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200 Rockets Hit Israel, 23 Gazans Killed

200 Rockets Hit Israel, 23 Gazans KillediStockphoto/Thinkstock(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- The fourth consecutive day of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in the coastal enclave of Gaza saw the number of rockets landing in southern Israel climb to more than 190 and the death toll of...

White House Denies Deal for Weapons to Israel

White House Denies Deal for Weapons to IsraelAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The White House pushed back against a report in an Israeli newspaper Thursday that President Obama agreed to a request from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for advanced military weaponry that could be use...

Indian Journalist Arrested for Car Bombing

Indian Journalist Arrested for Car BombingDaniel Berehulak /Getty Images(NEW DELHI) -- Indian police arrested a journalist on Tuesday in connection with a Feb. 13 car bombing which seriously injured an Israeli diplomat’s wife in New Delhi.Syed Mohammed Kazmi was scheduled to appear in co...

Republicans Take Aim at Obama Over Iran

Republicans Take Aim at Obama Over IranAFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Contenders for the GOP nomination spent the morning of Super Tuesday breaking away from social issues and the economy to thwack President Obama on his approach to Israel and Iran, telling a Jewish audience that the presi...

Romney Accuses Obama of Dawdling with Iran Sanctions

Romney Accuses Obama of Dawdling with Iran SanctionsJoe Raedle/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Addressing the American Israel Public Affairs Committee on Tuesday, Mitt Romney said the current administration had “dawdled” with sanctions, and that its “policy of procrastination toward Ir...

Iran to Allow IAEA Inspectors into Secret Military Facility

Iran to Allow IAEA Inspectors into Secret Military FacilityiStockphoto/Thinkstock(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Iran will grant inspectors from the United Nations' nuclear watchdog agency permission to see one of its secret military facilities, state media reported on Tuesday.Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy...

Obama and Netanyahu Emphasize Unity on Iran; Differences Remain

Obama and Netanyahu Emphasize Unity on Iran; Differences RemainAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Amid rising concerns about the prospect of the Iranian government making a nuclear weapon, President Obama on Monday assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that “the United States will always have ...

What Will Happen to the US If Israel Attacks Iran?

What Will Happen to the US If Israel Attacks Iran?iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- President Obama is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Monday to try to talk him out of an immediate strike on Iran's nuclear sites.But if Israel does decide to bomb Iran, wha...

David Axelrod: Don’t Doubt Obama’s Resolve on Iran

David Axelrod: Don’t Doubt Obama’s Resolve on IranABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod said Sunday that “no one should doubt the president’s resolve” on Iran, and that President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have the same objective...

US, West Want Israel to Hold Off on Attacking Iran

US, West Want Israel to Hold Off on Attacking IraniStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Israel has more to lose than any other nation should Iran stock nuclear weapons.  Hence, there's been a lot of talk about the Israelis launching a preemptive military strike to eliminate this threat.President ...

McCain: Iran with Nuclear Weapons Poses a Threat to Israel

McCain: Iran with Nuclear Weapons Poses a Threat to IsraelComstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Asked on This Week about whether he agreed with the Obama administration’s advice to Israel on the growing threat from Iran, Sen. John McCain suggested the Jewish state was “pretty good” at assessing...

UK’s Hague Warns of Cold War if Iran Proceeds with Nuclear Program

UK’s Hague Warns of Cold War if Iran Proceeds with Nuclear ProgramStockbyte/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- The UK Foreign Secretary William Hague warned about an Iran with nuclear weapons.Hague spoke with the Daily Telegraph saying an Iranian nuclear program could trigger a new Cold War with no safety mechanisms in place. He ...

Heightened Security in US Over Iran Threat

Heightened Security in US Over Iran ThreatComstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- With Iran allegedly striking out at Israeli citizens and Jewish targets around the world, Israeli and American security officials in the U.S. are on high alert. "We expect it and we are ready," one senior Israeli offici...

State Department Condemns Thailand Attack, Suggests Iran Link

State Department Condemns Thailand Attack, Suggests Iran LinkUS State Department(WASHINGTON) -- State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland condemned the explosions in Thailand Tuesday. Though she never offered a direct link, she drew a parallel between the blasts in Bangkok and the attacks on Israeli officials...

Bombings of Israeli Targets Mimic Attacks on Iran Scientists

Bombings of Israeli Targets Mimic Attacks on Iran ScientistsDaniel Berehulak /Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Has Iran decided to turn Israeli tactics against Israel?In a strike virtually identical to attacks on Iranian nuclear scientists, U.S. sources say a passing motorcyclist attached a shaped charge to an Israe...

Israeli Ad Mocks Iran’s Nuclear Program, Mystery Explosions

Israeli Ad Mocks Iran’s Nuclear Program, Mystery ExplosionsSamsung Galazy Tab. (PRNewsFoto/Verizon Wireless)(JERUSALEM) -- The Israeli government had nothing to do with the ad. Samsung had nothing to do with the ad. But an ad for an Israeli cable company featuring cross-dressing Mossad agents who blow up an Ir...

Israeli Ad Mocks Iran’s Nuclear Program, Mystery Explosions

Israeli Ad Mocks Iran’s Nuclear Program, Mystery ExplosionsSamsung Galazy Tab. (PRNewsFoto/Verizon Wireless)(JERUSALEM) -- The Israeli government had nothing to do with the ad. Samsung had nothing to do with the ad. But an ad for an Israeli cable company featuring cross-dressing Mossad agents who blow up an Ir...

Obama Orders New Sanctions Against Iran’s Central Bank

Obama Orders New Sanctions Against Iran’s Central BankBEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As tensions continue to rise over Tehran’s nuclear program, President Obama on Monday announced new sanctions against Iran’s financial institutions, saying they have engaged in “deceptive ...

House Intel Chair: Israel Attack on Iran Would Harm US National Security

House Intel Chair: Israel Attack on Iran Would Harm US National SecurityAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As United States and Israel grow increasingly concerned over Iran’s nuclear program, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is cautioning that a pre-emptive strike by Israel could spell trouble for ...

Israel Warns US Jews: Iran Could Strike Here

Israel Warns US Jews: Iran Could Strike HereHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Israeli facilities in North America -- and around the world -- are on high alert, according to an internal security document obtained by ABC News that predicted the threat from Iran against Jewish targets will increase."W...

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