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Iran Accuses Europe of Yielding to ‘High School Bully’ Trump in Nuclear Row

Iran said on Thursday three European states had succumbed to "high school bully" Donald Trump when they triggered a dispute mechanism in a nuclear...

January 16, 2020 10:26 am

Iran’s Nuclear Enrichment at Higher Level Than Before 2015 Deal, Rouhani Declares

Iran is now enriching more uranium than Tehran did before it agreed to a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday in a televised speech. "We are enriching more uranium...

Iranians Bury Dead From Downed Plane After Days of Rage on the Street

Iranians buried their dead from an airliner shot down by the military as authorities on Wednesday identified more of the 176 victims of last week's crash, which led to days of rage against Iran's rulers followed...

Iran Recession to Deepen, Reserves to Fall to $73 Billion by March: IIF

Hit by sanctions curbing oil sales, Iran's economy is set to fall deeper into recession this fiscal year and foreign reserves could drop to $73 billion by March, a loss of almost $40 billion in...

January 15, 2020 7:52 am

Iran Social Media Posts Call for More Protests Against ‘Thieving and Corrupt’ Regime

Iranians called on social media on Wednesday for fresh demonstrations a week after the shooting...

January 15, 2020 7:26 am

Syrian Army Says Israeli Jets Attack Air Base in Homs

The Syrian army said on Tuesday Israeli jets attacked the main T4 air base in...

January 15, 2020 6:04 am

Iran Rejects Idea of a New ‘Trump Deal’ in Nuclear Row

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dismissed on Wednesday a proposal for a new "Trump deal" aimed...

January 14, 2020 10:56 am

Turkish, Syrian Top Spies Meet in First Official Contact in Years

Turkish and Syrian heads of intelligence met in Moscow on Monday, in the first official...

January 14, 2020 10:51 am

Jordanian King Views Trump Mideast Peace Plan in ‘Glass Half-Full’ Light

JNS.org - Jordanian King Abdullah II said he believes that after years of speculation, US...

January 16, 2020 10:26 am

Iran Accuses Europe of Yielding to ‘High School Bully’ Trump in Nuclear Row

Iran said on Thursday three European states had succumbed to "high school bully" Donald Trump when they triggered a dispute mechanism in a nuclear pact...

January 16, 2020 6:02 am

Iran’s Nuclear Enrichment at Higher Level Than Before 2015 Deal, Rouhani Declares

Iran is now enriching more uranium than Tehran did before it agreed to a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said...

January 15, 2020 2:06 pm

Iranians Bury Dead From Downed Plane After Days of Rage on the Street

Iranians buried their dead from an airliner shot down by the military as authorities on Wednesday identified more of the 176 victims of last week's...

January 15, 2020 12:08 pm

Iran Recession to Deepen, Reserves to Fall to $73 Billion by March: IIF

Hit by sanctions curbing oil sales, Iran's economy is set to fall deeper into recession this fiscal year and foreign reserves could drop to $73...

January 15, 2020 7:52 am

Iran Social Media Posts Call for More Protests Against ‘Thieving and Corrupt’ Regime

Iranians called on social media on Wednesday for fresh demonstrations a week after the shooting down of a passenger plane, seeking to turn the aftermath...

January 15, 2020 7:26 am

Syrian Army Says Israeli Jets Attack Air Base in Homs

The Syrian army said on Tuesday Israeli jets attacked the main T4 air base in Homs province, claiming its air defenses downed several missiles in...

January 15, 2020 6:04 am

Iran Rejects Idea of a New ‘Trump Deal’ in Nuclear Row

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dismissed on Wednesday a proposal for a new "Trump deal" aimed at resolving a nuclear row, saying it was a "strange"...

January 14, 2020 10:56 am

Turkish, Syrian Top Spies Meet in First Official Contact in Years

Turkish and Syrian heads of intelligence met in Moscow on Monday, in the first official contact in years despite Ankara's long-standing hostility to President Bashar...

January 14, 2020 10:51 am

Jordanian King Views Trump Mideast Peace Plan in ‘Glass Half-Full’ Light

JNS.org - Jordanian King Abdullah II said he believes that after years of speculation, US President Donald Trump will present a peace plan regarding the...

January 14, 2020 10:38 am

Hours of Forewarning Saved US, Iraqi Lives From Iran’s Missile Attack

Nearly eight hours before Iran’s Jan. 8 missile attack on US forces at bases in Iraq, American and Iraqi soldiers at Ain al-Asad air base...

January 14, 2020 9:14 am

Iran Says It Has Made Arrests Over Plane Disaster as Protests Rage On

Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested people accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner and had also detained 30 people involved...

January 13, 2020 1:54 pm

Four Wounded in Attack on Iraqi Military Base That Houses US Forces

Four people were wounded on Sunday in an attack on Balad Air Base in northern Iraq which houses US personnel. The Iraqi military said in a...

January 13, 2020 1:38 pm

Iran’s Only Female Olympic Medalist Defects, Calls Out Tehran Regime’s ‘Hypocrisy’ and ‘Lies’

Iran's only female Olympic medalist has been training in the southern Dutch city of Eindhoven after leaving her homeland several weeks ago, national broadcaster NOS...

January 13, 2020 11:51 am

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Says Iraq Missile Attacks Just Start of Payback

JNS.org - Lebanese Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday that an Iranian ballistic missile attack last week against two bases in Iraq that host...

Culture

Roy Nissany Becomes Israel’s First Formula One Driver

JNS.org - Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the Williams Group, making him Israel’s very first Formula...

Eyewitness to Horror: New York Museum Opens Exhibit of Art by Holocaust Victims

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

Norway Finance Minister Quits Over ISIS Woman’s Return From Syria

Norwegian Finance Minister Siv Jensen and her right-wing Progress Party will resign from the government over a cabinet decision to help bring a woman suspected of Islamic State affiliation back...

Israel

Israel’s Trash Could Be Mercedes’ Treasure

CTech - Mercedes parent company Daimler is planning a pilot to test whether an ecological plastic alternative manufactured in Israel could be used in its vehicles, according to Israel-based cleantech...

Opinion

Parshat Vaera: The Weighing of the Heart

In this week’s parsha, before even the first plague has struck Egypt, God tells Moses: “I will harden Pharaoh’s heart and multiply My miraculous signs and wonders in Egypt.” (Exodus...

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