Middle East

Explosion heard in western Tehran

Explosion heard in western Tehran

Electricity reportedly cut in suburbs west of Tehran following mysterious explosion.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 3:05 AM
'US Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea sowing discord'

'US Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea sowing discord'

Claims Hezbollah does not constitute obstacle preventing United States from helping Lebanon.Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 3:50 PM
Hamas: We will never recognize 'the enemy'

Hamas: We will never recognize 'the enemy'

Hamas declares it will continue the fight against the "Israeli occupation" until it is uprooted.Dalit Halevi, Thursday, 6:37 AM
PLO: Annexation will lead to dismantling of PA

PLO: Annexation will lead to dismantling of PA

PLO warns that sovereignty move will mean transfer of full responsibility over Judea and Samaria to Israel as "the occupying ruler".Dalit Halevi, Thursday, 5:36 AM
Iran warns Israel: No attack will stop our nuclear program

Iran warns Israel: No attack will stop our nuclear program

Iran vows to maintain its nuclear program, says explosion at Natanz will not disrupt its pace.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 6:45 AM
PA to extend coronavirus lockdown by five days

PA to extend coronavirus lockdown by five days

More than 4,570 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the PA and 17 have died.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 6:24 AM
'Annexation is the most dangerous thing in the Middle East'

'Annexation is the most dangerous thing in the Middle East'

Hezbollah leader urges Lebanese people to stand alongside Palestinian Arabs in the fight against Israel’s sovereignty plan.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 5:29 AM
Iranian parliament discusses mysterious 'accident' at Natanz

Iranian parliament discusses mysterious 'accident' at Natanz

Committee in Iranian parliament reaches "significant conclusions" following discussion on mysterious fire at nuclear facility.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 4:33 AM
NFL star DeSean Jackson posts anti-Semitic quotes

NFL star DeSean Jackson posts anti-Semitic quotes

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver posts fake Hitler quote about Jewish plan for world domination, support for Louis Farrakhan.Marcy Oster/JTA, Tuesday, 8:26 PM
Mysterious explosions: Iranian regime rattled

Mysterious explosions: Iranian regime rattled

Former Military Intelligence Iran branch head says explosions in recent days at Iranian sites increase public criticism of authorities.Mordechai Sones, Tuesday, 6:17 PM
Jordan demands Israel stop work at Western Wall

Jordan demands Israel stop work at Western Wall

Jordanian Foreign Ministry claims only Waqf has authority to renovate, maintain 'Al Aqsa Mosque,' including the Western Wall.Dalit Halevy, Tuesday, 4:42 PM
2 killed in latest explosion in the Tehran area

2 killed in latest explosion in the Tehran area

Latest in a string of explosions in the Tehran area kills 2, injures 3. Iranian officials claim explosion was an accident.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 9:55 AM
Coronavirus in Hebron 'out of control'

Coronavirus in Hebron 'out of control'

4,786 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in PA territories, 665 have recovered, 8 are in serious condition and 21 have died.Dalit Halevi, Tuesday, 6:35 AM
'Iran is waiting for a Democratic president to be elected'

'Iran is waiting for a Democratic president to be elected'

INSS director Amos Yadlin on explosion at Natanz: Whoever targeted that site knew what they were doing.103FM, Tuesday, 6:04 AM
PA threatens to cancel recognition of Israel

PA threatens to cancel recognition of Israel

Despite the threats, the PA has never accepted the legitimacy of Israel as a Jewish State.Dalit Halevi, Tuesday, 5:19 AM
PA calls on Israel to close crossings

PA calls on Israel to close crossings

PA Mohammed Shtayyeh asks Israel to stop flow of people between PA and Israel due to spread of coronavirus.AFP, Monday, 5:05 PM
Report: Arab leaders won't oppose sovereignty

Report: Arab leaders won't oppose sovereignty

Arab world indifferent to possibility of Israeli sovereignty, won't take steps to oppose it, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 9:14 AM
PA reports 472 new cases of coronavirus

PA reports 472 new cases of coronavirus

The total number of COVID-19 cases in PA-assigned territories is 4,722 with 20 deaths.Elad Benari, Monday, 6:43 AM
Islamic Jihad sets conditions for Palestinian reconciliation

Islamic Jihad sets conditions for Palestinian reconciliation

Senior Islamic Jihad official calls on PA to cease punitive measures against the Gaza Strip.Dalit Halevi, Monday, 6:06 AM
PA building international coalition to block sovereignty

PA building international coalition to block sovereignty

PLO secretary-general says PA working with several countries to establish international coalition against Israeli sovereignty plan.Elad Benari, Monday, 5:34 AM
Report: Israel behind attack on Natanz nuclear complex

