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Topic - Israel
President Obama acknowledged Saturday that he'd prefer to see a much harsher agreement with Iran, one that not only shuts down the Middle Eastern nation's nuclear program entirely but also eliminates all of its "military capabilities."
Secretary of State John Kerry announced Friday that a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians is closer than ever, a somewhat surprising claim given the opposite reactions of other key players involved in the talks.
Forty years after legendary Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir held talks with Richard M. Nixon at the White House, another Israeli citizen named Golda met an American president.
Israel soon may give 7.7 square miles of land in the West Bank that it has controlled since the signing of the 1993 Oslo Accords to the Palestinian Authority for farming.
One of the heads of Hezbollah, a Lebanese terrorist group, was gunned down Wednesday just outside his house in Beirut, security agents said.
The "Joint Plan of Action" signed with Iran by the so-called "P5+1" (the U.S., Russia, China, United Kingdom and France, plus Germany) on Nov. 24 in Geneva caused Shiite Arabs to celebrate, Sunni Arabs to worry and Saudis to panic. Their response will have far-reaching and unpredictable consequences.
Pope Francis had a closed-door meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, the latest example of the pontiff’s deeper wade into politics than his Catholic Church predecessors.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ignited a firestorm in his country among critics who say some of his purchases have been frivolous and wasteful.
The surprise Nov. 23 agreement reached in Geneva with Iran does little to limit the Islamic republic's ability to enrich uranium or limit its nuclear breakout capability.
In what’s sure to fuel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s angst over the American-forged nuclear development deal with Tehran, the foreign minister of Iran said Friday that all further discussions will have to leave out Israel.
President Obama has sent a query to Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, asking the fiery and blunt-talking prime minister to take a break from his criticism of the U.S.-forged deal with Iran.
One year ago, on Nov. 29, 2012, the U.N. General Assembly voted to upgrade the Palestinian Authority (PA) to the status of a "nonmember observer state."
In the words of its national anthem, Canada is standing strong and free against the Iranian nuclear agreement engineered by the Obama administration.
The Geneva nuclear deal resembles Neville Chamberlain's naive blunder that led to 50 million deaths in World War II
An Israeli rabbinical court has ruled that a mother must circumcise her son immediately, as required by Jewish law, or pay a fine of 500 shekels ($140) for every day he remains uncircumcised.