The two sides – Iran and an international group of nations known as the P5+1 – have agreed to continue the negotiations and set a deadline of June 30, 2015 for reaching an agreement.
The two students and a friend were apparently attacked in the Old City by Arabs; one suspect has been detained.
Hagel has served as Secretary of Defense since February 2013; resignation comes as President Obama's national security team has been battered by multiple foreign policy crises.
The way in which many secular Israelis treasure the peaceful 'Shabbat atmosphere' is similar to the feeling that Americans feel knowing that stores are closed on holidays. We need a periodic 'time out.'