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  • The role of the Jewish king

    Whether appointing a king is legally obligatory or not is a subject of great controversy. But whether it is or is not, the Torah recognizes that it is human nature that people will ask for leadership in the form of a king. (Deuteronomy 17:14) When they...
  • Kerry in Egypt for more talks on action against Islamic State

    Kerry in Egypt for more talks on action against Islamic State
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Cairo on Saturday, continuing a U.S. push to build a coalition against the militants of the Islamic State and extract commitments for specific steps to be taken by allies taking part. Ten Arab states,...
  • Muslim Brotherhood exiles' exit from Qatar could ease regional quarrel

    At least seven officials and clerics associated with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood are leaving Qatar, members of the group said Saturday, in a move that could mark an easing of a bitter regional quarrel over the Persian Gulf monarchy’s sheltering...
  • Hours-long power outage in Egypt strands commuters, disrupts capital

    An hours-long power outage in the Egyptian capital and elsewhere in the country on Thursday stranded commuters, disrupted TV broadcasts and trapped a small but unlucky cohort in elevators as daytime temperatures topped 100 degrees. Compounding the...
  • Egypt levies additional espionage charges against ex-President Morsi

    Egypt levies additional espionage charges against ex-President Morsi
    Egyptian authorities will try jailed former President Mohamed Morsi for allegedly providing official secrets to the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar in what the state prosecutor called Egypt's biggest espionage case ever. By leveling new espionage charges...
  • Bomb attack kills 11 in ambush of Egyptian security forces

    Egypt’s battle against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula heated up Tuesday when a security convoy was ambushed, killing 11 members of the nation's security forces and wounding four more, the state news agency reported. The attack came two...
  • The anatomy of a cease-fire

    The anatomy of a cease-fire
    After at least 11 failed attempts at achieving a lasting cease-fire between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel, negotiators in Cairo on Tuesday announced that they reached an indefinite cease-fire deal. But will the agreement, whose parameters are not...
  • U.S., Europe weigh sanctions, armed force for Libya

    U.S., Europe weigh sanctions, armed force for Libya
    The Obama administration and its European allies are weighing their options for greater involvement in Libya, including sanctions against warlords and an armed international force to help stabilize the North African country, diplomats said Tuesday. With...
  • Kunkletown driver Ryan Smith finally cracks win column

    Kunkletown 410 winged Sprint Car driver Ryan Smith needs no introduction to the local racing community. The 26-year-old second-generation driver has been racing just about anything with four wheels since the age of 12. He's been a Slingshot National...
  • Gaza truce holding but Netanyahu under fire at home

    Gaza truce holding but Netanyahu under fire at home
    An open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza war held on Wednesday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced strong criticism in Israel over a costly conflict with Palestinian militants in which no clear victor emerged. On the streets of the battered, Hamas-run...
  • Gaza truce holds as Israelis debate what was won and lost

    The cease-fire that ended 50 days of fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held Wednesday past the 24-hour mark, but Israel’s wartime solidarity quickly gave way to a round of angry political recriminations....