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Israeli-Arab Man Indicted for Social Media Incitement Supporting Terror Attacks

JNS.org - An Arab man from the northern Israeli city of Tamra was indicted on Sunday on charges of supporting terrorism and for social media posts...

October 15, 2017 4:36 pm

Trump Stance on Nuclear Deal Creates Opportunity to ‘Stop Iran’s Aggression,’ Says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded US President Donald Trump's disavowal of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, following the president's decertification announcement on Friday. Trump also threatened to quit the deal entirely,...

‘Qatarstrophe’ Averted, World’s Democracies Should Remain in UNESCO, Jewish Human Rights Group Urges

A leading Jewish human rights organization has expressed its relief at the defeat of Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari – the Qatari candidate for the post of UNESCO Director General who was tainted by antisemitic links –...

At Least 189 Dead, 200 Injured in Mogadishu Truck Bomb Blast

A huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital has killed 189 people with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation, police and hospital sources said...

October 15, 2017 9:38 am

Death Toll Reaches 40 as Wildfires Race Across Northern California

Wildfires raced across northern California Saturday, threatening famous wineries and the historic town of Sonoma...

October 15, 2017 9:32 am

ISIS Faces Further Defeats at Former Strongholds Near Raqqa, Syria

Syrian government forces and their allies on Saturday said they seized the town of Mayadeen,...

October 15, 2017 9:27 am

Former French Government Minister Audrey Azoulay Elected to Head UNESCO

JNS.org - Former French Minister of Culture Audrey Azoulay will be the first Jewish director-general of the...

October 14, 2017 9:22 pm

Trump Decertifies Iran Deal, Promises Tougher Approach

JNS.org - US President Donald Trump announced in a White House speech on Friday that he...

October 14, 2017 9:06 pm

Following US, Israel Orders Foreign Ministry to Ready for UNESCO Withdrawal

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the foreign ministry to begin preparing to...

October 15, 2017 4:36 pm

Israeli-Arab Man Indicted for Social Media Incitement Supporting Terror Attacks

JNS.org - An Arab man from the northern Israeli city of Tamra was indicted on Sunday on charges of supporting terrorism and for social media posts praising...

October 15, 2017 10:11 am

Trump Stance on Nuclear Deal Creates Opportunity to ‘Stop Iran’s Aggression,’ Says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded US President Donald Trump's disavowal of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, following the president's decertification announcement...

October 15, 2017 10:08 am

‘Qatarstrophe’ Averted, World’s Democracies Should Remain in UNESCO, Jewish Human Rights Group Urges

A leading Jewish human rights organization has expressed its relief at the defeat of Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari – the Qatari candidate for the post of...

October 15, 2017 9:44 am

At Least 189 Dead, 200 Injured in Mogadishu Truck Bomb Blast

A huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital has killed 189 people with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in...

October 15, 2017 9:38 am

Death Toll Reaches 40 as Wildfires Race Across Northern California

Wildfires raced across northern California Saturday, threatening famous wineries and the historic town of Sonoma as authorities confirmed that the death toll had reached 40. The...

October 15, 2017 9:32 am

ISIS Faces Further Defeats at Former Strongholds Near Raqqa, Syria

Syrian government forces and their allies on Saturday said they seized the town of Mayadeen, an Islamic State stronghold in the country’s east, in a...

October 15, 2017 9:27 am

Former French Government Minister Audrey Azoulay Elected to Head UNESCO

JNS.org - Former French Minister of Culture Audrey Azoulay will be the first Jewish director-general of the United Nations cultural body UNESCO after winning a narrow vote...

October 14, 2017 9:22 pm

Trump Decertifies Iran Deal, Promises Tougher Approach

JNS.org - US President Donald Trump announced in a White House speech on Friday that he has decertified the Iranian nuclear deal as part of a...

October 14, 2017 9:06 pm

Following US, Israel Orders Foreign Ministry to Ready for UNESCO Withdrawal

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the foreign ministry to begin preparing to withdraw from UNESCO, following the US announcement it will leave...

October 14, 2017 11:56 am

Report: ISIS Commanders Set Up Training Camp for Recruits Near Israel Border

Several senior commanders from Islamic State who recently fled from Iraq and northern Syria are now based in southern Syria, just across the Golan Heights...

October 13, 2017 11:47 am

Palestinian Rivals Hamas, Fatah Reach Unity Deal in Cairo

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas has signed a reconciliation deal with its rival Fatah, which controls the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, to end their...

October 13, 2017 11:00 am

Polls Ahead of Austria Election Show Far-Right Set to Join Government

Austria’s far-right looks set to be part of the country’s next government, with polls showing it on course to hold the balance of power ahead...

October 12, 2017 5:00 pm

Sheldon Adelson Establishes $4 Million Relief Fund for Victims of Las Vegas Massacre

Billionaire philanthropist Sheldon Adelson and his doctor wife, Miriam, and Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corp. have established a $4 million relief fund in memory of the...

October 12, 2017 11:00 am

North Korea Says Trump ‘Has Lit the Wick of War Against Us’

Ri Yong Ho, Pyongyang's foreign minister, hit out at the US President and said the tensions will not be settled with words. He said: "With his bellicose...

Features

Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a threat to humanity. But in...

Wisconsin Is the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Last week, two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from engaging in boycotts of Israel...

School Exchange Program Fosters Israel-Diaspora Bonds

JNS.org - When two little girls got the chance to read a book together -- across a gap of more than...

World

Austrian University Students Overwhelmingly Condemn BDS Movement as ‘...

The Austrian National Union of Students on Friday condemned the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement against Israel as antisemitic, and...

Israel

Newly-Discovered Portions of Western Wall and Roman Theater Unveiled in Jer...

JNS.org - Large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of...

Middle East

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Wil...

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important” event that sent a message...

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