Flashing images of corpses under rubble, the pungent stench of cadavers and nagging sounds of gunfire were enough to push Syrian artist Abdel Satar to join a fleet of refugees as they escaped the mayhem of war.
Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Israel and the United States have “better military options” against Iran than they did a year ago.
Jordan's King Abdullah in a meeting in Amman with a delegation of Jewish leaders praised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for working to bring the Palestinians to the peace negotiating table.
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met in Jordan for the second time in a week. The face-to-face meeting Monday was the result of a meeting last week in Amman with representatives of the Mideast Quartet.
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met face to face for the first time in more than a year and agreed to meet again.