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Iran Test-Fires Ballistic Missiles, US Officials Confirm

Continuing a pattern of provocative actions, Iran this weekend test-fired a pair of ballistic missiles and sent fast-attack vessels close to a U.S. Navy...

March 7, 2017 10:58 am

Palestinian Terror Suspect Killed in Shootout With Israeli Border Police

A wanted Palestinian terror suspect was killed during a shootout with the Border Police's elite YAMAM unit after opening fire at officers who were attempting to apprehend him early Monday morning. Basel Al-Araj, 31, was killed...

Arab Foreign Ministers at Cairo Summit Discuss ‘Palestinian Issue’ of Blocking Potential Relocation of US, Other Embassies to ‘Occupied Jerusalem’

Foreign ministers of member states of the Arab League meeting in Cairo on Sunday and Monday will discuss, among other issues, how to block the potential move of embassies in Israel from Tel Aviv to...

Promotion of Terrorism Against Israel at Birzeit U Highlighted in Profile of Palestinian Institution of Higher Learning

In a Financial Times Friday feature on the Palestinian university Birzeit near Ramallah, students and faculty voiced their support for violence against the Jewish state. “The Israelis never give us anything without a confrontation," said Jihad Hassan Manasar in the...

March 4, 2017 8:27 pm

Iranian Navy Frigate, US Surveillance Ship Have Close Encounter in Gulf of Oman

A U.S. Navy surveillance ship had a close encounter with an Iranian navy frigate in...

March 2, 2017 11:06 am

New Iranian Animated Film Imagines Destruction of US Navy Fleet in Battle Over Nuclear Program

In a climactic battle at sea, an Iranian commander orders his forces to open fire...

February 28, 2017 10:35 am

ISIS Abducts, Kills Egyptian Government ‘Collaborators’ in Sinai

In the past three days, Islamic State militants in Egypt's volatile northern Sinai region abducted...

February 28, 2017 10:19 am

International Monetary Fund: Iranian Economy’s ‘Impressive Recovery’ Due to Sanctions Relief Could Be Threatened by Uncertain Future of Nuclear Deal

The Iranian economy has had an “impressive recovery” following sanctions relief last year, though uncertainty...

February 27, 2017 12:58 pm

Egyptian Army Destroys Gaza Border Tunnels; Coptic Christians Forced to Flee From ISIS

JNS.org - The Egyptian military said it has discovered and destroyed weapons-smuggling tunnels at the Sinai-Gaza...

March 7, 2017 10:58 am

Iran Test-Fires Ballistic Missiles, US Officials Confirm

Continuing a pattern of provocative actions, Iran this weekend test-fired a pair of ballistic missiles and sent fast-attack vessels close to a U.S. Navy ship...

March 6, 2017 10:44 am

Palestinian Terror Suspect Killed in Shootout With Israeli Border Police

A wanted Palestinian terror suspect was killed during a shootout with the Border Police's elite YAMAM unit after opening fire at officers who were attempting...

March 5, 2017 2:44 pm

Arab Foreign Ministers at Cairo Summit Discuss ‘Palestinian Issue’ of Blocking Potential Relocation of US, Other Embassies to ‘Occupied Jerusalem’

Foreign ministers of member states of the Arab League meeting in Cairo on Sunday and Monday will discuss, among other issues, how to block the...

March 5, 2017 10:00 am

Promotion of Terrorism Against Israel at Birzeit U Highlighted in Profile of Palestinian Institution of Higher Learning

In a Financial Times Friday feature on the Palestinian university Birzeit near Ramallah, students and faculty voiced their support for violence against the Jewish state. “The Israelis never give us...

March 4, 2017 8:27 pm

Iranian Navy Frigate, US Surveillance Ship Have Close Encounter in Gulf of Oman

A U.S. Navy surveillance ship had a close encounter with an Iranian navy frigate in the Middle East, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin...

March 2, 2017 11:06 am

New Iranian Animated Film Imagines Destruction of US Navy Fleet in Battle Over Nuclear Program

In a climactic battle at sea, an Iranian commander orders his forces to open fire on a much larger U.S. fleet, obliterating it with a...

February 28, 2017 10:35 am

ISIS Abducts, Kills Egyptian Government ‘Collaborators’ in Sinai

In the past three days, Islamic State militants in Egypt's volatile northern Sinai region abducted four men accused of collaborating with the government, three of...

February 28, 2017 10:19 am

International Monetary Fund: Iranian Economy’s ‘Impressive Recovery’ Due to Sanctions Relief Could Be Threatened by Uncertain Future of Nuclear Deal

The Iranian economy has had an “impressive recovery” following sanctions relief last year, though uncertainty regarding the fate of the nuclear deal and relations with...

February 27, 2017 12:58 pm

Egyptian Army Destroys Gaza Border Tunnels; Coptic Christians Forced to Flee From ISIS

JNS.org - The Egyptian military said it has discovered and destroyed weapons-smuggling tunnels at the Sinai-Gaza border. A military spokesperson told Egyptian media that one of the...

February 26, 2017 2:41 pm

Iranian Navy Launches First Major Exercise Since Trump Inauguration

Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump,...

February 25, 2017 1:19 pm

Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held Mosul Neighborhood

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in West Mosul for the first time since launching an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State (IS)...

February 24, 2017 4:08 pm

Ex-Top Israeli Official: Iran ‘Far More Dangerous’ Post-Nuclear Deal, Seeks ‘Continuing Conflict and Escalation’

Rather than becoming more moderate -- as promised by the Obama administration during its marketing of the July 2015 Iran nuclear deal -- the Iranian...

February 24, 2017 3:32 pm

Iranian Defense Minister: Destroying ‘Zionist Tumor’ Is ‘Main Duty of Muslims’

The Palestinian issue, a top Tehran regime official declared on Thursday, unifies the Islamic world and “liberating Quds (Jerusalem) and destroying the Zionist tumor is...

February 23, 2017 1:42 pm

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls Intifada Against Israel Palestinians’ ‘Sole Choice’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless resistance of [the] Palestinian nation"...

Culture

Cathay Pacific Airline’s Hong Kong-Israel Route Takes Flight

JNS.org - The Cathay Pacific airline’s first flight from Hong Kong to Israel landed at Ben Gurion International Airport last Sunday. The...

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

Trump to Sign Executive Order to Boost Energy Production, Reverse ObamaR...

Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Trump on...

Israel

Report: Netanyahu to Lift Ban on Lawmakers Visiting Temple Mount

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will gradually lift a ban which forbids Israeli ministers and lawmakers from visiting the flashpoint Temple Mount site in Jerusalem, the country's Channel 2 broadcaster...

Opinion

Ahlam Tamimi — Free to Commit Jihad Against the Jews

In October, 2011, a female Palestinian terrorist named Ahlam Tamimi – who had assisted in the bombing of the Sbarro pizzeria in Jerusalem 10 years earlier – was released from...

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