· April, 2008

Stories Israel from April, 2008

Iran: Clinton's threat and a controversial photo

Hillary Clinton's threats to obliterate Iran should it attack Israel did not go well with Iranian bloggers. Hamid Tehrani reviews the Iranian blogosphere for reactions in Farsi and English.

U.S. Papal Visit: The World Reacts

As Pope Benedict XVI makes his first papal visit to the United States this week, the media and blogosphere are in a frenzy - primarily due to the sexual abuse scandal that shook the foundation of the American Catholic church six years ago. The Pope addressed the issue in Washington D.C. on Thursday, speaking with victims of sexual abuses, which pleased some bloggers but for others was too little too late.

What's Carter Doing in the Middle East?

Former US President Jimmy Carter just concluded talks with Palestinian Hamas leaders in Cairo, Egypt. First, it was the turn of the US Presidential elects to snub the visit. Now, bloggers from the region join them to rebuff it.

McCain's Fact-Finding Mission to Israel

During his recent visit to the Middle East, Senator John McCain grabbed the headlines of Israeli blogs, with some bloggers hailing his visit and others questioning its motives.