Thursday, February 16, 2012


* Iran Threatens West with 'Heavy Casualties' Just hours after Iran announced it would be expanding centrifuge operations at the underground Fordo nuclear facility near Qoms, the Islamic Republic continued to threaten the West.

* IDF fears Syria attack as pressure builds on Assad Israel concern hones in on recent reports that Assad is using nerve gas against the new opposition.

* 'Iran cultivating L. American ties beyond Venezuela' Iran is cultivating relationships beyond Venezuela to make sure its toehold in Latin America stays secure.

* Time for honest audit of EU-US relations With pressure coming from every direction, the EU and the US now, more than ever, need an honest discussion about their partnership.

* ZOA: End Discrimination Against Jews On Temple Mount Now The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) this week sent a sharply critical letter to Knesset members government ministers, and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, demanding that Jews have the right to "unfettered access and freedom" to pray on the Temple Mount .

* Ancient Tel Shiloh: Proud to be a National Heritage Site Although it excluded the Patriarchs' Cave and Rachel's Tomb from its list of national heritage sites, the Israeli government has decided to recognize Tel Shiloh.

* 'You must sleep with a gun under your pillow' The terror attack in New Delhi, the attempted attack in Tbilisi and the botched bombing in Bangkok over the past 24 hours have propelled Israeli diplomats abroad into a state of emergency.

* Israeli library uploads Newton's theological texts He's considered to be one of the greatest scientists of all time.

* Putin Wants To Win Presidency On The First Ballot Russian presidential aspirant Vladimir Putin has confronted a dilemma: Should he seek a victory on the first ballot, or should he defer victory and win in a runoff on the 2nd ballot?

* 'Egypt to hold presidential poll in May' Egypt's first presidential election since Hosni Mubarak was overthrown a year ago will be held by late May.