Israel has accused Iran of a fresh attack on commercial shipping in the Gulf of Oman as the U.S. and Iran remain in a nuclear stalemate.
Americans rightly want to honor our principles, advance human rights and not vacate key fields of competition with China. But we don't want to aid an enterprise that undermines the goals it was established to advance.
Netanyahu has warned Iran that Israel is serious about preventing a nuclear Iran. Tehran should listen.
Netanyahu has long led foreign opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, and was a major influence on President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the accord in 2018.
Co-host Michael Che faced a swift backlash from Jewish advocacy groups after he joked: "Israel is reporting that they've vaccinated half of their population. I'm gonna guess it's the Jewish half."
Syria's U.N. mission told Newsweek that "repeated Israeli attacks on the Syrian sovereignty are not only a technical issue related to the safety of civil air traffic in Syrian airspace, but rather an act of aggression that violates the 1974 ceasefire agreement."
Israel is ahead of most countries in vaccinating its population. The country announced that 4 million Israelis were vaccinated on Tuesday, but people younger than 50 have been increasingly hesitant to receive the shot.
"If the U.S. would decide to re-enter the agreement as it is, Israel will have to recalculate regarding the Iranian nuclear race, so you know in the past we raised our options, and I'm sure we will bring them up again," former Israeli U.N. envoy Danny Danon told Newsweek.
A rare winter storm blanketed swathes of the Middle East, from Saudi Arabia to Syria and Libya to Lebanon, in snow.
The White House said Biden "underscored the importance of working to advance peace throughout the region, including between Israelis and Palestinians," but Netanyahu's office made no such reference in its own account.
President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "discussed the importance of continued close consultation on regional security issues" during their first phone conversation since Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.
The Gaza Strip received 2,000 doses of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, which covers approximately 0.05 percent of the blockaded enclave.
Gideon Sa'ar had solicited the help of the four men separately from their work with the anti-Trump group, whose co-founder John Weaver is accused of sexual harassment.
"Israel is, of course, an ally. Israel is a country where we have an important strategic security relationship, and our team is fully engaged," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
In Netanyahu's Israel, Palestinian diplomacy is labeled "diplomatic terrorism;" non-violent protests are called "PR terrorism;" boycotts of Israel are called "economic terrorism;" and Palestinian detainees going on hunger strikes is "terrorism in prison."
Faith in multilateralism is at the heart of the mindset of the foreign policy establishment stalwarts who have returned to power in the last month.
We should encourage investment in the growing Arab-Israeli alliance.
A senior U.S. intelligence official told Newsweek that, amid recent Israeli strikes in Syria, "the airspace was saturated above daily norms, presenting an elevated opportunity of miscalculation or perhaps the misidentification of targets by all entities."
The case against Israel is but a symptom of the politicization of yet another international institution serving to empower the culture of impunity in regimes where there is no means for justice.
"The strength of the relationship between China and the Palestine Liberation Organization in the past, present and the future, calls us to fully cooperate with China," PLO Executive Committee member Faisal Aranki told Newsweek.
"It would be morally reprehensible for the United States to become party to a body that systematically shields the world's worst regions from accountability," the Friday letter from a group of House Republicans read,
Israel is aiming to vaccinate most of its population by early spring. It's a massive undertaking, even for a small country.
Senators backed an amendment supporting the embassy move in a 97-3 vote on Thursday night.
A group who call themselves Hayalim Almonim—Hebrew for Anonymous Soldiers—have taken responsibility for the cyber attack.
Responsible Israelis should support Biden's return to a substantially improved Iran nuclear deal. But they should demand that this time, it's better.
Israeli military chief Aviv Kohavi said this month he had ordered "operational plans" in case the country decides to attack Iran.
Notably, President Trump's landmark executive order on anti-Semitism has been scrubbed from the Biden White House's website.
Drones in the hands of terror groups like Hezbollah or Hamas, or other Iranian-backed groups like the Houthis, can spread havoc.