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  • Palestinians and Israel Say They Are Open to Truce Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    Israel and the Palestinians moved gingerly on Friday toward reinstating an often-broken cease-fire.
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  • Ziggy the cat's 17-day journey from Israel to UK Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 6:28 PM
    Ziggy the cat used up at least one of his nine lives after surviving for 17 days without food on a 2,300 mile voyage that took him from northern Israel to England.
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  • Israel rejects Palestinian peace offer Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 4:09 PM
    The Palestinian prime minister said Friday that militants were prepared to stop firing rockets at Israel if it would halt all military action in Palestinian territories. Israel rejected the offer, saying it would respond positively only to a total truce.
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  • Israel rejects Palestinian offer to halt rocket fire Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 1:48 PM
    A proposal by Palestinian factions to stop rocket attacks in exchange for an end to Israeli offensives in Gaza and the West Bank was rejected as inadequate by Israel.
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  • Haniyeh: Rocket fire to stop if Israel halts attacks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 12:19 PM
    Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said on Friday most Palestinian militant groups would halt their rocket fire against Israel if the Jewish state stopped its attacks against the Palestinians.
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  • Israel kills 2 Palestinians in Gaza: medics Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 5:35 AM
    Israeli forces shot dead a 10-year-old Palestinian boy and a militant in Gaza on Friday, hospital officials said as the government vowed it would only end its assault when militants stopped attacking Israel.
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  • Israel steps up calls for defence minister to resign Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 4:23 AM
    Calls have mounted across Israel for the resignation of Defence Minister Amir Peretz, locked in rows with the prime minister, cold-shouldered by his allies and his popularity in free fall.
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  • Israel dismisses militants' offer on 'partial ceasefire' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 1:38 AM
    Israel has dismissed an offer from Palestinian armed groups to stop rocket attacks in exchange for a halt to Israeli military operations in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.
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  • Israel Rejects Palestinian Peace Offer Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 24 12:01 PM
    Israel Rejects Palestinian Offer of End to Rocket Attacks
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  • Israel rejects ceasefire proposal Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 24 4:10 AM
    Israel dismisses an offer by Palestinian militant groups to stop firing rockets into Israel, if Israel end on Palestinians.
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  • Arbour criticizes Israel for civilian deaths Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 24 2:21 PM
    Israel is no less culpable than Hezbollah when it comes to the deaths of civilians, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour said, adding it makes little difference whether the killing was intentional.
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  • Ziggy the stowaway cat found after 17-day sea voyage from Israel to England Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 24 2:33 PM
    LONDON (AP) - Emerging with a shock of white fur, a cat stunned cargo workers in England as it jumped out of a goods container after a 17-day sea voyage from Israel to Britain, a journey of more than 3,200 kilometres, an animal charity said Friday.
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  • Haniyeh says rocket fire will stop when Israel halts attacks Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Nov 24 5:42 PM
    GAZA: Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said today most Palestinian militant groups would halt their rocket fire against Israel if the Jewish state stopped its attacks against the Palestinians.
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  • Israel Rejects Palestinian Peace Offer Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Nov 24 11:48 AM
    JEBALIYA, Gaza Strip - The Palestinian prime minister said Friday that militants were prepared to stop firing rockets at Israel it would halt all military action in Palestinian territories. Israel rejected the offer as lopsided, and said it would respond positively only to a total truce.
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  • Hosts tackle Israel in opening match Open this result in new window
    UEFA News - Nov 24 12:32 PM
    The Netherlands will get the UEFA European Under-21 Championship under way on Sunday 10 June with a Group A match against Israel.
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  • Dutch face Israel in European U-21 Championship Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 24 11:30 AM
    ARNHEM, Netherlands (Reuters) - Hosts and holders the Netherlands will kick off the 2007 European under-21 Championship finals against debutantes Israel on June 10 in Heerenveen.
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  • Rockets will stop if Israel does: Hamas Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Nov 24 12:21 PM
    PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said overnight most Palestinian militant groups would halt their rocket fire against Israel if the Jewish state stopped its attacks against the Palestinians.
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  • Israel rejects Palestinian offer to halt rocket fire Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Nov 24 2:26 PM
    GAZA CITY A proposal by Palestinian factions to stop rocket attacks in exchange for an end to Israeli offensives in Gaza and the West Bank was rejected Friday as inadequate by Israel.
