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Arab Bank Said at Trial to Have Sent $4 Million to Hamas
Arab Bank Plc maintained accounts for senior Hamas leaders, including former spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, a former Israeli military official testified in a U.S. trial over claims the bank helped finance suicide bombings carried out by the Palestinian militant group.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Sofia News Agency
Mohamed Khalaf: Bashar Assad's Regime Was 'Biggest Helper' of IS
An interview of Novinite. com with Mohamed Khalaf , an Iraqi-born journalist and correspondent in Bulgaria of a Kuwaiti newspaper, on the Sunni militant group called Islamic State acting in Iraq and Syria.
HONY's recent project humanizes Middle East
With escalating conflicts throughout the Middle East, it's difficult to worry about anything other than the impending threat of increased American involvement.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Long-term economic plan should primarily serve interests of citizens - King of Jordan
The King described the future vision entailed in the 10-year economic plan as "the most important strategic initiative for the future of Jordan and Jordanians His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday stressed his full support to all the committees entrusted with preparing a future vision of the national economy, coupled with an executive plan, urging ... (more)
UN waits for Cairo cease-fire details before going forward with resolution
Jordan will continue to push for consultations on the draft resolution its diplomats presented to the Security Council on behalf of the Arab group at the UN.
Energy ballet-2: Syria, Ukraine & 'Pipelineistan'
Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
US, Europeans preparing draft for Security Council resolution on Gaza
Until late last week, there had been no movement on a council resolution since Jordan's draft resolution was last revised in early August.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Times of Israel
Tel Aviv terror victim testifies in Arab Bank lawsuit
A picture taken on August 16, 2014 shows the Arab Bank's main offices in the Jordanian capital, Amman.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Film School Rejects
'May in the Summer' Review: A Family Drama Falls Flat
A second feature is often about risk. Cherien Dabis 's first film, Amreeka , is an almost archetypal example of the debut America indie hit.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Amman asks Security Council members to pass cease-fire resolution
Latest version of draft resolution authored by Jordan calls for an end to the blockade and "intensified international arrangements to prevent arms and ammunition smuggling."
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Humans of NY goes global
Aug. 19: When Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the enormously popular website Humans of New York, landed this month in Arbil, Iraq, he had no idea that chaos was about to engulf the city.
Arab Bank, respected multi-national in dock for terror
Arab Bank, on trial in New York for allegedly supporting terrorism, is one of the biggest and most prestigious Arab banking giants in the world.
Out of character or perfectly in character? President of...
Out of character or perfectly in character? President of Jordan's Chamber of Commerce calls on boycott of Israeli goods hese remarks were made at a meeting between JCC board of directors and a delegation representing the Palestinian union of commercial, industrial and agricultural chambers.
McCain's ISIS Buddies Now Better Armed Than The Kurds: Thanks, America
In a textbook example of The Law of Unintended Consequences, the Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are complaining that their Warsaw Pact-era weaponry is no match for the more modern tech being wielded by Sen. John McCain's ISIS chums .
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Fatah: Activists in Gaza under Hamas house arrest
Fatah officials say the rival Hamas movement has placed scores of Fatah activists in Gaza under house arrest during the Gaza war and has shot several in the legs for not staying indoors.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
National Public Radio
Arab Bank On Trial For Allegedly Funding Hamas
In New York, a Jordanian bank is being sued by victims of terrorism who say the bank sent money to terrorists.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Terror finance trial plaintiffs: Arab Bank records show funds were transferred to Hamas
One of the lead plaintiffs' lawyers said evidence would show that the bank required "all employees to donate 5 percent of their salaries" to the second intifada.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Investigation underway into blaze at Heritage Stables in Skaneateles
A storage barn at Heritage Stables in Skaneateles is considered a total loss after a fire tore through it Wednesday evening.
Jordan hosts workers from 108 nationalities, mostly Egyptians
Egyptian guest workers represent the majority of the 108 nationalities working in the Kingdom, constituting 62 per cent of the total number of guest workers.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Wind turbine company kicks off crowdfunding campaign
A company that wants to buy a former woolen mill in Skaneateles Falls and turn it into a wind turbine factory has launched a crowdfunding campaign in hopes of raising $3 million to $5 million.