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  • Israel seizes senior West Bank lawmaker Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 4:23 PM
    Israeli forces seized a senior Palestinian legislator Sunday in the latest move in a 7-week-old crackdown on the ruling Hamas movement, drawing angry accusations from Palestinian leaders that Israel is undermining their efforts to form a unity government.

  • Lebanon prime minister condemns Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 10:08 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Sunday said Israel would not accept the presence of peacekeepers in Lebanon from countries that don't have diplomatic relations with the Jewish state, officials said.

  • Israel Will Try to Prevent Weapons Reaching Hezbollah (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 12 minutes ago
    Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Israel will maintain its sea and air blockade on Lebanon to prevent weapons reaching the Hezbollah group after staging a raid three days ago to stop an arms smuggling operation, a United Nations envoy said.

  • Israel puts demands on peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 20 9:59 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday that Israel will not accept the presence of peacekeepers in Lebanon from countries that don't have diplomatic relations with the Jewish state, according to officials. The decision complicated efforts by the United Nations to form a 15,000-strong peacekeeping force.

  • Israel Will Prevent Arms Reaching Hezbollah, Maintain Blockade Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
    Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Israel will maintain its sea and air blockade on Lebanon to prevent weapons reaching the Hezbollah group after the monthlong conflict, a United Nations envoy said.

  • Israel defiant on Lebanon raid, prepares for 'next round' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 9:01 AM
    Israel warned that it would keep up raids against Hezbollah to prevent the Shiite militia from getting weapons from abroad and said it would prepare for the "next round" of war.

  • Israel Insists Lebanon Raid is Justified Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 20 8:25 AM
    JERUSALEM, Aug. 20-- Israel Sunday insisted its raid into Lebanon was justified despite Lebanese condemnation of the Saturday attack as a violation of the cease-fire, and the Lebanese defense minister warned militias not to give Israel a pretext to strike again.

  • Israel raid in Lebanon shows need for fast UNIFIL deployment: US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 9:02 AM
    Israel's raid on Lebanon demonstrates the need for a rapid deploment of an expanded UN force in southern Lebanon, the White House said.

  • Israel warns Fatah could vanish from Gaza Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 7:41 AM
    Israel's internal security service warned that Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's moderate Fatah movement could disintegrate in the Gaza Strip and lead to a "Lebanon-like reality" there.

  • Israel raid violates cease-fire, UN says Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 20 6:34 AM
    Israel's weekend commando raid on a Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon has put a fragile truce to its biggest test yet.

  • Israel defiant on Lebanon raid Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 5:22 AM
    Israel warned that disarming Hezbollah remained key to keeping a fragile truce in Lebanon, and vowed to keep up raids to prevent the Shiite militia from getting weapons from abroad.

  • Lebanon warns against inciting Israel Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 20 4:23 AM
    Lebanon's defense minister warned Sunday that any group that breaks the Middle East cease-fire will be dealt with harshly. Also, Prime Minister Fuad Saniora toured the rubble of south Beirut and called Israel's bombing campaign a "crime against humanity."

  • Israel to prevent full Lebanon border deployment Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 5:39 AM
    Israel will prevent the Lebanese army from deploying along the volatile border in areas currently held by Israeli troops until the arrival of an international force in the area, Defense Minister Amir Peretz said.

  • Israel is committed to blocking arms and killing Nasrallah Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 20 7:27 AM
    Despite a cease-fire agreement, Israel intends to do its best to keep Iran and Syria from rearming Hezbollah and to kill the militia's leader, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, says a senior Israeli commander.

  • Lebanese PM accuses Israel of crimes against humanity Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 4:41 AM
    Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Siniora accused Israel of committing crimes against humanity during its month-long offensive on his country.

  • by Joshua Brilliant UPI Israel Correspondent Jerusalem (UPI) Aug 18, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Aug 20 6:14 PM
    Analysis: 'So who won the war?' TV footage showing Lebanese armored personnel carriers landing in Tyre and soldiers in camouflage uniforms moving south suggested that perhaps some good might yet emerge from the month long war with Israel.

  • Israel Starts Reexamining Military Missions and Technology Open this result in new window
    Aviation Now - 58 minutes ago
    The fighting in Lebanon is already triggering debate in Israel about the division of missions between its air force and army. The combat also revealed classified technology that Tel Aviv kept under wraps prior to the simultaneous conflicts with Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon.

