(JNS.org) In a meeting with deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes, a dozen Jewish Democrats serving in the House of Representatives asked the White House to tone down its criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his statements on the peace process.
(JNS.org) Israel’s Shin Bet security agency announced Monday that it recently arrested an Israeli Arab man from Jerusalem for traveling to Syria to join the Islamic State terror group.
(JNS.org) Former U.S. senator and secretary of state Hillary Clinton, a presumed candidate in the 2016 presidential race, told a prominent Jewish leader that “we need to all work together to return the special U.S.-Israel relationship to constructive footing.”
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel’s Beersheba Regional Court convicted senior Hamas official and Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades military academy commander Dirar Abu Sisi of crimes against Israel’s security. Abu Sisi is best known for his part in engineering Hamas rockets, which earned him the nickname “father of the rockets.”
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Israeli Navy’s fourth submarine, the INS Tanin, which arrived in Israel last September, is scheduled to begin operations in the next few months.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Hacker groups on Sunday posted a threat that they would launch a cyberattack against Israel on April 7. The groups that posted notices promising an “electronic holocaust” included a group identified with the international hacker network Anonymous.
(JNS.org) As Iran provides weapons, money, and training to the Shi’a Muslim Houthi rebels who are overtaking Yemen, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned that the Islamic Republic “is conquering the Middle East.”
(JNS.org) Maryam Mansour, an 18-month-old Iraqi Christian girl with a serious heart defect whose family fled the Islamic State terror group, received a lifesaving operation at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The international community is turning a blind eye to the murder of minorities in the Arab world, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor told a meeting of a 15-nation council on minorities in the region.
(JNS.org) The Israeli Ministry of Education announced a partnership with the U.S. defense firm Lockheed Martin to enrich Israel’s cybersecurity curriculum for high school students.
(JNS.org) France is planning to launch a push for a United Nations Security Council resolution that will lay out the parameters for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
(JNS.org) Israel announced that it will resume the transfer of tax revenue to the Palestinian Authority (PA), which it suspended earlier this year over the PA’s decision to join the International Criminal Court.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Several residents of the Israeli Druze village of Majdal Shams, in the Golan Heights, were recently arrested in a joint Shin Bet security agency and police operation on suspicion of spying for Syria, defense officials said Friday.
(JNS.org) Six Israeli medical students have “adopted” a 14-year-old Syrian boy who was badly injured in his home country’s civil war and is currently hospitalized at Baruch Padeh Medical Center, near Tiberias.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Israeli unemployment rate dropped by 0.3 percentage points in February, hitting a record low of 5.3 percent, compared to 5.6 percent in January, the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) said Thursday.
(JNS.org) The U.S. is considering allowing Iran to retain its nuclear centrifuges at the Islamic Republic’s once-secretive Fordo fortified underground military site, officials involved in the Iran nuclear negotiations told the Associated Press.
(JNS.org) Spain has moved closer to approving legislation aimed at granting citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews who were expelled during the Spanish Inquisition.
(JNS.org) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin traveled to Singapore on Wednesday to attend the funeral of the country’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, who died earlier this week at age 91.
(JNS.org) The human rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday issued a report accusing the Palestinian terrorist organizations Hamas and Islamic Jihad of committing war crimes during the conflict in Gaza last summer, through their indiscriminate firing of rockets and the killing of both Israeli and Palestinian civilians.