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Abbas: No New Peace Plan in Works With Israel

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas denied speculation about a new peace plan in the works with Israel at this week's Arab League Summit...

March 30, 2017 1:01 pm

Arab Leaders at Summit Say Ready to Work With Trump on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Arab leaders on Wednesday relaunched a peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood, signaling to President Donald Trump that they are ready to engage if he tries to broker a...

Jordan’s King Abdullah: Mideast Peace Not Possible Without Establishment of Palestinian State

Jordan's King Abdullah said peace would not be attained in the Middle East without the creation of a Palestinian state under a two-state solution that would be the basis of a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal. In...

Report: Hamas Develops High-Powered Rocket Similar to Hezbollah Missiles

JNS.org - The Palestinian terror organization Hamas has developed a new high-powered rocket similar to those utilized by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, Israel’s Army Radio reported. The report described the new Hamas rocket as being “completely...

March 28, 2017 8:56 am

Exiled Hamas Leader Threatens Israel After Top Commander’s Assassination

JNS.org - Hamas’s exiled leader, Khaled Maashal, said Israel had changed “the rules of the game”...

March 27, 2017 11:35 am

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish Leader Lauder

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder...

March 26, 2017 9:45 am

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

JNS.org - Iran has imposed sanctions against 15 U.S. companies for their cooperation with Israel...

March 24, 2017 9:22 am

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr...

March 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a...

March 30, 2017 1:01 pm

Abbas: No New Peace Plan in Works With Israel

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas denied speculation about a new peace plan in the works with Israel at this week's Arab League Summit in...

March 30, 2017 10:04 am

Arab Leaders at Summit Say Ready to Work With Trump on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Arab leaders on Wednesday relaunched a peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood, signaling to President Donald Trump that they...

March 29, 2017 10:35 am

Jordan’s King Abdullah: Mideast Peace Not Possible Without Establishment of Palestinian State

Jordan's King Abdullah said peace would not be attained in the Middle East without the creation of a Palestinian state under a two-state solution that...

March 28, 2017 9:11 am

Report: Hamas Develops High-Powered Rocket Similar to Hezbollah Missiles

JNS.org - The Palestinian terror organization Hamas has developed a new high-powered rocket similar to those utilized by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, Israel’s Army Radio...

March 28, 2017 8:56 am

Exiled Hamas Leader Threatens Israel After Top Commander’s Assassination

JNS.org - Hamas’s exiled leader, Khaled Maashal, said Israel had changed “the rules of the game” after the killing of a top terrorist commander in the...

March 27, 2017 11:35 am

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish Leader Lauder

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations, Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and the Egyptian...

March 26, 2017 9:45 am

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

JNS.org - Iran has imposed sanctions against 15 U.S. companies for their cooperation with Israel and alleged human rights violations, the Iranian state news agency...

March 24, 2017 9:22 am

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went...

March 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more...

March 22, 2017 10:24 am

Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen in Israel Sentenced to 4 Life Terms

JNS.org - Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life sentences from Israel’s Ofer military...

March 22, 2017 9:48 am

Syrian Rebels Report Israeli Airstrikes Near Damascus

Israeli jets were reported to have carried out airstrikes near the Syrian capital early Wednesday, hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to continue hitting...

March 22, 2017 9:46 am

Israel Plans to Evacuate Border Towns If War Breaks Out With Islamic Militants in Gaza or Lebanon

JNS.org - Israel is developing contingency plans to evacuate up to 250,000 civilians living in border communities in the event of a war breaking out with...

March 21, 2017 12:27 pm

Israel Must Prepare for Deterioration of Security Situation in North, Retired IDF General Says After String of Syria Incidents

Israel must be prepared for a deterioration of the security situation along its northern border, a retired IDF general said this week, according to the Hebrew...

March 21, 2017 9:59 am

BDS Movement Founder Omar Barghouti Arrested in Israel for Tax Fraud

JNS.org - The co-founder of the worldwide Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been arrested for tax evasion, Israeli business news outlet Globes reported Monday. Omar Barghouti was...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

New Interactive Maps Detail Geography, Intensity of Campus Antisemitism

An interactive map project created by a watchdog group highlight "three key ingredients of campus antisemitism," its initiator told The Algemeiner Wednesday. Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, founder of the AMCHA Initiative, which monitors antisemitism on campus, said, "The maps...

Israel

Report: Israel’s 2016 Economic Performance Best in Four Years

JNS.org - Israel's 2016 economic performance was the country's best in four years, the Bank of Israel said Wednesday. In its 2016 annual report, the central bank noted the country exceeded projections by...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: The Bigotry of ‘Intersectionality’

What do the terrorist group Hamas and the anti-violence group Black Lives Matter have in common? What does the democracy of Israel have in common with the antisemitic Ku Klux...

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