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Morsi Says Sweeping Powers Are 'Only Temporary'

Egyptian President says the sweeping new powers he has assumed are only temporary, calls for dialogue.Elad Benari, 11/26/2012, 2:15 AM

Protests in Egypt Over Morsi's New 'Pharaoh' Powers

President Mohammed Morsi insists Egypt is on the path to "freedom and democracy", as protesters hold rallies over his sweeping powers.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/23/2012, 8:40 PM

Riots in Jordan May Spark Arab Spring Revolution

A boiling underground volcano of anger has begun to erupt in Jordan. Mass riots follow sharp price hikes. Muslim Brotherhood in the wings. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/14/2012, 1:28 PM

Bahrain Fingers Hizbullah in Terror Attacks Which Killed Two

Bahrain claims that Hizbullah is behing five bombings that killed two Asian expatriates in the capital Manama.Elad Benari, 11/7/2012, 6:16 AM

Signs of Turmoil in Iran: Ahmadinejad Turns Backers into Enemies

Bad sign for Ahmadinejad: Ayatollah’s representative tells him, “You are turning your supporters into your opponents.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/24/2012, 12:37 PM

Jordan's King: I'm in Power to Reform, Not Control

King Abdullah II says his goal is to stimulate reform away from a “negative” power struggle, a reference to the Muslim Brotherhood.Elad Benari, 10/24/2012, 5:14 AM

Dangerous to Oppose 'Moderate' Islamist Tunisian Gov't

A video shows an opposition party official was dragged along the ground and beaten to death by a pro-government mob in Tunisia last week. Chana Ya'ar, 10/21/2012, 2:08 PM

Thousands of Islamists Demonstrate in Jordan

Thousands of Islamists demonstrate in central Amman to demand reforms, just hours after King Abdullah II dissolves parliament.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/5/2012, 10:33 PM

Arab Spring Blew in Rotten Economy

The rotten fruits of the Arab Spring have been poor economies, the Arab Monetary Fund says. It also cited the global financial crisis. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/2/2012, 8:24 AM

CNN Lambasted for Use of Dead Ambassador's Private Journal

US State Department blasts CNN for use of a private journal found amid the wreckage of the attack on the US consulateAnnie Lubin, 9/23/2012, 3:17 PM

FSA: 'The Fall of the Regime Is a Question of Months'

With the Damascus regime losing control of the country, the Syrian rebel army gains confidenceAnnie Lubin, 9/23/2012, 10:10 AM

'PA Wouldn't Last One Day Without IDF' Dep. FM Says in NY

Ayalon, in NY for the PA Donor Conference, gives a preview of his speech, telling it like it is.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2012, 1:08 PM

Former Gitmo Inmate Lead Suspect in US Embassy Attack

New information points to former Guantanamo Bay inmate with ties to Al-Qaeda as leader of attack on US Embassy in Libya. Annie Lubin, 9/20/2012, 5:52 PM

France Fears Violent Reaction to Cartoons

After one magazine's publication of caricatures of Mohammed, France prepares for what they fear may be a violent outburst.Annie Lubin, 9/20/2012, 2:25 PM

Turkish PM Slams Muslim Extremist Violence at Embassies

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan denounced an anti-Islam video mocking the Prophet Mohammed, but said it cannot justify acts of terror.Chana Ya'ar, 9/16/2012, 4:11 PM

U.S. Tells Citizens in Jordan: Be Careful

In emergency message to Americans in Jordan, U.S. Embassy says it has increased its security.Chana Ya'ar and Gil Ronen, 9/13/2012, 5:10 PM

Protests Prompt Netanyahu to Give PA Aid Package

Netanyahu orders the transfer of a 250 million shekel advance to the PA from tax revenues collected by Israel.Elad Benari, 9/12/2012, 1:12 AM

Israel Fears Arab Spring Anarchy in PA

Israeli military and government leaders fear the social protests in the Palestinian Authority will lead to anarchy, seek aid for Ramallah. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/11/2012, 1:07 PM

Dichter Warns Against Muslim Brotherhood Takeover

Home Front Defense Minister: The Arab world has begun the long journey which ends with Muslim Brotherhood control.Elad Benari, 9/11/2012, 6:44 AM

