Tuesday, April 06, 2010


* Palestinian official: U.S. bid to revive Mideast talks at dead-end The United States has reached a dead end in its attempts to revive Middle East peace talks.

* King Abdullah: Jordan Was Better Off without Peace with Israel King Abdullah of Jordan has joined the Arab world’s saber-rattling against Israel and warned that the status of Jerusalem could blow up into another war.

* Israel: Turkey aligning with Muslim world at our expense The Foreign Ministry on Sunday said Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is attempting to integrate with the Muslim world at the expense of his country's ties with Israel.

* Saudi cleric plans Jerusalem trip to bolster Muslim claims to city A Saudi cleric has announced on his television show that he will visit Jerusalem next week to bolster Muslim claims to the city.

* Obama Limits When U.S. Would Use Nuclear Arms President Obama said Monday that he was revamping American nuclear strategy to substantially narrow the conditions under which the United States would use nuclear weapons.

* Pro-Israel Christians Targeted by New Anti-Israel Movie A new evangelical film, "With God on Our Side," is coming out this month to rebut pro-Israel Christians and persuade them to champion the Palestinian cause.

* Iran cleric: Tehran will strike Israel if attacked A top official with Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard reiterated on Tuesday his warning that Tehran would strike archenemy Israel if the Jewish state and its Western allies attacked Iran.

* 'Third Temple' bus ads removed An advertising campaign posted on Egged buses in Jerusalem, which called for the construction of the Third Temple instead of the al-Aqsa Mosque, has been removed by the advertising franchiser.

* Israeli scientists racing to create 'bionic eye' that could help millions Israeli and international scientists are working to develop a revolutionary technology that could restore sight to millions.

* New spate of bombings strikes Baghdad, killing 49 At least five bombs ripped through apartment buildings across Baghdad Tuesday and another struck a market, killing 49 people and wounding more than 160.