Monday, January 21, 2013


Jerusalem Temple makes appearance as election topic Amid all the pre-election arguing over diplomatic, security and economic issues, the rebuilding of the Temple in Jerusalem made a brief appearance as a topic of fiery debate between two Israeli candidates.

Netanyahu: Iran, not settlements, the real security threat Prime minister reiterates promise not to uproot West Bank Jewish communities if reelected.

Israel Quietly Lauded as 'Only Free State' in Middle East The State of Israel "remains the region's only Free country," according to a US democracy watchdog organization annual report.

Khamenei aide: Toppling Assad 'red line' for Iran Ali Akbar Velayati warns against overthrow of Syrian president, says "line of resistance in the face of Israel will be broken."

Abbas intimates that Israel wants to kill him PA head, in interview, also suggests Israel killed Arafat, says Zionism had links to Nazism before WWII; Israeli source dismisses accusations.

Thousands of police to be deployed on Election Day Police spokesman says thousands of officers to fan out at some 10,132 polling stations in Israel, "ensuring public right to vote."

Gamma-ray burst 'hit Earth in 8th Century' A gamma ray burst, the most powerful explosion known in the Universe, may have hit the Earth in the 8th Century.

Analysis: Israeli vote least of neighbors' worries The region also has more compelling worries than a seemingly predictable parliamentary poll.

Al Qaeda-Linked Terrorists Threaten More Attacks in Algeria Al Qaeda-linked terrorists in Algeria have threatened more attacks if France does not cease its military assistance to nearby Mali.

Barkat: Netanyahu Has Kept Jerusalem United Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Monday endorsed Binyamin Netanyahu for reelection as Prime Minister.