Archive: August 2010

Aug. 01

Peres, Mubarak agree window of opportunity for peace agreement is open

Aug. 01

Netanyahu: ‘Reasonable chance’ of talks this month

Aug. 01

Erekat to Haaretz: New proposal more generous than deal we offered Olmert

Aug. 01

Abbas wants a trilateral meeting between aides before direct talks

“The Obama administration is attempting to win Israel’s agreement to a Palestinian effort to hold a trilateral meeting next week to set the terms of reference, agenda and timetable for direct negotiations with the Palestinians.”

Aug. 03

Federal judge to rule on whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry

Aug. 04

Is Bibi becoming a dove?

“Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has done what Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu could never do for himself – transform the Israeli leader’s image from hawk to dove. And he had help from American, European and even Arab leaders who are urging Abbas to quit dawdling and meet the Israeli prime minister at the peace table.”

Aug. 04

Ruling against Prop. 8 could lead to federal precedent on gay marriage

Aug. 05

Saudis coaxing PA to enter direct talks

“Saudi Arabia is urging Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to enter direct talks with Israel, and can ‘sweeten a deal’ by offering financial assistance for agreeing to negotiations, a top Israeli diplomatic official said on Thursday.”

Aug. 05

Poll: 85% of Arab world agree to two-state solution

Aug. 08

Global gathering of Christian leaders to adopt statement on nature, call of the church

Christian leaders from around the world will gather in Cape Town, South Africa, in October to define the message of the gospel.

Aug. 10

Abbas: International pressure becoming unbearable

Aug. 10

Spanish government to fund freeze continuation campaign

“During a meeting which took place about ten days ago between left oriented organizations and representatives of the Spanish government, it was decided that a campaign funded by the Spanish government will begin in the coming days to promote the continuation of the construction freeze in Judea and Samaria.”

Aug. 10

Brussels feels time is right to suggest EU tax

Aug. 10

Israel-Palestinian direct talks may restart: Abbas

“Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday he might end an impasse in peace talks with Israel and resume direct talks with the Jewish State for the first time in almost two years.”

Aug. 14

Palestinian Authority ready for peace talks, Ashton says

Aug. 15

Direct Mideast talks set to resume

“U.S. officials are said to have persuaded Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to return to the negotiating table with Israel, possibly within days.”

Aug. 16

Israeli PM: Direct talks coming soon

Aug. 17

Israel has ’8 days’ to hit Iran nuclear site: Bolton

Aug. 17

Bolton issues correction, says Israel has only 3 days to strike Iran nuclear site

Aug. 17

UN official: Israel should extend freeze

Aug. 17

EU and US to hold summit in Lisbon

Aug. 18

The Inerrancy of Scripture: The Fifty Years’ War … and Counting

Aug. 19

U.S.: Israel, Palestinians ‘very close’ to direct Mideast peace talks

Aug. 19

North Korea executes 3 house church leaders

Aug. 20

U.S.: Direct peace talks to begin on September 2 in Washington

“Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have been invited to Washington to begin direct peace talks on Sept. 2, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during a press conference on Friday.”

Aug. 21

EU foreign policy chief misses UN meeting over speaking rights

Aug. 22

Conservative Lutherans to form new church body in North America

Aug. 29

Israel to blame if talks fail over settlements issue: Abbas

Aug. 29

‘Operation Javier Solana’: Spanish article suggests that Solana should replace Zapatero as prime minister of Spain in 2012

Aug. 29

Apostasy: Evangelical megachurch pastor defends support for Mormon Glenn Beck

Evangelical leaders, like megachurch pastor Jim Garlow, have defended their support for Glenn Beck — despite Beck’s profession of the Mormon faith, which denies many essential beliefs of Christianity.

Aug. 29

Barack Obama ‘to visit Jerusalem and Ramallah to press for peace’

Aug. 30

EU’s Ashton to skip restarted Mideast peace talks

Aug. 30

Ashton hits back at Kouchner over Middle East talks

Aug. 30

Israel PM Netanyahu leaves for peace talks

“Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leaves for Washington, D.C., on Tuesday with the goal to ‘seriously and responsibly’ advance a peace agreement with the Palestinians.”

Aug. 31

Palestinian kills 4 Israelis on eve of peace talks

Aug. 31

Historic absence of housing starts in Judea and Samaria

Aug. 31

PM’s on talks: All issues should be discussed together

Aug. 31

Irreconcilable differences?

“As direct negotiations are set to launch, a look at where the Israelis and Palestinians stand on core issues.”