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Sources: EU putting Hezbollah on terror list
The European Union stands poised to put the military wing of Lebanon's Hezbollah on its list of terrorist organizations, after a formal request to blacklist the group was filed by a member state Monday, diplomats said.
Mon May 20, 2013
Jordan's king trying to play on Israel's fears
Jordan's King Abdullah II is in trouble. Protests against him have been continuous for over two years now, and the theme of toppling the king has become well-established, as confirmed by Al Jazeera, The Independent and other media sources.
Israel MP speaks of removing settlers
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Israel's President Shimon Peres in the president's residence in Jerusalem.
Streisand to receive honorary Hebrew U doctorate
Streisand, the iconic Jewish-American singer and actress, will be presented with the degree at a ceremony on June 17 during the Hebrew University International Board of Governors meeting in Jerusalem.
Sun May 19, 2013
War Is A Crime
America Honors Its Worst
Previous dishonorees include GHW Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Robert Gates, Henry Kissinger, Tony Blair, Shimon Peres, Margaret Thatcher, Alvaro Uribe, Colin Powell, Madeleine Albright, and Alan Greenspan among others.
Sat May 18, 2013
Natural-gas exports: A debate over values, not numbers
The discovery of natural gas in the Mediterranean is a development that even the gloomiest environmentalists greet with elation.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Financial Mirror
Cyprus President Anastasiades' visit to Israel
By Dr. Andrestinos N. Papadopoulos, Ambassador a.h. With twelve articles, since April 2010 until recently, we took unreservedly a stand in favour of the further strengthening and deepening of our relations with Israel, the only non-Muslim country in our region.
Thu May 16, 2013
Arutz Sheva Israel News
On Palestine, Stephen Hawking Should Do More Talking
The decision by eminent physicist Stephen Hawking to not attend the Presidential Conference organised by Israel's President - Shimon Peres - has aroused dismay by his Israeli hosts and applause from the Palestinian academic community.
Grapevine: The ice cream has melted
For as long as anyone can remember, the political career of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has generated sensationalist stories in the Israeli media about his love for the high life; his not having money with him when dining in expensive restaurants, with someone else having to foot the bill or the restaurateur still waiting to be paid; and the ... (more)
Another Tack: While we keep kvetching
The wardrobe adaptability of the Emir of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani is very telling.
Israel, Hawking and the Pressing Question of Boycott
It is an event "of cosmic proportions", said one Palestinian academic, a befitting description regarding Stephen Hawking's decision to boycott an Israeli academic conference slated for next June.
Wed May 15, 2013
Germany 'unreservedly supports' US Mideast peace initiative
Germany "unreservedly supports" the US initiative to revive the peace process, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle told Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in a phone conversation on Wednesday, AFP reported.
The Palestinian Narrative Captures Stephen Hawking
Since 2008 an Israeli Presidential Conference has been held annually in Jerusalem.
Tue May 14, 2013
The American Spectator
What Those Who Boycott Israel Really Want
You would think the Left would love a country that has universal health care, prosperous trade unions, and same sex marriage.
Lapid tops Jerusalem Post's 50 most influential Jews list
The head of Yesh Atid has the power to reset the national agenda, making him the most influential Jew in the world; US Treasury Secretary Lew, PM Netanyahu, President Peres and Women of the Wall's Hoffman round out top 5. Our choice for the most influential Jew in the world sky-rocketed from near anonymity outside of Israel to being hailed by ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Boycott critics in disarray
Stephen Hawking's decision to boycott an Israeli academic conference next month was fittingly described as an event "of cosmic proportions" by one Palestinian academic.
Candidly Speaking: Deja vu: 'Peace in Our Time'
We must not again jeopardize our security and lives by engaging in yet another "gamble for peace" with the odds stacked against us.
Netanyahua s $140,000 In-Flight Bed Becomes Political Nightmare
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a backlash after reports surfaced that his office was charged an extra $139,000 for a bed on a recent five-hour flight to London.
The Times of Israel
Dairy diplomacy yields stronger ties with Vietnam
The new ambassador to Israel from Vietnam, Mr. Ta Duy Chinh, is welcomed by Israeli president Shimon Peres at the President's house in Jerusalem at a ceremony on February 28 2013 After suffering decades of civil war and foreign incursions, as well as a decade of Stalinist rule that ended only in 1986, Vietnam has become one of the better-performing ... (more)
Franciscans Honor Shimom Peres
Israeli President Shimon Peres visited Italy for 3 days in early May, 2013. His visit was a predictable betrayal of the Jews, beginning with his new Franciscan "peace" award:" Peres will also hold a series of diplomatic meetings with the President and Prime Minister of Italy, and take part in a ceremony in the city of Assisi.