Middle East breakdown: How does Israel deal with Arab threats?

Journalist Barak Ravid analyzes the complexity and intrigue that the State of Israel faces at the regional level.Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein, 10/8/2019, 6:55 AM

Saudi blogger: I am not an Israeli Yemenite Jew

Saudi blogger Mohammed Saud responds to claims he is a Jew living in Israel. 'I am from Riyadh, and I love Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2019, 4:05 PM

'Facilitating cooperation between Israel and her Arab neighbors'

Attended by US and Poland foreign ministers, United Nations Security Council discusses peace and security in the Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2019, 9:30 AM

Hezbollah resorts to piggy banks due to sanctions: Brian Hook

US Special Representative to Iran Hook says that 'the US will respond with military force if it or its interests are attacked by Iran.'Sara Rubenstein, 5/30/2019, 6:58 PM

A rare phenomenon in the Middle East neighborhood

Jay Shapiro looks at the countries of the region and expresses his joy at having lived in a Jewish and democratic state.Jay Shapiro, 4/25/2019, 5:35 PM

Security analyst to speak at Capitol Hill policy seminar

This Thursday, the EMET's Capitol Hill Policy Seminar Series will host security analyst Mark Langfan.Sharona Cohen, 4/16/2019, 10:49 PM

'We will not allow establishment of an Iranian army in Syria'

Immigration Minister and former IDF southern command chief army speaks on preparations after Iranian missile attack on the Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2019, 2:56 PM

Arab League chief: Importance of Palestinian cause 'reduced'

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit says Arab countries must focus on other issues in light of recent conflicts.Gary Willig, 1/17/2019, 8:08 PM

Israel and Middle East Map Gallery

Commentator Mark Langfan simplifies complicated Middle East disputes via mapsSharona Cohen, 1/6/2019, 9:43 PM

Risk in Syria, not just for Israel

What will the US pullout from Syria do to the Kurds? Which weak links will get wiped off the board?The Land Of Israel Network, 1/1/2019, 3:41 AM

Report: Pompeo to deliver speech on Middle East

Official says Secretary of State will deliver speech on Middle East during a visit to Egypt next month. He might then visit Israel.Ben Ariel, 12/20/2018, 2:08 AM

'Israel would be in big trouble without Saudi Arabia'

Watch: President Trump says during special teleconference call with US soldiers that Saudi efforts in Middle East are critical for Israel.David Rosenberg, 11/22/2018, 6:06 PM

Oman: 'Israel is a fact of life'

Following Netanyahu's visit to Oman, nation says region should 'consider giving Israel equal treatment, Jews part of Islamic history'.Nitzan Keidar , 10/27/2018, 10:03 PM

Trump: Saudi Arabia 'a good ally with respect to Israel'

US president says revelation of Saudi crown prince's involvement in journalist's murder would have negative impact on the MIddle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2018, 8:12 AM


Islamic State is working hard to establish a new Caliphate in Asia by planting new sleeper cells and invigorating existing ones.Yochanan Visser, 10/14/2018, 9:31 PM

US to move missile systems from Middle East

US dismantles, moves missile batteries, air defense systems, from Middle East to more significant locations, report says.Nitsan Keidar, 9/26/2018, 2:22 PM

ANALYSIS: Iran continues its entrenchment in both Syria and Iraq

Missiles given to Iraq by Iran can hit both Tel Aviv and Riyadh.Yochanan Visser, 9/2/2018, 10:06 PM

Khamenei says no chance of war, but calls to bolster Iran's army

'No chance' Iran facing war, says Islamic republic's supreme leader, adding that Iran must nevertheless work to strengthen military.David Rosenberg, 9/2/2018, 5:03 PM

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

Bolton: No plans for US to recognize Golan as Israeli territory

President Trump's National Security Advisor says US has no plans to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights.David Rosenberg, 8/22/2018, 8:41 AM

