Friday, February 28, 2014


Iranian Official: 'We are Preparing to Liberate Jerusalem' Militia carries out exercise to prepare for invasion of Holy City. General: the Islamic world is waiting for Tehran to call them to battle.

Ukrainian ex-leader Viktor Yanukovych vows fightback Viktor Yanukovych has vowed to fight for Ukraine, in his first public appearance since being ousted as president last week.

Kerry defends US Iran position in advance of Obama-Netanyahu meeting US Secretary of State: Before going to war with Iran over its nuclear program, Obama has an obligation 'as a matter of leadership' to pursue a peaceful solution to the crisis.

Russia Seeks Access to Bases in Eight Countries for Its Ships and Bombers At a time of escalated tensions with the West over Ukraine, Russia says it is negotiating with eight governments around the world for access to military facilities, to enable it to extend its long-range naval and strategic bomber capabilities.

US, NATO, EU lecture Russia with 'provocative statements' on Ukraine Moscow has urged NATO to refrain from provocative statements on Ukraine and respect its non-bloc status after a chorus of Western politicians said Russia should be 'transparent' about its military drills and avoid any steps that could be 'misunderstood.'

Police to Limit Muslim Access to Temple Mount on Friday Israeli police will limit access for Muslim men to Al-Aqsa mosque compound during Friday prayers to prevent possible clashes.

Hotovely: What the Left Really Fears on Temple Mount Deputy Minister says Muslim riots are not the real concern.

White House: Obama won't pressure sides over framework deal Meetings with Netanyahu and Abbas to be used to investigate progress on peace talks, spokesman says.

Syrian Christians sign treaty of submission to Islamists Threatened by al-Qaeda-affiliated extremists, community in northern city of Raqqa chooses 'dhimmitude' over conversion or death

Israel demands UN nuclear watchdog issue full disclosure on Iran Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz says IAEA should not withhold information for diplomatic reasons.

Thursday, February 27, 2014


PMO: Israel will not change status quo on the Temple Mount Netanyahu's office clarifies government has "no intention of changing policy" as Knesset debate riles Arab world.

West warns Russia amid rising tensions in Crimea Western nations have called on Russia to ease tensions in Ukraine's Crimea region after armed men seized the local parliament and raised the Russian flag.

Baghdad bombings leave scores dead and more injured At least 30 people have been killed in bombings around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, according to officials.

* 'Nasrallah preps Hezbollah for possible war with Israel' Israeli troops on high alert; columnist close to Shiite terror group compares Israeli official's quick confirmation of recent airstrike to premature ejaculation.

Jordan PM warns Israel over Temple Mount authority Entire peace treaty could be put to review, says Abdullah Ensour, after parliament votes to expel Israeli envoy.

Jihadist Syrian rebel group imposes Sharia restrictions on Christians Group calls for end to public Christian rituals, displaying of cross 'or anything from their book.'

Poll: A majority of Israelis prefer to receive news updates via Internet More Israelis prefer online notifications, as compared to TV, print, radio news updates, according to recent survey.

Russian spy ship docked in Havana A Russian warship was docked in Havana Wednesday, without explanation from Communist Cuba or its state media.

'Stand Firm in the US' Leaders in Judea, Samaria send a message to Netanyahu, ahead of his visit to Washington: 'Go forth and save the nation and the land.'

Arab League Contemplates Turning to UN Over Al-Aqsa Arab League discusseds the possibility of filing a complaint to the Security Council over alleged "Israeli attacks on the Al-Aqsa compound."

Wednesday, February 26, 2014


47 Jordanian MPs call to cancel Israel peace treaty over Knesset Temple Mount debate Lawmakers in Amman sign petition criticizing the Jordanian Government for not taking a "strong and solid stand" against the Knesset.

Ukraine revolution: 150,000 Russian troops on alert as US warns Putin John Kerry tells Moscow to be 'very careful' as it flexes military muscle with war games in western Russia, near Ukraine's border.

Jordan's parliament votes to expel Israeli ambassador MPs call on cabinet to end 'Israel's schemes' on Temple Mount; non-binding decision unlikely to be adopted.

'Hezbollah Missiles Destroyed and Nasrallah is Silent' Transportation Minister hints Israel behind Lebanon air strike, Lebanese media reports four Hezbollah terrorists killed in strike.

Ukraine Crimea: Rival rallies confront one another Pro-Kiev and pro-Moscow protesters have scuffled in Ukraine's Crimea region, as tensions increase following last week's ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych.

Syrian forces 'kill many rebels' in Eastern Ghouta Syrian government forces have ambushed and killed a large number of Islamist rebel fighters in the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, reports say.

How Nuclear Talks Help Iran Dominate the Middle East Iran is seeking to create symmetry in its relations with the United States and to make clear that Iranian power 'like American power' extends far beyond its borders. 

WATCH: Defense Ministry completes trial of missile defense system for passenger jets Israeli company Elbit Systems produces C-Music with Defense Ministry; system fires laser beams to throw off incoming surface-to-air missiles.

