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Palestinians Reject New Israeli Security Measures at Temple Mount Following Deadly Attack

The Palestinian Minister of Jerusalem says arrangements at a Jerusalem holy site need to return to how they were before a deadly attack. Adnan Husseini...

July 16, 2017 11:44 am

Iran Sentences US Dual National to 10 Years in Jail on Spying Charges

An Iranian court has sentenced US dual national to 10 years in jail on spying charges, Iran's Judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, the latest case of dual nationals held on security charges in the country. The...

As Iran Berates US to Mark Second Anniversary of Nuclear Deal, Critics Warn of ‘Nuclear Armed Genocidal Regime’ Down The Road

Iran's foreign minister marked the second anniversary of the 2015 nuclear deal on Friday by accusing the US of undermining the agreement. “We expect all the sides to abide by their commitments, but the US has...

Saudi Ambassador Calls Hamas a ‘Terrorist Organization’ in Arab Media Interview

JNS.org - Saudi Ambassador to Algeria Sami Bin Abdullah Salih referred to Hamas as a “terrorist organization” in an interview with an Algerian newspaper. “Of course, [Hamas] is classified…It certainly is, if it seeks to create and...

July 14, 2017 9:32 am

ISIS Desperate to Continue Mosul Fight Deploys Suicide Bombers, Searches for Boys to Force Into Battle

In their final days in Mosul, Islamic State militants dispatched dozens of suicide bombers --...

July 13, 2017 3:56 pm
July 13, 2017 10:25 am

United Arab Emirates Official Blasts Al Jazeera Over Antisemitism

JNS.org - In a rare move, a top official from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) accused...

July 13, 2017 9:43 am

Iran Poised to Expand Influence in Mosul After ISIS Falls Out

Iraq’s US-backed prime minister declared victory over Islamic State in Mosul on Monday, but Iran...

July 12, 2017 9:23 am

Israeli Troops Kill 2 Palestinian Attackers in West Bank

JNS.org - Israeli soldiers came under attack in Jenin Tuesday night, when Palestinian terrorists threw...

July 16, 2017 11:44 am

Palestinians Reject New Israeli Security Measures at Temple Mount Following Deadly Attack

The Palestinian Minister of Jerusalem says arrangements at a Jerusalem holy site need to return to how they were before a deadly attack. Adnan Husseini says...

July 16, 2017 11:38 am

Iran Sentences US Dual National to 10 Years in Jail on Spying Charges

An Iranian court has sentenced US dual national to 10 years in jail on spying charges, Iran's Judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, the latest case...

July 14, 2017 6:02 pm

As Iran Berates US to Mark Second Anniversary of Nuclear Deal, Critics Warn of ‘Nuclear Armed Genocidal Regime’ Down The Road

Iran's foreign minister marked the second anniversary of the 2015 nuclear deal on Friday by accusing the US of undermining the agreement. “We expect all the...

July 14, 2017 10:06 am

Saudi Ambassador Calls Hamas a ‘Terrorist Organization’ in Arab Media Interview

JNS.org - Saudi Ambassador to Algeria Sami Bin Abdullah Salih referred to Hamas as a “terrorist organization” in an interview with an Algerian newspaper. “Of course, [Hamas]...

July 14, 2017 9:32 am

ISIS Desperate to Continue Mosul Fight Deploys Suicide Bombers, Searches for Boys to Force Into Battle

In their final days in Mosul, Islamic State militants dispatched dozens of suicide bombers -- including women with babies in their arms -- and searched...

July 13, 2017 3:56 pm

As Ties With Sunni Arab States Warm, Israel Looking for Deal to Let Its Muslim Citizens Fly Directly to Saudi Arabia for Hajj Pilgrimage

Israel is looking to reach a deal that will enable its Muslim citizens to fly directly to Saudi Arabia from Tel Aviv for the annual...

July 13, 2017 10:25 am

United Arab Emirates Official Blasts Al Jazeera Over Antisemitism

JNS.org - In a rare move, a top official from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) accused the Qatari-run Al Jazeera satellite television station of engaging in...

July 13, 2017 9:43 am

Iran Poised to Expand Influence in Mosul After ISIS Falls Out

Iraq’s US-backed prime minister declared victory over Islamic State in Mosul on Monday, but Iran is shaping up to be one of the biggest winners...

July 12, 2017 9:23 am

Israeli Troops Kill 2 Palestinian Attackers in West Bank

JNS.org - Israeli soldiers came under attack in Jenin Tuesday night, when Palestinian terrorists threw dozens of explosives at troops from the IDF’s Maglan Special...

July 11, 2017 2:59 pm

Palestinian Antiquities Thieves Caught Stealing Pillars From Ancient Church

JNS.org - Israeli authorities arrested two Palestinian thieves who attempted to steal artifacts from a Byzantine-era church in the West Bank, the IDF said on Monday. The...

July 11, 2017 12:07 pm

Egypt Allocates $2.2 Million to Restore Historic Alexandria Synagogue

JNS.org - The Egyptian government has reportedly approved a budget of $2.2 million for the restoration of the centuries-old Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria. The Project Sector...

July 11, 2017 9:56 am

Turkish Opposition Stages Largest Rally in Years Against Erdogan’s Government

Hundreds of thousands of Turks took to the streets of Istanbul on Sunday in the largest opposition rally in years, in a serious rebuke to...

July 10, 2017 2:03 pm

Palestinian Authority Reportedly Cuts Salaries of 37 Hamas Terrorists

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) reportedly cut the salaries of 37 Hamas terrorists as part of a series of actions to pressure the terror group...

July 10, 2017 1:35 pm

Hamas Delegation Reportedly in Egypt for Negotiations on Prisoner Exchange Deal With Israel

JNS.org - The Palestinian terror organization Hamas has reportedly sent a delegation led by terrorist Marwan Issa to Egypt to discuss the possibility of a prisoner...

Culture

Jewish ‘Kidney Matchmaker’ Unites New York Rabbi Donor With Needy Recipient

A Jewish "kidney matchmaker" brought together a New York rabbi and...

‘Menashe’ Presents a Rare Authentic, On-Screen Depiction of Hasidic Judaism

By Jane Hanser/JNS.org JNS.org - In the film Menashe, which debuts across America on July 28, director...

Features

CAIR Loses San Diego Schools Partnership

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) tries to have it both ways -- claiming to be a civil rights organization when...

Ex-Israeli Diplomats: US State Department Whitewashes Palestinian Incitement

JNS.org - Two prominent former Israeli diplomats are charging that the US State Department...

Former Congressman: Saudi Curriculum Used in US Still Promotes Radicalization

Saudi Arabia has made progress in ridding its school textbooks and curricula of comments...

World

PA UN Envoy Refuses to Condemn Halamish Terror Attack, Saying ‘Don...

Palestinian Authority Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour declined this week to condemn last Friday’s terrorist attack in Halamish --...

Israel

Report: In Talks With Trump Administration Officials, Israeli PM Netanyahu ...

During recent talks with Trump administration officials, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proposed -- within the framework of a potential future...

Opinion

Now Is the Time to Pass the Taylor Force Act

The Taylor Force Act stipulates that American aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) be conditioned on the discontinuation of their longstanding sponsorship of terrorism through payments (called “salaries”) to jailed terrorists,...

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