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  • Deadly Israel raid on UN post sparks China condemnation Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 32 minutes ago
    An Israeli air raid on south Lebanon killed as many as four UN observers, one a Chinese national, sparking condemnation from Beijing as Hezbollah vowed to fire rockets further into the heart of Israel.

  • Deadly Israel raid on UN post overshadows Lebanon crisis meet Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 49 minutes ago
    An Israeli air raid on south Lebanon killed as many as four UN observers, overshadowing an international crisis meeting due to open in Rome, as Hezbollah vowed to fire rockets further into the heart of Israel.

  • House's Support of Israel Draws Warning Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
    Even as the fighting continues and the civilian casualties mount in Lebanon, sentiment in Congress is overwhelmingly on Israel's side. Last week, the House passed a resolution, 410 to 8, that went even beyond the Bush administration in supporting for Israel in its battle with Hezbollah militants.

  • Israel to Occupy Area of Lebanon as Security Zone Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    As the war between Israel and Hezbollah continued, four unarmed U.N. observers were killed when an Israeli airstrike hit their observation post near the Israeli border.

  • Israel kills seven Palestinians in Gaza: medics Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 16 minutes ago
    Israel killed seven Palestinians, including a child, in northern Gaza on Wednesday in what witnesses described as a tank shell attack and what the army said was an air strike aimed at militants.

  • Democratic Opponent of Clinton Criticizes Actions of Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 57 minutes ago
    The Democratic challenger to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton said that Israel had committed many acts of brutality and violations of human rights and torture.

  • Israel kills militant in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    Israel launched air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, killing a Hamas militant and wounding at least 8 other Palestinians, witnesses said.

  • Hezbollah vows rockets deeper into Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 5:51 PM
    Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, looking exhausted, defiantly vowed Wednesday that his fighters would begin firing rockets deeper into Israel, beyond the northern port of Haifa.

  • Israel hits Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 2:26 PM
    Israeli troops sealed off a Hezbollah stronghold and warplanes killed six people in a market city in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, while Beirut was pounded by new airstrikes. Guerrillas fired rockets at northern Israel, killing a girl, as the two-week-old crisis showed no signs of letting up, despite frantic diplomatic efforts.

  • Israel vows to press war with Hizbollah Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 2:29 PM
    Israel said on Tuesday it was determined to pursue its war against Hizbollah and would establish a no-go zone for the guerrillas in southern Lebanon until an international force arrives.

  • Arab leaders mull Israel-Hezbollah crisis Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 2:14 PM
    Letting Arab leaders figure out what to do about Hezbollah's weapons and assembling a strong international peacekeeping force along Israel's border are among proposals to be discussed at a meeting of key Mideast players in Rome on Wednesday.

  • Democrats decry Maliki's comments on Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 3:15 PM
    U.S. congressional Democrats expressed alarm on Tuesday over Iraq's denunciation of Israel in the Middle East conflict, and some said Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's address to Congress should be canceled unless he apologizes.

  • Israel rules out rapid truce as warplanes bomb Beirut Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 1:22 PM
    Israeli warplanes blasted Beirut and troops battled Hezbollah guerrillas as Israel effectively ruled out any chance of a rapid ceasefire to end the two-week-old Lebanon conflict, and warned it could set up its own border buffer zone.

  • Israel intends to carve 'security zone' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 12:22 PM
    Israel will carve out a "security zone" in south Lebanon until an international force is deployed there or Hezbollah and its rocket launchers are pushed back from the Israeli border, Israel's defense minister said Tuesday.

  • Syrian says Israel drives U.S. policy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 1:15 PM
    The Bush administration, driven by ideologues and lobbyists, is in lockstep with Israel in its 2-week-old battle against Hezbollah while promoting diplomacy unlikely to succeed, Syria's ambassador to the United States said Tuesday.

  • Israel Weighs Foreign Troops on Border Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 25 11:34 AM
    Israeli officials expressed interest in a multinational armed force as the military again pounded southern Lebanon from the air and ground and Hezbollah rockets hit northern Israel.