Arab League to Discuss 'Israeli Attacks' on Al-Aqsa PA requests an emergency session of the Arab League to discuss 'recent Israeli attacks on the Al-Aqsa Mosque.'

83% of American Jews Support 'Gay Marriage' New poll reveals majority of Americans support 'gay marriage.' Surprisingly, highest support comes from practicing Jewish Americans.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014


New Video Reveals 'The Truth About the UN' Former Ambassador to US Danny Ayalon appears in new video explaining why the UN disproportionately targets Israel.

Egypt minister Mahlab asked to form new government Egypt's president has asked outgoing housing minister Ibrahim Mahlab to form a new government, a day after the interim cabinet resigned unexpectedly.

Nigeria school raid in Yobe state 'leaves dozens dead' Suspected Islamist militants from the Boko Haram group in north-eastern Nigeria have attacked a school and shot some students, the military has said.

Ukraine crisis: Turchynov warns of 'separatism' risk Ukraine's interim President Olexander Turchynov has warned of the dangers of separatism following the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych.

Hezbollah: Hollywood is a Jewish conspiracy Al Manar television network launched a program last week, broadcasting their discovery that Hollywood is a tool for the Jews to "conquer all the world."

German cartoon of Facebook CEO Zuckerberg sparks anti-Semitism row Drawing, which appeared in Munich-based Suddeutsche Zeitung shows Zuckerberg with long nose as octopus devouring the world.

Merkel: Two-state solution is 'part and parcel' of securing Israel's future Netanyahu says Israel wants a 'real peace' that ends the conflict and gets Palestinians to recognize Jewish state.

Ugandan 'homosexuals' named in Red Pepper paper A Ugandan tabloid has named the country's "200 top homosexuals", a day after President Yoweri Museveni signed into law a bill toughening penalties for gay people.

US presses Iraq on reports of Iran arms deal The US has said it is "seeking clarification" over a report that Iraq has signed a deal with Iran to buy arms in violation of a UN embargo.

'Jews Were in Israel Way Before Brits in Britain' Appearing on BBC, Bennett argues two-state solution is failed approach, presses Jewish rights to Israel.

Monday, February 24, 2014


Iraq signs deal to buy arms, ammunition from Iran According to report, deal worth $195 million, would break UN embargo on weapons sales by Tehran.

Ukraine crisis: Russia steps up Ukraine rhetoric Russia has stepped up its rhetoric against Ukraine's new Western-leaning leadership as tensions rise over the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych.

Military Intelligence expanding to cope with jihadi threat from Syria The IDF remains concerned that al-Qaida affiliated organizations will seek to turn their guns, bombs, and rockets against Israel in the future.

True Olympic Heroes that we'll definitely remember from Sochi 2014 Games The 2014 Sochi Olympics has seen world-class displays of sporting prowess - but there are some athletes and achievements that will especially stick in our memories long after the Olympic flame goes out.

Hamas: Recognizing Israel is a 'Death Sentence' to the PA Lawmakers from Hamas warn PA Chairman against recognizing Israel as part of the ongoing peace process.

Jordan won't be Palestine, king says Abdullah II warns domestic opponents that calling for the Hashemite Kingdom to be the Palestinian state is 'sedition'

Ukraine sets European course after ouster of Yanukovich US, Britain warn Russia against military intervention; Tymoshenko says she won't lead interim government; EU offers aid, renewed trade pact, Moscow holding back cash.

Western Ukrainians debunk fears of national split People who came to St. Mikolaj's, in Staryj Sambir, near the Polish-Ukrainian border, on Sunday (23 February) to bury their hero listened to an appeal for national unity from the pulpit.

Egyptian government resigns, paving way for military chief Sisi to run for president "This was done as a step that was needed ahead of Sisi's announcement that he will run for president," Egyptian official says.

On eve of Merkel's visit, Netanyahu says settlements not obstacle to peace Netanyahu addresses disagreements with Germany on issue of settlement construction as German chancellor set to arrive.

Saturday, February 22, 2014


Ukraine crisis: Opposition asserts authority in Kiev Ukraine's opposition has asserted its authority over Kiev and parliament in a day of fast-paced events.

Ukrainian president compares situation in Kiev to Nazi Germany Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych fled his palace under gunfire on Saturday.

In high-stakes round, Iran talks will take place in the dark Negotiations amongst world powers and Iran over its nuclear program, now at a key stage geared toward achieving a comprehensive diplomatic solution to the crisis, will be kept largely private.

Obama Advisor: No Chance Iran Nuke Deal Will Work The man who was until just recently US President Barack Obama's top advisor on the Iran nuclear crisis says there is little-to-no chance that Western diplomatic efforts will actually prevent the Islamic Republic from attaining atomic weapons.

Jerusalem rabbis petition Knesset to increase Jewish sovereignty over Temple Mount A group of rabbis and yeshiva heads submitted a petition to the Knesset demanding legislation to increase Jewish sovereignty on the Temple Mount.

Searching for Sodom Sodom, the infamous Old Testament city destroyed in a hail of fire and brimstone, has been found.

