Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has written his first letter to his Israeli counterpart, responding to one sent by President Shimon Peres. The letter maintained a cordial tone similar to that of Peres, thanking the Israeli president for his Ramadan greetings. Morsi then pointedly said that he is looking forward to Egypt helping to
An Iranian-funded religious academy in Iraq is training approximately 1,500 recruits from Arab countries worldwide to use “combat weapons” and engage in “street fighting,” The Gulf Daily News reported. Iran has spent $1 million to establish and fund the camp, according to the report. Training reportedly began over the weekend. According to a
Teams from the Consumer Protection Division of the Palestinian Authority’s National Economy Ministry destroyed during the first week of Ramadan close to 75 tons of expired products, spoiled products and products that are prohibited from being marketed because they were made in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria (Yehuda and Shomron). The National Economy
The Justice and Development Organization for Human Rights in Egypt has called to release Gaza from under the rule of Hamas, which violently seized power in a 2007 coup. The organization released a statement on Monday in the city of Minya, in which it argued that Hamas is an illegal entity and is the
In what appears to be another expression of the strengthening of Islam under the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood, Channel 2 News reported on Sunday of a new initiative in Egypt which encourages “sharia tourism.” The new project, initiated by local businessmen, is directed at the religious sector in Egypt and allows it to
The remains of thousands of Jews massacred by the Romans on the Temple Mount during the destruction of the Second Temple may have been uncovered, according to veteran archaeological journalist Benny Liss. According to daily newspaper Israel HaYom, Liss screened a video clearly showing thousands of human skeletons in what appears to be a
Terrorists who attacked workers at the Sinai border fence, murdering one, had hoped to infiltrate Israel and slaughter Jewish families. The terror group had already picked its target: the town of Nitzana, near the Israel-Egypt border. The Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group behind the June 18 attack revealed its full plan in a video published online.
The Italian Olympic team at the London Olympic Games made a noble gesture Sunday and stood in silence outside the quarters of the Israeli team, in memory of the 11 athletes slain in the Munich Olympics 40 years ago, Voice of Israel radio reported Sunday. About 30 Italians were present at the ceremony, including
IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz is less than enthusiastic about the prospect of launching a military strike against Iran, according to Channel 10 television news. Reporter Emanuel Rosen quoted statements allegedly made by the chief of staff in closed forums, regarding the possibility of a strike on Iran's nuclear program.
President Barack Obama’s national security adviser has briefed Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a U.S. contingency plan to attack Iran should diplomacy fail to curb its nuclear program, an Israeli newspaper reported on Sunday. The Haaretz newspaper said that the U.S. adviser - Thomas Donilon - had described the plan in talks with