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  • Israel goalkeeping hero Hodorov dead at 79 Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Dec 31 2:24 PM
    Goalkeeper Yaacov Hodorov, widely regarded as Israel's best player of the 1950s and 60s died on Sunday, his family said. He was 79.
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  • Hamas official claims progress in contacts for prisoner exchange with Israel Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM (AP) - A Hamas official claimed progress in contacts for a deal to free a captured Israeli soldier, while news reports Sunday said Israel would release about 450 Palestinian prisoners.
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  • Israel GDP advanced 5% for 2006, above some revised views Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Dec 31 8:23 AM
    TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- Israel's real gross domestic product rose 5% in 2005, compared with 5.2% in 2005 and 4.8% in 2004, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported.
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  • Palestinians mourn their champion, but Israel mixed on Saddams hanging Open this result in new window
    JTA - Dec 31 11:25 AM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 31 (JTA) If there was any doubt as to Saddam Husseins diehard hatred of Israel, it was dispelled by his declaration on the gallows: Long live Iraq, Palestine is Arab!
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  • Soccer / Yaacov Hodorov, age 79, Israel's greatest 'keeper Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 31 3:46 PM
    Yaacov Hodorov, widely regarded as Israel's greatest ever goalkeeper and its best player of the 1950s and '60s died yesterday at the age of 79 after a long illness.
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  • Israel Feels Saddam's Execution Was A 'historic Justice' Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 31 7:22 AM
    (RTTNews) - Israel has said that former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's execution was a "historic justice", according to a report. Israeli Vice Premier Shimon Peres said there was a historic obligation to end this tyranny. He brought it upon himself."
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  • Israel rejects Palestinian prison release Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Dec 31 2:25 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel has rebuffed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' request to free Palestinian prisoners ahead of a major Muslim holiday, insisting that Palestinian militants first agree to release a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • TEXT-Israel's Elron sells Partner shares for $40 mln Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 31 6:23 AM
    (The following was issued by Israel's Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. ): Dec 31 - Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ & TASE: ELRN) today announced that further to its announcement on December 7, 2006, Elron has completed the sale of 3,906,085 shares of Partner Communications Company Ltd. (Nasdaq and TASE: PTNR ...
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  • Israel says 'justice done' with Saddam execution Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 30 8:39 AM
    Israel has hailed the execution of Iraqi ex-president Saddam Hussein, saying that "justice has been done" and blaming the former tyrant for bringing on his own downfall.
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  • Israel's economy showing strength despite turbulent times Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Dec 31 12:10 AM
    JERUSALEM ? For Israel, it has been a typically tumultuous year: Ariel Sharon, then the prime minister, collapsed into a coma on Jan. 4, the radical Islamic group Hamas won Palestinian elections later that month, and Israel fought a monthlong war in Lebanon this summer.
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  • Lieberman Slams Livni at Israel Our Home Rally Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 31 11:48 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Strategic Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Israel Our Home (Yisrael Beiteinu) supporters Sunday that the government is wrong in negotiating with the Palestinian Authority (PA) before measures are taken to destroy the terrorist infrastructure.
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  • Israel calls Saddam's execution ''historic justice'' Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Dec 31 7:35 AM
    Israel has called the execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein "historic justice." Vice Premier Shimon Peres said," there was an historic obligation to end this tyranny. He brought it upon himself."
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  • Israel says 'justice done' with Saddam execution Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 30 2:13 AM
    Israel has hailed the execution of Iraqi ex-president Saddam Hussein, saying that "justice has been done" and blaming the former tyrant for bringing on his own demise.
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  • Palestinians: Hamas, Israel agree on Shalit deal Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 31 5:16 AM
    Palestinian sources said Sunday that Israel and Hamas have agreed on the details of a deal that will see the release of kidnapped Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Salit, who was snatched from his base in June.
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  • Israel: Report Says Commanders Erred in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 30 2:49 AM
    A retired Israeli general who investigated the armed forces? performance during the war in southern Lebanon criticized commanders for poor organization but stopped short of calling for the resignation of the military chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Dan Halutz. The assault on Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas this summer drove them from Israel?s northern border but failed to retrieve two captured soldiers. ...
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  • Report: Hamas, Israel close to prisoner exchange deal Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Dec 31 5:59 AM
    Israel has agreed to conditions set by Palestinian factions for the release of captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit. The soldier is being held in the Gaza Strip following his capture over six months ago, a UAE paper on Sunday quoted sources as saying.
