Articles by Maya Shwayder
- Head Rabbi In Israel Accused Of Graft And Corruption
June 21 2013 1:07 PM
A leader of the orthodox Jewish community has been placed under house arrest on suspicion of stealing from non-profit organizations.
- First Apple Computer Could Auction For $500,000
June 21 2013 9:59 AM
An original Apple 1 computer, built in the late 70's will go up at Christie's next week.
- Man Fatally Shot After Shouting 'Allahu Akbar' At Jerusalem's Wailing Wall
June 21 2013 8:59 AM
A Jewish man was shot and killed by security guards Fri. after he began shouting "Allahu Akbar" in a crowded place.
- Chinese Outlet Builds World’s Largest Cloud Support Platform
June 20 2013 4:20 PM
Microsoft is expanding its overseas operations and its China footprint by partnering with video sharing service PPTV.
- All-Female Jury For Zimmerman
June 20 2013 3:55 PM
The jury selection process for the trial of Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has concluded.
- Gay Conversion 'Therapists' Apologize, Shut Down Business
June 20 2013 1:26 PM
One of the U.S.'s foremost "gay conversion therapy" groups announced it is closing up shop on Thursday.
- 30 Killed By Suicide Blast In Pakistan
June 18 2013 3:50 PM
A suicide bomber targeted the funeral of a local businessman in northern Pakistan, killing 30, including one local legislator.
- Thousands Of British Soldiers Laid Off
June 18 2013 1:56 PM
The Ministry of Defense announced around 5,000 British soldiers are now out of a job.
- Pentagon Announces Women Navy Seal Training Program
June 18 2013 12:28 PM
The U.S. military is announcing a plan to integrate women into more elite combat roles, such as the Navy SEALS and Army Rangers.
- Afghan Officials In Peace Talks With Taliban In Qatar
June 18 2013 10:18 AM
Afghan President Karzai announced at a handover ceremony Tuesday that the Afghan government will begin to engage with the Taliban.
- Hundreds Of Turkish Protesters Arrested In Home Raids
June 18 2013 8:18 AM
Police raided houses across Turkey on Tuesday, arresting people suspected of violence against the police, officials said.
- Edward Snowden’s Q&A: What The Internet Said Today
June 17 2013 4:28 PM
Edward Snowden graced the Internet with his presence today. How did Twitter react?
- Barbra Streisand Rips On Discriminatory Jewish Practices
June 17 2013 12:26 PM
Streisand is in Israel for some concerts, and while touring the country dropped a few choice words for the Orthodox Jewish community.
- US OK With Results Of Iran Election
June 17 2013 11:54 AM
The U.S. congratulated Iran President-elect Rowhani among hopes that the moderate win will change Iran's course.
- Turkey Threatens Military Action Against Strike
June 17 2013 11:16 AM
Several Turkish officials threatened to send out the army in response to a massive one-day strike by several Turkish labor unions.
- China Asks US To Explain Internet Surveillance
June 17 2013 10:32 AM
In the wake of Edward Snowden's allegations the U.S. was also spying on Chinese citizens, China has demanded an explanation.
- Obama Approval Rating Plummets
June 17 2013 9:51 AM
A new CNN poll released Monday reveals that most Americans don't approve of their president, in the wake of the NSA scandal.
- Russia Says No To Syria No-Fly Zone, Again
June 17 2013 8:41 AM
Russia is maintaining its firm pro-Assad government stance, despite increasing opposition from member nations at the upcoming G-8 summit.
- Bomb Explodes Near Military Airport Outside Damascus
June 16 2013 6:29 PM
A car-bomb explosion is believed to be the cause of a fire near a military airport outside Damascus Sunday night.
- Dozens Killed In Attack On Women In Pakistan
June 16 2013 3:36 PM
A suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying female students to university, and then the hospital serving the wounded was attacked.