News Archive

June 2009

Israel 'fed up' with US settlement demands
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2009
Barak heads to Washington to say settlement freeze possible only if US acknowledges its previous guarantees
Israel to build its own navy ships
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2009
Defense Ministry may cancel plans to buy US-made ships over rising costs, instead design and build its own ships in Haifa
Israel-US settlement dispute remains unresolved
Posted on Sunday, June 28, 2009
Barak heads to Washington to ease tensions; Netanyahu says Europeans back his new peace policies
Syria threatens 'practical steps' to retake Golan
Posted on Sunday, June 28, 2009
Syrian officials say Israel not interested in peace, new ways must be found to regain control of Golan
Jerusalem riots leave 7 wounded
Posted on Sunday, June 28, 2009
Orthodox Jewish groups attack police across the capital in response to municipal parking lot opening on Shabbat
Israel marks 3 years since abduction of Gilad Shalit
Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2009
Captive's father asks all Israelis to remember his son; human rights group tries unsuccessfully to take out ad in Gaza newspaper
Palestinians fear Hamas takeover in 'West Bank'
Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2009
Locals in Samaria say Hamas planning to repeat its violent conquest of the Gaza Strip
Homosexuals hold annual Jerusalem march
Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2009
Religious Jewish groups decided not to publicly protest the event so as not to provide gay marchers with publicity
Netanyahu-Mitchell meeting called off amid ongoing settlement dispute
Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Netanyahu aides say meeting cancelled to give Israel more time to prepare, but media speculates tensions are growing
Under US pressure, Israel removes over half of 'West Bank' checkpoints
Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Some 60 percent of checkpoints removed in past year; Jewish residents say move will lead to more bloodshed
Russia tries to secure bigger role in Mideast peace process
Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2009
President Medvedev says he has support of all relevant parties to start planning major Moscow peace summit
Netanyahu heads to Paris to consider peace summit proposal
Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Sarkozy wants int'l summit to get Netanyahu and Abbas into same room, but US not so keen on the idea
Obama Admin: No new Jewish homes in Jerusalem
Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2009
White House spokesman reiterates that Obama views even new homes in eastern Jerusalem as 'settlement activity'
Palestinians flock to new luxury shopping malls
Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Unmasking lie that they are 'refugee' forced into poverty by Israel, mall developer says locals have the money to support such ventures
Israel's Peres cheers on Iranian protestors
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2009
Netanyahu says protests have 'unmasked' Ahmadinejad, that Iranians want new gov't and even peace with Israel
Gaza man seeks asylum in Israel
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2009
Former PA security officer says he escaped Hamas prison, infiltrated Israel in hopes of being taken into custody, safety
New York's Central Park becomes Tel Aviv beach
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2009
Thousands brave cool temperatures to help mark Tel Aviv's 100th anniversary
Tel Aviv bar bans soldiers, settlement products
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2009
'Anarchist' owners hope bar will become hub for radical left-wing activists opposed to Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria
PEPSI is a Zionist conspiracy, declares Egyptian cleric
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2009
Insists in televised sermon that popular soda maker is actually a front for forwarding the Zionist agenda
Senate leader lectures Obama on Israeli-Arab conflict
Posted on Sunday, June 21, 2009
Harry Reid tells Obama problem is not Israel, but rather Palestinian intransigence; insists Holocaust is not the basis for Israel's existence
Israel's Druze warn of intifada
Posted on Sunday, June 21, 2009
Hundreds of Druze complaining of discrimination try to storm prime minister's office in Jerusalem
Jewish students banned from anti-Israel university address
Posted on Friday, June 19, 2009
Haifa U. bars Jewish students from attending venomous anti-Israel lecture by controversial Islamic leader
Clinton and Lieberman spar over Jewish settlements
Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2009
Clinton says US wants 'stop' to Jewish settlements; Lieberman says that is impossible and unreasonable
US demands Israel lift Gaza siege
Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2009
Obama Admin displeased that Israel has linked Gaza embargo to case of abducted soldier Gilad Shalit
Hamas refuses to accept Israel, even for Jimmy Carter
Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2009
Terror groups says appreciates former president's visit, but can never agree to accept Israel's right to exist
Is Hamas helping to quell Iran riots?
Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Iranian protestors insist they are being attacked by Arab gunmen aligned with Palestinian terror groups
Firm Israeli demands never last, cautions minister
Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Landau says a year from now no one will care that Netanyahu called for 'demilitarized' Palestinian state
Druze and Christians clash in northern Israel
Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2009
At least 9 hurt, rioters attack police with live fire, stones; riots sparked by false rumor regarding Internet video
Twitter revolutionizes Israel's global PR
Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2009
US-based diplomatic staff praises ability to get accurate information into the hands supporters quickly