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  • Israel Rejects Palestinian Truce Offer Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 24 9:31 AM
    Palestinian factions have proposed a truce with Israel aimed at ending months of fighting in the Gaza Strip. But Israel has rejected the offer, as we hear from Robert Berger at the VOA bureau in Jerusalem.
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  • Palestinians offer Israel limited truce Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 23 1:50 PM
    Palestinian militant groups offered to stop firing rockets into Israel in exchange for a cessation of all attacks on the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank, an official said on Thursday.
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  • Another Lost Tribe Exodus to Israel from India Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Nov 24 2:11 PM
    An Indian group of 50 people, who Israel claimed were the members of a lost tribe, were brought to Israel this week for permanent settlement. Landing at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv in tears, the group was sent to adaptation camps in Nazareth, in the northern party of the country.
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  • Analysis: Gaza fighting hunts Israel Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 24 12:37 PM
    JERUSALEM, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- A Palestinian grandmother joined the ranks of suicide bombers as fighting in and around the Gaza Strip continued and Israel threatened to escalate its strikes.
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  • Israel rejects Palestinian offer to halt rocket fire Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
    GAZA CITY, Nov 24: A proposal by Palestinian factions to stop rocket attacks in exchange for an end to Israeli offensives in Gaza and the West Bank was rejected as inadequate by Israel on Friday.
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  • Israel rejects Palestinian truce proposal Open this result in new window
    KXLY-TV Spokane - Nov 24 1:04 PM
    GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP -- A Palestinian leader says "the ball now is in the Israeli court" when it comes to stopping violence between Israel and Palestinians.
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  • Israel to continue action in Gaza: Minister Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Nov 24 9:48 AM
    Israeli Defence Minister Amir Peretz said on Friday that Israel would continue its military action in Gaza to halt "terrorist attacks" against the state and the people of Israel.
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  • Dutch face debutants Israel in European U-21 Championship Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Nov 24 11:07 AM
    ARNHEM, Netherlands, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Hosts and holders the Netherlands will kick off the 2007 European under-21 Championship finals against debutants Israel on June 10 in Heerenveen.
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  • Palestinians propose truce, Israel rejects it Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Nov 24 4:26 PM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip A Palestinian leader says "the ball now is in the Israeli court" when it comes to stopping violence between Israel and Palestinians.
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  • Hamas PM Haniyeh offers truce if Israel agrees to reciprocate Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 24 7:02 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas said Friday that Palestinian military factions had agreed to halt rocket fire if Israel reciprocates by stopping its military offensives in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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  • Rising chorus in Israel calls for Peretz to step down Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Nov 24 12:03 PM
    Calls mounted across Israel on Friday for the resignation of the increasingly unpopular defense minister, Amir Peretz, who has been locked in rows with the prime minister and cold-shouldered by his allies. "Needed: A Defense Minister" headlined an editorial in the liberal daily Haaretz, calling for the resignation of the Moroccan-born trade unionist.
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  • Israel treats Hezbollah's use of Russian weapons settled problem -diplomat Open this result in new window
    Interfax - Nov 24 9:00 AM
    MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - Israel is satisfied with the "serious and positive" response from the Russian authorities to reports of Hezbollah's use of Russian-made weapons against Israel, new Israeli Ambassador to Russian Anna Azari said.
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  • Israel rejects Palestinian offer to halt rocket fire Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 24 5:17 AM
    REJECTED: Palestinian PM Ismail Haniya speaks after Friday prayers at the Marg Al Zohor mosque in Gaza November 24. (REUTERS) GAZA CITY, Gaza -- A proposal from Palestinian factions to stop rocket attacks in exchange for an end to Israeli offensives in Gaza and the West Bank was rejected as inadequate by Israel Friday.
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  • Analysis: Israel ponders Gaza escalation Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 24 6:07 AM
    JERUSALEM, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Israel's Political-Security Cabinet instructed the military to present plans for, "a more extensive operation" in the Gaza Strip to stop rocket attacks and arms smuggling.
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  • Two Palestinians killed in Gaza as more rockets hit Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 23 6:27 AM
    Two Palestinians have been killed in the Gaza Strip as Israel pressed on with an offensive there aimed at curbing near-daily rocket fire into the Jewish state.