  • Official warns militias on attacking Israel Open this result in new window
    Newsday - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    Lebanon's defense minister warned yesterday that anyone who violates a week-old truce by firing rockets at Israel will be tried for treason before a military tribunal.

  • Lebanon Prime Minister Condemns Israel Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 20 10:18 AM
    Lebanon Blasts Israeli Campaign; Olmert Insists Peacekeeper Nations Have Relations With Israel

  • U.N. envoys in Israel; see truce in the balance Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - United Nations envoys will meet Israeli officials on Monday after expressing fears that a week-long truce between Israel and Lebanese Hizbollah guerrillas might unravel, leading to further bloodshed.

  • Israel asks Italy to lead UN peacekeeping force Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 20 6:10 PM
    Israel warned that it would continue covert raids in Lebanon despite a UN-brokered ceasefire.

  • Israel warns of strengthening Iran-Hamas ties Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 20 6:35 PM
    The head of Shin Beth, Israel's Internal Security Service, has warned the Government against strengthening ties between Iran and Hamas.

  • Israel vetoes peacekeepers from countries that do not recognise it Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 20 4:08 PM
    ISRAEL said last night that it would veto the presence in Lebanon of peace-keeping forces from nations with which it does not have diplomatic links.

  • Lebanon warns missile attacks on Israel will be seen as collaboration with enemy Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Aug 20 5:08 PM
    LEBANON yesterday promised to prosecute anyone who fired rockets at Israel in violation of the week-old ceasefire, saying missile attacks that would give a pretext for retaliation would be considered "collaboration with the enemy".

  • Israel claims raid did not break ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Independent - Aug 20 4:59 PM
    Israel rejected charges yesterday by Kofi Annan, the United Nations secretary general, that it violated last week's ceasefire by carrying out a commando raid on a Hizbollah stronghold in eastern Lebanon.

  • Israel Committed to Block Arms and Kill Nasrallah Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 19 6:03 PM
    A senior Israeli commander said despite a cease-fire agreement, Israel intends to kill Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah.

  • Olmert: No Peacekeepers from Countries Without Diplomatic Ties with Israel Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 20 4:05 PM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says countries without diplomatic relations with Israel should not participate in the U.N. peacekeeping force for Lebanon.

  • Israel defends raid in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley Open this result in new window
    CBC - Aug 20 2:05 PM
    Israel on Sunday defended its decision to stage a raid into Lebanon's Bekaa Valley despite a UN-brokered ceasefire, saying it was necessary to disrupt arms deliveries to Hezbollah.

  • Lebanese PM accuses Israel of crimes against humanity Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Siniora on Sunday accused Israel of committing crimes against humanity during its month-long offensive on his country.

  • Israel puts demands on peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 20 10:08 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday that Israel will not accept the presence of peacekeepers in Lebanon from countries that don't have diplomatic relations with the Jewish state, according to officials.

  • Israel Puts Demands on Peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 20 10:01 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday that Israel will not accept the presence of peacekeepers in Lebanon from countries that don't have diplomatic relations with the Jewish state, according to officials. The decision complicated efforts by the United...

  • Israel investigates war 'mistakes' Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 20 2:26 PM
    An Israel Cabinet meeting has authorised a commission of inquiry into the failures of the war with Hezbollah.

  • Israel refuses Muslim troops Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Aug 20 6:04 PM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert yesterday said Israel would not accept the participation of peacekeepers in Lebanon from countries that don't have diplomatic relations with the Jewish state, officials said.

  • Arab envoys urge Israel to lift Lebanon blockade Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 20 1:29 PM
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo on Sunday called on the United Nations Security Council to pressure Israel to lift its blockade of Lebanon, and called for a truce that would be "firm and lasting".

  • Local Radio Host Reporting From Israel Open this result in new window
    KFSN-TV Fresno - Aug 20 5:59 PM
    Radio listeners are getting the chance to hear from the war zone. As a valley radio personality reports destruction and the hope she's seeing on a trip through Israel.

  • Jewish campus groups gear up for major Israel advocacy push Open this result in new window
    JTA - Aug 20 1:41 PM
    LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 20 (JTA) Jewish organizations that work on American college campuses are preparing student leaders for what they expect will be a barrage of anti-Israel sentiment this fall.

  • Lebanon condemns Israel, but also warns Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV Des Moines - Aug 20 5:49 PM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanon's Prime Minister Fuad Saniora (foo-AHD' sah-nee-OHR'-uh) denounces Israel's attack on his country as a "crime against humanity."

