Monday, 20 October 2014 | Palestinian Authority President Abbas is on a tear against Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City. In two days of related statements, he summoned Palestinians to “bar” Jewish visitors “by all means.” Likening Jewish pilgrims to a “herd of... Read more »
A PLO [Palestinian Liberation Organization] official says US Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts to restart negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians will not stop the Palestinians from seeking recognition for Palestine from the United Nations Security Council. He warned that if, as... Read more »
Analysis: Changes to UN Security Council bode ill for Israel as two states friendly to Israel are replaced with two that are sure to vote for full membership for Palestine at the UN, and an American veto is no longer a sure thing.
An unusual experiment was conducted recently in Zambia, an African country of some 15 million people: Facebook invited local residents with a mobile phone to download a special app developed for them, which allows them to access to websites and essential services in areas such as health, employment... Read more »
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this evening (Thursday, 16 October 2014), held an additional consultation to evaluate state agencies’ readiness regarding the global spread of Ebola. Health Minister Yael German, Health Ministry Director General Prof. Arnon Afek, and Ben-Gurion International Airport Director Shmuel Zakai also participated in the consultation.
Friday, 17 October | Speaking from his luxurious home in Qatar, Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal yesterday called on Palestinians to "defend" the Temple Mount Islamic mosque, Al Aqsa, from an "Israeli takeover."