  • Democrats assail Maliki for criticism of Israel, failure to denounce Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 12:38 PM
    Democrats in the US Congress called on Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to condemn Hezbollah's attacks against Israel and to recognize Israel's right to defend itself.

  • Weighing Foreign Forces: Sea Change for Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 25 11:33 AM
    After decades of resisting foreign intervention, Israel is embracing the idea of having an international force on its northern border with Lebanon.

  • Israel, Hezbollah Vow to Continue Conflict in Lebanon (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 9 minutes ago
    July 26 (Bloomberg) -- Israel and Hezbollah vowed to continue their conflict, as fighting intensified in southern Lebanon and jets raided targets in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.

  • Troops Ready, but Israel Bets on Air Power Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 25 11:34 AM
    Israels preparation now seems to be less for a ground invasion than for more punishing airstrikes on Hezbollah military assets.

  • Palestinians Look Ahead Even as Israel Besieges Gaza Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 25 11:38 AM
    Israels siege of Gaza took seven more lives Thursday even as Palestinian political factions met to plan for when the crisis ends.

  • Senate Democrats press Iraqi PM on Israel remarks Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 25 11:34 AM
    Three high-ranking Senate Democrats on Tuesday called on Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to explain his recent comments condemning Israel's "aggression" against Lebanon.

  • Israel Bombs Kill 6 People, 3 UN Observers Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 7 minutes ago
    Israel Widens Control of Southern Lebanon As Israeli Bombs Kill 6 People, 3 U.N. Observers

  • Beirut blasted as Israel rules out rapid truce Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 9:57 AM
    Israeli warplanes have blasted Beirut and troops battled Hezbollah guerrillas on the border two weeks into the Lebanon conflict, as Israel effectively ruled out any chance of a rapid ceasefire.

  • Saudi says Israel attacks threaten wider war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 10:38 AM
    Egypt and Saudi Arabia, facing popular anger over Israel's offensive in Lebanon, toughened their stance on Tuesday, warning the United States that Israeli militarism could lead to a wider conflict in the region.

  • Israel Widens Control of Southern Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 37 minutes ago
    Israel Widens Control of Southern Lebanon; Israeli Bombs Kill at Least 2 U.N. Peacekeepers

  • SE Asia condemns Israel for Mideast violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 10:19 AM
    Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi led Southeast Asian countries in a chorus of condemnation against Israel's "excessive" military operations in Lebanon.

  • Israel used "disproportionate force" in Gaza: UN Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 10:06 AM
    Israel's bombing of Gaza's only power plant and other infrastructure was a disproportionate use of force that has had profound humanitarian consequences, the United Nations' chief aid official said on Tuesday.

  • Israel would prefer NATO-led coalition Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 10:22 AM
    As world leaders scramble to secure a cease-fire in Lebanon, a crucial question arises: Who will ensure the peace? Israel has suggested it prefers a NATO-led coalition not the traditional U.N. peacekeeping force that has tried but failed to bring peace to Lebanon the last three decades.

  • Israel to control Lebanon zone until forces arrive Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 8:47 AM
    Israel intends to control a security zone in southern Lebanon until an international force can be deployed to take it over, Defense Minister Amir Peretz said on Tuesday.

  • Israel will allow aid flights to Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 8:20 AM
    Israel will allow the opening of safe passages in Lebanon for the transport of humanitarian aid to all areas of the country, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Tuesday.

  • UN official accuses Israel of excessive force in Gaza Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 7:49 AM
    UN humanitarian coordinator Jan Egeland has blasted Israel's strike last month on the sole power plant in impoverished Gaza as a "clear" example of disproportionate use of force.

  • Democrats blast Maliki on Israel statements Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 8:19 AM
    Congressional Democrats voiced alarm on Tuesday over Iraq's denunciation of Israel in the Mideast conflict, and some said Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's upcoming address to Congress should be canceled unless he apologizes.