Fayyad: Ready to Resign Over Protests

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says he will resign if that's the will of the people, blames Israel for the PA’s financial troubles.Elad Benari, 9/7/2012, 10:47 AM

PA 'Arab Spring' Protests Target Fayyad, Abbas

PA Arabs blocked roads and burned tires, demanding lower pricesDavid Lev, 9/6/2012, 9:36 AM

'Arab Spring' Hits PA as Hundreds Protest in Shechem

Hundreds of protesters gather in the main square in Shechem, calling for the ouster of PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.Elad Benari, 9/6/2012, 6:13 AM

Jihadist Tells Iran, Uprising in Jordan Can Help Crush Israel

An Islamic Jihad official tells Iran that a popular uprising in Jordan would break the last part of Israel's "security chain."Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/12/2012, 3:35 PM

Syria's Muslim Brotherhood Hopes for Islamic State

The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria says that the country post-Assad will be an Islamic state.Elad Benari, 8/3/2012, 3:15 AM

IDF Trains for ‘Arab Spring' in Judea and Samaria

The IDF is training for an “Arab Spring” rebellion in Judea and Samaria with a large-scale exercise for the first time in three years. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/23/2012, 7:54 AM

Tunisian Leadership: 'No Normalization with Israel'

The leading party in Tunisia's government has reiterated its opposition to normalization of ties with Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2012, 5:36 PM

Syrian Army Launches Military Drill as World Watches

The Syrian Army has launched a major military drill, according to an announcement by the country's official SANA news agency. Chana Ya'ar, 7/8/2012, 5:36 PM

Libya's Outgoing Leaders Push for Sharia

Libya's outgoing National Transitional Council: Sharia should be the “main” source of legislation.Elad Benari, 7/6/2012, 6:15 AM

Jordan's King Urges Islamists to Take Part in Elections

Jordan's King urges the Islamist opposition to take part in upcoming elections, despite their dissatisfaction with reforms.Elad Benari, 7/2/2012, 4:12 AM

Former Tunisian President Sentenced to Life in Prison

Tunisian court sentences former President Ben Ali to life in prison for his role in the deaths of protesters during last year's uprising.Elad Benari, 6/14/2012, 5:42 AM

Fierce Riots in Tunisia Over Artistic 'Insult' to Islam

Thousands of Tunisians rioted in their capital city Tuesday over an art exhibition they claimed posed an “insult” to Islam.Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2012, 9:47 AM

Mubarak Verdict in Live Broadcast on Saturday

The trial of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is coming to an end this weekend with a verdict that could decide Egypt's futureGabe Kahn, 6/1/2012, 3:27 PM

Egyptian Run-Off Pits Brotherhood Against Military

The leading candidates headed to Egypt's presidential run-off represent a dichotomy of old vs. new, and status quo vs. political IslamGabe Kahn & Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/25/2012, 2:46 PM

Murder of Jew in Yemen Raises Fears for Tiny Community

The fatal stabbing of a Yemenite Jewish leader on Tuesday has raised fears for Jews no longer protected by a benevolent government.Chana Ya'ar, 5/23/2012, 3:53 PM

Al Qaeda Calls for Saudi Uprising

Al Qaeda top terrorist Ayman al-Zawahiri has called on Saudis to oust the ruling al-Saud family calling them corrupt thieves.Gabe Kahn, 5/23/2012, 1:16 AM

Egypt Prepares to Choose Mubarak Successor

Presidential campaigns in Egypt have been halted ahead of a two-day poll that will, when finished, mark a transition to civilian ruleGabe Kahn, 5/21/2012, 11:41 PM

Syrian Fires Make Beirut Boil

Syria's ongoing unrest has ignited the worst violence in Beirut since the 2008 clashes that almost plunged Lebanon into civil warGabe Kahn, 5/21/2012, 6:37 PM

Egypt Raids Illegal Iranian Radio Station

Egyptian forces shut down an Iranian radio station that has operated in Cairo for nine years ahead of the upcoming presidential voteGabe Kahn, 5/14/2012, 7:13 PM

