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Raytheon wins $149M for Israeli rocket-defense system

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems to supply components for Iron Dome system.

October 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Raytheon wins $149M for Israeli rocket killer

Raytheon wins $149M for Israeli rocket killer

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems to supply essential interceptor components for the Iron Dome anti-rocket system.

September 30, 2014 3:48 pmLoading…
Increased support for Israel opens more doors for Raytheon

Increased support for Israel opens more doors for Raytheon

Congress wants bigger share of Iron Dome work going U.S. contractors.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense

Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense

Graphic explaining Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system, which is being used to defend the country against rocket attacks by Gaza. MCT 2014

July 25, 2014 10:01 pm

Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce

It's the first major Israeli ground offensive in Gaza in about five years.

July 17, 2014 12:57 pmLoading…
Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."

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AZ House votes to back Israel's West Bank claims

PHOENIX — Despite a long list of items closer to home to deal with, the Arizona House Monday went on record as saying the entire West Bank belongs to Israel, and the 650,000 Jews who have settled there since the 1967 war “reside there legitimately.”

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Arizona, Sonora governors will recruit technology business in Israel

Arizona, Sonora governors will recruit technology business in Israel

HERMOSILLO, Sonora — The governors of Arizona and Sonora announced Friday that they will jointly travel to Israel to support an effort to recruit technology companies to the region with complementary resources on both sides of the border.

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Gil Shapiro: Israeli-Palestinian peace is unachievable. Now what?

Gil Shapiro: Israeli-Palestinian peace is unachievable. Now what?

People are more important than things.

January 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Leading by example rather than force can restore our global luster

The new year brings hope for fresh thinking in the Obama administration on foreign affairs. Prompt decisions on a few key issues could enhance our posture, improve our security and contribute to the pursuit of peace. Here are moves that should be on the agenda:

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Tucson firefighters travel to Israel to learn about dealing with mass casualties

Tucson-area firefighters and emergency medical technicians are trained to respond to mass casualties — but they rarely have a need to use those skills.

December 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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Jim Messina headlines Warneke family benefit

October 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Obama delays Syria vote, says diplomacy may work

WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…

September 11, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Letters to the editor

Palestinian mindset must change for talks

August 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Photos: Fashion model's poster at store causes uproar on West Bank

Photos: Fashion model's poster at store causes uproar on West Bank

It's not often that model Bar Refaeli gets a cold reception. But when a black-and-white poster of the smiling Israeli beauty went up last week in the West Bank city of Ramallah, it became a target of Palestinian anger because of the message that accompanied her picture: "Fox: Coming Soon." …

July 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Key phrases to watch for as Mideast talks (maybe) begin

Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters in Amman, Jordan, on Friday that his shuttle diplomacy in the Middle East is paying off. "We have reached an agreement that establishes the basis for resuming direct final status negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis," he proclaimed.

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Fitz Blog: Easter in the news

Fitz Blog: Easter in the news

Headlines from around the world

March 27, 2013 6:00 amLoading…

Editorial: Grunt-turned-statesman, Hagel is right choice for Pentagon

The people in Washington make the policy, but it’s the little guys who come back in the body bags.

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Israel rejects US gun lobby claims on its security

JERUSALEM — Israel’s policy on issuing guns is restrictive, and armed guards at its schools are meant to stop terrorists, not crazed or disgruntled gunmen, experts said Monday, rejecting claims by America’s top gun lobby that Israel serves as proof for its philosophy that the U.S. needs more…

December 24, 2012 4:00 pmLoading…

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