Israel - Gaza - Middle East


  1. U.S. Intelligence Official about Israel “This is just the beginning”(Part I)
  2. The Coming War(Part II)

Tuesday - March 31, 2009:

  1. 40 Arabs laid off as Israel Rail saves posts for army veterans
  2. Abbas to Arab summit: Israel chose settlement instead of peace
  3. Arab leaders convene at Doha summit
  4. Arab MK: Too Many Jews in Galilee
  5. Arab States to Issue Israel an Ultimatum
  6. Assad says still believes in peace with Israel
  7. Concern on Left: Govt of settlers under way
  8. Divisions plague Arab League summit in Doha
  9. Gadhafi storms out of Arab summit in Qatar
  10. Hamas leader hopes unity talks will be fruitful
  11. Hamas: Netanyahu will get identical prisoner list
  12. Hard-line Saudi Arabian interior minister moves closer to throne
  13. Israel, Syria seek ‘next generation’ aircraft
  14. 'Israelis competing over Arabs' blood'
  15. Netanyahu set to present his mega-cabinet to Knesset
  16. Netanyahu: We'll seek lasting, just peace
  17. New government to be sworn in at 5 pm Tuesday
  18. Number of obese Israelis tripled over past 30 years

Monday - March 30, 2009:

  1. Committee recommends limiting prisoners' visits, studies
  2. Damascus set to receive MiG 31E planes
  3. EU Pressure on Netanyahu to Accept Arab State Inside Israel
  4. Gates: Economic moves against Iran more effective
  5. Government Budget Lacks Time and Money
  6. Hamas wins teachers union elections for UN schools in Gaza
  7. Israel: Militants smuggled tons of weapons to Gaza
  8. Israel to strip Hamas prisoners' rights as pressure over Shalit
  9. Keys to the kingdom Inside Saudi Arabia's royal family
  10. 'Low chance of Schalit deal in 2 days'
  11. Mashaal, Barak may be called to Cairo
  12. Natural gas reserve discovered off Hadera coast
  13. 'Netanyahu refused to nix two state solution'
  14. Sign of the Times- Separate Swimming in IDF Officers’ Base
  15. Smuggling to Gaza continues, says Shin Bet chief

Sunday - March 29, 2009:

  1. Egypt skips key Arab summit on unity
  2. Erekat Warns Obama: Netanyahu Gov't Doesn't Want Peace
  3. With eye against Iran, Arabs wooing Syria
  4. Hizbullah: Sudan strikes a new Israeli crime
  5. Israel's commitment to peace in doubt, Erekat says
  6. Rightist MK demands more restrictions on Hamas prisoners

Saturday - March 28, 2009:

  1. Antitank missile fired at IDF near Gaza
  2. Iran, Syrian leaders say Israel on skids
  3. Iranian leader assures Assad of Muslim victory
  4. Netanyahu to present 'jumbo' government next week
  5. Olmert: Not much time left for peace
  6. Sudan: No proof IAF attacked convoy
  7. WJC blasts UNHRC religious criticism resolution

Friday - March 27, 2009:

  1. ANALYSIS: Only Netanyahu and Barak can take on Iran
  2. Barkat: Jerusalem must stay united
  3. 'Egypt still views Israel as relative threat'
  4. Final offer: J'lem concessions and settler evictions
  5. Gaza: Hamas Sweeps UNRWA Union Elections
  6. Hapoalim announces '08 losses of NIS 895m.
  7. IAF struck arms convoy in Sudan in January
  8. 'Iran-Sudan-Hamas chain exposed'
  9. Israel successfully tests 'Iron Dome' anti-rocket shield
  10. Jewish Home Joins Gov't; Hershkovitz - Science & Tech Minister
  11. Likud, Jewish Home sign coalition deal
  12. Olmert hints: Israel operates everywhere against terror
  13. PM hints: 'Nowhere Israel can't reach'
  14. Report: Significant progress on Shalit
  15. 'We Need Unity to Face Iran'

Thursday - March 26, 2009:

  1. Clinton aide: Israel-Syria talks a positive sign
  2. No end to Jerusalem's anguish
  3. Hamas accused in Lebanese assassination
  4. MI chief: Iran waiting with nuclear bomb
  5. Netanyahu’s Roadmap for PA Paved with Money
  6. Terror Attack Averted Near Shechem -- Again
  7. Yadlin: 'Iran in no rush to build nukes'

Wednesday - March 25, 2009:

  1. Barak strives to unite Labor after vote to join Likud gov't
  2. Government decides not to limit entry of food to Gaza
  3. Israel on Defense against UN, Media on ‘War Crimes’
  4. Labor green lights Barak's coalition bid
  5. Netanyahu: My gov't will honor all past int'l agreements
  6. Netanyahu, Barak strike coalition deal
  7. Qassam lands south of Ashkelon

