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  • Israel adds 2 nuclear-capable submarines Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    With the purchase of two more German-made Dolphin submarines capable of carrying nuclear warheads, military experts say Israel is sending a clear message to Iran that it can strike back if attacked by nuclear weapons.

  • Israel Adds 2 Nuclear-Capable Submarines Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
    Israel Adds 2 More Nuclear-Capable Submarines in Clear Message to Iran That It Can Strike Back

  • Israel's military chief acknowledges failings in Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 24 9:05 AM
    In a letter to the troops, Israel's military chief acknowledged publicly for the first time Thursday that there were shortcomings in the military's performance during the recent fighting with Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon.

  • Israel's army chief admits failures in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 7:01 AM
    Israel's embattled army chief Dan Halutz has admitted for the first time to failings during the Lebanon war amid increasing public discontent over how the 34-day offensive was handled.

  • Moshe Katsav: Israel's president thrust into sex scandal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 5:41 AM
    Moshe Katsav, who has been thrust into a sexual harrasment probe that threatens to end his career, is Israel's first president from an Islamic country and the first from a right-wing party.

  • Lebanon plays down Israel-Syria dispute over troops Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 4:32 AM
    Lebanon undertook on Thursday to stop smuggling from Syria, playing down a dispute between Syria and Israel over whether U.N. forces should help the Lebanese army stop arms shipments to Hizbollah guerrillas.

  • Israel Buys Upgraded Subs To Counter Iran Threat Jerusalem (AFP) Aug 23, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    In a bid to boost its military arsenal against a perceived threat from archfoe Iran, Israel has signed a contract with Germany to buy two submarines capable of carrying nuclear weapons, a newspaper report said Wednesday.

  • Amnesty International accuses Israel military of war crimes Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 24 8:28 AM
    Amnesty International has accused Israel of war crimes in its monthlong battle with Hezbollah, saying its bombing campaign amounted to indiscriminate attacks on Lebanon's civilian infrastructure and population.

  • Lebanon plays down Israel-Syria dispute over troops Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 2:57 AM
    The Lebanese government undertook on Thursday to stop smuggling across Lebanon's border with Syria, playing down a controversy between Syria and Israel over whether U.N. forces should deploy there to stop arms shipments.

  • Zero ties with Israel limits Indonesia's role Open this result in new window
    The Jakarta Post - 16 minutes ago
    There should be a national debate regarding the pluses and minuses of Indonesia opening links with Israel because the lack of contact with the Jewish state is limiting Jakarta's role in the Middle East, experts say.

  • Israel army chief admits failures Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 24 8:19 AM
    Israel's military chief of staff admits publicly for the first time to failings during the conflict with Hezbollah.

  • Human rights group accuses Israel of war crimes Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 23 11:04 PM
    Amnesty International said Israel's bombing campaign in Lebanon amounted to indiscriminate attacks on civilians.

  • Israel's Military Chief Admits Failings Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 24 9:03 AM
    Israel's Military Chief Acknowledges Shortcomings 'In Various Areas' of Lebanon Offensive

  • Israel Wants UN's Lebanon Force to Curb Arms Traffic (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 24 8:18 AM
    Aug. 24 (Bloomberg) -- UN troops must be posted in Lebanon along the border with Syria to keep Iranian arms from reaching Hezbollah, Israel said after Syria's government threatened to stop all traffic into Lebanon to protest such a deployment.

  • Eric Alterman: Israel Can Ask Itself Hard Questions... So Why Can't America? Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 24 8:03 AM
    Altercation This article is by no means a great piece, but it does raise the question: If Israel can ask itself hard questions during wartime, why can't America? Of course, it does not compare with the catastrophe cooked up here by Bush, Cheney and co, but look how badly the war went here , and look at this Israeli Reservist Protest here . Why aren't more American reservists

  • Israel 'waging economic war' on neighbour Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    Lebanon's powerful parliament speaker accused Israel yesterday of seeking to re-interpret the United Nations ceasefire resolution in order to justify what he said was a continuing economic war against Lebanon.

  • Israel buys nuclear-capable subs Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 24 3:02 PM
    This slipped under our sonar yesterday (along with most U.S. media eyeballs): Israel is buying two German-built submarines that can carry nuclear missiles. The news was first reported Wednesday in an "exclusive" by the Jerusalem Post, although bragging rights probably...

