Missile-firing Israeli drone can reach Iran

TEL AVIV (JWN) -- The Heron TP, Israel's largest unmanned aerial vehicle, will be operational by the end of the year, the IDF Spokesman announced. The UAV can remain airborne for 45 … [Read more...]

Cheney: Israel would attack Iran to survive

WASHINGTON (Newsmax) -- Former US vice president Dick Cheney said he believes Israel would attack Iran's nuclear facilities to prevent the Islamic Republic from developing nuclear weapons. "I think … [Read more...]

Egypt extends remand of American-Israeli ‘spy’

CAIRO (JWN) -- An Egyptian court has extended the remand of American-Israeli citizen Ilan Grapel, accused of spying for the Mossad, by 45 days, the Cairo daily Al Ahram reported late last week. The … [Read more...]

PA to try Arab reporter for criticizing Bethlehem health services

BETHLEHEM (JWN and agencies) -- George Canawati, director of Bethlehem Radio 2000 and a member of one of the town's prominent Christian families, was arrested last week on charges of "slander and … [Read more...]

Slayer of settler family gets five life terms

JERUSALEM (JWN) -- Hakim Awad, 18, one of the two terrorists who stabbed to death five members of the Fogel family in the West Bank settlement of Itamar in May, was sentenced last week to five … [Read more...]

Egypt: Peace treaty with Israel not sacred

  CAIRO (JWN and Reuters) -- Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said Thursday that the country's peace treaty with Israel is "open to discussion." Sharaf told Turkish Television that … [Read more...]

Israeli ambassador returns to Jordan

AMMAN (JWN and JTA) -- Ambassador Daniel Nevo returned to his post in the Jordanian capital on Friday, just two days after Israel Embassy staff were recalled as a safety precaution in advance of a … [Read more...]

Egypt bans export of palm fronds ahead of Jewish holiday of Sukkot

CAIRO (JWN and Haaretz) -- In its first blatantly hostile official move since Cairo mobs last week last week ransacked Israel's Embassy, Egypt has barred the export of palm fronds (lulavim) used … [Read more...]

Israel determined to reopen ransacked Cairo embassy

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies) -- Israel is eager to return its ambassador to Egypt as soon as adequate security arrangements are in place to safeguard its embassy and diplomatic personnel, diplomatic … [Read more...]

New airport planned for southern Israel (video)

JERUSALEM (JWN) - The Ministry of Tourism this week announced plans to open a new international airport in three years' time at Timna, 11 miles north of Eilat. The facility will be able to handle the … [Read more...]

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