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Jewish-Catholic Meeting Hits 'Crisis of Values'

By JTA

A “crisis of moral values” is at the root of the current global financial crisis, according to Vatican and Israeli rabbinical representatives who met in Rome.Read More


Bibi: Israel Can't Afford To Cut Taxes

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected calls to lower taxes and increase government spending on Sunday, saying that his government was using tax money to safeguard Israel’s security as well as its economy.Read More


Jerusalem's City of David Dogged by Politics

By Haaretz

At the end of October 1995, just days before he was assassinated, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin visited the upper part of the village of Silwan in East Jerusalem, accompanied by a large entourage.Read More


Mossad Cuts Back on Iran Spy Efforts

By Haaretz

A Time Magazine report revealed on Friday that Israeli intelligence services have scaled back their covert operations inside Iran.Read More


Syria Conference Unlikely To Shake Assad Rule

By Haaretz

The gathering of the “Friends of the Syrian People” in Istanbul, scheduled to open on Sunday, is the latest diplomatic move in a series of steps that have so far produced no real results.Read More


Pro-Palestinian Politician Wins British By-Election

By Haaretz

Pro-Palestinian politician George Galloway, won a landslide victory in the by-election for the Bradford West parliamentary seat in the U.K. on Thursday night.Read More


Palestinian Killed in Raging Land Day Protests

By Haaretz

The IDF spokesperson confirmed that one Palestinian was killed during clashes at the Erez crossing on the Israel-Gaza border during protests to commemorate Land Day on Friday, while dozens more were reportedly injured and arrested in other sites in the West Bank and Israel.Read More


Toulouse Police Arrest 19 in Post-Rampage Sweep

By JTA

French authorities arrested 19 suspected Islamic militants and seized weapons in raids in Toulouse.Read More


Palestinians Battle Troops in Land Day Protests

By Haaretz

At least 34 Palestinians were arrested during clashes at protests to mark Land Day on Friday, and dozens were injured.Read More


Muslim Brotherhood Mounts Charm Campaign

By Haaretz

Following the FJP’s success in the first free parliamentary elections to take place in Egypt, the party has begun sending delegations of party members to countries around the world, meeting with politicians and opinion-makers, in an attempt to convince them of the Muslim Brotherhood’s new and moderate image.Read More





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