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  • Israel approves wider ground offensive Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 18 minutes ago
    Israel's prime minister declared Monday there would be no cease-fire with Hezbollah guerrillas, saying "we will not give up on our goal to live a life free of terror." His Security Cabinet approved widening the ground offensive.

  • Israel Pushes On Despite Agreeing to Airstrike Lull Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
    Israels defense minister told Parliament that the army will expand and deepen its operations against Hezbollah.

  • Israel Pushes On Despite Agreeing to Airstrike Lull Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
    Israel rejected the possibility of an immediate cease-fire in Lebanon as it poured soldiers and artillery shells across the border.

  • Israel rejects ceasefire calls after Qana outrage Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 3:38 PM
    Israel rejected mounting calls for a truce in its war on Hezbollah Monday despite global outrage over an attack that killed at least 52 civilians, but a lull in raids allowed thousands of southern Lebanese to flee to safer havens.

  • Israel lists conditions needed for peace Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 31 2:17 PM
    With hopes dimming for a quick end to fighting in Lebanon, Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres presented five conditions Monday that he said must be met before Israel can achieve peace with Hezbollah.

  • Israel rejects pressure to end Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 2:37 PM
    Israel rejected mounting international pressure on Monday to end its war against Hizbollah and launched a new incursion into Lebanon, as world powers squabbled over the urgency of a ceasefire.

  • Israel's Olmert Rules Out Cease-Fire Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 31 1:32 PM
    JERUSALEM, July 31 -- Israel rejected the prospect of a cease-fire in the coming days in its war with Lebanon's Hezbollah militia, launching new ground and air operations against the radical Shiite Muslim group a day after announcing a 48-hour partial suspension of airstrikes in the wake of a devastating attack on a south Lebanese village.

  • Israel's Olmert: No cease-fire in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 10:36 AM
    Thousands of civilians trapped for nearly three weeks in south Lebanon's war zone streamed north Monday by truck, car and on foot, seizing the chance to flee during a brief halt in Israeli airstrikes. Israel's prime minister said there would be no cease-fire in the fight against Hezbollah.

  • Israel to widen ground offensive Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    Israel decides to widen land operations in Lebanon, hours after PM Ehud Olmert rules out an immediate ceasefire.

  • Israel Approves Wider Ground Offensive Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 1 minute ago
    Israel Approves Wider Ground Offensive; PM Says No Cease-Fire Coming Anytime Soon

  • Israel Approves 'Full Force' Strikes Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 13 minutes ago
    Israel's Security Cabinet approved expanding the ground offensive in Lebanon and rejected a cease-fire until an international force is in place, a participant said. During the day, Lebanese fled north, taking advantage of a lull in bombardment.

  • Israel rejects ceasefire calls in Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 9:45 AM
    Israel rejected mounting international pressure on Monday to end its war against Hizbollah and launched a new incursion into Lebanon despite halting most air raids for 48 hours.

  • Olmert vows to pursue offensive until threat to Israel ceases Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 10:57 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed that there would be no imminent ceasefire in Israel's offensive against Hezbollah in Lebanon, saying that the war would continue until the militant group ceased posing a threat to the Jewish state.

  • Israel says no cease-fire yet Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    Rejecting calls for a quick end to the fighting in Lebanon, Israel early Tuesday said it would expand its ground offensive against Hezbollah after Prime Minister Ehud Olmert ruled out an early cease-fire.

  • Israel vows to ramp up Hezbollah offensive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 5:59 AM
    Israel has vowed to step up its offensive on Hezbollah, saying an immediate truce would only spur on the militant group that has repeatedly lobbed rockets at the Jewish state despite the three-week blitz on its positions across Lebanon.

  • Israel Says No Halt to Strikes in Support of Ground Forces Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 31 5:31 AM
    Israel had agreed to suspend its air campaign for 48 hours in the face of an outcry over the air raid on Sunday that left dozens of Lebanese civilians dead.

  • Israel says no cease-fire, approves widening ground offensive Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 31 4:45 AM
    Israel's prime minister declared Monday that there would be no cease-fire with Hezbollah guerrillas, apologizing for the deaths of Lebanese civilians but saying "we will not give up on our goal to live a life free of terror."

  • Did Israel miscalculate in Lebanon? Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jul 31 3:47 PM
    Did Israel miscalculate in its military strategy to remove Hezbollah from Lebanon? NBC's David Gregory reports.

