Yemeni protesters shout slogans during a protest against anti-Islam film
Yemeni protesters shout slogans during a protest against a film deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammed, in Sanaa on September 13, 2012 Photo by AFP
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The Obama Administration is bracing for another potential eruption of violent demonstrations in parts of the Muslim world after Friday prayers, in the wake of Wednesday’s attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya that killed the ambassador and three other Americans.

The Israel Defense Forces has recently been upgrading the fence along Israel's border with Syria in response to the ongoing fighting in the latter country.

The head of an American organization mandated to register voters in Israel ahead of the November election is accusing counties in several states of violating U.S. law by mailing absentee ballots late.

Egyptian protesters angry at a film they say insults Prophet Mohammad hurled stones on Friday at a line of police in Cairo blocking their way to the U.S. embassy, which was attacked earlier this week.

Israel's central district prosecutor's office indicted Shushan Barabi, a known associate of Netanya mobsters on Friday, for his involvement in a hit-and-run car accident in Netanya, in which three women were killed.

Pope Benedict arrives in Lebanon on Friday to bring a message of peace to a region torn by civil war in neighbouring Syria and strained by violent Islamist protests against the United States in Libya and Egypt.

In keeping with Jewish tradition, spiritual leaders will attempt to "stir" the hearts of their congregants this month with High Holy Day sermons dedicated to themes of repentance. Haaretz has spoken with four Anglo spiritual leaders about the messages they plan to impart on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which begins September 16 at sundown; on Yom Kippur, September 26; and on the Sabbath between the two dates, known as Shabbat Shuva, the Sabbath of Return.