Lebanon to return straying Israeli diver after six months’ captivity

JERUSALEM (JWN)—The International Committee of the Red Cross announced Wednesday it is about to hand over an Israeli diver who was swept by a strong current into Lebanese waters last September and has … [Read more...]

Two million pro-Palestinians ready for “March on Jerusalem”

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—A mass protest aimed at asserting Arab claims to Jerusalem is set to bring some two million demonstrators on a “March to Jerusalem” this coming Friday. Organizer Ribhi … [Read more...]

Iranian Revolutionary Guard and Hezbollah aiding Assad

By AMR AHMED CAIRO (Asharq al-Awsat) – Free Syrian Army [FSA] commander Brig.-Gen. Hussam Awak, who previously defected from the Syrian Air Force Intelligence Directorate, revealed that an … [Read more...]

Forty killed, 100 wounded in Damascus car bombing

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Two booby-trapped cars blew up at security sites in Damascus on Friday, killing an estimated 40 persons and wounding at least 100, according to Syria’s Dunia television … [Read more...]

10,000 soldiers desert Syrian army

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)--More than 10,000 soldiers have recently deserted the Syrian Army, opposition sources say. In addition, an estimated half of the conscripts drafted in the last three … [Read more...]

Lebanese Army dismantles rockets aimed at Israel

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Lebanese troops discovered and neutralized four Katyusha rockets in southern Lebanon that were ready to fire at northern Israel on Monday. Last week a rocket launched … [Read more...]

Four Katyusha rockets from Lebanon strike Galilee

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—In the eighth incident since the 2006 Second Lebanon War, Katyusha rockets fired from Lebanon struck the Western Galilee late Monday night. No casualties were reported, … [Read more...]

Dozens of CIA spies reported captured in Lebanon and Iran

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)--Dozens of CIA agents were captured recently in Lebanon and Iran, current and former US officials told The Associated Press and ABC News on Monday. According to ABC … [Read more...]

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