Monday, January 07, 2013


Iran Says Patriots in Turkey Are Meant to Protect Israel The deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey is designed to protect Israel from Iranian threats, Iran charges.

Deathwatch for dictator a timebomb in Venezuela Venezuela's ruling Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (United Socialist Party: PSUV) has, since mid-December 2012, been working on devising a plan to initiate President-elect Hugo ChÃvez Frias' new term in office without the president necessarily being physically able to govern.

Egypt's Morsi remakes cabinet, increasing Islamist presence Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi rebuilt his cabinet Sunday, replacing 10 ministers and amplifying the Islamist presence in the government.

Syrians expect war after Assad's speech of peace Hours after president addresses cheering loyalists, clashes raged in the Syrian capital; cabinet present plan to solve crisis.

IN PICTURES: Israel battered by storms Israelis brace themselves for a week of torrential rains, thunderous winds; Modi'in mall flooded; snow expected Wednesday in J'lem.

Morsi: Syrians must decide how to punish Assad Egyptian president pledges support for Syrian people, says he believes they will ultimately defeat embattled Syrian president.

Israel to build 43-mile security fence in Golan Heights Israel is to build a 43-mile security fence along the armistice line of the occupied Golan Heights to prevent incursions by Islamist militants currently fighting against President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria.

President Obama to pick Chuck Hagel for Pentagon President Barack Obama has settled on Chuck Hagel, a Republican and former U.S. senator from Nebraska, to succeed Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, with an announcement expected Monday, Democratic officials told POLITICO.

Shilo Find May Show It was Sacked by Philistines Evidence of destruction confirms conjecture that Shilo was destroyed after Even Ha'ezer war.

Abbas: 'Mufti is My Hero' Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas spoke glowingly last Friday of the 'legacy' of infamous Nazi collaborator Hajj Amin al-Husseini,