News Archive

July 2009

Report: Netanyahu freezes Jerusalem construction after meeting Mitchell
Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2009
Decision comes after months of Israel insisting it will not bow to US pressure to stop building homes for Jews
Top PA official: Arafat always supported terrorism
Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2009
Top advisor to PA leader Mahmoud Abbas says Arafat fooled the world, PA should start directing terror again
Israeli, Lebanese armies face off on border
Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Lebanese army deploys to border after Israeli tanks reportedly move into area; incident follows Israeli complaints over Hizballah build-up
Israelis still see Gaza pullout as a mistake
Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Four years after Jews ripped from Gaza, most Israelis regret supporting the 'disengagement'
US hands Palestinians $200 million
Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Clinton claims peace process almost back on track, PA needs the money to cover 'budget shortfalls'
Israeli-made seaweed gel could prevent future heart attacks
Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Gel sheaths muscle walls allowing them to fully heal following heart attack, decreasing likelihood of repeat
UN troops can stop Israeli cows, but not Lebanese infiltrators
Posted on Sunday, July 26, 2009
UN peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon goes out of its way to prevent Israeli cows from drinking Lebanese water
Gaza inches closer to Sharia Law
Posted on Sunday, July 26, 2009
Top ministers, police officials in Gaza draw up new 'morals' list, begin demanding women wear head coverings
Church leader assaulted in Gaza
Posted on Sunday, July 26, 2009
Masked men break into church official's home, bind him and his wife and beat them savagely
Israeli anti-missile system suffers rare setback
Posted on Sunday, July 26, 2009
Arrow system, developed with US, fails to intercept simulated Iranian missile; first failed test in years
Israeli company develops world's smallest cellphone
Posted on Sunday, July 26, 2009
Tiny phone includes innovative new features; will only be released in Israel in near term
Palestinians: We never recognized Israel!
Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2009
Yet another top Western-backed PA official admits no Palestinians have ever recognized Israel's right to exist
Clinton indicates US reconciled to nuclear-armed Iran
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Clinton says US now focusing on deterring nuclear Iran with defensive umbrella; Israel says that is unacceptable
Israeli troops briefly enter Gaza, knock down building
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Following string of attacks over past week, Israeli force demolishes building used as cover by terrorists
Israeli Arabs riot as authorities pull down illegal building
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Youths from northern Arab town stone vehicles on nearby highway to protest police enforcing law in their town
Dead Sea reaches finals of 'new seven wonders' contest
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Dead Sea among 28 finalists for 'Seven Natural Wonders of the World'; others include Grand Canyon and Amazon River
Jordan revokes citizenship of thousands of Palestinians
Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Jordan says it fears influx of Palestinians demanding rights should Israel fully take control of Judea and Samaria
Wealthy Arab helps Hamas buy up Jerusalem property
Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Egyptian sheikh linked to Muslim Brotherhood aids establishment of Hamas power base in Israeli capital
UN troops helped Lebanese infiltrate Israel
Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Israeli amb. to UN says UNIFIL troops in southern Lebanon cooperated with group of civilian infiltrators
Netanyahu and his ministers to take pay cut
Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2009
As Israel continues to struggle to find money to cover everything, its largest ever gov't is helping to ease the burden
Gunfight breaks out on Gaza border
Posted on Monday, July 20, 2009
First major incident of violence in months; no injuries reported; follows earlier shooting of suspected terrorist in northern Gaza
Obama orders Israel to halt Jerusalem hotel project
Posted on Sunday, July 19, 2009
Washington sees all Jews on eastern side of Jerusalem as settlers, says new hotel project is unacceptable
UN ignoring Hizballah activity in Lebanon
Posted on Sunday, July 19, 2009
After Hizballah rocket depot blows up, Israel says terror groups is very active in southern Lebanon, right under UN's nose
Lebanese plant Hizballah flag in Israel
Posted on Sunday, July 19, 2009
Infiltrators cross into northern Israel, place terrorist flags at Israeli outlook point
Israel last 'safe bet' in crumbling global economy
Posted on Sunday, July 19, 2009
Bank of Israel governor says Israel has withstood global economic meltdown, remains good place for investors
Israeli warships pass through Suez Canal
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Many see open sailing of Israeli gunboats through canal as warning to Iran and Israel and Arabs will cooperate to stop it
Palestinians resume official activities in Jerusalem
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2009
In violation of signed agreements, PA hosts new ambassador in Jerusalem, opens new business center there
UK bans Israeli tourism poster
