“For the first time in history,” said a Facebook post from U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro, “the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv has raised the Pride flag together with our American flag.” Read More: US Embassy in Tel Aviv Makes History by Putting This Under the American Flag.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told a small gathering of pro-Israel American leaders Tuesday that an Israeli strike against Iranian nuclear facilities “could happen in a matter of months.” “In my view, [Iranian Supreme Leader Ali] Khamenei believes there is no credible deterrence from the United States, there’s not realistic risk of significant consequence for moving forward with […]
In Texas, the city of Plano ordered a ministry for women and children in crisis to stop meeting for prayer and Bible study, saying it violates a city ordinance that disallows more than eight people to gather in a house. Agape Resource and Assistance Center, Inc., maintains several houses as homes for women and […]
Two U.S. B-2 Spirit stealth bombers are being deployed to Europe for the first time. The deployment of the advanced aircraft will be used for “short term deployment” at Fairford, a Royal Air Force base in England — just three hours from Russia. “This deployment of strategic bombers provides an invaluable opportunity to strengthen and […]
A major outbreak of violence and unrest in northern Iraq — where Al Qaeda-aligned insurgents effectively toppled the country’s second-largest city — is fueling concerns in Washington that security is rapidly deteriorating, a little more than two years after U.S. troops left the country. The city of Mosul fell to Al Qaeda-affiliated militants on Tuesday. […]
Rabin Square will glow with pride every night this week in the lead up to Tel Aviv’s 16th annual Pride Parade. Rainbow-colored LED light bulbs now decorate the city’s municipality building, in light of Gay Pride Month. Celebrations will be held this year under the banner, “Tel Aviv marches for equality.” And march, it will. […]
Tony Abbott is seeking a conservative alliance among “like-minded” countries, aiming to dismantle global moves to introduce carbon pricing, and undermine a push by US President Barack Obama to push the case for action through forums such as the G20. Visiting Ottawa for a full day of talks with the conservative Canadian Prime Minister […]
Senior American and Iranian officials spent over five hours together in private meetings in Geneva on Monday, jointly seeking a path forward in negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program only six weeks before a self-imposed deadline on talks aimed at ending the crisis. At the bilateral meeting, and in quotes placed in state-run Iranian media, […]