 pm

Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Cairo Ahead of US Delegation’s Arrival

JNS.org - Palestinian, Jordanian and Egyptian officials met in Cairo Saturday to discuss the next stages in the US-led peace process prior to the arrival of...

August 20, 2017 1:28 pm

German Engineering Giant Owned by Volkswagen Eager to Re-Enter Iranian Market

An engineering subsidiary of German car giant Volkswagen has announced that it is restarting its operations in Iran, official Iranian media outlets reported on Sunday. Gaby...

August 20, 2017 1:07 pm

Embattled Syrian Dictator Assad Thanks Russia, Iran for Keeping Him in Power

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said his army has foiled Western attempts to overthrow his government thanks to assistance from allies including Russia, Iran, and...

August 18, 2017 12:41 pm

After Syria Strains, Hamas Is Once Again Eager for Iran’s Embrace, Says Leading Israeli Strategic Analyst

A chastened Hamas is eagerly seeking to restore its frayed relations with the Iranian regime, now that the regional balance of power has shifted in...

August 17, 2017 4:15 pm

Iran Reportedly Building Long-Range Missile Facility in Syria

JNS.org – Iran is reportedly building a facility in northwestern Syria to manufacture long-range Scud missiles, Israel’s Channel 2 reported on Tuesday. According to the report, security...

August 17, 2017 4:07 pm

After 6 years, Israeli Embassy May Soon Reopen in Cairo

JNS.org – The Israeli Embassy in Cairo is expected to resume routine activities in the near future, after six years of operating only partially, Israeli officials...

August 15, 2017 5:06 pm

Don’t Let Iran Copy North Korea and ‘Blackmail’ US Over Nukes, Former Seventh Fleet Commander Declares

The former commander of the US Navy's Seventh Fleet in the Pacific Ocean has warned of an even more dangerous nuclear crisis erupting with Iran than...

August 15, 2017 10:37 am

Led by Supreme Leader, Iranian Hardliners, Including Holocaust-Denier Ahmadinejad, Consolidate Political Control

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, announced on Monday a new head of the regime's influential Expediency Council, consolidating the influence of conservative hardliners. The new...

August 14, 2017 8:05 pm

PLO Denounces US Congress Over Taylor Force Legislation, Affirms That Ending Terror Salaries Would Be ‘Unacceptable Act’

The PLO's Executive Committee thumbed its nose at the US Congress on Monday, accusing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee of having bestowed its "blessings" upon "the...

August 14, 2017 4:51 pm

Kurdish Media Highlights Israeli Support for Independence Drive as Iran Fumes

Kurdish media outlets reported favorably on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's support for Kurdish independence on Monday, highlighting the fact that his position is shared...

August 13, 2017 12:07 pm

Mossad Chief: Middle East ‘Changing for the Worse,’ Iran Threat Growing Post-Nuclear Deal

The regional threat posed by Iran is growing, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen told Israeli cabinet ministers on Sunday, according to media reports. The Middle East is...

August 13, 2017 9:17 am

Iran’s Parliament Votes to Increase Spending on Missile Program, Revolutionary Guards

Iran’s parliament voted overwhelmingly Sunday to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and the foreign operations of its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, chanting “Death to...

Culture

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Israeli Study Says Using Emojis in Work Emails Conveys Incompetence

JNS.org – A joint study conducted by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the...

Features

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

Netanyahu and Putin to Hold Syria Talks, Amid Iranian Threat

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in the Russian resort city of...

Venezuelan Jews Fleeing Turmoil Get ‘Lifeline’ in Israel, Despite New Challenges

JNS.org - As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews...

Israel

Israel Expresses Solidarity with Finland After Country’s First Islamic Te...

JNS.org - The Israeli Foreign Ministry expressed solidarity with the Finnish people on Monday, several days after the European nation experienced...

Opinion

Trump Encourages Right-Wing Antisemites, but They Also Exist on the Left

JNS.org - We live in a time when -- as the US State Department has noted -- a “rising tide of antisemitism” has swept across the globe. This has partly happened because intellectual elites and some Muslims...

August 22, 2017 11:11 am
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