Friday, September 21, 2012


* U.S. Warns Israel: Iran Strike May Affect Peace U.S. officials recently warned Israel that Egypt and Jordan could annul their peace treaties with the Jewish State if it carries out a preemptive strike against Iran.

* Rivlin: Time is running out to isolate Iran The international community should boycott Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech at the UN General Assembly next week, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin said.

* As Syrian conflict worsens, concerns soar in Turkey With fighting between Syrian rebels and government troops nearly spilling across the border, those in Turkey concerned about the war’s impact have begun to question whether their government should rethink its approach to the regime of President Bashar Assad.

* Defending graffiti, and debating Egypt's future Under cover of darkness, a few municipality workers quietly began to paint over an icon of Egypt's revolution.

* Iran shows off new air defense system Iran on Friday displayed a new, all-Iranian-made air defense system, saying it was designed to confront American warplanes in case of a U.S. attack on the country.

* Ahmadinejad: Anti-Islam film an Israeli ploy Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused Israel of being behind the anti-Islam film that has sparked violent protests in the Muslim world.

* Declassified Yom Kippur war papers reveal failures Newly declassified documents released by the IDF archives have revealed serious shortcomings leading up to the surprise attack by Egypt and Syria on Israel at the start of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

* Pakistan film protests: 15 die in Karachi and Peshawar Fifteen people have died as violent protests erupted on the streets of Pakistan's main cities in anger at an anti-Islam film made in the US.

* New Ad Implies Obama Is Cozy With Muslim Brotherhood The conservative advocacy group Let Freedom Ring released an ad Thursday to run in key swing states depicting President Barack Obama as a Muslim Brotherhood sympathizer.

* Why Didn't These Anti-Islam Films Spark Rage? Anti-Islam videos posted earlier this year sparked only a shadow of the lethal rage over the "Innocence" film, indicating that Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups have been behind.