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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

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...

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 44 points below that of President Barack Obama, the 44th...

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 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...

January 16, 2017 3:36 pm
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 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 10:46 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 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 2:29 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...

January 16, 2017 12:55 pm

Paris Peace Confab Like ‘Marriage Counseling With Neither Husband Nor Wife Present,’ Netanyahu Spokesman Says; Foreign Ministry: Summit Turned as ‘Flat as a Failed Soufflé’

The international diplomatic conference held in Paris on Sunday was “like having marriage counseling with neither the husband nor the wife present,” a spokesman for...

January 16, 2017 11:19 am

French Diplomat: Paris Conference ‘Two-State Solution’ Declaration ‘Sends Subliminal Message to Trump’

JNS.org - Sunday’s Mideast peace conference in Paris concluded that the “two-state solution” is the only way forward to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned both...

January 16, 2017 10:57 am

European Leaders Take Tough Line on Trump’s Disparaging EU, NATO Comments

European leaders on Monday took a tough line on President-elect Donald Trump’s comments that the European Union is bound for breakup and NATO is obsolete,...

January 16, 2017 10:54 am

Trump to Task Son-in-Law Kushner With Mediating Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreement

United States President-elect Donald Trump plans to task his Jewish son-in-law Jared Kushner with mediating a peace agreement to end the bitterly entrenched Israeli-Palestinian conflict,...

Culture

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...

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

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...

Opinion

Inaugural Tears of Joy

I watched President Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration on TV in Israel, alternating between Hebrew- and English-speaking channels, so as not to miss any detail or piece of commentary. The build-up to...

Israel

Netanyahu Congratulates President Trump on Inauguration; Says He Looks Forw...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a congratulatory message to new US President Donald Trump as he took office on...

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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