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Edelstein to France: anger, disappointment following UN vote

Knesset Speaker Edelstein to President of the French Senate: anger and disappointment in Israel following France's UN voteMordechai Sones, 1/4/2017, 4:57 PM

B’nai Brith decries planned Middle East summit in Paris

'The summit figures to be a one-sided farce and an impediment to peace'.Mordechai Sones, 1/4/2017, 2:47 PM

Abbas warns against moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

PA chairman says there will be “serious implications” if Trump moves American embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 1/4/2017, 6:07 AM

Turkey extends state of emergency

Turkey's parliament approves motion to extend by another three months the state of emergency imposed following failed coup attempt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2017, 5:35 AM

Ahmed Tibi: Islamic state a 'fascist cancer'

MK Ahmed Tibi described the Islamic state as a 'fascist cancer' which does not represent Islam.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2017, 3:12 PM

Egypt destroys 10 tunnels near Gaza border

Egyptian border forces uncover and destroy 12 tunnels along the borders of the northern Sinai and Gaza.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2017, 5:37 AM

Syrian rebel groups suspend peace negotiations

Syria's ceasefire comes under threat as government forces intensify attacks near Damascus and 10 rebel groups pull out of peace talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2017, 4:07 AM

Report: Palestinian Arabs sell land near Tulkarem to Israelis

Hamas-affiliated newspaper reports that 100 dunams of land near Tulkarem were sold to Israelis, a crime punishable by death in the PA.Dalit Halevi, 1/3/2017, 3:34 AM

Turkey to continue operation in Syria

Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister says his country will continue its military operation in Syria despite the ISIS attack on Istanbul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2017, 2:05 AM

Barkat hopes US embassy will be transferred to Jerusalem

Jerusalem Mayor Attends World Rabbinical Conference; "You are all shareholders in Jerusalem - your role is critical throughout the world."Yoni Kempinsky, 1/2/2017, 8:29 PM

Bennett: Only standing on principles will bring us respect

Minister of Diaspora affairs Naftali Bennett addressed rabbis and community leaders about Israel's political situation in the world.Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2017, 5:14 PM

Israel arranges return of body of Israeli killed in Istanbul

Israel’s Interior Ministry takes charge of return of body of Israeli-Arab teen killed in terrorist attack in an Istanbul nightclub.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 1/2/2017, 5:03 PM

ISIS claims Istanbul shooting attack

ISIS claims Istanbul attack, says it was done to take 'revenge' on Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2017, 11:14 AM

Tunisia blames Israel for Hamas scientist's death

Tunisian President says his government suspects Israel of being behind the assassination of Hamas engineer Mohamed Zaouari.Elad Benari, 1/2/2017, 6:06 AM

21 Hamas members killed in tunnel collapses this year

Hamas says that 21 of its members were killed in tunnel collapses in Gaza during 2016.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2017, 5:37 AM

Erdogan vows to fight terror 'till the end'

Following Istanbul attack, Turkish President vows his country will continue to fight terrorism and its backers "till the end".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2017, 4:36 AM

Hamas blasts 'barbaric' Israel

Hamas, which is holding the bodies of IDF soldiers, angry over government's decision not to return the bodies of Hamas terrorists.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2017, 4:05 AM

Body of Israeli woman recovered after Istanbul terror attack

19-year old Israeli woman positively identified as one of the victims of shooting attack in Turkish nightclub.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2017, 3:50 PM

Istanbul terror attack wounds Israeli woman

Israeli Foreign Ministry confirms Israeli woman moderately wounded in Istanbul attack.Chana Roberts, 1/1/2017, 1:36 PM

Istanbul survivor: I heard shooting and lay on the floor

Israeli victim of Istanbul attack describes shooting in detail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2017, 1:27 PM

Trump: Israel is very important to me

President-elect stresses the importance of Israel, criticizes Kerry over his recent anti-Israel comments.Elad Benari, 1/1/2017, 5:04 AM

Abbas willing to work with Trump administration

PA chairman expresses willingness to work with the incoming American administration to establish a Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 1/1/2017, 3:17 AM

39 dead in attack on Istanbul nightclub

39 people killed and at least 40 wounded in a shooting attack during New Year's Eve celebration at a nightclub in Istanbul.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2017, 2:24 AM

Russia gets UN backing for Syria truce

Russia secures unanimous UN support for Kazakhstan talks.AFP, 12/31/2016, 11:03 PM

Russia seeks UN backing for Syria truce

While Syria ceasefire holds, Russia pushes for UN intervention.AFP, 12/31/2016, 6:09 PM

Jewish American leaders urge France to cancel peace conference

Leaders of Conference of Presidents call on France to cancel or postpone "ill-conceived" international meeting on Middle East peace.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/30/2016, 10:26 PM

'Obama's presidency will go into the dustbin of history'

Despite being a longtime Democrat, Professor Alan Dershowitz has scathing criticism of Obama's conduct vis-a-vis Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/30/2016, 10:08 PM

Russia pushes UN resolution on Syria ceasefire

Russia submits a draft resolution to the UN Security Council supporting the ceasefire it helped broker in Syria, as well as peace talks.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/30/2016, 9:51 PM

Bennett: How dare anyone call the land of Israel occupied?

