Saturday, May 11, 2013


* Netanyahu to meet Putin amid Syria missile worries Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin.

* Sanctions have not stopped Iran's advance to nuclear weapons The U.S. Congress has determined that international sanctions failed to stop Iran from its drive toward nuclear weapons.

* Palestinian official longs to nuke Israel There is a very good reason for Israel taking the Iran nuclear threat so seriously.

* Turkey blast death toll rises to 40; 100 injured Two car bombs exploded in a Turkish town near the border with Syria on Saturday, killing at least 40 people and injuring some 100 others.

* Military Affairs: The IDF's silent attack force These days, the idea of Israel engaging its enemies in a war, whether in near or distant arenas, without its "silent attack force" is unthinkable.

* Palestinian-Syrian group forming units to fight for Golan A militant Palestinian group in Damascus said it is forming combat units to try to recapture Israeli-occupied territory.

* Ashton Criticizes Israel Over Beit El and Temple Mount EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton joined the U.S. on Friday in criticizing Israel.

* Egyptian Islamists Protest Against Israel Dozens of Islamist protesters gathered at the Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo after noon prayers on Friday, to denounce the alleged Israeli airstrikes on Syria.

* Kerry: 'Strong evidence' Syria used chemical weapons US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that there is "strong evidence" that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons against its people.

* Bamboozled: Getting to the foggy bottom of Benghazi Speaking before delegates at last Autumn's General Assembly, President Barack Obama eloquently stated "I would like to begin today by telling you about an American named Chris Stevens."