IDF chief hails naval commandos for weapons seizure
IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz meets Klos C at Eilat Port, says "every rocket had a destination" • Seized weapons moved to Navy base where experts will examine them • PM Benjamin Netanyahu: We will prove that Iran is brazenly lying. Lilach ...
Rescuers scour sea for lost Malaysian jet
No confirmed wreckage found, "life raft" report false alarm • Officials say possibility of hijacking cannot be ruled out • Questions over security after at least two stolen passports used • Jet may have disintegrated in midair, says investigation ...
New York ultra-Orthodox protest Israeli enlistment bill
An estimated 50,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in prayer meeting in Manhattan, protesting against haredi enlistment bill that is expected to be passed by the Knesset soon • United Torah Judaism MK Yisrael Eichler flies to New York to attend event.
Netanyahu: In Middle East, it takes three to tango
Bloomberg View columnist Jeffrey Goldberg says U.S. President Barack Obama will warn Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of "bleak future" for Israel without peace with Palestinians • PM upon landing in U.S.: I will uphold Israel's vital interests ...
Winds of war blow through Crimea
Ukrainian minister accuses Russia of "military invasion and occupation" as Russian troops block international airport Friday morning • U.S. pledges support for new Ukrainian government • Kerry: Lavrov assured me Moscow would not intervene militarily.
Warning shots fired to turn monitors back from Crimea
U.S. reportedly ramps up its military presence across Eastern Europe, sending six F-15 fighter jets to join NATO air patrols over Baltic states and bolstering number of troops and planes to take part in routine exercise in Poland. Reuters and Israel ...
Ukraine parliament ousts Yanukovych, Tymoshenko freed
Ousted President Viktor Yanukovych denounces "coup d'etat" • Russia: Ukraine's opposition failing to fulfill its side of peace deal • White House urges swift formation of unity government • Freed former PM Yulia Tymoshenko remains divisive figure.