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  • Israel: No plans to end Lebanon blockade Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday that Israel has no plans to lift its air and sea blockade of Lebanon until an international peacekeeping force takes up positions along the Syrian border and at Beirut's airport.

  • U.N. envoy: Israel may OK prisoner swap Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    A senior U.N. envoy said Tuesday that efforts were continuing to secure the release of two Israeli soldiers captured by Hezbollah and that Israel may be warming to the idea of trading Lebanese prisoners it holds in exchange.

  • Israel accused of war crimes in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 5:51 PM
    Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Israel of war crimes, saying it broke international law by deliberately destroying Lebanon's civilian infrastructure during its recent war with Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Israel must respect ceasefire if Italy to join UN force: D'Alema Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 12:19 PM
    Italy will only participate in an expanded UN force in Lebanon if Israel respects the ceasefire there, Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema warned in an interview.

  • Amnesty slams Israel 'war crimes' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 22 6:25 PM
    Amnesty International accuses Israel of committing war crimes by targeting Lebanon's civilian infrastructure.

  • Israel: No Plans to End Lebanon Blockade Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    PM Says Israel Has No Plans to End Blockade of Lebanon Until International Peacekeepers Arrive

  • Israel accused of war crimes in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    The human rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Israel of war crimes, saying it broke international law by deliberately destroying Lebanon's civilian infrastructure during its recent war with Hezbollah.

  • Israel suspends review of Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 3:51 AM
    Israel's Defense Ministry has suspended a review of the military's performance during the war against Hezbollah, awaiting a government decision on whether to order a broader inquiry, officials said Tuesday.

  • Israel kills 3 Palestinians near Gaza border Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 22 12:49 AM
    Israeli troops shot and killed three militants from the Islamic Jihad group near the Israel-Gaza border on Tuesday, as soldiers conducted house-to-house searches and made arrests elsewhere in the coast strip.

  • Israel helicopters, tanks move into Gaza Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 12:20 AM
    Israeli soldiers backed by helicopter gunships, tanks and armored personnel carriers, moved into Palestinian-controlled areas near the main Israel-Gaza cargo crossing on Tuesday, conducting house-to-house searches and arrests.

  • Israel must be ready for any Iranian attack: minister Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 10:36 PM
    Israel should prepare for the possibility of a missile attack from Iran, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday.

  • Italy won't send troops if Israel "keeps shooting" Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 11:49 PM
    Italy, which is expected to lead a U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon, will be unable to send troops if Israel "keeps shooting," Italian Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema said on Tuesday.

  • Israel: No Plans To End Lebanon Blockade Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Aug 22 5:17 PM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday that Israel has no plans to lift its air and sea blockade of Lebanon takes up positions along the Syrian border and at Beirut's airport.

  • Israel won't lift Lebanon air, sea blockade until terms met Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - 8 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday Israel will lift its air and sea blockade of Lebanon once an international peacekeeping force is deployed along Lebanon's borders.

  • Israel deliberately hit civilian targets - Amnesty Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 22 5:20 PM
    LONDON (Reuters) - Rights group Amnesty International accused Israel on Wednesday of deliberately targeting civilians during its campaign against Hizbollah in Lebanon and said the Jewish state may be guilty of war crimes.

  • Israel cluster-bombed 170 sites in Lebanon - UN Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Aug 22 5:16 PM
    TYRE: Israel dropped cluster bombs on at least 170 villages and other places in south Lebanon during its 34-day war with Hizbollah guerrillas, a senior United Nations official has said.

  • Syria Dismisses Direct Talks With Israel Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - 26 minutes ago
    UNITED NATIONS Israel does not currently have the "upper hand," Syria's ambassador to the United Nations, Bashar al-Jaafari, said yesterday, dismissing recent talk in Jerusalem about launching direct negotiations with President Assad's government. Any such talks, he said, should be conducted with the Arab world as a whole rather than bilaterally with Syria. Damascus has used rejection of

  • Israel accused of war crimes Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
    AMNESTY International has said Israel deliberately targeted civilians during its campaign against Hezbollah, but Israel says it warned non-combatants to flee.

  • Israel weighs bomb shelters, nationwide Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Aug 22 4:14 PM
    TEL AVIV Clashes between Israel's military and Hizbullah have intensified over the last few days as Hizbullah operatives returned to southern Lebanon. So far, Hizbullah and Israeli troops have exchanged light weapons fire.