Report: Israel behind attack on Natanz nuclear complex

Middle Eastern intelligence official says Israel attacked the Natanz nuclear complex in Iran using a powerful bomb.Elad Benari, Monday, 4:37 AM
Rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad

Rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad

Attack on US embassy follows series of explosions at Iranian military sites.Gary Willig, Sunday, 10:56 AM
Russia welcomes Fatah-Hamas unity against sovereignty

Russia welcomes Fatah-Hamas unity against sovereignty

Russia welcomes pledge of unity between Fatah and Hamas against Israel's plans to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/3/2020, 11:41 PM
Iran says it determined cause of 'accident' at Natanz

Iran says it determined cause of 'accident' at Natanz

Iran's top security body declines to release details on what caused a fire at the Natanz nuclear site on Thursday.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/3/2020, 10:58 PM
20 Saudis on trial for murder of Jamal Khashoggi

20 Saudis on trial for murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018. His body has not been found.Y Rabinovitz, 7/3/2020, 3:09 PM
Hamas: We arrested cell of Israeli agents

Hamas: We arrested cell of Israeli agents

Gaza ministry claims to have arrested cell working in service of Israel, confiscated funds.Dalit Halevi, 7/3/2020, 2:21 PM
Report: Iranian 'accident' was Israel's fault

Report: Iranian 'accident' was Israel's fault

Israel caused Natanz 'accident,' costing Iran 80% of its uranium hexafluoride, Kuwaiti report claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2020, 1:29 PM
Morocco asks Amnesty for proof it used spyware on journalist

Morocco asks Amnesty for proof it used spyware on journalist

Moroccan PM demands evidence of spyware charge, promises to take 'necessary steps' to clear government if proof is not forthcoming.AFP, 7/3/2020, 12:15 PM
Abbas adviser: 'Collusion' between US and Israel must be exposed

Abbas adviser: 'Collusion' between US and Israel must be exposed

PA chairman's adviser Nabil Shaath says Arabs are ready to confront any "Israeli annexation".Elad Benari, 7/3/2020, 6:36 AM
Report: Switzerland offers to mediate between Israel and PA

Report: Switzerland offers to mediate between Israel and PA

Swiss President reportedly offers to host diplomatic summit in which Israel and PA will try to resume negotiations.Elad Benari, 7/3/2020, 5:14 AM
Fatah military wing: We're ready to carry out attacks

Fatah military wing: We're ready to carry out attacks

Senior Fatah official: The enemy understands only force, we're ready for military resistance.Dalit Halevi, 7/3/2020, 4:32 AM
Iran reports 'accident' at nuclear site

Iran reports 'accident' at nuclear site

Iran says an "accident" occurred at Natanz nuclear facility, claims there were no casualties or pollution. Rogue group claims responsibilityArutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 7/2/2020, 8:09 PM
PA: Anyone who cooperates with Israel 'should be shot'

PA: Anyone who cooperates with Israel 'should be shot'

PA, Fatah officials declare that anyone who has any dealings with Israel is 'traitor' who deserves the death penalty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2020, 5:43 PM
Fatah, Hamas pledge 'unity' against Israeli sovereignty

Fatah, Hamas pledge 'unity' against Israeli sovereignty

Rival factions pledge united effort against Israel's prospective plans to apply sovereignty at Ramallah event. Joint List MK Odeh attends.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2020, 2:53 PM
'Palestinian refugees' in Lebanon protest sovereignty

'Palestinian refugees' in Lebanon protest sovereignty

Arabs listed as "Palestinian refugees" say Palestinian Arabs will remain united in face of Israeli sovereignty plans.Elad Benari, 7/2/2020, 6:42 AM
Hamas calls for confrontation in Judea and Samaria

Hamas calls for confrontation in Judea and Samaria

Hamas officials say Palestinian Arab people are united behind the "resistance" and do not intend to back down.Dalit Halevi, 7/2/2020, 4:24 AM
PA announces lockdown amid spike in coronavirus cases

PA announces lockdown amid spike in coronavirus cases

PA announces that all governorates in Judea and Samaria will be closed for five days due to rise in new cases of COVID-19.Elad Benari, 7/2/2020, 4:08 AM
Hamas test-fires rockets to warn against sovereignty

Hamas test-fires rockets to warn against sovereignty

Hamas terrorist organization launches 20 rockets into the sea to warn Israel not to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.AFP, 7/1/2020, 6:17 PM
'Failure to extend Iran arms embargo will threaten the region'

