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Violence Flares Along Israeli-Gaza Border

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Rockets, mortar rounds and air strikes have hit near the Israeli-Gaza border in the worst violence in almost a year. Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched more than 90 rockets into southern Israel Saturday, part of a response to Israeli airstrikes that killed 15 militants, including Zohair al-Qaisi, the leader of the Popular Resistance […]

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Israeli Air Strikes Kill 10 in Gaza V

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli air strikes Friday and early Saturday on the Gaza strip have killed at least 10 Palestinians, most or all of them militants. The air strikes came after Palestinians fired rockets into southern Israel. The Popular Resistance Committees, a militant Palestinian group, says the Israeli air strikes killed its leader, Zohair al-Qaisi, and fellow member […]

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India Police Arrest Iran-Linked Journalist for Attack on Israeli Diplomat

Posted March 7th, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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Indian police say they have arrested a local journalist working for an Iranian news agency for possible connections to last month’s bombing of an Israeli diplomatic vehicle. Mohammed Kazmi appeared in a New Delhi court Wednesday, a day after his arrest. Authorities claim Kazmi had been in touch with a suspect they believe may have […]

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World Powers Offer to Resume Iran Nuclear Talks

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Six world powers have offered to resume long-stalled talks with Iran to address Western suspicions of a military dimension to the Iranian nuclear program. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton says she made the offer to resume talks in a letter sent to Iranian nuclear envoy Saeed Jalili on Tuesday. Ashton has been leading negotiations […]

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World Powers Offer to Resume Iran Nuclear Talks

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Six world powers have offered to resume long-stalled talks with Iran to address Western suspicions of a military dimension to the Iranian nuclear program. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton says she made the offer to resume talks in a letter sent to Iranian nuclear envoy Saeed Jalili on Tuesday. Ashton has been leading negotiations […]

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Republican Presidential Candidate Promise Hard Line on Iran

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Republican presidential candidates are lashing out at Iran, promising a pro-Israel group they will not hesitate to use America’s military might against Tehran. Former Senator Rick Santorum, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and former speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich spoke to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Tuesday, as Americans in 10 […]

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Santorum, Romney Lash Out at Iran

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Republican presidential candidates are lashing out at Iran, promising a pro-Israel group they will not hesitate to use America’s military might against Tehran. Former Senator Rick Santorum and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney spoke to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Tuesday, as Americans in 10 states went to the polls to vote in the […]

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Santorum: Iran Needs ‘Clear Ultimatum’

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is calling for the United States to give Iran a “clear ultimatum” to dismantle its nuclear facilities. And he said if Iran fails to comply, the U.S. should “tear them down ourselves.” The former Pennsylvania senator was the first of three Republican presidential candidates to address the American Israel Public […]

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Netanyahu to Close US Trip With Clinton, Congress

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet Tuesday with U.S. lawmakers and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as he closes a visit to Washington dominated by discussion of how to respond to Iran’s controversial nuclear program. Monday at the White House, President Barack Obama urged Mr. Netanyahu to give sanctions more time to […]

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Netanyahu to Obama: Israel Must Be ‘Master of its Fate’

Posted March 5th, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has appealed to Israel’s visiting prime minister to give sanctions time to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions. But Benjamin Netanyahu declined to back down from possible military action, saying his country must be the “master of its fate.” Speaking Monday at the White House before their meeting, Mr. Obama said he has […]

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