Syrian U.N. ambassador says Israel aiding rebels

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Syria's UN ambassador accused Israel of assisting Salafist and other Islamist groups in Syria to overthrow the current government in Damascus at a Security Council more…

Ayatollah: America on brink of fall

by Reza Kahlili -- The supreme leader of the Islamic regime ruling Iran in a speech has blamed America and the Western culture for the world's problems and promised it soon will more…

A 'spy' for Christ in Elizabeth's Court

by The editors of Leben -- Philip Sidney is best remembered for his remarkable contributions to English literature, but his valiant attempts to unite Protestant Europe, had they succeeded, would have changed the political more…

Pakistan's Musharraf flees court

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) ISLAMABAD -- Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf fled a court pursued by lawyers on Thursday after a judge ordered his arrest on treason charges. Musharraf, a retired more…

Saudi Arabia deports 3 'sexy' men

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Post) Three men were booted out of Saudi Arabia because they were deemed "too handsome" by religious authorities who worried that women would become attracted to more…

From Rummikub to 'God particle'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (JTA) While a great deal of international and media focus has been placed on Israel's military conflicts, the country quietly has become an energetic, ambitious incubator of entrepreneurialism more…

Do quakes threaten Iran's nuclear facilities?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) A magnitude 7.8 earthquake has rocked Iran, a week after another major quake struck the country. New Scientist assesses the risks How bad was today's earthquake? more…

U.S. 'deporting Saudi person of interest'

by Joe Kovacs -- [ooyala code="V5eHIxYjqv12fN_Pek_2jeoSPj_DkxBI"] An expert on terrorism says the Saudi national who was the original "person of interest" in connection with Monday's Boston Marathon bombing is going to be more…

Diplomats: Tehran ups nuke technology

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Technicians upgrading Iran's main uranium enrichment facility have tripled their installations of high-tech machines that could be used in a nuclear weapons program to more than more…