EU lawmakers urge U.S. to reconsider UNRWA cut

European Parliament urges United States to reconsider its decision to cut funding to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees".Elad Benari, 2/9/2018, 2:34 AM

Lebanese man sentenced to death for rape, murder of UK diplomat

Court sentences 41-year-old Uber driver to death after British diplomat found strangled to death in Beirut after being sexually assaulted.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2018, 11:03 PM

New Israeli ambassador to Jordan

Senior Foreign Ministry official Amir Weissbrod to replace Ambassador Einat Schlein as aftermath of Israeli embassy incident.Mordechai Sones, 2/8/2018, 11:30 AM

PA mulling its own currency

PA envoy to Russia says PA considering its own currency but the issue is still being studied.Elad Benari, 2/8/2018, 6:16 AM

Report: Egypt foils ISIS plot to kill Haniyeh

Egyptian security forces reportedly uncover ISIS cell which plotted to kill Hamas leader.Elad Benari, 2/8/2018, 5:45 AM

PA spokesman: Middle East conflicts are Israel's fault

PA spokesman claims conflicts in the Middle East are because Israel insists on continuing the "occupation".Dalit Halevi, 2/8/2018, 4:13 AM

Syria warns Israel: Airstrikes will have 'repercussions'

Syrian Foreign Ministry condemns Israel over alleged airstrikes near Damascus, demands the UN take action.Elad Benari, 2/8/2018, 2:05 AM

Rouhani: Nuclear deal will not be renegotiated

Iran’s President stresses his country will not renegotiate the nuclear deal nor will it discuss its ballistic missile program.Elad Benari, 2/7/2018, 6:29 AM

Iran rejects review of academic's death sentence

Iran's Supreme Court rejects request to review death sentence of university professor accused of passing information to Israel.Ben Ariel, 2/7/2018, 5:14 AM

Abbas: Jerusalem is Arab, Islamic and Christian

PA chairman refuses to take Jerusalem and "refugees" off the negotiating table.Dalit Halevi, 2/7/2018, 4:15 AM

Hamas official: We're not interested in an escalation

Senior Hamas official says war with Israel not imminent, but group is taking "the necessary precautions".Elad Benari, 2/6/2018, 6:44 AM

State Department alarmed over Syrian chlorine gas attack

State Department expresses concern over reports of chemical weapons attack in Idlib province.Elad Benari, 2/6/2018, 5:45 AM

PA silent on Ariel terror attack

Palestinian Authority does not condemn murder of Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal. Hamas, Islamic Jihad welcome the attack.Dalit Halevi, 2/6/2018, 5:12 AM

UN chief warns against 'one-state reality'

Antonio Guterres warns recent developments in the Middle East could bury the “two-state solution”.Elad Benari, 2/6/2018, 4:46 AM

'Jerusalem will be the capital of the Islamic Caliphate'

Islamic Movement leader slams Palestinian Authority for crying 'crocodile tears,' promises Jerusalem will be capital of Islamic Caliphate.Dalit Halevi, 2/5/2018, 9:13 AM

At least 20 dead in suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria

20 people killed in apparent chemical weapons attack in Idlib province in Syria.David Rosenberg, 2/5/2018, 8:33 AM

'United States must play a role in Israel-PA peace'

King Abdullah II of Jordan criticizes Trump's Jerusalem declaration, but stresses U.S. is essential to any hope of Israel-PA peace.Elad Benari, 2/5/2018, 6:15 AM

Iran sentences alleged 'nuclear spy' to prison

Iranian court sentences unnamed suspect to six years in prison for relaying information on the country's nuclear program.Ben Ariel, 2/5/2018, 4:15 AM

Egypt military: Only we conduct operations in the Sinai

Egypt’s military spokesperson denies report that Israel has been attacking ISIS targets in Sinai with Egyptian approval.Elad Benari, 2/5/2018, 3:06 AM

Report: Syrian civilians injured in chlorine gas attack

Syrian activists say at least 11 people suffered chlorine gas poisoning during attack in Idlib province.Elad Benari, 2/5/2018, 1:06 AM

Trump's envoy: Hamas causes misery for the people of Gaza

Jason Greenblatt blasts Hamas and its Iranian patrons in a series of tweets.Elad Benari, 2/4/2018, 11:17 PM

Sheikh on Temple Mount: Arab countries should fund UNRWA

Muslim preacher says that, according to Islamic law, the 'Palestinian right of return' passes from one generation to the next.Dalit Halevy, 2/4/2018, 2:30 PM

PA: We want negotiations, not dictates

Spokesman says PA interested in negotiations based on two-state solution. 'Serious negotiations without dictates.'Dalit Halevy, 2/4/2018, 8:56 AM

Syrian Islamists down Russian warplane

Russian pilot killed after jihadist rebels down his warplane over Idlib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2018, 4:59 AM

Female fighter's body mutilated, Kurds enraged

Video showing Kurdish female fighter's mutilated body infuriates Syrian Kurds, Kurdish authorities blame incident on Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2018, 6:54 PM

Gaza triplets named in protest of Trump's Jerusalem move

Gazan couple name their triplets Jerusalem, Capital and Palestine in protest of Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/2/2018, 11:08 PM

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Hezbollah

United States sanctions six individuals and seven businesses with alleged links to one of Hezbollah's top financiers.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/2/2018, 8:57 PM

Iran arrests dozens of women as anti-hijab protests heat up

Revolutionary Guards say 29 women arrested for unveiling themselves in protest of modesty laws.David Rosenberg, 2/2/2018, 2:53 PM

Turkey blasts Trump admin's sanctions on Hamas terrorist

Turkish gov't backs Hamas, denounces US over sanctions targeting senior Gaza terrorist.David Rosenberg, 2/2/2018, 1:24 PM

'The Palestinians can go to hell, they betrayed the Arab world'

Saudi blogger slams Palestinian Authority in viral video, calling PA 'ungrateful dogs'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2018, 12:22 PM

PA official: End the 'colonial occupation'

PA continues diplomatic campaign aimed at enlisting support for its demand for an international framework for peace.Dalit Halevi, 2/2/2018, 6:16 AM

Is the Hamas-Fatah deal collapsing?

