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  • Wave of rocket attacks kill 8 in Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 14 minutes ago
    A massive wave of guerrilla rockets pounded northern Israel in a matter of minutes Thursday, killing eight people hours before Hezbollah's leader offered to stop the attacks if Israel ends its airstrikes. Israel hit back early Friday with airstrikes in southern Beirut.

  • Israel Suffers Highest Toll Yet Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 32 minutes ago
    AVIVIM, Israel, Aug. 3 -- A new wave of Hezbollah rockets killed eight Israeli civilians Thursday, and four soldiers died in ground combat in southern Lebanon, Israel's highest daily death toll in the three-week-old war. Israeli jets blasted targets in Beirut for the first time in almost a week.

  • Israel readies for deeper push into Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    The Israeli army on Friday prepared for a possible push deeper into southern Lebanon to drive out Hizbollah which threatened to launch rockets further into Israel if it hits central Beirut.

  • Israel to push deeper into Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    The Israeli army on Friday prepared for a possible push deeper into southern Lebanon to drive out Hizbollah which threatened to launch rockets further into Israel if it hit central Beirut.

  • Freeing Prisoners Key Goal in Fight Against Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    The question of prisoners held by Israel is the subtext of the current crisis for both Hezbollah and the Palestinians.

  • Israel using ineffective Rumsfeld model Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 03 5:49 PM
    Just when Israel was gaining some credibility from the world for its commitment to peace by withdrawing from southern Lebanon and some of the occupied territories, it overreacts to the kidnapping of two soldiers. Israel is following the Donald Rumsfeld book on nation-building and destroying the very government and infrastructure that is needed to defeat the terrorists.

  • Israel readies for push further into Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 5:44 PM
    Israeli warplanes pounded Lebanon on Friday and the army prepared for a possible push further into Lebanese territory to drive out Hizbollah which threatened to launch rockets further into Israel if central Beirut were hit.

  • Four hurt as Israel attacks Gaza militants Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 5:42 PM
    Israel launched a series of air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Friday targeting militants, and wounding at least four people, witnesses and medics said.

  • Venezuela recalls ambassador from Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 5:14 PM
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Thursday he has withdrawn his country's ambassador from Israel to show his "indignation" over the military offensive in Lebanon.

  • Israel pours firepower into Lebanon after rockets kill 8 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 1:33 PM
    Israel poured thousands of ground troops into southern Lebanon aiming to flush Hezbollah fighters from the border zone as the Jewish state saw its bloodiest day in the three-week conflict.

  • Hizbollah kills 12 in deadliest day for Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 1:53 PM
    Hizbollah guerrillas killed eight people in a rocket barrage on Israel and four Israeli soldiers in clashes in Lebanon on Thursday, the deadliest day of the war for Israel in 23 days of fighting.

  • Hezbollah rockets kill 8 in Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 12:52 PM
    A wave of Hezbollah rockets pounded northern Israel Thursday, killing eight people, Israeli rescue officials said.

  • Israel launches new airstrikes on Beirut Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 12:39 PM
    Israel renewed airstrikes on Beirut's southern suburbs Thursday and an Israeli missile killed three people in a border village, a day after Hezbollah launched its biggest rocket barrage yet on the Jewish state.

  • Hizbollah kills 11 in deadliest day for Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 1:29 PM
    Hizbollah guerrillas killed eight people in a rocket barrage on Israel and three Israeli soldiers in clashes in Lebanon on Thursday, the deadliest day of the war for Israel in 23 days of fighting.

  • Hizbollah offers Israel end to rocket attacks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 12:54 PM
    The leader of Hizbollah warned Israel on Thursday it would fire rockets at Tel Aviv if Israel targeted central Beirut, but offered to stop its rocket barrage if Israel ended attacks on civilian areas in Lebanon.

  • Israel readies new push into Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 11:43 AM
    Israel renewed airstrikes on Beirut's southern suburbs Thursday, and Hezbollah retaliated by firing more than 130 rockets at northern Israel, killing at least seven people in Acre and Maalot. It was the bloodiest day in Israel since eight people were killed July 16 near a train maintenance depot.

  • Israel battles Hezbollah spin machine Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 11:12 AM
    Hezbolla's Al-Manar television station offers one picture of the Shiite guerrillas now battling Israel across south Lebanon.

