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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,”...

May 14, 2017 8:51 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 holiest religious site and failing to grasp what’s needed to...

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 waged inside of Israeli territory. Israel “is scared and worried of...

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 Tabqa dam nearby.

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...

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...

May 10, 2017 4:45 pm

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Congratulates New Hamas Chief, Vows Continued Support for Palestinian ‘Resistance’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday congratulated Ismail Haniyeh on his recent election...

May 10, 2017 4:24 pm
May 9, 2017 11:31 am

Turkish President Erdogan Slammed After Meeting on Stopping ‘Judaization’ of Jerusalem, Anti-Israel Rant

JNS.org - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Monday evening with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami...

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...

May 10, 2017 4:45 pm

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Congratulates New Hamas Chief, Vows Continued Support for Palestinian ‘Resistance’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday congratulated Ismail Haniyeh on his recent election as the new head of the Gaza Strip-ruling Hamas terrorist...

May 10, 2017 4:24 pm

Top French Hotel Chain, With Large US Presence, Warned of ‘Legal, Financial, Reputational Risks’ of Major Expansion Into Iranian Market

A top French hotel chain is being taken to task by opponents of Iran's nuclear program over its growing presence in the Islamic Republic's tourism...

May 9, 2017 11:31 am

Turkish President Erdogan Slammed After Meeting on Stopping ‘Judaization’ of Jerusalem, Anti-Israel Rant

JNS.org - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Monday evening with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Istanbul, where the two reportedly discussed ways to...

May 9, 2017 11:16 am

Palestinian Authority Officials, Including Abbas, Refuse to Stop Paying Terrorists

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, before receiving a request from President Donald Trump last week to stop paying stipends to Palestinian terrorists and...

May 9, 2017 10:25 am

Abbas Says He’s Ready to Meet Netanyahu Under Auspices of Trump

JNS.org -Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday he was ready to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of President Donald...

May 9, 2017 10:07 am

Turkey’s Erdogan Accuses Israel of Committing ‘Massacres’ Against Palestinians

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of “massacres” against the Palestinians and chided the international community for its silence. Erdogan made his comments on Monday at the...

May 9, 2017 10:04 am

Presidential Hopefuls in Iran Focus on Rouhani’s Failed Economic Promises

President Hassan Rouhani's trip to the coal mine in northern Iran was all going to plan, until the crowd massed in front of his car...

May 9, 2017 9:54 am

New Hamas Chief Makes First Public Appearance in Gaza

JNS.org - Ismail Haniyeh, whom Hamas elected as the Palestinian terror group’s top leader last weekend, made his first public appearance in the new role by...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

In Defiance of Trump Administration, Iran Vows to Forge Ahead With Ballisti...

The Islamic Republic will forge ahead with its development of ballistic missiles despite American pressure, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman...

Israel

2,000-Year-Old Evidence of Final Pre-Second Temple Destruction Battle in Je...

JNS.org - Amid this week’s celebrations making the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and the Israel...

Opinion

From Greeley, Colorado to Manchester, England

JNS.org - For those -- like me -- who’d never really given any thought to singer Ariana Grande before the terrorist atrocity at her concert in Manchester, it took a few minutes to figure out...

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