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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

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, by Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Report: Donald Trump to Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday. The 64-year-old veteran oil...

Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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