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Former Israeli prime minister Sharon dies at 85

Israeli media is reporting that former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma since a debilitating stroke eight years ago, has died at 85.

Saturday - 01/11/2014, 07:57am EST

Tags: Ariel Sharon, Israel

U.S. officials: Israel launches airstrike into Syria

U.S. officials say Israel has launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a suspected weapons site.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 10:34pm EDT

Tags: Israel, syria, airstrike

Religious groups to respond to anti-jihad ads

A coalition of religious groups is responding to an advertising campaign in the D.C. mass transit system that equates Muslim radicals with savages.

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 04:29pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Israel, free speech

Muslim group plans to combat pro-Israel Metro ads with more ads

Advertisements sponsored by a Muslim advocacy group were unveiled Friday in response to a pro-Israel ad posted in four Metro stations this week.

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Metro, muslim, Israel, veronic robinson

Anti-Muslim ad creates more controversy

A controversial ad that calls Muslims "savages" will greet commuters at four unidentified Metro stations Monday.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 10:13am EDT

Tags: Metro, Israel, Islam, courts

Ambassador: Iran planned to blow up Israeli Embassy

When Manssor Arbabsiar, a 56-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen, was arrested and charged with plotting to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. in Washington, another alleged high-profile component to the plot escaped the attention of many.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 09:23pm EDT

Tags: Manssor Arbabsiar, Michael Oren, Israel, Iran, nuclear, j.j. green, Fred Burton, Stratfor

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Israel to Iran: Shut down nuclear program or risk attack

Israel is sending a strong warning to Iran's Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei about the country's nuclear weapons program. "He can have a nuclear program or he can remain in office. Shut it down and remain in power," Michael Oren, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. tells WTOP.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 03:05pm EDT

Tags: Israel, pentagon, Amos Harel, Michael Oren

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Shadow war threatens London Olympics

Tens of thousands of security and military personnel are patrolling Olympic venues, but in the shadows, a large group of international security and intelligence foot soldiers are roaming the streets and back alleys with instructions -- to stop a terror strike before it starts.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 06:04am EDT

Tags: Olympics, Fred Burton, Stratfor, Hezbollah, Iran, Israel, j.j. green

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