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White House Says Syria May Be Preparing Another Chemical Attack, Warns Assad Will "Pay A Heavy Price"

Five US defense officials said they did not know where the potential chemical attack would come from and were unaware the White House was planning a statement.<p>Originally posted on June 27, 2017, 02:06 GMT<p>Updated on June 27, 2017, 02:41 GMT<p>Mohamad Abazeed / AFP / Getty Images<p>Syria appears to be …

World Leaders

Palestinians: Why Abbas Cannot Stop Funding Terrorists

For the record, this is not a defense of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas or of funding terrorists. It is simply an explanation of what …

Ban on Jewish Pride flags at gay march called ‘unbridled hypocrisy’

(JTA) — Jewish groups denounced the banning of Jewish Pride flags at a lesbian march in Chicago and called for an apology.Organizers of the 21st …

LGBTQ

Rocket strikes Negev

No injuries or damage reported as rocket fired by Gaza terrorists lands in open area.

Israel

ISIS-affiliated terrorists claim Gaza rocket attack

A Salafist terrorist group from Gaza which is linked to the Islamic State (ISIS) organization claimed Monday evening's rocket attack on southern …

Israel

06/26 Links Pt2: Europe must stop funding demonization of Israel; We could all be Otto Warmbier

From Ian:<p>Cinnamon Stillwell and Michael Lumish: Professors Spin Antisemitic Conspiracies at Cal State-Fresno<p>California State University, Fresno …

Tillerson, Lavrov discuss Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday spoke with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and urged him to prevent "provocations" against …

Syria

Story of a Syrian astronaut becoming a refugee in Turkey

What is the pain of being without a home and without a country? How painful is it to be away from home?

Turkey

Hamas: Building in Jerusalem 'promotes terror'

<i>Palestine</i>, the official newspaper of the Hamas terrorist group which is published in Gaza, on Monday published a cartoon conveying a message that …

Israel

Government, opposition split on state of emergency

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has reiterated its call to the government to not extend the state of emergency, stressing the …

Turkey

Israel Hayom owner questioned in connection to Netanyahu scandal

American Jewish billionaire philanthropist Sheldon Adelson was questioned by police for a second time in a corruption investigation of Prime Minister …

Israel

Arabs denounce Israeli Eid holiday greetings as "provoking feelings of Muslims"

Yesterday was the Muslim holiday of Eid al Fitr that follows Ramadan.<p>For the occasion, Binyamin Netanyahu gave his best wishes to the Muslim …

Iraqi general: Mosul battle to end in days

The battle to take full control of Mosul from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant will be over in a few days and an attempted fight-back by the …

Iraq

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Faces Criticism for Refusal to Back Hezbollah Terror Designation

London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Photo: Screenshot.<p><i>JNS.org</i> – London Mayor Sadiq Khan has come under fire for refusing to confirm that he would petition UK …

Sadiq Khan

[OPINION] Turkey released ISIL Diyarbakır emir despite evidence

<b>by Abdullah Bozkurt</b><p>Yet another trial involving the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) network in Turkey’s predominantly Kurdish southeastern …

Turkey

Germany warnS bodyguards of Turkey’s Erdoğan not to attend G20

DW – 25 June 2017, Sunday<p>German officials are preparing for violence at the G20 but not all of it may come from protesters. The Turkish president's …

Auction house unveils previously unseen pictures of Mufti al-Husseini visiting German camp

Jerusalem auction house Kedem Auction is slated to reveal some very rare images on Tuesday to enthusiastic bidders. The pictures in question, which …

Israel

Bahrain accuses Qatar of military escalation

Bahrain’s foreign minister accused Qatar on Monday of creating a military escalation in a dispute with regional powers, in an apparent reference to …

Middle East

US Republican to withhold consent for arms sales over Gulf dispute

US Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Monday he would withhold consent for US arms sales to members of …

US government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

COLUMBUS, Ohio — US government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked Sunday with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State …

Security

A major war in the Middle East is now more likely than ever

The situation in Syria, and in the Persian Gulf region, is threatening to spiral into a regional and possibly even a global conflict.<p>Following the …

Middle East

Erdogan's bodyguards 'not welcome in Germany' after DC brawl

<b>Berlin (CNN) —</b> Germany has warned Turkey that members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail who were involved in a brawl in Washington last month "are not welcome in Germany."<p>The announcement comes ahead of the G20 summit in Germany next week, which Erdogan is expected to …

Turkey

Automobile bridge at Turkmen-Iran border nearly ready

Turkmenistan is completing construction of an automobile bridge across the Tejen River at the Serakhs-Sarakhs (Turkmenistan-Iran) checkpoint

Iran

NGO Monitor Exposes UN Double Standards on Settlement Business Activity

Press Release:<p>NGO Monitor<p>In a series of events taking place today and tomorrow at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, NGO Monitor will …

Western Sahara

NGO Monitor president wins Bonei Zion Prize

NGO Monitor's Presdient Gerald Steinberg will receive on Monday the Bonei Zion Prize for Israel advocacy.<p>The Bonei Zion Prize is awarded annually to …

Israel

Alleged sexual harassment of six-year-old stirs neighborhood in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

Hundreds of locals in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır hit the streets to protest an alleged sexual harassment incident against a six-year-old …

Turkey