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Abbas, Mashaal Agree to Implement 2011 Deal

January 10, 2013

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal met in Cairo on Wednesday and agreed to “call on all Palestinian factions to implement the reconciliation agreement” signed by the two in May 2011, according to Hamas politburo member Izzat al-Rishq. Egypt’s state-run Middle East News Agency reported that a meeting is planned […]

Abbas’ “State of Palestine”

January 8, 2013

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas last week issued a decree renaming the PA the “State of Palestine.” Although the decree is largely symbolic, as there is no real state of Palestine, the order stated that all Palestinian identification, passports, and official documents will be branded with the new name, and Palestinian ambassadors are to […]

Foreign Fighters Infiltrate Syrian War

December 20, 2012

United Nations investigators released their latest report on Syria Thursday, noting that the Syrian conflict “has become overtly sectarian in nature” with foreign fighters assisting on both sides. According to the investigators, the Lebanese Shiite terrorist group Hezbollah has confirmed its members are in Syria fighting on behalf of President Bashar al-Asad, while Iran’s Revolutionary […]