Obama Appoints New Mideast CoordinatorPresident Barack Obama has appointed a new coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf, the White House announced Saturday.
Kerry to Skip Israel on Mideast TripUS Secretary of State John Kerry will visit 9 countries in Europe and the Middle East next week - but not Israel, the State Department said
Ros-Lehtinen: Hagel Doesn't View Israel as a US 'Ally'Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: “Chuck Hagel has a difficult time understanding that Israel is our ally."
2013: Israel Falling off Media RadarInternational media seem to be beginning to get fed up with the Palestinian Authority issue. Iran and Syria are taking the headlines.
American Troops to Help Protect Turkey from SyriaThe Pentagon reportedly plans to send Patriot missiles, soldiers to Turkey under a NATO plan to defend against attacks from Syria.
Defense Official: Focus on Preventing a Nuclear IranDefense Ministry Diplomatic-Security chief Amos Gilad says Israel's priority should be to prevent a nuclear Iran.
Cantor: Obama Has Continued Pattern of Throwing Israel Under BusHouse Majority Leader Eric Cantor accused President Obama of showing a lack of regard for the Jewish state.
Obama to Talk About Iran, Muslim Unrest in UN SpeechPresident Barack Obama will tell world leaders the United States "will never retreat from the world" at the UN General Assembly.
Panetta: No Plans to Bolster Forces in Middle EastU.S. military has no major plans to bolster its forces in the Middle East despite violent protests targeting diplomatic outposts.
Iran Can Help Solve Middle East Problems, Says UNIran, which has balked at UN demands for inspecting its nuclear sites, can help solve the problems in the Middle East, Ban Ki-moon said.
Attack on Iran Means Regional War, Says Ex-IDF GeneralAn Israeli military attack on Iran would ignite a regional war, former IDF Operations Commander Yisrael Ziv told Army Radio Sunday.
Ad Slams Obama's Israel Record in Newspapers Across AmericaEmergency Committee for Israel publishes an ad in Jewish newspapers across America citing liberals' criticism of Obama’s Israel record
Mofaz: Turkey Will Become Mideast 'Superpower'Israel must come to terms with Turkey's superpower status in the Middle East, said Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz.
Peres and Clinton Discuss Middle East at Brookings InstituteDuring his visit to the U.S. President Peres discussed strategic challenges in the Middle East with U.S. Secretary State Clinton.
Tel Aviv Ranked Middle East's Most Expensive CityTel Aviv is the Middle East’s most expensive city and the 31st most expensive city in the world for expats, a cost of living survey says.
US Congressman Flunks Mideast 101Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Joe Pitts encourages Sharon and Arafat to negotiate. Arafat died in 2004 and Sharon is comatose.
Prosor: UN Nuclear Conference 'Not Relevant'UN ambassador Ron Prosor blasted the world body, saying that it was a hotbed of incitement and falsehood, focused on the wrong things.
Oren: Israel Only Place in Mideast Christians Aren't EndangeredAmbassador Oren: As 800,000 Jews were once expelled from Arab countries, Christians are forced from lands they've inhabited for centuries.
The Decline of the American Superpower?The perception in the Arab world is that the U.S. is weakening; what, then, does this mean for Israel?
Saudi Arabia Plans to Acquire Nuclear WeaponsSaudi Arabia plans to obtain nuclear weapons, but its nuclear power will be for “peaceful use,” a former intelligence official said Monday.
International Media Gives Shalit Story Widest Possible CoverageJerusalem Capital Studios will offer direct broadcasts of Shalit’s return to news networks worldwide.
IAEA Adopts Anti-Nuke Resolution for MideastThe International Atomic Energy Agency resolved all countries in the Mideast should sign an anti-nuke pact; move seen as targeting Israel.
Consequences of American retreat from the Middle EastUS weakness in the Middle East inevitably will have ripple effects in other parts of the globe.