Friday, December 30, 2011

25 more protesters killed in Syria
Pardoned Palestinian now facing imprisonment again
Israel's population now at 7.836 million, 75% Jewish, 20.5% Arab, 4% Christian/other
In new book, Peres claims Argentina knew in advance about Eichmann abduction

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Palestinians willing to resume talks without settlement freeze in exchange for 100 prisoners

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Video of fighting in Church of Nativity
Greek and Armenian priests clash in Church of Nativity
Female IDF soldier verbally abused on bus over gender segregation issue

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Article about Christians in Gaza
Some 154,500 Christians in Israel; 11,600 in Jerusalem; 50,000 in West Bank; 3,000 in Gaza
Jewish girls allegedly abducted by Arabs in Negev
Interesting opinion peace on why Obama might strike Iran
US reportedly negotiating with Egypt over future of Egypt-Israel peace treaty
Israel targets Islamic Jihad operative in Gaza
Thousands of Israelis protest gender segregation violence in Beit Shemesh

Monday, December 26, 2011

Netanyahu will not negotiate with Hamas in Palestinian government
Trouble in Beit Shemesh with ultra-orthodox, women, and police

Sunday, December 25, 2011

2 IDF soldiers save Palestinian man's life in West Bank
Son allegedly murders parents in Gaza
Jerusalem mayor reportedly trying to remove some Arab neighborhoods from Jerusalem

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Average Israelis watch almost 4 hours of TV per day
Hamas to reportedly join PLO in beginning attempt of Palestinian unity government

Monday, December 19, 2011

Mosque burned after illegal Jewish buildings torn down
Israeli government destroys illegal buildings in Mitzpe Yitzhar settlement
Man stabbed in terror attack in Maale Adummim
Palestinian killed on Gaza border by IDF
Murder-suicide in Kiryat Arba
EU paper criticizing Israel leaked
Demographics of prisoners released for Gilad Shalit in phase 2
Syria with Russia's help on alert for invasion by Turkey, West & Arab states

Thursday, December 15, 2011

US Troops prepare to leave Iraq
Correction: about Matisyahu's change in religious practice
Apple opening R&D center in Israel
Illegal West bank settlement in Mitzpeh Yitzhar dismantled
550 Palestinian prisoners to be released Dec 18 for Gilad Shalit

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Mugrabi Bridge to Temple Mount reopened for now
Jerusalem mosque attacked with anti-Muslim slogans in Price Tag attack
As of 2010, 119,700 Ethiopians live in Israel
Extreme rightist Israelis attack IDF base in West Bank
Iranian leader arrests high officials, including son, over alleged assassination plot
Singer Matisyahu apparently returns from being Orthodox Jewish
NGOs say Israel displacing more Palestinians than ever
Report: Syria threatens to release sex tapes of Gulf leaders

Monday, December 12, 2011

19,531 legal abortions performed in Israel in 2010
Mugrabi Gate to Temple Mount closed due to safety reasons for the ramp
Muzzein bill postponed in Knesset for 2 weeks
17-year-old gets 25 years in prison for killing on school bus

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Civilian killed in accident at IDF base
Woman shot and killed by ex-husband who then kills self
28-year-old Palestinian injured by IDF in protests in Nabi Salah dies of wounds
Former FBI agent kidnapped in Iran may still be alive from 2010 video

Friday, December 9, 2011

Lunar eclipse to take place Saturday at 4:30pm
Palestinian protester injured by Israeli forces during protest

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Article about Orthodox Judaism and gays
Israeli founder of University of the People seeks to bring offices to West Bank
More prisoners to be released Dec 18 for Gilad Shalit
Israeli settlers in Itamar allegedly attacked by Arabs
Israeli government to vote on law on Sunday to lower volume of muezzin in morning from mosques
Temple Mount access ramp to be closed for safety reasons within 7 days
Israeli government reaches agreement with striking doctors
US hands over another military base in Iraq to Iraqi control
Israel launching rocket to the moon
Palestinian girl attempted to stab soldiers in Hebron
Egyptian Coptic Christians wary of election results
Saudi Arabia may pursue nuclear weapons after Israel and Iran
3 IDF soldiers arrested in connection with Price Tag attacks and arrest of 7 settlers
Former Israeli President Katsav begins serving 7 year prison sentence for rape

