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Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls Intifada Against Israel Palestinians’ ‘Sole Choice’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless resistance of [the] Palestinian...

February 23, 2017 1:42 pm

Iranian Commander: US Should Expect ‘Slap in the Face’

The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday, as Tehran concluded war games. Since taking office last...

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezbollah From Getting Stronger

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset body on Wednesday, the Hebrew news site nrg reported. IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi...

Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei Calls for New Palestinian Intifada Against ‘Cancerous Tumor’ Israel

JNS.org - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on the Palestinians to start another violent intifada against Israel, claiming the country's government is a “cancerous tumor” that must be confronted. “The people of Palestine have no option other than...

February 22, 2017 10:59 am

Report: IAF Attacks Hezbollah-Bound Weapons Shipment on Syria-Lebanon Border

JNS.org - Arab media alleged Wednesday that the Israeli Air Force struck Hezbollah targets in Al-Qutayfah,...

February 21, 2017 4:08 pm

Israeli Journalist Embedded With Iraqi Forces Fighting ISIS Reports From Mosul Front Lines

An Israeli reporter recently traveled to the Fertile Crescent and documented first-hand the ongoing battle...

February 21, 2017 3:19 pm

Egyptian, Jordanian Leaders Urge Not to ‘Give Up’ on Two-State Solution

JNS.org - Jordanian and Egyptian leadership reaffirmed their support for a two-state solution to the...

February 21, 2017 1:19 pm

Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei Trashes Israel at Conference Supporting Palestinians

Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday used the podium of a pro-Palestinian gathering in Tehran to...

February 20, 2017 3:55 pm

Egyptian Presidential Spokesman: Report of El-Sisi’s Part in Clandestine Peace Summit in Jordan Last Year Includes ‘False Information’

A spokesman for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi railed against a report in the Israeli...

February 23, 2017 1:42 pm

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls Intifada Against Israel Palestinians’ ‘Sole Choice’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless resistance of [the] Palestinian nation"...

February 22, 2017 5:58 pm

Iranian Commander: US Should Expect ‘Slap in the Face’

The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said...

February 22, 2017 3:10 pm

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezbollah From Getting Stronger

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset body on Wednesday, the Hebrew...

February 22, 2017 11:50 am

Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei Calls for New Palestinian Intifada Against ‘Cancerous Tumor’ Israel

JNS.org - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on the Palestinians to start another violent intifada against Israel, claiming the country's government is a “cancerous tumor” that...

February 22, 2017 10:59 am

Report: IAF Attacks Hezbollah-Bound Weapons Shipment on Syria-Lebanon Border

JNS.org - Arab media alleged Wednesday that the Israeli Air Force struck Hezbollah targets in Al-Qutayfah, northeast of Damascus, Syria. The report has not been corroborated...

February 21, 2017 4:08 pm

Israeli Journalist Embedded With Iraqi Forces Fighting ISIS Reports From Mosul Front Lines

An Israeli reporter recently traveled to the Fertile Crescent and documented first-hand the ongoing battle between the Iraqi military and ISIS for control of the...

February 21, 2017 3:19 pm

Egyptian, Jordanian Leaders Urge Not to ‘Give Up’ on Two-State Solution

JNS.org - Jordanian and Egyptian leadership reaffirmed their support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinan conflict at a meeting in Cairo on Tuesday. Jordan’s King...

February 21, 2017 1:19 pm

Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei Trashes Israel at Conference Supporting Palestinians

Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday used the podium of a pro-Palestinian gathering in Tehran to lash out at Israel, calling the Jewish state a "fake"...

February 20, 2017 3:55 pm

Egyptian Presidential Spokesman: Report of El-Sisi’s Part in Clandestine Peace Summit in Jordan Last Year Includes ‘False Information’

A spokesman for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi railed against a report in the Israeli media about his country's part in a clandestine Mideast peace...

February 20, 2017 10:58 am

Saudi Arabia, Israel Unite Against Iran as US Seeks to Impose New Sanctions

Saudi Arabia and Israel both called on Sunday for a new push against Iran, signaling a growing alignment in their interests, while U.S. lawmakers promised...

February 20, 2017 9:03 am

ISIS Proxy in Sinai Fires 2 Rockets at Southern Israel

JNS.org - Two rockets fired from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula hit southern Israel Monday morning. The projectiles exploded in open areas in the northwestern Negev’s Eshkol...

February 19, 2017 2:11 pm

Israel’s UN Envoy Calls on Security Council to ‘Publicly Condemn’ Hezbollah Chief’s Threat Against Vital Infrastructure Sites in Jewish State

The United Nations Security Council must “publicly condemn” Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s recent threat to strike vital infrastructure sites in Israel in a future war,...

February 19, 2017 12:12 pm

Israeli Defense Minister: Middle East Dividing Line Is Extremists vs. Moderates, Not Judaism vs. Islam

With the support it provides to terrorist groups, Iran is "undermining the stability of the entire region,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday...

February 19, 2017 11:18 am

Report: Hezbollah Has Acquired Advanced Russian-Made Yakhnot Missiles

The Lebanese Iranian-backed Hezbollah militant group has obtained at least eight Russian-made anti-ship Yakhnot missiles, the Hebrew Media outlet Yedioth Ahronoth reported Sunday. The missiles, which...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Trump: Two-State Solution Preferable, But Up to Israel, Palestinians to Dec...

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes the concept of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, expressing...

Israel

Israel Denies Visas to Staff Members of ‘Extreme, Hostile’ NGO ...

Israel is refusing to issue visas to the international staff of one of the most prominent international human rights NGOs...

Opinion

New York Times Promotes Myth That Jews Oppose Organ Donation

The first paragraph of a New York Times opinion piece inaccurately portrays Judaism as opposed to organ donation. The Times article, by Ariana Tobin, an “engagement reporter” at the nonprofit news...

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