France: Response to Syrian WMDs use would be huge

Chemical or biological weapons will trigger ‘massive and lightning’ response, says French FM … [Read more...]

Iranian general: Israeli military strike would be suicidal

DUBAI (JWN and agencies)—A senior Iranian general warned on Saturday that an Israeli military attack on Iran's nuclear facilities would mean the end of the Jewish state, the semi-official Fars news … [Read more...]

10 Syrian soldiers killed by roadside bomb near Golan border

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Ten Syrian soldiers were killed on Friday by a large roadside bomb which the army said was planted by "terrorists" near the border with Israel, Syrian state television … [Read more...]

Algeria refuses to bury Toulouse gunman

PARIS (JWN and agencies)—Algerian authorities have refused a request by Mohamed Benalel Merah to bury the body of his son, Mohamed, in his native Algeria. Mohamed Merah was shot dead by police last … [Read more...]

Obama: Window closing on diplomatic solution for Iran nukes

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—US President Barak Obama said Wednesday that time is running out for Iran to abandon its program to develop nuclear weapons before diplomacy gives way to … [Read more...]

Israel cautiously upbeat at big power nuclear talks with Iran

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—A senior Israeli official expressed cautious optimism on Wednesday at the previous day’s announcement of upcoming big power talks with Iran about its nuclear … [Read more...]

Israel scorns European critique of housing plans

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Israel on Wednesday forcefully rejected criticism by European members of the Security Council of its plans to build some 1,000 new housing units beyond the Green Line, … [Read more...]

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