Two terrorists sentenced in slayings of American tourist, Israeli

JERUSALEM(JWN)—The Jerusalem District Court sentenced two Palestinian terrorists to consecutive life terms on Thursday for the murders of American tourist Kristine Luken and Netta Sorek of Zichron … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: No time for negotiations in unstable region

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Both Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman appeared to play down hopes for the resumption of peace talks with the Palestinian Authority in separate … [Read more...]

Egypt’s Christians unite in prayer for peace

(Reprinted from Christian Today, Nov. 21, 2011) Christians across the Middle East and Arab world united in prayer for Egypt earlier in the month. The 12-hour long night of prayer was broadcast … [Read more...]

Security minister warns of political murder threat

JERUSALEM (JWN)—There is a real threat of another political assassination in Israel today, Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch told the Knesset on Wednesday. His statement came during a … [Read more...]

Palestinians indicted for stoning murder of settler and infant son

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Four Palestinian men were indicted Tuesday in a military court for the September murders of Asher Palmer and his infant son. Two of the suspects were charged with murder and the others … [Read more...]

Turkey: Israeli and Cypriot gas drilling illegal

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Turkey on Wednesday accused Israel and Cyprus of carrying out illegal gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean in areas whose control it disputes. Turkish Energy … [Read more...]

An open letter to Christian leaders in Jerusalem

By DAVID J. MICHAELS  The following letter has been sent to over a dozen of the most senior church leaders in Jerusalem, with copies to officials at major Christian bodies abroad. I write with a … [Read more...]

Knesset speaker: Redividing Jerusalem would be disastrous

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Jerusalem cannot be divided again, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin told a visiting group of evangelical pastors from Florida on Tuesday. “Dividing Jerusalem would bring disaster for … [Read more...]

Jordan: We deal with the PA, not Hamas

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Jordan apparently sought yesterday to calm Israeli concerns over a possible rapprochement with Hamas. Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh announced in Amman that … [Read more...]

Egypt’s military promises civilian rule by July

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—On the fifth day of bloody protests against continued military rule that have claimed scores of lives and more than 1,000 wounded, Egypt’s military leadership promised to … [Read more...]

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