ISRAEL: The pope's gifts, taking stock
Los Angeles Times, CA
Nano-Bible: the whole Bible --all 1.2 million letters and 300000 words-- engraved on a silicon chip the size of a grain of sand by researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Painting: "Camp Synagogue," by Felix Nussbaum, ...
Video: Pope Makes Pilgrimage to Nazareth
The Pope's Israel Trip Was a Success
Pope ends Holy Land pilgrimage with call for peace
Jordan king touts "57-state solution" with Israel
SWEIMEH, Jordan, May 15 (Reuters) - Jordan's King Abdullah used a speech at an economic forum on Friday to push the idea of expanding an Arab initiative for peace with Israel to include the entire Muslim world. The US-allied king told the Times of ...
Video: Nakba remembered amid Gaza suffering - 15 May 09
US tough on Israel, light on Palestinians
JOEL MOWBRAY: Don't Let Anyone Tell You a Tall Tale — Americans ...
New York Times Blogs
NYC Democrat: Rep. Israel's withdrawal 'unfortunate'
Another possible US Senate primary candidate, Democrat Jon Tasini, who challenged Hillary Clinton in 2006, calls it "unfortunate" that Steve Israel has decided to forgo a challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Hit the 'continued' bar for his statement. ...
LI Congressman Won't Take on Gillibrand
Israel opts not to run against Sen. Gillibrand
Israel won't challenge Gillibrand for Senate seat
Daily Star - Lebanon
Syria: Israeli government not a good peace partner
The Associated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's president said Friday that his country is interested in resuming indirect peace talks with Israel but does not believe the new Israeli government makes a good negotiating partner. Syria has said it is willing to resume ...
Syria says Israel not ready for peace talks
Turkish President Calls on Israel to Resume Peace Talks with Syria
Syria-Israel peace talks unlikely to resume
New York Times
Taking the Kids In Israel, History With a Whiff of Adventure
New York Times, United States
Our goal was to learn as much as possible about Israel's history in 10 days without spending too many precious vacation hours inside museums, temples or churches. We wanted our children's holiday to have a whiff of adventure. ...
Egypt police kill African migrant at Israel border
RAFAH, Egypt (AFP) — Egyptian border police shot dead an African migrant early on Friday as he tried to enter Israel illegally, a security official told AFP. The unidentified man, trying to reach Israel from the Sinai peninsula, had failed to heed ...
Egypt finds Sinai weapons cache
Egyptians find arms cache on border
Report: Weapons cache bound for Gaza found in Egypt
Israel's Secret War With Iran
Wall Street Journal
Moreover, he built up ties with espionage services in Europe and the Middle East on top of Israel's long-standing relationship with the CIA. In tandem with Gen. Dagan's Mossad revolution, other Israeli military intelligence has also made outstanding ...
"Hamas is the foreign-policy wing of Iran"
Lebanon Palestinians mark 'catastrophe' of Israel
KFAR KILA, Lebanon (AFP) — Almost 500 Palestinians in south Lebanon on Friday marked the 61st anniversary of the Naqba, the "catastrophe" that sparked an exodus of hundreds of thousands of refugees after Israel was created in 1948. ...
Nasrallah: Don't sell Lebanon to Israel again
Hezbollah affirms opposition will win upcoming Lebanese elections
Sayyed Nasrallah: "We Don't Want You to Forget May 7"
Viral Infection Might Trigger High Blood Pressure
Atlanta Journal Constitution, USA
Mice infected with cytomegalovirus (CMV) were more likely to develop not only high blood pressure but also the hardening of the arteries called atherosclerosis, according to a report in the May 15 issue of PLoS Pathogens by researchers at Beth Israel ...
Common virus may cause high blood pressure: study
Virus spurred high blood pressure _ in mice
Virus Linked to High Blood Pressure
New York Times
ISRAEL: Atittudes toward Christians
Los Angeles Times, CA
But diversity discourse in Israel differs considerably when it comes to interaction with non-Jewish groups. Rival historic, religious and national narratives make real diversity a tough principle to practice. Most Christians in Israel are Arabs, ...
Forum: Recognize Israel's right to exist
Harassment, Islamic Radicalism Drive Flight of Palestinian Christians
Where are the Faithful Healers?