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7.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Iran and Iraq, Tremors Felt in Israel

At least 210 people were killed and more than 1,700 were injured Sunday night when a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck in Iran and Iraq....

November 13, 2017 10:04 am

Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Warns Israel to Stay Out of Lebanon Crisis

Leader of the Lebanese, Shi'ite terror organization Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that while he thought an armed conflict with Israel was "unlikely" to take place in the near future, the Jewish state had...

Syrian Military Declares Victory Over ISIS After Fall of Albu Kamal

Syria’s army declared victory over Islamic State on Thursday, saying its capture of the jihadists’ last town in the country marked the collapse of their three-year, hardline reign in the region. The army and its allies...

Palestinian Authority Resumes Security Cooperation With Israel, Hamas Slams Move

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Wednesday announced that it had recently resumed security cooperation with Israel after it broke off ties during the summer amid the Temple Mount crisis. In a briefing with reporters in the...

November 10, 2017 10:56 am

Gulf States, Led by Saudi Arabia, Urge Citizens to Leave Lebanon ‘Immediately’

JNS.org - The Gulf states of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates have urged...

November 9, 2017 3:45 pm

Egypt’s Sisi Calls on Iran to Stop ‘Meddling’ in Arab Affairs

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi stated on Wednesday that Iran must stop “meddling”...

November 9, 2017 9:21 am

Morocco Denies Entry Visas to Israel’s National Judo Team

JNS.org - Morocco has refused entry visas to Israel’s national judo team ahead of the Nov....

November 8, 2017 5:53 pm

Iranian Control of Strategic Kurdish Mountain Poses Serious Threat to Israel, Top Security Official Says

Iranian control of a strategically significant Kurdish area near the border between Iraq and Syria...

November 8, 2017 5:07 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Iran-Saudi Arabia Tensions ‘Pale in Comparison’ to Islamic Republic’s Takeover of Kurdish Areas in Northern Iraq

While heightened tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia over recent developments in Lebanon and Yemen...

November 13, 2017 10:04 am

7.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Iran and Iraq, Tremors Felt in Israel

At least 210 people were killed and more than 1,700 were injured Sunday night when a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck in Iran and Iraq. Tremors...

November 11, 2017 9:33 am

Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Warns Israel to Stay Out of Lebanon Crisis

Leader of the Lebanese, Shi'ite terror organization Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that while he thought an armed conflict with Israel was "unlikely" to...

November 10, 2017 11:22 am

Syrian Military Declares Victory Over ISIS After Fall of Albu Kamal

Syria’s army declared victory over Islamic State on Thursday, saying its capture of the jihadists’ last town in the country marked the collapse of their...

November 10, 2017 11:02 am

Palestinian Authority Resumes Security Cooperation With Israel, Hamas Slams Move

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Wednesday announced that it had recently resumed security cooperation with Israel after it broke off ties during the summer...

November 10, 2017 10:56 am

Gulf States, Led by Saudi Arabia, Urge Citizens to Leave Lebanon ‘Immediately’

JNS.org - The Gulf states of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates have urged their citizens to “immediately” leave Lebanon amid rising Sunni-Shi’a tensions. “Due...

November 9, 2017 3:45 pm

Egypt’s Sisi Calls on Iran to Stop ‘Meddling’ in Arab Affairs

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi stated on Wednesday that Iran must stop “meddling” in the Middle East and undermining the security of Arab...

November 9, 2017 9:21 am

Morocco Denies Entry Visas to Israel’s National Judo Team

JNS.org - Morocco has refused entry visas to Israel’s national judo team ahead of the Nov. 11 World Championships Open in Marrakech. The visa ban comes on...

November 8, 2017 5:53 pm

Iranian Control of Strategic Kurdish Mountain Poses Serious Threat to Israel, Top Security Official Says

Iranian control of a strategically significant Kurdish area near the border between Iraq and Syria represents a grave security threat to Israel, a senior Kurdish...

November 8, 2017 5:07 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Iran-Saudi Arabia Tensions ‘Pale in Comparison’ to Islamic Republic’s Takeover of Kurdish Areas in Northern Iraq

While heightened tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia over recent developments in Lebanon and Yemen have been the focus of the international community in the...

November 8, 2017 9:02 am

Amid Heightened Regional Tensions, Iranian Leader Says Saudi Arabia Making ‘Strategic Mistake’ by Allying With US, Israel

Saudi Arabia is making a “strategic mistake and miscalculation” by favoring ties with the US and Israel over Iran, the Islamic Republic’s president asserted on...

November 7, 2017 2:38 pm

Egyptian Leader Sisi Says Israelis and Palestinians Can Achieve Peace

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said that he believes a peace deal can be reached between Israel and the Palestinians. “We are trying, together...

November 7, 2017 11:31 am

Saudi Crown Prince Accuses Iran of Direct Military Aggression

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused Iranian regime of direct military aggression against Saudi Arabia by supplying its Houthi militias with missiles, Saudi Press Agency...

November 6, 2017 3:41 pm

Saudi Foreign Minister Accuses Hezbollah of Launching Missile at Capital

JNS.org - Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Monday accused Hezbollah, with Iranian support, of launching a missile on Saturday that targeted its capital of...

November 6, 2017 3:20 pm

Western Powers Must Protect Kurds, Urges Iraqi Jew Escorted to Freedom by Masoud Barzani

For the last forty-seven years, Jamil "Jimmy" Ezra has marked a special, deeply private anniversary on September 1 with a ray of hope in his heart....

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘...

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one member posted an advertisement for...

Opinion

Who Is Really ‘Insular’ — Hasidim? Or New York Times Editors?

The New York Times likes using the word “insular” to describe Hasidic Jews. It likes it so much that it uses the term twice in a single news article about...

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