Saturday, January 18, 2014


Muslim States Urge Greater International Pressure on Israel Muslim nations urged the international community Saturday to put pressure on Israel to stop construction in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.

Iran Takes Global 'Victory Lap' Senior Iranian officials have launched a full blown diplomatic charm offensive across the Middle East and Europe.

Obama Giving Up on Promoting Democracy in Middle East, North Africa The Obama administration has given up on promoting democracy in the Middle East and North Africa.

U.S. troops may return to Middle East to train Iraqis The Pentagon is considering sending U.S. troops back to the Middle East to help train Iraqi forces.

Islamist militants strengthen grip on Iraq's Falluja Al Qaeda and other insurgent groups have tightened their grip on Falluja.

Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests in two years Close to 400 priests were defrocked in only two years by the former Pope Benedict XVI over claims of child abuse.

Gaza's teens prepare for battle with Israel The New York Times followed a graduation ceremony at Hamas' training camp in Gaza.

Egypt announces landslide win for constitution Voters overwhelmingly supported Egypt's military-backed constitution in a two-day election.

'Palestinians to reject Kerry peace plan, launch diplomatic war on Israel' The Palestinian leadership has reportedly decided to reject Secretary of State John Kerry‚Äôs proposals for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

118 steps to a pioneer's house When Yehoshua Hankin purchased the Jezreel Valley in 1920, he added a codicil that gave him the right to both live and die somewhere in its midst.