Friday, 27 March 2015 | A coalition of Gulf states, led by Saudi Arabia, launched airstrikes against the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen early yesterday, The Washington Post reports: “The strikes were a startling turn of events that came as the Houthis, in control of Yemen’s capital for... Read more »
Friday, 27 March 2015 | Israel is closely following developments in Yemen, where Gulf states are bombing Iranian-backed fighters, and has expressed deep concern over the fate of the last few Jews in the country.
Friday, 27 March 2015 | Saudi citizens awoke on Thursday to find their country involved in its first major military operation since the Persian Gulf War. Saudi Air Force warplanes, with the support of several other armies from the Gulf and abroad, attacked Houthi rebel positions in Yemen overnight.
Friday, 27 March 2015 | Editor's Note: For many observers in Israel and the Middle East, US rationale that would allow Iran to keep its weapons-grade nuclear program is baffling. What is Obama thinking? How does his administration not only justify its concessions to Iran but also advocate for those... Read more »
Thursday, 26 March 2015 | Late yesterday Israel's President Rivlin formally received the final count of votes from election day in Israel on Tuesday, 17 March. Afterward, he declared that his choice for building a coalition government was Benjamin Netanyahu. It was a declaration that included a solemn admonition to Israel's once and future Prime Minister.