Monday, January 14, 2013


'Iran may reach key point for nuclear bomb by 2014' US nonproliferation experts say America, allies should intensify sanctions, urge Obama to clearly threaten military action.

'Fortress mentality will leave Israel isolated' Jordan's Abdullah tells AIPAC delegates that stalemate in Palestinian-Israeli peace efforts will "plunge region into unknown."

Data: Arab Growth Slows, Still Higher than Jewish Rate While the Arab growth rate continues to decline, it is still higher than that of the Jewish population in the country.

Iran spying on Israel from Syria, says Pentagon Signals intelligence stations, including one in the Golan, are meant to supply information to Hezbollah.

Mali-based Islamists pledge attacks on French soil A military offensive to reclaim Mali's north from Islamist forces entered a fourth day on Monday, as al Qaeda linked-rebels promised to launch attacks on French soil in retaliation to the government's decision to intervene in the unstable West African country.

North Korea 'preparing for new nuclear test' North Korea vowed on Monday to strengthen its defences amid concerns the country may conduct a nuclear test as a follow-up to last month's long-range rocket launch.

Assad 'Living on Warship' Unconfirmed report in Saudi newspaper says Syrian strongman travels to Syria by helicopter to attend meetings.

EU reportedly to offer new Middle East peace plan Israeli sources fear European initiative for a two-state solution will force Israel "into a corner".

EU countries back France on Mali air strikes Fellow EU countries and the US have backed France's decision to bomb rebels in north Mali.

Hamas Tests Improved Long-Range Missiles Hamas recently test fired improved long-range missiles from a training base in what was once Gush Katif, PA media reported.