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New Yorker: Trump's top general persuaded him not to strike Iran

It appears Trump's military aides talked the former president out of attacking Iran during his last days in office.

New Yorker: Trump's top general persuaded him not to strike Iranplayer

Another Israeli ship attacked in the Gulf of Oman, Iran continues to increase enrichment

In the third such strike in over the last few months, another Israeli-owned ship was shelled, avoiding injuries or damage.

Another Israeli ship attacked, Iran increasing enrichmentplayer

Shimon Peres's secret

In 2014, former President Shimon Peres revealed a secret to two journalists. What was it?

Shimon Peres's secret

Netanyahu: We won't allow Iran to obtain nukes

Israel 'ready to face any threat' and will not allow Iran to gain nuclear weapons, no matter what, Netanyahu says.

PM responds to lifting of Iran sanctions with subtle warning

Barak won't be investigated for comments on Iran

Attorney General rules out criminal investigation against former Defense Minister over his comments on a possible Israeli attack on Iran.

Barak won't be investigated for comments on Iran strike

Bush: Give Israel 'sophisticated equipment'

Republican candidate says Arab world view America as weak, suggests Israel should be given capacity to strike Iran.

Jeb Bush: Give Israel 'sophisticated military equipment'player

Carter: Deal Makes Military Option More Effective

American Defense Secretary argues the Iran nuclear deal will leave Washington with a more effective military option if necessary.

Carter: Iran Deal Makes Military Option 'More Effective'

Not Striking Iran in Time 'Greatest Failure Ever'

Dr. Uzi Arad, who was National Security Advisor when the strike was mulled, is livid over revelations on why it was aborted.

Not Striking Iran in Time 'Greatest Failure Ever'

Barak: Ya'alon and Steinitz Nixed Iran Strike

Former Defense Minister claims Israel planned to strike Iran's nuclear facilities in 2011, but Ministers Ya'alon and Steinitz refused.

Barak: Ya'alon and Steinitz Nixed Iran Strike in 2011

Iranian Accuses Americans of Violating Deal

Senior Iranian official says Washington violating nuclear deal by stating that military option is still on the table.

Iranian Official Accuses Americans of Violating the Nuclear Deal

Carter: Iran Deal Doesn't Prevent Military Option

American Defense Secretary says nuclear deal does not mean military action is off the table to stop Iran from obtaining the bomb.

Carter: Iran Deal Doesn't Prevent Military Option

White House: Military Options on Iran Available

White House spokesman says military options remain available regarding Iran, but the administration is pursuing diplomacy first.

White House: Military Options Remain Available Regarding Iran

Dempsey: We Can Strike Iran Despite S-300 Sale

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says Washington knows all about the system Russia is selling to Iran.

Dempsey: We Can Still Strike Iran Despite S-300 Sale

Obama Official: IAF Shoot-down Story Totally False

White House denies Kuwaiti paper's claim that the threat deterred Israel from dispatching warplanes into Iranian airspace.

Obama Official: IAF Shoot-down Threat Story 'Totally False'

Gantz: We Were Never Ordered to Strike Iran

Newly retired chief of staff hints that he opposed Iran strike, influencing the political echelon to avoid the move.

Gantz: We Were Never Ordered to Strike Iran

'Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike'

Kuwaiti paper claims unnamed Israeli minister with good ties with the US administration 'revealed the attack plan to John Kerry.'

Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

Iran Threatens to Annihilate Israel

Senior Iranian commander says that any American attack on Iran will result in “the annihilation of the Israeli regime”.

Iran Threatens to Annihilate Israel if U.S. Attacks

Dempsey: Israel Knows We'll Strike Iran if Need Be

Israel and the United States are in agreement about the Iranian threat, says chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Dempsey: Israel Knows We'll Strike Iran if Need Be

Report: IDF Preparing for Armed Conflict with Iran

Newspaper claims top government officials allotted billions of shekels to IDF for possible war with Iran in 2014. But is it true?

Report: IDF Preparing for Armed Conflict with Iran

Iranian Warns Americans Against Attacking

An Iranian lawmaker threatens to turn U.S. bases to "graveyards" if his country comes under attack.

Iranian Lawmaker Warns Americans Against Attacking

Rouhani: Israel Will be Sorry if It Attacks Iran

If Israel attacks Iran's nuclear facilities, "our response will make them rue the day," says Iranian President in CNN interview.