Education Minister clarifies on CNN: Jews have lived in Judea and Samaria for thousands of years, and they aren't going anywhere.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/30/2016, 9:30 PM

Russia: Kerry's speech doesn't help peace

Russia's Foreign Ministry wonders why Kerry didn't raise his concerns about Israel-PA peace until weeks before the end of his term.Elad Benari, 12/30/2016, 6:09 AM

Key ISIS commander killed in Syria

Abu Jandal al-Kuwaiti, key ISIS commander in Syria, killed in air strike west of Raqa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2016, 5:35 AM

Ceasefire in Syria takes effect

New nationwide ceasefire in Syria brokered by Russia and Turkey takes effect in a potentially major breakthrough in the conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2016, 1:09 AM

Huckabee: Defund the UN and give the money to veterans

Former Arkansas Governor blasts Kerry's "ridiculous" speech, calls for the United States to pull its portion of the UN's funding.Elad Benari, 12/29/2016, 11:20 PM

Analysis: Perfidy comes in many forms

There is no map in the PA that identifies a country called “Israel.” In effect, the US has given that omission its seal of approval.Mark Silverberg, 12/29/2016, 1:19 PM

Hamas spars with Fatah over Palestinian political representation

Both organizations again fighting over who represents the PalestiniansMordechai Sones, 12/29/2016, 12:10 PM

Turkey and Russia broker ceasefire in all of Syria

Turkey and Russia have agreed to a ceasefire plan for all of Syria that should come into force at midnight Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2016, 10:17 AM

'Assert sovereignty, Ma'aleh Adumim first'

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan says Israel needs a change in direction; "Outgoing administration attempting to fetter Trump"Mordechai Sones, 12/29/2016, 9:59 AM

Lebanon approves new Cabinet

Lebanon's parliament approves national unity Cabinet in which Hezbollah is a key member.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2016, 6:35 AM

Obama advisor: He'll veto any anti-Israel resolution

President Obama’s Deputy National Security Advisor says he will veto any UN resolution that dictates a peace solution on Israel.Elad Benari, 12/29/2016, 6:07 AM

U.S. embassy in Ankara denies supporting ISIS

United States embassy in Ankara denies Erdogan claims that Washington supported Islamic State jihadists in the Syrian conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2016, 4:39 AM

France welcomes Kerry's speech

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says Kerry's speech reinforces the urgency of implementing the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 12/29/2016, 3:40 AM

Abbas: Stop building and peace talks can resume

PA chairman responds to Kerry speech by again imposing preconditions on peace talks.Elad Benari, 12/29/2016, 12:06 AM

Russia, Turkey agree on Syria ceasefire plan

Turkey, Russia, agree on ceasefire plan, but exclude 'terror groups' from being held to ceasefire.AFP, 12/28/2016, 12:43 PM

Iranian opposition leader steps down

Mehdi Karroubi, who has been under house arrest for almost six years, announces he is quitting his party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2016, 6:35 AM

PA planning more steps against Israel at ICC

Former chief negotiator Saeb Erekat says the PA will take a number of steps at the ICC against Israeli "crimes".Dalit Halevi, 12/28/2016, 6:08 AM

Nasrallah: Arab armies are being destroyed for Israel

Hezbollah leader says the “axis of resistance” will emerge victorious, accuses Israel of being behind death of Hamas scientist.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2016, 5:09 AM

Kerry to respond to Israeli claims on UN vote

Official says Secretary of State will respond in his speech to Israeli claims that the U.S. was behind anti-Israel vote at the UN.Elad Benari, 12/28/2016, 4:06 AM

Erdogan: The United States backs ISIS

Turkish President accuses the West of backing "terror groups" operating in Syria, including ISIS jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2016, 3:09 AM

Erdan on Kerry's speech: Pathetic

Internal Security Minister criticizes Secretary of State's planned speech on how to achieve Israel-PA peace.Elad Benari, 12/28/2016, 2:39 AM

Kerry to offer comprehensive vision on Israel-PA peace

Secretary of State will make a speech on Wednesday regarding the peace process between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 12/27/2016, 11:18 PM

Rabbi Riskin: The UN is a bunch of hypocrites

"We are not slaves here, we receive charity from no-one; this is our land."Mordechai Sones, 12/27/2016, 8:29 PM

Dichter humbles France: "Guillotine French invention"

Foreign Affairs and Security Committee chairman relates to conference where anti-Israel resolution expected; "no lessons from France"Mordechai Sones, 12/27/2016, 5:20 PM

Hamas: Israel has become a burden to the world

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal blames Israel for all the conflicts raging in the Middle East - including the Syrian civil war.Dalit Halevy, 12/27/2016, 8:38 AM

Turkish cafeteria head arrested for insulting Erdogan

The head of a cafeteria at the Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet arrested after saying he wouldn't serve Erdogan tea.Elad Benari, 12/27/2016, 5:07 AM

Russia: Only direct talks can bring peace

Russia says the only way to achieve peace is through direct Israel-PA negotiations, affirms readiness to host Netanyahu and Abbas.Elad Benari, 12/27/2016, 4:11 AM

Fatah to intensify efforts to end 'occupation'

Fatah’s Central Committee welcomes anti-Israel resolution at the UN, vows to intensify its efforts to establish a Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 12/27/2016, 3:08 AM

Syria accuses rebels of executing civilians in Aleppo

Syrian authorities claim rebel fighters executed 21 civilians as they fled Aleppo last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2016, 2:06 AM