The other Israeli members will be international law professor Shabtai Rosen and the retired [Israel Defense Forces] IDF major-general Amos Horev. Under the terms of its mandate, the commission will consider the security circumstances for imposing a naval blockade on the Gaza Strip and the conformity of the naval blockade with the rules of internationalContinue Reading »
“Our mujahedeen group in south Hebron ambushed an Israeli police car near Beit Hagai at 7:15 am and opened heavy fire at it from close range,” the statement said. The statement went on to say, “Our fighters managed to withdraw from the scene peacefully. Our response will continue, we will not forsake our weapons asContinue Reading »
“We have made it our goal to attract more high tech companies, not only from Israel but from Asia and Europe as well,” Levanon said. “One of the things that we are doing is conferences outside of Israel. The next one is July 1 in London, when we are bringing the leading companies of theContinue Reading »
Arabia is denying reports which surfaced over the weekend that it has agreed to allow Israel to use its airspace to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities. Citing unidentified sources, yesterday [June 12] London’s The Times reported that Saudi Arabia had agreed to ensure that the bombers pass through a corridor in the north of the countryContinue Reading »
The top senators will be circulating the letter among the other senators in a move expected to be completed by Wednesday [June 16], when the document will be handed over to the president. The senators wrote that the US traditionally stood by Israel because this is an American security interest, and that this attitude mustContinue Reading »
Partners in the plan include KKL-JNF, the Cycling Association, the Nature and Parks Authority, and others. The goal is to develop infrastructure for more than 3,000 miles of varied cycling paths and accompanying facilities, as well as educational, community and promotional activities. The new cycling paths will join the existing 373 miles of trails andContinue Reading »
A statement published by the Hamas government on Wednesday said the Turkish justice minister had stressed that his country is determined to continue supporting and identifying with the residents of the Gaza Strip, and that Turkey is willing to pay the price that comes with this support. “We are certain that if all the ArabContinue Reading »
A White House statement described the US $400 million as “a down-payment on the United States’ commitment to Palestinians in Gaza, who deserve a better life and expanded opportunities, and the chance to take part in building a viable, independent state of Palestine, together with those who live in the West Bank.” ‘Abbas denied hisContinue Reading »
MediWound also reported statistically significant success in the trial’s secondary endpoints. These included shorter treatment time to heal the burned tissue, and reduction in blood loss involved in removal of the burned tissue without disturbance to the closing of the burned area, compared with current treatments. On the basis of the trial results, MediWound, aContinue Reading »
Brazil and Turkey had recently attempted to work out a compromise deal with Iran in an effort to push off new sanctions, but the Security Council apparently did not feel the proposal went far enough. Among other things, the new UN sanctions target military, trade and financial transactions of the Revolutionary Guards, a powerful groupContinue Reading »
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