July 2011 Headlines

U.N. Support of Palestinian State 'Could Happen'

The PA is asking the United Nation's to recognize a Palestinian state.  And because of a U.N. resolution, CBN News' Chris Mitchell says it could happen.

Glenn Beck 'Restoring Courage' to Stand with Israel

At a time when much of the world is turning against Israel, conservative talk show host Glenn Beck is encouraging all faiths to stand with the Jewish nation.

Ancient Philistine Dig Supports Biblical Account

Archaeologists in Israel have uncovered an altar in the ancient city of Gath, home to the Israelites' arch enemy the Philistines.

Tribunal Releases Details of Hariri Indictments

The Lebanon tribunal released more information Friday on the four Hezbollah members indicted for the assassination of Rafik Hariri.

Israeli Official Calls Erdogan a 'Bully'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's demand for an apology from Armenia's president prompted one Israeli official to call him a "bully."

Archaeologists Uncover 2nd Temple Gold Bell

Archaeologists in Jerusalem uncovered a rare gold bell believed to be part of a priestly garment from the time of Jesus.

Israeli U.S. Ambassador Visits Pollard

Israel's U.S. Ambassador Michael Oren visited convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard in prison on Tuesday.

Polls: Muslim Brotherhood Unpopular in Egypt

Several recent opinion polls revealed that Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is far less popular with the people than some sources would indicate.

Poll: Most Palestinians Reject Two-State Solution

The idea of a Palestinian state has been put forward as a path to peace in the Mideast. But a new survey finds that most Palestinians don't like the plan.

Israel to U.N.: State Declaration Won't Bring Peace

Israeli U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor told U.N. Security Council members the P.A.'s unilateral bid for statehood would not bring peace.

P.A. Leader Pleads for More Financial Assistance

P.A. Prime Minister Salam Fayyad asked Arab League members to make good on pledged financial aid.

Reporter Seeks to Show 'Peaceful, Wonderful' Israel

NBC News correspondent Martin Fletcher wants to reveal a side of Israel most people don't usually see in the media -- 'a very peaceful, wonderful country.'

Netanyahu Announces Steps to Ease Housing Crisis

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented his government's plans to address the nation's critical housing shortage.

P.A. Denounces Israeli 'West Bank' Video

Palestinian Authority chief negotiator Saeb Erekat slammed a YouTube presentation on the "West Bank."

Palestinian Arms Smugglers Captured on Dead Sea

Israeli security forces arrested two Palestinian Bedouins Monday attempting to smuggle weapons in a motor boat across the Dead Sea.

Selling Land to Jews 'Punishable by Death'

Israel supporters are sounding the alarm on a controversial law in the Palestinian Authority that forbids Arabs from selling land to Jews.

Israeli FM: 'Aliyah' Most Important

Israeli FM Avigdor Lieberman said aliyah "is more important than any foreign aid or diplomatic activity."

Israel Experience Turning 'Stars' into Ambassadors

For years, Israel has been fighting a public relations battle to protect its image in the media.

Israeli Navy Stops Last Gaza Flotilla Yacht

Israeli Navy personnel boarded the Dignite al-Karame on Tuesday after activists refused to alter course from the Gaza Strip.

Hezbollah Moving Missile Arsenal Closer to Israel

Experts say the Islamic terror group Hezbollah is moving its strategic weapons from Syria to Lebanon, a precaution should Syria's president fall from power.

Israel Helping to Quench Mideast Water Crisis

Drought combined with growing demand depleted the Sea of Galilee, Israel's main supply of drinking water. That forced Israel to look for other options.

Israel Targets Terror Infrastructure in Gaza

Israeli jets struck parts of the terror infrastructure in the Gaza Strip overnight Thursday in response to increasing Palestinian rocket fire.

Iran Moving Centrifuges Inside Mountain

Iranian authorities have begun transferring an estimated 3,000 centrifuges to the Fowdrow facility inside a mountain near Qom.

Syria Brushes Aside U.S. Criticism of Assad

Syrian Vice President Farouk Shara downplayed U.S. criticism following attacks on the U.S. and French embassies in Damascus.

Glenn Beck Warns of Crushing Anti-Israel Efforts

The conservative commentator told Knesset members Monday that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is nothing more than an attempt to destroy Israel and the West.

Mixed Reaction to Israel's 'Boycott Bill'

Reactions to a controversial "boycott bill" passed by the Knesset late Monday might have been pretty much divided along party lines.

Egypt-Israel Gas Pipeline Rocked by Blast

Terrorists blew up a gas pipeline near the Egypt-Israel border early Tuesday, Egyptian security officials reported.

Egypt 'Brotherhood' Candidate Speaks Out

As Egypt prepares for presidential elections this fall, campaign speeches are finding their way to the Internet.

Stabbing Victim: 'Best Revenge for Terror - Live Well'

The crime made headlines around the world -- two hikers stabbed by Palestinian terrorists and left for dead.

The Real Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Thousands upon thousands of meetings over nearly two decades have not resolved the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Israel's Dig Uncovers Biblical Philistines

Israeli archaeologists have discovered artifacts from the ancient Israelites most infamous biblical rivals - the Philistines.

Israel Awaits 'Second Wave' of Activists

Israeli security forces remained on high alert at the airport Friday in response to the announced pro-Palestinian activists fly-in.

Israel Finds Unexpected Support against Flotilla

The international community is supporting the Israeli position on the second Gaza-bound flotilla this year.

Pro-Palestinian Activists Plan Fly-in 'Flotilla'

Pro-Palestinian activists are now planning an aerial descent into Israel this weekend.

Ignorance, Not Radical Islam, Israel's Main Enemy

Israel's primary enemy is not radical Islam but ignorance, an Israeli government minister said.

Flotilla Organizers Reject Greek Offer

Organizers of Freedom Flotilla 2 rejected an offer by the Greek government to transport its cargo of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

Egyptian Gas Pipeline Sabotaged Again

For the third time in less than six months, terrorists blew up a pipeline in the Egyptian Sinai early Monday.

Israeli Tourist Adventure Follows Steps of Jesus

The Gospel Trail project starts near Jesus' boyhood home in Nazareth and ends where he centered his ministry by the Sea of Galilee in Capernaum.

Lebanon Responds to Hariri Tribunal Indictment

The U.N. Special Tribunal on Lebanon indicted four senior Hezbollah members for the 2005 slaying of former PM Rafik Hariri.