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Saudi Law Punishes Snooping Through Spouse’s Phone With Jail

Spying on your spouse's phone in Saudi Arabia now carries a hefty fine and up to a year in prison, under a new law...

April 3, 2018 10:34 am

Saudi King Reiterates Support for Palestinians After Son’s Israel Comments

King Salman reiterated Saudi Arabia's support for a Palestinian state after his son and heir apparent said Israelis were entitled to live peacefully on their own land -- a rare statement by an Arab leader. The king...

Saudi Crown Prince Acknowledges Israel’s Right to Exist, Says Iranian Ayatollah ‘Makes Hitler Look Good’

In an interview with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg that was published on Monday, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman -- currently in the midst of a two-week visit to the US -- acknowledged Israel’s right...

Arab Media Claims Israeli Jets Secretly Flew Into Iran

JNS.org - Two Israeli F-35 “Adir” stealth jets entered Iranian airspace this past month, according to a report by Kuwaiti daily Al-Jareeda on Thursday. Reflecting on regional tensions, Al-Jareeda said the move comes amid reports of an alleged planned joint Israeli-American military...

April 2, 2018 10:04 am

Egypt’s Sisi Wins 97 Percent in Election With No Real Opposition

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been re-elected with 97 percent of votes, the same...

April 2, 2018 9:31 am

Syrian State Media: Last Rebel Group Starts Leaving Ghouta

The last Syrian rebel group in eastern Ghouta near Damascus began withdrawing on Monday under an...

April 2, 2018 9:23 am

Medics: Saudi-Led Airstrike in Yemen Kills 12 Civilians, Including Seven Children

An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen killed 12 civilians, including seven...

March 30, 2018 11:19 am

Syrian SDF Says Not Informed of Any US Withdrawal Plan

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Friday it had not been informed of...

March 30, 2018 11:06 am

Syrian Rebels Deny Deal With Russia to Leave Douma Town

The last Syrian rebel group in the eastern Ghouta near Damascus denied reports it had...

April 3, 2018 10:34 am

Saudi Law Punishes Snooping Through Spouse’s Phone With Jail

Spying on your spouse's phone in Saudi Arabia now carries a hefty fine and up to a year in prison, under a new law that...

April 3, 2018 10:21 am

Saudi King Reiterates Support for Palestinians After Son’s Israel Comments

King Salman reiterated Saudi Arabia's support for a Palestinian state after his son and heir apparent said Israelis were entitled to live peacefully on their own...

April 2, 2018 4:08 pm

Saudi Crown Prince Acknowledges Israel’s Right to Exist, Says Iranian Ayatollah ‘Makes Hitler Look Good’

In an interview with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg that was published on Monday, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman -- currently in the midst of...

April 2, 2018 3:31 pm

Arab Media Claims Israeli Jets Secretly Flew Into Iran

JNS.org - Two Israeli F-35 “Adir” stealth jets entered Iranian airspace this past month, according to a report by Kuwaiti daily Al-Jareeda on Thursday. Reflecting on regional tensions, Al-Jareeda said the move...

April 2, 2018 10:04 am

Egypt’s Sisi Wins 97 Percent in Election With No Real Opposition

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been re-elected with 97 percent of votes, the same proportion that the former military commander secured four years ago...

April 2, 2018 9:31 am

Syrian State Media: Last Rebel Group Starts Leaving Ghouta

The last Syrian rebel group in eastern Ghouta near Damascus began withdrawing on Monday under an agreement with the government, state media said, though a military...

April 2, 2018 9:23 am

Medics: Saudi-Led Airstrike in Yemen Kills 12 Civilians, Including Seven Children

An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen killed 12 civilians, including seven children, in the costal city of Hodeidah on Monday, medics...

March 30, 2018 11:19 am

Syrian SDF Says Not Informed of Any US Withdrawal Plan

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Friday it had not been informed of any plan to withdraw US forces operating in Syria as...

March 30, 2018 11:06 am

Syrian Rebels Deny Deal With Russia to Leave Douma Town

The last Syrian rebel group in the eastern Ghouta near Damascus denied reports it had agreed with Russia to leave the town of Douma, after...

March 30, 2018 8:04 am

Al-Aqsa Imam: Pesach Offering Near Temple Mount ‘Provokes the Faithful’

JNS.org - Arabs in eastern Jerusalem will riot and hold demonstrations on Friday to mark a day they have dubbed “Land Day” and to protest a...

March 29, 2018 1:34 pm

Two Palestinians Breach Gaza Security Fence in Fourth Incident This Week

JNS.org - Two Palestinians breached the security fence around Gaza on Thursday carrying a knife and wire cutters, the fourth such incident in just one week. The...

March 29, 2018 1:20 pm

Former Saudi Intel Chief: Iran, Not Trump, Causing Trouble in Middle East

JNS.org - Speaking on Russia Today on March 26, Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal said that Iran -- and not US President Donald Trump -- was “causing trouble...

March 29, 2018 12:51 pm

Egypt’s Sisi Cruises to Victory, but With Lower Turnout

Early results from Egypt's election showed President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi cruising toward his expected landslide victory and a second term, but with a lower turnout...

March 29, 2018 12:28 pm

Water Crisis Spurs Protests in Iran

A number of protests have broken out in Iran since the beginning of the year over water, a growing political concern due to a drought...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Opinion

Why the US Must Use Force

JNS.org - Can we at least agree that Donald Trump’s decision to strike three chemical-weapons facilities owned and operated by Syrian President Bashar Assad, a vassal of Iran and Russia, was...

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