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Report: Hezbollah Transfers to ‘Secure Place’ Israeli Drone That Crashed in Southern Lebanon

Hezbollah fighters Tuesday located an Israeli reconnaissance drone that crashed in south Lebanon a day before and transported it to a "secure place for...

January 17, 2017 10:53 am

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Renegotiated’

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump taking office this week. In a press conference Sunday marking the...

Palestinian Authority Claims ‘Jewish Thieves’ Responsible for Kim Kardashian Robbery

JNS.org -- Official Palestinian Authority (PA) television has claimed that "Jewish thieves" were responsible for the Kim Kardashian jewelry heist, following media reports that 17 suspects had been arrested. PA program "Palestine This Morning" featured an interview Thursday...

Iraqi Forces Enter Mosul University in Battle to Seize City From ISIS Militants

Two Iraqi officers say Iraqi special forces have entered the Mosul University, a tactical achievement in battling Islamic State militants for control of the city. The officers say the troops entered the university grounds on Friday...

January 11, 2017 1:47 pm

Widow of Terrorist Who Committed Deadly Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack to Receive $760 Lifetime Monthly Allowance From Palestinian Authority

The widow of the terrorist who committed Sunday’s truck-ramming attack at the Haas Promenade in Jerusalem,...

January 10, 2017 11:02 am

Iran Approves Plans to Expand Military Spending, Develop Missile Program

Iranian lawmakers approved plans on Monday to expand military spending to five percent of the...

January 9, 2017 11:00 am

Egypt: 7 Policemen, 1 Civilian Killed in Sinai Bomb Attack

At least seven policemen and one civilian were killed in a bomb attack on a...

January 9, 2017 6:56 am

Former President Rafsanjani, ‘Founding Father’ of Current Iranian Regime, Dies at Age 82

JNS.org -- A former Iranian president and "founding father" of the current regime died suddenly at age...

January 9, 2017 6:13 am

Jordan, Palestinian Authority Warn Against US Embassy Relocation to Jerusalem

JNS.org - A top Jordanian government minister warned Thursday of “catastrophic” consequences if President-elect Donald Trump,...

January 17, 2017 10:53 am

Report: Hezbollah Transfers to ‘Secure Place’ Israeli Drone That Crashed in Southern Lebanon

Hezbollah fighters Tuesday located an Israeli reconnaissance drone that crashed in south Lebanon a day before and transported it to a "secure place for inspection."

January 15, 2017 11:52 am

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Renegotiated’

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

January 13, 2017 1:21 pm

Palestinian Authority Claims ‘Jewish Thieves’ Responsible for Kim Kardashian Robbery

JNS.org -- Official Palestinian Authority (PA) television has claimed that "Jewish thieves" were responsible for the Kim Kardashian jewelry heist, following media reports that 17 suspects...

January 13, 2017 11:39 am

Iraqi Forces Enter Mosul University in Battle to Seize City From ISIS Militants

Two Iraqi officers say Iraqi special forces have entered the Mosul University, a tactical achievement in battling Islamic State militants for control of the city. The...

January 11, 2017 1:47 pm

Widow of Terrorist Who Committed Deadly Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack to Receive $760 Lifetime Monthly Allowance From Palestinian Authority

The widow of the terrorist who committed Sunday’s truck-ramming attack at the Haas Promenade in Jerusalem, killing four Israeli soldiers and wounding another 15, will receive...

January 10, 2017 11:02 am

Iran Approves Plans to Expand Military Spending, Develop Missile Program

Iranian lawmakers approved plans on Monday to expand military spending to five percent of the budget, including developing the country's long-range missile program which U.S....

January 9, 2017 11:00 am

Egypt: 7 Policemen, 1 Civilian Killed in Sinai Bomb Attack

At least seven policemen and one civilian were killed in a bomb attack on a checkpoint in the northern Sinai city of al-Arish on Monday,...

January 9, 2017 6:56 am

Former President Rafsanjani, ‘Founding Father’ of Current Iranian Regime, Dies at Age 82

JNS.org -- A former Iranian president and "founding father" of the current regime died suddenly at age 82 Sunday. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who served as president from 1989-1997,...

January 9, 2017 6:13 am

Jordan, Palestinian Authority Warn Against US Embassy Relocation to Jerusalem

JNS.org - A top Jordanian government minister warned Thursday of “catastrophic” consequences if President-elect Donald Trump, following his inauguration, relocates the US embassy in Israel from...

January 6, 2017 1:20 am

Lauding ‘Liberation’ of Aleppo as Major Defeat for United States, Top Iranian Commander Boasts Tehran’s ‘Self-Sufficiency’ in Production of Missiles, Aircraft

Lauding the recent “liberation” of Aleppo as a major defeat for the West in general and the United States in particular, the commander of the Islamic...

January 5, 2017 12:49 pm

Official Palestinian Media Cartoon Depicts Israeli Soldier Killing Santa Claus

JNS.org - In a bloody twist on the Christmas spirit, the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) official newspaper used Santa Claus to promote its libel against Israel...

January 5, 2017 10:52 am

Israel’s UN Ambassador Slams Denial of Jewish State in International Body’s School Books for Palestinian Refugees

JNS.org - Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon blasted the denial of Israel’s Jewish character in textbooks used by UN-operated Palestinian schools. According to...

January 4, 2017 10:57 am

PA Prime Minister: Steep Decline in Foreign Funding Causes Palestinian Budget Cuts

Foreign financial support to the Palestinian budget is running at about half the forecast level, the Palestinian prime minister told local media on Tuesday, meaning...

January 4, 2017 10:54 am

Syrian Ceasefire Falls Apart as Government Forces Advance Around Damascus, Rebels Threaten to Suspend Peace Talks

A Syrian ceasefire backed by Russia and Turkey is crumbling five days after it began, with government forces pushing offensives around Damascus and rebels threatening...

Culture

In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

JNS.org - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take...

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector

JNS.org - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this week, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

In Highly Irregular Move, Britain Blocks EU Adoption of Paris Peace Confere...

Britain prevented on Monday afternoon an EU Foreign Affairs Council decision adopting the closing statement of Sunday's peace conference in...

Israel

IDF Marks Martin Luther King Day With Video of Soldiers Spreading Civil Rig...

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, the Israel Defense Forces produced a video clip reiterating the assassinated civil rights...

Opinion

Why Israelis Went Ape Over the Story of a Missing Monkey

On Monday, every Israeli news outlet devoted space to the frantic search for Connor, a 17-year-old male capuchin monkey who escaped from the Zoological Center Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan, more commonly...

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