News Archive

February 2009

As EU mulls more Iran sanctions, Israel warns time running out
Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2009
EU to propose mildly increased Iran sanctions to Obama; Israel warns there is no more time to mess around
Gaza rocket damages Israeli homes
Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2009
Attacks continue on southern Israel; tragedy narrowly averted as two homes sustain damage
Palestinians love US money, but hate America
Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2009
Palestinians support violence against US troops and civilians more than any other group of Arabs or Muslims
Olmert claims he was closer to peace than ever
Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2009
Desperate for positive legacy, Olmert suggests that given a little more time, he would have brought peace to region
Clinton warns Israel against maintaining Gaza blockade
Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Clinton to arrive in Israel next week, demand that Jerusalem end blockade of Hamas-ruled Gaza
Peres says Europe making peace hard by backing Hamas
Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Israeli president blasts European Union for legitimizing Hamas terror by expressing understanding for Gaza situation
Israel-Turkey relations go south as PM compares Netanyahu to Hamas
Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Turkish PM says Bibi's resistance to Palestinian state is like Hamas' rejection of Israel's existence
Iran's first nuclear plant almost ready to go online
Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Iranian and Russian technicians begin testing Bushehr nuclear reactor amid world criticism
Netanyahu continues to chase unyielding Livni
Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Bibi to offer Livni even more power over next gov't if she will join unity coalition; Kadima officials upset she rejected first offer
Obama to pour nearly $1 billion into Gaza
Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Obama reverses Bush policy of isolating and sanctioning Hamas and its Palestinian supporters
Gaza terrorists try to assault border crossing
Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Islamic Jihad says thwarted attack was attempt to abduct Israeli soldier; two more rockets hit southern Israel
Israel complains to UN over Lebanon rocket fire
Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2009
10,000-man UN force in southern Lebanon is supposed to prevent attacks on northern Israel
Netanyahu tries to lure Livni into unity coalition
Posted on Sunday, February 22, 2009
Prefering centrist unity gov't, Bibi set to offer Livni full partnership, generous helping of ministry portfolios
Anti-Israel Hamas-embracer to be named new US intel chief
Posted on Sunday, February 22, 2009
Obama expected to name former amb. to Saudi Arabia who said US shouldn't back Israel to top intel spot
Gaza rockets continue to hit southern Israel
Posted on Sunday, February 22, 2009
At least one rocket a day continues to hit southern Israel; attacks ignored by world pushing for formal Israel-Hamas truce
Too late: UN discovers Iran dangerously close to going nuclear
Posted on Sunday, February 22, 2009
UN report reveals Iran has much more uranium than previously thought; UN officials try to downplay seriousness of situation
Livni says no unity government for Israel
Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2009
Kadima leader says she will not join Netanyahu gov't after third largest party recommends Likud leader as next prime minister
Israel: No Gaza truce without Shalit
Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Cabinet unanimous in decision not to agree to any Gaza ceasefire that doesn't include release of Hamas-held soldier
Peres to inject personal politics into PM pick
Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2009
In possible abuse of powers, Peres says future policies will play major role in his choice between Netanyahu and Livni
Netanyahu: No Palestinian state; Livni: Surrender to Arab demands
Posted on Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Israel's would-be prime ministers square off over peace process policy for first time since election
Report: Obama ready to manipulate Israeli political scene
Posted on Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Washington sources say Obama may pressure Livni to join unity gov't with Netanyahu to advance surrender of Judea-Samaria
Shoe-throwing phenomenon reaches Bethlehem
Posted on Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Palestinian boy beaten and jailed after hurling shoe at PA Prime Minister Salaam Fayad
Israel mulls electoral system changes
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009
Latest election results in most fractious Knesset ever, with little hope that next government will last a full term
3, not 40, were killed by IDF shells at UN Gaza school
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009
Belated survey further confirms Hamas-suppled Gaza death toll blindly accepted by world was grossly exaggerated
Another Olmert corruption scandal comes to light
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009
Outgoing prime minister accused of ramming through loan for college headed by personal friend; indictments expected soon
Kadima demands to head government
Posted on Sunday, February 15, 2009
Livni says she won more seats, should be PM; Netanyahu tells her to stop being petty and join his coalition
Obama pushes for unity government in Israel
Posted on Sunday, February 15, 2009
US president fears right-wing coalition would put a halt to the surrender of land to the Arabs
Israel is now a right-wing nation
Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2009
Poll confirms results of general election: Israel has significantly shifted from left to right
Abbas likens Israel's Likud to Hamas
Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2009
'Moderate' Palestinian leader precludes any chance of meaningful dialogue with Israel's new leadership
IDF soldiers' vote could result in election tie
Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2009
