Monthly Archives: July 2012

Egyptian President to Israel: ‘Let’s Get Back on Track’

By | 2012-07-31T23:39:55-04:00 July 31st, 2012|News|

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

Iran Funding Terror Camp in Iraq

By | 2012-07-31T14:10:23-04:00 July 31st, 2012|Reports|

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

PA Officials Destroy ‘Settlement’ Products

By | 2012-07-31T13:36:47-04:00 July 31st, 2012|News|

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

Egyptian Group Warns: Hamas is Dangerous

By | 2012-07-31T13:08:23-04:00 July 31st, 2012|News|

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

Egyptian Businessmen Present: ‘Sharia Tourism’

By | 2012-07-30T13:28:20-04:00 July 30th, 2012|News|

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

Remains of Jews Massacred on Temple Mount Found?

By | 2012-07-30T12:36:36-04:00 July 30th, 2012|Archeology and History|

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

Sinai Terrorists Planned Mass Slaughter

By | 2012-07-29T21:53:04-04:00 July 29th, 2012|News|

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.

Italian Olympic Team Commemorates Munich Massacre

By | 2012-07-29T21:00:55-04:00 July 29th, 2012|News|

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

Obama aide tells Israel of Iran attack plan in secret briefing

By | 2012-07-29T13:42:04-04:00 July 29th, 2012|News|

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