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February 18, 2019 11:34 am

US-Backed Force Won’t Release Jihadists, but Says Countries Must Take Them Back

Kurdish-led authorities in north Syria said on Monday they would not free foreign Islamic State detainees but countries must repatriate them, after US President Donald...

February 18, 2019 11:04 am

Seven Lawmakers Quit UK Labour Party Citing Brexit ‘Betrayal,’ Antisemitism

Seven Labour lawmakers quit on Monday over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over antisemitism, saying Britain's main opposition party had been...

February 18, 2019 10:58 am

US Pressing Gulf States to Keep Syria Isolated

The United States is lobbying Gulf states to hold off restoring ties with Syria, including the UAE which has moved closer to Damascus to counter...

February 18, 2019 10:54 am

Israeli Cyber-Hotline Offers Help for the Hacked

Israel has launched a cyber hotline, staffed mostly by veterans of military computing units, to enable businesses and private individuals to report suspected hacking and...

February 18, 2019 10:26 am

Trump Policies Unite Allies Against Him at European Security Forum

In 2009, then US Vice President Joe Biden came to Munich to "press the reset button" with Russia. A decade later he came again to...

February 18, 2019 10:18 am

Iran’s Khamenei Warns Government About Deception by Europeans

Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned his country's government not to be deceived by European countries that say they want to salvage the 2015...

February 18, 2019 9:34 am

Iran Arrests Militants Linked to Attack on Revolutionary Guards

Revolutionary Guards have broken up a group of militants in southeast Iran who were linked to a suicide bombing that killed 27 guards near the...

February 18, 2019 9:24 am

Livni Warns Over Peace and Democracy as She Quits Israeli Politics

One of Israel’s most prominent dovish politicians, former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, said on Monday she was leaving politics and warned "democracy is in danger." A...

February 18, 2019 7:38 am

Poland Pulls Out of Israel Summit in Row Over Holocaust

Poland pulled out of a planned summit in Israel on Monday, its prime minister said, after Israel's acting foreign minister said "many Poles" had collaborated with the Nazis...

February 17, 2019 1:19 pm

Syria’s Assad: United States Will Sell Out Those Relying on It

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned on Sunday the United States would not protect those depending on it, in reference to Kurdish fighters who control much...

February 17, 2019 1:13 pm

IS ‘Caliphate’ on Brink of Defeat in Syria as Trump Urges Europe to Do More

US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to...

February 17, 2019 1:04 pm

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his origins after moving to Paris, won the Berlin Film Festival's coveted Golden...

February 17, 2019 12:50 pm

Trump’s Choice for UN Ambassador Withdraws: State Department

US President Donald Trump's choice for ambassador to the United Nations, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn from consideration for the job for family reasons, the State Department...

February 17, 2019 12:41 pm

Iran’s Zarif Accuses Israel, United States of Seeking War, Violating International Law

Iran's foreign minister on Sunday accused Israel of looking for war and warned that its actions and those of the United States were increasing the...


Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...


Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...


Hebrew University Distances Itself From Lecturer Who Said Palestinian Kids ...

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem distanced itself from a professor who claimed that the Israeli military was using Palestinian children...


UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for the signing of the deal,...

Middle East

Netanyahu: Arab Countries Know Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can’t Be ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday in Jerusalem with a visiting Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...