While pointing out the positive nature of democracy in Egypt, the press statement also underscored Israel’s calls for the government in Egypt, both current and future, to continue the 31-year-old peace between the two nations. “Israel believes that the international community must insist that any Egyptian government maintain the peace treaty with Israel,” said theContinue Reading »
In the past few years, an international effort has tried to find out what went wrong in the lake in order to try and save at least some of the many varieties of flora and fauna that can be found in and around Lake Victoria. The Israeli–German joint effort will directly and indirectly benefit aContinue Reading »
Because of its geographical location and the infiltration of Al-Qaeda into what it sees as a strategic base, the American government has supported Saleh despite the transparent corruption associated with his regime. When the unrest began, Saleh immediately raised the salaries of the military, apparently seeking to shore up its support as demonstrations intensify.Continue Reading »
The New York Times noted that directly criticizing the king in Jordan is banned. Jordan’s four weeks of protests have focused on the economy and political reforms. The royal palace targeted those points in the official announcement regarding the prime minister change. According to The New York Times, the statement said Bakhit is toContinue Reading »
Egypt supplies around 40% of Israel’s gas consumption. The rest originates from a reservoir near Ashdod owned by Israel and the United States. If the Egyptian gas delivery continues as planned, the reservoir is expected to run out only by 2014. Starting from 2014, Israel’s electric company and private entrepreneurs plan to begin purchasing aContinue Reading »
At Solaris headquarters in Jerusalem, co-founder and CEO Yossi Fisher explains that each Lego-like module of Solaris’ Floating Concentrating Photovoltaic (F-CPV) system is faced with a curved mirrored film that clusters the sunlight into a thin line. Since only that five percent of the surface needs a silicon cover, Solaris uses relatively little of theContinue Reading »
Still, that doesn’t mean such forces couldn’t take control later. In comments posted on the Prime Minister’s Office Web site, Netanyahu said, “We all hope that the situation will be resolved peacefully, that stability will be restored and that the peace will be preserved. I think I can also say that the source of theContinue Reading »
“It was terrifying,” an Ofakim resident said. “We heard a boom—like a nuclear bomb. We thought it was thunder; there was smoke and explosions. We’re dying of fear that another wave of Grads and Kassams will begin. We have no shelters or secure rooms, and the rocket fell about 10 meters [33 feet] from theContinue Reading »
The Congressional leaders argued that the resolution was an effort by Palestinian leaders to “circumvent the negotiating process.” They urged the president to remind the Palestinian Authority “that any path towards statehood must be negotiated between Israelis and Palestinians, not imposed.” The resolution presents a particularly difficult conundrum for President Obama because its opponentsContinue Reading »
Currently, the Egyptian threat is regarded as low. The mixed male-female Caracal battalion, a crack combat unit [of the Israel Defense Forces or IDF], has proven to be efficient in border patrol [between Israel and Egypt], but even its commander has acknowledged his soldiers wouldn’t be there in any conventional war setting. At army headquartersContinue Reading »
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