Trump's envoys seek UN support for peace plan

Jason Greenblatt and Jared Kushner tell Security Council ambassadors they hope for their support for Trump's peace plan.Elad Benari, Today, 3:05 AM

Netanyahu: Abbas continues to run away from peace

Israeli politicians blast Abbas remarks at UN. Bennett: I advise Abu Mazen to focus on creating a practical future.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 6:16 AM

Syria: 250 civilians dead in 48 hours in Damascus suburb

At least 250 civilians killed in 48 hours in regime attack in Syria's Eastern Ghouta.Ben Ariel, Yesterday, 4:46 AM

Haley to Abbas: We will not chase after you

U.S. Ambassador responds to PA chairman's Security Council speech, says he has a choice between achieving peace and “hateful rhetoric”.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 4:12 AM

'We'd consider bringing in other countries to peace talks'

State Department responds to Abbas: U.S. would consider involvement of other countries in peace talks if it believes it would be helpful.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 11:38 PM

Iranian official: If Israel attacks, 'we will level Tel Aviv'

Senior official threatens to destroy Tel Aviv if Israel takes military action against Tehran, following Netanyahu's words in Munich.Tal Polon, Tuesday, 8:53 AM

Qatari official: Neither Israel nor Hamas want an escalation

Qatari envoy to Gaza says neither Israel nor Gaza terrorists want an escalation that could "ignite the entire region".Elad Benari, Tuesday, 6:42 AM

Russian FM criticizes Iran's calls for Israel's destruction

Sergei Lavrov says Russia won't accept statements that Israel should be wiped off the map.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 5:14 AM

UN chief: Israel-Hezbollah war would be the worst nightmare

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns against direct confrontation between Israel and Hezbollah.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 4:42 AM

Kahlon: The Americans are the only honest brokers

Finance Minister meets PA leader, urges PA to accept U.S. mediation in peace talks.Nitsan Keidar, Tuesday, 3:08 AM

Lebanon's army chief vows to confront 'Israeli aggression'

General Joseph Aoun says his army will use every available means to confront Israeli aggression no matter the cost.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 2:07 AM

Syria: Assad's army massacres 71 near Damascus

Syrian human rights org reports 325 injured in aerial and artillery bombardments. Two weeks ago, 230 killed in attack by Assad army.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 6:27 PM

Saudi Arabia to pursue nuclear program

Saudi Arabia plans to build 16 nuclear power plants over the course of 25 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 10:38 AM

U.S. wants European allies to 'improve' Iran deal

United States reportedly asking European allies to commit to improve Iran nuclear deal in return for Trump renewing sanctions relief.Ben Ariel, Monday, 6:51 AM

PA blasts Israel for law withholding terrorist salaries

Palestinian Authority says bill to withhold terrorists’ salaries is "piracy and theft of money".Elad Benari, Monday, 6:29 AM

Steinitz meets American official over gas row with Lebanon

Energy Minister meets Acting Assistant Secretary of State to discuss oil and gas dispute with Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 6:16 AM

Syrian Kurds and army to repel Turkish offensive

Syrian Kurdish forces and Damascus government reached an agreement to work together to repel Turkish attack on Afrin region.Ben Ariel, Monday, 4:07 AM

Zarif: If Israel attacks us, they'll see the response

Iran's Foreign Minister says Syrian downing of Israeli jet ends IDF's "myth of invincibility".Elad Benari, Monday, 3:08 AM

Trump's envoy blasts 'cowardly' Hamas

Jason Greenblatt condemns Hamas in the wake of the latest attacks on Israel.Elad Benari, Sunday, 11:36 PM

66 presumed dead in Iranian plane crash

PM Netanyahu offers condolences. 'We have no quarrel with the people of Iran, only with the regime that torments them.'Tal Polon, Sunday, 2:12 PM

Rouhani: We'll adhere to nuclear deal

Iranian President says his country will adhere to commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal: Haggling with it is ridiculous.Elad Benari, Sunday, 6:52 AM

'Now is the time to act against Iran'

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster warns Iran is developing proxy armies in Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and Iraq.Elad Benari, Sunday, 5:01 AM

Indian PM hosts Iran's Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who says ties have strengthened under Rouhani.Ben Ariel, Sunday, 3:58 AM

Nasrallah: Downing of Israeli jet 'a big achievement'

Hezbollah leader welcomes Syria’s downing of an Israeli F-16 fighter jet, says his group is the only force Lebanon has.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 10:04 PM

Hamas condemns American bill sanctioning the group

Hamas says new U.S. bill that sanctions the group for using civilians as human shields sides with the "Israeli narrative".Elad Benari, Friday, 6:13 AM

Oman's foreign minister visits Al-Aqsa

Yusuf bin Alawi, Omani minister in charge of foreign affairs, makes rare visit by an Arab official to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 2:36 AM

Analysis: The Syrian War is now threatening world peace

The U.S. strategy now is to undo the land corridor leading from the Iranian border to the Golan Heights and the Mediterranean Sea.Yochanan Visser, Thursday, 11:57 PM

Israel blamed for 'catastrophe' in Gaza

Following meeting at UN Security Council, Bolivia’s UN Ambassador says Israel bears the primary responsibility for situation in Gaza.Elad Benari, Thursday, 6:12 AM

Hamas newspaper publishes interview on 'human rights'

Official newspaper of Hamas publishes interview with senior Human Rights Watch official who accuses Israel of war crimes.Dalit Halevi, Thursday, 5:29 AM