Pope Francis appoints 19 new cardinals in Rome ceremony Pope Francis has appointed 19 new cardinals at a ceremony in Rome - the first such appointments of his papacy.

Muhammad's birthplace to be razed Bulldozers are set to demolish a building in Mecca situated right above the site believed by scholars to be the birthplace of Islam's Prophet Muhammad.

Kerry's framework unacceptable to Abbas, says official Ideas proposed by US Secretary of State John Kerry to Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas cannot "serve as the basis for a framework accord" with Israel.

Al-Aqsa is a 'Red Line', Warns Sheikh Sheikh Ikrima Sabri, the Imam of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, warned Israel on Friday against "harming" the mosque.

Friday, February 21, 2014


Iran boosts military support in Syria to bolster Assad As Syria's war nears the start of its fourth year, Iran has stepped up support on the ground for President Bashar Assad.

US Denies Reports of Another Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Syrian refugees are claiming that the regime forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against rebel groups for a second time.

Ukrainian president and opposition sign early poll deal Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders have signed a deal leading to an early presidential poll before the end of the year.

Hezbollah: Jews invented Hollywood to 'take over the world' American Jews invented Hollywood movies, from "Superman" to "Schindler's List," in order to take over the world.

Jerusalem rabbis petition Knesset to increase Jewish sovereignty over Temple Mount A group of rabbis and yeshiva heads submitted a petition to the Knesset.

PLO official: Palestinian leadership could recognize Israel as Jewish state The current Palestinian leadership could possibly recognize Israel as a Jewish state in some form.

Syria submits 100-day plan for removing chemical weapons, after missed deadline Syria has submitted a new 100-day plan for the removal of its chemical weapons after failing to meet a Feb. 5 deadline.

Google unveils smartphone with 3D sensors Google has unveiled a prototype smartphone with "customised hardware and software" that enables it to create 3D maps of a user's surroundings.

'We Are Stronger Than Any Attempts to Uproot Us' Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar (Likud), MK Yariv Levin (Likud) and MK Orit Struk (Jewish Home) spoke at the opening ceremony Friday morning of a nationalist march in the Jordan Valley.

Jordan, Israel Strike Natural Gas Deal Jordan is turning to Israel for its natural gas supplies, according to Al-Ahram, after Egyptian pipelines have become unreliable.

Thursday, February 20, 2014


Ukraine violence: dozens killed as protesters clash with armed police Scores of people have been killed and many more injured in what has become the bloodiest day in modern Ukrainian history.

Iran nuclear deal framework 'agreed' in Vienna Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi told state media there was a "positive atmosphere" at the summit in Vienna.

Rouhani: Jerusalem Should be Liberated from Israel Iran's President, Hassan Rouhani, on Wednesday said that Jerusalem should "be liberated from the yoke of Israel."

Jordanian Sheikh: Israel Belongs to the Jews! Sheikh Ahmed Aladoan of Amman, a member of Jordan's well-known Adwan tribe, posted to Facebook this week that there is no such place as "Palestine."

PA Official: Abbas Ready for Israel as a Jewish State A senior PLO official was quoted as saying that Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas was prepared to recognize Israel - this time, for real.

3,504 New North American Immigrants to Israel in 2013 Instead of a projected decline, Aliyah (immigration) from North America to Israel actually showed signs of a slight upswing in 2013.

Bank of Israel Warns against Bitcoin A joint press release by Israel's financial establishment's leading institutions warned Wednesday that the new currency known as Bitcoin is fertile ground for fraudulent activities, and highly volatile.

King David's Tomb to Remain in Israel's Hands Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's Office (PMO) released a statement Thursday affirming that Israel will not, despite earlier reports, give away Mount Zion.

Yeshiva Students Succeed with Judea, Samaria Threat Alert App Two students at a pre-military yeshiva have created a successful project to give real-time information to residents of Judea and Samaria.

Vatican Presses for Control of Mount Zion Israel could be entering the final stages of negotiations to turn over control of Mount Zion to the Vatican.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014


Anti-Semitism in America today is down, but not out When Abraham Foxman steps down next summer from his longtime post as national director of the Anti-Defamation League, he'll be leaving his successor with a much brighter picture on anti-Semitism in America.

Ukraine crisis: EU sanctions push over Kiev bloodshed Europe's leaders are to consider urgent sanctions against Ukraine.

Netanyahu: Iran remains 'brutal' and 'aggressive' Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the Islamic Republic remains aggressive and brutal.

Iran enters final-deal nuclear talks refusing to shut down 'any facilities' The Islamic Republic will not negotiate away "any facilities" in its nuclear program.

MK Feiglin Ascends Temple Mount for First Time Since Police Ban MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud-Beytenu) ascended to the Temple Mount Wednesday after 10 months in which security forces refused to let him set foot there.

Popular Blog Takes Messianics to Task Over Christ at the Checkpoint Popular Messianic Jewish blog "Rosh Pina Project" has posted a biting critique of the upcoming Christ at the Checkpoint conference in Bethlehem.

