Congress wants bigger share of Iron Dome work going U.S. contractors.
Graphic explaining Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system, which is being used to defend the country against rocket attacks by Gaza. MCT 2014
It's the first major Israeli ground offensive in Gaza in about five years.
Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."
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.”
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.
People are more important than things.
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:
Tucson-area firefighters and emergency medical technicians are trained to respond to mass casualties — but they rarely have a need to use those skills.
Jim Messina headlines Warneke family benefit
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…
Palestinian mindset must change for talks
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."
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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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…
UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations voted overwhelmingly Thursday to recognize a Palestinian state, a long-sought victory for the Palestinians but an embarrassing diplomatic defeat for the United States.
Pitcher Eric Berger has seen the world through his clubhouse mates.
JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insinuated in an interview published Friday that Israel cannot entirely rely on the U.S. to act against Iran's suspect nuclear program, a sign that the Israeli leader is not backing down from the sharp rhetoric that strained relations this week w…