Friday, November 15, 2013


Diplomat: 'Quite possible' Iran deal reached next week Major powers and Iran are getting close to a first-stage agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program.

Senior US official blames settlements for talks impasse A top White House official on Thursday blamed Israeli settlement building for tensions between Jerusalem and Ramallah.

Netanyahu prepares hero's welcome for France's Hollande French President Francois Hollande is scheduled to arrive Sunday for a high-profile visit to Israel.

Libya Making Its Laws 'More Islamic' A recently revealed document from Libya's justice ministry announces the establishment of a committee to make the nation's laws better conform with Islamic Sharia law.

Hamas Tells Fatah to 'Prepare for War' During an Al-Qassam Brigade military parade Hamas officials called on Fatah to prepare for war with Israel.

Behind the IAEA report: Iran halted uranium enrichment for maintenance purposes Iran appears to have moved quickly to prevent a large increase in its most disputed nuclear stockpile.

On war anniversary, Hamas holds major military rally The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas looked to project an image of strength in Gaza.

Israeli public backs Netanyahu in dust-up with US The public has Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's back in the public tiff with the US over policy toward Iran.

Syrian rebel 'beheaded in case of mistaken identity' An al-Qaeda affiliated rebel group in Syria is reported to have asked for forgiveness after beheading a fellow rebel in a case of mistaken identity.

Deaths at Libya anti-militia protest in Tripoli The demonstrators had marched to the headquarters of the Misrata militia to demand that it leave Tripoli.