Tuesday, January 26, 2016


Furious Netanyahu slams Ban Ki-moon for 'stoking' Palestinian terrorism  UN chief: It's 'human nature to react to occupation'; PM: There's no justification for terror, the Palestinians want to destroy Israel. 

'Israel's electrical grid attacked in massive cyber attack'  Steinitz says attack was dealt with. 

Ya'alon: Turkey funds ISIS militants by buying oil from them  Despite efforts to normalize ties between Jerusalem and Ankara, the defense minister leveled scathing criticism at Turkey. 

Israel believes Russia's intervention decreases chance of Israel-Hezbollah conflict  IDF assessments continue to warn that small incidents could escalate quickly on borders. 

Pope meets Rouhani, asks Iran to help stop Mideast terrorism  A Vatican statement issued after the meeting spoke of the "relevant role Iran is called on to play" to find political solutions to the problems afflicting the Middle East. 

'Doomsday Clock' to stand still amid nuclear tensions  The so-called Doomsday Clock will remain set at three-minutes-to-midnight amid global perils such as climate change and nuclear proliferation. 

NO HOLDS BARRED: What's Richard Branson's problem with Israel?  Clearly such views are not just a moral abomination but represent a deplorable and permanent stain on the reputation of a man who won the Nobel Peace Prize. 

EU Commission President: Without Jews, there is no Europe  Ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Jean-Claude Juncker vows to fight rising European anti-Semitism. 

Europe's 'Non-Violent' Campaign Against Israel  The European Union's relentless pressure on Israel to comply with conditions it believes would bring peace amounts to a "non-violent" campaign against the Jewish state. 

Russia BBC Panorama: Kremlin demands 'Putin corruption' proof  The Kremlin has called on the US Treasury to come up with proof after it told a BBC investigation it considered President Vladimir Putin to be corrupt.