  • Olmert: Israel has stamina for long fight Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 6:18 AM
    Israel has the stamina for a long fight and is determined to defeat Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told a group of new immigrants from France on Tuesday.

  • Woman Who Returns From Israel Describes Hardship, Kindness Open this result in new window
    WPLG Click10.com via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 5:39 AM
    The vice president of the Florida chapter of the Women's International Zionist Organization said she is struck by both the suffering in northern Israel and the kindness Israelis are showing each other. Jana Falic said she witnessed that during an extensive, two-week visit to Israel. "Right now between half a million and a million people, residents of the north, are looking for shelter," said

  • Israel to allow relief flights into Beirut Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 25 8:39 AM
    Condoleezza Rice won a promise Tuesday from Israel to allow relief flights into Beirut International Airport. Meanwhile, ground clashes between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters stepped up around two villages in southern Lebanon.

  • Israel Widens Control of Southern Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 25 3:52 PM
    Israel Widens Control of Southern Lebanon but Its Bombs Kill 4 U.N. Peacekeepers

  • Hezbollah Vows Rockets Deeper Into Israel Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 25 4:07 PM
    Hezbollah Leader Says His Guerrillas Will Begin Firing Rockets Deeper Into Israel

  • Israel Hits Hezbollah Stronghold in Beirut Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 25 2:37 PM
    Israel Hits Hezbollah Stronghold in Beirut; Israeli Warplanes Kill 6 in Lebanon Market City

  • Israel vows to keep up Lebanon offensive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 1:57 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed to continue Israel's bloody offensive in Lebanon as he kicked off talks on the conflict with visiting US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

  • Israel vows to keep fighting Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 25 1:20 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert signalled that there would be no letup in Israel's two-week military offensive. Olmert spoke at the start of a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, who called for a cease-fire, but not at any price.

  • Syrian Says Israel Drives U.S. Policy Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 25 12:22 PM
    Syrian Ambassador Says Bush Administration Driven by Ideologues Is in Lockstep With Israel

  • 391 killed in Lebanon, 41 in Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 1:32 AM
    More than 432 people have been reported killed in Lebanon and Israel since fighting broke out July 12 between Israeli forces and Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Israel says offensive will continue Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 25 12:34 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, appearing Tuesday at a news conference with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, said Israel will continue its offensive against Hezbollah militants in southern Lebanon.

  • Hezbollah vows rockets deeper into Israel Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 25 4:18 PM
    Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah vowed Wednesday that his fighters would now begin firing rockets deeper into Israel, beyond the northern port city of Haifa which has suffered under hundreds of Hezbollah barrages.

  • Israel Hits Hezbollah Stronghold in Beirut Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 25 2:19 PM
    Israeli troops sealed off a Hezbollah stronghold and warplanes killed six people in a market city in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, while Beirut was pounded by new airstrikes. Guerrillas fired rockets at northern Israel, killing a girl, as the two-week-old...

  • Oil Falls on Speculation Israel-Hezbollah Conflict Won't Spread Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 25 12:26 PM
    July 25 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell on speculation that the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah won't spread in the Middle East, source of about a third of the world's oil.

  • Israel Would Prefer NATO-Led Coalition Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 25 10:52 AM
    Who Might Keep the Peace in Lebanon? Israel Suggests a NATO-Led Coalition That Has Failed Before

  • Israel to control Lebanon strip Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 25 7:38 AM
    Israel says it will hold a "security" zone in southern Lebanon until an international force can be deployed.

  • Israel to keep fighting against Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 11:37 PM
    Israel is determined to keep fighting Hezbollah and will take the "most severe measures" against the Lebanese guerrillas, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday, signaling there will be no letup in Israel's two-week military offensive.

  • Israel Wants Lebanon Buffer Zone, Peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jul 25 10:11 AM
    Israel says it will hold onto a narrow "buffer zone" in southern Lebanon until a multinational force is deployed to prevent Hezbollah guerillas from attacking the Jewish state.

