To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: July 26th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
What’s good for Mubarak is good for Morsi. The coup that was not a coup continues to replay the 2011 revolution that ousted Mubarak, who landed up in jail. Now it is Morsi’s turn. Stay tuned for violence.
Posted on: July 26th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
The Hamas terrorist government in Gaza has shut down the Bethlehem-based Ma’an News Agency and the Al-Arabiya satellite channel bureaus in Gaza, Ma’an reported. It said that Hamas officials questioned its Gaza bureau chief over an article translated from an Israeli newspaper reporting that six Muslim Brotherhood smuggled themselves into Gaza to plan an uprising […]
Posted on: July 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
A coalition of Jewish groups coordinated by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is providing more than $100,000 in aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan. The Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief, which is made up of 14 organizations and coordinated by the Joint, convened Thursday in New York to allocate the money to several groups […]
Posted on: July 26th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Arab Palestinians are required to take a test at the end of high school which pretty much determines their future. With a pass rate of less than 60%, the response by some is tragic.
Posted on: July 25th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Canadian authorities have caught seven Iranians using fake Israeli passports at Vancouver International Airport. The Iranians, whose identity is unknown, were posing as the Solomons family from Rehovot, located south of Tel Aviv. Iranians need a visa to enter Canada, and the travelers may have been trying to take advantage of Israelis’ ability to travel […]
Posted on: July 25th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
The leader of the Tunisian opposition party and a fierce critic of the ruling Islamist regime was assassinated by armed killers shooting from a motorbike outside of his home in the capital of Tunis on Thursday. Mohammed Brahmi, leader of the nationalist Movement of the People party, was the second opposition party leader to be […]
Posted on: July 25th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Kerry can come out smelling sweet and let Israel and the PA blow up next week’s return of the ghost of direct talks Then he could end the travesty. But he wants to stink up the place with a decayed corpse of the peace process.
Posted on: July 25th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Hezbollah
More evidence of Hezbollah as an international network was confirmed Thursday with Bulgaria’s releasing the names of an Australian and Canadian wanted in connection with the bus bombing of Israelis.
Posted on: July 25th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
Referring to the new EU ban on products from Judea and Samaria, Nasrallah asked “Why haven't you designated Israel as a terrorist state?”
Posted on: July 25th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Under a deal entered into between the U.S. and Egypt in 2010, the U.S. was supposed to deliver an additional four F-16 Fighter Jets this summer. The Pentagon announced that President Obama decided to delay delivery of the planes because of Egyptian unrest.
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
One policeman was killed and at least 29 others were wounded Wednesday when an unknown attacker hurled a high-powered bomb, or possibly rocket-propelled grenades, at a police station north of Cairo and near El Arish. Shortly before, the Egyptian military called on people to rally on Friday against violence, in effect a call for a […]
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Hezbollah
Israel is enjoying an unexpected benefit– so far- from Hezbollah’s joining Assad’s forces in Syria. Hundreds have been wounded, and the death toll is estimate at well over 200.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Middle East
President Barack Obama is closer to presenting a plan to directly arm Syrian rebels, but he still faces Congressional opposition. “The House Intelligence Committee has very strong concerns about the strength of the administration’s plans in Syria and its chances for success,” House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a Republican from Michigan, said in a […]
Posted on: July 22nd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
At least 6 Egyptians were killed and 11 injured in a series of attacks in the Sinai overnight. Among the dead are two Egyptian soldiers, 2 policemen, and 2 citizens. Overall there were 10 overnight attacks that hit police stations, and military outposts in El Arish and Rafiach.
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Hezbollah
They have no intention of letting outsiders near their fields.
Posted on: July 19th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Egypt’s net international reserves rose to reach more than $20 billion due to the oil-rich Gulf States’ recently sent aids, Al-Ahram reported, citing the Central Bank of Egypt’s governor Hisham Ramez. Egypt’s net international reserves dropped in June to $14.9 billion, CBE announced. Foreign reserves had risen in April for the first time since October […]
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
They told her they rejected as "illegitimate" the military's plan to restore democracy.
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
From an EU point of view—at least as expressed by some members—you cut your ties with Hezbollah—you might as well cut off all of Lebanon.
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Global
An American drone strike in Yemen has killed Al Qaeda’s number two terrorist, Said al Shehri, who was freed from Guantanamo Bay in 2007 to Saudi Arabia and later fled to Yemen. Al Shehri has been rumored several times in the past to have been killed, but this time, a senior Al Qaeda official confirmed […]
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor told the U.N. Security Council, “ I urge you to condemn the incident and the Syrian government’s grave violation of the Separation of Forces Agreement” in which Syrian mortar hit the Golan Heights on Tuesday, Tisha B’Av. “The fasting and prayers of thousands of Israelis commemorating the […]
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