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As Islamic State wanes, Iran and Hezbollah could turn on Israel

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Recent developments in the war between the Syrian regime and rebel forces show that the relative comfort zone that Israel has long enjoyed along its northern border is narrowing. The recent pummeling of the notorious Islamic State group makes an escalation in hostilities between Israel and the forces of President Bashar Assad along with his … Read More

Unveiling clock showing 8,411 days left for Israel, Iranians rage against Jewish state

Friday, June 23, 2017

TEHRAN — Iran held major anti-Israel rallies across the country Friday, with protesters chanting “Death to Israel” and condemning the occupation of Palestinian land. Marchers in Tehran headed from various points of the city toward the Friday prayer ceremony at Tehran University. Similar demonstrations were held in other cities and towns in Iran, according to … Read More

CUFI Applauds Senate Passage of Iran Sanctions

Thursday, June 15, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – On Thursday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, issued a statement applauding the Senate for passing the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 (S.722): From email action alerts and phone calls to in-person lobbying efforts, CUFI’s 3.5 million members have long supported efforts to curb Iran’s imperial … Read More

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‘Shared concern over Iran driving Israel, many Arab states closer’

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump were welcomed to the President’s Residence in Jerusalem by President Reuven Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, on Monday. Trump, who arrived in Israel after visiting Saudi Arabia on his first overseas trip since entering office, signed the guest book before holding a private meeting with Rivlin. … Read More

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Pentagon eyes Iran-North Korea military connection

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

When Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a “midget” submarine earlier this week, Pentagon officials saw more evidence of North Korean influence in the Islamic Republic – with intelligence reports saying the submarine was based on a Pyongyang design, the same type that sank a South Korean warship in 2010. According to U.S. … Read More

U.S. Acknowledges Cash Payment to Iran Was ‘Leverage’ in Prisoner Release

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Story Via: Wall Street Journal State Department confirms U.S. refused to allow Iran to take $400 million cash payment until plane carrying freed Americans left Tehran WASHINGTON—The Obama administration said for the first time on Thursday that its $400 million cash payment to Iran in January was used as “leverage” to gain the release of American prisoners, … Read More

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Trump raps Iran for violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal

Friday, April 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran is failing to fulfill the “spirit” of its nuclear deal with world powers, President Donald Trump declared Thursday, setting an ominous tone for his forthcoming decision about whether to pull the US out of the landmark agreement. As he often had during the president campaign, Trump ripped into the deal struck … Read More

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Nikki Haley urges UN to shift its criticism from Israel to Iran

Friday, April 21, 2017

UNITED NATIONS — It’s high time the United Nations Security Council set its sights on Iran, rather than Israel, United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said Thursday during the Security Council’s monthly meeting on “the Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.” “Every month the Security Council convenes a meeting on … Read More