March 2012 Headlines

Israeli Security Halts Skirmishes on 'March to Jerusalem'

Organizers had hope a million people would march on Israel's borders. But Israeli security put a check on skirmishes and fears of a public relations problem for Israel.

Sources: Israel Secures Airbases for Iran Nuke Attack

Israel will use airbases in Azerbaijan, which borders the Persian nation, in order to attack Iran's nuclear facilities, according to an article in Foreign Policy magazine.

Iran Training Terrorists in Egyptian Sinai

Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament is chipping away at its alliance with the U.S., Israel and other Western nations.

Fatah's Barghouti Calls for Renewed Violence

Former Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti called on the Palestinian Authority to sever all ties with Israel and launch a third intifada against the Jewish state.

Israeli Attorney Addresses Palestinian Rights Abuses

Attorney Calev Myers delivered a report to the EU detailing the human rights record of the Palestinian Authority and Hamas governments.

Israel Severs Ties with with UN Human Rights Group

Israel announced Monday it has cut ties with the U.N. Commission on Human Rights.

Global March Aims to 'Liberate Jerusalem'

Organizers of the Global March to Jerusalem hope to further their goal of liberating Jerusalem from the "illegal Zionist occupation."

Counterterrorism Bureau Issues Travel Warnings

The government's Counterterrorism Bureau issued travel warnings for Israelis planning to go abroad for the Passover holiday.

Israel Rejects UN Plan to Investigate the 'Settlements'

Israel rejected the U.N. Human Rights Council's announcement Thursday to investigate the impact of Jewish communities on Palestinian human rights.

Israel Transfers Diesel Fuel to Gaza

Israel transferred 450,000 liters of diesel fuel to Gaza Friday via the Kerem Shalom Crossing.

Israel, Germany Close Deal for Sixth Submarine

Israel and Germany finalized a deal Wednesday that will add a sixth Dolphin-class submarine to the Israeli Navy's fleet.

Israel, US Disagree on Timetable on Iran Nukes

The United States and Israel don't agree on the timetable for taking action to stop Iran's nuclear weapons program.

Bachmann: Time Running Out to Stop Nuclear Iran

Rep. Michele Bachmann told CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck that time is running out to stop Iran's nuclear program.

Rabbi, Children Murdered in Toulouse Buried in Jerusalem

Thousands of Israelis attended the funerals of Monday's shooting victims at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France.

Jewish Institutions Beef Up Security after Shooting

In the wake of Monday's shootings at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France, Jewish institutions worldwide are increasing security.

Abbas Covering All His Bases

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas threatened to deliver an ultimatum to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu within a few days.

EU Policy Chief: My Remarks 'Grossly Distorted'

E.U. chief Baroness Catherine Ashton said she "did not draw any parallels whatsoever" between Toulouse murders and children in the Gaza Strip.

Gun from Jewish School Shooting Linked to Other Attacks

A lone gunman opened fire near a Jewish school in Toulouse, France, killing three children and one adult.

Netanyahu: Biblical Values Set Israel Apart

Netanyahu told the CUFI crowd the shared biblical values of Jews and Christians set Israel apart from Iran and other nations in the Middle East.

Israeli Diplomat: Fake Gaza Pic Violates UN Charter

Israeli U.N. Ambassador Ron Proser called on the U.N. to fire Khulood Badawi.

Hebrew University Expands Einstein Archives

The Hebrew University Jerusalem on Monday launched a new, expanded Albert Einstein Archives website.

Professor Warns Israel 'Increasingly Isolated'

From the Iranian nuclear threat to radical Islamic uprisings in surrounding countries, Israel is increasingly isolated as its enemies are growing stronger.

Netanyahu: We Don't Need US Approval to Attack Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel does not need an okay from the United States to attack Iran's nuclear weapons facilities.

Jerusalem: Running in God's City 'The Best Experience'

What is it like to run a marathon in one of the world's most ancient cities?

Female Soldier Stabbed on Light Rail

An Arab inflicted multiple stab wounds in the chest and arm of a female soldier traveling on Jerusalem's light rail Thursday and then fled as the train stopped.

