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Rare protest against ‘Hamas murderers’ erupts in Gaza

A rare public anti-Hamas protest took place in Gaza following the death of a 28-year-old man who’d been thrown from the window of his own home by the terror group’s security services.

Three Hamas police officers arrived at the home of Anan Abu Jameh in the city of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza last Friday. According to the family, the security...

Iran

2 Iranians accused of spying on Jewish, Israeli targets in US plead guilty

Two Iranians who were charged with collecting information on Israeli and Jewish targets in the US and on opponents of the Iranian regime have pleaded guilty to acting on behalf of Tehran, the US Justice Department announced Tuesday.

Ahmadreza Mohammadi-Doostdar, 39, a dual US-Iranian citizen, and Majid Ghorbani, 60, an Iranian citizen and...

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Foreign-policy experts predict that an Iranian attack on Israel is just a matter of time

(November 4, 2019 / JNS) As Iranians took to the streets this week to commemorate 40 years since the U.S. embassy takeover in 1979, Iran announced new violations of the nuclear deal it signed in 2015. The rogue Islamic Republic admitted that it now operates 60 advanced IR-6 centrifuges and is working on a new type of centrifuge that will work 50...

Iran

U.S. Targets Iranian Top Leader’s Inner Circle With New Sanctions

WASHINGTON — The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on nine people close to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, including his chief of staff, one of his sons and the head of the judiciary.

Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of Iran's seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran, the U.S. Treasury Department said it also was...

Antisemitism

German government condemns neo-Nazi ‘hit list’

(November 5, 2019 / JNS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government on Monday issued a harsh condemnation of death threats recently sent to two German politicians by a neo-Nazi group, the AFP reported.

Two leading Green Party politicians, Cem Ozdemir and Claudia Roth, received threatening emails on Oct. 27, according to the report.

“We are...

‘We’ll turn Israeli cities into ghost towns,’ Hamas leader warns

If Blue and White leader Benny Gantz "dares" to order a "foolish operation" against the resistance movement in the Gaza Strip, he will "rue the day he was born," leader of the Hamas in Gaza Yahya Sinwar declared on Monday.

Sinwar was speaking in response to remarks Gantz made about a possible military response to rockets fired from the Gaza Strip...

Suspected white supremacist arrested in thwarted synagogue attack, FBI says

FBI officials said they have arrested a 27-year-old suspected white supremacist who was allegedly planning a bombing at a Colorado synagogue.

The suspect, identified as Richard Holzer, was allegedly planning to target Temple Emanuel in Pueblo, which is the state's second-oldest synagogue, the FBI said Monday. Holzer is charged with attempting to...

Iran

Iran announces fresh violations of nuclear deal with extra, advanced centrifuges

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Monday broke further away from its collapsing 2015 nuclear deal with world powers by announcing it’s doubling the number of advanced centrifuges it operates, calling the decision a direct result of President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement.

The announcement — which also included Iran saying it now has a...

EU condemns rocket fire from Gaza: ‘Unacceptable and must stop immediately’

Two days after terrorists in Gaza fired rockets into Israel, the European Union on Sunday evening condemned the launching of projectiles against civilians as “unacceptable,” saying the practice “must stop immediately and unconditionally.”

“The priority should be to work on immediate de-escalation to protect civilian lives,” the statement...

Israel pounds Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket barrage

(November 3, 2019 / JNS) Israeli fighter jets struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early Saturday after Palestinian terrorists fired a barrage of rockets at Israel from the coastal enclave.

The Israeli strikes targeted training compounds, weapons manufacturing and storage sites, and underground infrastructure, according to the Israel Defense...

Holocaust survivors reunite with rescuer at Yad Vashem

There was not a dry eye in sight as siblings Sarah Yanai and Yossi Mor embraced the woman who saved their lives in Greece during the Holocaust.

On Sunday, Melpomeni Dina (née Gianopoulou) reunited with Yanai and Mor (whose family name had been Mordechai) in an emotional meeting when they introduced their rescuer, 92-year-old Dina, to almost 40...