Wednesday, January 25, 2012


* Technion developing 3 tiny, unique satellites  Researchers at the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology - for years experts in the miniaturization of satellites - plan to build and dispatch into space a fixed formation of three nano-satellites weighing up to six kilograms each, the first time scientists will attempt this feat.

* 'No peace talks unless J'lem agrees to Palestine borders' The Palestinian Authority will not restart direct peace negotiations with Israel unless Jerusalem recognizes the borders of a Palestinian state.

* Iran: EU oil sanctions will have 'serious consequences' Iran on Tuesday warned that a wide-reaching oil embargo imposed on it by the European Union would have "serious consequences".

* Egypt rallies mark anti-Mubarak uprising anniversary Some are celebrating the success of Islamist parties in the first post-Mubarak elections.

* Barghouti: No Peace Until Israel Leaves Judea and Samaria Jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti on Wednesday said the Israeli-Arab conflict will only come to an end when Israel withdraws to the pre-1967 lines.

* Turkey intercepts Iranian missiles, chemical weapons at Syrian border Turkey has determined that Iran was relaying chemical weapons and missiles to Syria.

* Davos 2012 starts with worries about eurozone crisis The eurozone crisis and its global impact are set to dominate as the World Economic Forum (WEF) gets under way.

* Former Israeli Envoy to US: Replace Obama President Obama should be replaced, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Dan Gillerman told a women's Zionist conference.

* MK Tells US: Prepare for Abdullah's Fall MK Aryeh Eldad (National Union) told U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro on Wednesday that the plan for two countries west of the Jordan River has reached a dead end.

* Assad's fall could solve Iraqi weapons mystery If Syria’s regime falls, the U.S. will be in a better position to answer one of the lingering questions from the long Iraq War: Did Baghdad ship weapons of mass destruction components to Syria before the 2003 American-led invasion?