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Kerry Appeals to Iran for American’s Release

Calls for Robert Levinson’s return to U.S. seven years after his disappearance

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Israeli Navy Intercepts Rockets Heading to Gaza

Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza

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John Kerry Makes No Apologies

Delivers his best speech on Israel to his toughest audience yet

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Welcome to AIPAC, the Greatest Show on Earth

The first day brings sound and fury, but signifying what?

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Robert Malley To Join National Security Council

Worked on the Arab-Israeli peace process under President Clinton

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Rouhani Gives Money To Tehran Jewish Hospital

$400,000 unexpectedly delivered to the Dr. Sapir Hospital and Charity Center

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Stanley Fischer’s Fed Nod; Iran and Russia’s Deal

Plus Dieudonne fans hack French pro-Israel sites, and more in the news

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If Israel Makes Arabs Mad at the U.S., Our Partnership With Iran Will Make Them Even Madder

In fighting a mutual enemy—Sunni militants—with Tehran’s support, the Obama Administration risks alienating Sunni allies

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How China Is Behind the Nuclear Program of Iran—and Every Other Rogue State

Beijing proved masterful at enabling Pyongyang to expand its program, and did the same for Pakistan. Now it’s Tehran’s turn.

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Iran Nuclear Deal Is Still Not in Effect

The groups have resumed talking in Geneva though

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With Hezbollah Away, Lebanon to Play (Ball)?

Lebanese soldier to be prosecuted in killing of Israeli soldier

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Iran Bolts Nuclear Talks After U.S. Blacklists Companies

A wrinkle in the nuclear deal emerges, plus advice from Billy Joel

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For Hamas, the Arab Spring Has Been Disastrous—But It Still Has a Stranglehold on Gaza

The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo

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Why Obama’s Engagement With Iran Will Create a More Violent Middle East

Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come

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Israel, Palestinians, Jordan Sign Water Deal

Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?

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Netanyahu to Skip Nelson Mandela Funeral

Citing cost, Israeli premier ignites a firestorm among detractors

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Arguing for Israel’s Security First in Peace Talks

Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed

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U.S. Citizen Killed in Benghazi; LA’s Kabbalah Centre Sued

Plus Kerry offers security proposal to Netanyahu, and more in the news

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Iran’s Press TV: Israel Killed JFK

You’ll never guess who Iran’s state media thinks was behind the assassination

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Israeli Opposition to Iran Deal Not Based on Ego

It’s based on existence

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Read the New International Agreement with Iran

An interim accord with Iran was just signed. Here’s what it says.

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What You Need to Know About Iran Nuclear Deal

Plus Israel registers its disappointment

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Uncomfortable vs. Unacceptable: U.S., France Swap Places

Responses to Ayatollah Khamenei calling Israel ‘a rabid dog’ have been mixed

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Iran Sanctions Aren’t Hurting the Ayatollah

Reuters reports Ayatollah Ali Khamenei runs a $95 billion empire

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UN Calls Out Iran; Teen Stock Whiz Wins Big

Plus U.S. may put Syria’s chemical weapons on a barge, and more in the news

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How Thanksgiving Became Holy for One Iranian Jewish Woman and Her Family

‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives

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Report: Israel and Saudi Arabia Co-Planning Iran Attack

You might call this the ultimate brushback pitch

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Bibi Takes His Case Against Iran Deal to Twitter

Meanwhile, there’s some optimism that a deal can be made next week

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With Help From Tehran and Moscow, and Inaction by the U.S., Assad Is Poised To Stay

Thanks to outside forces waging a proxy battle in Syria, 2013 has become a year of attrition rather than endgames

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Netanyahu Cancels Announced Settlement Plans

And blames his housing minister in record time