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IDF

Tel Aviv :: Israel | 9 hours ago | political-news

The Israel Defense Forces was established in 1948 by David Ben-Gurion from the remnants of pre-state Jewish forces Haganah, Lehi and Irgun, in order to create a unified army for the newly established State of Israel. The IDF is split...
Views: 1,609 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 30 | 51 | 2 | 0
 
Benjamin Netanyahu

Jerusalem :: Israel | 1 month ago | political-news

Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין "בִּיבִּי" נְתַנְיָהוּ (help·info) Binyamin Netanyahu; born 21 October 1949) is the ninth and current Prime Minister of Israel, serving since March 2009. Netanyahu also serves as the current Chairman of the Likud Party, as a...
Views: 34,066 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 34 | 165 | 111 | 1
 
PLO

Gaza :: Palestine | 1 month ago | political-news

Since its creation in 1964, the PLO has gone through several make-overs--from resistance organization to terrorist organization to quasi occupying and governmental force (in Jordan and Lebanon) to close to irrelevance in the late 1990s in the Occupied Territories. What...
Views: 2,032 | News Stories: 32 | Blog Posts: 31 | 28 | 16 | 0
 
Hezbollah

Beirut :: Lebanon | 6 hours ago | political-news

Hezbollah - or the Party of God - is a powerful political and military organisation in Lebanon made up mainly of Shia Muslims. It emerged with financial backing from Iran in the early 1980s and began a struggle to drive...
Views: 61,009 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 35 | 276 | 108 | 0
 
Sarah Shahi

Tehrān :: Iran | 1 year ago | entertainment-news

Aahoo Jahansouz "Sarah" Shahi (Persian: آهو جهانسوز شاهی‎; born January 10, 1980) is an American-born actress of Spanish and Iranian descent. A former NFL Cheerleader, Shahi was named #90 on the Maxim magazine "Hot 100 of 2005" list; she moved...
Views: 8,273 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 31 | 54 | 29 | 1
 
Ali Abdullah Saleh

Sanaa :: Yemen | 5 days ago | political-news

Ali Abdullah Saleh is the president of Yemen. In power since 1978, he is one of the Arab world’s longest-serving leaders. Ostensibly reelected several times, Saleh ruthlessly controls Yemen’s dysfunctional and nominal democracy and uses internal conflicts—with Houthi rebels...
Views: 1,127 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 34 | 50 | 60 | 0
 
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Tehrān :: Iran | 7 months ago | political-news

A populist hardliner, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has often courted controversy since becoming the sixth president of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2005. His strong rhetoric against the United States and Israel and unbending stance on Iran's nuclear programme has proved...
Views: 10,079 | News Stories: 30 | Blog Posts: 30 | 98 | 144 | 0
 
Yasser Arafat

Jerusalem :: Israel | 8 days ago | political-news

Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husseini (Arabic: محمد ياسر عبد الرحمن عبد الرؤوف عرفات القدوة الحسيني‎‎; 24 August 1929 – 11 November 2004), popularly known as Yasser Arafat (Arabic: ياسر عرفات‎) or by his kunya Abu Ammar (Arabic: أبو...
Views: 10,742 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 30 | 86 | 163 | 0
 
Bashar al-Assad

Damascus :: Syria | 3 months ago | disasters-news

Bashar al-Assad wasborn on September 11th 1965, in Damascus. He is the 3rd son of Hafez al-Assad, the former Syrian President, and Aniseh al-Assad. His father comes from a poor family of Alawite background, a Shia sect that makes up...
Views: 32,027 | News Stories: 27 | Blog Posts: 38 | 85 | 35 | 0
 
Juliano Mer Khamis

Nazareth :: Israel | 1 year ago | entertainment-news

Juliano Mer Khamis, born 1958 in Nazareth to a Jewish mother and Arab father. Lives in Haifa-Jenin, Israel/Palestine. Has acted in Canadian, Israeli, British and American films and theatre productions. His mother Arna Mer Khamis, a Palestinian rights activist, founded...
Views: 1,606 | News Stories: 30 | Blog Posts: 32 | 13 | 22 | 0
 

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