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Hezbollah Commander Guides Journalists on Tour of Israeli Border Defenses, Says ‘We’re Not Afraid of War’

A Hezbollah commander on Thursday guided a group of journalists on a tour of the Israel-Lebanon border, according to media reports. “This is occupied Palestinian...

April 20, 2017 3:51 pm

Hezbollah Deputy Says Terror Group Has Deterred Israel From ‘Foolish’ War

JNS.org - Israel has been deterred by Hezbollah and it would be “foolish and reckless” for the Jewish state to launch a military campaign on its northern border, the Lebanese terror group’s deputy leader claimed on Thursday. Naim...

Israeli Defense Officials Find Evidence Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons

Syria still has up to three tons of chemical weapons, Israeli defense officials said Wednesday in the first specific intelligence assessment of President Bashar Assad’s weapons capabilities since a deadly chemical attack earlier this month. The...

Sisters From Gaza Accused of Smuggling Explosives Into Israel Disguised as Cancer Medicine

JNS.org - Israel foiled an attempt by two Palestinian sisters from Gaza to smuggle explosives disguised as cancer medicine into the coastal territory at the behest of the enclave’s ruling terror group, Hamas. One of the...

April 19, 2017 8:51 am

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Terror Attack on Egyptian Monastery

JNS.org - The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for a terror attack at St. Catherine’s...

April 17, 2017 9:46 am

Turkish President Erdogan Wins Referendum to Greatly Expand Powers

JNS.org - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in a controversial referendum held...

April 17, 2017 7:44 am

Christians in Jerusalem Mark Easter; Holiday Observances in Egypt Tense Following Palm Sunday Terror

JNS.org - Thousands of Christian pilgrims attended the annual Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of...

April 16, 2017 8:32 pm

Palestinian Police Detain Elite IDF Soldiers During Undercover Operation

JNS.org - Two undercover combat soldiers from an elite IDF unit were exposed and detained by...

April 16, 2017 11:34 am

Hamas-Ruled Gaza Strip Braces for Severe Electricity Crisis as Qatari and Turkish Donor Funds Dry Up

JNS.org - The Gaza Strip is bracing for a severe energy crisis after donor funds...

April 20, 2017 3:51 pm

Hezbollah Commander Guides Journalists on Tour of Israeli Border Defenses, Says ‘We’re Not Afraid of War’

A Hezbollah commander on Thursday guided a group of journalists on a tour of the Israel-Lebanon border, according to media reports. “This is occupied Palestinian land,”...

April 20, 2017 1:50 pm

Hezbollah Deputy Says Terror Group Has Deterred Israel From ‘Foolish’ War

JNS.org - Israel has been deterred by Hezbollah and it would be “foolish and reckless” for the Jewish state to launch a military campaign on its...

April 20, 2017 10:59 am

Israeli Defense Officials Find Evidence Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons

Syria still has up to three tons of chemical weapons, Israeli defense officials said Wednesday in the first specific intelligence assessment of President Bashar Assad’s...

April 20, 2017 10:23 am

Sisters From Gaza Accused of Smuggling Explosives Into Israel Disguised as Cancer Medicine

JNS.org - Israel foiled an attempt by two Palestinian sisters from Gaza to smuggle explosives disguised as cancer medicine into the coastal territory at the...

April 19, 2017 8:51 am

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Terror Attack on Egyptian Monastery

JNS.org - The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for a terror attack at St. Catherine’s Monastery in the Egyptian Sinai late Tuesday. The attack killed...

April 17, 2017 9:46 am

Turkish President Erdogan Wins Referendum to Greatly Expand Powers

JNS.org - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in a controversial referendum held Sunday designed to vastly expand his powers. While official election results...

April 17, 2017 7:44 am

Christians in Jerusalem Mark Easter; Holiday Observances in Egypt Tense Following Palm Sunday Terror

JNS.org - Thousands of Christian pilgrims attended the annual Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem Saturday as Egyptian churches marked...

April 16, 2017 8:32 pm

Palestinian Police Detain Elite IDF Soldiers During Undercover Operation

JNS.org - Two undercover combat soldiers from an elite IDF unit were exposed and detained by Palestinian security forces in Nablus on Saturday in the midst...

April 16, 2017 11:34 am

Hamas-Ruled Gaza Strip Braces for Severe Electricity Crisis as Qatari and Turkish Donor Funds Dry Up

JNS.org - The Gaza Strip is bracing for a severe energy crisis after donor funds from Qatar and Turkey -- used to purchase diesel fuel...

April 16, 2017 11:13 am

Turkey Votes in Referendum on Shifting Governance System to Executive Presidency

The Supreme Election Board (YSK) announced it would accept unsealed ballot papers in the voting. Polls were closed at 5:00 p.m. across Turkey. The first results...

April 16, 2017 11:04 am

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Says US Can’t Harm ‘Powerful’ Islamic Republic

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday he does not view recent U.S. missile strikes on ally Syria as a message for Iran, which he...

April 15, 2017 1:27 pm

Iranian President Rouhani Announces Bid for Re-Election, Faces Hardline Opposition

JNS.org - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani registered Friday to run for a second four-year term in the Islamic Republic’s May 19 election. “Once again, I am...

April 14, 2017 5:43 pm

Expert: While a Hezbollah Withdrawal From Golan Border Region in Syria Would Benefit Israel, Reports Such a Pullout Has Begun Should Be Viewed Skeptically

Hezbollah withdrew its forces from around a dozen positions near the Israeli border on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights this week, according to...

April 14, 2017 11:42 am

Hezbollah Evacuating Positions Near Golan Heights, Syrian Media Reports

JNS.org - Fighters with the Lebanon-based terror organization Hezbollah have reportedly begun retreating from Lebanon’s southern border with Israel, according to a Syrian news agency. The...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

In Defiance of Trump Administration, Iran Vows to Forge Ahead With Ballisti...

The Islamic Republic will forge ahead with its development of ballistic missiles despite American pressure, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman...

Israel

2,000-Year-Old Evidence of Final Pre-Second Temple Destruction Battle in Je...

JNS.org - Amid this week’s celebrations making the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and the Israel...

Opinion

From Greeley, Colorado to Manchester, England

JNS.org - For those -- like me -- who’d never really given any thought to singer Ariana Grande before the terrorist atrocity at her concert in Manchester, it took a few minutes to figure out...

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