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Lebanon’s Jammal Trust Bank Forced to Close by US Sanctions

Lebanon's Jammal Trust Bank has been forced to wind itself down after being hit last month by US sanctions for allegedly helping to fund...

September 19, 2019 10:34 am

Iran Warns Against War as US and Saudi Arabia Weigh Response to Oil Attack

Iran warned US President Donald Trump on Thursday against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran. US Secretary of...

Rockets Fired at Israel Fall in Gaza, Injuring 7

JNS.org - Seven people were injured in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday when three rockets fired at Israel from the coastal territory landed in the Hamas-controlled enclave. According to eyewitnesses, two of the rockets exploded near...

Erdogan Says 2-3 Million Syrian Refugees in Turkey, Europe Can Be Resettled in ‘Safe Zone’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria could host 2-3 million Syrian refugees that have settled in Turkey and Europe after eight years of war at...

September 18, 2019 9:58 am

Saudi Arabia Promises Concrete Proof Iran Behind Oil Strikes

Saudi Arabia promised evidence on Wednesday linking its main regional adversary Iran to an unprecedented...

September 17, 2019 9:58 am

Unidentified Drone Hits Position at Syria-Iraq Border

An air strike by an unidentified drone hit a position near a Syrian government-held town...

September 17, 2019 9:32 am

Monaco’s Prince Albert Installs Israeli Air-to-Water Technology in Palace

JNS.org - Monaco’s Prince Albert II installed in his palace last week an Israeli-created machine...

September 17, 2019 8:56 am

Islamic State Leader Says ‘Daily Operations’ Underway in Purported Message

Islamic State's media network on Monday issued an audio message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi saying...

September 17, 2019 8:24 am

Iran Rules Out Talks as Trump Links Tehran to Saudi Oil Attack

Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out talks with Washington after President Donald Trump blamed...

September 19, 2019 10:34 am

Lebanon’s Jammal Trust Bank Forced to Close by US Sanctions

Lebanon's Jammal Trust Bank has been forced to wind itself down after being hit last month by US sanctions for allegedly helping to fund the...

September 19, 2019 10:24 am

Iran Warns Against War as US and Saudi Arabia Weigh Response to Oil Attack

Iran warned US President Donald Trump on Thursday against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil...

September 19, 2019 10:23 am

Rockets Fired at Israel Fall in Gaza, Injuring 7

JNS.org - Seven people were injured in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday when three rockets fired at Israel from the coastal territory landed in the...

September 18, 2019 10:14 am

Erdogan Says 2-3 Million Syrian Refugees in Turkey, Europe Can Be Resettled in ‘Safe Zone’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria could host 2-3 million Syrian refugees that have settled...

September 18, 2019 9:58 am

Saudi Arabia Promises Concrete Proof Iran Behind Oil Strikes

Saudi Arabia promised evidence on Wednesday linking its main regional adversary Iran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry, which Washington also blames on...

September 17, 2019 9:58 am

Unidentified Drone Hits Position at Syria-Iraq Border

An air strike by an unidentified drone hit a position near a Syrian government-held town at the Iraqi border overnight, a source in the regional...

September 17, 2019 9:32 am

Monaco’s Prince Albert Installs Israeli Air-to-Water Technology in Palace

JNS.org - Monaco’s Prince Albert II installed in his palace last week an Israeli-created machine that turns air into water, the Jerusalem Post reported on Monday. The...

September 17, 2019 8:56 am

Islamic State Leader Says ‘Daily Operations’ Underway in Purported Message

Islamic State's media network on Monday issued an audio message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi saying operations were taking place daily and urging freedom for women...

September 17, 2019 8:24 am

Iran Rules Out Talks as Trump Links Tehran to Saudi Oil Attack

Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out talks with Washington after President Donald Trump blamed Tehran for an attack on Saudi oil facilities that knocked...

September 16, 2019 11:19 am

Palestinian Terrorist Group Mocked After Downing ‘Israeli’ Drone in Gaza

JNS.org - Social media in the Gaza Strip was in an uproar on Monday after it was reported the day before that the Popular Front...

September 16, 2019 11:16 am

Erdoğan Hosts Putin and Rouhani for Syria Summit

JNS.org - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Ankara on Monday for talks focusing on...

September 16, 2019 9:56 am

Iran Seizes Vessel in Gulf for Allegedly Smuggling Diesel Fuel: ISNA

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have seized a vessel in the Gulf for allegedly smuggling 250,000 litres of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates, Iran's semi-official...

September 16, 2019 9:54 am

Car Bomb Kills 10 in Syrian Town Near Turkish Border: Local Council, Medic

A rigged car exploded near a hospital in the Syrian town of al-Rai at the border with Turkey on Sunday, killing 10 people and wounding...

September 15, 2019 11:54 am

Turkey Says Delivery of Second S-400 Battery Complete

Turkey's defense ministry said on Sunday that the delivery of a second battery of Russian S-400 missile defense systems has been completed as of Sunday,...

Culture

Famed Boxer Many Pacquiao Speaks Hebrew, Talks Judaism in Meeting With Jewish Travel Vlogger

A Jewish travel vlogger met with legendary professional Filipino boxer Manny...

‘Miracle Team Israel:’ On the Road to Competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

JNS.org - When the Miracle Mets won the World Series in 1969, baseball...

International Judo Federation Gives Iran the Chop

JNS.org - The International Judo Federation (IJF) declared on Wednesday that Iran is forbidden from participating in any future judo...

Features

Bringing Young, Diverse Jews Together — Over Kugel

Simone Weichselbaum and Yossi Rosenberg decided it was time to shake things up. The best friends wanted to hold events...

Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

JNS.org - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...

World

Iran Has ‘Assured’ Women Can Attend Qualifier: Infantino

FIFA has been "assured" by Iranian authorities that women will be able to attend the October World Cup qualifier in Tehran, Gianni Infantino, president of the body, said on Sunday. A...

September 22, 2019 11:41 am

Israel

Israeli Political Parties Take Unexpected Positions in First Day of Post-El...

A number of dramatic developments emerged on Sunday as Israeli political parties met with President Reuven Rivlin to make their...

Opinion

Submitting to Islamist Bullies Won’t Make America Great Again

JNS.org - John Bolton’s sudden departure from the White House last week cheered progressives who believe America has no enemies, just friends whose grievances we’ve failed to address, as well...

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