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What to know about presidential retreat Camp David where Trump travels Friday
President Donald Trump is headed back to the rustic presidential retreat Camp David , the site of many historic discussions and private meetings between presidents and foreign dignitaries. On Friday, the president will meet with his administration’s national security team at Camp David, along with
Israeli tycoon among several arrested for bribery, fraud
Israeli police say they arrested a prominent billionaire tycoon and four other suspects in a major bribery and money laundering sting
Netanyahu rips media, opposition in face of corruption case
Israel's Netanyahu lashes out at the media, political opponents in show of force amid corruption allegations
Trump vows to succeed where everyone else has failed - Mideast peace
President Trump touched down in Israel on Monday during his first overseas trip in office with one goal in mind: kick-starting the peace process. It's an achievement that has proved elusive for many U.S. presidents, yet continues to be a key objective. Aaron David Miller, a veteran peace negotiator
State Department Explains John Kerry's 'Apartheid' Comment Amid Backlash
Speaking to a private audience about the Middle East peace process, Secretary of State John Kerry did what for many Israel supporters is the unthinkable and used the A-word: apartheid. “A two-state solution will be clearly underscored as the only real alternative. Because a unitary...
Ariel Sharon Dead at 85
Ariel Sharon, the tough Israeli leader who was the mastermind behind the disastrous invasion of Lebanon in 1982 and Israel's unilateral withdrawal from the Gaza strip, has died, eight years after suffering a massive stroke that left him comatose for the rest of his life. He was 85. Sharon was
Israel Strikes Syria Amid Reports of New Massacres
Israeli warplanes struck weapons inside Syria that were bound for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, American and Israeli officials say. The attack, which reportedly took place Friday morning, was the second such strike this year, further raising fears that Syria's two-year civil war could
US Gen.: An Iranian Nuke Would Spark Arms Race
Gen. James Mattis Says Sanctions Could Still Work, But Other 'Means' Available
Panetta: US Troops Securing Syria's Chemical Weapons Not an Option in 'Hostile Atmosphere'
He may have paid a goodbye visit to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta last November, but this week Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak was back at the Pentagon. It turns out his visit was part of an ongoing discussion with Syria’s neighbors about how to deal with Syria’s...
Leon Panetta and Israeli Counterpart Ehud Barak Talk Afghanistan, Iran, Syria … and Friendship
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak addressed questions about Afghanistan, the Iron Dome missile defense system protecting Israel, Iran, Syria and Israel’s security at a joint Pentagon press conference on Thursday. Panetta addressed questions on the ...