(JNS.org) The IDF carried out artillery and air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Thursday in retaliation for a dozen mortar strikes on Israeli territory.
(JNS.org) The rival Palestinian factions Fatah and the Gaza-ruling terror group Hamas agreed Wednesday to delay the full implementation of a Palestinian unity deal that would see control of Gaza transferred to the Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA).
(JNS.org) President Donald Trump is planning to announce that the U.S. officially recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Thursday.
(JNS.org) The head of the British Armed Forces, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, arrived in Israel Thursday for an official visit as the guest of IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot.
(JNS.org) The White House downplayed reports that President Donald Trump will announce in the coming days that he will order the relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that would fulfill a key campaign promise.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel’s economy is expected to grow by 3.4 percent per year in 2018 and 2019, a significantly higher rate than growth projections for the U.S. and Europe during those two years, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) stated in a report released Nov. 28.
(JNS.org) As the Palestinian terror group Hamas’s decade-long rule of the Gaza Strip ends this Friday amid a power transfer to the Palestinian Authority (PA), Hamas has defied calls to disarm and has vowed to move its battle against the Jewish state to Judea and Samaria.
(JNS.org) On Wednesday in the Tel Aviv District Court, three Palestinian terrorists who were convicted of murder in October for their involvement in the June 2016 terror attack that killed four Israelis in Tel Aviv’s Sarona Market were each given four life sentences and an additional 60 years.
(JNS.org) An Israeli resolution focusing on the use of agricultural technology for sustainable development passed in the United Nations Second Committee on Tuesday with the highest-ever number of co-sponsors for an Israeli initiative at the world body.
(JNS.org) Christian support for Israel in South Korea is stronger than ever, according to the founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein.
(JNS.org) Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia encouraged the U.S. to “bomb Iran” before the 2015 nuclear deal was brokered by the Obama administration and other world powers.
(JNS.org) Israeli security forces destroyed a carpentry shop in Elazar's Netiv Ha'avot neighborhood in Samaria’s Gush Etzion bloc Wednesday morning, implementing an order by Israel’s High Court of Justice in September 2016 to demolish the structure.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The European Students’ Union (ESU) began its biannual seminar on Monday in Jerusalem, with 120 student representatives from 37 countries arriving for a week-long visit.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) A crisis within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition ended on Sunday with the prime minister's Likud party and Israel's haredi parties striking a compromise that will keep the coalition intact.
(JNS.org) Vice President Mike Pence said that President Donald Trump is “actively considering” moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a campaign pledge the president has yet to fulfill.
(JNS.org) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced plans to open a new Israeli embassy in Rwanda in a bid to boost the Jewish state’s ties in sub-Saharan Africa.
(JNS.org) Government officials representing 41 Muslim countries convened in Saudi Arabia last Sunday for the first Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition, headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
(JNS.org) The family of 6-year-old Israeli boy Shalev Bokovza, who was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) at 6-months-old, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for an expensive lifesaving treatment for Shalev.
(JNS.org) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday congratulated the U.K.’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle on their engagement, and invited the couple to visit Israel for their honeymoon.
(JNS.org) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman referred to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as “the new Hitler of the Middle East” amid an escalating war of words between the regional rivals.