Hagel, in Israel, Presses US Agenda on Deterring Iran
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel opened a weeklong visit to the Middle East on Sunday by pressing an American agenda focused on deterring Iran — including a significant new weapons deal for Israel — coupled with a strong caution that it ...
Pentagon Chief Stresses Israel's Right to Hit Iran
Hagel says Israel, US see 'exactly same' threat from Iran
Hagel: Israel has right to decide on Iran strike
Israel's airlines strike over 'Open Skies' proposal - USA Today
A spokeswoman for El Al, Israel's national carrier, said of 22 flights planned for Sunday, 14 were brought forward before the strike began and eight were canceled. She said the strike affected hundreds of passengers. Travelers were given the option to ...
Israel cabinet OKs Europe open skies deal despite strike
Israel airlines strike over 'open-skies' plan
Open Skies strike threatens to stop air traffic
Israel's air force developing drones to replace aircraft
Isaac Ben-Israel, a former Israeli air force general, said however there was no way drones could entirely overtake manned airplanes. He said there are just some things drones can't do, like carry heavy payloads needed for major assaults on targets like ...
Israel says drones to eventually replace manned aircraft
Kerry pushes Turkey-Israel rapprochement
ISTANBUL – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Turkey to speed up and cement an American-brokered rapprochement with Israel, and he explored with Palestinian officials new ways to relaunch Mideast peace efforts. Those are second-term ...
Kerry urges better relations between Turkey and Israel
Israeli delegation to meet with Turkish officials
Israel and Turkey to begin reconciliation talks in Ankara
Boston, Bombs And Lessons From Israel
As reporters in Jerusalem a decade ago, my wife, Jennifer Griffin, and I covered more than 100 suicide bombings over several blood-soaked years. The carnage defined our lives as we raced to blast sites, interviewed battered survivors in emergency rooms ...
Report: Egypt smashes Israeli spy ring in Sinai
After his arrest, the suspect confessed that he had transferred military information at the Mossad's request and that he had used a cellular phone from the Israeli company Orange to stay in contact with his handlers, which he claimed was a cellular ...
Report: Egypt uncovered spy cell working for Israel in Sinai
Egyptian general: Israeli spy ring uncovered in Sinai
Morsi not ready to normalize ties with Israel
Israel's 3 airlines strike over "Open Skies" proposal with EU that union says ...
JERUSALEM – Israel's three airlines went on strike Sunday over a proposed "Open Skies" deal with the European Union that local workers say jeopardizes their jobs. EL AL, Arkia and Israir stopped their outbound flights from Israel early Sunday morning.
US official: Arms deal is an 'advance for Israel'
"This not only sustains but augments Israel's qualitative military edge in the region," one of the officials said, ahead of a trip to the Middle East by US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. "This package is a significant advance for Israel. ... This is ...
Relatives of Flotilla Raid Victims Reject Compensation From Israel
New York Times
ISTANBUL — As Israeli and Turkish officials prepared for talks on Monday to restore relations, frozen since Israel's deadly raid on a Turkish-led flotilla to Gaza, relatives of the nine people killed said Saturday that they would reject the ...
US Defense Secretary: Israel to make its 'own decision' to attack Iran
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel acknowledges that while Israel and the US share a commitment to ensuring Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, there "may well be some differences" on the question of when it might decide to go for a bomb. There is ...