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Following his failure in Aleppo, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s eagerness for a military intervention in Syria is stronger than ever, but will the …Turkey
Defence Minister Moshe Ya'alon is demanding that any reconciliation agreement with Turkey include the return of the bodies of two Israeli soldiers …Turkey
Plans to turn a vacant church in a Chicago suburb into a mosque have been the target of anonymous flyers.
Proposals to convert an abandoned Christian church into a mosque have met opposition from residents of a suburb outside of Chicago, evoking bitter memories of two prior battles in which Muslims …Islam
How Iran's new petroleum contracts are producing more than oil - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East
Author: Reza Yeganehshakib Posted February 11, 2016
After Iran and the six world powers signed the nuclear deal last summer, the Iranian Cabinet on …
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Growing up in Algeria, Shaira had almost everything a young man could wish for. But he also had a big secret.
In a land where homosexuality is still a crime and a sin, he was forced to live a secret life, hiding that he was gay from everyone — even his closest family.
MUNICH (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the use of ground troops in the Syrian conflict could result in world war.
Medvedev was quoted as saying in an interview published late Thursday by the German newspaper Handelsblatt that "a ground operation draws everyone taking part in it …War
Legislation, hailed by AIPAC, includes anti-BDS provision with language White House says ‘contravenes longstanding US policy,’ but president will …
"Don't you have a brain?" one lawmaker asked her.
A conservative Israeli lawmaker said there can't be a Palestinian state because there's no "P" sound in the Arabic language.
"Palestine - There isn't even a 'P' in Arabic, so it's a borrowed term that's worth analyzing," Anat Berko said in the …Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s political elite is hoping that plummeting oil prices will restrain neighboring Russia’s interventionist ambitions—and give Western sanctions on Russia a bit more bite.
Recent diplomatic overtures have raised hopes in Kiev that Moscow—which annexed Crimea and has supported …Russia
The Syrian military's resilience should not be dismissed—nor should its support. Kamal AlamFour years ago, Turkey’s then prime minister Recep Tayyip …Military
Yesh Atid chairperson MK Yair Lapid was revealed on Thursday to have quietly broken his promises to hold primaries and elections for his role, …
Tomer Ditor, who was stabbed while jogging near Neve Daniel two days ago, will join Friday’s Gush Etzion Running Group.
Former Soviet refusenik and prisoner, Israeli politician, human rights activist and author Natan Sharansky with his wife Avital after …
British musician Roger Waters has entered the fray regarding an anti-Israeli mural at York University in Toronto, Canada.
In response to demands by …Roger Waters
Last June, after announcing his candidacy, Bernie Sanders asserted that he was proud to be Jewish:
“I’m proud to be Jewish,” the Independent from …New Hampshire Primary
Parole board again throws out Sirhan Sirhan's claims he doesn't remember shooting Robert Kennedy and therefore 'isn't guilty of anything.'
The alleged minutes of a conversation about the Syrian refugee flow between Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, European Commission President …Angela Merkel
Over the past week, Kurdish militants of the YPG and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have captured several previously rebel-held villages in northern …
World powers meeting on Syria have agreed to seek a nationwide "cessation of hostilities" within a week, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.
But he said the halt would not apply to the fight with jihadist groups Islamic State (IS) and al-Nusra Front.
He also said the powers had agreed to …War
Washington (AFP) - CIA director John Brennan has said that Islamic State fighters have used chemical weapons and have the capability to make small …Islamic State (ISIS)
Truce won't apply to ISIS, Nusrah Front, U.S. Secretary of State Kerry says; Diplomatic source says deal didn't include immediate end of Russian …
The İstanbul headquarters of the pro-government Yeni Akit and Yeni Şafak newspapers were simultaneously attacked with firearms and Molotov cocktails …Hürriyet
President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday welcomed Israel’s newest qadis (Muslim judges), telling them that the existence of state-supported Muslim …Israel
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(CNN) — Major world powers have agreed to a "cessation of hostilities" and to the delivery of immediate aid in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced early Friday.
He spoke in Munich, Germany, where top diplomats from more than a dozen countries, including the United States and Russia, …John Kerry
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury blacklisted three people on Thursday for working for Islamic State, including one it said was a senior oil official and another it said had recruited Gulf nationals for the militant group as early as March 2014.
One of those sanctioned is Faysal Ahmad Ali …Indian Religion
WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official told lawmakers Thursday he was unsure of the precise location of tons of low-enriched uranium shipped out of Iran on a Russian vessel as part of the landmark nuclear agreement.
Ambassador Stephen Mull, the lead U.S. official overseeing the deal's …Iran Nuclear Negotiations
Turkey is a NATO member — and so, by treaty, an American ally. Yet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sure didn't sound like one on during a …Middle East
Dubai is like the Texas of the Middle East: Everything is bigger.
Like, really big.
Already the home of the world's tallest building, Dubai is slated to become the host of The Mall of the World. Developer Dubai Holdings says the city won't just have a glass-domed, climate-controlled interior, but …Architecture
Operations by Turkish security forces against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the town of Cizre have been successfully completed but a curfew will …