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Address by PM Netanyahu to the European Friends of Israel Conference

  The Jewish people have some connection to this land, but we recognize that others live in it too. Part of the campaign against Israel is the attempt to distort not only modern history, but also ancient history It's very good to see all of you, to welcome you in Jerusalem. It is a great city that has great significance for each of your countries and for Europe. I was recently in Athens and my friend George Papandreou took me to a nightly visit to the Acropolis. It was very moving, very moving. I learned that 2500 years ago the…
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President Peres launches initiative to integrate Israeli Arabs into hi-tech workforce

  President Peres launches initiative to integrate Israeli Arabs into hi-tech workforce President Shimon Peres and 20 CEOs of leading hi-tech companies in Israel have launched a project to recruit and integrate Israeli Arabs into the hi-tech industry. The CEOs, who recognized the importance of integrating and promoting Israeli Arabs into this sector and joined the President's initiative represent companies including: Intel, SanDisk, Cisco, Microsoft, TowerJazz, HP, SAP, IBM, Live Person, TaKaDu, NICE, CA, ECI and RSA.    A thorough study indicated that very few Israeli Arabs have successfully integrated into the Israeli hi-tech industry, even though many are academically…
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The Minister of Defense to Appoint Maj. Gen. Gantz as IDF Chief of Staff

  Minister of Defense, Ehud Barak, and Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu , will pass along their recommendation for the appointment of Maj. Gen. Gantz as the next IDF Chief of Staff The Minister of Defense, Ehud Barak, and the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, will pass along their recommendation to appoint Maj. Gen. Benjamin “Benny” Gantz to the position of the IDF’s 20th Chief of Staff. The recommendation will be passed along to the Turkel Committee for approval after which it will be sent to the government for final approval. The Prime Minister and Minister of Defense stated that they, “see…
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Israel Concerned Egypt Upheaval Could Radicalize Arab Neighbors

  Jordan’s King Abdullah has fired his Cabinet, bowing to public pressure for reform after demonstrations inspired by those in Egypt Meredith Buel, Jerusalem VOA News The Israeli government is watching the violent unrest in Egypt - and protests in other Arab countries - with the primary concern that a radically aggressive Islamist regime could take over in Cairo and the political upheaval could spread.The protests and street clashes in Cairo are redrawing the strategic and political landscape in the Middle East, and Israel is finding itself surrounded by Arab countries and governments facing an uncertain future. Egyptian President Hosni…
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"Hezbollah took root in Gaza"

  The Nesher battalion of the Gaza Division recently held its first evening in which past and present soldiers shared the challenges of serving along the Gaza Strip Florit Shoihet The Nesher battalion(a Field Intelligence Corps battalion designated to the Gaza Strip) held its first evening at the Urim base (in the Gaza Division), past and present soldiers both participating. The company's activities since its establishment in 2003 were reviewed throughout the evening.Commander of the Nesher battalion, Lt. Col. Gabay, revealed a sequence of some of the successful operations carried out by the company in the Gaza Strip in recent…
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Gunfire Erupts in Central Cairo

  Pro- and anti-government protesters continue to defy a government curfew in the Egyptian capital VOA News Bursts of gunfire erupted early Thursday in the area around Cairo's Tahrir Square as pro- and anti-government protesters continued to defy an Egyptian government curfew. News reports cited witnesses saying at least three people have been killed in the latest violence. Sporadic clashes remained as daylight broke Thursday, with small numbers of protesters throwing rocks in the Square. On Wednesday, supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak charged into the square on horseback and camels while others rained firebombs from rooftops in what appeared…
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Mubarak Pledges Not to Seek Reelection

  Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who has ruled Egypt for nearly three decades, says he will not run for reelection in September Luis Ramirez , Cairo VOA NewsEgyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who has ruled Egypt for nearly three decades, says he will not run for reelection in September. The announcement late Tuesday drew mixed reactions from demonstrators who mounted an unprecedented uprising that started a week ago.The announcement by President Hosni Mubarak followed a week of protests that culminated in a massive rally on Tuesday that drew hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators to Cairo's Tahrir's Square. Mr. Mubarak appeared…
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PM Netanyahu on the situation in Egypt

  "Peace between Israel and Egypt has endured for over three decades and our goal is to ensure that these relations continue" At the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting (Sunday, 30 January 2011) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said: "We are anxiously monitoring what is happening in Egypt and [elsewhere] in our region. Last night, I spoke with US President Barack Obama and US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. I also held consultations with Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman and with Israeli intelligence officials. Our efforts are designed to continue and maintain stability and security in our…
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Israel Fears Unrest in Egypt Could Jeopardize Peace Treaty

  "It might be a hostile regime to Israel that will not respect the peace treaty with Israel and will cancel it, abolish this agreement, and we will go back to a situation of hostility between Israel and Egypt" Robert Berger , Jerusalem VOA News The unrest in Egypt is sending shock waves throughout the Middle East, including in neighboring Israel.Israel is extremely concerned about the situation in Egypt because President Hosni Mubarak has preserved the peace treaty between the two countries for 30 years. Israel considers the treaty a strategic asset, and it fears that a regime change in…
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