The United Arab Emirates facilitated the reunion of a Jewish Yemenite family that had been separated for 15 years.
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For the most part, Jewish and pro-Israel groups reacted positively to the U.S. elimination of the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds Force, Maj. Gen, Qassem Soleimani, in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq on Thursday.
Despite withdrawing most U.S. forces from Syria, the United States will keep between 500 and 600 troops in the country, announced the top U.S. military officer on Sunday.
U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Sunday, saying he had “died like a dog.”
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party has downplayed a Dec. 31 meeting in Beirut between Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmad and Hezbollah terror leader Hassan Nasrallah, in which the two reportedly agreed to instigate a violent Palestinian uprising in Israel.
Clashes between Palestinian rioters and Israeli security forces erupted last Friday in Jerusalem, as well as the West Bank and Gaza, amid Palestinian “day of rage” protests over President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday threatened to sever ties with Israel over potential U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.
Israel is collaborating directly with Saudi Arabia and other Sunni Arab states to combat terrorism, according to CIA Director Mike Pompeo, as well as former CIA Director and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
The Israeli Foreign Ministry has reportedly instructed the Jewish state’s envoys to launch a global diplomatic campaign against Iran and the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, and in support of Saudi Arabia and its allies.
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Monday accused Hezbollah, with Iranian support, of launching a missile on Saturday that targeted its capital of Riyadh, declaring the move as a potential “act of war.”
During a visit to Damascus Wednesday for talks with the Syrian military, Iran’s military chief vowed to confront Israel and defend Syria’s regime.
Organizers of a major judo tournament in Abu Dhabi barred Israel’s team from donning national symbols and playing the Jewish state’s national anthem.
The U.S. Supreme Court was scheduled to hold its first hearing Wednesday on a lawsuit filed by Israeli victims of terrorism against Jordan-based Arab Bank, claiming it knowingly funded Palestinian terrorist groups, including Hamas.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called remarks by a leader of the Hamas terror group lauding its strong ties with Iran “a stunning admission” that illustrates Iranian violations of U.N. resolutions.
Hezbollah said it has used a drone to strike an ISIS position along the Lebanon-Syria border, in a first-of-its-kind public declaration by the Lebanese terror group.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the Islamic Republic could abandon its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers “within hours” if the U.S. follows through with imposing new sanctions on Iran.
Jordan’s King Abdullah met with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas Monday in Abdullah’s first official visit to Ramallah since December 2012.
Five Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem were indicted earlier this week on charges of incitement to terrorism over actions including Facebook posts lauding the July 14 terror attack that killed two Israeli policemen near the Temple Mount.
The family of the Israeli security guard who was recently attacked at the Israeli embassy compound in Jordan last week has fled its home in southern Israel following the publication of the guard’s full name.
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) has launched a fundraising initiative to aid Christians and other persecuted minorities in the Middle East who have been targeted by Islamic terrorists.
Israel’s security establishment is closely monitoring the health of Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas after he was hospitalized this weekend at the Al Istishari Hospital near Ramallah.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has revealed details of its secretive humanitarian aid operation with Israel’s war-torn neighbor, Syria.
Israeli and Palestinian rescue and security teams participated in a joint drill simulating an emergency rescue exercise following a fatal car crash.
A new survey conducted among the Palestinian public shows the majority of Palestinians do not support violence against Israel, but overwhelmingly support the Palestinian Authority’s payment of salaries to terrorists and their families.
The Egyptian government has reportedly approved a budget of $22 million for the restoration of the centuries-old Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh is reportedly stranded in Gaza while Arab countries refuse to host the Palestinian terror group’s political chief.
The White House said Monday it has evidence that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is preparing to initiate another chemical weapons attack against civilians.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) is requesting that UNESCO recognize Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs, one of the holiest sites in Judaism, as a Palestinian World Heritage Site.
The United States, Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Saudi Arabia and Jordan have agreed in secret negotiations to coordinate the first flight of Palestinian pilgrims to Saudia Arabia from Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Sunday.
The source of classified intelligence shared by President Donald Trump with Russian government officials in May was acquired by Israel in a hacking operation against Islamic State computers, The New York Times reported Monday.
The film “Wonder Woman,” starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot, took in more than $103 million at the North American box office last weekend. According to Variety, the film’s global take was even higher at $122.5 million. It seems everyone was watching “Wonder Woman,” except in Lebanon.
The high-profile U.S. arms deal with Saudi Arabia, which President Donald Trump signed during his recent visit to Riyadh and is awaiting congressional approval, raised alarm in Jerusalem due to what officials describe as the potential diminishment of Israel’s military edge over regional foes.
Acting immediately on a report issued Friday by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), Norway demanded that the Palestinian Authority (PA) return Norwegian state funding for a women’s youth center named after female Palestinian terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, who masterminded an attack that killed 37 Israelis.
Prominent Democrats and major U.S. Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump in calling on the Palestinian Authority (PA) to stop making payments to imprisoned terrorists and their families.
Ismail Haniyeh, whom Hamas elected as the Palestinian terror group’s top leader last weekend, made his first public appearance in the new role by visiting a “solidarity tent” for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Gaza City Monday.
As French citizens voted Sunday, their eventual president-elect reiterated previous statements ruling out unilateral French recognition of Palestinian statehood and committing to support for a two-state solution.
WASHINGTON (JTA) – The Trump administration last week endorsed a narrative long promoted by critics of the Iran nuclear deal: It’s North Korea all over again.
Four Palestinians who were arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces after they visited the sukkah of a West Bank mayor were released following Israeli intervention. The men who visited the Efrat sukkah of Oded Revivi were from the nearby Palestinian village of Wadi Al Nis. They were…
JERUSALEM — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed the reconciliation agreement with Israel restoring diplomatic ties after a six-year freeze.
JERUSALEM — Turkey condemned Israel for its attacks on the Gaza Strip and said it would continue to criticize Israel despite agreeing to restore diplomatic ties.
Turkey’s former military attache to Israel reportedly has confessed to plotting the failed military coup to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
In what reportedly is the only part of last year’s Iran nuclear deal not made public, the Islamic Republic will be able to resume key nuclear production in just over a decade.
The deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said the country has over 100,000 missiles in Lebanon alone readied for the “annihilation” of Israel.
JERUSALEM — Israel’s Security Cabinet today (June 29) approved the reconciliation agreement with Turkey restoring diplomatic ties after a six-year freeze.
JERUSALEM — The foreign ministries of Israel and Turkey simultaneously signed a reconciliation agreement today (June 28), six years after relations were cut off.