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  • Hamas leader calls on Israel to make prisoner exchange Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 10 9:30 AM
    The political leader of Hamas, Khaled Mashal, insisted Monday that Israel must free Palestinian prisoners to win the release of an Israeli soldier captured by Hamas-linked Palestinian militants.

  • Israel, Hamas At Odds Over Prisoners Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    Hamas' leader says a prisoner swap is the only way to defuse the crisis. Israel's rules it out. The Israeli Prime Minister also is defended the Gaza offensive and said he remains "absolutely determined" to proceed with Israel's West Bank withdrawal.

  • Israel anger over Polish minister Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 10 1:25 PM
    Israel will have no official contact with Poland's new education minister, accusing his party of anti-Semitism.

  • Israel pounds Gaza as death toll hits 43 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 3:00 AM
    Israel has pounded the Gaza Strip with fresh air strikes as Prime Minister Ehud Olmert defended the deadly military offensive in the face of international criticism.

  • Sheldon Drobny: Part III of My Trilogy-The Solution for Israel and Palestine Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jul 10 10:02 AM
    One of the benefits of being a contributor to the Huffington Post is that I do not have to please my readers. I have complete independence as to the subjects I write about and I can post without any editorial approval. My last 2 posts had to do with the historical perspective of the issues that have created the present hostilities. Many of the readers have accused me of calling critics of Israel

  • Israel Vows To Push Gaza Offensive Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jul 10 9:54 AM
    As Israel's 12-day-old operation has caused widespread destruction in Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he would push ahead with the army's offensive, and promised fight to free an abducted soldier would last for a "long time."

  • 41 dead as Israel presses on with Gaza assault Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 9:26 PM
    Israel pounded Gaza with fresh air strikes as Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed the massive operation will go on -- despite so far failing to win the release of a soldier seized two weeks ago.

  • Israel Vows to Fight Until Soldier's Release, and Palestinians Mourn Their Dead Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 09 8:31 PM
    Israel plans to continue its Gaza Strip offensive until militants both release a captured Israeli soldier and halt their rocket attacks.

  • Olmert Says Israel Isn't Seeking to Topple Hamas Rule (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 10 5:34 AM
    July 10 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel's Gaza incursion, now in its 13th day, isn't aimed at bringing down the Palestinian Authority's Hamas-led government.

  • Exiled Hamas Chief Demands Israel Prisoner Trade Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jul 10 2:05 PM
    The exiled political leader of Hamas is demanding that Israel release Palestinian prisoners to win freedom for a captured Israeli soldier. Khaled Meshaal spoke at a rare news conference under tight security in Damascus.

  • Rejecting criticism, Israel vows to press forward with Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM Israel says it won't let up on attacks in the Gaza Strip until Palestinian militants release a captured Israeli soldier and stop their rocket attacks.

  • Hamas says prisoner swap only option for Israel Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Jul 10 3:52 PM
    DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Hamas leader-in-exile Khaled Meshaal said on Monday Israel must free Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a captured Israeli soldier, asserting that Israel's military campaign in the Gaza Strip was futile.

  • Israel denies 'excessive force' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 10 1:54 AM
    Israel rejects criticism that its military offensive in the Gaza Strip is a disproportionate use of force.

  • Israel Rejects Hamas Terms for Exchange of Prisoners Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 17 minutes ago
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert forcefully rejected dealing with Hamas, despite hints of behind-the-scenes deals.

  • Gaza: Israel Deserves Scolding Not Coddling Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Jul 10 4:13 PM
    During a summit held in Iran last Friday, Arab foreign ministers jointly rounded on Israel for upping its aggressive tactics against the Palestinian people.

  • Israel withdraws from Gaza, Hamas claims victory Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Jul 10 11:13 AM
    GAZA CITY The ruling Hamas movement has claimed victory as Israel withdrew troops from much of the Gaza Strip. Hamas asserted that it drove Israeli troops out of the northern Gaza Strip during heavy fighting over the weekend.

  • Israel Pounds Gaza With More Deadly Strikes Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Jul 10 4:13 PM
    GAZA CITY, 11 July 2006 Prime Minister Ehud Olmert defended the massive military offensive in the face of international criticism and calls for restraint as Israel pounded Gaza with more deadly airstrikes yesterday.

  • Israel says Gaza offensive has no timetable Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 3:02 PM
    Israel vowed on Sunday to pursue air and ground assaults in the Gaza Strip indefinitely, rebuffing a proposed truce and keeping pressure on militants to free an abducted soldier and halt cross-border rocket attacks.

