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Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a...

March 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen in Israel Sentenced to 4 Life Terms

JNS.org - Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life sentences from Israel’s Ofer military court. Schwartz, a Massachusetts native, was studying in Israel for his...

Syrian Rebels Report Israeli Airstrikes Near Damascus

Israeli jets were reported to have carried out airstrikes near the Syrian capital early Wednesday, hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to continue hitting weapons convoys and rebuffed claims Russia had ordered the strikes...

Israel Plans to Evacuate Border Towns If War Breaks Out With Islamic Militants in Gaza or Lebanon

JNS.org - Israel is developing contingency plans to evacuate up to 250,000 civilians living in border communities in the event of a war breaking out with Hamas, Hezbollah or other Islamic terror groups. The contingency plan, codenamed...

March 21, 2017 12:27 pm

Israel Must Prepare for Deterioration of Security Situation in North, Retired IDF General Says After String of Syria Incidents

Israel must be prepared for a deterioration of the security situation along its northern border, a...

March 21, 2017 9:59 am

BDS Movement Founder Omar Barghouti Arrested in Israel for Tax Fraud

JNS.org - The co-founder of the worldwide Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been...

March 20, 2017 9:53 am

Abbas Bestows Highest Palestinian Honor on Former UN Official Who Co-Authored Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid Regime’

The Palestinian president has awarded his people's highest honor to a former U.N. official who...

March 20, 2017 9:50 am

Report: Israel Kills Syrian Militia Commander in Drone Strike

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Sunday that Israeli aircraft struck a vehicle...

March 20, 2017 9:36 am

Iran’s Supreme Leader Calls Objectification of Women in West a ‘Zionist Plot’

JNS.org - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took to Twitter Sunday to share his views...

March 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more...

March 22, 2017 10:24 am

Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen in Israel Sentenced to 4 Life Terms

JNS.org - Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life sentences from Israel’s Ofer military...

March 22, 2017 9:48 am

Syrian Rebels Report Israeli Airstrikes Near Damascus

Israeli jets were reported to have carried out airstrikes near the Syrian capital early Wednesday, hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to continue hitting...

March 22, 2017 9:46 am

Israel Plans to Evacuate Border Towns If War Breaks Out With Islamic Militants in Gaza or Lebanon

JNS.org - Israel is developing contingency plans to evacuate up to 250,000 civilians living in border communities in the event of a war breaking out with...

March 21, 2017 12:27 pm

Israel Must Prepare for Deterioration of Security Situation in North, Retired IDF General Says After String of Syria Incidents

Israel must be prepared for a deterioration of the security situation along its northern border, a retired IDF general said this week, according to the Hebrew...

March 21, 2017 9:59 am

BDS Movement Founder Omar Barghouti Arrested in Israel for Tax Fraud

JNS.org - The co-founder of the worldwide Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been arrested for tax evasion, Israeli business news outlet Globes reported Monday. Omar Barghouti was...

March 20, 2017 9:53 am

Abbas Bestows Highest Palestinian Honor on Former UN Official Who Co-Authored Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid Regime’

The Palestinian president has awarded his people's highest honor to a former U.N. official who was forced to resign last week after authoring a report...

March 20, 2017 9:50 am

Report: Israel Kills Syrian Militia Commander in Drone Strike

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Sunday that Israeli aircraft struck a vehicle driving near the town of Khan Arnabeh in the Quneitra...

March 20, 2017 9:36 am

Iran’s Supreme Leader Calls Objectification of Women in West a ‘Zionist Plot’

JNS.org - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took to Twitter Sunday to share his views on gender issues and asserted that the objectification of women...

March 19, 2017 12:41 pm

Israel Threatens to ‘Destroy’ Syrian Air Defense Systems if Used Against Jewish State Again

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday threatened to destroy Syrian air defence systems after they fired ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes. "The...

March 17, 2017 12:23 pm

Israeli Military Analyst: Firing of Missiles at IAF Planes Is Indication of Syrian President Assad’s Bolstered Confidence Thanks to Russian Backing

The firing of S-200 missiles at Israeli Air Force planes on Thursday night was an indication of the bolstered confidence Syrian President Bashar Assad is...

March 17, 2017 12:11 pm

‘Historic Peace Deal Is Possible’ Under Trump, Palestinian Authority’s Abbas Says

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas voiced optimism about the prospects for achieving peace with Israel, following a meeting with the Trump administration's envoy...

March 17, 2017 11:09 am

Syria Fires Missiles at Israeli Warplanes After Series of IAF Airstrikes

Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes early Friday after a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two hostile...

March 15, 2017 11:08 am

Iranian Terror Proxy Vows to ‘Liberate’ Golan Heights From Israel

JNS.org - An Iranian-backed terror group operating in Syria this week announced its intention to “liberate” the strategic Golan Heights region from Israel. In a meeting with...

Features

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

US Justice Department Charges Teen Over JCC Bomb Threats

JNS.org - The US Justice Department filed criminal charges Friday against an Israeli-American teenager who is accused of making more than 150 bomb threats against Jewish institutions in early 2017, stoking...

Israel

Palestinian Teen Arrested After Stabbing, Wounding 4 in Tel Aviv Attack

Israeli police say an 18-year-old Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded four people in Tel Aviv before being arrested. It remains unclear whether Sunday's attack was politically motivated.

Opinion

Europe’s Rising Islam-Based Political Parties

For the past several months, eyes across the world have been trained on the growing far-right movements sweeping Europe and America -- from the neo-Nazi groups in Germany and the United States, to the increasing...

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