52 companies apply to explore for oil in Lebanon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Lebanon's Energy Ministry says 52 companies have participated in a pre-qualification process to win licenses for offshore oil and gas work. The ministry says the companies more…

Israel's Arbel Caves: Ultimate hiding place

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Forty-five years after my first climb up Mount Arbel, I tried it again this week. How beautiful it is during this almost-spring season, filled with more…

Greeks find cause of all their woes: Jews

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) The remnants of Greek Jewry has just marked the seventieth anniversary of the 1943 deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau from Thessaloniki – Greece’s “Little Jerusalem” – of more…

Hagel denounces 'provocative' N. Korea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24673818&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=320&width=425" height=320 width=425 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (BLOOMBERG) Kim Jong Un ordered North Korean rocket forces on standby to strike the U.S. and South Korea as Secretary of more…

N. Korea puts U.S. cities in nuke crosshairs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hkc2prYTq5W_TGzKnpe2osiWIvkHTh28"] (FOX NEWS) North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s latest threat is his most specific yet – a vow to strike the U.S. mainland, complete with a more…

Cuba new hotbed of child-sex tourism

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TORONTO STAR/MIAMI HERALD) The 50-something Canadian steps inside a downtown bar, his left arm wound tightly around the waist of a young prostitute as he flashes a sly more…

Christians mark Jesus' crucifixion on Good Friday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24673586&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=320&width=425" height=320 width=425 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] JERUSALEM — (AP) Hundreds of Christians streamed through the cobblestone alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, hoisting wooden more…