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Saudi Arabia detains Turkish military attache to Kuwait

At Turkey's request, Saudi Arabia arrests Turkey's military attache to Kuwait at the Dammam airport.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2016, 5:14 AM

Erdogan's rival: I'd obey if extradited

Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen says he will obey any extradition ruling from the United States.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2016, 4:12 AM

Turkey: Arrest warrant issued for Erdogan's top military advisor

Number of soldiers arrested in wake of failed coup rises to 6,000, including dozens of senior officers.Ari Soffer, 7/17/2016, 5:46 PM

Expert: Failed coup in Turkey might have been staged

Middle East expert Dr. Efraim Herrera offers insights into Turkey, Nice incidents, and their place in the general scheme of things.Shai Landesman, 7/17/2016, 3:06 PM

'Come back to Syria to rebuild the homeland'

Syrian clerics call for refugees to return to Syria to help rebuild the country, say mass emigration serves Assad and Iranian interests.Dalit Halevi, 7/17/2016, 8:02 AM

Erdogan's rival: Coup attempt may have been staged

Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen says the uprising by members of the country’s military could have been “staged” by the government.Ben Ariel, 7/17/2016, 6:20 AM

Kerry: Accusations that we're behind Turkey coup are false

Secretary of State speaks to Turkish Foreign Minister, rejects accusations that the United States was responsible for failed coup.Ben Ariel, 7/17/2016, 5:35 AM

Attempted coup d'etat in Turkey, hundreds dead

Turkish President reasserts control after military attempts coup. Purge of military underway.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2016, 10:06 PM

US government behind Turkish coup attempt, Turkish minister says

Turkish cabinet minister blames US for failed coup as Turkey shuts down Incirlik Air Base used by United States.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2016, 9:31 PM

Turkish army seizes power from government

Turkish army takes over power, announces the country is now being run by a "peace council". Erdogan: We will overcome this.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/16/2016, 2:27 AM

Netanyahu urges Abbas to sack inciting advisor

Prime Minister Netanyahu calls on PA chairman to fire adviser who called to slit the throats of Jews.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/16/2016, 1:29 AM

Hamas, Hezbollah condemn Nice terror attack

Hamas says Nice attack was "a brutal act of terrorism", but also claims Palestinians suffer from "Israeli terror".Elad Benari, Canada, 7/15/2016, 8:17 PM

Mideast unites in condemnation of Nice attack

Middle Eastern and leaders roundly condemn Muslim terrorist attack in France, which killed more than 80 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 5:49 PM

Lebanon charges three over suicide bombings

Military prosecutor charges three people, including two Syrians, with links to ISIS, connection to suicide bombings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 12:12 PM

Zoabi: Israel is 'occupied Palestinian territory'

MK Hanin Zoabi is at it again, tells Hamas newspaper she views sovereign Israeli territory as “occupied” Palestinian territory.Dalit Halevi, 7/15/2016, 4:46 AM

Pentagon acknowledges it targeted ISIS 'defense minister'

Pentagon says it targeted top ISIS commander Omar al-Shishani, stops short of confirming his reported death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 4:15 AM

Palestinians furious over 'settler' Edelstein

PA ambassador to Greece criticizes parliament for inviting Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein.Hezki Baruch, 7/14/2016, 10:41 PM

Syria's Assad says Russia 'never' spoke of departure

In NBC interview Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad says US journalist killed by regime fire responsible for her own death.Sara Hussein with Dave Clark in Paris, 7/14/2016, 3:20 PM

Rouhani threatens to renew nuclear program

Iranian president says his country can restore elements of its nuclear program if world powers don't live up to their end of the bargain.Ben Ariel, 7/14/2016, 6:46 AM

Watchdog demands Syria explain chemical warfare agents

OPCW pressing Syria to explain why it still has four undeclared chemical warfare agents.Ben Ariel, 7/14/2016, 5:42 AM

Egyptian newspaper under fire because of Israel's capital

Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram says "Jerusalem" instead of "Al-Quds", comes under fire on social media.Ben Ariel, 7/14/2016, 5:15 AM

ISIS confirms its top commander was killed

Jihadist-linked news agency confirms ISIS's so-called "defense minister" was killed in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2016, 11:23 PM

Amnesty: Egypt abducts, tortures hundreds each year

New Amnesty International report accuses Egypt of 'disappearing,' torturing protesters as young as 14.Matt Wanderman, 7/13/2016, 7:52 AM

Arab nations: Quartet report biased in favor of Israel

Arab nations call on Security Council not to endorse Quartet report because the Palestinians view it as biased in favor of Israel.Ben Ariel, 7/13/2016, 5:45 AM

How 'hard-liner' Netanyahu pulled off a diplomacy trifecta

On the Turkish, Egyptian and African fronts, Prime Minister Netanyahu is proving the conventional wisdom wrong.Ron Kampeas, 7/13/2016, 3:03 AM

French FM meets Hezbollah lawmakers in Lebanon

Foreign Ministry in Israel criticizes French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault's meeting with Hezbollah members in Lebanon.Elad Benari, 7/13/2016, 1:09 AM

Terrorist sets conditions for ending hunger strike

PFLP terrorist who is under administrative detention demands that his detention be shortened as a precondition to end a hunger strike.Dalit Halevi, 7/12/2016, 6:15 AM

UN court nixes trial for Hezbollah commander

Special UN court set up to prosecute killers of former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri cancels decision to try Mustafa Badreddine.Elad Benari, 7/12/2016, 4:17 AM

Syria extends ceasefire for another 72 hours

Syrian army announces it would extend a nationwide ceasefire. Attempts to implement previous ceasefires have failed.Ben Ariel, 7/12/2016, 2:13 AM

Rebels launch fierce assault in Syria's divided Aleppo

Opposition forces in desperate push to retake key road into Syria's second city, prevent total siege.Karam al-Masri, 7/11/2016, 9:43 PM

Will there soon be an Egyptian-mediated peace summit?

