Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey warned the Syrian government Monday against entering the Kurdish-controlled enclave in northern Syria where a major ...
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Major General Mordechai threatens Hamas

COGAT message to Hamas heads: 'Stop violent border disturbances. IDF will take harsher measures.'

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Vice President Mike Pence confirmed as AIPAC conference speaker

Vice President Mike Pence has been confirmed as keynote speaker for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee annual policy conference.

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Iranian wrestler temporarily banned after intentional loss to avoid Israeli opponent

Iran's youth and sports ministry is hailing the wrestler a hero, even though his decision resulted in suspension from international ...
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Israelis being terrorized by immigrants, top diplomat says

Right and left-wing lawmakers debate the fate of African asylum seekers to be expelled in a Knesset discussion on Israel's ...
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Turkey warns Syrian army against helping Kurdish YPG in Afrin

By Angus McDowall and Tuvan Gumrukcu BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey warned on Monday it would confront Syrian government forces if ...
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Iranian protesters storm British Embassy in Tehran

photo Hard-line Iranian protesters stormed British diplomatic compounds Tuesday, hauling down the Union Jack, torching an embassy vehicle and pelting buildings with petrol bombs in what began as an apparent state-approved show of anger over the latest Western sanctions to punish Tehran for defiance over its nuclear program.


Egypt’s Christians try to stem Islamists in vote

photo Ahead of elections, Egypt’s Coptic Church discreetly told followers to vote for an alliance of leftist and liberal parties sponsored by a Christian tycoon. The move by a Church normally wary of inserting itself into politics showed how deeply Egyptian Christians fear that Islamists will come to power.