Iran struck a historic nuclear deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, in the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement between the two nations.
Iran’s nuclear program is the talk of major world powers in Switzerland. There was talk of a breakthrough, but as of early Friday evening, there was still no deal.
Critics expressed their skepticism Monday at a rally across First Avenue from the United Nations headquarters, where world leaders are converging for this week’s General Assembly.
Secretary of State John Kerry appointed a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, to shepherd Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that begin Monday evening in Washington.
The president of Israel has invited New York Knicks star Amare Stoudemire to play for the country’s national basketball team because of his ties to Judaism.
A Brooklyn man allegedly spent charitable donations intended for Israel on everything from his mortgage to dentist visits to video rentals, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
New ads to soon run at Metro-North stations call on the U.S. to stop aid to Israel.
On the second day of his visit to the Middle East, President Barack Obama was greeted by the president of the Palestinian Authority, and rockets were fired by militants into a southern Israeli town.
Putting aside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s declaration that he will go it alone in the defense of Israel if he has too, the normal tensions with President Barack Obama seemed to have been wiped away.
President Barack Obama left for the Middle East on Tuesday evening. He’s on a mission to charm the Israelis into making peace concessions and to find some way to peacefully stop Iran from building a bomb.
It’s one of the first things President Barack Obama will see when he touches down in Israel next week, one of the Iron Dome missile batteries used to blow Palestinian rockets out of the sky.
As President Barack Obama continued preparations for his first trip to Israel as commander in chief, there was a shift in tactics Monday.
The speakers talked about using boycotts, divestment and sanctions to pressure Israel on how it treats Palestinian rights. The audience of roughly 200 people was mainly supportive.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is speaking up for the cause of academic freedom amid controversy over an event at a public college.
President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have had a number of meetings at the White House, including some that were quite tense. But as early as next month Obama will meet Netanyahu on his home court.