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  • Samira Ibrahim acknowledges ‘anti-Zionist’ tweet

    March 8, 2013 | 6:01 am

    After claiming her Twitter account was hacked, an Egyptian human rights activist appeared to acknowledge at least some of the anti-Jewish tweets that led the Obama administration to delay honoring her with an award.

    "I refused to apologize to the Zionist lobby in America on the...

  • Jerusalem committee approves new Jewish neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem

    December 19, 2012 | 10:44 am

    A Jerusalem municipal committee gave final approval for plans to build a new Jewish neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem.

    The Jerusalem Local Planning Committee on Wednesday approved more than 2,600 new housing units for the Givat Hamatos neighborhood. It would be the first new...

  • U.S. says Russia ‘waking up to reality’ on Syria

    December 13, 2012 | 2:52 pm

    The United States welcomed on Thursday a Russian admission that Syria's rebels may succeed in their drive to topple President Bashar Assad and called on Moscow to join efforts to manage a peaceful political transition.

    "We want to commend the Russian government for finally waking...

  • U.S. urges non-aligned nations to press Iran on nukes

    August 21, 2012 | 10:30 am

    The Obama administration is urging countries attending the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Tehran next week to press Iran to comply with demands to make its nuclear program more transparent.

    The United States, along with Israel and a number of Jewish groups, has said it favors a...

  • Report: Top Syrians ready to flee

    June 22, 2012 | 10:41 am

    Syrian regime officials reportedly are setting up escape and defection routes.

    The British Daily Telegraph on Friday quoted U.S. officials as saying that officials in dictator Bashar Assad’s inner circle have contacted figures in the opposition and Western governments and have begun...