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Taliban Leader Killed in Afghanistan Strike

A senior Pakistani Taliban leader was killed in a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan's northern Kunar province, the NATO announced Saturday. Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/26/2012, 1:28 PM

US And Germany Criticize NATO Ally Rumania

Rumania, with looming financial crisis, is drawing criticism for tinkering with the constitution to impeach President BasescuAmiel Ungar, 7/10/2012, 5:01 AM

NATO Backs Turkey Against Syria

NATO has strongly condemned the downing of a Turkish jet by Syria saying the alliance stands with Turkey in 'strong solidarity.'Gabe Kahn, 6/26/2012, 5:28 PM

Turkey Calls for NATO Mtg on Syria Attack on Jet

Turkey has called on NATO to convene a meeting in the wake of Syria downing its jet in international airspace.Chana Ya'ar, 6/24/2012, 2:03 PM

Turkey Urges No Access to NATO Data for Israel

Turkey has decided to renege on an agreement to provide Israel with information about ballistic missile launches from terrorist entities.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/14/2012, 7:11 PM

Elbit to Supply Finnish Army

Israeli firm awarded contract for Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance program.Gil Ronen, 5/29/2012, 10:56 AM

Pakistan Is "A fly In The Ointment" For Obama

NATO has made the individual inclination of its member states to leave Afghanistan into a policyAmiel Ungar, 5/24/2012, 1:46 AM

IDF Hosting NATO's Surgeon-Generals

For first time, IDF Medical Corps hosting senior medical officers from NATO member countries.Gil Ronen, 5/21/2012, 10:00 AM

NATO Ousts Israel from Upcoming Chicago Summit

Israel will not be invited to the upcoming NATO summit that is scheduled to take place May 20-21 in Chicago, said alliance's top official.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/13/2012, 9:50 AM

Israeli Participation in Upcoming NATO Summit?

The American Jewish Committee has called on the US to get Turkey's veto lifted on Israel's participation in an upcoming NATO Summit.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/1/2012, 2:58 PM

Turkey Seeks to Block EU From NATO Summit

Turkey said it will block EU participation in NATO summit unless the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is allowed to participateRachel Hirshfeld, 4/30/2012, 6:08 PM

Turkey Punishes Israel, Blocks It from NATO Summit

Turkey has “punished” Israel by blocking it from a NATO summit for not apologizing for killing terrorists on the Mavi Mamara.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/23/2012, 9:52 AM

If You Want To Help,Open Your Wallets Says NATO

The NATO Secretary General politely told the Russians to put up or shut up.Amiel Ungar, 4/20/2012, 4:10 AM

Pakistan Taliban Threatens NATO Re-Supply Lines

The Pakistani Taliban has threatened to attack the country's lawmakers if they allow police to reopen NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.Chana Ya'ar, 3/25/2012, 1:52 PM

Taliban Suspend Qatar Based Talks With Americans

After the Qoran burnings, the killing spree by an American sergeant - and its imminent withdrawal, the US has few friends in Afghanistan.Amiel Ungar, 3/16/2012, 4:48 AM

Karzai Demands NATO Pullback After Murders

Following the murder of 16 Afghans by a US soldier, Afghan president Hamid Karzai wants NATO restricted to its bases and out by 2013.Gabe Kahn., 3/15/2012, 6:58 PM

NATO, West Pull Advisers from Afghan Ministries

Islamic rage and murderous terror attacks have prompted NATO and Western nations to yank their advisers from Afghan ministries.Chana Ya'ar, 2/27/2012, 9:17 PM

Taliban Revenge Attack Near NATO Base Kills 9

Taliban kills nine people at an Afghani NATO base and poisons food at a mess hall in revenge for the U.S. soldiers burning the Koran.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/27/2012, 12:08 PM

Report: U.S. May Intervene in Syria

A report Saturday said that the United States was planning to intervene militarily in Syria, with or without United Nations authorization.David Lev, 2/25/2012, 10:59 PM

