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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...

January 11, 2018 9:04 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 said. A criminal court had sentenced Adly, who served under former...

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 despite an international deal to reduce hostilities there. As pro-government forces...

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 capital, Egypt's state news agency MENA said on Wednesday. Six Arab...

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...

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...

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...

January 8, 2018 2:12 pm

Rouhani Says Iran Protests About More Than Economy

In a swipe at hardline rivals, President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday young Iranian protesters...

January 8, 2018 12:34 pm

Arab League to Support Palestinian Bid for Full UN Membership

JNS.org - The Palestinians will seek full membership in the United Nations with the backing of...

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...

January 8, 2018 2:12 pm

Rouhani Says Iran Protests About More Than Economy

In a swipe at hardline rivals, President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday young Iranian protesters were unhappy about far more than just the economy and...

January 8, 2018 12:34 pm

Arab League to Support Palestinian Bid for Full UN Membership

JNS.org - The Palestinians will seek full membership in the United Nations with the backing of the Arab League in response to the recent US policy...

January 8, 2018 10:21 am

Iran Says It Might Reconsider Cooperation With UN Nuclear Watchdog

Iran said on Monday it might reconsider its cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog if the United States failed to respect its commitments in the...

January 8, 2018 9:28 am

Fatah Official Reportedly Meets With Hezbollah Leader in Bid to Spark Anti-Israel Violence

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party has downplayed a Dec. 31 meeting in Beirut between Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmad and Hezbollah terror leader...

January 8, 2018 8:52 am

Jordan Says It Arrests 17 in Foiled Islamic State Attack Plot

Jordan said on Monday it had foiled an Islamic State plot that included plans for a series of attacks last November on security installations, shopping...

January 7, 2018 2:05 pm

Report: Hamas Agrees to Give Palestinian Authority Control of Its Weapons

JNS.org - Hamas officials have informed Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas that the Gaza-ruling terror group will agree to relinquish control of its weapons if...

January 7, 2018 1:03 pm

Iranian Military Claims Anti-Regime Protests Have Been Quelled After Broad Government Clampdown

Iran's Revolutionary Guards claimed on Sunday the country's security forces had put an end to unrest fomented by foreign enemies, as parliament and security officials...

Features

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than...

World

On Anniversary of Women’s March, Progressive Group to Protest as R...

As tens of thousands of people prepare to mark the first anniversary of the Women's March with worldwide protests this...

Opinion

Why Arabs and Muslims Will Not Accept Israel as the Jewish State

Unsurprisingly, Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital aroused massive outrage in the Arab and Islamic world. This was for two main reasons -- one religious and one nationalist. The religious...

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