  • Olmert Says Israel Has No Plan to Topple Palestinian Government Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 10 2:21 AM
    July 10 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel's Gaza incursion, now in its 13th day, isn't aimed at toppling the Palestinian Authority's Hamas-led government.

  • Pax Christi Criticises Firms Backing Israel Occupation of Palestine Open this result in new window
    Catholic Times - Jul 10 4:08 PM
    By Paul Donovan in London: Pax Christi has backed a report from campaigns group War on Want which has highlighted the role of companies like Tesco, Sainsburys, Waitrose, Connex and Caterpillar in Israels war against the Palestinians.

  • Amira Hass: Israel Bars Palestinian Americans Open this result in new window
    The Palestine Chronicle - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    For the first time since 1967, Israel is preventing the entry of Palestinians with foreign citizenship, most of them Americans. Most of those refused entry are arriving from abroad, but have lived and worked for years in the West Bank.

  • After 30 Years: Wife Loses Right to Enter Israel Open this result in new window
    The Palestine Chronicle - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    "It must be a mistake, the caprice of a clerk at border control," Aadel Samara responded when his wife Enayeh informed him by phone on May 26 that her entry to Israel, through the Sheikh Hussein Terminal (near Beit She'an), was not permitted. There was no reason to suspect anything but an error.

  • Missiles, rockets fly between Israel, Gaza Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 09 11:10 AM
    Israel continued military actions Sunday as part of an operation aimed at securing the release of an Israeli soldier and ending Palestinian attacks against Israel, after rejecting a cease-fire proposed by the Palestinian Prime Minister Saturday.

  • Gaza civilians caught in the middle in fighting between Israel, militants Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 10 3:45 AM
    With mourners chanting calls for vengeance, the funeral procession wound its way through dusty streets on Sunday, bearing the shrouded bodies of a Palestinian mother and her two children. Civilians are increasingly at risk in Israel's nearly 2-week-old...

  • Israel Vows to Press Gaza Attack Until Soldier Is Freed Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 09 11:01 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told his cabinet today that Israel will continue its military offensive in the Gaza Strip at its own pace.

  • Offensive to continue in Gaza, Israel says Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 09 3:45 PM
    Israel will continue its military offensive in the Gaza Strip until Palestinian militants release a captured Israeli soldier and halt their rocket attacks.

  • Israel should end systematic killing of Palestinians: OIC Sec-Gen Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 10 12:57 PM
    Secretary General of Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu yesterday said that Israel should put an end to systematic killing of Palestinian people.

  • Israel vows to continue assaults Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 10 1:07 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel said yesterday he would push ahead with the army's offensive in the Gaza Strip, saying the fight to free an abducted soldier and stop militant rocket fire would last for a ``long time."

  • 'Apartheid Israel' worse than SA's - Madisha Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Jul 10 1:10 PM
    The "apartheid Israel state" is worse than the apartheid that was conducted in South Africa, Congress of SA Trade Unions president Willie Madisha has said.

  • Palestine Observer to UN: Leadership Appeals for Urgent Action End Israel's Aggression Open this result in new window
    Palestine News Agency - Jul 10 1:32 PM
    NEW YORK, July 10, 2006 (WAFA) -The Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, Dr. Riyad Mansour, said the Palestinian leadership reiterates its appeals for urgent action to be taken by all concerned parties, foremost the UN Security Council, to bring an end to Israel's aggression.

  • US HR Center: Israel Prevents Palestinian-Americans from Entering OPT Open this result in new window
    Palestine News Agency - Jul 10 1:47 PM
    WASHINGTON, July 10, 2006 (WAFA) - US Citizens for Fair Legislation Center said that Palestinian-Americans who have lived and worked in the West Bank for years are being prevented, by Israel, from entering Palestinian territories when returning from trips abroad.

  • Israel Vows to Press Gaza Offensive Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 09 7:16 PM
    Israel Vows to Press Forward With Gaza Offensive in Fight to Free Captured Soldier

  • Hamas leader says Israel must swap prisoners Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 10 3:50 AM
    DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Hamas leader-in-exile Khaled Meshaal said on Monday Israel must release Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a captured Israeli soldier.

  • 'Apartheid Israel' worse than SA apartheid: Cosatu Open this result in new window
    SABC News - Jul 10 9:26 AM
    The "apartheid Israel state" is worse than the apartheid that was conducted in South Africa, Willie Madisha, the Congress of SA Trade Unions president, said today. He said Palestinians were being attacked with heavy machinery and tanks used in war which had never happened in South Africa.

