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Report: Netanyahu Warns Visiting US Delegation Against Lame-Duck Moves by Obama on Israel-Palestinian Track

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu conveyed a message of warning to US President Barack Obama not to make any moves on the Israeli-Palestinian front...

August 29, 2016 12:44 pm

Report: US Drone Enters Iranian Airspace; Leaves After Warning From Country’s Military

Iran's military detected a US drone entering Iranian airspace on Monday and issued a warning for it to leave, which it subsequently did, Iran's Tasnim news agency reported. "Iran's army air defense detected and warned an American...

Former State Department Negotiator: ‘Cash-for-Prisoners’ Controversy Has Bolstered Image of Growing US Weakness in Middle East (INTERVIEW)

The recent “cash-for-prisoners” controversy has played into the hands of Iranian hardliners and helped bolster the image of growing US weakness in the Middle East, a former US State Department Middle East negotiator told The...

Syrian-Jewish Families Resettled in Louisville

JNS.org -- One of the remaining Muslim families in Syria were quietly brought to the United States and settled in Louisville, Kentucky. The 13 Muslim refugees, including seven children, were smuggled out of Damascus, where they had been living amid...

August 25, 2016 2:31 pm

IsraAid Sending Aid Team to Help Louisiana Flood Victims

JNS.org - An Israeli international aid organization is sending a team of relief workers to help...

August 25, 2016 2:22 pm

State Department Urges US Citizens to Leave Gaza

JNS.org - The US State Department this week issued a warning to American citizens in the...

August 25, 2016 2:17 pm

Israel’s UN Ambassador, Chicago Mayor Discuss Joint Anti-BDS Efforts

JNS.org - Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon met with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel...

August 25, 2016 1:42 pm

Obama Refused to Help Iranian Opposition in 2009, Says New Book

JNS.org - US President Barack Obama decided not to support the Iranian opposition during the 2009...

August 25, 2016 9:59 am

Following UN Confirmation, White House Condemns Assad Regime for Chemical-Weapons Attacks

The White House is condemning Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for using chemical weapons against...

August 29, 2016 12:44 pm

Report: Netanyahu Warns Visiting US Delegation Against Lame-Duck Moves by Obama on Israel-Palestinian Track

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu conveyed a message of warning to US President Barack Obama not to make any moves on the Israeli-Palestinian front during...

August 29, 2016 10:34 am

Report: US Drone Enters Iranian Airspace; Leaves After Warning From Country’s Military

Iran's military detected a US drone entering Iranian airspace on Monday and issued a warning for it to leave, which it subsequently did, Iran's Tasnim news...

August 28, 2016 4:56 am

Former State Department Negotiator: ‘Cash-for-Prisoners’ Controversy Has Bolstered Image of Growing US Weakness in Middle East (INTERVIEW)

The recent “cash-for-prisoners” controversy has played into the hands of Iranian hardliners and helped bolster the image of growing US weakness in the Middle East,...

August 28, 2016 4:01 am

Syrian-Jewish Families Resettled in Louisville

JNS.org -- One of the remaining Muslim families in Syria were quietly brought to the United States and settled in Louisville, Kentucky. The 13 Muslim refugees, including seven children, were...

August 25, 2016 2:31 pm

IsraAid Sending Aid Team to Help Louisiana Flood Victims

JNS.org - An Israeli international aid organization is sending a team of relief workers to help those affected by the Baton Rouge flood. The eight-person delegation from...

August 25, 2016 2:22 pm

State Department Urges US Citizens to Leave Gaza

JNS.org - The US State Department this week issued a warning to American citizens in the Gaza Strip, urging them to leave "as soon as possible...

August 25, 2016 2:17 pm

Israel’s UN Ambassador, Chicago Mayor Discuss Joint Anti-BDS Efforts

JNS.org - Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon met with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week to discuss efforts in fighting the Boycott, Divestment and...

August 25, 2016 1:42 pm

Obama Refused to Help Iranian Opposition in 2009, Says New Book

JNS.org - US President Barack Obama decided not to support the Iranian opposition during the 2009 elections to protect secret negotiations he was holding with Tehran...

August 25, 2016 9:59 am

Following UN Confirmation, White House Condemns Assad Regime for Chemical-Weapons Attacks

The White House is condemning Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for using chemical weapons against Syrians, after the United Nations and the Organization for the...

August 24, 2016 9:20 am

Obama Administration Blocks Congressional Inquiry Into $1.3 Billion Payment to Iran

The Obama administration is withholding from Congress details about how $1.3 billion in U.S. taxpayer funds was delivered to Iran, according to conversations with lawmakers,...

August 24, 2016 9:17 am

Trump Calls for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Clinton’s Tenure as Secretary of State

Donald Trump on Monday called for a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, as questions emerge over whether foreign donations...

August 24, 2016 3:38 am

Jewish Student Files Complaint Against Houston High School for Failing to Discipline Antisemitic Activists (INTERVIEW)

A Jewish student who filed a discrimination complaint against his high school accused administrators of not taking his grievances seriously because they were “mixing their political...

August 24, 2016 2:30 am

McGill Student Warns Incoming Freshmen About ‘Disheartening’ Reality of Being Jewish on Campus

A Canadian Jewish student issued a warning Tuesday to incoming pro-Israel freshmen about the harsh reality they will likely face on campus for their religious and...

August 23, 2016 2:40 pm

Third-Generation Survivor: Holocaust Becoming Increasingly Irrelevant Among Young Americans (INTERVIEW)

For many young Americans, Jews and non-Jews alike, the Holocaust is becoming increasingly irrelevant, a Harvard law student and granddaughter of a survivor told The Algemeiner...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campu...

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways...

Israel

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid ...

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring...

Middle East

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

Algemeiner.com