Egypt signs $3 billion deal for Russian fighter jets, attack helicopters Egypt and Russia are said to have signed a $3 billion defense deal.

Is another Mideast democratic experiment over? Discussions of democracy in the Middle East were the fad among many commentators at the onset of the Arab Spring.

Iran Blames 'Agents of the Zionist Regime' for Beirut Bomb A known terrorist group has claimed responsibility for Wednesday's bombing in Beirut.

Arab MK Pleads with Pope to Stop Christians Enlisting in IDF MK Basel Ghattas (Balad) appealed to Pope Francis Wednesday, asking him to personally intervene to stop Christian Arabs from recruiting into the IDF.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014


Talks on long-term Iran nuclear deal open in Vienna Iran has begun formal talks with six world powers in Vienna.

Ukraine: Deadly clashes around parliament in Kiev Violent clashes have erupted during anti-government protests in Ukraine's capital, Kiev.

The role of Arabic-language Nazi-era propaganda In its August, 2013 edition, the popular and publicly-funded Palestinian children's magazine Al Zayzafuna resumed the practice of publishing homages to Adolf Hitler.

Yad Vashem: World must stop North Korea's 'Nazi-like' crimes Yad Vashem appealed for "immediate action" against North Korea on Tuesday.

Egyptian militants warn tourists to leave or face attack A militant Islamist group has warned tourists to leave Egypt and threatened to attack any who stay after February 20.

'Star Wars' at sea: Navy ready to deploy laser system this summer Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars."

Uganda vows to defend 'morals' with anti-gay law Uganda's government on Tuesday defended its decision to push through tough anti-homosexuality laws.

Rabbi Slams Hungarian Politicians for 'Using Jews' to Gain Votes Hungary's Jewish community is still reeling from Friday's political rally by the openly anti-Semitic Jobbik party in a former synagogue.

Reding predicts eurozone to become a federal state European Commission vice-president Viviane Reding has predicted that the eurozone will become a federal state.

Rockets Hit Golan Heights Following Prime Minister's Visit Two rockets fired from war-torn Syria struck the Golan Heights in northern Israel Tuesday.

Monday, February 17, 2014


Why Jerusalem renters are wary of the Messiah's arrival Many Jerusalem rental contracts include the unusual stipulation that if and when the Messiah arrives, tenants must move out so the landlord can move in and enjoy the ensuing paradise.

PA and Hamas ring alarm bells over Israeli plans to 'impose sovereignty' on Temple Mount Knesset is set this week to discuss a proposal to place the Temple Mount under Israeli sovereignty.

Knesset debate on Temple Mount raises ire in Amman Parliamentary discussion initiated by MK Feiglin calls for reconsideration of Jordanian control of holy sites on Temple Mount.

Taba bombing shows Sinai terrorists won't go quietly Al-Qaeda-linked cell that enjoys good ties with Hamas signals that it's not been felled by Egypt's punishing counter-terror campaign.

Nasrallah: Hezbollah will withdraw from Syria if Arabs stop meddling Hezbollah leader says Syria must be left alone, his Lebanese Shi'ite group willing to withdraw forces in order for Syrians to reconciliate.

Iran to produce own S-300 anti-aircraft system by 2015, official says After Russian deal to supply S-300 to Iran was cancelled, Iran hopes to complete home-made anti-aircraft missiles within two years.

UN: North Korean supreme leader guilty of atrocities 'strikingly similar to Nazis' North Korea's Kim warned of charges in International Criminal Court; labor camps starving, cremating prisoners.

Take a peek: Knesset launches virtual tour Knesset launches digital campaign allowing viewers to check out their digs.

Free Syrian Army replaces chief-of-staff Salim Idris The leader of the Western- and Gulf Arab-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) has been sacked and replaced by a more experienced field commander.

'Time is of the Essence' to Halt Iran Proliferation Founder of EMPact America tells Arutz Sheva why he believes the threat to American security from Iran could be closer than you think.

Saturday, February 15, 2014


Expert: Iran ships a dry run for later nuclear/EMP attack; humiliate Obama Iran's surprising decision to move warships off the Atlantic coast poses a potential catastrophic threat to America from a nuclear or electromagnetic pulse attack.

Saudi Arabia May Go Nuclear Because of Obama's Iran Deal Last month, America's top Iran negotiator Wendy Sherman had some bad news for ambassadors from America's Arab allies.

MK to Schulz: Temple Mount Proves This Land Is Ours Deputy Finance Minister Mickey Levi (Yesh Atid) spoke at the Knesset on Wednesday.

Hamas: NATO force in West Bank will be treated as occupier Hamas has vowed to treat the deployment of any international force in Palestinian territory under the auspices of a peace accord with Israel as an occupying force.

Syria talks: Mediator apologises for lack of progress The UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi has apologised to the Syrian people after peace talks in Geneva ended without making progress.

Syria's death toll now exceeds 140,000 More than 140,000 people, over 7,000 of them children, have been killed in Syria's uprising-turned-civil war.

