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Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy, but Some Questions Left Unresolved

Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between US President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia in the 2016 election, but left unresolved...

March 25, 2019 9:22 am

France Bans Iran’s Mahan Air for Flying Arms, Troops to Syria, Elsewhere

France has banned flights in and out of the country by Iran's Mahan Air, accusing it of transporting military equipment and personnel to Syria and other Middle East war zones, diplomats said on Monday, after...

Reports: Russian Air Force Planes Land in Venezuela Carrying Troops

Two Russian air force planes landed at Venezuela's main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops, according to media reports, amid strengthening ties between Caracas and Moscow. A flight-tracking website showed...

Brexit Up in the Air as May Faces Possible Plot, Parliament Tries to Grab Control

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to topple her and parliament prepared to grab control of Brexit...

March 24, 2019 9:57 am

US Lawmakers Await Details of Mueller’s Russia Report

US lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of...

March 24, 2019 9:33 am

Experts Reveal: UN Knew of Militant Activity on Gaza Border, But Did Not Report It

JNS.org - After testifying at the United Nations below the Human Rights Council plenary earlier this...

March 24, 2019 9:07 am

US Enacts ‘Radioactive’ Sanctions Against Iran’s Nuclear and Missile Programs

JNS.org - The United States sanctioned 31 individuals and entities on Friday connected to Iran’s Organization...

March 23, 2019 2:20 pm

New Zealand Reopens Mosques That Were Attacked; Many ‘March for Love’

Smelling of fresh paint, the two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where...

March 22, 2019 5:02 pm

University of Cape Town to Hold Final Vote on Academic Boycott of Israel Later This Month

The University of Cape Town, the top-ranking academic institution in Africa, is set to consider...

March 25, 2019 9:22 am

Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy, but Some Questions Left Unresolved

Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between US President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia in the 2016 election, but left unresolved the...

March 25, 2019 9:18 am

France Bans Iran’s Mahan Air for Flying Arms, Troops to Syria, Elsewhere

France has banned flights in and out of the country by Iran's Mahan Air, accusing it of transporting military equipment and personnel to Syria and...

March 25, 2019 9:14 am

Reports: Russian Air Force Planes Land in Venezuela Carrying Troops

Two Russian air force planes landed at Venezuela's main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops, according to media reports,...

March 24, 2019 10:16 am

Brexit Up in the Air as May Faces Possible Plot, Parliament Tries to Grab Control

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to...

March 24, 2019 9:57 am

US Lawmakers Await Details of Mueller’s Russia Report

US lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a...

March 24, 2019 9:33 am

Experts Reveal: UN Knew of Militant Activity on Gaza Border, But Did Not Report It

JNS.org - After testifying at the United Nations below the Human Rights Council plenary earlier this week, Joe Truzman, an expert on Palestinian militant groups active...

March 24, 2019 9:07 am

US Enacts ‘Radioactive’ Sanctions Against Iran’s Nuclear and Missile Programs

JNS.org - The United States sanctioned 31 individuals and entities on Friday connected to Iran’s Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research, known by its Persian acronym...

March 23, 2019 2:20 pm

New Zealand Reopens Mosques That Were Attacked; Many ‘March for Love’

Smelling of fresh paint, the two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where a gunman killed 50 worshipers last week reopened their doors...

March 22, 2019 5:02 pm

University of Cape Town to Hold Final Vote on Academic Boycott of Israel Later This Month

The University of Cape Town, the top-ranking academic institution in Africa, is set to consider enforcing an academic boycott against Israel later this month. The UCT...

March 22, 2019 4:02 pm

Brown University Students Pass BDS Referendum Against Israel

JNS.org - Students at Brown University voted overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum held between Tuesday and Thursday, calling on the school to separate itself from companies that conduct...

March 22, 2019 3:34 pm

Top Lebanese Officials Dismiss Visiting US Secretary of State Pompeo’s Hezbollah Warning

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil on Friday openly challenged visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's description of Hezbollah -- the Iranian regime's Lebanon-based Shi'a...

March 22, 2019 3:12 pm

Israeli Spokesman Highlights ‘Moral Majority’ at UN Human Rights Council Opposed to Singling Out Jewish State

Israel's Foreign Ministry on Friday highlighted the existence of a "moral majority" at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), as it condemned the adoption...

March 22, 2019 2:36 pm

US Jewish and Pro-Israel Groups Praise Trump’s Golan Sovereignty Recognition

Top American Jewish and pro-Israel groups have largely welcomed US President Donald Trump’s tweet on Thursday in which he called for American recognition of Israeli...

March 22, 2019 12:18 pm

US Sanctions Iran’s Nuclear Research Unit, Urges Tehran to Negotiate

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on 14 people and 17 entities connected to an Iranian research organization it said had played a central role...

Culture

Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Opinion

The Campaign to Make Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitism Unassailable

Two prominent American-Islamist political activists, both avowed opponents of Israel's existence, renewed complaints last week that the recent controversy involving Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN)'s series of antisemitic statements was unjust. At...

March 26, 2019 2:43 pm
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Israel

On 40th Anniversary, Israel-Egypt Peace Deal Hailed for Opening ‘New ...

Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty. The 1979 agreement -- brokered by then-US President...

Middle East

Hamas Prisoners Attack Two Guards, One Seriously Injured

JNS.org - Two guards at Ketziot Prison in southern Israel were wounded, one seriously, when Hamas prisoners stabbed them late Sunday night after clashes broke out at the facility. Both guards...

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