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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Shooting Attacks in Jordan

The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a series of shooting attacks in Jordan that killed nine Jordanians and a Canadian tourist. The...

December 20, 2016 9:41 am

Tunisia Suspects Foreign Involvement in Slaying of Hamas Drone Engineer

JNS.org - The Tunisian government claims it has found evidence of foreign involvement in the assassination of the head of the Hamas terror group’s drone program, Mohammed Alzoari, outside his home in eastern Tunisia last week. Following...

With Trump Presidency Looming, Iranian Officials Vow to Accelerate Nuclear Propulsion, Ballistic Missile Programs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced on Monday that he had fulfilled his pledge to replace the country’s centrifuges with the most advanced and modern ones – and that the plan to make a nuclear propulsion...

Jordan Shuts Down Popular Tourist Site After Deadly Attack, Launches Investigation

Jordanian troops with armored vehicles have blocked access to a popular tourist site — a Crusader castle — following attacks in the area that killed 10 people the previous day, including a Canadian visitor. State-media said...

December 19, 2016 10:42 am

Aleppo Evacuations Continue as UN Prepares to Vote on Sending Monitoring Group

Thousands more people were evacuated from what remained of the smashed rebel enclaves in the...

December 18, 2016 8:38 pm

Expert: Cash Transferred by Obama Admin to Tehran Led to Expansion of Iranian Military Budget by 39 Percent

The controversial transfer of hundreds of millions of dollars in cash to Tehran by the...

December 18, 2016 11:06 am

Iran Requests Meeting With Monitoring Commission Over US ‘Violations’ of Nuclear Deal

Iran has requested a meeting of a commission overseeing the implementation of its 2015 nuclear...

December 17, 2016 7:22 pm

New Humanitarian Agreement Could Lead to Restarting of Aleppo Evacuation

An agreement was reached Saturday to allow "humanitarian cases" to leave two besieged government-held Shiite...

December 15, 2016 10:48 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Failed Rocket Attack Against Israel

ISIS claimed responsibility overnight Wednesday for a rocket fired at the Nitzana border crossing separating...

December 20, 2016 9:41 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Shooting Attacks in Jordan

The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a series of shooting attacks in Jordan that killed nine Jordanians and a Canadian tourist. The U.S.-based...

December 20, 2016 8:54 am

Tunisia Suspects Foreign Involvement in Slaying of Hamas Drone Engineer

JNS.org - The Tunisian government claims it has found evidence of foreign involvement in the assassination of the head of the Hamas terror group’s drone program,...

December 19, 2016 1:43 pm

With Trump Presidency Looming, Iranian Officials Vow to Accelerate Nuclear Propulsion, Ballistic Missile Programs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced on Monday that he had fulfilled his pledge to replace the country’s centrifuges with the most advanced and modern ones...

December 19, 2016 10:49 am

Jordan Shuts Down Popular Tourist Site After Deadly Attack, Launches Investigation

Jordanian troops with armored vehicles have blocked access to a popular tourist site — a Crusader castle — following attacks in the area that killed...

December 19, 2016 10:42 am

Aleppo Evacuations Continue as UN Prepares to Vote on Sending Monitoring Group

Thousands more people were evacuated from what remained of the smashed rebel enclaves in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Monday, as the U.N. Security...

December 18, 2016 8:38 pm

Expert: Cash Transferred by Obama Admin to Tehran Led to Expansion of Iranian Military Budget by 39 Percent

The controversial transfer of hundreds of millions of dollars in cash to Tehran by the Obama administration a few months ago is likely being used...

December 18, 2016 11:06 am

Iran Requests Meeting With Monitoring Commission Over US ‘Violations’ of Nuclear Deal

Iran has requested a meeting of a commission overseeing the implementation of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian state media reported on Saturday,...

December 17, 2016 7:22 pm

New Humanitarian Agreement Could Lead to Restarting of Aleppo Evacuation

An agreement was reached Saturday to allow "humanitarian cases" to leave two besieged government-held Shiite villages in northwestern Syria, a step that would allow the...

December 15, 2016 10:48 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Failed Rocket Attack Against Israel

ISIS claimed responsibility overnight Wednesday for a rocket fired at the Nitzana border crossing separating Israel and Egypt on Tuesday, despite the fact that the...

December 15, 2016 5:16 am

At Mass Rally Marking 29th Anniversary, Hamas Issues Threats Against Israel, Boasts Terror Tunnels

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist group Hamas marked its 29th anniversary with a mass rally in the Gaza Strip Wednesday. Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied...

December 14, 2016 6:56 pm

Hamas Official in Tehran: Our Ties With Iran Are ‘Getting Better Every Day’

Ties between Hamas and Iran are “getting better every day,” the Gaza-ruling Islamist terror group’s representative in Tehran told the Iranian Students’ News Agency this...

December 14, 2016 4:20 pm

Mideast Analyst: Fall of Aleppo Signals Entrenchment of Assad Regime, Iran in Syria, Bad News for Israel

Israel should be extremely concerned over the fall of Aleppo, as it means that Iran and its proxy Hezbollah have achieved free rein in Syria...

December 14, 2016 4:11 pm

Top Khamenei Adviser: Iran to Take Additional Steps in Response to US Extension of Sanctions

The Islamic Republic is planning additional moves in response to the US Congress’ approval of a 10-year extension of the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), a...

December 14, 2016 11:15 am

Civilian Evacuation Delayed in Aleppo as Shelling Resumes in Syrian City

Artillery shelling resumed early Wednesday on besieged eastern neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Aleppo, delaying the evacuation of thousands of civilians and medical staff...

Culture

Israeli Investors Increasingly Turning to US Real Estate

Israel has become one of the largest foreign investors in US commercial real estate over the past few years, and considering...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

Opinion

New York Times Israel Coverage Is Literally Worse Than Al Jazeera’s

Just how bad is the New York Times coverage of Israel these days? How about this for an answer: worse than Al Jazeera. “Plan approved for 2,500 new settler homes in...

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