September 2011 Headlines

Christians Worldwide to Gather in Prayer for Israel

Robert Stearns, one of the event's organizers, told CBN News why it's important to pray for Israel at this time.

Israel's Land of Milk and Honey: Prophecy Fulfilled

In the Bible, God promises the Jewish people a land flowing with milk and honey. And while the depiction is seen as a sign of abundance, it's also literal.

Jerusalem Dateline: Palestinian State vs. Israel's Survival

Palestinian's leader returned home to cheers after making the bid for statehood. It's a sobering time for Israel, which is in a fight for its very survival.

Dividing Jerusalem Again Center of Mideast Conflict

The Palestinians want to divide the city, with east Jerusalem as their capital in a future state.

Dead Sea Scrolls Come to Life on the Web

The Dead Sea Scrolls are now available online for anyone with a computer.

The 'Kick em and Kiss em' Syndrome

President Barack Obama endeared himself to the Israeli public with his U.N. speech Friday. It appeared the Palestinian's strategy lost its punch. But nothing has changed.

Israel Braces for a Tough Year Ahead

As Israelis look forward to celebrating Rosh Hashanah this week, many believe the New year could bring tough times.

US, EU Condemn Israel Plan for New Housing

Israel has approved the construction of 1,100 news homes in 'east' Jerusalem, and the Jewish state is already being criticized for the timing of the announcement.

Netanyahu: Turkey Leader's Remarks 'Scandalous'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan's remarks at the U.N. "mendacious and scandalous."

Palestinian Authority Steps Up Israeli Boycott

The P.A. has stepped up its anti-Israel rhetoric since President Mahmoud Abbas gave his speech Friday at the U.N.

Robertson Asks Christians to Pray for Israel

CBN Founder Pat Robertson asked Christians around the world to pray for Israel as the United Nations considers the vote on Palestinian statehood.

Israelis Sober, Palestinians Elated as Leaders Return

As discussions begin on a Palestinian State, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned home, while P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas received a hero's welcome.

IDF on High Alert at Egyptian Border

Israelis were informed Sunday they would not be allowed to enter Egypt via the Taba border crossing due to concrete terror alerts.

Netanyahu at UN: 'You Couldn't Make This Thing Up'

Netanyahu didn't receive the same enthusiastic welcome given to the P.A.'s Mahmoud Abbas at the U.N. General Assembly on Friday.

Abbas Expects UN Statehood Decision Within Weeks

Abbas has formally asked the United Nations to accept the Palestinians as a full member state. Saturday, he told reporters he expects a decision within weeks.

P.A. Submits Statehood Application to the UN

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas officially filed an application for full membership at the U.N. Friday, defying U.S. and Israeli opposition.

Palestinian Liberation Org. Map Logo Excludes Israel

The logo of the Palestinian Liberation Organization's mission at the United Nations indicates there is no Israel in the Middle East, The Weekly Standard reported.

Israel Braces for Potential Violence, More Protests

Israeli security forces are preparing for possible violence after the Palestinian Authority makes its bid for statehood at the United Nations on Friday.

Tensions over P.A. Statehood Reach Boiling Point

Despite strong pressure from the U.S., Palestinian President Abbas says he'll ask for full U.N. membership in his Friday speech to the U.N. Security Council.

Biblical Implications of a Palestinian State

Christian journalist Stan Goodenough speaks with CBN News about the biblical implications of a U.N. vote for a Palestinian state.

Iran Diplomat: P.A. Bid Meant to Destroy Israel

An Iranian official said the Palestinian effort to achieve statehood at the United Nations is part of a bigger plan to destroy the Jewish state.

Palestinians Launch Mass Protests Ahead of UN Bid

Palestinian Arabs took to the streets Wednesday in support of the U.N. bid for unilateral statehood.

Turkish FM Shuns Israel's Ayalon at UN

Turkish FM Ahmet Davutoglu walked out of the U.N.'s counter-terrorism conference just before Israeli Deputy FM Danny Ayalon addressed the forum.

Jerusalem Dateline: Showdown in New York City

This week, the Palestinians take their case for statehood to the United Nations. What are the implications for this? And will America continue to stand with Israel?

Israel Police Prepare for Reactions at Home

Israel has finished preparations for possible repercussions at home to the P.A.'s bid for unilateral statehood at the U.N. Friday.