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  • 'Important breakthrough' on captive Israel soldier: Hamas Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 31 9:48 AM
    An "important breakthrough" has been made in negotiations to exchange a captive Israeli soldier for Palestinian prisoners, a spokesman for one of the militant groups that seized the corporal said.
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  • Israel's Population Tops 7.1 Million Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 31 6:33 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) On the eve of the end of 2006, Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics has revealed that at the end of the Gregorian year, 76% of Israel's residents were Jewish (5,393,600), 20% were Arabs (1,413,500), and 4% were of other nationalities (309,100), with a total population of more than 7.1 million citizens.
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  • Israel calls Saddam's execution 'historic justice' Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Dec 31 5:47 AM
    Jerusalem, Dec 31: Israel has called the execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein "historic justice." Vice Premier Shimon Peres said," there was an historic obligation to end this tyranny. He brought it upon himself."
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  • Former Israel goalkeeping hero Hodorov dies Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Dec 31 5:15 AM
    Goalkeeper Yaacov Hodorov, widely regarded as Israel's best player of the 1950s and 60s, has died at the age of 79.
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  • Boom Times for Israel's Luxury Property Market Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 31 6:18 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) - Israel's high-end real estate market is sizzling, and even attracting developers such as Donald Trump., who plans to erect a 70-story Trump Plaza Tower in Ramat Gan, just east of Tel Aviv.
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  • Israel Launches Networked Border Data Base Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 31 5:49 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel Police Tuesday launched a new nationwide border security network covering land crossings, harbors and airports. The ROTEM system, deployed by Elbit Systems, locates names in a database using the sound of the name rather than the spelling.
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  • Ampal-American Israel Corporation Completes a Private Investment in Public Equity Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 31 7:40 AM
    TEL AVIV, Israel----Ampal-American Israel Corporation - announced today that it completed on December 28, 2006 its previously announced sale of 8,142,705 shares of Class A Stock of the Company for an aggregate purchase price of $ 37,863,577 and Warrants to purchase up to 4,071,352 shares of the Class A Stock with an exercise price of $4.65 per share all in accordance with securities purchase ...
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  • Israel Won't Rush To Free Prisoners Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 29 10:30 PM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 29 -- Israel rejected Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's request for a quick release of prisoners to bolster nascent peace moves, saying Friday that Palestinian fighters first must free a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • Hamas cites progress in prisoner talks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
    A Hamas official claimed progress in contacts for a deal to free a captured Israeli soldier while news reports Sunday said Israel would release about 450 Palestinian prisoners. But both sides said nothing was final.
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  • Israel won't free Palestinian prisoners Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 5:29 PM
    Israel rejected Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' request for a quick release of prisoners to bolster nascent peace moves, saying Friday that Palestinian militants must first free a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • Israel economy hums despite annual tumult Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 31 4:45 AM
    2006 is the country's third straight year of strong growth. But the downward spiral continues for Palestinians.
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  • Israel stocks close out 2006 with fourth straight year of gains Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Dec 31 1:23 PM
    TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange closed out a year of record-touching, if not record-breaking, performances as the benchmark index chalked up its fourth straight year of gains.
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  • Israel controls water resources in Gaza, West Bank Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Dec 30 5:03 PM
    Israel controls water reserves in Gaza and the West Bank and seeks to control water resources in the Golan Heights and South Lebanon, said a report released by the Arab Water Studies and Water Security Center.
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  • Americans Think Saudi Arabia, Israel Are American Allies Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 30 9:49 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) A plurality of American Jews thinks that both Israel and Saudi Arabia are allies of the United States, according to a CNN survey. Forty percent said that Saudi Arabia is friendly to the U.S., and 42 percent described Israel an American ally.
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  • New Book Charges Israel Pushing U.S. to Attack Iran Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 30 8:18 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel and the pro-Israel lobby in Washington are pushing the Bush administration into war on Iran, according to charges in a new book written by a former United Nations weapons inspector.
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  • 'Sign Him Up' in the Big Leagues in Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 30 9:18 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Sixty-five people showed for tryouts for the new Israel Baseball League, featuring six teams. Dan Duquette is trying to popularize the American Pastime to the Holy Land, which sports one full-size diamond.
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  • IN MY OPINION: Israel Gutierrez | Coker's legacy won't change Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Dec 31 4:10 PM
    BOISE, Idaho -- This couldn't possibly be ending any more awkwardly for Larry Coker. His tropical-weather team has been relegated to play in a bowl game where the air is freezing, the turf is blue and the surrounding community is so distracted by its beloved Boise State playing in the Fiesta Bowl one day later that he'll be lucky if 20,000 people are there to witness it.
