Senator McCain Urges Ground Forces to Combat ISIS

Senator 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
Ya'alon: We are Fighting Hamas and The Hague

Ya'alon: We are Fighting Hamas and The Hague

In a meeting with Canadian FM Stephen Baird, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon discusses regional issues and Israel's challenges.Yishai Karov, Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2015, 6:54 PM
Pakistani Opinion: Israel is the Next Superpower

Pakistani Opinion: Israel is the Next Superpower

A surprising op-ed in a large Pakistani paper sees Israel benefiting big-time from current chaos, rebuilding Temple.Gil Ronen, 12/10/2014, 12:41 PM
ISIS 'Declares War on Christians'

ISIS 'Declares War on Christians'

Photoshopped image of ISIS flag over Vatican appears on major ISIS publication, as fears of ME Christian community disappearing intensify.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 4:00 PM
From Arab Spring to Islamic Winter - to Chaos

From Arab Spring to Islamic Winter - to Chaos

Analysts sum up how the Middle East has gotten worse - and what Israel should do about it.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 9/29/2014, 9:05 AM
Expert: ISIS Changing the Entire Middle East

Expert: ISIS Changing the Entire Middle East

Extremists' takeovers in Iraq and Syria changing the entire face of Middle Eastern relations, expert says. What does it mean for Israel?Shimon Cohen, Tova Dvorin, 9/23/2014, 9:28 AM
Jordan Deploys Massive Force on Iraqi Border

Jordan Deploys Massive Force on Iraqi Border

Signs of spillover war as Jordan places tanks, missile launchers and army vehicles on border; ISIS reportedly advancing on Jordan.Ari Yashar, 6/27/2014, 10:47 AM
Experts Warn Israel of Possible ISIS Threat

Experts Warn Israel of Possible ISIS Threat

Expert: battle between Islamist, Iraqi forces can snowball to cause terrorism closer to home - and IDF should prepare itself in the interim.Tova Dvorin, 6/13/2014, 12:05 PM
'The Israeli Government Has No Strategy'

'The Israeli Government Has No Strategy'

Avigdor Liberman proposes to continue talks with 'unity' government - but only for full diplomatic relations with Israel's Arab neighbors.Tova Dvorin, 6/2/2014, 5:00 PM
Israel Best Country for Women in Middle East

Israel Best Country for Women in Middle East

World Economic Forum poll puts Israel way ahead of its Muslim neighbors in terms of women's basic rights and freedoms.Tova Dvorin, 3/14/2014, 12:04 PM
Turkish Secondary Schools Closed

Turkish Secondary Schools Closed

Parliament closes private schools run by Erdogan's rival as crackdown on political opponents continues.Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 8:18 AM
US Ambassador to Israel: Talks with Iran, PA Key

US Ambassador to Israel: Talks with Iran, PA Key

US Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro insists that diplomacy is key to regional peace - whether between Israel and the PA or with Iran.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin , 2/18/2014, 2:13 AM
'Never Fear, John is Here!'

'Never Fear, John is Here!'

On the heels of viral success, new 'John Kerry Solutions Ltd' website emphasizes US's 'legacy of failure' in the Middle East.Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2014, 5:54 PM
'Even the Koran Claims Israel Belongs to the Jews'

'Even the Koran Claims Israel Belongs to the Jews'

Middle East expert discusses new book with Arutz Sheva that proves Islam's claims to Israel are false - even by their own standards.Tova Dvorin, 2/10/2014, 9:20 PM
Survey: Egypt Overtaking Saudis In Conservativism

Survey: Egypt Overtaking Saudis In Conservativism

Survey of 7 Arab countries: Saudis think women should cover all but eyes in public, yet half for women choosing clothes.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 9:46 AM
'If the Sanctions Persist, Iran Would Collapse'

'If the Sanctions Persist, Iran Would Collapse'

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz praises damage done to Iran through sanctions, declares that 'The Middle East has gone mad.'Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2013, 7:52 PM
Prince Charles: 'Muslims Persecuting Christians'

Prince Charles: 'Muslims Persecuting Christians'

After visiting branches of Mideast churches, British crown prince criticizes targeting of Christians in the region by 'Islamist militants'.Ari Yashar, 12/18/2013, 12:37 PM
Cong. Refuses Benghazi Question, 'Not Mid East'

Cong. Refuses Benghazi Question, 'Not Mid East'

Congresswoman Ann Kuster refuses to answer question on Benghazi probe, says 'we're here to talk about the Middle East.'Ari Yashar, 12/12/2013, 7:39 PM
Israel Holds First Defense and Energy Conference

Israel Holds First Defense and Energy Conference

Purpose of conference is to secure energy resources, provide alternatives to Persian Gulf oil dependency.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2013, 2:01 PM
Israel Gets Gender Equality Prize From Europe

