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U.S. Puts Egypt Aid on Hold Amid Protests

By Haaretz

The United States has put negotiations geared at renewed U.S. financial aid to Egypt on hold following protests against an American-made anti-Islam movie, which started in Cairo and spread across the Muslim world, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.Read More


U.N. Warns Iran To Cooperate on Nukes

By Reuters

The U.N. nuclear agency insisted on Tuesday that Iran must address concerns about suspected bomb research, saying it was ready for talks and avoiding any mention of Tehran’s allegation that “terrorists” may have infiltrated the Vienna-based agency.Read More


Romney Derides Obama Supporters in New Video

By Reuters

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney dismissed supporters of President Barack Obama - almost half of U.S. voters - as people who live off government handouts and do not “care for their lives,” in a potentially damaging video.Read More


Struggling Romney Campaign Tries To Retool

By Reuters

After a difficult week that sparked a wave of Republican hand-wringing, Mitt Romney’s campaign team fought back on Monday against a report of disarray in his inner circle and promised to retool his message with more specifics of his policies.Read More


Anti-Islam Film Sparks New Round of Protests

By Reuters

Protesters in Afghanistan and Indonesia burnt U.S. flags and chanted “Death to America” on Monday in renewed demonstrations over a film mocking the Prophet Mohammad that has unleashed a wave of anti-Western sentiment in the Muslim and Arab world.Read More


Occupy Protesters Return, In Smaller Numbers

By Reuters

Occupy Wall Street celebrated its one-year anniversary on Monday with a day of demonstrations that resulted in nearly 150 arrests but failed to produce the turnout or fervor that first propelled the movement into the national conversation.Read More


European Leader Holds Talks With Iran on Nukes

By Reuters

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will meet Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator on Tuesday, Ashton’s office said on Monday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a political solution was still possible in the stand-off over Tehran’s atomic programme.Read More


Peres Offers New Year's Message to World

By JTA

Israeli President Shimon Peres in a Rosh Hashanah message called Diaspora Jews “full partners” with Israel.Read More


El Al Ends Flights to Cairo

By JTA

El Al said it is discontinuing its weekly flights to Cairo.Read More


Gabe Kapler Leads Israel in Baseball Classic

By JTA

Team Israel has announced its 28-man roster for the World Baseball Classic Qualifier, which begins this week.Read More


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