"Showdown" is splashed in large red letters across the April cover of the conservative monthly Newsmax. Followed, in smaller letters, by "Iran's Plan for a Second Holocaust Must Be Stopped." And, in parentheses, in still smaller type, between the twin grim-looks of Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, the cover story brackets the author "[by John Bolton]."
Palestinian prisoners released in a swap for an Israeli soldier in October are racing to make up for lost time: Many of the 477 former inmates already are getting married, building homes or enrolling in college, even as Israel keeps a close eye on them in fear they could return to violence.
Many of Israel's official websites have gone down in what the government says is a broad technical malfunction.
Israel's prime minister, who has long had rocky relations with the news media, took his message straight to the public Wednesday on YouTube, fielding questions in a live interview from users in 90 countries, including Arab nations that have no relations with the Jewish state.
When Israeli Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom left his post as foreign minister in 2006, his staff checked to see which country's counterpart he had met with most often. The answer, as it turned out, was not the United States, or a European Union state, and not one of Israel's Arab neighbors.
On June 30 of this year, Mosab Hassan Yousef was granted asylum here in the United States. This decision had hung in the balance for the past three years during which time he had applied for and been denied political asylum. After all, Mosab is a son of Sheik Hassan Yousef, one of seven founders and a leader of Hamas.
An immigration judge tentatively granted asylum Wednesday to the son of a Hamas founder who turned his back on his father's terrorist group and became a spy for Israel.
The man who turned on his father, a founder of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas, and then spied against the organization for Israel won an immigration case Wednesday that will allow him to avoid deportation and stay in the United States.
The son of the founder of Hamas has not only turned on the organization but on the faith of Islam.