Daily Archives: November 20, 2008

US Reports Hezbollah Training Forces In Iraq

The Middle East Newsline confirms that Hezbollah has become a major trainer of Iranian-sponsored Shiite militias in Iraq. ¨ Iran has sponsored the so-called Hezbollah Brigades, or Katai'b Hezbollah, in Iraq to attack U.S. and...

Hamas Prepared To End Cease-Fire

Hamas has issued a statement that it was "prepared for a confrontation with Israel" and for the end of the cease-fire with Israel. Hamas' Iz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades threatened to "turn the cease-fire tables...

PLO Promotes League Of Arab Nations Initiative To Israeli Public

On Thursday, the PLO Negotiation Department took the unusual move of sponsoring an advertisement from the League of Arab Nations in the major Israeli media. The ad proclaimed that "57 Arab and Islamic states will...

King Of Jordan Pleads With Israeli Leaders Not To Attack Gaza

With increasing demands by Israeli government cabinet ministers to launch a large-scale operation in Gaza in order to put a stop to the Gaza bombardment on Sderot and Ashkelon, a senior Israel political source...

Obama Distances Himself From Malley

The Obama transition team is working to distance itself from a controversial negotiator who has been negotiating with Israel's enemies. Robert Malley, Middle East director of the International Crisis Group, a think tank that has...