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Report: Hamas Develops High-Powered Rocket Similar to Hezbollah Missiles

JNS.org - The Palestinian terror organization Hamas has developed a new high-powered rocket similar to those utilized by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, Israel’s Army...

March 28, 2017 9:11 am

Exiled Hamas Leader Threatens Israel After Top Commander’s Assassination

JNS.org - Hamas’s exiled leader, Khaled Maashal, said Israel had changed “the rules of the game” after the killing of a top terrorist commander in the Gaza Strip last week. Israel has neither confirmed nor denied...

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish Leader Lauder

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations, Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and the Egyptian leader’s forthcoming trip to Washington, DC. El-Sisi is scheduled to meet...

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

JNS.org - Iran has imposed sanctions against 15 U.S. companies for their cooperation with Israel and alleged human rights violations, the Iranian state news agency IRNA reported Sunday. Although the impact of the new Iranian-imposed sanctions...

March 24, 2017 9:22 am

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr...

March 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a...

March 22, 2017 10:24 am

Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen in Israel Sentenced to 4 Life Terms

JNS.org - Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in...

March 22, 2017 9:48 am

Syrian Rebels Report Israeli Airstrikes Near Damascus

Israeli jets were reported to have carried out airstrikes near the Syrian capital early Wednesday,...

March 22, 2017 9:46 am

Israel Plans to Evacuate Border Towns If War Breaks Out With Islamic Militants in Gaza or Lebanon

JNS.org - Israel is developing contingency plans to evacuate up to 250,000 civilians living in border...

March 28, 2017 9:11 am

Report: Hamas Develops High-Powered Rocket Similar to Hezbollah Missiles

JNS.org - The Palestinian terror organization Hamas has developed a new high-powered rocket similar to those utilized by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, Israel’s Army Radio...

March 28, 2017 8:56 am

Exiled Hamas Leader Threatens Israel After Top Commander’s Assassination

JNS.org - Hamas’s exiled leader, Khaled Maashal, said Israel had changed “the rules of the game” after the killing of a top terrorist commander in the...

March 27, 2017 11:35 am

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish Leader Lauder

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations, Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and the Egyptian...

March 26, 2017 9:45 am

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

JNS.org - Iran has imposed sanctions against 15 U.S. companies for their cooperation with Israel and alleged human rights violations, the Iranian state news agency...

March 24, 2017 9:22 am

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went...

March 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more...

March 22, 2017 10:24 am

Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen in Israel Sentenced to 4 Life Terms

JNS.org - Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life sentences from Israel’s Ofer military...

March 22, 2017 9:48 am

Syrian Rebels Report Israeli Airstrikes Near Damascus

Israeli jets were reported to have carried out airstrikes near the Syrian capital early Wednesday, hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to continue hitting...

March 22, 2017 9:46 am

Israel Plans to Evacuate Border Towns If War Breaks Out With Islamic Militants in Gaza or Lebanon

JNS.org - Israel is developing contingency plans to evacuate up to 250,000 civilians living in border communities in the event of a war breaking out with...

March 21, 2017 12:27 pm

Israel Must Prepare for Deterioration of Security Situation in North, Retired IDF General Says After String of Syria Incidents

Israel must be prepared for a deterioration of the security situation along its northern border, a retired IDF general said this week, according to the Hebrew...

March 21, 2017 9:59 am

BDS Movement Founder Omar Barghouti Arrested in Israel for Tax Fraud

JNS.org - The co-founder of the worldwide Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been arrested for tax evasion, Israeli business news outlet Globes reported Monday. Omar Barghouti was...

March 20, 2017 9:53 am

Abbas Bestows Highest Palestinian Honor on Former UN Official Who Co-Authored Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid Regime’

The Palestinian president has awarded his people's highest honor to a former U.N. official who was forced to resign last week after authoring a report...

March 20, 2017 9:50 am

Report: Israel Kills Syrian Militia Commander in Drone Strike

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Sunday that Israeli aircraft struck a vehicle driving near the town of Khan Arnabeh in the Quneitra...

March 20, 2017 9:36 am

Iran’s Supreme Leader Calls Objectification of Women in West a ‘Zionist Plot’

JNS.org - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took to Twitter Sunday to share his views on gender issues and asserted that the objectification of women...

Culture

2,000-Year-Old Jewish Community Unearthed Near Beit Shemesh

JNS.org - During a weeklong excavation project near Beit Shemesh, 240 Israeli students from Jerusalem’s Boyer High School uncovered the remains...

30 Pastors Witness Lifesaving Israeli Volunteer EMS Methods in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A special delegation from the US organized by Christians United for Israel...

Cathay Pacific Airline’s Hong Kong-Israel Route Takes Flight

JNS.org - The Cathay Pacific airline’s first flight from Hong Kong to Israel landed at Ben Gurion International Airport last Sunday. The...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

Following VP Pence’s AIPAC Speech, Iran Slams US Over Support for ‘...

Israel, not Iran, is to blame for instability across the Middle East, a Tehran regime official claimed on Tuesday. Responding to...

Israel

Widower of Israeli Mother-of-Six Slain During Palestinian Terror Surge Anno...

The Israeli widower who became a key symbol of the surge of Palestinian terrorism that began at the end of...

Opinion

Ahlam Tamimi — Free to Commit Jihad Against the Jews

In October, 2011, a female Palestinian terrorist named Ahlam Tamimi – who had assisted in the bombing of the Sbarro pizzeria in Jerusalem 10 years earlier – was released from...

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