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Al-BawabaA right move after all? Whatsapp purchase to expand Facebook’s consumer base in the Middle East. A right move after all? Whatsapp purchase...

New York TimesThey also announced that the French, German and Polish foreign ministers would visit Kiev beforehand, to meet with members of the government...

Financial TimesJust over 20 years ago, the declaration of principles that emerged from the Oslo peace talks opened up an alluring vista of two states,...

Fox NewsSaturday, Jan. 25, 2014: Egyptians wear masks of Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt.AP. ADVERTISEMENT....

Los Angeles TimesThough the Vatican hasn’t made an official announcement, news that Pope Francis may visit Philadelphia in 2015 has generated...

Washington PostThe news that President Obama will meet with Pope Francis on March 27 brightened a snowy Tuesday morning for Catholics who see a broad...

CNN International(CNN) — A new peace conference aimed at ending Syria’s civil war convenes Wednesday in Switzerland, where the international...

Is Social Media Driving Down Oil Prices?DailyFinanceCan the new digital social age cause crude oil prices to drop more than many analysts are anticipating? Conversely, despite less geopolitical concerns in the Middle East, is it too premature to think we are out of the woods? Will increased supplies … …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By...

BBC NewsThere has been widespread reaction in Israel, the rest of the Middle East and across the world to the death of Ariel Sharon aged 85 at the Sheba Medical Centre near Tel Aviv. World leaders and senior Israeli figures spoke of the dedication of his life to Israel, …World leaders react to former Israeli PM Sharon’s deathUSA TODAYIsrael’s Ariel...

USA TODAYVATICAN CITY — Pope Francis announced Sunday that he would travel to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan on May 24-26, his first visit to...

CNN International(CNN) — Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States will help Iraq in its battle against al Qaeda-linked fighters in western Iraq, but stressed it won’t send troops. Speaking to reporters in Jerusalem on Sunday during his visit to the Middle East, Kerry …Iraq forces preparing ‘major attack’ to retake Fallujah from...

USA TODAYBEIRUT (AP) — The leader of an al-Qaida-linked group that carried out attacks across the Middle East before shifting its focus to Syria’s...

Houston ChronicleRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting for the second time in two days with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD’ ah-BAHS’), trying to nudge him and the Israeli leader closer to a peace pact that would …Kerry struggles to keep Middle East peace talks on trackThe HinduSecretary Kerry...

Los Angeles TimesJERUSALEM — U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Jerusalem on Thursday to begin another round of meetings with Israeli...

USA TODAYTEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived Thursday in Israel to broker Mideast peace talks that are entering...

BloombergThe upcoming visit will be U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s 10th visit to the… Read More. The upcoming visit will be U.S. Secretary...

Fox NewsSecretary of State John Kerry will travel next week to the Middle East to meet with Palestinian and Israeli leaders about peace talks that were recently overshadowed by a new wave of violence in the region, Fox News confirmed Saturday. Kerry told the …Israel Approves Release of Palestinian Prisoners for Peace TalksBusinessweekIsrael approves release of...

Boston GlobeWASHINGTON — The first time John Kerry boarded the Boeing 757 he uses to soar around the globe as secretary of state, he bounded up...

HaaretzDespite Palestinian warnings, Netanyahu expected to announce the new housing tenders following the release of the prisoners; Kerry to arrive...

Jerusalem PostMinisters finalize list of prisoners to be freed ahead of Kerry’s return to the region; Peri: 15-25% of settlers would be evacuated in peace deal; illegal West Bank building can be treated as criminal activity. Bereaved family members protest against an impending …Kerry to Travel to Middle East on New Year’s DayVoice of AmericaKerry heads...

USA TODAYBETHLEHEM, West Bank — Two weeks before Christmas, one of the most powerful storms to hit the Middle East in a century dumped several...

Jerusalem PostNeither Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Egypt, or Hamas wishes to see another round of fighting. What we are seeing is akin to a conversation...

HaaretzLast Friday, Israel Defense Forces soldiers killed Oudeh Hamad, a resident of Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip. Hamad’s brother Radaad...

Asia Times OnlineSome commentators have hailed the deal as the best that could be had, while others have damned it as worse than no deal. Yet others...

USA TODAYJERUSALEM — What is being called the worst winter storm in decades is bringing both jubilation and misery to a wide swath of the Middle...

BBC NewsThe UK’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis has been pitiful, according to the campaign group Amnesty International. It says more than...

New York TimesJERUSALEM — Along with the travails of trying to make peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, Secretary of State John Kerry...

BBC NewsThe United Kingdom has joined the US in suspending aid for the opposition in northern Syria, the UK’s minister for the Middle East says....

New York TimesJERUSALEM — In a rare display of regional cooperation, representatives of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority signed an...

Reality TV WorldA 23-year-old American singer, who won praise for singing traditional Arab songs, lost the top prize in “Arabs Got Talent” to a Syrian dance troupe. ADVERTISEMENT. Jennifer Grout, of Massachusetts, was one of the top-three finalists Saturday in Beirut, …American singer of Arab tunes has talent – but not enoughChristian Science...

HaaretzU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, before his departure from Israel, Dec. 6, 2013. Photo by AP. Text size. Comments (0). Print Page. Send to friend. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share. this story is by. Barak Ravid. Barak Ravid. related tags.Kerry urges spirit of Mandela in Mideast peace processPakistan Daily TimesKerry: Mideast Peace Deal Closest in...

The White House just issues a joint statement from the Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Sweden, joining the United States in a united front on “Global issues.” It stops short of mentioning Syria. Here’s the statement: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September...

  On June 14th Iran will be holding its 2013 presidential elections. Given the ever present tension between the United States and Iran, and the domestic...

Hugo Chavez has died, and while he’s certainly no saint, the way some in the media have lazily characterized him is totally silly. First, we had...

According to Zennie62.com Jeremy Renner’s went from good actor, to up-and-comer after his breakout movie The Hurt Locker, and now he’s a true A-list star, working alongside Tom Cruise and going off to exotic locations like Dubai to shoot, in this case, the newest Mission: Impossible movie, Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol. Filming in Dubai created trying...

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