Iran

U.S. Court Gives 5 Terror Victims $70M Of Iranian Funds

12/04/2013

A San Diego federal court awarded $70 million in compensation from Iran to five U.S. citizens injured in a 1997 terror attack in Jerusalem.

Culminating a 10-year legal battle, Judge Barry Moskowitz ruled on Tuesday that Cubic Defense Systems transfer the money to the plaintiffs.

Nitzana Darshan-Leitner: Out To bankrupt terrorists.

Final Iran Deal Could Include Enrichment, White House Says

12/04/2013

WASHINGTON — A final deal with Iran on its nuclear program could include a capacity for uranium enrichment, the White House said.

Iran: What Now?

11/27/2013
Editorial

Approaching this holiday weekend, as we ponder the next steps in the troubled U.S.-Israel relationship, we’re reminded of the story of the hen and the turkey checking the farmer’s menu the night before Thanksgiving. It called for a grand luncheon the next day of “scrambled eggs followed by the traditional festive meal.” Sadly, the turkey turned to the hen and said, “From you he wants a contribution; from me he wants a total commitment.”

Understanding The Deal With Iran

Looking at the fine print of the agreement to curb the country’s nuclear program.

11/26/2013
JTA

Tel Aviv — For the first time in a decade, the United States and a coalition of world powers have reached an agreement with Iran to curb the country’s nuclear program.

Is Iran deal a ‘historic mistake’ or a way to rein in the country’s nuclear program? Getty Images

Chanukah, Coney Island, Knockouts And Iran

11/25/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

It was one of those perfect Chanukah days, with my brother and I getting off the Coney Island bumper cars on the way to Kosher Country for hot dogs, when we heard "Dirty Jews!"

Before we had a chance to react in anger or fear, the two screamers were running full speed in the other direction.

Reuven Kahane

Don’t Back Down On Iran

11/20/2013
Editorial

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu complains about the “exceedingly bad deal” on the table in Geneva with Iran, U.S. officials, most notably Secretary of State John Kerry, have suggested that the Israeli leader has his facts wrong.

Is Bibi Too Far Out On Limb On Iran?

Risking break with U.S. by making issue ‘Israel-centric.’

11/20/2013
Editor and Publisher

About the worst thing you can call an Israeli is a “freier,” a sucker. And Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants the world to know that he and his government are not “freiers,” certainly not ready to accept the “bad deal” between Iran and the U.S. and key Western allies that would ease crippling economic sanctions on Tehran in return for suspending — but not dismantling — its nuclear program.

Gary Rosenblatt

Naftali Bennett, Point Man On Iran, Says He Finds Sympathetic Ear In Congress

11/17/2013
Editor & Publisher

While the Obama administration has been “a huge friend” to Israel, with “unprecedented cooperation on security and intelligence” issues, “at the end of the day Israel can’t outsource its security,” Naftali Bennett, a key member of the Israeli cabinet, told The Jewish Week in an exclusive interview here this week.

Negotiation With Iran Leads To Threat of War

Bibi: 'If Israel is forced to stand alone, Israel will stand alone.'

11/15/2013

Recent reports of the status of negotiations with Iran to resolve the risk of Iran's threat to become a nuclear power have alarming implications.  The U.S. is apparently supporting a deal where existing sanctions on Iran will be relaxed against an Iranian pledge to freeze its progress towards achieving nuclear weapon capability.

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