The Tourism Ministry’s US $1.5 billion estimate for the income generated in 2010 from incoming tourism, not counting air travel, is about 35% higher than the first six months of last year and similar to the first half of 2008. According to the Ministry, for every 100,000 additional tourists, about 4,000 new jobs are createdContinue Reading »
For the test run, a thin layer of the material was painted on dummy missiles, and radar waves aimed at them had a difficult time registering them. The paint particles don't make the missile's detection on the radar disappear completely, but make it exceedingly difficult to positively identify the object as a missile. InContinue Reading »
The former Iranian agent spied on Iran for the US for ten years before fleeing to America after the 9/11 attacks.Continue Reading »
Analysis of the incident that occurred onboard the Turkish Marmara—the report says—led the committee to conclude that the activists on deck had been the first instigators of violence. At least four instances of live fire on soldiers were noted, though the committee believes there were six in all. In addition, a bullet removed from aContinue Reading »
Details of the discovery appear in the current issue of the 'Israel Exploration Journal.” Excavations in the Ophel have been conducted by Dr. Eilat Mazar of the Hebrew University Institute of Archaeology. The fragment that has been found is 2×2.8 centimeters in size and one centimeter thick. Dated to the 14th century BCE, it appearsContinue Reading »
The Greek government said on Saturday [July 10] that it had reached an agreement with the ship’s sponsors to sail on through to the Egyptian port of Al-Arish rather than to challenge Israel’s resolve to inspect ships headed for Gaza. But conflicting reports from Libya indicate the ship is determined to dock at Gaza’s port,Continue Reading »
There have been no clear signs that his presence will lead to talks, but officials say the fact that he was invited to Syria, and that he passed through Jerusalem on his way, signifies a change in Syrian policy. Specter recently lost the Democratic primaries after 5 terms (30 years) as Pennsylvania's senator. In fact,Continue Reading »
Despite that optimism, Netanyahu later said in an interview with Fox News on Sunday, July 11, that he did not think an agreement could be implemented by 2012. When asked by host Chris Wallace if there can be a Palestinian state by 2012, Netanyahu said, “I think there can be a solution. It may beContinue Reading »
Netanyahu was interviewed a day after a fence-mending meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House, where the Israeli leader repeated a call for a restart of peace negotiations with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. “And I use this forum today, on the 'Larry King' show, to say, President Abbas, meet me, and let's talkContinue Reading »
“The Iranians continue to express their commitment to development of nuclear weapons which obviously has the most serious consequences, both for the State of Israel, the United States of America, peace in the world and stability in the entire region,” McCain said. McCain, who was defeated by President Barack Obama in the 2008 US presidentialContinue Reading »
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