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Posts Tagged: MENA

October 4, 2013 11:47 am
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Violence Erupts in Egypt Following Friday Prayers

Another round of violent clashes erupted in Cairo following Friday prayers, Egyptian state news agency MENA reported. Security forces fired teargas at supporters of ousted president...

January 25, 2013 1:13 am
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Middle Eastern Threats Against Christians Unite Region’s Denominations

The difficulties of Christians in the Middle East have enabled the region's Christian communities to unite and bridge their differences, according to the...

January 24, 2013 12:35 am
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Christian Egyptian Convert and Her Children Sentenced to Prison

An Egyptian woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison together with her seven children for converting to Christianity. Her supporters are...

January 24, 2013 12:27 am
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Clinton Testifies to Congress About Benghazi Attack

Washington Post - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, testifying Wednesday in a Senate hearing that was politically charged and at times emotional, ...

January 23, 2013 1:07 am
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Al Qaeda on the Rise: The Grim News From Africa

Accepting his party's renomination for president on Sept. 6, Barack Obama boasted, "Al Qaeda is on the path to defeat, and Osama bin Laden...

January 22, 2013 12:10 am
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The New Middle East Paradigm

In 1996, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan convened an international forum at the Hashimiyya Palace in Amman with guests from the entire...

January 16, 2013 1:34 am
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Ted Deutch Secures Top Democratic Spot on Middle East Panel

Rollcall - In a last-minute coup, Ted Deutch nabbed the ranking member slot on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North...

January 10, 2013 5:10 pm
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B’nai B’rith Raising Awareness on Persecution of Middle East Christians

B'nai B'rith International, the world's oldest Jewish service organization, is teaming up with experts to promote knowledge about the roughly 200 million...

January 9, 2013 9:29 pm
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Syrian Christians Flee War and Instability

Amid the Syrian civil war, Christians are fleeing in greater numbers from the region, with many heading to neighboring Lebanon then Europe. "We don't...

Culture

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Radiohead Rocks Tel Aviv With Longest Performance in 11 Years, Defying BDS

JNS.org - Some 50,000 Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on Wednesday night...

Features

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

World

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Named New White House Press Secretary

Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday was named the new White House press secretary, replacing Sean Spicer. Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci made the announcement to reporters in the James...

Israel

Anti-Israel Protests Held in Turkey, Jordan Over Temple Mount Security Meas...

Demonstrations in support of Palestinian worshipers in support of their struggle against the new Temple Mount security measures were held...

Middle East

Erdogan Allies Attack Istanbul Synagogue, Warn of Further Violence Over Tem...

Activists from a Turkish fascist youth movement whose leader enjoys close relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked the...

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