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Austria to Help Israel Join UN Security Council as Nonpermanent Member

JNS.org - Austria has pledged to help Israel become a nonpermanent member of the UN Security Council, that country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, announced on Twitter,...

February 18, 2018 1:31 pm

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Push for UN Action Against Iran on Missiles

Saudi Arabia on Sunday welcomed a draft United Nations resolution offered by Britain, the United States and France that would condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from falling into the hands of...

Hamas Fires Rocket, Israel Hits 18 Gaza Targets in Most Serious Escalation Since 2014

The Gaza-based terror group Hamas fired a rocket at Israel, leading the IDF to strike 18 targets in the coastal enclave on Saturday night in the most serious escalation in tensions on Israel's southern border since...

Netanyahu Says Israel Could Act Against Iran’s ‘Empire’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel could act against Iran itself, not just its allies in the Middle East, after border incidents in Syria brought the Middle East foes closer to direct...

February 18, 2018 10:35 am

Poland PM’s Comments on ‘Jewish Perpetrators’ Not Holocaust Denial: Government Statement

Poland's government said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's comments saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as...

February 18, 2018 10:24 am

Public Reports ‘Clearly Show’ Assad’s Use of Chemical Weapons: McMaster

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that, despite denials, public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was...

February 18, 2018 10:15 am

Florida School Massacre Suspect on Authorities’ Radar in 2016: Media

A teenager accused of fatally shooting 17 people at a Florida high school was investigated...

February 18, 2018 10:10 am

All 65 Passengers, Crew Feared Dead in Iranian Plane Crash

All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran...

February 17, 2018 10:39 pm

Israel’s Netanyahu Condemns Polish PM for ‘Jewish Perpetrators’ Comment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned his Polish counterpart on Saturday for saying Jews were...

February 18, 2018 1:31 pm

Austria to Help Israel Join UN Security Council as Nonpermanent Member

JNS.org - Austria has pledged to help Israel become a nonpermanent member of the UN Security Council, that country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, announced on Twitter, Saturday....

February 18, 2018 11:32 am

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Push for UN Action Against Iran on Missiles

Saudi Arabia on Sunday welcomed a draft United Nations resolution offered by Britain, the United States and France that would condemn Iran for failing to...

February 18, 2018 10:49 am

Hamas Fires Rocket, Israel Hits 18 Gaza Targets in Most Serious Escalation Since 2014

The Gaza-based terror group Hamas fired a rocket at Israel, leading the IDF to strike 18 targets in the coastal enclave on Saturday night in...

February 18, 2018 10:42 am

Netanyahu Says Israel Could Act Against Iran’s ‘Empire’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel could act against Iran itself, not just its allies in the Middle East, after border incidents...

February 18, 2018 10:35 am

Poland PM’s Comments on ‘Jewish Perpetrators’ Not Holocaust Denial: Government Statement

Poland's government said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's comments saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, which were condemned by Israel,...

February 18, 2018 10:24 am

Public Reports ‘Clearly Show’ Assad’s Use of Chemical Weapons: McMaster

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that, despite denials, public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons, and added that it was time for the international...

February 18, 2018 10:15 am

Florida School Massacre Suspect on Authorities’ Radar in 2016: Media

A teenager accused of fatally shooting 17 people at a Florida high school was investigated by police and state officials as far back as 2016...

February 18, 2018 10:10 am

All 65 Passengers, Crew Feared Dead in Iranian Plane Crash

All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday after the domestic flight came down in bad...

February 17, 2018 10:39 pm

Israel’s Netanyahu Condemns Polish PM for ‘Jewish Perpetrators’ Comment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned his Polish counterpart on Saturday for saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and...

February 17, 2018 10:29 pm

Four Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Gaza Border Explosion

An explosive device wounded four Israeli soldiers, two severely, near the border fence with the Gaza Strip on Saturday, spurring Israeli air strikes later in...

February 17, 2018 10:34 am

US Charges Russians With 2016 US Election Tampering to Boost Trump

A Russian Internet agency oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 US presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary...

February 16, 2018 5:31 pm

Israel Boycotters Face ‘Massive Setback’ at NDP Convention, But Concerns Persist

Canada’s third-largest political party will not be voting on a resolution that has been criticized for sanctioning economic warfare against Israel at its national convention...

February 16, 2018 5:21 pm

Israeli Scientists Simulate Mars Environment at Secret Location in Israel’s Negev

JNS.org - Six scientists and technical experts “landed on Mars” on Friday, or rather a secret and isolated site near Mitzpe Ramon in southern Israel to...

February 16, 2018 4:33 pm

Netanyahu Heads to Munich to Attend Prestigious International Security Conference

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took off for Germany on Thursday, to attend the 2018 Munich Security Conference. Netanyahu will be the first...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Knesset Caucus Celebrates ‘Faith-Based Diplomacy’ to Honor Christian Allies

JNS.org - Members of the Knesset celebrated the role of “faith-based diplomacy” in President...

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

World

Lavrov: Reports of Hundreds of Russians Killed in Syria Attempt to Exploit ...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that reports that hundreds of Russian mercenaries had been killed in Syria...

Israel

Israeli Expert on Arrow 3 Missile Defense Test: ‘What Can I Say? Another ...

An Israeli expert on missile defense hailed Monday’s successful test of the Arrow 3 system, saying “What can I say?...

Middle East

Egypt Says Three Soldiers Killed in Campaign Against Sinai Militants

Three Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a 10-day-old campaign against Islamist militants focused on the Sinai peninsula, Egypt's military said on Monday. It was the first time the military has...

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