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Turkey Moves to Restrict Alcohol Sales, Ban Advertisement

Turkey Moves to Restrict Alcohol Sales, Ban Advertisement

WSJ – ISTANBUL—Turkey moved Friday to restrict alcohol sales and ban advertisements, worrying producers and drawing fire from secular Turks who accuse the government of having an Islamist agenda. A…

Obama’s Head-in-the-Sand Speech on Terror

Obama’s Head-in-the-Sand Speech on Terror

By Barry Rubin, PJ MEDIA President Barack Obama’s speech at the National Defense University, “The Future of Our Fight against Terrorism,” is a remarkable exercise in wishful thinking and denial.…

Vintage Apple 1 computer sold for $668,000 at auction

Vintage Apple 1 computer sold for $668,000 at auction

Getty Images An Apple 1 computer BERLIN — An auctioneer says one of Apple’s first computers — a functioning 1976 model — has been sold for a record 516,000 euros…

Peres’ appeal for peace at Jordan conference sparks outrage

Peres’ appeal for peace at Jordan conference sparks outrage

Peres expected to declare that most Israelis support return to 1967 borders ISRAEL HAYOM President Shimon Peres said Sunday that it was possible for Israelis and Palestinians to overcome differences…

Questioning Riyadh’s Nuclear Rationale: Saudi Arabia’s Atomic Ambitions

Yoel Guzansky: … Continued Iranian progress toward a nuclear weapon, Iraq’s increasing alignment with Tehran, and an expedited U.S. exit from Afghanistan are all changing the Saudi strategic landscape. The…

FSA Leader Threatens More Attacks on Hezbollah Strongholds

FSA Leader Threatens More Attacks on Hezbollah Strongholds

The two rockets that hit the suburbs of Beirut on Sunday are only a warning to Hezbollah, a commander of the Free Syrian Army group said. Speaking to the Lebanese…

Jordan in Talks to Deploy Patriot Missiles

Jordan in Talks to Deploy Patriot Missiles

Jordan said Sunday it is in talks with “friendly countries” about the possibility of deploying Patriot missiles on its territory after a similar move by Turkey. “Jordan wishes to deploy…

IAF Chief: Hezbollah Using Populated Areas for Weapons Transfers to Avoid Israeli Interceptions

IAF Chief: Hezbollah Using Populated Areas for Weapons Transfers to Avoid Israeli Interceptions

Hezbollah is transferring weapons through populated areas in the region in order to avoid Israel interception, the Commander in Chief of the Israeli Air Force has said, according to Israel’s…

Christians Face Growing Number of Blasphemy Accusations in Egypt

Christians Face Growing Number of Blasphemy Accusations in Egypt

Under Egypt’s new Islamist-led government, blasphemy (insulting Islam) cases against Egypt’s Coptic Christian community have been on the rise. The trial of Dimyana Abdel-Nour, a Coptic Christian teacher in Luxor,…

London is in a whole lot of trouble.

London is in a whole lot of trouble.

By Arlene Kushner There are several items of news requiring attention that can, in one respect or another, knock you off balance.   But let us start with this indisputable winner, because it…