Articles by Daniel Tovrov
President Barack Obama

Obama Piles More Sanctions On Iran

Congress prepared its own sanctions against Tehran as well, and both the House and Senate will vote on the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act on Wednesday.
Suha Arafat waits while the coffin of her husband, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is loaded aboard.

Arafat?s Widow Demands Murder Probe

Arafat died in a Paris hospital of a reported stroke in 2004, but allegations of foul-play were again raised when Swiss experts said in June that they discovered ?surprisingly? high levels of polonium 210 on the Nobel Peace Prize winner's clothing.

Mitt Romney And The Mormon-Israeli Connection

Romney has said that "there's no question (my experiences in the church) helped shape my perspective" and that his trip to Israel, which included a visit to the Wailing Wall, had a spiritual impact on him.
Syrian refugee camp in Turkey

Turkey Closes Border With Syria, Except For Refugees.

Tens of thousands of Syrians have fled into Turkey since the start of the 16-month long uprising -- 300 refugees crossed the border on Tuesday night -- but Syrian rebels seized two border check points last week, burning a number of Turkish trucks.

Beijing Mayor's Promotion On Track Despite Floods

Guo has already been named as the Communist Party Chief and despite the embarrassment and tragedy of the floods, which have left more than 30 people dead in the capital, it appears that transition is going ahead as planned.
South China Sea

Philippines President Announces Military Buildup

With the support of President Benigno Aquino III, as well as $30 million from the United States, the Filipino military will add more than 40 aircraft -- including attack helicopters -- and other weapons to its arsenal.