American sympathy for Israel at 22-year high

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Isreal) Americans' sympathy for Israel is at a 22-year high, according to Gallup figures released on Friday, just five days ahead of Barack Obama's first visit more…

'My Brother the Islamist' plotted terror attacks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) A white Muslim convert who labelled British troops "murderers" planned a terrorist attack on Wootton Bassett and the intelligence agencies. Richard Dart, along with Jahangir Alom, more…

20,000 preventable deaths in government hospitals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) At least 20,000 hospital deaths could have been prevented if warnings about high mortality rates had been acted on quickly, a government adviser has said. Professor more…

Libyan militia tortures Benghazi Christians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Dozens of Coptic Christians were tortured inside a detention center run by a powerful militia in eastern Libya, two of the recently released detainees told The more…

Iraq war's missing prisoners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France Presse) Qawthar Shihab Ahmed fervently hopes her brother, who she said was seized in Baghdad in 2007 by men in police uniforms, is being held in more…

Egypt bans film about nation's Jewish community

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="1jaGg4YTo357fDt3A0UFA5vesu0OgYVL"] (YNetNews) Egyptian security services have banned a film about the Jews of Egypt on the eve of its scheduled release, the director told AFP on Tuesday. more…

Stars & Stripes upside down in Jerusalem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) U.S. officials overseeing preparations for next week’s visit to Israel by President Barack Obama were alarmed to see that hundreds of American flags displayed along more…

Assad ready to use chemical weapons

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Israel’s military intelligence chief on Thursday said Syria’s embattled president, Bashar Assad, is preparing to use chemical weapons. Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi told a security more…