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Israel, Cyprus Sign Gas and Oil Deal

Israeli firms Delek Drilling, Anver Oil and Gas Exploration signed an agreement Monday to acquire a 30 percent stake in exploration rights for gas...

Obama to Disclose Secret Drone War Guidelines to Lawmakers

President Obama will grant lawmakers access to secret documents outlining the legal justification for drone strikes that kill American citizens abroad who conspire with...

Panetta, Dempsey Admit Supporting Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels

On Thursday, February 7, the Obama administration’s two top defense officials publicly acknowledged a policy disagreement with the White House over whether to send...

Chabad Loses $18 Million Appeal Case in California

According to a report on the Chabad Lubavitch web site, prior to his death, the US Ambassador to the Netherlands, Mr. Roland Arnall made...

Auschwitz Sign in Detroit: An ‘Intentional, Malicious Act’ of Hatred

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has expressed outrage that windows at the former Packard Plant in Detroit were emblazoned with the words “Arbeit Macht Frei”...

Senate Committee Approves Hagel’s Nomination

On Tuesday, February 12, a Senate committee approved the nomination of ex-Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel to be President  Obama’s secretary of defense, BBC News...

California: Police Swarm Cabin in Hunt for Ex-Cop Killer

A SWAT team moved in on a California mountain cabin on Tuesday, February 12, where former cop and triple murder suspect Christopher Dorner was...

Report: Massive Cyber-Espionage Campaign Targeting US

A new intelligence assessment has concluded that the United States is the target of a massive, sustained cyber-espionage campaign that is threatening the country’s...

University of Maryland Shooting Leaves 2 Students Injured, 1 Dead

At least two students have been killed and one injured in a shooting at the University of Maryland in the latest gun violence in...

Obama’s State of the Union; Heavy on Jobs, Economy

President Obama outlined plans on Tuesday, February 12, to revive American prosperity by rebuilding “a thriving middle class,” calling it the “true engine of...

US Lists New Iran Sanctions on Several Chinese Firms

The United States on Monday announced new sanctions on a Chinese businessman and several companies for selling to Iran items banned under U.S. laws...

Angry Demonstrators Gather at Brooklyn College to Protest BDS Event

Chants of “Am Yisrael Chai” could be heard outside the Student Union building at Brooklyn College on Thursday evening, February 7, as pro-Israel students...

Hagel Under Fire Over Israel and Iran at Senate Hearing

President Barack Obama’s nominee for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, faced fire from Republicans on Thursday, January 31, over his past anti-Israel remarks and...

Biden Tells Iran to Get Serious about Talks

Vice president Joe Biden says the four-year-old offer of direct negotiations with Iran is still valid, if the country’s top leader is ready for...

Kerry Likely to Visit Israel, Egypt in First Trip Abroad

Secretary of State John Kerry, who was officially sworn into office on Friday, February 1, at a private ceremony on Capitol Hill, said he...

US Sends First Shipment of F-16 Fighter Planes to Egypt

Egypt received four F-16 aircraft from the United States on Sunday, February 3, the Egypt Independent reports. According to the report, the country’s Defense...

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