Iran says it captured spies working in state bodies

Iran's Intelligence Minister says security forces arrested spies working in state bodies, many of them dual nationals.Elad Benari, 8/28/2018, 11:31 PM

Iranian MPs call to put Rouhani on trial

Iran's parliament rejects President Rouhani's explanations of dire economic situation in wake of renewed US sanctions.Gary Willig, 8/28/2018, 6:39 PM

Agreement between Hamas and Israel - 'over my dead body'

PA Chairman reportedly outraged at Egypt that ceasefire deal being formed without his participation, cries 'defiance of PA leadership.'Tal Polon, 8/28/2018, 1:29 PM

Rouhani admits: People losing faith in Iranian government

Iran's president summoned for first time to parliament, says US sanctions causing 'economic problems', but remains defiant.David Rosenberg, 8/28/2018, 11:12 AM

Report: Trump offered US pullout for partial Iranian retreat

Lebanese paper claims US delegation met in secret with Syrian leaders, offered withdrawal in exchange for Iranian pullback from border.David Rosenberg, 8/28/2018, 10:26 AM

Pro-Israel donor Adam Milstein denies funding Canary Mission

Adam Milstein pushes back on AL Jazeera report claiming he funds anonymous site tracking anti-Semitic, anti-Israel in US colleges.JTA, 8/28/2018, 8:10 AM

Pompeo: We will defend ourselves against Iran's claims

Secretary of State says United States will "vigorously defend" itself against Iran's challenge in the International Court of Justice.Ben Ariel, 8/28/2018, 6:43 AM

'Netanyahu is causing tension in the region'

Iranian Defense Minister claims Netanyahu is maintaining tension in the Middle East in order to have an economic impact on Iran.Elad Benari, 8/28/2018, 6:15 AM

Netanyahu sees path to peace with PA in Israeli-Arab ties

Netanyahu says peace with Palestinian Arabs could come through normalization of relations with Arab states.Ben Ariel, 8/28/2018, 5:46 AM

PA: Trump is a partner to the 'occupation'

PA cabinet chief says Trump administration cannot serve as a partner for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 8/28/2018, 5:14 AM

Hamas: We will continue to build our capabilities

Senior Hamas official: Even if a ceasefire is achieved with Israel, the organization will continue to strengthen itself.Elad Benari, 8/28/2018, 4:45 AM

Rouhani: We expect Europe to save nuclear deal

Iranian President tells French counterpart Iran wants Europe to give it guarantees in order to save 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 8/28/2018, 3:05 AM

Iran inks deal with Syria, vows to continue military cooperation

Despite demands by US that Iran withdraw forces from Syria, Tehran signs deal with Assad regime, vows to continue military cooperation.David Rosenberg, 8/27/2018, 12:20 PM

'Jews have no right to pray on Temple Mount'

PA organizations denounce U.S. decision to stop financial assistance, call it "insolent extortion."Dalit Halevi, 8/27/2018, 5:43 AM

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed

Leader of Islamic State jihadist group in Afghanistan killed in airstrikes near the border with Pakistan.Ben Ariel, 8/27/2018, 4:16 AM

Talks between PA factions in Cairo postponed

Hamas official says talks in Cairo on Gaza ceasefire and reconciliation have been postponed.Elad Benari, 8/27/2018, 3:45 AM

Iranian minister: We will continue to support Syria

Iran's defense minister says the Iran-Syria cooperation won't be decided by a "third party."Elad Benari, 8/27/2018, 1:05 AM

ANALYSIS: Dangerous stand-off between Russia and US over Syria

The Syrian war is far from over and could blow up into a regional or even world conflict.Yochanan Visser, 8/26/2018, 10:32 PM

Lebanon war broke Israel's fighting spirit, says Hezbollah chief

Israel not ready for a new war, claims Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, saying Israeli army was traumatized by 2006 Lebanon war.David Rosenberg, 8/26/2018, 7:44 PM

Iranian parliament sacks economics minister

Parliament votes out top economic official as currency plunges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 2:49 PM

Hamas: We are ready for negotiations on prisoner swap

Senior Hamas official says terror group is ready to negotiate on prisoner exchange deal, and that it conveyed its conditions to Israel.Dalit Halevy, 8/26/2018, 12:30 PM

2 dead after earthquake hits Iran

2 reported dead, dozens injured as 5.9-magnitude earthquake hits western Iran. Quake reportedly felt as far as Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 9:28 AM

Iran and Russia resume talks on nuclear power plant

Iran resumes talks with Russia to build nuclear power plant capable of generating up to 3,000 megawatts of electricity.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2018, 6:36 AM

PLO official: We will not be intimidated

Senior PLO member Hanan Ashrawi accuses U.S. of "cheap blackmail" after aid cut.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/25/2018, 12:39 AM

Trump cuts more than $200 million in aid to PA

State Department informs Congress that more than $200 million in bilateral assistance to the PA has been cut.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/24/2018, 11:09 PM

France condemns Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria

France says new housing units for Judea and Samaria harm a future Palestinian state.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/24/2018, 10:24 PM

Netanyahu: I see no urgency in unveiling Trump peace plan

Speaking to reporters in Lithuania, PM Netanyahu says it's Trump's choice whether to present the peace plan for Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/24/2018, 8:17 PM

Egypt destroys most of the tunnels on Rafah border

Senior Egyptian official says the military operation to destroy smuggling tunnels succeeded in halting terrorist attacks in the Sinai.Dalit Halevi, 8/24/2018, 6:46 AM

