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‘ISIS Only, or a Real Effort Against Iranian Aggression?’ Former Bush Administration Official Elliot Abrams on Trump’s Syria Dilemma

As speculation grew on Wednesday over the prospect of a unified Arab military presence replacing US troops currently stationed in Syria, one of America's leading foreign...

April 18, 2018 1:32 pm

With Jews Largely Gone From Iraq, Memories Survive in Israel

Behind the high concrete walls of Baghdad’s Jewish cemetery, Violette Saul lies at rest under a weathered and cracked tombstone, one of the last memorials to an ancient community that is now all but extinct. The...

Syria Chemical Weapons Visit Postponed After Gunfire

The arrival of international chemical weapons inspectors at the location of a suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma has been delayed after gunfire at the site during a visit by a...

Rouhani Lambasts ‘Invading Powers,’ Vows Iran Will Make or Buy Any Weapons It Needs

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would make or buy any weapons it needed to defend itself in a region beset by "invading powers," as the military paraded missiles and soldiers in front of him on National Army...

April 17, 2018 12:23 pm

Israel Hints It Could Hit Iran’s Air Force in Syria

Israel released details on Tuesday about what it described as an Iranian air force deployed in...

April 17, 2018 11:12 am

Syrian State Media Claims it Shot Down Missile Attack on Bases, US Denies Involvement

JNS.org - Syrian state media reported that it shot down a missile attack on two of...

April 17, 2018 10:12 am

Syria’s Assad Prepares to Assault Last Rebel Enclave Near Damascus

The Syrian army began preparatory shelling for an assault on the last area outside its control near Damascus on Tuesday, a commander...

April 17, 2018 9:24 am

Syria Says False Alarm Set Off Its Air Defenses

A false alarm led to Syrian air defense missiles being fired overnight and no new...

April 17, 2018 8:34 am

US Suggests Russia, Syria Might Tamper With Douma Chemical Weapons Evidence

The United States accused Russia on Monday of blocking international inspectors from reaching the site...

April 18, 2018 1:32 pm

‘ISIS Only, or a Real Effort Against Iranian Aggression?’ Former Bush Administration Official Elliot Abrams on Trump’s Syria Dilemma

As speculation grew on Wednesday over the prospect of a unified Arab military presence replacing US troops currently stationed in Syria, one of America's leading foreign policy analysts...

April 18, 2018 11:08 am

With Jews Largely Gone From Iraq, Memories Survive in Israel

Behind the high concrete walls of Baghdad’s Jewish cemetery, Violette Saul lies at rest under a weathered and cracked tombstone, one of the last memorials...

April 18, 2018 9:24 am

Syria Chemical Weapons Visit Postponed After Gunfire

The arrival of international chemical weapons inspectors at the location of a suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma has been delayed...

April 18, 2018 8:27 am

Rouhani Lambasts ‘Invading Powers,’ Vows Iran Will Make or Buy Any Weapons It Needs

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would make or buy any weapons it needed to defend itself in a region beset by "invading powers," as the military paraded...

April 17, 2018 12:23 pm

Israel Hints It Could Hit Iran’s Air Force in Syria

Israel released details on Tuesday about what it described as an Iranian air force deployed in neighboring Syria, including civilian planes suspected of transferring arms, a...

April 17, 2018 11:12 am

Syrian State Media Claims it Shot Down Missile Attack on Bases, US Denies Involvement

JNS.org - Syrian state media reported that it shot down a missile attack on two of its bases early Tuesday morning. One of the bases was targeted...

April 17, 2018 10:12 am

Syria’s Assad Prepares to Assault Last Rebel Enclave Near Damascus

The Syrian army began preparatory shelling for an assault on the last area outside its control near Damascus on Tuesday, a commander in the pro-government alliance said, building on its recent capture...

April 17, 2018 9:24 am

Syria Says False Alarm Set Off Its Air Defenses

A false alarm led to Syrian air defense missiles being fired overnight and no new attack on Syria took place, Syrian state media and a...

April 17, 2018 8:34 am

US Suggests Russia, Syria Might Tamper With Douma Chemical Weapons Evidence

The United States accused Russia on Monday of blocking international inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria and said Russians or Syrians...

April 16, 2018 3:07 pm

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Reiterates: We Will Not Permit Iranian Entrenchment in Syria

Israel will do what is necessary to prevent Iranian entrenchment in Syria, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in a pre-Independence Day Walla interview that was...

April 16, 2018 12:34 pm

Qatari Sports Channel Promotes Gaza ‘March of Return’ During TV Coverage of Crucial Soccer Contest

A soccer announcer for the Qatari-owned broadcaster beIN Sports began his coverage of a crucial UEFA Champions League match last week by declaring solidarity with Palestinian...

April 16, 2018 9:34 am

Arab Leaders Call for Probe Into Syria Chemical Attacks, Condemn Iran

An Arab League summit called on Sunday for an international probe into the "criminal" use of chemical weapons in Syria and condemned what it saw...

April 15, 2018 12:37 pm

Four Palestinian Islamic Jihad Members Killed in Gaza Blast

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group said four of its members were killed in an apparent accidental blast in the Gaza Strip on Saturday. The group...

April 15, 2018 11:03 am

Qatari Emir Not Attending Arab Summit in Saudi Arabia

Qatar will not be represented by a senior official at an Arab summit taking place in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, in a sign that a...

Features

Abbas Advisor: Hamas Is Sending Civilians in Gaza to Die for Media Coverage

Mahmoud Abbas’ senior advisor has accused Hamas of intentionally sending Palestinians in Gaza...

Seventy Years of Sacrifice: A Global Salute to Israel’s Fallen Soldiers

JNS.org - If you’ve ever been in Israel for Yom Hazikaron -- the Memorial Day for...

Soldiers on Israel’s Border With Jordan Do More Than Defend Lives

JNS.org - Israeli soldiers stationed near the Jordanian border have been canvassing the area...

World

EU Edges Closer to New Iran Sanctions Ahead of Trump Deadline, Envoys Say

European Union governments are showing more support for the idea of new sanctions on Iran proposed by Britain, France and Germany as a way of dissuading US President Donald Trump from pulling...

Opinion

New York Times Greets Israel’s 70th With Piece Claiming 1948 Was R...

The New York Times is marking Israel’s 70th birthday with an op-ed piece describing the Jewish state’s creation as a “catastrophe.” The...

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