israel http://kbia.org en Israeli Ground Operation In Gaza Continues http://kbia.org/post/israeli-ground-operation-gaza-continues <strong>This post was updated at 6:15 p.m. ET:</strong><p>U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to the Middle East on Saturday in hopes of finding a way to stop the fighting between Israel and Hamas.<p>"Israel has legitimate security concerns, and we condemn the indiscriminate rocket fire from Gaza into Israel that ended yesterday's temporary cease-fire," Jeffrey Feltman, deputy U.N. secretary-general for political affairs, told the Security Council on Friday. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:15:00 +0000 editor 56344 at http://kbia.org Israeli Ground Operation In Gaza Continues Conflict between Israel, Hamas intensifies http://kbia.org/post/conflict-between-israel-hamas-intensifies <p></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:54:20 +0000 Casey Morell & Jason McLure 56291 at http://kbia.org Conflict between Israel, Hamas intensifies Elections in Israel shift focus to political center http://kbia.org/post/elections-israel-shift-focus-political-center <p></p><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In elections held last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party received the majority of the votes, which secures him another term as prime minister.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But the election wasn't exactly a complete triumph for Netanyahu. His party, </span>Likud<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, only received 31 seats in</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Israel's parliament. That's 11 fewer seats than they received in the last election.</span></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:44:05 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 28159 at http://kbia.org Elections in Israel shift focus to political center Curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions http://kbia.org/post/curbing-irans-nuclear-ambitions <p>Hundreds of Iranian men took to the streets of Tehran on Wednesday to demonstrate their anger over Iran’s collapsing currency and deteriorating economic conditions. The chanting protesters marched to a major market area, where riot police had attacked suspected black-market currency traders. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 22:40:55 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 22303 at http://kbia.org Curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions Iran: A ticking time bomb? http://kbia.org/post/iran-ticking-time-bomb <p>Diplomatic distress over Iran&rsquo;s nuclear program is reaching a fever pitch.</p><div> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 23:40:27 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 10653 at http://kbia.org Iran: A ticking time bomb?