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Hamas to hold war preparation drill in Gaza

Preparation for the next war against Israel? Hamas announces comprehensive military drill scheduled for Sunday.Dalit Halevi, Friday, 5:16 AM

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey arrives in Ankara

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey, Eitan Naeh, arrives in the capital, becoming Israel's first envoy to Turkey since 2010.Elad Benari, Friday, 4:42 AM

Syrian Grand Mufti rejects charges of terrorist ties

Pro-Assad religious leader denies claims of terrorism in address to Irish parliament committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 5:11 PM

UN General Assembly president dons PLO flag

Israel’s UN Ambassador blasts Peter Thomson, who wore a scarf with the colors of the PLO flag to special "solidarity" session.Elad Benari, Thursday, 6:13 AM

Saudi prince: Let women drive

Member of the Saudi royal family calls for an end to the longstanding ban on women driving.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 5:44 AM

Abbas: We will never recognize Israel

PA chairman and Fatah leader declares the Palestinian Arabs will never give up on their fight to achieve an independent state.Dalit Halevi, Thursday, 4:12 AM

There are 'things we can do' to preserve two-state solution

Outgoing Secretary of State hints the Obama administration is still considering action on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Ron Kampeas, Thursday, 2:31 AM

Erdogan calls on Muslims to 'protect Jerusalem'

Turkish President urges all Muslims to “defend the Palestinian cause” and protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque from "Israeli discrimination".Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 6:16 AM

'Save peace', urges UN chief

UN Secretary General warns that hopes for a two-state solution are fading fast.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 5:42 AM

France, Britain to seek sanctions on Syria over chemical attacks

Security Council resolution will slap sanctions on Syrian authorities responsible for the use of chemical weapons.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 4:44 AM

Abbas re-elected head of Fatah

Palestinian Authority chairman's party re-elects him party head at its first congress since 2009.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 1:09 AM

Danon: History tells us the Palestinians don't want a state

Ambassador Danon says the PA's real goal is to continue to exist as a corrupt entity living off the goodwill of the international community.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 12:04 AM

Egyptian actor announces he is Jewish - on Egyptian TV

Egyptian actor Karim Kassem revealed on Egyptian TV that he is Jewish.Gabe Friedman, Tuesday, 6:51 PM

The return of Palestinian refugees and international law

The first step to solving the Palestinian refugee problem is Israel’s own clear recognition of the historical facts.Shimon Cohen, Tuesday, 1:47 PM

16,000 refugees flee from Eastern Aleppo

UN reports say 16,000 civilians have fled from Eastern Aleppo after intense battles between Syrian army and rebelsArutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 11:33 AM

Syrian rebels lose eastern Aleppo

Syria's rebels lose all of the northern neighborhoods of their stronghold in east Aleppo as the army advances.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 6:46 AM

Iranian boat points machine gun at American helicopter

Iranian small boat points a machine gun at a U.S. Navy helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of encounters.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 6:13 AM

Syria: Claims we used chemical weapons are lies

Syria launches blistering attack on "Western" countries that have accused it of using chemical weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:38 AM

Abbas's archrival: Barghouti is a better leader

Mohammed Dahlan, longtime rival of PA chairman, says he will not repeat the mistake of supporting Abbas's reelection as head of Fatah.Dalit Halevi, Tuesday, 3:43 AM

Fatah invites Hamas and Islamic Jihad to its congress

Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror groups confirm they have been invited to PA chairman faction's congress to be held in Ramallah this week.Elad Benari, Monday, 6:12 AM

Egypt denies it has a military presence in Syria

Egypt denies Arab media reports that it sent air force pilots to Syria's Hama province.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 5:46 AM

Qatari minister: Gaza could turn into 'launching pad' for ISIS

Qatar's foreign minister warns that Israel's naval blockade could turn Gaza into an easy launching pad for ISIS recruiters.Elad Benari, Monday, 5:14 AM

Thousands of Syrians flee Aleppo

Nearly 10,000 civilians flee eastern Aleppo as government retakes areas held by rebels.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 2:08 AM

Rivlin thanks Erdogan for firefighting assistance

President Rivlin speaks with Turkish counterpart, thanks him for his country's assistance during the recent wave of fires.Elad Benari, Monday, 1:09 AM

Deadly nuclear material stolen from Iran nuclear plant

A device containing Iridium-192 has been reported stolen from Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant, could be used to construct a dirty bomb.Gary Willig, Sunday, 5:20 PM

22 rebels hit by ISIS chemical attack

ISIS attacks Syrian rebels with chemical weapons.AFP, Sunday, 9:55 AM

Hamas leader threatens Tel Aviv

Hamas lawmaker Mushir al-Masri says Hamas has thousands of rockets ready to strike Tel Aviv and even north of that.Dalit Halevi, Sunday, 6:19 AM

PA leaders mourn Fidel Castro

Palestinian Arab leaders mourn the death of former Cuban president who called on Israel to withdraw from Judea, Samaria, Gaza and Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, Sunday, 5:40 AM

PLO calls for boycott of 'settlements'

PLO Executive Committee calls for a boycott of "settlements" and unilateral UN moves against Israel.Dalit Halevi, Sunday, 4:49 AM

Syrian army retakes largest rebel area in Aleppo

Syrian state media says government forces captured the largest rebel-held district of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 3:04 AM

