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Russia: We're close to joining forces with U.S. in Aleppo

Russian Defense Minister says his country is close to joining forces with the United States around Syria's ravaged second city.AFP, 8/16/2016, 4:42 AM

Egyptian judoka sent home for refusing to shake Israeli's hand

Egyptian judoka Islam El-Shahabi, who refused to shake the hand of Israeli Or Sasson in Rio, sent home.Elad Benari, 8/16/2016, 3:14 AM

Even after defeat, ISIS sows fear in Syria's Manbij

'Manbij is liberated' is scrawled on low concrete walls across the town -- but so are warnings to 'Watch out for mines.'AFP, 8/15/2016, 10:43 PM

Kids play 'Zionist jailers' executing prisoners in PA camp

In Palestinian Authority sponsored summer camp, children enact libel that Palestinian prisoners are abused and executed in Israeli jails.Palestinian Media Watch, 8/15/2016, 9:59 PM

More than 30 Syrian rebels killed in ISIS suicide blast

ISIS claims responsibility for suicide bombing that claimed the lives of 32 rebels near Turkey-Syria border.AFP, 8/15/2016, 9:46 PM

Facebook takes down Hamas accounts

Facebook has taken down the social media accounts of several Hamas members, at the height of the local Gaza election campaign.Rachel Kaplan, 8/15/2016, 2:05 PM

Watch: Hamas debunks its own lies of 'Gaza in ruins'

Gearing up for elections, Hamas has published a video which belies their story of a ruined Gaza, showing elegant streets and shopping malls.Rachel Kaplan, 8/15/2016, 1:33 PM

Report: Erdogan and Abbas to meet in Turkey

Turkish President and PA chairman will reportedly meet at the end of the month to discuss key issues.Elad Benari, 8/15/2016, 6:53 AM

Women's flotilla to set sail in September or October

Latest attempt to break Israel's naval blockade on Gaza will include 25 women, including parliamentarians.Dalit Halevi, 8/15/2016, 4:42 AM

Syrian rebel forces to push ISIS out of Al-Bab

Syrian forces establish military council to push ISIS fighters out of their northern bastion of Al-Bab.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2016, 3:16 AM

Dozens dead as warplanes pound rebel-held north Syria

Russian and Syrian regime batter rebel-controlled areas in Aleppo and surrounding areas, killing at least 45 civilians.Layal Abou Rahal-AFP, 8/14/2016, 9:31 PM

ISIS frees hundreds of 'human shields' in Syria

ISIS releases hundreds of civilians they used as human shields while fleeing a crumbling stronghold in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 6:35 AM

Nasrallah: Israel is deterred by Lebanon

Hezbollah leader claims Israel is deterred by his country and is afraid that the Galilee will be invaded.Elad Benari, 8/14/2016, 6:15 AM

UN: Gaza employee diverted rubble on PA instructions

UN says a Gaza employee charged by Israel with aiding Hamas had actually received instructions from the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 8/14/2016, 5:52 AM

Saudi media in pro-Jewish campaign

Series of articles appears to be preparing the ground for cooperation with Jewish state.Guy Cohen, 8/13/2016, 10:54 PM

US-backed rebels free Syrian city of Manbij

Celebrations in the streets of Manbij, which was of great importance to ISIS. Women have been ripping off their burqas and smoking.Guy Cohen, 8/13/2016, 8:54 PM

IOC to probe Egyptian's refusal to shake Israeli's hand

IOC to look into incident in which Egyptian judoka Islam el-Shahabi refused to shake the hand of his Israeli rival, Or Sasson.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/13/2016, 1:54 AM

ISIS abducts 2,000 civilians in north Syria

ISIS jihadists kidnap around 2,000 civilians to use as "human shields" in Manbij.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/13/2016, 12:58 AM

ISIS leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan killed in drone strike

Hafiz Saeed Khan, leader of ISIS branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan reportedly killed in drone strike.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/12/2016, 10:29 PM

Egypt: Judoka's refusal to shake Israeli's hand was his decision

Egypt's Olympic Committee says judoka Islam el-Shahabi's refusal to shake the hand of Israeli rival Or Sasson was his own decision.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/12/2016, 9:54 PM

Saudi women, children, caught trying to join ISIS

Authorities returned three women and seven children to Saudi Arabia, after they attempted to cross into Syria to join ISIS.AFP, 8/12/2016, 2:37 PM

Pentagon: Iran improved ballistic missiles after nuclear deal

A new report, published by the US Department of Defense, outlines Iran's sins as a growing cyber and ballistic security threatRachel Kaplan, 8/12/2016, 7:52 AM

Google under fire for allegedly deleting 'Palestine'

Arab journalists protest that Google removed the “Palestine” tag from its maps application; company says it was never there to begin with.Ben Ariel, 8/12/2016, 6:44 AM

France concerned over reports of chemical attack in Syria

France alarmed at reports of a deadly chemical attack in the Syrian battleground city of Aleppo.Elad Benari, 8/12/2016, 5:13 AM

Hezbollah media outlet boasts group using attack drones in Syria

Hezbollah-affiliated media outlet provides footage of fighting in Syria that it claims shows it is using attack drones.JTA, 8/12/2016, 2:55 AM

US military 'manipulated' intel in fight against ISIS

US military leaders painted an overly optimistic picture of American efforts to fight ISIS, a damning government report reveals.AFP, 8/11/2016, 9:21 PM

Russia searching for solutions for war-torn Aleppo

Russia is considering expanding a three-hour daily ceasefire in Aleppo. UN: A 48-hour halt in fighting was needed to bring in aid.AFP, 8/11/2016, 7:01 PM

Russia planning permanent presence in Syria

Russia has announced plans to set up a permanent military base in Syria, as an appropriate "measure" against the "terrorist threat."AFP, 8/11/2016, 4:25 PM

