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Israel Calls on Google, Apple to Remove ‘False, Aggressive’ Gaza Game App Encouraging Violence Against IDF Soldiers

Israel's minister of public security, strategic affairs and information -- who has been leading the government's battle against incitement on social media -- demanded...

October 30, 2016 2:23 pm

Mideast Analysts: Imminent Election of Hezbollah Ally as Lebanese President to Benefit Iran

The expected election on Monday of a Hezbollah ally as the next president of Lebanon will benefit Iran, two Mideast experts wrote on Friday. In an analysis published by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), E.B. Picali...

Shi’ite Militias, Backed by Iran, Join Fight Against ISIS

Iraqi Shi'ite militias backed by Iran said on Friday they would soon join the fight against Islamic State on a new front west of Mosul, a move which could block any retreat by the jihadists...

UN Says ISIS Using Hostages as Human Shields in Mosul

Islamic State fighters have taken “tens of thousands” of men, women and children hostage in the city of Mosul, and executed at least 232 people on Wednesday, according to the UN. With Kurdish and Iraqi forces...

October 27, 2016 10:04 am

Arab States Pressuring PA President Abbas to Resolve Internal Palestinian Divisions

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve...

October 27, 2016 9:58 am

Iraqi Army Tries to Reach Town South of Mosul, as ISIS Executes Dozens

The Iraqi army was trying on Thursday to reach a town south of Mosul where...

October 26, 2016 3:02 pm

Top Iranian Commander Calls on Country’s Tech Experts to Develop Radar-Evading Missiles

A top Iranian military commander called on his country’s science-and-technology experts to develop a radar-evading...

October 26, 2016 10:41 am

Iran Announces Development of ‘Suicide Drone’ to Attack Land, Sea Targets

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday they had developed a "suicide drone" capable of...

October 25, 2016 1:00 pm

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after...

October 30, 2016 2:23 pm

Israel Calls on Google, Apple to Remove ‘False, Aggressive’ Gaza Game App Encouraging Violence Against IDF Soldiers

Israel's minister of public security, strategic affairs and information -- who has been leading the government's battle against incitement on social media -- demanded that...

October 30, 2016 2:11 pm

Mideast Analysts: Imminent Election of Hezbollah Ally as Lebanese President to Benefit Iran

The expected election on Monday of a Hezbollah ally as the next president of Lebanon will benefit Iran, two Mideast experts wrote on Friday. In an...

October 30, 2016 6:15 am

Shi’ite Militias, Backed by Iran, Join Fight Against ISIS

Iraqi Shi'ite militias backed by Iran said on Friday they would soon join the fight against Islamic State on a new front west of Mosul,...

October 28, 2016 9:39 am

UN Says ISIS Using Hostages as Human Shields in Mosul

Islamic State fighters have taken “tens of thousands” of men, women and children hostage in the city of Mosul, and executed at least 232 people...

October 27, 2016 10:04 am

Arab States Pressuring PA President Abbas to Resolve Internal Palestinian Divisions

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve divisions in his Fatah party and with the rival Hamas...

October 27, 2016 9:58 am

Iraqi Army Tries to Reach Town South of Mosul, as ISIS Executes Dozens

The Iraqi army was trying on Thursday to reach a town south of Mosul where Islamic State has reportedly executed dozens to deter the population...

October 26, 2016 3:02 pm

Top Iranian Commander Calls on Country’s Tech Experts to Develop Radar-Evading Missiles

A top Iranian military commander called on his country’s science-and-technology experts to develop a radar-evading device for locally-produced missiles, the Tehran regime's semi-official news agency...

October 26, 2016 10:41 am

Iran Announces Development of ‘Suicide Drone’ to Attack Land, Sea Targets

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday they had developed a "suicide drone" capable of delivering explosives to blow up targets at sea and on...

October 25, 2016 1:00 pm

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation...

October 23, 2016 10:56 am

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

JNS.org - A massive onslaught of Egyptian airstrikes in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday killed at least 70 Islamic State operatives and wounded 70 others,...

October 23, 2016 10:51 am

Newly Captured Footage Shows Hamas in Gaza Test-Firing Long-Range Rockets

Israel’s southern residents, living just minutes from the Gaza border, have become increasingly worried by the sight of rocket experiments conducted by Hamas which can...

October 23, 2016 10:05 am

Iraqi, Kurdish Forces Launch New Offensive Near Mosul as Part of Massive Anti-ISIS Operation

 Iraqi and Kurdish forces have launched a new offensive on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country's...

October 21, 2016 10:43 am

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State...

October 20, 2016 9:11 am

Report: Iran Now Seeking ‘Many Billions’ More Dollars for Release of Remaining US Hostages

Iran is seeking “many billions of dollars” in payments from the United States in exchange for the release of several U.S. hostages still being detained...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

World

British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK̵...

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student union -- who is embroiled...

Opinion

How Trump Can Blaze a New Trail in the Middle East

US President-elect Donald Trump with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Facebook. There he goes again. Donald Trump hasn’t even been sworn in yet and former President Jimmy Carter is urging President Obama...

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