Meeting took place after U.S. defense chief Mattis sat down with Israeli counterpart in Tel Aviv, said Iran continues to threaten Israel with ballistic missiles
Barak Ravid is the diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz newspaper. He joined Haaretz in April 2007, covering the Prime Minister's Office, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense, dealing with issues such as U.S.-Israeli relations, EU-Israeli relations and the peace process.
Before joining Haaretz, Barak Ravid worked for two years for Maariv daily newspaper, spending a year covering the Palestinian Authority and a year as a diplomatic correspondent.
Ravid has a BA in the history of the Middle East from the University of Tel Aviv. He served for six years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, and concluded his service with the rank of captain. He and his wife live in Tel Aviv.
Candidate for leadership of Labor, Erel Margalit, meets with Jibril Rajoub, warns of impending intifada because of government's refusal to give prisoners access to a phone
The travel warning to Egypt's Sinai remains in effect
Move against six teams initiated by Palestinians, backed by FIFA panel; Israelis pessimistic
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Agreement reached after Merkel rebuffed successive requests by Netanyahu's office that the memorandum of understanding for the purchase of three submarines be signed
East Jerusalem site held a Jordanian military post in the Six-Day War
In a modest shift, Moscow goes beyond expressing support for East Jerusalem to be the capital of a future Palestinian state to affirm Israeli claims to the western part of the city
Later Friday Pence called Netanyahu to thank him for Israel's support for U.S action in Syria; Netanyahu said he hopes the United States' message is heard not just in Damascus but also in Tehran and Pyongyang.
59 Tomahawk missiles fired at Syria airbase from which chemical attack appear to have originated; Trump: Years of attempts at changing Assad's behavior have failed; Syria: U.S. is ISIS' partner; Kremlin: Attack caused significant damage to U.S.-Russia ties.