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  • Israel's Peretz stresses working premise that captured soldiers alive Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz on Sunday stressed the country's working premise that the three kidnapped soldiers by Palestinian and Hezbollah militants are alive.
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  • Israel rejects bid to free prisoners Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Dec 30 12:48 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel rejected Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's request for a quick release of prisoners to bolster nascent peace moves, saying yesterday that Palestinian militants must first free a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • Israel won't release Palestinian prisoners ahead of holiday Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Dec 30 12:25 AM
    Israel rejected Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' request for a quick release of prisoners to bolster nascent peace moves, saying Friday...
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  • Israel rejects Abbas plea for swift release of Palestinian prisoners Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Dec 30 1:10 PM
    Occupied Jerusalem: Israel rejected Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' request for a quick release of prisoners to bolster nascent peace moves, saying that Palestinian militants must first free a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • Israel rejects Abbas' appeal to free Palestinian prisoners Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Dec 30 12:05 AM
    Israel rejected Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' request for a quick release of prisoners to bolster nascent peace moves, saying yesterday that Palestinian extremists must first free a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • Palestinians Condemn, Israel Welcomes, Saddam Execution Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 31 11:29 AM
    The Palestinians have condemned the execution of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. But as Robert Berger reports from VOA's Jerusalem bureau, Israeli officials have welcomed it.
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  • Shiites push for power after Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 31 10:02 AM
    Iraq's Shiites owe their new power over the government to the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein nearly four years ago. Many Lebanese Shiites would similarly like Israel's summer war with Hezbollah to be the seed of their political ascendancy.
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  • Israel Won't Free Palestinian Prisoners Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 29 5:05 PM
    Israel rejected Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' request for a quick release of prisoners to bolster nascent peace moves, saying that Palestinian militants must first free a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • Israel: Egypt arming Fatah Open this result in new window
    The Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Dec 30 6:21 AM
    JERUSALEM - After coordination with Israel and the United States, Egypt has sent a shipment of weapons and ammunition into the Gaza Strip to forces loyal to the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah, Israeli officials said Thursday.
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  • No plans for immediate Palestinian prisoner release: Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 6:01 AM
    Israel is not planning to release Palestinian prisoners ahead of the Muslim feast of Eid Al-Adha, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office has told AFP.
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  • U.S. & Israel: "Let Fatah Buy Guns, Please!" Open this result in new window
    Blogcritics.org - Dec 30 9:36 AM
    It's as if SNL , National Lampoon , The Onion , Scrappleface and Mad Magazine put their heads together and concocted the story as a state-of-the-art satire. As the sub-title of " The Nose On Your Face " puts it, "News so fake you'll swear it came from the mainstream media." Yet it is, apparently, a true story! The United States and Israel have approved the transfer of weapons and ...
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  • Duquette helps Israel develop league Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 30 12:37 AM
    MIAMI - Ivan Gluck is a utility man who can pitch and play first base, third and the outfield. But at 67, the Holocaust survivor would settle for being a waterboy in Israel's fledging baseball league. "I'm...
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  • Ten Qassam rockets fired at Israel Friday Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - Dec 30 6:36 AM
    A Qassam rocket fired from the northern Gaza Strip on Friday evening landed in a kibbutz in the western Negev, bringing to ten the number of Qassams fired Friday at Israel.
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  • A senior Syrian journalist told Ynet Sunday that Israels recent defeat in Lebanon would encourage the Syrians initiate ... Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Dec 31 12:34 PM
    "The Lebanon War and the Israeli defeat are a source of inspiration and encouragement, and have a mobilizing effect on the Syrian people, that sees itself as a leader among the Arabs," he said.
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  • Israel not planning Palestinian prisoner release ahead of Eid Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 1:41 AM
    Israel is not planning to release Palestinian prisoners ahead of the Muslim feast of Eid Al-Adha, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office has said.
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  • 'Important breakthrough' on captive Israel soldier Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Dec 31 6:45 AM
    An "important breakthrough" has been made in negotiations for the exchange of a captive Israeli soldier for Palestinian prisoners, a spokesman for one of the militant groups that seized him said.
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  • Officials look to Israel in preparing for emergencies Open this result in new window
    Louisville Courier-Journal - Dec 31 2:44 AM
    INDIANAPOLIS -- There may be no better place to learn about emergency preparedness than in a country that constantly deals with the threat and reality of terrorism.