  • Iraqi VP accuses Israel of 'massacres' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 6:10 AM
    Iraq's vice president on Monday accused Israel of carrying out "massacres" in Lebanon, the strongest criticism yet of the Jewish state by a top official of the U.S-backed Iraqi government.

  • Israel Approves Wider Ground Offensive Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
    Israel's prime minister declared Monday there would be no cease-fire with Hezbollah guerrillas, saying "we will not give up on our goal to live a life free of terror." His Security Cabinet approved widening the ground offensive. Although Israel...

  • Israel vows to expand Hezbollah offensive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 3:53 AM
    Israel has vowed to expand its offensive in Lebanon, saying an immediate ceasefire would only encourage extremists and predicting that its war on Hezbollah would "change the face of the region."

  • Limits of Israel's high-tech power Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 31 2:59 PM
    Civilian deaths and suprisingly high troop casualties expose the drawbacks of Israel's technological advantage.

  • Israel approves widening ground offensive Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Jul 31 6:27 PM
    JERUSALEM Israel's prime minister declared Monday there would be no cease-fire with Hezbollah guerrillas, apologizing for the deaths of Lebanese civilians but saying "we will not give up on our goal to live a life free of terror." His Security Cabinet approved widening the ground offensive.

  • Germany welcomes Israel move Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 31 4:47 AM
    BERLIN, Germany (Reuters) -- Germany welcomed on Monday Israel's pledge to suspend air strikes in Lebanon for 48 hours and said it hoped the move would lead to a lasting cease-fire.

  • Israel halts air attacks in south Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 2:12 AM
    Israel suspended air attacks on south Lebanon for 48 hours starting early Monday in the face of widespread outrage over an airstrike on a house that killed 56 Lebanese, almost all of them women and children.

  • Olmert Says Israel Has No Plan for Cease-Fire in `Coming Days' Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 31 12:50 PM
    July 31 (Bloomberg) -- Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel hasn't called a cease-fire in Lebanon and won't do so until the threat from the Hezbollah Islamic fundamentalist organization has ended.

  • World News : More Coverage of the Israel-Lebanon Conflict Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 31 2:34 PM
    After Hezbollah kidnapped two Israeli soldiers on July 12, Israel retaliated with a bombing campaign aimed at crippling Beirut. Since then, violence in the highly tense region has escalated, while diplomats worldwide struggle to find a peaceful resolution.

  • Israel agrees to suspend aerial bombings for 48 hours Open this result in new window
    The State - 7 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM Israel agreed late Sunday to suspend its aerial bombardment of southern Lebanon for 48 hours after an attack on a house in the village of Qana killed 56 civilians, most of them sleeping children.

  • Israel to expand its attack in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 2:09 AM
    Israel will "expand and strengthen" its attack on Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, the defense minister said Monday, while the army honored a 48-hour halt in aerial strikes.

  • Global outrage greets Israel 'war crime' in Qana Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 1:03 AM
    Israel's air strike on the Lebanese village of Qana sparked global outrage, with the UN Security Council deploring the deaths and Arab and Muslim leaders and thousands of livid protesters in the Middle East branding the assault a war crime.

  • Israel responsible for Qana attack; war crimes on both sides: HRW Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 1:54 AM
    The Israeli military is fully responsible for its airstrikes that killed at least 54 civilians in the Lebanese village of Qana and both Israel's and Lebanon's indiscrimate attacks against civilians are war crimes, according to Human Rights Watch.

  • Israel bombs southern Lebanon just hours after promising halt Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM - Israel i warplanes carried out airstrikes in southern Lebanon on Monday, hours after agreeing to temporarily halt raids while investigating a bombing that killed nearly 60 Lebanese civilians, mostly women and children seeking shelter.

  • Israel halts Lebanon air strikes, Rice says ceasefire possible this week Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 11:41 PM
    Israel suspended air strikes in Lebanon for 48 hours after an attack on the village of Qana which killed 52 people, including handicapped children, as US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said a ceasefire could be reached this week.

  • Israel to expand ground war in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - 1 minute ago
    JERUSALEM -- Israel approved the expansion of its ground operations in southern Lebanon on Tuesday after rejecting mounting calls for a truce in its war on Hezbollah in the face of global outrage over an attack that killed at least 52 civilians.