  • Amnesty accuses Israel of war crimes Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
    HUMAN rights group Amnesty International has accused Israel of deliberately targeting civilians during its campaign against Hezbollah in Lebanon and that the country may be guilty of war crimes.

  • AI: Israel committed war crimes Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Aug 22 5:27 PM
    Amnesty International has said that there is evidence that Israel' s attacks on civilian infrastructure during the recent war in Lebanon constitute war crimes.

  • Hope and anger fill Arab street in wake of Israel-Hezbollah war Open this result in new window
    JTA - Aug 22 3:41 PM
    AMMAN, Jordan, Aug. 22 (JTA) In the wake of Israels war with Hezbollah, there is both great anger and hope in the Arab world. There is anger at Israel for laying waste to Lebanon and bombarding its civilians.

  • Amnesty Int'l accuses Israel of war crimes Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
    Amnesty International accused Israel of war crimes Wednesday, saying it broke international law by deliberately destroying Lebanon's civilian infrastructure during its recent war with Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Amnesty accuses Israel of war crimes in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Aug 22 5:23 PM
    AMNESTY International has accused Israel of war crimes, saying it broke international law by deliberately destroying Lebanon's civilian infrastructure during its war with Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Israel: No Plans to End Lebanon Blockade Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 22 6:18 PM
    By JOSEF FEDERMAN JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday that Israel has no plans to lift its air and sea blockade of Lebanon takes up positions along the Syrian border and at Beirut's airport. Israeli officials said Olmert wasn't issuing an ultimatum.

  • Israel launches Gaza incursions Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 22 3:04 AM
    Three militants are killed in the Gaza Strip as Israel launches several incursions into the territory.

  • Troops on hold if Israel violates ceasefire, Italy says Open this result in new window
    CBC - Aug 22 12:50 PM
    Italy's plans to send 2,000 to 3,000 troops to the UN peacekeeping mission in southern Lebanon could be put on hold if Israel does not respect the UN-brokered ceasefire, Italy's foreign minster said Tuesday.

  • Israel charges Palestinian speaker with terrorism offences Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 22 1:35 PM
    Israel has charged the speaker of the Palestinian parliament, Aziz Dweik, with belonging to a terrorist organisation.

  • Israel president in sex-harass probe Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 22 4:53 AM
    Israeli police raided the official residence of Israel's president as part of a sexual harassment investigation, seizing computers and documents, police said Tuesday

  • Mixed feelings on UN peace mission in Lebanon, Israel Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 22 6:39 PM
    Concluding its regional diplomacy today by meeting Israel's Prime Minister, a high-level United Nations delegation that also met Lebanese leaders at the weekend said there were reasons for both optimism and pessimism after the past few days of talks, namely because the UN-brokered cessation of hostilities has so far held but also because there still exists a worrying power vacuum in southern

  • Israel Suspends Review of Lebanon War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 22 4:18 AM
    Israel Defense Ministry Suspends Review of Military's Performance During War Against Hezbollah

  • Israel's Olmert lays down conditions for lifting air and sea blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    The Toledo Blade - Aug 22 1:02 PM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told a visiting U.N. envoy today that Israel will lift its air and sea blockade of Lebanon once an international peacekeeping force is deployed along Lebanons borders.

  • After violence in northern Israel, students reconsider study abroad Open this result in new window
    JTA - Aug 22 12:56 PM
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (JTA) When the first rocket hit Haifa, David was sitting at his desk studying. Four days later, the medical student in the American program at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology was back home in Baltimore.

  • Israel Delays West Bank Pullout Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 34 minutes ago
    Plan to dismantle some Jewish settlements, redraw borders is a casualty of the war in Lebanon.

  • Israel accused of war crimes Open this result in new window
    Evening Standard - Aug 22 4:43 PM
    Amnesty International accused Israel of war crimes, saying it broke international law by deliberately destroying Lebanon's civilian infrastructure during its recent war with Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Lebanese FM accuses Israel of violating UN ceasefire resolution Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 22 4:56 PM
    Lebanese Foreign Minister Fawzi Salloukh accused Israel on Tuesday of continuing aggressive actions and a naval and air blockade on Lebanon, slamming them as "a clear violation" of a UN Security Council ceasefire resolution.

