Archive: February 2009
“The Archbishop of Canterbury, the head of the Muslim Charities Foundation and the head of the Movement for Reform Judaism have launched a joint appeal for funds towards humanitarian work in Gaza.”
“Likud leader Binyamin Netanyahu toured the Mount of Olives and the City of David on Monday afternoon, and promised to keep Jerusalem united, should he win next Tuesday’s election.”
“This election is about the peace. It’s about will there be a government here that says yes to peace or a government that says no to peace,” said Kadima leader Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, who is running for prime minister of Israel.
“With an upgrade to its mobile maps, Google Inc. hopes to prove it can track people on the go as effectively as it searches for information on the Internet.”
“Addressing the National Prayer Breakfast, Obama spoke of how faith has often been a divisive tool, responsible for war and prejudice. But, he said, ‘there is no religion whose central tenet is hate’ and all religions teach people to love and care for one another. That is the common ground underlying his faith-based office, he said.”
“This year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will focus on the return of Jesus Christ and help prepare believers for life in the last days, according to a recent announcement.”
“Holding a press conference on the Turkish delegation’s talks in USA, Cuneyt Yuksel, member of the Turkish-U.S. Inter-parliamentary Friendship Group, said that the delegation invited Obama to the ‘Alliance of Civilizations’ meeting to be held in Turkey on April 6-7.”
“The two front-runners in the race to rule Israel made last-minute appeals to voters as polls opened Tuesday in a close general election whose outcome could determine the course of Mideast peace negotiations.”
“Whoever comes out on top, the political wrangling was likely to drag on for weeks, and with it the fate of international Mideast peace efforts.”
“European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana said on Wednesday the next Israeli government must restart serious peace negotiations with the Palestinians.”
“The European Union’s foreign policy chief said Friday that a national unity coalition government in Israel of the moderate Kadima and more bellicose Likud political parties would benefit talks seeking an overall Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.”
“Schmitt contends that scientists ‘are being intimidated’ if they disagree with the idea that burning fossil fuels has increased carbon dioxide levels, temperatures and sea levels.”
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Javier Solana and the Western European Union’s takeover of the EU military. Other analysts are finally catching up to what Herb documented back in 2003 in his book Recommendation 666.
“After eight years of the closest possible relations, the United States and Israel may be headed for a period of increased strain, particularly as it appears likely that whatever Israeli government emerges from last week’s election will be more hawkish than its predecessor.”
The EU’s foreign policy chief, Javier Solana, goes to the Mideast on Tuesday as Europeans fear Israel’s new government would drop ‘two-state solution.’
“Washington’s special envoy to the Mideast, tasked with jump-starting flagging peace talks, will huddle Thursday with Binyamin Netanyahu, a vocal opponent of the negotiations, for the first time since he was designated to lead Israel’s next government.”
“EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana was touring the war-shattered Gaza Strip on Friday, his first such trip since the Islamist Hamas seized power in the Palestinian territory in June 2007.”