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Iranians Chant ‘Death to Israel, America’ in Nationwide ‘Al-Quds Day’ Rallies

JNS.org - Hundreds of thousands of Iranians demonstrated against Israel and the U.S. at the nationwide Al-Quds Day rallies Friday. Iran has been holding Al-Quds...

June 23, 2017 9:56 am

Report: Palestinian Authority Leader Abbas Enraged by Kushner Meeting, Refuses to Stop Payments to Terrorists

A meeting between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and senior White House official Jared Kushner reportedly left the Palestinian leader fuming and refusing to agree to watered-down demands that Ramallah cut off payments for some...

IDF Intelligence Exposes Environmentalist NGO in Southern Lebanon as Hezbollah Front

The activities of a Lebanese environmentalist group reported to be a front for Hezbollah were brought to the Security Council 's attention on Thursday, as Israel's UN ambassador charged that the Shiite Islamist organization was using the NGO as...

Israel and Cyprus Sign Live Donor Pact to Promote Kidney Transplants

JNS.org - Israel and Cyprus signed a live donor treaty that is expected to help hundreds of kidney transplant candidates in both countries. The National Transplant Center in Israel and its Cypriot counterpart formulated the plan for...

June 22, 2017 8:03 am

Tensions Grow Between Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei and Re-Elected President Rouhani

Tensions are mounting between Iran’s supreme leader and the country’s president after the latter’s landslide...

June 21, 2017 4:57 pm

Top Tehran Regime Officials Propagate Anti-Israel Rhetoric Ahead of Iran’s Annual Al-Quds Day Hatefest

Top Tehran regime officials are propagating anti-Israel rhetoric ahead of the annual Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day...

June 21, 2017 12:31 pm

Exiled Palestinian Leader Dahlan’s Gaza Fuel Deal Could Revive His Bid to Succeed Aging Abbas, Expert Says

A bitter rival of Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas could become a serious contender to replace the...

June 21, 2017 11:47 am

Saudi King Appoints Son as Crown Prince in Move With Possible Implications for Israel

JNS.org - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has promoted his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman, to crown...

June 20, 2017 10:54 am

Top Iranian Official Threatens Saudi Arabia Over Alleged Ties With Israel

The speaker of the Iranian Parliament assailed Saudi Arabia on Tuesday over its alleged ties...

June 23, 2017 9:56 am

Iranians Chant ‘Death to Israel, America’ in Nationwide ‘Al-Quds Day’ Rallies

JNS.org - Hundreds of thousands of Iranians demonstrated against Israel and the U.S. at the nationwide Al-Quds Day rallies Friday. Iran has been holding Al-Quds Day...

June 23, 2017 9:53 am

Report: Palestinian Authority Leader Abbas Enraged by Kushner Meeting, Refuses to Stop Payments to Terrorists

A meeting between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and senior White House official Jared Kushner reportedly left the Palestinian leader fuming and refusing to agree...

June 22, 2017 2:36 pm

IDF Intelligence Exposes Environmentalist NGO in Southern Lebanon as Hezbollah Front

The activities of a Lebanese environmentalist group reported to be a front for Hezbollah were brought to the Security Council 's attention on Thursday, as Israel's UN ambassador...

June 22, 2017 11:07 am

Israel and Cyprus Sign Live Donor Pact to Promote Kidney Transplants

JNS.org - Israel and Cyprus signed a live donor treaty that is expected to help hundreds of kidney transplant candidates in both countries. The National Transplant Center...

June 22, 2017 8:03 am

Tensions Grow Between Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei and Re-Elected President Rouhani

Tensions are mounting between Iran’s supreme leader and the country’s president after the latter’s landslide victory in last month’s election. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, 78, has sharpened...

June 21, 2017 4:57 pm

Top Tehran Regime Officials Propagate Anti-Israel Rhetoric Ahead of Iran’s Annual Al-Quds Day Hatefest

Top Tehran regime officials are propagating anti-Israel rhetoric ahead of the annual Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day events that will be held in Iran this Friday. Iranian President...

June 21, 2017 12:31 pm

Exiled Palestinian Leader Dahlan’s Gaza Fuel Deal Could Revive His Bid to Succeed Aging Abbas, Expert Says

A bitter rival of Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas could become a serious contender to replace the elderly Palestinian leader in the event of a succession crisis,...

June 21, 2017 11:47 am

Saudi King Appoints Son as Crown Prince in Move With Possible Implications for Israel

JNS.org - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has promoted his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman, to crown prince, making him next in line to be king. The...

June 20, 2017 10:54 am

Top Iranian Official Threatens Saudi Arabia Over Alleged Ties With Israel

The speaker of the Iranian Parliament assailed Saudi Arabia on Tuesday over its alleged ties with Israel in a speech in Tehran to a group...

June 20, 2017 9:57 am

Egypt to Provide Fuel to Gaza’s Sole Power Station to Ease Electricity Crisis

JNS.org - Egypt has supplied the Gaza Strip with 1 million liters (220,000 gallons) of diesel fuel to address a growing electricity crisis amid a...

June 20, 2017 9:34 am

Iran Protests US Secretary of State’s Comments Backing ‘Transition’ in Islamic Republic

Iran has called in the Swiss charge d’affaires, who looks after US interests, to protest against comments by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson backing “peaceful...

June 19, 2017 6:47 pm

Palestinians Pilgrims May Fly Direct From Israel to Saudi Arabia

JNS.org - The United States, Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Saudi Arabia and Jordan have agreed in secret negotiations to coordinate the first flight of Palestinian pilgrims...

June 19, 2017 4:11 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: We Don’t Intervene in Syria War, but We Do Give Humanitarian Aid to Children

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to pour cold water on Monday a Wall Street Journal report that the Jewish state has been secretly providing...

June 19, 2017 10:08 am

Iran Calls Missile Attack on ISIS Targets in Syria a Wider Warning

JNS.org - Iran fired ground-to-ground missiles into eastern Syria on Sunday, allegedly targeting Islamic State terrorists and marking a significant escalation in the Syrian Civil...

Culture

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Radiohead Rocks Tel Aviv With Longest Performance in 11 Years, Defying BDS

JNS.org - Some 50,000 Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on Wednesday night...

Features

US Jewish Leaders From Right to Left Back Metal Detectors on Temple Mount

JNS.org - There is a broad consensus among American Jewish leaders in support of...

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

World

Jared Kushner: I Have ‘Nothing to Hide’ on Russia

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is denying that President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, saying in a statement ahead of congressional interviews that he has "nothing to hide." The 11-page...

Opinion

New York Times Loves Nation of Islam-Style Bean Pies

The New York Times devoted 11 paragraphs and three photographs last week to an article about Abu’s Homestyle Bakery, which it described as “a modest storefront in the heart of...

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