Terror attack thwarted by border police near Jerusalem

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli border policemen thwarted a potential major terrorist attack on Sunday morning when they discovered a powerful explosive device in a car at the Beitar checkpoint on Route 367 southwest of Jerusalem.

Posted on July 27, 2014 .

10 more IDF soldiers killed in Gaza

(JNS.org) Ten more Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officers and soldiers were killed in ground battles in Gaza over the weekend, bringing the IDF death toll to 43 in the current conflict with Hamas.

Posted on July 27, 2014 .

Israel approves criminal investigation against Arab MK Zoabi

(JNS.org) Israeli Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein on Friday approved a criminal investigation against Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Hanin Zoabi (Balad) for suspicion of incitement to violence and offending a public servant.

Posted on July 27, 2014 .

ADL scrutinized over interfaith camp coordinators’ alleged ties to Al-Qaeda terrorist

(JNS.org) The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is being scrutinized over the alleged ties staffers at its interfaith camp in New Hampshire have to a convicted Al-Qaeda terrorist.

Posted on July 25, 2014 .

Missing Israeli soldier declared dead

(JNS.org) Israeli soldier St.-Sgt. Oron Shaul, 20, who was declared missing after a July 20 attack on his armored personnel carrier (APC) that left six other Israeli soldiers dead, was declared dead by the head Israel Defense Forces (IDF) rabbi on Friday. 

Posted on July 25, 2014 .

Report: Hamas planned to attack Israel via tunnels during Rosh Hashanah

(JNS.org) Hamas was likely planning a major attack on Israel during Rosh Hashanah using its complex system of tunnels under the Israel-Gaza border, Israeli security sources said. 

Posted on July 25, 2014 .

ISIS blows up Tomb of Jonah in Iraq

(JNS.org) A new video shows jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) blowing up the Tomb of Jonah in Mosul, Iraq.

Posted on July 25, 2014 .

Israel ranks ‘very high’ on U.N. human development index

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel ranks 19th in the world in the United Nations’ Human Development Index for 2014, according to the U.N.’s 2014 Human Development Report, released Thursday.

Posted on July 25, 2014 .

IDF: Hamas prevented civilians from evacuating UNRWA shelter in Gaza

(JNS.org) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has accused Hamas of preventing civilians from evacuating a United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) shelter in the northern Gaza city of Beit Hanoun, where at least 16 people were reportedly killed and more than 200 were injured in an apparent strike on the compound. 

Posted on July 24, 2014 .

Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: referendum must end ‘Zionist state’

(JNS.org) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called for a referendum among Jews and Arabs living in Israel to end the “Zionist state” and suggested that armed resistance might be necessary until such a vote can be held.

Posted on July 24, 2014 .

Israeli president-elect Reuven Rivlin sworn into office

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) As Israeli soldiers continue to battle Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip, Reuven Rivlin was sworn into office as Israel's 10th president on Thursday afternoon at the Knesset.

Posted on July 24, 2014 .

Israeli Christians speak out against ISIS persecution of Iraqi Christians

(JNS.org) A group of Israeli Christians is speaking out to express solidarity with Christians in Iraq over the persecution they are suffering at the hands of jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) terror group. 

Posted on July 24, 2014 .

Egyptian army thwarts terror attack near Israeli border

(JNS.org) The Egyptian army thwarted a terror attack near the Israeli border on Wednesday night, an Egyptian military source said.

Posted on July 24, 2014 .

Pro-Palestinian rioters attack Maccabi Haifa soccer players in Austria

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) A pre-season friendly match between the Israeli Maccabi Haifa and French Lille OSC soccer teams in Bischofshofen, Austria, on Wednesday was interrupted when pro-Palestinian protesters burst onto the field and attacked the Israeli players.

Posted on July 24, 2014 .

30,000 attend Mount Herzl funeral of IDF soldier from Los Angeles

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Sgt. Max Steinberg, a U.S.-born Golani Brigade soldier who fell in battle in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, was laid to rest on Wednesday at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

Posted on July 24, 2014 .

Hamas leader: we won’t accept cease-fire if Gaza blockade not lifted

(JNS.org) The terrorist group Hamas will not accept a cease-fire with Israel if the agreement does not include the lifting of the blockade on Gaza, Hamas political bureau chief Khaled Mashaal said on Wednesday.

Posted on July 24, 2014 .

FAA lifts ban on Israel flights

(JNS.org) Late on Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) lifted its ban on flights by American carriers in and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv.

Posted on July 24, 2014 .

U.N. Human Rights Council probe on Israel a ‘travesty,’ Netanyahu says

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the decision by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to launch an inquiry into Israeli human rights violations in Gaza, calling on the council to instead investigate Hamas’s war crimes. 

Posted on July 23, 2014 .

Shimon Peres slams Qatar for supporting Hamas terror

(JNS.org) In a meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres slammed Qatar for supporting Hamas terrorism.

Posted on July 23, 2014 .

ISIS seizes Iraqi monastery and expels monks

(JNS.org) After forcing Christians in the city of Mosul to convert, die or leave, jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) terror group have seized the ancient Christian Mar Behnam Monastery outside of Mosul and expelled its monks.

Posted on July 23, 2014 .