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  • Israel considers expanding war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    Israel will decide on Wednesday whether to send troops deeper into Lebanon to fight Hizbollah guerrillas, as diplomats at the United Nations argue over a resolution that might end the war.

  • Israel Warns Lebanese It Will Bomb Vehicles in the South Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 8 A humanitarian crisis deepened across Lebanon on Tuesday as fighting continued to rage between Israeli soldiers and Hezbollah guerrillas along the border, amid indications that Israel was preparing for a major escalation.

  • Casualties in Lebanon-Israel fighting Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    At least 798 people have been reported killed in Lebanon and Israel since fighting broke out July 12 between Israeli forces and Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Israel Relocates Thousands of Residents From Northern Towns as Rockets Continue to Fall Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    The move indicates that Israel thinks the war will prove long and difficult, and that Hezbollah will continue to fire rockets into much of northern Israel.

  • Battle to save ceasefire plan as Israel presses Lebanon offensive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 08 5:30 PM
    France and the United States battled to revive a desperately needed UN Security Council resolution on the Middle East conflict as Israel pressed its four-week-old military offensive against Hezbollah.

  • H.D.S. Greenway: Israel's misguided strategies Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 08 3:01 PM
    Israel's assault has not just been upon Hezbollah, but upon Lebanon itself.

  • Israel offers to pay for those fleeing Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 08 12:11 PM
    For the first time, Israel's government offered Tuesday to foot the bill for thousands of residents who want to flee a war zone, but it was careful to avoid using the word "evacuation."

  • Israel fights propaganda war over phones Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 08 10:34 AM
    Hassan al-Harakeh answered his phone one evening to hear a deep voice asking: "How long will you go on supporting the gang of Hassan Nasrallah?" It was Israel calling, with a message denouncing Hezbollah and its leader.

  • Is Israel Ready To Up The Ante? Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 7 minutes ago
    In a sign Israel may be raising the stakes in its battle against Hezbollah, a seasoned general has been put in charge of efforts in Lebanon. However, Allen Pizzey reports, the chances for diplomacy have not been completely ruled out.

  • Activists trickle to Lebanon to protest Israel war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 08 7:50 AM
    International and local activists are planning on Saturday to bring a civilian convoy to southern Lebanon, worst hit by Israel's 28-day-old war on Hizbollah, to deliver aid and show solidarity with suffering residents.

  • Israel Strikes Palestinian Refugee Camp Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
    Israel Hits Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lebanon, Killing at Least One, Wounding Three Others

  • US public closely divided over Israel's war with Hezbollah: poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 08 7:52 AM
    The traditionally pro-Israel US public is closely divided on the Jewish state's battle with Lebanon's Hezbollah militia, a new poll showed.

  • Israel wants new force to back Lebanese deployment Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 08 8:28 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday called Beirut's plan to send 15,000 troops to south Lebanon an "interesting step," raising diplomatic hopes even as Israel considered expanding its military offensive.

  • UN Will Adapt Lebanon Resolution; Israel May Expand Offensive Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    Aug. 9 (Bloomberg) -- The United Nations Security Council is adapting a draft resolution on a cease-fire between Israel and Hezbollah after Arab nations said the proposal would escalate the conflict in Lebanon.

  • UN Should Tell Israel to Leave Lebanon, Qatari Minister Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 08 2:12 PM
    Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- The United Nations Security Council should adopt a resolution that calls for Israel's full withdrawal from Lebanon as well as an immediate cease-fire in the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah, Qatar's foreign minister said.

  • U.N. rights council to discuss Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 08 6:55 AM
    The new U.N. Human Rights Council will hold a special session this week in a move initiated by Muslim countries to condemn Israel for its military offensive in Lebanon, officials said Tuesday.

  • Israel Strikes Palestinian Refugee Camp Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 08 5:38 PM
    Israel Hits Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lebanon, Killing at Least 1

  • Israel shuts down south Lebanon as death toll rises Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 08 4:55 AM
    Israel shut down south Lebanon with a threat to blast any moving vehicles, as ground fighting intensified near the Israeli border, airstrikes killed at least 19 civilians and Arab governments called for a full Israeli withdrawal as a condition of any cease-fire.

  • Israel May Go Deeper Into Lebanon Amid UN Debate (Update5) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 08 12:28 PM
    Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Israel prepared to move deeper into southern Lebanon, ordering residents there to keep vehicles off the roads or risk being bombed, as the United Nations debated terms for a cease-fire that may be voted on as soon as tomorrow.

