Tuesday, November 17, 2009


* PM: Iranian threat is 'very grave' for Israel, ME, entire world Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned about the dangers of a nuclear Iran after touring an submarine believed capable of firing nuclear-tipped missiles.

* EU against Palestinian state move The European Union has said proposals by the Palestinians to try to have the UN recognise an independent state in the West Bank and Gaza are "premature".

* Age of cyber warfare is 'dawning' Cyber war has moved from fiction to fact, says a report.

* Will settlers become illegal residents of Palestine? Legal experts told Ynet Monday that if the Palestinians go through with their plan of unilaterally declaring a state in the West Bank, the settlers there could find their status changed to that of illegal residents.

* China joins supercomputer elite China has become one of a handful of nations to own one of the top five supercomputers in the world.

* EU foreign minister has 'impossible' task ahead The tasks of the proposed new EU foreign minister look relatively clear-cut and powerful on paper but analysts and politicians in Brussels suggest the person will need to be superhuman to manage all that is foreseen under the Lisbon Treaty.

* China and US 'to work together' The presidents of China and the US have agreed to work together to tackle some of the world's most pressing problems.

* Obama 'Reaches Out' by Naming 'Devout' Muslims to Security Posts U.S. President Barack Obama continues to "reach out to Muslims" by appointing them to key security posts amid charges he wrongly ignored internal Muslim terror.

* Temple Gate Prayers Welcome Month of Chanukah More than 1,000 Jews, under heavy security against Arab violence, sang and prayed Monday night in the monthly march around ancient gates to the Temple Mount.

* EU top jobs summit could drag on for days A deal on the EU top jobs remains far from reach ahead of a special summit on Thursday (19 November) that could require a follow-up meeting the next day.

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