(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed former Shin Bet security agency official Yaron Blum as the new head of negotiations to coordinate the release of Israelis held captive by Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas.
(JNS.org) The German government will reportedly approve the sale of three submarines to Israel from the manufacturer ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), following previous reports that it had suspended the $1.5 billion deal amid ongoing criminal investigations.
(JNS.org) Israel Saturday night condemned a terror attack in Egypt’s Giza province that killed at least 16 Egyptian policemen, in one of the deadliest attacks against the Arab country’s security forces in years.
(JNS.org) A delegation of senior Hamas officials arrived in Iran Friday to improve ties between the Palestinian terror group and the Islamic Republic.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Kite Pharma, founded by Israeli-American professor Arie Belldegrun in 2009, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted regular approval for its cancer treatment, Yescarta.
(JNS.org) German prosecutors have charged a former guard at the Majdanek death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland with accessory to the murder of at least 17,000 Jews.
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been reportedly lobbying world leaders to support the Iraqi Kurds, who are losing territory to Iraq’s government.
(JNS.org) The city of London has rejected a Palestinian anti-Israel ad campaign claiming the 1917 Balfour Declaration was the “harbinger of the Palestinian disaster.”
(JNS.org) Yahya Sinwar, the political chief in Gaza for the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, said Thursday the group will not disarm or ever recognize Israel, and vowed to eradicate the Jewish state.
(JNS.org) Following announcements in July that Japan’s Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) would acquire the Israeli pharmaceutical company NeuroDerm for $1.1 billion, the companies announced the deal’s finalization Wednesday.
(JNS.org) In the wake of Israel announcing its withdrawal from United Nations cultural body UNESCO due to anti-Israel bias, Israeli representatives walked out of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s (IPU) gathering in St. Petersburg this week after encountering severe harassment from Arab and Muslim parliamentarians.
(JNS.org) President Donald Trump’s international negotiations representative, Jason Greenblatt, Thursday called on the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas to disarm and renounce violence amid new attempts to form a unity government with its longtime rival Fatah.
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday to discuss the conflict in Syria, just days after Israeli jets hit a Syrian anti-aircraft battery.
(JNS.org) U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley urged the U.N. Security Council to consider all of Iran’s “destructive conduct,” not exclusively the 2015 nuclear deal.
(JNS.org) A Chinese social media star broke down in tears during a meeting with a famous 93-year-old Holocaust survivor in Israel, as part of an Israeli-Chinese cultural exchange.
(JNS.org) During a visit to Damascus Wednesday for talks with the Syrian military, Iran’s military chief vowed to confront Israel and defend Syria’s regime.
(JNS.org) In a vote at the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, an Israeli representative was elected to a seat on the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), despite opposition from the Palestinians and several Arab countries.
(JNS.org) Organizers of a major judo tournament in Abu Dhabi barred Israel’s team from donning national symbols and playing the Jewish state’s national anthem.
(JNS.org) The Jewish community in the Judea and Samaria city of Hebron was granted building permits to construct new homes for the first time since 2002.
(JNS.org) Israel’s security coordination with the Palestinian Authority (PA) should continue despite the recent formation of a Palestinian unity government between the PA’s ruling Fatah party and the Gaza-controlling terror group Hamas, Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett said Wednesday.