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Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz charged Wednesday that the Obama administration's decision to temporarily suspend flights to Israel was tantamount to an economic boycott of Washington's closest Middle East ally.
Concern was growing for an Indiana group of religious tourists who flew to Israel just before all U.S. airlines were grounded from leaving or entering the country's main airport.
The Israeli economy is weathering the escalating conflict in Gaza as if it was a "bad winter storm," the deputy governor of the country's central bank said Wednesday.
Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg offered a strong defense of Israel while visiting the country Wednesday and said the FAA "got it wrong" on its decision to cancel flights to Israel.
The death, destruction and chaos from the Israeli-Gaza conflict has been captured in striking photos on the ground, but even astronauts can see the fighting as it unfolds.
A circus troupe that traveled from St. Louis to Tel Aviv to take part in a cross-cultural exchange expected to be doing backflips as part of their routine, but not when it came to their travel plans.
When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.
As fighting continues in Gaza and Israel, two blind women, one Israeli and one Palestinian, describe how they experience war through hearing it, and how it affects their lives.
John Kerry isn't afraid of the FAA. Just a day after the top U.S. airline regulator banned flights to Tel Aviv, Kerry flew in to try to wheel and deal an end to the violence in Gaza.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday there have been "steps forward" in the diplomacy aimed at ending the fighting between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas, as he arrived in Jerusalem for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli officials.
TORONTO, ONTARIO: NOVEMBER 06, 2012 - An Air Canada plane taxi's across the runway at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Tuesday, November 06, 2012.
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Transportation minister convened meeting of senior civilian aviation officials who recommended that Uvda airport be utilized to replace Ben-Gurion Airport beginning noon local time.
As the madness in the Middle East plays out, the Mayor of Lynchburg, Mike Gillette, is in the middle of it all.
The FAA has banned U.S. -Israel flights for up to 24 hours following rocket attacks near Tel Aviv airport U.S. CAPTIONING COMPANY AND RIGHT NOW AT 6:00 NO AMERICAN FLIGHTS ARE BEING ALLOWED TO FLY TO THE AIRPORT IN TEL AVIV FOLLOWING AN HAMAS ROCKET EXPLOSION NEARBY.
Some members of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley made it back to the U.S. just in time after a rocket landing new the Tel Aviv airport led to flight restrictions to Israel.
Despite the danger in the Middle East, many Jewish families plan to keep their travel plans to Israel this summer.
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