First Gaza rockets fired against Israel since Qassem Soleimani killing

World Jan 16, 2020

First Gaza rockets fired against Israel since Qassem Soleimani killing

The Israeli military said four rockets were fired Wednesday from Hamas-controlled Gaza, the first since Israel's ally the U.S. killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. "Four rockets were just fired from Gaza at Israel. Two rockets were intercepted mid-air by the Iron Dome aerial defence ...

World Jan 7, 2020

Argentina boosts security at airports and U.S. Embassy over Iran tensions

Argentina's government boosted security at its airports, borders and the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires as tensions simmer between the United States and Iran, the South American country's defense minister told local media on Monday. Argentina, which suffered two attacks, in 1992 and 1994, decided ...

For Israel, Iran strike could be back on the table

World Jan 7, 2020

For Israel, Iran strike could be back on the table

Iran's dramatic announcement that it no longer intends to honor its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers could soon revive discussions in Israel over a possible military strike on Iranian targets. While Israel has kept a low profile since the U.S. killed ...

Israel's opposition seeks swift end to Netanyahu immunity bid

World / Politics Jan 6, 2020

Israel's opposition seeks swift end to Netanyahu immunity bid

The Israeli opposition pushed Sunday for parliament to swiftly address Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's immunity request, potentially speeding up the embattled leader's appearance in court. Netanyahu announced his bid for immunity just two months before the March 2 general election, with opponents slamming the move ...

Iran abandons nuclear deal limits after U.S. kills key general

World Jan 6, 2020

Iran abandons nuclear deal limits after U.S. kills key general

Iran said Sunday it would no longer abide by any of the limits of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after a U.S. airstrike killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, abandoning the accord's key provisions that block Tehran from having enough ...