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Syrian Monitoring Group: Israeli Strike Near Damascus Killed 8 Iranians

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday an Israeli attack on Iranian military facilities south of Damascus had killed at least 15 people,...

May 9, 2018 8:28 am

Hezbollah Triumph in Lebanon, Forthcoming Iraqi Election Will Strengthen ‘Resistance Front’ Against Israel, Claims Top Iranian Regime Adviser

The Iranian regime has hailed Hezbollah's victory in last Sunday's Lebanese elections, predicting at the same time that Tehran's allies will similarly triumph in the upcoming elections in Iraq on May 12. Ali Akbar Velayati -- the top adviser...

US Urges Post-Election Lebanon to Keep Policy of Staying Out of Foreign Wars

The US Embassy in Beirut on Tuesday urged all parties in Lebanon to uphold the country's policy of disassociation from foreign conflicts, as they looked ahead to the formation of a new government after parliamentary...

Iran Rial Near Record Lows as Trump Decision on Nuclear Deal Looms

Iran's rial traded near record lows against the dollar in the free market on Tuesday as Iranians tried to buy hard currency, fearing economic turmoil if US President Donald Trump withdraws from a deal on...

May 7, 2018 4:32 pm

Key Message from Lebanon’s Election: ‘When Hezbollah Wins, It Means Iran Has Won’

The results of Lebanon's elections on Sunday have effectively placed the country's institutions in the hands...

May 7, 2018 10:39 am

Hezbollah Allies Gain in Lebanon Vote, Underscoring Iran Sway

Hezbollah and its political allies won just over half the seats in Lebanon's parliamentary elections,...

May 7, 2018 10:34 am

Cyprus, Israel Seek Gas-Sharing Formula to Unlock East Med Energy Hub

An ownership squabble over Cyprus' main natural gas field is threatening to delay multi-billion dollar...

May 7, 2018 10:17 am

Iran Says Could Remain in Nuclear Deal if Its Interests Guaranteed

President Hassan Rouhani hinted on Monday that Iran could remain in its 2015 nuclear deal...

May 6, 2018 9:39 am

Hamas Blames Israel for Death of Six Gunmen During ‘Operation’ in Gaza

An explosion in Gaza killed six Hamas gunmen on Saturday, the group said. It blamed...

May 9, 2018 8:28 am

Syrian Monitoring Group: Israeli Strike Near Damascus Killed 8 Iranians

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday an Israeli attack on Iranian military facilities south of Damascus had killed at least 15 people, including...

May 8, 2018 2:03 pm

Hezbollah Triumph in Lebanon, Forthcoming Iraqi Election Will Strengthen ‘Resistance Front’ Against Israel, Claims Top Iranian Regime Adviser

The Iranian regime has hailed Hezbollah's victory in last Sunday's Lebanese elections, predicting at the same time that Tehran's allies will similarly triumph in the upcoming elections in...

May 8, 2018 11:26 am

US Urges Post-Election Lebanon to Keep Policy of Staying Out of Foreign Wars

The US Embassy in Beirut on Tuesday urged all parties in Lebanon to uphold the country's policy of disassociation from foreign conflicts, as they looked...

May 8, 2018 9:31 am

Iran Rial Near Record Lows as Trump Decision on Nuclear Deal Looms

Iran's rial traded near record lows against the dollar in the free market on Tuesday as Iranians tried to buy hard currency, fearing economic turmoil...

May 7, 2018 4:32 pm

Key Message from Lebanon’s Election: ‘When Hezbollah Wins, It Means Iran Has Won’

The results of Lebanon's elections on Sunday have effectively placed the country's institutions in the hands of Iran and its local proxy Hezbollah, a leading Middle...

May 7, 2018 10:39 am

Hezbollah Allies Gain in Lebanon Vote, Underscoring Iran Sway

Hezbollah and its political allies won just over half the seats in Lebanon's parliamentary elections, unofficial results showed, boosting an Iranian-backed movement fiercely opposed to...

May 7, 2018 10:34 am

Cyprus, Israel Seek Gas-Sharing Formula to Unlock East Med Energy Hub

An ownership squabble over Cyprus' main natural gas field is threatening to delay multi-billion dollar plans to turn the eastern Mediterranean into a major energy...

May 7, 2018 10:17 am

Iran Says Could Remain in Nuclear Deal if Its Interests Guaranteed

President Hassan Rouhani hinted on Monday that Iran could remain in its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers even if the United States dropped out...

May 6, 2018 9:39 am

Hamas Blames Israel for Death of Six Gunmen During ‘Operation’ in Gaza

An explosion in Gaza killed six Hamas gunmen on Saturday, the group said. It blamed the incident on Israel, which declined comment. A statement from the...

May 5, 2018 10:00 am

Hezbollah, Allies Eye Gains in Lebanon Vote

The Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah and its allies expect to emerge stronger from a parliamentary election on Sunday, a result that would affirm Iran's regional ascendancy from...

May 4, 2018 10:36 am

What Could Iran Do if Trump Pulls Out of Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump is expected to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear agreement on May 12. Tehran signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan...

May 4, 2018 10:29 am

Egypt Says Sending Arab Troops to Syria a Possibility

Sending Arab troops to Syria is a possibility that is being discussed by officials from various countries, Egypt's foreign minister was quoted on Friday as...

May 4, 2018 8:37 am

After Sparking Global Outrage With Antisemitic Speech, Palestinian Leader Abbas Issues Apology

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday offered an apology after he was accused of antisemitism for suggesting that historic persecution of European Jews had...

May 3, 2018 4:32 pm

Anger as Palestinian Authority Cuts Gaza Salaries and Pays Late

The Palestinian Authority cut salaries for its staff in Gaza by 20 percent on Thursday and failed to make up for skipping the previous month's...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Israeli Analyst: Trump Administration Likely Wants Regime Change in Iran

The Trump administration likely wants regime change in Iran, an Israeli analyst has stated. Writing at the news site Walla, Oren Nahari tackled the question of American policy toward Iran since...

Israel

Israel Tells Russia It Will Expand Its ‘Red Lines’ in Syria

Israel has told Russia that it will expand its military operations in Syria to include the entire country. According to YNet, Israel has decided to expand its “red lines” in Syria...

Opinion

The Rotten Onion: When Anti-Israel Parody Crosses the Line

The satirical news site The Onion weighed into the Gaza border violence with a parody that crossed the line from humor to offense. The text in full: Describing the terrifying yet valiant experience to his...

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