Israel - Gaza - Middle East


Sunday - May 31, 2009:

  1. Abbas aiming to restart talks with Israel
  2. Abbas expects progress in peace talks
  3. Arabs: Nakba bill means war
  4. FBI official says bomb expert fled from Iraq to Lebanon
  5. Hezbollah leader promises stronger Lebanon
  6. Hizbullah raises alert ahead of drill
  7. Will Ahmadinejad stay?

Saturday - May 30, 2009:

  1. 'Abbas wants US to oust Netanyahu'
  2. Analysis: Hizbullah builds up its might
  3. Iran blames US, Israel for deadly mosque bomb
  4. Israeli police shut Palestinian literature festival in East Jerusalem
  5. Jordan MPs: 'Cut Israel ties over bill'
  6. Jordanian MPs: Sever ties with Israel over 'alternative homeland' bill
  7. Nasrallah: Iran will 'gladly' arm Lebanon
  8. UN Gaza war probe to start next week

Friday - May 29, 2009:

  1. Abbas pushing pan-Arab peace with Israel
  2. Amnesty Israel guilty in truce collapse
  3. Amnesty: Israel war brought Gaza to brink of disaster
  4. ANALYSIS: Netanyahu letting settlers keep the upper hand
  5. Assets of Hezbollah supporters frozen
  6. Backers of Jewish Settlements Step Up Pressure on Netanyahu Over Demolition Plan
  7. Palestinian leader Abbas to push for pan-Arab peace with Israel
  8. Hamas vows revenge after leader killed
  9. 'Hezbollah has more rockets than before Lebanon war'
  10. IDF Kills Senior Hamas Terrorist South of Hevron
  11. Israeli Arab committee slams 'racist, fascist' bills
  12. 'We must let you make your decisions'

Thursday - May 28, 2009:

  1. All Israel to Turn Out for 'Turning Point 3'
  2. Oy Gevald! War Emergency Drill to include Campaign in Yiddish
  3. Kirya to be evacuated in Turning Point 3
  4. Backers of Jewish Settlements Step Up Pressure on Netanyahu Over Demolition Plan
  5. Settlers vow to rebuild outposts
  6. Settler rabbis: Don't evacuate outposts
  7. Calls to end Israel may incur jail term
  8. Knesset okays initial bill to outlaw denial of 'Jewish state'
  9. MKs support arrest over denial of Israel's existence
  10. Government Allowing Illegal Arab Settlements in Jordan Valley
  11. Haredi city in Negev – blessing or curse
  12. Israelis get four times more water than Palestinians, says World Bank report
  13. Netanyahu cites reciprocity on eve of Abbas US trip
  14. New Law will Make it Easier for Mofaz to Defect from Kadima
  15. Peres tells US senators Israel willing to 'pay price' for peace
  16. PM to meet Abbas after US policy review
  17. Police: Significant progress in Lieberman case
  18. Police will Recommend Indicting Lieberman ‘within a Month'
  19. Western Aliyah Rises in First Four Months of 2009
  20. Why 2-State Solution Didn't Work
  21. Yaalon: Israel Must Free Itself from Failed '2-State' Paradigm
  22. Ya'alon 'Palestinian entity cannot be formed'

Wednesday - May 27, 2009:

  1. Armored brigade chief: We're preparing for 'classic' war
  2. Army chief: Preparing all options against Iran
  3. Barak No link between outposts, Iran
  4. Coastal Israeli City Offers Glimpse Into Deep-Seated Divide
  5. 'Dialogue with Iran is the best way'
  6. Israel's financial aid to Gaza unnecessary?
  7. Jordan summons Israeli ambassador over rightist bill
  8. JSF jet sought by Israel faces delays
  9. Kadima forms 'shadow government'
  10. Lieberman calls to ratify road map
  11. Likud Minister Criticizes Defense Minister's Actions
  12. Netanyahu: Outposts in exchange for Iran
  13. Poll: Israelis Split on Preemptive Strike Against Iran