  • Hizbollah kills 10 in deadliest day for Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 11:34 AM
    Hizbollah guerrillas killed seven people in a rocket barrage on Israel and three Israeli soldiers in fighting in Lebanon on Thursday, the deadliest day of the war for Israel.

  • Hizbollah kills 11 in deadliest day for Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 11:26 AM
    Hizbollah guerrillas killed eight people in a rocket barrage on Israel and three Israeli soldiers in fighting in Lebanon on Thursday, the deadliest day of the war for Israel.

  • Akron Professor Detained In Israel Making Way Back To States Open this result in new window
    Cleveland - NewsNet5 via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 12:43 PM
    The University of Akron professor who was detained in Israel for nearly a month is scheduled to land in Toronto at 6:05 p.m. today.

  • Israel-UN Gap on Cease-Fire Dims Hope for Fast End to Fighting Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 32 minutes ago
    Aug. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Israel's requirements for a cease-fire to end the three-week-old conflict in Lebanon may be more than the United Nations can deliver, dimming hopes for an early end to the fighting.

  • Rocket barrage in Israel kills 7 people Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 9:39 AM
    Israel renewed airstrikes on Beirut's southern suburbs Thursday, and Hezbollah retaliated by firing at least 132 rockets at northern Israel 100 within several minutes killing at least seven people in Acre and Maalot. It was the bloodiest day since eight people were killed July 16 near a train maintenance depot.

  • Eight Palestinians killed as Israel presses Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 10:37 AM
    Israel pressed its month-long offensive into the Gaza Strip with eight Palestinians, including a 12-year-old boy, being killed in military strikes around Rafah in southern Gaza.

  • Wave of Rocket Attacks Kill 8 in Israel Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 52 minutes ago
    Hezbollah Rocket Attacks Kills Eight in Israel; Hezbollah Leader Offers to Stop Attacks

  • Israel Orders Army Advance in Lebanon to Stop Hezbollah Attacks Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Aug. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Israel ordered the army to extend its advance inside southern Lebanon to stop Hezbollah firing rockets, as the group's leader said attacks will cease when Israel ends its raids on towns and cities.

  • Hizbollah rockets kill 8 in Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 8:31 AM
    Hizbollah rockets killed eight people in northern Israel on Thursday, equaling the most lethal barrage launched by the Lebanese guerrilla group since fighting began more than three weeks ago.

  • Rocket barrage in Israel kills 6 people Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 7:34 AM
    Hezbollah rocket attacks killed six people in northern Israel Thursday and injured many others, Israeli police said. Meanwhile, Hezbollah's chief spokesman said that his group will not agree to a cease-fire until all Israeli troops leave Lebanon.

  • Israel Is Hooked On Militarism Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 03 6:31 PM
    The Bush administration's support of Israeli militarism ultimately will make it more difficult to negotiate peace in the Mideast says the Nation . Israel's campaign to crush Hezbollah should not be part of the "war on terror."

  • Hizbollah rockets kill 8 in Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 8:52 AM
    Hizbollah guerrillas killed eight people in Israel in a rocket barrage on Thursday despite an intensive Israeli ground and air campaign to wipe them out, as world powers struggled to end the 23-day-old war.

  • Police say 100 rockets hit Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 7:21 AM
    At least 100 rockets hit northern Israel in a matter of minutes during a deadly barrage, police said, and air raid sirens rang out across northern Israel. Meanwhile, Hezbollah's chief spokesman said that his group will not agree to a cease-fire until all Israeli troops leave Lebanon.

  • Hizbollah rockets kill 7 in Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 8:17 AM
    Hizbollah guerrillas killed seven people in Israel in a rocket barrage on Thursday despite an intensive Israeli ground and air campaign to wipe them out, as world powers struggled to end the 23-day-old war.

  • Rocket attacks kill 5 in northern Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 7:05 AM
    Hezbollah rocket attacks killed five people in northern Israel Thursday, Israeli police said. Meanwhile, Hezbollah's chief spokesman said that his group will not agree to a cease-fire until all Israeli troops leave Lebanon.

  • Ahmadinejad: Destroy Israel, end crisis Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 7:49 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday the solution to the Middle East crisis is to destroy Israel. In a speech during an emergency meeting of Muslim leaders, Ahmadinejad also called for an immediate halt to fighting in Lebanon between Israel and the Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah.