Rouhani: Israel Will be Sorry if It Attacks Iran

Rev. Guards Chief Has Harsh Words for FM Zarif

The head of the Revolutionary Guards slams Foreign Minister Zarif, who said a U.S. attack could paralyze Iran.

Revolutionary Guards Chief Has Harsh Words for FM Zarif

Congressman: Hit Iran With Tactical Nuke Strikes

Duncan Hunter in TV interview suggests aerial bombardment preferable to sending in US troops, calls for immediate sanctions.

Congressman Suggests Tactical Nuclear Strike on Iranplayer

Nasrallah: No Israeli Strike Without U.S. Approval

Hezbollah leader predicts Israel won't attack Iran without U.S. approval, accuses Netanyahu of "psychological warfare."

Nasrallah: Israel Won't Strike Iran Without U.S. Approval

Liberman: Israel Facing Tough Decisions

Foreign Minister says Iran deal means Israel will have to make tough choices with ‘all options on the table.’

Liberman: Israel Facing Tough Decisions

Bennett: Bad Iran Deal Makes Strike Likelier

Bayit Yehudi head and Security Cabinet member: if Iran is able to break out to nuclear weapons in six weeks, 'we cannot sit quietly.'

Bennett: Bad Iran Deal Makes Strike Likelier

Netanyahu Pledges: Iran Will Not Have Nukes

Prime Minister says Khameini’s hate shows the ‘real Iran,’ and vows that Iran will not have nuclear weapons.

Netanyahu Pledges: Iran Will Not Have Nukes

Elkin: Israel Can Act Alone Against Iran

Deputy Foreign Minister backs recent statements by others that Israel can defend itself and will act alone against Iran if necessary.

Elkin: Israel Can Act Alone Against Iran

US 'Would Back Israel in Event of Iran Strike'

General Martin Dempsey notes ongoing security pact with Israel, hails Jewish state as 'example of what could be' in the Middle East.

US Military Chief: We Would Back Israel in Event of Iran Strike

Netanyahu's Ex-Aide: Israel Can Stop Iran

There's “no question” that PM Netanyahu would be prepared to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities, says former National Security Advisor.

Netanyahu's Ex-Aide: Israel Can Stop Iran 'For a Very Long Time'

Report: Israel, Saudi Arabia Plan Iran Strike

Israeli and Saudi officials are reportedly creating a contingency plan for a joint strike on Iran.

Report: Israel, Saudi Arabia Plan Iran Strike

Poll: Israelis Believe IDF Can Strike Iran Alone

84.4% of Israeli religious sector supports Netanyahu's stance in disagreement with US; 58.7% of respondents against canceling sanctions.

Poll: Most Israelis Believe IDF Can Strike Iran On Its Own

Dr. Frager: Obama Needs to Learn from Kennedy

President Kennedy would never have enabled the Iranians to obtain weapons grade uranium, says Zionist activist.

Dr. Frager: Obama Needs to Learn from Kennedyplayer

General: Obama Stopped Strike on Iran

Former Security Council head says Netanyahu planned to hit Iran – but Obama asked him not to.

General: Obama Stopped Strike on Iran

Report: Iran Thinks Israel is Close to Striking It

Lebanese newspaper says senior Iranian visited Hezbollah leaders and briefed them on this assessment.

Report: Iran Thinks Israel is Close to Striking It

Dempsey in Israel to Talk About Syria and Iran

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrives in Israel to discuss issues such as Syria and a possible Israeli strike in Iran.

Dempsey in Israel to Talk About Syria and Iran

Obama: Action on Iran in Return for Peace Talks

U.S. President promised Netanyahu to take action “within months,” but did not go into details.

Obama: Action on Iran in Return for Peace Talks

Iran's President Laughs at Israeli Strike

One laughs when hearing Israel talk about striking Iran's nuclear facilities, says President-elect Hassan Rouhani.

Iran's 'Moderate' President Laughs at Prospect of Israeli Strike

Don't Attack Us, Asks Exiled Iranian Filmmaker

Israel attacking Iran will "only aggravate the situation," says exiled Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf.

Don't Attack Us, Asks Exiled Iranian Filmmaker

'No One Can Rely on the U.S. Right Now'

Rabbi David Algaze says that Israel needs to make its own decisions on Iran and not rely on other countries.

'No One Can Rely on the U.S. Right Now'player