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Hezbollah Accuses Israel of Sidon Bombing

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Friday accused Israel of a bomb attack that wounded a member of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas in...

January 19, 2018 12:02 pm

Researchers: Lebanese Security Agency Turns Smartphone Into Selfie Spycam

Lebanon's intelligence service may have turned the smartphones of thousands of targeted individuals into cyber-spying machines in one of the first known examples of large-scale state hacking of phones rather than computers, researchers say. Lebanon's General...

Turkish Shelling Marks Start of Afrin Operation, Minister Says

Turkish artillery fired into Syria's Afrin region on Friday in what Ankara said was the start of a military campaign against the Kurdish-controlled area. The cross-border bombardment took place after days of threats from Turkish President...

Hamas Establishing Terror Infrastructure in Lebanon, Israeli Defense Minister Says

JNS.org - The Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas is investing considerable resources into establishing terrorist infrastructure in Lebanon, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Friday. Hamas, stated Lieberman, “is currently trying to carry out terrorist attacks across...

January 18, 2018 4:31 pm

Jordan Says Israel Apologizes for Deaths of Two Jordanians at Embassy

Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of...

January 18, 2018 12:04 pm

Lebanon Allows Spielberg Film ‘The Post’ After Censorship Threat

Lebanon will let cinemas show Stephen Spielberg's latest film "The Post" after the interior minister...

January 17, 2018 3:02 pm

Hamas: Iran Is Only Country That Supports Palestinian ‘Resistance’

JNS.org - The Middle East Media Research Institute reports that the Hamas terror group’s deputy political...

January 17, 2018 2:08 pm

PA’s Abbas Continues Anti-Trump Rhetoric, Says Jerusalem Is the Key to Peace or War

JNS.org - Just days after a fiery speech in which Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas...

January 16, 2018 3:47 pm

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region...

January 19, 2018 12:02 pm

Hezbollah Accuses Israel of Sidon Bombing

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Friday accused Israel of a bomb attack that wounded a member of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas in the...

January 19, 2018 11:27 am

Researchers: Lebanese Security Agency Turns Smartphone Into Selfie Spycam

Lebanon's intelligence service may have turned the smartphones of thousands of targeted individuals into cyber-spying machines in one of the first known examples of large-scale...

January 19, 2018 11:08 am

Turkish Shelling Marks Start of Afrin Operation, Minister Says

Turkish artillery fired into Syria's Afrin region on Friday in what Ankara said was the start of a military campaign against the Kurdish-controlled area. The cross-border...

January 19, 2018 10:12 am

Hamas Establishing Terror Infrastructure in Lebanon, Israeli Defense Minister Says

JNS.org - The Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas is investing considerable resources into establishing terrorist infrastructure in Lebanon, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Friday. Hamas, stated...

January 18, 2018 4:31 pm

Jordan Says Israel Apologizes for Deaths of Two Jordanians at Embassy

Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July...

January 18, 2018 12:04 pm

Lebanon Allows Spielberg Film ‘The Post’ After Censorship Threat

Lebanon will let cinemas show Stephen Spielberg's latest film "The Post" after the interior minister ruled on Wednesday against a request to ban it over...

January 17, 2018 3:02 pm

Hamas: Iran Is Only Country That Supports Palestinian ‘Resistance’

JNS.org - The Middle East Media Research Institute reports that the Hamas terror group’s deputy political bureau chief, Saleh al-Arouri, told the Lebanese Al-Quds television network that Iran...

January 17, 2018 2:08 pm

PA’s Abbas Continues Anti-Trump Rhetoric, Says Jerusalem Is the Key to Peace or War

JNS.org - Just days after a fiery speech in which Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas called peace efforts by US President Donald Trump “a slap...

January 16, 2018 3:47 pm

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state...

January 16, 2018 3:14 pm

Iran Says Planned US-Backed Force Inside Syria Would Fan War

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday a new US-backed, 30,000-strong force inside Syria constituted a breach of international law and Syrian sovereignty, joining Syria,...

January 16, 2018 10:31 am

Pakistan Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Suicide Bombings

More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, in a book unveiled by the government on Tuesday. For...

January 16, 2018 10:26 am

Lebanon Bans Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Post’ Over Famed Director’s Ties With Israel

JNS.org - Steven Spielberg’s latest film, “The Post,” has been banned in Lebanon due to the famed Jewish-American director’s purported ties with Israel. A source involved with...

January 16, 2018 10:14 am

Palestinians in Gaza See Reconciliation Dividend Pass Them by

Life began to look up for Gaza's Palestinians when reconciliation between its Hamas Islamist rulers and the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority in October brought a...

January 16, 2018 9:12 am

Tunisian Police Arrest Five Suspects Tied to Synagogue Firebombing

JNS.org - Tunisian authorities arrested five suspects for last week’s firebombing of the historic Ghriba Synagogue on the island of Djerba. According to Tunisian news reports, four men, ages 19-20,...

Features

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than...

World

On Anniversary of Women’s March, Progressive Group to Protest as R...

As tens of thousands of people prepare to mark the first anniversary of the Women's March with worldwide protests this...

Opinion

Why Arabs and Muslims Will Not Accept Israel as the Jewish State

Unsurprisingly, Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital aroused massive outrage in the Arab and Islamic world. This was for two main reasons -- one religious and one nationalist. The religious...

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