Panetta: We’ll work together to stop Iran

  TEL AVIV (JWN)—Visiting US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said yesterday that the way to eliminate the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran is for countries to work together. His remarks at … [Read more...]

Tensions high following mosque arson

JERUSALEM (JWN)—The Israel Police remains on high alert in the Upper Galilee, following violent protests in reaction to the arsonattack by alleged settler extremists on the mosque in Tubas-Zanghariyya … [Read more...]

US Congress puts hold on Palestinian aid

WASHINGTON (JWN and agencies)—The US House Foreign Affairs Committee, under the chairmanship of Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, yesterday decided to hold back nearly $200 million in humanitarian aid to the … [Read more...]

UNRWA is an impediment to peace

By DAVID BEDEIN (The Jerusalem Post)--A Middle East peace process ensued 34 years ago, when Egyptian president Anwar Sadat made an unprecedented peace effort, when he proclaimed a new policy of peace … [Read more...]

Panetta: Israel becoming isolated

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta expressed concern Sunday that Israel was becoming increasingly isolated. He added that America’s security commitments would enable Israel … [Read more...]

Extremist settlers suspected in Galilee mosque arson

JERUSALEM (JWN)—A mosque in the Upper Galilee village of Tubas Zangaria was torched late Sunday night in a suspected “price tag” attack by extremist settlers. The “price tag” slogan in Hebrew has been … [Read more...]

Christians throughout world pray for Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Hundreds of evangelical Christians gathered on Sunday at Jerusalem’s Haas Promenade overlooking the capital's Old City to pray for the peace of the city. The event was televised live … [Read more...]

Panetta leaves Egypt without American-Israeli held as spy

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta left Egypt on Wednesday without securing the expected release of American-Israeli dual national Ilan Grapel. Egypt was widely expected to … [Read more...]

Hamas: Only armed resistance will liberate Palestine

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Hamas strongman Ismail Haniyeh told a video conference in Tehran on Sunday that occupied Palestianian land--meaning Israel--would be liberated only by armed … [Read more...]

Israel accepts Quartet peace plan

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Israel’s inner cabinet decided today to accept last week’s proposal by the Quartet bodies—the US, UN, EU, and Russia—to resume direct negotiations with the Palestinian Authority within … [Read more...]

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