“Israel strives for economic peace. We have removed checkpoints; we have made life easier; we are always taking action to advance the Palestinian economy. Despite all this, the Palestinian side is opposed to economic peace and is taking steps that ultimately hurt them. This also refers to the economic boycott they are spearheading and theContinue Reading »
Moualem told reporters that Syria will not “act as Israel’s policeman” in preventing weapons from reaching Hizbullah and accused Israel of using the issue as cover for its own war preparations. In Jordan, where Westerwelle concluded his Mideast trip, the German foreign minister called for Israel and the Palestinians to move immediately to direct talksContinue Reading »
Now a market-ready, easy to add-on software solution developed by an Israeli IT entrepreneur can help a city’s waterworks identify and home in on leaks so they can be plugged. Ranging in price from US $10,000 a month for a small city to US $150,000 for cities like LA or New York, company CEO AmirContinue Reading »
According to Netanyahu, “Israel seeks calm, stability and peace, but it’s no secret that we live in a region threatened by rockets and missiles.” The prime minister added that “the best defense is developing a deterrence and defense system, and we are investing large budgets for this purpose.” Defense Minister Ehud Barak addressed the drillContinue Reading »
In addition to the discussion on water, Israel’s meeting with Mitchell and his team also dealt with the possibility that Israel consider taking additional confidence-building measures towards the Palestinians during the peace talks. The release said that for their part, “Israel also expects the Palestinian leadership to work to create a positive atmosphere for theContinue Reading »
The Daily Star in Beirut is reporting that Al-Hariri will ask the American administration to pressure Israel into halting its accusations about the Syrian Scud missiles being sent to Hizbullah. But on Friday [May 21] the U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon told reporters in Beirut that he’s concerned about the issue of Hizbullah’s arsenal andContinue Reading »
The extension, opposite the current site in central Berlin, is to be designed by the New York architect Daniel Libeskind, who already produced the zigzag metal construction of the current museum. For the extension, a large warehouse currently housing a flower market will be converted. The new extension is due to open in late 2011.Continue Reading »
A vidget, Tsachi Sofer, AttracTV CEO, tells ISRAEL21c, may be a small screen pop-up that instantly provides viewers of a basketball game with statistics like their team’s standings, top scorers in the game, and even instant replays. A vidget can be an on-screen interface for Twitter, which parses tweets from other Twitter users watching theContinue Reading »
“The army sees Hamas as being solely responsible for the goings on in Gaza,” the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement. There were no reports of injury from the Palestinians. Last month the Hamas government in Gaza convened the armed Palestinian factions and demanded that they halt the rocket fire so asContinue Reading »
Another wild card is the minor partner in the coalition government, the Liberal Democrats, the least supportive of Israel among the UK’s three major parties. The Liberal Democrats’ role is expected to be marginalized with regards to foreign policy according to Rynhold. However, the issue of universal jurisdiction in the UK is one where domesticContinue Reading »
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