Iran, defying international community, continues expansion of nuclear program

(JNS.org) Iran, in defiance of the international community, is in the process of upgrading its main uranium enrichment facility at Natanz, according to Western diplomats. Technicians in Iran are installing...

Iran suspends high-level uranium enrichment under international deal

(JTA) – Iran has suspended high-level uranium enrichment, as part of an interim nuclear deal signed with the world powers. Iranian authorities halted the enrichment of uranium to 20 percent,...

Congress, Jewish Groups Express Solidarity With Israel After Rocket Barrage

JNS.org – Members of Congress and the American Jewish community are reacting to the most recent escalation between Hamas and Israel, with the former firing rockets from Gaza into the...

White House Denies Netanyahu’s Claim of Annexation Talks

US President Donald Trump with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Ben Gurion International Airport on May 23, 2017. Photo by Kobi Gideon / GPO JNS.org – The White House on Monday denied...

British PM Asks Israel Not to Demolish Bedouin Village in West Bank

British Prime Minister Theresa May called the planned demolition of the Bedouin village of Khan Al-Ahmar in the West Bank by the Iraeli authorities ‘’ a major blow for...

More Than 2 Million Muslims Begin Annual Hajj to Mecca

The annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia began on Sunday, with more than 2 million Muslims from around the world expected to arrive to circle the black...

Netanyahu Calls on International Community to Pressure Abbas Over Refusal to Recognize Jewish State...

Jerusalem Post — Prime Minister Binyamin on Monday attacked Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for his refusal to recognize Israel as the Jewish state. “The chairman of the PA was...

The World Bank’s Red-Dead Sea Gamble

A water pipeline from Turkey to Jordan would relieve their water shortage and turn the country's vast uninhabited desert into an oasis, providing homes and employment for millions of...

Palestinian Authority to join International Criminal Court on April 1

The International Criminal Court logo. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) The Palestinian Authority (PA) will become the 123rd member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 1, United Nations Secretary-General...

Jordan Decides Not to Renew Parts of 1994 Treaty With Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jordan’s King Abdullah told Israel he has decided to not renew parts of their 1994 peace treaty. Abdullah said Sunday he would not renew two of the...
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