Promoting his new memoirs, A Journey, Blair told the BBC there was no other alternative. Blair said he believed it was “wholly unacceptable for Iran to have a nuclear weapons capability and I think we have got to be prepared to confront them, if necessary militarily…I think there is no alternative to that if theyContinue Reading »
The resumption of talks comes one day after Netanyahu said, in comments posted on the White House Web site, that he came looking for a “historic compromise” that enables the sides to live in peace, security and dignity. On Thursday, Netanyahu again said he saw in Abbas a “partner for peace” and noted that “aContinue Reading »
“This year, even in the winter there were heat waves that caused the blooms to fall off, and fruits and vegetables were not created.” The fruits to suffer the most from the heat are summer fruits such as grapes, plums and apricots, and sensitive vegetables such as cucumbers and peppers. Tomatoes are also being affectedContinue Reading »
The two shooting victims in Wednesday’s attack were a man [Moshe], who sustained moderate wounds, and a woman [Shira], who was lightly hurt—both in their 30s. Magen David Adom officials said the wounded man sustained leg injuries, while the woman suffered from blows as a result of the vehicle overturning. Their vehicle, which was attackedContinue Reading »
“Ultimately the United States cannot impose a solution, and we cannot want it more than the parties themselves. There are enormous risks involved here for all the parties concerned, but we cannot do it for them.” Obama did, however, envision a role for the US, and called on others to also support the peace efforts.Continue Reading »
Bugs are Steinberg's bread and butter. After 22 years at Bio-Bee, he is still excited about his work at the company at Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu, which provides beneficial insects and mites for biological pest control. It also raises bumblebees for natural pollination in greenhouses and open-field crops, and sterile Mediterranean fruit fly males to controlContinue Reading »
IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, said in the press statement, “The IDF, together with the rest of the different security apparatuses, is operating and will continue to do so until we catch the murderers responsible for this event.” The violence occurred on Route 60 near Kiryat Arba, east of Hebron.Continue Reading »
The attack's victims are residents of Beit Hagai—two men aged about 25 and 40, as well as two women of roughly the same ages, one of them pregnant. “There were dozens of bullets at the scene. They were hit at close range, it looks like a well-planned ambush,” a paramedic at the scene said. TheContinue Reading »
Said Netanyahu in the Prime Minister’s Office press release, “Today, social media channels are more vital than ever for Israel's public diplomacy efforts, for administrative transparency and for providing citizens with updated information.” Among other things, the Twitter feed on Tuesday [August 31] included updates on Netanyahu’s arrival in the US and some of hisContinue Reading »
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