'Failure to extend Iran arms embargo will threaten the region'

US Secretary of State urges the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran which is due to expire in October.Elad Benari, 7/1/2020, 6:33 AM
Report: US pushing Israel to make gesture to PA

Report: US pushing Israel to make gesture to PA

US administration reportedly pressing Israel to make a significant gesture towards the Palestinian Authority in exchange for sovereignty.Elad Benari, 7/1/2020, 6:11 AM
Millions of Yemeni children face starvation as UN aid dries up

Millions of Yemeni children face starvation as UN aid dries up

Juliette Touma, UNICEF regional chief of communications Middle East & Africa, on the worsening humanitarian crisis in Yemen.i24NEWS, 7/1/2020, 5:56 AM
Zarif: Renewal of arms embargo will end nuclear deal

Zarif: Renewal of arms embargo will end nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister says the preservation of the 2015 nuclear deal depends on the scheduled end of a UN arms embargo on his country.Elad Benari, 7/1/2020, 4:06 AM
Canada to PA: We oppose annexation

Canada to PA: We oppose annexation

Canada's representative in the PA makes clear to PLO and Fatah officials that its government opposes Israel's sovereignty plan.Dalit Halevi, 7/1/2020, 2:59 AM
13 dead in Tehran explosion

13 dead in Tehran explosion

Deadly explosion, fire at Tehran medical center blamed on gas leak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2020, 10:31 PM
US Senior Advisor: 'Military option is always on the table'

US Senior Advisor: 'Military option is always on the table'

Senior Advisor to the Secretary Brian Hook: 'Israeli people should know President Trump will never allow Iran to have a nuclear weapon.'Mordechai Sones, 6/30/2020, 9:24 PM
Huge explosion in Tehran

Huge explosion in Tehran

Large plume of smoke rises from building in northern Tehran following reports of explosion in the Iranian capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2020, 8:33 PM
Iran sentences journalist to death

Iran sentences journalist to death

Islamic Republic sentences journalist who published embarrassing information about leadership, videos of protests to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2020, 3:19 PM
Bahrain supports US efforts to renew Iranian arms embargo

Bahrain supports US efforts to renew Iranian arms embargo

US envoy meets Bahraini Foreign Minister, who expresses support for US efforts to renew the UN arms embargo on Iran.Elad Benari, 6/30/2020, 6:36 AM
PA willing to renew peace talks with Israel

PA willing to renew peace talks with Israel

PA counter-proposal to Trump’s plan says it is prepared to agree to "minor" territorial concessions.Elad Benari, 6/30/2020, 5:12 AM
Interpol rejects Iranian request to arrest Trump

Interpol rejects Iranian request to arrest Trump

Interpol says its guidelines for notices forbids it from "any intervention or activities of a political" nature.Elad Benari, 6/30/2020, 4:21 AM
Man accused of murdering Daniel Pearl to be released this week?

Man accused of murdering Daniel Pearl to be released this week?

Pakistan’s Supreme Court paves way for release of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was convicted of involvement in murder of Jewish journalist.Ben Ariel, 6/30/2020, 4:00 AM
PA: Recognition of Palestine will thwart annexation

PA: Recognition of Palestine will thwart annexation

PA cabinet leader calls on Britain to recognize the State of Palestine and thus help thwart Israel's "annexation plan."Dalit Halevi, 6/30/2020, 3:13 AM
Iranian economy collapsing

Iranian economy collapsing

Iranian deficit at 70%, as sales of crude oil drop sharply following US sanctions. 'We don't have any profits from crude oil.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2020, 7:53 PM
Jordan to Israel: We will oppose even limited sovereignty move

Jordan to Israel: We will oppose even limited sovereignty move

Jordanian government reportedly makes clear to Israel that it will oppose even a limited application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 6/29/2020, 6:41 AM
US envoy: Arms embargo on Iran must remain in place

US envoy: Arms embargo on Iran must remain in place

US special representative to Iran, Brian Hook, says world must ignore Iranian threats to retaliate for extension of arms embargo.Ben Ariel, 6/29/2020, 6:06 AM
Missile exploded near convoy of former Lebanese PM

Missile exploded near convoy of former Lebanese PM

Saudi TV station reports that a missile exploded earlier this month near the convoy of Saad Hariri.Elad Benari, 6/29/2020, 4:32 AM
'Trump's vision puts two-state illusion to rest'

'Trump's vision puts two-state illusion to rest'

PM at CUFI virtual summit: I encourage the Palestinians not to lose another opportunity. They should sit down and negotiate in good faith.Elad Benari, 6/29/2020, 3:37 AM