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Posts Tagged: syria

April 14, 2017 2:54 pm
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Trump’s Syria Policy: Strikes Are a Good Start

US President Donald Trump’s unexpected attack on Syria’s Shayrat airbase -- in response to President Bashar Assad’s sarin gas attack on his own citizens --...

April 8, 2017 9:30 am
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Russia Freezes Military Coordination With US in Syria

Russia reacted to US military strikes on its ally Syria Friday by cutting a hotline intended to prevent midair incidents, a response that demonstrates Moscow's...

April 7, 2017 7:04 am
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The Horrors at Hand

"The action of discouraging an action or event through instilling doubt or fear of the consequences." --The Oxford English Dictionary entry on the word "Deterrence." "...the Arab...

April 5, 2017 11:15 am
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Israel Arrests Syrian-Trained Hamas Recruiter Plotting Terror Attacks

JNS.org - Israel recently arrested a Hamas agent who allegedly worked as a recruiter in Judea and Samaria for the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror organization, the...

April 4, 2017 12:51 pm
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Navigating High-Stakes Chess Between Israel, Russia and Syria

JNS.org - Just a single day had passed since Israel’s new ambassador to Russia, Gary Koren, presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin before Koren was called...

March 20, 2017 11:30 am
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Report: Pyongyang Military Exports Directly Threaten Israel; Latest Arms Convoy to Hezbollah Struck by IDF in Syria Contained North Korean Missiles

North Korean exporting of missile and other military systems to countries and terrorist organizations around the world directly threatens the Jewish state, Israel’s Channel 2 reported...

March 20, 2017 6:28 am
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In-House Hezbollah Missile Factories Could Add to Massive Arms Buildup

If accurate, a recent report stating that Iran had constructed underground missile factories for Hezbollah in Lebanon would indicate a disturbing boost in the Shiite terror organization's...

March 19, 2017 1:11 pm
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Top American Jewish Official: Middle Eastern Leaders Relieved to See Obama Go, Want US to Take Tougher Line Against Iran

Middle Eastern leaders are looking for the Trump administration to re-engage with the region and take a tougher line against Iran, a top American Jewish...

February 2, 2017 6:56 pm
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Amnesty International Australia Apologizes for Facebook Comment Defending Muslim Discrimination Against Israeli Passport Holders

Amnesty International Australia has apologized after one of its volunteers posted a comment on its Facebook page earlier this week defending the 16 Muslim-majority nations...

February 1, 2017 2:37 pm
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British Prime Minister May Calls On Opposition Leader Corbyn to Join Her in Denouncing Muslim Discrimination Against Israeli Passport-Holders

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Wednesday on Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn to join her in denouncing the discrimination displayed by some Muslim-majority countries...

January 31, 2017 5:58 pm
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Trump Travel Ban Controversy Draws Attention to Muslim Discrimination Against Israeli Passport Holders

The ongoing global debate over US President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban executive order has drawn online attention to discrimination displayed by some Muslim-majority countries...

January 31, 2017 12:18 pm
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US Embassy in Tel Aviv: Israelis Born in Travel Ban Countries Can Enter America

Israeli citizens who were born in countries covered by the controversial travel ban executive order issued on Friday by President Donald Trump can enter the US, the...

January 30, 2017 5:44 pm
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‘From Palestine to Mexico, All the Walls Have Got to Go!’: Anti-Israel Chants Heard Across Country at Protests Against Trump Travel Ban

Anti-Israel activists at a number of demonstrations across the US over the weekend appeared to co-opt protests against President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban executive order by...

January 30, 2017 12:12 pm
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Jerusalem Seeking Clarifications From Trump Administration on Status of 140,000 Israeli Citizens Born in Travel-Ban Countries

Israel is seeking clarifications from the Trump administration regarding the status of its citizens who were born in the countries covered by the travel ban...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

UK Buys Israeli Iron Dome Technology to Defend Falkland Islands

JNS.org - The United Kingdom has signed a $104 million contract for the purchase of advanced missile defense technology used in Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system. In purchasing the Sky...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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