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Governor of Turkish Resort Region Invites Israeli Tourists to Return

JNS.org - A delegation of 15 Turkish dignitaries, including the governor of the Mediterranean resort region of Antalya, arrived in Israel on May 24 for...

May 28, 2017 9:13 pm

Palestinian Security Prisoners’ Hunger Strike Ends After 40 Days, on Eve of Ramadan

JNS.org - A 40-day hunger strike initiated by Palestinian terrorists and security prisoners in Israeli jails ended Friday night, following an agreement between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Red Cross to allow prisoners additional family...

UN Warns of ‘Walking Into Another Gaza Crisis With Eyes Wide Open’

The United Nations Middle East envoy warned the Security Council on Friday that a power struggle between the rival Palestinian Fatah and Hamas movements had worsened a humanitarian crisis in Gaza that now risked exploding...

Jewish Organizations Unite in Condemnation of Islamist Massacre of Egyptian Christians

American Jewish organizations were at one on Friday in condemning the murder by Islamist terrorists of at least 26 Egyptian Christians who were traveling to a monastery south of Cairo. "These brutal acts are criminal and...

May 26, 2017 11:53 am

Islamist Gunmen Forced Egyptian Christians to Recite Muslim Prayer Before Execution, Survivors Say

Islamist gunmen who murdered at least 26 Christians traveling on a bus on Friday in...

May 26, 2017 10:22 am

Top Palestinian Authority Official Denies Reports of Trump-Led Regional Peace Initiative

JNS.org - Majdi al-Khalidi, a diplomatic adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Thursday denied reports...

May 26, 2017 10:02 am

At Least 26 Coptic Christians Killed When Gunmen Attack Vehicles in Egypt

JNS.org - Masked terrorists opened fire on vehicles that were carrying Coptic Christians in southern...

May 26, 2017 9:54 am

Hamas Execution of Three Gaza Men Partially Streamed on Facebook Live

Hamas has killed three men in Gaza accused of assassinating one of its senior members,...

May 25, 2017 1:19 pm

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Defies Trump Over Iran’s Middle East Role

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov directly challenged US President Donald Trump's tough stance on Iran...

May 28, 2017 9:13 pm

Governor of Turkish Resort Region Invites Israeli Tourists to Return

JNS.org - A delegation of 15 Turkish dignitaries, including the governor of the Mediterranean resort region of Antalya, arrived in Israel on May 24 for a...

May 28, 2017 11:29 am

Palestinian Security Prisoners’ Hunger Strike Ends After 40 Days, on Eve of Ramadan

JNS.org - A 40-day hunger strike initiated by Palestinian terrorists and security prisoners in Israeli jails ended Friday night, following an agreement between the Palestinian Authority...

May 27, 2017 1:30 pm

UN Warns of ‘Walking Into Another Gaza Crisis With Eyes Wide Open’

The United Nations Middle East envoy warned the Security Council on Friday that a power struggle between the rival Palestinian Fatah and Hamas movements had...

May 26, 2017 7:20 pm

Jewish Organizations Unite in Condemnation of Islamist Massacre of Egyptian Christians

American Jewish organizations were at one on Friday in condemning the murder by Islamist terrorists of at least 26 Egyptian Christians who were traveling to...

May 26, 2017 11:53 am

Islamist Gunmen Forced Egyptian Christians to Recite Muslim Prayer Before Execution, Survivors Say

Islamist gunmen who murdered at least 26 Christians traveling on a bus on Friday in central Egypt forced their victims to recite the Muslim declaration...

May 26, 2017 10:22 am

Top Palestinian Authority Official Denies Reports of Trump-Led Regional Peace Initiative

JNS.org - Majdi al-Khalidi, a diplomatic adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Thursday denied reports of a new US-led regional peace plan to resolve the...

May 26, 2017 10:02 am

At Least 26 Coptic Christians Killed When Gunmen Attack Vehicles in Egypt

JNS.org - Masked terrorists opened fire on vehicles that were carrying Coptic Christians in southern Egypt Friday, killing at least 26 people, local Christian officials...

May 26, 2017 9:54 am

Hamas Execution of Three Gaza Men Partially Streamed on Facebook Live

Hamas has killed three men in Gaza accused of assassinating one of its senior members, in executions that appear to have been partially streamed live...

May 25, 2017 1:19 pm

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Defies Trump Over Iran’s Middle East Role

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov directly challenged US President Donald Trump's tough stance on Iran this week during a briefing with journalists in Moscow. Outlets --...

May 25, 2017 10:36 am

Iran Says It Built Third Underground Missile Factory, Will Continue Developing Missile Program

Iran has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile program, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a senior...

May 24, 2017 2:56 pm

Saudi Journalist: Over the Years, Palestinian Leaders Have ‘Excelled in Two Things: Rhetoric and Missing Opportunities’

Over the years, Palestinian leaders have “excelled in two things: rhetoric and missing opportunities,” a Saudi journalist wrote in a column published this week. "Young Palestinians...

May 24, 2017 10:44 am

BDS-Targeted Israeli Company SodaStream Rehires 74 Palestinian Employees Following Renewal of Work Permits

JNS.org - SodaStream, the Israel-based producer of a popular beverage carbonation machine, announced it will rehire 74 Palestinian employees after the Israeli government restored their work...

May 24, 2017 9:42 am

Qatar Claims State-Run News Agency Hacked With Fake Story About Israel, Iran

Qatar said hackers allegedly broke into the website of its state-run news agency on Wednesday and published a fake story quoting the ruling emir making...

May 23, 2017 11:26 am

Rocket Fired at Israel From Egypt on Trump Visit’s Second Day

JNS.org - During the second day of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel on Tuesday, a rocket was fired at the Jewish state from Egypt’s Sinai...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

French-Israeli Environmental Research Satellite Set for Launch This Summer

JNS.org - The construction of Venus, Israel’s first environmental research satellite, has been completed. The satellite is set to be launched into space this summer. A vegetation and environment monitoring micro-satellite, Venus...

Israel

Arab Students Call for Intifada in Protest at Jerusalem’s Hebrew Universi...

JNS.org - Arab students called for a renewed intifada (violent uprising) and brandished photos of convicted terrorists in a protest held...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Mueller’s Roving Commission to Investigate ‘Ev...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller was commissioned to investigate not only crime, but also the entire Russian “matter.”  That is an...

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