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Posts Tagged: syria

August 21, 2017 10:56 am
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Syria Proves the World’s Moral Bankruptcy

Much has been written about Syria’s civil war -- but sadly the mounting death and destruction there has long since become mere statistics. The international community has...

August 15, 2017 2:49 pm
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Israeli Delegation to Meet White House Officials for Talks on Syria, Lebanon

JNS.org – A delegation of Israeli security officials, headed by Mossad intelligence agency Director Yossi Cohen, will arrive in Washington, DC later this week for talks...

August 13, 2017 12:07 pm
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Mossad Chief: Middle East ‘Changing for the Worse,’ Iran Threat Growing Post-Nuclear Deal

The regional threat posed by Iran is growing, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen told Israeli cabinet ministers on Sunday, according to media reports. The Middle East is...

August 10, 2017 1:15 pm
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The Most Incorrect History of the Middle East Ever Written?

“The Middle East is the graveyard of predictions” notes the left-wing writer and editor Adam Shatz. That’s partly because the region is so volatile (no one...

August 4, 2017 4:41 pm
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Kissinger Warns: ‘Iranian Radical Empire’ Could Emerge in a Post-ISIS Middle East

The downfall of ISIS could be a boon for Iran, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger cautioned in an article published by CapX this...

June 26, 2017 11:52 am
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Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday prompted the IDF to respond with a retaliatory strike in Syria, purportedly...

June 20, 2017 1:33 pm
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A Righteous Israel Must Bomb Assad’s Crematoria

For more than six years now, Syrian President Bashar Assad has waged a vicious war against his own people. So far, nearly half-a-million people have been killed....

June 19, 2017 12:58 pm
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Russia’s Terrorist Double Game

In April, a Muslim Russian national from Kyrgyzstan detonated an explosive device in St. Petersburg's subway system, killing 14 people and injuring many others. The...

May 31, 2017 1:30 pm
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Report: IDF Arrests Man Who Infiltrated Israel From Syria

The IDF arrested a man on Tuesday afternoon after he was caught crossing the Syrian border into Israel, according to the IDF's Spokesperson's Unit. The man...

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...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

French Government Ends Funding to Radical Anti-Israel Organization

JNS.org - The French government ended its funding this month of a radical organization—the Jewish French Union for Peace (UJFP)—watchdog group NGO Monitor reported. In October 2017, the Jerusalem-based watchdog had found that UJFP was...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

More Bombs Fall on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Ahead of UN Vote

A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta unabated on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a UN Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire across the country. For a sixth straight day, warplanes have pounded the densely populated agricultural...

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