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  • Oscars, Razzie, the soldier who irritated Miley Cyrus and more…This week from Israel!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    March 10, 2014 | 9:18 am

    Big in Japan

    More Japanese companies are looking at the Israeli startup market in search of innovative technologies and investments. Large business organizations including the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Keidanren have recently dispatched research tours to the...

  • From Nairobi to Pakistan religicide rears its ugly head

    October 10, 2013 | 4:38 pm

    The carnage at Nairobi’s Westgate Mall, the homicide bombers massacre of worshipers at an historic church in Peshawar, deposed Muslim Brotherhood loyalists torch scores of Coptic churches in Egypt, a series of vicious attacks against Nigerian Christians and churches...

    Nigeria’s...

  • Three arrested in Nigeria in alleged Iranian plot on Jewish, Israeli targets

    February 20, 2013 | 5:24 pm

    Nigerian authorities arrested three men suspected of staking out U.S and Israeli targets on behalf of Iran.

    The Associated Press quoted Nigerian police as saying Wednesday that the three men -- alleged cell leader Abdullahi Berende, Sulaiman Saka and Saheed Adewumi -- staked out...

  • Clinton forms panel to investigate Benghazi attack

    September 20, 2012 | 3:11 pm

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Thursday she was forming a panel to investigate the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other U.S. officials.

    The panel, whose creation is generally required by...

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  • This past month in the Muslim world

    By Dennis Prager

    July 11, 2012 | 4:14 pm

    Some news items from the Islamic world in the past month:

    Nigeria:

    June 18 (CNN): “A militant Islamist group [Boko Haram, which means “Western culture is forbidden”] claimed responsibility Monday for bombings the day before that the Nigerian Red Cross said left 50 people dead...

  • Carnage in Nigerian terror attack that left at least 178 dead

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 22, 2012 | 11:49 pm

    The Islamist attacks that began Friday continued today in the Nigerian city of Kano. So far, at least 178 have been killed.

    The attacks, carried out by Boko Haram, which means “Western education is sacrilege” and wants to impose sharia law on the 160 million living in Nigeria, were...

  • Yaroslavsky observes Nigeria’s democratic process

    By Bill Boyarsky

    April 26, 2011 | 5:10 pm

    Zev Yaroslavsky’s latest nation-building assignment wasn’t easy.  Dispatched to Nigeria as part of an international corps of election observers, he checked on polling places during elections this month in a nation better known for ethnic violence and corruption than orderly...

  • Should Israel be a model for U.S. airport security?

    January 5, 2010 | 3:37 pm

    As U.S. officials try to figure out how to improve airport security in the aftermath of the failed Christmas Day bombing attempt of a Northwest Airlines flight to Detroit, many North Americans are looking to Israel as a model.

    The New York Times opened a forum for readers to discuss...