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Iran, World Powers Reach Nuclear Agreement

Terms will limit Iran’s uranium enrichment for up to 15 years in exchange for lifting sanctions.


TEL AVIV — Iran and world powers including the United States reached a final agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear program.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif leaves a final press conference of Iran nuclear talks in Vienna. Getty Images

My Predictions For Iran Agreement

This much is certain regardless of the contents of the agreement being drafted in Vienna.  As soon as the white smoke wafts out of the Palais Coburg chimney:

1.     Iran will declare victory. The government needs it at home to rally public opinion and to counter pressure from the hardliners. It also knows how much any boasting irritates its enemies, especially in Israel, Saudi Arabia and the GOP{. 

Kerry Lays Wreath At Paris Kosher Market


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid a wreath at a kosher supermarket near Paris where four people were killed on Jan. 9.

White House Says It Should Have Sent Higher-Level Representative To Paris Rally


The White House acknowledged that it should have sent a higher-level representative to the anti-terrorism rally in Paris.

Pollard's Albatross

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu phoned Secretary of State John Kerry Saturday evening to ask him to intervene to release Jonathan Pollard in the wake of a fainting incident that send the convicted Israeli spy to a hospital earlier in the week.

"Jonathan is sick, his health is in danger, and after 30 years in prison it's time he is released," according to a statement from the PM's office. 

Hagel Out; 'True Friend Of Israel'

Chuck Hagel's nomination to be secretary of defense two years ago was met with considerable angst on the part of many friends of Israel. His resignation today was met with regret, especially at the Israeli Defense Ministry.

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon called him "a true friend of Israel" who made "large and significant" contributions to the two nations' security ties. 

That's a far cry from the initial response to nomination of the maverick former Republican senator from Nebraska. 

Kerry Is Zionist Mouthpiece: How Did They Find Out?

The likelihood of a nuclear agreement with Iran grows increasingly unlikely, and whose fault is that?

The Jews and the Republicans, according to the chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Hassan Firouzabadi as reported by Iran's FARS news agency.

Kerry: U.S. Deeply Concerned By Rising Anti-Semitism


Secretary of State John Kerry said the recent rise in anti-Semitism is of great concern to the U.S. government.

Kerry Discusses Anti-Semitism With U.S., European Jewish Leaders


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry participated in a roundtable discussion on the increase in anti-Semitism with American and European Jewish community leaders.

U.S. Officials: No Change In Procedure For Arming Israel


U.S. officials denied reports of a change in the procedure through which their government supplies arms to Israel.

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, State Department Deputy Spokeswoman Marie Harf said: “Let me be clear: There has been no change in policy, period.” But she also said that,  “Given the crisis in Gaza, it is natural that agencies take additional care with deliveries as part of an inter-agency process.”

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