Pro-Israel activists: New congress will remain Israel ally

by Hilary Leila Krieger, JPost  WASHINGTON – The Congress that will be installed Wednesday might be losing four of its Jewish members, but Republicans and several pro-Israel advocates insist it will remain as supportive as ever of the Jewish state. “The members who are taking over will be at least as strong in their pro-Israel…

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Arab world in uproar over Zionist spy birds

by Israel Today Israel’s Ma’ariv daily newspaper reported on Tuesday that Saudi Arabian officials have “arrested” a wounded vulture that landed in a rural area of the country wearing a transmitter and a leg bracelet etched with the words “Tel Aviv University.” The bird is part of ongoing long-term research into bird migration patterns, but…

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Netanyahu officially asks for Pollard's Release

by Jerusalem Post Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made an unprecedented public appeal in the Knesset Tuesday night for freeing Jonathan, reading out loud a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, appealing to him to end Pollard’s life sentence in prison. The government announced two weeks ago that the Prime Minister would make a public appeal…

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Israel's terrible drought

by Israel Today The previous twelve months were the hottest and overall driest year Israel has experienced since weather records started being kept. The Israel Meteorological Service has published year-end data showing that temperatures across Israel in 2010 were some 2-3 degrees hotter than the average temperatures recorded over the past 30 years. For instance,…

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P.A.’s Abbas Reiterates – “We Won’t Agree to the Presence of One Israeli” in Palestinian State

by Morton Klein, Zionist Organization of America Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas has reiterated that a future Palestinian state, if established, will be Jew-free saying, “We have frankly said, and always will say: If there is an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital, we won’t agree to the presence of one Israeli…

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US against anti-settlement resolution in Security Council

by Herb Keinon, Khaled Abu Toameh, and Hillary Leila The US is against efforts to bring the settlement issue to the UN Security Council, a State Department spokesman said Wednesday, soon after PLO chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said the Palestinians intended to ask the Security Council to condemn the settlements as “illegal.” “We have consistently…

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Mossad killed Iranian official

by Debkafile The Iranian-Israeli clandestine war is heating up. Just a day after Iran publicly hanged alleged Israeli spy Ali Akbar Siadat, hinting that at least one more Iranian national was due to be executed for working for the Mossad, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Middle East and Russia Affairs Mohammad Rauf Sheibani announced Wednesday,…

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West has three years to stop Iran's nuclear program

by Jerusalem Post Iran now is at least three years away from being able to produce a nuclear bomb because of technical problems and sanctions, Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya’alon told Voice of Israel government radio Wednesday. Yaalon, a former IDF Chief of Staff and considered a leading “hawk” on Iran, said that “we are…

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