  • Peacekeeper force hits a snag as Israel carries out weekend raid Open this result in new window
    JTA - Aug 20 2:26 PM
    NEW YORK, Aug. 20 (JTA) A cease-fire might be in place between Israel and Hezbollah, but the conflict between the two sides is far from being resolved.

  • Israel seeking Italy's leading role in Lebanon peacekeeping Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 20 5:55 PM
    Israel is seeking Italy's leading role in peacekeeping in southern Lebanon, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office said in a statement on Sunday.

  • Israel violated Lebanon ceasefire: Annan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 19 4:37 PM
    Israel has violated the terms of a UN-mandated halt to fighting in Lebanon, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said, calling on all parties to respect an embargo on unauthorized arms shipments to Lebanon.

  • Lebanon warns against inciting Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 21 minutes ago
    Lebanon's defense minister said Sunday he is certain Hezbollah will not break the cease-fire but warned all militant groups of harsh measures and a traitor's fate if they incite Israeli retaliation by firing rockets into the Jewish state.

  • Israeli Military Chief: Israel Scored Victory Against Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 20 1:20 PM
    Israel's military chief says the month-long conflict with Hezbollah ended with an Israeli victory against the militant group, but not a knockout.

  • Israel puts conditions on peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 23 minutes ago
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday that countries which don't have diplomatic relations with the Jewish state should not participate in the international peacekeeping force that will police a truce along the Lebanese border, his office said.

  • Israel says some troops not welcome in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Aug 20 2:17 PM
    JERUSALEM - Israel on Sunday said Italy should play a key role in peacekeeping in southern Lebanon, while other countries' troops were not welcome.

  • Editorial: Price of Israels Lost Pride Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Aug 20 4:12 PM
    In the wake of the UN-sponsored cease-fire between Israel and Hezbollah, Israel might easily embark on a fresh rampage in Gaza in order to boost the morale of a dispirited Israeli public. Israel has two goals in mind.

  • Israel's war reflects war on terror Open this result in new window
    Daily Aztec - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    America has just seen the man in the mirror. After 34 days of warfare, the Israeli military ceased fire against Hezbollah units based in Lebanon. The battle originally began with Hezbollah's kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers on July 12. The next day, Israel retaliated by bombing Beirut's airport, and Hezbollah fired back on northern Israel.

  • Israel warns of next round Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    AL QUDS, Aug 20: Israel warned on Sunday that it would keep up raids against Hezbollah to prevent the group from getting weapons from abroad and said it would prepare for the next round of war.

  • Israel warns it will enforce arms ban Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 19 1:25 PM
    Israel warned that Saturday's raid against Hezbollah in Lebanon, its first since a cease-fire went into effect six days ago, may not be its last.

  • Israel wineries hopeful on new vintage Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Aug 20 11:27 AM
    ZICHRON YAAKOV, Israel (Reuters) - Before the Lebanon ceasefire, the owner of a northern Israeli winery was thinking about getting flak jackets and helmets for staff so that grapes could be harvested under floodlights at night.

  • Israel says it is ready to enforce arms ban on Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 19 1:29 PM
    Israel warned that Saturday's raid against Hezbollah in Lebanon, its first since a cease-fire went into effect six days ago, may not be its last. The Israeli government said it would act on its own to enforce an arms embargo on the Islamic militant group until the international monitoring force is in place.

  • Israel asks Italy to man border posts Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 20 11:59 AM
    ISRAEL asked Italy today to manage border posts between Syria and Lebanon and play a "fundamental part" in the multinational peacekeeping force to be deployed in southern Lebanon.

  • Israel warns of more raids in Lebanon to stem arms flow Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Aug 20 12:08 PM
    Israel on Sunday defended the decision to send a commando force deep into Lebanon in spite of a United Nations-brokered ceasefire and warned of possible further raids to prevent weapons reaching Hizbollah from Syria and Iran.

  • Israel: Only diplomatically friendly countries should send peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - Aug 20 1:37 PM
    Israel's ideas about which countries should send peacekeepers to Lebanon are complicating efforts to put together an international force.

  • Israel violated Lebanon ceasefire: Annan Open this result in new window
    Business Day - Aug 20 3:00 PM
    UNITED NATIONS Israel has violated the terms of a UN-mandated halt to fighting in Lebanon, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said Saturday, calling on all parties to respect an embargo on unauthorized arms shipments to Lebanon.

