Peres tells Christian leaders: We can make peace with the Palestinians

JERUSALEM (JWN)—President Shimon Peres told the leading representatives of Israel’s Christian clergy Thursday that he still believes it is possible to achieve peace with the Palestinian people and … [Read more...]

Israel offers assistance to South Sudan

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Israel has agreed to send a fact-finding mission to the new country of South Sudan to assess how it can best help meet its needs for technological assistance, and help develop its … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: We won’t let extremists start a religious war

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)— "The law is the law, justice is justice," Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told a meeting of his Likud central committee Thursday night, vowing that Jewish extremists … [Read more...]

Peres meets with Jordan’s Abdullah in bid to spur peace talks

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—President Shimon Peres met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II in Amman on Monday in an effort to find a way for Israel and the Palestinian Authority to resume peace … [Read more...]

Israel to help Kenya fight Somali Islamists

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga thanked Israel this week for its commitment to help it fight Somali Islamist terrorists linked to Al-Qaida. “Kenya got the backing of … [Read more...]

Peres: Strike on Iran becoming more likely

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Force, not diplomacy, is more likely to stop Iran from developing an atomic weapon, probably within a year, President Shimon Peres said Friday. "A military strike on … [Read more...]

1,000 feared dead in Turkey earthquake

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Turkish officials say at least 250 people have been confirmed dead so far and many hundreds more are feared to have been killed in a severe earthquake that struck … [Read more...]

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