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Rouhani: Iran Will Not Dismantle Nuke Facilities

Hassan Rouhani, Iran's new president, has insisted that Tehran will not dismantle its nuclear facilities, as advocated by Israel and US hawks but has...

Ban Ki-Moon Calls for End to Israeli “Settlements”

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said Friday that although Israelis and Palestinians were engaged in peace talks brokered by the US, an "increasingly dangerous situation"...

Obama Invites Casspi to Light Menorah at White House

Omri Casspi had long dreamed of a visit to the White House. He just did not expect it, yet. Casspi had imagined himself making the...

HealthCare.gov Fixes ‘On Track’

HealthCare.gov got off a shaky start on what some are calling "D-Day" or "Judgment Day" for President Obama's health-care overhaul. The U.S. government shut...

Toll Hike Coming To Port Authority Bridges And Tunnels

Starting on Sunday at 3 a.m. drivers will have to pay more to cross Port Authority bridges and tunnels. E-Z Pass charges will increase by...

U.S. Makes Syria Weapons Offer

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announced on Friday that the U.S. has offered to provide destruction technology, operational support, and financing...

PA Song Vows Unending Violence

At an event marking the ninth anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, the Popular Arts and Military Music group performed the...

U.S. Now Indicates Iran Interim Deal Wasn’t Quite Finalized

Iran is currently enjoying a "window" of time before the six-month deal signed in Geneva on Sunday goes into effect, during which it is...

At Chanukah Ceremony, Netanyahu Pledges to Prevent ‘Darkness’ of Nuclear Iran

Israel's Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu pledged to prevent the "darkness" of a nuclear Iran, speaking at a Chanukah ceremony at the Kosel on ...

Kerry’s Scheduled Visit To Israel To Focus On Iran Deal

Secretary of State John Kerry returns to Israel next week, seeking to ease tensions with Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, who has denounced...