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  • Israel?s President Urged to Step Aside Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 29 2:18 PM
    Israel?s attorney general said today that President Moshe Katsav should temporarily step aside while prosecutors decide whether to charge him with sex crimes.

  • Livni shuns Qatar conference, but Israel is there Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 1:59 PM
    Mired in Middle East politics, an international conference on democracy opened in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar, boycotted by Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni but with Israel still attending.

  • Israel's Labor to vote on hardliner in government Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 8:40 AM
    Israel's bitterly divided Labor Party, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's main coalition partner has begun a raucous meeting to decide whether to agree to include ultra-nationalists in the government.

  • Livni shuns Qatar conference, but Israel will be there Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 7:10 AM
    Mired in Middle East politics, an international conference on democracy was to open in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar has been boycotted by Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni but with Israel still attending.

  • Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 2:08 AM
    Three rockets have been fired by militants in the Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel causing damage to property, military sources said.

  • Israel prosecutor to say president should resign over rape charges Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 1:45 AM
    Israel's attorney general is due to submit a non-binding brief to the high court, in which he is expected to say that President Moshe Katsav should suspend himself from his duties as he faces a possible rape indictment, officials and media said.

  • On Israels Lebanon border, a surprising optimism Open this result in new window
    The State - 29 minutes ago
    METULLA, Israel For years, whenever Asher Greenberg left his home in this frontier town to work in the orchards along the Lebanon border, he took his M-16 rifle in case Hezbollah guerrillas attacked. Since Israels war with Hezbollah ended in August, Greenbergs rifle hasnt left his closet once.

  • Israel's Labor Party votes to stay in government despite addition of hawkish faction Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Oct 29 2:11 PM
    JERUSALEM, 1:33 p.m. Oct. 29 (AP): Israel's dovish Labor Party bent its ideology Sunday and voted to stay in Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's government, despite his intention to add an ultra-hawkish party to his ruling coalition.

  • Stung by Republican ads on Israel, Democrats defend part in online chat Open this result in new window
    JTA - Oct 29 1:42 PM
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (JTA) An online Israel chat hosted by top Democrats in the U.S. Congress outlined sharp differences with the Bush administration and suggested that an aggressive GOP campaign portraying Democrats as cool on the Jewish state has made inroads.

  • Israel's Labour retains its majority Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Oct 29 1:11 PM
    Israel's centre-left Labour party has voted to remain in Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's government, ensuring he retains a parliamentary majority.

  • On Israel's Lebanon border, a surprising optimism Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Oct 29 12:58 PM
    METULLA, Israel - For years, whenever Asher Greenberg left his home in this frontier town to work in the orchards along the Lebanon border, he took his M-16 rifle in case Hezbollah guerrillas attacked....

  • Israel's AG urges president to step aside Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Oct 29 2:27 AM
    Israels attorney general said Sunday that President Moshe Katsav was obligated to step aside pending the resolution of rape and other criminal allegations against him.

  • Israel's Labour to stay in government Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Oct 29 1:18 PM
    Israel's Labour party has voted to stay in the government headed by Ehud Olmert, after the Israeli prime minister forged a deal to include an ultranationalist faction to ensure a parliamentary majority.

  • Egypt Moves 5,000 Police to Gaza Border as Israel Protests Arms Smuggling Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Oct 29 8:01 AM
    Egypt has deployed thousands of police on the volatile border with the Palestinian-ruled Gaza Strip. As Robert Berger reports for VOA from Jerusalem, reports say Israel is considering military action to halt weapons-smuggling from Egypt to militant groups in Gaza.

  • In politics and culture, Israel needs friends, too Open this result in new window
    The Yale Herald - Oct 29 11:18 AM
    s Israel and Hezbollah traded barrages of missiles over the summer, the student group Yale Friends of Israel (YFI) bought an advertisement using the then-brand new Facebook.com flyer feature.

  • Israel's Labour votes to stay in Olmert's govt Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 29 10:33 AM
    Source: Reuters (Adds details) TEL AVIV, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Israel's centre-left Labour party voted on Sunday to remain in Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's government despite his deal to include a far right-wing ...

  • Israel's Labour votes to stay in Olmert's govt Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 29 10:03 AM
    Source: Reuters TEL AVIV, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Israel's Labour Party voted on Sunday to stay in Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's government after he forged a deal to include an ultranationalist faction, ensuring he ...

  • UN vows answers on whether Israel used uranium munitions during summer war Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Oct 29 12:16 PM
    The United Nations, which has been studying ecological damage in Lebanon caused by Israel's summer offensive, said Saturday that it would soon be able to say whether uranium-based munitions were used, as reported by a British newspaper. The Independent newspaper said scientists studying samples of soil after Israeli bombing in Lebanon.

  • Israel's attorney general says president should step aside pending outcome of rape investigation Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - Oct 29 2:18 PM
    JERUSALEM Israel's attorney general says that President Moshe Katsav is obligated to step aside pending the resolution of rape and other criminal allegations against him.

  • Israel sorry for 'misunderstandings' in shooting incident Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 3:51 PM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert apologized for "misunderstandings" following a pair of shooting incidents with German forces backing up a UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon.

  • Israel's Labor to vote on hardliner in government Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Oct 29 3:07 AM
    Israel's Labor, the main coalition partner of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, is due to decide whether to agree to include ultra-nationalists in the government, with the issue threatening to tear apart the nation's top liberal party.

  • Israel President Told To Step Down Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Oct 29 2:33 AM
    Israel's president has been told to step down while rape allegations against him are investigated. Attorney-general Menachem Mazuz has issued an "advisory" to President Moshe Katsav to hand over control while police look into the claims.

  • New CNI Poll Shows Americans Wary of Israel Lobby Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Oct 29 10:24 AM
    A new poll commissioned by the Council for the National Interest Foundation shows that a significant number of Americans are wary of the power of the Israel lobby, and believe it is behind the invasion of Iraq and the current belligerent tone of the White House and Congress toward Iran.

  • Hamas and Israel held secret meet in London: TV Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 1:55 PM
    A group of Israeli negotiators met secretly with representatives of the governing Palestinian Hamas movement in London earlier this month, Israeli public television reported.

  • Israel high court looks into Lebanon probe Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 29 6:01 AM
    JERUSALEM - Israels supreme court began deliberating on Sunday whether to order a state commission, the nations highest board of inquiry, to look into conduct of this summers Lebanon war.

  • McDonalds Israel to post NIS 17m profit in 2006 Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Oct 29 11:12 AM
    McDonalds Israel franchisee Omri Padan: We lost sales in the north for an entire month.

  • Abbas Asks Israel to Allow Jordan-based PLO Fighters into Gaza Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Oct 29 1:01 AM
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has asked Israel to allow a brigade of Palestinian troops to enter Gaza from Jordan. Palestinian officials say Mr. Abbas wants to use the troops to strengthen his position in a power struggle with the ruling Hamas militant group.

  • Israel indicts woman in wartime conspiracy Open this result in new window
    UPI - Oct 29 4:52 AM
    TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- An Arab-Israeli woman was indicted Sunday on charges of conspiracy to aid the enemy in time of war for allegedly planning to bomb an Israeli restaurant.

  • Israel's Nathan Shaked Captures Title of The International Mr. Gay Competition 2007 Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 1:09 PM
    For second year in a row the desert community of Palm Springs hosted the International Mr. Gay Competition, selecting Israel's Nathan Shaked to assume the title of the Mr. Gay Competition 2007 from last year's winner Jesse Bashem of the U.S.A.

  • Israel Plays Down Report of 'Smart Bombs' In Gaza Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Oct 29 10:15 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) The IDF has assured Egypt that it will not use "smart bombs" to destroy underground smuggling tunnels in the Gaza region without coordinating first with Egypt, according to The Associated Press . "The Egyptians will be notified ahead of time about everything that will happen on Philadelphi," the official said, referring to the smuggling route along the border with Israel.

  • Israel's attorney general says president should step aside pending outcome of rape investigation Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Oct 29 3:43 AM
    JERUSALEM Israel's attorney general says that President Moshe Katsav is obligated to step aside pending the resolution of rape and other criminal allegations against...

  • Israel Used Uranium in Lebanon War Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Oct 29 5:38 AM
    CAIRO Israel has pounded Lebanon with uranium-based weapons during its 34-day assault on the tiny Arab country, prominent British columnist Robert Fisk charged on Saturday, October 28.

  • Prisoner swop in Israel's hands, says Hamas Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Oct 29 6:06 AM
    Palestinian officials say a prisoner exchange agreement between Israel and Palestinian militants could soon be sealed.

  • Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 29 3:02 AM
    JERUSALEM - Three rockets fired by militants in the Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel on Sunday causing damage to property, military sources said. Two of the rockets landed in fields outside the southern town of Sderot, while a third hit an agricultural business.

  • UN urges Solana to pressure Israel on Lebanon overflights Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 28 2:47 AM
    UNIFIL commander General Alain Pellegrini has urged EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana to pressure Israel to end its controversial overflights of Lebanon.

  • Deep Throat: New Voices From Israel Open this result in new window
    All About Jazz - Oct 28 11:17 PM
    Israel's small jazz and improvised music community includes a high proportion of scholars from the country's music academies.

  • Israel prosecutor to say president should resign over rape charges Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Oct 29 1:59 AM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav attends an official ceremony at his Jerusalem residence on October 17. Israel's attorney general is due to submit a non-binding brief to the high court, in which he is expected to say that Katsav should suspend himself from his duties as he faces a possible rape indictment.

  • Kazakhstan oil fund to invest millions in Israel Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Oct 29 7:11 AM
    The principle investment will be in the Peace Valley project shared by Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians.

  • Israel and Palestine Explored in an Unlikely Friendship Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 27 10:16 PM
    For Israel and Palestine, the two-state solution now looks remote, and Jeffrey Goldberg?s new novel provides a useful primer on why things seem so pessimistic.

  • Serving up a daily diet of news for Bible-believing Israel-lovers hungry for Israel-related news from an Israel-savvy  Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Oct 29 1:47 AM
    Israeli Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres lost it Saturday with visiting European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana, when the latter repeated his criticism of Israel for keeping the crossings into Gaza closed.

  • Serving up a daily diet of news for Bible-believing Israel-lovers hungry for Israel-related news from an Israel-savvy  Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Oct 29 2:02 AM
    The dyed-in-the-wool anti-Israel British newspaper The Independent ran a report at the weekend charging the IDF with using uranium-based warheads during Israel's war against Lebanon's Hizb'allah last July.

  • Israel taking advantage of his chances Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Oct 28 9:35 PM
    HOUSTON -- He hasn't been officially chosen the starting quarterback, but after two straight weeks of playing the majority of the snaps, junior Kyle Israel is starting to look more and more like UCF Coach George O'Leary's choice.

  • EU tells Israel to stop its jets flying over Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Oct 29 12:58 AM
    BEIRUT: The European Unions foreign policy chief said yesterday he had told Israel to stop its jets flying over Lebanon, echoing an earlier call by France.

  • Serving up a daily diet of news for Bible-believing Israel-lovers hungry for Israel-related news from an Israel-savvy  Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Oct 29 1:02 AM
    Gaza-based "Palestinian" terrorists fire five rockets at towns in southern Israel Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

  • Israel may bomb along border with Egypt Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Oct 28 11:53 PM
    Israel may soon use "smart" bombs on the narrow border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip to destroy tunnels used to smuggle weapons into the Palestinian territory, an Israeli newspaper reported on Friday.

  • Suez crisis: Israels forgotten war Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 28 8:31 PM
    JERUSALEM - For Israel the disastrous invasion of Egypt alongside Britain and France, known as the Suez crisis, is the forgotten war that strengthened resolve to build up its armed forces and triggered improved ties with main ally, the United States.

  • Israel backs down on visas for Palestinians from US Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Oct 28 4:20 PM
    Israel may be forced to reverse a controversial policy of expelling Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza after a vigorous protest from America.

  • Israel's Katsav says he is innocent of allegations Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 10:34 AM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav said on Sunday he was innocent after the attorney-general recommended he stand down until an investigation into rape allegations against him runs its course, Katsav's office said.

  • Israel Concerned About Reported Expansion of Iranian Uranium Enrichment Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Oct 28 11:31 AM
    Israel is concerned about reports that Iran is expanding its uranium enrichment program. Iran's student news agency, ISNA, reported Friday that the nation has successfully started enriching uranium in a second network of centrifuges.

  • A Jewish senator, another Jewish senator - Haaretz - Israel News Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Oct 28 6:49 PM
    Benjamin Cardin's campaign started at Rockville's Bnai Israel synagogue, not far from home. Cardin, known as Ben, arrived there about a week ago to seek the votes he would have received anyway.

  • Hamas: Israel agrees on number of prisoners to exchange for Shalit Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Oct 28 3:30 PM
    Osama al-Muzaini, a political leader of the governing Hamas Islamist group and mediator between the Egyptians and the kidnappers of Israel Defense Forces Corporal Gilad Shalit said on Saturday that Israel has agreed on the number of the Palestinian prisoners it is willing to release in exchange for the captured soldier, but has not yet agreed on their identities.

  • Katsav urged to step aside during Israeli rape inquiry Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 29 1:48 PM
    Israel's attorney general said Sunday that President Moshe Katsav should temporarily suspend himself while prosecutors decide whether to charge Katsav with sex crimes.

  • Zorlu Energy to Build Power Plant in Israel Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Oct 28 6:19 PM
    Turkeys Zorlu Energy has signed a contract with Israels Dorad Energy, becoming a 25 percent shareholder of an 800-megawatt combined cycle power plant project.

  • Labor accepts inclusion of ultra-nationalist in Israeli government Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 10:48 AM
    Israel's bitterly divided Labor Party, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's main coalition partner, agreed to the inclusion of ultra-nationalists in the government after a raucous three hour meeting.

  • On Israeli border, a surprising optimism Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 12:26 PM
    For years, whenever Asher Greenberg left his home in this frontier town to work in the orchards along the Lebanon border, he took his M-16 rifle in case Hezbollah guerrillas attacked. Since Israel's war with Hezbollah ended in August, Greenberg's rifle hasn't left his closet once.

  • Israel sorry for shooting incidents Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Oct 29 4:20 PM
    ISRAELI Prime Minister Ehud Olmert today apologised for "misunderstandings" following a pair of shooting incidents with German forces backing up a UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon.

  • Israeli AG says Katsav should step aside Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 11:19 AM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav faced the strongest pressure yet to step down on Sunday, when Israel's attorney general urged him to take leave while an indictment on rape and other serious charges is taking shape.

  • Hamas says members going to Cairo for prisoners talks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 10:47 AM
    Senior Hamas members, excluding the movement's leader Khaled Meshaal, will visit Cairo in the next few days to discuss a prisoner exchange deal with Israel brokered by Egypt, a Hamas official said on Sunday.

  • Israel Admits Phosphorous Bombs Used in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Oct 29 4:52 PM
    The Israeli government has admitted for the first time that it used controversial phosphorous bombs during its 34-day war campaign in Lebanon.

  • Israeli AG Says Katsav Should Step Aside Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Oct 29 8:44 AM
    JERUSALEM, Oct. 29--Israel's attorney general recommended Sunday that President Moshe Katsav recuse himself from official duties pending a decision on whether he will be indicted on charges of rape and sexual assault.

  • EUs Solana tells Israel stop flights over Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 28 9:16 AM
    BEIRUT - The European Unions foreign policy chief said on Saturday he had told Israel to stop its jets flying over Lebanon, echoing an earlier call by France.

  • Gaza militants resume launch of rockets at Israel Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 29 4:47 PM
    Palestinian militants in Gaza Strip on Sunday fired two homemade rockets at southern Israeli town of Sderout, causing no casualties, Israeli police said.

  • Germany confirms new Lebanon incident with Israel Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Oct 29 3:57 PM
    BERLIN: Germany said on Sunday its navy, which is patrolling the Lebanese coast as part of an international peacekeeping force, had been involved in a second incident involving Israeli fighter planes.

  • Israel Apologizes To Germany Over Shooting Incident In Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    (RTTNews) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Sunday unconditionally apologized for "misunderstandings" over the shooting incidents with German UNIFIL forces in Lebanon.

  • Mystery Of Israel's Secret Uranium Bomb Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Oct 29 3:16 PM
    Stateside With Rosalea: Arrogance And Stupidity - Stay after school, Mr Fernandez, and write 500 times: "I must not say 'there has been arrogance and stupidity' by the US in Iraq." Bad diplomat! Climb back into your Green Zone bubble and hush your mouth! See...

  • Will Bangladesh replace Israel as a Light Unto the Nations? Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Oct 28 11:20 AM
    Will Bangladesh replace Israel as a Light Unto the Nations?

  • EU's Solana says Egypt doing 'commendable' job on Gaza border Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 6:47 AM
    EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana has welcomed Egypt's decision to tighten security on the Gaza Strip border, with Israel considering sending troops back into the troubled Palestinian territory.

  • Israeli president accused of rape urged to step down Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Oct 29 6:13 AM
    Israel's attorney general said Sunday that President Moshe Katsav should temporarily step aside pending the resolution of a series of criminal investigations including allegations of rape against him.

  • Hope grows of Mideast prisoner swap deal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 5:27 AM
    Palestinian officials have voiced hope that a prisoner exchange agreement between Israel and Palestinian militants could be sealed soon amid a flurry of high-level contacts in Cairo.

  • Palestinians and Israel see prisoner-swap draw closer Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 27 5:02 AM
    Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniya and Israel have said they saw progress towards a prisoner swap that would free an Israeli soldier captured four months ago and Palestinian detainees held in the Jewish state's jails.

  • Report: Israel used uranium-enriched bombs Open this result in new window
    UPI - Oct 28 5:07 AM
    KHIAM, Lebanon, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Israel has reportedly confirmed dropping uranium-enriched phosphorous bombs on Lebanon during its war with Hezbollah, the Independent reported Saturday.

  • Israeli official says president should step down Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 29 3:49 AM
    Israel's attorney general said Sunday that President Moshe Katsav was obligated to suspend himself from office pending the resolution of a series of criminal investigations - including allegations of rape - against him.

  • Israeli official to take part in Qatar conference Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 2:50 AM
    Israel will attend a democracy conference opening in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar despite the fact that Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni canceled her participation, an Israeli official said.

  • Defenders of Suez mark 50th anniversary of assault by Israel, France, UK Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Oct 29 12:14 PM
    At Port Said's nautical club, overlooking the mouth of the Suez Canal, Sami Khodeir relives the landing of the paratroopers from the triple alliance that attacked Egypt 50 years ago. "We weren't expecting them and they weren't expecting our level of resistance," says this former governor of Port Said.

  • Israel probes claims of uranium-based munitions in Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Oct 28 9:55 AM
    Jerusalem, Oct 28: Israel is investigating claims in a media report that it had used uranium-based munitions, including bunker-buster bombs during the recent war in southern Lebanon.

  • Egyptian police reportedly deployed near Egypt-Gaza border Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 29 2:48 AM
    About 5,000 Egyptian state security police fanned out near the Egypt-Gaza border to protect Egyptians living in the area after reports that Israel might drop "smart bombs" on suspected smuggling tunnels, officials said Sunday.

  • Israeli jurist urges president to stand down Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 2:22 AM
    Israel's attorney-general recommended on Sunday that President Moshe Katsav stand down until an investigation of rape allegations against him runs its course, the Justice Ministry said.

  • Report: Israel Uses Uranium-Based Warheads in Lebanon War Open this result in new window
    Palestine News Agency - Oct 28 6:04 AM
    LONDON, October 28, 2006 (WAFA) - Studies carried out by a European Union-affiliated organization suggest the Israel Air Force used experimental missiles employing uranium against Hezbollah targets in Lebanon, the British newspaper The Independent reported on Saturday.

  • AG: Israeli president must step aside Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 1:55 AM
    Israel's attorney general said Sunday that President Moshe Katsav must step aside pending the resolution of rape allegations against him.

  • Israeli president faces suspension call: reports Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 1:26 AM
    Israel's attorney-general Menachem Mazuz is expected to recommend President Moshe Katsav suspend himself from duties after police said they had evidence he committed rape, Israeli media reported on Sunday.

  • Billion dollar energy deal in Israel Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Oct 28 6:04 AM
    Zorlu Energy has signed shares agreements with three separate firms for natural gas stations of an 800 megawatt capacity in Israel. President of the Board of Directors of Zorlu Holding, Ahmet Nazif Zorlu stated, "We have taken on an energy investment deal of close to 1 billion US dollars.

  • In heavily Jewish Florida district, perception of Israel support is key Open this result in new window
    JTA - Oct 29 3:12 PM
    BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 29 (JTA) A recent candidates forum in the heart of Floridas heavily Jewish 22nd Congressional District was supposed to pit longtime U.S. Rep. E. Clay Shaw Jr., a Republican, against Florida Sen. Ron Klein, a 49-year-old Democrat who wants Shaws job badly.

  • Israeli president is urged to step aside during probe Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 29 5:48 AM
    The attorney general of Israel said Sunday that President Moshe Katsav was obligated to suspend himself from office pending the resolution of a series of criminal investigations against him - including allegations of rape.

  • Israel 'will use smart bombs' on Gaza Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Oct 28 4:00 AM
    Occupied Jerusalem: Israel may soon use "smart" bombs on the narrow border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip to destroy tunnels used to smuggle weapons into the Palestinian territory, an Israeli newspaper reported on Friday.

  • Israeli minister cancels trip to Qatar Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 28 11:49 PM
    Israel's foreign minister canceled a trip to Qatar for a U.N. conference because the Palestinian Authority is sending a delegation of Hamas lawmakers as its representatives, a ministry official said Sunday.

  • Survey finds many Jews skeptical about peace Open this result in new window
    Boca Raton News - 30 minutes ago
    The war between Israel and Hezbollah this past summer has left many American Jews skeptical about the chances for achieving overall peace in the Middle East, according to a new survey conducted by the American Jewish Committee (AJC).

  • Israeli president told: step down Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 29 5:51 PM
    Israel's attorney general tells supreme court that President Moshe Katsav should step down amid criminal investigation.

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  • Israel denies German ship clash Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 27 5:45 AM
    Israel denies reports that its jets fired shots near a German naval ship contributing to the Lebanon peace force.

  • Israeli Labor Party Agrees to Stay in Coalition with Ultra-Nationalist Party Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Oct 29 4:16 PM
    Israel's left-center Labor party has agreed to stay in Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's ruling coalition government despite Mr. Olmert's decision to include a far-right party.

  • Top Israeli minister cancels Qatar trip: report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 28 10:29 PM
    Israeli Foreign Minister Tsipi Livni has canceled plans to attend a U.N. meeting in Qatar because of the expected presence of legislators from the Islamist militant group Hamas, Israel Radio reported on Sunday.

  • U.S. Jews back Israel's strike against Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Lexington Herald-Leader - Oct 28 12:14 AM
    More than half of American Jews think Israel properly handled its military strike on Hezbollah, but nearly the same percentage think that neither side emerged as a winner, according to a new survey.

  • EU chief ask Israel to reopen border Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 6:22 PM
    EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana said Thursday he hoped a crucial crossing between Gaza and the outside world, which has been closed by Israel for most of the past four months, would be reopened on a regular basis soon.

  • Israeli army, parks authority butt heads over grazing animals Open this result in new window
    JTA - Oct 29 3:27 PM
    TEL AVIV, Oct. 29 (JTA) On several army bases in Israel, a touch of the wild can be found. Not far from young conscripts marching in dusty uniforms, kudu, eland antelopes, red deer, wild sheep and oryx graze in open areas.

  • Israel's Katsav says he is innocent of allegations Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 29 10:33 AM
    Source: Reuters JERUSALEM, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Israeli President Moshe Katsav said on Sunday he was innocent after the attorney-general recommended he stand down until an investigation into rape allegations against ...

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  • Palestinian official says prisoners' swap with Israel "very soon" Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 27 7:48 PM
    Mohamed al-Madhoun, Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haneya's chief of staff revealed on Friday that a Palestinian prisoners' swap would be reached with Israel very soon.

  • Katsav rejects suspension calls Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 29 2:41 AM
    Israel's President Katsav rejects suspension calls, saying he is innocent of all charges against him.

  • Bank of Israel: Economic activity up slightly in third quarter Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Oct 29 7:12 AM
    The leading index of the business sector indicates a further rise in activity in the fourth quarter of 2006.

  • Robert Fisk: Mystery of Israel's secret uranium bomb Open this result in new window
    Independent - Oct 27 4:11 PM
    Did Israel use a secret new uranium-based weapon in southern Lebanon this summer in the 34-day assault that cost more than 1,300 Lebanese lives, most of them civilians?