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Bibi's 'Arrogance' Pushed Ban Ki-Moon to Tehran

By Haaretz

The pressure exercised by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to cancel his trip to the Non-Aligned Movement meeting in Tehran apparently boomeranged. According to blogger Colum Lynch, who provides reports and analysis on the United Nations for the Foreign Policy website, the Prime Minister’s Office campaign only convinced Ban that it was vital for him to fly to Tehran and present a peace initiative related to the nuclear crisisRead More


QualComm Buys Israeli Chip Maker

By JTA

San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc. acquired the Israeli chip manufacturer start-up DesignArt Networks for more than $150 million.Read More


Indian Clothing Store Named for Hitler

By JTA

The owners of a men’s clothing store in the Indian state of Gujarat are being urged to change the name from Hitler.Read More


Hotelier Seeks To Make Amends for Anti-Semitism

By JTA

A Muslim hotel owner in Southern California condemned anti-Semitism and agreed to donate money to two pro-Israel groups in order to head off a protest rally.Read More


Illegal Settlers Get Sweet Housing Deal

By Haaretz

The state will subsidize rental costs for the mobile homes it will be providing to residents of the unauthorized West Bank outpost of Migron in their new temporary camp nearby. The renters will pay just NIS 11 per square meter per month, less than half of other rental housing in the area.Read More


Egypt Embassy Thugs Get Slap on Wrist

By JTA

An Egyptian court sentenced 76 citizens in the September 2011 attack on the Israeli Embassy in Cairo.Read More


Day School in New Zealand Capital Closes

By JTA

The only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital city is closing.Read More


Toulouse Killer Had Worldwide Network

By JTA

Mohammed Merah, the killer of four Jews from Toulouse,reportedly had contacted people in 20 countries including Israel before perpetrating the murders.Read More


Boys Arrested in West Bank Taxi Firebombing

By JTA

Three teens were arrested on suspicion of being involved in the firebombing of a Palestinian taxi.Read More


Rocket From Gaza Hits as Israeli Schools Reopen

By JTA

A Kassam rocket fired from Gaza struck Sderot as children returned to school after summer break.Read More





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