Israel Gets Gender Equality Prize From Europe

European Parliament to give Israel prize as the leading Middle East nation in gender equality at Women in Parliaments conference.Ari Yashar, 11/27/2013, 11:20 AM
Canada Urged to Recognize Jewish Refugees

Canada Urged to Recognize Jewish Refugees

The Jewish lobby calls on Canada to adopt parliamentary committee's recommendations to recognize Jewish refugees from Middle East.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 11/20/2013, 8:12 AM
US Removing Navy From Mid-East As Russia Enters

US Removing Navy From Mid-East As Russia Enters

US recalls aircraft carrier and destroyer from Middle East as Russia sends warships, signals shift in military influence.Ari Yashar, 11/9/2013, 10:41 PM
‘Arab Spring’ to Cost $800 Billion

‘Arab Spring’ to Cost $800 Billion

Middle Eastern economies to lose an estimated $800 billion due to instability.Maayana Miskin, 10/10/2013, 10:46 AM
Israel, The 11th Happiest Country in the World

Israel, The 11th Happiest Country in the World

The World Happiness Report 2013 reveals fascinating trends in data judging just how happy countries really are.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/10/2013, 12:22 PM
U.S. Sending Aircraft Carrier to Middle East

U.S. Sending Aircraft Carrier to Middle East

Warning to Syria? The USS Nimitz and other ships in its strike group are heading toward the Red Sea.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 3:15 AM
Mixed Reactions in the Arab World to Syria Delay

Mixed Reactions in the Arab World to Syria Delay

Arab world torn between disappointment, relief as America delays action on Syria.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 2:13 PM
Britain Running Mideast Monitoring Station

Britain Running Mideast Monitoring Station

Secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden indicate that Britain is running a secret internet monitoring station in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 8/23/2013, 6:46 AM
Saudi Arabia Arrests Two Terror Suspects

Saudi Arabia Arrests Two Terror Suspects

Saudi Arabia arrested two men suspected of plotting terror attacks. Arrests may be connected to recent closure of Western embassies.Elad Benari, 8/9/2013, 5:45 AM
Some U.S. Embassies to Remain Closed

Some U.S. Embassies to Remain Closed

The U.S. State Department announces that it will extend the closure of 19 embassies and consulates in the Middle East through Saturday.Elad Benari, 8/5/2013, 2:43 AM
U.S. Warns of Possible Al-Qaeda Attack

U.S. Warns of Possible Al-Qaeda Attack

The United States issued a worldwide alert, warning of plans by Al-Qaeda to launch an attack in the Middle East or North Africa in August.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/2/2013, 10:30 PM
Al Qaeda on the Rise?

Al Qaeda on the Rise?

After Al Qaeda claims responsibility for largest ever Iraqi jailbreak, has it emerged from 12 years of war with the west stronger than ever?Ari Soffer, 7/23/2013, 10:36 PM
Syrian Regime: Don’t Expect Assad’s Resignation

Syrian Regime: Don’t Expect Assad’s Resignation

Opposition should not “bother” going to Geneva talks if they expect Syria's Bashar al-Assad to resign, says foreign minister.Rina Tzvi , 6/25/2013, 2:45 AM
Dagan: Political Shifts Enable 'Rare Opportunity'

Dagan: Political Shifts Enable 'Rare Opportunity'

Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan reflects on rapid shifts taking place in the political map of the Middle East.Rina Tzvi , 6/19/2013, 3:59 PM
Netanyahu: Mideast in 'Especially Sensitive' Time

Netanyahu: Mideast in 'Especially Sensitive' Time

Prime Minister: “We have a clear policy of responding to attempted attacks against our territory.”Gil Ronen, 6/2/2013, 4:57 PM
Obama and Netanyahu Speak About Security, Peace

Obama and Netanyahu Speak About Security, Peace

U.S. President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu speak by telephone about "regional security issues and Middle East peace."Elad Benari, 5/9/2013, 4:12 AM
Second Earthquake Rocks Iran

Second Earthquake Rocks Iran

A powerful quake hits Iran; hundreds feared dead. Communications shut down., 4/16/2013, 3:46 PM
Dozens Killed in Iran Quake near Nuclear Plant

Dozens Killed in Iran Quake near Nuclear Plant

Earthquake near Iran’s nuclear power plant at Bushehr, dozens killed and 800 injured. Maayana Miskin, 4/9/2013, 8:48 PM
Jihadists Prompt Dutch to Raise Terror Threat

Jihadists Prompt Dutch to Raise Terror Threat

Dutch authorities raise terror threat to "substantial," saying increased risk stems from radicalized jihadists returning from Mideast. Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/14/2013, 1:45 AM
Top U.S. Commander: Sanctions on Iran Not Working

