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Israel settlers ‘violate rights’

Israeli settlements in the occupied territories violate Palestinians’ human rights in ways designed to drive them off the land, a UN report states.

Premier League signs new TV deal

The Premier League awards live audio visual broadcast rights for the 23 nation Middle East and North Africa region to media agency MP & Silva.

Bahrain talks ‘need crown prince’

The leader of Bahrain’s main opposition group, Ali Salman, calls for the crown prince to attend talks aimed at ending nearly two years of unrest.

VIDEO: Syria reports Israeli airstrike

The Syrian military says Israeli war planes have bombed a research centre north-west of the capital Damascus, but there has been no official confirmation from Israel.

Donors pledge $1.5bn Syria aid

More than $1.5bn is pledged at a donors conference to help civilians affected by the conflict in Syria, as state media blame rebels for a massacre.

End stages, new beginnings and MRI’s

End stages, new beginnings and MRI’s

Seven years after suffering a massive stroke the comatose ex- Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, displayed “a certain degree of consciousness” in an MRI scan conducted by a joint Israeli-American team. That was the first NEWS report I read on my birthday. I underwent my first MRI on the last Friday of 2012. The radiologist’s […]

Violence tests Egypt’s president

Unrest presents challenge for Egypt’s president

Palestinian territories profile

Provides an overview of the Palestinian territories, including key events and facts

Jordan profile

Provides an overview of Jordan, including key events and facts about this small country in the Middle East.

What MLK Might Say Today about Israel Palestine and US

What MLK Might Say Today about Israel Palestine and US

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year coincides with the inauguration of President Barack Obama’s second term. To bring attention to the urgent need for action on climate change, leaders and individuals from Buddhist, Christian [Catholic, Evangelical and Protestant], Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and other faith traditions will unite with the Interfaith Moral Action on […]

With Egypt and Syria in turmoil, Jordan needs to step up to the plate for peace

With Egypt and Syria in turmoil, Jordan needs to step up to the plate for peace

By Ray Hanania In my Creators Syndicate column this week, I write about the role that Jordan and King Abdullah must play if we are to ever see peace in the Middle East. (Click here to read the column.) The problem in the Middle East is Israel. Israel refuses to recognize the rights of the […]