Tuesday - May 26, 2009:

  1. 24 Judea, Samaria Towns Face Destruction
  2. 'Delimitation orders' issued for 9 outposts
  3. Abbas to press Obama on 'natural growth' of settlements
  4. Barak Declares War against Hilltop Communities
  5. Ministers to vote on 'Loyalty Law' next week
  6. MKs to Plan Alternatives to '2-State Solution'
  7. Muslim nations link better ties with Israel to peace
  8. Nasrallah: Israel responsible for 'Der Spiegel' claims
  9. Nationwide drill to simulate war, intifada
  10. PA Demands Israel Stop Building in Jerusalem
  11. PA Muslims Desecrate Christian Gravestones
  12. PM: Iranian peril precedes illegal outpost issue
  13. PM to face opposition on outposts
  14. Report: IDF warns Gazans to keep away from border fence
  15. Settlers: Outposts to double themselves
  16. Syria Peace talks 'must bear fruit'
  17. 'Turning Point 3' – War Simulation Starts May 31

Monday - May 25, 2009:

  1. Committee Approves Anti-Catastrophe Day Bill
  2. Barak: US demand on settlement expansion makes no sense
  3. Gov't Ministers Oppose Barak's Demolition of Civilian Outposts
  4. Hizbullah denies involvement in Hariri's death
  5. Iranian general: I can stop Israel with ‘one strike’
  6. Israel govt too extreme to make peace Syria's Assad
  7. Lieberman: Outpost evacuation only as part of overall plan
  8. MK Demands Review of Sasson’s Report after She Revealed Her Bias
  9. PM: No new West Bank settlements
  10. PM says will not green-light new settlements
  11. PM sounds alarm over Hizbullah control in Lebanon
  12. Report: Iran to manufacture anti-missile cannons for warships
  13. Report: Settlement issue complicated by Bush-Sharon agreement
  14. Syria denies reports Russia called off MiG-31 deal

Sunday - May 24, 2009:

  1. Assad: Israel major obstacle to peace
  2. Lebanon nabs 3 alleged spies for Israel
  3. Report: Evidence links Hizbullah to Hariri death
  4. Syria: Israel's offer to talk useless without Golan
  5. Washington to provide military aid to Lebanon

Saturday - May 23, 2009:

  1. Biden trip to Lebanon draws Hizbullah ire
  2. Bomb targets IDF jeep near Gaza fence
  3. Hezbollah's clout piques Arabs
  4. Iran reformists hope for high election turnout
  5. Israeli jets practice as tension with Iran grows
  6. Hezbollah Israel planning to kill leader
  7. Nasrallah demands death sentence for 'spies'
  8. Right seeking alternatives to 2-states

Friday - May 22, 2009:

  1. Egypt: Israeli earnest only way to promote normalization
  2. IAF completes nationwide drill
  3. IAF holds drill simulating all-out war
  4. Lieberman: Jewish Towns Not an Obstacle to Peace
  5. Netanyahu Returns, Outpost Destroyed
  6. Second Town Faces Demolition, Barak: No Connection to US
  7. PA officials 'surprised' by US Middle East plan Jerusalem Post
  8. PA Peace Plan: Iran to Share Rule over Temple Mount
  9. PM: Jerusalem will always be ours

Thursday - May 21, 2009:

  1. Acting PM: Jerusalem will not be divided
  2. Ancient First Temple Artifacts Uncovered in Jerusalem
  3. Clinton: Nuclear Iran would 'spark Mideast arms race'
  4. Iran says launches missile with 2,000 km range
  5. Iran's long-range missile test is 'playing with fire', says Israel
  6. Nasrallah: Spies wanted to spark civil war
  7. Palestinians say were promised Jerusalem
  8. Russia halts plans for Syria fighter sale

Wednesday - May 20, 2009:

  1. 3 more battalions planned for PA force
  2. Abbas swears in Hamas-free PA gov't
  3. Barak expects 'serious dialogue' with US
  4. Barak pleased with 'serious dialogue' in Washington
  5. Battle lines drawn for Lebanon parliament polls
  6. Hezbollah works its way quietly
  7. IAF bombs Gaza targets in retaliation for Kassam attack
  8. In Perspective For the sake of clarity, a thought experiment
  9. Intelligence Chief: Facts on the Ground Ditch US Peace Plan
  10. Mashaal reportedly fires deputy Hamas leader
  11. New Palestinian cabinet under PM Fayyad sworn in
  12. Obama-Netanyahu Meeting Leaves Palestinian Officials Disappointed
  13. Shin Bet chief: Peace unlikely while Hamas rules Gaza
  14. 'Terrorists Could Use Foreign Workers'
  15. With Obama in White House, hard times ahead for Israel

Tuesday - May 19, 2009:

  1. Fatah, Hamas agree on joint Gaza force
  2. Israel feels Syrian gesture will help clear air between enemies
  3. Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Making a smart connection
  4. Nasrallah: Israel may be planning war
  5. 'No new housing approvals given for Maskiot'
  6. Palestinians end talks in Cairo without deal
  7. Poll: Only 31% of Israelis consider Obama pro-Israel
  8. Shin Bet warns terror groups trying to recruit Israelis online
  9. Tibi bill would end east Jerusalem annexation

Monday - May 18, 2009:

  1. Arab League chief tells all states to call for halt to settlements
  2. Fatah-Hamas Rivalry Threatens Israel-PA Negotiations
  3. Moussa says Israel nuclear programme 'real danger'
  4. Hamas reiterates its refusal to recognize Israel
  5. Israeli Sheikhs: Zionism Failing, Islam on the Rise
  6. Likud MKs 'Confident' That Netanyahu Won't Cave In
  7. Likud MKs threaten to rebel if Bibi caves in US
  8. Netanyahu may endorse Palestinian state on US trip
  9. Palestinian minister: Israel gov't opposed to peace
  10. Peace Now 'Natural growth' - Israel's trick for West Bank expansion
  11. Peres: Assad, PM should start talking
  12. Peres to Assad: Don't be shy
  13. Top advisor: Bibi to stress urgency on Iran

Sunday - May 17, 2009:

  1. Deputy FM: Assad doesn't want peace
  2. Egypt opens Gaza border
  3. Islamic Movement: Zionist sun will set
  4. Minister Katz: Bibi to promote new diplomatic initiative
  5. MK: Bibi won't commit to Palestinian state during US trip
  6. Palestinian factions resume unity talks in Cairo

Saturday - May 16, 2009:

  1. Cordesman report details how Israel would destroy Iran's nukes
  2. Egypt finds huge Sinai munitions cache
  3. Fear causes Abbas to delay new gov't
  4. IAEA chief says Mideast 'ticking bomb'
  5. IAF revamps security following breaches
  6. 'Inaction on ME conflict not an option'
  7. Jordan's king lauds US peace commitment
  8. Ketzaleh in Last Minute Appeal: 'Bibi, Don’t Give In'
  9. Lebanese report: Spies also operated in Syria
  10. Syria 'waiting for Israeli peace partner'
  11. Yeshiva Tells Pope: Jerusalem Ours for Eternity

Friday - May 15, 2009:

  1. Abbas meets Assad amid Palestinian boycott
  2. Abdullah Tells Netanyahu in Aqaba: Accept PA State ‘Immediately'
  3. 'Abdullah to relay message from Assad'
  4. Bibi to Abdullah: Israel will 'Change Facts on the Ground'
  5. Eastern J'lem Barrier Blocked For Now
  6. Fatah unrest scraps new gov't plans
  7. FM's UK visit shrouded in secrecy
  8. Iron Dome to be deployed in 2010
  9. Netanyahu in Jordan for talks with king
  10. PA Rep Says 2-State Solution Will Kill Israel
  11. PM 'intent' to hold peace negotiations
  12. PMW: Jordanian Media Report 'Jews Descend from Pigs'
  13. Settlers call on PM to reject two-state solution
  14. Syrian official: Israel must return Golan Heights

