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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

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campu...

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways...

Israel

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid ...

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring...

Middle East

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

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