Islamists Fail to Win Algeria Elections

Islamists suffer surprising defeat in Algeria's parliamentary elections, in contrast to other Arab Spring countries.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/12/2012, 1:41 AM

Annan: 'Last Chance to Avoid Civil War'

UN-Arab envoy Kofi Annan and peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous say Assad's forces continue their assault despite cease-fire committmentsGabe Kahn, 5/8/2012, 10:28 PM

Obama Aide Says US Promotes Arab Spring Rebellions

The Obama administration “nurtures” Arab Spring rebellions, which have been promoted as democratic but so far have yielded anarchy.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/7/2012, 8:12 AM

Aleppo Dragged into Syrian Civil War

The northern trading city of Aleppo, relatively quiet until recently, has finally been dragged into Syria's growing civil war.Chana Julian, 5/6/2012, 10:33 AM

Jordan's New PM Promises Reforms, Critics Skeptical

Jordan swears in a cabinet, led by Prime Minister Fayez Tarawneh and tasked with pushing for reforms.Elad Benari, 5/3/2012, 6:15 AM

Cairo: Military Deploys as Clashes Kill 20

Egypt's military rulers and pro-democracy protesters sparred over who sparked a series of deadly clashes that has left 20 protesters deadGabe Kahn, 5/2/2012, 5:36 PM

Annan: The Situation in Syria is 'Bleak'

Special envoy Kofi Annan told the Security Council that the situation in Syria is 'bleak' and expressed 'alarm' as violence continues Gabe Kahn, 4/25/2012, 9:32 PM

Tunisia's Tourism Minister: Protect Annual Jewish Piligrimage

Tunisia's tourism minister: the annual Jewish pilgrimage to Djerba should be maintained.Elad Benari, 4/18/2012, 10:11 AM

Egypt’s Top Presidential Contenders Disqualified

Ten presidential candidates – including the top 3 contenders – were disqualified en masse on Monday.Gabe Kahn, 4/16/2012, 10:36 PM

Tourism Trumps Islam in Tunisia

Tunis' Islamist government has decided its country's beaches and bars will remain open in an effort to revitalize the nation's economy.Gabe Kahn, 4/16/2012, 9:24 PM

Syria Promises Dawn Ceasefire

President Bashar al-Assad's forces have agreed to honor UN-Arab-league envoy Kofi Annan's ceasefire demand, if the rebels do too....Gabe Kahn, 4/11/2012, 9:17 PM

Egyptian Intelligence Ministry Building Torched

Anger over the death of two protesters killed in clashes with the army over road tolls has burgeoned into arson in Salloum.Gabe Kahn, 4/11/2012, 6:23 PM

Egyptian Constitutional Assembly Suspended

Egypt's Constitutional Assembly was slapped with an injunction following charges Islamist parties stacked the deck in their favorGabe Kahn, 4/10/2012, 11:04 PM

Analysis: Suleiman Candidacy Foil for Concern Over Islamists

Omar Suleiman, a prominent figure in the Mubarak regime believes the time is ripe to enter the presidential race, 4/10/2012, 2:45 PM

Egyptian Candidate Promises Islamic Veto

Egypt's leading presidential candidates are locked in a 'more Islamic than thou' battle aimed at winning hardliner votes. Gabe Kahn, 4/5/2012, 12:15 AM

Jordan Charges 13 Activists with Insulting the King

Jordanian military prosecutors charge 13 political activists with incitement, a day after police broke up their demonstration. Elad Benari, 4/2/2012, 4:45 AM

Egypt's Islamists Prepare No-Confidence Motion

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood-led parliament begins drawing up a no-confidence motion against the military-appointed government .Elad Benari, 3/30/2012, 1:45 PM

Camel Merchants Threaten Cairo Siege

A ban on camel sales has halted USD 250 million in annual trade, quickened rising meat costs, and led camel merchants to the brink.Gabe Kahn, 3/29/2012, 1:25 PM

Tunisia Constitution to Reject Sharia

After weeks of protest and growing secular opposition, Tunisia's ruling Islamist party announced Sharia will not be enshrined in government.Gabe Kahn., 3/26/2012, 6:46 PM