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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Against Israel

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international community to confront Tehran...

October 20, 2017 10:18 am

Hamas Leader Doubles Down on Group’s Goal of Eradicating Israel

JNS.org - Yahya Sinwar, the political chief in Gaza for the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, said on Thursday the group will not disarm or ever recognize Israel, and vowed to get rid of the Jewish state. "Gone...

Kurds Flee Homes in Northern Iraq as Iraqi Forces Take Control

Thousands of Kurdish civilians fled their homes in northern Iraq on Wednesday, fearing harassment by government forces and Shiite militias who have taken control of a vast swath of territory from Kurdish fighters.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to Accelerate Missile Program, Despite US Pressure to Suspend Activity

Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile program would accelerate despite US and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported. In a significant US policy shift...

October 18, 2017 4:19 pm

At Security Council Parley on Middle East, US and Israeli UN Envoys Decry Iranian Regional Provocations

The US and Israeli envoys to the UN slammed Iran's rulers at a Wednesday meeting...

October 18, 2017 12:35 pm

During Visit to Syrian Capital, Iran’s Military Chief Vows to Confront Israel

JNS.org - During a visit to Damascus on Wednesday for talks with Syrian officials, Iran’s military chief...

October 18, 2017 10:39 am

Tehran Regime Leader Khamenei Rejects Trump’s ‘Rants and Whoppers’ About Iran’s Nuclear Activity

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday dismissed US President Donald Trump's aggressive criticism...

October 17, 2017 5:02 pm

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tells Israeli News Outlet

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our...

October 17, 2017 1:58 pm

Despite Reconciliation Deal, Hamas Slams Abbas for Not Lifting Gaza Sanctions

JNS.org - Despite a reconciliation deal signed last week between rival Palestinian factions, the Palestinian terror...

October 20, 2017 10:18 am

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Against Israel

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international community to confront Tehran over...

October 20, 2017 9:51 am

Hamas Leader Doubles Down on Group’s Goal of Eradicating Israel

JNS.org - Yahya Sinwar, the political chief in Gaza for the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, said on Thursday the group will not disarm or ever recognize...

October 19, 2017 10:16 am

Kurds Flee Homes in Northern Iraq as Iraqi Forces Take Control

Thousands of Kurdish civilians fled their homes in northern Iraq on Wednesday, fearing harassment by government forces and Shiite militias who have taken control of a...

October 19, 2017 10:05 am

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to Accelerate Missile Program, Despite US Pressure to Suspend Activity

Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile program would accelerate despite US and European Union pressure to suspend it, the...

October 18, 2017 4:19 pm

At Security Council Parley on Middle East, US and Israeli UN Envoys Decry Iranian Regional Provocations

The US and Israeli envoys to the UN slammed Iran's rulers at a Wednesday meeting of the Security Council on the situation in the Middle...

October 18, 2017 12:35 pm

During Visit to Syrian Capital, Iran’s Military Chief Vows to Confront Israel

JNS.org - During a visit to Damascus on Wednesday for talks with Syrian officials, Iran’s military chief vowed to confront Israel and defend the Assad regime. “It is not...

October 18, 2017 10:39 am

Tehran Regime Leader Khamenei Rejects Trump’s ‘Rants and Whoppers’ About Iran’s Nuclear Activity

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday dismissed US President Donald Trump's aggressive criticism as "rants and whoppers" while vowing that Tehran would stick...

October 17, 2017 5:02 pm

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tells Israeli News Outlet

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the US for "ultimately helping Iran conquer" the...

October 17, 2017 1:58 pm

Despite Reconciliation Deal, Hamas Slams Abbas for Not Lifting Gaza Sanctions

JNS.org - Despite a reconciliation deal signed last week between rival Palestinian factions, the Palestinian terror group Hamas slammed Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, who...

October 17, 2017 12:54 pm

3 Palestinian Terrorists Convicted of Murder for June 2016 Tel Aviv Attack

JNS.org - Three Palestinian terrorists involved in the June 2016 terror attack that killed four Israelis at Tel Aviv’s Sarona Market were convicted of murder on...

October 17, 2017 10:19 am

US-Backed Militias Oust ISIS From Raqqa Stronghold

US-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month...

October 17, 2017 9:57 am

Iraqi Forces Seize Control of Two Largest Oilfields Near Kurdish-Majority City of Kirkuk

Iraqi government forces have taken control of the two largest oilfields near the disputed city of Kirkuk after Kurdish forces left the area. Iraqi troops began...

October 16, 2017 2:55 pm

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Will Do What Is Needed to Collect Info on Hezbollah Buildup

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important” event that sent a message to the Jewish state’s enemies,...

October 16, 2017 10:51 am

Iraqi Forces Take Action to Recapture Kurdish-Held Oil Fields, Military Base

Clashes broke out early Monday in northern Iraq as Iraqi forces moved to recapture Kurdish-held oil fields and a military base near the city of Kirkuk, setting...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘...

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one member posted an advertisement for...

Opinion

Who Is Really ‘Insular’ — Hasidim? Or New York Times Editors?

The New York Times likes using the word “insular” to describe Hasidic Jews. It likes it so much that it uses the term twice in a single news article about...

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