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Mideast Expert: Israel’s Confidence That Russia Will ‘Represent’ Its Interests at Upcoming Syria Peace Summit in Kazakhstan ‘Warranted but Exaggerated’

The head of a prominent Israeli think tank said on Tuesday that optimism among politicians and IDF brass in relation to next week’s peace negotiations...

January 17, 2017 2:36 pm

Left-Wing Israeli NGO Official: Shooting IDF Soldiers ‘Not Terrorism’

JNS.org -- An official from a left-wing nongovernmental organization that publicizes testimonies of former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers criticizing the military, was reportedly caught saying that he does not consider shooting IDF troops to be terrorism. Nadav Weiman,...

In Highly Irregular Move, Britain Blocks EU Adoption of Paris Peace Conference Statement

Britain prevented on Monday afternoon an EU Foreign Affairs Council decision adopting the closing statement of Sunday's peace conference in Paris, European and Israeli diplomats told Haaretz. The British move was highly irregular and came a...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May Rejects Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn’s Call for Probe Into Israeli Political ‘Interference’

JNS.org -- United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's call for an investigation into the reported "improper interference in this country's democratic process" by Israeli officials. A government spokesperson said Britain's relationship with...

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...

January 17, 2017 10:46 am

Poll: Confidence Drops in Trump Transition

Donald Trump will become president Friday with an approval rating of just 40%, according to a...

January 17, 2017 10:43 am

Report: Arrested Istanbul Nightclub Attacker Confesses to Mass Murder

Abdulkadir Masharipov, the killer of 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub in...

January 17, 2017 8:57 am

Groundbreaking Anti-BDS Conference at EU Parliament Seeks to ‘Unclog Gears’ of Movement’s Influence in Europe, Organizer Says

The organizer of an anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) conference being held next week at the...

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...

January 17, 2017 2:36 pm

Mideast Expert: Israel’s Confidence That Russia Will ‘Represent’ Its Interests at Upcoming Syria Peace Summit in Kazakhstan ‘Warranted but Exaggerated’

The head of a prominent Israeli think tank said on Tuesday that optimism among politicians and IDF brass in relation to next week’s peace negotiations in...

January 17, 2017 2:18 pm

Left-Wing Israeli NGO Official: Shooting IDF Soldiers ‘Not Terrorism’

JNS.org -- An official from a left-wing nongovernmental organization that publicizes testimonies of former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers criticizing the military, was reportedly caught saying that...

January 17, 2017 11:42 am

In Highly Irregular Move, Britain Blocks EU Adoption of Paris Peace Conference Statement

Britain prevented on Monday afternoon an EU Foreign Affairs Council decision adopting the closing statement of Sunday's peace conference in Paris, European and Israeli diplomats...

January 17, 2017 11:00 am

UK Prime Minister Theresa May Rejects Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn’s Call for Probe Into Israeli Political ‘Interference’

JNS.org -- United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's call for an investigation into the reported "improper interference in this country's democratic...

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 10:46 am

Poll: Confidence Drops in Trump Transition

Donald Trump will become president Friday with an approval rating of just 40%, according to a new CNN/ORC Poll, the lowest of any recent president and...

January 17, 2017 10:43 am

Report: Arrested Istanbul Nightclub Attacker Confesses to Mass Murder

Abdulkadir Masharipov, the killer of 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub in the early hours of Jan. 1, has confessed to his...

January 17, 2017 8:57 am

Groundbreaking Anti-BDS Conference at EU Parliament Seeks to ‘Unclog Gears’ of Movement’s Influence in Europe, Organizer Says

The organizer of an anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) conference being held next week at the European Parliament in Brussels told The Algemeiner that the groundbreaking...

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 16, 2017 4:18 pm

In Secret Recording, Participants at ‘Students for Justice in Palestine’ Conference Heard Attacking America as ‘World’s Greatest Imperial Power’

In a never-before-released recording obtained by The Algemeiner of part of a closed-door anti-Zionist student conference at Virginia's George Mason University in November, participants are heard accusing...

January 16, 2017 3:36 pm

PBS Ombudsman Calls for ‘Clarification, Correction’ Over Ben Rhodes’ False Claim That ‘Tens of Thousands’ of New Israeli Settlements Are Under Construction

A PBS news program should issue a “clarifying or correcting” statement in the wake of a claim made by a top Obama administration official during...

January 16, 2017 2:55 pm

IDF Marks Martin Luther King Day With Video of Soldiers Spreading Civil Rights Leader’s Message of Compassion

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, the Israel Defense Forces produced a video clip reiterating the assassinated civil rights leader's message of choosing compassion...

January 16, 2017 2:29 pm

Daughter of Robert Kennedy, Slain by Palestinian Gunman for Pro-Israel Stance, Calls ‘Fabulous’ Jewish State ‘Example of People Determined to Make Something Work’

The daughter of the late US Senator Robert F. (Bobby) Kennedy -- assassinated in June 1968 during his run for president by a Palestinian -- waxed...

January 16, 2017 2:03 pm

In ’60 Minutes’ Interview, Obama Downplays US-Israel Tensions During His Tenure

JNS.org -- In what was expected to be his last official interview, outgoing President Barack Obama downplayed the hit US-Israel ties has taken under his administration. Obama told the CBS Sunday program...

Culture

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Israeli Report Finds Marked Increase in Worldwide Antisemitic Incidents in ...

A report set to be presented by Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett at Sunday’s cabinet meeting found a marked increase...

Israel

Netanyahu to Hold First Conversation With President Trump on Sunday Evening

sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he would later in the day hold his first conversation with Donald Trump since his inauguration as U.S. president.

Middle East

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 helping President Bashar al-Assad regain...

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