  • Lebanese Offer to Send Troops to Patrol Border Is Considered by Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 08 5:01 AM
    Israels prime minister, Ehud Olmert, today called the plan interesting, and said he would study it.

  • Venezuela preparing to sever diplomatic ties with Israel Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    _ Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday his country would probably sever diplomatic relations with Israel in protest of Israel's attacks on Lebanon, reports said.

  • Despite violence, VCs say they'll keep investing in Israel Open this result in new window
    CNNMoney.com via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 08 9:52 AM
    As fighting between Israel and Hezbollah drags on, venture capitalists invested in Israel say they're going about their business as usual - at least for now.

  • Israel perils traffic in south Lebanon; Beirut offer weighed Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 27 minutes ago
    TYRE, Lebanon -- Israel yesterday shut down south Lebanon with a threat to blast any moving vehicles, as ground fighting intensified, airstrikes killed at least 19 civilians and Arab governments called for a full Israeli withdrawal as a condition of any cease-fire.

  • Israel offers to pay for residents fleeing Hezbollah missile attacks Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 27 minutes ago
    NAHARIYA, Israel -- For the first time, Israel's government yesterday offered to foot the bill for thousands of residents who want to flee a war zone, but it was careful to avoid using the word "evacuation."

  • Israel Plans Deeper Push Into Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 08 10:09 AM
    Israel Plans Even Deeper Push Into Lebanon to Target Rocket Sites As Diplomacy Struggles Along

  • Anti-Israel protest held in Paris Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 48 minutes ago
    Around 300 protesters gathered at a central square in Paris on Tuesday to express their anger at the Israeli offensive against Lebanon. Protesters shouted slogans against Israel and the United States, and demanded an immediate halt to the hostilities.

  • Israel considers Lebanon's offer to deploy troops Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 08 3:57 AM
    Lebanon's offer to deploy 15,000 troops along the border with Israel is "interesting" and worthy of further consideration, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday.

  • Israel closes south Lebanon Open this result in new window
    News 14 Charlotte - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    TYRE, Lebanon -- Israel shut down south Lebanon with a threat to blast any moving vehicles Tuesday as ground fighting intensified, airstrikes killed at least 19 civilians and Arab governments called for a full Israeli withdrawal as a condition of any cease-fire.

  • Israel Names New Commander to Lead Offensive Against Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 08 6:33 PM
    Israel has named a new commander to lead its military offensive against Hezbollah in Lebanon, in a move seen as effectively demoting another general amid criticism of the operation.

  • Israel considers expanding war Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - 59 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM - Israel will decide on Wednesday whether to send troops deeper into Lebanon to fight Hezbollah guerrillas, as diplomats at the United Nations argue over a resolution that might end the war.

  • Israel May Drive Deeper Into Lebanon as UN Debates Cease-Fire Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 08 5:11 AM
    Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Israel prepared to drive deeper into Lebanon as the United Nations debated terms for a cease-fire agreement that may be voted on as soon as tomorrow.

  • Chavez likely to cut Venezuela ties with Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 08 6:20 PM
    CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday Venezuela would likely sever relations with Israel in protest over Israel's military campaign against Lebanon.

  • Israel replaces commander of Lebanon operation Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 08 5:50 PM
    Israel replaced its top commander in the four-week-old attack aimed at stopping Hezbollah militants firing rockets into northern Israel late Tuesday.

  • Seized speaker in Israel hospital Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 08 7:08 AM
    The Palestinian parliamentary speaker detained by Israel is taken to hospital with chest pains and dizziness.

  • Israel names new commander for Lebanon offensive Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 08 2:07 PM
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel named a new top commander for its Lebanon war effort on Tuesday, effectively demoting another general after criticism of the army's handling of the four-week-old offensive.

  • Annan: Israel raid may be part of pattern Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 8:35 PM
    Israel's air raid on in the Lebanese town of Qana, which killed 28 people, may be part of a larger pattern of violations of international law in the war between Israel and Hezbollah, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said in a report Monday.

  • Israel to decide on big offensive Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
    Israel's security cabinet meets today to decide on a major push deep into Lebanon if diplomatic moves at the United Nations fail to make progress on a peace formula that meets Israeli demands.

