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Syrian Dictator Assad Congratulates Iranian President Rouhani on Election Victory

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad warmly congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election on Friday with comfortable majority of 57 percent. Assad praised Rouhani for earning...

May 21, 2017 12:09 pm

Trump to Address Global ‘Islamist Extremism’ in Saudi Arabia Speech

Donald Trump will insist in his first presidential speech addressing global 'Islamist extremism' that Muslim leaders must scare would-be terrorists into submission, warning them about the impact suicide bombings will have on their immortal souls.

US Inks Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia Worth $350 Billion Over 10 Years

The United States sealed a multi-billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia, the White House announced on Saturday, a move that solidifies its decades-long alliance with the world's largest energy producer just as President Donald Trump...

Hassan Rouhani Wins Second Term as President of Iran in Landslide Victory

JNS.org - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won Iran’s election decisively Friday, with 57 percent of the vote over hardline conservative challenger Ebrahim Raisi’s 38.5 percent. Voter turnout was unexpectedly high, with 70 percent of Iranian constituents...

May 20, 2017 9:30 am

Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza Join ‘Day of Rage’ Riots in Support of Hunger-Striking Convicts

Multiple Palestinian protests took place throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Friday. Dozens...

May 19, 2017 9:46 am

Iranians Vote in First Presidential Election Since Nuclear Deal

Iranians voted Friday in the country's first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world...

May 18, 2017 7:46 pm

‘Don’t Be Another Obama’ – Saudi Columnist Issues Plea to Trump

Ahead of Donald Trump's arrival in Saudi Arabia on Friday -- making the Islamic Kingdom...

May 18, 2017 10:06 am

Israeli Settler Shoots Palestinian Dead After Car Attacked by Rioters in West Bank

JNS.org - An Israeli man, who was attacked Thursday by Palestinian rioters throwing stones at...

May 18, 2017 9:47 am

Jordanian Spies Provided Intel on ISIS Airliner Bomb Plot, Officials Say

Intelligence on an ISIL airliner bomb plot given by US President Donald Trump to Russian...

May 21, 2017 12:09 pm

Syrian Dictator Assad Congratulates Iranian President Rouhani on Election Victory

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad warmly congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election on Friday with comfortable majority of 57 percent. Assad praised Rouhani for earning "the...

May 21, 2017 9:02 am

Trump to Address Global ‘Islamist Extremism’ in Saudi Arabia Speech

Donald Trump will insist in his first presidential speech addressing global 'Islamist extremism' that Muslim leaders must scare would-be terrorists into submission, warning them about...

May 21, 2017 8:55 am

US Inks Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia Worth $350 Billion Over 10 Years

The United States sealed a multi-billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia, the White House announced on Saturday, a move that solidifies its decades-long alliance with...

May 20, 2017 10:01 pm

Hassan Rouhani Wins Second Term as President of Iran in Landslide Victory

JNS.org - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won Iran’s election decisively Friday, with 57 percent of the vote over hardline conservative challenger Ebrahim Raisi’s 38.5 percent. Voter...

May 20, 2017 9:30 am

Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza Join ‘Day of Rage’ Riots in Support of Hunger-Striking Convicts

Multiple Palestinian protests took place throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Friday. Dozens of Palestinians were reportedly injured by crowd-dispersion measures taken by...

May 19, 2017 9:46 am

Iranians Vote in First Presidential Election Since Nuclear Deal

Iranians voted Friday in the country's first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani faced a staunch challenge from...

May 18, 2017 7:46 pm

‘Don’t Be Another Obama’ – Saudi Columnist Issues Plea to Trump

Ahead of Donald Trump's arrival in Saudi Arabia on Friday -- making the Islamic Kingdom the first foreign country to receive an official visit from...

May 18, 2017 10:06 am

Israeli Settler Shoots Palestinian Dead After Car Attacked by Rioters in West Bank

JNS.org - An Israeli man, who was attacked Thursday by Palestinian rioters throwing stones at his car outside of the city of Nablus, shot and...

May 18, 2017 9:47 am

Jordanian Spies Provided Intel on ISIS Airliner Bomb Plot, Officials Say

Intelligence on an ISIL airliner bomb plot given by US President Donald Trump to Russian officials originated in part with Jordanian spies, not Israelis,veteran Jordanian...

May 17, 2017 5:09 pm

Islamic Jihad Terror Group Threatens Israel With New Round of Gaza Violence, Shows IDF General in Sniper’s Crosshairs

The Gaza Strip-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist group published a video this week in which it threatened Israel with a new round of violence,...

May 17, 2017 12:36 pm

Egyptian Christians Displaced Amid Islamic State Terror, Allege Government Neglect

JNS.org - Amid growing concern regarding the Islamic State terror group’s increased targeting of Christians in Egypt, displaced Coptic Christians in the country’s northern Sinai claim...

May 17, 2017 11:50 am

Arab States Reportedly Offer Normalized Ties With Israel in Exchange for Concessions to Palestinians

JNS.org - Arab states are reportedly prepared to consider improved relations with Israel if the Jewish state makes various concessions to reach a peace deal with...

May 16, 2017 6:04 pm

Iranian Democracy Advocates Dismiss Presidential Election as ‘Puppet Show’ as Rouhani Faces Off With Conservative Challenger Raisi

Iranian democracy advocates say they are unimpressed with Friday's presidential contest between incumbent Hassan Rouhani and his rival Ebrahim Raisi, slamming both as "weak candidates,"...

May 16, 2017 9:58 am

ISIS Militants in Mosul on ‘Brink of Total Defeat,’ Says Spokesperson for US-Led Coalition

The last of the Islamic State militants remaining in the Iraqi city of Mosul were completely surrounded and “on the brink of total defeat,” a...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

Manchester Attack: Hunt for Possible 2nd Bomb Under Way

Investigators have uncovered signs the suicide bomber at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester may have made a second explosive device that's still missing, local media reported Friday. The suspicion of...

Israel

UN, Norwegian Government, Distance Themselves From Palestinian Youth Center...

The United Nations and the Norwegian government have moved swiftly to distance themselves from a Palestinian youth center named after...

Opinion

From Greeley, Colorado to Manchester, England

JNS.org - For those -- like me -- who’d never really given any thought to singer Ariana Grande before the terrorist atrocity at her concert in Manchester, it took a few minutes to figure out...

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