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In photos: Palestinians take back Jordan Valley village

On 31 January, some 300 Palestinian activists established the protest village of Ein Hijleh in a cluster of palm trees and houses in the Jordan …

Israel is Attempting to use the Syrian Conflict to Annex Syria’s Golan | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Wednesday sent two identical letters to the UN Secretary General and the President of the UN Security Council …

European boycotts begin to bite, catching Israel's attention

For years, boycott efforts in Europe seemed to be only symbolic gestures. But several major efforts announced in the past year, including one by the …

Israel boycott movement is antisemitic, says Binyamin Netanyahu

PM says founders of international boycott, divestment and sanctions movement want to see end of Jewish state<p>Binyamin Netanyahu has launched a swingeing attack on supporters of a boycott of Israel, accusing them of practising "antisemitism in a new garb", and urged the country's friends to "expose …

Iraq violence: Almost 50 killed in car bomb wave

<b>At least 49 people have been killed in a wave of car bombs in the Iraqi cities of Baghdad and Hilla, officials say.</b><p>The blasts come a day after at least 23 people were killed in bomb explosions in the Iraqi capital.<p>Last month, more than 1,000 people were killed in attacks which mostly hit Shia and …

Extremism

Hezbollah says will quit Syria if Arabs stop meddling

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah called on Sunday for Arab political forces to "stop the war on Syria," promising that if they left the country alone, his Lebanese Shi'ite group would also withdraw.<p>The three-year-old conflict in Syria has fuelled Sunni-Shi'ite tensions in …

Middle East

Smuggled video testimony documents harsh rule of Syrian Islamist group

Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant has imposed strict interpretation of sharia law since taking control in Raqqa<p>Moving testimony of how a jihadi group, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis), has imposed its own strict interpretation of sharia law has emerged in a series of video …

Suicide bombers target Iranian center in Beirut | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers targeted the Iranian cultural center in Beirut on Wednesday, killing four people and themselves in an attack claimed by Sunni militants who said it was a response to the intervention of Iran and Hezbollah in the Syrian war.<p>A civil defence member walks at the …

Why The Syrian Electronic Army Hacked Us: An Interview With The Attackers

Last week, Forbes joined the growing list of media organizations successfully infiltrated by the Syrian Electronic Army. Through spear phishing and credential stealing, the hackers were able to access our email and publishing system, post articles, and download email addresses and hashed passwords …

Latest World News, Videos & Photos

American family of four dies of toxic gas in Mexico<p>Children among the dead in devastating fire at Russian mall<p>New details on the death of a family …

Germany to assist Israelis in states where they have no embassy | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is to offer Israeli citizens consular assistance in states such as Indonesia or Malaysia where Israel has no official diplomatic representation, under a new deal to be signed by Angela Merkel when she visits Jerusalem next week.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to …

Iran boosts military support in Syria to bolster Assad | Reuters

LONDON/ANKARA (Reuters) - As Syria’s war nears the start of its fourth year, Iran has stepped up support on the ground for President Bashar al-Assad, providing elite teams to gather intelligence and train troops, sources with knowledge of military movements say.<p>A view shows damaged buildings in …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Huge Anti-American Crowds Mark Iran Revolution

TEHRAN -- Anti-American and anti-Israel sentiment ran high on the streets of Tehran on Tuesday as hundreds of thousands celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.<p>Chants of “Death to Israel” and “Down with the U.S.” reverberated and groups of young people approached NBC News’ crew to …

South Asia

Palestinian Official Says 'Armed Resistance' an Option If Peace Talks Fail

The Palestinian official who headed Yasser Arafat’s security force at the start of the Second Intifada is warning that armed conflict may well follow …