Israel - Gaza - Middle East


  1. Israeli scholars say 2,000-year-old burial box linked to Bible’s high priest is genuine
  2. CITYsights: Water that lies beneath
  3. Underground Crusader city revealed beneath streets of Acre
  4. CITYsights: What lies beneath
  5. First Temple period archeological site unveiled in J'lem
  6. Dig reveals Acre’s importance to early Christianity

Thursday - June 30, 2011:

  1. 'Israel warns Assad: Attack us, we'll hit you personally'
  2. Gaza-bound flotilla underway
  3. Stand With Us launches website against new flotilla
  4. Lebanon speaker warns of government collapse
  5. Israel Nabs Hamas MP, 3 Others in Shechem

Wednesday - June 29, 2011:

  1. Lebanese MP: Hizbullah Openly Transporting Arms from Syria
  2. 7,300 Bnei Menashe to make aliyah
  3. IDF fears flotilla activists will try to kill soldiers
  4. Flotilla extremists have poison chemicals for Israeli troops
  5. PA asks Arab FMs to hold meeting on statehood bid
  6. U.S., EU to present Mideast peace plan in last push to prevent Palestinian UN bid
  7. Yadlin: The only existential threat to Israel is Iran

Tuesday - June 28, 2011:

  1. Obama puts Israel-Palestinian issue on hold for second term
  2. PFLP Terror Group Advises: Kidnap Soldiers to Free Terrorists
  3. 'Problem in Gaza is arms buildup not humanitarian crisis'
  4. PA presents Quartet with 4 conditions for resumed talks
  5. Is the ‘Peace Process’ the Road to War?
  6. Hizbullah Named in Hariri Hit
  7. Indictments expected in Hariri's '05 death
  8. Israel, Jordan at odds over Mughrabi Bridge
  9. Jordanian Flotilla Ship Expected
  10. Cabinet votes to stop Gaza flotilla
  11. IDF prepares for possible escalation in run-up to vote on Palestinian state
  12. Fear and trembling in Saudi Arabia

Monday - June 27, 2011:

  1. Gaza flotilla to set sail Tuesday
  2. Ireland FM warns Israel against violent interception of Gaza flotilla
  3. Israel warns media against boarding Gaza flotilla
  4. Gov't expands economic sanctions against Iran
  5. Hizbullah Arrests ‘CIA Spies’

Sunday - June 26, 2011:

  1. EU urges Israel, Palestinians back to negotiating table
  2. Turkey renews strategic ties with Israel ahead of showdown with Syria

Saturday - June 25, 2011:

  1. Netanyahu: Abbas must say he accepts ‘the Jewish state’
  2. PA: Pursuing Statehood Bid No Matter What
  3. Palestinian Affairs: Searching for a ladder
  4. Palestinian PM attends Bilin protest
  5. Hamas: Revoking prisoners' privileges is against int'l law

Friday - June 24, 2011:

  1. 'Hezbollah preparing for war against Israel to protect Syria's Assad'
  2. Palestinians easing demands for settlement freeze
  3. Emergency response crews simulate hazmat disaster

Thursday - June 23, 2011:

  1. Abbas in Turkey as Obama Tries to Pull ‘Peace Process’ Strings
  2. U.S. envoy Ross: Bold steps must be taken to keep Israel Jewish and Democratic
  3. Israel hits Gaza smuggling tunnel
  4. UN: Saudi Arabia donates $70 million toward building 1,200 Gaza housing units for Palestinians
  5. Israel to let $100m of building goods into Gaza
  6. PA Claims Israel Steals Gas in Exploration of Gaza Waters

Wednesday - June 22, 2011:

  1. First annual ‘Hilleluyah’ celebrates Jewish renewal
  2. Home Front Defense goes down 'The Pit'
  3. Netanyahu: Israel needs to separate from the Palestinians
  4. Senior U.S. official: Israeli-Palestinian impasse is unsustainable
  5. Our World: An Obama foreign policy
  6. Jordanian minister quits over 'restrictive' media laws
  7. The morning after the UN vote
  8. The YouTube the Palestinian Authority Does Not Want You to See

Tuesday - June 21, 2011:

  1. Jesus for Jews
  2. The anti-Israel agenda prevails
  3. Mofaz: Israel must prevent UN Palestinian state bid
  4. Cell Phone Firm Turns Back ’Turning Point 5’ Emergency SMS
  5. Muslim states call on Hamas to recognize Quartet terms
  6. Navy Commander: Flotilla's Goal Is to Fight the IDF

Monday - June 20, 2011:

