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Iranian Official: We Have Warehouses Full of Missiles That Can ‘Flatten’ Tel Aviv

If Israel ever were to bomb Iran, the Islamic Republic would “flatten Tel Aviv,” an Iranian official recently declared, the Middle East Media Research...

October 5, 2016 2:35 pm

Russia Sends Missile Defense System to Naval Base in Syria

Russia has confirmed it has sent an S-300 air defense missile system to its naval base in Syria's port of Tartus. Defense ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said the purpose of the system was to guarantee the...

Head of Iranian Space Agency: Tehran ‘Interested’ In Cooperating With NASA

The head of Iran's space agency said Tuesday his country is interested in cooperating with NASA. Speaking to reporters at the start of World Space Week, Mohsen Bahrami said that "many in the world look at...

Former Israeli Defense Minister Urges US to Recognize Iranian Threat More Pressing Than ISIS Defeat

Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon on Thursday urged nations to recognize the danger posed by Iran and to work to prevent it from exploiting the nuclear deal to redraw the political map of the...

October 2, 2016 5:02 pm
September 30, 2016 11:00 am

Netanyahu, Abbas Shake Hands, Exchange Greetings at Peres Funeral

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief...

September 30, 2016 10:56 am

At Peres Funeral, Obama Laments ‘Unfinished Business’ of Israeli-Palestinian Peace

US President Barack Obama said Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's presence at Shimon Peres's funeral on...

September 29, 2016 9:48 am

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former...

September 28, 2016 9:44 am

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Claim Possession of Missiles That Can Reach Israel

A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Tuesday that Iran is in possession of...

October 5, 2016 2:35 pm

Iranian Official: We Have Warehouses Full of Missiles That Can ‘Flatten’ Tel Aviv

If Israel ever were to bomb Iran, the Islamic Republic would “flatten Tel Aviv,” an Iranian official recently declared, the Middle East Media Research Institute...

October 5, 2016 10:29 am

Russia Sends Missile Defense System to Naval Base in Syria

Russia has confirmed it has sent an S-300 air defense missile system to its naval base in Syria's port of Tartus. Defense ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov...

October 5, 2016 10:26 am

Head of Iranian Space Agency: Tehran ‘Interested’ In Cooperating With NASA

The head of Iran's space agency said Tuesday his country is interested in cooperating with NASA. Speaking to reporters at the start of World Space Week,...

October 2, 2016 5:18 pm

Former Israeli Defense Minister Urges US to Recognize Iranian Threat More Pressing Than ISIS Defeat

Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon on Thursday urged nations to recognize the danger posed by Iran and to work to prevent it from exploiting...

October 2, 2016 5:02 pm

Iranian FM Warns World Against Meddling in Islamic Republic Affairs, After German Vice Chancellor Makes Recognition of Israel Condition for Ties With Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif declared that no other country has the right to dictate to Tehran what its policies should be, the regime-aligned...

September 30, 2016 11:00 am

Netanyahu, Abbas Shake Hands, Exchange Greetings at Peres Funeral

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at the funeral on Friday of Shimon Peres, the...

September 30, 2016 10:56 am

At Peres Funeral, Obama Laments ‘Unfinished Business’ of Israeli-Palestinian Peace

US President Barack Obama said Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's presence at Shimon Peres's funeral on Friday was a reminder of the "unfinished business of peace." At...

September 29, 2016 9:48 am

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The...

September 28, 2016 9:44 am

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Claim Possession of Missiles That Can Reach Israel

A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Tuesday that Iran is in possession of missiles that can hit Israel. Iran's Press TV quoted Commander of...

September 27, 2016 6:44 am

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according...

September 27, 2016 6:20 am

Jordanian Christian Assassinated After Sharing Anti-Islamist Cartoon on Facebook

JNS.org -- A well-known Jordanian Christian writer was murdered Sunday on the steps of Jordan’s Supreme Court after he was set to stand trial for sharing a cartoon...

September 26, 2016 2:48 pm

Saudi Paper: Palestinian Authority President Should Weigh Accepting Israeli Prime Minister’s Invitation to Address Knesset

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas should seriously weigh accepting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s invitation to address the Knesset, a Saudi newspaper said on Sunday. The...

September 26, 2016 9:41 am

Partners in Israel’s Leviathan Gas Field Sign Huge Export Deal With Jordan

JNS.org - Israel and Jordan on Monday finalized a landmark 15-year, $10 billion agreement in which Israel will supply its neighbor with natural gas from...

September 26, 2016 9:36 am

Iran’s Khamenei Tells Ahmadinejad Not to Run Again for President

Iran's supreme leader has told former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to stand again in next year's elections, state media reported on Monday, effectively eliminating...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

New Poll: More British Muslims Blame Jews for 9/11 Terror Attacks Than Al-Q...

Only 4% of British Muslims believe Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda terrorist group was responsible for the 9/11 attacks, a new...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Opinion

Note to Israelis: America Is Not Racist

Since Donald Trump won the US presidential election last month, Israelis have been engaged in a heated debate about how the victory of the billionaire businessman who gets into fights...

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