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Kuwait Takes ‘Actions’ Regarding Diplomatic Relations With Iran

Kuwait has taken unspecified "actions" regarding its diplomatic relationship with Iran following a court case ruling last year, a Kuwaiti government official said on...

July 20, 2017 11:15 am

Campaigners Implore US State Department to Stand Firm Against Libyan Attempt to Confiscate Property of Jewish Heritage

Campaigners representing Jewish communities expelled from Arab countries reacted furiously on Tuesday to an effort by the current Libyan government to win legal recognition for its claims to property of Jewish heritage. In addition, under the...

Israel and Hamas Reportedly Negotiating Prisoner Exchange Deal in Egypt

JNS.org - Israel and the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas are purportedly conducting indirect negotiations, mediated by Egypt, regarding a potential prisoner exchange deal. In the talks, Israel has offered to release several Palestinian terrorist prisoners in...

Palestinian Authority’s 2017 Budget Shows ‘Huge Increase’ in Funding for Terror Payments

The Palestinian Authority’s 2017 budget shows a “huge increase” in the funding of salaries for imprisoned terrorists and the families of “martyrs,” an Israeli research institute revealed on Wednesday. According to Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), the...

July 19, 2017 12:04 pm

Riots Continue in Jerusalem Amid Heightened Temple Mount Tensions

JNS.org - Clashes erupted between Muslim rioters and Israeli police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City on...

July 19, 2017 11:40 am

Iran Condemns ‘Worthless’ US Sanctions on Ballistic Missile Program

JNS.org - Iranian officials condemned fresh US sanctions against Iran’s ballistic missile program on Tuesday, calling...

July 19, 2017 11:23 am

Palestinian Leader Abbas Visits China, Seeks Political and Economic Support

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is on an official three-day visit to China,...

July 19, 2017 10:36 am

Palestinian Car-Ramming Terror Attack Injures Three Soldiers Near Hebron

JNS.org - Three IDF soldiers were wounded on Tuesday in a Palestinian car-ramming terror attack outside of...

July 19, 2017 9:52 am

Rouhani Says New US Sanctions Violate Iran Nuclear Deal, Vows ‘Resistance’

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday new US economic sanctions imposed against Iran contravened the...

July 20, 2017 11:15 am

Kuwait Takes ‘Actions’ Regarding Diplomatic Relations With Iran

Kuwait has taken unspecified "actions" regarding its diplomatic relationship with Iran following a court case ruling last year, a Kuwaiti government official said on Thursday,...

July 19, 2017 2:19 pm

Campaigners Implore US State Department to Stand Firm Against Libyan Attempt to Confiscate Property of Jewish Heritage

Campaigners representing Jewish communities expelled from Arab countries reacted furiously on Tuesday to an effort by the current Libyan government to win legal recognition for...

July 19, 2017 1:56 pm

Israel and Hamas Reportedly Negotiating Prisoner Exchange Deal in Egypt

JNS.org - Israel and the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas are purportedly conducting indirect negotiations, mediated by Egypt, regarding a potential prisoner exchange deal. In the talks,...

July 19, 2017 12:57 pm

Palestinian Authority’s 2017 Budget Shows ‘Huge Increase’ in Funding for Terror Payments

The Palestinian Authority’s 2017 budget shows a “huge increase” in the funding of salaries for imprisoned terrorists and the families of “martyrs,” an Israeli research...

July 19, 2017 12:04 pm

Riots Continue in Jerusalem Amid Heightened Temple Mount Tensions

JNS.org - Clashes erupted between Muslim rioters and Israeli police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City on Wednesday for the fourth consecutive day. Around 200 protesters convened near...

July 19, 2017 11:40 am

Iran Condemns ‘Worthless’ US Sanctions on Ballistic Missile Program

JNS.org - Iranian officials condemned fresh US sanctions against Iran’s ballistic missile program on Tuesday, calling the sanctions announcement “contemptible and worthless.” Iran “will reciprocate the move...

July 19, 2017 11:23 am

Palestinian Leader Abbas Visits China, Seeks Political and Economic Support

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is on an official three-day visit to China, with the goal of building economic and diplomatic ties. In an...

July 19, 2017 10:36 am

Palestinian Car-Ramming Terror Attack Injures Three Soldiers Near Hebron

JNS.org - Three IDF soldiers were wounded on Tuesday in a Palestinian car-ramming terror attack outside of the Jewish community of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron. Two of the...

July 19, 2017 9:52 am

Rouhani Says New US Sanctions Violate Iran Nuclear Deal, Vows ‘Resistance’

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday new US economic sanctions imposed against Iran contravened the country's nuclear accord with world powers and he vowed that...

July 18, 2017 1:36 pm

Report: Saudi King Intervened in Temple Mount Crisis

JNS.org - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman intervened to end the closure of the Temple Mount following the terror attack that killed two Israeli police officers near...

July 18, 2017 11:21 am

Fatah Incites ‘Day of Rage’ in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party called for a “day of rage” to take place in eastern Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories on...

July 18, 2017 10:20 am

Hamas Purportedly Seeking to Set Up Headquarters in Algeria

JNS.org - Hamas is purportedly seeking to establish its foreign base in Algeria following the Palestinian terror group’s ouster from Qatar last month. According to a report...

July 17, 2017 1:05 pm

Palestinian Merchant Caught Smuggling Rare Coins Into Israel From Gaza

JNS.org - Israel’s Ministry of Defense Crossing Authority thwarted an attempt to smuggle rare coins from Gaza into Israel through the Erez border crossing on Sunday. In...

July 17, 2017 12:42 pm

Former IDF General: Israel Will Use Force to Counter Iran, Hezbollah Build-Up in Syria

One of Israel's most highly-regarded national security experts has warned Iran and its proxies -- Hezbollah in Lebanon and President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Damascus...

Features

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

World

House Committee Approves Strict Restrictions on US Funding for UN and Pales...

Tough conditions on American funding for both the UN and the Palestinian Authority (PA) have been approved by the congressional committee...

Israel

Amid Ongoing Terror Surge, ‘Mi Shebeirach’ Prayer for Israeli S...

The wording of the “Mi Shebeirach” prayer for members of Israeli security forces has officially been updated to include police...

Opinion

New York Times Obituary of Harvard Figure Omits His Clashes With Jewish Com...

A laudatory New York Times obituary of a Harvard “neurobiologist and explorer,” S. Allen Counter, managed somehow to omit any...

July 20, 2017 12:47 pm
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