February 2010 Headlines

Archaeologist: Ancient Wall Confirms Biblical Story

A section of an ancient city wall has been revealed in archeological excavations in Jerusalem and some say the finds confirm a biblical connection.

Israel to Launch Electric Car Grid

Israel is set to become the first country with a nationwide power grid to recharge electric cars.

Purim 2010: Starring Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

This year, the festival of Purim begans just as the Sabbath ends, at sunset on Saturday, Feb. 27.

Christian Leaders Pledge Their Support for Israel

With enemies that want to destroy Israel, Christian denominations have come to Israel to publicly declare their support for the Jewish people.

Israel: No Comment on EU Levy

The EU high court ruled to tax Israeli products manufactured in Judea and Samaria.

Testimony Begins in Former PM's Trial

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said the testimony phase of his trial would exonerate him of any wrongdoing.

Palestinian Riots Ensue Over Heritage Sites

Palestinians are in an uproar over the naming of two biblical sites in the West Bank as Jewish heritage sites.

Syria and Iran: A New Middle East without Zionists

Syrian President Bashar Assad welcomed Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Damascus.

Obama Admin. Criticizes Israeli Heritage Sites

The Obama administration expressed its displeasure with the inclusion of the Cave of the Patriarchs and Rachel's Tomb in Jewish Heritage Sites.

Israel Steps Up Push for Sanctions on Iran

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak will meet with senior U.S. government officials during a five-day visit to push for tougher sanctions against Iran.

Israel’s Newest Drone Makes Its Debut

The Israel Air Force has introduced its newest UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle).

Ret. U.S. Gen. Addresses Israel's 'West Point'

Retired U.S. Army General Jerry Boykin recently addressed officers at the Baad Ehad, the number one training base for Israeli army officers.

PA Forces Discover Kassam Rocket

PA forces turned over a Kassam rocket discovered in an Arab village somewhere in the West Bank.

Americans Rank Israel No. 5 in Favored Nations

Americans ranked Israel fifth among its most favorably viewed nations, according to Gallup poll released on Friday.

British Media: Gov't. Knew of Dubai Operation

According to one British newspaper, Israel informed UK officials of a pending operation in Dubai, including the use of falsified passports.

Dubai Police Chief: Mossad Behind Assassination

Dubai's police chief is certain the Mossad is behind the assassination of senior Hamas operative Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in a Dubai hotel on January 20.

Archaeologists Uncover 1,400-year-old Wine Press

Israeli archaeologists uncovered a 1,400-year-old wine press, likely used to export its product to Egypt and Europe.

Dubai Seeks Dragnet for Hamas Slaying

Police in Dubai called for an international manhunt Tuesday to capture the killers of a Hamas terrorist leader last month.

Intercessors for Israel: Praying on the Front Lines

Not surprisingly, Iran topped the agenda of the recent International Prayer Conference in Jerusalem.

Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Street in Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists announced they have uncovered one of Jerusalem's ancient streets. The discovery marks the latest revelation of Jerusalem's past.

Britain Postpones Changing Arrest Law

Britain has delayed amending a law that allows British judges to issue international warrants for individuals suspected of war crimes.

Three Bomb-Toting Teens Arrested

IDF disarmed three Palestinian teenagers at a checkpoint near Nablus (biblical Shechem) on Sunday.

Israeli 'Terrogence' Officers Stop Threats Online

Israel has been at the forefront in the battle against terrorism for years. Now, the company "Terrogence" is working via the Internet to uncover new online threats.

New Info Undermines Report's Credibility

The JCPA presented new information exposing fundamental flaws in the U.N.-sponsored Goldstone Report.

IAF Targets Terror Cell near Karni Crossing

In a joint IDF-Shin Bet operation, Israeli pilots targeted a Palestinian terror cell preparing to carry out an attack near the Karni Crossing.

PA Policeman Kills IDF Soldier

IDF Sgt. 1st Class Ihab Khatib, 28, died of knife wounds on Wednesday afternoon en route to the hospital.

Israel Conducts Surgical Air Strikes in Gaza

The Israel Air Force carried out air strikes against targets in the southern Gaza Strip Wednesday morning.

Lebanese PM: We Stand United with Hezbollah

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he stands united with the Hezbollah terror organization, which joined his coalition last November.

University Students Harass Israeli Officials

University students in London and California harassed senior Israeli officials who were invited to speak.

Netanyahu Says Israelis Living Abroad Should Vote

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Israelis living abroad should be eligible to vote in national elections.

Deputy FM Addresses British 'Think Tank'

Deputy FM Danny Ayalon addressed senior diplomats, academia and media at London's International Institute for Strategic Studies on Monday.

Israeli Deputy FM and Saudi Prince Shake Hands

Israeli FM Danny Ayalon and Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal shook hands at the annual Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

Red Cross Convoy Targeted in Gaza

Palestinian terrorists detonated a roadside bomb as a Red Cross convoy traveled toward the Erez Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip.

Ban: Can't Tell if Probes 'Credible'

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said he could not tell if Israeli or Palestinian investigations into last year's Gaza war were credible.

Third Barrel Bomb Washes Up on Israeli Beach

Authorities in Israel have discovered a bomb-laden barrel on a beach south of Tel Aviv.

Israeli PM Says Peace Talks May Resume Soon

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said long-stalled peace talks with the Palestinians may resume soon.

Israel Rejects Syria's Remarks

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Syria "crossed a line" by saying Israel is pushing the region toward war.

Can U.S. Learn from Israel on Airport Security?

While safe air travel is essential for the modern world, for Israel it's a national priority.

Netanyahu: Ezekiel 37 Fulfilled in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Ezekiel's vision of the dry bones has been fulfilled.

Huckabee: Israel is Vital to America

Israel is vital to America, former Arkansas Governor and GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said in Jerusalem on Tuesday.

Jerusalem Court Indicts Two Israeli Arabs

The Jerusalem District Court indicted two Israeli Arabs on Monday for gathering intelligence information for Hamas.

Abbas: 'Occupation' Torpedoing Two-State Solution

PA President Mahmoud Abbas told Britain's the Guardian that he would consider 'proximity talks' with Israel through U.S. mediators.