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Egypt’s Power Struggle and the Fate of Christians

Egypt's Coptic Christian minority fears that the restoration of parliament, which will grant greater powers to Islamists, will be used to institute Sharia law and stifle religious freedom.

Rubin Reports: A First Look at Egypt’s New Constitution Shows a Careful Ambiguity On...

If there is an Islamist president and parliament who pass laws that correspond only to Sharia and who appoint Islamist judges and al-Azhar shaykhs then Egypt will be a Sharia state. No doubt though the Constitution will be interpreted by many Western observers of proof that the Brotherhood and Salafists have moderated.

Mordechai Kedar: Jordan and Radical Islam

Jordan has managed until now to remain untouched by these problems, and King Abdullah II knew how to navigate matters of the kingdom in a way that the waves of the revolution washing over the rest of the Arab world did not yet wash over his kingdom. But in the past few weeks - mainly since the victory of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Tunisia, and Morocco - a different sort of problem is now becoming apparent: the problem of radical political Islam.

Hungarian House Speaker to Elie Wiesel: Writers Will Be Writers

Hungary's House Speaker László Kövér has replied to Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel, who recently renounced a Hungarian state honor in protest at...

Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Wins Egyptian Presidential Elections

If official results stand, Mursi will have won Egypt's first post-uprising elections with 51.89 per cent of the vote, succeeding toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak. The ruling military council will "hand over power" on 30 June.

Rubin Reports: Egypt – Things to Think About as We Await the Presidential Election...

While one can certainly sympathize with the idea of letting an elected parliament being allowed to take office, that's not necessarily such a clear call in strategic terms. The Egyptian parliament--which will write the constitution and thus define the powers of the president--is almost 75 percent rabidly anti-American and antisemitic.

‘First Jewish Leader of the Labour Party’ Enjoys Yiddish, Chicken Soup, But No Marxism

"I am not religious. But I am Jewish. My relationship with my Jewishness is complex. But whose isn’t?" writes the leader of the Labour Party and of the opposition in parliament, Ed Miliband, in the New Statesman.

WordPress Drops Greek Neo-Nazi Party Website

The Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party, which won nearly seven percent of the vote in last week's elections, has had its official website taken...

Far-Right Victories in Greece Frighten Jewish Community

Jewish leaders in Greece expressed concern and disappointment after the fascist Golden Dawn party was poised to enter the Greek parliament for the first...

Netanyahu, Liberman, Prepare for Election Day Battle Over Haredi Draft

After the Israeli Supreme Court struck down the Tal Law, which sought to encourage over time the inclusion of Haredim in military service, the court, for all intents and purposes, has required the state to draft some 60,000 Haredi youths this August. As Knesset factions are preparing for new, early national elections, Haredi enlistment will likely serve as the battle field where many voters' choices will be made.

Egyptian Parliament Unanimously Votes to Expel Israeli Ambassador, Halt Gas Exports

The resolution read, "Egypt after the revolution will never be a friend of the Zionist entity, the number one enemy of Egypt and the Arab nation." It also supported Palestinian resistance "in all its kinds and forms."

Muslim Brotherhood To Head Key Parliamentary Committees

The Freedom and Justice Party will lead the Labor, Planning and Budget committees.

UPDATE: Secretary-General of Muslim Brotherhood Party Appointed Speaker of Parliament

Mohamed Saad el-Katatni quoted as saying that Camp David accord "needs reevaluation".

Report: Bedouin Take 70 Hostages at Sinai Resort

Incident comes amid growing lawlessness and discontent among Sinai Bedouin

Hizbullah Comes to Assad’s Defense; Opposition Increases Pressure

“The Syrian people are living their worst period,” parliament member Imad Ghalioun said in an interview from Egypt on Sunday night.

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Poised to Win 45% of Parliament

The more conservative Salafists are expected to gain 25% of the total seats.

Iranian Law Intensifies Punishment for Travelling to Israel

A law punishing Iranians for trips to Israel has now been made much more severe by the Iranian parliament.  Conviction of the crime of...

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