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Israeli Court Rejects Suit Over US Activist Death

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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An Israeli court Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought against the military by the family of a U.S. activist crushed to death by an army bulldozer during a 2003 pro-Palestinian protest in the Gaza Strip. Rachel Corrie’s family had accused Israel of intentionally and unlawfully killing their 23-year-old daughter, launching a civil case in the northern […]

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UN Chief Condemn’s Iran’s Anti-Israel Rhetoric

Posted August 18th, 2012 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon sharply rebuked Iran’s supreme leader and president Friday, describing their latest anti-Israel rhetoric as “offensive and inflammatory.” At a rally Friday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahamadinejad told thousands of screaming worshippers at Tehran University that a new Middle East would have no trace of Americans or Israelis. Earlier this week, Iranian media […]

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Israel Urges Egypt to Bolster Border Security After Sinai Attack

Posted August 6th, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt’s military says militants from the Gaza Strip were involved in Sunday’s attack that killed 16 Egyptian border guards and included an attempt to cross into Israel. The military and Egypt’s new president, Mohamed Mursi, have condemned the attack and vowed to assert more control over the border area and the Sinai peninsula. Israel says […]

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Israel Urges Egypt to Bolster Border Security After Sinai Attack

Posted August 6th, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Israel is calling on Egypt to step up security along their border after suspected Islamist militants killed 16 Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai region. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the region on Monday. He said the suspects were trying to enter Israel to carry out a major terror attack, but he said Israeli forces foiled […]

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Barak Hopes Israeli Border Attack Will Be ‘Wakeup Call’ for Egypt

Posted August 6th, 2012 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak says he hopes a deadly attack on Egyptian border guards Sunday near the Gaza Strip and Israel will serve as a “wakeup call” for Egypt to enhance its security in the Sinai peninsula. Gunmen killed 16 border guards then tried to cross the Israeli border in two stolen vehicles. The […]

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Islamist Gunmen Kill 16 Egyptian Border Guards, Infiltrate Israel

Posted August 5th, 2012 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Gunmen killed 16 Egyptian border guards Sunday at a checkpoint near the Gaza Strip and Israel, and then stole security vehicles and attempted to cross into Israel. Egyptian state media said Islamist militants from Gaza and the Sinai peninsula carried out the attack as the guards were breaking their Ramadan fast. The Israeli military said […]

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Netanyahu: Threats Not Convincing Iran to Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons

Posted August 1st, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. and Israeli warnings of a military strike have not convinced Iran that they are “serious about stopping” Tehran from developing nuclear weapons. “Right now the Iranian regime believes that the international community does not have the will to stop its nuclear program. This must change and it must […]

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Netanyahu: Threats not Convincing Iran to Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons

Posted August 1st, 2012 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. and Israeli warnings of a military strike have not convinced Iran that they are “serious about stopping” Tehran from developing nuclear weapons. “Right now the Iranian regime believes that the international community does not have the will to stop its nuclear program. This must change and it must […]

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Panetta: US Military Force an Option Against Iran

Posted August 1st, 2012 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has told Israel that “all options,” including military action, are on the table to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. Speaking in Tel Aviv alongside his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak, Panetta reiterated U.S. policy. “It is my responsibility as secretary of defense to provide the president with a full […]

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Panetta Touts US-Israeli Defense Ties

Posted August 1st, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the United States and Israel are doing everything they can to have the “strongest defense” and protect both countries, as he opened a day of meetings with Israeli leaders. Panetta met Wednesday with his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak in Tel Aviv, and said the two countries have a “very […]

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