Tag: Middle East

Savir’s corner: Permanent and interim

The sigh of relief in many quarters of Israel when it was announced that the peace process had virtually collapsed could be heard all over the country. Abu Mazen (Mahmoud Abbas), our favorite “non-partner,” has, in the eyes of many, finally given us the definitive proof that peace is impossible. Read More: Savir’s corner: Permanent […]

Abbas Threatens to Disband the PA

Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas hinted at plans to dismantle the Palestinian Authority (PA) over the weekend, according to a report in Yediot Aharonot, and thus enact a serious blow to Israel through international legislation. Read More: Abbas Threatens to Disband the PA – Middle East – News – Israel National News.

Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli police arrested 16 Palestinians at one of Jerusalem’s most revered and politically sensitive holy sites on Sunday as they dispersed protesters opposed to any Jewish attempts to pray there. Read More: Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem holy site – Yahoo News.

Reported Deal with Vatican for David’s Tomb

Is there a secret deal between the Vatican and Israel to transfer control over King David’s Tomb to the Catholic church? Read More: Alarm: Reported Deal with Vatican for David’s Tomb – Global Agenda – News – Israel National News.

Palestinian Deception

On 1 April 2014, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed letters requesting that “the State of Palestine” be granted accession to 15 international conventions and treaties. Read More: Palestinian Deception and the Unwarranted Trust of the West.

New Syrian-Iranian chlorine bombs

The household cleaning agent chlorine, in heavy concentration is purchased by Iran and and fitted with  detonators, to provide President Bashar Assad with a vehicle for cheating on his undertaking to surrender Syria’s chemical arsenal under the year-old US-Russian chemical disarmament accord. Read More: New Syrian-Iranian chlorine bombs make mockery of US-Russian chemical accord and UN […]

Court to look at ‘born in Jerusalem’ passport case

WASHINGTON (AP) – Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel. Read More: News Source No Longer Available — Continue to Endtime ».

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks set to resume Thursday

Israeli-Palestinian talks are scheduled to resume Thursday, following a one-day postponement. Read More: Israeli-Palestinian peace talks set to resume Thursday | JPost | Israel News.

Nationalists to Liberman: Prove You Keep Your Word

An alliance of nationalist organizations has come out with a new campaign aimed at reminding the public of Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman’s statement that he would prefer elections over releasing more terrorists. Read More: Nationalists to Liberman: Prove You Keep Your Word – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.

Saudi Arabia denies Lieberman’s claim of secret diplomacy

Saudi Arabia denied it is holding secret talks with Israel, after Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he is in communication with Arab states that do not recognize it, looking to establish diplomatic ties based on a common fear of Iran. Read More: Saudi Arabia denies Lieberman’s claim of secret diplomacy – Diplomacy and Defense […]