Hariri warns Hezbollah against dragging Lebanon into 'sectarian holocaust' Leading Lebanese politician Saad al-Hariri vowed on Friday to tackle sectarian radicalism in his Sunni sect.

Jordanian Islamists Rally Against Israel-PA Peace Hundreds of Islamists rallied in Jordan on Friday against a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Saudi Arabia to supply Syrian rebels with anti-aircraft missiles - report Frustrated by the deadlock of the second round of Geneva 2 talks, Saudi Arabia has reportedly offered to supply the rebels with anti-aircraft missiles.

Erekat: No to Recognition, No to Israeli Presence in 'Palestine' Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian Authority (PA) negotiator in peace talks with Israel, has reiterated the PA's refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.

Friday, February 14, 2014


Trailer: Israeli Apartheid Week Coming To Theaters Near You Anti-Israel advocates are ramping up their rhetoric this week in a new promotional "trailer" for the events of "Israeli Apartheid Week 2014."

The key to Mideast peace, neglected by the world lot has changed in the Middle East since the Arab League passed the 1967 Khartoum resolution.

Tensions In Jordan: Deal Must 'Return Palestinians' Jordan is reportedly nervous over the implications for King Abdullah II's tenuous hold over the country.

Diplomacy: Israel is from Venus, the EU from Mars European Parliament President Martin Schulz began an hourlong press briefing over scrambled eggs.

Saudi Arabia May Go Nuclear Because of Obama's Iran Deal President Obama wants an agreement with Iran to prevent a Middle Eastern nuclear arms race.

Pro-Kremlin lawmaker: Jews destroyed Russia A local politician from the party of Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused Jews of destroying Russia.

Nazis 'researched use of mosquitoes for war' at Dachau German scientists at Dachau concentration camp researched the possible use of malaria-infected mosquitoes as weapons during World War Two.

Iranian Oil Exports Soar as Sanctions Collapse Iranian oil exports soared in January, hitting new highs just months after the United States consented to billions of dollars in economic sanctions relief under the interim nuclear deal.

Iran's crude oil exports rise 100,000 barrels a day Iran said Friday that its crude oil exports rose by 100,000 barrels a day in January, to 1.32 million barrels a day.

Star Wars-style laser shield aims to protect all of Israel from short-range rockets An Israeli state-owned arms company developing a laser-based missile shield that evokes "Star Wars" style technology says its deployment over the country is closer to becoming a reality.

Thursday, February 13, 2014


MK to Schulz: Temple Mount Proves This Land Is Ours Deputy Finance Minister Mickey Levi (Yesh Atid) spoke at the Knesset on Wednesday.

Former NSA Chief: Israel Has No Right to Exist A former head of America's National Security Agency (NSA) said Israel was behind the American invasion of Iraq.

Holocaust on Ice This week Russia won their first gold medal in the 2014 Winter Olympics with a performance by Yulia Lipnitskaia.

China flexes its muscles in U.S.-led military exercises The U.S. is leading the largest multinational military exercise in the Asia-Pacific region.

Putin backs Egypt army chief's run for president Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday wished Egypt's military chief victory in the nation's presidential vote.

Belgium's parliament votes through child euthanasia Parliament in Belgium has passed a bill allowing euthanasia for terminally ill children without any age limit.

Dozens of Palestinians held in PA jails for joining Syrian rebels Some 40 Palestinians are being held in Palestinian Authority prisons on suspicion of having fought alongside Syrian rebels.

The Making of Brand Putin All this exposure, even it means ridicule, is part of Putin's master plan to maintain Russia as a Superpower-and himself as its Superhero.

Gulf states step up policing of online media Fearful of Arab Spring-inspired unrest, Gulf monarchies have stepped up efforts to monitor and control the media.

Thousands Demonstrate On Behalf of Jewish Settlements Over 15,000 people participated in a march Thursday to demand that the government begin building in the Mevasseret Adumim area.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014


Iran: We're ready for 'decisive battle' with Israel, US Iran's chief of staff Hassan Firouzabadi warned the Islamic republic fears that Iran is prepared for a "decisive battle" if attacked.

U.S. Intelligence Chief Describes Syria as Apocalyptic Disaster The top U.S. intelligence chief said on Tuesday the war in Syria had created an "apocalyptic disaster."

Temple Activist Tells Police: I'm not your Enemy Yehuda Glick, published an open letter to police serving on the Temple Mount.

Bennett Demands Apology from EU Parliament Chairman over 'Lies' Economics Minister and Jewish Home party chief Naftali Bennett has called on the head of the EU Parliament, Martin Schulz, to retract the "anti-Israel" statements he made.

Hamas can hit Tel Aviv, Jerusalem with dozens of rockets Hamas has substantially bolstered its capacity to fire on Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and the rest of central Israel.

Two teenage boys charged in US 'satanic' ritual murder Two teenage boys have been charged in the US with the sexual assault and ritual murder of a 15-year-old girl.

Violence in Iraq's Anbar province 'displaces 300,000' Militants led by the jihadist Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) took over parts of the cities of Falluja and Ramadi in late December.