While media moves on to discuss Livni's coalition, 150,000 votes remain uncounted, and could give Likud an extra mandate
Israeli parties reject power-sharing compromise
Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Kadima calls rotating premiership a 'gimmick'; Likud says no need for such solutions, since right-wing clearly came out on top
Israel election results could lead to break up of Kadima
Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2009
If Netanyahu forms right-wing gov't, right-leaning members of Kadima could be enticed to break away and join him
High number of Europeans blame Jews for world's troubles
Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Nearly one-third of Europeans say high-ranking Jewish financial officers responsible for global meltdown
ISRAELI ELECTION: Right wing wins, but Netanyahu doesn't
Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Livni's Kadima Party wins one more seat than Likud, but Netanyahu still likely best choice to form next government
Coffee and Talk: Jerusalem congregation broadcasts news updates on the web
Posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2009
King of Kings congregation reaches out to worldwide pro-Israel community with daily webcasts
Netanyahu promises to keep Golan, undivided Jerusalem
Posted on Monday, February 09, 2009
In final election campaign push, Likud leader also blasts opponents for cynically using Gilad Shalit to win votes
UN won't resume Gaza aid till Hamas returns stolen goods
Posted on Monday, February 09, 2009
Hamas says it took aid cause UN wouldn't let it distribute, but that dispute has been resolved; UN says Hamas is lying
Hamas continues to hunt down opposition
Posted on Monday, February 09, 2009
At least 6 members of rival Fatah group hunted down and executed since end of Gaza war
Israeli girl murdered by brother, with father's blessing
Posted on Monday, February 09, 2009
Father charged with soliciting boy to brutally execute his sister for 'bringing shame' on their family with her dress and behavior
Missiles hit Israel as gov't mulls ceasefire deal with Hamas
Posted on Sunday, February 08, 2009
PM Olmert blasts ministers for pre-election leak of overly optimistic reports on truce deal, return of Gilad Shalit
Arabs stab American tourist in Jerusalem
Posted on Sunday, February 08, 2009
Young Jewish visitor attacked while asking for directions; knife-wielding Arab attacks Israeli soldier in Jaffa
Jimmy Carter: Pro-Israel means anti-peace
Posted on Sunday, February 08, 2009
Nutty former president says pro-Israel US groups have never said they want peace, at least not what he means by peace
Study: No Israeli war crimes in Gaza
Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2009
Legal experts say Israel in the clear over Gaza actions, blast those accusing Israel as propagandists
Israel, Hamas said close to ceasefire agreement
Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2009
Deal would promise end to rocket attacks for 18 months in return for Israel opening Gaza crossings, lifting most of embargo
Arab Knesset parties: We will fight Zionism from within
Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2009
Candidate urges Arab sector to vote so that effective fifth column is created inside Israeli government
Iran: Obama is a Zionist agent
Posted on Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Top cleric says Zionists put Obama in offices for their purpose, and that his election will not mend US-Iran rift
Egypt's Mubarak blames Hamas for Gaza bloodshed
Posted on Wednesday, February 04, 2009
While most of world blames Israel for Gaza bloodshed, at least some Arab leaders are placing the blame where it belongs
UN says Hamas stealing Gaza aid
Posted on Wednesday, February 04, 2009
UN spokesman says Hamas 'police' raid aid warehouse, confiscate thousands of blankets and food parcels
Israel sees war with Syria in near future
Posted on Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Top IDF official says Israel and Syria on clear collision course, nearly all Hizballah missiles come from Damascus
Gaza rockets pound Israel, Olmert gov't considers response
Posted on Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Nearly 20 rockets and mortars on southern Israel this week; IDF warns Gazans to flee ahead of expected retaliatory strikes
If Iran can launch a satellite, it can deliver nukes far afield
Posted on Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Israeli expert says Iranian satellite launch, if true, means Tehran can hit distant targets with WMDs
Gaza aid shipments continue, despite renewed attacks
Posted on Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Israeli staff continues to man all Gaza border crossings to keep aid flowing, even though terrorists are endangering their lives
Israelis say Netanyahu will clash with Obama, and that's OK
Posted on Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Poll shows 70% of Israelis expect tension between US, Israeli leaders, but don't particularly care
Soldiers prevent Palestinian terror attack in Judea
Posted on Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Alert troops stop terrorist before he reaches Jewish town; gunman's family insist he was just an illegal worker
Warning: Hizballah planning to attack Israelis abroad
Posted on Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Concrete evidence of plans by Lebanese terror group to avenge assassination of its leader by killing and abducing Israelis
Knesset candidate wants to stem exodus of Christian Zionists
Posted on Monday, February 02, 2009
Top candidate, former ambassador tells Israel Today that the Jewish state must embrace its Christian brothers
Police almost ready to indict Olmert
Posted on Monday, February 02, 2009
Police source says substantial evidence gathered against Olmert, who has been unable to refute charges
Hamas agrees to long-term truce, as more rockets fired from Gaza
Posted on Sunday, February 01, 2009
Hamas reportedly ready for one-year ceasefire, but more rockets from Gaza could already scuttle the deal
Study: UN doesn't screen staff for terrorists
Posted on Sunday, February 01, 2009
Former UN lawyer says Gaza-based agency doesn't care if terrorists join its staff

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