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Tehran Regime Leader Khamenei Rejects Trump’s ‘Rants and Whoppers’ About Iran’s Nuclear Activity

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday dismissed US President Donald Trump's aggressive criticism as "rants and whoppers" while vowing that Tehran would...

October 18, 2017 10:39 am

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tells Israeli News Outlet

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the US for "ultimately helping Iran conquer" the city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq. The Hebrew news site nrg quoted an unnamed...

Despite Reconciliation Deal, Hamas Slams Abbas for Not Lifting Gaza Sanctions

JNS.org - Despite a reconciliation deal signed last week between rival Palestinian factions, the Palestinian terror group Hamas slammed Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, who heads the Fatah party, for not yet lifting crippling sanctions...

US-Backed Militias Oust ISIS From Raqqa Stronghold

US-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month battle. The fighting was over and the alliance of Kurdish and...

October 17, 2017 9:57 am

Iraqi Forces Seize Control of Two Largest Oilfields Near Kurdish-Majority City of Kirkuk

Iraqi government forces have taken control of the two largest oilfields near the disputed city...

October 16, 2017 2:55 pm

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Will Do What Is Needed to Collect Info on Hezbollah Buildup

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important”...

October 16, 2017 10:51 am

Iraqi Forces Take Action to Recapture Kurdish-Held Oil Fields, Military Base

Clashes broke out early Monday in northern Iraq as Iraqi forces moved to recapture Kurdish-held oil fields...

October 16, 2017 10:05 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Rocket Attack on Israel From Sinai

JNS.org - The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility on Monday for firing two rockets from...

October 15, 2017 4:36 pm

Israeli-Arab Man Indicted for Social Media Incitement Supporting Terror Attacks

JNS.org - An Arab man from the northern Israeli city of Tamra was indicted on Sunday on...

October 18, 2017 10:39 am

Tehran Regime Leader Khamenei Rejects Trump’s ‘Rants and Whoppers’ About Iran’s Nuclear Activity

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday dismissed US President Donald Trump's aggressive criticism as "rants and whoppers" while vowing that Tehran would stick...

October 17, 2017 5:02 pm

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tells Israeli News Outlet

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the US for "ultimately helping Iran conquer" the...

October 17, 2017 1:58 pm

Despite Reconciliation Deal, Hamas Slams Abbas for Not Lifting Gaza Sanctions

JNS.org - Despite a reconciliation deal signed last week between rival Palestinian factions, the Palestinian terror group Hamas slammed Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, who...

October 17, 2017 10:19 am

US-Backed Militias Oust ISIS From Raqqa Stronghold

US-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month...

October 17, 2017 9:57 am

Iraqi Forces Seize Control of Two Largest Oilfields Near Kurdish-Majority City of Kirkuk

Iraqi government forces have taken control of the two largest oilfields near the disputed city of Kirkuk after Kurdish forces left the area. Iraqi troops began...

October 16, 2017 2:55 pm

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Will Do What Is Needed to Collect Info on Hezbollah Buildup

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important” event that sent a message to the Jewish state’s enemies,...

October 16, 2017 10:51 am

Iraqi Forces Take Action to Recapture Kurdish-Held Oil Fields, Military Base

Clashes broke out early Monday in northern Iraq as Iraqi forces moved to recapture Kurdish-held oil fields and a military base near the city of Kirkuk, setting...

October 16, 2017 10:05 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Rocket Attack on Israel From Sinai

JNS.org - The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility on Monday for firing two rockets from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel the night before. “The fighters...

October 15, 2017 4:36 pm

Israeli-Arab Man Indicted for Social Media Incitement Supporting Terror Attacks

JNS.org - An Arab man from the northern Israeli city of Tamra was indicted on Sunday on charges of supporting terrorism and for social media posts praising...

October 15, 2017 9:32 am

ISIS Faces Further Defeats at Former Strongholds Near Raqqa, Syria

Syrian government forces and their allies on Saturday said they seized the town of Mayadeen, an Islamic State stronghold in the country’s east, in a...

October 14, 2017 11:56 am

Report: ISIS Commanders Set Up Training Camp for Recruits Near Israel Border

Several senior commanders from Islamic State who recently fled from Iraq and northern Syria are now based in southern Syria, just across the Golan Heights...

October 13, 2017 11:47 am

Palestinian Rivals Hamas, Fatah Reach Unity Deal in Cairo

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas has signed a reconciliation deal with its rival Fatah, which controls the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, to end their...

October 11, 2017 11:33 am

Rival Palestinian Factions Hamas, Fatah Hold Reconciliation Talks in Cairo

High-level Hamas and Fatah delegations conducted a round of talks in Cairo on Tuesday, in an effort to restore the territorial unity of the West...

October 11, 2017 10:40 am

Following Trump’s Threats, Iranian President Rouhani Defends Revolutionary Guards

Iran’s president gave a full-throated defense of his one-time rivals in the Revolutionary Guards on Wednesday, as the country’s pragmatist and hardline factions rallied together...

Features

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

World

George Soros Transfers $18 Billion to His Open Society Foundations

George Soros, who built one of the world’s largest fortunes through a famous series of trades, has turned over nearly $18 billion to Open Society Foundations, according to foundation officials,...

Israel

IDF Raids Eight Palestinian Media Outlets in ‘Large-Scale Operation&#...

JNS.org - The IDF -- in a joint operation with Israel’s Shin Bet security agency and Civil Administration -- raided the...

Opinion

Returning ISIS Jihadists Pose Long, Uncharted Challenges for US and Europe

For months now, Western counterterrorism experts have sounded the alarm: as ISIS loses ground, foreign fighters from America and Europe may try to return home. When they do, the experts cautioned,...

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