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US Says Iran May Have Killed More Than 1,000 in Recent Protests

Iranian security forces may have killed more than 1,000 people since protests over gasoline price hikes began in mid-November, US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook...

December 5, 2019 1:28 pm

Report: Hamas Calls for Renewal of Gaza Border Violence

JNS.org - Hamas is calling on Gaza residents to return to the Israel-Gaza border on Friday to resume the “March of Return” protests following a three-week hiatus, Ynet reported on Wednesday. The Gaza-based terror group published...

Iran’s Rouhani Calls for Release of Innocent, Unarmed Protesters

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Wednesday for the release of any unarmed and innocent people who were detained during protests against gasoline price hikes, after two weeks of violent clashes. The unrest, which began on...

Setting Iran Deadlines ‘Might Not Be the Best Idea’: New IAEA Chief

Setting Iran deadlines to explain how uranium particles were found in an undeclared Tehran warehouse could be counterproductive, the new UN nuclear watchdog chief said on Tuesday, hoping fresh dialogue will resolve the months-long standoff. Rafael...

December 3, 2019 2:36 pm

Bethlehem Set for a Happy Christmas: More Rooms, More Inns and Part of Its Manger Back

As the Christmas decorations go up in Manger Square, Bethlehem is preparing for its best...

December 3, 2019 11:04 am

Trump Says Iran Is Killing Thousands for Protesting

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Iran was killing thousands of people for protesting and...

December 2, 2019 9:56 am

Parliament Approves Iraqi Prime Minister’s Resignation

Iraq's parliament voted on Sunday to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi after weeks of violent anti-government protests...

December 2, 2019 9:26 am

Iran Still Selling Oil Despite US Sanctions: TV

Iran is still selling its oil despite US sanctions on Tehran's exports, the country's vice...

December 1, 2019 9:11 pm

Israel Rebukes Six European Countries for Joining Sanctions-Avoiding Financial System

Israel sharply rebuked six European countries on Sunday after they announced their intention to become...

December 5, 2019 1:28 pm

US Says Iran May Have Killed More Than 1,000 in Recent Protests

Iranian security forces may have killed more than 1,000 people since protests over gasoline price hikes began in mid-November, US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said...

December 5, 2019 10:42 am

Report: Hamas Calls for Renewal of Gaza Border Violence

JNS.org - Hamas is calling on Gaza residents to return to the Israel-Gaza border on Friday to resume the “March of Return” protests following a...

December 4, 2019 3:08 pm

Iran’s Rouhani Calls for Release of Innocent, Unarmed Protesters

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Wednesday for the release of any unarmed and innocent people who were detained during protests against gasoline price hikes,...

December 4, 2019 10:08 am

Setting Iran Deadlines ‘Might Not Be the Best Idea’: New IAEA Chief

Setting Iran deadlines to explain how uranium particles were found in an undeclared Tehran warehouse could be counterproductive, the new UN nuclear watchdog chief said...

December 3, 2019 2:36 pm

Bethlehem Set for a Happy Christmas: More Rooms, More Inns and Part of Its Manger Back

As the Christmas decorations go up in Manger Square, Bethlehem is preparing for its best Christmas for two decades, the town's mayor and hoteliers say. Five...

December 3, 2019 11:04 am

Trump Says Iran Is Killing Thousands for Protesting

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Iran was killing thousands of people for protesting and urged the world to take more notice. Disturbances in Iran began in mid-November...

December 2, 2019 9:56 am

Parliament Approves Iraqi Prime Minister’s Resignation

Iraq's parliament voted on Sunday to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi after weeks of violent anti-government protests that have rocked the country. Abdul Mahdi's decision to quit on...

December 2, 2019 9:26 am

Iran Still Selling Oil Despite US Sanctions: TV

Iran is still selling its oil despite US sanctions on Tehran's exports, the country's vice president, Eshaq Jahangiri, was quoted on Monday as saying by...

December 1, 2019 9:11 pm

Israel Rebukes Six European Countries for Joining Sanctions-Avoiding Financial System

Israel sharply rebuked six European countries on Sunday after they announced their intention to become members of INSTEX, a financial system that provides a path...

December 1, 2019 10:37 am

Iranian Opposition Leader Compares Supreme Leader to Toppled Shah

Iranian opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi has compared Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to the Shah, the monarch deposed in a 1979 revolution, following the government's...

December 1, 2019 9:16 am

Relations With Israel at a ‘Dead End,’ Abbas Tells UN Rep

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that relations between Israel and the PA have hit a “dead end” and urged Europe...

November 30, 2019 10:00 am

Lebanon Crisis Wreaks Havoc on Syria’s War-Torn Economy

A financial crisis in Lebanon has hit the economy of neighboring Syria hard, choking off a vital source of dollars and dragging the Syrian pound to record lows. Shut...

November 29, 2019 10:17 am

Lebanon Crisis and US Aid Freeze Put Hezbollah in the Spotlight

JNS.org - Violent clashes broke out in Beirut and other areas of Lebanon on Tuesday night, making it three straight nights of clashes in a...

November 29, 2019 10:12 am

Iraq PM Announces Resignation After Call From Top Shi’ite Cleric

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi announced his resignation on Friday after the country's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric called for lawmakers to reconsider their support...

Culture

Comedian Tiffany Haddish Throws Lavish ‘Black Mitzvah’ Party on Her 40th Birthday

Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish celebrated her 40th birthday on Tuesday...

Thousands of Brazilians Take Part in Israeli Social Music Initiative

Thousands of Brazilians gathered on Sunday at Sao Paulo’s Estaiada Bridge to take...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

World

European Powers and Iran Set for Tense Meeting on Future of Nuclear Deal

European powers will demand Iran stop violating their nuclear deal or potentially face renewed UN sanctions, but with Tehran locked in conflict over US sanctions, there appears to be little scope for...

Israel

Israel’s UN Mission Commemorates Expulsion of Middle Eastern and North Af...

Israel’s UN Mission commemorated on Wednesday the expulsion of the Jews of the Middle East and North Africa, holding an...

Opinion

US Muslim Group Proudly Brags of Dealing with ‘Zionism’ on a &#...

Its leaders won't condemn terrorist groups like Hamas or Hezbollah, but the founder and executive director of the Council on...

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