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House Members: Holder and Clinton Considering Release of ‘Blind Sheikh’

In a strongly worded letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton, eight members of congress have demanded that a request to release Omar Abdel-Rahman from federal prison be rejected. Abdel-Rahman, known as the “blind sheikh,” inspired the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and is serving a life sentence for his role in a plot to conduct assassinations and destroy bridges, tunnels and other landmarks in New York City.

Reports Of Syrian Maneuvers Prompt Israeli Military Concerns

JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly considering a preemptive military strike against several Syrian chemical weapons storage depots and Scud missile sites. The goal is to prevent embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad from transferring the unconventional arsenal to Hizbullah or the Iranian Revolutionary Guards if Assad appears on the verge of being toppled from power by opposition forces.

Palestinians Enraged By Romney’s Comments

Just eight weeks before the American presidential elections, Palestinians are furious over comments by Republican candidate Mitt Romney. The private remarks were made in May to wealthy donors but released only now.

Head of the Iranian Nuclear Agency: I Misled Foreign Intelligence

Iran's Vice President Fereydoun Abbasi Davani, who heads the Iranian delegation taking part in the 56th session of the International Atomic Energy Agency in...

Netanyahu Bashing Obama’s Appeasement in Campaign Ad Showing Today in Florida

Secure America Now is the organization behind the thirty second ad which shows Netanyahu talking about the over-arching foreign policy issue of our time.

Iranian Cleric Pummeled After Telling Woman to Cover Up

An Iranian cleric who warned a woman to conform to standards of modesty and cover her eyes was subsequently beaten so badly by the offending female that he spent three days in the hospital.

Abbas Tells PA to Find New President

“You have 10 days until I return from the United States. You must start the search for a new president,” Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told government factions on Wednesday, according to a report in the Saudi Arabian newspaper Alwatan.

Hebrew University Classes Go Online – Free

People interested in getting educated at the Hebrew University can now do so – for free.

Israeli Company Wins Tender to Build Milk Parlors for Belarus

An Israeli company has won a 12 million-euro tender with the Belarusian government to build 135 advanced cow milking parlors across the country.

PLO’s Erekat Condemns Romney Remarks on Palestine

In the video, published by American magazine Mother Jones on Tuesday, Romney is seen telling donors that Palestinians have no interest in peace and are committed to the destruction of Israel. "And I look at the Palestinians not wanting to see peace anyway, for political purposes, committed to the destruction and elimination of Israel, and these thorny issues, and I say, 'There's just no way,'" Romney said.

Prisoner Exchanged for Gilad Shalit Returning to Prison

One of the 1,027 terrorists released last year in exchange for kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit will return to jail to finish his previously set term.

Head of Benghazi Security Committee Quits

The head of the supreme security committee in Benghazi, Libya, quit his position on Wednesday, citing tension between the ministry of interior and the security services.

Turkish Report Holds Syria Responsible for Downed Warplane

A report by the Turkish Military Prosecutor's Office has concluded that a Turkish warplane shot down in international air space in June was hit by a Syrian missile, according to the Turkish daily newspaper Hürriyet on Thursday.

CNN No Longer Available in Israel

Satellite broadcaster YES announced Wednesday that CNN broadcasts will no longer be available after December 31.

Russia Evicts USAID

The Russian government has evicted the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), according to the US State Department, accusing the organization of using its money to influence elections.

Egypt on Alert Against ‘Unprecedented Terrorist Attack’ in the Sinai

The Egyptian security services announced high alert on Wednesday in the Sinai, in light of information that terrorists are planning to attack Egyptian soldiers...

Abbas Says He Will Go Ahead with UN Bid Speech

P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated on Wednesday that he will deliver a speech at the General Assembly of the United Nations to ask for...

IDF Thwarts Attack on Israel’s Home Front

IDF – Israel Securities Authority target terrorists affiliated with the Defenders of al-Aqsa in the Gaza Strip who were in the final stages of planning another attack against Israeli civilians

Iran: Saboteurs Infiltrated IAEA, Blew Up Nuke Power Lines

Iran's nuclear chief said the country's nuclear program had been attacked twice by elements related to the U.S. military.

4 Injured in Kosher Market Explosion at Paris Suburb

"There was an attack inside a kosher supermarket in Sarcelles at lunchtime by two persons dressed in black who lobbed a device," said Richard Prasquier, head of France's main Jewish council CRIF. On Wednesday, a satirical French weekly published naked cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.

Muslim Riots Spread Like Wildfire Through Europe

Protests over an American-made anti-Islamic YouTube film, Innocence of Muslims, have spread to Europe. Muslim rioters have clashed with police in several European cities, and more demonstrations are being planned. The protests are part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about the amateur film, which ridicules Islam and depicts the Muslim Prophet Mohammed as a fraud, a madman and a sexual deviant. Muslims in many European countries are calling on governments to outlaw the controversial film.

IDF Holds Surprise Exercise Testing Preparedness

On Wednesday morning, following an order of Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, the IDF conducted a surprise exercise to test the preparedness and capabilities of a number of units, with a special focus on the artillery and air force.

Google Hearts Israeli Settlements

Residents of the town of Ginot Shomron (in the Shomron) are excited today as the Google Earth Camera Car has been driving around their...

5,000 Housing Unit Lots for Sale Across Israel

The Ministry of Housing and Construction and the Israel Land Authority have announced that land will be market across the country for 5,000 housing units. The Housing Ministry said it hopes to bring the total number of new housing units to 35,000, as it did in 2010 and 2011.

Shekel Up Against Dollar Post-Rosh Hashanah

The shekel strengthened against the dollar and euro in trading after the Rosh Hashana holiday. Tel Aviv’s foreign currency exchange market was closed Monday and Tuesday for the Jewish New Year.

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