Hagel nomination as the Next US Defence Secretary unnerves some in Israel

Nominated US Defence Secretary Chuck HagelJNN 09 Jan 2013 Washington D.C : President Barack Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel as the next U.S. secretary of defense is causing jitters in Israel, where some circles view the former Nebraska senator as unsympathetic or even hostile, The Associated Press reported. Continue reading

Hamas-Israel ceasefire Brokered By Egypt comes into effect

JNN 22 Nov 2012 Gaza : Following eight days of intense shelling that left over 150 people killed, a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has come into effect. The truce was announced by Egypt’s foreign minister and confirmed by both Israeli and Palestinian officials. Continue reading

Canada closes embassy in Iran , instructed Iranian Diplomats to leave within five days


JNN 08 Sept 2012 Montreal : Canada has suspended diplomatic relations with Iran, closing its embassy in Tehran and giving all Iranian diplomats in Canada five days to leave the country, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Friday, calling Iran the biggest threat to global security. Continue reading