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Syrian residents still waiting for aid

The US and Russian arranged ceasefire in Syria is holding, but aid still isn't forthcoming.AFP, 9/14/2016, 8:50 PM

Key rebel supporter Saudi Arabia welcomes Syria truce

Amid concerns that Syrian rebel forces will not accept truce, key rebel backer Saudi Arabia welcomes it, but warns that regime must comply.AFP, 9/14/2016, 1:21 PM

'Plague of blood' on Islamic holiday in Bangladesh

Rivers of blood in city of Dhaka after rain, drainage problems, cause blood from sacrifices in honor of Eid al-Adha to flow into streets.Dalit Halevi , 9/14/2016, 8:31 AM

UN envoy lauds significant drop in Syria violence

UN's Syria envoy applauds a fall in violence through the first 24 hours of ceasefire, but says aid convoys have not yet deployed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2016, 5:44 AM

Iran threatens American aircraft flying over Strait of Hormuz

U.S. Navy says Iran threatened two American maritime patrol aircraft flying over the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of encounters.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2016, 4:46 AM

Death toll in Syrian war passes 300,000

More than 300,000 people have been killed in Syria since March 2011, according to latest toll by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2016, 3:14 AM

Fatah: Munich murders were a 'heroic operation'

According to Fatah, both the Tel Aviv stabber and the Munich Olympic murderers were 'heroic martyrs.'Yonatan Roberts, 9/13/2016, 10:45 PM

Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory near Mosul

Pentagon says US-led warplanes destroyed ISIS factory used to produce chemical weapons, confirming longstanding suspicions.AFP, 9/13/2016, 10:20 PM

Turkey: We hope Syria ceasefire will be permanent

Turkey expresses hopes for peace, in light of the recent Syria ceasefire.AFP, 9/13/2016, 7:29 PM

'Democracy in the Middle East? Doesn't work'

Security expert says that war against ISIS is going well 'generally speaking', and warns against attempts to impose western norms on Arabs.Shai Landesman, 9/13/2016, 5:49 PM

Israel, PA to sign deal resolving electricity debt

Israel and the PA expected to sign agreement resolving the PA’s enormous debts to the Israel Electric Corporation.Ben Ariel, 9/13/2016, 5:15 AM

'Last chance' ceasefire in Syria takes effect

U.S.- and Russia-brokered ceasefire takes effect amid skepticism over how long it will hold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2016, 2:12 AM

Pentagon: ISIS spokesman was killed in American airstrike

Pentagon spokesman confirms ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed by an American airstrike in northern Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/13/2016, 1:12 AM

Dichter: Religious terror has replaced nationalist terror

Security and Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Avi Dichter explained the connection between Iranian extremism and Palestinian incitement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 9:39 PM

Opposition seeks 'guarantees' before signing on to Syria truce

Just hours before new ceasefire negotiated between US and Russian Federation is to start, rebel parties demand clarification.Yonatan Roberts, 9/12/2016, 7:46 PM

Ceasefire in Syria due to begin at sundown, opposition wavers

Ceasefire due to commence at sundown on Monday, but excludes ISIS and other jihadist groups. Breakdown of forces involved in truce inside.AFP, 9/12/2016, 6:14 PM

Analysis: Ceasefire in Syria means time to reload for next round

Dr. Y. Blanga, historian and expert on Syrian affairs at Bar Ilan University, says the ceasefire won’t last.Shimon Cohen, 9/12/2016, 9:21 AM

'The solution is polygamy'

Polygamy and divorce are on the rise in war-torn Syria.AFP, 9/12/2016, 9:02 AM

Trump adviser sides with Netanyahu on PA ethnic cleansing

Republican nominee's adviser on Israel: Netanyahu was right with his remarks on the PA's desire for its state to be "judenrein".Ben Ariel, 9/12/2016, 6:13 AM

Hardline Syrian rebel group rejects truce

Islamist Ahrar al-Sham rejects truce in Syria brokered by the U.S. and Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 4:44 AM

Abbas: Israel is the one that performs ethnic cleansing

PA chairman fires back at Netanyahu's video, says the remarks are “toxic wind gusts”.Orli Harari, 9/12/2016, 4:15 AM

For US and Russia, war in Syria is mainly in the air

The 2 superpowers and former foes have found themselves on opposing sides of the Syrian civil war but have avoided direct clashes.AFP, 9/11/2016, 11:08 AM

Death still raining from the air as Syria truce lags

At least 58 dead, including 13 children, from airstrikes on Idlib, in which busy marketplace was hit. Truce only come into effect tomorrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2016, 8:27 AM

World Vision cuts jobs and halts projects in Gaza

World Vision cancels the contracts of 120 Gaza employees after Israel charged the group's Gaza director of diverting money to Hamas.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2016, 6:05 AM

Key points in US-Russia truce deal on Syria

Here are the main points of the plan devised by the US and Russia to try to end the fighting in the Syrian civil war.AFP, 9/11/2016, 12:00 AM

Iran building second nuclear power plant

A year after the nuclear deal, Iran begins construction on new nuclear power plant that it promises will only be used for peaceful purposes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2016, 8:38 PM

Will Syrian civil war finally end?

