Mofaz: Hamas won upper hand, truce a mistake

Right wing politicians in Israel slam truce, Left commends PM. Politicians to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s Right and Left spoke out against Wednesday night’s cease-fire, with only Labor, Meretz and others on the Left supporting it. “The goals of his operation were not reached, and the next round is only a matter of time,” Kadima… Read More Mofaz: Hamas won upper hand, truce a mistake

Egypt Islamist vows global caliphate in Jerusalem

“The capital of the caliphate – the capital of the United States of the Arabs – will be Jerusalem, God willing,” cleric says. Egypt’s Islamists aim to install a global Islamic caliphate with its capital in Jerusalem, a radical Muslim preacher told thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters in a clip released Monday. “We can see… Read More Egypt Islamist vows global caliphate in Jerusalem

Friedman: Mursi can bring “real” Israel-Egypt peace

‘NY Times’ columnist says Islamist president gives opportunity to make peace with 80m. Egyptians rather than with single dictator. The election of Islamist Mohamed Mursi as president of Egypt could be the beginning of “a real peace” between the Israeli and Egyptian people as opposed to the “cold, formal peace,” that has existed until now,… Read More Friedman: Mursi can bring “real” Israel-Egypt peace