  • Supporters of Israel rally in city Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Jul 25 6:02 PM
    As airstrikes and rocket attacks continued in the conflict between Israel and a heavily armed militia in Lebanon, hundreds of people gathered at Baltimore's Holocaust Memorial Tuesday to show their solidarity with Israel.

  • Israel urged to shun cluster bomb Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 25 8:22 AM
    A US human rights group accuses Israel of using cluster bombs in civilian areas during its assault on Lebanon.

  • Rice to meet Israel's Olmert, no sign of ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 10:00 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice holds talks with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday on the conflict in Lebanon with little sign of a ceasefire between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas.

  • Pro-Israel Christians Lobby in Washington Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jul 25 8:30 AM
    All Things Considered , July 17, 2006 An Evangelical pastor from San Antonio has set out to form the first Christian political-action committee dedicated entirely to supporting the state of Israel. Pastor John Hagee hopes it will become the most powerful pro-Israel lobbying group in America.

  • Home truths from Israel and Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 25 6:24 PM
    Sir, Ian J. Harthill ( letter , July 25) is incorrect in his assessment of the situation for Israelis. Witnesses report various towns in the north of Israel being ghost towns, and people are fleeing from the north of the country to family or to the homes of strangers.

  • Israel Will Allow Aid Flights to Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 25 8:52 AM
    Israel Says It Will Allow Safe Passages So Humanitarian Aid Can Be Brought Into Lebanon

  • Israel kills militant in Gaza, tanks push in Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 25 6:35 PM
    GAZA (Reuters) - Israel launched air strikes in Gaza on Wednesday, killing a Hamas militant and wounding at least 8 other Palestinians, witnesses said.

  • Israel Targets Hezbollah, Bombs Beirut Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 25 8:52 AM
    Israel Targets Hezbollah Stronghold in Southern Lebanon, Pounds Beirut With New Airstrikes

  • Israel at war: Local Jewish community voices concern Open this result in new window
    The Meridian Star - 29 minutes ago
    As Israels response to rocket-launching Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon passed the two-week mark Tuesday, members of Meridians Jewish community expressed concerns about Israeli security and civilian casualties and some feel Israel is getting a bum rap for defending itself.

  • Palestinians urge Rice to stop Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 9:01 PM
    Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said Monday he wants Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to force Israel to end its nearly month-old offensive in the Gaza Strip as new attacks killed six Palestinians.

  • Little sign of Lebanon truce as Rice visits Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 9:24 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice holds talks with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday on the conflict in Lebanon with little immediate prospect of a ceasefire between Israel and Hizbollah.

  • Oil Falls on Speculation Israel-Hezbollah Conflict Won't Spread Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 25 9:42 AM
    July 25 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell on speculation that the conflict between Israel and Lebanon won't spread in the Middle East, source of about a third of the world's oil.

  • Bob Burnett: Bush and Israel: It's Politics, Stupid Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jul 25 7:34 AM
    As the Israel-Lebanon war nears the end of its second week, it's become obvious that the U.S. isn't going to do anything to stop the conflict. No matter how vicious the Israeli attacks, no matter how many civilians are killed, the Bush party line will be, "Hezbollah started it, Israel has the right to defend itself." Yet, many political observers wonder at the wisdom of this policy. They note

  • Israel Hits Hezbollah District in Beirut Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 25 7:52 AM
    Israel Pounds Hezbollah District in South Beirut As 2-Week-Old Crisis Shows No Signs of Abating

  • Annan wants end Israel-Hezbollah conflict Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 9:23 PM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday he wants the upcoming meeting of key Mideast players to agree on a package to stop the Israeli-Hezbollah fighting and ensure lasting peace between Israel and Lebanon.

  • Israel 'targeted' UN workers Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 25 5:24 PM
    French and Indian U.N. peacekeepers treat a wounded Lebanese citizen in the southern town of Naqura, Lebanon. Photo: AP UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has called on Israel to investigate what he termed the "apparently deliberate targeting" by Israeli defence forces of a UN observer post in Lebanon.

