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Gaza Sewage, Excess Garbage Causes Suffering in Southern Israeli Communities

JNS.org - Raw wastewater and sewage from Gaza is being pumped into southern Israeli streams, and garbage is being amassed along the Israeli border fence,...

January 16, 2019 12:06 pm

Iran Calls for Release of Its Journalist Arrested in US

Iran on Wednesday called for the immediate release of an American-born journalist arrested in the United States while working for Iran's English-language state television, accusing Washington of mistreating her in jail as a black Muslim...

Four US Troops Reported Among 16 Dead in North Syria Bomb Attack

A bomb attack claimed by Islamic State killed US troops in northern Syria on Wednesday, weeks after President Donald Trump said the group was defeated there and he would pull out all American forces. A US official who...

Atomic Chief: Iran Could Enrich Uranium to 20 Percent Within Four Days

Iran can enrich uranium up to 20 percent within four days, its atomic energy chief said on Tuesday, a comment apparently aimed at showing Tehran could quickly expand its enrichment program if its nuclear deal...

January 16, 2019 7:38 am

Iran Vows to Keep Military Forces in Syria Despite Israeli Threats

Iran will keep military forces in Syria, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said...

January 15, 2019 8:27 am

Iran Satellite Launch, Which US Warned Against, Fails

Iran's bid to put a satellite into orbit, in defiance of US warnings, failed on...

January 14, 2019 4:34 pm

Tunisia’s New Jewish Tourism Minister: ‘I Think My Nomination Is a Message’

Tunisia's newly-appointed tourism minister, Jewish businessman Rene Trabelsi, believes his nomination sends a strong signal...

January 14, 2019 1:34 pm

In Lebanon, US State Department Official Calls Hezbollah ‘Unacceptable’

The US State Department criticized Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group on Monday for digging tunnels into Israel...

January 14, 2019 9:58 am

US-Backed Syrian Force: Islamic State in Its ‘Final Moments’

Islamic State militants are "living their final moments" in the last enclave they hold near...

January 16, 2019 12:06 pm

Gaza Sewage, Excess Garbage Causes Suffering in Southern Israeli Communities

JNS.org - Raw wastewater and sewage from Gaza is being pumped into southern Israeli streams, and garbage is being amassed along the Israeli border fence, causing...

January 16, 2019 11:14 am

Iran Calls for Release of Its Journalist Arrested in US

Iran on Wednesday called for the immediate release of an American-born journalist arrested in the United States while working for Iran's English-language state television, accusing...

January 16, 2019 10:39 am

Four US Troops Reported Among 16 Dead in North Syria Bomb Attack

A bomb attack claimed by Islamic State killed US troops in northern Syria on Wednesday, weeks after President Donald Trump said the group was defeated there and...

January 16, 2019 10:34 am

Atomic Chief: Iran Could Enrich Uranium to 20 Percent Within Four Days

Iran can enrich uranium up to 20 percent within four days, its atomic energy chief said on Tuesday, a comment apparently aimed at showing Tehran...

January 16, 2019 7:38 am

Iran Vows to Keep Military Forces in Syria Despite Israeli Threats

Iran will keep military forces in Syria, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday, defying Israeli threats that they might be targeted if...

January 15, 2019 8:27 am

Iran Satellite Launch, Which US Warned Against, Fails

Iran's bid to put a satellite into orbit, in defiance of US warnings, failed on Tuesday after the rocket carrying it did not reach escape...

January 14, 2019 4:34 pm

Tunisia’s New Jewish Tourism Minister: ‘I Think My Nomination Is a Message’

Tunisia's newly-appointed tourism minister, Jewish businessman Rene Trabelsi, believes his nomination sends a strong signal to the rest of the world. "I think my nomination is...

January 14, 2019 1:34 pm

In Lebanon, US State Department Official Calls Hezbollah ‘Unacceptable’

The US State Department criticized Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group on Monday for digging tunnels into Israel and stockpiling rockets, as Washington steps up efforts to isolate...

January 14, 2019 9:58 am

US-Backed Syrian Force: Islamic State in Its ‘Final Moments’

Islamic State militants are "living their final moments" in the last enclave they hold near the Iraqi border, where US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are...

January 14, 2019 9:53 am

Military Cargo Plane Crashes in Iran, 15 Killed

A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, killing 15 out of the 16 people on...

January 14, 2019 9:36 am

Iran Says It Is Taking Initial Steps to Design Reactor Fuel

Iran is taking preliminary steps to design uranium fuel with a purity of 20 percent for reactors instead of having to copy foreign designs, Iran's...

January 13, 2019 2:41 pm

Report: Iran Facing Massive Water Crisis, All Natural Sources May Be Gone Within 40 Years

Iran is reportedly undergoing a major water crisis, to the point where it may lose all its natural water sources within 40 years. According to the...

January 13, 2019 11:31 am

Iran Protests to Poland Over Iran-Focused Summit

Iran's foreign ministry summoned a senior Polish diplomat to protest at Poland jointly hosting a global summit with the United States focused on the Middle East, particularly...

January 13, 2019 11:19 am

Secretary of State Pompeo Urges Gulf States to Heal Rift

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that a rift between Qatar and its Gulf Arab neighbors had gone on for too long and was...

Features

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...

World

Somali Islamist Terror Group Claims Deadly Nairobi Atrocity Was Response to...

The Somali Islamist terror group that carried out Tuesday's attack on a hotel complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi...

Israel

Israeli TV Report: Trump Peace Plan Sees Palestinian State on Most of West ...

Israeli television said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump's peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much...

Opinion

Antisemitism Is Alive and Well in Europe — If It Ever Left

Saying that antisemitism is integral to European culture does not make one popular in Europe. This does not change if one notes that articulating this fact is radically different from...

January 16, 2019 9:28 am
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