Netanyahu, Obama to Meet at U.N.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with President Obama on Wednesday in New York.

P.A. Presses Ahead with UN Statehood Campaign

Ignoring calls for peace talks, a resolute Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday he plans to request full membership in the United Nations.

Saudis Provide $200M to P.A. before UN Bid

Saudi Arabia promised to transfer $200 million to the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority before Friday's U.N. statehood bid.

Congressman: P.A. Statehood Bid 'Rejectionism'

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has rejected every scenario that would move the peace process forward, according one U.S. lawmaker.

P.A. Statehood Bid Meant to Destroy Israel?

The Palestinian Authority is expected to ask to join the U.N. as a member state next week. But some believe they're seeking more than statehood.

Anti-Israel Rally Fizzles in Jordan

Jordanian police easily handled the few hundred protesters who showed up Thursday evening in front of Israel's embassy in Amman.

'The Truth about the Peace Process'

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon explains 'The Truth about the Peace Process.'

iPhone's 'Jew or Not a Jew' App

A French anti-racism group has threatened to sue Apple over an iPhone application called "A Jew or Not a Jew?"

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Issues Ultimatum

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood threatened to resume rioting if the government doesn't "submit to the will of the people."

Israeli Embassy Evacuated in Jordan

Israel closed its embassy in Amman Thursday and brought staff home a day early in anticipation of mass demonstrations.

Egypt Extends Remand of Israeli 'Spy'

Ilan Grapel, the U.S.-born Israeli being held in Egypt on alleged espionage charges, will remain in custody at least 45 more days.

Mideast Report: Isolating Israel

If Israel needs prayer, it's now! The Jewish state is increasingly surrounded by enemies committed to its destruction.

Turkey's Leader Increasingly Defriending Israel

Turkey ramped up its threats against Israel another notch on Tuesday.

Palestinian Arabs Prepare for Statehood Declaration

Fatah officials in the West Bank called on Palestinian Arabs to stage mass demonstrations on Sept. 21 in support of statehood bid.

Winds of War: 'Islamic Winter' Ahead for Israel?

A senior Israeli Defense Force official said recent revolutions in the Arab world could lead to a regional war.

Jerusalem Dateline: Why Terrorists Want to Harm Us

This week on the all new Jerusalem Dateline Show: how Israelis view 9/11, why terrorists want to harm America and Israel, and where the War on Terror stands. 

Israel to Reopen Egyptian Embassy after Attack

After a mob stormed the Israeli Embassy in Cairo last week, Israel's prime minister says he wants to reopen it as soon as possible.

Israelis Reflect on an American Tragedy

When terrorists struck the heart of America on 9/11, Israelis knew just how it felt. Some understood it was a declaration of war.

Turkey's Erdogan Continues Threatening Israel

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to send gunboats with his next "aid" flotilla to the Gaza Strip.

Assad Declares War, Protesters Call for Help

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad announced a "major military operation" against anti-government protesters, calling them the "terrorists who threaten us."

Egypt Releases Israeli Crew after Brief Detention

Four Israelis guards and four crew members sailed back to the port city of Eilat Thursday after a short detention by Egyptian naval forces.

P.A. Denies Official Launch of Bid for Statehood

The PLO denied reports Thursday that they officially launched their bid to join the United Nations as a full-member state.

Turkey Suspends All Trade, Military Ties with Israel

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered all senior Israeli diplomats to leave the country by Wednesday.

Turkish Police Harass Israeli Passengers

Israeli passengers who landed at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul on Monday morning were interrogated by police.

Israeli Defense Runs Drills at Nuclear Reactor

The IDF Home Front Command will hold an emergency response drill at the Dimona Nuclear Facility in the Negev Desert this week.

Netanyahu: No Apology for Defending Ourselves

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will not apologize for its soldiers' action aboard the Turkish-owned Mavi Marmara in May 2010.

Israeli Diplomat Expelled from Turkey over Flotilla

Turky's foreign minister announced that his nation was expelling Israel's ambassador over the Jewish nation's refusal to apologize for later year's flotilla raid.

Fmr Israeli Mayor Explains 'The Islamic Tsunami'

CBN News interviews David Rubin, the former mayor of a town on Israel's West Bank about the Palestinian push for U.N. recognition.

Knesset Speaker: 'All Israel is Ours'

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin marked the opening of the school year in Itamar on Wednesday.