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  • Israel won't commit suicide Open this result in new window
    Aspen Daily News - Dec 29 9:36 PM
    It's hard to engage in dialog with Sven Eric Alstrom, since his anti-Israel bias is so obvious, and has been repeated so often. There are so many errors, omissions, and half truths one doesn't know where to begin, but I'll try.
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  • Palestinian-Israeli prisoner swap this week Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    Gaza City, Jan 1 (DPA) Palestinian sources said a prisoner exchange deal to secure the release of a captured Israeli soldier in return for the release of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel would be announced later in the week.
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  • Press fears over Saddam execution Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 31 5:50 AM
    Newspapers in the Arab world and Israel reflect a combination of cynicism, anger and fear over the execution of Saddam Hussein.
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  • Survey: 40% of Israel workers very stressed Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Dec 31 8:53 AM
    The survey found work-related stress caused significant harm to the Israeli economy.
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  • Israel says no Eid release of Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Dec 30 12:16 AM
    JERUSALEM: Israel is not planning to release Palestinian prisoners ahead of Eid al-Adha, Prime Minister Ehud Olmerts office said yesterday.
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  • Wednesday January 10 2007 Open this result in new window
    The Jewish Advocate - 31 minutes ago
    Adult learning MALDEN Temple Tifereth Israel holds Bagels with (Rabbi) Blumberg at 10:30 a.m. Telephone : (781) 322-2794
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  • Sunday January 7 2007 Open this result in new window
    The Jewish Advocate - 32 minutes ago
    Teen yoga and dance BROOKLINE Congregation Kehillath Israel hosts yoga and movement classes for ages 12-16, in Novakoff Hall. Yoga meets 9:30-10:30 a.m. Movement & Dance meets 10:45-11:45 a.m. Cost: $15 per session.
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  • Saturday January 20 2007 Open this result in new window
    The Jewish Advocate - 29 minutes ago
    Special needs service BROOKLINE Congregation Kehillath Israel holds Minyan Me Youchad, a Shabbat service for individuals with special needs and their families, 10:30-11:45 a.m. in the Rabb Chapel.
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  • Israel says no prisoner swap on the agenda Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Dec 29 8:03 PM
    JERUSALEM Israel is shrugging off a Palestinian request for a prisoner swap. The request comes from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who's asking that prisoners be freed ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
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  • ASIO 'tricked on Hawke plot' Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    AUSTRALIA'S spy agency was tricked by Israel into believing Bob Hawke was the target of a Palestinian assassination plot, the former Palestinian ambassador to Australia said today.
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  • Wednesday January 17 2007 Open this result in new window
    The Jewish Advocate - 30 minutes ago
    Adult education MALDEN Temple Tifereth Israel holds Bagels with (Rabbi) Blumberg for its Adult Learning series at 10:30 a.m. in Hurvitt Hall. Telephone : (781) 322-2794
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  • Israel confirms approval of weapons shipment to Abbas Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 28 6:44 PM
    Israel and the United States reportedly backed the move to send weapons and ammunition to forces loyal to the Palestinian president.
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  • Sunday January 21 2007 Open this result in new window
    The Jewish Advocate - 29 minutes ago
    Childrens program BROOKLINE Congregation Kehillath Israel holds a Little Hands workshop for children ages 2-4. Cost: $10 for members; $15 for non-members. Advance registration required.
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  • Israel Won't Free Palestinian Prisoners Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 29 5:53 AM
    Israel Won't Free Palestinian Prisoners Ahead of Muslim Holiday
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  • Thomson Scientific Expands Pharmaceutical Regulatory Intelligence Coverage Open this result in new window
    EContent Magazine - 39 minutes ago
    Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation and provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, has announced that three new country modules--India, Israel, and Turkey--are available in IDRAC, a global pharmaceutical regulatory intelligence database.
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  • Amid Political Upheaval, Israeli Economy Stays Healthy Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 30 6:18 PM
    Despite political turmoil and spasms of violence, Israel, it seems, has figured out how to keep its economy charging forward.
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  • ASIO 'tricked on Hawke plot' Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
    AUSTRALIA was tricked by Israel into believing Bob Hawke was the target of a Palestinian assassination plot according to the former Palestinian ambassador.
