Tuesday, August 02, 2011


* Palestinian Authority police taking to the air The idea of turning to the police to hear the news, catch some of the latest tunes and vent some frustration to a talk show host seems a bit odd.

* Putin says U.S. is "parasite" on global economy Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accused the United States Monday of living beyond its means "like a parasite" on the global economy.

* Iran issues tough warning to Turkey on Syria Iran, stressing its strategic interests, has warned Turkey to end intervention in Syria.

* Netanyahu Concedes to Obama – if Abbas Drops UN Ploy The Netanyahu government has confirmed it will accept renewed talks with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

* Syria forces in Hama push as crackdown continues Syrian forces are pushing towards the centre of the city of Hama as they continue an offensive in which scores of people have died.

* 'Extremist right-wing activists' banned from West Bank In a joint police and Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) operation, 12 right-wing activists residing in Yitzhar received administrative restraining orders.

* Der Spiegel: Mossad Admits It Killed Nuke Scientist Israel's Mossad intelligence agency admitted it eliminated a nuclear scientist in Iran last week.

* Arab 'Arson Intifada' Threatens Judea and Samaria Palestinian Authority terrorists are reverting to the first Intifada tactic of burning down Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.

* Lebanese Bomb Blast Aimed at Nasrallah Last Friday's bomb blast in Lebanon was aimed at Hizbullah leader Hassam Nasrallah.

* Rights activists, protesters slam violent raid of Tahrir Square Human rights organizations condemned Tuesday the army's raid on the open sit-in in Tahrir Square on Monday, which left dozens injured and 111 detained.