Tag archive for ‘AFP’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Tunisia’s Anti-Islamist Candidate Leading Incumbent in Presidential Election

The head of Tunisia’s anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party, Beji Caid Essebsi, is leading the country’s presidential election with 39.46 percent of the votes, a full six percentage points ahead More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Bern Art Museum Getting 1, 280 Pieces of Nazi Looted Art

The Bern Art Museum in Switzerland is to receive 1, 280 artworks which were looted by the Nazis during World War II. The painting were first discovered two years in the collection of Cornelius Gurlitt who had More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

At Least Seven Wounded in Bomb Attack on Cairo Metro

At least seven people were wounded when a bomb went off in a Cairo metro carriage on Thursday, according to AFP, citing security officials. According to Al Ahram, the injuries were caused when people tried More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Poland May Extradite Polanski to US over Statutory Rape Case

Film director Roman Polanski, 81, was questioned by Polish prosecutors Thursday, concerning a US arrest warrant for statutory rape of a minor, but was finally released, AFP reported. Polanski jumped More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Tunisian Islamist Chief Says Democracy Best Defense against ISIS

The head of the moderate but powerful Islamist Ennahda Movement in Tunisia, Rached Ghannouchi, has told AFP in an interview that his country’s transition to democracy should serve as an example of More...

Tibi Singer On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

PLO Promises Islamic Extremism Will End as Soon as Israel Withdraws from Occupied Territories

Following up on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent views, the PLO on Saturday called for a comprehensive strategy against Islamic extremism that would coincide with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, September 29th, 2014

The Battle Is On Between Yelp Free Speech Advocates and the Companies that Loath Them

It appears that the online review service Yelp has been generating two opposing movements in the U.S., one which seeks to protect free speech and enable rank and file Americans to say whatever they want about More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Local Jews Refuse to Believe Belgian Synagogue Arson that Injured 3 Was Antisemitic

Authorities in the Belgian capital of Brussels are investigating what appears to be an arson attack on a synagogue that injured three people. The fire was reported around 6:30 AM local time (1:30 AM ET), in More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

At Least 750 Drown in 1 Week Fleeing Raging Middle East Wars

More than 700 migrants fleeing Africa and the Middle East have died over the past week, as the boats they were on sank for a variety of reasons, the International Organization for Migration reported on Monday. More...

S.M. Lightening On Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Assad Retreating as Al Qaeda Forces Occupy Entire Syrian Golan Heights

  Anti-Assad rebels comprised mostly of Al-Qaeda fighters have managed to capture most of the Syrian side of the border with Israel on the Golan Heights, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights director Rami More...

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