  • Rocket attacks on Israel leave 5 dead Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 6:54 AM
    Five people were killed by Hezbollah rocket strikes in northern Israel, Israeli police said Thursday. The announcement came a day after a record 230 rockets rained down on Israel. Meanwhile, Hezbollah's chief spokesman said that his group will not agree to a cease-fire until all Israeli troops leave Lebanon.

  • Israel resumes strikes in Beirut suburbs Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 6:29 AM
    Israel renewed airstrikes on Beirut's southern suburbs Thursday and an Israeli missile killed three people in a border village, a day after Hezbollah launched its biggest rocket attacks yet on Israel.

  • For Israel, innocent civilians are fair game Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 03 6:44 AM
    Tragedies happen in the fog of war, but Israel's strikes on civilians can't all be excused as accidents or mistakes.

  • Hizbollah rockets kill 7 in Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 7:50 AM
    Hizbollah rockets killed seven people in northern Israel on Thursday, in one of the most lethal barrages launched by the Lebanese guerrilla group since fighting began more than three weeks ago.

  • Blair signals no objection to Israel arms flights Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 6:54 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair signaled on Thursday that he did not object to the United States using British airports to dispatch weapons to Israel, provided procedures were obeyed.

  • Israel accused of racism over Lebanon Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 03 4:18 PM
    Members of a U.N. anti-bias panel criticized Israel on Thursday for killing civilians in Lebanon, accusing the Jewish state of violating humanitarian law and racially targeting Arabs.

  • Wave of rocket attacks kill 8 in Israel Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 03 4:45 AM
    A massive wave of guerrilla rockets pounded northern Israel in a matter of minutes Thursday, killing eight people hours before Hezbollah's leader offered to stop the attacks if Israel ends its airstrikes.

  • Blair Rejects Israel Bias by Hannah K. Strange UPI U.K. Correspondent London (UPI) Aug 03, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair lent his backing Thursday to Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora's seven point plan for resolving the current conflict between Israel and Hezbollah.

  • IN ISRAEL AS IN IRAQ, THERE IS NO STRATEGY Open this result in new window
    Joe Conason via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 3:49 AM
    The government of Israel appears to suffer from the same mental and moral dysfunctions that afflict the Bush administration: an urge to wage war without any plausible objectives, any viable plan for disengagement, or any rational assessment of costs and benefits. Israel's second invasion of Lebanon, only weeks old and with considerably more justification, is already beginning to resemble the

  • Iranian president: Destroy Israel Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 03 4:48 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday the solution to the Middle East crisis was to destroy Israel, state-media reported.

  • Air Strikes Increase Along Israel-Lebanon Border Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 03 3:33 PM
    As Israeli troops battled Hezbollah fighters in southern Lebanon on the ground, the air war also intensified. Hezbollah rockets killed eight civilians in northern Israel. And Israeli warplanes bombed parts of Lebanon's capital, Beirut, for the first time in a week.

  • Hezbollah founder says group's missiles can hit all Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 4:44 AM
    One of the Iranian founders of Lebanon's Hezbollah has said in remarks published that the Shiite militia group had missiles which "leave no spot in Israel unreachable".

  • Israel army prepares for deeper push Open this result in new window
    The Age - 12 minutes ago
    The Israeli army was readying for a possible push deeper into southern Lebanon after Hizbollah threatened to launch rockets further into Israel if it hit central Beirut.

  • Israel resumes bombing of Beirut, UN powers close to deal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 12:59 AM
    Israel launched fresh air strikes on Beirut after a lull of several days, while UN powers inched toward agreement on a Security Council resolution to end the three-week-old conflict.

  • Israel Launches New Airstrikes on Beirut Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 12:58 PM
    Israel Launches New Airstrikes on Beirut's Southern Suburbs; Israeli Missile Kills 3

  • Rights group slams Israel for bombing civilians Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 1:56 AM
    Israel's military appears to have deliberately bombed civilians in Lebanon and some of its strikes constitute war crimes, U.S.-based rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday.