  1. Israel launches major home front defence drill
  2. Turning Point 5 National Defense Drill This Week
  3. Erekat: US hasn't made Palestinians offer to resume talks
  4. In blow to Palestinian unity, Abbas-Mashaal talks nixed
  5. Israeli president: Need for peace deal with Palestinians is 'urgent'
  6. Liel: 'UN recognition of Palestinian state is wake-up call'
  7. Mounting threats
  8. Soldier prevents terror attack
  9. Northern blaze: Reserve in for lengthy recovery
  10. Spy ring 'shocks' Hezbollah

Sunday - June 19, 2011:

  1. LEBANON: An anachronistic government in the hands of Hizbollah and Syria
  2. Abbas calls on EU to recognize Palestinian state
  3. Barak: 50-50 chance of new peace talks before Sept

Saturday - June 18, 2011:

  1. Palestinians urge UN to recognise statehood
  2. Lieberman: Israel will renounce past agreements if Palestinians seek unilateral statehood
  3. 'Palestinian state declaration means the end of talks'
  4. Peres warns Israel in danger of ceasing to exist as Jewish state
  5. After 2 months of quiet, Kassam rocket fired from Gaza
  6. Dimona In Arab IAEA Delegates Crosshairs, Again
  7. Four killed, 96 injured in big gas explosion in Netanya
  8. Suspects in Netanya gas blast remanded
  9. Israel Once Again Allows Medical Supplies to Enter Gaza

Friday - June 17, 2011:

  1. Economic Report: All Systems Up - Including Housing Prices
  2. Arab MK Praises Hizbullah, Calls for Caliphate
  3. Jordan's Abdullah: 2011 will be very bad year for peace
  4. Jordan's Abdullah: Israel is not interested in peace
  5. Palestinians no longer welcome, says Lebanese Mufti
  6. Report: Egypt's al-Karama party wants to cancel peace treaty with Israel
  7. Turkey to vote for PA recognition in UN

Thursday - June 16, 2011:

  1. ‘Nonviolent’ Arabs and Leftists Break Soldier’s Leg
  2. Analysis: Making Israel the source of all trouble, again
  3. European Parliament: East Jerusalem should be Palestinian capital
  4. Hamas, Fatah reach deal on makeup of unity government
  5. Hamas, Fatah yet to agree on PM of Palestinian gov't
  6. Last preparations before restart of Israel-Palestinian talks
  7. PM: United J'lem, recognized Jewish state key for peace
  8. 'US says it won't support UN Palestinian statehood bid'
  9. Starman says Israel has best seat for total lunar eclipse

Wednesday - June 15, 2011:

  1. Gingrich Says Obama’s Policies ‘Suicidal’ for Israel
  2. State earmarks mass grave sites in case of national disaster
  3. Lebanon forms new government
  4. New Hizbullah Government Installed in Lebanon
  5. Lebanon PM New government to liberate land under occupation of 'Israeli enemy'
  6. Fatah, Hamas meet to discuss government
  7. In reaction to Fayyad nod, Hamas reportedly taps Haniyeh
  8. IDF Eulogy Text Moves Closer to G-d
  9. From ash to rain, weird weather across country

Tuesday - June 14, 2011:

  1. Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood delegation in Gaza amid Israeli spy scandal
  2. U.S. pressuring Netanyahu to accept Obama's peace plan
  3. Arab Violence in Mt. of Olives Area – Up
  4. Jordan king pledges parliamentary reform
  5. Abbas says prefers talks with Israel over UN vote on Palestinian state
  6. PA Arabs Plan Human Chain 'In Support of Palestine'
  7. Local leaders slam gov't for lack of emergency preparedness
  8. Ministry gives nod to develop Noa gas field
  9. MK: Infiltrators will comprise 10% of TA's population

Monday - June 13, 2011:

  1. Egypt: Somalis planning attacks in Israel arrested
  2. Israeli official says talks could resume if PA unity fails
  3. Video: Muslim Arabs Attack Worshipers at Kotel
  4. Women’s Group Prays on Temple Mount

Sunday - June 12, 2011:

  1. Could Assad vent his wrath on Israel?
  2. Still waiting for that new Middle East
  3. US waiting for Israeli response on negotiating framework

Saturday - June 11, 2011:

  1. IDF identifies thousands of Hezbollah sites in Lebanon
  2. 'Palestinians expressing second thoughts over UN path'
  3. Abbas Is 'Trapped With September'
  4. IDF: Hizbullah Provocateurs Incited Syrian Border Riots
  5. IDF Trains Tunnel Warfare Unit
  6. Hamas Summer Camps Train Next Generation Terrorists
  7. PA: 'If I Forget Thee, Oh Jerusalem' First Said by Crusader
  8. Police enter Temple Mount to stop riots
  9. US Senators oppose Israel return to 1967 lines