Central African Republic: 'Ethnic cleansing' of Muslims Militia attacks have led to a "Muslim exodus of historic proportions", according to a report by Amnesty International.

Abbas's new red line: Israeli withdrawal within 4 years The Palestinian presidency on Wednesday issued a list of "red lines" stating PA President Mahmoud Abbas's nonnegotiable position.

Russian satirist under fire for comparing Sochi Games to Hitler's Olympics President Vladimir Putin's allies are seeking an apology from a Russian satirist who drew a comparison between the Sochi Winter Olympics and the 1936 Berlin games.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014


Iranians take to streets to celebrate 1979 revolution Hundreds of thousands of Iranians took to the streets Tuesday to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution.

Suicide terrorism thriving in Syria, is threat to West, Israel new report warns Suicide terrorism is thriving in Syria, has begun spreading and destabilizing neighboring Lebanon, and threatens the security of Western states.

Presbyterian Church group: Zionism is the problem For years, scholars have debated the complex causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Ya'alon: 'Israel is a Military Superpower' Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon participated in the opening ceremony of the International Air Show in Singapore Tuesday.

EU envoy: Relations with Israel depend on outcome of peace talks Israel-European ties depend on outcome of peace talks, EU Ambassador to Israel Lars Faarborg-Andersen said.

White House welcomes French President Francois Hollande US President Barack Obama has welcomed French President Francois Hollande to the White House.

Video: A Look Back At Israel's History - Facebook Style An inspiring new video offers a walk down memory lane in Israel's history.

Amid Foot-Dragging, Syria Transfers Third Chemical Weapons Batch Syria transferred its third shipment of chemical weapons for destruction on Monday.

Simon Weisenthal Center Appeals to Dutch PM Over Anti-Semitism The Simon Wiesenthal Center sent a strongly-worded letter to Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Frans Asscher Tuesday.

Abbas aide calls Kerry peace formula a recipe for failure A top Palestinian official said on Tuesday a framework agreement being crafted by US Secretary of State John Kerry to buttress troubled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks may be doomed to fail.

Monday, February 10, 2014


Iranian TV airs simulated bombing of Tel Aviv, US aircraft carrier Clip shows simulated strikes on Ben Gurion Airport, Haifa, USS Abraham Lincoln in retaliation for hypothetical attack on Iran.

Members of Congress, Fmr. CIA Director Discuss Iran 'EMP Threat' We have the technology to avert catastrophe, say experts. So why aren't we?

Turkish Jews Targeted in Terrifying Anti-Semitic Attack Violent attack on two Jews in northwestern Turkey underscores fears for country's Jewish minority.

Sisi says Egypt can uproot terrorism; Muslim Brotherhood said to form military wing State requiring all mosque preachers to give same sermons; Jordanian PM to arrive in Cairo for talks

January tourism up 19% over 2014, breaking new record January tourism up 19% over 2014, breaking new record

Iranian admiral: The US can expect heavy losses at sea should it attack Iran The commander of Iran's navy threatens to sink American naval vessels, cites progressive naval capabilities after sending fleet toward US shores.

PA Minister: We Demand Sovereignty Over Kotel Top PA official says that the PA is demanding sovereignty over the entire Old City of Jerusalem, including the Western Wall.

'Even the Koran Claims Israel Belongs to the Jews' Middle East expert discusses new book with Arutz Sheva that proves Islam's claims to Israel are false - even by their own standards.

Suicide Bomb Instructor Accidentally Kills His Students Car bomb explodes just outside terrorist training camp in northern Iraq, exposing terror cell; everything caught on film.

Second round of Syria peace talks bog down Rising violence provides Assad government, rebels ammunition in Geneva as both sides trade recriminations over responsibility

Saturday, February 08, 2014


Iran moves navy fleet into Atlantic in 'message' to US A senior Iranian naval commander says his country has sent several warships to the Atlantic Ocean.

Al Qaeda Inc. on the Rise A panel of terrorism and national security experts at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies said Wednesday that al Qaeda's brand is the strongest its ever been.

2014 Sochi Olympics opening: Breathtaking Winter fairytale The XXII Winter Olympic Games are on after opening officially in a sparkling, star-studded show in Sochi.

Top Iranian official: Israel a 'cancer' in the Middle East Iran's parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani referred to Israel as a "cancer" in the region.

Hundreds throw stones at police on Temple Mount Hundreds of young worshipers flung rocks at Israeli police on Jerusalem's Temple Mount.

Preparing for the northern arena: Nahal Reconnaissance Battalion Dozens of soldiers stormed concrete structures in the middle of the desert, firing blanks.

Foreign Affairs: Will NATO pacify the Middle East? Sixty-five years ago this month, the first Arab-Israeli agreement of any sort was signed.

Israeli Poll: Palestinians Must Recognize Israel as 'Jewish' A poll carried out this week by the Israel Democracy Institute found that a firm 77 percent majority of Israelis maintain that the Palestinian Authority must recognize Israel as a "Jewish state".

