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Turkey: Syrian Military Offensive in Idlib Will Cause New Migration Wave

Increased attacks in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province will spark a new wave of migration, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday, calling on...

January 12, 2018 10:02 am

Israel’s Neighbors Among Most Dangerous Countries for Christians, New Report Says

JNS.org - Most of Israel’s neighbors, including Egypt, Jordan, Syria and the Palestinian territories, are among the most dangerous places in the world for Christians, a new report by the Christian charity group Open Doors has found. According to...

Syrian Regime Defends Idlib Military Offensive, Condemns France

The Syrian government hit back on Thursday against French criticism of its military campaign in rebel-held Idlib, saying it was targeting terrorist groups that were not party to an agreement to reduce fighting in the...

Egypt Court Overturns Sentence Against Mubarak-Era Interior Minister

An Egyptian court on Thursday quashed the conviction and prison sentence for alleged corruption against ex-interior minister Habib al-Adly and ordered a retrial, judicial sources said. A criminal court had sentenced Adly, who served under former...

January 10, 2018 1:34 pm

Turkey Urges Russia, Iran to Stop Syrian Army Offensive in Idlib

Turkey called on Russia and Iran on Wednesday to pressure Syrian authorities to halt a...

January 10, 2018 8:54 am

Arab League to Hold Meeting on Jerusalem Next Month

The Arab League will meet on Feb. 1 to discuss how to counter US President...

January 10, 2018 8:34 am

Iranian Official Says Country Could Greatly Increase Uranium Enrichment

Iran’s atomic energy agency said on Wednesday a reimposition of sanctions by the United States...

January 9, 2018 2:16 pm

Senior Gaza-Based Hamas Terrorist Accidentally Shoots Himself in Head

JNS.org - Hamas terrorist Imad al-Alami was rushed to a hospital in Gaza City on...

January 9, 2018 8:51 am

Khamenei: Iran Has Foiled Plot to Use Protests to Overthrow System

Iran has foiled attempts by its foreign enemies to turn legitimate protests into an insurgency...

January 12, 2018 10:02 am

Turkey: Syrian Military Offensive in Idlib Will Cause New Migration Wave

Increased attacks in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province will spark a new wave of migration, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday, calling on Russia...

January 12, 2018 9:52 am

Israel’s Neighbors Among Most Dangerous Countries for Christians, New Report Says

JNS.org - Most of Israel’s neighbors, including Egypt, Jordan, Syria and the Palestinian territories, are among the most dangerous places in the world for Christians, a...

January 11, 2018 9:04 am

Syrian Regime Defends Idlib Military Offensive, Condemns France

The Syrian government hit back on Thursday against French criticism of its military campaign in rebel-held Idlib, saying it was targeting terrorist groups that were...

January 11, 2018 8:53 am

Egypt Court Overturns Sentence Against Mubarak-Era Interior Minister

An Egyptian court on Thursday quashed the conviction and prison sentence for alleged corruption against ex-interior minister Habib al-Adly and ordered a retrial, judicial sources...

January 10, 2018 1:34 pm

Turkey Urges Russia, Iran to Stop Syrian Army Offensive in Idlib

Turkey called on Russia and Iran on Wednesday to pressure Syrian authorities to halt a military offensive in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, which Damascus launched...

January 10, 2018 8:54 am

Arab League to Hold Meeting on Jerusalem Next Month

The Arab League will meet on Feb. 1 to discuss how to counter US President Donald Trump's move last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's...

January 10, 2018 8:34 am

Iranian Official Says Country Could Greatly Increase Uranium Enrichment

Iran’s atomic energy agency said on Wednesday a reimposition of sanctions by the United States would be a violation of Tehran's nuclear deal with world...

January 9, 2018 2:16 pm

Senior Gaza-Based Hamas Terrorist Accidentally Shoots Himself in Head

JNS.org - Hamas terrorist Imad al-Alami was rushed to a hospital in Gaza City on Tuesday after accidentally shooting himself in the head while cleaning...

January 9, 2018 8:51 am

Khamenei: Iran Has Foiled Plot to Use Protests to Overthrow System

Iran has foiled attempts by its foreign enemies to turn legitimate protests into an insurgency to overthrow the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claimed on...

January 8, 2018 2:12 pm

Rouhani Says Iran Protests About More Than Economy

In a swipe at hardline rivals, President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday young Iranian protesters were unhappy about far more than just the economy and...

January 8, 2018 12:34 pm

Arab League to Support Palestinian Bid for Full UN Membership

JNS.org - The Palestinians will seek full membership in the United Nations with the backing of the Arab League in response to the recent US policy...

January 8, 2018 10:21 am

Iran Says It Might Reconsider Cooperation With UN Nuclear Watchdog

Iran said on Monday it might reconsider its cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog if the United States failed to respect its commitments in the...

January 8, 2018 9:28 am

Fatah Official Reportedly Meets With Hezbollah Leader in Bid to Spark Anti-Israel Violence

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party has downplayed a Dec. 31 meeting in Beirut between Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmad and Hezbollah terror leader...

January 8, 2018 8:52 am

Jordan Says It Arrests 17 in Foiled Islamic State Attack Plot

Jordan said on Monday it had foiled an Islamic State plot that included plans for a series of attacks last November on security installations, shopping...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

Seeking Reforms, Trump Administration to Withhold $65 Million in Funding fo...

The United States will give a UN agency $60 million in aid for Palestinians, but will withhold a further $65...

Israel

US Jewish Groups Urge Israeli Government to Scrap African Migrant Deportati...

Two prominent American Jewish groups urged the Israeli government on Tuesday to abandon a controversial plan to deport African migrants...

Opinion

The Trump Peace Plan for Israel Won’t Work

President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel occurred against the backdrop of his ambition to devise a comprehensive peace proposal for Israel and the Palestinians....

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