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Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the...

May 18, 2018 11:37 am

Boosted by Lebanon Vote, Geagea Eyes Hezbollah and Reform

A Christian party that made big gains in Lebanon's general election says it will use its stronger position to press for Hezbollah's weapons to be brought under government control and to root out corruption in...

Gaza Riots Won’t Prevent Messi’s Argentinian Soccer Team From Playing in Israel

JNS.org - The possible nixing of a friendly soccer match between the Israeli national team, led by Tel Ben Haim, and the Argentinian national team, headed by Lionel Messi, has been averted, according to a report...

Hamas Turns Away Supplies From Israel, Including Bandages, IV Fluids and Fuel

JNS.org - Despite reporting a dire need for medical equipment, the Hamas terror organization turned back two shipments of medical supplies for their populace because the goods bore labels from the Israel Defense Forces. On Tuesday, Israel...

May 18, 2018 9:51 am

Hamas Founder Professes to Tricking Palestinians to Join Riots Against Israel

JNS.org - The co-founder and senior leader of the Hamas terror organization acknowledged to an interviewer...

May 18, 2018 9:31 am

Explosions Reported at Military Airport in Central Syria

Explosions were heard in and around Syria's Hama airport on Friday, Syrian state media said, without elaborating...

May 17, 2018 8:26 am

Egypt’s Military Kills 19, Arrests 20 in Sinai Operation

Egypt's military and police forces have killed 19 militants in an exchange of gunfire and...

May 16, 2018 3:37 pm

Report: Hamas Leader Haniyeh ‘Severely Admonished’ by Egypt Over Gaza Border Violence

During a visit to Cairo on Monday, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was “severely admonished” by...

May 16, 2018 10:36 am

Rebels Pull Out of Last Besieged Area in Central Syria

The remaining fighters started to withdraw from the last rebel-held enclave in central Syria on...

May 18, 2018 11:37 am

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim...

May 18, 2018 11:07 am

Boosted by Lebanon Vote, Geagea Eyes Hezbollah and Reform

A Christian party that made big gains in Lebanon's general election says it will use its stronger position to press for Hezbollah's weapons to be...

May 18, 2018 10:05 am

Gaza Riots Won’t Prevent Messi’s Argentinian Soccer Team From Playing in Israel

JNS.org - The possible nixing of a friendly soccer match between the Israeli national team, led by Tel Ben Haim, and the Argentinian national team, headed...

May 18, 2018 9:57 am

Hamas Turns Away Supplies From Israel, Including Bandages, IV Fluids and Fuel

JNS.org - Despite reporting a dire need for medical equipment, the Hamas terror organization turned back two shipments of medical supplies for their populace because the...

May 18, 2018 9:51 am

Hamas Founder Professes to Tricking Palestinians to Join Riots Against Israel

JNS.org - The co-founder and senior leader of the Hamas terror organization acknowledged to an interviewer that the group is intentionally deceiving Gazans into taking part...

May 18, 2018 9:31 am

Explosions Reported at Military Airport in Central Syria

Explosions were heard in and around Syria's Hama airport on Friday, Syrian state media said, without elaborating on the cause of the blasts, and a monitoring body...

May 17, 2018 8:26 am

Egypt’s Military Kills 19, Arrests 20 in Sinai Operation

Egypt's military and police forces have killed 19 militants in an exchange of gunfire and arrested 20 suspects, in a continuing crackdown in Sinai, the...

May 16, 2018 3:37 pm

Report: Hamas Leader Haniyeh ‘Severely Admonished’ by Egypt Over Gaza Border Violence

During a visit to Cairo on Monday, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was “severely admonished” by the Egyptian government over that day's violence on the Israel-Gaza...

May 16, 2018 10:36 am

Rebels Pull Out of Last Besieged Area in Central Syria

The remaining fighters started to withdraw from the last rebel-held enclave in central Syria on Wednesday, state television reported, sealing the government's control over the...

May 16, 2018 10:12 am

Iranian IRGC Chief Holds Talks in Baghdad About Future Iraqi Cabinet

Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani is holding talks with politicians in Baghdad to promote the formation of a new Iraqi cabinet which would have Iran's...

May 16, 2018 9:51 am

Diplomatic Tensions Rise as Israel Expels Turkish Ambassador

JNS.org - Israel summoned the Turkish Consul General in Jerusalem and expelled him from the country, following Turkey’s expulsion of the Israeli consul-general from Ankara. The diplomatic...

May 15, 2018 11:08 am

Hezbollah Says Rocket Attack on Golan Marks ‘New Phase’

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday a missile salvo into Israeli's Golan Heights last week marked a new phase in the Syrian...

May 15, 2018 10:21 am

Palestinian Authority President Abbas in Hospital for Minor Surgery

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, 82, is undergoing minor ear surgery in a West Bank hospital and is expected to be discharged within a few...

May 15, 2018 9:45 am

Hamas Paying Protesters to Charge Gaza Border, Israel Reveals

JNS.org - Israel’s defense establishment revealed on Monday that intelligence gathered over the past few weeks suggests Hamas is paying Palestinian activists in the Gaza Strip...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear...

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal...

Israel

Israel Should Be ‘Commended’ for Saving Palestinian Lives on Ga...

A former commander of British military forces in Afghanistan told the UN Human Rights Council on Friday that IDF troops...

Opinion

Gaza Gunfire Sends David Brooks Into New Embrace of New York Times’ I...

It’s one thing for Prime Minister Netanyahu to take a beating from the news columns of the New York Times,...

May 18, 2018 3:56 pm
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