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Month: March 2013

Venezuelan Jews Fear for Future

Hugo Chavez may be gone, but the Jews of Venezuela are not resting any easier. Over the weekend, anti-Semitic graffiti was found scrawled on the walls and doors in the San Bernadino section of Caracas, the country’s capital city. The…

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Registers as NGO

A day after a panel of judges recommended its dissolution, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood was officially registered as a non-governmental organization by the ministry of social security, the Egyptian daily Al-Ahram reports. The move came after a “comprehensive” request submitted by…

Large Arab Anti-Obama Protest as President Goes to Ramallah

As President Obama arrived in Ramallah for talks with Palestinian Authority officials on Thursday, March 21, a large anti-Obama demonstration was taking place a few blocks away from the Muqata, the Palestinian Authority’s headquarters in Ramallah. Israel Television reporter Yoram…

Netanyahu Apologizes to Erdogan

On Friday, March 22, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to his Turkish counterpart for the deaths of nine Turks in a 2010 raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla, a senior US official said. “On behalf of Israelis, he apologized for…