  • Listen to Palestinian Children on Israel's Wall Open this result in new window
    Palestine News Agency - Jul 10 12:32 PM
    LONDON, July 10, 2006 (WAFA)- Two years after the International Court of Justice advised that Israel's separation Wall should be taken down, two members of the international Save the Children alliance, UK and Sweden, working in the occupied Palestinian territory reported that Palestinian children still fear the Wall and talk forcefully about its negative impacts on their lives.

  • Hamas Leader Calls For Prisoner Swap With Israel Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Jul 10 4:21 AM
    Hamas political leader Khaled Mashaal on Monday insisted that Israel must free Palestinian prisoners to win the release of an Israeli soldier captured by Hamas-linked Palestinian militants.

  • Mofaz Fires Three Israel Railway Officials Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jul 10 3:12 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Not wasting any time, Transportation Minister Shaul Mofaz on Monday night dismissed three Israel Railway officials hours after accepting the accident investigation report on last months Beit Yehoshua train crash that claimed five lives and left dozens injured.

  • Israel rejects Palestinian leader's plan for truce Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 09 5:45 AM
    Israel said it would continue its military offensive in the Gaza Strip until militants released a captured Israeli soldier.

  • Israel continues Gaza assault Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 6:23 AM
    Israel said on Sunday it would continue air and ground assaults in the Gaza Strip indefinitely, rebuffing a proposed truce and keeping pressure on militants to free an abducted soldier and halt cross-border rocket attacks.

  • Israel presses on with Gaza assault Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 6:08 AM
    Israel has launched fresh air strikes on Gaza as Defence Minister Amir Peretz vowed the massive operation will go on -- despite so far failing to win the release of a soldier seized two weeks ago.

  • So many 3rd country woman are working in Israel as maid Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Jul 10 11:28 AM
    REF : "No one has the right to turn against israel and to take all their promised land!, So many 3rd country woman are working in Israel as maid, but house holder doesn`t treat them Good. Household man treats them like hookers.I thought the people os Israel were good but ....

  • Israel Continues Bombardment Of Gaza Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 10 2:56 AM
    Israel is continuing its bombardment of the Gaza Strip, firing a missile at a group of militants reportedly preparing to launch a rocket. The missile attack happened shortly before dawn, leaving one person dead and seriously injuring another.

  • Israel: Attacks continue 'til soldier free Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 6:12 AM
    Israel will push forward with its offensive in the Gaza Strip until Palestinian militants release a captured Israeli soldier and halt their rocket attacks, top officials said Sunday, rejecting international criticism that the army has used excessive force during a nearly two-week operation in the coastal area.

  • Viewpoint: The end game of Israel's offensive Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jul 10 4:10 AM
    RAMALLA, West Bank -- Three years after the US invasion to change the Iraqi regime, Washington's strategic regional ally, Israel, has launched a massive military operation in the occupied Palestinian Territories to force another regime change in the Middle East, with an end goal to incapacitate the Palestinian Authority and rule it out as a negotiating partner.

  • Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 5:02 AM
    Israel launched air strikes against Palestinian targets across the Gaza Strip on Sunday and said it would continue an open-ended offensive after rebuffing a ceasefire proposed by Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas.

  • Minister: Israel may release prisoners if soldier freed Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Jul 10 10:16 AM
    Israel could be prepared to free some Palestinian prisoners if militants first release a soldier they seized last month, Interior Minister Roni Bar-On said on Monday.

  • Olmert Defends Israels Operation in Gaza Rejects World Criticism Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jul 10 12:57 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Speaking to foreign media correspondents, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday defended Israels ongoing counter-terror offensive in Gaza, stating, I will stop when I will feel that I can provide security for the people of Israel.

  • Annan to Israel: Show restraint Open this result in new window
    Cleveland Jewish News - Jul 10 11:19 AM
    (JTA) - Kofi Annan called on Israel to refrain from attacks on Palestinian infrastructure and institutions. The UN secretary-general, attending the African Union summit in Gambia on July 2, took time out to address Israel's recent strikes on the Gaza Strip and its arrests of leading Hamas officials.

  • Gazans live off fumes as Israel tightens stranglehold on energy supplies Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 10 12:53 PM
    "What it took six years to build was bombed in a week," Mustafa Mahmoud, seethes telling customers he has no generators left, two weeks after Israel bombed the only power station in the Gaza Strip. "Never could I have imagined that the situation would get so complicated," the 60-year-old shopkeeper mused.

