Saturday, May 21, 2011


* What Should Prime Minister Netanyahu Say to the US Congress? Dear Friends, Senators and Congressmen, Representatives of the American people.

* Mideast Quartet supports Obama's vision for peace The Quartet of Middle East peace negotiators, the United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations, on Friday voiced strong support for US President Barack Obama's vision of Israeli-Palestinian peace.

* Apocalypse not now: The Rapture fails to materialise Christian doomsday prophet Harold Camping had predicted the world would end at 6pm on Saturday.

* 'Obama knows Israel won't retreat to '67 lines' American officials tell Washington Post US president opted to shift negotiations' starting point.

* Netanyahu rejects any Israeli return to the 1967 lines US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu acknowledged the differences that divide them.

* Palestinians kill suspected Israeli collaborator in W. Bank Masked Palestinians shot dead a West Bank man suspected of spying for Israel on Saturday.

* Israel PM defiant over Obama border proposals After tense talks at the White House, a defiant Mr Netanyahu said Israel was prepared to compromise but there could be no peace "based on illusions".

* New method 'confirms dark energy' Dark energy makes up some 74% of the Universe and its existence would explain why the Universe appears to be expanding at an accelerating rate.

* Turkey warns Israel over new Gaza flotilla Turkey on Saturday warned Israel against another act of bloodshed in international waters.

* China Is Now Top Gold Bug Chinese investors are snapping up gold bars and coins, buying more than ever before in the first quarter of 2011.