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Fatah Calls for Palestinian 'Day of Rage' Against Israel
The West Bank’s ruling party Fatah called on Palestinians to participate in a day of rage this Friday in support of the hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners. [ 1 Comment ]

Iran shows off new air defense systems, declares 'Death to Israel'
At an annual military parade in Tehran on Tuesday, Iran showed off its new S-300 air defense missile system and other weapons, many displayed under banners calling for Israel’s demise. [ No Comments ]

US defense chief to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia to talk war aims
US Defense Secretary James Mattis is looking to the Middle East and North Africa for broader contributions and new ideas to fight Islamic extremism as the Trump administration fleshes out its counterterrorism strategy. [ 1 Comment ]

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The Israeli military launched an attack on a military base belonging to pro-regime forces in Syria Sunday, according to local reports.

As the sun begins to set this evening, ushering in Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, the atmosphere will change. Slowly, the quotidian routine will give way to reflection as businesses and leisure venues close to allow the nation to honor the memory of the 6 million Jews murdered in the Holocaust.

The head of the United Nations' cultural body UNESCO defended Jewish links to holy sites in Jerusalem on Monday, criticizing her own agency's governing board for passing a series of resolutions that downplay or deny any Jewish connection to its most sacred spaces.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday that if the Palestinians truly desire peace with Israel, they must first 'come clean' and put an end to 'rewarding terrorism.'

Senior Palestinian officials were set to travel to Washington Sunday to prepare for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbass's visit to the White House next week for his first meeting with US President Donald Trump.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday in an exclusive Fox News interview that the world cannot allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Friday that Israel welcomes the 'strategic change of American leadership and American policy.'

US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Friday said Iran is sticking to the terms of the nuclear deal, adding that the 2015 agreement between the Islamic Republic and world powers 'still stands and that's all I can say about it.'

The army struck positions in Syria over the weekend after projectiles struck the Golan Heights, apparently errant fire from fighting in Syria.

An enigmatic and little-known pyramid southwest of Jerusalem will be excavated for the first time this summer in an effort to determine who built it and when.

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the persecution of Middle East Christians was 'a stain on humanity,' during a meeting on Wednesday with leaders of Jerusalem's Christian community.

A Palestinian official said Sunday that the much-touted first meeting between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and US President Donald Trump will take place on May 3 in the White House.

More than 11,000 people have signed an online petition calling on the British government to formally apologize for the Balfour Declaration, a letter written by British Foreign Secretary Lord Balfour in 1917 expressing Britain's support for the establishment of a Jewish state in historic Palestine.

A US-led summit gathering Israel's prime minister and the Palestinian Authority president on one stage with Levant and Gulf leaders would greatly benefit the region, and likely advance a stalled peace process, Azerbaijan's envoy said in an interview with The Jerusalem Post.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will meet US President Donald Trump on May 3rd in Washington, D.C., top Palestinian official Ahmad Majdalani said on Sunday.

Palestinians must be allowed to build an independent state, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday after meeting Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, who pushed Beijing to do more in the Middle East peace process.

Israeli police have arrested five Jewish men after a clash with police and Arab residents of the Old City.

Israeli leaders welcomed US President Donald Trump's surprise military action late Thursday to strike the airbase where Syrian President Bashar Assad is believed to have launched a chemical attack on his people, which killed at least 86 Syrians, including 27 children.

Israeli Police raided the homes of seven Jews who had declared their intent to bring the Passover lamb sacrifice in Jerusalem, and arrested another 17 on their way to sacrifice lambs.

Hezbollah is 'very challenged' at the moment due to its ongoing military support of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, a top IDF official told the Hebrew news site Walla in an interview published on Monday.

Dozens of Syrian students on Saturday gathered outside the offices of the United Nations in Damascus to protest a US missile attack on an air base.

A weeklong closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip will begin Monday ahead of the Jewish holiday of Passover, the army has announced.

In a diplomatic missive endorsing the two-state solution, Moscow has said that it is ready to recognize West Jerusalem as Israel's official capital, providing that statehood is granted to Palestinians, who will base their capital in the eastern part of the city.

Less than a month after its executive-secretary resigned over a controversial report describing Israel as an 'apartheid regime,' the UN's Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia is reportedly writing another report, this time equating '50 years of Israeli occupation' to the United States' history of slavery.

Jewish activists seeking to rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem will be conducting a ritual Passover sacrifice of a lamb in a nearby park in full view of the Temple Mount.

Why did the media on multiple continents jump on what seems to have been just a procedural decision made on Monday by the US Supreme Court to hear the Alien Tort Statute case against the Arab Bank? One word encapsulates the decision's significance: floodgates.

David's Sling, the final piece of Israel's protective aerial umbrella, became operational Monday afternoon, filling the last gap in Israel's missile-defense system and sending a clear signal to the country's enemies.

With June marking the 50th anniversary of Israel's reunification of the capital city of Jerusalem along with the Temple Mount, the Israeli government is considering a proposal to create a new foundation responsible for providing 'research, information and advocacy' about the Jewish connection to what many consider the holiest site in all of Judaism - the place where the Temple stood until A.D. 70.

The Texas House State Affairs Committee passed on Wednesday a bill banning state contracts and investments in companies that boycott Israel.

Negotiations between Israel and the United States on limiting building in the settlements reportedly has been suspended after representatives of the two countries failed to reach an agreement.