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Egypt, UN working intensely to end Gaza violence

Egypt, UN working intensely to end Gaza violence

Egypt has been a longstanding broker between Israel and Gaza and has facilitated indirect talks for a restoration of calm during past outbreaks of violence.… Read More ›

Islamic Jihad is trying to drag Israel into a war of attrition

Islamic Jihad is trying to drag Israel into a war of attrition

Analysis: Although Hamas is not intervening, it is too soon to tell whether the terror group is saving its most deadly weapons for a better… Read More ›

Far-right MK Ben Gvir says he’ll visit Temple Mount Sunday, as tensions boil

Far-right MK Ben Gvir says he’ll visit Temple Mount Sunday, as tensions boil

‘We mustn’t give in to terror,’ says firebrand lawmaker on Tisha B’Av visit, as police aim to prevent escalation at flashpoint Jerusalem site during Israeli… Read More ›

Islamic Jihad Fires 350 Rockets Towards Negev, Tel Aviv After Israel Eliminates Key Commander

Islamic Jihad Fires 350 Rockets Towards Negev, Tel Aviv After Israel Eliminates Key Commander

  JERUSALEM — In retaliation for the elimination of the northern sector of Gaza’s  Islamic Jihad commander, Thaysir Al-Ja’abri, as well as 15 terror operatives,… Read More ›

Top Russian hypersonic missile scientist arrested on treason charge

Top Russian hypersonic missile scientist arrested on treason charge

  A leading Russian scientist in hypersonic flight was arrested on suspicion of treason on Friday, according to Russian state media. Dr Alexander Shiplyuk, director… Read More ›

Israel Elections: Shaked’s Zionist Spirit hugs electoral threshold – poll

Israel Elections: Shaked’s Zionist Spirit hugs electoral threshold – poll

The bloc supporting Netanyahu would earn a majority in the Knesset if joined by the Zionist Spirit party.   Ayelet Shaked’s Zionist Spirit party is… Read More ›

Israeli Afrifah stuns to win 200m at world juniors

Israeli Afrifah stuns to win 200m at world juniors

After trailing favorite Letsile Tebogo for most of the race, a late surge sees Blessing Afrifah claim title by six-thousandths of a second in a… Read More ›

Analysis: Tisha B’Av at Western Wall to test how serious Lapid is about religious pluralism

Analysis: Tisha B’Av at Western Wall to test how serious Lapid is about religious pluralism

After zealots overran egalitarian prayers, PM stressed non-Orthodox Jews’ right to worship at site, but that will only be proven if cops quash such interruptions… Read More ›

Man Who Threatened Dr. Fauci, Other Official, Gets 3 Years

Man Who Threatened Dr. Fauci, Other Official, Gets 3 Years

  GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A West Virginia man was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison after he sent emails threatening Dr. Anthony… Read More ›

Nancy Pelosi says US will not allow Taiwan to be isolated as China holds military drills

Nancy Pelosi says US will not allow Taiwan to be isolated as China holds military drills

  US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed Friday that the United States would not allow Taiwan to be isolated, as Beijing stepped up military drills… Read More ›

Senior Islamic Jihad official: We will bomb the center of Israel

Senior Islamic Jihad official: We will bomb the center of Israel

The official denied that Hamas is trying to prevent the Palestinian Islamic Jihad from attacking Israel.   Israel’s military is bracing for an attack near… Read More ›

Security curbs along Gaza border to stay put as Egypt tries to calm tensions

Security curbs along Gaza border to stay put as Egypt tries to calm tensions

Israel also appeals to Qatar in an effort to convey messages to Islamic Jihad, which have threatened retaliation following the arrest of terror group’s West… Read More ›

Senior Biden official: ‘We’ve lost nothing by keeping door open to deal with Iran’

Senior Biden official: ‘We’ve lost nothing by keeping door open to deal with Iran’

Top official speaking to ToI defends refusal to walk away from talks, even as Iran continues to expand its nuclear program; notes US has intensified… Read More ›

On ‘Journey Through History,’ Auburn Players Visit Yad Vashem In Jerusalem

On ‘Journey Through History,’ Auburn Players Visit Yad Vashem In Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JNS) – As part of a trip to Israel to play basketball, the Auburn Tigers, a Division 1 NCAA college basketball team from Alabama,… Read More ›

China hits Taiwan with trade restrictions after Pelosi visit

China hits Taiwan with trade restrictions after Pelosi visit

Hong Kong – China has suspended some trade with Taiwan in apparent retribution for a visit by the US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the… Read More ›

US designating Russia state terrorism sponsor would end diplomatic relations – Zakharova

US designating Russia state terrorism sponsor would end diplomatic relations – Zakharova

The decision to add a country to the list of terrorism sponsors is made by the secretary of state. Blinken has resisted adding Russia to… Read More ›

Roads along Gaza border to remain closed as IDF fears Islamic Jihad attack

Roads along Gaza border to remain closed as IDF fears Islamic Jihad attack

Gantz warns any threat on Israeli civilians will be met with ‘forceful response’ as tensions run high following arrest of senior Islamic Jihad operative in… Read More ›

Ex-prison guard alleges sexual assault by security inmate said to have raped soldier

Ex-prison guard alleges sexual assault by security inmate said to have raped soldier

New claims from another guard at Gilboa Prison add to growing scandal over accusations that female wardens were ‘pimped’ to Palestinian prisoners   Another former… Read More ›

New York Yankees Get Jewish Pitcher At MLB Trade Deadline

New York Yankees Get Jewish Pitcher At MLB Trade Deadline

NEW YORK (JTA) – A self-described “Seinfeld enthusiast” is headed to the Yankees. The Bronx Bombers traded for Jewish relief pitcher Scott Effross Monday, sending… Read More ›

Analysis: Biden’s al Qaeda strike reveals an inconvenient truth about America’s war on terror

Analysis: Biden’s al Qaeda strike reveals an inconvenient truth about America’s war on terror

  It manages to both shock and seem entirely, chillingly, predictable. The killings of key terrorist leaders have become increasingly commonplace, as the attacks they… Read More ›