Category Archives: General Mideast News

Jordan to Host “World’s Largest Refugee Camp”

As violence in Syria continues, the al-Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan is on pace to become the largest in the world. Amman, Jordan – Al-Zaatari refugee camp near Jordan’s northern border with Syria is the second largest refugee camp in the world. On days when violence in Syria worsens, between 2,000-4,000 Syrians flood into Zaatari, […]

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Murdoch’s Ambitions in the Middle East″

With his media empire under fire in the west, NewsCorp chief eyes the Middle East market. Embroiled in a scandal that has global implications, Rupert Murdoch’s media empire is under fire due to the ongoing fallout resulting from the News of the World scandal. But while News Corp remains under heavy scrutiny in the UK, […]

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Israel Expands Its Borders Into Europe

Recent clampdowns on Palestinian solidarity activists underscore Israel’s ability to outsource its security operations. On July 11, Israel announced it was not interested in having the United Nations become involved as a mediator in its maritime border issues with Lebanon. But when it comes to recruiting other countries to assist in the enforcement of its […]

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Israel’s No Fly Zone

While it is the lawful right of a country to prohibit air passengers from entering, the move remains controversial. The majority of an estimated 600 Tel Aviv-bound pro-Palestine activists intending to arrive on Friday, July 8 as part of the “Welcome to Palestine” movement have not been allowed to board their flights at originating airports. […]

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