February 2008

'Moderate' Abbas: Violence still an option for us
Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2008
Lauded by the West as a "moderate," Abbas says violence still an option, boasts that his PLO trained nearly all terrorist groups in the region, and many in the world
Olmert: Israel reaching limit of its tolerance for Arab terror
Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2008
Israeli PM Olmert vows to hit Gaza terrorists hard following major rocket assault on southern Israel; Rice demands Israeli restraint
Gaza rockets kill Israeli father, wound minister's bodyguard
Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2008
Palestinian Arabs launch massive barrage of nearly 60 rockets at southern Israel on Wednesday and Thursday; many treated for severe emotional trauma
Abbas admits: Al Qaeda active in Gaza
Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Palestinian leader complains that Gaza's Hamas rulers are now allying with bin Laden's group; Israeli intel chief says Al Qaeda exploited breached Gaza-Egypt border
Fuzzy Palestinian bunny teaches children to hate
Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Newest character on popular Hamas-created children's TV program says he will bite and devour Danes for printing political cartoons of Mohammed
Sharon's son, Omri, goes to jail
Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Former Knesset member, son of comatose former prime minister to serve seven months for concealing illegal campaign contributions
Kadima conspires to foil J'lem talks; Olmert: Likely no peace in 2008
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Members of Olmert's own party wait until he is en route to Japan to hold urgent meeting to discuss opposition to plans to surrender Jerusalem
Obama remarks call into question future relations with Israel
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2008
US presidential frontrunner suggested he opposes Likud Party platform, raising concerns over possible future relations with Netanyahu government
Costa Rica recognizes 'Palestine', Israel furious
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Angered Israeli officials cancel high level talks with Central America nation after it officially establishes ties with 'state of Palestine'
Ariel Sharon turns 80
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Family of comatose former prime minister quietly mark occasion at Tel Aviv hospital, where Sharon is reportedly breathing on his own, but it not expected to regain consciousness
Arabs inaugurate Yasser Arafat commemorative institute
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Egyptians, Palestinian officials and Israeli Arab lawmakers gather in Cairo to pay homage to legacy of arch-terrorist
Nightmare avoided at Gaza border
Posted on Monday, February 25, 2008
Few turn out for Palestinian rally against Israeli embargo, no real attempt made to breach fence and enter southern Israel
Obama: Dividing Israel doesn't make me anti-Israel
Posted on Monday, February 25, 2008
US presidential frontrunner rejects view that true supporters of Jewish state champion Jews right to all the land, victory over its enemies
Most Israeli-Americans prefer Hillary for president
Posted on Monday, February 25, 2008
Ex-first lady rides husbands popularity in Israel to garner 54% of vote among American expatriates living in the Jewish state
Bad education, lack of faith behind Israel's PR woes, says panel
Posted on Monday, February 25, 2008
Participants in Jerusalem Conference panel say youth not being taught Israel's legal rights, bemoan nationalism devoid of biblical faith
Olmert insists he won't fortify all southern Israel
Posted on Monday, February 25, 2008
Cabinet approves funds to build safe rooms in homes most threatened by Palestinian rockets, two more of which hit southern Israel on Monday
Israeli doctors screen embryos for cancer genes
Posted on Monday, February 25, 2008
Israeli woman to be first mother to give birth to babies scanned and cleared for gene defect that causes breast cancer in adults
US warns Israel not to invade Gaza
Posted on Friday, February 22, 2008
Rice requests urgent meeting with Olmert to make sure he understands Bush Admin opposes escalation of Israeli war on terror
Israeli army chief: War is coming
Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2008
Speaking to graduates of officer course, IDF chief Ashkenazi says Israel facing many real threats, war may be on the horizon
Iran whines about veiled Israeli threat
Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2008
Ignoring own overt threats to destroy Jewish state, Iran demands UN condemn Israel for suggesting it may use military option to stop nuke program
Victims of Palestinian terror warn State Dept. to back off
Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2008
US federal court offers State Department chance to get involved in lawsuit against Palestinian Authority by victims of Palestinian terrorism
Palestinian leader Abbas seeks Blackwater protection
Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2008
Recognizing effectiveness of tactics used by much-maligned US security contractor, PA leader mulls hiring firm to revamp his own security detail
Palestinians threaten to declare independence
Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2008
If Israel too slow on concessions, top PA leader says Palestinian state should be declared unilaterally; Olmert accused of already signing over Jerusalem
Iran begins processing uranium gas
Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2008
IAEA diplomats reveal that Iran has started small-scale uranium enrichment that could soon expand to enable building of nukes
Israel prepares for Hizballah missiles
Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2008
IDF deploys Patriot air-defense battery in Haifa in anticipation of Hizballah missile strike; Israel fears UNIFIL may soon collapse
Snow blankets Israel
Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Over one foot of snow falls in northern Golan; snow blankets Galilee region, Jerusalem and surrounding suburbs
Report: Hizballah threatens to assassinate Israeli leaders
Posted on Monday, February 18, 2008
Arab press reports that Hizballah plans to assassinate top Israeli officials in response to killing of group's co-founder and operational commander
World leaders slam Gaza rockets, warn Israel against invasion
Posted on Monday, February 18, 2008
Ambassadors, US lawmakers and UN humanitarian chief all visit Sderot, condemn ongoing Palestinian rocket attacks
Israel agrees to free Arab killers for Shalit
Posted on Monday, February 18, 2008
Israel, Hamas reach agreement on identities of terrorists to be freed after Olmert government eases restrictions on releasing killers
Palestinians resume official activity in Jerusalem