Hamas and Fatah miss another deadline to implement reconciliation deal signed in October.Elad Benari, 2/2/2018, 5:45 AM

U.S. officials: Assad producing new kinds of chemical weapons

Officials in Washington say Syrian government still using chemical weapons despite committing to abolish its arsenal.Ben Ariel, 2/2/2018, 4:12 AM

Haniyeh on U.S. terror designation: Null and worthless

Hamas leader unfazed after being blacklisted by U.S. Treasury.Elad Benari, 2/2/2018, 2:05 AM

Abbas to respond to Trump at the Security Council

PA chairman to deliver address to UN Security Council on February 20. Danon: Abbas seeking to put an end to negotiations.Elad Benari, 2/2/2018, 1:06 AM

'US under no illusions about Iran's malicious intent'

Senior US State Department counterterrorism expert says US and Israel are working closely to counter Iranian influence in the region.Tzvi Lev, 2/1/2018, 6:25 PM

Russia disputes that Iran is helping Yemen rebels

Russia dismisses U.S. evidence that Iran supplied missiles to Yemen's Houthi rebels.Ben Ariel, 2/1/2018, 4:44 AM

Hamas terrorist dies in tunnel collapse

31-year-old Hamas terrorist dies while working in "resistance tunnel", says group.Elad Benari, 2/1/2018, 4:14 AM

Hamas 'undeterred' by US terror designation

Terror group blasts US decision to impose sanctions on Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh as 'failed attempt to pressure the resistance.'AFP, 1/31/2018, 8:22 PM

Erekat: We'll complain to ICC against Trump

PLO official blasts Trump peace plan and recognition of Jerusalem, says "State of Palestine" will complain in The Hague.Dalit Halevi, 1/31/2018, 6:05 AM

UN envoy: Gaza on verge of 'full collapse'

UN Middle East envoy says Gaza must be saved from disaster, calls to transfer power to Abbas.Elad Benari, 1/31/2018, 5:36 AM

UNRWA chief blasts 'political' American cut

Head of UN agency for "Palestinian refugees" says U.S. cut was linked to PA decision to freeze ties with Trump.Elad Benari, 1/31/2018, 3:10 AM

PA issues weak condemnation of Bethlehem incident

Abbas's bureau condemns attack on American vehicle in Bethlehem but does not promise to find the perpetrators.Dalit Halevi, 1/31/2018, 12:07 AM

Saudi Cleric: 'Holocaust denial a crime that distorts history’

'Any act of violence or terrorism that tries to hide behind religion has no justification whatsoever, not even in Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 1/30/2018, 10:54 PM

Israel reopening Jordan embassy - gradually

Foreign Ministry announces 'gradual reopening' of embassy in Amman 6 months after security guard stabbed, sparking deadly shooting incident.David Rosenberg, 1/30/2018, 12:16 PM

Kahlon to meet PA leader

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon will meet PA government head Rami Hamdallah on Sunday.Elad Benari, 1/30/2018, 5:38 AM

Haley: Action on Iran's missiles could leave us in nuclear deal

Ambassador Haley says international action on Iran's ballistic missiles could persuade Trump to remain in the Iranian nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 1/30/2018, 4:36 AM

UNRWA's Gaza employees protest Trump's funding freeze

Thousands of employees of UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” protest Trump's suspension of tens of millions of dollars in aid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2018, 2:33 AM

Trump's envoy: Hamas undermines Gaza's chance for success

Jason Greenblatt again rips Hamas for wasting Gazans' money to build terror tunnels.Elad Benari, 1/30/2018, 1:36 AM

Jordan demands: World must protect Arab rights in Jerusalem

'International community has obligation to protect Palestinian rights in Jerusalem and fund UNRWA', says Jordan's King Abdullah.David Rosenberg, 1/29/2018, 7:31 PM

Egypt: Head of centrist party to challenge Sisi

Head of Egypt's El-Ghad party, Mousa Mostafa Mousa, to run for presidency in March election.Elad Benari, 1/29/2018, 5:45 AM

U.S. delivers two helicopters to Jordan

United States delivers two Black Hawk helicopters to Jordan to help protect the kingdom's borders and counter the threat from Islamists.Ben Ariel, 1/29/2018, 5:14 AM

Abbas urges African leaders to get involved in peace process

PA chairman speaks at African Union summit, reiterates that U.S. can no longer broker peace talks and calls for international involvement.Elad Benari, 1/29/2018, 4:16 AM

Trump's envoy meets Netanyahu

Jason Greenblatt says he had a productive meeting on the peace process with Prime Minister Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 1/29/2018, 12:05 AM

ANALYSIS: As PA escalates conflict with U.S., France steps in

Abbas even went to France to convince Macron to take over the US role.Yochanan Visser, 1/28/2018, 10:47 PM

'Your country has become one big missile factory for Iran'

IDF warns the Lebanese people about the Iranian takeover of their country. 'The IDF is ready - the choice is in your hands.'Mordechai Sones, 1/28/2018, 1:41 PM

Saudi prince suspected of corruption released

Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal released after nearly three months in detention in connection with massive corruption probe.Elad Benari, 1/28/2018, 6:36 AM