Monday, December 5, 2011

Family of Arab woman killed by IDF in 2002 to receive state compensation
Explosion at Iranian base destroyed missile-development site
Gilad Shalit did NOT go on hunger strike during captivity
Report: Jewish settlers kidnap Palestinian shepherd in West Bank
Opinion: Netanyahu schedules Likud primaries early to defeat opponent, Shalom
US Congressman tours West Bank
Store terrorized by ultra-orthodox gang in Mea Shearim gives in to demands
Islamic groups gain 60% of first round of Egyptian parliament voting
Sad article about state of women's education in Saudi Arabia
Recent riots in Shuafat neighborhood of Jerusalem
Some economic recommendations from summer protests expected to be enacted in Israel
Israel's release of frozen assets to PA may have been under German pressure over submarine deal
Jerusalem to possibly get new 120m skyscraper
7 young Jewish girls arrested in Price Tag incidents in West Bank this summer
Gilad Shalit went on hunger strike that sped up the negotiation time for his release
Mosab Yousef, "Son of Hamas," former Israeli spy, served with subpoena by PLO

Saturday, December 3, 2011

In IDF, women make up 33% of soldiers; 51% of officers; 3% of combat soldiers
Rioting groups of ultra-Orthodox Jews arrested in Mea Shearim
13,500 infiltrators into Israel caught so far this year
19-year-old soldier, Eden Mousai, killed in car accident in Kfar Saba

Friday, December 2, 2011

Germany to give Israel new submarine
Russia reportedly giving Syria missiles
Ex-Mossad chief warns that war with Iran could be very bad for Israel
Al Qaida allegedly has kidnapped Jewish American and is demanding lifting of Gaza blockade for his release

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Islamic parties may gain majority in Egyptian elections
Report: Iranian attack on US bases in Germany was being planned
Report: Iranian officials may have been related to British embassy assault
Turkey and UAE impose sanctions against Syria
Israeli government releases $100M in tax funds for Palestinian Authority
Hamas members arrested in Jerusalem
Jerusalem Light Rail train starts charging today
During military training, artillery nearly injures top IDF official
Blast in Iran may have damaged nuclear site
420 new cases of HIV in Israel in 2010; 148 from gay men. 6,579 cases since 1981; 1,330 died or left Israel. 5,249 still in Israel

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Plan to rebuild Temple Mount ramp put on hold
Jews apologize to Christians over spitting on clergy
Older article about feud between current and past Greek Orthodox Jerusalem Patriarch
Allegations that Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem obtained title by bribery
Article about attempt to evict Palestinian family from Silwan

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Israel wants to relocate 30,000 of Israel's 200,000 Bedouin in the Negev
8th time Israel-Egypt natural gas pipeline sabotaged this year
Extremist ultra-orthodox Sikrikim member arrested in Jerusalem

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Abbas and Meshaal have productive meeting in Cairo
4 killed in riots in Saudi Arabia
Palestinian murderers of American near Jerusalem sentenced to life in prison
2 Egyptian soldiers killed by Bedouin drug smugglers trying to cross into Israel

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

About marriage in Israel, including Tzohar and marriage stats from Cyprus
New libel bill would increase compensation to 300,000 NIS if passed
550 prisoners to be released from Israel as part of Gilad Shalit deal within 20 days
Blast at alleged Hezbollah weapons depot in Lebanon
Three American students arrested in Cairo for participating in riots
23 people, 4 children, 5 army deserters killed in Syria
Herod the Great may not have finished Western Wall building project during his lifetime
Anat Kamm, IDF soldier who leaked classified documents, begins serving 4.5 year prison sentence
Palestinians charged in Palmer death; incident was result of burning down mosque
Turkey apologizes for killing 14,000 Kurds in the 1930's
Yemen President Saleh to step down after 33 years

Monday, November 21, 2011

Opinion peace on how Israel as a democracy is dying
Jordan's king visits Palestine for first time since 2000; discusses peace process, Palestinian statehood

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Interesting article on type of total attack Israel could use against Iran
Jewish settlers attack shop of freed Palestinian prisoner
Netanyahu stops bills that would have limited Israeli NGOs funding
Project underway to map tombs on Mount of Olives
An opinion peace about the desire to integrate Israeli Arabs into Israel
Some Arab countries may reportedly be trying to convince US to attack Iran this year

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Egyptian official claims that Israel purchased Golan Heights before 1967
Israel to continue freeze on Palestinian Authority funds
Interesting article about Christians and supporting Palestinians over Jews
Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv until NBA lockout ends