  • Israel Readies New Push Into Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 11:58 AM
    Israel's Defense Minister Readies New Push Into Lebanon After 7 Killed by Hezbollah Rockets

  • Israel must feel international isolation: Palestinian envoy Open this result in new window
    The Jakarta Post - 6 minutes ago
    Israel's ongoing bombardment of Lebanon and Hizbullah's rocket attacks on Israel have distracted public attention from the situation in Palestine. The Jakarta Post's Kurniawan Hari recently interviewed Palestine's ambassador to Indonesia, Fariz N. Mehdawi . He offered his thoughts on the current situation in the Middle East.

  • Israel could learn from India Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    After the Mumbai bombings in July that killed over 200 commuters, there were vociferous calls in India for Israel-like action on terror camps in Pakistan and for suspending the peace talks. When the authorities did neither, citizens and media branded India a soft state with little concern for its people. But consider: If India had behaved like Israel, we would be in the middle of a possible

  • Jewish Charities Seek $300 Million for Israel Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 02 10:30 PM
    An umbrella organization of North American Jewish charities said yesterday that it will seek to raise a minimum of $300 million in emergency humanitarian funds for Israel this year, one of the largest short-term goals in its history.

  • Israel readies for push further into Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Aug 03 6:01 PM
    BEIRUT: Israeli warplanes pounded Lebanon today and the army prepared for a possible push further into Lebanese territory to drive out Hizbollah which threatened to launch rockets further into Israel if central Beirut were hit.

  • Israel attacks Gaza militants, four hurt Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 03 6:11 PM
    Israel has launched a series of air strikes in the Gaza Strip targeting militants, and wounding at least four people.

  • Rocket Barrage in Israel Kills 7 People Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 9:58 AM
    7 People in Northern Israel Killed in Barrage of Hezbollah Rockets; 3 Israeli Soldiers Killed

  • Israel resumes attacks south of Beirut Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 03 6:51 PM
    Israel launched an early-morning attack on a Beirut suburb for the second consecutive day on Friday.

  • Israel readies for deeper push into Lebanon Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 30 minutes ago
    By Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Israeli army on Friday prepared for a possible push deeper into southern Lebanon to drive out Hizbollah which threatened to launch rockets further into Israel if it hit central Beirut. While world powers worked on a U.N.

  • Malay PM rebukes U.N. over Israel Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 02 10:32 PM
    PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council lacks courage to condemn Israel's attacks on the Lebanese and Palestinians, the head of the world's main Islamic bloc said Thursday, adding that Muslim nations must work to prevent Israeli impunity.

  • Israel Bombards Beirut Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 03 7:46 AM
    Israel has renewed air strikes against Hezbollah strongholds in the battered outskirts of Beirut. Witnesses said at least four explosions reverberated through Beirut after missiles hit Dahieh, a Shiite Muslim suburb.

  • Israel suffers deadliest day Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - 0 minute ago
    JERUSALEM - A massive wave of guerrilla rockets pounded northern Israel in a matter of minutes Thursday, killing eight people hours before Hezbollah's leader offered to stop the attacks if Israel ends its air strikes.

  • Hizbullah has fired more than a dozen FAJR-5s into Israel Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Aug 03 6:13 PM
    TEL AVIV Hizbullah has begun firing salvos of its longest-range rocket, the Fajr-5. Israeli military sources said Hizbullah has been firing the Fajr-5 deep into Israel. The Fajr-5, produced by Iran, was said to have a range of up to 200 kilometers, Middle East Newsline reporte.

  • Wales await Uefa ruling on Israel Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 03 6:44 AM
    Wales' Under-21 and Women's sides are waiting to hear whether they must play in Israel.

  • Ahmadinejad: Destroy Israel, End Crisis Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 8:13 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Says the Solution to Mideast Crisis Is to Destroy Israel

  • At least 525 killed in Lebanon, 68 in Israel since fighting broke out Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Aug 03 6:07 PM
    4:42 p.m. Aug. 3 (AP): At least 599 people have been reported killed in Lebanon and Israel since fighting broke out July 12 between Israeli forces and Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Full Coverage: Israel Attacks Lebanon IV Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - 46 minutes ago
    Lebanon War: Bombing Suspension Just The First Step To Peace - PM New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that Israel's suspension of air raids over southern Lebanon is a first step towards peace but both sides must immediately move to a complete cessation of hostilities.

  • Israel attacks militant targets in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 03 4:56 PM
    Israel launched two air strikes on militant targets in the Gaza Strip, destroying a Hamas building and hitting another belonging to members of Islamic Jihad, wounding two people, witnesses and medics said.

  • Rocket Barrage in Israel Kills 6 People Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 7:58 AM
    Israeli Police Say Some 100 Rockets Hit Northern Israel Within Half an Hour, Killing 6 People

  • Israel responsible for 'massacre' of civilians: Pakistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 02 8:37 PM
    Pakistan has described the killing of civilians in Israel's offensive in Lebanon as a 'massacre' that could provoke a clash of civilisations.

  • Rights group accuses Israel of war crimes Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Human Rights Watch, the New York-based pressure group, accused Israel of war crimes yesterday, saying its forces had "systematically failed to distinguish between combatants and civilians in their military campaign".

  • Police Say 100 Rockets Hit Israel Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 7:43 AM
    Israeli Police Say Some 100 Rockets Hit Northern Israel Within Half an Hour

  • 200 Missiles Hit Israel as Battle Rages in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 02 7:46 PM
    As battles raged just over the border, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed today that Israel would fight on until an international force moved into southern Lebanon.

  • Rocket Attacks Kill 5 in Northern Israel Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 7:29 AM
    Hezbollah Rocket Fire Kills 5 in Northern Israel; Hezbollah Says No Cease-Fire Without Pullout

  • Chavez withdraws Venezuela ambassador in Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 03 4:42 PM
    CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Thursday he ordered the withdrawal of Venezuela's ambassador in Israel in protest against Israeli military actions.

  • Rocket Attacks on Israel Leave 5 Dead Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 7:14 AM
    Hezbollah Rocket Attacks on Northern Israel Kill 5; Hezbollah Sets Cease-Fire Conditions

  • Rice signals possible shift in U-S policy for Israel and Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV Des Moines - 33 minutes ago
    STATE DEPARTMENT There are indications that the U-S is moving closer to the position that France and other European nations are taking at the U-N to try to resolve Israel-Hezbollah conflict.

  • Israel Expands Raids After Hezbollah Rocket Attacks (Update8) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 03 5:06 AM
    Aug. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Israel carried out more than 120 aerial attacks in Lebanon overnight as ground forces pushed ahead with their offensive to create up to an 8-kilometer (5 mile) deep, temporary buffer zone in south Lebanon, the Israeli military and army radio said.

  • Venezuela withdraws Israel ambassador Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Aug 03 6:12 PM
    Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan president, said he has recalled his country's ambassador to Israel to show his "indignation" over the military offensive in Lebanon.

  • Israel's cross-border offensive 'boosts radicals' Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Aug 03 4:57 PM
    JORDAN'S King Abdullah said yesterday that Israel's offensive against Hezbollah had turned the militant group's fighters into heroes among ordinary Arabs.

  • Govt probes reports of anti-Israel terrorism plot Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 03 3:26 PM
    A federal minister says the Government is investigating reports that a group of suicide bombers is being dispatched to attack Jewish interests in countries that support Israel.

  • Protest Against Israel's Actions In The Mid-East Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    Green MP Keith Locke today told an enthusiastic and vocal crowd of protestors that Israel's actions in bombing Lebanon were war crimes.

  • Israel not interested in Hezbollah offer Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - Aug 03 6:32 PM
    Israel says it isn't impressed with either the offer or the threats from Hezbollah's leader. Sheik Hassan Nasrallah warned on TV that his group would be willing to stop launching rockets at northern Israel. In exchange, Nasrallah wants that country to stop its air strikes on Lebanon.

  • Israel pours firepower into Lebanon after rockets kill 8 Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Aug 03 3:43 PM
    BEIRUT -- Israel poured thousands of ground troops into southern Lebanon Thursday, aiming to flush Hezbollah fighters from the border zone Thursday as the Jewish state saw its bloodiest day in the three-week conflict.

  • Israel attacks Gaza targets Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 03 4:59 PM
    ISRAEL launched two air strikes on militant targets in the Gaza Strip today, destroying a Hamas building and hitting another belonging to members of Islamic Jihad, wounding two people, witnesses and medics said.

  • Beirut bombed after 100 rockets fired at Israel Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Aug 03 5:00 PM
    MORE than 100 Hezbollah rockets pounded northern Israel yesterday afternoon, killing eight civilians.

  • UN resolution on ending Israel-Lebanon conflict "close": Rice Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Thursday that a UN Security Council resolution for halting the Israel-Lebanon conflict was "close."

  • Eric Boehlert: Fox News Continues to Suggest Israel Did Not Bomb Qana Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 03 5:28 AM
    This really is remarkable, even by Fox News standards. Four days after the Israeli government admitted to, and apologized for, mistakenly bombing a civilian apartment building in the Lebanese town of Qana and killing 60 innocents in the process, American right-wingers continue to scramble, trying to create a parallel universe explanation where fungible facts show it wasn't Israel's fault

  • Israel Struggles For Hold On Southern Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Free Internet Press - 21 minutes ago
    A new wave of Hezbollah rockets killed eight Israeli civilians Thursday, and four soldiers died in ground combat in southern Lebanon, Israel's highest daily death toll in the three-week-old war. Israeli jets blasted targets in Beirut for the first time in almost a week. Israeli forces appeared to be struggling in efforts to control villages and towns across the Lebanese border and push deeper

  • Israel launches new air strikes on Beirut; ground forces fight with Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 03 11:56 AM
    BOURJ AL-MULOUK, Lebanon (AP) - Israel renewed air strikes on Beirut's southern suburbs Thursday and an Israeli missile killed three people in a border village, a day after Hezbollah launched its biggest rocket barrage yet on the Jewish state.

  • Venezuela withdraws ambassador to Israel in protest against attacks Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    Venezuela has recalled its ambassador to Israel in protest against the Jewish state's military actions in Gaza and Lebanon, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Thursday.

  • Iran's solution: Destroy Israel. Meanwhile, they'll settle for cease fire Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Aug 03 9:10 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said today the solution to the Middle East crisis is to destroy Israel.

  • 231 Hezbollah rockets rain on Israel Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Aug 03 3:53 AM
    Commandos seize militants in copter raid deep in Lebanon On one of the most violent days yet in the current Middle East battle, Hezbollah and Israeli forces fought for advantage on the ground Wednesday. Hezbollah launched a record number of rockets into Israel while the Israeli army said thousands of troops were battling Hezbollah fighters in southern Lebanon.

  • Police Say 100 Rockets Hit Israel Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 03 7:56 AM
    At least 100 rockets hit northern Israel in a matter of minutes during a deadly barrage, police said, and air raid sirens rang out across northern Israel. Meanwhile, Hezbollah's chief spokesman said that his group will not agree to a cease-fire until all...

  • Venezuela recalls ambassador from Israel Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 03 5:30 PM
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Thursday he has withdrawn his country's ambassador from Israel to show his "indignation" over the military offensive in Lebanon.

  • Hillel staff members return from Israel Open this result in new window
    Purdue Exponent - 32 minutes ago
    Roni Binder is worried about her grandmother and her aunt who are living in Israel. "My mom was talking to her sister on the phone; a missile fell close enough to where my mom could hear the explosion through her cell phone," said Binder, office manager for Hillel.

  • Israel kills 2 Palestinians in Gaza: medics Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 17 minutes ago
    Israeli soldiers shot dead two Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday, hours after launching a series of air strikes on militant targets that wounded four other people, witnesses and medics said.

  • Israel Expands Raids After Hezbollah Rocket Attacks (Correct) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 03 2:05 AM
    Aug. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli ground forces fought Hezbollah militiamen near the border in southern Lebanon after the group fired 231 rockets into northern Israel, its highest single-day volley since the conflict began July 12.

  • Israel could learn from India Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - 26 minutes ago
    By Shylashri Shankar: After the Mumbai bombings in July that killed over 200 commuters, there were vociferous calls in India for Israel-like action on terror camps in Pakistan and for suspending the peace talks.

  • Let Israel Finish It Open this result in new window
    Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! News - Aug 02 4:00 PM
    Fighting Terrorism: We've heard increasing calls in recent days for both Israel and Hezbollah to cease hostilities. Bad idea. A cease-fire might make diplomats happy, but it won't solve anything.

  • Israel renews Beirut airstrikes Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 03 2:48 AM
    Israel renewed airstrikes against Hezbollah strongholds in the battered outskirts of the Lebanese capital in the early hours Thursday.