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Rouhani Defends Record as Iran Cleric Lines Up to Replace Him

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani defended his economic record ahead of next month’s presidential election, saying living conditions have improved “from every point of view.”

April 11, 2017 6:21 pm

Egypt Set to Impose Emergency Rule After Church Attacks

Egypt prepared to impose a state of emergency Monday after jihadist bombings killed dozens at two churches in the deadliest attacks in recent memory on the country's Coptic Christian minority.

Israeli President Rivlin Sends Condolences to Egypt After Church Attacks

President Reuven Rivlin sent a letter on Monday to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to express his condolences over Sunday’s twin church bombings claimed the Islamic State group that killed 45 people.

Top IDF Intelligence Official: Hezbollah ‘Very Challenged’ at Moment Due to Ongoing Military Support of Assad Regime in Syria

Hezbollah is “very challenged” at the moment due to its ongoing military support of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime, a top IDF official told the Hebrew news site Walla in an interview published on Monday. “Hezbollah...

April 10, 2017 10:36 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Southern Israel Rocket Attack

The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a rocket attack that landed in landed...

April 9, 2017 10:52 pm

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Palm Sunday Church Bombings in Egypt

JNS.org - The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for bombing attacks at two Coptic Christian...

April 9, 2017 9:51 am

At Least 36 Killed in Palm Sunday Explosions at Coptic Churches in Egypt

Two blasts targeting Coptic Christians on Palm Sunday in Egypt have killed at least 36...

April 8, 2017 10:12 pm

US Strikes in Syria Anger Tehran Regime

The U.S. airstrikes on Syria stoked new tensions with Iran and generated calls in Tehran...

April 7, 2017 9:47 am

Syrian Watchdog: Military Base in Syria ‘Almost Completely Destroyed’ by US Airstrikes

The Syrian airfield targeted by United States airstrikes early Friday was “almost completely destroyed,” a...

April 11, 2017 6:21 pm

Rouhani Defends Record as Iran Cleric Lines Up to Replace Him

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani defended his economic record ahead of next month’s presidential election, saying living conditions have improved “from every point of view.”

April 11, 2017 1:30 pm

Egypt Set to Impose Emergency Rule After Church Attacks

Egypt prepared to impose a state of emergency Monday after jihadist bombings killed dozens at two churches in the deadliest attacks in recent memory on...

April 11, 2017 9:35 am

Israeli President Rivlin Sends Condolences to Egypt After Church Attacks

President Reuven Rivlin sent a letter on Monday to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to express his condolences over Sunday’s twin church bombings claimed the Islamic...

April 10, 2017 6:07 pm

Top IDF Intelligence Official: Hezbollah ‘Very Challenged’ at Moment Due to Ongoing Military Support of Assad Regime in Syria

Hezbollah is “very challenged” at the moment due to its ongoing military support of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime, a top IDF official told the...

April 10, 2017 10:36 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Southern Israel Rocket Attack

The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a rocket attack that landed in landed in a greenhouse in the southern Eshkol Regional Council on...

April 9, 2017 10:52 pm

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Palm Sunday Church Bombings in Egypt

JNS.org - The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for bombing attacks at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt as worshipers gathered to mark Palm Sunday,...

April 9, 2017 9:51 am

At Least 36 Killed in Palm Sunday Explosions at Coptic Churches in Egypt

Two blasts targeting Coptic Christians on Palm Sunday in Egypt have killed at least 36 people, officials say. In Alexandria, an explosion outside St Mark's Coptic...

April 8, 2017 10:12 pm

US Strikes in Syria Anger Tehran Regime

The U.S. airstrikes on Syria stoked new tensions with Iran and generated calls in Tehran for increased military support for President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Iranian officials...

April 7, 2017 9:47 am

Syrian Watchdog: Military Base in Syria ‘Almost Completely Destroyed’ by US Airstrikes

The Syrian airfield targeted by United States airstrikes early Friday was “almost completely destroyed,” a human rights group in the country said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory...

April 7, 2017 7:04 am

Hamas Hangs 3 ‘Zionist Collaborators’ in Wake of Terror Commander’s Assassination

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas Thursday hanged three men it had accused of collaborating on the recent assassination of terror commander Mazan Faqha in...

April 7, 2017 7:02 am

Palestinian Authority TV Broadcasts Guide to ‘Religious Rules’ for Beating Wives

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) official television network gave viewers instructions on what a female reporter described as the Islamic “religious rules” that husbands should...

April 6, 2017 6:10 pm

‘We Cannot Remain Indifferent,’ Says Northern Israeli Municipal Leader Seeking to Host Refugees From War-Torn Syria

Following Tuesday’s suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria in which dozens of civilians, including children, were killed, a local municipal official in northern Israel said...

April 6, 2017 1:13 pm

Israeli Arab Newscaster on Syria Crisis: ‘Where Is the Arab Leadership? Where Are You, Traitors? Have You Forgotten Your Own People?’

Israeli Arab newscaster Lucy Aharish issued an impassioned rebuke on Wednesday of regional heads of state over their failure to halt the ongoing humanitarian crisis...

April 6, 2017 9:55 am

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman ‘100% Certain’ Syrian President Assad Ordered Deadly Chemical Attack

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of being directly responsible for a gas attack that killed dozens of people,...

Features

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing (Part Two)

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump’s Agenda in Israel

JNS.org - During his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday...

Manchester Attack Prompts US Law Enforcement Reaction

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies are reacting to Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, with new warnings...

Israel

Church of Scotland’s Rejection of BDS and Criticism of Hamas Draws Ca...

Scottish Jews have cautiously welcomed the Church of Scotland's decision at its annual General Assembly to reject the BDS campaign...

Opinion

Linda Sarsour and the Deafening Silence

It’s said that politics makes strange bedfellows. Or as author Harlan Ellison phrased it, everyone’s entitled to their own door to hell -- as long as they don’t slam my...

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