Friday, April 20, 2012


Ministers ponder creation of EU super-president Ideas kicking around in a reflection group of select EU foreign ministers include merging the roles of the EU Council and European Commission presidents.

Barak Doesn't 'Buy' Khamenei's Anti-Nuke Fatwa Defense Minister Ehud Barak - in Washington to meet with American officials ahead of the next round of nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 - said Iranian supreme leader Ayatolla Ali Khamenei could not be trusted to halt Tehran's controversial nuclear program.

Iraq's second Gulf oil terminal comes online Iraq's second of five floating Gulf oil terminals came online on Friday.

Tens of thousands protest military's rule in Egypt's Tahrir Square The protests were aimed at stepping up pressure on the generals to hand over power to civilians.

Egypt grand mufti: Muslims must protect J'lem The Egyptian grand mufti - who has come under heat in Egypt for a visit to Jerusalem - defended his pilgrimage in front of an Islamic council in Cairo.

Security and Defense: Meet the 'Cyber Defenders' August 2013. IDF tanks and armored personnel carriers are taking up positions throughout southern Lebanon following a series of Scud missile attacks on Tel Aviv.

South Sudan 'to withdraw troops' from Heglig oil field South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has ordered the withdrawal of his troops from the Heglig oil field across the border in Sudan.

'Fed up' French Muslims mobilize to unseat Sarkozy France's Muslim community is mobilizing voters to reject President Nicolas Sarkozy in Sunday’s election.

'PA Terrorists Continue Nazis' Work' "There is no difference between the Nazis and those who stabbed and try to kill a Jew tonight near the Tomb of Simon the Righteous."

Brussels to breathe sigh of relief after French vote The first round of France's presidential elections on Sunday (22 April) will bring Brussels a step closer to resumption of normal business.