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  • ASIO 'tricked on Hawke plot' Open this result in new window
    The Australian - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    Cabinet documents from 30 years ago released today, Bob Hawke, then Labor Party and ACTU President, faced the possibility of assassination at the hands of Palestinian militants for his strong pro-Israel views.
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  • Israel not to release Palestinian prisoners before Muslim holiday Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 29 6:08 PM
    Israel will not free Palestinian prisoners jailed in Israel before the major Muslim holiday of Id al-Adha, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced Friday.
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  • Letters to the Editor Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Dec 31 11:38 AM
    Two incredible slips of the tongues occurred recently regarding Israel's nuclear arsenal. In what was a rather natural gaffe, incoming Secretary of Defense Robert Gates off-handedly included Israel in a list of known nuclear powers.
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  • UPDATE 1-Gold Coast Open women's singles round 1 results Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - 13 minutes ago
    Jan 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Gold Coast Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Olga Poutchkova (Russia) beat Yuliana Fedak (Ukraine) 6-7(3) 7-6(5) 6-3 5-Shahar Peer (Israel) beat Meghann Shaughnessy (U.S.) 6-1 5-7 6-0 6-Na Li (China) beat Sandra Zahlavova (Czech Republic) 6-0 6-4
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  • Sizable Russians in Israel Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Dec 31 1:41 AM
    "Zdrastvitiye! (Hello!) An impeccably groomed blonde at the check-out counter in the local supermarket busily toted up the groceries. "Kak dyela?' (How are you?)
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  • Progress achieved in prisoners' swap deal: Hamas spokesman Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 31 6:42 PM
    A spokesman for armed wing of Hamas movement revealed on Sunday that the prisoners' swap talks between Israel and the Palestinians achieved "a clear progress."
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  • Israel is the Only Middle East Ally for Americans Open this result in new window
    Angus Reid - Dec 29 9:35 PM
    (Angus Reid Global Monitor) - Many adults in the U.S. believe Israel is a partner, according to a poll by Opinion Research Corporation released by CNN. 42 per cent of respondents describe Israel as an ally of the United States.
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  • Royal Bank pulls off quick sale of 47 Marriott hotels for 1bn Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Dec 31 4:21 PM
    Royal Bank of Scotland has struck a 1.1bn deal to sell 47 Marriott hotels across the UK including the landmark County Hall hotel in London to a subsidiary of Israel's Delek Real Estate and a selection of partners.
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  • More of a good thing on the market Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 31 3:40 PM
    The surprise reduction of the interest rate by Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fisher occurred on a background of relatively low investment activity by foreign investors, due to the Christmas holidays.
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  • Israel miracle still in the making Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Dec 31 2:05 AM
    Fifty-eight years ago, in an unprecedented event, the national home of the Jewish people was restored on the map of the Middle East.
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  • Lev Leviev's MTS wins tender to build Tel Aviv light rail line Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 31 3:39 PM
    Lev Leviev's Africa Israel and its partners in the MTS group have beat Shari Arison's company and partners to the biggest private-sector contract in Israeli history, which will bring light-rail service to Tel Aviv.
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  • Deal close over Israeli soldier held by Hamas Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Dec 31 4:46 PM
    A breakthrough has taken place in negotiations to free a captured Israeli soldier, a Hamas official claimed. And reports said Israel would free 450 Palestinian prisoners.
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  • No plans to free Palestinian prisoners: Israel Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Dec 29 4:24 PM
    JERUSALEM Israel is not planning to release Palestinian prisoners ahead of the Muslim feast of Eid Al Adha, Prime Minister Ehud Olmerts office said yesterday.
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  • Israel plays down letter from Assad to Olmert Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 29 2:07 PM
    Syrian President Bashar Assad is "very interested" in peace talks with Israel, according to a message delivered through a US senator who visited Damascus last week, Israeli television says. Channel 10 on Thursday quoted Republican Senator Arlen Specter as saying that Assad asked him "to convey a message that Syria is very interested in peace.
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  • North American Jews Choosing Israel Despite War, Terror Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Dec 29 7:16 AM
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - Despite the threats of war and Palestinian terrorism and a general drop in immigration to Israel, more and more North American and other Western Jews are choosing to leave the comfort of their Western homes and immigrate to Israel, the official body that handles immigration to Israel said.
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  • Hawke was on terrorist hitlist Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Dec 31 11:05 AM
    Thirty years ago, Bob Hawke, then Labor Party and ACTU president, faced assassination at the hands of Palestinian militants for his strong pro-Israel views.
