Friday, September 30, 2011
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* 58 Percent of Jewish Israelis are Religious or Traditionalist Census stats: 33 percent of Jews are religious, another 25 percent see themselves as "traditionalist but not so religious".
* Israel on New Year: Population of 7,797,400 Central Bureau of Statistics releases data on Israeli population ahead of Jewish New Year. Findings show growth in birth rate and aliyah
* Netanyahu: Abbas Trying to Detour Negotiations Netanyahu on "Meet the Press": "The Palestinians are trying to get a state without giving Israel peace. That should not succeed."
* In Mideast Riddle, Turkey Offers Itself as an Answer Not so long ago, the foreign policy of Turkey revolved around a single issue: the divided island of Cyprus.
* Netanyahu terms Erdogan comments 'outrageous, false' PM tells Post that Turkish PM's claims that Israel has killed thousands of Palestinians and uses Holocaust to perpetrate victimhood have nothing to do with facts.
* How Putin Arranged His Return to the Presidency The false suspense ended as Dimitry Medvedev announced Putin's candidacy.
* Abbas Launches "Palestinian Spring" in Ramallah Cheered by thousands, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced the start of "Palestinian Spring" in Ramallah Sunday upon his return from the UN.
* Dead Sea scrolls: Now online Israel's national museum and the international web giant Google are behind the project, which put five scrolls online Monday.
* App helps travelers speak in foreign languages The translation engine trains itself to determine the most common way a native speaker would say a particular phrase.
* If vultures in danger, 'entire ecosystem in trouble' Experts from around the world meet in TA to discuss how to revive scavenger bird’s global population.
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Friday, September 23, 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Monday, September 19, 2011
* Conference Emphasizes Yearning for the Holy Temple The Holy Temple Conferences, held in Jerusalem on Sunday, worked towards achieving Jewish presence on the Temple Mount.
* Iran to finish off Kurd rebels in days Tehran's forces will finish off armed Kurdish rebels who are based in Iraq in the "coming days", a top commander said Monday, while the separatist group claimed it was now located in Iranian territory.
* Netanyahu invites Abbas to open peace talks in New York Israeli officials say Israel will not give up on Palestinian recognition of the Jewish state; Quartet envoys set to meet for second time in two days to formulate plan to restart peace process.
* Abbas presses Palestinian U.N. bid despite warnings President Mahmoud Abbas told the United Nations' top official on Monday he would seek full U.N. membership for a Palestinian state, a move the United States and Israel warn could lead to disaster and shatter chances for resuming peace negotiations.
* Turkey Predicts Alliance With Egypt as Regional Anchors A newly assertive Turkey offered on Sunday a vision of a starkly realigned Middle East, where the country’s former allies in Syria and Israel fall into deeper isolation, and a burgeoning alliance with Egypt underpins a new order in a region roiled by revolt and revolution.
* French FM: Status quo between Israel and Palestinians risks explosion of violence In remarks before the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Alain Juppe also says scheduled to meet Palestinian President Abbas later on Monday.
* Yemen unrest: Death toll from Sanaa clashes tops 50 Security forces in Yemen have killed more than 50 people in two days of violence against anti-government protesters, activists say, in the country's bloodiest clashes for months.
* In Arab world, support for UN gambit close to unanimous Poll shows 8 of 10 Palestinians support unilateral statehood declaration
* Libya war: Anti-Gaddafi troops take key Sabha positions Anti-Gaddafi forces have captured two key positions close to the southern city of Sabha, says a spokesman for Libya's transitional authorities.
* The Famous State of Palestine What would Arab state number 23 / Muslim state number 58 be like? Have a good look.
Saturday, September 17, 2011
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Thursday, September 15, 2011
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Monday, September 12, 2011
* Was Iran behind 9/11? US lawsuit charges that Iran, Hezbollah involved in facilitation of September 11 attacks.
* Doomsday weapon: Israel’s submarines Rare glimpse into Israel’s doomsday weapon – the submarine fleet
* Turkish Navy sending 3 warships to eastern Mediterranean Erdogan: Gaza flotilla raid was grounds for war.
* Cheney: Israel would attack to prevent nuclear Iran Former US vice president says he believes Israelis will "do whatever they have to do to guarantee their survival and their security".
* UN nuclear chief increasingly concerned about Iran "Iran not providing necessary cooperation to provide credible assurance about absence of undeclared nuclear material," says Yukiya Amano.
* French JDL recruiting Jews with military experience to defend Israeli settlements Rightist group, founded by late Rabbi Meir Kahane, is bringing volunteers to counter Palestinian marches on settlements planned for week of September 20.
* Polls show EU support for Palestinian bid A strong majority of people in three large EU countries - France, Germany and the UK - have said their governments should vote in favour of Palestine's UN bid.
* Jordan king: Palestinians have more secure future than Israel King Abdullah II tells authors and academics in Amman that Jordan will never serve as substitute Palestinian homeland.
* Global stock markets down on debt fears as euro falls US shares have opened down, following falls in European and Asian markets on fears that Greece may default.
* World Bank report warns Palestinians headed for acute fiscal crisis Report lauds Palestinian government for efforts to create a foundation for statehood, saying "Palestinian public institutions compare favorably with other countries in the region".