The White House on Tuesday denounced reported comments by Israel’s defense minister that were sharply critical of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. White House spokesman Jay Carney responded to reports that Israeli military Moshe Yaalon said Kerry’s pursuit of Middle East peace is out of an “incomprehensible obsession and a messianic feeling.” “To question Secretary Kerry’s motives and distort his proposals is not something we would expect from the defense minister of a close ally,” Carney said.
Egyptians head to polls, optimistic that referendum on draft constitution will pass by wide margin. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi expected to run for president if referendum approved. Activists against constitution say protest silenced by military
The Knesset is moving to regulate the drug, though it might be a hazard without scrupulous supervision, the Pharmacists’ Association warns.
Iranian president says nuclear deal struck in Geneva was Islamic republic’s victory, the ‘surrender’ of Western powers to Iranian demands
Egyptian official says his country ‘cannot get liberated from the terrorism of the Brotherhood in Egypt without ending it in Gaza’.
BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked group that has carried out attacks across the Middle East has vowed to target Iran and Hezbollah following the death of its leader in Lebanon.
Officers tried to release Palestinian leader quickly, but he first demanded an apology from the police officers for stopping him.
Mitzna says defense minister’s comments that secretary of state is ‘obsessive’ are ‘poison arrows’; Herzog calls on Livni and Lapid to quit coalition