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Gaza-Based Jaysh Al-Islam Threatens Israel With Jihad If Sovereignty Proceeds

JNS.org - The Gaza-based jihadi group Jaysh Al-Islam has released a video threatening Israel with a violent response if it declares sovereignty over parts...

July 7, 2020 9:48 am

Lebanon’s Top Christian Clerics Blast Politicians, as Hunger, Hardship Bite

Lebanon's Christian authorities slammed politicians on Sunday for failing to remedy an economic meltdown that has left many poor, piling pressure on the country's leaders as it spirals deeper into crisis. In a sermon, Maronite Patriarch...

Iran’s Hardline Lawmakers Move to Summon Rouhani – Tasnim

Iran's hardline lawmakers plan to summon the president for questioning, a move that could ultimately lead to impeachment, media reported on Monday, amid growing discontent over the government's economic policies. Iranians' daily struggle to make ends...

Report: Palestinians Angry at Arab-World Indifference to Israeli Sovereignty Bid

JNS.org - Palestinian frustration and anger with the Arab world for its general indifference to Israel’s plan to extend sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria are growing, Palestinian Media Watch reported on Friday. According to...

July 6, 2020 9:14 am

Iran Says It Has Built Underground Missile Cities Along Gulf Coastline

Tehran has built underground "missile cities" along the Gulf coastline, Iran's Revolutionary Guards Navy chief...

July 6, 2020 8:06 am

Fire at Iran’s Natanz Nuclear Facility Caused Significant Damage: Spokesman

A fire at Iran's underground Natanz nuclear facility has caused significant damage that could slow...

July 5, 2020 5:45 pm

UAE Restructures Government, Seeking More Agility as It Deals With Coronavirus Impact

The United Arab Emirates announced a broad government restructuring on Sunday for more "agile and...

July 5, 2020 11:58 am

Iran Records Highest Daily Death Toll From COVID-19

Iran recorded its highest number of deaths from COVID-19 within a 24-hour period, official health...

July 5, 2020 11:56 am

Egypt Sets Date for Senate Elections in August

Egypt will hold inaugural elections for a new second parliamentary chamber on Aug. 11-12, election...

July 7, 2020 9:48 am

Gaza-Based Jaysh Al-Islam Threatens Israel With Jihad If Sovereignty Proceeds

JNS.org - The Gaza-based jihadi group Jaysh Al-Islam has released a video threatening Israel with a violent response if it declares sovereignty over parts of...

July 6, 2020 11:24 am

Lebanon’s Top Christian Clerics Blast Politicians, as Hunger, Hardship Bite

Lebanon's Christian authorities slammed politicians on Sunday for failing to remedy an economic meltdown that has left many poor, piling pressure on the country's leaders...

July 6, 2020 10:54 am

Iran’s Hardline Lawmakers Move to Summon Rouhani – Tasnim

Iran's hardline lawmakers plan to summon the president for questioning, a move that could ultimately lead to impeachment, media reported on Monday, amid growing discontent...

July 6, 2020 9:28 am

Report: Palestinians Angry at Arab-World Indifference to Israeli Sovereignty Bid

JNS.org - Palestinian frustration and anger with the Arab world for its general indifference to Israel’s plan to extend sovereignty to parts of Judea and...

July 6, 2020 9:14 am

Iran Says It Has Built Underground Missile Cities Along Gulf Coastline

Tehran has built underground "missile cities" along the Gulf coastline, Iran's Revolutionary Guards Navy chief said on Sunday, warning of a "nightmare for Iran's enemies." "Iran...

July 6, 2020 8:06 am

Fire at Iran’s Natanz Nuclear Facility Caused Significant Damage: Spokesman

A fire at Iran's underground Natanz nuclear facility has caused significant damage that could slow the development of advanced centrifuges used to enrich uranium, an...

July 5, 2020 5:45 pm

UAE Restructures Government, Seeking More Agility as It Deals With Coronavirus Impact

The United Arab Emirates announced a broad government restructuring on Sunday for more "agile and swift" decision-making following the coronavirus pandemic, merging government entities and...

July 5, 2020 11:58 am

Iran Records Highest Daily Death Toll From COVID-19

Iran recorded its highest number of deaths from COVID-19 within a 24-hour period, official health ministry figures showed on Sunday. The 163 deaths reported on Sunday...

July 5, 2020 11:56 am

Egypt Sets Date for Senate Elections in August

Egypt will hold inaugural elections for a new second parliamentary chamber on Aug. 11-12, election commissioner Lasheen Ibrahim said on Saturday. Amendments made to Egypt's constitution...

July 4, 2020 2:28 pm

Egypt Sets Date for Senate Elections in August

Egypt will hold inaugural elections for a new second parliamentary chamber on Aug. 11-12, election commissioner Lasheen Ibrahim said on Saturday. Amendments made to Egypt's constitution...

July 3, 2020 1:54 pm

Iran Threatens Retaliation After What It Calls Possible Cyberattack on Nuclear Site

Iran will retaliate against any country that carries out cyber attacks on its nuclear sites, the head of civilian defense said, after a fire at its...

July 3, 2020 10:38 am

Coronavirus and Sanctions Hit Iran’s Support of Proxies in Iraq

Iran’s financial and military support for Shi’ite proxy paramilitary groups in Iraq, a linchpin of its regional foreign policy, has been dramatically disrupted by the...

July 3, 2020 9:12 am

Rival Palestinian Factions Declare Unity: ‘We Have No Enemy Except for Israel’

JNS.org - Representatives of rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas on Thursday united against Israel’s plans to extend sovereignty in Judea and Samaria. At a press...

July 2, 2020 10:06 am

Saudi-Led Coalition Starts Military Operation Against Yemen’s Houthis

A Saudi-led coalition has started a military operation against Yemen's Houthi movement after it stepped up cross-border missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia, Saudi...

Features

The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a...

World

Trump Commutes Longtime Adviser Roger Stone’s Prison Sentence

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, sparing him from prison after he was convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers investigating Russian...

Israel

Israelis Protest Against Government Response to Coronavirus

Thousands of Israelis demonstrated on Saturday in Tel Aviv, angered by what they say has been an inept government response to the economic hits they have taken during the coronavirus...

Opinion

The BBC’s False Promise of an Israeli Perspective

In part one of this post, we discussed an interview with the Palestinian Authority’s representative in the UK, Husam Zomlot, which was aired on BBC Radio 4's 'Today' program on...

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