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Iran ‘Will Retaliate’ Against Sanctions or Attack

Posted February 3rd, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned Friday that Iran will retaliate against Western-backed oil sanctions and threats of attack, as media reports say U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta fears Israel could strike Iran in the next few months. A report Thursday in The Washington Post, later backed by other news outlets, said Panetta worries […]

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Iran Threatens Retaliation for Sanctions or Attack

Posted February 3rd, 2012 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned that his country will retaliate against Western-backed oil sanctions and any threat of attack, after U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta was cited in media reports as saying he fears Israel could attack Iran in the next few months. A report Thursday in the Washington Post, later backed […]

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Palestinian Protesters Throw Shoes at UN Chief During Gaza Visit

Posted February 2nd, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinian protesters angered by the policies of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon threw shoes, sticks and stones at his convoy as he entered the Gaza Strip for a brief visit on Thursday. About 40 protesters including relatives of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails confronted Mr. Ban’s convoy as it drove through the Erez crossing on the […]

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Palestinian Protesters Throw Shoes at UN Chief During Gaza Visit

Posted February 2nd, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Dozens of Palestinian protesters hurled shoes, sticks and stones at the convoy of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as it entered the Gaza Strip on Thursday. Around 40 protesters briefly prevented Mr. Ban’s armored vehicle from entering Gaza as it crossed from southern Israel. Most of the protesters were relatives of Palestinians who are held […]

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US Military Chief in Israel for Talks on Iran Nuclear Program

Posted January 20th, 2012 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The top U.S. military official held closed talks Friday with Israeli leaders over how to respond to Iran’s controversial nuclear program, which both countries fear is being used to develop nuclear weapons. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin Dempsey, met in Israel with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon […]

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US Military Chief in Israel for Talks on Iran Nuclear Program

Posted January 20th, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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The top U.S. military official held closed talks Friday with Israeli leaders over how to respond to Iran’s controversial nuclear program, which both countries fear is being used to develop nuclear weapons. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin Dempsey, met in Israel with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon […]

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US Military Chief in Israel for Talks

Posted January 20th, 2012 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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The top U.S. military official is in Israel Friday for a short visit to discuss a disagreement over how to handle Iran’s nuclear program, which both countries fear is being used to develop nuclear weapons. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin Dempsey, was to meet Friday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […]

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U.S. Military Head Visits Israel

Posted January 20th, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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The United States’ top military official is in Israel for a short visit Friday to discuss a disagreement with Israel over what to do about Iran’s nuclear program. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin Dempsey, was scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres, as well […]

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Israel Arrests Hamas Head of Palestinian Parliament

Posted January 19th, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The Israeli army says it has arrested Palestinian parliament speaker Aziz Dweik near the West Bank city of Ramallah on suspicion of involvement with a terrorist group. Hamas officials say Dweik was detained Thursday at an Israeli military checkpoint as he was travelling to Hebron in the southern West Bank. Dweik is a senior member […]

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Israel Arrests Palestinian Parliament Speaker

Posted January 19th, 2012 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Hamas officials say the Israeli army has arrested Palestinian parliament speaker Aziz Dweik near the West Bank city of Ramallah. The officials say Dweik was detained Thursday at an Israeli military checkpoint as he was travelling to Hebron in the southern West Bank. Israel has not commented on the incident. Dweik is a senior member […]

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