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Zarif: Iran Will Soon Offer ‘Constructive’ Plan on Nuclear Negotiations

Iran will soon present a "constructive" plan of action, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, after European sources said Tehran gave positive signs...

March 5, 2021 1:46 pm

Pope Francis Embarks on Risky, Historic Iraq Tour

Pope Francis embarked on Friday on the first ever papal visit to Iraq, his riskiest trip since his election in 2013, saying he felt duty-bound to make the "emblematic" visit because the country had suffered...

UN Condemns Up to 23 Killings in Iran’s Border Area With Pakistan

At least a dozen people and possibly up to 23 have been killed in Iran's Sistan-Baluchistan province where Revolutionary Guards and security forces have used lethal force against fuel couriers from ethnic minorities and protesters, the United Nations said on Friday. Iran...

New Attack on Iraqi Air Base Fits Profile of Iran-Backed Militia, US Officials Say

Tensions between the United States and Iran simmered on Wednesday after a new rocket attack against Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base that hosts US forces, which US officials told Reuters fit the profile of a strike by Iran-backed militia. There were no reports of injuries among US service personnel but an American civilian...

March 3, 2021 11:20 am

US Officials Have Met Yemen’s Houthis as Washington Seeks End to War: Sources

Senior US officials have held a first direct meeting with officials from the Iran-aligned Houthi movement...

March 3, 2021 10:48 am

Rockets Land at Iraqi Air Base Hosting US Forces

At least 10 rockets landed on Wednesday at Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base that hosts United States,...

March 3, 2021 10:29 am

Islamic State Says It Killed Female Media Workers in East Afghanistan

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed three female media workers...

March 2, 2021 2:18 pm

US Blacklists Two Leaders of Yemen’s Houthi Movement

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two military leaders of the Houthi movement...

March 2, 2021 2:12 pm

‘We Are Changing the World,’ Netanyahu Tells UAE’s First Envoy to Jewish State

i24 News – Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the UAE's first-ever envoy to...

March 5, 2021 1:46 pm

Zarif: Iran Will Soon Offer ‘Constructive’ Plan on Nuclear Negotiations

Iran will soon present a "constructive" plan of action, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, after European sources said Tehran gave positive signs about...

March 5, 2021 10:50 am

Pope Francis Embarks on Risky, Historic Iraq Tour

Pope Francis embarked on Friday on the first ever papal visit to Iraq, his riskiest trip since his election in 2013, saying he felt duty-bound...

March 5, 2021 10:49 am

UN Condemns Up to 23 Killings in Iran’s Border Area With Pakistan

At least a dozen people and possibly up to 23 have been killed in Iran's Sistan-Baluchistan province where Revolutionary Guards and security forces have used lethal force against fuel couriers from...

March 4, 2021 9:21 am

New Attack on Iraqi Air Base Fits Profile of Iran-Backed Militia, US Officials Say

Tensions between the United States and Iran simmered on Wednesday after a new rocket attack against Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base that hosts US forces, which US officials told Reuters fit the profile of a strike by Iran-backed militia. There were no...

March 3, 2021 11:20 am

US Officials Have Met Yemen’s Houthis as Washington Seeks End to War: Sources

Senior US officials have held a first direct meeting with officials from the Iran-aligned Houthi movement that controls Yemen's capital, two sources familiar with the matter...

March 3, 2021 10:48 am

Rockets Land at Iraqi Air Base Hosting US Forces

At least 10 rockets landed on Wednesday at Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base that hosts United States, coalition and Iraqi forces, the Iraqi military said. It was the...

March 3, 2021 10:29 am

Islamic State Says It Killed Female Media Workers in East Afghanistan

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed three female media workers in eastern Afghanistan. The militant group, which has a presence in...

March 2, 2021 2:18 pm

US Blacklists Two Leaders of Yemen’s Houthi Movement

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two military leaders of the Houthi movement in Yemen, accusing them of procuring weapons from Iran and organizing attacks,...

March 2, 2021 2:12 pm

‘We Are Changing the World,’ Netanyahu Tells UAE’s First Envoy to Jewish State

i24 News – Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the UAE's first-ever envoy to the Jewish state Mohammad Mahmoud Al Khajah on Tuesday. The PM...

March 2, 2021 11:30 am

Syrian Victims of Chemical Attacks File Case With French Prosecutors

Lawyers representing survivors of a chemical weapons attack in 2013 in Syria have filed a criminal complaint against Syrian officials whom they blame for the deaths of...

March 1, 2021 10:06 am

Israel, Bahrain Sign Historic Postal Agreement

JNS.org - Following the announcement in January that the Emirates Post Group would add Israel to its operations network, the Israel Post will now begin...

February 28, 2021 12:16 pm

In Iraq, Pope to Visit Mosul Churches Desecrated by Islamic State

In Mosul, adjacent to the Biblical city of Nineveh, four churches representing different denominations occupy a small square surrounded by low-rise houses, testament to the...

February 28, 2021 12:10 pm

Don’t Bully Riyadh, Saudi Columnists Tell Biden Administration

Saudi Arabia's sovereignty is a red line, Saudi columnists said on Sunday, ramping up rhetoric in defense of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after a...

February 28, 2021 11:15 am

Iranian Chess Players Join Global Competitors in Israeli-Led Virtual Tournament

JNS.org - Iranian chess players participated for the first time in a virtual tournament on Monday that was part of an Israeli solidarity initiative. From beginners...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Israel

Report: India Believes Iranian Quds Force Behind Bomb at Israeli Embassy in...

India’s counterterrorism agencies have concluded that a bomb which exploded outside the Israeli embassy in Delhi last month was the...

Opinion

Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism at Syracuse University

Three years ago this past February, I came across a poster taped on the wall of my freshman dormitory at Syracuse University, which included the flag of Israel with the...

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