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US, Turkey Force Kurds to Retreat From Northern Syria Amid Fight Against ISIS

Turkey's US-backed push into northern Syria Wednesday was aimed at ISIS, but also sent the Kurds --Ankara's nemesis and an American ally -- retreating...

August 25, 2016 9:53 am
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Former Iranian Commander Reveals New Military Unit Formed to Eradicate Israel in 23 Years

The eradication of Israel in 23 years is the main objective of a recently-created Iranian military unit formed to fight in Arab countries, one of Iran's former most senior military commanders has said. Retired Iranian Revolutionary Guards...

Navy Official: Iranian Boats Harassed US Destroyer in ‘Unprofessional’ Persian Gulf Incident

Four Iranian boats approached a US destroyer in the Persian Gulf in a dangerous stunt Tuesday, according to a Navy official. The small Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy craft drove within 300 yards of the destroyer Nitze,...

Jordanian Prince, Jewish Academic Call on Muslims, Jews to Unite Against ‘Savage’ ISIS Assault on Christians

A Jordanian prince and a Jewish academic are calling on Jews and Muslims to unite in religious tolerance to stop the spread of ISIS-perpetrated hatred against Christians in the Middle East. In an op-ed in the UK's Telegraph...

August 24, 2016 1:24 pm
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Mideast Analyst: PA President Views New Israeli Defense Minister’s ‘Carrot-and-Stick’ Plan as Threat to His Rule

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas feels threatened by the “carrot-and-stick” plan forged by new Israeli...

August 24, 2016 1:17 pm
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Last Surviving Animals Leave ‘World’s Worst Zoo’ in Gaza

JNS.org - An animal rights group rescued the last surviving animals from a zoo in the...

August 24, 2016 9:26 am
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Turkish Tanks Enter Syria to Battle ISIS, Kurdish Fighters

A dozen Turkish tanks and other vehicles have rolled across the Syrian border after heavy...

August 23, 2016 1:12 pm
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Egyptian President: Russia Willing to Host Direct Peace Talks Between Israel, Palestinian Authority

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi claimed in an interview on Sunday that Russian President...

August 23, 2016 10:08 am
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Iraqi Forces Lead Operation to Retake Jihadist-Held Town South of Mosul

Iraqi special forces led an operation on Tuesday aimed at retaking the jihadist-held town of...

August 25, 2016 9:53 am
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US, Turkey Force Kurds to Retreat From Northern Syria Amid Fight Against ISIS

Turkey's US-backed push into northern Syria Wednesday was aimed at ISIS, but also sent the Kurds --Ankara's nemesis and an American ally -- retreating east...

August 25, 2016 9:50 am
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Former Iranian Commander Reveals New Military Unit Formed to Eradicate Israel in 23 Years

The eradication of Israel in 23 years is the main objective of a recently-created Iranian military unit formed to fight in Arab countries, one of Iran's...

August 25, 2016 9:48 am
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Navy Official: Iranian Boats Harassed US Destroyer in ‘Unprofessional’ Persian Gulf Incident

Four Iranian boats approached a US destroyer in the Persian Gulf in a dangerous stunt Tuesday, according to a Navy official. The small Iranian Revolutionary Guard...

August 25, 2016 5:17 am
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Jordanian Prince, Jewish Academic Call on Muslims, Jews to Unite Against ‘Savage’ ISIS Assault on Christians

A Jordanian prince and a Jewish academic are calling on Jews and Muslims to unite in religious tolerance to stop the spread of ISIS-perpetrated hatred against...

August 24, 2016 1:24 pm
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Mideast Analyst: PA President Views New Israeli Defense Minister’s ‘Carrot-and-Stick’ Plan as Threat to His Rule

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas feels threatened by the “carrot-and-stick” plan forged by new Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, a Mideast expert assessed on Tuesday. In...

August 24, 2016 1:17 pm
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Last Surviving Animals Leave ‘World’s Worst Zoo’ in Gaza

JNS.org - An animal rights group rescued the last surviving animals from a zoo in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday before closing what’s been dubbed "the...

August 24, 2016 9:26 am
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Turkish Tanks Enter Syria to Battle ISIS, Kurdish Fighters

A dozen Turkish tanks and other vehicles have rolled across the Syrian border after heavy shelling of an area held by Islamic State (ISIS). Military sources...

August 23, 2016 1:12 pm
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Egyptian President: Russia Willing to Host Direct Peace Talks Between Israel, Palestinian Authority

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi claimed in an interview on Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready and willing to host direct peace...

August 23, 2016 10:08 am
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Iraqi Forces Lead Operation to Retake Jihadist-Held Town South of Mosul

Iraqi special forces led an operation on Tuesday aimed at retaking the jihadist-held town of Qayyarah, a key staging base for operations to attack Mosul,...

August 22, 2016 3:41 pm
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Former Pentagon Analyst: As in Past, Iran Seeking to Humiliate US With Accusations of Nuclear-Deal Violations (INTERVIEW)

Recent accusations by top Iranian officials that the US has violated last year’s nuclear agreement merely represent a continuation of a longstanding Iranian policy of...

August 22, 2016 9:18 am
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Iran: Russia’s Use of Air Base for Syria Strikes Has Stopped ‘For Now’

Russia has stopped using an Iranian air base for strikes in Syria, Iran's foreign ministry announced on Monday, bringing an abrupt halt to an unprecedented...

August 21, 2016 10:45 am
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Report: Iran Has Formed ‘Liberation Army’ for Deployment in Arab Countries

Iran has reportedly formed what it calls the "Liberation Army" whose units will be deployed in Arab countries, according to a news website. Currently, Iran is involved...

Features

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

Netanyahu to Meet With Clinton, Trump in New York on Sunday

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet separately with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Sunday, several sources with knowledge of the meetings told CNN. The meetings were arranged in the...

Opinion

Don’t Forget About Bob

At the United Nations General Assembly this week, United States diplomats have an opportunity to press Iran again to aid in the search for and return of Bob Levinson, the longest held...

September 23, 2016 8:04 am
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