How Herod the tyrant saved the Olympics The 2014 Winter Olympic Games, beginning Friday in Sochi, Russia, are the most expensive Olympics ever at over $51 billion.

Israel takes step towards becoming a gas exporter Israel has taken a step closer to becoming a natural gas exporter .

Friday, February 07, 2014


Sochi 2014 Olympics: 2410 days of waiting over as Games begin The opening ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympics is taking place - exactly 2,410 days after Sochi won the bid.

New Chinese submarine patrol puts Hawaii, Alaska within nuke range The Chinese are preparing to deploy submarines armed with nuclear missiles that will patrol the northern Pacific Ocean and come within range of at least two US states.

Pentagon: 'US Would Have No Clue If Iran Got Nuke' A new report from the Pentagon warns that the US would be totally clueless if Iran were to obtain a nuclear weapon.

Amidror: No Accident that Hezbollah Didn't Receive Missiles It was no accident that some Syrian shipments of advanced missile systems to Hezbollah did not make it to their destination.

Kick out those who sexually abuse children, U.N. panel tells Vatican In an unprecedented report, a United Nations committee slammed the Vatican's handling of child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church.

With a Sisi presidency imminent, expect business as usual in Egypt If Egyptian army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announces his run for the presidency as reports indicate, it can be expected that his election would be assured.

70% of Israelis don't trust US on security, says poll Seventy percent of Israeli Jews do not believe the US can be relied upon to maintain key Israeli interests and security.

Five Israeli athletes set to compete in Sochi Short-track speed skater Vladislav Bykanov will carry the Israel flag.

Security Forces Clear Illegal Arab Outpost in Jordan Valley Israeli troops cleared an illegal Arab outpost in the Jordan Valley on Friday.

Russia in talks to help Iran build new nuclear reactor Iran and Russia are in negotiations over the construction of a second nuclear power plant in Bushehr.

Thursday, February 06, 2014


Iran Hosts Palestinian Islamic Jihad Leaders Senior Iranian leaders on Wednesday hosted a delegation of top officials from Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

Palestinians Invoke Jesus in Nationalist Campaign A group of Palestinian Arab activists denying Israel's right to control over the Jordan Valley are invoking the teachings of Jesus.

Syrian Regime Benefits by Missing Chemical Weapons Deadline Syria missed a second deadline to hand over its stockpile of chemical weapons on Wednesday.

Old-School Israeli PR Makes the Case for Judea and Samaria The footage is old, and the quality grainy, but the message is unmistakable.

Iranian Parliament Speaker: 'Only War Can Free Palestine' Islamic Jihad leader Ramadan Abdullah Shalah is currently in Iran to meet senior officials of the Islamic regime.

Violent video games leave teens 'morally immature' Playing violent video games for long periods of time can hold back the "moral maturity" of teenagers.

Hungarian MPs approve Russia nuclear deal Hungarian lawmakers have approved a controversial Russian-financed plan to construct two new reactors at the country's only nuclear plant.

'Monuments Men' characters inspired by real people The characters in the new George Clooney film "The Monuments Men" were inspired by real people.

Shifting sands: Obama tips the balance of Mideast power in Iran's favor for unclear reasons In these strange and unstable times in the Middle East one surprising and superficially positive event is ironically also a new major cause for concern.

Iraq targets Saudi oil dominance, plans to triple output by 2020 Iraq, a leading ally of neighboring Iran, plans to challenge Saudi Arabia's dominance of the global energy market.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014


'Kerry has declared war on God,' say hardline rabbis; warn of divine punishment A group of rabbis, including the founder of the far-right Our Land of Israel party, wrote in an open to letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry that he had declared war against God.

Ukraine: Neo-Nazi Militia Leader Threatens 'Civil War' As Ukraine's nearly three-month long revolution drags on, some observers are becoming increasingly concerned that far-right militias are "hijacking" the protest movement.

Top secret UK drone Taranis makes first flight A top-secret unmanned drone, said to be the most advanced aircraft ever built in Britain, has carried out its first successful test flights.

Fatah Facebook Page Tells Parents to Raise Children for Terror Fatah, the ruling political party of the Palestinian Authority (PA), continues to incite violence against Israel on its Facebook page.

Vatican 'must immediately remove' child abusers - UN The UN has said that the Vatican should "immediately remove" all clergy who are known or suspected child abusers.

It turns out something is cheaper in Israel...fruits and vegetables Most fruit and vegetable prices in Israel are lower than those in both the United States and several European nations.

Sochi 2014: Gay rights protests target Russia's games Gay rights activists across the world have been holding a day of protests against the Russian government.

Iraq violence: Baghdad bomb blasts kill 33 At least 33 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in Iraq's capital, Baghdad.

Israel Antiquities Authority Updates Dead Sea Scroll Library The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) revamped their Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library Tuesday.

Jordanians worry about fallout from Mideast peace Israelis and Palestinians may be hugely skeptical about the US-led peace negotiations.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014


'4 out of 5 fastest-growing defense budgets are in Mideast' The countries with four of the five fastest-growing defense budgets are in the Middle East.