NATO Not Mulling Involvement in Syria or Iran

Admiral James Stavridis: We're not planning to intervene in either Syria or Ian.Elad Benari, 1/25/2012, 1:12 AM

Pakistan to Re-Open Border for NATO

Six weeks after closing its border with Afghanistan to NATO in protest of a friendly-fire incident, Pakistan will re-open it – for a price.Gabe Kahn., 1/20/2012, 2:23 PM

IDF Chief: Terror Groups Threaten World Citizenry

IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz met with his NATO counterparts in Brussels saying the world must cooperate to stop global terrorismGabe Kahn., 1/18/2012, 10:42 PM

Balance of Power Change: UK to Downsize Army

Britain's top army officer warned that Britain will have to rely more on local allies as necessary economies on spending will cut manpower.Amiel Ungar, 12/18/2011, 3:24 AM

NATO Driver Killed, Tankers Torched in Afghanistan

For the second time in a week a NATO convoy in Afghanistan has been ambushed after Pakistan closed its borders to the West.Gabe Kahn., 12/12/2011, 10:10 PM

Shiite Shrine Bombings Kill 58, Wound 150 in Kabul

Twin bombings targeting Shiite worshipers in Kabul and Mazar-i-Sharif have resulted in mass casualties. Gabe Kahn., 12/6/2011, 9:07 PM

NATO Opening Gulf Center in Kuwait

NATO is reportedly advancing plans to improve bilateral defense pacts with the GCC amid heightened tensions with Iran.Gabe Kahn., 12/6/2011, 8:03 PM

US Topographer: Israel is Line of Defense for NATO

NYC topotgrapher and recent ZOA awardee Langfan says "Israel is now the heart and soul of NATO’s southeastern flank.”.Fern Sidman, A7 NY Cor., 11/25/2011, 8:39 AM

Russia Saber Rattling at US Nuclear Shield

Russia says it will aim its missiles at the US European nuclear shields deployed in Europe unless Washington addresses its concerns.Chana Ya'ar, 11/24/2011, 3:07 PM

IAF Pilots Drill Over Italy

An IAF delegation has returned from Sardinia where it conducted joint exercises with the Italian Air Force.Gabe Kahn., 11/2/2011, 7:34 PM

Libya Has New Prime Minister as NATO Mission Ends

Libya’s interim leadership chooses a new prime minister, while NATO officially ends its seven-month mission in Libya.Elad Benari, 11/1/2011, 7:23 AM

Green Berets Honored First at 9/11 Monument

The first statue at Ground Zero honors the Green Berets who responded to the call for a War on Terror after the 9/11 attack on America.Chana Ya'ar, 11/1/2011, 12:15 AM

McCain: NATO May Have to Strike Syria

Sen. John McCain says NATO might have to move from Libya to Israel’s back yard in Syria now that Qaddafi is gone. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/24/2011, 7:28 PM

Russia Permitted to Establish Humanitarian Base

A new ingredient has been introduced by Serbia into the standoff on the border with Kosovo in the form of a Russian base.Aryeh ben Hayim, 10/18/2011, 8:00 PM

Israeli, Turkish Jets Meeting in Air Show

IAF jets to take part in NATO DAYS air show in Czech Republic, for first time in the show's 11 year history.Gil Ronen, 9/22/2011, 9:27 PM

Israel Denies Turkey Blocked Mission at NATO

Israeli officials say the country may still open an office in the NATO headquarters in Brussels, denying Turkey's claim it blocked the move.Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2011, 6:26 PM

Taliban Touts Kabul Siege

Taliban leaders hailed the 20-hour siege that ended with at least fourteen dead in Kabul this week as a sign of their strength and reach.Gabe Kahn., 9/15/2011, 4:19 PM

Kabul Siege Ends With 14 Dead

A 19 hour standoff between NATO-backed Afghan security and Taliban insurgents in the capital of Kabul has come to an end with 14 killed.Gabe Kahn., 9/14/2011, 6:06 PM

Turkey Manages to Anger Both Israel and Iran

Erdogan has achieved an unusual feat – angering both Israel and Iran, which warned it will ”respond” to a NATO radar system in Turkey.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/7/2011, 11:13 AM