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2009
UK advertising watchdog says it received too many complaints over poster implying Gaza, Golan and 'West Bank' are in Israel
Jerusalem named one of best cities to visit
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Top travel magazine ranks Jerusalem above London, LA and Paris as top destination for tourists
Palestinians: 'Peace' just a means to a darker end
Posted on Monday, July 13, 2009
Leading members of ruling Fatah faction again admit that their goal remains the same as Hamas: Israel's ultimate destruction
Netanyahu urges Arabs to cooperate for peace
Posted on Sunday, July 12, 2009
PM says Israel is trying to advance coexistence and peace, but can only go so far without cooperation from Arabs
Did Obama put a deadline on Israel settlement freeze?
Posted on Sunday, July 12, 2009
French FM says Obama will stop supporting peace process if Israel doesn't meet his demands; Israel says it knows nothing of deadline
Dueling billboards bring Gaza conflict to Texas
Posted on Sunday, July 12, 2009
Pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian groups fight to bring their messages to Houston commuters
Palestinians blocking Israeli economic gestures
Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2009
PA refusal to meet with Israeli gov. to forward peace process and better living conditions betrays its true intentions
US: We didn't green light Jewish settlement construction
Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2009
State Dept denies Israeli report that Obama admin had okayed finishing settlement houses that were already begun
Hizballah tried to attack Israeli embassy
Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2009
Cell of Lebanese and Azerbaijani terrorists planned to bomb Israeli mission in Baku to avenge Hizballah leader's death
Dodgers CEO throws out first pitch in Tel Aviv
Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2009
Los Angeles Dodgers play major role in supporting 18th Maccabiah Games in Tel Aviv
US agrees Israel can finish building some settler homes
Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Israeli media reports Washington gives green light to finish building projects started before Obama made his demands
Arab incitement violates Road Map, says Israeli watchdog group
Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Official Palestinian media continues to paint Jews as evil, says they have no rights to this land
US, Russia come to Iran's aid
Posted on Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Obama, Medvedev vow to fight against additional sanctions on Iran; Netanyahu afraid to ask for green light to strike
European Al Qaeda members received training in Gaza
Posted on Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Egyptian authorities say they have shocking evidence of high level of Al Qaeda activity in Hamas-ruled Gaza
Jerusalem municipality fights Islamic summer camps
Posted on Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Hamas and Fatah-run camps for eastern Jerusalem Arab kids teach them to hate Israel, view terrorists as heroes
US needs to honor its commitments, says Israeli minister
Posted on Monday, July 06, 2009
Likud minister says if US wants Israel to fulfill its peace process obligations, then it must do the same
Jordanians don't want Israeli fruits and vegetables
Posted on Monday, July 06, 2009
Demonstrators say revenues from Israeli exports go to build new Jewish homes on lands claimed by Arabs
Authorities frown on Tel Aviv water fight
Posted on Monday, July 06, 2009
Water Authority says event is an inappropriate display during drought year; organizers insist no water was actually wasted
Netanyahu thinks world has sided with his demands
Posted on Sunday, July 05, 2009
Netanyahu appears ready for two-state solution after all, so long as it's done according to his vision for the region
Report: Saudis to support Israeli strike on Iran
Posted on Sunday, July 05, 2009
If true, tacit agreement could remove need to get green light from Washington to attack Iran
Pentagon forces Israel out of fighter jet bid
Posted on Sunday, July 05, 2009
US says it doesn't want its technology in Indian hands, though US contractors are also bidding on the tender
Top Obama advisors say time for Israel to surrender Jerusalem
Posted on Thursday, July 02, 2009
Think tank that feeds foreign policy to Obama admin wants international forces to administer Jerusalem
Israel must attack Iran, insists Bolton
Posted on Thursday, July 02, 2009
Former UN ambassador says Obama policies a failure, Iran will either get nukes or be stopped by Israeli jets
Barak tries to put happy face on failed US visit
Posted on Wednesday, July 01, 2009
US, Israel fail to reach understanding on settlement growth; Jerusalem insists Obama Admin is making exaggerated demands
Iranians walk out of Peres speech
Posted on Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Peres invited to address interfaith conference, but Iranians say he is 'repulsive Zionist,' refuse to listen to him call for peace
Israelis face major price hikes
Posted on Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Prices of basic staple goods, fuel and especially water jump significantly, even as economy continues to flounder
Israeli company helps American kids deal with shots
Posted on Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Needle-less hormone delivery system certain to become instant favorite with doctors and their young patients

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