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Iranian Commander: Pompeo Deserves ‘Punch to the Mouth’ Over New Sanctions’ Threat

JNS.org - A commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deserves a “strong punch to the mouth” for a call to...

May 23, 2018 10:39 am

Doctor: Hospitalized Palestinian Authority President Abbas Has Lung Infection

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is suffering from a lung infection and could remain in hospital for several days, Palestinian medics and officials said on Monday. Abbas, 82, was admitted to hospital for the third time...

Syria’s Army Captures Last Insurgent Area Near Damascus

The Syrian army has restored control over all areas surrounding the capital Damascus for the first time since early in the seven-year-old war, after pushing Islamic State militants out of a south Damascus pocket, the...

Erdogan Hints Turkey May Ban Some Israeli Goods Because of Gaza Violence

President Tayyip Erdogan has hinted that Turkey might consider imposing a ban on imports of some Israeli goods over the killing of Palestinian rioters by IDF troops on the Gaza border, media reported on Tuesday. Erdogan, who...

May 22, 2018 8:57 am

IRGC Official Says Iranians Will Give ‘Strong Punch to the Mouth’ of US Secretary of State

A senior Iranian military commander poured scorn on US threats to tighten sanctions on Tuesday, saying...

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...

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...

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...

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...

May 23, 2018 10:39 am

Iranian Commander: Pompeo Deserves ‘Punch to the Mouth’ Over New Sanctions’ Threat

JNS.org - A commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deserves a “strong punch to the mouth” for a call to increase...

May 22, 2018 11:21 am

Doctor: Hospitalized Palestinian Authority President Abbas Has Lung Infection

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is suffering from a lung infection and could remain in hospital for several days, Palestinian medics and officials said on...

May 22, 2018 11:09 am

Syria’s Army Captures Last Insurgent Area Near Damascus

The Syrian army has restored control over all areas surrounding the capital Damascus for the first time since early in the seven-year-old war, after pushing...

May 22, 2018 9:26 am

Erdogan Hints Turkey May Ban Some Israeli Goods Because of Gaza Violence

President Tayyip Erdogan has hinted that Turkey might consider imposing a ban on imports of some Israeli goods over the killing of Palestinian rioters by IDF...

May 22, 2018 8:57 am

IRGC Official Says Iranians Will Give ‘Strong Punch to the Mouth’ of US Secretary of State

A senior Iranian military commander poured scorn on US threats to tighten sanctions on Tuesday, saying the Islamic Republic's people would respond by punching US Secretary...

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...

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

Algerian Blogger Accused of Espionage Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison

An Algerian blogger arrested last year over social media posts has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on espionage and other charges, a human rights activist said on Friday. Charges...

Israel

Israeli Couple Rescued After Building ‘SOS’ Out of Rocks

JNS.org - Israeli Police rescue volunteers were able to locate a missing Tel Aviv couple lost in the Negev Desert on Tuesday thanks to an “SOS” sign they fashioned out of...

Opinion

Things Will Get Worse After Abbas

JNS.org - Those close to Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas are going to great lengths to hide the ‎true condition of his health.‎ With his hospitalizations becoming more frequent, ‎many expect‏...

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