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Local travelers rethink trips to Israel

Families with children on trips to Israel are debating whether to bring their traveler home and airlines are dropping change fees as the violence continues in the Gaza Strip.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: Israel, gaza strip, international travel, Paula Wolfson

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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