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Jordanian Spies Provided Intel on ISIS Airliner Bomb Plot, Officials Say

Intelligence on an ISIL airliner bomb plot given by US President Donald Trump to Russian officials originated in part with Jordanian spies, not Israelis,veteran...

May 18, 2017 9:47 am

Islamic Jihad Terror Group Threatens Israel With New Round of Gaza Violence, Shows IDF General in Sniper’s Crosshairs

The Gaza Strip-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist group published a video this week in which it threatened Israel with a new round of violence, the Hebrew news site Walla reported. In the middle of the...

Egyptian Christians Displaced Amid Islamic State Terror, Allege Government Neglect

JNS.org - Amid growing concern regarding the Islamic State terror group’s increased targeting of Christians in Egypt, displaced Coptic Christians in the country’s northern Sinai claim the Egyptian government is neglecting their plight. Numerous Coptic Christian families...

Arab States Reportedly Offer Normalized Ties With Israel in Exchange for Concessions to Palestinians

JNS.org - Arab states are reportedly prepared to consider improved relations with Israel if the Jewish state makes various concessions to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that as part...

May 16, 2017 6:04 pm

Iranian Democracy Advocates Dismiss Presidential Election as ‘Puppet Show’ as Rouhani Faces Off With Conservative Challenger Raisi

Iranian democracy advocates say they are unimpressed with Friday's presidential contest between incumbent Hassan Rouhani...

May 16, 2017 9:58 am

ISIS Militants in Mosul on ‘Brink of Total Defeat,’ Says Spokesperson for US-Led Coalition

The last of the Islamic State militants remaining in the Iraqi city of Mosul were...

May 16, 2017 9:47 am

Ahead of Trump Israel Visit, Jordan, Egypt and Palestinians Declare Eastern Jerusalem ‘Capital of Palestine’

JNS.org - Jordan, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority declared eastern Jerusalem as the “capital of Palestine”...

May 15, 2017 10:38 am

Convicted Palestinian Terrorist Elected Mayor of Hebron

JNS.org - Tayseer Abu Sneineh, a convicted Palestinian terrorist who killed six Israeli yeshiva students, was elected...

May 14, 2017 8:51 pm

Hamas TV Station to Broadcast Ramadan Series That Glorifies the ‘Heroes Fighting for Jerusalem’

During the upcoming Muslim holy month of Ramadan, an official Hamas-run television station will broadcast...

May 18, 2017 9:47 am

Jordanian Spies Provided Intel on ISIS Airliner Bomb Plot, Officials Say

Intelligence on an ISIL airliner bomb plot given by US President Donald Trump to Russian officials originated in part with Jordanian spies, not Israelis,veteran Jordanian...

May 17, 2017 5:09 pm

Islamic Jihad Terror Group Threatens Israel With New Round of Gaza Violence, Shows IDF General in Sniper’s Crosshairs

The Gaza Strip-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist group published a video this week in which it threatened Israel with a new round of violence,...

May 17, 2017 12:36 pm

Egyptian Christians Displaced Amid Islamic State Terror, Allege Government Neglect

JNS.org - Amid growing concern regarding the Islamic State terror group’s increased targeting of Christians in Egypt, displaced Coptic Christians in the country’s northern Sinai claim...

May 17, 2017 11:50 am

Arab States Reportedly Offer Normalized Ties With Israel in Exchange for Concessions to Palestinians

JNS.org - Arab states are reportedly prepared to consider improved relations with Israel if the Jewish state makes various concessions to reach a peace deal with...

May 16, 2017 6:04 pm

Iranian Democracy Advocates Dismiss Presidential Election as ‘Puppet Show’ as Rouhani Faces Off With Conservative Challenger Raisi

Iranian democracy advocates say they are unimpressed with Friday's presidential contest between incumbent Hassan Rouhani and his rival Ebrahim Raisi, slamming both as "weak candidates,"...

May 16, 2017 9:58 am

ISIS Militants in Mosul on ‘Brink of Total Defeat,’ Says Spokesperson for US-Led Coalition

The last of the Islamic State militants remaining in the Iraqi city of Mosul were completely surrounded and “on the brink of total defeat,” a...

May 16, 2017 9:47 am

Ahead of Trump Israel Visit, Jordan, Egypt and Palestinians Declare Eastern Jerusalem ‘Capital of Palestine’

JNS.org - Jordan, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority declared eastern Jerusalem as the “capital of Palestine” ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel next...

May 15, 2017 10:38 am

Convicted Palestinian Terrorist Elected Mayor of Hebron

JNS.org - Tayseer Abu Sneineh, a convicted Palestinian terrorist who killed six Israeli yeshiva students, was elected mayor of the city of Hebron on Saturday. Sneineh headed...

May 14, 2017 8:51 pm

Hamas TV Station to Broadcast Ramadan Series That Glorifies the ‘Heroes Fighting for Jerusalem’

During the upcoming Muslim holy month of Ramadan, an official Hamas-run television station will broadcast a series that glorifies the "heroes fighting for Jerusalem,” the...

May 13, 2017 1:23 pm

Iran’s Rouhani Launches Attacks on Leading Rival Ahead of Presidential Election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani launched a stinging attack on his main conservative rival in next week’s election, accusing him of unethical management of the nation’s...

May 12, 2017 12:52 pm

Hezbollah Chief Says Next War With Jewish State Could Be Waged in Israeli Territory

JNS.org - Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, in a televised speech Thursday warned that any future conflict with the Jewish state could be...

May 12, 2017 10:02 am

Kurdish-Led Forces Close in on ISIS Stronghold With Backing From Both US, Syria

A Kurdish-led military force backed by Washington and now approved by Damascus is closing in on Islamic State’s stronghold of Raqqa after taking the strategic...

May 12, 2017 9:37 am

Hamas Arrests Former Member Suspected of Killing Military Commander in Gaza

The man whom Hamas suspects assassinated one of its top commanders in March was identified Friday as Ashraf Abu Layla, a 37-year-old former Hamas member...

May 11, 2017 10:12 am

Hamas Official Says Terror Group Has Not Softened Approach Toward Israel

One of Hamas's most senior officials said Wednesday that a document published by the Islamist Palestinian group last week was not a substitute for its...

Features

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing (Part Two)

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump’s Agenda in Israel

JNS.org - During his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday...

Manchester Attack Prompts US Law Enforcement Reaction

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies are reacting to Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, with new warnings...

Israel

Church of Scotland’s Rejection of BDS and Criticism of Hamas Draws Ca...

Scottish Jews have cautiously welcomed the Church of Scotland's decision at its annual General Assembly to reject the BDS campaign...

Opinion

Linda Sarsour and the Deafening Silence

It’s said that politics makes strange bedfellows. Or as author Harlan Ellison phrased it, everyone’s entitled to their own door to hell -- as long as they don’t slam my...

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