Pakistan: Taliban criticise peace talks delay Pakistani Taliban negotiators have condemned the failure of government representatives to meet them in Islamabad.

Huge majority of Israelis believe Abbas must recognize Jewish state An overwhelming majority of Israelis support Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's insistence that the Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state.

MEP receives 41,000 emails against gay rights An MEP who drafted a resolution on securing the basic rights of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and interest) people in the EU has so far received almost 41,000 emails against the proposal.

Charm offensive: The way China influence the world The far-flung celebrations of Chinese New Year around the world are a reminder of how growing popularity and expanding international recognition of Chinese culture and traditions demonstrate the progress of China's soft power.

Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered.

Feiglin: We Don't Need Judea and Samaria Council In an interview Monday night, MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud) said that the Council of Judea and Samaria was a "great danger" to the Land of Israel.

Queen to meet Pope Francis in Rome The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are to visit Rome later this year for an audience with Pope Francis.

Lockheed Martin fires most powerful portable LASER weapon it has ever created in hi-tech race to replace missiles The record-breaking power output was achieved by combining many fiber lasers into a single, near-perfect quality beam of light.

US ready to return to moon America is preparing to land a robot on the moon for the first time in four decades.

Monday, February 03, 2014


John Kerry labelled 'anti Semite' for warning of possible boycott of Israel US Secretary of State has been labelled an 'anti Semite' for warning of a possible economic boycott if Israel fails to reach a peace accord with the Palestinians.

Child soldier: Shocking video surfaces of purported 4-year-old Jihadist in Syria Al Qaeda fighters in Syria may have sunk to a new low with a video that appears to show a four-year-old boy squeezing off rounds from an AK-47 as jihadists exhort him on with cries of "Alahu Akhbar."

EU: Israel will Face 'Increasing Isolation' if Talks Fail EU Ambassador to Israel Lars Faaborg-Andersen threatens Israel with 'isolation' if talks fail.

PM: World must pressure Abbas to recognize Jewish state Netanyahu calls Palestinian intransigence 'absurd'; PA negotiator says no reason for talks to go on past April, because Israel ducking key decisions.

Attacks from Gaza skyrocket in January Threefold increase comes as Hamas withdraws its 900-strong anti-Qassam force from border with Israel.

Holy Sites on the Chopping Block? Given the pessimism expressed recently by President Obama and Secretary Kerry regarding the chances of actually reaching an Israel-PLO agreement in the near future, many believe we need not worry about such a deal and its negative ramifications

15 February 'Catastroph' Warned Will Shake Entire World A grim report circulating in the Kremlin today prepared the by the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the Ministry of Defense is warning that the assassinations this past week of three top Western bankers coincide with Snowden Documents detailing a 15 February 2014 'catastrophe' being engineered by the Obama regime in order to establish some type of 'new world economic order' prior to the coming global meltdown of markets and massive bank failures, some of which have already begun.

French business delegation the first to arrive in sanction-free Iran Over 100 French companies have descended on Tehran on Monday to establish business connections. It's a display of booming business interest in Iran after the Geneva talks lifted decade-long economic sanctions.

Abbas suggests NATO troops be stationed in future Palestinian state PA president tells 'NYT' Israeli troops should remain in West Bank, east J'lem for 5-year transitional period: "We will be demilitarized."

Juncker emerges as centre-right's top candidate Former Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker is emerging as the top candidate for the centre-right European People's Party in the upcoming EU elections, amid positive signals from Berlin.

Saturday, February 01, 2014


Steinitz: Israel may topple Hamas government The Israeli military may invade the Gaza Strip and topple its Hamas government if rocket fire on Israel continues.

Top Islamic Leader Calls on U.S. to Wage 'Jihad for Allah' A video of Dr. Yusuf al-Qaradawi calling on the U.S. government to wage jihad for Allah in Syria.

Pullback from Middle East Will Fuel Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons The Obama administration's pullback from the Middle East will only fuel the proliferation of nuclear weapons and extremism in the region.

High Speed Threat China's new high-speed maneuvering warhead is a "great concern".

'Military action likely' if Iran talks fail, US spokeswoman says State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf said on Friday that a resolution to the longstanding nuclear crisis with Iran, "is likely to involve military action."

'Obama to visit Saudi Arabia amid tensions over Iran, Syria' President Barack Obama plans to travel to Saudi Arabia in March on a mission to smooth tensions with Washington's main Arab ally.

Palestinian Arabs Set Up Outpost Near Jericho Some 300 Palestinian Arabs, accompanied by Israeli leftist activists, set up an outpost near Jericho on Friday.

4-year-old Syrian Jihad fighter operates Kalashnikov rifle A four-year-old boy fires a Kalashnikov rifle and is presented as a new recruit for the Syrian civil war.

Mount Elbrus reconquered: Olympic Flame reaches Europe's highest point With the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi just round the corner, the Olympic Flame has been lit at the summit of the highest point in Europe, Mount Elbrus.