  • Israel Shelves Plan to Pull Out Of Settlements In West Bank Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM, Aug. 22 -- The Israeli government's plan to dismantle some Jewish settlements in the West Bank and redraw the country's borders is being shelved at least temporarily, a casualty of the war in Lebanon, government officials said.

  • Young professional U.S. Jews gather for volunteer trip to Israel Open this result in new window
    JTA - Aug 22 11:26 AM
    JERUSALEM, Aug. 22 (JTA) As Maury Kelman watched the distressing news from Israel in the early days of the war in Lebanon, he felt helpless and out of touch at his home in New York.

  • Israel will ask Egypt to increase number of lulavs Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Aug 22 4:05 PM
    Israel will make an official request from Egypt soon to increase the number of lulavs (palm branches used for ritual purposes during the upcoming Sukkot holiday) it supplies.

  • Israel cluster-bombed 170 sites: UN Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 22 12:14 PM
    ISRAEL dropped cluster bombs on at least 170 villages and other places in south Lebanon during its 34-day war with Hezbollah guerrillas, a senior United Nations demining official said today.

  • Saudi urges US to restrain Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 1:45 PM
    Saudi Arabia urged the United States to prevail on Israel to change the policy of "war" and "kidnappings" it is practicing in the Palestinian territories.

  • Israel charges Palestinian speaker with terrorism offences Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 22 2:39 PM
    Israel has charged the speaker of the Palestinian parliament, Aziz Dweik, with belonging to a terrorist organisation. Mr Dweik, a member of Hamas, was arrested at his home in the West Bank city of Ramallah two weeks ago.

  • 'All of Israel is the front, and we are all victims' Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Aug 22 4:01 PM
    The exhibition "Life Saver: Typology of Commemoration in Israel," which represents Israel this year at the 10th International Architecture Biennale in Venice, focuses on architecture of commemoration and memory, which is conceivably the most charged and sensitive subject in the field.

  • Israel sets conditions to end Lebanon blockade Open this result in new window
    The Jamaica Observer - Aug 22 4:54 PM
    JERUSALEM, Israel - Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said yesterday that Israel will lift its air and sea blockade of Lebanon once an international peacekeeping force is deployed along Lebanon's borders.

  • Did Israel ask for help against Iran? Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Aug 22 2:12 PM
    Actually, Israel made their stance regarding the deployment of Turkish troops clear from the very first moments of Guls visit. At the beginning of the meeting, Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz said, We want Turkish troops.

  • Amnesty Accuses Israel of War Crimes Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) A report by the Amnesty International human rights organization accuses Israel of war crimes and deliberately harming civilians. The report states that there is firm evidence that the army deliberately destroyed homes and power stations.

  • Israel Will Lift Lebanon Blockade After Peacekeeper Deployment Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Aug 22 12:02 PM
    Israel's prime minister says Israeli forces will lift their air and sea blockade of Lebanon once an international peacekeeping force moves in.

  • US investment in Israel is bad Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 22 2:23 PM
    The way Israel's 33-day war against Lebanon concluded on August 15 was not good news for more than 3,000 evangelical Christians who met in Washington last month.

  • Peacekeeping Force Won't Help, May Hurt, Israel, Analyst Says Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Aug 22 5:33 AM
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - The deployment of an international force in southern Lebanon could strengthen Hizballah and even pave the way for an al Qaeda presence in southern Lebanon, and therefore Israel should abandon the idea, a senior Israeli lawmaker said.

  • Muslim scholars demand legal case against Israel Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Aug 22 12:28 PM
    Muslim scholars urged the international community Tuesday to pursue Israel for war crimes and crimes against humanity during the 34-day offensive against Lebanon. In a statement issued after their regular meeting at Dar al Fatwa, Shiite and Sunni scholars confirmed their adoption of the Lebanese government's position and their support.

  • Israel's public watchdog orders Lebanon inquiry Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 9:10 AM
    Israel's top government watchdog has launched an investigation into the war in Lebanon as Prime Minister Ehud Olmert rejected mounting public calls for a sweeping probe into the 34-day offensive.

  • Qatar hails Lebanese for 'first Arab victory' over Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 9:36 AM
    Qatar Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani has hailed Lebanese "resistance" for the first Arab "victory" against Israel, saying it could improve prospects for peace in the Middle East.

