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Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

November 17, 2017 10:36 am

Kurdish Authorities Detail Serial Human Rights Outrages by Iran-Backed Militias in Northern Iraq

An Iranian-backed Shia militia deliberately drove thousands of Kurdish civilians out of northern Iraq during last month's military offensive "in order to change the demography of the area," an official Kurdish report has asserted. The report...

In First-Ever Interview With Saudi Newspaper, IDF Chief Says Israel in ‘Complete Agreement’ With Riyadh About Need to Thwart Iran’s Regional Ambitions in Middle East

Israel and Saudi Arabia share a common interest in thwarting Iran’s regional ambitions, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said in a first-ever interview with a Saudi newspaper that was published on Thursday. Speaking...

Israel Co-Sponsors Saudi Resolution Against Syria at UN

JNS.org – In an unprecedented move, Israel on Tuesday co-sponsored a draft resolution against Syria that was submitted by Saudi Arabia at the United Nations Human Rights Council. The resolution, which was also backed by the US,...

November 15, 2017 2:51 pm

US Security Delegation Heads to Israel to Discuss Syria Ceasefire

JNS.org – A delegation from America’s National Security Council has flown to Israel for talks on...

November 15, 2017 12:11 pm

The Upstart Saudi Prince Who’s Throwing Caution to the Winds

With the tacit backing of his father, Saudi Arabia's 32-year-old crown prince has established himself...

November 15, 2017 11:54 am

Netanyahu Says Israel Offered Aid to Iran, Iraq After Earthquake

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country has offered the International Committee of the...

November 15, 2017 9:52 am

Israeli Defense Minister, in Apparent Message to Russia: We Will Not Permit Iranian Entrenchment in Syria

A day after Russia’s top diplomat called Iran’s presence in war-torn Syria “legitimate,” Israeli Defense...

November 14, 2017 3:38 pm

Russian Foreign Minister Says Iranian Military Presence in Syria Is ‘Legitimate,’ Despite US Demand for Withdrawal of Foreign Forces

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov seemingly dashed American hopes that Moscow will put pressure on...

November 17, 2017 10:36 am

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

November 16, 2017 5:03 pm

Kurdish Authorities Detail Serial Human Rights Outrages by Iran-Backed Militias in Northern Iraq

An Iranian-backed Shia militia deliberately drove thousands of Kurdish civilians out of northern Iraq during last month's military offensive "in order to change the demography...

November 16, 2017 8:57 am

In First-Ever Interview With Saudi Newspaper, IDF Chief Says Israel in ‘Complete Agreement’ With Riyadh About Need to Thwart Iran’s Regional Ambitions in Middle East

Israel and Saudi Arabia share a common interest in thwarting Iran’s regional ambitions, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said in a first-ever...

November 15, 2017 3:45 pm

Israel Co-Sponsors Saudi Resolution Against Syria at UN

JNS.org – In an unprecedented move, Israel on Tuesday co-sponsored a draft resolution against Syria that was submitted by Saudi Arabia at the United Nations Human...

November 15, 2017 2:51 pm

US Security Delegation Heads to Israel to Discuss Syria Ceasefire

JNS.org – A delegation from America’s National Security Council has flown to Israel for talks on the recently reached US-Russia-Jordan ceasefire agreement in Syria. The agreement, announced last Saturday,...

November 15, 2017 12:11 pm

The Upstart Saudi Prince Who’s Throwing Caution to the Winds

With the tacit backing of his father, Saudi Arabia's 32-year-old crown prince has established himself as the most powerful figure in the Arab world, rushing...

November 15, 2017 11:54 am

Netanyahu Says Israel Offered Aid to Iran, Iraq After Earthquake

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country has offered the International Committee of the Red Cross "medical assistance for the Iraqi and Iranian victims"...

November 15, 2017 9:52 am

Israeli Defense Minister, in Apparent Message to Russia: We Will Not Permit Iranian Entrenchment in Syria

A day after Russia’s top diplomat called Iran’s presence in war-torn Syria “legitimate,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman signaled on Wednesday a disagreement with the...

November 14, 2017 3:38 pm

Russian Foreign Minister Says Iranian Military Presence in Syria Is ‘Legitimate,’ Despite US Demand for Withdrawal of Foreign Forces

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov seemingly dashed American hopes that Moscow will put pressure on Iran to withdraw its forces from Syria, in a statement...

November 14, 2017 2:23 pm

Palestinian Authority Denies Reports of Saudi Ultimatum to Abbas to Accept US Peace Deal or Resign

JNS.org – The Palestinian Authority (PA) has denied reports that PA President Mahmoud Abbas was presented with an ultimatum by Saudi Arabia to accept a peace deal...

November 14, 2017 10:51 am

Russian Foreign Minister: Iranian Presence in Syria Is ‘Legitimate’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday denied that Moscow pledged to ensure a withdrawal pro-Iranian forces from Syria, calling their presence “legitimate” and claiming...

November 13, 2017 4:16 pm

Resigned Lebanese Prime Minister Says He Will Return to His Country ‘Within Days’

JNS.org – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Sunday that he is a “free man” and will return to his country “within days.” In an hour-long live...

November 13, 2017 1:52 pm

Israel Unhappy With Extended Russia-US Deal in Syria, Will ‘Stand Firm’ in Opposing Iranian Military Presence

Israel has signaled its unease with the extension of the ceasefire deal in southwestern Syria brokered by Russia and the US, making clear it reserves...

November 13, 2017 10:04 am

7.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Iran and Iraq, Tremors Felt in Israel

At least 210 people were killed and more than 1,700 were injured Sunday night when a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck in Iran and Iraq. Tremors...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campu...

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways...

Israel

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid ...

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring...

Opinion

Radical Members of Congress Want to Abet Palestinian Terror

The bill, sponsored by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), characterizes young terrorists merely as “Palestinian children,” and contends that their arrest by the Israeli army constitutes “abuse.” Therefore, it’s worth recalling a...

November 17, 2017 3:14 pm
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