Israeli security, Mideast peace top issues in next Putin meeting

Trump declares meeting with Putin a success, vows to focus on Israeli security, terror, Mideast peace, nuclear proliferation at follow-up.David Rosenberg, 7/19/2018, 5:46 PM

Turkey vows to retaliate after Turkish woman indicted in Israel

'We will retaliate against this', says Turkish FM, after woman charged in Israel for supporting Hamas terror group.David Rosenberg, 7/8/2018, 9:10 PM

Secret meeting held between Middle East intel chiefs

Jason Greenblatt, Jared Kushner lead conference of intel heads from moderate Arab countries. Mossad chief Yossi Cohen also takes part.Nitzan Keidar, 6/28/2018, 9:14 AM

'For Father, journalism was a mission'

Aviv Bushinsky eulogizes his father, journalist and media personality Joseph (Jay) Bushinsky after his passing last week.Aviv Bushinsky, 5/21/2018, 8:24 PM

Bernard Lewis, Jewish Mideast expert, dead at 101

Lewis, dubbed 'West's leading interpreter of Middle East', advised Bush administration, warned of Iranian nuclear threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2018, 11:01 PM

Mike Pompeo lands in Saudi Arabia

Sec. of State Pompeo says he aims to deliver 'American diplomacy' around the world.AFP, 4/28/2018, 9:06 PM

ANALYSIS: How Israel is intervening in Syria to contain Iran

Reports say the IDF has now stepped into the battle for control over the Kuneitra and Daraa area along the Israeli-Syrian border- and more.Yochanan Visser, 2/23/2018, 1:29 PM

The brewing conflict along the Red Sea

Amb. Dore Gold talks about a crisis brewing near Israel’s south that has not received sufficient attention.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2018, 2:41 PM

3,350 new airplanes in Middle East over the next 20 years

Boeing forecasts demand for new planes in the Middle East estimated at $730 billion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2017, 11:50 AM

There may be no solution to conflict

Jared Kushner, in closed session on US involvement in Temple Mount crisis, admits: There may be no solution to Arab-Israeli conflictMordechai Sones, 8/1/2017, 9:00 PM

UN Envoy to Middle East: Peace with Arab states can't come first

Nikolay Mladenov claims that, despite US wishes, normalizing relations with Arab states cannot come before a peace agreement with PA.Nitsan Keidar, 7/12/2017, 7:47 PM

The Trump Effect on the Middle East 

Regional leaders want to work with President Trump.Dr. Ted Gover, 6/10/2017, 10:43 PM

'Converging interests of Israel, Arab states is an opportunity’

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster praises Israel's ability to respond and adapt to changing circumstances.JTA, 6/5/2017, 7:14 PM

Think-tank offers Trump policy recommendations on Israel

Conservative Heritage Foundation releases report recommending Trump admin 'move embassy to Jerusalem, correct historic anomaly.'Mordechai Sones, 3/29/2017, 2:20 PM

Watch: Algeria, where are your Jews?

UN Watch head Hillel Neuer calls out Muslim nations accusing Israel of Apartheid at UNHRC. 'Algeria had 140,000 Jews.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2017, 10:17 PM

Watch: What are Israel's main problems?

Middle East analyst describes the main reasons peace has yet to be achieved in the region., 3/21/2017, 1:52 PM

Did former British PM want to be Trump's adviser?

