Israel braces for ‘fly-in’ by hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Hundreds of police and other security forces are to converge on Ben-Gurion International Airport on Sunday to greet hundreds of foreign pro-Palestinian activists expected to try to … [Read more...]

Jordan to revoke citizenship of senior PA officials

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Jordan intends to revoke its citizenship from senior Palestinian Authority and PLO officials, according to a report in the Saudi newspaper Al-Madina. It is not clear … [Read more...]

Violence pauses as Syrian cease-fire takes effect

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—The Syrian Army and rebel forces appeared to stand down as a cease-fire deadline took effect at 6 a.m. Thursday, foreign news sources reported. The cease-fire, brokered by … [Read more...]

Moslem Brotherhood platform: ‘Every aspect of life to be Islamicized’

CAIRO (JWN and agencies)--The Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate for the Egyptian presidency promises to totally Islamicize Egyptian society if elected, according to newly uncovered footage of an address … [Read more...]

Quartet calls for Palestinian Authority, Israel to curb violence

WASHINGTON (JWN and agencies)—Representatives of the Mideast Quartet—the US, UN, EU, and Russia—met in Washington on Wednesday and issued a statement expressing a review of the stalled peace process … [Read more...]

Iran promises ‘new initiatives’ at Istanbul nuclear talks

TEHRAN (JWN and agencies—The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) announced Wednesday that the Islamic Republic intends to offer “new initiatives” at the coming weekend’s … [Read more...]

PA protests to UN Security Council over Israeli settlements

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—The Palestinian Authority sent a protest letter to the UN Security Council on Monday accusing Israel of plans to build new settlements that destroy prospects for a … [Read more...]

Peres still hopeful Obama will release Pollard

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—President Shimon Peres's office released a statement Tuesday downplaying an initial rejection by Washington of his plea to release Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard from … [Read more...]

Iran claims capture of ‘big Israeli terror network’

TEHRAN (JWN and agencies)--Iran's Intelligence Ministry announced on Tuesday that its forces have uncovered and arrested “a large and sophisticated Israeli terror and sabotage network” after months of … [Read more...]

Sinai natural gas pipeline blown up for fourteenth time

EL-ARISH (JWN and agencies)—Unidentified terrorists blew up the pipeline carrying natural gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan on Monday. It was the fourteenth attack on the pipeline since former … [Read more...]

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