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Ban to set up probe into deadly attack on UN-Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid convoy in Western Aleppo

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will establish an internal United Nations Board of Inquiry to investigate the deadly 19 September incident involving a UN–Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) relief operation to Urum al-Kubra, a town in western Aleppo … [Read More...]

Ban to set up probe into deadly attack on UN-Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid convoy in Western Aleppo

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will establish an internal United Nations Board of Inquiry to investigate the deadly 19 September incident involving a UN–Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) relief operation to Urum al-Kubra, a town in western Aleppo … [Read More...]

Ban to set up probe into deadly incident involving UN-Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid convoy in Western Aleppo

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will establish an internal United Nations Board of Inquiry to investigate the deadly 19 September incident involving a UN–Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) relief operation to Urum al-Kubra, a town in western Aleppo … [Read More...]

UNICEF completes mobile health campaign aimed at children and women in Yemen

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported that, along with its partners, the agency has completed a drive reaching more than 600,000 children under five years old and some 180,000 pregnant and breastfeeding women in conflict-torn Yemen … [Read More...]

UNICEF completes mobile health campaign aimed at children and women in Yemen

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported that, along with its partners, the agency has completed a drive reaching more than 600,000 children under five years old and some 180,000 pregnant and breastfeeding women in conflict-torn Yemen … [Read More...]

RECOGNIZING IRAN AS AN ENEMY

In a speech on Sept. 18 to the Iran Revolutionary Guards Corps, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei declared that deterrence can only be achieved if fear of Iran's raw power is instilled in the hearts of her enemies. Khameini said there are misguided souls … [Read More...]

ENDING THE PALESTINIAN EXCEPTION

In his speech before the UN General Assembly last week PLO and Fatah chief and unelected Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said many things to drive home the basic point that he is not interested in peace with Israel. He is interested in … [Read More...]

US JUDGE: ‘NO DISCRIMINATION’ IN MUSLIM PRAYER LAWSUIT

A group of Muslim factory workers sued their company for religious discrimination after they were fired for demanding prayer breaks. 80 Somali Muslim meat packing workers in Nebraska were fired in 2008 when they staged a walkout after negotiations … [Read More...]

SHIMON PERES: THE MAN WHO OWNED HIS DREAMS

What was it about Shimon Peres that evoked such admiration and touched and united so many people from so many distant parts of our planet? I had the privilege of knowing him for more than 30 years as Minister of Defense, Prime Minister and President. … [Read More...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S MOVING EULOGY FOR SHIMON PERES

"He understood from hard-earned experience that true security comes through making peace with your neighbors" Peres was part of the founding generation of Israeli leaders with a political career that spanned some 70 years. * Read the full transcript … [Read More...]

ISRAEL, WORLD LEADERS PAY FINAL HONORS TO FOUNDING FATHER SHIMON PERES

Former president Shimon Peres, the last of Israel’s founding fathers, was laid to rest Friday morning at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem with military honors, at a ceremony attended by US President Barack Obama, Britain’s Prince … [Read More...]

HOMEGROWN ATTACKS ARE AN INCREASING THREAT, HOMELAND SECURITY CHIEF SAYS

...Johnson, FBI Director James Comey and Nicholas Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, are set to testify Tuesday as the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee looks at security threats 15 years after … [Read More...]

JIHADISTS TARGET SPAIN

"The actions of your ancestors are the reason for our actions today." The Islamic State document said that since the establishment of the Spanish Inquisition in 1478, Spain "has done everything to destroy the Koran." It said that Spain tortured … [Read More...]

RAYMOND IBRAHIM: WHY ‘INFIDEL’ WOMEN ARE JIHAD’S GREATEST VICTIMS

Always harsh, Islamic law is still harsher for women. According to the Koran, men have “authority” over women and may beat them for disobedience (4:34). According to Mohammad, the prophet of Islam, women are less intelligent than men … [Read More...]

HAMAS CALLS FOR ‘DAY OF RAGE’ DURING PERES FUNERAL

Terror group says ‘Palestinian people are very happy’ at former president’s death, calling it ‘a new phase of weakness’ for IsraelHamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri (AP/Hatem Moussa)The Hamas terror group urged Palestinians … [Read More...]

WHY HAVE A POLITICALLY NEUTRAL ROSH HASHANAH DINNER WHEN YOU CAN DEBATE ISRAEL?

The different cultures of the world each have their own way of welcoming in a new year. Some usher in their new year with colorful street parades, some with fireworks, some with solemn bells and some with a passionate kiss. As Jews, we traditionally … [Read More...]

CONGRESS VOTES TO OVERRIDE OBAMA VETO ON 9/11 VICTIMS BILL

President Obama during a speech last week. He has conceded that Congress did not support his veto of the bill. (Credit Al Drago/The New York Times)WASHINGTON — Congress on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to override a veto by President Obama for … [Read More...]

Amid political jockeying and grandstanding, ‘Syria is bleeding,’ UN aid chief tells Security Council

In an impassioned appeal to the Security Council, the top United Nations relief official today called on the global body’s primary organ for maintenance of peace and security to act immediately to end the bloodshed in Syria so that humanitarian … [Read More...]

Amid political jockeying and grandstanding, ‘Syria is bleeding,’ UN aid chief tells Security Council

In an impassioned appeal to the Security Council, the top United Nations relief official today called on the global body’s primary organ for maintenance of peace and security to act immediately to end the bloodshed in Syria so that humanitarian … [Read More...]

HOMEGROWN ATTACKS ARE AN INCREASING THREAT, HOMELAND SECURITY CHIEF SAYS

...Johnson, FBI Director James Comey and Nicholas Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, are set to testify Tuesday as the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee looks at security threats 15 years after … [Read More...]

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