Arab world celebrates fires in Israel

“Israel is burning” becomes a popular hashtag on Twitter as Arabs rejoice in Israel's fires.Elad Benari, 11/25/2016, 6:45 AM

Hamas welcomes Erdogan offer to mediate prisoner exchange

Hamas official Khalil al-Hayya welcomes Turkish President's readiness to mediate between Hamas and Israel.Ben Ariel, 11/25/2016, 6:14 AM

American soldier dies in Syria

Member of the United States military dies from wounds caused by a blast by an improvised explosive device in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2016, 4:07 AM

Islam expert: Erdogan continues to support Hamas

Islam expert Dr. Ephraim Herrera says Erdogan continues to support Hamas, and that the Muezzin Law is consistent with Islam.Eliran Baruch, 11/24/2016, 5:34 PM

Egypt's president supports Syrian army

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says he supports the Syrian military, putting him at odds with Saudi Arabia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 6:44 AM

PA again imposes preconditions for peace talks

Abbas's spokesman demands that Netanyahu stop "settlement construction" and accept French initiative in order to resume talks.Dalit Halevi, 11/24/2016, 6:12 AM

Watch: Palestinian cleric calls for use of nukes against Jews

A Palestinian Arab cleric from Al-Aqsa recently urged Muslims to use nuclear weapons to "eliminate the state of the Jews."Elad Benari, 11/24/2016, 5:59 AM

Iran: Claims we shipped weapons to Hezbollah are baseless

Iran rejects Ambassador Danon's report showing the Revolutionary Guards used commercial airline flights to ship weapons to Hezbollah.Ben Ariel, 11/24/2016, 5:45 AM

UN envoy: 'Settlements' are a worrying development

UN envoy to the Middle East links Israeli construction in Jerusalem to the "dangerously" changing situation in the region.Ben Ariel, 11/24/2016, 4:16 AM

U.S. 'concerned' about death of Palestinian-American teen

Obama administration reportedly still has "concerns" about the death of a Palestinian-American teen at the hands of Israeli security forces.JTA, 11/24/2016, 4:01 AM

Hikind blasts NY Times for leaving Israel off Middle East map

Sunday edition of "paper of record" features map from Libya to Afghanistan – but no Israel.Hillel Fendel, 11/24/2016, 1:14 AM

Iran ships out heavy water to Oman

Iran transfers 11 tons of heavy water to Oman, after IAEA found it to be in violation of amounts allowed in nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 11/23/2016, 6:46 AM

Egyptian court overturns Morsi's life sentence

Egypt's Court of Cassation overturns life sentence against former president in case revolving around espionage with Hamas.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2016, 5:13 AM

Senior Al-Qaeda leader killed in Syria

Abu Afghan al-Masri, senior Al-Qaeda leader in Syria who previously operated in Afghanistan, killed by American drone strike.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2016, 3:45 AM

Chemical watchdog accepts Russia's offer to aid Syria probe

OPCW accepts Russia's offer to provide it with possible evidence of chemical attack in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2016, 2:05 AM

Iraqi Foreign Minister: ISIS using human shields in Mosul

Iraqi Foreign Minister says ISIS' use of human shields slowing operation to retake Mosul.Gary Willig, 11/22/2016, 4:35 PM

Iranian commander: Israel will be gone in 10 years

Senior Iranian military commander predicts that the Palestinian Arabs will “get rid of Israel” in the next 10 years.Elad Benari, 11/22/2016, 6:14 AM

Turkey: 'Muezzin Law' is an insult

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister says law prohibiting mosques from using loudspeakers is an insult to the history of Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 11/22/2016, 5:14 AM

Mashaal: Israel 'playing with fire' in promoting Muezzin Law

Hamas leader says there will be no stability in the region if Israel passes law preventing mosques from using loudspeakers.Dalit Halevi, 11/22/2016, 4:14 AM

Erdogan: Israel killed thousands in Gaza and Palestine

Turkish President refuses to take back his past verbal attacks against Israel, including his comparison of Israel and Hitler.Elad Benari, 11/22/2016, 12:03 AM

American jihadists fleeing Mosul pose threat to US

As the noose tightens around ISIS stronghold of Mosul, concerns have grown about American Jihadists returning home to the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2016, 9:44 PM

Turkish double standard on terror?

Turkish President Erodgan blasts European tolerance for Kurdish PKK members - all while Turkey hosts Hamas terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2016, 2:05 PM

Watch: Syrian planes bomb hospital

Aleppo hospital hit during bombing run.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2016, 9:49 AM

Erdogan insists: IDF attacked the Marmara without provocation

Turkish President calls for a “new page” in his country’s relations with Israel, but refuses to apologize for Marmara incident.Elad Benari, 11/21/2016, 6:07 AM

Egypt foils plots to assassinate Sisi

Egypt's prosecution charges nearly 300 ISIS members with plots to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi.Elad Benari, 11/21/2016, 5:16 AM

Bolton to Obama: Don't act against Israel at the UN

Former Ambassador to the UN warns Obama not to take any actions before leaving office that could hurt Israel at the UN.Elad Benari, 11/21/2016, 4:42 AM

Erdogan: My people believe U.S. was behind coup attempt

Turkish President says the Turkish people believe the U.S. was behind failed military coup because it didn't extradite his rival.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2016, 4:14 AM