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A Right Move After All? Whatsapp Purchase To Expand Facebook’s Consumer … – Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaA right move after all? Whatsapp purchase to expand Facebook’s consumer base in the Middle East. A right move after all? Whatsapp purchase to expand Facebook’s consumer base in the Middle East. 2.5 5. Published February 23rd, 2014 – 13:18 GMT via …WhatsApp outage downs mobile messaging service for hoursITProPortalText pest: why Facebook buying WhatsApp […]

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Kerry attempts the improbable with Middle East peace deal – Financial Times

Financial TimesJust over 20 years ago, the declaration of principles that emerged from the Oslo peace talks opened up an alluring vista of two states, Israeli and Palestinian, living peacefully side by side. They would share the Holy Land and workg as partners in a Middle …Kerry eager to advance peace talks between Israel, PalestiniansXinhuaIsraeli […]

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Amid Egypt’s uprising anniversary, US condemns violence, pledges Middle East … – Fox News

Fox NewsSaturday, Jan. 25, 2014: Egyptians wear masks of Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt.AP. ADVERTISEMENT. The three-year anniversary of Egypt’s political uprising was marked this weekend with …Egypt clashes kill 29 on third anniversary of revolutionBBC NewsEgyptian police, Muslim Brotherhood protesters clash on third anniversary of …ABC OnlineClashes kill […]

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Philadelphia abuzz over possible 2015 visit by Pope Francis – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThough the Vatican hasn’t made an official announcement, news that Pope Francis may visit Philadelphia in 2015 has generated buzz among the Catholic community and city residents. Vatican officials told the National Catholic Reporter on Friday that Pope …Obama and Pope Francis likely to touch on poverty, abortion and Middle East …Washington PostPope: […]

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Obama and Pope Francis likely to touch on poverty, abortion and Middle East … – Washington Post

Washington PostThe news that President Obama will meet with Pope Francis on March 27 brightened a snowy Tuesday morning for Catholics who see a broad overlap between the president’s agenda and the pontiff’s repeated denunciations of income inequality and “trickle …The Pope Francis Guide to Social Media EtiquetteBusinessweekPope Francis declares the internet a ‘gift from […]

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High stakes, low expectations for Syria peace talks – CNN International

CNN International(CNN) — A new peace conference aimed at ending Syria’s civil war convenes Wednesday in Switzerland, where the international community hopes to apply a tourniquet to the Middle East’s worst open wound. Here’s a quick thumbnail guide to the conference:.Iran, Disinvited From Syria Talks, Says Opponents Will Regret ItNew York TimesAssad Focuses on Fighting […]

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Kerry in Jerusalem: Hard work on Israeli, Palestinian goals – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJERUSALEM — U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Jerusalem on Thursday to begin another round of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, his 10th visit since taking office with the intent of renewing Middle East peace negotiations.Israeli-Palestinian peace talks at crunch time, Kerry saysWashington PostNetanyahu Expresses Doubt About Palestinians on […]

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Kerry returns to Israel to talk with leaders about peace negotiations, amid new … – Fox News

Fox NewsSecretary of State John Kerry will travel next week to the Middle East to meet with Palestinian and Israeli leaders about peace talks that were recently overshadowed by a new wave of violence in the region, Fox News confirmed Saturday. Kerry told the …Israel Approves Release of Palestinian Prisoners for Peace TalksBusinessweekIsrael approves release […]

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Ministers release list of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be freed in advance of Kerry’s … – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostMinisters finalize list of prisoners to be freed ahead of Kerry’s return to the region; Peri: 15-25% of settlers would be evacuated in peace deal; illegal West Bank building can be treated as criminal activity. Bereaved family members protest against an impending …Kerry to Travel to Middle East on New Year’s DayVoice of AmericaKerry […]

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A rare bond in Bethlehem gets ancient church restored – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBETHLEHEM, West Bank — Two weeks before Christmas, one of the most powerful storms to hit the Middle East in a century dumped several inches of snow on the hills of Bethlehem. In addition to shuttering schools and businesses, the storm caused runoff …Worshippers, pilgrims rejoice in Jesus’ Bethlehem birthplaceFox NewsPilgrims Converge for Bethlehem […]

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Despite spike in Israeli-Palestinian violence, situation still under control – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostNeither Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Egypt, or Hamas wishes to see another round of fighting. What we are seeing is akin to a conversation between two deaf people. IDF medics at the scene of the shooting on the northern Gaza border, December 24, …Killing and Retaliation at Gaza-Israel Border Continue Violent CycleNew York TimesChristmas […]

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Gazan killed by IDF was collecting scrap – not damaging border fence, says brother – Haaretz

HaaretzLast Friday, Israel Defense Forces soldiers killed Oudeh Hamad, a resident of Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip. Hamad’s brother Radaad was injured. Statements made to the media indicated that the two brothers were attempting to damage the security …Israeli civilian, Palestinian girl killed in Gaza flare-upReutersKilling and Retaliation at Gaza-Israel Border Continue Violent […]

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American singer loses ‘Arabs Got Talent’ to Syrian dance troupe – Reality TV World

Reality TV WorldA 23-year-old American singer, who won praise for singing traditional Arab songs, lost the top prize in “Arabs Got Talent” to a Syrian dance troupe. ADVERTISEMENT. Jennifer Grout, of Massachusetts, was one of the top-three finalists Saturday in Beirut, …American singer of Arab tunes has talent – but not enoughChristian Science MonitorAmerican without […]

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Kerry: Israelis, Palestinians are closer to peace than ever before – Haaretz

HaaretzU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, before his departure from Israel, Dec. 6, 2013. Photo by AP. Text size. Comments (0). Print Page. Send to friend. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share. this story is by. Barak Ravid. Barak Ravid. related tags.Kerry urges spirit of Mandela in Mideast peace processPakistan Daily TimesKerry: Mideast Peace […]

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Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Join United States of America’s Global Priorities

The White House just issues a joint statement from the Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Sweden, joining the United States in a united front on “Global issues.” It stops short of mentioning Syria. Here’s the statement: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary […]

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Iran Presidential Election 2013

  On June 14th Iran will be holding its 2013 presidential elections. Given the ever present tension between the United States and Iran, and the domestic conflict Iran experienced during it’s last presidential election (2009) this is an election that bears paying attention to. The election is occuring at the end of president Ahmadinijad’s second […]

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Hugo Chavez: AP Reporter Pamela Sampson Implies Social Spending Wrong

Hugo Chavez has died, and while he’s certainly no saint, the way some in the media have lazily characterized him is totally silly. First, we had CNN trying to diminish the Obama Administration’s success at having a better relationship with Chavez than Bush did. Now, we have AP Reporter Pamela Sampson blasting Chavez for spending […]