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Posts Tagged: iran

May 22, 2018 7:29 am

Another Leading Iranian Export? Religious Persecution

JNS.org - In a welcome statement issued this week, the US State Department drew attention to the continuing persecution of the small Baha’i religious minority in...

May 21, 2018 8:03 am

US Sees Strong Shared Interests With EU on Iran Concerns

The United States on Sunday said it hopes to use strong shared interests that have emerged with its European Union partners in recent months to...

May 20, 2018 1:35 pm

EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear Deal

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal after Washington withdrew will discuss...

May 13, 2018 11:56 am

What Might an Israel-Iran War Look Like?

Given Iran and Israel's mutual resolve in meeting their completely contradictory objectives -- Tehran’s aim of turning Syria into a forward base for direct Iranian operations and Israel’s...

May 13, 2018 11:29 am

Iran Only Understands the Language of Force

JNS.org - For all those who doubted the logic behind President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran, Tuesday night’s reports about...

May 11, 2018 1:17 pm

Why Iran Believes Time Is on Its Side

Now that President Trump has withdrawn the United States from the Iran deal, supporters and opponents of the agreement want to know what happens next....

May 10, 2018 9:19 am

The ‘Game’ That Israel and Iran Must Play in Syria

Israel has neither the power nor the motivation to significantly influence the outcome of the war for control of Syria. Israel’s objective in Syria is...

May 9, 2018 7:24 am

Decertifying the Iran Deal Is a Dangerous Mistake

The decertification of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), popularly known as the Iran nuclear deal, by President Trump is most unfortunate. It seems...

May 8, 2018 8:22 am

American Shame and the Iran Nuclear Deal

I grew up in 1970s and ‘80s America. It was a time inspired by soaring declarations of America as a guarantor of liberty and guardian...

May 7, 2018 11:30 am

The Mossad’s Stupendous Achievement in Tehran

JNS.org - What was the real target audience of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s extraordinary presentation last week of the secret Iranian nuclear archive raided by the...

May 5, 2018 2:24 pm

Netanyahu Holds Marathon Series of Talks With World Leaders After Iran Nuclear Program Revelations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been holding a marathon series of talks with world leaders following his revelation of a cache of thousands of documents...

May 4, 2018 1:08 pm

Iran Faces Economic Challenges as Its Currency Plunges

The sharp decline in the value of the Iranian currency is causing upheaval in the Iranian economy, and challenging the government and the banking sector....

May 3, 2018 3:24 pm

Report: Israeli Satellite Images Show Renewed Activity at Iran’s Fordo Enrichment Facility

An Israeli satellite has reportedly found signs of renewed activity at the Fordo enrichment facility in Iran. Fordo is one of two facilities used by the...

May 3, 2018 1:36 pm

Hezbollah ‘Settlers’ Changing Syria’s Demography Under Iranian Direction

Hezbollah “settlers” are reportedly replacing the native Syrian population as part of a conscious plan to change the country’s demographics. Under Iranian direction, the Lebanese Shi'ite...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...


Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...