At cost of $100,000 per interceptor, defense minister says Iron Dome is expensive, but prevented greater economic losses.
Fatah government employee living in Gaza says Hamas men harassed, beaten and at some cases killed Fatah members; some of those executed as ‘collaborators’ said to be Fatah supporters.
Analysis: Iran has surprisingly ignored US airstrikes in Iraq and supported the replacement of Iraq’s prime minister, they long-time ally; relations begin to thaw with Saudia Arabia.
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s said it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt the hamburger chain’s sales and reputation.
The so-called "Islamic State" released a video on Tuesday showing a masked militant with a London accent apparently beheading an American journalist and threatening to kill a British captive. The footage, seen by AFP after it was found online by private terrorism monitor SITE, shows 31-year-old freelance reporter Steven Sotloff dressed in orange and on his knees in a desert landscape. The masked militant addresses US President Barack Obama, condemns air strikes against the Islamic State — a Sunni jihadist group that operates in Iraq and Syria — and cuts Sotloff's throat. "I'm back, Obama, and I'm back because of your arrogant foreign policy towards the Islamic State," the militant says, speaking in British English with a London accent.
German FM Steinmeier says decision to declare 400 hectares of land in Gva’ot ‘state land’ would ‘send the wrong signal at the wrong time’; EU stressed it won’t recognize any changes made to the 1967 borders.