  • Israel halts Lebanon air strikes after Qana outrage Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 10:16 PM
    Israel suspended air strikes in Lebanon for 48 hours after an attack on the village of Qana which killed 52 people, including handicapped children, and triggered global outrage.

  • Uefa to rule on Reds' Israel tie Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 31 2:00 PM
    Uefa will announce on 7 August whether Liverpool have to travel to Israel for their Champions League tie with Maccabi Haifa.

  • Israel Halting Air Raids After Dozens Die Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 30 10:18 PM
    Israel agreed to suspend its airstrikes for 48 hours while it investigates an air raid on the Lebanese town of Qana that killed dozens, many of them children. The attack increased pressure for a cease-fire.

  • Israel halts airstrikes for 48 hours Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 30 10:02 PM
    Israel said Monday that its aircraft fired missiles at targets along a road in eastern Lebanon, with the strike coming just before the start of Israel's 48-hour suspension of aerial bombardments.

  • Israel to widen ground battle in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 31 5:55 PM
    Israeli troops fought fierce battles with Hizbollah guerrillas in southern Lebanon, as Israel gave the green light to widen a ground offensive and push deep into Lebanese territory.

  • Ex-observers divided on why Israel bombed UN post Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    Former Canadian military personnel who served in south Lebanon offer opinions on whether Israel deliberately targeted a UN observation post, killing four men including Canada's Maj. Paeta Hess-von Kruedener.

  • Israel ready for prisoner swap: report Open this result in new window
    The Australian - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    ISRAEL was ready to swap two Lebanese prisoners in exchange for two soldiers whose capture by Hezbollah guerillas triggered a three-week-old war, Israel's Haaretz newspaper reported today.

  • Israel defiant, Syria ready Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 31 5:11 PM
    "There is no ceasefire" ... Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. Photo: Reuters Israel rejected mounting international pressure to end its war against Hizbollah and launched a new incursion into Lebanon, as world powers squabbled over the urgency of a ceasefire.

  • 'Israel Needs To Defend Its Citizens' Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 31 5:55 PM
    The wife of one of the Israeli soldiers kidnapped by Hizbollah fighters has defended her country's attack on Lebanon. Kalnit Goldwasser, who is visiting the UK, says Israel has an obligation to defend its population after the kidnapping of her husband.

  • Israel agrees not to bomb for 48 hours - Mass protests break out after attack kills 56 in Lebanese city Open this result in new window
    The Times-Reporter - 58 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM Israel suspended air attacks on south Lebanon for 48 hours in the face of widespread outrage over an airstrike Sunday that killed at least 56 Lebanese, almost all of them women and children, when it leveled a building where they had taken shelter.

  • Japan appoints new envoys to Israel, Spain, Greece, Denmark, Brunei Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 31 6:33 PM
    _ Japan appointed new ambassadors to five countries, including Israel, as well as to the United Nations on Tuesday in Cabinet decisions effective the same day, government officials said.

  • Israel suspends bombings Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 30 8:14 PM
    Israel agreed to suspend its airstrikes for 48 hours while it investigates an air raid on the Lebanese town of Qana that killed dozens of civilians, many of them children. Pressure increased for a cease-fire.

  • Israel suspends bombing Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 8:17 PM
    Israel suspended air strikes on southern Lebanon on Monday for 48 hours after a raid killed at least 54 civilians, mostly children, and triggered worldwide demands for a truce in the Jewish state's war against Hizbollah.

  • Israel votes to expand ground attack Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 31 4:50 PM
    Israel's security cabinet has approved, in a near-unanimous vote, to expand its military's ground operation in southern Lebanon.

  • Israel pledges to step up its offensive against Hizbollah Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    Israel cast a shadow over diplomatic moves to end the Lebanon conflict last night by vowing to "expand and deepen" its military offensive until the threat of Hizbollah rocket attacks was re-moved and its two captured soldiers were released.

  • Israel vows to fight on in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 31 4:52 PM
    ISRAEL vowed last night to continue its offensive against Hezbollah in Lebanon, dashing any hopes of an early end to the three-week conflict that has left hundreds dead.

  • Israel to play UEFA cup matches abroad Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 31 4:37 PM
    Israel cannot host UEFA Cup second qualifying round first-leg matches which must be staged in a neutral country, UEFA said on its Web site on Monday. -

  • Ethiopian Jews face more conflict in Israel Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 31 4:50 PM
    Ethiopian Jews who fled their country recently seeking refuge in Israel are being forced to spend their first weeks living underground as rockets land in northern Israel.

