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Kurdish Media Highlights Israeli Support for Independence Drive as Iran Fumes

Kurdish media outlets reported favorably on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's support for Kurdish independence on Monday, highlighting the fact that his position is...

August 14, 2017 4:51 pm

Mossad Chief: Middle East ‘Changing for the Worse,’ Iran Threat Growing Post-Nuclear Deal

The regional threat posed by Iran is growing, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen told Israeli cabinet ministers on Sunday, according to media reports. The Middle East is “changing for the worse,” the Hebrew news site Walla quoted...

Iran’s Parliament Votes to Increase Spending on Missile Program, Revolutionary Guards

Iran’s parliament voted overwhelmingly Sunday to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and the foreign operations of its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, chanting “Death to America” in a direct challenge to Washington’s newest sanctions on...

Hamas Says New Gaza Security Fence a ‘Declaration of War’

JNS.org - Hamas officials on Thursday reacted harshly to news of Israel’s construction of a new Gaza border fence, which is aimed at thwarting the threat posed by the Palestinian terror group’s cross-border attack tunnels. “This is...

August 13, 2017 6:43 am

Israel, Jordan, PA to Conduct First-Ever Joint Forest Fire Emergency Drill

JNS.org - Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority will collaborate this October on a large civilian...

August 11, 2017 10:39 am

Iranian Blogger Who Was Granted Asylum Arrives in Israel

JNS.org - Iranian blogger Neda Amin, who was granted asylum by Israel earlier this week, arrived...

August 11, 2017 10:26 am

Palestinian Authority President Abbas Issues Decree Restricting Social Media Freedom

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has clamped down on social media and news websites, the main...

August 11, 2017 10:23 am

Israeli-Arab Brothers Indicted For ISIS Support

JNS.org - Two Israeli-Arab brothers have been arrested and indicted for supporting the Islamic State...

August 11, 2017 9:21 am

Palestinian Authority Vows to Wage ‘Diplomatic Intifada’ Against Israel

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) is “pessimistic” about the ability of the US to reignite the...

August 14, 2017 4:51 pm

Kurdish Media Highlights Israeli Support for Independence Drive as Iran Fumes

Kurdish media outlets reported favorably on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's support for Kurdish independence on Monday, highlighting the fact that his position is shared...

August 13, 2017 12:07 pm

Mossad Chief: Middle East ‘Changing for the Worse,’ Iran Threat Growing Post-Nuclear Deal

The regional threat posed by Iran is growing, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen told Israeli cabinet ministers on Sunday, according to media reports. The Middle East is...

August 13, 2017 9:17 am

Iran’s Parliament Votes to Increase Spending on Missile Program, Revolutionary Guards

Iran’s parliament voted overwhelmingly Sunday to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and the foreign operations of its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, chanting “Death to...

August 13, 2017 7:38 am

Hamas Says New Gaza Security Fence a ‘Declaration of War’

JNS.org - Hamas officials on Thursday reacted harshly to news of Israel’s construction of a new Gaza border fence, which is aimed at thwarting the threat...

August 13, 2017 6:43 am

Israel, Jordan, PA to Conduct First-Ever Joint Forest Fire Emergency Drill

JNS.org - Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority will collaborate this October on a large civilian exercise aimed at improving regional cooperation in fighting wildfires. The...

August 11, 2017 10:39 am

Iranian Blogger Who Was Granted Asylum Arrives in Israel

JNS.org - Iranian blogger Neda Amin, who was granted asylum by Israel earlier this week, arrived in the Jewish state on Thursday. Amin was offered asylum in...

August 11, 2017 10:26 am

Palestinian Authority President Abbas Issues Decree Restricting Social Media Freedom

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has clamped down on social media and news websites, the main outlets for debate and dissent in the West Bank, with...

August 11, 2017 10:23 am

Israeli-Arab Brothers Indicted For ISIS Support

JNS.org - Two Israeli-Arab brothers have been arrested and indicted for supporting the Islamic State terror group. Mahmoud Jabarin, 25, and Naim Jabarin, 20, who hail...

August 11, 2017 9:21 am

Palestinian Authority Vows to Wage ‘Diplomatic Intifada’ Against Israel

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) is “pessimistic” about the ability of the US to reignite the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process and plans to resume unilateral initiatives...

August 10, 2017 2:43 pm

Palestinian Authority Reduces Aid for Gazan Medical Care, WHO Says

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) has dramatically reduced its financial aid to Gazans seeking medical care outside of the Gaza Strip, the World Health Organization...

August 9, 2017 9:39 am

ISIS Is ‘Fighting to the Death’ for Syrian City of Raqqa as Civilians Flee

For three years, the Syrian city of Raqqa was the Islamic State’s greatest stronghold, featuring heavily in propaganda and providing a launchpad for attacks carried...

August 8, 2017 8:02 pm

Gaza Rocket Hits Near Southern Israeli City of Ashkelon

JNS.org - A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip late Tuesday night landed near the southern Israeli coastal city of Ashkelon, the IDF said. “A short while...

August 7, 2017 3:39 pm

Iranian Blogger to Be Granted Asylum in Israel

JNS.org - Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Monday that Turkey-based Iranian blogger Neda Amin has been offered asylum in Israel and will arrive...

August 7, 2017 10:28 am

Palestinian Charged With Murdering Pregnant Israeli Girlfriend

JNS.org - Palestinian man Muhammad Harou, who confessed last week to slaying his pregnant Israeli girlfriend, 29-year-old Michal Halimi, was charged with murder on Sunday in the Tel...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Opinion

Does the President Have the Right to Expect Loyalty From his Attorney Gener...

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. Recent news reports describe the president chastising his Attorney General Jeff Sessions for disloyalty. According...

September 20, 2017 1:38 pm
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