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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 to expand Facebook’s consumer base in the Middle East. 2.5 5. Published February 23rd, 2014 – 13:18 GMT via …WhatsApp outage downs mobile messaging service for hoursITProPortalText pest: why Facebook...

New York TimesThey also announced that the French, German and Polish foreign ministers would visit Kiev beforehand, to meet with members of the government and the opposition. Secretary of State John Kerry, who was visiting Paris for meetings on the Middle East, said …Kiev explodes into chaos; at least 25 reported dead in Ukraine protestsWashington PostEU and US...

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, Israeli and Palestinian, living peacefully side by side. They would share the Holy Land and workg as partners in a Middle …Kerry eager to advance peace talks between Israel, PalestiniansXinhuaIsraeli premier brushes...

Fox NewsSaturday, Jan. 25, 2014: Egyptians wear masks of Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt.AP. ADVERTISEMENT. The three-year anniversary of Egypt’s political uprising was marked this weekend with …Egypt clashes kill 29 on third anniversary of revolutionBBC NewsEgyptian police, Muslim Brotherhood protesters clash...

Los Angeles TimesThough the Vatican hasn’t made an official announcement, news that Pope Francis may visit Philadelphia in 2015 has generated buzz among the Catholic community and city residents. Vatican officials told the National Catholic Reporter on Friday that Pope …Obama and Pope Francis likely to touch on poverty, abortion and Middle East …Washington...

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 overlap between the president’s agenda and the pontiff’s repeated denunciations of income inequality and “trickle …The Pope Francis Guide to Social Media EtiquetteBusinessweekPope Francis declares...

CNN International(CNN) — A new peace conference aimed at ending Syria’s civil war convenes Wednesday in Switzerland, where the international community hopes to apply a tourniquet to the Middle East’s worst open wound. Here’s a quick thumbnail guide to the conference:.Iran, Disinvited From Syria Talks, Says Opponents Will Regret ItNew York TimesAssad...

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 the Holy Land and one that comes amid a new U.S. push for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Francis told …Pope announces planned May visit to Israel, West Bank, and JordanFox NewsPope announces May trip...

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 civil war died on Saturday while in custody in Lebanon, the army said. In a short statement, the Lebanese army said Majid …Lebanon: Detained Saudi terror suspect Al-Majed dies in custodyCNN InternationalSaudi...

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 and Palestinian leaders, his 10th visit since taking office with the intent of renewing Middle East peace negotiations.Israeli-Palestinian peace talks at crunch time, Kerry saysWashington PostNetanyahu Expresses Doubt...

USA TODAYTEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived Thursday in Israel to broker Mideast peace talks that are entering a difficult phase aimed at reaching a two-state solution between the Israelis and Palestinians. Kerry had talks scheduled …Israel Official: Jordan Valley Must Remain BorderABC NewsKerry in Middle East for peace talksThe...

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 of State John Kerry’s 10th visit to the Middle East as he tries to end the conflict. Close. Close. Open. Photographer: Andrew …EU protests to Netanyahu over planned wave of settlement constructionHaaretzKerry...

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 the stairs in a blue knit sweater and jeans, a thick briefing binder tucked under his arm. With the sun rising over …Kerry Heads to Mideast This Week for Israeli-Palestinian TalksBusinessweekKerry heads to Middle...

HaaretzDespite Palestinian warnings, Netanyahu expected to announce the new housing tenders following the release of the prisoners; Kerry to arrive in Israel Wednesday. By Barak Ravid and Jack Khoury | Dec. 28, 2013 | 11:45 PM | 5 …Ministers release list of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be freed in advance of Kerry’s …Jerusalem PostKerry to Travel to...

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 inches of snow on the hills of Bethlehem. In addition to shuttering schools and businesses, the storm caused runoff …Worshippers, pilgrims rejoice in Jesus’ Bethlehem birthplaceFox NewsPilgrims Converge for...

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 between two deaf people. IDF medics at the scene of the shooting on the northern Gaza border, December 24, …Killing and Retaliation at Gaza-Israel Border Continue Violent CycleNew York TimesChristmas Violence...

HaaretzLast Friday, Israel Defense Forces soldiers killed Oudeh Hamad, a resident of Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip. Hamad’s brother Radaad was injured. Statements made to the media indicated that the two brothers were attempting to damage the security …Israeli civilian, Palestinian girl killed in Gaza flare-upReutersKilling and Retaliation at Gaza-Israel...

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 have examined the deal from the perspective of the United States, Israel, or the Middle East, but with little focus on what it …US will seek triggers to reimpose sanctions on Iran – RiceReutersIran nuclear talks...

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 East. The four-day storm, dubbed Alexa, began to wind down Saturday, but not before spreading snow across the hilly …Mideast Storm Dumps Snow on Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah (1)BusinessweekNetanyahu: Saving lives...

BBC NewsThe UK’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis has been pitiful, according to the campaign group Amnesty International. It says more than two million people have fled the fighting yet Britain is among several countries which have taken in no refugees at all.Europe must do more for Syrian refugees, rights group saysCNNUPDATE 1-Wintry storm grips Middle...

New York TimesJERUSALEM — Along with the travails of trying to make peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, Secretary of State John Kerry had a new problem on Friday: a major Middle Eastern snowstorm. World Twitter Logo.Kerry Visits Mideast in Latest US Push for PeaceVoice of AmericaMandela’s funeral & Israel’s self-boycottArab NewsKerry...

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. Hugh Robertson told the BBC that the move was in response to action overnight, when Islamist rebels seized bases …US, Britain cut aid to rebels in northern Syria after Islamic radicals beat Western …CBS NewsUS...

New York TimesJERUSALEM — In a rare display of regional cooperation, representatives of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority signed an agreement on Monday to build a Red Sea-Dead Sea water project that is meant to benefit all three parties. World Twitter Logo.Middle East water deal brings Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline one step closerReutersMid-East governments...

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 conflict Iran experienced during it’s last presidential election (2009) this is an election that bears paying attention to. The election is occuring at the end of president Ahmadinijad’s second term of...

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 CNN trying to diminish the Obama Administration’s success at having a better relationship with Chavez than Bush did. Now, we have AP Reporter Pamela Sampson blasting Chavez for spending oil money on Venezuela’s...

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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