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ISIS Militants Kill 18, Wound 7 in Attack on Police Convoy in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

Islamic State militants ambushed a police convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing 18 police officers and wounding seven others in one of...

September 12, 2017 10:51 am

Israel Minister: Assad Is Ready to Let Iran Set up Military Bases in Syria

The Israeli intelligence minister said on Monday that President Bashar al-Assad was ready to permit Iran to set up military bases in Syria that would pose a long-term threat to neighboring Israel. While formally neutral on...

Palestinians Attempt to Gain Full Membership in Second UN Agency

JNS.org - The Palestinians are reportedly preparing to gain full membership in the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), a UN agency, at the group’s upcoming meeting. According to the Jerusalem Post, the Palestinian Authority’s Ministry of Tourism applied for...

Hamas Leader Visits Cairo for Talks With Egyptian Security Officials

JNS.org - Ismail Haniyeh, the top leader of Gaza-ruling Hamas, traveled to Egypt Saturday in his first trip outside of the coastal territory since being elected to his new post for the Palestinian terrorist organization in May. During his...

September 7, 2017 10:00 am

Alleged Israeli Strike Destroys Syrian Chemical Weapons Facility

JNS.org – An Israeli airstrike on Thursday destroyed a chemical weapons facility belonging to Syria’s regime,...

September 6, 2017 4:55 pm

Middle East Expert: In ‘Inevitable’ Next War With Hezbollah, Israel Will Have to Cope With Tunnel Threat, Like in Last Gaza Conflict

A future war between Israel and Hezbollah is “not a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when,’”...

September 6, 2017 10:24 am

Syrian Army Breaks 3-Year ISIS Siege in Eastern Syria

The Syrian army broke a three-year siege by the Islamic State on an enclave of...

September 3, 2017 10:17 am

Iran Tests Homegrown Version of S-300 Air Defense System, Official Claims

Iran has tested its homegrown air defense system, designed to match the Russian S-300, the...

September 3, 2017 8:17 am

Report: Iran Issued Warnings to US Spy Aircraft Twice in Last Six Months

Iran's Arabic language TV station al-Alam is reporting that the country's air defense base sent...

September 12, 2017 10:51 am

ISIS Militants Kill 18, Wound 7 in Attack on Police Convoy in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

Islamic State militants ambushed a police convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing 18 police officers and wounding seven others in one of the...

September 12, 2017 9:14 am

Israel Minister: Assad Is Ready to Let Iran Set up Military Bases in Syria

The Israeli intelligence minister said on Monday that President Bashar al-Assad was ready to permit Iran to set up military bases in Syria that would...

September 11, 2017 11:15 am

Palestinians Attempt to Gain Full Membership in Second UN Agency

JNS.org - The Palestinians are reportedly preparing to gain full membership in the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), a UN agency, at the group’s upcoming meeting. According to...

September 10, 2017 10:12 pm

Hamas Leader Visits Cairo for Talks With Egyptian Security Officials

JNS.org - Ismail Haniyeh, the top leader of Gaza-ruling Hamas, traveled to Egypt Saturday in his first trip outside of the coastal territory since being elected...

September 7, 2017 10:00 am

Alleged Israeli Strike Destroys Syrian Chemical Weapons Facility

JNS.org – An Israeli airstrike on Thursday destroyed a chemical weapons facility belonging to Syria’s regime, a Syrian government agency claimed. Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Center...

September 6, 2017 4:55 pm

Middle East Expert: In ‘Inevitable’ Next War With Hezbollah, Israel Will Have to Cope With Tunnel Threat, Like in Last Gaza Conflict

A future war between Israel and Hezbollah is “not a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when,’” a Middle East expert and former Pentagon official told The...

September 6, 2017 10:24 am

Syrian Army Breaks 3-Year ISIS Siege in Eastern Syria

The Syrian army broke a three-year siege by the Islamic State on an enclave of the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zour on Tuesday, offering a...

September 3, 2017 10:17 am

Iran Tests Homegrown Version of S-300 Air Defense System, Official Claims

Iran has tested its homegrown air defense system, designed to match the Russian S-300, the head of the Revolutionary Guards’ air defense said. “In parallel with...

September 3, 2017 8:17 am

Report: Iran Issued Warnings to US Spy Aircraft Twice in Last Six Months

Iran's Arabic language TV station al-Alam is reporting that the country's air defense base sent two warnings in the last six months to U.S. spy...

September 1, 2017 2:21 pm

Russian FM Sergei Lavrov Scorns Israeli Concerns Over Iranian Build-Up in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov went on a PR offensive this week to counter Israeli warnings that a ceasefire imposed by Moscow in Syria is enabling Iran...

September 1, 2017 9:22 am

Hezbollah Chief Calls on Lebanon to Develop Plan to ‘Liberate’ Israel’s Mount Dov

JNS.org - Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has called on Lebanon to come up with a plan to oust Israel from territory in the Golan Heights. “We call...

August 31, 2017 5:39 pm

UN Ambassador Haley Highlights Iranian Military Backing for Hamas as IAEA Rebuffs US Demands for Nuclear Inspections

Iran's admission that it is providing military and financial support to the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas is a potential violation of UN Security Council Resolution 2231 –...

August 31, 2017 1:21 pm

Israeli Ambassador Denied Return to Amman as Jordan Ties Remain Frozen

JNS.org - More than a month after an Israeli embassy security guard who was stabbed by a Jordanian national returned to the Jewish state after a...

August 31, 2017 12:58 pm

New Defense Minister Signals Iranian Commitment to Regional Expansionism, Israeli Analyst Says

The appointment of Brig Gen. Amir Hatami as Iran's defense minister is a key indication of the Tehran regime's resolve to export its Islamist revolution, a leading Israeli...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Opinion

Does the President Have the Right to Expect Loyalty From his Attorney Gener...

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. Recent news reports describe the president chastising his Attorney General Jeff Sessions for disloyalty. According...

September 20, 2017 1:38 pm
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