Wednesday, June 04, 2014


Jordan Condemns Israel for Allowing Jews on Temple Mount The Temple Mount became Jewish again on Tuesday, and Jordan didn't like it.

U.S. vacates base in Central Asia as Russia's clout rises The United States on Tuesday handed back its only Central Asian airbase to the government of Russia's close ally Kyrgyzstan.

Erdogan's tightening grip on Turkey On the first anniversary of nationwide protests that shook Prime Minster Tayyip Erdogan's rule, barely a thousand anti-government demonstrators marched in Istanbul.

First words of Bergdahl's father at White House were Arabic Clare Lopez is a former CIA operations officer, a strategic policy and intelligence expert with a focus on Middle East.

Hamas opts for the Hezbollah model On June 2, Hamas and Fatah formed a unity government in the Palestinian Authority after many months of reconciliation talks.

Palestinian analysts: Hamas ceded power to save face Isolated in the region and facing a major economic crisis in Gaza, Hamas ceded power to gain breathing space and recuperate.

Iran's reactor fuel demand emerges as sticking point in nuclear talks Iran has said it should be able to produce fuel for its Bushehr nuclear power plant.

US 'looks forward' to working with Egypt's el-Sissi The United States said Wednesday it looks forward to working with the government of Egyptian president-elect Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Obama pledges to defend Poland's security US leader Barack Obama has promised to defend Poland and other Nato allies against potential Russian aggression.

Khamenei blasts 'evil Zionist regime' for sowing discord among Muslims Iran's supreme leader accused Israel on Tuesday of sowing dissension and pitting Muslims against one another in Syria.