Former Egyptian President Mubarak dies at 91

Mubarak had been in the intensive care unit due to complications from intestinal surgery in January.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 1:17 PM

Remaining parties to Iran deal to meet in Vienna

Remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal will meet in Vienna on Wednesday in another attempt to preserve the agreement.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 6:16 AM

Abbas backs maintaining contacts with Israel

PA chairman commends committee that is liaising with left-wing parties in Israel to persuade them of the Palestinians' desire for peace.Dalit Halevi, Yesterday, 5:44 AM

Iran says 12 dead from coronavirus

Iran's government says only 12 people died nationwide from new coronavirus, rejects claims by Qom lawmaker that 50 had died.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 5:29 AM

Security Council calls for 'two-state solution' to be respected

UN Security Council reiterates support for "two-state solution" and stresses need to make an effort to launch credible peace negotiations.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 4:06 AM

ANALYSIS: Iran teeters once again on the brink

Iran faces anti-terrorism sanctions, voter discontent, and a rising death toll from the Coronavirus outbreak.Yochanan Visser, Monday, 9:50 PM

Arab League condemns Israeli construction plans

Arab League says new Jerusalem construction is meant to "perpetuate the apartheid system" and "destroy the two-state solution".Elad Benari, Monday, 6:38 AM

Iranian hard-liners win in Tehran amid lowest turnout in decades

Iran's interior ministry says voter turnout in parliamentary elections stood at 42.57%. "Moderate" Rouhani suffers blow as hard-liners win.Elad Benari, Monday, 4:35 AM

Gaza official: Israel only understands force

Senior official with Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine says Israel understands only the language of force and blood.Dalit Halevi, Monday, 3:42 AM

180 Jews return to Egypt for ceremony at ancient synagogue

Jews forced to leave in the 1950s and 60s attend ceremonies at ancient synagogue in Alexandria, following $4 million renovation by Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 1:04 PM

EU foreign minister condemns Jerusalem construction

Josep Borrell says new construction in Givat Hamatos and Har Homa is "detrimental to two-state solution".Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 6:06 AM

Iran orders schools closed after latest coronavirus death

Iran records sixth death from novel coronavirus and orders the closure of schools, universities and cultural centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 5:35 AM

Arabs planning 'million-man march' against Israel

Palestinian Arabs planning massive anti-Israel march on Land Day in protest against the US "Deal of the Century".Dalit Halevi, Sunday, 5:08 AM

Reports leak secret Qatar trip by senior security officials

Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and commander of the Southern Command Herzi Halevi paid a secret visit to Qatar to discuss situation in Gaza.Eitan Divinsky, Saturday, 10:11 PM

EU committed to 'two-state solution'

EU foreign minister Josep Borrell reiterates support for Palestinian state building following meeting with PA “foreign minister”.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 11:17 PM

Lebanon confirms first case of coronavirus

COVID-19 virus found in 45-year-old Lebanese woman who had travelled from Qom in Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 10:08 PM

Iran blacklisted by global dirty money watchdog

Financial Action Taskforce places Iran on its blacklist after it failed to comply with international anti-terrorism financing norms.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 8:44 PM

Iraq halts travel to Iran amid coronavirus outbreak

Iraqi authorities issue restrictions on travel to Iran after several cases of coronavirus are detected in that country.Elad Benari, Friday, 6:38 AM

PA: Netanyahu 'systematically' destroying two-state solution

Abbas spokesman blasts Netanyahu following his announcement of new construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Friday, 6:23 AM

'Saudis see the success of Israel'

Returning from Saudi Arabia, activist Ken Abramowitz says: 'Deal of the century can help Gulf states have relationship with Israel.'Yoni Kempinski, Thursday, 10:08 PM

Watch: Syrian father teaches daughter to laugh as bombs explode

Israeli TV speaks to Syrian man who gained int'l attention for video showing how he distracts his daughter from daily life in civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 1:13 PM

Syrian journalist: Jews 'make miracles out of the impossible'

Watch: Syrian journalist refutes claim that Israel thwarts democracy in Arab countries, praises the Jewish people.Elad Benari, Thursday, 6:47 AM

PA cabinet leader: Europe should recognize 'Palestine'

Mohammad Shtayyeh meets EU representative, urges EU to fill the void caused by "failure" of Trump peace plan.Elad Benari, Thursday, 6:08 AM

PA: We will issue building permits in Area C

PA “minister of local government” threatens to approve construction plans for area that is under full Israeli control.Dalit Halevi, Thursday, 5:45 AM

Hamas official calls for 'intifada' against Israel

Hamas official in Gaza says "March of the Return" protests will resume next month.Dalit Halevi, Thursday, 2:15 AM

Two people dead from coronavirus in Iran

Two residents of the city of Qom die after testing positive for the new coronavirus.Elad Benari, Thursday, 1:02 AM

Iran sentences 8 activists to prison for spying for US

Iran sentences eight environmental activists to prison sentences ranging from four to 10 years on charges of spying for the United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 6:23 AM

PA threatens legal action against Amazon

PA blasts Amazon for offering free shipping to Israeli residents of Judea and Samaria but not to Palestinian Arab ones.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 5:44 AM

Erekat urges companies operating in Judea and Samaria to leave

Senior PLO official calls on companies named in UN blacklist to cease doing business in "settlements".Elad Benari, Wednesday, 3:37 AM

