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  • Does Saudi Arabia have a new role to play as stabilizer of the Middle East?

    June 27, 2016 | 11:12 am

    Ask General Yaakov Amidror to speak about the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and you might think you’d been dropped into a session of family therapy. Amidror, Israel’s stern-faced former National Security Advisor, discusses the Persian Gulf monarchy as if explaining a new and perplexing...

  • U.S., Israeli officials confer on Egypt

    July 5, 2013 | 10:08 am

    Top U.S. and Israeli officials exchanged a series of phone calls Thursday to discuss the situation in Egypt.

    The phone calls followed President Obama’s news conference Thursday night on the volatile situation in Egypt, where the army ousted President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday....

  • Israel could swoop on S-300 missiles in Syria, but with risks

    May 30, 2013 | 10:11 am

    Israel could overcome advanced S-300 anti-aircraft missiles if they were deployed in Syria but any strikes on the system would be difficult and risk alienating its supplier, Russia.

    Israel has pledged to take preventive action, seeing a future Syrian S-300 as a "game-changing"...

  • Stone-walling

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 22, 2013 | 11:50 am

    In the last two years, the Western Wall in Jerusalem — also known as the Kotel — has become a place of controversy as much as of worship. It’s the site of a battle that has long been waged by a group called Women of the Wall, who are demanding they be able to pray in the women’s...

  • App to track Obama’s Israel visit

    March 11, 2013 | 6:23 am

    Israel's Prime Minister's Office launched an app to follow President Obama's visit in real time.

    The app, which is available though Israel's Apple store, will assist journalists covering the visit and allow Israelis to receive real-time updates, including video streaming. It will...