Posted on Monday, February 18, 2008
Senior Palestinian official says PA again holding meetings, conducting security and intelligence operations in Israeli capital
Report: Israel was behind hit on Hizballah chief
Posted on Sunday, February 17, 2008
Unnamed Israeli sources tell London's Sunday Times that Mossad killed Mughniyah as he was planning major attack on Jewish state in cooperation with Syria
Israel to announce soldiers held by Hizballah are dead
Posted on Sunday, February 17, 2008
Lawmakers say that without sign of life, Israel must presume Eldad Regev and Ehud Goldwasser are dead, deprive Hizballah of ability to extract concessions
Israeli soldier wounded as IDF battles Gaza terrorists
Posted on Sunday, February 17, 2008
IDF troops kill four terrorists in southern Gaza incursion; Palestinian rocket hits Sderot, damages house, narrowly misses kindergarten
Arabs block road, attack Jews in Samaria
Posted on Sunday, February 17, 2008
Settler leaders complain after IDF arrests several Jewish teens for throwing stones back at Arab assailants
Another quake strikes southern Lebanon
Posted on Friday, February 15, 2008
Measuring 5.3 on Richter scale, earthquake is second to hit near Lebanese city of Tyre in less than a week; at least 5 injured
Israelis on alert as Hizballah declares war
Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2008
Lebanese terror groups declares war on Israelis at home and abroad during funeral of assassinated co-founder; tens of thousands of Lebanese pay their respects to arch-killer
Report: Olmert not allowing Jewish construction in Jerusalem
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Senior Jerusalem municipal official tells media government blocking building of Jewish homes cause it plans to surrender eastern half of city
Persian Gulf states look to Israel to confront Iran
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Kuwait, neighboring countries confident Israel will attack Iranian nuclear facilities before it's too late
Israel accused of killing Hizballah leader
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Head of all Hizballah terrorist operations killed in Damascus car bombing; topped Israeli and FBI most-wanted lists for decades
Mild earthquake shakes Israel
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Measuring 4.0 on Richter scale, quake centered in southern Lebanon felt as far south as Jerusalem; no injuries or damage reported
Israel mourns death of Tom Lantos
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Lantos was only survivor of Nazi Holocaust to ever serve in US Congress; a staunch supporter of Israel, he also fought bitterly for international human rights
Israel debates homosexual adoption
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2008
New ruling by attorney general would allow homosexual couples to adopt children unrelated to either partner
Shas ready to leave government
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Olmert government again on the rocks after reported negotiations over fate of Jerusalem forces religious coalition party to consider quitting
Israel readies to invade Gaza
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2008
DM Barak tells army to prepare to enter Gaza in force after week of severe rocket attacks; group of angered Israelis urges southern residents to fight back on their own
Britain tried to give Palestine to Syria
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2008
In effort to extend hegemony across Middle East at end of WWII, Britain offered Syria control of Jordan and Palestine to join federation with Iraq
Israeli boys wounded by Gaza rockets; Israel demands response
Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2008
Angry residents of battered Negev town protest in Jerusalem over government failure to green light crushing IDF response to rocket fire
Arab attacks on Jewish motorists increase
Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2008
Man burned by firebombs, teenage boy wounded by stones while traveling on West Bank road; Galilee Arabs hurls stones at Jewish motorists
Israel, Palestinian leaders say no chance of peace this year
Posted on Friday, February 08, 2008
Palestinian PM blames Israeli failure to more quickly remove Jews from West Bank, but Israel says Arab violence the real hindrance to peace
Rocket barrage against southern Israel continues
Posted on Friday, February 08, 2008
22 rockets fired from Gaza on Friday, 20 more on Thursday; widespread damage, but no injuries; Netanyahu insists gov't unleash IDF
Arab rocket hits Jewish playground
Posted on Thursday, February 07, 2008
Baby girl, older sister wounded by shrapnel; 10 other kids miraculously spared because they left seconds before rocket hit
Jerusalem to build 9/11 memorial
Posted on Thursday, February 07, 2008
Nine other Israeli towns have already constructed monuments remembering the thousands of Americans killed by Islamic terrorists
Report: War panel spared Olmert to keep Netanyahu from power
Posted on Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Winograd Commission member indicates his positions when formulating report on handling of Lebanon war were guided by personal opinion on who should be prime minister
Israeli girl wounded in Palestinian rocket barrage
Posted on Wednesday, February 06, 2008
14-year-old girl hit by shrapnel as 12 rockets pound Sderot; 3 more rockets land in sensitive industrial zone of port city of Ashkelon
Barak will bring down Olmert after all
Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2008
Defense Minister zig-zags on intention to remain in government, says he will soon bring down Olmert for behaving as though he "lives in a glass house"
Egypt reopens Gaza-Sinai border
Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2008
Day after resealing border under international pressure, Egypt allows Palestinian rioters and gunmen force border back open
Palestinian rockets hit Israeli factories
Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2008
Numerous factory employees treated for shock following bombardment; residents again demand Olmert gov't fortify Sderot
Israeli woman killed in Palestinian suicide bombing
Posted on Monday, February 04, 2008
Police officer prevents larger tragedy by killing second bomber before he could detonate; Palestinians fire four more rockets from Gaza
Egypt seals Gaza border, but not before arms get through
Posted on Monday, February 04, 2008
Israeli officials say terrorists exploited breached border, lack of Egytian supervision to bring "high quality" arms into Gaza
Barak stays at Olmert's side, public wants PM to resign
Posted on Monday, February 04, 2008
Barak backtracks on promise to leave gov't after Lebanon war report published, all but ensuring Olmert's political survival
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