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Posts Tagged: Washington

February 1, 2016 5:48 am

Iranian General: ‘We Will Never Reconcile With US’

A senior Iranian military commander rejected the possibility of reconciliation between his country and the United States, the Saudi-owned pan-Arab daily Al Arabiya reported on Sunday. Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace...

August 19, 2015 1:07 pm

Washington Think Tanks Call for More Sanctions and Pressure on European Businesses to Stay Out of Iran

The heads of conservative Washington DC think tanks rallied against the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, insisting there were still ways for Congress to amend the...

July 31, 2015 1:31 pm

Report: Top French Official Wants Congress to Vote Down Iran Deal

A senior diplomatic adviser to French President Francois Hollande told U.S. lawmakers that if congress votes to override the president's veto of a bill rejecting the Iran deal, thus killing U.S. participation in...

June 24, 2015 3:32 pm

Report: AIPAC Preparing to Fight White House on Final Iran Nuclear Deal

One of the most influential pro-Israel lobbies in Washington has begun urging lawmakers to vote down the yet-unfinished final nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Bloomberg...

May 7, 2014 12:17 am

Seattle Muslim Man Pleads Guilty to Firebombing Gay Nightclub

A Muslim man formerly from Bellevue, Washington, who told a friend he thought "that homosexuals should be exterminated" pleaded guilty to charges that he firebombed a...

February 13, 2014 1:22 pm

King of Jordan Explains Why Jewish American Organizations Are Important

His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Hashemite King of Jordan, met with Jewish groups in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, according to a Twitter post from...

November 15, 2013 1:32 pm

Israeli President Peres: ‘We Are Fortunate that America Was, and Remains, Our Friend and Ally’

Israeli President Shimon Peres attempted to throw water on the fire that is the tense relationship between Israel and Washington in recent weeks. Speaking at the...

November 12, 2013 9:53 am

Lieberman: U.S.-Israel Differences Should be Kept Behind Closed Doors

Times of Israel - The Israeli government needs to get over its public spat with the United States over its Iran policy, Foreign Minister...

November 4, 2013 9:42 am

Kerry Visits Middle East in Hopes of Reassuring Allies

Wall Street Journal - Secretary of State ...

October 29, 2013 8:26 am

Kerry Criticizes ‘Fear Tactics’ of Those Who Oppose Iran Diplomacy

JPost - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said that it would be "the height of irresponsibility" for Washington not to test...

October 18, 2013 8:15 am

Saudi Arabia Declines UN Security Council Seat - In an unprecedented move, Saudi Arabia has refused to accept its election to a seat on the United Nations Security Council. As its reasons...

October 1, 2013 8:36 am

U.S. Government Shutdown Begins

Politico - The government has officially shut down. The partisan gridlock in Washington proved insurmountable, as House Republicans continue to insist on changing, delaying...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...