Tuesday - March 24, 2009:

  1. Abbas viewed as weak link as Palestinian security braces for Hamas-backed unrest
  2. Activists: No visits for Hamas inmates
  3. Ashkenazi IDF most moral army in world
  4. Egypt seizes TNT, sheep on way to Gaza
  5. Firebrand sheikh arrested on assault charges
  6. Gilad Hamas, Hizbullah can't be trusted
  7. IDF chief Strike on Iran a concrete option
  8. Iran-Linked Terror Group May be Connected to Haifa Bomb
  9. Kadima assails Likud's 'political capitulation' to Shas
  10. Marathon negotiations between Labor, Likud
  11. Proposal: Worsen Prison Conditions as Tactic
  12. Senior Fatah Member Assassinated in Lebanon
  13. Ultra-Orthodox pressure Lieberman to yield on conversion reform
  14. Umm al-Fahm: 'Marzel, tomorrow we'll dig your grave'

Monday - March 23, 2009:

  1. After Haifa bomb bid, Olmert says Hamas looking to attack from West Bank
  2. Arab Leaders Mobilizing Masses to Block Flag March Tuesday
  3. Barak appoints coalition negotiators
  4. Car-Bomb Could Have Collapsed the Mall
  5. Israel disrupts festivities marking Jerusalem as Arab culture capital
  6. Housing Giant: Anti-Semitism Could Raise Demand for Israel Homes
  7. Israel, Hamas: Schalit talks not dead
  8. Israeli Media Criticizes IDF Self-Defense
  9. Jerusalem police shut down Palestinian events
  10. Mashaal: Israel tricked Hamas, Egypt
  11. 'We must recapture rocket-launch zones'

Sunday - March 22, 2009:

  1. Egypt Threatening to Boycott Lieberman if He Doesn't Apologize
  2. Egyptian Battle over Gas Sales to Israel Continues
  3. 'Hamas may decide to nab more troops'
  4. Major terror car bombing averted at Haifa's Lev Hamifratz mall
  5. 'No Egyptian ultimatum on Lieberman'
  6. Police disperse 'Palestinian Culture Festival' events
  7. Syrian FM We can talk to Netanyahu

Saturday - March 21, 2009:

  1. Bibi and Barak are a perfect political match
  2. Assad in Jordan for first time since '05
  3. Egyptian sources predict Shalit deal
  4. 'Hamas may decide to nab more troops'
  5. Netanyahu Gets Extension; Peres Pressures Labor
  6. Netanyahu to woo reticent Labor MKs before party meet
  7. UN rights envoy sees Israeli war crimes in Gaza

Friday - March 20, 2009:

  1. 10 Hamas Leaders Nabbed in Judea/Samaria Roundup
  2. IDF confirms arrest of 10 Hamas men
  3. Hamas suspends Shalit negotiations
  4. Hamas threatens Shalit amid talk delays
  5. Israel won't kill Hamas military commander
  6. Labor MKs Meet Tonight to Join Forces Against Barak
  7. NETANYAHU BEGINS FINALIZING GOVERNMENT Stopping Iran and “toppling Hamas” top priorities
  8. Palestinian factions break up talks without deal, Egypt tells sides to go home till next round
  9. Palestinian unity talks break down
  10. Rabbi Elyashiv Agrees to Allow Civil Marriage between Non-Jews
  11. Suleiman OKs regional, not Israeli, talks
  12. Turkish documents prove Arabs own E. Jerusalem building

Thursday - March 19, 2009:

  1. Assad: Olmert okayed Golan deal before Gaza op
  2. Netanyahu to ask for 2 more weeks to bring in Labor
  3. Egypt opens border with Gaza for two days
  4. Experts skeptical over prisoner pressure
  5. Leading candidate vows Islamic-based reform
  6. Lebanon rules out talks with Israel
  7. Seeking to Rob Israel of Good PR, PA Sentences Its Sick to Die

Wednesday - March 18, 2009:

  1. Bin Laden calls for infiltration of Jordan as way to 'liberate al-Aksa'
  2. Egypt: Hamas caught smuggling money
  3. Gov't considers new Hamas sanctions
  4. 'Israel could attack Iran with missiles'
  5. Lieberman has Arabs worried
  6. Syria says relations with Iran will remain strong

Tuesday - March 17, 2009:

  1. Hamas is not afraid to wait for Netanyahu
  2. High stakes, high anxiety Campaigning in Lebanon
  3. Dekel and Diskin Return; Ashkenazi on the Way
  4. Foreign Arabs Sue for Citizenship
  5. 'Iran should stay out of Arab disputes'
  6. Lebanon establishes embassy in Syria
  7. Likud, Lieberman, Sign Coalition Deal, Leave Door Open for Livni
  8. Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu Deal Doesn’t Mention PA
  9. Negotiations Continue, Hamas Confident
  10. Unity unlikely as sides refuse to budge
  11. 'We'll Kill Freed Terrorists,' Brothers Warn

