Worried by Iran, US escorts ships through Strait of Hormuz

An Iranian warship in the Strait of Hormuz (photo credit: Alex Hicks, Wikimedia Commons)

An Iranian warship in the Strait of Hormuz (photo credit: Alex Hicks, Wikimedia Commons)

US Navy accompanies 4 American-flagged ships, British vessel, offers aid to other nations concerned with Tehran interference

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France hunts for attack accomplices, deploys 10,000 troops

Police officers and French army soldiers patrol Rue des Rosiers street, in the heart of Paris Jewish quarter, in Paris, Monday Jan. 12, 2015. France on Monday ordered 10,000 troops into the streets to protect sensitive sites after three days of bloodshed and terror, amid the hunt for accomplices to the attacks that left 17 people and the three gunmen dead. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

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Israel buying 4 new warships from Germany, PM confirms

The INS Hanit enters Eilat on Saturday, March 08, 2014. (photo credit: Yuda ben Yitach/Flash90)

The INS Hanit enters Eilat on Saturday, March 08, 2014. (photo credit: Yuda ben Yitach/Flash90)

Sa’ar-class corvettes may help protect off-shore gas rigs; Netanyahu vows to respond to threats on borders

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Israel to relax gun laws following synagogue attack

Security forces secure the scene on November 18, 2014, after two Palestinians attacked a synagogue in the ultra-Orthodox Har Nof neighborhood in Jerusalem.  (photo credit: AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON)

Security forces secure the scene on November 18, 2014, after two Palestinians attacked a synagogue in the ultra-Orthodox Har Nof neighborhood in Jerusalem. (photo credit: AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON)

Police raise threat level to second-highest designation following assault on Jerusalem prayer service

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Fearing rockets from north, IDF deploys Iron Dome near Haifa

An Iron Dome battery outside Haifa (photo credit: Avishag Shaar Yashuv/Flash90)

An Iron Dome battery outside Haifa (photo credit: Avishag Shaar Yashuv/Flash90)

Missile defense battery stationed near northern port city as a precaution against possible attacks from Lebanon or Syria

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