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Egypt’s Sisi Approves Deal to Hand Over Strategic Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ratified a treaty that hands over two strategic islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia, despite protests...

June 27, 2017 11:38 am

Iranian Official Calls Trump’s Travel Ban an ‘Obvious Breach’ of Nuclear Deal

A prominent Iranian lawmaker has denounced the Supreme Court's partial reinstatement of President Donald Trump's travel ban, claiming that it's an "obvious breach" of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, including the...

Top Israeli Diplomatic Official: Palestinian Leaders Prioritize Denial of Jewish State Over Welfare of Own People

The blame for the lack of opportunities for everyday Palestinians should be placed on their own leaders, not Israel, the Jewish state’s deputy foreign minister said in a television interview that aired on Sunday in...

Iran’s President Rouhani Rejects Qatar ‘Siege’ by Arab Nations

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according to the office of the presidency's website. The Sunday report quotes Rouhani as telling Sheikh Tamim...

June 25, 2017 10:53 am

Report: Israel Warns Iran Against Establishment of Hezbollah Weapons Factories in Lebanon

Israel has been sending messages to Iran via diplomats from European countries, warning that the...

June 25, 2017 10:47 am

Israeli Aircraft Strike Syrian Regime Targets After Projectiles Land in Golan

An Israeli aircraft carried out a strike on Syria after 10 projectiles fired from the...

June 24, 2017 9:30 am

Report: Trump Considering Camp David-Style Summit to Bring Arab States Together Against Terrorism

President Trump is considering calling a Camp David-style summit to address growing tensions among long-established...

June 23, 2017 1:22 pm

Iranian Envoy May be Chosen as UNESCO Leader

JNS.org - The United Nations cultural body UNESCO, which has passed several anti-Israel resolutions during the...

June 23, 2017 10:28 am

In Reported List of Demands, Arab States Tell Qatar to Shut Down Al Jazeera, Cut Ties With Iran

Four Arab states that have isolated Qatar have reportedly handed the country a list of...

June 27, 2017 11:38 am

Egypt’s Sisi Approves Deal to Hand Over Strategic Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ratified a treaty that hands over two strategic islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia, despite protests about...

June 27, 2017 10:16 am

Iranian Official Calls Trump’s Travel Ban an ‘Obvious Breach’ of Nuclear Deal

A prominent Iranian lawmaker has denounced the Supreme Court's partial reinstatement of President Donald Trump's travel ban, claiming that it's an "obvious breach" of the...

June 26, 2017 1:41 pm

Top Israeli Diplomatic Official: Palestinian Leaders Prioritize Denial of Jewish State Over Welfare of Own People

The blame for the lack of opportunities for everyday Palestinians should be placed on their own leaders, not Israel, the Jewish state’s deputy foreign minister...

June 26, 2017 9:44 am

Iran’s President Rouhani Rejects Qatar ‘Siege’ by Arab Nations

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according to the office of the...

June 25, 2017 10:53 am

Report: Israel Warns Iran Against Establishment of Hezbollah Weapons Factories in Lebanon

Israel has been sending messages to Iran via diplomats from European countries, warning that the establishment of Hezbollah weapons factories in Lebanon will not be...

June 25, 2017 10:47 am

Israeli Aircraft Strike Syrian Regime Targets After Projectiles Land in Golan

An Israeli aircraft carried out a strike on Syria after 10 projectiles fired from the war-torn country hit the occupied Golan Heights on Saturday, an...

June 24, 2017 9:30 am

Report: Trump Considering Camp David-Style Summit to Bring Arab States Together Against Terrorism

President Trump is considering calling a Camp David-style summit to address growing tensions among long-established U.S. allies in the Arab world and renew his call...

June 23, 2017 1:22 pm

Iranian Envoy May be Chosen as UNESCO Leader

JNS.org - The United Nations cultural body UNESCO, which has passed several anti-Israel resolutions during the last year, is likely to elect Iran’s permanent delegate to...

June 23, 2017 10:28 am

In Reported List of Demands, Arab States Tell Qatar to Shut Down Al Jazeera, Cut Ties With Iran

Four Arab states that have isolated Qatar have reportedly handed the country a list of 13 demands, including some that are likely to infuriate Doha...

June 23, 2017 9:56 am

Iranians Chant ‘Death to Israel, America’ in Nationwide ‘Al-Quds Day’ Rallies

JNS.org - Hundreds of thousands of Iranians demonstrated against Israel and the U.S. at the nationwide Al-Quds Day rallies Friday. Iran has been holding Al-Quds Day...

June 23, 2017 9:53 am

Report: Palestinian Authority Leader Abbas Enraged by Kushner Meeting, Refuses to Stop Payments to Terrorists

A meeting between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and senior White House official Jared Kushner reportedly left the Palestinian leader fuming and refusing to agree...

June 22, 2017 2:36 pm

IDF Intelligence Exposes Environmentalist NGO in Southern Lebanon as Hezbollah Front

The activities of a Lebanese environmentalist group reported to be a front for Hezbollah were brought to the Security Council 's attention on Thursday, as Israel's UN ambassador...

June 22, 2017 11:07 am

Israel and Cyprus Sign Live Donor Pact to Promote Kidney Transplants

JNS.org - Israel and Cyprus signed a live donor treaty that is expected to help hundreds of kidney transplant candidates in both countries. The National Transplant Center...

June 22, 2017 8:03 am

Tensions Grow Between Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei and Re-Elected President Rouhani

Tensions are mounting between Iran’s supreme leader and the country’s president after the latter’s landslide victory in last month’s election. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, 78, has sharpened...

Culture

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Radiohead Rocks Tel Aviv With Longest Performance in 11 Years, Defying BDS

JNS.org - Some 50,000 Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on Wednesday night...

Features

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

World

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Named New White House Press Secretary

Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday was named the new White House press secretary, replacing Sean Spicer. Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci made the announcement to reporters in the James...

Israel

Anti-Israel Protests Held in Turkey, Jordan Over Temple Mount Security Meas...

Demonstrations in support of Palestinian worshipers in support of their struggle against the new Temple Mount security measures were held...

Opinion

The Fable of George Soros

JNS.org – George Soros, the Hungarian-American billionaire, has all the makings of a character in a Hasidic fable. Here is a man distrusted by many of his fellow Jews, and despised by...

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