  • Second time around: High school sweethearts marry, plan move to Israel Open this result in new window
    Milford Daily News - 11 minutes ago
    ASHLAND -- Don and Jean Jacobson swayed to "At Last," by Etta James for their first dance as husband and wife, a fitting song for a couple who reunited after four decades, a break-up and the recent Israel-Lebanon conflict.

  • Human Rights Group Accuses Israel of War Crimes in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 23 7:48 PM
    Amnesty International said Israel?s bombing campaign amounted to indiscriminate attacks on Lebanese civilians.

  • Stop Israel's War - Protests 1pm Saturday Sept 2nd Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - 53 minutes ago
    Stop Israel's War on Lebanon and Palestine! Protest rally @ Aotea Square 1pm Saturday Sept 2nd

  • Israel Calls For Speed In Peacekeeper Deployment Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Aug 24 6:32 PM
    Israel's foreign minister says the extremists are watching. Tzipi Livni is calling on the international community to act quickly to deploy a UN force to keep the peace in southern Lebanon.

  • No proof from Israel Hezbollah had hightech Russian weapons Open this result in new window
    Itar-Tass - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
    MAGADAN, August 25 (Itar-Tass) -- Israel has not presented a single piece of evidence to Russia so far that might prove Hezbollah militants used hightech Russian weapons, including anti-tank rocket complexes, in Lebanon, First Deputy Prime Minister, Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov said upon arrival in Magadan.

  • New Music & Health Clinic at Beth Israel Med. Ctr in NYC Open this result in new window
    All About Jazz - Aug 24 2:04 PM
    New York, NY (August 24, 2006) Beth Israel Medical Center will celebrate the opening of the Music & Health Clinic, part of the Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine, at a cocktail reception from 6-8 p.m. on September 19 at the hospitals' Phillips Ambulatory Care Center at 10 Union Square East. The clinic has a two-fold mission: to address the unique medical needs of musicians and performing

  • Tower Semiconductor Signs Definitive Agreements with its Banks and Israel Corp. Open this result in new window
    SYS-CON Media - Aug 24 5:49 PM
    Tower Semiconductor Ltd. , a pure-play independent specialty foundry, today announced that it has signed definitive agreements with its lender banks, Bank Leumi and Bank Hapoalim, and with Israel Corp. These agreements are based on the previously reported signed MOU dated May 17, 2006, for the restructuring of the Company's long-term debt and Israel Corp.'s commitment to invest $100M in the

  • Israel waging economic war on Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Aug 24 2:26 PM
    Lebanons powerful parliament speaker on Thursday accused Israel of seeking to re-interpret the United Nations ceasefire resolution in order to justify what he said was a continuing economic war against Lebanon.

  • Germany to sell 2 advanced submarines to Israel Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 24 5:56 PM
    Germany had agreed to sell two of the world's most advanced submarines to Israel, German Economics Ministry officials said on Thursday.

  • Israel Diary: 'To Be or Not to Be' Open this result in new window
    Kevin Sites in the Hot Zone via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 2:16 PM
    The border This, theoretically, is what this whole war is about: the border, the so-called blue line between Israel and Lebanon. It is, of course, not blue at all, but a double-thick chain link fence topped with concertina wire.

  • Israel buys subs to counter Iran threat Open this result in new window
    Business Day - Aug 24 4:15 PM
    JERUSALEM In a bid to boost its military arsenal against a perceived threat from arch-foe Iran, Israel has signed a contract with Germany to buy two submarines capable of carrying nuclear weapons, a newspaper report said Wednesday.

  • Israel admits failures in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 58 minutes ago
    AL QUDS, Aug 24: Israels embattled army chief Dan Halutz admitted for the first time on Thursday to failings during the Lebanon war amid increasing public discontent over how the 34-day offensive was handled.

  • Israel accused of war crimes Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Aug 24 9:43 AM
    JERUSALEM In a report released Wednesday, Amnesty International accused Israel of committing war crimes during its recent campaign against Hezbollah in Lebanon, saying it broke international law by deliberately causing massive destruction to the country's infrastructure.

  • 'Israel need not wage US' war' Open this result in new window
    The Economic Times - Aug 24 4:29 PM
    MUMBAI: As Israel's foreign minister he was the co-author, along with former US president Bill Clinton, of the famous Middle East peace roadmap that went haywire soon after it was laid out.

