Monday, May 27, 2013


Americans gather to honor fallen service members Americans planned to gather at cemeteries, memorials and monuments nationwide to honor fallen military service members on Memorial Day, at a time when combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks of World War II veterans dwindles.

Syria fighting rages, more chemical attacks reported (Reuters) - Heavy fighting raged around the strategic Syrian border town of Qusair and the capital Damascus on Monday and further reports surfaced of chemical weapons attacks by President Bashar al-Assad's forces on rebel areas.

Nasrallah: If Syria Falls, Israel will Win Syria is 'the rear guard' of Hizbullah, says Nasrallah. "We are idiots if we do not act" to save Assad.

Expert: Assad May Choose 'Samson Option' Dr. Mordechai Kedar says Assad could attack Israel viciously if he has nothing to lose.

Sky apps defaced by Syrian Electronic Army hackers Several of Sky's Android apps have been removed from the Google Play store after they were targeted by the Syrian Electronic Army hacking collective.

Syria conflict: EU considers amending arms embargo EU foreign ministers are discussing UK and French calls to ease sanctions so Syria rebels can be supplied with arms.

Feiglin: Netanyahu Takes Orders from Waqf Likud MK hopes Coalition Chairman Levin will come around and support him vis-a-vis PM in Temple Mount row.

Kerry Announces Plan to Boost PA Economy U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry unveils plan to boost the PA's economy by attracting $4 billion in private investment.

* '5,000 Hezbollah troops in Syria, with 5,000 more set to join them' Israel should try to stay out, but is increasingly likely to be drawn into the conflict, expert tells the World Economic Forum.

Tehran deploys 'massive' number of missile launchers Iranian defense minister says new weapons, capable of reaching Israel, can 'crush the enemy/ - but Iran won't start hostilities.