Saturday, July 04, 2015


Op-Ed: July Fourth, Enjoy, But Beware Ramadan Independence Day used to be about victory over tyranny. Tyranny is back.

Gallup: Less Pride In Being American Than Ever A new Gallup poll reveals that Barack Obama's efforts to diminish pride among Americans in their heritage have resonated among Americans.

Iran nuclear talks: 'Deal never closer', says FM Zarif Iran's foreign minister has used a YouTube posting to say a comprehensive agreement over its nuclear programme has never been closer.

ISIS in Sinai is a serious threat to Israel Analysis: The impressive fighting abilities demonstrated by the Islamic State in northern Sinai pose a new challenge to the IDF. 

Goodbye Washington, hello Moscow? Saudi Arabia finds friendly face in Putin. The two oil-producing giants seem to have made a breakthrough last month in their often adversarial relationship, signing several cooperation pacts. 

Top Israeli official: Nuke deal will set up Iran to take over Middle East Prospective Mossad chief Ram Ben Barak warns of a Tehran immune to threats and gaining 'control wherever it pleases'.

What Hillary Is Hiding The slow drip-drip of scandal begins to take its toll.

Ukraine crisis: Rally in Kiev urges war on eastern rebels About 1,000 Ukrainian pro-government fighters and far-right supporters have marched through the centre of the capital, Kiev.

'It's Greeks against Greeks' Supporters at a meeting for the Yes in front of Athens' Panathenaic Stadium - the rally was about half the size of the No rally.

Christians Fight Back Against ISIS's Islamic War After suffering choice of forced conversion, tax to stay Christian or death, Iraqi Christians are taking up arms to fight for their faith.

Episcopalians Vote To Allow Same-Sex Weddings In Churches Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.