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US airlines to resume flights to Israel

NEW YORK (AP) — All three U.S. airlines serving Israel will resume flights there Thursday, following a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip. United Airlines was the first to announce the resumption […]

07/24/2014

March 18, 2014 --  Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators’ state Capitol day event in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to […]

07/23/2014

A arrivals flight board displays various canceled and delayed flights in Ben Gurion International airport a day after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration imposed a 24-hour restriction on flights after a Hamas rocket landed Tuesday within a mile of the airport, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew into Israel's main airport Wednesday despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban in an apparent sign of his determination to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence of progress in ongoing negotiations. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany’s two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas. Lufthansa and Air Berlin extended their […]

07/23/2014

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (AP Photo)

FAA continues ban on US flights to Tel Aviv

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it will continue its ban on U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv while assessing the danger of rocket attacks. The agency said Wednesday it is working closely […]

07/23/2014

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (AP Photo)

FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby. The ban began […]

07/22/2014

FILE - In this file photo made Jan. 21, 2010, a passenger walks past a Delta Airlines 747 aircraft in McNamara Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Romulus, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

3 US airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport, while another cancelled only its Tel Aviv service. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines […]

07/22/2014

US Airways and American Airlines planes at DFW International Airport. (AP Photo)

BREAKING NEWS: Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear

Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. A Delta Boeing 747 from New York was flying over the […]

07/22/2014

A man walks past a shop selling decorations ahead of New Years Eve in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Israel likes a party but is torn about New Year’s

JERUSALEM (AP) — Happy New Year? Not so fast, if you’re in Israel, where the somber, soul-searching and autumnal new year of the lunar Jewish calendar overshadows the Gregorian’s Jan. 1. The highly diverse country […]

12/30/2013

Stone age recycling cave at the north of Israel next to the city of Zichron Yaakov. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Cavemen were recyclers, too

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — If you thought recycling was just a modern phenomenon championed by environmentalists and concerned urbanites — think again. There is mounting evidence that hundreds of thousands of years ago, our […]

10/11/2013

In this Sunday, July 28, 2013 photo, journalists work inside a studio of the new television channel I24news  in Tel Aviv, Israel. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

New TV channel tells Israel’s side of the story

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — State-of-the-art TV studios above an ancient Mideast port signal Israel’s arrival in a modern media landscape in which countries increasingly seek to broadcast their own perspective to the world. Israel […]

07/31/2013

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (AP Photo)

Hagel: US committed to Israel’s military edge

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel assured Israel on Monday that the Obama administration is committed to preserving and improving the Jewish state’s military edge and affirmed Israel’s right to decide for itself whether to attack Iran to stop it from building a nuclear bomb.

04/22/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry (AP Photo)

Kerry upbeat after 3 days of Mideast diplomacy

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday wrapped up three days of high-level Mideast diplomacy on a positive note, saying he held “very constructive talks” with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

04/09/2013

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