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Palestinian Man Indicted for Plotting Truck-Ramming Terror Attack in Central Israel

JNS.org - An indictment was filed against Palestinian man Muhammed Safaren on Monday for plotting a truck-ramming terror attack against Israeli soldiers. The 40-year-old suspect from...

November 6, 2017 12:01 pm

Abbas Reportedly in Saudi Arabia for Unplanned Meeting With King Salman, Crown Prince

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is traveling to Saudi Arabia on Monday to meet with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in a reportedly unplanned visit. Abbas will depart for Riyadh from the...

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to BBC: Iranian Takeover of Middle East Must Be Stopped

The resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Saturday and his criticism of Iran should serve as a “wakeup call for everyone,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a BBC interview on Sunday. Appearing...

PA’s Abbas to Meet With Egypt’s El-Sisi for Discussions on Peace Efforts

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is set to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Monday for discussions on advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, The Jerusalem Post reported, citing a Palestinian diplomat. The two...

November 5, 2017 10:13 am

Lebanese PM Resigns Over Fear of Iran-Led Assassination; Israel Says It’s a ‘Wake-Up Call’

JNS.org - Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his sudden resignation on Saturday, citing fear of...

November 5, 2017 9:04 am

Billionaire Saudi Prince Among Dozens Arrested Amid ‘Corruption’ Probe

Among those detained in Saudi Arabia, no name carries more power in Western financial markets than...

November 3, 2017 1:04 pm

Hamas Releases Previously Unseen Footage of Gilad Shalit in Captivity

JNS.org - Hamas on Wednesday released previously unseen video footage of IDF soldier Gilad Shalit, who...

November 2, 2017 11:32 am

Turkish Hackers Loyal to President Erdogan Deface Israeli News Website in Balfour Declaration Protest

In a gesture to protest the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on Thursday, an...

November 2, 2017 11:08 am

Iranian Ayatollah Khamenei: US Is Our ‘Number One Enemy’

The United States is Iran’s “number one enemy” and Tehran will never succumb to Washington’s...

November 6, 2017 12:01 pm

Palestinian Man Indicted for Plotting Truck-Ramming Terror Attack in Central Israel

JNS.org - An indictment was filed against Palestinian man Muhammed Safaren on Monday for plotting a truck-ramming terror attack against Israeli soldiers. The 40-year-old suspect from Ramallah...

November 6, 2017 11:50 am

Abbas Reportedly in Saudi Arabia for Unplanned Meeting With King Salman, Crown Prince

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is traveling to Saudi Arabia on Monday to meet with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in...

November 5, 2017 1:23 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to BBC: Iranian Takeover of Middle East Must Be Stopped

The resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Saturday and his criticism of Iran should serve as a “wakeup call for everyone,” Israeli Prime...

November 5, 2017 1:12 pm

PA’s Abbas to Meet With Egypt’s El-Sisi for Discussions on Peace Efforts

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is set to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Monday for discussions on advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace...

November 5, 2017 10:13 am

Lebanese PM Resigns Over Fear of Iran-Led Assassination; Israel Says It’s a ‘Wake-Up Call’

JNS.org - Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his sudden resignation on Saturday, citing fear of an assassination plot backed by Iran. Hariri made the announcement from...

November 5, 2017 9:04 am

Billionaire Saudi Prince Among Dozens Arrested Amid ‘Corruption’ Probe

Among those detained in Saudi Arabia, no name carries more power in Western financial markets than Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. The prince, listed by Forbes as the...

November 3, 2017 1:04 pm

Hamas Releases Previously Unseen Footage of Gilad Shalit in Captivity

JNS.org - Hamas on Wednesday released previously unseen video footage of IDF soldier Gilad Shalit, who was held captive by the Palestinian terrorist group in Gaza...

November 2, 2017 11:32 am

Turkish Hackers Loyal to President Erdogan Deface Israeli News Website in Balfour Declaration Protest

In a gesture to protest the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on Thursday, an experienced group of Turkish hackers took over the entire website...

November 2, 2017 11:08 am

Iranian Ayatollah Khamenei: US Is Our ‘Number One Enemy’

The United States is Iran’s “number one enemy” and Tehran will never succumb to Washington’s pressure over a multinational nuclear deal, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah...

November 2, 2017 9:04 am

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Latest Reported Strike in Syria Sent ‘Resounding Message’ to Regional Players That Israel Will Enforce Its Red Lines Against Iran and Hezbollah

The reported Israeli air strike on a weapons facility near the western Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday sent a “resounding message” to regional players,...

November 1, 2017 2:49 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin Said to Be Embracing Iran as ‘Strategic Partner’ With Tehran Visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Iran for an official visit on Wednesday, in another major demonstration of the burgeoning partnership between Tehran and Moscow, and a...

November 1, 2017 10:59 am

Hamas, Hezbollah Hold Terror Confab in Lebanon

JNS.org - Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah met with deputy Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri in Beirut on Tuesday for talks between the terrorist chiefs. According to the Hezbollah-run...

November 1, 2017 10:51 am

Saudia Arabia Makes Its First Move Toward Building Nuclear Power Plants, Sources Say

Saudi Arabia has sent a request for information (RFI) to international suppliers to build two nuclear power plants, a first step towards a formal tender,...

October 31, 2017 11:09 am

Palestinian Authority Denies Report of Abbas Demand That Hamas Recognize Israel

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) has refuted a report citing an alleged demand by PA President Mahmoud Abbas that members of the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

Top English Soccer Club Manchester United Shows ‘Red Card’ to A...

A show by one of the most outlandish antisemitic conspiracy theorists in Europe at the stadium of leading English soccer...

Israel

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid ...

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring...

Opinion

Israel’s Ruinous Right

"The road to hell is paved with good intentions."      -- attributed to Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, circa. 1150. ... It is neither an easy nor an enviable undertaking today for anyone trying...

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