Turkish parliament to vote on Israel-Turkey reconciliation deal

Foreign Minister pledges parliament will address deal before end of month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 1:01 PM

45,000 ISIS jihadists killed in past two years

Top American general says about 45,000 jihadists have been killed in Iraq and Syria since U.S.-led operation began two years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 3:42 AM

11 babies die in Baghdad hospital electrical fire

An electrical malfunction in a Baghdad hospital sparked a fire which caused the death of 11 infantsYoel Domb, 8/10/2016, 1:07 PM

Syrian civil war coming to a head in Aleppo

Regime and rebel forces dig in for protracted battle in battered Aleppo, formerly the economic and cultural crown jewel of the country.Sammy Ketz, 8/10/2016, 11:53 AM

10 terrorists injured in tunnel collapse in Gaza

At least 10 Islamic Jihad terrorists reportedly injured in latest terror tunnel collapse in Gaza City.Elad Benari, 8/10/2016, 4:40 AM

UN to probe Hamas aid allegation

UN vows internal probe after Israel arrests UNDP worker who provided help to Hamas.Ben Ariel, 8/10/2016, 3:42 AM

UN: Two million at risk of siege, starvation in Syria's Aleppo

UN demands "humanitarian pause" in fighting between regime forces and rebels in Aleppo so as to bring in food and medical supplies.AFP, 8/9/2016, 12:23 PM

UN envoy concerned over World Vision funding Hamas

UN envoy expresses concerns over World Vision's transfer of funds to Hamas, but also calls for fair trial for Muhammad Halabi.Ben Ariel, 8/9/2016, 5:44 AM

No entry to Jordan if you look Jewish

Israeli tourists looking to go pray at Aaron's tomb in Jordan turned back because they were wearing Yarmulkes and carried prayer shawls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2016, 6:49 PM

US-backed fighters savor victory over ISIS in Manbij

Victorious Kurdish forces root out final ISIS vestiges after bloody battle for city of Manbij.AFP, 8/8/2016, 6:10 PM

63 dead in Pakistan hospital bombing

Suicide bombing in emergency room in Quetta, southwest Pakistan; 63 dead, over 120 wounded.Shai Landesman, 8/8/2016, 3:10 PM

Israel ordered to pay Iran $1.2 billion

Swiss arbitrators have ruled in favor of Iran in a case that is more than 37 years old.Rachel Kaplan, 8/8/2016, 10:59 AM

Iran executes nuclear scientist for 'spying' for the U.S.

Iran executes nuclear scientist convicted of handing over "confidential and vital" information to the United States.Elad Benari, 8/8/2016, 5:12 AM

Rebel alliance launches battle to retake all of Aleppo

"Army of Conquest" announces the start of a battle to recapture the whole of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2016, 3:14 AM

Desperate fighting in Syria's Aleppo after rebels 'break siege'

Siege of Aleppo partially lifted after rebel groups break through regime forces, now other areas in danger of encirclement by rebels.Maya Gebeily - AFP, 8/7/2016, 5:10 PM

Syria: At least 10 killed in air strikes in Idlib

Barrage of air strikes near a hospital in northwestern Syria kills at least 10 civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2016, 6:38 AM

Hamas terrorist killed in latest Gaza tunnel collapse

Hamas terrorist killed in yet another tunnel collapse in Gaza.Elad Benari, 8/7/2016, 5:13 AM

Egyptian cleric survives assassination attempt

Gunmen open fire at former Egyptian mufti Ali Gomaa, who in 2012 caused an uproar over visit to Al-Aqsa.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/6/2016, 1:26 AM

Netanyahu: Israel's view on Iran deal remains unchanged

PM Netanyahu reiterates Israel rejects Iran nuclear deal, but stresses the importance of the alliance with the United States.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/5/2016, 11:54 PM

Russia fires back at Obama's criticism on Syria

Russia accuses Washington of lacking trust in Moscow and not behaving as a true partner.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/5/2016, 10:18 PM

80 terrorists to begin hunger strike in protest of 'oppression'

80 terrorists serving in the Rimon Prison to start indefinite hunger strike in protest as of Friday.Dalit Halevi, 8/5/2016, 6:44 AM

Obama: Even Israel says Iran deal was a success

U.S. President hails nuclear deal between Iran and the West, says Israel thinks the same.Elad Benari, 8/5/2016, 6:16 AM

Obama: Putin can't be trusted on Syria

U.S. President vows to crush ISIS in Iraq and Syria, but says he doubts Russian President can be trusted in helping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2016, 5:13 AM

Jordan sentences man who attacked 'Palestinian camp' to death

Jordanian court sentences a man to death for killing five intelligence agents in a Palestinian Arab “refugee camp” in June.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2016, 4:46 AM

Egypt claims to have killed Sinai ISIS leader

The Egyptian military claims that it killed ISIS leader Abu Duaa al-Ansari in air strikes in the Sinai region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2016, 8:56 PM

UN: 75,000 Syrians starving on the Jordan border

Since Jordan closed its border with Syria in June, tens of thousands of refugees remain trapped between war and starvation.AFP, 8/4/2016, 7:52 PM

Gay Syrian in Turkey slaughtered

After going missing on July 23, the body of Muhammed Wisam Sankari has been found. "Two knives had broken inside of him."AFP, 8/4/2016, 6:46 PM

UN hopes for progress in 'days' for new Syria talks

The UN voiced hope Thursday that developments "in the next few days" could pave the way for new Syria peace talks.AFP, 8/4/2016, 4:45 PM

OPCW concerned over chlorine attack near Aleppo

Chemical weapons watchdog voices concern over reports of a chlorine gas attack in which 24 people were injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2016, 6:45 AM