Obama weighs sanctions on Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Free Beacon) Obama administration is refusing to discuss reports that emerged early Thursday claiming that the White House is considering imposing sanctions on Israel for continuing construction more…

Oil spill one of Israel's worst eco disasters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Over 80 people were treated for respiratory problems on both sides of the Israel-Jordan border on Thursday morning, amid warnings of an ecological disaster following more…

Court upholds Temple Mount ban on activist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) The Jerusalem District Court rejected an appeal from Temple Mount activist Yehudah Glick on Thursday, ruling to uphold a restraining order barring him from the more…

Sony hack a watershed if North Korea involved

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) The hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is one of the most debilitating ever targeted at US corporate servers. The Nov 24th incident didn't just result in more…

'They chopped all their heads off'

by Bob Unruh -- (WARNING: Some references and images in the following report are extremely graphic. Use extreme caution.) An Anglican priest known as the "vicar of Baghdad" for his work in more…

Low profit, weak standards hamper Islamic banks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) The Islamic banking industry is being hampered by low profits and "mediocre" customer satisfaction despite impressive growth, officials and executives said at a financial conference in more…

It's official – America is now No. 2

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Marketwatch) Hang on to your hats, America. And throw away that big, fat styrofoam finger while you're about it. There's no easy way to say this, so I'll more…

All-'gay' domain unveiled for Web

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) A new internet domain was unveiled Thursday for sites focused on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community - .LGBT. In a statement to Secrets, the more…