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Erdogan Says Turkey Will Crush Kurdish Militia in Afrin

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey's military incursion in northern Syria's Idlib province would crush Kurdish militia forces that control the neighboring...

January 14, 2018 12:28 pm

Egyptian Navy Fire Kills Palestinian at Sea: Gaza Authorities Say

The Egyptian navy opened fire on a Palestinian fisherman at sea and killed him, the Gaza Health Ministry said on Saturday. Egyptian officials had no immediate comment on the incident which reportedly happened late on Friday...

Syrian State Media Claims Turkey Aiding Rebel Counterattack in Idlib

Syrian state media on Friday cited field commanders as saying Turkey helped anti-government rebels launch a counterattack against the Syrian army and its allies in the northwest this week, underlining recent regional tensions over the...

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Citizens Traveling to United States Face Risk of Arbitrary Arrest

Turkey has warned its citizens against travel to the United States, saying Turks face the risk of arbitrary arrest and should take precautions if they do decide to travel. The comments from the Turkish Foreign Ministry...

January 12, 2018 10:14 am

Flare-Up With Israel Tests Hamas Effort to Keep Gaza on Low Boil

The worst fighting on the Gaza Strip front since 2014 is being calibrated by Hamas,...

January 12, 2018 10:02 am

Turkey: Syrian Military Offensive in Idlib Will Cause New Migration Wave

Increased attacks in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province will spark a new wave of migration, Turkish...

January 12, 2018 9:52 am

Israel’s Neighbors Among Most Dangerous Countries for Christians, New Report Says

JNS.org - Most of Israel’s neighbors, including Egypt, Jordan, Syria and the Palestinian territories, are among...

January 11, 2018 9:04 am

Syrian Regime Defends Idlib Military Offensive, Condemns France

The Syrian government hit back on Thursday against French criticism of its military campaign in...

January 11, 2018 8:53 am

Egypt Court Overturns Sentence Against Mubarak-Era Interior Minister

An Egyptian court on Thursday quashed the conviction and prison sentence for alleged corruption against...

January 14, 2018 12:28 pm

Erdogan Says Turkey Will Crush Kurdish Militia in Afrin

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey's military incursion in northern Syria's Idlib province would crush Kurdish militia forces that control the neighboring region...

January 14, 2018 12:04 pm

Egyptian Navy Fire Kills Palestinian at Sea: Gaza Authorities Say

The Egyptian navy opened fire on a Palestinian fisherman at sea and killed him, the Gaza Health Ministry said on Saturday. Egyptian officials had no immediate...

January 13, 2018 10:00 am

Syrian State Media Claims Turkey Aiding Rebel Counterattack in Idlib

Syrian state media on Friday cited field commanders as saying Turkey helped anti-government rebels launch a counterattack against the Syrian army and its allies in...

January 12, 2018 10:22 am

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Citizens Traveling to United States Face Risk of Arbitrary Arrest

Turkey has warned its citizens against travel to the United States, saying Turks face the risk of arbitrary arrest and should take precautions if they...

January 12, 2018 10:14 am

Flare-Up With Israel Tests Hamas Effort to Keep Gaza on Low Boil

The worst fighting on the Gaza Strip front since 2014 is being calibrated by Hamas, which wants to signal defiance of Israel and the United...

January 12, 2018 10:02 am

Turkey: Syrian Military Offensive in Idlib Will Cause New Migration Wave

Increased attacks in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province will spark a new wave of migration, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday, calling on Russia...

January 12, 2018 9:52 am

Israel’s Neighbors Among Most Dangerous Countries for Christians, New Report Says

JNS.org - Most of Israel’s neighbors, including Egypt, Jordan, Syria and the Palestinian territories, are among the most dangerous places in the world for Christians, a...

January 11, 2018 9:04 am

Syrian Regime Defends Idlib Military Offensive, Condemns France

The Syrian government hit back on Thursday against French criticism of its military campaign in rebel-held Idlib, saying it was targeting terrorist groups that were...

January 11, 2018 8:53 am

Egypt Court Overturns Sentence Against Mubarak-Era Interior Minister

An Egyptian court on Thursday quashed the conviction and prison sentence for alleged corruption against ex-interior minister Habib al-Adly and ordered a retrial, judicial sources...

January 10, 2018 1:34 pm

Turkey Urges Russia, Iran to Stop Syrian Army Offensive in Idlib

Turkey called on Russia and Iran on Wednesday to pressure Syrian authorities to halt a military offensive in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, which Damascus launched...

January 10, 2018 8:54 am

Arab League to Hold Meeting on Jerusalem Next Month

The Arab League will meet on Feb. 1 to discuss how to counter US President Donald Trump's move last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's...

January 10, 2018 8:34 am

Iranian Official Says Country Could Greatly Increase Uranium Enrichment

Iran’s atomic energy agency said on Wednesday a reimposition of sanctions by the United States would be a violation of Tehran's nuclear deal with world...

January 9, 2018 2:16 pm

Senior Gaza-Based Hamas Terrorist Accidentally Shoots Himself in Head

JNS.org - Hamas terrorist Imad al-Alami was rushed to a hospital in Gaza City on Tuesday after accidentally shooting himself in the head while cleaning...

January 9, 2018 8:51 am

Khamenei: Iran Has Foiled Plot to Use Protests to Overthrow System

Iran has foiled attempts by its foreign enemies to turn legitimate protests into an insurgency to overthrow the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claimed on...

Features

Netanyahu Trip Comes as Israel-India Defense and Tech Ties Continue to Grow

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India is occurring against the...

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

World

Labour MP to UK Students: Anti-Zionism Is ‘New Antisemitism,’ M...

A British parliamentarian urged the Labour Party to adopt a zero-tolerance attitude toward anti-Zionism, which she called “the new antisemitism”...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Proudly Hails First-Ever Appointment of Female Air For...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proudly hailed on Thursday the first-ever appointment of a female to serve as a squadron...

Opinion

Why the Muslim Brotherhood Declared the US an Enemy State

In the first official statement of its kind, the Muslim Brotherhood announced last month that it now regards the United States as an enemy, following President Trump's decision to move...

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