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EU Surge in Aid to PA Despite Economic Crisis

3 Kislev 5772 – November 29, 2011
Despite a dire economic crisis throughout Europe, the European Parliament (EP) has just decided to increase the budget for aid given to the Palestinian Authority (PA) by €100 million – a 30 percent increase over previous years.

Egyptian Elections Draw Crowds, Support for Islamist Parties

3 Kislev 5772 – November 28, 2011
The first day of a historic democratic election in Egypt has come to a close, with a higher than expected turnout and a strong showing for Islamist parties.

Multiple explosions in Iran

Large explosions rock yet another Iranian city with nuclear ties. Israel Channel 10 news says one explosion occurred at ballistic missile facility.

Iranian Officials Threaten Counterattacks in Israel, Turkey

1 Kislev 5772 – November 27, 2011
Regional tension over Iran’s nuclear capability is escalating, with Iranian officials threatening that their country will attack Israel and NATO missile defense installations in Turkey if Iran is attacked by Israel or the United States.

Jordan’s million man march on Jerusalem

28 Heshvan 5772 – November 25, 2011
Arab sources are reporting several injured after some members of the Jordanian 'Million Man March' to "liberate Jerusalem" tried to cross the Jordan-Israel border....

Protests Erupt in Egypt, 37 Dead

26 Heshvan 5772 – November 23, 2011
Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, Egypt’s de facto head of state since the ousting of President Hosni Mubarak on February 11, has failed to quiet raging protests which have now claimed 37 lives across the country.

100,000 gather in Tahrir Square

As the Muslim Brotherhood and other Egyptian Islamic parties met with Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) today demanding the military steps down by...

Jordan tries to revive PA negotiations

26 Heshvan 5772 – November 22, 2011
In a rare visit to the Palestinian Authority, Jordanian King Abdullah tries to strengthen Abbas while fearing the expanding influence of Hamas.

CIA Spy Ring Exposed in Iran, Lebanon, Believed Executed

A group of at least a dozen CIA spies working in Iran and Lebanon have been captured, leading US government officials to surmise that the intelligence failure has – or will – lead to their deaths and the debilitation of intelligence in the two countries.

Egyptian cabinet resigns

25 Heshvan 5772 – November 21, 2011
Violence and resignations rock Cairo as protesters demand the transition away from military rule.

Rocket Grenades Hit Assad Party Office in Damascus

23 Heshvan 5772 – November 20, 2011
At least two rocket-propelled grenades hit the offices of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s Bath Party pre-dawn on Sunday. This is the first time in the course of the eight month anti-Assad uprising that a military attack has taken place in the capital city.

Egypt: Violent clashes in Tahrir Square

Hundreds of Egyptians were injured with at least 1 killed in Tahrir Square on Saturday. Police entered the square to clear out tent protesters...

Muammar Gaddafi’s son captured

23 Heshvan 5772 – November 19, 2011
Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam has been arrested near the south-western Libyan town of Obari. Saif al-Islam was captured while trying to secure passage to...

Earthquake near Sharm el-Sheikh

A small earthquake, 4.1 on the Richter scale jostled Sharm el-Sheikh today. The epicenter was south-west of the city and felt up to 350...

Huge Bomb Buy Raises Question of Attack on Iran

19 Heshvan 5772 – November 16, 2011
Speculation of an impending attack on Iranian nuclear facilities has increased, following the US acquisition of a huge bunker buster bomb six times the...

IDF Chief of Staff: We May Have to Attack Gaza

19 Heshvan 5772 – November 15, 2011
The IDF (Israel Defense Forces) will be required to launch a significant offensive strike on Gaza if rocket attacks against Israeli citizens from the...

Arab League Suspends Syria

17 Heshvan 5772 – November 13, 2011
Hundreds of Assad supporters attacked the Saudi Arabian embassy and the Turkish and French consulates.
Bidganeh , Iran

Explosion in Iran kills top missile expert

A massive explosion which killed one of Iran’s top missile experts has led to conflicting reports, suspicion of sabotage, and increasing fear on the part of Iranians that Israel is poised to attack nuclear facilities outside Tehran.

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