Wednesday, January 26, 2011


* PM: World has not put into practice lessons from Holocaust Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday slammed the international community, saying that "it has not put into practice the lessons learned from the horrors of the Holocaust."

* Egypt protests: Demonstrators 'face prosecution' Egypt is to crack down on public protest and has vowed to arrest and prosecute anyone found taking to the streets against the government.

* Palestinian papers: Leaks threaten my life, Erekat says Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat has accused al-Jazeera TV of putting his life in danger by leaking secret papers on the peace talks with Israel.

* Calm returns to Lebanon after days of protests over Hezbollah power play Thousands have taken to the streets across the country over the last two days, burning tires, throwing rocks and accusing Hezbollah of a coup d'etat.

* Heritage Oil finds 'major gas field' in Iraq British exploration firm Heritage Oil has announced the discovery of what it is calling a "major gas discovery" in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

* Tony Blair criticised for 'Israeli bias' Tony Blair, envoy of the Middle East quartet, was attacked by Palestinian officials for being biased in favour of Israeli security needs.

* Mubarak's Wife and Son Flee to London amid Protests The wife of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and their son Gamal, considered the successor to his father as president, have fled to London.

* Huge Jordanian Generators Sighted on Temple Mount Huge electricity generators donated by the government of Jordan were brought into the Temple Mount Tuesday.

* Expert: Here's the 'Demographic Gap' That Will Really Happen While most Israelis worry about a prospective demographic imbalance between Jews and Arabs in the Land of Israel, with demographers claiming that, under current trends, Arabs will eventually outnumber Jews.

* Yad Vashem, Google team up to put Shoah data online The world's largest collection of Holocaust documents is going digital.