You’ll never guess who Iran’s state media thinks was behind the assassination
It’s based on existence
An interim accord with Iran was just signed. Here’s what it says.
Plus Israel registers its disappointment
Responses to Ayatollah Khamenei calling Israel ‘a rabid dog’ have been mixed
Reuters reports Ayatollah Ali Khamenei runs a $95 billion empire
Plus U.S. may put Syria’s chemical weapons on a barge, and more in the news
‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives
You might call this the ultimate brushback pitch
Meanwhile, there’s some optimism that a deal can be made next week
Thanks to outside forces waging a proxy battle in Syria, 2013 has become a year of attrition rather than endgames
And blames his housing minister in record time
Meanwhile, new settlement plans create a new crisis
The prospect of an independent Kurdistan raises the possibility of renewing an alliance in Iran’s backyard
Supporting Israel requires American evangelical Christians to square their theological beliefs with the modern Jewish state. Can they?
Another trying week on Iran and its nuclear program draws to a close
The Hezbollah suicide bombing killed 241 U.S. troops
Saudi officials declaring ‘major’ shift away from the United States
Russia reportedly makes an offer that would be difficult to refuse
A call to free Sheka and Teka, Israel’s Burt and Ernie
The ‘ancient’ griffin—given by the U.S. to Iranian President Rouhani—probably doesn’t date back to earlier than 1999
Plus study finds higher rates of E. coli in kosher chicken, and more in the news
Despite talk of a diplomatic thaw between Washington and Tehran, the U.S. is already locked in battle
Plus Israeli brain drain rates top in the West, and more in the news
Hezbollah’s involvement, at the tune of 10,000 soldiers, hasn’t been without its costs
New sanctions to come if mid-month nuclear meeting doesn’t bear fruit
Plus Muslim Brotherhood likens Egypt’s army to Hitler, and more in the news
Reports of cooperation between Israel, Gulf States against Iran’s nuclear program
Are all options really on the table? Because we have ideas.
Who’s calling this a charm offensive?