Archive: September 2008

Sep. 01

Georgia on His Mind

Javier Solana announces a European mission to Georgia to ensure that Russia sticks to its cease-fire agreement.

Sep. 01

Israeli-Syrian peace talks postponed

Sep. 01

Javier Solana’s remarks after meeting with Georgia’s PM

Sep. 01

Related: EU freezes partnership talks with Russia

Sep. 02

Evangelical scholars issue statement on Jewish evangelism

The World Evangelical Alliance issued the Berlin Declaration calling for a renewed commitment by European Christians to take the gospel to the Jewish people.

Sep. 02

Assad: Peace with Israel is possible

Sep. 02

Syria warns of ‘catastrophic’ effect of any Israeli strike on Iran

Sep. 02

Analysis: Can Europe stand firm against Russia?

Sep. 02

Russia rejects EU partnership talks threat

Sep. 02

Russia will complete Iran nuclear plant

Sep. 03

Wall dating to Second Temple unearthed

Sep. 03

Solana, Sarkozy and Barroso to visit Moscow Sept. 8

EU high representative Javier Solana, French president Nicolas Sarkozy and European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso will visit Moscow and Tbilisi next Monday to pressure Russia to uphold its ceasefire agreement with Georgia.

Sep. 03

Sarkozy reaches out to Syria on peace prospects

Sep. 03

Olmert to introduce Disengagement II at cabinet meeting Sunday

Sep. 03

‘Israel-Syria talks to focus on borders’

Sep. 04

Sarkozy warns Iran it risks ‘catastrophe’ of Israeli strike

Sep. 04

Israel-Syria peace talks to commence in two weeks

Sep. 05

Solana to reveal his updated European Security Strategy

At an EU foreign ministers meeting, Friday and Saturday, foreign affairs chief Javier Solana will present his plans for updating the security strategy he crafted for Europe in 2003.

Sep. 05

Do Americans really know who evangelicals are?

Sep. 05

Abbas wants new U.S. president to begin Mideast peace push immediately

Sep. 05

Related: EU ministers map out Georgia peace mission

Sep. 06

How the EU plans to regulate blogs

The European Parliament has drafted a plan to silence the EU’s critics.

Sep. 07

Knowledge Will Increase — What Holly Thinks

Air travel, the Internet, cures for diseases. Did the prophet Daniel predict technological breakthroughs and scientific discoveries in the last days – or something else?

Sep. 07

ADL blasts evangelical conversion drive

Sep. 07

Israel considers paying settlers to leave West Bank

Sep. 08

Sarkozy, Barroso, Solana to press Moscow on troop withdrawal

Sep. 08

Russia opposed to EU mission in Georgia

Sep. 09

CNN paints Christian end-time views as ‘fringe’

NewsBusters.org suggests that the mainstream media is willfully ignorant of Christian end-time beliefs.

Sep. 09

EU delegation (including Solana) secures deal on Russia withdrawal

Sep. 09

Ireland may consider EU defence opt-out to pass Lisbon Treaty

Sep. 10

Solana wants swift mobilisation of EU mission to Georgia

“EU’s foreign policy chief, Javier Solana, called on Wednesday for swift action from member states to get the EU mission in Georgia on the ground by 1 October.”

Sep. 11

The Shape of Things to Come

A new Statewatch analysis, titled “The Shape of Things to Come,” shows how the EU is “pursuing unfettered powers to access and gather masses of personal data on the everyday life of everyone.”

Sep. 11

Walles: Sides agree to negotiate Jerusalem

Sep. 11

Theologians seek to ‘reframe’ view of Israel-Palestinian conflict

Sep. 11

Solana hoping to push forward Middle East peace process

Sep. 11

Solana fills the breach

An article in the New York Times last month said Javier Solana is the only person who can lead the Middle East peace process until the new U.S. administration gets its footing. It appears that Solana is eager to take on this role. As head off to the Middle East and then New York for a series of meetings on Middle East peace, he said “It is important to try and ensure that what has been achieved in the way of negotiations up until then is not lost and that we can continue to move on from the beginning of 2009. It will be an important responsibility for us to keep up the momentum.

Sep. 12

Man in the Gap — What Holly Thinks

Javier Solana has taken center stage in the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Sep. 12

Solana: EU willing to work with Syria if Damascus changes policy

Sep. 12

Solana: Israel-PA talks were not carried out with enough urgency

Sep. 12

Solana meets Abbas in Ramallah

Sep. 13

In Over Your Head — Adam’s Angle

Has God called you to a place where you’re in over your head? If so, you’re not alone! You’ve got a friend in Joshua.

Sep. 14

King Abdullah: EU has pivotol role in Mideast peace process

EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Sunday, who said the European Union must play a key role in the establishment of peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.

Sep. 14

Olmert reportedly offers 98.1% of West Bank to Palestinians

Sep. 14

Solana says EU will pressure Israelis, Syrians to make peace

Sep. 15

Olmert: We can’t miss this chance for peace

Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert urged Israeli leaders to make peace with the Palestinians or pay a heavy price, during his last briefing of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee before he resigns.

Sep. 15

Peres to replace Olmert at UN General Assembly

Sep. 15

Olmert: Notion of Greater Israel no longer exists

Sep. 16

Remarks by Solana at a joint press briefing with Amr MOUSSA, Secretary-General of the Arab League

Sep. 16

Remarks by Solana during his trip to Amman, Jordan

Sep. 16

The woman who may lead Israel

Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni has a 20 percent lead in the Kadima party election to be held on Wednesday. The winner may become Israel’s next prime minister and, thus, will take over the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks from the current prime minister, Ehud Olmert.

