The United States sees an ally in a regime that is too predatory—and too weak—to be a reliable foreign-policy partner
They’re hardly the first to try, or make this claim
The Obama Administration’s plans to exit the region are a gift to the regime in Tehran, nuclear deal or no
Demands Facebook’s ‘Zionist director’ defend himself over privacy concerns
The break in negotiations with Ramallah means Netanyahu can focus on the other permanent threat: Iran
But Facebook, which bought the free messaging service this year, isn’t banned
Yosef Hamadani Cohen led Iran’s Jewish community since 1994
Asking whether Jews in Iran are really free to celebrate
The Kremlin’s interests in the region are deep—and it may see an opportunity to gain leverage in the current crisis
As the war in Syria deepens sectarian splits among Muslims, Iran’s choice to send rockets to Gaza is a sign the emperor has no clothes
As Jews around the world commemorate the rescue of Persian Jewry, how do those who live where the story took place mark the day?
Gives press conference in front of Navy-intercepted rockets bound for Gaza
Calls for Robert Levinson’s return to U.S. seven years after his disappearance
Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza
Delivers his best speech on Israel to his toughest audience yet
The first day brings sound and fury, but signifying what?
Worked on the Arab-Israeli peace process under President Clinton
$400,000 unexpectedly delivered to the Dr. Sapir Hospital and Charity Center
Plus Dieudonne fans hack French pro-Israel sites, and more in the news
In fighting a mutual enemy—Sunni militants—with Tehran’s support, the Obama Administration risks alienating Sunni allies
Beijing proved masterful at enabling Pyongyang to expand its program, and did the same for Pakistan. Now it’s Tehran’s turn.
The groups have resumed talking in Geneva though
Lebanese soldier to be prosecuted in killing of Israeli soldier
A wrinkle in the nuclear deal emerges, plus advice from Billy Joel
The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?
Citing cost, Israeli premier ignites a firestorm among detractors
Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed
Plus Kerry offers security proposal to Netanyahu, and more in the news