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Israel and Iran's apparent strikes and counterstrikes give new insights into both militaries

Apr. 20, 2024 00:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israel demonstrated its military dominance over adversary Iran in its apparent precision strikes that hit near military and nuclear targets deep in the heart of the country, meeting little significant challenge from Iran's defenses and providing the world with new insights into...

US sanctions fundraisers for extremist West Bank settlers who commit violence against Palestinians

Apr. 19, 2024 12:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday imposed sanctions on two entities accused of fundraising for extremist Israel settlers already sanctioned, as well as the founder of an organization whose members regularly assault Palestinians. The Treasury Department...

The Latest | Netanyahu says Israel will decide how to respond as Iran warns against retaliation

Apr. 17, 2024 23:05 PM EDT

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would decide whether and how to respond to Iran’s major air assault earlier this week, brushing off calls for restraint from close allies. Israel has vowed to respond to Iran’s unprecedented attack, leaving the region bracing for...

Netanyahu brushes off calls for restraint, saying Israel will decide how to respond to Iran's attack

Apr. 17, 2024 18:05 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday his country would be the one to decide whether and how to respond to Iran’s major air assault earlier this week, brushing off calls for restraint from close allies. Israel has vowed to respond to Iran’s...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Apr. 16, 2024 19:13 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: April 12 The New York Times on aid to Israel The suffering of civilians in Gaza — tens of thousands dead, many of them children; hundreds of thousands homeless, many at risk of starvation...

Israel says it will retaliate against Iran. These are the risks that could pose to Israel

Apr. 16, 2024 17:01 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is vowing to retaliate against Iran, risking further expanding the shadow war between the two foes into a direct conflict after an Iranian attack over the weekend sent hundreds of drones and missiles toward Israel. Israeli officials have not said how or when...

The Latest | Israel says it will respond to Iran's attack as world leaders urge restraint

Apr. 16, 2024 00:05 AM EDT

Israel’s military chief said Monday that the country will respond after Iran launched an attack involving hundreds of drones, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles. World leaders are urging Israel not to retaliate. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says “all sides must show...

Israel’s military chief says that Israel will respond to Iran’s weekend missile attack

Apr. 15, 2024 19:08 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s military chief said Monday that his country will respond to Iran’s weekend attack, but he did not elaborate on when and how as world leaders urged against retaliation, trying to avoid a spiral of violence in the Middle East. The Iranian attack on...

Biden hosts Iraqi leader after Iran's attack on Israel throws Mideast into greater uncertainty

Apr. 15, 2024 16:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday hosted Iraq’s leader at the White House as his administration worked to prevent an escalation in Mideast hostilities following Iran’s weekend aerial assault on Israel. Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani was visiting for...

The Latest | Israel says 99% of drones and missiles launched by Iran were intercepted

Apr. 15, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

Israel on Sunday praised the success of its defenses in the face of an attack by Iran involving hundreds of drones, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles while tensions ran high over a possible Israeli counter-strike. An Israeli military spokesman said the launches numbered more...