  • ISRAEL APPLAUDS FRENCH DECISION TO SEND 2,000 UN TROOPS Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - Aug 24 1:36 PM
    JERUSALEM, Aug 24, 2006 (AFP) - Israel on Thursday applauded France's decision to send 2,000 troops to join UN forces in Lebanon, describing it as a "positive development," a government spokesman said.

  • Tower Semiconductor Signs Definitive Agreements with its Banks and Israel Corp. Open this result in new window
    FinanzNachrichten - Aug 24 1:03 PM
    MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, August 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor ( Nachrichten ) Ltd. , a pure-play independent specialty foundry, today announced that it has signed definitive agreements with its lender banks, Bank Leumi and Bank Hapoalim, and with Israel Corp. These agreements are based on the previously reported signed MOU dated May 17, 2006, for the restructuring of the

  • Lebanon plays down Israel-Syria dispute over troops Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Aug 24 9:07 AM
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon undertook on Thursday to prevent smuggling from Syria, playing down a dispute between Syria and Israel over whether U.N. forces should help the Lebanese army stop arms shipments to Hizbollah guerrillas.

  • 'Vital' for UN force to shore up ceasefire in Lebanon: France, Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 9:49 AM
    France and Israel have said it was "vital" for an expanded UN force to deploy in Lebanon to bolster the shaky ceasefire there between Israel and the Shiite militia Hezbollah.

  • Israel's military chief admits failings in letter Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - Aug 24 10:02 AM
    Israel's military chief acknowledged publicly for the first time Thursday that there were shortcomings in the military's performance during the recent fighting in Lebanon.

  • Amnesty International says Israel committed war crimes Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 24 1:11 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Amnesty International, in a report released yesterday, accused Israel of committing war crimes during its recent campaign against Hezbollah in Lebanon, saying it broke international law by deliberately causing massive destruction to the country's infrastructure.

  • Opinion: Israel Deserved "War Crime" Label Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - Aug 24 9:20 AM
    DW's Peter Philipp says Amnesty International's criticism of Israel's actions in Lebanon was well deserved -- and overdue. Now, he hopes Hezbollah gets its due.

  • Mass. hosts historic tryouts for Israel Baseball League Open this result in new window
    The Jewish Advocate - Aug 24 8:49 AM
    Amidst the chilly late summer air of the Berkshires, an initiative to bring Americas pastime to Israel has made its first home run.

  • For Israel's Wineries, Cease-Fire Comes Just in Time Open this result in new window
    Beverage World - Aug 24 9:06 AM
    KEREM BEN ZIMRA, Israel: Last week's cease-fire ending the war with Lebanon came just in time for the wine growers in northern Israel.

  • Israel's military chief acknowledges failings in Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Aug 24 9:21 AM
    JERUSALEM Israel's military chief is acknowledging that the military's performance in the battle against Hezbollah fell short in some areas.

  • Israel calls for speed in peacekeeper deployment to defy extremists Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Aug 24 9:23 AM
    PARIS Israel's foreign minister says the extremists are watching. Tzipi Livni (TSIP'-ee LIV'-nee) is calling on the international community to act quickly to deploy a U-N...

  • '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 24 11:26 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."

  • Proportionate Response Kofi Annan's Jihadi Formula for Israel's Destruction Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Aug 24 11:24 AM
    Hezbollah's provocative cross-border attack of an Israeli military outpost killing three soldiers and abducting two others was responded by Israel with extensive bombings of Lebanon.

  • Israel May 'Go it Alone' against Iran Open this result in new window
    Common Dreams News Center - Aug 24 8:41 AM
    Israel May 'Go it Alone' against Iran

  • AI accuses Israel of over war crimes Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Aug 24 11:23 AM
    Amnesty International has accused Israel of committing war crimes by deliberately targeting civilian infrastructure in Lebanon.The human rights group says attacks on homes, bridges, roads and water and fuel plants were an "integral part" of Israel''s strategy in the recent war.

  • Israel's military chief acknowledges failings in Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Aug 24 3:38 AM
    In a letter to the troops, Israel's military chief acknowledged publicly for the first time today that there were shortcomings in the military's performance during the recent fighting with...

  • Israel Wineries Pleased With Cease-Fire Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 24 3:19 AM
    KEREM BEN ZIMRA, Israel - The end of the war with Hezbollah came just in time to save a fast-growing Israeli industry: wine making.

  • Israel's military chief acknowledges failings in Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 24 3:26 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - In a letter to the troops, Israel's military chief acknowledged publicly for the first time Thursday that there were shortcomings in the military's performance during the recent Lebanon war.

