Whoa! Christians get 'encouraging' sign from Obama

by Greg Corombos -- [ooyala code="QxbHNrazou27skM2DUCqbgbJfo5BwG9T" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] President Obama sent a clear and vital message in favor of religious freedom and against sectarian persecution in his address to the Feb. 6 National more…

Storm rages over status of Israeli Christians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JERUSALEM – The Knesset's Labor, Welfare and Health Committee held a very stormy debate on Wednesday over the proposed recognition of local Christians as a minority separate from more…

Iran warships headed to U.S. maritime border

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Iranian warships dispatched to the Atlantic Ocean will travel close to U.S. maritime borders for the first time, a senior Iranian naval commander said Saturday. The more…

Watch Arab gang hurl stones at Israeli soldiers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hraXRoazpDbOsuwH8g5ayFGN2fuio-Ud" player_id="40d9b99b682e4c5f990d970e4a0828cd"] JERUSALEM – Today's report on the rise in terrorist incidents in 2013 merely provides raw, dry figures. But Israelis have to deal with this violence more…

North Star getting brighter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Mashable) The North Star has remained an eternal reassurance for northern travelers over the centuries. But recent and historical research reveals that the ever-constant star is actually changing. more…

Designer seed latest target by Chinese?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The case of the missing corn seeds first broke in May 2011 when a manager at a DuPont research farm in east-central Iowa noticed a more…

U.S. to Beijing: Clarify or adjust sea claims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Chosun Ilbo) The United States' top diplomat on East Asia has suggested China's wide-ranging territorial claims in the South China Sea do not comply with international law and more…

Flight grounded by hijack attempt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AFP) Turkey scrambled a jet fighter Friday to force down an airliner from Ukraine after a would-be hijacker on board brandishing a detonator ordered it to Sochi where more…