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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An Israeli spacecraft blasted off to the moon in an attempt to make the country’s first lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. A communications satellite for Indonesia was the main cargo aboard the Falcon 9 rocket, which illuminated the sky as it took flight. But Israel’s privately … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch

United States | The Ministerial To Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East

United States – Tackling the Region’s Most Challenging Problems There is no shortage of challenges in the Middle East. From weapons proliferation and humanitarian crises, to terrorism and energy security, these issues and others pose serious threats to stability in the region and to security around the world. The ministerial will reinvigorate efforts to address … Continue reading United States | The Ministerial To Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East

United States | Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L Thompson Travels to Germany and Israel

United States – Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L Thompson will travel to Germany and Israel, February 13 – 21, 2019. In Germany, the Under Secretary will participate in the 2019 Munich Security Conference. She will discuss cyber security issues in a roundtable discussion, and will participate in a … Continue reading United States | Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L Thompson Travels to Germany and Israel

United States | Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale Travel to Romania, Germany, and Lebanon

United States – Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to Romania, Germany, and Lebanon January 9-15. On January 9, Under Secretary Hale will arrive in Cluj, Romania where he will meet with EU political directors. While in Romania, the Under Secretary will also meet with senior Romanian officials in Bucharest … Continue reading United States | Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale Travel to Romania, Germany, and Lebanon

United States | Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

United States – The United States fully supports Israel’s right to defend itself against Iranian regional actions that endanger Israeli national security and the safety of the Israeli people. Iranian support of and supply to terrorist groups in Syria and across the region that have the clear intent and capability to strike Israel are unacceptable. … Continue reading United States | Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

TEL AVIV, Israel | Netanyahu takes on defense post amid call for early polls

TEL AVIV, Israel— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on the defense minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his government even as early elections appeared increasingly likely. Netanyahu said heading to elections now, amid repeated violent confrontations with Gaza militants, was “irresponsible” of his coalition partners, who have been pushing for … Continue reading TEL AVIV, Israel | Netanyahu takes on defense post amid call for early polls