Thursday - May 14, 2009:

  1. Egyptian FM: Netanyahu presented positive views
  2. Gaza Smugglers' Emergency Meeting to Prevent Detection
  3. Hizbullah confirms broad aid for Hamas
  4. IAF chief says rocket defense insufficient
  5. IAF practicing MIG-29-F-16 dogfights
  6. IDF fencing off part of Egyptian border
  7. Islamic Jihad: Don't recognize Israel
  8. Israel suspends talks on ceding Ghajar
  9. Lebanon: 6 more accused of spying for Israel
  10. Ministers to Homesh evacuees: You'll return to settlement
  11. Mubarak: Obama different than Bush

Wednesday - May 13, 2009:

  1. Egyptian papers: Enough of Netanyahu's foot-dragging
  2. Lebanon says will work with Syria 'to confront suspicious Israeli schemes'
  3. Media Spinning Exaggerations on Netanyahu-Obama Differences’
  4. Netanyahu caves in to Barak, won't slash defense budget
  5. Op-Ed: Netanyahu shouldn’t force Iranian issue on US
  6. Pope’s ‘Bridge for Peace’ Cracking in Troubled Waters
  7. Saudi FM says Israel's plan to raze Palestinian homes 'dangerous'

Tuesday - May 12, 2009:

  1. Abbas Rejects Talks with Israel; Abdullah Warns: War or Peace
  2. Arabs, Leftists: No Jews in Judea – or Yafo
  3. Barak: Defense budget cuts will harm Israel's security
  4. Barak: Mubarak a stabilizing element
  5. IDF Removes More Roadblocks near Ramallah
  6. Jordan's Abdullah woos Assad in peace push
  7. Netanyahu Peace talks to begin 'soon'
  8. Netanyahu to Mubarak: Hope talks with PA will resume soon
  9. PA jails Hamas activist for coup plot
  10. Poll: Obama more popular than US among Arabs
  11. Syria sanctions result of terror in Iraq
  12. Yesha Council: No room for young couples

Monday - May 11, 2009:

  1. Abbas: Ahmadinejad does not speak for us
  2. Netanyahu prepares for meeting with Mubarak
  3. Netanyahu to Meet with Mubarak, Abdullah II on Iran
  4. Netanyahu vows no Golan Heights retreat
  5. Netanyahu, Barak at loggerheads over budget
  6. Qassam lands in Negev, no injuries

Sunday - May 10, 2009:

  1. Hamas leader rejects two-state solution
  2. Hizbullah: UN provides cover for Israeli crimes
  3. Mashaal warns Abbas not to form new government
  4. Netanyahu: Israel in Golan for good
  5. Netanyahu-Abdullah meeting in works
  6. Parks Fortify Israel’s Claim to Jerusalem

Saturday - May 9, 2009:

  1. Cairo seeks Iranian link to terror cell
  2. Fayyad calls for end to land expropriation
  3. Lebanon arrests three Israel 'spies'
  4. Lieberman: Europeans listening to me
  5. Pakistan forces again bomb Taliban positions in Swat
  6. UN team to probe Gaza war

Friday - May 8, 2009:

  1. 'Abbas to form new gov't without Hamas'
  2. Arab Suspects Arrested off Gaza Coast
  3. Deputy FM: No link between Iran, Palestinians
  4. Egypt: Uranium traces do not indicate nuclear activity
  5. FM set to head US strategic dialogue
  6. Gaza Terrorists Continue Mortar Attacks on Israel
  7. New approach to peace emerging
  8. Syria will not make changes to Middle East peace offer
  9. Netanyahu Gov't Allows Second Cash Infusion to Hamas Regime
  10. Palestinian president to form new government
  11. Syria: No need to amend Arab peace initiative

Thursday - May 7, 2009:

