'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, Yesterday, 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, Yesterday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 3:08 AM

Turkey rejects Israeli claims it helped Hamas

Turkey rejects claims it helped Hamas as "incompatible with reality".Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 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, Tuesday, 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, Tuesday, 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, Tuesday, 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, Tuesday, 5:37 AM

Lebanese officials threaten Israel

Lebanese President and Prime Minister warn their country will defend itself against any “Israeli aggression”.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 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, Tuesday, 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, Tuesday, 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, Tuesday, 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, Monday, 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, Monday, 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, Monday, 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

Analysis: Turkey causing major escalation in Syrian war

Turkey will be on a collision course with Trump if it makes good on its promise to reach Manjib, home to a US Special Forces contingent.Yochanan Visser, 2/9/2018, 4:18 PM

Qatari official: Without Israel's help, nothing happens in Gaza

Senior Qatari official acknowledges cooperation with Israel is needed in order to improve the situation in Gaza.Elad Benari, 2/9/2018, 6:46 AM

PA planning 'diplomatic move' at the UN

Senior PLO official says PA will ask UN for full membership for "the state of Palestine".Dalit Halevi, 2/9/2018, 5:44 AM

Iran: West must ensure the nuclear deal succeeds

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister says 2015 nuclear deal must succeed before other issues can be discussed.Elad Benari, 2/9/2018, 4:46 AM

Report: Last two 'ISIS Beatles' captured

Syrian Kurdish fighters have detained two British men infamous for their role in ISIS killing of Western hostages, American officials say.Elad Benari, 2/9/2018, 3:06 AM

EU lawmakers urge U.S. to reconsider UNRWA cut

European Parliament urges United States to reconsider its decision to cut funding to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees".Elad Benari, 2/9/2018, 2:34 AM

Lebanese man sentenced to death for rape, murder of UK diplomat

Court sentences 41-year-old Uber driver to death after British diplomat found strangled to death in Beirut after being sexually assaulted.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2018, 11:03 PM

New Israeli ambassador to Jordan

Senior Foreign Ministry official Amir Weissbrod to replace Ambassador Einat Schlein as aftermath of Israeli embassy incident.Mordechai Sones, 2/8/2018, 11:30 AM

PA mulling its own currency

PA envoy to Russia says PA considering its own currency but the issue is still being studied.Elad Benari, 2/8/2018, 6:16 AM

Report: Egypt foils ISIS plot to kill Haniyeh

Egyptian security forces reportedly uncover ISIS cell which plotted to kill Hamas leader.Elad Benari, 2/8/2018, 5:45 AM

PA spokesman: Middle East conflicts are Israel's fault

PA spokesman claims conflicts in the Middle East are because Israel insists on continuing the "occupation".Dalit Halevi, 2/8/2018, 4:13 AM

Syria warns Israel: Airstrikes will have 'repercussions'

Syrian Foreign Ministry condemns Israel over alleged airstrikes near Damascus, demands the UN take action.Elad Benari, 2/8/2018, 2:05 AM

Rouhani: Nuclear deal will not be renegotiated

Iran’s President stresses his country will not renegotiate the nuclear deal nor will it discuss its ballistic missile program.Elad Benari, 2/7/2018, 6:29 AM

Iran rejects review of academic's death sentence

Iran's Supreme Court rejects request to review death sentence of university professor accused of passing information to Israel.Ben Ariel, 2/7/2018, 5:14 AM

Abbas: Jerusalem is Arab, Islamic and Christian

PA chairman refuses to take Jerusalem and "refugees" off the negotiating table.Dalit Halevi, 2/7/2018, 4:15 AM

Hamas official: We're not interested in an escalation

Senior Hamas official says war with Israel not imminent, but group is taking "the necessary precautions".Elad Benari, 2/6/2018, 6:44 AM

State Department alarmed over Syrian chlorine gas attack

State Department expresses concern over reports of chemical weapons attack in Idlib province.Elad Benari, 2/6/2018, 5:45 AM

PA silent on Ariel terror attack

Palestinian Authority does not condemn murder of Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal. Hamas, Islamic Jihad welcome the attack.Dalit Halevi, 2/6/2018, 5:12 AM

UN chief warns against 'one-state reality'

Antonio Guterres warns recent developments in the Middle East could bury the “two-state solution”.Elad Benari, 2/6/2018, 4:46 AM

'Jerusalem will be the capital of the Islamic Caliphate'

Islamic Movement leader slams Palestinian Authority for crying 'crocodile tears,' promises Jerusalem will be capital of Islamic Caliphate.Dalit Halevi, 2/5/2018, 9:13 AM

At least 20 dead in suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria

20 people killed in apparent chemical weapons attack in Idlib province in Syria.David Rosenberg, 2/5/2018, 8:33 AM