Middle East

Tensions simmer between Iran and Israel as war devastates Gaza

Israel carried out a military strike on Iran early Friday, a US official told CNN, in a potentially dangerous escalation of a fast-widening Middle East conflict that Iranian officials have so far sought to play down. Follow for live updates.

Israel weighs response to Iran attack

The United States will impose new sanctions targeting Tehran after Iran’s attack on Israel over the weekend. Follow for live updates.

Israel weighs response to Iran attack

The Israeli war cabinet has reviewed military plans for a potential response to Iran’s unprecedented aerial attacks. Follow for live updates.

Israel weighs response after Iran fires missile barrage

Israel’s war cabinet meeting has ended without a decision on how Israel will respond to Iran’s attack, an Israeli official said. The cabinet is determined to respond — but has yet to decide on the timing and scope. Follow for the latest updates.

Iran launches dozens of drones toward Israel

Iran launched more than 100 drones toward Israel, according to an Israeli military official, in retaliation for an Israeli strike on the Iranian consulate in Damascus earlier this month.