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

69 killed in protests in Syria Monday
PA & Hamas unity government Elections to be held in May to aid in statehood bid

Monday, November 14, 2011

PA PM Fayyad may resign in unity talks with Hamas
IDF visits homes of 7 terrorists released in Gilad Shalit deal
Several US Congressmen visited Samaria last week
Israel likely to unfreeze funds for PA frozen after UNESCO admission
Iranians who visit Israel could get 5 years in prison
One official speculates that Israel was behind Iranian explosion

Sunday, November 13, 2011

19 killed in Syria after Arab League suspends Syria
Women excluded from billboards in Jerusalem; women protest
Egypt arrests reported leader of August Eilat terror attack in Israel
New computer virus attacks Iranian systems
New Israeli bill could severely limit outside funding of Israeli NGO's
US denies asylum to gay Saudi former diplomat
Interesting article about religion & state in Israel

Saturday, November 12, 2011

17 killed in munitions explosion at Iranian military base
Arab League suspends Syria because of g'ment crackdown and killing of civilians
"Death to Arabs" graffiti used to vandalize Muslim cemetery in Jerusalem
15 protesters killed in Yemen
Kurdish militant hijacks Turkish ferry and holds hostages; killed by security forces
Egypt-Israel natural gas pipeline bombed for 7th time this year
Medical report on cause of Arafat's death may soon be released by family for first time since 2004
Israeli Dan Mertzbach, 55, of Othniel, accidentally killed by IDF at checkpoint near Hebron
Palestinian statehood at UNSC doesn't have enough votes, according to committee
Israeli to be extradited to US to face assault charges
Former Israeli President Katsav sentenced to 7 years in prison for rape
11/9: Continental Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Israel
If Netanyahu advances peace process, Labor will not be in coalition

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Israeli documentary focuses on 9/11 in US
PA will likely seek upgraded status at UN instead of membership now
Draft report of committee to UNSC lacked unanimous recommendation Palestinian statehood
Many Arab nations may privately be in favor of strike on Iran
Israeli government website crash may not have been hacking attack
Main American consulate moves from East Jerusalem to West Jerusalem

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

IAEA: Iran working on nuclear weapon
Candid feelings of US and French Presidents on Israeli PM revealed mistakenly
Jerusalem light rail to start charging fares on December 1

Monday, November 7, 2011

Britain to abstain from UNSC vote on Palestinian statehood
Sentences reduced for 26 Turkish men convicted of having sexual relations with 13-year-old girl
Shalit given radio, writing paper, and exercise bike while in captivity; worked on learning Arabic
Man convicted in brutal murder Oct 2009 of 6 members of Oshrenko family
Abbas to not run in elections next year
Major strike in Israel ended after only 4 hours
Large joint US-Israeli military exercise to take place next year
Israel discovers more natural gas in large field in Mediterranean
France will abstain from UNSC vote on Palestinian statehood

Sunday, November 6, 2011

$8.5 million set aside for Babylon construction and development work in Iraq
20-year-old arrested for stabbing attack in Jerusalem last month
No-fly airspace over Iraq to end at end of this year
IDF, Mossad, Shin Bet & other Israeli websites disabled in hacking attack
Much of Israel to be on strike tomorrow as Histradrut calls general strike

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Personal data on Israeli citizens stolen and published online
Shrapnel from 2006 removed surgically from Gilad Shalit's hand
Illegal Muslim burials near eastern wall of Old City still occur

Friday, November 4, 2011

Rabbi indicted on sexual abuse of minors
Interesting Stonehenge-like structure in Golan Heights
Israel freezes UNESCO funding after Palestinian membership success
Ultra-orthodox Jews routinely spit on Christian clergy in the Old City

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Former Israeli officials may have leaked plans for Iranian attack

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Britain may be preparing for strike on Iran
Israel freezes Palestinian Authority funds as retribution for UNESCO membership success
IDF soldier Majdi Halabi missing since 2005
10 new towns in the Negev (Arad) area set to begin being developed
US cuts off UNESCO funding after Palestine admitted as member

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Israel apparently upgrading its missile capabilities, including nuclear-missile capable devices
Report: US fears Israel may strike Iran without consulting them