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  • Palestinians propose truce, Israel rejects it Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Nov 24 6:53 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip A Palestinian leader says "the ball now is in the Israeli court" when it comes to stopping violence between Israel and Palestinians. Hamas Prime...
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  • Focus: Israel and the Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Nov 24 5:03 AM
    The lives of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are dominated by Israeli military action. Gaza's two access points are controlled by Israel, which regularly closes them for days on end.
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  • Palestinian killed in Gaza as more rockets hit Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 23 4:32 AM
    A Palestinian has been killed in Gaza as Israel pressed on with an offensive against militants who fire rockets into the Jewish state after ministers authorised more operations against Hamas.
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  • Israel seeks new technology to shoot down rockets from Gaza Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 23 4:51 AM
    Israel is seeking new ways to intercept Palestinian rockets fired from the Gaza Strip in mid-flight as its military proves unable to stop daily rocket fire from the territory, a senior official has told AFP.
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  • Ziggy the cat's 17-day journey from Israel to UK Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Nov 24 4:00 AM
    LONDON (Reuters) - Ziggy the cat used up at least one of his nine lives after surviving for 17 days without food on a 3,700 km voyage from Israel to England.
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  • Israel rejects Palestinian offer to halt rocket fire Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Nov 24 4:32 AM
    GAZA CITY - A proposal from Palestinian factions to stop rocket attacks in exchange for an end to Israeli offensives in Gaza and the West Bank was rejected as inadequate by Israel on Friday.
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  • Israel seeks new tech to shoot down Gaza rockets Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 24 1:47 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel is seeking new ways to intercept Palestinian rockets fired from the Gaza Strip in mid-flight as its military proves unable to stop daily rocket fire from the territory, a senior official said Thursday.
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  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-11-24 14:20 GMT: Israel rejects Palestinian offer for truce Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Nov 24 6:44 AM
    GAZA CITY (AFX) - A proposal from Palestinian factions to stop rocket attacks in exchange for an end to Israeli offensives in Gaza and the West Bank was rejected as inadequate by Israel today.
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  • Following US, Israel means worshipping idols: Cleric Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Nov 24 4:48 AM
    Iran - US - Israel Iran's Supreme Leader's envoy in Hajj and head of Iranian pilgrims to the house of God Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammadi Reyshahri here on Friday said that following the US and Zionist regime is an idol-worshipping practice.
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  • Briefly: Rockets fired into Israel after strikes by army Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 23 7:49 AM
    Israel went after Palestinian militants in northern Gaza on Thursday with airstrikes, tanks and infantry, killing one gunman, Palestinian security officials said, but despite the strikes, rockets were fired into southern Israel.
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  • Israel dismisses militants' offer on partial ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Nov 24 12:53 AM
    Palestinian armed groups offer Israel halt to rocket attacks in exchange for halt to military operations in territories.
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  • Israel adds to forces in Gaza Strip Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 23 3:47 AM
    Israel on Wednesday sent additional tanks and troops into the northern Gaza Strip to battle Palestinian militants, though Israel's government appeared to rule out a major military escalation at least for now.
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  • Palestinians will stop rockets if Israel halts ops: Jihad Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Nov 24 1:31 AM
    GAZA CITY - Palestinian factions have said they are ready to stop firing rockets into Israel if the Jewish state ends its operations in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, a spokesman for Islamic Jihad said.
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  • Abbas condemns rocket fire, Israel to continue offensive Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Nov 24 3:02 AM
    Jerusalem, Nov 24: Condemning the devastating rocket attacks by certain Palestinian militant factions on Israel, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has said the 'Qassam' missile strikes could be counter- productive to Palestine's interests.
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  • Israel Attacks Gaza After Ministers Clear Operations (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 23 10:02 AM
    Nov. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Israel attacked the Gaza Strip, killing four Palestinians, after a government decision to intensify its campaign against rockets launched into Israeli territory. A female suicide bomber injured three soldiers.
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  • Israel kills 2 Palestinians in Gaza clashes Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 4:30 AM
    Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians including a boy in clashes in Gaza on Friday and the government said its assault would end only if gunmen stopped attacking the Jewish state from the strip.
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  • The Market for Oils & Fats in Israel Increased between 2000-2005, Growing at an Average Annual Rate of 6.1% Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Nov 24 7:20 AM
    DUBLIN, Ireland----Research and Markets has announced the addition of "Oils & Fats in Israel to 2010" to their offering.