  • Syria, Israel in showdown Open this result in new window
    Portsmouth Herald - Aug 24 6:17 AM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Syria on Wednesday opposed deployment of an international force along its border to prevent arms shipments to Hezbollah, and Israel called the situation in Lebanon "explosive."

  • 'Vital' for UN force to shore up ceasefire in Lebanon: France and Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 6:56 AM
    France and Israel have said it was "vital" for an expanded UN force to deploy in Lebanon to bolster the shaky ceasefire there between Israel and Hezbollah.

  • Lebanon plays down Israel-Syria dispute Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 24 5:14 AM
    LEBANON undertook today to stop smuggling from Syria, playing down a dispute between Syria and Israel over whether UN forces should help the Lebanese army stop arms shipments to Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Will Annan Raise Destruction of Israel With Iran? Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Aug 24 2:03 AM
    (CNSNews.com) - United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan plans to visit Tehran during a Mideast trip next week, but his spokesman could not say Wednesday whether he would bring up President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Holocaust denial and calls for Israel's destruction.

  • Violence tests Israel-Lebanon cease-fire Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 5:17 AM
    The shaky cease-fire between Israel and Hezbollah was tested Wednesday as the Israeli army fired artillery into a disputed border region in response to what it said was an attack from inside Lebanon. An Israeli soldier was killed in a separate incident, the army said.

  • Lebanon plays down Israel-Syria dispute over troops Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 24 5:40 AM
    By Alaa Shahine BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon undertook on Thursday to stop smuggling from Syria, playing down a dispute between Syria and Israel over whether U.N. forces should help the Lebanese army stop arms shipments to Hizbollah guerrillas. It did not rule out asking U.N.

  • Israel protests against India's "Hitler" eatery Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 5:13 AM
    Israel's mission in India asked city authorities in the financial hub of Mumbai on Wednesday to get a restaurant called "Hitler's Cross" to change its name as it hurt the sentiments of Jews.

  • Israel accused of Lebanon war crimes Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 24 4:53 AM
    LONDON, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The human rights group Amnesty International Wednesday accused Israel of commiting war crimes by deliberately targeting civilian infrastructure in Lebanon.

  • Israel buys two new German submarines Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Aug 24 3:40 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Germany has agreed to sell Israel two Dolphin-class submarines as part of a $1.27 billion deal, the Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday.

  • Lebanese Family Accepted Into Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 24 12:27 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) A Lebanese family which has been made numerous attempts to immigrate to Israel was finally allowed to enter the Jewish State on Thursday.

  • Israel appoints interim justice minister Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:59 AM
    Israel's housing minister Meir Sheetrit was named interim justice minister to replace Haim Ramon who resigned earlier this week over accusations of sexual harassment, an official has said.

  • Rights group accuses Israel of 'war crimes' over Lebanon targets Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:53 AM
    Israel committed "war crimes" by deliberately targeting Lebanese civilian infrastructure during the recent conflict with the Shiite Hezbollah militia, Amnesty International has said.

  • Lebanon wants US to help lift Israel blockade Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:25 AM
    Lebanon urged the United States on Wednesday to make Israel remove a sea and air blockade it imposed at the start of its 34-day war with Hizbollah fighters.

  • Israel buys upgraded subs to counter Iran threat Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 2:56 AM
    In a bid to boost its military arsenal against a perceived threat from archfoe Iran, Israel has signed a contract with Germany to buy two submarines capable of carrying nuclear weapons, a newspaper report has said.

  • Israel must lift blockade on Lebanon: French FM Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:17 AM
    French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy has said that Israel must end its sea and air blockade of Lebanon, but that UN forces should at the same time enforce a strict embargo on arms.

  • Amnesty International says Israel committed war crimes Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Daily News - Aug 24 12:15 AM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon - Amnesty International accused Israel on Wednesday of war crimes in its monthlong battle with Hezbollah, saying its bombing campaign amounted to indiscriminate attacks on Lebanon's civilian infrastructure and population.

  • Famed Moiseyev Ballet to Vist Israel in 70th Anniversary Tour Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 24 10:27 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) As part of a world tour celebrating 70 years since its founding, and 100 years since the birthday of founder Igor Moiseyev, the Moiseyev Ballet is scheduled to hold six performances in Israel in October.

