Wednesday, April 23, 2014


Fatah and Hamas agree to form unity government within 5 weeks Fatah and Hamas have agreed to form a unity government within five weeks.

El-Sissi's campaign chief hails 'anyone who fights Zionist enemy' The campaign manager for Egypt's former army chief, Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, frontrunner in next month's presidential elections, pledged backing in a TV debate for anyone who fights Israel.

Air Force Strikes Gaza as Hamas, Fatah Sign Unity Deal An Israeli warplane struck the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday wounding six people.

US troops arrive in Poland for exercises across Eastern Europe amid Ukraine crisis U.S. Army paratroopers are arriving in Poland on Wednesday as part of a wave of U.S. troops heading to shore up America's Eastern European allies.

Tony Blair: 'West should focus on radical Islam' Tony Blair has warned Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.

WAR ON CHRISTIANS: THE POLITICS OF PERSECUTION In Nigeria, 234 Christian schoolgirls abducted; a Jesuit priest shot in the head outside his house in Homs, Syria; a young Christian woman dragged from her car in Egypt and beaten to death...

Israel cancels planned peace talks meeting after Fatah-Hamas unity deal announced Israel cancelled a planned meeting Wednesday night with Palestinian officials over extending the negotiations.

EU elections may strengthen Putin in Europe Far-right parties are set to do well in next month's elections to the European Parliament.

US Supreme Court to Decide on Jerusalem's Status The US Supreme Court Monday decided to hear the case of an American born in Jerusalem.

From commune to oasis: Postcards from the American Colony If the American Colony Hotel could talk, the stories it would tell.