Obama dismisses Arab criticism of Netanyahu speech
Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Claims Israel also reacts harshly to policy speech out of Arab states; expects Arabs to join serious talks with Netanyahu
Israelis very happy with Netanyahu’s speech
Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Prime minister's approval rating goes up 16 percent following peace policy speech that laid down firm Israeli conditions
Carter gets weepy in Gaza, blasts Netanyahu’s speech
Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Former US president forced to 'hold back tears' at site of Gaza living conditions; blames Israel for the situation
‘Netanyahu exposed true root of the conflict’
Posted on Monday, June 15, 2009
In major peace policy speech, Netanyahu says Arab refusal to recognize 'Jewish state' is at center of the conflict
Obama only heard Netanyahu say ‘Palestinian state’
Posted on Monday, June 15, 2009
President pleased as punch to hear Netanyahu back two-state solution, ignores firm conditions put down by Israeli leader
Palestinians threaten violence over Netanyahu speech
Posted on Monday, June 15, 2009
Top PA aide says more bloodshed inevitable if Netanyahu remains in power; Arabs say Israeli leader has killed peace process
Israel, beware, European Union is not your friend!
Posted on Monday, June 15, 2009
Rising Dutch lawmaker says Europe is always one-sided and against Israel, won't lift a finger to stop Iran
Israel suffered massive cyberattack during Gaza war
Posted on Monday, June 15, 2009
Government websites were temporarily paralyzed by assault, which officials believe was launched out of Russia
Israel: Time to act against Iran is now!
Posted on Sunday, June 14, 2009
Foreign Ministry says election results make clear Iran is determined to get nuclear weapons; Obama still wants to talk
Carter: I love the Palestinians so much
Posted on Sunday, June 14, 2009
Carter presented with top Palestinian award, says he's teaching great-grandsons about evils Israel has visited on the Arabs
Israel uproots ‘Obama’ settlement outpost
Posted on Sunday, June 14, 2009
Jewish outpost cynically named after US president taken down so as not to embarrass Netanyahu during big speech
Israel takes lead in battling Somali pirates
Posted on Sunday, June 14, 2009
Naval center established to aid in search and rescue of ships attacked by pirates in Red Sea
Israeli minister: Obama repeating Gaza error
Posted on Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Says real peace cannot be concluded in two years, and probably not by creating Palestinian state
'Moderate' new Lebanese gov't won't make peace with Israel
Posted on Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Head of victorious parties says won't talk to Israel, instead makes friendly gestures toward Hizballah
Obama to Netanyahu: So? What about my peace plan?
Posted on Tuesday, June 09, 2009
Obama has plan for peace in 2 years; Netanyahu to give his official response on Sunday, as will Hamas
Israeli FM: We have a PR problem
Posted on Tuesday, June 09, 2009
Lieberman says Israel should put more effort into reversing negative image Arabs have painted of Israel
Obama wants immediate Israel-Palestinian talks
Posted on Monday, June 08, 2009
Obama has decided to classify creation of Palestinian state as matter of US national security
Israel's Peretz claims credit for Hizballah electoral loss in Lebanon
Posted on Monday, June 08, 2009
Former defense minister says Israeli assault on Lebanon in 2006 turned the people against Hizballah
Gaza terrorist assault thwarted
Posted on Monday, June 08, 2009
10-man terrorist cell backed by mortar crew attempts to breach Gaza security fence; 5 terrorists killed
Israel wary of focus of Obama's speech
Posted on Sunday, June 07, 2009
Obama focused most heavily on Israel, lack of Palestinian state, when Iran is clearly most pressing issue
Clinton: America made Israel no firm promises
Posted on Sunday, June 07, 2009
Clinton insists US never promised to allow natural growth in settlements; Israel says reneging on Bush understandings is worrying
Netanyahu to lay out peace policy
Posted on Sunday, June 07, 2009
Announcement of official Israeli policy comes week after Obama lays out his vision for peace
Obama does not recognize Israel land claims, security needs
Posted on Thursday, June 04, 2009
In anticipated Cairo speech, Obama equates Holocaust to Palestinian suffering, says he will never recognize legitimacy of Jewish 'settlements'
Palestinians like what they see from Obama
Posted on Wednesday, June 03, 2009
Top PA officials finally see US president who is sympathetic to their cause, will bring down the hammer on Israel
Little girl stops Tel Aviv robber
Posted on Wednesday, June 03, 2009
Six-year-old girl runs off knife-wielding thief who had already stolen from two grown men
US demands halt to Jewish construction in Jerusalem, too
Posted on Tuesday, June 02, 2009
Obama Admin reacts angrily to plans to build new hotel next to Jerusalem's Old City, says it's 'settlement activity'
Palestinian teen stabs Israeli soldier
Posted on Tuesday, June 02, 2009
Young assailant exploits 'humanitarian corridor' to reach victim unchecked; Arab gunman fires on Jewish motorists
Air raid sirens sound across Israel
Posted on Tuesday, June 02, 2009
Week-long civil-defense drill reaches its climax; general public halts work and other activities to enter bomb shelters
US may stop supporting Israel at UN
Posted on Monday, June 01, 2009
Obama reportedly considering punitive measures over Netanyahu's refusal to meet his demands on Jewish settlements
Iran could have nuclear bomb this year
Posted on Monday, June 01, 2009
Israeli Military Intelligence says Iran is clearly ahead of mistaken international estimates of its nuclear program
New York comes out in support of Israel
Posted on Monday, June 01, 2009
Tens of thousands join annual march in support of Israel; march led by parents of abducted soldier Gilad Shalit

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