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Slain Palestinians Were 'Top' Al Qaeda Men

By Reuters

Two Gaza militants killed by Israel on Saturday were the most senior al Qaeda affiliates in the Palestinian enclave, and one had links to jihadi networks in Egypt, Jordan and Iraq, sources said on Sunday.Read More


Australian Charity Accused of Aiding Gaza Radicals

By JTA

An Israeli legal group is threatening to sue an Australian charity unless it stops funding a Palestinian not-for-profit organization alleged to be “an active arm” of a terror group proscribed under Australian law.Read More


Farm Bill Failure Gives Democrats Opening

By Reuters

Democrats fighting an uphill battle to win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives are trying to use rural angst over the failure of congressional Republicans to pass a farm bill to win some Midwestern seats in the Nov. 6 election.Read More


Iran Offers To Limit Uranium Enrichment

By Reuters

Iran would negotiate on halting higher-grade uranium enrichment if given fuel for a research reactor, senior officials said, reviving a previous offer in a possible attempt to show flexibility in stalled nuclear talks with world powers.Read More


Al Qaeda Leader Calls for Anti-Islam Film Protests

By Reuters

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri said a film made in the United States mocking the Prophet Mohammad showed Washington was waging a “crusader Zionist war” against Muslims and he called for more protests outside American embassies.Read More


Clinton: U.S. Must Back Arab Spring Reforms

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The United States must look past the violence and extremism that has erupted after the “Arab Spring” revolutions and boost support for the region’s young democracies to forge long-term security, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday.Read More


Ehud Barak Sides With Hebron Settlers

By JTA

Israel’s defense minister, Ehud Barak, has reportedly ordered authorities to allow the Jewish owners of a building in Hebron to move into it.Read More


French Jewish Comic Fined for Slur

By JTA

A Paris court reportedly has fined Jean-François Dérec, a French-Jewish comedian and promoter of anti-racism campaigns, for using racial slurs against a black man.Read More


Swedish Book Compares Israel to Apartheid

By JTA

The Swedish Arts Council is sponsoring and distributing a new book which presents Israel as a racist entity comparable to apartheid South Africa.Read More


Netanyahu Denies Agreeing to Golan Withdrawal

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied a newspaper report on Friday that said he had agreed in principle to hand back land annexed from Syria as part of secret U.S.-mediated peace talks that broke off last year.Read More





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