Thursday, October 14, 2010

10/14/10

* Ahmadinejad heads to Lebanon's border with Israel Hezbollah supporters rallied crowds in southern Lebanon Thursday ahead of a visit by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

* Ahmadinejad: Lebanon is a university for Jihad Iranian leader speaks at Hizbullah rally in his honor, Nasrallah calls Ahmadinejad "strong support for the opposition" in televised speech.

* US State Dept. encouraged by PA borders proposal Crowley says "right conversation for 2 sides" after PLO chief quoted as saying willing to recognize Israel if US, Israel recognize pre-1967 lines.

* IDF Holds Complex Joint Combat Exercise Demonstration The IDF's Joint Combat Exercise held a demonstration on Tuesday at the Shizafon base, which is located in the Negev.

* Poll says 10 percent of Germans want a new 'F├╝hrer' Germans reportedly want leader to "send foreigners home"; over 58% say "religious practice for Muslims in Germany should be seriously limited."

* About the 'currency war'...it has already broken out Annual Washington jamborees of those monuments to post-World War II international economic cooperation.

* Afghan peace council chief: Taliban ready to talk A former Afghan president who heads a new peace council said Thursday that he's convinced the Taliban are ready to negotiate peace.

* Hitchens, Blair to debate role of faith One is a prominent atheist, the other a devout Roman Catholic. Both share mutual admiration for each other.

* Foreign Ministry launches 'Israel' YouTube channel The Foreign Ministry launched its official YouTube channel on Wednesday.

* PA Celebrates Jericho's Birthday, Ignores Jewish Connection At the beginning of the week, the birthday of one of the oldest cities in the world, Jericho, was celebrated in the Palestinian Authority.

No comments: