"Surprisingly, to this day not a single person was found to blame for establishing the illegal outposts. Until the people involved are held personally responsible, public officials and workers will continue to cooperate [with these illegal doings]."—Peace Now commenting to Haaretz on its scoop that the case against the government man behind funding Migron illegal outpost has been dropped.
- PLO mission in U.S. honors veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas (Haaretz)
- Iran: Nuclear talks should take place in "Iran-friendly" state - Islamic Republic official Mohsen Rezaee calls to hold nuclear negotiations with Western powers not in Turkey but in "friendlier" Arab country. (Ynet)"Syria vows to withdraw all military troops from towns by April 10" -
- International envoy Kofi Annan says Damascus agrees to deadline when UN-backed peace plan will begin. (Agencies, Haaretz)
- Exodus of Israel from the embassy in Egypt - Following takeover of embassy in Cairo, diplomatic staff will not hold Passover seder in house of ambassador this year, but in Israel. (Yedioth, p. 24)
- Uranium for the Masses - Ministry of Energy decided to allow all suitable people to look for the expensive metal in the Judean desert. A company headed by former Mossad Chief Meir Dagan has already asked for permission. (Yedioth, p. 26)
Here is the full News from Israel.