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Arab League to Support Palestinian Bid for Full UN Membership

JNS.org - The Palestinians will seek full membership in the United Nations with the backing of the Arab League in response to the recent US...

January 8, 2018 12:34 pm

Iran Says It Might Reconsider Cooperation With UN Nuclear Watchdog

Iran said on Monday it might reconsider its cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog if the United States failed to respect its commitments in the nuclear deal Tehran struck with world powers in 2015. US President...

Fatah Official Reportedly Meets With Hezbollah Leader in Bid to Spark Anti-Israel Violence

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party has downplayed a Dec. 31 meeting in Beirut between Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmad and Hezbollah terror leader Hassan Nasrallah, in which the two reportedly agreed to instigate...

Jordan Says It Arrests 17 in Foiled Islamic State Attack Plot

Jordan said on Monday it had foiled an Islamic State plot that included plans for a series of attacks last November on security installations, shopping malls and moderate religious figures, state media reported. State news agency...

January 7, 2018 2:05 pm

Report: Hamas Agrees to Give Palestinian Authority Control of Its Weapons

JNS.org - Hamas officials have informed Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas that the Gaza-ruling terror...

January 7, 2018 1:03 pm

Iranian Military Claims Anti-Regime Protests Have Been Quelled After Broad Government Clampdown

Iran's Revolutionary Guards claimed on Sunday the country's security forces had put an end to...

January 5, 2018 2:38 pm

Turkish President Erdogan Rails Against US ‘Chain of Plots,’ Israeli ‘Interference’ in Iran Protests

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched fresh verbal onslaught against the US and Israel on...

January 5, 2018 10:23 am

Islamic State Affiliate in Sinai Declares War on Hamas in Bloody Execution Video

JNS.org - The Islamic State affiliate in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has called for attacks on the...

January 5, 2018 8:22 am

Tehran Regime Stages More Pro-Government Rallies, After Week of Countrywide Unrest

Tens of thousands of government supporters rallied across Iran on Friday, swearing allegiance to the...

January 8, 2018 12:34 pm

Arab League to Support Palestinian Bid for Full UN Membership

JNS.org - The Palestinians will seek full membership in the United Nations with the backing of the Arab League in response to the recent US policy...

January 8, 2018 10:21 am

Iran Says It Might Reconsider Cooperation With UN Nuclear Watchdog

Iran said on Monday it might reconsider its cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog if the United States failed to respect its commitments in the...

January 8, 2018 9:28 am

Fatah Official Reportedly Meets With Hezbollah Leader in Bid to Spark Anti-Israel Violence

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party has downplayed a Dec. 31 meeting in Beirut between Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmad and Hezbollah terror leader...

January 8, 2018 8:52 am

Jordan Says It Arrests 17 in Foiled Islamic State Attack Plot

Jordan said on Monday it had foiled an Islamic State plot that included plans for a series of attacks last November on security installations, shopping...

January 7, 2018 2:05 pm

Report: Hamas Agrees to Give Palestinian Authority Control of Its Weapons

JNS.org - Hamas officials have informed Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas that the Gaza-ruling terror group will agree to relinquish control of its weapons if...

January 7, 2018 1:03 pm

Iranian Military Claims Anti-Regime Protests Have Been Quelled After Broad Government Clampdown

Iran's Revolutionary Guards claimed on Sunday the country's security forces had put an end to unrest fomented by foreign enemies, as parliament and security officials...

January 5, 2018 2:38 pm

Turkish President Erdogan Rails Against US ‘Chain of Plots,’ Israeli ‘Interference’ in Iran Protests

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched fresh verbal onslaught against the US and Israel on Friday, as he responded to the sentencing of Turkish banker by...

January 5, 2018 10:23 am

Islamic State Affiliate in Sinai Declares War on Hamas in Bloody Execution Video

JNS.org - The Islamic State affiliate in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has called for attacks on the Palestinian terror group Hamas in a gruesome execution video posted...

January 5, 2018 8:22 am

Tehran Regime Stages More Pro-Government Rallies, After Week of Countrywide Unrest

Tens of thousands of government supporters rallied across Iran on Friday, swearing allegiance to the clerical establishment and accusing the US of instigating the largest...

January 4, 2018 4:48 pm

Dismissing Anti-Regime Protests, Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah Lauds Iranian Support for ‘Resistance Axis’

The leader of Lebanon's Shi'a terrorist organization Hezbollah dismissed the wave of protests that has swept over Iran during the past week as "nothing to worry about,"...

January 4, 2018 3:34 pm

US Sanctions Five Entities Tied to Iran’s Missiles Program

The United States on Thursday sanctioned five Iranian-based entities it said were owned or controlled by a industrial firm responsible for developing and producing Iran's...

January 4, 2018 3:19 pm

Iranian Nobel Laureate Urges US to Back Anti-Regime Protests With ‘Political Sanctions’

Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi urged the United States and international community to support nationwide protests in Iran with political sanctions and not economic...

January 4, 2018 8:52 am

Iranian Army Chief Offers to Aid in Police in Quelling Anti-Regime Protests

Iran's army chief said on Thursday police forces had already quelled anti-government unrest that has killed 21 people but that his troops were ready to...

January 3, 2018 3:51 pm

Report: Despite Diplomatic Tensions, Israel and Palestinian Authority Closely Cooperating to Counter Iran in West Bank and Gaza Strip

Despite recent diplomatic tensions, Israeli and Palestinian Authority (PA) security bodies are closely cooperating to counter Iranian influence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip,...

Culture

‘No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland’ Sears and Stuns as It Probes

"No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland," by Rick Halperin and Denise Gee; photographs by...

Features

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than...

World

Amnesty International Withdraws From Event With UK Jewish Community, Citing...

JNS.org - Amnesty International sparked outrage among the UK Jewish community after citing support for the anti-Israel BDS movement in its withdrawal...

Israel

Amid Growing Unease With Israeli Plan to Deport African Migrants, Three El ...

Citing "Zionist values" and examples of persecution from Jewish history, at least three pilots with Israel's national airline, El Al,...

Opinion

Islam and Jerusalem

Why is the Muslim world up in arms about Jerusalem being declared the capital of Israel? After all, Jerusalem is made up of different areas -- just as Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens,...

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