Monthly Archives: April 2009

Congress Plans New Sanctions On Companies That Assist Iran

According to a report issued by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a group of senators has introduced legislation that would allow President Barack Obama to impose sanctions on foreign fuel suppliers to Iran. U.S. Sen....

Five Countries Trade With Iran, Despite Talk Of Global Boycott

At a time when global economic boycotts of Iran are being widely reported, Mehdi Ghazanfari, head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization, has told IRNA, an official Iranian news agency, that five European countries have...

Sources: Leading Al-Qaida Operative Killed In Algeria

The war between Arab nationalist regimes and Islamic insurgency groups continues. The Middle East Newsline says Algerian security sources have said Abu Harith al-Libya, a leading commander of the al-Qaida Organization (AQIM) in North Africa,...

US Synagogue Organization: Palestinian Land Policy Is ‘Racist’

The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI), a national American synagogue organization comprising 150 synagogues throughout the United States, issued a harsh condemnation yesterday of the Palestinian Authority’s decision to sentence a Palestinian man...

Jordan’s King Warns Of Iranian Expansion

The Middle East Newsline reports Jordan’s King Abdullah has warned the Obama administration that Iran was expanding its presence throughout the Middle East. Kiing Abdullah, in his first meetings with the Obama administration, told the...

Barak: Syria-Turkey Military Cooperation Is ‘Disturbing’

SANA, the official Syrian news agency, reported yesterday Syria and Turkey signed a technical military cooperation agreement on Monday in the fields of defense industries and the exchange of technical and scientific information. This cooperation...

Israel: Palestinian Recognition Of Jewish State Is Crucial

In fiery speech delivered in Ramallah yesterday, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas said he does not recognize Israel as a Jewish state. He also underscored his rejection of the new Israeli government’s demand...

Hamas Conducts Leadership Elections

The results are in after Hamas conducted elections last week. The elections were held in Gaza and in other areas of the Middle East. The Fatah, which runs Palestinian institutions in the West Bank towns of...

Pickax Murderer Of Jewish Teen Wanted To Be A Martyr

Hours before Israel Memorial Day began yesterday, honoring those Israelis who were killed in battle or murdered by terrorists, Israeli security officials announced they had arrested the Arab terrorist who had been involved with...

Al-Qaida Targeting Saudis In India

The Middle East Newsline has confirmed Saudi Arabia has warned its nationals of the prospect of an imminent attack by al-Qaida in India. Al-Qaida was believed to have targeted Saudi diplomatic and trade interests in...