Reports claim Netanyahu has agreed to meet with Abbas and el-Sisi; PM office neither confirms nor denies; Palestinians reportedly opposed.Shai Landesman, 7/11/2016, 7:06 PM

Officials: Egypt wants to host direct Israel-PA talks

Following Egyptian Foreign Minister's visit to Israel, officials say Egypt wants to host direct talks between Israel and the PA in Cairo.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2016, 6:16 AM

Saudi official: Iran uses Hamas to cause regional instability

Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief accuses Iran of supporting Hamas and Islamic Jihad in order to cause instability.Dalit Halevi, 7/11/2016, 4:45 AM

Egypt foils terrorist attack in northern Sinai

Egyptian security forces foil jihadist attack on security checkpoint in North Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid city.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2016, 4:14 AM

Mashaal to residents of Gaza: The 'siege' will end soon

In recorded speech at Hamas event in Gaza, Khaled Mashaal attempts to send a calming message regarding the Israeli naval blockade.Dalit Halevi, 7/11/2016, 3:10 AM

Assad: West's support for the opposition caused terrorism

Syrian President tells European parliamentarians that western governments' support for Syrian opposition groups caused terrorism in Europe.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2016, 12:01 AM

Bin Laden's son threatens revenge on America

In 21-minute recording Osama Bin Laden's son calls for revenge against the US for assasinating his father.Tal Polon, 7/10/2016, 6:27 PM

US considers using F-35 fighter jets against ISIS

General explains that US Air Force won't send F-35s to Syria, but they may join F-22 Raptors in attacking ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2016, 6:21 PM

ISIS loses 12 percent of its territory in 6 months

As ISIS loses ground, the 'caliphate' warriors become more desperateAFP, 7/10/2016, 4:49 PM

Watch: Newly released 2nd Lebanon war footage

IDF releases footage and audio from 51st battalion of Golani brigade during battle of Bint Jbeil, in 2nd Lebanon war.Uzi Baruch, 7/10/2016, 1:35 PM

Watch: Russian pilots downed, killed by ISIS

Battlefield video shows ISIS shooting down Russian helicopter, celebrating as pilots fall to their deaths.Rachel Kaplan, 7/10/2016, 1:33 PM

Iran vows to continue developing ballistic missiles

Iran declares it will continue its ballistic missile program, despite criticism on the issue by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.Ben Ariel, 7/10/2016, 6:17 AM

Egypt joins in attack on Israeli construction

Egypt says Israel's construction plans in Maale Adumim and in Jerusalem harm the peace process.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/9/2016, 2:15 AM

Iran blasts UN chief's criticism of its ballistic missiles

Iran rejects as "unrealistic" a report by Ban Ki-moon that criticizes its ballistic missile launches, calls on him to condemn America too.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/9/2016, 12:28 AM

Syria: 22 killed in air strikes on town in northwest

22 civilians, including a child, killed in air strikes on the Al-Qaeda-held town of Darkush.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/8/2016, 10:04 PM

'Probable' EgyptAir debris washes up on Israeli beach

Prime Minister's office says debris believed to come from crashed Egyptian plane washed up near Netanya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2016, 12:23 PM

Iran still seeking nuclear weapons, says German intelligence

Germany's domestic intelligence agency warns Iran is still making extensive attempts to acquire materials to further its nuclear program.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2016, 6:12 AM

Abbas urged to abandon negotiations with Israel

Deputy head of the Palestinian National Council says the PA should attack Israel instead of negotiating with it.Dalit Halevi, 7/8/2016, 12:04 AM

Fierce fighting for key Aleppo road despite Syria truce

Regime forces move closer than ever to seizing strategically-important route, cutting off rebel supplies to Aleppo.Rouba El Husseini with Karam al-Masri in Aleppo, 7/7/2016, 8:11 PM

PA media teaches kids:‘Jews do Satan's work on earth’

Fatah TV cartoon ‘educates’ children on how Jews are agents of ‘Satan’, who do evil and try to kill Mohammed.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 7/7/2016, 7:14 PM

Iranian commander: Ground is ready to destroy 'Zionist regime'

Iranian Commander Hossein Salami claims his country has over 100,000 missiles waiting in Lebanon alone to destroy Israel.Elad Benari, 7/7/2016, 6:29 AM

Putin and Obama agree to intensify coordination in Syria

Russian President and American President agree during a telephone call to "intensify" military coordination in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 4:46 AM

Syrian army declares temporary ceasefire for Eid holiday

Syrian army announces 72-hour ceasefire across the country, which apparently excludes jihadist groups such as ISIS and Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 12:12 AM

Abbas urges UN Security Council to reject Quartet report

Palestinian Authority upset at Quartet's calls to end incitement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 2:52 PM

Syria's Assad makes rare appearance outside capital for Eid

Syrian dictator rarely seen in public since outbreak of civil war; when he does, it's usually in the safety of his capital city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 11:09 AM

US-led forces destroy own combat drone after Syria crash

Coalition jets destroy MQ-9 Reaper, after it crashes while flying combat mission against ISIS over northern Syria., 7/6/2016, 8:28 AM

State Department blasts Israeli 'systematic land seizures'

State Department uses unusually strong language in condemning Israel's plans to build in Maale Adumim and in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 7/6/2016, 6:14 AM