US Navy returns to Israeli port in sign of ‘deep alliance’

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman tour USS Ross, during a ceremony marking the 243rd anniversary of the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer, at the Ashdod port, Israel October 11, 2018. Heidi Levine/Pool via REUTERS

ASHDOD, Israel (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy warship has docked in the southern Israeli port of Ashdod, the first such visit there in almost 20 years, in what officials from both sides hailed as a sign of their strong ties in the face of shared adversaries like Iran. Foreign navies generally prefer northern Haifa as […]

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