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Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the...

February 22, 2018 3:04 pm

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed Where Israel Has Excelled

JNS.org - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily Al-Hayat, Lebanese journalist Karam Al-Hilu compared the meager accomplishments of the Arab world in the...

Lebanon Reportedly Arrests Former ISIS Financial Official

Lebanese intelligence arrested a man on Wednesday they believe was a financial official for Islamic State in Syria, a security source said. The Syrian, arrested in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, was responsible for collecting...

Syria’s Ghouta Residents ‘Wait to Die’ as Bombs Fall

Residents of Syria's eastern Ghouta district said they were waiting their "turn to die" on Wednesday, amid one of the most intense bombardments of the war by pro-government forces on the besieged, rebel-held enclave near...

February 20, 2018 4:12 pm

Iranian Official Threatens Israeli PM Netanyahu: ‘We Will Level Tel Aviv’

JNS.org - An Iranian official has warned that Tel Aviv will be “leveled to the ground”...

February 20, 2018 10:23 am

Five Iranian Security Officers Killed at Sufi Protest in Tehran

Five members of Iranian security forces were killed in Tehran on Monday night in clashes with protesters from a religious order, 300 of whom...

February 20, 2018 9:26 am

More Bombs Fall on Syria’s Ghouta After Heaviest Toll in Years

Pro-government forces bombarded Syria's eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, killing at least 49 people, after the...

February 20, 2018 9:14 am

Egypt Puts Prominent Islamist Critical of Sisi on Terrorism List

An Egyptian court put former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh on a terrorism list...

February 20, 2018 8:02 am

Amid Heightened Tensions, Lebanese Army Chief Vows to Confront Any Potential ‘Israeli Aggression’

Lebanon's army will use use every available means to confront any potential "Israeli aggression" no...

February 22, 2018 3:04 pm

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation...

February 21, 2018 2:09 pm

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed Where Israel Has Excelled

JNS.org - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily Al-Hayat, Lebanese journalist Karam Al-Hilu...

February 21, 2018 10:23 am

Lebanon Reportedly Arrests Former ISIS Financial Official

Lebanese intelligence arrested a man on Wednesday they believe was a financial official for Islamic State in Syria, a security source said. The Syrian, arrested in...

February 21, 2018 9:53 am

Syria’s Ghouta Residents ‘Wait to Die’ as Bombs Fall

Residents of Syria's eastern Ghouta district said they were waiting their "turn to die" on Wednesday, amid one of the most intense bombardments of the...

February 20, 2018 4:12 pm

Iranian Official Threatens Israeli PM Netanyahu: ‘We Will Level Tel Aviv’

JNS.org - An Iranian official has warned that Tel Aviv will be “leveled to the ground” if Israel attacks the Islamic republic, adding that Prime Minister...

February 20, 2018 10:23 am

Five Iranian Security Officers Killed at Sufi Protest in Tehran

Five members of Iranian security forces were killed in Tehran on Monday night in clashes with protesters from a religious order, 300 of whom were arrested, the police said. Members of the Gonabadi Dervishes, who...

February 20, 2018 9:26 am

More Bombs Fall on Syria’s Ghouta After Heaviest Toll in Years

Pro-government forces bombarded Syria's eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, killing at least 49 people, after the heaviest one-day death toll there in three years on Monday,...

February 20, 2018 9:14 am

Egypt Puts Prominent Islamist Critical of Sisi on Terrorism List

An Egyptian court put former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh on a terrorism list on Tuesday, state news agency MENA reported, following his arrest...

February 20, 2018 8:02 am

Amid Heightened Tensions, Lebanese Army Chief Vows to Confront Any Potential ‘Israeli Aggression’

Lebanon's army will use use every available means to confront any potential "Israeli aggression" no matter the cost, its commander said on Monday. "I affirm again...

February 19, 2018 2:37 pm

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Threatens Israeli Gas and Oil Rigs: We Are Capable of Stopping Their Operation Within a Few Hours

JNS.org - Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised speech on Feb. 16 that “if the Lebanese Higher Defense Council makes an official decision that some gas...

February 19, 2018 2:19 pm

IRGC Quds Force Commander: Blood of Imad Mughniyah Will Be Avenged by Uprooting Child-Killing Zionist Regime

JNS.org - IRGC Quds Force Commander General Qasem Soleimani, in an address marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Hizbullah commander Imad Mughniyah, said that...

February 19, 2018 1:06 pm

UN Chief Warns of Nightmare Scenario If Israel, Hezbollah Clash

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday he was worried about the possibility of a direct confrontation between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah movement. Guterres said the latest...

February 19, 2018 11:52 am

Egypt Says Three Soldiers Killed in Campaign Against Sinai Militants

Three Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a 10-day-old campaign against Islamist militants focused on the Sinai peninsula, Egypt's military said on Monday. It was the...

February 19, 2018 11:16 am

A Look at the Gaza Attack Tunnels of the Al-Mujahideen Brigades

JNS.org - The pro-Hezbollah Lebanese channel Al-Mayadeen TV broadcast a report on the Gaza attack tunnels dug by the Al-Mujahideen Brigades, the military arm of...

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

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

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...

Opinion

Playing Charades? Or Dealing a Bad Hand in the Form of So-Called Peace

JNS.org – On a day when many of those interested in the Middle East were mulling over new corruption charges leveled at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rather than the latest...

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