Monday - March 16, 2009:

  1. Why is Livni so quiet on coalition talks?
  2. IDF Removes Roadblocks in Shechem
  3. Israel: Nuke-Free Zone in Middle East? Only When There is Peace
  4. Israel to Hamas: Shalit Hourglass Runs Out Tonite
  5. Likud Agrees to National Union Demand for Yeshiva Funding
  6. Likud leaders: Livni demand for rotation blocking unity coalition
  7. Likud, Kadima reopen coalition talks
  8. New status for Old City
  9. Terrorist Arsenal of 50,000 Rockets Aimed at Israel

Sunday - March 15, 2009:

  1. Lebanese embassy to open in Syria on Sunday
  2. Israel lauds Gaza smuggling plan
  3. Hamas vows to continue smuggling weapons
  4. Nasrallah We'll never recognize Israel
  5. Security and Defense Looks like it's Bogie, after all

Saturday - March 14, 2009:

  1. 'Ahmadinejad to attend Sharm summit'
  2. Muslim states seek to criminalize ‘defamation of Islam’
  3. Friedmann praises Ne'eman selection
  4. Investigation of Arabs Rescued from Minefield Raises Suspicions
  5. PA Releases Hamas Terrorists
  6. Israel would free 450 prisoners for Shalit

Friday - March 13, 2009:

  1. Arab leaders 'clear the air' in Riyadh
  2. Ashkelon Students Thank G-d - Inside Israel
  3. Half of cabinet ready for Schalit deal
  4. Hamas condemns rocket fire on Israel
  5. Hamas: Rocket Attacks Inopportune
  6. NBN Warns Its Members of US Warehouse Woes
  7. No deal signed in Likud, Israel Beiteinu talks
  8. Source: Progress made in Schalit talks

Thursday - March 12, 2009:

  1. Assad calls on US to mediate direct talks with Israel
  2. Farkash: 'Peace more likely with Syria than PA'
  3. Five projectiles fired from Gaza hit w. Negev
  4. Hamas crackdown on Jihad ups tensions
  5. Likud, Yisrael Beiteinu Nearing Deal
  6. Northern Border on Edge, Rocket Siren Hospitalizes Two for Shock
  7. 'PA unity gov't must accept Quartet's three benchmarks'
  8. Rockets and Mortar Continue to Rain on Southern Residents
  9. Syrian leader attends Arab summit in Riyadh

Wednesday - March 11, 2009:

  1. 3 hurt as IAF hits Gaza rocket squad
  2. Gold: Netanyahu to focus first on PA
  3. Hamas Rocket Attacks Mar Purim; IDF Targets Launching Cell
  4. Poll shows Hamas on rise in West Bank, Gaza
  5. Soldier: Two Arabs tried to kidnap me

Tuesday - March 10, 2009:

  1. Arab Mini Summit Planned
  2. Assad: Site bombed by Israel in 2007 has been built over
  3. Hamas won't sit in Fayad-led unity gov't
  4. Pessah warning Stay away from Sinai
  5. Poll: Haniyeh beats Abbas in West Bank

Monday - March 9, 2009:

  1. Iran reportedly test-fires new missile
  2. Yadlin: Iran has crossed nuclear 'technological threshold'
  3. 'Barak showed Gaza op was valueless'
  4. Netanyahu gives up on deal with Barak
  5. Quiet Unrest in the Likud Party As Govt Forms
  6. Rocket Roulette, IDF Retaliation Continues
  7. 'There should be no Hizbullah-UK talks'
  8. With Iran Threat Rising, Netanyahu Finalizes His Cabinet

Sunday - March 8, 2009:

  1. Israel air strike kills 1, wounds 2
  2. Member of Gaza rocket squad killed medic
  3. Hizbullah wants new language from West
  4. IAF strikes Philadelphi Corridor tunnel
  5. Israel annexing East Jerusalem, says EU
  6. 'Israel pursuing annexation of e. J'lem'

Saturday - March 7, 2009:

  1. Barak: Israel needs broad unity gov't
  2. Likud cut deal with Shas to foil Livni
  3. Mauritania expels Israeli ambassador
  4. Netanyahu has Accepted All of Lieberman's Demands
  5. New Hizbullah group claims credit for latest missiles fired from Gaza
  6. Police up Purim alert after J'lem attack

Friday - March 6, 2009:

  1. Bulldozer terrorist hurts 2 J'lem cops
  2. First Time: Chief Rabbinate Meeting in Shomron
  3. Gaza Terrorist Rocket Explodes next to Negev Synagogue
  4. IAF Hits Southern Gaza
  5. Iran holds conference to support Hamas
  6. Iran to hand Interpol list of 100 Israeli 'war criminals'
  7. 'Israel seriously considering Iran military op'
  8. Kuwait on high alert after intelligence warns of plot against airlines
  9. Regev calls Gaza report 'propaganda'
  10. Rockets slam South, IAF hits tunnels
  11. Sa'ar Progress made in coalition talks

Thursday - March 5, 2009:

  1. IDF ‘Accidentally’ Fires into Lebanon
  2. Boim denies Peace Now settlement data
  3. Another sign of thaw in Syria-Saudi relations
  4. Israel strikes 3 Gaza smuggling tunnels
  5. IAF kills senior Islamic Jihad commander
  6. Int'l Court at the Hague to Rule on PA Case Against Israel
  7. Iran: Israel’s Nuclear Sites are within Range of our Missiles
  8. Israel has already forfeited Jerusalem
  9. 'Israel seriously considering military action against Iran'
  10. PA Police Operating in Jerusalem
  11. Russia pledges armored vehicles to P.A.
  12. 'Syria pressuring Cyprus over Iranian arms ship'

Wednesday - March 4, 2009:

  1. Israel Attacks Terrorist Targets in Southern Gaza
  2. Barak to meet Netanyahu despite Labor Party dissent
  3. Clinton: First Step to Peace is for Hamas to Stop Rockets
  4. Clinton to Hear Israel's 'Red Lines' on Iran
  5. IAF planes strike smuggling tunnels
  6. Israel bombs 6 Gaza smuggling tunnels
  7. Israel files UN complaint on rocket-fire
  8. Israel Suspends Retaliation to Rocket Attacks, Turns to UN
  9. Israel's interests
  10. Lieberman, religious parties say they can agree
  11. Netanyahu faces moment of truth
  12. PM alongside Clinton Israel cannot tolerate a nuclear Iran
  13. Rabbinate to Convene in Samaria, Strengthen Jewish Communities
  14. Report: Hamas designs on W. Bank 'irreversible'

Tuesday - March 3, 2009:

  1. 10,000s of Housing Units in Judea-Samaria Wait for Approval
  2. Analysis: Are the three conditions on Hamas negotiable
  3. Ashkelon Elementary Schools Closed Due to Rocket Attacks
  4. Clinton: Palestinian relief aimed at statehood
  5. Conference to examine Israel's Gaza role
  6. Donors Forum May Force Israel to Open Gaza Crossings for Hamas
  7. Kassams Hit Sderot; 20 Percent of City Under Psychiatric Care
  8. Labor's Barak Considering Joining Netanyahu Gov't
  9. Lieberman to meet religious party heads in bid to solve rift over civil agenda
  10. Likud Eyeing 'Unity' with Kadima Defectors
  11. Lindenstrauss: Poor Decision-Making on Rocket Defense
  12. Netanyahu: Why pour money into Gaza before rockets stop
  13. Peace Now: Israel planning 73,300 new homes in West Bank
  14. Record 19,800 requests for unemployment benefits filed in February
  15. With Livni likely heading opposition, Barak may yet join Netanyahu coalition

Monday - March 2, 2009:

  1. 5 Palestinians killed in tunnel collapse
  2. ANALYSIS - Why isn't Netanyahu backing two-state solution?
  3. Arab Israeli man suspected of aiding Hizbullah
  4. Floodgates of Heaven Open for Parched Israel
  5. Hamas Flexes Muscles, Answers Olmert’s Threat with Kassam
  6. 'Hard conditions await next government'
  7. Israel threatens painful response to persistent Gaza rocket fire; Blair makes 1st Gaza visit
  8. Mashaal’s Deputy Visits Gaza; Hamas Rejects Fatah Unity Bid
  9. Netanyahu: This is a state of emergency
  10. 'Observer': Olmert rejected Hamas back channel
  11. Olmert: 'Israel Will Not Accept These Attacks'
  12. Olmert 'Painful' response coming
  13. PM vows to bring 'total' quiet to South
  14. Rocket hits outside Sderot home as 6 rockets fired from Gaza
  15. Top US Army Chief: Iran Can Make a Nuclear Bomb

Sunday - March 1, 2009:

  1. US urges more aid into Gaza Strip
  2. Abbas, Hamas signal first dispute over unity talks
  3. Experts: Grads in Ashkelon were advanced
  4. Hezbollah on high alert after espionage scare
  5. Palestinians protest Israeli demolition orders
  6. Hamas: We will never recognize Israel
  7. Lieberman going soft on Iran?
  8. Netanyahu: Palestinians have right to govern themselves
  9. Netanyahu Reaches Out to Obama, Backs PA ‘Self-Government'
  10. 'Palestinians should govern their lives'
  11. Q&A Benjamin Netanyahu on Israel's Right Turn

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