  • Lebanon plays down Israel-Syria dispute Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Aug 24 7:07 AM
    The Lebanese government is trying to stop smuggling across their border with Syria, playing down a controversy between Syria and Israel on whether UN forces should deploy there to stop arms shipments.

  • Israel Wineries Pleased With Cease-Fire Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Aug 24 2:51 AM
    The end of the war with Hezbollah came just in time to save a fast-growing Israeli industry: wine making. Growers were unable to tend their vineyards during the 34-day conflict as thousands of Hezbollah rockets pelted the Upper Galilee, Israel's best grape-growing region.

  • Tower Semiconductor Signs Definitive Agreements with its Banks and Israel Corp. Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 24 12:45 PM
    Tower Semiconductor Ltd. , a pure-play independent specialty foundry, today announced that it has signed definitive agreements with its lender banks, Bank Leumi and Bank Hapoalim, and with Israel Corp.

  • Israel wineries pleased with cease-fire Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 24 3:05 AM
    KEREM BEN ZIMRA, Israel (AP) The end of the war with Hezbollah came just in time to save a fast-growing Israeli industry: wine making.

  • Israel: Situation in Lebanon 'explosive' Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 23 1:13 AM
    Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Saniora urged the U.S. to help end Israel's sea and air blockade, saying his country was making "every effort" to secure its borders.

  • Pakistan Says Israel's Occupation is Root Cause of Mid East Conflict Open this result in new window
    Palestine News Agency - Aug 24 5:48 AM
    NEW YORK, August 24, 2006 (WAFA) - Pakistan told the UN Security Council that Israel's 38 year occupation of the Palestinian and Arab territories is the root cause of the conflicts in the Middle East, and made a strong plea for peaceful settlement.

  • Inquiry Opened Into Israeli Use of U.S. Bombs Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 minutes ago
    The State Department is investigating whether Israel?s use of cluster bombs in Lebanon violated agreements with the U.S., officials said.

  • Israel may "go it alone" in stopping Iran if necessary: report Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 24 2:40 AM
    Israeli government officials said that Israel's role is to warn the world of the dangers of an Iranian nuclear potential, local Jerusalem Post reported on Thursday.

  • U.N. chief heading to Mideast and will visit Lebanon, Israel and most likely Syria and Iran Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Aug 23 9:41 PM
    UNITED NATIONS, 8:39 p.m. Aug. 23 (AP): Secretary-General Kofi Annan will travel to the Middle East later this week, visiting Lebanon, Israel and most likely Syria and Iran to try to garner support for the U.N. resolution that led to the fragile Israeli-Hezbollah cease-fire, the U.N. said Wednesday.

  • Israel urges rapid Lebanon force Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 23 9:28 AM
    The UN's peace force in Lebanon must be built up quickly as the situation is "explosive", Israel's foreign minister says.

  • Israel's military chief acknowledges failings in Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - Aug 24 12:33 AM
    JERUSALEM Israel's military chief is acknowledging that the military's performance in the battle against Hezbollah fell short in some areas. Lieutenant General Dan Halutz...

  • SARASOTA Israel and the cease-fire Open this result in new window
    Bradenton Herald - Aug 24 12:07 AM
    = A high-ranking member of the Israeli Defense Forces, fresh from the front lines of the conflict with Hezbollah, will speak about the war and the cease-fire agreement and the ramifications for Israel 7 p.m., today.

  • Judge orders investigation of leak in pro-Israel spy case Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Aug 23 8:09 PM
    ALEXANDRIA, Va., 7:26 p.m. Aug. 23 (AP): A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to investigate how media organizations learned about a criminal probe involving the activities of two pro-Israel lobbyists, who now face trial on charges that they illegally disclosed national defense information.

  • U.S. investigating Israeli use of cluster bombs: NYT Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    The State Department is investigating whether Israel's use of U.S.-manufactured rockets armed with cluster bombs in Lebanon violated agreements with the United States restricting use of such weapons, The New York Times reported on Thursday.

  • Ancient biblical waterworks found in Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 12:21 AM
    Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed an ancient water system which was modified by the conquering Persians to turn the desert into a paradise.

  • 11 Injured in Nuweiba Crash Arriving in Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 24 7:12 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) The 11 remaining Israelis who were injured in Wednesday's tour bus crash near Nuweiba, in Egyptian Sinai, are arriving today in Israel. Intensive efforts on the part of the Israeli embassy in Cairo brought about Egyptian agreement to the patient transfers.

