Coptic Priests and Women Assaulted
New reports says al-Qaeda poses greatest threat to the West. Iran, which continues to plan and finance terrorist attacks in the Middle East and beyond, remains the "most active state sponsor of terrorism" in the world, the U.S. government charged Thursday while al-Qaeda poses the greatest terrorist threat to the West.
Amman, Jordan] Controversial remarks by Pope Benedict XVI about Islam and Prophet Muhammad in 2006 could catch up with him during his May visit to the Mideast.
Cairo: Egypt's president warned regional adversaries Wednesday that he would not tolerate what he called their tampering his country's security and stability, a reference to Iran and the Hezbollah guerrilla group that it supports.
Cairo: Egypt has started slaughtering the roughly 300,000 pigs in the country as a precaution against swine flu even though no cases have been reported here,
Cairo: Egyptian security authorities referred 49 people to the public prosecutor on suspicion of plotting attacks on behalf of Lebanon's Shiite Muslim Hezbollah group, the state-run Middle East News Agency reported.
Palestinians in a refugee camp near Bethlehem want to receive Pope Benedict XVI in what they say is the most fitting setting - next to the cement wall that is part of Israel's West Bank separation barrier and borders the camp on two sides.
Islamic antisemitism, rooted in many Qur'anic injunctions, notably the charge that the Muslims' worst enemies will be the Jews (Qur'an 5:82), comes to Britain. "Labour Party embroiled in race row after candidate told she was 'too white and Jewish' to be selected," by Emily Andrews in the Daily Mail, April 27 (thanks to all who sent this in):