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Clarifications to Iran Deal Grant Some Breathing Room on Uranium Stock

Iran and the major powers with which it reached a landmark nuclear accord in 2015 have agreed on clarifications that diplomats say will reduce...

December 24, 2016 1:08 pm

Hijackers Surrender After Threat to Blow Up Libyan Plane

Two hijackers diverted a Libyan commercial plane to Malta on Friday and threatened to blow it up with hand grenades before surrendering, Maltese authorities and state media said.

Airbus, Iran Finalize Deal for 100 Planes; Delivery to Begin in Coming Months

Airbus and Iran Air have finalized a deal for 100 planes worth billions of dollars seen as an important boost for Iran's post-sanctions economy. Under the contract, initially announced in January and finalized Thursday, deliveries of...

IDF Official Confirms Hezbollah Using American Military Equipment in Syrian War

JNS.org - A senior officer in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has confirmed that the Lebanon-based terror group Hezbollah is using American-made military equipment to fight in Syria. The anonymous source said Hezbollah took the US armored personnel...

December 21, 2016 5:52 am

Moroccan King Attends Historic Synagogue Inauguration in Casablanca

JNS.org - Morocco’s King Mohammed VI attended the inauguration of the historic Ettedgui Synagogue and the...

December 20, 2016 12:39 pm

Iranian Atomic Energy Official: Islamic Republic’s Nuclear Program in Better Shape Since Forging of Deal With World Powers

The second-in-command of Iran’s atomic energy agency (AEOI) declared on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic’s...

December 20, 2016 9:41 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Shooting Attacks in Jordan

The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a series of shooting attacks in...

December 20, 2016 8:54 am

Tunisia Suspects Foreign Involvement in Slaying of Hamas Drone Engineer

JNS.org - The Tunisian government claims it has found evidence of foreign involvement in the assassination...

December 19, 2016 1:43 pm

With Trump Presidency Looming, Iranian Officials Vow to Accelerate Nuclear Propulsion, Ballistic Missile Programs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced on Monday that he had fulfilled his pledge to replace...

December 24, 2016 1:08 pm

Clarifications to Iran Deal Grant Some Breathing Room on Uranium Stock

Iran and the major powers with which it reached a landmark nuclear accord in 2015 have agreed on clarifications that diplomats say will reduce the...

December 24, 2016 9:07 am

Hijackers Surrender After Threat to Blow Up Libyan Plane

Two hijackers diverted a Libyan commercial plane to Malta on Friday and threatened to blow it up with hand grenades before surrendering, Maltese authorities and...

December 23, 2016 9:03 am

Airbus, Iran Finalize Deal for 100 Planes; Delivery to Begin in Coming Months

Airbus and Iran Air have finalized a deal for 100 planes worth billions of dollars seen as an important boost for Iran's post-sanctions economy. Under the...

December 22, 2016 12:47 pm

IDF Official Confirms Hezbollah Using American Military Equipment in Syrian War

JNS.org - A senior officer in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has confirmed that the Lebanon-based terror group Hezbollah is using American-made military equipment to fight in...

December 21, 2016 5:52 am

Moroccan King Attends Historic Synagogue Inauguration in Casablanca

JNS.org - Morocco’s King Mohammed VI attended the inauguration of the historic Ettedgui Synagogue and the adjacent El Mellah Jewish Museum last week in Casablanca. The ceremony...

December 20, 2016 12:39 pm

Iranian Atomic Energy Official: Islamic Republic’s Nuclear Program in Better Shape Since Forging of Deal With World Powers

The second-in-command of Iran’s atomic energy agency (AEOI) declared on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program was in better shape since the forging of the Joint...

December 20, 2016 9:41 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Shooting Attacks in Jordan

The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a series of shooting attacks in Jordan that killed nine Jordanians and a Canadian tourist. The U.S.-based...

December 20, 2016 8:54 am

Tunisia Suspects Foreign Involvement in Slaying of Hamas Drone Engineer

JNS.org - The Tunisian government claims it has found evidence of foreign involvement in the assassination of the head of the Hamas terror group’s drone program,...

December 19, 2016 1:43 pm

With Trump Presidency Looming, Iranian Officials Vow to Accelerate Nuclear Propulsion, Ballistic Missile Programs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced on Monday that he had fulfilled his pledge to replace the country’s centrifuges with the most advanced and modern ones...

December 19, 2016 10:49 am

Jordan Shuts Down Popular Tourist Site After Deadly Attack, Launches Investigation

Jordanian troops with armored vehicles have blocked access to a popular tourist site — a Crusader castle — following attacks in the area that killed...

December 19, 2016 10:42 am

Aleppo Evacuations Continue as UN Prepares to Vote on Sending Monitoring Group

Thousands more people were evacuated from what remained of the smashed rebel enclaves in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Monday, as the U.N. Security...

December 18, 2016 8:38 pm

Expert: Cash Transferred by Obama Admin to Tehran Led to Expansion of Iranian Military Budget by 39 Percent

The controversial transfer of hundreds of millions of dollars in cash to Tehran by the Obama administration a few months ago is likely being used...

December 18, 2016 11:06 am

Iran Requests Meeting With Monitoring Commission Over US ‘Violations’ of Nuclear Deal

Iran has requested a meeting of a commission overseeing the implementation of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian state media reported on Saturday,...

December 17, 2016 7:22 pm

New Humanitarian Agreement Could Lead to Restarting of Aleppo Evacuation

An agreement was reached Saturday to allow "humanitarian cases" to leave two besieged government-held Shiite villages in northwestern Syria, a step that would allow the...

Features

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

US-Israel Cybersecurity Ties Grow as Common Enemies Take Battle Online

JNS.org -- New legislation brokering American-Israeli collaboration in cybersecurity has further cemented the Jewish...

In Surprise Discovery, Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

JNS.org - In a surprise discovery, Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 12th cave that...

World

Jewish Group Calls on Canadian Government to ‘Finally Get Serious Abo...

The Canadian government must “finally get serious about addressing antisemitism,” the CEO of the country’s branch of a prominent Jewish...

Israel

Watchdog Launches Interactive Database for ‘Easy Access’ to Inf...

An Israel-based watchdog has launched an interactive database for what it calls “easy access and analysis” of the more than $60 million...

Opinion

Trump Is Right: The Palestinians Must Earn a Two-State Solution

President Trump raised eyebrows when he mentioned the possibility of a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The context was ambiguous, and no one can know for sure what message...

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