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After the announcement of American Alan Gross being released from a Cuban prison, President Obama announces an end to an approach he says "for decades has failed" U.S. interests.
November 19th, 2014
09:18 PM ET

Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer: Home demolitions "do serve as a deterrent"

Israel has ramped up security after two Palestinians wielding a gun and butcher knives killed five people, three of them Americans, at a synagogue.

Officials have vowed to demolish the homes of the two attackers. Officials did demolish the home of another Palestinian who killed two people last month when he drove his car into a crowd of people standing at Jerusalem train station.

The Associated Press found the attacker's grandmother sitting in the rubble today. She told them she was proud of her grandson's actions, saying "no one should feel sorry for us, for our demolished home."

OutFront, Israel's Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer.


Filed under: International • Iran • Israel • News
November 10th, 2014
10:22 PM ET

State Department: Iran nuclear talks are not about trust

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a dire warning to the United States Monday, saying Iran's "terrorist" regime must not be allowed to get a nuclear bomb.

"I call on the P5+1 countries - don't rush into a deal that would let Iran rush to the bomb," Netanyahu said in a statement.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry just ended two days of talks over Iran's nuclear program with the country's foreign minister.

State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki is OutFront.


Filed under: International • Iran • Israel
July 24th, 2014
08:47 PM ET

MH17 not the first plane shot down: Iran Air 655 was downed by U.S. Navy in 1988

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is not the first passenger jet to be shot out of the sky.

At least six airliners have been shot down since 1973.

Among the deadliest: Iran Air Flight 655 involving a U.S. Navy ship.

CNN's George Howell has the story.


Filed under: International • Iran • MH17 plane crash • News
June 26th, 2014
08:13 PM ET

Will more U.S. military advisers make a difference in Iraq?

Another wave of U.S. military personnel arrived in Iraq Thursday as the deadly battle for control of the country rages on.

Syrian radicals 'brainwash' kidnapped Kurdish schoolchildren

A bomb blast inside northern Baghdad killed 19 people and wounded 41 more. That comes a day after a suicide attack at a market south of Baghdad killed 13 people, and a car bomb explosion in northern Kirkuk killed six more people and wounded 21 others.

Iraq crisis: Key developments

OutFront, CNN Military Analyst - Retired Colonel Peter Mansoor - who was the executive officer to General David Petraeus during the surge in Iraq. Also joining us, CNN Counterterrorism analyst and former CIA official Phil Mudd.


Filed under: Iran • Iraq • ISIS • News • Syria
January 30th, 2014
09:00 PM ET

Inside the site of the the 1979 Iran hostage crisis

CNN has a rare look inside the former U.S. embassy in Iran where dozens of American diplomats were held and tortured by Iranians for 14 months in 1979.

Many may remember it from the Hollywood hit, Argo.

Today, the embassy is an anti-American museum, but it looks almost exactly like it did 34 years ago.

CNN's Jim Sciutto has the exclusive footage.

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Filed under: International • Iran • News
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