  • Indonesia strongly condemns Israel's Qana attack Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 8:48 PM
    Indonesia has strongly condemned Israel's deadly attack on the Lebanese village of Qana, branding it a criminal act that violated international and humanitarian laws.

  • North Israel, Lebanon Quiet; Both Sides Vow Fighting (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 31 6:06 AM
    July 31 (Bloomberg) -- Israel's north and most of Lebanon enjoyed their quietest day in 20 days of conflict after Israel suspended air strikes for 48 hours. Both sides vowed to recommence when the break ends.

  • Israel ready for Hizbollah prisoner swap - paper Open this result in new window
    SABC News - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    Israel is ready to swap two Lebanese prisoners in exchange for two soldiers whose capture by Hizbollah guerrillas triggered a three-week-old war, Israel's Haaretz newspaper said today.

  • Israel rejects calls for a ceasefire Open this result in new window
    The Age - Jul 31 3:08 PM
    Israel has rejected mounting international pressure to end its war against Hizbollah and launched a new incursion into Lebanon, as world powers squabbled over the urgency of a ceasefire.

  • Israel halts bombing after deadly strike Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 30 5:59 PM
    Israel agreed to suspend its airstrikes for 48 hours while it investigates an air raid on the southern Lebanese town of Qana that killed dozens of civilians. The bombing put enormous pressure on Israel and the United States to move rapidly toward a cease-fire.

  • Israel frees Ohio professor it detained Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 7:29 PM
    Israel has released an Ohio college professor it had accused of spying, his wife said Sunday.

  • As efforts gain steam for cease-fire, Israel Lebanon differ on the details Open this result in new window
    JTA - Jul 31 3:41 PM
    JERUSALEM, July 31 (JTA) International efforts to end Israel-Hezbollah fighting moved into high gear after the tragic killing of civilians in Kana, but there remain fundamental differences between Israel and Lebanon over what needs to be done next.

  • Israel widens ground offensive, resume airstrikes in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    The Nation - Jul 31 6:16 PM
    Israel's Security Cabinet early Tuesday approved sending more troops into south Lebanon and renew airstrikes after Prime Minister Ehud Olmert apologised for the deaths of dozens of civilians in an Israeli airstrike.

  • Israel suspends air strikes after deadly Lebanon raid Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 5:48 PM
    Israel agreed on Monday to suspend its aerial activities in south Lebanon for 48 hours, a day after a raid killed at least 54 civilians and prompted worldwide calls for a ceasefire in its war with Hizbollah.

  • Iraqi VP Accuses Israel of 'Massacres' Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 31 6:43 AM
    Iraqi VP Accuses Israel of Carrying Out 'Massacres'; Strongest Criticism Yet From Iraqi Gov't

  • Israel rejects pressure to end Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Jul 31 4:32 PM
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel rejected mounting international pressure on Monday to end its war against Hizbollah and launched a new incursion into Lebanon, as world powers squabbled over the urgency of a cease-fire.

  • Traveling in northern Israel, where the soldiers and the journalists roam Open this result in new window
    JTA - Jul 31 3:11 PM
    UPPER GALILEE, Israel, July 31 (JTA) The mobile artillery launchers sit in a large field in wooded, rocky hills near Israels border with Lebanon.

  • Israel will not suspend air strikes Open this result in new window
    7News via Yahoo!7 News - Jul 31 2:38 PM
    Israel said there will be no ceasefire in the war against Hezbollah in coming days as the conflict between the two countries enters its 20th day.

  • Lebanon rebuffs Israel apology Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Jul 31 4:32 PM
    Fro correspondents in Washington LEBANESE Prime Minister Fuad Siniora has rebuffed Israel's apology for killing more than 50 civilians in Qana and said the Jewish state faked video of Hezbollah firing rockets from the town.

  • Israel Resumes Limited Aerial Attacks on Lebanon Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jul 31 6:17 AM
    Israel launches new airstrikes in south Lebanon, just hours after the announcement of a 48-hour suspension of the aerial campaign. The partial suspension came after the bombing Sunday of an apartment building in the southern Lebanese town of Qana that left more than 50 civilians dead. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice left Jerusalem on Monday, saying she would pursue a ceasefire and a lasting

  • U.S. provides emergency jet fuel to Israel Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Jul 31 2:13 PM
    WASHINGTON Israel has asked the United States for immediate shipments of military fuel. On July 25, the Defense Department awarded a $22.5 million contract for diesel fuel to Israel.

