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Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab World

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended a menorah lighting ceremony...

December 14, 2017 1:23 pm

In First, US Presents Evidence of Iranian Weapons Supplied to Tehran Regime’s Ally in Yemen Civil War

The United States on Thursday presented for the first time pieces of what it said were Iranian weapons supplied to the Iran-aligned Houthi militia in Yemen, describing it as conclusive evidence that Tehran was violating...

Iran Pledges Support for Palestinian Terror Groups Fighting US Jerusalem Move

JNS.org - Iran has officially offered Palestinian terrorist groups its support in mounting “resistance aimed at blocking the implications” of US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s...

Abbas’ Fiery Rhetoric Toward US and Israel May Be Unconvincing to Palestinian Public, New Poll Suggests

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces an uphill struggle in convincing his public that his recent defiance of the US and Israel is genuine, a new opinion poll published on Wednesday indicated. In rhetoric that was...

December 13, 2017 8:54 am

Palestinian Leader Abbas: Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition ‘Crime’ Prevents US Peace Role

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a US decision to...

December 12, 2017 11:34 am

Hamas Threatens to Make Israel ‘Pay a Price,’ Amid Latest Gaza Flare-Up

JNS.org - The IDF struck several of the Hamas terror group’s positions in the northern Gaza Strip...

December 12, 2017 8:04 am

Two Islamic Jihad Members Dead in Gaza Blast, Israeli Military Denies Involvement

Two Palestinian Islamic Jihad members riding on a motorcycle in the Gaza Strip were killed in an...

December 11, 2017 4:16 pm

German Chancellor Leads Condemnation of Antisemitic Outrages in Wake of US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned the angry antisemitic demonstrations that broke out in...

December 11, 2017 4:14 pm

Palestinians Pushing UN Security Council to Reverse US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - The Palestinians are pushing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to demand that the...

December 14, 2017 1:23 pm

Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab World

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended a menorah lighting ceremony in...

December 14, 2017 12:31 pm

In First, US Presents Evidence of Iranian Weapons Supplied to Tehran Regime’s Ally in Yemen Civil War

The United States on Thursday presented for the first time pieces of what it said were Iranian weapons supplied to the Iran-aligned Houthi militia in...

December 14, 2017 11:28 am

Iran Pledges Support for Palestinian Terror Groups Fighting US Jerusalem Move

JNS.org - Iran has officially offered Palestinian terrorist groups its support in mounting “resistance aimed at blocking the implications” of US President Donald Trump’s recognition of...

December 13, 2017 4:04 pm

Abbas’ Fiery Rhetoric Toward US and Israel May Be Unconvincing to Palestinian Public, New Poll Suggests

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces an uphill struggle in convincing his public that his recent defiance of the US and Israel is genuine, a...

December 13, 2017 8:54 am

Palestinian Leader Abbas: Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition ‘Crime’ Prevents US Peace Role

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital was a crime which showed...

December 12, 2017 11:34 am

Hamas Threatens to Make Israel ‘Pay a Price,’ Amid Latest Gaza Flare-Up

JNS.org - The IDF struck several of the Hamas terror group’s positions in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday night, after several rockets were launched from the...

December 12, 2017 8:04 am

Two Islamic Jihad Members Dead in Gaza Blast, Israeli Military Denies Involvement

Two Palestinian Islamic Jihad members riding on a motorcycle in the Gaza Strip were killed in an explosion on Tuesday, health officials said. Israel's military denied accounts...

December 11, 2017 4:16 pm

German Chancellor Leads Condemnation of Antisemitic Outrages in Wake of US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned the angry antisemitic demonstrations that broke out in various cities in her country in recent days following President...

December 11, 2017 4:14 pm

Palestinians Pushing UN Security Council to Reverse US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - The Palestinians are pushing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to demand that the US reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. At an emergency...

December 11, 2017 1:01 pm

Top Hezbollah Leader Boasts of New Military Skills Acquired Defending Assad Regime in Syria

The second-in-command of Hezbollah, Iran's Shia proxy in Lebanon, has told an audience in Tehran that the terrorist organization vastly improved its military and fighting...

December 11, 2017 11:36 am

US Is a Partner in Bloodshed With Jerusalem Move, Turkish Leader Erdogan Asserts

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday the United States' decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital had made Washington complicit in violence. His comments...

December 11, 2017 10:42 am

Turkish Air Strikes Kill 17 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on Monday and killed 17 of the group's militants, Turkey's armed forces said. The PKK...

December 11, 2017 9:26 am

PA’s Abbas to Meet With Egypt’s El-Sisi for Discussions on Jerusalem

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas was set to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo on Monday for discussions on the...

December 11, 2017 8:49 am

During Surprise Syria Visit, Putin Orders Pullout of ‘Significant Part’ of Russian Forces From Country

President Vladimir Putin ordered "a significant part" of Russia's military contingent in Syria to start withdrawing on Monday, saying Moscow and Damascus had achieved their...

Features

Fatah Continues Promoting Violent Protests Over Jerusalem Announcement

Fatah continues encouraging Palestinians to engage in violent protests and "continue the intifada"...

New Jet Is a Game-Changer for Israeli Air Force

JNS.org - After being deemed combat capable earlier this month, the F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jet promises to create system-wide change in...

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

World

White House: In Any Peace Deal, Western Wall Will Remain Part of Israel

Senior Trump administration officials outlined their view Friday that Jerusalem’s Western Wall ultimately will be declared a part of Israel, in another declaration sure to enflame passions among Palestinians and...

Israel

NJ Senator Cory Booker Slams ‘Repugnant’ Call for Killing of Je...

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker (D) has issued a scorching rebuke to the Jersey City imam who delivered two antisemitic sermons...

Opinion

The Story of Joseph, Hanukkah — and Finding the Light

Although ancient Egypt and ancient Greece coexisted for well over a millennium, they were different in almost every respect. Egyptian civilization emerged at the dawn of human history and continued...

December 15, 2017 11:56 am
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