  • Southeast Asia urges ceasefire in Lebanon, slams Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 9:41 PM
    Southeast Asian nations have called for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East and condemned Israel's "excessive" military operations in Lebanon, Gaza and the West Bank.

  • ASEAN chair condemns Israel on eve of Rice visit Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 8:51 PM
    Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi accused Israel on Tuesday of excessive military reprisals in Lebanon and urged his Southeast Asian neighbors to take a tougher stand against the Jewish state.

  • Israel 'targeted' UN observers Open this result in new window
    The Age - Jul 25 5:07 PM
    A large plume of smoke rises above Khiam. Photo: Lotfallah Daher UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has called on Israel to investigate what he termed the "apparently deliberate targeting'' by Israeli defence forces of a UN observer post in Lebanon.

  • Israel to occupy buffer zone in south Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    TONY EASTLEY: Israel, which has taken another town in southern Lebanon, says it's in the process of building a new security or buffer zone.

  • Hezbollah leader vows rockets deep into Israel Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 25 3:42 PM
    Just in from AP: Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah has said his guerrilla fighters would begin rocket attacks deeper into Israel, south of the Israeli port of...

  • Minister: Israel's attack matched threat Open this result in new window
    UPI - 46 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM, July 25 (UPI) -- Israel's foreign minister says her country's response to Hezbollah's kidnapping of two soldiers has been proportionate to the threat.

  • MSU students, faculty hope for reinstatement of Israel program Open this result in new window
    The State News - 49 minutes ago
    The rising tensions in the Middle East that led to the cancellation of MSU's study abroad program to Israel left students and officials disappointed but hopeful for the future.

  • Hezbollah leader says his guerrillas will fire rockets deeper into Israel% Open this result in new window
    KRON 4 Bay Area - 7 minutes ago
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Hezbollah's leader is warning that his fighters will begin launching rockets deeper into Israel.

  • Attack On U.N. Post Not Deliberate, Israel Says Open this result in new window
    WSB-TV 2 Atlanta - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
    Israels U.N. ambassador says hes shocked at U.N. chiefs charge that the attack was deliberate.

  • Hezbollah leader says his guerrillas will fire rockets deeper into Israel% Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - 8 minutes ago
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Hezbollah's leader is warning that his fighters will begin launching rockets deeper into Israel. Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, speaking on Hezbollah's al-Manar T-V,...

  • Annan calls for Israel to investigate death of U.N. peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 25 5:09 PM
    _ U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan on Wednesday called for Israel to investigate what he called the "apparently deliberate targeting" by Israeli forces of a U.N. post in southern Lebanon, which killed U.N. peacekeepers.

  • Conflict between Israel, Lebanon showing up unfiltered on the web Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 25 5:10 PM
    NEW YORK (AP) - The rapid development of video-sharing sites such as YouTube.com is giving computer users the chance to see unfiltered images of how the fighting between Israel and Lebanon is affecting people caught in the middle.

  • As Conflict Continues, Israel Weighs Military and Diplomatic Options Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Jul 25 5:26 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice continued her diplomatic trip to the Middle East Tuesday, speaking to Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Experts discuss the military and peace-keeping options facing Israel and the national debate over the current conflict.

  • Letting Israel Be Israel Open this result in new window
    The Weekly Standard via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 6:47 PM
    NO ONE should have been surprised by President Bush's let-Israel-fight policy in the current Middle East conflict.

  • Annan 'shocks' Israel at UN Open this result in new window
    Brisbane Courier Mail - 57 minutes ago
    ISRAEL'S UN ambassador said he was "shocked" by accusations from UN chief Kofi Annan that the Jewish state may have deliberately targeted an observation post in Lebanon in an air raid that killed four UN observers.

  • Temple groups return safely from Israel Open this result in new window
    Gazette.Net - 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
    Members of Jewish temples in Chevy Chase and Potomac stayed one step ahead of the bombs during trips to Israel last week, arriving home with new perspectives on daily life in the Middle East.

