White House says US would not back Iran deal that threatens Israel, but understands Netanyahu’s reservations; Egypt hopes Iran nuclear accord will lead to stability in Middle East.
Pentagon chief Ashton Carter will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to underscore President Barack Obama's commitment to a strategic shift towards Asia, even as crises in the Middle East preoccupy Washington. Carter embarks on the first of two trips to Asia on Tuesday, stopping in Tokyo and Seoul before meeting the head of US Pacific Command in Hawaii, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The framework nuclear deal sealed by world powers and Iran leaves major questions: Could Iran cheat? Possibly. Would the U.S or anyone else be able to respond in time? In theory, yes. Are they prepared to use military force? Questionable.
CAIRO (AP) — Hard-liners in Iran and the Israeli government both condemned the framework deal on curbing Tehran's nuclear program on Friday, from opposite directions but for the same reason: The agreement, they said, gives away too much.
Hassan Rouhani vows that Iranians ‘do not seek to deceive’ the international community and calls on world powers to fulfill their part of the deal.
As the eve of Passover approaches, Israelis drive to Seders around the country — and the traffic division has plenty of instructions.
After a year worrying about their daughter, who moved to Israel to serve in the army and spent Operation Protective Edge operating Iron Dome battery, the Bermans arrive in Israel for the holiday.