March 2011 Headlines

How Will Egypt's Power Shift Affect Gaza Strip?

Israel is waiting to see what impact the change of power in Egypt will have on the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.

Israel: P.A. Talks Peace but Incites Terror

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas is calling for peace in the West and war in the Middle East.

Amid New Threats, Israel Preps for Multi-Front War

A new Israel Defense Forces report reveals that since 2006, Israel's neighborhood has grown a lot more dangerous.

Christian Woman Killed in Jerusalem Terrorist Attack

Mary Gardner came to Israel to hone her translating skills at a local  ministry. She'd worked for more than 15 years translating the Bible.

Israel Downplays Facebook's March Threat

Israel says it's not overly concerned about the recent rash of Facebook pages calling for organized protests on behalf of self-described Palestinian refugees.

IDF Opens Field Hospital in Japan

A 52-member IDF medical team finished constructing a field hospital near the Japanese village of Minamisanriku Tuesday morning.

Syrian Cabinet Resigns as Protests Continue

State television reports that the Syrian Cabinet has resigned and CBN News has learned the prime minister is expected to step down very soon.

Israel's Vice PM: Iran Exporting Terrorism

The upsurge in attacks out of Gaza and the recent deadly bombing of a Jerusalem bus station were not coincidental, according Israel's vice prime minister.

Facebook Closes 'Third Palestinian Intifada' Page

Facebook executives reversed their earlier decision and shut down the "Third Palestinian Intifada" page on Tuesday morning.

Ya'alon: Pal. Authority Bears Blame for Killings

Israel's vice prime minister says the Palestinian Authority's media and educational system contributed to the killing of five members of an Israeli family this month.

Israel Deploys 'Iron Dome' Rocket Shield

How does the Jewish State stop the rockets that have terrorized its citizens for years?  Israel's answer is a new anti-missile system called "Iron Dome."

Israeli Knesset Confronts 'J Street'

J Street bills itself as a pro-Israel lobby, but many question its stance on critical issues facing the Jewish state.

Jerusalem Holds Marathon, Despite Terror Attack

It's another example of how Israelis refuse to let terrorism slow them down.

Int'l Red Cross Sheltering Hamas Terrorist Officials

For the past several months, three officials from the terror group have also set up shop at the International Red Cross office in East Jerusalem.

Terror Chiefs Take Cover after Israel Bus Attack

Senior Hamas and Islamic Jihad officials reportedly went underground after Wednesday's bus bombing in Jerusalem.

Deadly Bombing Rocks Jerusalem Bus Stop

Terror returned to the streets of Jerusalem for the first time in years on Wednesday when abomb exploded near a bus stop, killing one person and wounding dozens.

IDF Targets Terror Camp, Smuggling Tunnels

Israeli aircraft targeted the terror infrastructure in the Gaza Strip "in response to the barrage of mortar shells.

Israel Complains to U.N. Security Council

At the direction of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Israeli U.N. Ambassador Meron Reuben submitted the following complaint to the Security Council.

Palin Dines with Netanyahu During Israel Trip

Palin wrapped up her two-day visit to Israel with dinner at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem.

Hamas Rejects U.N. Holocaust Classes in Gaza

Hamas officials have rejected a plan by UNRWA to teach Arab children in the Gaza Strip about the Holocaust.

Christian Woman Joins Israel's Defense Force

A young, Christian woman voluntarily left her modeling career to enlist in the Israel Defense Force.

Palestinian Rocket Hits Ashkelon

Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired a Grad-type Katyusha rocket at the coastal city of Ashkelon on Sunday evening.

Sarah Palin, Husband in Israel for Two-Day Visit

Former Alaska Gov. and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her husband Todd arrived in Israel for a two-day visit to the Holy Land on Sunday.

Ahmadinejad Voted Best Haman 2011

Will the fate of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad be the same as Haman's, the Persian prime minister who plotted the Jews' destruction?

Israel Responds to Mortar Barrage in the South

Israel Defense Forces targeted the terror infrastructure in the Gaza Strip on Saturday after Palestinians fired more than 50 mortar shells on southern Israel.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Harass Israeli Believers

For the past seven years, the small Messianic Jewish community in Arad has been harassed and persecuted by ultra-Orthodox Jews.

Abbas Ready to Visit Gaza for 'Unity'

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says he's ready to "travel to Gaza tomorrow to end [the] rivalry" with Hamas.

Israel's Navy Captures Weapons Ship

Israeli Navy commandos seized a German freighter en route to the Egyptian port of el-Arish on Tuesday.

Turkey Denies Report on Iranian Plane

Turkey denied it forced an Iranian cargo plane en route to Syria to land for inspection.

Iran on Arms Shipment: 'Zionist Regime Lies'

Despite proof that the weaponry aboard the Victoria were meant to be smuggled into the Gaza Strip, Iran and Hamas denied any connection to the arms shipment.

Israelis Remember Captured IDF Soldier

Israelis nationwide stopped and stood on the street Tuesday morning in a five-minute solidarity demonstration for kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

Analysis: Why Jewish Building Infuriates the World

The Israeli response to Friday night's brutal terror attack is not revenge - it is to keep building the Jewish homeland.

Victims of Palestinian Terror Attack Laid to Rest

Twenty thousand mourners attended the funerals in Jerusalem on Sunday of five members of the Fogel family murdered by Palestinian terrorists Friday evening.

PM’s Appointment Riles the Left

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s appointed Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror as head of the National Security Council.

Hamas, the Islamic Resistance Movement

Unless Hamas changes its ideology, a Fatah-Hamas unity government would be unlikely to live in peaceful coexistence with the Jewish state.

Palestinian Gov't: Remove Hamas from Terror List

The Palestinian Authority wants the United States and European Union to remove Hamas from its list of terror organizations.

Hamas Chief: Unite in 'Jihad' against Israel

Exiled Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal said reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas must be based on jihad ("holy" war) against Israel.

Despite Turmoil, Christians, Jews 'Honor' Israel

While nations and boycott groups try to isolate the Jewish state, another type of gathering took place Sunday to honor Israel.

Egypt's New Foreign Minister No Friend of Israel

Newly appointed Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby has seldom expressed anything favorable toward Israel.

Chilean Miners, Families Baptized in Jordan River

Almost five months after their rescue from 2,000 feet underground, 24 Chilean miners were submerged again - this time in the Jordan River. 

Fatah Officials to Abbas: Fire Fayyad

Senior officials in the Palestinian Authority's Fatah faction called on P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas to fire Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.

Iran Mum on Opposition Leaders' Whereabouts

Iranian authorities have denied reports that senior opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi are being held in a prison in Tehran.

Netanyahu Weighs Interim Palestinian Peace Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu may offer the Palestinian Authority a new diplomatic initiative: an interim agreement to establish a Palestinian state.

Analysis: Iran's Growing Foothold in the Mideast

For Israel, surrounded and vastly outnumbered by less-than-friendly Arab countries, the first two months of the new year have been anything but dull.

Israeli FM: Ceding Golan not an Option

In a meeting Tuesday with three foreign diplomats, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said the Golan Heights will remain Israeli.

Yemen's Saleh: Israel, U.S. Responsible for Riots

Yemini President Ali Abdullah Saleh blamed Israel - and the U.S. - for the wave of uprisings taking place across the Middle East.