Friday - June 10, 2011:

  1. Hamas considers hands-off approach
  2. Torah Scroll to be Marched from Western Wall to Mt. of Olives

Thursday - June 9, 2011:

  1. PA: 1967 lines or statehood declaration
  2. PA may delay plans to ask UN for statehood in September

Wednesday - June 8, 2011:

  1. Syria: 'Naksa Day' events just a preview
  2. UN rights chief condemns IDF firing on Syrian infiltrators
  3. 77% of Jews Oppose Obama ‘Peace’ Formula
  4. 'Amman will purchase 10 m. cubic meters of Israeli water'
  5. Palestinian public sector threatens to strike unless salaries are paid
  6. Israeli cows outperform their foreign counterparts

Tuesday - June 7, 2011:

  1. Assad’s Help Wanted Sign: $25,000 Reward For Being Killed by IDF
  2. First Time: Temple Mount Priestly Blessing on Jerusalem Day
  3. IDF actions signal Israel’s seriousness over sovereignty
  4. IDF: Only a few live bullets fired during Naksa Day protest on Syria border
  5. IDF prepared for renewal of activity on Syrian border
  6. IDF: Protesters caused their own deaths
  7. Jordan Secretly Buying Israeli Water
  8. Nasrallah, Hamas praise 'Naksa' border marches
  9. Refugees Are Palestinian Authority’s ‘Nuke Weapon,’ Says PA
  10. UN head airs 'deep concern' over Naksa Day clashes

Monday - June 6, 2011:

  1. 20 die as Israeli troops fire along Syria border
  2. 'Naksa Day': Deadly clashes on Syrian border
  3. Israeli army on night alert after violent Syrian bid to break through border
  4. IDF Digs Trenches to Stop Border Assaults
  5. Palestinians, Border Guards clash in West Bank
  6. 40 wounded in ‘Naksa Day’ clashes near Jerusalem
  7. Hamas-Fatah unity gov't already in discord, says Sha’ath
  8. Netanyahu to France-Thanks but No Thanks on Talks with PA-Hamas

Sunday - June 5, 2011:

  1. Abbas nods at French bid to revive talks
  2. Egypt reopens Rafah crossing after Palestinian breach
  3. Palestinian protest groups organize broader marches on Israeli borders for Sunday

Saturday - June 4, 2011:

  1. Vatican calls for independent Palestinian state 'soon'
  2. 500 Palestinians set for mass ‘fly-in’ to B-G Airport
  3. IDF gearing for next wave of Palestinian protests
  4. Gearing up for Naksa
  5. 'Palestinians in Lebanon to postpone Naksa Day march'
  6. Israel's largest underground water source discovered near Jerusalem convention center
  7. Jordan protesters step up calls for PM to resign

Friday - June 3, 2011:

  1. Abbas Advisor Warns of Third Intifada if Talks Fail
  2. IDF readies ‘firm, but non-lethal’ response along borders
  3. IDF readies for more border infiltration ahead of upcoming protests
  4. Israel spurs work on Egypt border fence
  5. No such thing as the better devil
  6. Palestinians plan mass fly-in
  7. US: All flotillas provocative

Thursday - June 2, 2011:

  1. Israel warns Syria, Lebanon ahead of 'Naksa Day'
  2. Palestinians to march on Israel's borders
  3. Violent clashes erupt during Jerusalem Day parade
  4. Egypt Plans Gaza City Consulate
  5. 'Fatah has never recognized Israel and will never do so'
  6. Palestinian village evacuated for Israeli military exercise
  7. Hamas: Egypt limiting movement through Rafah crossing
  8. Israeli anti-missile system soon active
  9. Palestinians may try to sidestep U.S. veto in UN statehood push, official says
  10. PM: Jerusalem will never again be divided

Wednesday - June 1, 2011:

  1. Hamas-Gaza's missile stock passes 10,000 - and going up
  2. Palestinians plan to approach UN Security Council about statehood in July
  3. Palestinians prepare for 'Naksa' marches on Israel's border
  4. Gantz: Army gearing up for mass riots
  5. Al Qaeda in Egypt: Hot Pursuit of 400 Terrorists in Sinai
  6. COS Ganz Warns of Expanded Threats: from Knife to Nuke
  7. Gaza: 3 PRC operatives killed in blast
  8. IDF arrests 12 Palestinian Islamic Jihad members in Jenin
  9. 'Navy prepared to board flotilla ships if they don't stop'
  10. Netanyahu: Israel cannot prevent UN recognition of Palestinian state

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