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Barak says Israel never ruled out attacking Iran

Aron Heller / AP JERUSALEM: Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Tuesday his country has never promised the United States it would hold off from attacking Iran while nuclear talks were taking place. The comments, in which Barak said that a diplomatic push to reach a compromise with Iran was a waste of “precious time,” …


Iranians and Israelis call for an end to fear

By Sahar Namazikhah WASHINGTON DC: Iranians and Israelis should mark March 14, 2012 on their calendars — it is the day that the “Israel loves Iran” campaign began to unify the voices of Israelis and Iranians through the path of peace, despite the messages of war that political leaders have conveyed. Since last week, inspired by …


Israelis prefer preemptive strike to nuclear Iran, says poll

By AFP JERUSALEM: Nearly two-thirds of Israeli Jews believe that the consequences for the Jewish state of a nuclear-armed Iran would be worse than those of an Israeli attack on the Islamic Republic, a poll showed on Monday. The poll, published in Haaretz newspaper, found that 65 percent of Jewish Israelis agreed with the statement …


Worries over Iranian Jews if Israel attacks

By Amy Teibel / AP JERUSALEM: All but lost amid the heated talk about a possible Israeli attack on Iran’s suspect nuclear program are the thousands of Jews who live in the Islamic Republic and could be caught in the middle. Although Iran has a history of treating its Jewish minority fairly well, some Iranian Jews …


Israel ex-spy chief urges caution on Iran strike

By Daniel Estrin / AP JERUSALEM: The recently retired head of the Mossad intelligence agency has said Israel must consider alternatives to a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities, but another expert said Friday an Israeli attack could come within months. Ex-Mossad director Meir Dagan pointed to a need for caution after Israel’s prime minister hinted …


No Israeli decision on Iran attack, Netanyahu tells Obama

By Jeffrey Heller and Matt Spetalnick / Reuters WASHINGTON: Benjamin Netanyahu assured President Barack Obama on Monday that Israel has not made any decision on attacking Iran’s nuclear sites, sources close to the talks said, but the Israeli prime minister gave no sign of backing away from possible military action. With Obama appealing for more time …


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