Thursday, November 08, 2012


* House Panel to Hold Closed Hearing on Deadly Libya Attack The U.S. House Intelligence Committee is planning to hold a closed hearing next week to discuss the brutal attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

* Turkey to Ask NATO for Patriot Missiles on Syrian Border Turkey is planning to ask NATO for Patriot missiles to help defend its southern region from Syria.

* China congress: Hu Jintao opens party meeting on leadership change Addressing more than 2,000 delegates, Mr Hu said that a failure to tackle the issue "could prove fatal to the party".

* Obama win opens way for new Mideast push: Blair President Barack Obama's election victory opens the way for renewed efforts to revive moribund peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.

* Peres warns: Iran threatening another Holocaust President Shimon Peres joined Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Thursday to inaugurate the city's brand new Russian Jewish museum and tolerance center.

* Israeli history of the week: Early videotapes The Library of Congress has recently digitalized a collection of over 10,000 photographs and videos taken by the "American Colony" in Jerusalem.

* Muslim Brotherhood: Obama Needs To 'Accept The Will Of The Arab People' Islamists in the Middle East are speaking out following President Barack Obama's re-election Tuesday night.

* For Pakistani Flag Industry, Obama Victory May Be Encouraging Many Pakistanis fear that President Barack Obama's re-election will mean a surge in American drone strikes.

* Egypt says it will back Palestinian bid to upgrade status at UN Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammad Kamel Amr said on Thursday that his country would support the Palestinian bid to become a nonmember state at the United Nations.

* PM says conducting 'business as usual' with US Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Thursday that he is conducting "business as usual" with the United States two days after the US President Barack Obama's reelection for a second term.