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Report: Israel Pulls Egypt Ambassador Over Security Concerns

JNS.org - Israel reportedly pulled its ambassador to Egypt out of the country in late 2016, due to security concerns. Ambassador David Govrin, who took over the...

February 14, 2017 10:50 am

Hamas Elects Military Wing Hardliner Yahya Sinwar as Group’s New Gaza Chief

JNS.org - Hamas has elected a new political leader in the Gaza Strip to replace Ismail Haniyeh, Palestinian media reported Monday. Haniyeh, meanwhile, is slated to replace Khaled Mashaal as the terrorist organization's political bureau...

Iran Says Russia Again Using Its Airspace to Launch Strikes in Syria

Russian war planes are again using Iranian airspace to carry out strikes in neighboring Syria, an Iranian official said Saturday. Russian jets first used an Iranian air base to launch strikes into Syria back in August...

Trump Says Iranian President Rouhani ‘Better Be Careful’

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Iran President Hassan Rouhani "better be careful" after Rouhani was quoted as saying that anyone who speaks to Iranians with threats would regret it. Trump was asked in...

February 11, 2017 9:30 am

US, Israeli Flags Burned as Hundreds of Thousands Rally in Iran to Mark Anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians have rallied across Iran today carrying effigies of US President...

February 9, 2017 10:55 am

Iran Fires Another Missile From Launchpad Near Tehran, US Official Says

Iran launched another missile Wednesday from the same launch pad east of Tehran where it...

February 9, 2017 10:52 am

Report: Abbas Alarmed Over Being Sidelined by Trump Administration

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, who spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in meetings...

February 9, 2017 10:49 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Eilat Rocket Attack From Sinai Peninsula

ISIS (Islamic State) terror group claimed responsibility Thursday afternoon for the four rockets that were...

February 8, 2017 10:44 pm

After Latest Border Flare-Up, Hamas Threatens Israelis in New Propaganda Music Video: ‘Zionist, You Will Die in Gaza’

A new Hamas propaganda music video making the rounds on the internet features a heavy...

February 14, 2017 10:50 am

Report: Israel Pulls Egypt Ambassador Over Security Concerns

JNS.org - Israel reportedly pulled its ambassador to Egypt out of the country in late 2016, due to security concerns. Ambassador David Govrin, who took over the post...

February 13, 2017 11:06 am

Hamas Elects Military Wing Hardliner Yahya Sinwar as Group’s New Gaza Chief

JNS.org - Hamas has elected a new political leader in the Gaza Strip to replace Ismail Haniyeh, Palestinian media reported Monday. Haniyeh, meanwhile, is slated...

February 12, 2017 12:14 pm

Iran Says Russia Again Using Its Airspace to Launch Strikes in Syria

Russian war planes are again using Iranian airspace to carry out strikes in neighboring Syria, an Iranian official said Saturday. Russian jets first used an Iranian...

February 11, 2017 9:14 pm

Trump Says Iranian President Rouhani ‘Better Be Careful’

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Iran President Hassan Rouhani "better be careful" after Rouhani was quoted as saying that anyone who speaks...

February 11, 2017 9:30 am

US, Israeli Flags Burned as Hundreds of Thousands Rally in Iran to Mark Anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians have rallied across Iran today carrying effigies of US President Donald Trump and chanting 'Death to America'. The huge crowds responded...

February 9, 2017 10:55 am

Iran Fires Another Missile From Launchpad Near Tehran, US Official Says

Iran launched another missile Wednesday from the same launch pad east of Tehran where it conducted a previous ballistic missile test last month, an official...

February 9, 2017 10:52 am

Report: Abbas Alarmed Over Being Sidelined by Trump Administration

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, who spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in meetings with U.S. presidents and secretaries of state in the past...

February 9, 2017 10:49 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Eilat Rocket Attack From Sinai Peninsula

ISIS (Islamic State) terror group claimed responsibility Thursday afternoon for the four rockets that were fired into Eilat from the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday night. The...

February 8, 2017 10:44 pm

After Latest Border Flare-Up, Hamas Threatens Israelis in New Propaganda Music Video: ‘Zionist, You Will Die in Gaza’

A new Hamas propaganda music video making the rounds on the internet features a heavy dose of gory imagery, bombastic anti-Israel threats and antisemitic motifs. “A...

February 8, 2017 5:05 pm

Hamas Claims It Turned Down Israeli Prisoner Exchange Offer

JNS.org -- Hamas claimed Wednesday that it recently turned down an Israeli offer for a prisoner exchange deal meant to secure the return of two...

February 8, 2017 11:38 am

Report: Iran Removes Missile From Launchpad After Satellite Images Show Prep for Release

Iran removed a powerful missile from a launchpad east of Tehran within the past few days, Fox News has learned, as U.S. and Iranian officials continued trading...

February 7, 2017 4:14 pm

Experts: Western Universities Should Cut, Reconsider Ties With Palestinian Partner School in Wake of Militant Rally Inciting Violence

Experts called on Western institutions to cut or re-evaluate ties with a Palestinian university in the West Bank, after a militant student rally was held at the school...

February 7, 2017 11:45 am

Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei Vows Response to Trump Hostility on Anniversary of Islamic Revolution

JNS.org - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed to hold protests against President Donald Trump on the upcoming anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. “Trump says fear...

February 7, 2017 7:28 am

3 Hamas Operatives Indicted for Planning Multiple Terrorist Attacks in Israel

JNS.org - Three Hamas operatives were indicted Monday on suspicion of planning multiple terrorist attacks in Israel, including shootings, bombings and abductions. Mamdouh Younis, 24, an Israeli...

Culture

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Israeli Star of Netflix Terrorist Drama to Appear at New York Synagogue

Lior Raz stars as Doron in "Fauda," and is also the creator of the groundbreaking...

Features

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

BDS Movement Suffers Setbacks in Israel and Around the World

JNS.org - Last week, Israel's Knesset passed landmark legislation attacking the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The new law represents just...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: China Should Stay Out of Peacemaking, Focus on ...

While Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a two-state solution “as soon as possible” during his meeting in Beijing this...

Israel

18 Palestinian Terror Suspects Arrested in Connection With Suspicious Whats...

JNS.org - Israeli police arrested 18 Palestinian terror suspects this week in connection with their membership in a suspicious chat group...

Opinion

BDS, Martin Luther King Jr. and Existentialism

Whenever Martin Luther King Day rolls around, both pro- and anti-Israel forces skirmish over King’s legacy, borrowing tropes from the civil rights movement and quotes from its leader to support...

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