Rebels, West Meet to Map Libya's Future

Libyans rebels met with Western leaders to map their nation's future as strongman Muammar Qaddafi remains at large. Gabe Kahn., 9/1/2011, 9:13 PM

Kidnapped Italian Journalists Freed in Libya

Four kidnapped Italian journalists have been freed after a raid on a house in Tripoli in which they were held hostage.Chana Ya'ar, 8/25/2011, 2:52 PM

Chaos in Tripoli; 'This is a NATO War'

NATO bombs Qaddafi’s compound all night, helps rebels reach Tripoli to fight; international journalists say rebels are targeting them. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/23/2011, 7:39 AM

Libyan Revolution Triumphs; Hard Part Follows

The end of the Qadaffi regime came sooner than expected but the Western intervention is what made it inevitable. Here is why.Amiel Ungar, 8/22/2011, 11:09 AM

Assad Has ‘Surprises” for Foreign Forces

Mubarak and Qaddafi have fallen, yet Assad not only holds onto power but warns he has “surprises” in store if foreign forces intervene. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/22/2011, 9:53 AM

Qaddafi’s Troops Fight Back in Key City

As rebels continue to advance on Zawiya, Qaddafi's troops fight back, signaling a move toward the capital won't be easy.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/19/2011, 11:33 PM

Explosions Near Qaddafi Compound

At least seven loud blasts heard near Qaddafi's compound in the capital Tripoli. Meanwhile, rebels continue to close in on the capital.Elad Benari, 8/19/2011, 3:32 AM

Afghan Cleaner Shot Dead in NATO Headquarters

An Afghan cleaner has been shot dead inside the headquarters of NATO-led forces in Kabul. Reasons and perpetrator unknown.Elad Benari, 8/16/2011, 9:32 PM

NATO Underestimated Qaddafi Support

A captured general loyal to eccentric Libyan strongman Muamar Qaddafi says NATO has underestimated the dictator's support.Gabe Kahn., 8/14/2011, 12:05 PM

5 NATO Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

Five soldiers killed in roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan. Identities of the casualties not disclosed.Elad Benari, 8/11/2011, 3:14 PM

Qadaffi Govt Accuses NATO of Massacre

Libyan authorities accused NATO of a "massacre" of 85 villagers in airstrikes supporting rebel moves in western Libya.Gabe Kahn., 8/9/2011, 5:01 PM

Libya: Khamis Qaddafi Alive

A spokesman for the government of Muammar Qaddafi denied earlier reports the dictators son, Khamis, was slain in a NATO airstrike.Gabe Kahn., 8/5/2011, 5:06 PM

Rebels: Khamis Qaddafi Slain in NATO Airstrik

Rebels say Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi's son Khamis was slain in a NATO airstrike in embattled Zliten.Gabe Kahn., 8/5/2011, 2:46 PM

NATO Hands Province to Afghans

NATO has handed the fiercely anti-Taliban province of Panjshir over to Afghan control despite broad criticism the move is political.Gabe Kahn., 7/26/2011, 9:53 PM

Afghans: 80 Terrorists Killed

Some 80 terrorists were killed in a day-long gun battle with Afghan and NATO forces late last week.Gabe Kahn., 7/25/2011, 7:23 PM

Rebels Routed at Qawalish

Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi proved he wouldn't go silently into the night with a raid that sent rebel plans to advance into disarray.Gabe Kahn., 7/14/2011, 12:45 AM

France, Qadaffi Passing Notes

France has split with NATO policy and is calling for negotiations with Qadaffi.Gabe Kahn., 7/13/2011, 4:13 AM

Gates Calls Out NATO Freeloaders

In his valedictory address in Europe retiring Defense Secretary Gates calls imbalance in NATO untenable.Amiel Ungar, 6/13/2011, 2:19 AM

Karzai Ignores Wider Audience

Hamid Karzai's condemnation of NATO airstrikes could help withdrawal proponents.Amiel Ungar, 6/1/2011, 11:37 PM