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Posts Tagged: syria

December 31, 2016 9:05 am
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Report: Russian-Brokered Cease-Fire in Syria Holding Despite Minor Violations

A nationwide Syrian cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey that went into effect at midnight was holding Friday despite minor violations, marking a potential breakthrough...

December 27, 2016 5:01 am
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Amid Chaos in Syria and Iraq, Mideast Christians Fight for Survival

  JNS.org - The recent military victory of Syrian government forces in Aleppo could prove to be a major turning point in the country’s bloody civil war,...

December 26, 2016 7:27 am
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Reflections on Hanukkah and Miracles

Why do miracles happen sometimes and not others? Is it because we deserve them? Many rabbis like to claim that when bad things happen, it is...

December 21, 2016 7:20 am
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Obama’s Inaction in Syria Has Disgraced the Nobel Peace Prize

Attempts to achieve peace through inaction are bound to fail. Just ask the people of Aleppo. Attempts to achieve peace through appeasement are bound to...

December 19, 2016 7:50 am
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Who Will Answer the Little Girl in Aleppo?

Recently, a convoy of thousands of women and children trying to escape from eastern Aleppo was brought to a screeching halt by the Syrian government -- one...

December 16, 2016 5:46 am
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Our Shameful Inaction in Syria

The destruction of Aleppo in Syria and the wanton murder of its citizens has once again been dominating the news. This ancient city is purportedly...

December 15, 2016 5:59 pm
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Former Israeli Defense Minister Outlines ‘Grand Proactive’ Middle East Strategy for Trump Administration

US President-elect Donald Trump will need to “formulate a grand strategy for the Middle East” with the primary question being “whether the United States intends...

December 2, 2016 4:46 am
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The World Cannot Ignore Assad’s Crimes

JNS.org - It was one of the most dramatic moments so far in the five-year civil war that has torn Syria apart. In August 2014, a man...

November 26, 2016 9:30 am
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American Serviceman Killed in First Casualty for US Forces in Syria Combat

The United States military suffered its first combat death in Syria on Thursday when a service member was killed in the northern part of the...

November 14, 2016 3:04 pm
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Report: Hezbollah Parades Armored Cars, Anti-Tank Missiles to Flex Muscles at Israel

In what is purported to be a flexing of muscles for Israeli consumption, the Shi'ite terrorist group Hezbollah held a military parade in Syria on Sunday,...

October 30, 2016 6:15 am
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Shi’ite Militias, Backed by Iran, Join Fight Against ISIS

Iraqi Shi'ite militias backed by Iran said on Friday they would soon join the fight against Islamic State on a new front west of Mosul,...

October 27, 2016 7:29 am
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AIPAC Remains Silent on Stalled Anti-Assad Bill

JNS.org -- Major Jewish organizations have expressed widespread support for bipartisan legislation that would penalize the Syrian regime, with the singular exception of the American Israel Public...

October 26, 2016 6:46 am
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Aleppo Brings Hezbollah Back Into Focus

JNS.org - After months of dithering, the Obama administration has finally taken some action against the Lebanese Islamist terror organization Hezbollah. The US Treasury Department has applied sanctions...

October 10, 2016 6:55 am
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Our Moral Bankruptcy on Syria Betrays Every American Value

Much has been written about the unfolding tragedy in Syria, but how many of these unimaginable atrocities have truly reached the consciousness of the American...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Trump: Two-State Solution Preferable, But Up to Israel, Palestinians to Dec...

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes the concept of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, expressing...

Israel

Israel Denies Visas to Staff Members of ‘Extreme, Hostile’ NGO ...

Israel is refusing to issue visas to the international staff of one of the most prominent international human rights NGOs...

Middle East

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless...

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