Fatah official to Border Police officer: Go to hell

Watch: Senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub confronts Border Police officers at the Cave of the Patriarchs.Elad Benari, Thursday, 4:44 AM

Another rift between Hamas and Fatah

Hamas spokesman accuses Palestinian Authority of creating a humanitarian crisis in Gaza for political reasons.Dalit Halevi, Thursday, 4:05 AM

Syria claims it 'repelled' Israeli surveillance planes

Syria says it forced Israeli surveillance planes that breached its southern border to withdraw. Israel not commenting.Elad Benari, Thursday, 2:36 AM

Tunisian lawmaker rips Israeli flag in parliament

Tunisian legislator rips up an Israeli flag in protest against delay in debate on law criminalizing relations with Israel.Elad Benari, 2/14/2018, 6:14 AM

Gaza's largest hospital on strike

Strike by cleaning staff causes Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza to halt medical services for Gazans.Dalit Halevi, 2/14/2018, 5:35 AM

Arab experts outline 'positive' aspects of Jerusalem recognition

70 days have passed since Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Arabs are finding positive aspects in the process.Dalit Halevi, 2/14/2018, 4:42 AM

Iran claims environmentalist who died in prison was Mossad agent

Tehran's chief prosecutor says Iranian-Canadian who died in prison in Iran was part of espionage network set up by the Mossad and the CIA.Ben Ariel, 2/14/2018, 3:35 AM

Macron threatens to attack Syria over chemical weapons

French President says his country will launch attacks if proof emerges that Syrian regime used banned chemical weapons against civilians.Elad Benari, 2/14/2018, 3:08 AM

Turkey rejects Israeli claims it helped Hamas

Turkey rejects claims it helped Hamas as "incompatible with reality".Ben Ariel, 2/14/2018, 2:06 AM

Syrian children urge Israel to bomb Assad regime

Syrian children photographed carrying large Hebrew sign with plea to Israel to bomb Assad's forces in Syria.Shimon Cohen, Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2018, 8:22 PM

Syria threatens Israel with 'more surprises'

Assad regime spokesman warns Israel will 'be greatly surprised' in future strikes on Syria, following military confrontations over weekend.Tal Polon, 2/13/2018, 3:57 PM

State Department prioritizes funding for Jerusalem embassy

In budget proposal for 2019, State Department prioritizes funding for facility for embassy in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 2/13/2018, 6:14 AM

ISIS urges attacks during Egypt elections

Video purportedly by ISIS affiliate in Egypt calls for attacks during next month’s presidential elections.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2018, 5:37 AM

Lebanese officials threaten Israel

Lebanese President and Prime Minister warn their country will defend itself against any “Israeli aggression”.Elad Benari, 2/13/2018, 5:12 AM

ISIS leader alive but injured

Officials say Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive but injury and poor health forced him to relinquish control of jihadist group.Elad Benari, 2/13/2018, 4:46 AM

Abbas to Putin: We refuse to cooperate with U.S. mediation

PA chairman reiterates he can no longer accept the U.S. as mediator in peace talks, as Trump tells Putin it's time to work on peace.Elad Benari, 2/13/2018, 2:04 AM

PA warns Israel against applying sovereignty

Abbas's spokesman threatens that Israel applying sovereignty over Judea and Samaria will lead to an escalation and instability.Dalit Halevi, 2/13/2018, 12:37 AM

Hezbollah threatens Israel

Senior Hezbollah official threatens to open a front in Syria and Lebanon if Israel attacks targets in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 2/12/2018, 6:14 AM

Rouhani: U.S.-Israel plots to create 'chaos' have failed

Iranian President claims U.S. and Israel sought to create tension in the region but failed thanks to Iran.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2018, 5:45 AM

Cruz: America stands with Israel in wake of Iran's aggression

Senator Ted Cruz urges the world to take decisive action against Iran following the incident in Israel's north.Elad Benari, 2/12/2018, 2:42 AM

Hamas on 'heightened alert'

Hamas says it is raising its level of alert in order “to defend the Palestinian people from Israeli aggression”.Elad Benari, 2/11/2018, 4:56 AM

UN chief calls for 'de-escalation' in Syria

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres following closely the alarming military escalation throughout Syria", says his spokesman.Elad Benari, 2/11/2018, 2:10 AM

Hezbollah: This is the beginning of a new era

Hezbollah hails Syrian air defenses for downing Israel F16I fighter jet.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2018, 7:09 PM

UNRWA facing 'existential financial crisis', warns official

UNRWA representative in New York warns agency is facing financial crisis following U.S. funding cut.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/9/2018, 11:14 PM

Egypt launches major anti-jihadist operation

Egyptian army launches Operation Sinai 2018 against jihadists in swathes of territory, including Sinai.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/9/2018, 10:53 PM

UN experts urge Iran to annul professor's death sentence

UN human rights experts appeal for Iran to annul death sentence given to university professor accused of passing information to Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/9/2018, 10:23 PM

Greenblatt: Qatar-Israel partnership can bring relief to Gaza

Trump's envoy responds to comments made by Qatari official that cooperation with Israel is needed in order to improve the situation in Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/9/2018, 10:00 PM

Lebanon signs offshore drilling deal in disputed area

Lebanon signs contract to drill for oil and gas off its coast, including in Block 9 which is disputed by Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/9/2018, 9:32 PM