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Seen as a threat to country’s stability.
In a Rose Garden statement, alongside Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, President Obama condemned the killers of Ambassador Chris Stevens.
The Taliban is using fake pictures of beautiful women on Facebook to fool soldiers in Afghanistan.
Kuwait’s government wants visitors to know that bikinis aren’t acceptable at public beaches.
Despite conservative attacks, President Obama’s support among the Jewish community continues to rise.
Yuval Diskin, the former head of Israel’s internal Shin Bet security agency, is speaking out against that country’s leaders.
The Tunisian government has arrested the head of Tunisia’s Ettounsia newspaper, along with two editors, for publishing a photo of soccer star Sami Khedira with his girlfriend Lena Gercke, who was topless.
Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich damaged American attempts at diplomacy in the Middle East with his recent comments attacking Palestinians.
Aliaa Elmahdy’s (aka Alia Al-Mahdy) nude photos have shocked the Middle East, causing many Egyptians to condemn the blogger for her revelation.
Muammar Gaddafi, the former leader of Libya, has been killed by rebel forces according to reports.
A blogger on Middle Eastern affairs, Richard Silverstein, claims he has received transcripts of supposed FBI wiretaps of the Israeli embassy in Washington D.C.
(National Confidential) — The son of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stoked controversy by posting anti-Islam comments on Facebook. Yair Netanyahu, who serves in the Israeli military, reportedly said on Facebook: “Terror has a religion, and it is Islam.” His comments came after the March death of an Israeli family in the West Bank. [...]
A new poll shows that Egyptians do not favor an Iran-style theocracy after that nation’s recent political uprising that ousted long-time leader Hosni Mubarak.
“Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian president, and his two sons will go on trial starting August 3 in a Cairo criminal court for graft and for their role in killing protesters, Egyptian state news agency has said. A court official said Mubarak will be tried on charges of corruption and intentionally killing protesters during the [...]
Burj Al Arab picture “For the eight year running, the Burj Al Arab , the sail-shaped hotel on one of Dubai’s pristine beaches, has been voted the best hotel in the Middle East. And it is a natural choice. The 7-star hotel is a perfect example of the excessive luxury, what with walls embellished with [...]
“Afghan government officials have confirmed to Al Jazeera that some 540 Taliban officers and commanders have escaped from Kandahar prison via a 350 metre-long tunnel. Al Jazeera’s Qais Azimy, reporting from Kabul, said that a Taliban official also confirmed the overnight escape, boasting that the prison break had been ‘very well-planned’ and that it was [...]
“An Italian peace activist has become the second non-Palestinian to be murdered in just over a week in the occupied territories. Vittorio Arrigoni was murdered by the Tawheed and Jihad group, one of several extremist Islamic groups that operate in the Gaza Strip in opposition to the Hamas government. The group abducted Arrigoni in an [...]
Video catches huge sandstorm in Kuwait. WATCH:
Reacting to street protests, Jordan’s King Abdullah has dismissed his cabinet. Abdullah has asked an ex-army general to form a new government. READ MORE
King Abdullah picture King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia will leave for the United States on Monday for medical treatment for a back ailment complicated by a blood clot, and Crown Prince Sultan is returning from a vacation abroad, state news media said Sunday. Western diplomats in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, said that the prince’s return [...]
Swimsuit pictures of Laila El Baradei, daughter of Mohamed El Baradei who is running in the Egyptian elections have prompted accusations of dirty politics. Mohamed El Baradei claims the Laila El Baradei swimsuit pictures, which have been posted to Facebook, are an attempt by the government to suppress the conservative religious vote ahead of the [...]
“Saudi Arabia will allow Israel to use a narrow corridor of its airspace in the north of the country to shorten the distance for a bombing run on Iran’s nuclear facilities, the London Times reported on Saturday.” [Link]
Israel has released video of the raid on the Palestine-bound flotilla: VIDEO: Israel raid of Palestine flotilla
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