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  • Air strikes up to Israel - Jihad Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 24 1:13 AM
    The Islamic Jihad says Palestinian groups are ready to stop the rocket fire if Israel agrees to stop all forms of aggression.
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  • Israel kills Palestinian militant in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 2:47 AM
    Israeli forces backed by tanks shot dead a Palestinian militant in clashes in Gaza on Friday and the government said its assaults would end only if gunmen stopped attacking the Jewish state from the strip.
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  • Israel Adds Gaza Force but Forgoes Big Escalation Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 22 8:06 PM
    Israel sent additional tanks and troops into the northern Gaza Strip but ruled out a major military escalation for now.
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  • Israel moves ahead on rocket shield plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 7:46 PM
    Israel is moving ahead with plans for a high-tech shield to protect its civilians from rockets, army officers and Defense Ministry officials said Wednesday.
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  • UNHCR: Israel's recklessness' worse than Hizb'allah's murderous intent Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Nov 24 12:32 AM
    Israel's accidental killing of Arab civilians when acting in self-defense is more heinous than the deliberate and purposeful Arab efforts to mass murder Jewish civilians with indiscriminate rocket fire.
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  • Israel rejects landmark truce offer Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 23 11:41 PM
    Palestinian militants have offered to stop firing rockets into Israel in exchange for a cessation of all attacks on the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank, but the Israeli government is not interested.
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  • Israel's worst serial rapist escapes Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 3:34 AM
    Israeli police have launched a vast manhunt for the country's worst ever convicted serial rapist who managed to escape custody during a trip to court in the commercial capital Tel Aviv.
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  • 'Palestinians' offer Israel half a truce Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Nov 23 10:47 PM
    "Palestinian" terror groups, including the leading Hamas and Fatah factions, offered on Thursday to halt missile fire on southern Israel in return for the IDF pulling out of northern Gaza and calling off plans to liquidate terrorist leaders.
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  • Harry Reids Ties To Israel  Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Jewish Times - Nov 23 10:06 PM
    As a young lawyer struggling to make a living in Las Vegas, Harry Reid never failed to buy Israel bonds to benefit the United Jewish Appeal. "I'd say, 'Harry, you can't afford to give that much,' " close friend Neil Galatz recalls. "He'd say, 'I can't afford not to.'"
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  • Palestinian militants offer Israel limited truce Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Nov 23 2:10 PM
    GAZA: Palestinian militant groups offered to stop firing rockets into Israel in exchange for a cessation of all attacks on the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank, an official said.
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  • Palestinian militants offer Israel limited truce Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 23 12:24 PM
    Palestinian militant groups offered Israel to stop firing rockets into the Jewish state in exchange for a cessation of all attacks on the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank, an official said on Thursday.
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  • Israel steps up its offensive in Gaza Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 2:03 PM
    Israel stepped up its offensive against Palestinian rocket squads on Wednesday, sending troops and tanks into two Gaza towns in a sign that intensified diplomatic efforts are facing tough obstacles.
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  • Israel approves more Gaza operations Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 1:49 PM
    Israel's security cabinet on Wednesday decided to press on with military raids and "targeted killings" in the Gaza Strip but had not ordered a large-scale assault in response to a wave of Palestinian rocket attacks.
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  • Palestinian factions agree on limited ceasefire with Israel Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 23 4:14 PM
    A senior Palestinian official affirmed on Thursday that the armed Palestinian factions have agreed on a limited ceasefire with Israel.
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  • Palestinian militants offer Israel limited truce Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 23 1:07 PM
    Source: Reuters (Adds Israeli reaction) By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Palestinian militant groups offered to stop firing rockets into Israel in exchange for a cessation of all attacks on the Gaza ...
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  • Palestinian militants offer Israel limited truce Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 23 12:37 PM
    Source: Reuters GAZA, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Palestinian militant groups offered Israel to stop firing rockets into the Jewish state in exchange for a cessation of all attacks on the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank ...
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  • Israel Sends More Tanks and Troops to Gaza Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 22 12:51 PM
    The Israeli military battled Palestinian militants, although Israel?s government appeared to rule out a major military escalation at least for now.