Bolton: We will de-fund the UN Human Rights Council

U.S. National Security Adviser says the United States intends to cut funding to the UNHRC after withdrawing from it.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2018, 5:44 AM

Watch: PA teen who slapped soldier thanks Nasrallah

Ahed Tamimi, recently released from an Israeli prison, thanks Hezbollah leader for his support.Elad Benari, 8/24/2018, 5:13 AM

Erekat: U.S. encouraging 'settlements'

PLO official blasts approval of new construction in Judea and Samaria, says it is encouraged by the United States.Dalit Halevi, 8/24/2018, 3:05 AM

ANALYSIS: US military to stay in Syria to stop Iran

President Trump insists US will remain in Syria to ensure Iran's departure. Will US be drawn into next major battle in northwest Syria?Yochanan Visser, 8/23/2018, 10:23 PM

British Airways, Air France scrap all Iran-bound flights

Airlines say direct flights to Iran 'not commercially viable.'Tzvi Lev, 8/23/2018, 5:59 PM

Power struggle for PA chairmanship intensifies

Senior Fatah officials reportedly accumulating weapons, recruiting armed men to their side to prepare for eventual post-Abbas struggle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2018, 9:24 AM

PA to Trump: We will not give up on Jerusalem

PA says there will be no solution to the conflict as long as Jerusalem isn't the capital of "Palestine".Dalit Halevi, 8/23/2018, 6:14 AM

'We will increase our defensive capabilities'

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vows that it will not surrender to pressure over its missile program.Elad Benari, 8/23/2018, 5:42 AM

UN says it has run out of funding for Gaza

UN political chief says she is deeply concerned over the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, warns of war.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2018, 5:13 AM

ISIS leader calls on Muslims to wage jihad

ISIS releases new recording of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for the first time since last September.Elad Benari, 8/23/2018, 4:15 AM

Erdogan spokesman: U.S. 'disregarding' our legal process

Spokesman for Turkish President calls on United States to respect Turkey's judicial independence in case of detained pastor.Elad Benari, 8/23/2018, 1:09 AM

Holiday gift - Hamas style

Gaza families receive SMS notifying of Hamas grant ahead of Eid al-Adha holiday - but grant only given to families of terrorists.Ido Ben Porat, 8/22/2018, 5:55 PM

'We will hit Israel if US attacks Iran'

Senior Iranian cleric rejects Trump's offer to negotiate, vows to hit Israel if US attacks Iran.David Rosenberg, 8/22/2018, 11:45 AM

Russia to deliver S-400 system to Turkey in 2019

Russia's state arms exporter says Moscow will deliver sophisticated anti-ballistic missile defense systems to Turkey in 2019.Elad Benari, 8/22/2018, 6:30 AM

Hamas official: We benefit from the lull in the fighting

Hamas official says negotiations on ceasefire have resulted in several achievements.Dalit Halevi, 8/22/2018, 5:44 AM

Trump: Israel will have to pay a 'high price' in peace talks

Trump says Israel will have to pay a "high price" in its peace talks with the PA in return for the U.S. embassy relocating to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 8/22/2018, 5:06 AM

Iran unveils domestic fighter jet

President Hassan Rouhani insists Tehran's military strength is meant to deter enemies and create "lasting peace".Elad Benari, 8/22/2018, 3:36 AM

Senior Turkish official claims 'Jewish bankers' run the world

Founding member of President Erdogan's party slams 'Zionist bankers of Jewish descent', accusing them of global conspiracy.David Rosenberg, 8/21/2018, 10:59 AM

Hamas: The goal is to 'liberate' Jerusalem

Hamas terror group says main goal of conflict with Israel is to 'liberate Palestine ' - Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque first and foremost.Dalit Halevy, 8/21/2018, 10:25 AM

Abbas expresses sorrow over leftist activist's death

PA chairman expressed sorrow over death of Israeli leftist activist Uri Avnery, who had met Yasser Arafat in the 1980s.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2018, 5:44 AM

Erdogan spokesman condemns attack on U.S. embassy

Spokesman for Turkish President says attack on U.S. Embassy in Ankara was an attempt to create chaos.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2018, 5:15 AM

Trump: There will be no concessions to Turkey

President Trump rules out making concessions to Turkey to gain the freedom of a detained American pastor.Elad Benari, 8/21/2018, 12:06 AM

ANALYSIS: Meet the most dangerous Iranian

Qassem Soleimani, dubbed by Iran's Supreme Leader as the 'living martyr of the Revolution', is one of the most dangerous men in the Mideast.Yochanan Visser, 8/20/2018, 2:59 PM

Iran: EU must speed up efforts to save nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Kasami says world powers must increase effort if they seek to uphold accords.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2018, 12:10 PM

Shots fired at US embassy in Ankara

Shots fired from vehicle hit window of security cabin at US embassy in Turkey. No casualties reported.Tal Polon, 8/20/2018, 10:15 AM

Zarif: EU not ready to 'pay the price' of defying Washington

Iran's Foreign Minister says Europe has not yet shown willingness to save 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 8/20/2018, 6:13 AM

Egypt tightens control of the internet

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi signs new law tightening the government's control of the internet.Elad Benari, 8/20/2018, 5:16 AM

Afghan President declares ceasefire with Taliban

Secretary of State says U.S. ready to support direct negotiations between Afghanistan government and Taliban.Ben Ariel, 8/20/2018, 4:44 AM

Nasrallah meets Houthi delegation

Hezbollah leader meets delegation from Iranian-backed Yemeni rebels.Elad Benari, 8/20/2018, 3:06 AM