| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:27 AM
JERUSALEM — Israeli leaders reacted cautiously Sunday to the U.S.-Russian deal to dismantle Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles, saying the true test will be in the agreement’s implementation.
“These understandings will be tested...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 7:28 AM
JERUSALEM – During a stopover in Israel on Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry said a U.S. strike against Syria remains an option if President Bashar Assad fails to the comply with a deal brokered by the U.S. and Russia to remove his...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:27 AM
AMMAN, Jordan -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry, on his sixth trip to the Middle East in four months, met Wednesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and asked an Arab League committee in a separate session to support his efforts to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:50 AM
JERUSALEM -- In his most explicit comments to date about the Obama administration’s handling of Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday called last month’s attack a “crime against...
| Sep 8, 2013
After two weeks of furious debate about whether the United States should attack Syria, the arguments on both sides are now clear.
Haven't been paying attention? Still undecided? Here are the most cogent arguments for and against a military strike....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:54 AM
JERUSALEM — When Israelis and Palestinians renewed peace negotiations this summer, they agreed on only one thing: No talking about the talks.
Now Israel has complained to the United States of alleged Palestinian leaks it claims violate the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:30 PM
JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacted coolly Saturday to comments on Twitter over the weekend by Iran’s foreign minister, and purportedly its new president, wishing Jews a happy new year on the holiday of Rosh Hashanah....
| Sep 5, 2013
President Obama has repeatedly and publicly declared that the United States will not allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons; he has, apparently, promised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as much. While he has not explicitly declared that the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:46 AM
JERUSALEM — Israel braced for rockets and got a diplomatic bombshell instead.
The Obama administration’s surprise decision to delay a U.S. strike against Syria to allow for congressional debate left anxious Israelis relieved Sunday that...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:41 PM
JERUSALEM – Israelis reacted warily Saturday to the Obama administration’s decision to delay a strike against Syria, warning the move would likely be seen in the region as a sign of weakness.
Officials and pundits were particularly worried...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:57 AM
JERUSALEM -- As panicked Israelis broke into fistfights at one gas mask distribution center, Israel Defense Forces on Wednesday deployed extra missile-interception systems to the north and approved a limited mobilization of reservists.
The country is...