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  • Yaalon denied meetings with senior U.S. officials

    October 27, 2014 | 10:39 am

    Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon was denied meetings with senior Obama administration officials during his U.S. visit, according to media reports citing senior U.S. officials.

    While in Washington last week Yaalon requested and was denied meetings with  Vice President Joe...

  • Hosting U.S. defense chief, Israel hints at patience on Iran

    April 22, 2013 | 7:46 am

    Israel suggested on Monday it would be patient before taking any military action against Iran's nuclear program, saying during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel there was still time for other options.

    With Iran's presidential election approaching in June there has...

  • Barak: Current episode with Gaza ‘not over’

    November 13, 2012 | 7:25 am

    Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak said the current episode of rocket fire from Gaza is not over, during a visit to the border with Gaza.

    Barak on Tuesday held a security analysis with the Israel Defense Forces chiefs in the area, including Gaza Division Commander Brig. Gen....

  • Israel eases West Bank travel for Ramadan

    July 20, 2012 | 10:28 am

    Israel is easing travel restrictions for West Bank Palestinians for the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

    Israel reportedly also told its soldiers that when possible they are to refrain from eating, drinking and smoking in front of Palestinians “to demonstrate a high...