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  • If U.S. strikes Syria, destroyers likely to deliver the blow

    August 28, 2013 | 3:11 pm

    If President Barack Obama decides to take military action against Syria for using chemical weapons in its two-year-old civil war, the initial blows likely would be delivered by four U.S. guided missile destroyers currently in the Mediterranean.

    Beyond that, the president has a...

  • U.S. to sell Saudis $30 billion in combat aircraft

    December 29, 2011 | 12:43 pm

    The United States will sell Saudi Arabia $30 billion in combat aircraft and upgrades.

    “This agreement includes production of 84 new aircraft and the modernization of 70 existing aircraft as well as munitions, spare parts, training, maintenance and logistics,” a statement from the...

  • Terrorism of ‘70s Forced Israeli Move

    By Hirsh Goodman

    December 15, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    The dates and times are all one blur. What remains crystal clear, however, is what it was like to be an Israeli in the early 1970s, when the phenomenon of international terror began: Japanese terrorists landing at Lod Airport and gunning down dozens of pilgrims just arrived from...

  • Community Briefs

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    6 Million Remembered Nun's the Word on Mother's Day

    It's not every day or even every year that a Jewish organization honors a Catholic nun -- but naming her Community Mother of the Year seems odd for a Jewish organization. This year, the Jewish Home for the Aging (JHA) is honoring...

  • Banking on the Future

    By Tom Tugend

    March 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Tourism to Israel is slumping, but the country's national airline is betting $400 million on a liftoff.

    That's the amount El Al spent on three new Boeing 777 aircraft, which were turned over to El Al on Jan. 31.

    The planes, known as "Triple 7" but formally designated as the Boeing...