  • Israel Arrests Hamas Deputy PM Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Aug 20 2:15 PM
    Israel continues its hawkish campaign against members of the Palestinian government following the kidnapping of Israeli soldiers.

  • Israel to host European qualifiers in Sofia Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Aug 20 4:22 PM
    The Israel basketball association said yesterday that Israel's men's and women's teams would hold their European Championship qualifying round home games, to begin later this month, in Sofia, Bulgaria.

  • Hezbollah Rockets Crash into Haifa; Israel Pounds Lebanon Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - Aug 20 5:00 PM
    HAIFA, ISRAEL (AP) -- A barrage of Hezbollah rockets crashed into Haifa on Sunday, killing at least three people and wounding more than 40, officials said, in the heaviest attack on the port city since fighting with the Lebanese-based militia began nearly four weeks ago.

  • Conservative Party Asks Turkey to Recall its Israel Ambassador Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Aug 20 2:12 PM
    Deputy leader of the minority conservative Saadet party, Numan Kurtulmus, urged Turkey to withdraw its ambassador in Israel. Turkeys prime minister, one of the co-chairmen of the Greater Middle East Project, must immediately resign his position as co-chairman.

  • Israel Insists Lebanon Raid Was Justified Open this result in new window
    Free Internet Press - Aug 20 4:04 PM
    Israel Sunday insisted its raid into Lebanon was justified despite Lebanese condemnation of the Saturday attack as a violation of the cease-fire, and the Lebanese defense minister warned militias not to give Israel a pretext to strike again. Lebanese Defense Minister Elias Murr said any faction, including Palestinian groups or Hezbollah, "would be considered collaborating with Israel" if it fired

  • War By the Numbers: AP Touts Up Damage in Lebanon and Israel Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - Aug 20 1:16 PM
    Deaths: 845 total 743 civilians, 34 soldiers and 68 Hezbollah militants. Israel says it killed about 530 guerrillas. The Higher Relief Council put the overall death toll at 1,181 and said one-third were children and the majority civilians.

  • Evangelicals quietly back Israel, fearing retaliation Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Daily News - Aug 20 4:53 PM
    In the flurry of pro and con statements from American Christians regarding Israel's strikes on Hezbollah guerrillas, one major religious group has remained notably quiet - evangelicals.

  • Israel seizes deputy Palestinian PM Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 19 11:35 AM
    Israel seized Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister Naser al-Shaer, a top official of the Hamas militant group, at his home in the occupied West Bank on Saturday.

  • Israel defies UN warning to stop Lebanon raids Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 20 3:19 PM
    Dubai: Israel remained defiant yesterday vowing to continue attacking Lebanese sovereignty despite a United Nations warning that the week-old truce could easily collapse.

  • Lebanese politicians accuse Israel of violating UN cease-fire Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Aug 20 12:26 PM
    Lebanon's political and religious leaders voiced concern Sunday over Israel's apparent violation of a week-old cease-fire over the weekend, but urged the country to hold fast and remain united. "Israel's continuous violations of a resolution to end hostilities prove once again that it attaches no importance to international resolutions.

  • Israel should get ready for 'next round' of Lebanon conflict - Peretz Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 20 11:25 AM
    Israel - Lebanon - Peretz Israel will examine the mistakes it made during the month-long Lebanon offensive in preparation for the 'next round' of war, defense minister Amir Peretz said Sunday.

  • Israel warns of another war Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Aug 20 4:54 PM
    JERUSALEM: Israel warned yesterday that it would keep up raids against Hizbollah to prevent the Shi'ite militia from getting weapons from abroad and said it would prepare for the "next round" of war.

  • Annan criticises Israel Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 20 6:51 AM
    UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has said Israel broke the Middle East truce by raiding a Hezbollah stronghold.

  • Israel Committed to Block Arms and Kill Nasrallah Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 19 9:31 AM
    JERUSALEM, Aug. 19 Despite a cease-fire agreement, Israel intends to do its best to keep Iran and Syria from rearming Hezbollah and to kill the militia?s leader, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, said a senior Israeli commander.

  • Israel warns Fatah could vanish from Gaza Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 20 6:24 AM
    The head of Israel's internal security service warned that Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's moderate Fatah movement could disintegrate in the Gaza Strip and lead to a "Lebanon-like reality" there.