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  • Rockets from Gaza land in Israel Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 29 1:43 PM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Seven Qassam rockets were fired at Israel Friday by Palestinians in northern Gaza, Israeli reports said. None of the rockets that threatened several settlements caused any injuries or property damage, YNetNews reported Friday.
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  • Canada seeks info on Israeli immigrants Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 31 1:58 PM
    OTTAWA, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board wants to know whether children in Israel are being abused, as some Israelis seek asylum in Canada.
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  • Egypt reportedly sends arms to Abbas, with Israel's OK Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 29 3:54 AM
    After coordination with Israel and the United States, Egypt has sent a shipment of weapons and ammunition into the Gaza Strip to forces loyal to the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah, Israeli officials said Thursday. Senior...
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  • Egyptian arms reach PA forces via Israel Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 29 12:29 PM
    TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Egypt sent thousands of guns to Palestinian forces loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas to bolster his position in the confrontation with Hamas.
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  • Rifles for Palestinians? Israel says yes Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Dec 29 2:42 AM
    JERUSALEM -- With Israel's blessing, Egypt has delivered a large arms shipment to forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, officials said Thursday -- the latest Israeli attempt to boost the embattled leader in his bloody conflict with the militant Islamic Hamas.
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  • Israel backs Egypt's delivery of arms to Abbas Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Dec 29 6:06 AM
    JERUSALEM - With Israel's blessing, Egypt has delivered a large arms shipment to forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, officials said Thursday - the latest Israeli attempt to boost the embattled leader in his bloody conflict with the militant Islamic group Hamas.
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  • Israel on Saddam: Iraqis Have Made Their Choice Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 31 1:03 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and other top officials in the government had no official reaction to Saturdays execution of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
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  • World split over Saddam's hanging Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Dec 31 2:13 PM
    The hanging of ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein received different reactions from different countries. Britain, a close ally of the United States, Israel and Iran, which waged war with Saddam for eight years, welcomed the hanging, while the European Union called it barbaric.
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  • Analysis:' Israel-PA to backchannel talks' Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 29 9:28 AM
    TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has agreed to back channel talks with representatives of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on "The principles for a permanent settlement between Israel and the Palestinians," Yediot Aharonot reported Friday.
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  • Immigration to Israel falls in 2006 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 9:15 AM
    Immigration to Israel in 2006 slipped to its lowest level in 18 years, reflecting a shrunken pool of Jews living in former Soviet lands, figures released Thursday by a quasi-governmental agency showed.
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  • Israel escorts Egyptian arms delivery to Abbas Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 28 7:56 PM
    U.S. consents to the shipment, intended to counter the militant Hamas movement. JERUSALEM With Israeli and U.S. consent, Egypt has shipped a cache of weapons through Israel to bolster the security forces of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in his increasingly violent struggle with the militant Hamas movement, Israeli officials said Thursday.
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  • One curator, thousands of Israeli artists Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 31 3:38 PM
    Amitai Mendelson, the new curator of Israeli art at the Israel Museum, intends to visit the periphery a lot. At least, this is what he is saying now, as he starts his tenure.
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  • Israel won't free Palestinian prisoners ahead of Muslim holiday Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 29 5:23 AM
    JERUSALEM - Israel has rebuffed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' request to free Palestinian prisoners ahead of a major Muslim holiday, insisting that Palestinian militants first agree to release...
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  • With Israel's OK, Egypt ships arms to Abbas forces Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Dec 29 12:09 AM
    With Israeli and U.S. consent, Egypt has shipped a cache of weapons through Israel to bolster the security forces of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in his struggle with the Hamas movement, Israeli officials said yesterday.
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  • Israel says no prisoner swap on the agenda Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Dec 29 1:52 PM
    JERUSALEM Israel is shrugging off a Palestinian request for a prisoner swap.
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  • Jan. 1 2006 at IsraelNN.com Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 31 5:48 PM
    --(IsraelNN.com) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has made the headlines yet again, this time charging that European countries sought to complete their genocide of the Jewish people by establishing Israel in the midst of a sea of Muslim countries.
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  • Polish biotech firm Bioton to spend issuance proceeds on productionplant in Israel Open this result in new window
    Interfax - Dec 29 8:15 AM
    WARSAW. DECEMBER 29. INTERFAX CENTRAL EUROPE - Polish insulin maker Bioton plans to use some of the proceeds to be raised through the issue of G-series shares on the construction of a production plant in Israel that will manufacture hepatitis B vaccines, the company said in a statement.
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