The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will take public comments before moving forward with a new set of net neutrality rules that sparked controversy when they were leaked in a news report earlier Wednesday. Read More: So long, net neutrality? FCC to propose new pay-for-preferential treatment rules | PCWorld.
WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) — If you live in Washington, D.C., you’re going to have visit the DMV. Starting May 1, the District will begin issuing REAL ID licenses that conform to federal regulation established by Congress in 2005 with the REAL ID act, a measure recommended by the 9/11 commission to make using fraudulent […]
From 2008 to 2010, as Edward Snowden has revealed, the National Security Agency NSA collaborated with the British Government Communications Headquarters to intercept the webcam footage of over 1.8 million Yahoo users. Read More: Biometric Surveillance Means Someone Is Always Watching.
Prime Minister David Cameron’s effort to describe his own Christian faith at Easter has backfired, with some critics accusing him of fostering “alienation and division” by characterizing Britain as a “Christian country.” The fuss over the remarks fit into the debates on national identity that are going on all over Western Europe, in the […]
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced Wednesday night, April 23, that Israel is breaking off peace talks with the Palestinians pending reassessment of the process after Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah signed a unity pact with Hamas in Gaza City. A special foreign affairs and defense cabinet meeting takes place Thursday to decide how to handle this […]
With only seven days until the Israeli-Palestinian talks expire, US Secretary of State John Kerry has no plans now to return to the region in a last-minute effort to salvage the negotiations, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Monday. Psaki, speaking at the State Department’s daily press briefing in Washington, said that Israel and the […]
Is there a secret deal between the Vatican and Israel to transfer control over King David’s Tomb to the Catholic church? An investigative report in Makor Rishon cites La Stampa Vatican Insider journalist Andrea Tornielli as saying that the deal has been nearly completed, and that Deputy Foreign Minister Ze’ev Elkin is in charge of the negotiations with the Vatican, but Israel denies any such deal. […]
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu criticized the Palestinian Authority on Monday, saying that its threat to dissolve and the ruling Fatah faction’s efforts to forge unity with Hamas indicate a lack of desire for peace. “Today, we saw the Palestinian Authority speak of dismantling itself and also talking about unity with Hamas,” the premier told […]
The Jordanian Foreign Ministry asked Israeli Ambassador Daniel Nevo on Monday to convey to Israel Jordan’s protest and rejection of recurring Israeli violations against the al-Aksa Mosque in Jerusalem, Jordan’s Petra news agency reported. Read More: Jordan summons Israeli envoy in Amman after Temple Mount clashes | JPost | Israel News.