  • Israel pounds Gaza as death toll hits 43 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 10 1:13 AM
    Israel pounded Gaza with fresh air strikes, warning there could be no "quick victory" after having so far failed to win the release of a soldier seized two weeks ago or to stop militant rocket attacks.

  • Ambassador defends Israel war crimes Open this result in new window
    IBN live - Jul 10 5:51 AM
    Have India Israel relations taken a beating after South Block censured Israel's military operations in Gaza?

  • Russneft exits Israel refinery tender Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 10 5:53 AM
    ASHDOD, Israel, July 9 (UPI) -- Russian energy firm Russneft has decided not to fight Israel's decision to bar the company from bidding on the soon-to-be-privatized Ashdod Oil Refinery.

  • Israel considers Microsoft price controls Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 10 5:53 AM
    JERUSALEM, July 10 (UPI) -- Members of Israel's Forum for Online Freedom have petitioned the country to impose price controls on Microsoft, saying the technology giant must be checked.

  • 'Apartheid Israel' worse than apartheid SA Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Jul 10 9:16 AM
    The "apartheid Israel state" is worse than the apartheid that was conducted in South Africa, Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) president Willie Madisha said on Monday.

  • Haryana, Israel to work for agriculture promotion Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jul 10 11:53 AM
    Chandigarh, July 10: The state of Haryana and Israel would work towards linking of their agricultural universities and mutual exchange of farmers and agro-experts, it was decided here today.

  • ISRAEL SEEKS TO ESTABLISH RULES WITH PA Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Jul 10 5:59 AM
    TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip was designed to limit Palestinian hostility in an arrangement similar to that with Hizbullah in Lebanon, a report said.

  • Israel PM defends Gaza operation Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 10 5:17 AM
    JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Monday defended Israels offensive in Gaza against international criticism, saying he had no set timetable for the operation to secure a captive soldier and stop rockets.

  • Report: Israel ready to deal for hostage Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 10 5:23 AM
    JERUSALEM, July 10 (UPI) -- Israel is offering to ease its occupation of the Gaza strip in exchange for the release of a kidnapped soldier, an Arabic newspaper in London said Monday.

  • Israel air raid kills Palestinian Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Jul 10 2:57 AM
    One Palestinian fighter was killed and three others were wounded in an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip after Israel pledged an open-ended offensive to free an abducted soldier and halt rocket attacks.

  • Leaders of Israel and Hamas Sound Far From Deal Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 10 10:01 AM
    However, there were hints that behind-the-scenes package deals could be in the making that may involve the release of Palestinian prisoners at a later stage.

  • Israel to fight for soldier's release Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Jul 10 12:11 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israel will continue its military offensive in the Gaza Strip at its own pace until Palestinian extremists release a captured Israeli soldier and halt their rocket attacks, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told his Cabinet on Sunday.

  • Israel to press ahead with raids Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Jul 10 1:50 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has rejected international criticism of Israel's offensive in Gaza, saying operations to press militants to free an abducted soldier and end rocket fire would go on indefinitely.

  • Israel vows to press forward with Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 09 3:29 AM
    Israel on Sunday, rejected international criticism that the army has used excessive force during a nearly two-week operation in the coastal area.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-07-10 16:06 GMT: Israel may release prisoners if captured soldier freed - Interior minister Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Jul 10 8:32 AM
    JERUSALEM (AFX) - Israel could be prepared to free some Palestinian prisoners if militants first release a soldier they abducted last month, Interior Minister Roni Bar-On said.

  • Israel to attack till soldier's freed Open this result in new window
    Deseret Morning News - Jul 09 11:29 PM
    Israel will continue its military offensive in the Gaza Strip at its own pace until Palestinian militants release a captured Israeli soldier and halt their rocket attacks, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told his Cabinet on Sunday.

  • Stubborn or Stupid, Israel Repeats Old Failures Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Jul 10 4:07 AM
    While Israel oppresses Palestinians, the West concurs with Israel that Palestinians should not be allowed to resist, should not be allowed to fight the Israeli military, indeed, should not be allowed their democratically elected government.

  • Israel pounds Gaza as death toll rises Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jul 10 1:10 AM
    GAZA CITY -- Israel pounded Gaza with fresh air strikes on Monday, warning there could be no "quick victory" having so far failed to win the release of a soldier seized two weeks ago or stop militant rocket attacks.