Jordan opposes Western Wall train line

Hashemite Kingdom condemns planned train connecting central Jerusalem to Western Wall, Old City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2020, 7:47 PM

Ayatollah Khamenei says 'wealthy Zionists control America

Iranian supreme leader claims Jews control 'oppressive' America.Gary Willig, 2/18/2020, 5:49 PM

Watch: PA reporter demonizes Israeli soldier who protected him

Reporter distorts soldier's instructions to get off road for his safety, telling camera soldier told him "Palestinians not allowed" on road.Palestinian Media Watch , 2/18/2020, 4:50 PM

Abbas speaks to Merkel, reiterates opposition to Trump deal

PA chairman urges German Chancellor to back negotiations based on international legitimacy.Elad Benari, 2/18/2020, 6:41 AM

Bahraini man to be imprisoned for burning Israeli flag

Bahraini Supreme Court rejects appeal of man who burned an Israeli flag during protest, upholds three-year prison sentence.Elad Benari, 2/18/2020, 5:27 AM

Palestinian consensus against 'Deal of the Century'

PA leadership and Israeli Arab leadership agree to work together to thwart the US administration's peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 2/18/2020, 4:36 AM

EU will respond to Trump plan after Israeli election

Foreign affairs chief says EU won't pass official resolutions on Trump's peace plan until "after Israeli elections".Elad Benari, 2/18/2020, 1:05 AM

Blast in Balochistan capital kills 22, wounds 35

Quetta Deputy Inspector General Abdul Razzaq Cheema: So far, blast 'seems to be suicide attack.'Mordechai Sones, 2/17/2020, 8:46 PM

Iran to convert Mordechai and Esther's tomb into Pali Consulate

Militia branch of Iranian Revolutionary Guard tried to raid historic site Sunday as revenge for Trump’s Deal of the Century.Mordechai Sones, 2/17/2020, 7:38 PM

Iran seeks to maintain ties with Lebanon

Iranian Parliament Speaker congratulates Lebanon's new government, says Iran is keen on maintaining excellent bilateral ties with Lebanon.Elad Benari, 2/17/2020, 6:41 AM

Amazon under fire over free shipping to Jews and not Arabs

Amazon accused of bias for offering free shipping to Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria but not to PA villages.Ben Ariel and JTA, 2/17/2020, 5:56 AM

Rouhani: We'll never negotiate under pressure

Iranian President vows his administration will resist the US "maximum pressure" campaign.Elad Benari, 2/17/2020, 5:13 AM

PA cabinet leader: Trump deal will be 'buried very soon'

Mohammad Shtayyeh lashes out at Trump’s peace proposal, says it is nothing but an agreement between he and Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 2/17/2020, 4:07 AM

'We are committed to peace, but only on our terms'

In a conversation with Israeli journalists, Nabil Abu Rudeineh says Palestinians want peace but cannot find a partner.Nitsan Keidar, Ramallah, 2/17/2020, 12:04 AM

Nasrallah: Trump trying to put an end to the Palestinian cause

'New era of direct confrontation with US has been ushered in by assassination of Soleimani and Trump's Mideast peace plan,' says Nasrallah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2020, 3:58 PM

Report: Egypt builds new border wall with Gaza

2 kilometer wall designed to prevent armed terrorists from crossing into Egypt overland, tunnels crossing into Egypt underground.Gary Willig, 2/16/2020, 8:30 AM

Iranian Foreign Minister: US brought us to the brink of war

Mohammad Javad Zarif claims Iran and the US exchanged angry letters and came "very close to the brink".Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2020, 5:22 AM

Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

Multiple rockets hit near US embassy in Iraqi capital. No reports of injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2020, 4:29 AM

PA to Europe: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA cabinet leader trying to promote an international peace conference as an alternative to the US peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 2/16/2020, 3:30 AM

Sinem Tezyapar: A case of profound injustice. Opinion.

Sinem Tezyapar was imprisoned for her beliefs & her ability to speak out. Western World cannot turn its eyes away from this grave injustice.Joseph Frager, MD, 2/15/2020, 7:10 PM

Pompeo: Renew the UN arms embargo on Iran

Secretary of State calls for a renewal of the UN arms embargo on Iran after the Navy seized Iranian weapons shipment for Houthi rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/14/2020, 10:20 PM

Sudan's leader: Meeting with Netanyahu was in our interests

Head of Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council says contacts with Israel "are greatly welcome in Sudan" and will continue.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/14/2020, 9:48 PM

US, Taliban reportedly reach truce agreement

Senior US official says US and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very soon”.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/14/2020, 9:02 PM

First case of coronavirus recorded in Egypt

Egyptian authorities say a "foreigner" has been infected with the coronavirus and has been placed in quarantine.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/14/2020, 8:19 PM

Germany backs Israel at ICC

Germany says the International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction to investigate alleged Israeli "war crimes" in PA-assigned areas.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/14/2020, 8:01 PM

Air strike on Damascus killed seven, monitor says

'Missiles were launched from Golan Heights,' Syrian media claims.T. Gamal-Gabriel,R. Haddad/AFP, 2/14/2020, 10:53 AM

Saudi minister: Trump deal has 'positive elements'

Saudi Minister says Trump's peace plan has positive elements but may not be implemented due to PA resistance.Elad Benari, 2/14/2020, 5:59 AM

Saudi Foreign Minister: No plans to meet Netanyahu

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is not planning to meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 2/14/2020, 4:33 AM