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Syria State Media Says US Bombs Military Positions, US Denies Reports

Syrian state media said on Monday that US-led coalition aircraft had bombed an army position in the east, causing deaths and injuries, but the...

June 18, 2018 9:06 am

Turkey Says Its Airstrikes Kill 26 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq

The Turkish military said on Friday airstrikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on June 12, the state-run news agency Anadolu reported. The PKK, which...

Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed in Airstrike in Afghanistan Near Border

Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a US-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, a senior Afghan Defense Ministry official said on Friday, a killing likely to ease tension between the United States and...

Arab Forces Poised to Take Airport of Yemen’s Main Port City

Forces from an alliance of Arab states fought their way to the outskirts of the airport in Yemen's main port city on Friday, as the Eid holiday saw a battle the United Nations fears could...

June 15, 2018 9:12 am

Syrian Army Bombards Rebels in Flashpoint Southwest Region

The Syrian army and its allies bombarded rebels in the southwestern Deraa region on Friday,...

June 15, 2018 9:04 am

Egyptian Fans Hope for ‘Double Happiness’ From Eid and World Cup

Muslim soccer fans visiting Russia for the World Cup celebrated the end of the fasting...

June 14, 2018 10:51 am

Civilians Flee Bombardment as Arab States Pound Yemen Port

Arab warplanes and warships pounded Houthi positions in Yemen's Hodeidah for a second day on...

June 14, 2018 10:36 am

West Bank Palestinians Urge Abbas to Ease Sanctions on Gaza Strip

Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces on Wednesday used tear gas and batons against protesters calling...

June 14, 2018 10:27 am

Poll Shows Support for Turkey’s Erdogan Eroding, Vote Going to Second Round

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seen falling short of a first-round victory in Turkey's presidential election,...

June 18, 2018 9:06 am

Syria State Media Says US Bombs Military Positions, US Denies Reports

Syrian state media said on Monday that US-led coalition aircraft had bombed an army position in the east, causing deaths and injuries, but the US...

June 15, 2018 10:24 am

Turkey Says Its Airstrikes Kill 26 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq

The Turkish military said on Friday airstrikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on...

June 15, 2018 10:02 am

Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed in Airstrike in Afghanistan Near Border

Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a US-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, a senior Afghan Defense Ministry official said on Friday, a...

June 15, 2018 9:52 am

Arab Forces Poised to Take Airport of Yemen’s Main Port City

Forces from an alliance of Arab states fought their way to the outskirts of the airport in Yemen's main port city on Friday, as the...

June 15, 2018 9:12 am

Syrian Army Bombards Rebels in Flashpoint Southwest Region

The Syrian army and its allies bombarded rebels in the southwestern Deraa region on Friday, killing at least six people, a war monitor said, in...

June 15, 2018 9:04 am

Egyptian Fans Hope for ‘Double Happiness’ From Eid and World Cup

Muslim soccer fans visiting Russia for the World Cup celebrated the end of the fasting month of Ramadan on Friday, with Egyptian fans hoping the...

June 14, 2018 10:51 am

Civilians Flee Bombardment as Arab States Pound Yemen Port

Arab warplanes and warships pounded Houthi positions in Yemen's Hodeidah for a second day on Thursday, as a Saudi-led alliance tried to seize the main...

June 14, 2018 10:36 am

West Bank Palestinians Urge Abbas to Ease Sanctions on Gaza Strip

Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces on Wednesday used tear gas and batons against protesters calling on President Mahmoud Abbas to end financial sanctions on their...

June 14, 2018 10:27 am

Poll Shows Support for Turkey’s Erdogan Eroding, Vote Going to Second Round

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seen falling short of a first-round victory in Turkey's presidential election, with his support dipping 1.6 points in one week, according...

June 14, 2018 9:45 am

In Show of Support, Tens of Thousands of Iranians Tell Twitter: #WeStandWithIsrael

JNS.org - Following a video message to the Iranian people by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, thousands of Iranians took to Twitter to express their support...

June 13, 2018 10:24 am

Iraq’s Sadr and Amiri Set to Lead Talks on New Government

Iraqi nationalist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and Iranian-backed militia chief Hadi al-Amiri were set on Wednesday to lead talks to form a government in Baghdad after...

June 13, 2018 10:19 am

HRW Urges Saudi Arabia to Reveal Whereabouts of Saudi-Qatari National

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday urged Saudi authorities to disclose the whereabouts of a Saudi man with dual Qatari nationality whom Kuwait said it...

June 13, 2018 10:06 am

Lebanon Foreign Minister Escalates Refugee Row With UN Agency

Lebanon's caretaker foreign minister escalated his row with the UN refugee agency UNHCR on Wednesday, accusing it at a news conference of working to stop refugees...

June 13, 2018 10:03 am

Arab States Launch Biggest Assault of Yemen War With Attack on Main Port

A Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched the largest assault of Yemen's war on Wednesday with an attack on the main port city, aiming to...

Culture

Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

After Death Threats, South African Model Pledges to ‘Re-Educate’...

A South African model who faced death threats after excoriating the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas for its abuses in the...

Israel

Trump’s Middle East Negotiations Team Meets With Israeli PM Ahead of ...

US President Donald Trump’s Middle East negotiations team -- led by senior White House adviser Jared Kushner -- met on...

Opinion

Celebrating the ‘Haley Effect’

JNS.org - In many Jewish households on Friday nights, parents bless their daughters in the names of our matriarchs: Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, and Leah. We do so to hold out our highest...

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