Friday, November 06, 2015


Russian plane crash: UK suspects bomb was in hold  UK investigators looking at what caused a Russian airliner to crash in Egypt believe a bomb was put in the hold prior to take-off, the BBC has learned. 

US: No peace talks during Obama's term  Deputy national security advisor says neither Israelis or Palestinians have taken steps required for peace, Obama will not pressure Netanyahu during White House visit. 

Nasrallah: Palestinian attackers 'sowing fear' among Israelis  Hezbollah leader says 'intifada' will not liberate Palestine, but will drive the enemy away from Al-Aqsa Mosque. 

Analysis: Why the West should worry about Turkey  Erdogan's unwillingness to accept a legitimate, democratic election result is another sign that he is tightening his grip on power. 

Muslim council calls to ban all Jews from Temple Mount  Muslim council of clerics demands return to pre-1967 status, when Jordanian occupation forbade Jewish visitors completely. 

The roots of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict  This conflict has never been just nationalistic. It's always been interwoven with the fate of all the Arab nations of the Middle East. 

Obama: Bomb on board downed Egyptian flight 'certainly possible'  "There's a possibility that there was a bomb on board. And we're taking that very seriously," Obama said in a radio interview. 

Syria conflict: 'Mustard gas used' in Marea attack  Mustard gas was used in an attack on a town in northern Syria in August, chemical weapons experts have concluded. 

"We Did What We Learned: Attacking Christians"  Throughout the month of August, the Obama administration and the so-called mainstream media kept insisting that Islam does not promote the persecution of Christians -- all the while ignoring the direct testimonies of those who have undergone it. 

Analysis: The Obama-Netanyahu meeting: Just like the very first time ... or not  Israel and the US need to coordinate on monitoring, on sharing intelligence to get a clear picture of exactly what the Iranians are - and are not - doing.