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In September, Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer was named as one of the world’s top 10 central bankers by the renowned Global Finance magazine. This month his spirit of excellence was once again honored when Euromoney, an international...
Lebanese media reported on Monday that the Lebanese Armed Forces have uncovered yet another ‘Israeli spy’ in the country. They claim that the spy cell’s Israeli handlers offered to pay them a large sum of cash for information...
A bill requiring a national referendum before Israel relinquishes any land in Jerusalem or the Golan Heights as part of any peace deal with either the Palestinian Authority or Syria came a step closer to becoming law on Monday, passing a special...
Pope Benedict XVI opened a special synod of Roman Catholic bishops from the Middle East on Sunday which aimed to address the problems of Christians living in the troubled region. The conclave will run for two weeks during which time the role of...
The Sunni terrorist group Jundallah (Soldiers of God) announced on Saturday that it has kidnapped a clerk from Iran's uranium conversion facility in the city of Isfahan and is threatening to reveal secrets gleaned from the clerk about Iran’s...
Senior Palestinian Authority negotiator Saeb Erekat was working hard on Sunday to deny reports that PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas would resign and/or dismantle the PA if direct negotiations with Israel fail to achieve the objective of creating a...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered on Monday to extend his government’s moratorium on new settlement construction in the West Bank in trade for the Palestinian Authority’s recognition of Israel as the Jewish national home...
The last time a new opening was done in the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem was during the reign of the Ottoman Turks in 1898, but it seems increasingly likely we will see a new breach soon. Earlier this week a renovation plan for the Jewish...
The Israel Ministry of Tourism gave a special welcome to Jerusalem this week to a pilgrimage group of nearly 1500 Evangelical Christians from South Africa, led by noted farmer-turned-evangelist Angus Buchan, Pentecostal overseer Isak Burger, and...
Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat has declared that he is firmly against the idea of splitting his city between Israel and the Palestinians as part of a final resolution of their long-standing conflict, but he would welcome a Palestinian embassy in...

 

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