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Posts Tagged: MENA

December 29, 2017 8:29 am
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Gunmen Attack Coptic Church Near Cairo, Killing at Least 9

Gunmen killed at least nine people including three police in an attack on a Coptic Christian church south of Cairo on Friday, medical and security...

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

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

Trump Backs Down, Signs Order to End Family Separations at US Border

US President Donald Trump backed down on Wednesday on an immigration policy that sparked outrage at home and abroad, signing an executive order to end the separation of children from their parents...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Warns of Cyber Risks That Can Down Fighter Jets

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on governments worldwide on Wednesday to join forces to defend against cyber threats that he said could even bring down military and civilian aircraft. Cyber...

Middle East

Lebanon Minister Moves to Calm Dispute Over Iranian Passport Stamps

Lebanon's interior minister tried on Wednesday to calm a dispute over a change in rules for entering the country, which some politicians feared reflects deepening influence of Iran and its...

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