Can the war in Syria be nearing an end? President Assad accepts US-Russian joint plan of pathway to end the conflict, but opposition unsure.Rana Moussaoui, 9/10/2016, 8:24 PM

State Department on Netanyahu's video: 'Inappropriate'

United States unhappy with Netanyahu's use of the term "ethnic cleansing" in video on the PA's desire to have no Jews in its future state.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/10/2016, 12:33 AM

Air strike kills top jihadist rebel commander in Syria

An air strike near Syria's battleground city Aleppo killed the military leader of the largest rebel alliance.AFP, 9/9/2016, 10:59 AM

US pushes Russia for 'true' Syria deal ahead of talks

Ahead of peace talks on Syria between the US and Russia, Washington is warning its patience is wearing thin.AFP, 9/9/2016, 9:14 AM

Dichter: Preconditions for peace talks are unacceptable

MK Avi Dichter welcomes Netanyahu-Abbas meeting, but says that if the PA is imposing preconditions, it means it's not serious about talking.Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2016, 6:15 AM

Syrian regime denies using chlorine, blames 'terrorists'

Syrian government denies it used chlorine gas in an attack in Aleppo, following which dozens were treated for breathing problems.Elad Benari, 9/9/2016, 4:46 AM

IAEA: Iran is honoring the nuclear deal

UN nuclear agency's latest report says Iran has kept to the nuclear deal it signed with world powers.Elad Benari, 9/9/2016, 4:15 AM

CIA chief: ISIS will remain a threat for quite a while

CIA Director John Brennan predicts that that ISIS will remain a threat in Syria and Iraq for quite some time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2016, 3:43 AM

Top Syrian rebel commander killed in airstrike

Leader of Fateh al-Sham, formerly Al-Nusra Front, killed in an airstrike during a meeting of the group's leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2016, 2:11 AM

Syrian aid groups suspend ties with UN

More than 70 Syrian aid groups are suspending cooperation with the UN, accusing it of being manipulated by the Syrian regime.AFP, 9/8/2016, 10:57 PM

Syria regime retakes key Aleppo district from rebels

Assad forces retake strategic area as 'largest urban battle since World War 2' rages on, causing continued civilian suffering and privation.AFP, 9/8/2016, 8:21 PM

Palestinian Authority postpones local elections

Palestinian Authority High Court issues provisional order postponing local elections.Yedidya Ben-Or, 9/8/2016, 1:57 PM

Russia: Netanyahu, Abbas agree to meet

Israeli Prime Minister prepared to meet with Palestinian Authority President with no preconditions.Nitsan Keidar, 9/8/2016, 1:53 PM

Chemical watchdog concerned over chlorine attack in Aleppo

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it is "disturbed" by the alleged use of toxic chemicals in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2016, 6:48 AM

PA rejects report that Abbas was KGB agent

Senior PA official says Channel 1 report that Mahmoud Abbas was a KGB agent is part of an "Israeli campaign".Ben Ariel, 9/8/2016, 3:14 AM

Washington aware of Russia's Israel-PA peace efforts

State Department deputy spokesman says the U.S. is "closely following" Russia's efforts to host a meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas.Nitsan Keidar, 9/8/2016, 12:15 AM

Britain, Syrian opposition lay out plan for post-Assad Syria

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson to meet Syrian opposition leaders to plan for gradual transition to democracy in Syria, sans Assad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2016, 12:31 PM

Saudi Grand Mufti: Iranians aren't Muslims

As tensions between the Muslim states rise, Saudi and Iranian religious leaders trade accusations and insults.Shai Landesman, 9/7/2016, 9:57 AM

U.S. kills 13 Al-Qaeda operatives in Yemen

United States kills 13 terrorists from Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in three strikes in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2016, 5:45 AM

Syrian regime reportedly uses chlorine gas in Aleppo

Dozens of people treated for breathing problems in Aleppo after regime helicopters drop barrel bombs which may have contained chlorine gas.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2016, 3:45 AM

Netanyahu and Abbas willing to meet, but blame each other

Both Prime Minister Netanyahu and PA chairman say they are willing to meet to relaunch peace talks, while trading blame for stalled talks.Elad Benari, 9/7/2016, 2:12 AM

'War crimes are a hallmark of this bloody conflict'

UN urges all parties involved in war in Syria to restore the collapsed cease-fire, accusing all sides in the conflict of war crimes.Nina Larson, 9/6/2016, 9:39 PM

Iranian vessel sails dangerously close to US ship in Gulf

US officials say that an Iranian ship sailed directly in front of a US Navy vessel in a way that was "unsafe and unprofessional."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2016, 8:19 PM

Netanyahu in Holland: We stand for the same values

PM Netanyahu discussed his meeting with the Dutch premier, a possible meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, and the Supreme Court's decision.Hezki Baruch - the Hague, 9/6/2016, 6:55 PM

Five years later: Iran and Britain appoint new ambassadors

Iran and Britain appoint new ambassadors to each other's countries for the first time since a mob ransacked the British embassy in Tehran.Ben Ariel, 9/6/2016, 6:45 AM

Erdogan proposes Syria 'no-fly zone'

Turkish President says he proposed to both the United States and Russia the setting up of a no-fly zone in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2016, 5:42 AM

Hamas mind games: Oron Shaul cried watching his father's funeral

Hamas continues psychological war against fallen soldiers' families, claims Oron Shaul is alive and watched his father's funeral.Dalit Halevi, 9/6/2016, 5:13 AM

Report: Abbas accepts Russia plan to meet Netanyahu

PA ambassador to Russia says chairman Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to a Russian proposal for him to meet Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 9/6/2016, 4:12 AM

Wanted: A new spokesman for ISIS

Just days after ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed, the jihadist group is looking for a replacement.Ben Ariel, 9/6/2016, 2:13 AM

Terrorist massacre of Pakistani Christian village thwarted

Pakistani security forces were praised for beginning to take action to protect Christians.Hillel Fendel, 9/5/2016, 7:06 PM

Israel, Iran join together to uncover fate of Ron Arad

Despite military ambitions against Jewish state, Hezbollah and Iran aid effort to solve 30-year old mystery of Israeli pilot's fate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2016, 10:08 AM