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  • Israeli troops clash with militants in Gaza; boy, militant killed Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 24 11:40 AM
    The Palestinian prime minister said Friday that militants were prepared to stop barraging Israel with rockets if Israel would halt all military action in Palestinian territories. Israel rejected the offer as lopsided, and said it would respond positively only to a total truce.
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  • Israel to continue military action in Gaza Strip Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 23 4:06 AM
    Israeli officials said Wednesday that they would continue military actions intended to stop Palestinian rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, as troops battled militants there during the latest raid. Israel's security Cabinet directed the military to draw...
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  • Soccer / Four-goal Shenar sees perfect Israel through to Euro 2009 qualifying rounds Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Nov 23 4:47 PM
    Israel's national women's soccer team advanced yesterday to the qualifying round of the 2009 Women's European Championships with a convincing 5-2 victory over Bosnia Herzegovina in the final game of the preliminary tournament in Slovenia.
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  • Iraq war was good for Israel: Olmert Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 12:16 PM
    The Iraq war was a boon for Israel's security, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Wednesday, voicing fresh endorsement for a Bush administration sapped by the unpopularity at home of its Middle East policies.
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  • Israel moves against Hamas as Gaza violence persists Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 11:18 AM
    Israel authorized military operations against Hamas institutions and targeted killings against anyone behind "terrorist attacks" in a bid to counter Palestinian rocket fire.
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  • Israel army trains U.N. in bomb disposal for Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 11:24 AM
    The Israeli army said on Wednesday it is helping to train U.N. peacekeepers how to safely clear cluster bombs and mines left behind from Israel's war with Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas this summer.
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  • Israel approves more Gaza operations, 4 killed Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 11:20 AM
    Israel's security cabinet on Wednesday agreed to press on with military raids and "targeted killings" in the Gaza Strip but had not ordered a large-scale assault in response to a wave of Palestinian rocket attacks.
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  • Hamas confirms Palestinian offer of cease-fire Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 24 1:49 PM
    Israel called the offer by Palestinian factions to halt their rocket fire into Israel a media presentation, but said the government was open to a more serious, formal proposal.
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  • Hamas supremo in Egypt talks on prisoner swap Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 11:46 AM
    Exiled Hamas supremo Khaled Meshaal reportedly held talks with Egyptian officials on the problems facing the formation of a Palestinian national unity government and securing a prisoner swap deal with Israel.
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  • Palestinians Make Offer to Renew Cease-fire Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 24 9:33 AM
    After another surge of violence in and around the Gaza Strip over the last month, Israel and the Palestinians moved gingerly today toward reinstituting an often-broken cease-fire.
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  • Israel eyes trade deals from China visit Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 9:50 AM
    The largest Chinese delegation yet to visit Israel met Israeli leaders with the Jewish state eyeing the Asian giant as a key trading partner ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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  • CA To Purchase Bomb Dogs From Israel Open this result in new window
    KGO-TV Bay Area - Nov 24 5:31 PM
    Dogs have long long been used to sniff out what humans can't. Now an Israeli nonprofit group believes it has perfected the art of training dogs to detect explosives.
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  • 2 Palestinians killed in Gaza, Israel hit by rockets Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 23 7:47 AM
    ISLAMIC JIHAD: A Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant holds a homemade rocket after a news conference in Gaza November 23. (REUTERS) GAZA CITY, Gaza -- Two Palestinians were killed in the Gaza Strip Thursday as Israel pressed on with an offensive there aimed at curbing near-daily rocket fire into the Jewish state.
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  • Palestinian group may consider "calm" with Israel Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Nov 23 12:39 PM
    GAZA (Reuters) - A Palestinian militant group may consider ceasing attacks against the Jewish state if Israel first halts its strikes in the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank, an official said on Friday.
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  • Migrants face modern day slavery in Israel Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Nov 23 9:07 AM
    Migrant workers in Israel face shocking working conditions, denied rights, blackmail, fraud before deportation.
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  • Israel will spend $250 million to double tourism Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 23 6:22 AM
    Source: Reuters JERUSALEM, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Israel aims to double the number of foreign tourists to 4 million over the next five years by spending $250 million on marketing, the Ministry of Tourism said on Thursday ...
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  • Israel deploys added forces in its Gaza Strip offensive Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Nov 22 11:32 PM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel sent additional tanks and troops into the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday to battle Palestinian militants, though Israel's government appeared to rule out a major military escalation at least for now.
