The Israeli navy seized a ship in the Red Sea on Wednesday that was carrying dozens of advanced Iranian-supplied rockets made in Syria that were intended for Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, the military said. Read More: Israel says seized Gaza-bound rocket shipment from Iran – Telegraph.
In an unusually frank disclosure, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Wednesday night, March 5, that US intelligence services and military had worked with Israel to track the Iranian Panama-flagged ship KLOS C, which was apprehended by Israeli naval commandos on the Red Sea earlier that day carrying missiles for Gaza via Sudan. Read More: […]
U.S. President Barack Obama committed to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu he would push the Palestinian Authority (PA) to match any Israeli concessions as he seeks to negotiate a framework for peace talks, AFP reported on Tuesday. Read More: Obama Promised Netanyahu to Pressure Abbas – Middle East – News – Israel National News.
When climate change negotiators from more than 190 countries gather in Bonn, Germany on 10 March, the pressure will be on: time is running out to meet a deadline to complete a draft negotiating text by December 2014. Read More: IBA – UN climate change talks: pressure is on to reach legally-binding, global agreement.
Troops based at the Kadena Air Base in Japan know how to party. On Saturday, six gay and straight service members applied some of their finest makeup and lip synced to “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” in what is believed to be first drag queen and king show on an American military base. Read More: […]
It was the executive branch, the Obama administration, that wanted a homeschooling family facing persecuting in Germany to be returned there. Now the judicial branch has failed to help them. Can Congress save the day? That’s the question that remains after Monday’s decision from the U.S. Supreme Court not to take for review the case […]
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was set to address the AIPAC annual policy conference on Tuesday a day after meeting US President Barack Obama in the White House. Read More: WATCH LIVE: Netanyahu addresses AIPAC policy conference | JPost | Israel News.
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said Tuesday that the state will hire outside attorneys to appeal a judge’s decision granting legal recognition to same-sex couples married in other states and countries after the attorney general announced that he would not pursue the case further. Read More: Kentucky to appeal gay-marriage case with outside counsel after attorney […]
Ukraine’s first president, Leonid Kravchuk, has slammed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and said he would take up arms to defend his homeland if Moscow does not retreat. In an op-ed written for the Russian magazine snob.ru, Kravchuk said that Russian President Vladimir Putin had gone too far. “They have gone beyond their base and […]
Business magnate Warren Buffett contradicted a major Obama administration talking point by saying that global warming was not causing extreme weather. Read More: Warren Buffett: Global warming not causing extreme weather | The Daily Caller.