  • Israel launches official probe into Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 9:07 AM
    Israel has launched an inquiry into the conduct of the Jewish state's month-long war against the Shiite militia Hezbollah in Lebanon as the government faced mounting domestic criticism.

  • Israel okays flights to survey Lebanese oil spill: UN Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 8:58 AM
    Israel has given approval for aerial UN surveillance missions over the Lebanese coast to determine the scope of a massive oil spill caused by Israeli bombing, the United Nations has said.

  • Cease-fire saves Israel's wine season Open this result in new window
    The Forex Market - Aug 22 2:07 PM
    KEREM BEN ZIMRA, Israel (AFX) - As Israeli soldiers waged war against Hezbollah guerrillas two hilltops away, Moshe Haviv watched rockets set the vineyards of his Dalton Winery on fire, a helicopter crash onto a hill, killing two Israeli soldiers, and a Lebanese village get shelled.

  • Israel holds Nasrallah, the grocer Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Aug 22 7:27 AM
    Hassan Nasrallah was briefly in Israel's hands, along with three members of his family and a neighbour.

  • 'Israel Lobby' Authors To Speak At Dc Press Club Forum-Mearsheimer, Walt to discuss lobby's impact on U.S. response to  Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Aug 22 11:21 AM
    (WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/18/06) - On Monday, August 28, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host a panel discussion on "The Israel Lobby and the U.S. Response to the War in Lebanon" at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The panel will feature Professors John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt, authors of a recent Harvard University paper titled "The Israel Lobby."

  • South Africa calls on Israel to free Hamas officials Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 8:50 AM
    South Africa has slammed Israel for detaining deputy Palestinian prime minister Nassereddin al-Shaer and another senior Hamas official and called for the release of all Palestinian leaders.

  • 'Get rid of Israel': leading Egyptian opposition figure Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 8:43 AM
    A leading Egyptian opposition figure has called on Arabs to "take up the noble cause" of eliminating Israel, while praising Hassan Nasrallah, head of the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah.

  • Rahall's stance on Israel flares up in campaign Open this result in new window
    Charleston Daily Mail - Aug 22 7:18 AM
    The Republican challenger to Congressman Nick Rahall is slamming the incumbent for what he calls a "rephrehensible" anti-Israel stance. Cabell County Sheriff Kim Wolfe said it's a "slap in the face to civilized, democratic governments."

  • UEFA could lift ban on Israel soon - IFA chairman Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports - Aug 22 3:24 AM
    JERUSALEM, Aug 22 (Reuters) - European soccer's governing body UEFA could allow international matches to be played under its jurisdiction in Israel again "very shortly", the Israel Football Association chairman has said.

  • Annan, Not Israel, to Decide on Makeup of Peacekeeping Force Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Aug 22 2:33 AM
    (CNSNews.com) - A new row is brewing between Israel and the United Nations over which of the U.N.'s member-states should be eligible to contribute troops to a mission to keep the peace between Israel and Shi'ite terrorists in Lebanon.

  • Local physicians ready to lend a hand in Israel Open this result in new window
    The Jewish Advocate - Aug 22 7:04 AM
    As the battle between Israel and Hezbollah escalated recently, nearly 400 American physicians stood at the ready to deploy to Israel to work in understaffed hospitals.

  • Israel suspends review of Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    Central Chronicle - Aug 22 10:23 AM
    Jeruslem, Aug 22: Israel's Defense Ministry has suspended a review of the military's performance during the war against Hezbollah, awaiting a government decision on whether to order a broader inquiry, officials said Tuesday.

  • Israel president in sex harassment probe Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 1:35 PM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav will face questioning in a sexual harassment investigation, police said Tuesday after seizing computers and documents in a late-night raid on his official residence.

  • 'Israel should prepare for Iranian attack' Open this result in new window
    Central Chronicle - Aug 22 10:23 AM
    Jerusalem, Aug 22: Israel should prepare for a ballistic missile attack from arch rival Iran, a cabinet minister and former Mossad spy warned on Tuesday.

  • Israel humbled for the first time in Mideast: Iran FM Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 5:43 AM
    Israel has been humbled for the first time in nearly six decades in the Middle East during its recent 34-day conflict against Lebanon, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mattaki has said.