  • 3 U.S. Arab allies map peace plan; Israel skeptical Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Aug 20 6:02 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Worried that the Lebanon war has given a boost to Iran and militants in the region, three U.S. allies in the Mideast are spearheading an Arab effort to present a plan for reviving the stalled peace process and talks with Israel.

  • Israel digs in on Lebanese troops Open this result in new window
    IBN live - Aug 20 10:22 AM
    Israel will not allow Lebanese troops to deploy within two kilometers of the Israeli border.

  • Who won, Israel or Hezbollah? Unclear, but both got something Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Aug 20 12:06 AM
    The monthlong war between Israel and Hezbollah has ended with a U.N-brokered cease-fire, and claims of victory from both sides. But was there, in fact, a winner?

  • Palestinians condemn Israel's arrest of Hamas leader Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 20 1:13 AM
    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian officials yesterday condemned Israel's arrest of the Palestinian deputy prime minister and accused the Jewish state of undermining their efforts to form a broad government coalition.

  • Israel raid puts truce at risk Open this result in new window
    New York Daily News - Aug 20 1:29 AM
    Israeli commandos launched a daring raid against a Hezbollah stronghold in eastern Lebanon yesterday, sparking an angry rebuke from Lebanese officials who accused Israel of endangering the UN-brokered ceasefire.

  • Turkish FM on short visit to Israel and Palestinian territories Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Aug 20 11:02 AM
    ISTANBUL - Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul left for Israel and the Palestinian territories on Sunday, where he is due to discuss Turkish participation in a UN-led intervention force in Lebanon.

  • Israel Lebanon Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Aug 20 1:49 PM
    (Stations: the following updates and CORRECTS that decision made during meeting of full Cabinet, not Security Cabinet.) JERUSALEM (AP) _ Israel's ideas about which countries should send peacekeepers to Lebanon are complicating efforts to put together an international force.

  • Israel's Demand Complicates Peace Effort Open this result in new window
    WBZ.com - Aug 20 3:28 PM
    Israel's ideas about which countries should send peacekeepers to Lebanon are complicating efforts to put together an international force. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says countries that don't have diplomatic relations with Israel shouldn't participate.

  • U.S., Israel push to disarm Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Aug 20 12:06 AM
    The United States and Israel have launched a diplomatic effort to prevent other countries from helping to rearm Hezbollah, warning that a resumption of the weapons flow could ignite new fighting in Lebanon as the cease-fire begins to take hold.

  • 1500 Unemployed to Clean Up Forests in Northern Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 20 4:27 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) 1500 unemployed people from northern Israel are to clean up the forests belonging to the JNF (Jewish National Fund) that were damaged during the recent hostilities as a measure to curb growing unemployment in the region.

  • Lebanese gov't warns to stop deployment in south if Israel breaches ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 20 9:55 AM
    Lebanon - Israel - Fragile Truce With the fragile ceasefire in force between Lebanon and Israel, Lebanese government threatened to stop deployment in the south of the country if Israel makes similar breach of ceasefire.

  • Israel preparing for 'next round' of Lebanon conflict Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Aug 20 9:33 AM
    JERUSALEM - Israel will examine the mistakes it made during the month-long Lebanon offensive in preparation for the "next round" of war, Defense Minister Amir Peretz said Sunday.

  • Israel raid in Lebanon tests truce Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 19 6:57 AM
    Helicopter-borne Israeli commandos raided a Hizbollah bastion on Saturday in what Lebanon called a "naked violation" of the U.N.-backed truce that halted Israel's 34-day war with the Shi'ite Muslim group.

  • Israel defiant on Lebanon raid Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 20 3:26 AM
    Israel warned that disarming Hezbollah remained key to keeping a fragile truce in Lebanon, vowing to keep up raids to prevent the Shiite militia from getting weapons from abroad.

  • Lebanese Defense Minister Warns Militants Against Firing Rockets at Israel Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 20 4:20 AM
    Lebanon's defense minister says the government will deal decisively with any group that fires rockets at Israel in violation of a U.N.-backed ceasefire.