Monday, October 31, 2011

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Tens of thousands protest in Israel for first time in 2 months
Ami Moshe, 56, of Ashkelon killed by 1 of some 20 rockets from Gaza Saturday night
5 Islamic Jihad terrorists killed in Gaza by IAF
Palestinian membership in UNESCO up for vote on Monday
Abbas admits Arab refusal of Partition Plan was mistake
Violence between ultra-Orthodox Jewish sects in Mea She'arim
Anat Kamm sentenced to 54 months for espionage
10/28: protests and violence in West Bank
10/27: Arab arrested while trying to enter Ithamar settlement
10/27: Ilan Grapel, alleged Israeli spy, released from Egypt for 25 prisoners

Thursday, October 27, 2011

20 killed in Syria in protests
19 killed in protests in Yemen
2 Egyptians officers sentenced for death of protester
Missile fired from Gaza to Ashdod area
Israel anti-missile defense shield 'Magic Wand' nearing deployment for central Israel
IDF vehicle attacked by roadside bomb near Bethlehem
Gadhaffi and the Jews
Missing Israeli 78-year-old Yaakov Heimovitch found dead in Italy
Condaleeza Rice recounts near-deal between Abbas and Olmert
Rachel Gano, 52, of Tel Aviv murdered and body burned to cover evidence
New Social Justice protest rally to be held in Israel Oct 29
Israel to send aid to Turkey after earthquake after 2 prior rejections
IDF soldier gave information to settlers in West Bank
Family may have been poisoned
Kidney transplant given from dead Israeli to Palestinian teen
French citizens who hit and ran and fled to France discussing plea bargains
Another arrest over mosque arson in Galilee
Israel to pay for first year of college for military & national service veterans
IDF major arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs into Israel
Netanyahu willing to have partial settlement building freeze
Activists "attacked" while marching thru Mea Shearim
17-year-old Israeli stabbed in Ramot in Jerusalem
Abbas tries to get Netanyahu to release more prisoners
UNSC may vote on Nov 11 about Palestinian statehood
Video of Gilad Shalit's arrival in Israel
The letter PM Netanyahu wrote to families of victims whose terrorists were released for Gilad Shalit

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Israel to help give aid to Turkey after earthquake

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

UNESCO membership vote for Palestinians coming soon; US may withdraw funding
Gadhaffi buried in undisclosed location in desert

Monday, October 24, 2011

Heightened security alert today in Jerusalem over possible terror threat

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Jerusalem's Light Rail Train strike ends and trains re-open
Live blog covering the Gilad Shalit transfer

Monday, October 17, 2011

Turkey, Syria, Qatar to take in deported, released prisoners from Israel
Details on some of the prisoners being released in exchange for Gilad Shalit

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Some streets in Mea Shearim are to be segregated during Sukkot
Analysis of the alleged Iranian plot against Saudi ambassador to the US
IDF officials recommend American not cut off PA funding
Overview of the list of prisoners to be released in exchange for Gilad Shalit
Poll: 69% of surveyed Israelis support the Shalit prisoner exchange deal
Gilad Shalit to return to Israel on Tuesday
Jerusalem's new Light Rail Train workers on strike; service stopped till end of strike

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Israel formally apologizes to Egypt for the deaths of Egyptian soldiers killed after the Eilat terror attack in August
Hamas vows to kidnap more Israelis after Shalit
Hamas: Shalit deal proves kidnapping works; we'll do more kidnappings
Israeli Cabinet approved Shalit deal 26-3
Shalit family grateful for deal to release Gilad Shalit
Palestinian Authority plans to join INTERPOL
Arab Youths gang rape Jewish teen boy in prison; are sentenced
Oct 29 to have mass rally, Nov 1 to have mass strike in Israel
Egypt hangs man who killed Coptic Christians last year
Fogel daughter among "settlers" who clashed with Palestinians in Ithamar
Names of Baghdad's remaining Jews published on Wikileaks
Hamas now requires pre-approved visa for entry into Gaza Strip
10/9: 23+ killed in Egypt in clashes between Coptic Christians and others
Woman whose husband killed in rocket attack last month gives birth
Oct 29 rally and student strike planned for Israel

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Captive IDF soldier Gilad Shalit to be released very soon according to Israeli PM

Friday, October 7, 2011

West Bank to be closed Thursday night through Saturday night for Yom Kippur
Arrests in murder of Asher Palmer near Kiryat Arba last month
Group of settlers in West Bank attack Israeli soldiers
Young yeshiva student arrested on suspicion of burning down mosque in West Bank
Israel's security exports stands now at $7 billion annually

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Israel has become 3rd largest weapons supplier in world