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Egypt Foils Attempts to Assassinate President El-Sisi

Cairo’s prosecutor general said in a statement on Sunday that the country’s President al-Sisi had faced two previous assassination attempts: one in Saudi Arabia...

November 21, 2016 10:14 am

Egyptian President El-Sisi Praises Trump, Expects Greater Mideast Engagement From Incoming US Administration

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi praised US President-elect Donald Trump and said he expected greater engagement in the Middle East from his administration, in an interview with Portuguese media. The former Egyptian army chief had strained...

Palestinian Official Says Paris Peace Conference to Proceed, With or Without Israel’s Consent

A Palestinian official on Saturday said that an international conference led by France that aims to jump-start stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks would take place "whether the Israeli government consents or not." Ahmad Majdalani, a member of...

Iran Has Arrested 12 Top Officials on Spying Charges, Parliament Member Reveals

Iranian MP Hussein Ali Haji Degana has revealed that at least 12 top officials holding dual citizenship have been arrested in Iran on spying charges. The MP added that among the 12 detained were officials who...

November 18, 2016 8:24 am

Mosul Radio Station Broadcasts Questions, Concerns Voiced by Iraqis Trapped by ISIS Forces

The listeners who call in to Radio Alghad are typical of talk-radio audiences around the...

November 17, 2016 11:26 am

Iraqi Paramilitary Forces Recapture Airbase Near Mosul in Fight Against ISIS

Iraqi paramilitary forces have recaptured a strategic airbase outside the northern city of Tal Afar,...

November 17, 2016 8:51 am

At Climate Change Conference in Morocco, Israeli Minister Refutes Palestinian Claim That Jewish State Intentionally Pollutes Environment to Harm Civilians

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah accused Israel on Wednesday of intentionally polluting the environment...

November 16, 2016 1:44 pm

Top Iranian Military Adviser Warns of ‘Harm to US’ If President-Elect Trump Succumbs to ‘Zionists,’ Cancels Nuclear Deal

A top military aide to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned that "harm" would...

November 16, 2016 12:43 pm

In Letter to Outgoing UN Chief, Arab Nations Slam Iran for Support of Mideast Terrorism, Say Islamic Republic Must Be Confronted

Iran is actively wreaking havoc across the Middle East, a group of 11 Arab nations...

November 21, 2016 10:14 am

Egypt Foils Attempts to Assassinate President El-Sisi

Cairo’s prosecutor general said in a statement on Sunday that the country’s President al-Sisi had faced two previous assassination attempts: one in Saudi Arabia and...

November 20, 2016 11:18 am

Egyptian President El-Sisi Praises Trump, Expects Greater Mideast Engagement From Incoming US Administration

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi praised US President-elect Donald Trump and said he expected greater engagement in the Middle East from his administration, in an...

November 20, 2016 10:50 am

Palestinian Official Says Paris Peace Conference to Proceed, With or Without Israel’s Consent

A Palestinian official on Saturday said that an international conference led by France that aims to jump-start stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks would take place "whether...

November 18, 2016 8:32 am

Iran Has Arrested 12 Top Officials on Spying Charges, Parliament Member Reveals

Iranian MP Hussein Ali Haji Degana has revealed that at least 12 top officials holding dual citizenship have been arrested in Iran on spying charges. The...

November 18, 2016 8:24 am

Mosul Radio Station Broadcasts Questions, Concerns Voiced by Iraqis Trapped by ISIS Forces

The listeners who call in to Radio Alghad are typical of talk-radio audiences around the world. It’s complain, complain. Except the callers to “Radio Tomorrow”...

November 17, 2016 11:26 am

Iraqi Paramilitary Forces Recapture Airbase Near Mosul in Fight Against ISIS

Iraqi paramilitary forces have recaptured a strategic airbase outside the northern city of Tal Afar, a spokesman for the Popular Mobilization Forces said. Ahmed al Assadi...

November 17, 2016 8:51 am

At Climate Change Conference in Morocco, Israeli Minister Refutes Palestinian Claim That Jewish State Intentionally Pollutes Environment to Harm Civilians

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah accused Israel on Wednesday of intentionally polluting the environment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip to harm Palestinian...

November 16, 2016 1:44 pm

Top Iranian Military Adviser Warns of ‘Harm to US’ If President-Elect Trump Succumbs to ‘Zionists,’ Cancels Nuclear Deal

A top military aide to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned that "harm" would come to the US if President-elect Donald Trump cancels the nuclear...

November 16, 2016 12:43 pm

In Letter to Outgoing UN Chief, Arab Nations Slam Iran for Support of Mideast Terrorism, Say Islamic Republic Must Be Confronted

Iran is actively wreaking havoc across the Middle East, a group of 11 Arab nations declared in a letter sent recently to outgoing UN Secretary-General...

November 16, 2016 10:38 am

Palestinian Woman Killed in Nablus Shootout Between Police, Gunmen

A Palestinian official says a gunbattle between Palestinian police and gunmen in the West Bank city of Nablus has killed a woman caught in the...

November 15, 2016 11:03 am

Egypt Overturns Death Sentence for Ousted President Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood Leaders

Egypt's highest court of appeal has overturned death sentences against ousted President Mohammed Morsi and five other Muslim Brotherhood leaders. The Court of Cassation ordered that...

November 14, 2016 3:04 pm

Report: Hezbollah Parades Armored Cars, Anti-Tank Missiles to Flex Muscles at Israel

In what is purported to be a flexing of muscles for Israeli consumption, the Shi'ite terrorist group Hezbollah held a military parade in Syria on Sunday,...

November 14, 2016 2:24 pm

Palestinians Slam Knesset Bill Barring Mosques’ Use of Loudspeaker Systems

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) warned Monday that a new Israeli Knesset bill that would bar public places of worship from using loudspeakers for calls...

November 13, 2016 4:58 pm

Report: Senior Iranian Cleric Warns President-Elect Trump ‘Not to Play Around’ With Tehran; Says Democrats, Republicans Both in ‘Service of Zionists’

A senior Iranian cleric warned US President-elect Donald Trump during prayers on Friday "not [to] play around with Iran," and vowed that the Islamic Republic...

Culture

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector

JNS.org - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this week, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism...

World Nations Glean Emergency-Response Expertise From Israel’s Magen David Adom

JNS.org - Amid the rise in global terror attacks, countries around the world are...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Watchdog: French Government’s Funding of Groups With Alleged Links to Pal...

The head of a Jerusalem-based organization that documents the activity and funding of non-governmental human rights groups explained to The Algemeiner...

Israel

Netanyahu Blasts ‘Futile’ Paris Conference on Israeli-Palestini...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed as "futile" an international conference in Paris seeking to revive the moribund...

Opinion

US Refusing to Intervene as Ex-CIA Agent Faces Extradition, Prison in Italy

Time continues to tick away for former CIA agent Sabrina de Sousa, who faces extradition from Portugal to Italy on Tuesday to face a four-year jail sentence for her involvement in the highly classified...

January 16, 2017 7:41 am
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