  • Hamas Leader Calls For Prisoner Swap With Israel Open this result in new window
    KUTV.com - Jul 10 4:18 AM
    (AP) DAMASCUS, Syria Hamas political leader Khaled Mashaal on Monday insisted that Israel must free Palestinian prisoners to win the release of an Israeli soldier captured by Hamas-linked Palestinian militants.

  • Israel denies excessive force Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Jul 10 6:04 AM
    Occupied Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has defied claims that Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip is an excessive use of force by vowing to continue with attacks indefinitely.

  • Camp Gan Israel Receives its Own Torah Scroll Open this result in new window
    The Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS - Jul 10 8:46 AM
    MOSCOW, Russia Each year, the Gan Israel Summer Camp near Moscow hosts a tour of Jewish women representing communities across the world. This year, the campers gave a warm welcome to women from America. The guests spent the Shabbat together with the children.

  • Palestinian prime minister calls for a truce with Israel Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 09 12:59 AM
    Ismail Haniya on Saturday called for a mutual cease-fire with Israel after Israeli forces pulled out of most of the northern Gaza Strip.

  • Israel pounds Gaza as death toll hits 43 Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 10 2:10 AM
    GAZA CITY - Israel pounded the Gaza Strip with fresh air strikes on Monday as Prime Minister Ehud Olmert defended the deadly military offensive in the face of international criticism.

  • TAINAN MAYOR VISITS ISRAEL SISTER CITY Open this result in new window
    Central News Agency - Jul 10 3:51 AM
    Tel Aviv, July 10 (CNA) Tainan Mayor Hsu Tain-tsair arrived in Israel late Sunday to promote goodwill exchanges with Tainan's sister city of Raanana.

  • Israel Vows Offensive Until Soldier Freed Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 09 12:01 PM
    Israel Vows to Push Gaza Offensive Until Palestinians Release Captured Israeli Soldier

  • Israel rejects Palestinian cease-fire offer because it doesnt call for release of soldier Open this result in new window
    Montana Standard - Jul 10 1:26 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) The head of the Hamas-led Palestinian government called Saturday for a truce in the Israeli offensive in Gaza, but Israel demanded that Hamas first free a captured Israeli soldier and halt rocket attacks on its southern towns.

  • Israel launches strikes after rebuffing ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 11:19 PM
    Israel launched air strikes against Palestinian targets across the Gaza Strip on Sunday after rebuffing a proposed ceasefire by Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas.

  • Israel Dances Into the Spotlight Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Jul 10 1:08 AM
    Modern dance is alive and well. And the evidence is coming from Israel. In the lineup of dance offerings at this year's Lincoln Center Festival, there are seven companies. Three of them are contemporary troupes from Israel: Batsheva Dance Company, Emanuel Gat Dance, and Yasmeen Godder and The Bloody Bench Players. For a festival to be so dominated by dance from one country is fairly unusual and

  • Israel vows to push on as toll mounts to 41 Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 10 2:31 AM
    GAZA CITY: Israel bombarded Gaza with fresh air strikes yesterday as Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed the massive operation will go on - despite so far failing to win the release of a soldier seized two weeks ago.

  • Israel refuses Gaza truce Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Jul 10 12:13 AM
    Rejecting a proposed truce, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday that Israel would press ahead with its military offensive in...

  • Hamas leaders: Meshal backs broad-based deal with Israel Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jul 10 1:31 AM
    Khaled Meshal, head of the Hamas political office, supports Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh's call for a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians, Meshal-affiliated Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip say.

  • Israel says Gaza offensive has no timetable Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Jul 09 5:16 PM
    JERUSALEM: Israel has vowed to pursue air and ground assaults in the Gaza Strip indefinitely, rebuffing a proposed truce and keeping pressure on militants to free an abducted soldier and halt cross-border rocket attacks.

  • Israel's Olmert says violence won't halt establishment of Palestinian state Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Jul 10 2:05 AM
    JERUSALEM Despite the latest fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants, Israel's leader says he remains committed to establishing a Palestinian state alongside Israel.

  • Olmert: Intl Response Allows Israel Free Military Action Israel Killing Palestinian Truce Overtures, More Civilians  Open this result in new window
    Palestine Media Center - Jul 10 3:18 AM
    The Israeli Cabinet after its weekly meeting on Sunday said Israel cannot set a timetable for its invasion of the Gaza Strip, encouraged by the low-key international response, which allows Israel military freedom of action, according to an official cabinet statement.