  1. Abdullah calls for 'combined approach'
  2. Barak fears economic crisis in Defense Ministry
  3. Dramatic drop in Qassam attacks
  4. Gaza: Mortars & Missiles in Morning, IDF Strikes in Afternoon
  5. Hamas says fought off IDF force with mortars
  6. Hamas: 'We Attacked Western Negev'
  7. IAEA: Weapons grade uranium traces found in Egypt
  8. Weapons-grade uranium found in Egypt
  9. IDF, Lebanon, UN discuss Ghajar pullout
  10. Israel: Signing NPT won't prevent nuclear armament
  11. Messianic Jews demand Israeli citizenship
  12. Mosque is 'Muslim Factory for Jihad Fighters'
  13. Report: Arabs drafting 'moderate' peace initiative
  14. Report: Arabs to drop 'right of return'

Wednesday - May 6, 2009:

  1. 'Hizbullah cell scouted Israeli targets in Sinai'
  2. IDF Preparing Troops to Fight Arab Fifth Column in Wartime
  3. Lieberman Gives Iran Three Months - Or Else
  4. Mashaal Hamas wants 10 year cease-fire
  5. Netanyahu Israel ready to resume talks
  6. Shock find Netanyahu dividing Jerusalem
  7. 'Syria and Iran united against Israel'

Tuesday - May 5, 2009:

  1. Analysis: Peres unveils Netanyahu's moderate message
  2. Deputy Hizbullah chief: Cairo looking for victim
  3. Fires rage as heatwave sweeps country
  4. Iran tightens noose around Israel's neck
  5. Lieberman treads with caution in Rome
  6. Livni on Yesha: ‘Pragmatism’ More Important than Ideology
  7. Peres backs Arab League peace plan
  8. Peres Says Iran Seeks to Control Arabs With ‘Terror’
  9. PM: Recognition of Israel basis for peace
  10. Poll: Most Israelis would support Iran strike
  11. Second IDF soldier stabbed in central Israel in two days
  12. Shas Digs in on Jewish Rights in City Of David

Monday - May 4, 2009:

  1. Abbas to press Obama for 2-state deal
  2. Former Hamas representative favored to head PA
  3. Future ambassador to US: Israel won't allow nuclear Iran
  4. IDF: Tunnel Strike shows we won't be apathetic
  5. Israel to Withdraw from Lebanese Border Town
  6. Israeli Planes Prepare for Airstrike on Iran
  7. PA official: Peres to 'launder' Netanyahu for Obama
  8. Report: Egypt steps up war on Gaza smuggling
  9. Report: Israel had drills outside borders
  10. Sderot grade school students continue to hope

Sunday - May 3, 2009:

  1. 2 mortar shells land in western Negev; IAF strikes Gaza tunnels
  2. Arrow operators doing weekly reserve duty to prepare for Iran
  3. IAF strike on Gaza tunnels kills 2
  4. Israel to agree to quit northern border village
  5. Nasrallah: Israel assassinated Hariri
  6. New Ambassador to U.S. Favors Razing Jewish Yesha Communities
  7. Palestinians 2 dead in Gaza tunnels

Saturday - May 2, 2009:

  1. Egypt's call to kill pigs amid flu scare ridiculed
  2. IAF strikes Gaza smuggling tunnels
  3. Is Netanyahu bringing Israel closer to a 'second Holocaust'
  4. Israel-Palestinian Authority cooperate on swine flu
  5. Lieberman Investigation Showing Signs of Fizzling Out
  6. Nasrallah taunts Egypt: You've only made us stronger
  7. Palestinians discussing Egyptian truce proposal
  8. UN: 60,000 Palestinians risk losing homes in east Jerusalem

Friday - May 1, 2009:

  1. 5 Israeli Arabs charged in terror plot
  2. Hamas: 65% of Gazans unemployed
  3. Israel-Vatican Meeting: No Mt. Zion Deal
  4. PM may accept 'some form' of Arab initiative
  5. 'Release will tip balance in Lebanon'
  6. Rocket Attack in Eshkol

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