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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 Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Jews Cast Weary Eye on German Election Results, With Strong Showing of Far-...

As expected, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her country’s federal...

Israel

‘The Jewish People Know What It Is to Struggle for an Independent Hom...

As five million Kurds in northern Iraq prepare for Monday's historic referendum on independence, Israelis from across the political spectrum...

Middle East

Syria to Top Agenda During Russian Defense Minister’s First Visit to ...

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit the Jewish state in October and meet with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman,...

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