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British Navy to Lead Gulf ‘War Games’ Amid Iran Tensions

A British Royal Navy-led strike group of American, UK and French warships is preparing for "war games" in the Gulf, including a simulated confrontation with...

January 28, 2017 12:30 pm

Saudi Journalist to Palestinians: Armed Resistance to Israel is Futile, Arab World Has Lost Interest in Your Cause

The Palestinian cause is “no longer a top priority” for the Arab world, a Saudi journalist declared earlier this month. In an article published by the Saudi daily Al Jazirah newspaper -- and translated by the...

Israeli Tourist in Sinai: We’re Not Afraid, There Are Also Terror Warnings in Europe

Some Israeli citizens traveling in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula were undeterred by an urgent warning issued by their government on Tuesday that called on them to return home, Israel’s Channel 2 reported. “We’re not afraid, there are...

Palestinian, Jordanian Leaders Meet to Discuss Thwarting Potential Relocation of US Embassy to Jerusalem

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan met Sunday in Amman, the Jordanian capital, to discuss the potential relocation of the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the Trump...

January 23, 2017 11:04 am

Harsh Exchanges on First Day of Syria Talks in Kazakhstan

Syria's government envoy and a rebel leader traded barbs as talks between the Mideast country's...

January 22, 2017 8:09 pm

As US Inaugurates New President, Palestinians Protest, Burn Posters of ‘Lunatic, Fascist’ Donald Trump

During Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, West Bank Arabs burned...

January 20, 2017 11:01 am

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Reaping Economic Rewards in Syria

Iran's government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts...

January 19, 2017 3:42 pm

Team Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ for Decision on Embassy Move to Jerusalem as Palestinians Protest, Threaten Violence

A few hours before incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists on Thursday --...

January 19, 2017 10:54 am

US Military: We Have Amassed Large Enough Arab Force to Advance Fight Against ISIS in Syria

The US-led coalition in Syria has amassed an Arab force it considers large enough to...

January 28, 2017 12:30 pm

British Navy to Lead Gulf ‘War Games’ Amid Iran Tensions

A British Royal Navy-led strike group of American, UK and French warships is preparing for "war games" in the Gulf, including a simulated confrontation with Iran,...

January 27, 2017 3:55 pm

Saudi Journalist to Palestinians: Armed Resistance to Israel is Futile, Arab World Has Lost Interest in Your Cause

The Palestinian cause is “no longer a top priority” for the Arab world, a Saudi journalist declared earlier this month. In an article published by the...

January 25, 2017 6:23 pm

Israeli Tourist in Sinai: We’re Not Afraid, There Are Also Terror Warnings in Europe

Some Israeli citizens traveling in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula were undeterred by an urgent warning issued by their government on Tuesday that called on them to...

January 23, 2017 2:37 pm

Palestinian, Jordanian Leaders Meet to Discuss Thwarting Potential Relocation of US Embassy to Jerusalem

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan met Sunday in Amman, the Jordanian capital, to discuss the potential relocation of the US...

January 23, 2017 11:04 am

Harsh Exchanges on First Day of Syria Talks in Kazakhstan

Syria's government envoy and a rebel leader traded barbs as talks between the Mideast country's warring sides got underway in Kazakhstan on Monday in the first face-to-face...

January 22, 2017 8:09 pm

As US Inaugurates New President, Palestinians Protest, Burn Posters of ‘Lunatic, Fascist’ Donald Trump

During Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, West Bank Arabs burned images of the new world leader, and said supporting the Jewish...

January 20, 2017 11:01 am

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Reaping Economic Rewards in Syria

Iran's government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for...

January 19, 2017 3:42 pm

Team Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ for Decision on Embassy Move to Jerusalem as Palestinians Protest, Threaten Violence

A few hours before incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists on Thursday -- 24 hours before the inauguration of Donald Trump as the...

January 19, 2017 10:54 am

US Military: We Have Amassed Large Enough Arab Force to Advance Fight Against ISIS in Syria

The US-led coalition in Syria has amassed an Arab force it considers large enough to move the fight against Islamic State into the city of...

January 17, 2017 3:26 pm

Iranian President Calls Trump’s Vow to Rip Up Nuclear Deal ‘Empty Talk’

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is “only empty talk." "I...

January 17, 2017 10:53 am

Report: Hezbollah Transfers to ‘Secure Place’ Israeli Drone That Crashed in Southern Lebanon

Hezbollah fighters Tuesday located an Israeli reconnaissance drone that crashed in south Lebanon a day before and transported it to a "secure place for inspection."

January 17, 2017 6:28 am

Palestinian Authority: We Will ‘Cancel Recognition’ of Israel if US Embassy Moves to Jerusalem

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said he is considering "canceling [Palestinian] recognition of Israel" if US President-elect Donald Trump goes forward with moving America’s embassy in...

January 15, 2017 11:52 am

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Renegotiated’

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

January 13, 2017 1:21 pm

Palestinian Authority Claims ‘Jewish Thieves’ Responsible for Kim Kardashian Robbery

JNS.org -- Official Palestinian Authority (PA) television has claimed that "Jewish thieves" were responsible for the Kim Kardashian jewelry heist, following media reports that 17 suspects...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

Israel

Israel Defense Exports Reach $2.6 Billion, New Data Reveals

Israel’s military exports increased last year by 14%, according to data released Wednesday by the head of the relevant Defense Ministry’s division, the Hebrew news site Walla reported. According to the...

Opinion

How Blind College Liberals Help Foster Antisemitism

“Ending White Privilege Starts With Ending Jewish Privilege,” screams a flyer being distributed on the Chicago campus of the University of Illinois. The flyer falsely alleges that 44 percent of Jewish Americans are...

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