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Senior Hamas Officials Visit Iran on Mission to Improve Relations

JNS.org - A delegation of senior Hamas officials arrived in Iran Friday on a mission to improve ties between the Palestinian terror group and the...

October 22, 2017 11:46 am

Golan Heights Residents on Edge After Latest Cross-Border Exchange of Fire; ‘After Syria Civil War Ends, Guns Will Be Turned on Israel’

Residents of Israel’s Golan Heights region are on edge following the latest exchange of fire on the border with Syria. Early Saturday morning, five rockets were launched from Syria into Israel, hitting open areas, causing no...

Iran Praises Hamas for Maintaining Terror Strategy Against Israel

A top aide to Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei praised Hamas for not abandoning its armed struggle against Israel, during a meeting Saturday with the terror group’s visiting delegation in Tehran. “We congratulate you for declaring that you will...

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Against Israel

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international community to confront Tehran over its “destructive conduct” across the Middle East. “We will continue the...

October 20, 2017 9:51 am

Hamas Leader Doubles Down on Group’s Goal of Eradicating Israel

JNS.org - Yahya Sinwar, the political chief in Gaza for the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, said...

October 19, 2017 10:16 am

Kurds Flee Homes in Northern Iraq as Iraqi Forces Take Control

Thousands of Kurdish civilians fled their homes in northern Iraq on Wednesday, fearing harassment by government...

October 19, 2017 10:05 am

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to Accelerate Missile Program, Despite US Pressure to Suspend Activity

Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile program would accelerate...

October 18, 2017 4:19 pm

At Security Council Parley on Middle East, US and Israeli UN Envoys Decry Iranian Regional Provocations

The US and Israeli envoys to the UN slammed Iran's rulers at a Wednesday meeting...

October 18, 2017 12:35 pm

During Visit to Syrian Capital, Iran’s Military Chief Vows to Confront Israel

JNS.org - During a visit to Damascus on Wednesday for talks with Syrian officials, Iran’s military chief...

October 22, 2017 11:46 am

Senior Hamas Officials Visit Iran on Mission to Improve Relations

JNS.org - A delegation of senior Hamas officials arrived in Iran Friday on a mission to improve ties between the Palestinian terror group and the Islamic...

October 22, 2017 10:44 am

Golan Heights Residents on Edge After Latest Cross-Border Exchange of Fire; ‘After Syria Civil War Ends, Guns Will Be Turned on Israel’

Residents of Israel’s Golan Heights region are on edge following the latest exchange of fire on the border with Syria. Early Saturday morning, five rockets were...

October 22, 2017 10:15 am

Iran Praises Hamas for Maintaining Terror Strategy Against Israel

A top aide to Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei praised Hamas for not abandoning its armed struggle against Israel, during a meeting Saturday with the terror group’s visiting...

October 20, 2017 10:18 am

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Against Israel

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international community to confront Tehran over...

October 20, 2017 9:51 am

Hamas Leader Doubles Down on Group’s Goal of Eradicating Israel

JNS.org - Yahya Sinwar, the political chief in Gaza for the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, said on Thursday the group will not disarm or ever recognize...

October 19, 2017 10:16 am

Kurds Flee Homes in Northern Iraq as Iraqi Forces Take Control

Thousands of Kurdish civilians fled their homes in northern Iraq on Wednesday, fearing harassment by government forces and Shiite militias who have taken control of a...

October 19, 2017 10:05 am

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to Accelerate Missile Program, Despite US Pressure to Suspend Activity

Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile program would accelerate despite US and European Union pressure to suspend it, the...

October 18, 2017 4:19 pm

At Security Council Parley on Middle East, US and Israeli UN Envoys Decry Iranian Regional Provocations

The US and Israeli envoys to the UN slammed Iran's rulers at a Wednesday meeting of the Security Council on the situation in the Middle...

October 18, 2017 12:35 pm

During Visit to Syrian Capital, Iran’s Military Chief Vows to Confront Israel

JNS.org - During a visit to Damascus on Wednesday for talks with Syrian officials, Iran’s military chief vowed to confront Israel and defend the Assad regime. “It is not...

October 18, 2017 10:39 am

Tehran Regime Leader Khamenei Rejects Trump’s ‘Rants and Whoppers’ About Iran’s Nuclear Activity

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday dismissed US President Donald Trump's aggressive criticism as "rants and whoppers" while vowing that Tehran would stick...

October 17, 2017 5:02 pm

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tells Israeli News Outlet

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the US for "ultimately helping Iran conquer" the...

October 17, 2017 1:58 pm

Despite Reconciliation Deal, Hamas Slams Abbas for Not Lifting Gaza Sanctions

JNS.org - Despite a reconciliation deal signed last week between rival Palestinian factions, the Palestinian terror group Hamas slammed Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, who...

October 17, 2017 12:54 pm

3 Palestinian Terrorists Convicted of Murder for June 2016 Tel Aviv Attack

JNS.org - Three Palestinian terrorists involved in the June 2016 terror attack that killed four Israelis at Tel Aviv’s Sarona Market were convicted of murder on...

October 17, 2017 10:19 am

US-Backed Militias Oust ISIS From Raqqa Stronghold

US-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

World

In Upcoming Book, Controversial Rutgers Professor Accuses Israel of Sparing...

A professor with a history of supporting terrorism against Israelis is publishing a new book accusing the Jewish state of...

Israel

Israel Condemns ‘Severe Terrorist Attack’ That Killed 16 Egyptian Polic...

JNS.org - Israel condemned on Saturday night a terror attack in Egypt’s Giza province that killed at least 16 Egyptian policemen, in...

Opinion

Israeli Government Cultivates Allies at First Christian Media Summit

JNS.org - Recognizing that it's easier to communicate with journalists who are prone to be supporters of Israel than those with a perceived anti-Israel bias, the Israeli government recently offered Christian media professionals a crash course in the...

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