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Top Iranian Official: US Embassy Opening in Jerusalem Will ‘Accelerate the Destruction of the Fake Zionist Regime’

A top Tehran regime official asserted on Monday that the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem would quicken Israel’s demise. “The first consequence of...

May 14, 2018 12:36 pm

Cleric Sadr, in Surprise Comeback, Seems Set to Win Iraq Election

Nationalist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, a long-time adversary of the United States, led in Iraq's parliamentary election with more than half the votes counted on Monday, the electoral commission said, in a surprise turn of fortune...

Al Qaeda Chief: Tel Aviv Is Also Muslim Land

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, speaking in a recording released on Sunday, the eve of plans by the United States to move its embassy to Jerusalem, said that Tel Aviv was also Muslim land. The United...

Iraq PM Abadi Appears Ahead in Poll, Sadr Strong: Sources

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's list appears to be leading in Iraq's parliamentary election, followed by influential Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's alliance, an election commission source and a security official told Reuters on Sunday. The sources cited...

May 12, 2018 10:00 am

Pentagon to Keep Backing Lebanon Military, Despite Hezbollah Gains

The US military is committed to supporting and providing assistance to the Lebanese armed forces,...

May 11, 2018 3:57 pm

Israel to Assad: Get Rid of Your Iranian Allies, They Will Harm You

Israel's defense minister warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday to renounce the Iranian military...

May 11, 2018 2:36 pm

Top Iranian Cleric Threatens Destruction of Tel Aviv and Haifa if Israel Acts ‘Foolishly’

A member of Iran's clerical elite said on Friday Europeans could not be trusted after President Hassan Rouhani...

May 11, 2018 10:53 am

Iran Says Airbus to Announce Decision on Selling Planes to Tehran Soon

Iran said on Friday that Airbus would announce in the next few days whether it...

May 11, 2018 10:17 am

Iran Condemns Israeli ‘Aggression’ in Syria

Iran on Friday supported Syria's right to defend itself against "aggression" from Israel, state TV...

May 14, 2018 12:36 pm

Top Iranian Official: US Embassy Opening in Jerusalem Will ‘Accelerate the Destruction of the Fake Zionist Regime’

A top Tehran regime official asserted on Monday that the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem would quicken Israel’s demise. “The first consequence of this...

May 14, 2018 10:23 am

Cleric Sadr, in Surprise Comeback, Seems Set to Win Iraq Election

Nationalist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, a long-time adversary of the United States, led in Iraq's parliamentary election with more than half the votes counted on Monday,...

May 14, 2018 8:32 am

Al Qaeda Chief: Tel Aviv Is Also Muslim Land

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, speaking in a recording released on Sunday, the eve of plans by the United States to move its embassy to...

May 13, 2018 11:12 am

Iraq PM Abadi Appears Ahead in Poll, Sadr Strong: Sources

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's list appears to be leading in Iraq's parliamentary election, followed by influential Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's alliance, an election commission source...

May 12, 2018 10:00 am

Pentagon to Keep Backing Lebanon Military, Despite Hezbollah Gains

The US military is committed to supporting and providing assistance to the Lebanese armed forces, the Pentagon said on Friday, despite the Iran-backed Hezbollah group...

May 11, 2018 3:57 pm

Israel to Assad: Get Rid of Your Iranian Allies, They Will Harm You

Israel's defense minister warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday to renounce the Iranian military presence in his country, saying the activities of Assad's staunchest...

May 11, 2018 2:36 pm

Top Iranian Cleric Threatens Destruction of Tel Aviv and Haifa if Israel Acts ‘Foolishly’

A member of Iran's clerical elite said on Friday Europeans could not be trusted after President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran would remain in a 2015 nuclear deal with...

May 11, 2018 10:53 am

Iran Says Airbus to Announce Decision on Selling Planes to Tehran Soon

Iran said on Friday that Airbus would announce in the next few days whether it would sell planes to Tehran after the United States withdrew...

May 11, 2018 10:17 am

Iran Condemns Israeli ‘Aggression’ in Syria

Iran on Friday supported Syria's right to defend itself against "aggression" from Israel, state TV reported, accusing others of remaining silent over the attacks on...

May 11, 2018 9:29 am

Iraqis Voting in First Election Since Islamic State Downfall

For the first time since driving out Islamic State, Iraqis go to the polls on Saturday in an election that will shape attempts to heal...

May 11, 2018 8:34 am

Russia, After Netanyahu Visit, Backs Off Syria S-300 Missile Supplies

Russia is not in talks with the Syrian government about supplying advanced S-300 ground-to-air missiles and does not think they are needed, the Izvestia daily...

May 10, 2018 4:38 pm

Big Power Grouping Urges Lebanon to Steer Clear of Regional Wars After Hezbollah Electoral Gains

A grouping of major powers urged Lebanon on Thursday to uphold a policy of keeping out of regional wars, after Iran-backed Hezbollah and its allies...

May 10, 2018 12:30 pm

Israel Embassy Holds First Independence Celebration in Cairo in Seven Years

JNS.org - The Nile Ritz Carlton in Cairo was the scene of Israel Independence Day celebrations hosted by the Israel Embassy in Egypt on Tuesday, the...

May 10, 2018 12:09 pm

Turkey Acts Against French Studies at Universities Amid Koran Row

Turkey on Thursday suspended the opening of any new French studies departments at its universities, an education official said, amid a growing row with France...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...

Israel

Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Opinion

Gaza and the Fallacy of Moral Equivalence

Rarely does the photo, four columns wide, of a dead baby appear on page one of The New York Times as it did on May 17. The sorrowful death of Layla...

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