Thursday, March 24, 2011


* Netanyahu in Moscow Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is in Moscow today (Thursday) on a one-day official visit.

* Gaddafi presses key rebel cities Fighting between rebels and forces loyal to Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has been continuing in key cities after a fifth consecutive night of air strikes by international forces.

* Gates arrives in Israel to discuss Iran, peace talks US Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in Israel on Thursday in the wake of a deadly bombing that could complicate his planned efforts.

* Israel tells Facebook: Remove Intifada page A month after the launch of a Facebook group calling for a third Intifada, Minister of Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Yuli Edelstein sent a letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday.

* Unreported Soros Event Aims to Remake Entire Global Economy Two years ago, George Soros said he wanted to reorganize the entire global economic system.

* New Problems at Japanese Plant Subdue Optimism The Japanese electricians who bravely strung wires this week to all six reactor buildings at a stricken nuclear power plant succeeded despite waves of heat and blasts of radioactive steam.

* IAF Confirms Hits on Hamas Targets Security alerts are high on both the southern front and in Jerusalem.

* Nato states continue to squabble on Libya command A third attempt by Nato to agree who should be in charge of air strikes on Libya has ended inconclusively.

* 'More than 100 killed in Syrian anti-government rallies' More than 100 protesters have been killed by police gunfire in Deraa, the Syrian city where a recent wave of anti-government protests have taken place.

* Jerusalem bomb: Benjamin Netanyahu in security pledge Israel's prime minister has pledged to act "vigorously and responsibly" to restore security after a bomb exploded at a bus stop in central Jerusalem.