  • Israel's north reels from environmental cost of war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 5:15 AM
    A week after Hezbollah rockets stopped raining down on northern Israel, the acrid smell of smoke still hangs over many parts of the Galilee hills -- a reminder of the heavy environmental cost of the war.

  • Israel vows to learn Lebanon lessons amid fears of new war Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Aug 22 6:32 AM
    JERUSALEM - Israel on Tuesday vowed to learn the lessons from a litany of failures in its conflict in Lebanon as authorities prepared for a feared conflict with Iran or a "next round" with Hezbollah.

  • No ties with Israel until Palestinian state established, says FO Open this result in new window
    The Pakistan Link - Aug 22 10:17 AM
    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will not establish diplomatic relations with Israel until it moves towards a peace process and a free Palestinian state comes into being, Foreign Office spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam told reporters on Monday.

  • Malaysia and Indonesia offer troops to U.N. while Israel protests Open this result in new window
    Pravda - Aug 22 5:25 AM
    Two Muslim countries - Malaysia and Indonesia - insist on providing troops for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Lebanon, while Israel continues to protest their involvement on the basis that the nations' governments do not recognize the State of Israel.

  • Israel must be ready for any Iranian attack: minister Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 22 3:07 AM
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel should prepare for the possibility of a missile attack from Iran, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday. "We are liable to face an Iranian missile attack.

  • Calls mount in Israel for Lebanon inquiry Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - Aug 22 4:01 AM
    Israel's Defence Ministry has suspended a review of the military's performance during the war against Hezbollah, awaiting a government decision on whether to order a broader inquiry, officials said Tuesday.

  • Three Gaza militants killed, Israel conducts new incursions Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 9:13 AM
    Three Palestinian militants have been killed by Israeli troops in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday, while tanks and troops made fresh raids into the territory as part of a two-month-old offensive.

  • Orit Weksler: Why I Don't Live In Israel Open this result in new window
    The Palestine Chronicle - Aug 22 8:46 AM
    If Israel is doomed to be a nation that lives by the sword, as is commonly proclaimed on the streets of Tel Aviv these days, then I opt out. This war is not different from the others. It's just the same. It reminds us of the wars that preceded it.

  • Israel charges Palestinian parliament speaker Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 9:08 AM
    An Israeli military court has charged Palestinian parliament speaker Aziz Dweik with "belonging to a terrorist organisation" two weeks after his seizure in the occupied West Bank.

  • Jonathan Cook: Israel is Looking for More Wars Open this result in new window
    The Palestine Chronicle - Aug 22 8:01 AM
    Israel's leaders are not ready to examine the reasons for the rocket menace, or to search for solutions other than of the missile-catching variety. Late last month, a fortnight into Israel's war against Lebanon, the Hebrew media published a story that passed observers by.

  • Israel should prepare for Iranian attack: Minister Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Aug 22 3:31 AM
    Israel should prepare for a ballistic missile attack from arch rival Iran, a cabinet minister and former Mossad spy warned on Tuesday.

  • ISRAEL UNVEILS ANOTHER HIZBULLAH ATM Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Aug 22 2:58 AM
    TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's military has unveiled another weapon used by Hizbullah in its 33-day war with the Jewish state. The Israel Defense Forces asserted that Hizbullah has employed the AT-5 Spandrel against Israeli main battle tanks in Lebanon.

  • Police raid Israel president's home Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Aug 22 8:38 AM
    Jerusalem, Aug 22 : Israeli police have raided the residence of Israeli President Moshe Katsav and confiscated computers and documents, Israel Radio reported Tuesday.

  • Israel Baseball League Open this result in new window
    Berkshire Eagle - Aug 22 12:41 AM
    Commissioner: Daniel Kurtzer, former U.S. ambassador to Israel and Egypt.

  • Israel prepares for any Iranian attack: minister Open this result in new window
    SABC News - Aug 22 12:11 AM
    Israel should prepare for the possibility of a missile attack from Iran, a cabinet minister said today. "We are liable to face an Iranian missile attack.

  • Israel helicopters, tanks move into Gaza Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 22 12:40 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Israeli soldiers backed by helicopter gunships, tanks and armored personnel carriers, moved into Palestinian-controlled areas near the main Israel-Gaza cargo crossing on Tuesday, conducting house-to-house searches and arrests.

  • Israel president to be questioned by police Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 5:23 AM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav is to be questioned by police for the first time over sexual harassment allegations, a scandal that could cost the ceremonial head of state his job.