  • UEFA tells Israel it must play elsewhere Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 31 2:37 PM
    Israel cannot host UEFA Cup second qualifying round first-leg matches which must be staged in a neutral country, UEFA said on its Web site. -

  • Israel Approves 'Full Force' Strikes Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Chicago - Jul 31 5:03 PM
    Israel's Security Cabinet early Tuesday approved widening the ground offensive in Lebanon, a participant said, and rejected a cease-fire until an international force is in place. CBS News Interactive: Middle East Conflict

  • Israel Approves 'Full Force' Strikes Open this result in new window
    KUTV.com - Jul 31 5:03 PM
    (CBS News) Israel's Security Cabinet early Tuesday approved widening the ground offensive in Lebanon, a participant said, and rejected a cease-fire until an international force is in place.

  • Israel okays wider ground offensive Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Jul 31 4:42 PM
    Israel's security cabinet has given a green light to the army to widen a ground offensive against Hezbollah fighters in Lebanon.

  • Israel suspends air raids Death of 50 in strike prompts 48-hour break; Rice rebuffed Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Jul 31 3:39 AM
    Israel agreed late Sunday to suspend aerial attacks in southern Lebanon for up to 48 hours after one of its air strikes killed more than 50 civilians, most of them children, triggering an international outcry and intensifying pressure on the U.S. to support calls for an immediate cease-fire. But Israel made clear that the agreement did not amount to a cease-fire and said the suspension would last

  • Israel awaits delivery of $4.2bn in weaponry from US defence firms Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 31 3:45 PM
    ISRAEL has more than $4 billion (2.1 billion) in outstand-ing credit and undelivered orders with American defence contractors. Since 2001 the Israeli Armed Forces have been allocated $10.5 billion in military aid from the US Government, but they have received only $6.3 billion-worth of arms.

  • Israel still bombing despite 'lull' and vows to step up war Open this result in new window
    Independent - Jul 31 4:26 PM
    Israel plans to "expand and strengthen" its military operations in Lebanon, despite the growing international calls for a ceasefire and its own agreement to a 48-hour halt to bombing after killing 56 civilians, including many children, in Qana.

  • Israel rejects calls for ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 31 1:10 PM
    Israel rejected mounting international pressure to end its 20-day war against Hizbollah guerrillas and kept fighting on the ground in Lebanon, despite a pause in air strikes.

  • Israel suspends air strikes after 52 killed in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 4:18 PM
    Israel agreed to temporarily halt air strikes in south Lebanon a day after 52 people were killed, many of them sleeping children, when Israeli warplanes bombarded the Lebanese village of Qana, triggering global outrage and warnings of retribution for alleged "war crimes".

  • France calls for immediate ceasefire between Israel, Lebanon's Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
    Visiting French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy called on Monday for an immediate ceasefire between Lebanon's Hezbollah and Israel.

  • Israel's Plans Unfold by James Dunnigan August 1, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Strategy Page - 12 minutes ago
    July 21, 2006: The Israeli attacks on Hizbollah military facilities are having an effect, with rocket Hizbollah launches down by more than half (to about 40 today). Israel has several thousand troops in southern Lebanon, and they are going after the Hizbollah rocket launching teams.

  • Israel denies Hezbollah attack on warship Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - Jul 31 6:02 PM
    Israel is disputing Hezbollah claims that militants have attacked an Israeli warship. Hezbollah says the attack came out of "vengeance for the children of Qana."

  • Summer youth trips to Israel survive, but should have shone, says activist Open this result in new window
    JTA - Jul 31 1:56 PM
    HAIFA, Israel, July 31 (JTA) Im standing on the top deck of a cruise ship as we make our way into the port of Haifa from Cyprus.

  • Israel denies Hezbollah attack on warship Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV Des Moines - Jul 31 6:01 PM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Israel is disputing Hezbollah (hez-BUH'-lah) claims that militants have attacked an Israeli warship.

  • Civilians flee as Israel pauses bombing campaign Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
    ELIZABETH JACKSON: Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people have taken advantage of Israel's promised 48-hour pause on bombing to flee from the south of the country to the relative safety of the north.

