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  • Illustration United States and Israel by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    GAFFNEY: Israel betrayed?

    In October 2001, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon issued a prophetic warning: "Do not repeat the dreadful mistake of 1938, when enlightened European democracies decided to sacrifice Czechoslovakia for a 'convenient temporary solution.'

  • Virus origin in Gulf computer attacks in question

    Security technicians are beginning to suspect that highly targeted virus attacks were behind the recent crippling of computer systems at two major Gulf energy companies, even as questions swirl about the source of the strikes.

  • ** FILE ** Adm. Habibollah Sayyari, Iran's naval chief, briefs the media on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, during a press conference in Tehran on an upcoming naval exercise. (Associated Press/Fars News Agency)

    Iranian navy aims to sail off U.S. shores soon

    Iran aims to put its warships in international waters off the U.S. coast "in the next few years," the head of the Iranian navy said Tuesday.

  • World Briefs: Senior official meets Iranian leader

    North Korea's ceremonial head of state has vowed to strengthen ties with Iran and reaffirmed a shared hostility toward the United States during a meeting with Iran's leader, state media said Sunday.

  • Vice President Joseph R. Biden delivers a speech at the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay, Wis., on Sunday. (Associated Press)

    Biden says Romney set for ‘war’

    Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Sunday that Republican rival Mitt Romney is "ready to go to war in Syria and Iran" while hurting the middle class.

  • Embassy Row: Fireworks over Iran

    The head of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is demanding that President Obama vigorously enforce sanctions on Iran, as the Israeli prime minister is seething privately over the failure of White House diplomacy to stop Iran's nuclear program.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 photo, an Israeli woman talks on the phone after collecting gas masks for her family in a shopping mall in Jerusalem. A new U.N. report adds credibility to Israel's warnings about Tehran's nuclear ambitions, Israeli officials said Friday, commenting on findings that could provide ammunition to Israeli calls for military action against Iran's suspect nuclear program at a time when the U.S. and other allies are pressing the Jewish state to hold its fire. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

    Israelis say UN report strengthens Iran warnings

    Israeli officials said on Friday that a new United Nations report adds credibility to their warnings about Iran, as tensions grow between the Jewish state and its allies over how to tackle Tehran's suspect nuclear program.

  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (second right) welcomes Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi for the opening session of the Nonaligned Movement summit in Tehran on Aug. 30, 2012. (Associated Press/Iranian Presidency Office)

    Egypt leader slams Syrian regime during Iran visit

    In a clear rebuke to Syria's key ally, Iran, Egypt's new president said Thursday that Bashar Assad's "oppressive" regime has lost its legitimacy and told an international conference in Tehran that the world must stand behind the Syrian rebels.

  • Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is seen during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010. Iraq's Prime Minister is defending a decision to ban hundreds of candidates from the upcoming election, saying that it would not hurt Sunni turnout for next Sunday's vote. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

    Inside the Ring: Iraq backing Iran

    Iraq's Shiite-dominated government, led by President Nouri al-Maliki, continues to align itself more closely with neighboring Iran.

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