The Middle East

Israeli military: Syrian rockets hit Golan Heights

(CNN) – Several Syrian rockets landed early Wednesday in the Mount Hermon area of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, on the border with Syria, the Israeli military said. “Initial reports indicate that the rockets are a result of (the) domestic situation in Syria,” a spokeswoman for the Israel Defense Forces said. “As a result the Hermon side of the mountain will be… Read more →

Benghazi Talking Points Underwent 12 Revisions, Scrubbed of Terror Reference

When it became clear last fall that the CIA’s now discredited Benghazi talking points were flawed, the White House said repeatedly the documents were put together almost entirely by the intelligence community, but White House documents reviewed by Congress suggest a different story. ABC News has obtained 12 different versions of the talking points that show they were extensively edited… Read more →

Hamas looks to root out Israel’s spy networks

Photo Credit: REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (Reuters) – The alleged spy buried his face in his hands inside a Gaza jail as he admitted passing intelligence to Israel during its battles with armed Palestinian groups. “My handlers in Israel called me and told me that collaborators in Gaza don’t know one another and that each worked alone, so hide and stay as you are,” the man told… Read more →

Prof Stephen Hawking ‘boycotts’ major Israel conference

UK cosmologist Prof Stephen Hawking has withdrawn from a high-profile Israeli conference, apparently in support of an academic boycott of the country. The British Committee for the Universities of Palestine said Prof Hawking had taken advice and acted based on “his knowledge of Palestine”. A University of Cambridge spokesman told the BBC the renowned scientist had approved the BRICUP statement…. Read more →

The mass exodus of Christians from the Muslim world

(AP PHOTO/AMR NABIL) A mass exodus of Christians is currently underway.  Millions of Christians are being displaced from one end of the Islamic world to the other. We are reliving the true history of how the Islamic world, much of which prior to the Islamic conquests was almost entirely Christian, came into being. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recently said:… Read more →

Palestinian group says Syria OKs attacks on Israel

Photo: (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — President Bashar Assad’s regime has given a Palestinian militant group the go-ahead to set up missiles to attack Israel in the wake of recent Israeli airstrikes on the Syrian capital, a spokesman for the group said Tuesday. Syria has hinted at possible retribution against Israel since the Jewish state carried out the airstrikes over the weekend, although official government statements have… Read more →