  • Israel Security Cabinet approves wider ground offensive Open this result in new window
    ABC 13 Texas - Jul 31 3:53 PM
    Israel approved widening the ground offensive in Lebanon Monday and reportedly will resume their air assault in 'full force.'

  • Israel apologises but still rules out any ceasefire Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Jul 31 6:18 PM
    ISRAEL last night apologised for killing civilians but dashed any hope of a swift diplomatic breakthrough in the Middle East crisis by ruling out a ceasefire until the threat from Hizbollah is eradicated.

  • Israel rejects calls for a ceasefire Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 31 12:27 PM
    Israel has rejected international pressure to end its 20-day-old war against Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon.

  • Iraq's Vice President Criticizes Israel Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 31 4:28 AM
    Iraqi Vice President Adel Abdul-Mahdi Accuses Israel of Carrying Out 'Massacres' in Lebanon

  • Israel to widen ground campaign Open this result in new window
    Fox 6 News San Diego - Jul 31 5:23 PM
    Israel is about to expand its ground campaign in Lebanon.

  • Israel sees more fighting before force deploys Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Jul 31 5:42 PM
    JERUSALEM: Israel vowed on Monday to step up its offensive against Hizbollah guerrillas until an international force was deployed in Lebanon, rebuffing calls for an immediate cease-fire.

  • Israel widening ground offensive into Lebanon Open this result in new window
    KXLY-TV Spokane - Jul 31 4:05 PM
    TEL AVIV, ISRAEL -- Israel is about to expand its ground campaign in Lebanon. A participant at a meeting of the Security Cabinet says the move won approval Monday night.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-08-01 04:02 GMT: Israel to expand ground war in Lebanon after rejecting ceasefire calls Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM (XFN-ASIA) - Israel approved the expansion of its ground operations in southern Lebanon today after rejecting mounting calls for a truce in its war on Hezbollah in the face of global outrage over an attack that killed at least 52 civilians in Qana.

  • Israel Has Lost the War on Every Front Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Jul 31 4:15 PM
    At this stage in the war with Hezbollah, Israel cannot achieve anything except further international condemnation together with visceral hatred from Arabs and Muslims everywhere.

  • Israel Halts Air Attacks in South Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 31 2:28 AM
    Israel Suspends Airstrikes on South Lebanon for 48 Hours Amid Outrage Over Village Attack

  • Iraq's vice president accuses Israel of carrying out 'massacres' Open this result in new window
    WSTM-TV NBC 3 - 3 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq's vice president has accused Israel of carrying out "massacres" in Lebanon.

  • Israel Turns Lebanon Into Inferno: MWL Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Jul 31 4:11 PM
    MAKKAH, 1 August 2006 The Muslim World League condemned Israels bombardment of Lebanon saying it has indiscriminatingly killed, maimed and wounded civilians, including women and children, in a statement yesterday.

  • Syrian group claims it attacked Israel Open this result in new window
    WorldNetDaily - Jul 31 2:58 PM
    TEL AVIV A group claiming to operate out of Syria took credit today for what it said was an attack against Israeli troops operating near the Syria-Israel border, according to a source in Syrian President Bashar Assad's Ba'ath party.

  • Brooklyn delegation in Israel as crisis deepens Open this result in new window
    ABC 13 Toledo - Jul 31 3:48 PM
    (Northern Israel-WABC, July 31, 2006) - It was a fragile cease fire and it didn't last long. A promised 48-hour pause in air strikes ended when Israel says Hezbollah attacked one of its tanks in Lebanon on Monday.

  • ISRAEL-LEBANON BATTLE Open this result in new window
    KPVI-TV - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Israel is about to expand its ground campaign in Lebanon. A participant at a meeting of the Security Cabinet says the move won approval tonight. The Cabinet is also rejecting a cease-fire for now. It wants to see an international force in place before that happens.

  • Brooklyn delegation in Israel as crisis deepens Open this result in new window
    WABC-TV New York - Jul 31 3:38 PM
    Eyewitness News reporter NJ Burkett has been reporting from the Northern Israel border and has more on a Brooklyn delegation that just arrived in the region.

  • Who Is Israel's Friend? Open this result in new window
    consortiumnews.com - Jul 31 2:28 PM
    any supporters of Israel feel that they are showing solidarity with the Jewish state when they back whatever the Israeli government does, much as many Americans believe they are being patriotic when they back whatever George W. Bush decides.