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In Shift, EU Sanctions Iran Over Planned Europe Attacks

The European Union on Tuesday froze the assets of an Iranian intelligence unit and two of its staff, as the Netherlands accused Iran of two killings on...

January 8, 2019 8:34 am

Iranian Foreign Minister to Visit Latin America to ‘Foil Israel’s Iranophobia Plots’ in Region

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will tour six Latin American countries next week to “foil the Iranophobia plots promoted by Israel,” the Islamic Republic's semi-official state news agency Fars reported on Wednesday. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister...

Rise of Trump, Brexit Bring Greater Banking Problems for Iran

Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the rise of U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump have paralyzed efforts by Western governments to encourage already highly reluctant international banks to do business with Iran. Uncertainty is...

EXCLUSIVE: Son of Overthrown Shah Says Entire World Unsafe With Current Iranian Regime in Power

The Crown Prince of Iran said on Thursday that "no one in the world is safe as long as the current Iranian regime remains in power," though Israel is not in imminent peril in the wake of...

November 29, 2015 9:59 am

Iran Seeks to Attract $30 Billion Foreign Investment With New Oil Contracts

Iran has overhauled the way in which it offers contracts to foreign energy companies in...

September 24, 2015 10:03 am

Top Iranian Officials Promise to Violate Nuclear Deal

Multiple senior Iranian officials have vowed in recent weeks to violate the recently inked nuclear...

September 10, 2015 9:43 am

New App Lets Users Demand Halt to Iranian Funding With One Click

JNS.org - A new mobile app from the Shurat HaDin - Israel Law Center allows users...

September 1, 2015 1:45 pm

Iran Hopes US Congress Isn’t Swayed by ‘Warmongers’ Propaganda’ in Nuclear Deal Review

JNS.org - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday that he hopes the U.S. Congress...

August 31, 2015 9:09 am

Iran Sentences Two Alleged Israel, US Spies to 10 Years in Prison

Iran’s official IRNA news agency says two people have been sentenced to 10 years in...

January 8, 2019 8:34 am

In Shift, EU Sanctions Iran Over Planned Europe Attacks

The European Union on Tuesday froze the assets of an Iranian intelligence unit and two of its staff, as the Netherlands accused Iran of two killings on its...

August 17, 2016 12:23 pm

Iranian Foreign Minister to Visit Latin America to ‘Foil Israel’s Iranophobia Plots’ in Region

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will tour six Latin American countries next week to “foil the Iranophobia plots promoted by Israel,” the Islamic Republic's semi-official...

July 30, 2016 9:30 am

Rise of Trump, Brexit Bring Greater Banking Problems for Iran

Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the rise of U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump have paralyzed efforts by Western governments to encourage already...

May 8, 2016 7:36 am

EXCLUSIVE: Son of Overthrown Shah Says Entire World Unsafe With Current Iranian Regime in Power

The Crown Prince of Iran said on Thursday that "no one in the world is safe as long as the current Iranian regime remains in power," though...

November 29, 2015 9:59 am

Iran Seeks to Attract $30 Billion Foreign Investment With New Oil Contracts

Iran has overhauled the way in which it offers contracts to foreign energy companies in a bid to attract up to $30 billion of new...

September 24, 2015 10:03 am

Top Iranian Officials Promise to Violate Nuclear Deal

Multiple senior Iranian officials have vowed in recent weeks to violate the recently inked nuclear accord that aims to constrain the Islamic Republic’s contested nuclear...

September 10, 2015 9:43 am

New App Lets Users Demand Halt to Iranian Funding With One Click

JNS.org - A new mobile app from the Shurat HaDin - Israel Law Center allows users to reach out to members of the U.S. Congress via...

September 1, 2015 1:45 pm

Iran Hopes US Congress Isn’t Swayed by ‘Warmongers’ Propaganda’ in Nuclear Deal Review

JNS.org - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday that he hopes the U.S. Congress won’t be swayed by “warmongers’ propaganda” during its upcoming vote...

August 31, 2015 9:09 am

Iran Sentences Two Alleged Israel, US Spies to 10 Years in Prison

Iran’s official IRNA news agency says two people have been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being convicted of spying for the United States...

August 27, 2015 7:16 am

Iran Reaffirms Support for Hamas, Rejects Hammond’s Comments on Change Regarding Israel

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham reaffirmed her country's continued support for a Palestinian terrorist organization and rejected U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond's comments that Tehran had...

August 25, 2015 2:50 pm

‘Death to England’ Graffiti Discovered on Reopened British Embassy in Tehran as UK Seeks Expansion of Trade With Iran

Anti-UK vandals in Tehran scrawled "Death to the England" on the walls of the British Embassy in Iran, Israeli Channel 2 News reported on Sunday. During the...

August 25, 2015 1:12 pm

Senior Iran Official: No Change in Stance on Israel, Which ‘Should be Annihilated’

JNS.org - A senior Iranian official on Tuesday called for Israel’s annihilation and rejected the claim by British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond that Iran’s government...

August 20, 2015 9:48 am

IAEA Says Access to Iran’s Parchin Military Site Meets Demands of Nuclear Deal

The U.N. nuclear watchdog said it is satisfied with access Iran will grant it to the Parchin military site, suspected by some states of having...

August 18, 2015 9:59 am

Iran Defense Minister: Deal for Russian S-300 Missiles Systems Will be Signed Next Week

Iran will sign a contract with Russia next week to buy four S-300 surface-to-air missile systems, the Iranian defense minister said on Tuesday, bringing Tehran...

Culture

Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

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

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

Middle East

Sources: Royal Adviser Fired Over Khashoggi Murder Absent From Saudi Trial

A Saudi royal adviser fired over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is not among the 11 suspects on trial at secretive hearings in Riyadh despite Saudi pledges to bring...

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