March 2009

Netanyahu presents largest-ever government
Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Gov't under Netanyahu balloons to 30 ministers; Likud leader defends expansion as necessary for stability
Two Gaza terrorists killed in firefight with Israeli troops
Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Terrorists killed while planting bomb; international defense journal says Hamas gearing up for next war with Israel
Israeli raid on Sudan a warning to Iran
Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Hastily-planned successful large-scale raid proved Israel's capabilities; Iran could be next
'Iran will soon become friendly toward Israel'
Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Former Iranian parliament member says current gov't will soon fall, be replaced by far more friendly one
Analysis: Struggles for tourists in the Holy Land
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2009
Christian and Messianic tourists experience troubles entering Israel as religious and government elements contravene standards and policies
Israel attacked several targets in Sudan, with drones
Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2009
Unmanned drones used to bomb not one, but three arms convoys in Sudan in January, according to reports
Israel to restrict prisoner rights to pressure Hamas
Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2009
Hamas prisoners to lose TV, radio, visitation rights until Gilad Shalit is freed, or at least visited by Red Cross
Palestinian youth orchestra disbanded for serenading Jews
Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2009
'Moderate' Palestinian Authority incensed after Arab youths play at event honoring Holocaust survivors
More natural gas discovered off Israeli coast
Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2009
Massive natural gas reserves expected to significantly boost Israel's economy in the near future
Report: Israel bombed arms convoy in Sudan
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009
CBS cites US officials saying Israeli planes entered Sudan during Gaza war; Sudan official says planes were American
Israel celebrates 30 years of peace, Egypt doesn't
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009
Egypt fails to mark 30 years of peace with Israel in any official capacity, except for top newspaper blasting Jewish state
Peace not possible while Gaza rockets fall, Israel tells UN
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009
Israel, US try to impress seriousness of Gaza rockets on UN, but officials just equate attacks to Israeli countermeasures
Netanyahu government strengthened with addition of 'Jewish Home'
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009
Netanyahu now resides over majority coalition of 69 MKs, with hopes of gaining at least 4 more
Netanyahu forms unity government with Labor
Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Unity deal gives Netanyahu strong majority government, but many fear he compromised too much
Obama: Palestine a priority
Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2009
US president makes priorities clear in press conference that references only US economy and Israel
16 wounded when Arabs attack marching Jews
Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2009
100 Jews march with Israeli flags in hostile Arab town; among wounded are police chief, foreign reporter
Gaza rockets again, pipe bombing foiled
Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2009
After 10-day lull, rocket hits southern coastal city of Ashkelon; group of Arabs foiled in plan to firebomb Israeli cars
Netanyahu and Barak make final push for unity government
Posted on Monday, March 23, 2009
Likud and Labor negotiating teams meet, but Labor Party remains divided on joining Netanyahu-led government
Jewish-Arab showdown in northern Israel scheduled for Tuesday
Posted on Monday, March 23, 2009
100 right-wing Jews to march through hostile northern Israel Arab town waving Israeli flags; Arab leaders call out the masses to stop them
Yemeni Muslim sentenced to death for emailing Olmert
Posted on Monday, March 23, 2009
Yemeni court charges man with trying to be spy for Israel based on alleged personal email to Olmert
Major car bombing foiled at Israeli mall
Posted on Sunday, March 22, 2009
Huge bomb packed into parked car fails to fully detonate, saving the lives of perhaps hundreds of Israelis
Israeli pagans prayed to their gods during Gaza war
Posted on Sunday, March 22, 2009
University researcher reveals small, secretive, but unified group of practicing pagans living in Israel
Obama about to betray Israel, says former intel official
Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2009
Says betrayal will happen slowly, subtly and over the course of years, but end goal is Israel's demise
Palestinians prevented from receiving Israeli medical care
Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2009
Abbas regime cuts off medical coverage of families who seek treatement in Israel; little girl dies as result
Israel rounds up Hamas leaders
Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2009
Top Hamas leaders in Judea and Samaria nabbed after trying to strengthen terror group in those areas
Palestinians have fooled world into thinking they recognize Israel
Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Top Abbas gov't official admits that it's not only Hamas that doesn't recognize Israel's right to exist
UN tries to trick US and Europe to return to racism conference
Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Durban II draft declaration cut, anti-Israel portions removed, but it now also reaffirms conclusion of first Durban Summit
Gilad Shalit unlikely to be released this week
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Israel agrees to nearly all Hamas prisoner swap demands, only to have Hamas introduce new extreme demands at last minute
IDF chief: Israel must prepare to attack Iran
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2009
IDF chief tells American hosts that diplomatic efforts shoud continue, but that Israel can't let Iran go nuclear
Livni again turns back on Netanyahu government
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2009
After flirting with unity gov't for second time, Livni insists that now she's really headed to the opposition
Jerusalem Arabs demonstrate against bulldozer terror
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2009
After three bulldozer attacks in capital, local Arabs protest, saying attacks make Jews wary of them all
Palestinians fire rockets, try to run down Israeli cops
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Two rockets hit southern Israel, causing no injuries; Arabs in Hebron try to run down Israeli soldiers
Olmert blames Palestinians for lack of peace deal
Posted on Monday, March 16, 2009
PM says Abbas regime's refusal to compromise, as it insists Israel do, makes reaching peace very difficult
Europe to Netanyahu: Agree to Palestinian state, or else
Posted on Monday, March 16, 2009
Solana warns that relations between Israel and EU will sour if Netanyahu freezes land concessions
Palestinians slay Israeli police officers
Posted on Monday, March 16, 2009
Rocket fired into southern Israel; poll shows most average Palestinians still support the use of terrorism against Israel
Palestinians to hold elections this year, Hamas expected to win
Posted on Monday, March 16, 2009
Hamas and Fatah agree on general elections before Jan. 2010, but cannot agree on current unity government
Livni backtracks, gives Netanyahu conditions for joining gov't
Posted on Sunday, March 15, 2009
Livni wants Netanyahu to commit to Palestinian state, and let her be prime minister for one year
Obama is bad for Israel, warns Bolton
Posted on Sunday, March 15, 2009
Former UN ambassadors says Obama views Israel as root of all Middle East crises
50,000 terrorist rockets aimed at Israel
Posted on Sunday, March 15, 2009
Report reveals Hamas and Hizballah arsenals have grown significantly in recent years
Shocker: Hamas condemns Gaza rocket fire
Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2009
But not because it targets innocent civilians; rather, it may hurt chances of holding elections, which Hamas will win
Australia to join boycott of 'Durban II' conference
Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2009
Canada, Israel and US have already dropped out of openly hostile anti-Israel event; most European powers threaten to follow suit
Freeman won't be top US intel boss, takes final swipe at Israel
Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2009
Obama choice to head National Intelligence Council says hostile 'Israel Lobby' made it impossible for him to accept position
Pope regrets reinstating Holocaust-denying bishop
Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2009
Pope admits that failure to investigate anti-Semitic background of bishop before reinstatement was mistake
Rockets hit south, Jerusalem stabbing attack foiled
Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Rocket damages southern kibbutz; two young Arabs caught with big knife, terrorist intentions in Jerusalem neighborhood
Palestinians reject US position, prefer Hamas over Abbas
Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Throwing off 'moderate' label, average Palestinians say they want blood-soaked terror group to rule them