Tony Blair denies reports he had contacts with Trump about the possibility of Blair becoming his Middle East adviser.Ben Ariel, 3/6/2017, 1:07 AM

Watch: Arab Christian defends Israel

Arab representative describes Israel as the only safe place for Christians in the Middle East., 2/13/2017, 5:31 PM

'Obama leaves behind a weakened United States'

National security expert says outgoing president's naivete, indecision, and focus on reaching a deal with Iran have left the US weaker.Benny Toker, 1/20/2017, 10:22 AM

Trump, Israel and the Middle East

A predictive analysis of what Trump's election will mean for the MIddle East and the Jews, in Israel and the USA.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 11/9/2016, 10:58 PM

Netanyahu: Israel an island of stability in the Middle East

Prime Minister said Israel stable, successful and powerful compared to other nations in Middle East. Arab MKs boycott his speech.Gary Willig, 10/31/2016, 6:27 PM

Understanding the Middle East chaos at its core

In the Middle East, geopolitics is merely a secondary reflection of something much more primary. This is the unrelieved yearning of individuals for both belonging and immortality. Prof. Louis René Beres, 6/19/2016, 6:04 AM

Dennis Ross: Mideast turning to Russia because we're weak

Obama's former Middle East adviser says Israel and Arab countries are turning to Russia because of America's weakness.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2016, 1:12 AM

House Speaker: Many Middle East leaders complained about Obama

House Speaker Paul Ryan says many Middle East leaders complained about President Barack Obama’s foreign policy.Ben Ariel, 4/15/2016, 6:10 AM

No, Mr. Trump, you cannot be "neutral" in the Middle East

Why presidents cannot be ‘Neutral’ when it comes to negotiating between Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 3/17/2016, 11:52 PM

CNN wipes Israel off the map

In map of Middle East accompanying article on '2016's scariest geopolitical hot spots,' Israel is replaced with 'Palestina.'Cynthia Blank, 11/26/2015, 7:44 AM

Vatican 'Greatly Concerned' Over Violence in Israel, Syria

Pope Francis urges West to intervene again into the Middle East, following Russian involvement in Syria and Arab terror in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2015, 12:52 PM

US Giving Jordan Over a Billion Dollars in Military Aid

The US is significantly increasing its military aid to Jordan, which will receive at least a billion dollars annually for the next 3 years.Yaakov Levi, 9/3/2015, 7:54 AM

Air Pollution Falls As War, Revolution Rises in Middle East

War may be bad for people, but it's apparently a good way to battle climate change, a report says.Yaakov Levi, 8/23/2015, 4:10 PM

The Middle East They Wanted

The agreement is only the latest of Obama’s gross misjudgments about the Middle East, going back to his Senate days, when he vehemently opposed the military “surge” that crushed the terrorist insurgency in Iraq, as Senator Hillary Clinton also did. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 7/30/2015, 11:19 PM

Pope Condemns 'Third World War' on Middle East Christians

Vatican calls mass exodus, persecution of Christians throughout the region 'genocide' and urges world leaders to act.Tova Dvorin, 7/10/2015, 9:06 AM

UN Envoy to Visit Iraq, Syria to Address Sexual Violence

UN envoy to make Middle East tour to speak about sexual violence in the context of terror, particularly by ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2015, 6:36 PM

Pope Hails Iran Nuclear Deal

Speaking Sunday, Pope Francis hailed the pending nuclear deal with Iran as 'a definitive step toward a more secure and fraternal world.'Yaakov Levi, 4/5/2015, 4:47 PM

Yemen Conflict Could be Good for Israel, Says Expert

The Arab world could join forces to ward off Iran on its own, Dr. Dan Schueftan says - and help Israel in the process.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 3/31/2015, 8:35 AM

Secret Iranian Unit Ships Illegal Weapons Throughout Middle East

Fox News reveals the details of a covert Iranian cell which is fueling the bloodshed throughout the Middle East and North Africa.Elad Benari, 2/13/2015, 12:14 AM

IDF Chief of Staff Gantz: Entire Middle East is Upside Down

The instability in Lebanon, the IDF Chief of Staff said, was a good example of how the old order in the Middle East was being eroded.Moshe Cohen , 2/1/2015, 4:43 PM

US Senator John McCain Urges Ground Forces to Combat ISIS

Heading a delegation of US senators to the Middle East, John McCain argues ground forces are needed to defeat ISIS for good.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 9:25 PM