  • Letter to USA Senator Santorum (R-PA) - for his support of war crimes of Israel Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Aug 20 11:25 AM
    FYI: This letter was sent to Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), Chairman of Senate Republican Conference, on August 16. ================================== While I appreciate receiving your letter of August 2, '06, I am quite dismayed with your selective amnesia regarding Israeli violations of human rights and its crimes against civilians in Lebanon and Gaza. If Israel cared about its captured

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-08-20 20:08 GMT: Israel trying to 'sabotage' ceasefire - Lebanon justice minister Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Aug 20 12:30 PM
    WASHINGTON (AFX) - Lebanon's Justice Minister Charles Rizk said that Israel's raid of his country could "sabotage" an already shaky truce, discouraging European powers from sending peackeeping troops and giving Hezbollah militants an excuse not to disarm.

  • Israel intends to kill Hezbollah leader Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 20 7:23 AM
    JERUSALEM, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Israel intends to kill Hezbollah militia leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, a senior Israeli commander says. And despite a cease-fire agreement, Israel will also do what it feels necessary to keep Iran and Syria from rearming Hezbhollah, the commander says.

  • Israel justice minister resigns over harassment charge Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 12:37 PM
    Israeli Justice Minister Haim Ramon resigned, several days after the attorney general decided to indict him over accusations of sexual harassment.

  • PNA: Israel Arrests Another Hamas Legislator Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Aug 20 10:08 AM
    Israeli troops detained Mahmoud al-Ramahi, a senior Hamas legislator and secretary-general of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) parliament, in his home Aug. 20. Israel is currently holding five PNA Cabinet ministers and approximately two dozen lawmakers.

  • Israel: 2 Qassam Rockets Fired From Gaza Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Aug 20 10:07 AM
    Two Qassam rockets landed in open areas of western Negev in southern Israel Aug. 20. Both were launched from northern Gaza. No injuries or damage were reported.

  • Siniora: Israel Has a Chance for Peace Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 20 1:27 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora stated tonight that if Israel acts wisely it can use its conflict with Hizbullah to achieve true peace. According to Olmert, these statements regarding negotiations with Syria are only causing harm, and we do not have to run towards negotiations.

  • Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Saniora condemned on Sunday Israels recent bombardment in the country as "a crime against  Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Aug 20 6:51 AM
    Also Sunday, Israeli warplanes flew reconnaissance missions over Lebanon, a day after Israeli commandos launched a raid deep into the country, violating a UN - backed truce that put an end to Israel's 34-day unjustified offensive in the country that left over 1,400 civilians, mostly women and children, dead.

  • How `a real army' defied Israel Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Aug 20 12:34 AM
    The Hezbollah force that fought Israel to a draw in a month-long border conflict is the product of a two-decade, Iranian-nurtured program that took a guerrilla group and transformed it into a full-blown Shiite Muslim army.

  • Finns Show Support for Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 20 12:27 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Tonight, a large crowd gathered in Helsinki, Finland, to demonstrate its support for Israel. Almost a week after the end of the war in Lebanon, an estimated 2,800 demonstrators expressed their support at a solidarity rally that was patrolled by dozens of police officers.

  • UN envoys vow to ask Israel to stop violations: Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 19 4:57 AM
    UN envoys have pledged to ask Israel to stop violations of Lebanese territory following an airborne commando operation into eastern Lebanon, Lebanese Foreign Minister Fawzi Sallukh said.

  • Israels Peres Stops to Dine With Lamont Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 20 9:06 AM
    The former Israeli prime minister met with Connecticuts Democratic nominee for the United States Senate to discuss the ongoing conflict in the Middle East.

  • Lebanon accuses Israel of violating cease-fire Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Aug 20 12:12 AM
    BEIRUT A fragile cease-fire between Israel and Lebanon wobbled Saturday after the Lebanese government threatened to stop securing its border region in the wake of an Israeli commando raid in the Bekaa Valley.

  • Diplomatic flurry in Israel over Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Aug 20 8:13 AM
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Envoys from three European countries joined intensifying diplomacy in Israel on Sunday aimed at ending fighting between Israeli forces and Hizbollah that has wrecked swathes of Lebanon and left hundreds dead.

  • Israel violates ceasefire Open this result in new window
    7News via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 20 12:43 AM
    The United Nations said Israel has violated the Middle East ceasefire by carrying out a commando raid inside Lebanon.

  • Israel Committed to Block Arms and Kill Nasrallah Open this result in new window
    Gasden Times - Aug 20 3:04 AM
    JERUSALEM, Aug. 19 Despite a cease-fire agreement, Israel intends to do its best to keep Iran and Syria from rearming Hezbollah and to kill the militias leader, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, says a senior Israeli commander.