  • Israel Diary Open this result in new window
    Totally Jewish - Aug 24 3:38 AM
    The knives are out. No ones safe. Although the Lebanon war has left Hezbollah struggling to retain its grasp on its southern heartland by buying its inhabitants with cash hand-outs and free furniture, in Israel the wars achievements are shrouded in a mist of censure and condemnation.

  • Israel's War Revives Interest in Northrop Anti-Rocket Laser Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 23 8:03 AM
    Aug. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Israel's war with Hezbollah, in which it was hit by 4,000 missiles fired by the Shiite Muslim group, has revived its interest in an experimental laser cannon designed by Northrop Grumman Corp. to destroy short-range rockets in the air.

  • Bear brothers recount summer with family amid violence in Israel Open this result in new window
    Cynthiana Democrat - Aug 24 3:32 AM
    When 15-year-old Ilan Bear shared the details of his summer vacation with his class, Ilan said both the teacher and his peers were shocked. On July 8, Ilan and his twin brother Itai left the United States and traveled to Israel to visit their family.

  • Israel buys nuclear-capable subs Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Aug 23 7:42 PM
    Israel has bought two German-built Dolphin-class submarines, said to have nuclear capability, with Germany covering a third of the $1.27 billion price tag.

  • Amnesty International accuses Israel Open this result in new window
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Aug 24 3:05 AM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon - Amnesty International accused Israel yesterday of war crimes in its monthlong battle with Hezbollah, saying its bombing campaign amounted to indiscriminate attacks on Lebanon's civilian infrastructure and population.

  • Israel ups Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Aug 24 12:44 AM
    Palestinians fear Israel will now turn its attention from Lebanon back to Gaza, after troops crossed into the Gaza Strip and captured a Hamas militant.

  • Israel may 'go it alone' to stop Iran: report Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Aug 24 4:07 AM
    Jerusalem, Aug 24: High-ranking Israeli officials said that Israel's role is to warn the world of the dangers of an Iranian nuclear potential, but "may have to go it alone" to stop Iran's nuclear ambition, Jerusalem Post reported on Thursday.

  • Israel: No plans to end Lebanon blockade Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 8:07 PM
    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.

  • Amnesty report accuses Israel of war crimes Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 23 7:04 PM
    Israel deliberately targeted civilian infrastructure and committed war crimes during the month-long conflict in Lebanon, according to an Amnesty International report.

  • Israel kills civilian in Gaza raid Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 2:00 AM
    Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man and seized his brother, a senior member of the ruling Hamas movement, during a raid in southern Gaza early on Thursday, witnesses and the Israeli army said.

  • Israel buys nuclear subs Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Aug 23 6:24 PM
    WITH Iran confidently defying pressure to curb its nuclear programme, Israel has signed a contract with Germany to buy two more submarines capable of firing nuclear missiles, it emerged yesterday.

  • William E. Jackson Jr.: Dialogue with a Jewish Friend over Israel in Lebanon" Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 23 6:02 AM
    August 22, 2006 My liberal academic colleague and I have been debating our government's policies in the Middle East since our graduate school days at Columbia. The current round began back in the spring with the appearance of the Mearsheimer-Walt draft paper on the influence of the Israeli lobby over American foreign policy--"The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy." However, it was the

  • War crimes by Israel: Amnesty Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Aug 24 12:31 AM
    LONDON: Israel committed "war crimes" by deliberately targeting Lebanese civilian infrastructure during the recent conflict with Hezbollah, Amnesty International said yesterday.

  • U.N. envoy: Israel may OK prisoner swap Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 8:16 PM
    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.

  • U.S. warns Syria to observe arms embargo Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 6:32 PM
    The U.S. warned Syria on Thursday to abide by a United Nations arms embargo meant to stop Hezbollah from resupplying after its monthlong war with Israel. It dismissed Syrian objections to international peacekeepers as preposterous.

  • Amnesty International Accuses Israel of War Crimes in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Muslim American Society - Aug 23 11:37 PM
    Amnesty International has accused Israel of war crimes in Lebanon , including indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks and the intentional destruction of civilian infrastructure.

  • Israel reservists vent war anger Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 24 9:00 AM
    Israeli reservists back from the conflict in Lebanon voice their anger.

  • Israel reservists vent war anger Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 24 8:59 AM
    Israeli reservists back from the conflict in Lebanon voice their anger at how the military operation was handled.