Syria, Turkey Condemn Israeli Strikes in Gaza

Syria's Foreign Ministry issued a statement Tuesday strongly condemning "Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people."

Israel Sets Tourism Record for February

February 2012 was a record-setting month for Israeli tourism, with more than 232,000 visitors, the Tourism Office reported on Monday.

IDF Monitoring the Palestinian Ceasefire

By midday Tuesday, less than 12 hours since the ceasefire went into effect, Palestinians fired three mortars at the Eshkol Regional Council.

Egyptian Parliament: Break Ties with Israel

The Egyptian parliament voted unanimously Monday to support a document declaring Israel its number one enemy.

Ceasefire Reached in Gaza, Iron Dome Performs Well

Israel has reached a ceasefire with Islamic terror groups in the Gaza Strip, ending four days of fighting and rocket attacks on Israel.

Diplomatic Roller Coaster Ahead with Egypt's Brotherhood

The U.S. government may be in for a diplomatic roller coaster ride with the Islamist-dominated Egyptian parliament.

Israeli DM: Gaza Rocket Assault Will be 'Lengthy'

For the fourth day in a row, rockets from the Gaza Strip pounded southern Israel.

Rockets Follow Assassination of Gaza Terror Chief

Gaza-based Palestinians barraged southern Israel with rocket fire over the weekend following the targeted assassination of a terrorist leader.

Syria's Friends, Not Brutality, Keeping Assad in Power

An author who has spent time in Syria says the Syrian dictator has a good chance of remaining in power unless the international mood changes.

Israel Asks US for Bunker-Busting Bomb to Strike Iran

Israel has asked the United States for a bomb capable of attacking Iran's underground nuclear sites, an Israeli official told Reuters.

Déjà vu for Messianic Bombing Victims

Four years after a Messianic Jewish teenager was critically injured by a bomb hidden in a Purim gift package, an unknown prankster may have played a "joke" on the same family Thursday.

Israeli Official: Site Photos Prove Tehran's Intentions

Newly revealed satellite images show Iran may have been testing triggers for nuclear weapons.

Israel Fencing in Security at Egyptian Border

Israel hopes a fence along its border with Egypt will prevent terrorists and thousands of illegal immigrants from crossing the desert border.

Hamas: 'Retaliation with Power' for Iran Strike

Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar said Hamas would unequivocally retaliate against Israel and "whoever [is] helping them."

Syrian Deputy Minister Defects from Gov't.

Syrian Deputy Oil Minister Abdo Hussameldin defected from the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

Palestinians Disappointed with Obama

Palestinian officials were disappointed with President Obama's "unprecedented support" for Israel at the AIPAC conference earlier this week.

Hamas: 'We Won't Do Iran's Bidding'

In an interesting turnaround, Hamas says it will not get involved in a war between Israel and Iran.

Israelis Watching Netanyahu's Washington Visit

Israelis are closely following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington, D.C., this week.

Egypt's Gas Pipeline Blown Up Again

Unidentified assailants blew up Egypt's natural gas pipeline Monday evening for the thirteenth time since the fall of former President Hosni Mubarak.

February Saw Significant Rise in Terror Attacks

As CBN News reported earlier, terror attacks against Israelis rose significantly in February.

Sea of Galilee Water Level Up

A major winter storm raised the water level at the Sea of Galilee (the Kinneret) by nearly eight inches.

Jerusalem Transformed into Winter Wonderland

A major winter storm hit Israel overnight Thursday and for the first time in years brought snow to the city of Jerusalem.

'Former' Terrorist Turned TV Hostess

Ahlam Tamimi, 31, says she has no regrets.

New State-of-the-Art Bomb Shelters in Tel Aviv

With an estimated 200,000 missiles aimed at Israel, the new bomb shelter in Tel Aviv is setting a standard for the rest of the country.

Israel Raids Unlicensed P.A. TV Stations

Pre-dawn raids on two PA TV stations, whose broadcasts could interfere with flight communication at Ben Gurion Airport, outraged P.A. officials.