On Tuesday’s “Morning Joe” program on MSNBC, Chris Matthews made a declaration about the use of chemical weapons that is raising some hackles. Speaking about Syria, he said:
Belgian extreme-right and extreme-left activists participated in a demonstration in Antwerp where some participants reportedly called for Jews to be gassed.
Russia has told the Syrian government clearly that it is unacceptable to threaten to use chemical weapons, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in its strongest condemnation of a recent warning by a Syrian official.
Increasingly under pressure by rebels intent on unseating him, Bashar al-Assad has considered using chemical weapons against his enemies but Washington and Moscow have formed an unlikely alliance to force him to abandon such plans.
Egypt's energy companies have terminated a long-term deal to supply Israel with gas after the cross-border pipeline sustained months of sabotage since a revolt last year, a stakeholder in the deal said on Sunday.
The Egyptian parliament voted unanimously on a statement calling for the deportation of Israel's ambassador and stopping gas exports to Israel.
An Egyptian pipeline carrying gas to Israel and Jordan was bombed on Monday, the 13th such attack since President Hosni Mubarak was toppled in 2011, witnesses said.
Iranians voted on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's power over rival hardliners led by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
An Egyptian man, 20, has been arrested in connection with several attacks on a pipeline in the Sinai that carries gas to Israel.
Egypt has renewed pumping gas to Israel through a pipeline that has been attacked six times in less than a year.
A pipeline that carries gas from Egypt to Israel was attacked for the sixth time in less than a year.
An explosion destroyed an Egyptian pipeline in Sinai that supplies Israel and Jordan with gas on Tuesday, security sources and witnesses said.
Egypt resumed supplying some gas to Israel following an attack on the gas line, but only a small portion of the gas due is being supplied.
Egypt has not resumed supplying gas to Israel, despite a month ago repairing a pipeline that was attacked by terrorists. Egypt's oil minister said Thursday that the need to secure the pipeline against future attacks, not politics, were preventing the resumption of supplying gas to Israel.
Egyptian judicial authorities have extended deposed President Hosni Mubarak's detention to question him regarding a natural gas deal with Egypt. Egypt lost more than $714 million in the deal, Egypt's prosecutor said in a statement, the New York Times reported.
Egypt resumed supplying Israel with natural gas after a six-week interruption. The gas flow resumed late Tuesday night after a fifth delay on Monday. The break in supply came after a gas line was sabotaged on Feb. 5 during the uprising in Egypt that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.
An Egyptian company will not resume delivering natural gas to Israel as expected, one month after its pipeline was sabotaged. The East Mediterranean Gas consortium, which supplies 45 percent of the gas needed to produce Israel's electricity, has missed four promised deadlines to reinstate the gas supply since the pipeline was damaged in a terrorist explosion Feb. 5. The attack was part of the uprising in Egypt that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.
Experts are saying that talk of an Israeli strike on Iran is a key part of what's unsettling already volatile oil markets.
It is estimated that this year, American Jews will send approximately $660 million to Saudi Arabia.
You didn't fold a piece of cardboard or stuff an envelope, but the commitment was as good as a pledge. Maybe even better.