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ECONOMICS - Turkish exports fall by 2.8 percent in April

The country’s exports fell by 8.4 percent to $46.2 billion during the first four months of the year compared to the same period of 2015, according to …

LABOR - Saudi Binladin Group employees set fire to buses in protest after huge layoffs

Maj. Nayef al-Sharif, the spokesman for the Civil Defense in the city of Mecca, said late April 30 that firefighters put out the blaze without any …

LOCAL - Anarchists in Turkey’s İzmir ‘don’t let police touch their bodies’

Danon: PA, not Israel, rejecting peace talks

Israel on alert amid possibility of French-brokered talks, but note lack of leadership purely on PA side.

Hamas suspect charged with planting bombs, shooting rockets

An alleged Hamas member was charged with a litany of offenses in Israeli court Sunday, including planning to kill soldiers by planting bombs and …

Jewish MK: Israel is ‘ethnically cleansing’ Judea and Samaria

Leftist Jewish MK Dov Khenin of the near completely Arab Joint List party spoke with the British S<i>ky News</i> on Sunday, and claimed that Israel is …

Baghdad car bomb against Shia pilgrims kills 14

A car bomb targeting Shia pilgrims killed at least 14 people in southern Baghdad on Monday, security and medical sources said.<p>An Iraqi security …

Tunisian mother's grief: Two daughters radicalised, lost to Islamic State

LanguageUndefined Since 2011, about 6,500 Tunisians have joined militant groups in Syria, Iraq and Libya, making it largest contributor of foreign …

Egypt's media wars intensify

Coverage of the recent anti-government street protests in Egypt suggest little has changed on the media scene since the January 25, 2011 Revolution.

Egypt

Farsnews

TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami warned on Monday that the US is …

Seeking a pardon and answers

Former president Moshe Katsav’s incarceration and possible pardon from President Reuven Rivlin is at the heart of Monday’s press debate, after …

The day after ISIS is defeated

A little over a month ago, I published an article here on the military strategy required to defeat ISIS. Tragically, a few days thereafter, one of my …

How Moqtada al-Sadr Could Take Down Iraq’s Government - The Daily Beast

Khalid Al Mousily/Reuters<p>written by<p>He’s Baaaaack<p>How Moqtada al-Sadr Could Take Down Iraq’s Government<p>Supporters of the powerful Shia cleric stormed Baghdad’s parliament, leaving legislators quivering in the basement and Iraq on the edge of political chaos.<p>BAGHDAD, IRAQ — Hussain Jassim refused to …

Iraq

UK Labour chief Corbyn rejects call to denounce Hamas, Hezbollah

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn rebuffed calls Sunday to denounce contacts with terror groups Hamas and Hezbollah, while declaring that his …

FBI said to arrest man plotting to bomb Florida synagogue

The FBI arrested a man allegedly planning on attacking a Miami-area synagogue with an explosive device, a south Florida news station reported late …

University of Chile law school approves boycott of Israel

Resolution passed by Law Faculty Student Union prohibits any academic interaction with the Jewish state or its citizens

ISIS may target West as pressure mounts, expert tells ‘Post’

Islamic State is likely going to intensify attacks worldwide in the short term, but could slow down as the group suffers more losses, the head of IHS …

Boston teacher feted for averting Holocaust denial in classroom

BOSTON — When teacher Mary Beth Donovan prepared her students to read Anne Frank’s diary 10 years ago, she screened a selection of the famous …

Anti-immigrant AfD says Muslims not welcome in Germany

Members of the anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD) on Sunday backed an election manifesto that says Islam is not compatible with the constitution and calls for a ban on minarets and the burqa.<p>Set up three years ago, the AfD has been buoyed by Europe's migrant crisis, which saw the …

Islam

In anti-prostitution battle, Israel may join Europe in punishing johns

You may glimpse them lingering, all decked out at Tel Aviv’s decrepit old bus station, loitering around the train station in Beersheba or soliciting …

Analysis: Syria - a war waiting to spill over

Last Wednesday, during the middle of the tranquil Passover vacation, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot headed north. The military had imposed …

German right-wing party adopts anti-Islam platform

STUTTGART, Germany — Germany’s right-wing populist AfD Sunday adopted an anti-Islam policy in a manifesto that also demands curbs to immigration, as …

CIA relives bin Laden hit, looks ahead to next big kill

Ahead of the five-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, CIA chief John Brennan said Sunday that taking out the head of the Islamic …

Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag

The decision by European broadcasters to ban any display of Palestinian flags during the upcoming Eurovision song contest next month in Sweden …

Aleppo onslaught: Russia 'working' on Aleppo truce

Military sources say talks under way to extend "regime of silence" truce to city as Arab League mulls emergency session.<p>Russia has said it is working towards halting fighting in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, which has been under heavy government bombardment for more than a week.<p>The comments …

Russia

Supreme #Muslim Council (#Jerusalem 1924): Dome of the Rock & #AlAqsa built over Salomon's Temple is beyond dispute. https://t.co/rgzJwDUeRF

Seymour Hersh Says Hillary Approved Sending Libya's Sarin To Syrian Rebels | Zero Hedge

Seymour Hersh Says Hillary Approved Sending Libya's Sarin To Syrian Rebels | Zero Hedge<p>Trending story found on www.zerohedge.com<p>Seymour Hersh has …

Protesters to leave Baghdad's Green Zone: statement

Situation calm as protesters tour area, take photos of places they have rarely if ever been able to access<p>Iraqi protesters were to withdraw Sunday …

Ankara conducts air raids on Kurdish positions in Iraq & southeast Turkey

Four F-16 and 14 F-4 jets carried out the raids on alleged PKK positions in Qandil, Hakkurk and Avasin in Northern Iraq between 11:00 pm and 1:40am …

Turkey

What: Zionism. Why: This. The Jews need a home. An ancient goal reinforced by hate in modern day. https://t.co/Y1H5c7ymdu