President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held a historic phone call on Friday, in the highest level conversation between the estranged nations in more than three decades.9
New Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday he wanted talks with major powers on Iran’s nuclear program to yield results in a short period of time and that the improved mood in U.S.-Iranian relations could lead to better ties.
Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem’s Old City, the occupied West Bank and Gaza on Friday, reflecting growing tensions over an increase in Jewish visits to the al-Aqsa mosque compound.9
Britain’s Prince George, the baby son of Prince William and his wife Kate, will be christened next month, the couple’s office said on Friday.
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
Standard & Poor’s will leave Israel’s credit rating unchanged at A+, projecting its economy will remain stable.
First there was a handshake, then an invitation to talk and finally a 30-minute tete-a-tete that made for the highest-level official meeting between the United States and Iran in more than three decades.
There is no such thing as an easy vote in the current U.S. Senate, but Janet Yellen should have a relatively smooth path to confirmation if she is nominated by President Barack Obama to head the Federal Reserve.
Speaking for the first time in the name of the State of Palestine, Abbas said raising the UN status of Palestine to observer state was not aimed at deligitimizing Israel, but “to consecrate the legitimacy of a State that must exist, which is Palestine.”
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