Sep. 16

Youth summit considers the role of faith in the world

Sep. 17

Kadima exit polls show Livni beating Mofaz by 10-12%

Sep. 17

Vote count finds Livni winning primary by very slight margin

Sep. 17

Olmert to Abbas: Annapolis door ‘not closed’

Sep. 17

Mofaz: Livni won by only 431 votes, we will appeal

Shaul Mofaz said he plans to appeal Tzipi Livni’s victory in the Kadima primaries. But Palestinian Authority leaders said they’re pleased with Livni’s win because she’s likely to make quick concessions to reach a peace agreement.

Sep. 18

Juncker rules out Lisbon treaty before 2010

Sep. 18

Solana: IAEA’s Iran report worries Russia, China

Sep. 18

Russia ratchets up U.S. tensions with arms sales to Iran and Venezuela

Sep. 18

After Kadima loss Mofaz announces political ‘time out’

Sep. 18

General Assembly chief: UN must adopt 1947 resolution on partition of Palestine

Sep. 18

Israel: Tzipi Livni prepares to take over as prime minister

‘The election of Miss Livni is a boost for the current Israeli-Palestinian peace process as she is one of Israel’s strongest supporters of attempts to reach a negotiated agreement with moderate Palestinians.’

Sep. 19

Abbas welcomes Livni’s Kadima victory

Sep. 19

Sa’ar: Livni wants ‘leftist’ government

Sep. 19

A Tale of Two Apostles — What Holly Thinks

A long time ago, in a Roman land far away, there was an apostle named Paul from the city of Tarsus.

Sep. 19

Nato plan for rapid-reaction force to counter Russian aggression

Sep. 20

Abbas: Time running out for two-states

Sep. 21

Israel’s Olmert hands in formal resignation

Israel’s prime minister Ehud Olmert officially resigned Sunday, leaving the Israeli/Palestinian negotiations in the hands of his successor.

Sep. 22

Germany and UK want global financial regulator

Sep. 22

Peres entrusts Kadima leader Livni with forming coalition

Sep. 22

UN General Assembly: AHLC calls for boosting the Palestinian economy

Sep. 22

UN General Assembly Update: OIC head calls for a resolution against insulting Islam

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the secretary-general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), called on UN nations to make a resolution outlawing the publication of “blasphemous caricatures” of Islam.

Sep. 23

UN General Assembly: Summary of Solana’s remarks at the AHLC meeting

Sep. 23

Peace talks to go on as new Israeli government is built

Sep. 23

UN chief calls for ‘global leadership’

Sep. 23

The UN and Bible Prophecy — What Holly Thinks

World leaders are gathered at United Nations headquarters in New York, this week, for the annual General Assembly. What does the UN have to do with Bible prophecy?

Sep. 24

Middle East peace talks could be completed within a year, Israel tells UN debate

“The current track of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations can still be completed within the next year, leading to two States living side by side in peace, security and mutual respect, Israeli President Shimon Peres told world leaders gathered at the General Assembly today.”

Sep. 24

UN General Asssembly: Alliance of Civilizations meets

Sep. 24

Hamas leader’s son: Group’s atrocities led me to Christianity

Sep. 25

When atheists attack

Sep. 25

AoC and Nike team up for ‘Human Race’

Sep. 25

Abbas, Bush stress need for peace push

Sep. 25

UN schedules last-minute session on Israeli settlements

The United Nations Security Council decided to schedule a formal session on Israeli settlements Friday, after receiving a request from Saudi Arabia on behalf of the Arab League.

Sep. 26

Israel asked U.S. for green light to bomb nuclear sites in Iran

Sep. 26

EU MEPs to ask U.S. Congress about funding for Irish No vote

Sep. 26

UN General Assembly: Secretary-General’s remarks to seminar on UN-EU cooperation

Sep. 26

UN General Assembly: Abbas voices hope that Arab-led initiative will bring peace

Sep. 26

Update: UN Security Council meeting on Israeli settlements

Sep. 26

Did U.S. government fund Irish No vote?

“The European Parliament’s delegation to the US will on its next trans-Atlantic visit ask Congress about allegations that the Irish anti-Lisbon Treaty campaign was funded out of America.”

Sep. 26

UN General Assembly: Middle East Quartet statement

Sep. 27

Daddy’s Duty — Adam’s Angle

Death. It’s ugly, scary and heartbreaking. How can we find any peace when we’re staring it in the face?

Sep. 28

Why the Rapture Won’t Happen This Week — What Holly Thinks

There’s been a lot of buzz that this is the week of the rapture. I don’t think so, and here’s my reason why.

Sep. 29

German foreign minister: U.S. will lose status as the superpower of the world financial system

Sep. 29

East Europeans on track for U.S. visa-free regime

Sep. 29

Olmert: We must leave most of West Bank

Outgoing Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert said Israel will have to give up most of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Sep. 29

Tony Blair Faith Foundation launches search for 30 young ambassadors

Sep. 29

Sarkozy calls for ‘new international financial system’

Sep. 30

Solana’s address at the EU Monitoring Mission Headquarters in Georgia

Sep. 30

U.S. must take responsibility for global financial crisis, Brussels says

Sep. 30

Solana appoints new EU counter-terrorism coordinator

Sep. 30

Ministers ask EU to guarantee access to space

Sep. 30

Canada and Kuwait join Alliance of Civilizations

Canada and Kuwait have recently joined the growing list of countries and international organizations in the Alliance of Civilizations’ Group of Friends.

Sep. 30

‘Rice satisfied by Syria-Israel talks’

Sep. 30

Europe-wide ID cards scheme in the spotlight