Fatah official: ‘Criminal jackass’ Trump thrown into garbage bin of history

January 18, 2021 by  

Senior Palestinian official Jibril Rajoub said in a recent interview that U.S. President Donald Trump, whom he referred to as a “criminal jackass,” had been thrown in the garbage bin of history, and that those Arab leaders that have normalized relations with Israel will share his fate. Read more

Delivery man to be deported from France for refusing kosher orders

January 17, 2021 by  

A French court on Thursday convicted a delivery driver of discrimination against Jews after refusing to accept orders for kosher food. Read more

US enacts sanctions targeting Iranian shipping, arms proliferation

January 17, 2021 by  

In the final days of the Trump administration, the United States on Friday imposed sanctions targeting Iran’s shipping sector and conventional arms proliferation. Read more

Trump orders US military’s Central Command to include State of Israel

January 17, 2021 by  

U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), which oversees the mission of the U.S. military in the Middle East, to include Israel, reported The Wall Street Journal on Thursday, citing U.S. officials. Read more

Al-Qaeda calls on Muslims to target Israeli visitors to Arab countries

January 14, 2021 by  

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula blasted the governments of the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco for normalizing relations with Israel, calling on Muslims to target Israelis who visit these countries, according to a report shared exclusively with JNS by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI)’s Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor (JTTM). Read more

U.S. Marshals arrest man wearing ‘Camp Auschwitz’ sweatshirt in Capitol riot

January 14, 2021 by  

A man who wore a sweatshirt with the words “Camp Auschwitz” was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the Jan. 6 mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol as Congress was tallying U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory, according to media reports. Read more

Etsy removes ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt following mob invasion of US Capitol

January 13, 2021 by  

Etsy has removed a T-shirt with the words “Camp Auschwitz” following the Jan. 6 mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump. Read more

Pompeo: Al-Qaeda terror group positions itself in Iran

January 13, 2021 by  

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday warned about Al-Qaeda’s presence in Iran. Read more

Multibillionaire casino mogul, conservative donor and Jewish philanthropist Sheldon Adelson has died at 87

January 13, 2021 by  

Sheldon Adelson, the multibillionaire casino mogul, conservative donor and philanthropist, has died at the age of 87. Read more

Biden names Orthodox woman to senior National Security Council position

January 10, 2021 by  

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint Anne Neuberger, an Orthodox Jewish woman, to serve in a newly created cybersecurity position on the U.S. National Security Council. Read more

Israeli journalist harassed by pro-Trump protester outside US Capitol

January 8, 2021 by  

An Israeli journalist was harassed by a protester supporting U.S. President Donald Trump outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as a mob surrounded the building—with some breaking into it—seeking to prevent Congress from tallying U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s win. Read more

Republican congresswoman says at pro-Trump rally, ‘Hitler was right on one thing’

January 7, 2021 by  

Rep. Mary Miller (R-Ill.), who was sworn into office on Jan. 3, told a crowd of protesters outside the Capitol on Tuesday that “Hitler was right on one thing.” Read more

Qatari TV host claims Israelis stole from Dubai hotels

January 7, 2021 by  

Israeli media picked up a story reported by a Qatari TV host last week, claiming that Israelis had been caught stealing from hotels in the United Arab Emirates. The unverified report was uploaded to YouTube and viewed more than 300,000 times. Read more

Biden to name Merrick Garland as nominee for US attorney general

January 7, 2021 by  

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate U.S. Circuit Court Judge Merrick Garland as U.S. attorney general, according to media reports on Wednesday. Read more

US imposes new sanctions targeting Iranian metals

January 6, 2021 by  

The Trump administration enacted new sanctions on Tuesday targeting Iran’s metals sector. Read more

France gives US$10 million to pro-BDS Palestinian group

January 5, 2021 by  

France’s government has given roughly $10 million to a Palestinian group that supports boycotting Israel, despite the fact that in the country, promoting BDS is illegal. Read more

Iran says it has resumed 20 per cent uranium enrichment

January 5, 2021 by  

The Iranian government said on Monday that it has resumed enriching uranium to 20 per cent at its underground nuclear facility at Fordow in a further violation of its commitments under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal. Read more

Gulf states reach deal to end blockade against Qatar

January 5, 2021 by  

The Gulf states have reached an agreement to end the three-year-old boycott of Qatar, announced Kuwait’s foreign minister on Monday. Read more

US strategic bombers flown over Gulf in message to Iran

January 1, 2021 by  

The United States flew strategic bombers over the Persian Gulf on Wednesday for the second time this month, in what the U.S. Central Command said was a defensive action. Read more

London university refunds Jewish student over ‘toxic anti-Semitic environment’

December 31, 2020 by  

A London university has refunded a former Jewish student who left the school over what he said was a “toxic anti-Semitic environment.” Read more

Fox News depicts ‘Palestine’ as independent state

December 30, 2020 by  

A graphic on Fox News last week showed “Palestine” as a country, despite it not being an independent nation. Read more

Yet another Likud MK bolts party to join Sa’ar’s New Hope movement

December 24, 2020 by  

Likud Knesset member Sharren Haskel resigned from the Knesset on Wednesday and announced that she would be joining former Likud lawmaker Gideon Sa’ar’s New Hope Party. Read more

US-Israeli delegation makes history in Morocco, signs diplomatic and economic deals

December 24, 2020 by  

A joint Israeli-American delegation met with senior officials in Morocco on Tuesday, including King Mohammed VI, as part of a move to normalize relations between Israel and Morocco. Read more

Kushner leads American-Israeli visit to Morocco

December 23, 2020 by  

Jared Kushner, senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, led a delegation from Israel to Morocco on Tuesday aboard the first direct flight between the two countries as part of the ongoing U.S. effort to broker peace deals between Arab countries and the Jewish state. Read more

Right livid after Gantz says Jerusalem has ‘room’ for Palestinian capital

December 21, 2020 by  

Prominent figures on Israel’s right are furious with Defense Minister Benny Gantz for telling London-based Saudi news outlet Asharq Al-Awsat in a recent interview that he does not envision full regional peace without the Palestinians, and that Jerusalem had enough room to include a future Palestinian capital. Read more

Morocco, Israel mark end of Chanukah in joint UN event

December 20, 2020 by  

For the first time, Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan hosted his counterparts—the ambassadors of Morocco, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain—in a public event on Thursday evening to mark the final night of Chanukah.

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Jewish foundation to send more than US$300,000 to Righteous Gentiles in Poland

December 20, 2020 by  

Amid the holiday season, the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) is sending more than US$300,000 to Christian rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust living in Poland. Read more

Israeli airlines plan daily flights to Morocco

December 14, 2020 by  

Israeli airline El Al is planning to operate at least one daily flight to Morocco, Israeli business daily Globes reported on Friday. Read more

UN targets Israel in seven different resolutions

December 13, 2020 by  

The U.N. General Assembly targeted Israel on Thursday with seven different resolutions. Read more

Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi resigns

December 11, 2020 by  

Senior Palestine Liberation Organization official Hanan Ashrawi announced her resignation on Wednesday, saying that Palestinian politics needed a “renewal.” Read more

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