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  • Stowaway cat survives container voyage Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    Emerging with a shock of white fur, a cat stunned cargo workers in England as it jumped out of a goods container after a 17-day sea voyage from Israel to Britain, a journey of more than 2,000 miles, an animal charity said Friday.
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  • Israel security cabinet approves more Gaza operations Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 7:23 AM
    Israel's security cabinet on Wednesday agreed to press on with military raids and "targeted killings" in Gaza but did not order a large-scale assault in response to a wave of Palestinian rocket attacks.
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  • Four killed as Israel attacks Gaza Strip to stop rockets Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Nov 23 4:12 AM
    BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip Israel stepped up its offensive against Palestinian rocket squads yesterday, sending troops and tanks into two Gaza towns in a sign that intensified diplomatic efforts are facing tough obstacles.
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  • Israel Aims for Contracts at Chinese Olympics Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Nov 23 2:45 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israeli business and government officials received a large delegation from China on Thursday in hopes of closing deals for the scheduled international Olympics in Beijing in 2008. The Foreign Ministry and Israel Export Institute are hosting the Chinese.
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  • Israel to move against Hamas as Gaza violence persists Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 6:15 AM
    Israel has authorised military operations against Hamas institutions and targeted killings of those behind "terrorist attacks" in a bid to counter Palestinian rocket fire.
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  • Hamas PM says factions agree on truce Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 6:01 AM
    Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas said Friday that Palestinian factions had agreed to halt rocket fire if Israel reciprocates by stopping its military offensives in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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  • FACTBOX-What next for Israel, Palestinians in Gaza? Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 23 4:07 AM
    Source: Reuters Nov 23 (Reuters) - Following are answers to some questions about developments in Gaza, where Israel's army is carrying out operations aimed at curbing Palestinian militant rocket fire and to force the ...
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  • ISRAEL UPS GAZA OFFENSIVE Open this result in new window
    New York Post - Nov 23 2:24 AM
    BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip - Israel stepped up its offensive against Palestinian rocket squads yesterday, sending troops and tanks into two Gaza towns in a sign that diplomatic efforts are facing tough obstacles. After nightfall, two Palestinian...
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  • ISRAEL: Migrant workers denied rights Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 23 3:07 AM
    Source: IRIN Four months after arriving in Israel, Turkish labourer Shaheen Yelmaz, 23, faces a US $14,000 debt, deportation and the possible loss of his family home in Turkey after challenging his employer over non-payment of wages and shocking working conditions.
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  • Israel seeks new technology to shoot down rockets from Gaza Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Nov 23 5:31 AM
    An Arrow anti-ballistic missile is fired from a Tel Aviv airbase in 2003. Israel is seeking new ways to intercept Palestinian rockets fired from the Gaza Strip in mid-flight as its military proves unable to stop daily rocket fire from the territory.
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  • Israel kills 7 in Gaza, woman attempts suicide attack Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 23 11:03 AM
    Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians, including a top militant commander, in raids in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday while a 57-year-old grandmother blew herself up near soldiers.
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  • Israel to launch more extensive Gaza operations Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Nov 23 5:31 AM
    JERUSALEM - Israel decided Wednesday to raise the tempo of military operations in Gaza and is considering moving back into parts of the Palestinian territory.
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  • US firms turn to Israel as outsourcing alternative Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Nov 24 12:49 AM
    JERUSALEM -- For US firms looking to slash costs by farming out work abroad, eyes may turn first toward bargains like Bangalore or Beijing.
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  • Israel Steps Up Its Offensive in Gaza Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 22 2:25 PM
    Israel Steps Up Offensive Against Palestinian Rocket Squads, Sends Troops Into Two Gaza Towns
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  • Palestinian killed in Gaza as more rockets hit Israel Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Nov 23 4:31 AM
    GAZA CITY - A Palestinian was killed in Gaza on Thursday as Israel pressed on with an offensive against militants who fire rockets into the Jewish state after ministers authorised more operations against Hamas.
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  • Israel's Supreme Court approves same-sex marriages performed abroad Open this result in new window
    WOAI - Nov 23 3:02 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's Supreme Court says the country must recognize same-sex marriages performed abroad. Gay couples can't get married in Israel, but those that wed outside the country will be recognized.
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