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  • West seeks to pressure Iran at U.N. nuclear meet

    March 2, 2012 | 8:43 am

    Western powers hope to win Russian and Chinese backing for rebuking Iran at the U.N. nuclear agency next week over Tehran’s failure to address mounting fears that it is secretly bent on acquiring nuclear weapons capability, diplomats say.

    Seeking to ward off any such diplomatic...

  • Poll: Little support in Israel for solo strike on Iran

    March 1, 2012 | 8:40 am

    A wide majority of Israelis either oppose an Israeli strike on Iran or would favor an attack only if it was carried out with U.S. agreement, an opinion poll showed on Thursday.

    The survey by the University of Maryland and the Israeli Dahaf Institute was released before talks next...

  • Ehud Barak: Attack on Iran ‘very far off’

    January 18, 2012 | 8:40 am

    An Israeli attack on Iran is “very far off,” Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said.

    “We haven’t made any decision to do this. The entire thing is very far off,” Barak said during an interview Wednesday with Israel’s Army Radio after being asked whether the United States was...

  • Israel test-fires ballistic missile: Israel Radio

    November 2, 2011 | 9:15 am

    Israel test-fired a ballistic missile on Wednesday, Israel Radio said, amid a heightened public debate over the possibility of an Israeli attack against Iran’s nuclear program.

    “Israel today carried out the test-firing of a rocket propulsion system from the Palmachim base (in...

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  • Report: Israel fears U.S. ‘no’ on Iran attack

    July 7, 2009 | 2:39 pm

    Israeli leaders have not asked the United States for approval to attack Iran for fear Washington will turn them down, according to a news report.

    The Washington Times reported Tuesday that two unnamed Israeli officials close to Benjamin Netanyahu said the prime minister is concerned...

  • U.S. denies giving Israel ‘green light’ to strike Iran

    By JewishJournal.com

    July 7, 2009 | 2:20 pm

    From HAARETZ.com:

    Vice President Joe Biden’s statement that Israel can decide on its own whether to strike Iran’s nuclear sites should not be construed as an American “green light” for such an action, the State Department said on Monday.

    “We are certainly not going to give a green light to any kind of military strike, but Israel is a sovereign country and we’re not going to dictate its actions,” State Department spokesperson Ian Kelly said on Monday. Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.