  • 41 dead as Israel presses on with Gaza assault Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Jul 09 9:48 PM
    An Israeli soldier is seen on top of a mobile artillery unit next to a machine gun. Israel pounded Gaza with fresh air strikes as Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed the massive operation will go on -- despite so far failing to win the release of a soldier seized two weeks ago

  • 41 dead as Israel presses on with Gaza assault Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Jul 09 7:02 PM
    GAZA CITY : Israel pounded Gaza with fresh air strikes Sunday as Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed the massive operation will go on -- despite so far failing to win the release of a soldier seized two weeks ago.

  • Israel vows to continue in Gaza Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Jul 09 11:52 PM
    Israel has pounded Gaza with fresh air strikes as it vows the massive operation will continue, despite failing to rescue its captured soldier.

  • Gaza toll mounts as Israel rejects ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Jul 09 11:02 PM
    Three Palestinian family members, including a six-year-old girl, were killed on Saturday in an air strike on Gaza City as Israel rejected a call by Hamas premier Ismail Haniya for a mutual ceasefire.

  • Israel's mixed messages in Gaza Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 1:00 AM
    Israeli leaders refused the Palestinian prime minister's weekend offer for a cease-fire to end the crisis in Gaza. They argue the terms for calling off the military campaign are clear: release the Israeli soldier kidnapped two weeks ago, and stop lobbing Kassam rockets over the border.

  • Israel: Attacks Continue 'Til Soldier Free Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 09 6:31 AM
    Israel Vows to Press Forward With Gaza Offensive Until Captured Soldier Is Released

  • Israel rejects Hamas' bid for cease-fire Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 6:39 PM
    The head of the Hamas-led Palestinian government called Saturday for a truce to halt the Israeli offensive in Gaza, but Israel demanded that Hamas first free a captured Israeli soldier and halt rocket attacks on its southern towns.

  • Israel keeps up bombardment of Gaza Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 09 3:08 PM
    Israel bombarded Gaza with fresh airstrikes as Ehud Olmert, the Prime Minister, said that its operation would go on despite it failing to win the release of Gilad Shalit, a soldier seized by Palestinians two weeks ago.

  • Gaza death toll mounts as Israel rejects ceasefire Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 6:54 PM
    Three Palestinian family members, including a six-year-old girl, have been killed in an air strike near Gaza City as Israel rejected a call by Hamas premier Ismail Haniya for a mutual ceasefire.

  • Israel Defends Onslaught; 44 Palestinians Killed Open this result in new window
    The Palestine Chronicle - Jul 10 1:46 AM
    GAZA CITY - Israel has rejected international criticism of its military operation in Gaza, saying that its critics had "no clue about the facts on the ground".

  • Israel kills militant, vows to press Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 12:25 AM
    An Israeli air strike killed one Palestinian militant and wounded three others in the Gaza Strip on Monday after the Jewish state vowed an open-ended offensive to free an abducted soldier and halt rocket attacks.

  • Israel rebuffs Gaza truce Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Jul 09 1:51 PM
    Israel has vowed to pursue assaults on the Gaza Strip indefinitely, rebuffing a proposed truce and keeping pressure on militants to free an abducted soldier.

  • Israel: Swap would be major mistake Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jul 10 11:16 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said a prisoner swap with Hamas would be a major mistake, as the death toll rises in the bloody incursion.

  • When friends arent really friends: Be wary of evangelical support for Israel Open this result in new window
    JTA - Jul 09 2:56 PM
    SAN ANTONIO, July 9 (JTA) American Jews should be wary about engaging with extreme right-wing Christian supporters of Israel. As a congregational rabbi, serving in San Antonio home of the leader of Christians United for Israel, the Rev. John Hagee I am most wary of these efforts.

  • Israel continues to attack Gaza Strip; At least one Palestinian dead Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Jul 09 10:31 PM
    An Israeli air strike killed a Palestinian and seriously injured another in the Gaza Strip before dawn Monday, medical officials said. The Israeli army said it had fired at a group that was preparing to fire rockets into Israel.

  • Israel will push forward until soldier released Open this result in new window
    Daily Dispatch - Jul 10 12:48 AM
    ISRAEL will push forward with its offensive in the Gaza Strip until Palestinian militants release a captured Israeli soldier and halt their rocket attacks, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said yesterday, rejecting international criticism that the army has used excessive force during a nearly two-week operation in the coastal area.

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    Israel National News - Jul 10 12:27 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) PA chief Mahmoud Abbas claims that Israel has pledged to release convicted Arab terrorists in exchange for the release of kidnapped soldier, Corp. Gilad Shalit. Abbas says he bases his remark on statements made by Israeli and Egyptian sources.