Top U.S. Commander: Sanctions on Iran Not Working

Iran’s behavior poses the greatest risk to stability in the Middle East, warns Gen. James N. Mattis.Elad Benari, 3/6/2013, 3:12 AM
Reporter to Apologize for Israel 'Cancer' Quip

Reporter to Apologize for Israel 'Cancer' Quip

Irish Broadcasting Authority upholds complaint against reporter for calling Israel “the cancer in foreign affairs.” Arutz Sheva staff, 3/3/2013, 1:10 PM
Obama Appoints New Mideast Coordinator

Obama Appoints New Mideast Coordinator

President Barack Obama has appointed a new coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf, the White House announced Saturday. Arutz Sheve staff, 3/3/2013, 9:24 AM
Kerry to Skip Israel on Mideast Trip

Kerry to Skip Israel on Mideast Trip

US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit 9 countries in Europe and the Middle East next week - but not Israel, the State Department saidDavid Lev, 2/19/2013, 10:48 PM
Ros-Lehtinen: Hagel Doesn't See Israel as 'Ally'

Ros-Lehtinen: Hagel Doesn't See Israel as 'Ally'

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: “Chuck Hagel has a difficult time understanding that Israel is our ally." Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/13/2013, 11:01 PM
2013: Israel Falling off Media Radar

2013: Israel Falling off Media Radar

International media seem to be beginning to get fed up with the Palestinian Authority issue. Iran and Syria are taking the headlines. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/31/2012, 1:51 PM
American Troops to Help Protect Turkey from Syria

American Troops to Help Protect Turkey from Syria

The Pentagon reportedly plans to send Patriot missiles, soldiers to Turkey under a NATO plan to defend against attacks from Syria.Maayana Miskin, 12/14/2012, 1:21 PM
Defense Official: Prevent a Nuclear Iran

Defense Official: Prevent a Nuclear Iran

Defense Ministry Diplomatic-Security chief Amos Gilad says Israel's priority should be to prevent a nuclear Iran.Elad Benari, 10/11/2012, 2:16 AM
Cantor: Obama Continually Throws Israel Under Bus

Cantor: Obama Continually Throws Israel Under Bus

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor accused President Obama of showing a lack of regard for the Jewish state. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/25/2012, 11:16 AM
Obama to Talk About Iran in UN Speech

Obama to Talk About Iran in UN Speech

President Barack Obama will tell world leaders the United States "will never retreat from the world" at the UN General Assembly.Elad Benari, 9/25/2012, 2:15 AM
Panetta: No Plans to Bolster Forces in Middle East

Panetta: No Plans to Bolster Forces in Middle East

U.S. military has no major plans to bolster its forces in the Middle East despite violent protests targeting diplomatic outposts.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/16/2012, 10:56 PM
Iran Can Help Solve Middle East Problems, Says UN

Iran Can Help Solve Middle East Problems, Says UN

Iran, which has balked at UN demands for inspecting its nuclear sites, can help solve the problems in the Middle East, Ban Ki-moon said. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/4/2012, 10:13 AM
Attack on Iran Means Regional War: Ex-IDF General

Attack on Iran Means Regional War: Ex-IDF General

An Israeli military attack on Iran would ignite a regional war, former IDF Operations Commander Yisrael Ziv told Army Radio Sunday.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/12/2012, 10:57 AM
Ad Slams Obama Record in Newspapers Across America

Ad Slams Obama Record in Newspapers Across America

Emergency Committee for Israel publishes an ad in Jewish newspapers across America citing liberals' criticism of Obama’s Israel record Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/27/2012, 9:58 AM
Mofaz: Turkey Will Become Mideast 'Superpower'

Mofaz: Turkey Will Become Mideast 'Superpower'

Israel must come to terms with Turkey's superpower status in the Middle East, said Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/20/2012, 10:50 PM
Peres and Clinton Discuss the Middle East

Peres and Clinton Discuss the Middle East

During his visit to the U.S. President Peres discussed strategic challenges in the Middle East with U.S. Secretary State Clinton.Elad Benari, 6/14/2012, 9:43 AM
Tel Aviv Ranked Middle East's Most Expensive City

Tel Aviv Ranked Middle East's Most Expensive City

Tel Aviv is the Middle East’s most expensive city and the 31st most expensive city in the world for expats, a cost of living survey says.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/12/2012, 1:55 PM
US Congressman Flunks Mideast 101

US Congressman Flunks Mideast 101

Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Joe Pitts encourages Sharon and Arafat to negotiate. Arafat died in 2004 and Sharon is comatose.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/16/2012, 10:48 AM
Prosor: UN Nuclear Conference 'Not Relevant'

Prosor: UN Nuclear Conference 'Not Relevant'

UN ambassador Ron Prosor blasted the world body, saying that it was a hotbed of incitement and falsehood, focused on the wrong things.Gabe Kahn, 4/23/2012, 7:54 PM