  • Amid Diplomacy, Israel Deepens Attack Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jul 25 5:28 AM
    On the 13th day of Israel's offensive, its forces moved another step deeper into Lebanon. Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made her first diplomatic foray since the conflict began ? and immediately met resistance.

  • Israel 'regrets' UN deaths Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jul 25 5:44 PM
    ISRAEL said today it regretted the deaths of four UN military observers in southern Lebanon and would investigate the air strike that killed them.

  • Hezbollah says war with Israel entering new phase Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    BEIRUT - Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said in remarks broadcast on Wednesday the war with Israel would enter a new phase and that his guerrilla group would not accept any humiliating conditions for a ceasefire.

  • In Europe, more understanding for Israels plight, especially in the East Open this result in new window
    JTA - Jul 25 4:05 PM
    PRAGUE, July 25 (JTA) During a BBC World Radio call-in program this week about the Israel-Hezbollah conflict, a Dutch caller expressed sentiments that once were unspeakable in Europe.

  • On visit to U.S., Iraqi leader takes heat for Israel comments Open this result in new window
    JTA - Jul 25 4:20 PM
    WASHINGTON, July 25 (JTA) Taking shots at Israel may earn political points in the Arab world, but Iraqs prime minister is learning that in Washington you may well hit your own foot.

  • Israel says deadly attack on UN observation post was not deliberate Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
    Israel is denying it deliberately targeted a UN observer post in southern Lebanon that was destroyed in an airstrike.

  • Israel launches strikes after rebuffing cease-fire Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - 3 minutes ago
    GAZA (Reuters) - Israel launched air strikes against Palestinian targets across the Gaza Strip on Sunday after rebuffing a proposed cease-fire by Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas.

  • 'Why do they give weapons to Israel and food to us?' Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 25 3:26 PM
    THE fanfare marking yesterdays arrival of the first American aid to Lebanon was scorned by Esam Haider and 2,000 fellow refugees living in an underground car park after their homes were bombed by Israel.

  • Israel to enforce 'security zone' as heavy fighting continues in southern Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Independent - Jul 25 4:20 PM
    Israel will enforce a "security zone" in southern Lebanon until such time as a multinational force moves in to control the Lebanese border area, the minister directly responsible for the two-week-long military offensive said yesterday.

  • Hizbollah says war with Israel entering new phase Open this result in new window
    Stuff - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    BEIRUT: Hizbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said in remarks broadcast on Wednesday the war with Israel would enter a new phase and that his guerrilla group would not accept any "humiliating" conditions for a ceasefire.

  • Hezbollah official: We didn't expect Israel to do this Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 25 12:58 PM
    A senior Hezbollah official told the Associated Press today that the guerrilla group did not expect Israel to react so strongly to its capture of two Israeli soldiers last month. Mahmoud Komati, the deputy chief of the Hezbollah politburo, also...

  • Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - 3 minutes ago
    GAZA (Reuters) - Israel launched rapid-fire air strikes against Palestinian militants across the Gaza Strip on Sunday after rebuffing a proposed cease-fire by Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas.

  • Israel continues Gaza assault Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - 3 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - 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 widens Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - 3 minutes ago
    GAZA (Reuters) - Israel widened its offensive in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, killing a Palestinian civilian in southern Gaza and three militants in the north, while also pursuing a second front against Lebanese Hizbollah guerrillas.

  • Issa returns today from Israel, Lebanon Open this result in new window
    North County Times - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
    NORTH COUNTY -- U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, who is scheduled to return today from a four-day trip through Lebanon and Israel, says he will push Congress to authorize millions of dollars in aid to stabilize and rebuild the war-torn nations.

  • Blair and Bush to meet in Washington to discuss Israel, Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    LONDON - British Prime Minister Tony Blair flies to the United States on Friday for talks with President George W. Bush on Israel and Lebanon as international efforts increase to resolve the conflict.

  • UN envoy says Israel uses disproportionate force in Gaza Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    UN emergency relief coordinator Jan Egeland said on Tuesday that Israel used "disproportionate" force in its offensive in the Gaza Strip.