Why is U.S. speaking Arabic in Jerusalem?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Last week, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney evaded a direct answer on which city the U.S. recognizes as the capital of Israel. Connie Lawn of IRN USA Radio more…

Muslim polygamists to get more welfare benefits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Gatestone Institute) Muslim immigrants with more than one wife will see an increase in their social welfare benefits beginning in 2013, when reforms to the British welfare system more…

Kofi Annan resigns as U.N. envoy to Syria

by Stewart Stogel -- BY STEWART STOGEL NEW YORK - U.N. and Arab League Special Envoy for Syria Kofi Annan unexpectedly handed in his resignation today. The Annan move came as the more…

Pig heads hung outside mosque in France

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Authorities say two pigs' heads were found hanging outside a mosque in southern France. The local mayor denounced what she described as "intimidation." Pigs are considered more…

Gitmo, baseball, salsa and communism

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_234405" align="aligncenter" width="609" caption="(Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 4 of Anthony LoBaido's in-depth exploration of Cuba. Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part more…

Putin rolls back freedoms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) MOSCOW – When riot police forcibly dispersed a crowd that lingered after an anti-Putin protest in central Moscow a day after Russia’s presidential election in March, more…

Author, playwright Gore Vidal dies at 86

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (N.Y. TIMES) Gore Vidal, the elegant, acerbic all-around man of letters who presided with a certain relish over what he declared to be the end of American civilization, died more…

Abortion: Cuba's bitter harvest

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_234381" align="aligncenter" width="679" caption="Caribbean sunset (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 3 of a special in-depth series on Cuba by Anthony LoBaido. Read Part more…

Claim: U.S. forces on Syrian border

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_232937" align="alignright" width="231" caption="Bashar al-Assad"][/caption] JERUSALEM – Russian intelligence has information that U.S. troops are in Turkey near the country’s border with Syria, a senior Syrian official more…