  • Indonesia says Israel cannot rebuff peacekeeper offer Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 10:53 PM
    Indonesia says Israel is not in a position to rebuff its offer to send up to 1,000 troops as part of a UN peacekeeping force to be deployed in Lebanon.

  • Israeli Reservists Demand War Probe by Joshua Brilliant UPI Israel Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel (UPI) Aug 21, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    Reservists who fought in Lebanon set up camp in a park outside the Knesset and the prime minister's office in Jerusalem demanding an inquiry into the way the government and the military handled the war.

  • Israel must be ready for any Iranian attack: minister Open this result in new window
    Times of Malta - Aug 21 11:58 PM
    Israel should prepare for the possibility of a missile attack from Iran, a cabinet minister said. 'We are liable to face an Iranian missile attack. ...

  • Larry C. Johnson: Uncomfortable Truths about Israel Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 21 8:18 AM
    What would we be saying if Hizbullah kidnapped the Israeli Deputy Prime Minister and launched a daring raid inside Israel to disrupt a U.S. effort to resupply the Israeli Defense Force? We would be up in arms over their provocation and would be convening the UN Security Council to recommend new sanctions. Hell, we'd probably have the National Security Council in session and be ready to dispatch

  • Italy threatens to withold troops unless Israel abides by cease-fire Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Aug 22 2:01 AM
    Italy warned on Tuesday that unless Israel abides by the UN cease-fire agreement in Lebanon, it will withhold troops it had pledged to deploy as part of the multinational force in the region.

  • Israel's Olmert Asks Italy to Lead Force in Lebanon (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 21 7:34 AM
    Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert asked Italy to lead a United Nations peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon to help enforce the week-old cease-fire between Israel and the Shiite Muslim group Hezbollah.

  • UN warns of "security vacuum" Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
    It could take three months to fill the post-war "security vacuum" in southern Lebanon and even unintended breaches of the truce could reignite fighting between Israel and Hizbollah, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

  • Three Gaza militants killed, Israel presses new incursion Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 3:31 AM
    Three Palestinian militants have been killed by Israeli troops in the southern Gaza Strip while tanks and troops pressed a fresh incursion in the north amid a two-month-old offensive.

  • Top lawmaker calls for Israel government reshuffle Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 3:12 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's coalition government is in trouble and should be reshuffled after a dispute stemming from the war in Lebanon, a top lawmaker in Olmert's Kadima party said on Tuesday.

  • Israel launches official probe into war Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Aug 22 12:46 AM
    JERUSALEM: Israel yesterday launched an inquiry into the conduct of the Jewish state's month-long war against Hezbollah in Lebanon as the government faced mounting domestic criticism.

  • Minister says Israel must be ready for any Iranian attack Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Aug 21 11:46 PM
    A week after the end of the war with Hezbollah, Minister Rafi Eitan warned Tuesday that Israel should prepare for the possibility of a missile attack from Iran.

  • Israel's military democracy Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Aug 21 10:46 PM
    I have argued recently that Israels attack on Lebanon was premeditated: Hizbullahs capture of two soldiers gave Israels government the excuse to launch an assault it had been planning since 2004. Both George W Bush and Tony Blair knew that it would happen and gave it their approval.

  • Non-Jewish pro-Israel students steel selves for a tough semester Open this result in new window
    JTA - Aug 21 4:11 PM
    WASHINGTON Aug. 21 (JTA) A cadre of students hit the pro-Israel books early this summer, studying techniques ahead of what is promising to be one of Israels toughest seasons on campus in the wake of the Lebanon war.

  • PM lashes out at Israels hostility to peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Aug 21 5:56 PM
    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has criticised Israel for being hostile to the countrys proposal to send troops to enforce a United Nations ceasefire in Southern Lebanon.

  • Mark Israel: The ethical puzzler Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 21 4:06 PM
    Mark Israel knows what the man meant who said life isn't one darn thing after another, but the same darn thing over and over. Resolving - or at any rate documenting - some of the apparently irresolvable ethical problems faced by researchers in the social sciences is his stock-in-trade.

  • Freed prisoner doesn't mind name mixup Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 4:07 PM
    Hassan Nasrallah says he has no regrets about having the same name as the man at the top of Israel's most-wanted list.