Muslims desecrate Jewish holy books in Hebron
Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Muslims given entire Cave of Patriarchs to mark Mohammed's birthday vandalize Jewish areas of holy place
Netanyahu forced to go with right-wing government
Posted on Monday, March 09, 2009
Barak and Labor break off unity coalition talks; Netanyahu will preside over narrow 61-seat majority government
Europe decries Israel's 'illegal' takeover of Jerusalem
Posted on Monday, March 09, 2009
Internal EU document says Israel 'illegally annexing' Jerusalem, and then abusing its Arab population
Iran passes dreaded 'point of no return'
Posted on Monday, March 09, 2009
Israeli intel chief says international community has failed in its quest to stop Iran before it's too late
Clinton to Palestinian kids: Don't be terrorists
Posted on Monday, March 09, 2009
In interview with PA kids' program, Clinton says no reason for Arab children to lose hope and turn to violence
Heavy rainfall may have prevented drought
Posted on Monday, March 09, 2009
Late winter thunderstorms may have brought just enough rainfall to eliminate need to uproot farms and orchards
10 Gaza rockets hit Israel over weekend
Posted on Sunday, March 08, 2009
Moderate damage, no injuries in attacks; Israeli aircraft bomb Hamas targets in Gaza
Palestinian government makes room for Hamas
Posted on Sunday, March 08, 2009
PA Prime Minister Fayad resigns in compliance with Hamas demand; US calls move unacceptable
Pope confirms 'peace' mission to Israel
Posted on Sunday, March 08, 2009
Pope Benedict to come to Israel to pray for peace in region, but Israelis hope he will explain himself and mend Israel-Vatican rift
Tractor terror returns to Jerusalem - 2 wounded
Posted on Thursday, March 05, 2009
Arab-driven earthmover slams into police car, tries to overturn bus full of school children before alert taxi driver opens fire
Report: Iran will have nuclear weapons this year
Posted on Thursday, March 05, 2009
Study by top US think-tank also warns that Israel may attack soon if it feels military option is about to expire
Netanyahu to lower taxes, despite economic slowdown
Posted on Thursday, March 05, 2009
Contrary to advise of "experts," Netanyahu conviced Reagan-like cuts will spur vast economic growth
Clinton: There will be a Palestinian state, Jerusalem will be its capital
Posted on Wednesday, March 04, 2009
Clinton says economic plan is not substitute for PA state, blasts Israel for exercising sovereignty over eastern Jerusalem
Europeans may boycott 'Durban 2' anti-racism conference
Posted on Wednesday, March 04, 2009
EU ministers tell UN Human Rights Council they cannot tolerate openly hostile anti-Israel language of conference statements
Clinton blames Hamas for holding up peace
Posted on Tuesday, March 03, 2009
Israelis relieved when visiting Clinton doesn't blame stalled peace process on settlements and Israeli security measures
Netanyahu makes play to split Israeli left-wing
Posted on Monday, March 02, 2009
Labor's Barak does about-face, now ready to join government; some Kadima members said ready to split with party
Netanyahu urges world to reconsider aid to Gaza
Posted on Monday, March 02, 2009
Incoming prime minister says pouring funds into Gaza while rockets still being fired lacks logic
Gaza terrorists fire seven rockets, damage Israeli house
Posted on Monday, March 02, 2009
More than 100 rockets have hit southern Israel since end of recent Gaza war; Olmert orders Barak to respond more harshly
Iran can build a nuclear bomb now, says US official
Posted on Monday, March 02, 2009
US chief of staff says Iran has the material to build a nuke now; Obama's defense secretary contradicts him
In Yemen: Kill a Jew, pay a fine
Posted on Monday, March 02, 2009
Killer of Yemeni Jew ordered to pay light fine, will serve no jail time; lawyer fears ruling will lead to more attacks
Gaza rocket hits Israeli school
Posted on Sunday, March 01, 2009
Ten rockets fired from Gaza on Saturday, two on Sunday; at least two Israelis wounded, several classrooms destroyed
Clinton to press Netanyahu on two-state solution
Posted on Sunday, March 01, 2009
Clinton to arrive on Tuesday; meetings with Netanyahu will highlight policy differences with Obama admin
Israel thanks US for dropping out of anti-Israel summit
Posted on Sunday, March 01, 2009
Obama had intended to take part in 'Durban 2' conference on racism, but quickly found it to be platform to demonize Israel
Late winter rains dent water deficit
Posted on Sunday, March 01, 2009
Heavy weekend thunderstorms dump rain on parched Israel, bring Sea of Galilee up 8 inches
ARCHIVE
Current Issue