by Israel Today Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will be in Lebanon on Wednesday, and is planning to visit the border fence with Israel, where he has promised to hurl a “symbolic stone” into the Jewish state to express his solidarity with those who fight against the “Zionist entity.” Druze-Israeli lawmaker Ayoub Kara (Likud) is preparing…Details
by Emet Report Since the beginning of the year, nearly 2.5 million tourists have visited Israel – an increase of 27 percent over the same period in 2009 and 9% over 2008, Israel’s record tourism year to date, based on Central Bureau of Statistics data released by the Tourism Ministry on Tuesday. The encouraging figures…Details
by Amos Harel, Haaretz The latest reports from Lebanon describe a frightened country; the Lebanese are terrified about the prospect of a slide toward civil war. Several reports speculate that Beirut residents are arming themselves in expectation of a flare-up of violence between the two main antagonists in Lebanon today: Hezbollah and its allies on…Details
by Sarah Stern, EMET I left Israel, this week, with a heavy heart, wondering how the tables have been turned around so dramatically and in so remarkably short a time, against the Jewish state. It is with incredible deft, that a physical war to eradicate the revival of an ancient Jewish homeland, the one place…Details
by Elad Benari Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman met with his French and Spanish counterparts, Bernard Kouchner and Miguel Moratinos, in Jerusalem on Sunday. During the meeting, Lieberman told the two: “Before you teach us how to resolve conflicts here, I expect at the very least that you solve all the problems in Europe.” Lieberman added…Details
by Joseph Puder, Frontpagemag.com The term “peace process,” writes William B. Quandt in Peace Process: American Diplomacy and the Arab-Israeli Conflict since 1967, began to be widely used “sometime in the mid-1970’s” to describe “the American-led efforts to bring about a negotiated peace between Israel and its neighbors.” As Quandt explained it, “The phrase is…Details
by Caroline Glick, JPost By Iranian and Hizbullah accounts, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to Lebanon next week will be a splendid affair. The man who stole his office and then killed his countrymen to protect his crime will be greeted as a conquering hero. Billboards bidding him welcome and Iranian flags will line the…Details
Hamas is a terrorist organization calling for the destruction of Israel. Hamas does not want peace or a two State solution. Hamas wants the Destruction of Israel.
by Amb. Yoram Ettinger George Mitchell, President Obama’s special envoy, is testing Prime Minister Netanyahu: Has he learned from past errors by repeating them – which would demolish his credibility – or by avoiding them, which would resurrect his domestic and international clout? In order to enhance his own clout and Israel’s posture of deterrence…Details
by Melanie Philips, Spectator Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair was forced out of office early because, weakened by his backing for the war in Iraq, he refused to condemn Israel for the Lebanon war of 2006. The treatment he received bore ample testimony to the derangement over Israel that has taken hold of Britain,…Details
by Elinor Mills, Cnetnews.com The Stuxnet worm has taken the computer security world by storm, inspiring talk of a top secret, government-sponsored cyberwar, and of a software program laden with obscure biblical references that call to mind not computer code, but “The Da Vinci Code.” Stuxnet, which first made headlines in July, (CNET FAQ here)…Details
Elinor Mills of CNET News said: The Stuxnet worm has taken the computer security world by storm, inspiring talk of a top secret, government-sponsored cyberwar, and of a software program laden with obscure biblical references that call to mind not computer code, but “The Da Vinci Code.” … Stuxnet a “precision guided cybermunition” and criminals…Details
by Associated Press Top PA negotiator says acceptance is provisional on sides reaching agreement; Abbas threatens to step down if peace talks fail; State Department working to save talks. The Palestinians have accepted a US proposal calling on Israel to extend a West Bank settlement slowdown for another two months, top PA negotiator Nabil Sha’ath…Details
The case of Joshua Stulman, a student artist censored by Penn State administrators for presenting a satirical exhibition about terrorism in the Palestinian territories of Gaza and the West Bank.
by Hillel Fendel, Arutz 7 Israel’s Tourism Ministry has launched a country-wide iPhone tourism application, providing immediate and updated information on sites, tours, accommodation and events in Israel. The new app, called iSrael, will find the user’s location and allow him or her to receive the relevant information, both in the immediate vicinity and in…Details
by Ken Timmerman, Newsmax.com For the first time since the expansion of Iran’s nuclear program was exposed in 2002, the Iranian government is dropping the pretense that it is developing nuclear technology purely for peaceful purposes. Iran has developed nuclear war plans to deter U.S. and Israeli aggression and retaliate against it, a top adviser…Details