  • Arab-Jewish tensions rise in Israel Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    At Tel Avivs central bus station, two mini buses on the road are at loggerheads over who has right of way. Its a common enough occurrence, but against the backdrop of the Israel-Lebanon war, this particular spat takes on an extra dimension.

  • Death toll in Israel tops 100 as hostilities continue Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 08 5:40 PM
    _ Four Israeli soldiers were killed fighting Hezbollah fighters in Bint Jbail in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, raising Israel's death toll since July 12 to 101.

  • Chavez plans to cut Venezuela's ties to Israel Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    CARACAS Venezuela President Hugo Chavez said late Tuesday he wants to break off Venezuela's diplomatic ties to Israel, blasting the Jewish state's attacks against Hezbollah in Lebanon.

  • Lebanese President Emile Lahoud blames Israel Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    In an interview with CTV News' Janis Mackey Frayer, Lebanese President Emile Lahoud discussed the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict blaming Israel and its supporters for the deaths of Lebanese civilians.

  • U.N. Rights Council to Discuss Israel Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 08 7:23 AM
    U.N. Human Rights Council to Hold Special Session to Discuss Israel's Offensive in Lebanon

  • Israel says deployment of Lebanese soldiers interesting, worthy of consideration Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
    Israel's prime minister on Tuesday gave a cautious welcome to Lebanon's proposal to deploy its army in the southern part of the country.

  • Israel Puts Curfew on South Lebanon; Army May Advance (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 08 1:57 AM
    Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Israel imposed travel restrictions on residents living in a swathe of southern Lebanon up to the Litani River as Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said the cabinet may allow the army to extend operations into the area.

  • Israel shows video of Hezbollah fighter Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 7:14 PM
    Israel's army released a video Monday purporting to show the interrogation of a Hezbollah fighter acknowledging his part in the raid on an Israeli army patrol July 12 the spark that ignited the current conflict in Lebanon.

  • Israel to evacuate residents in the north Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 08 5:28 PM
    Israeli government is going to pay for 17,000 residents in the north to leave the border area for several days, Israel's daily Ha'aretz reported on Tuesday.

  • Arabs flay UN inaction; want Israel to retreat Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Aug 08 5:12 PM
    UNITED NATIONS An Arab League delegation accused the Security Council yesterday of standing by idly while weeks of fighting between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah sow "the seeds of hatred and extremism" in the Middle East.

  • War in North leaves deep scar on Israels forests and wildlife Open this result in new window
    JTA - Aug 08 3:35 PM
    JERUSALEM, Aug. 8 (JTA) Whenever this war with Hezbollah ends and the people of northern Israel finally return to their homes, theyll be going back to more than empty streets, freshly dug gravesites and a beefed-up military presence.

  • Battle to save ceasefire plan as Israel presses Lebanon offensive Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Aug 08 5:41 PM
    UNITED NATIONS - France and the United States battled Tuesday to revive a desperately needed UN Security Council resolution on the Middle East conflict as Israel pressed its four-week-old military offensive against Hezbollah.

  • Great Barrington heading to Northern Israel Open this result in new window
    Capital News 9 - Aug 08 6:44 PM
    Volunteer for Israel, Edward Fine said "You always have to believe you can make a difference. That's the one thing I think everybody has to know." Watching the violence between Israel and Hezbollah unfold Edward Fine is determined to make a difference.

  • Annan says Israel's attack on Qana could breach international law Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    Israel's airstrike on the Lebanese village of Qana could be part of "a pattern of violations of international law" in the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said in a report released on late Monday.

  • Israel says Russian weapons arming 'terrorists' Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 5 minutes ago
    LONDON, August 9 (IranMania) - Israeli Internal Security Minister Avi Dichter said in an interview published that "all the terrorists surrounding Israel" are using Russian weapons, according to AFP.

  • UEFA move games from Israel Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Aug 08 4:49 PM
    NYON (Switzerland): European football chiefs on Monday ruled that all matches staged in Israel as part of their club competitions must be played outside the country because of the ongoing conflict in the region.

  • Israel consider Lebanese security plan Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    TONY JONES: Well, Israel has promised to study a proposal by Lebanon to send 15,000 Lebanese troops to take control of the south of the country. The plan was revealed during one of the bloodiest days for Lebanon since the conflict began.

  • Israel considers expanding war Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Aug 08 6:05 PM
    JERUSALEM: Israel will decide today whether to send troops deeper into Lebanon to fight Hizbollah guerrillas as diplomats at the United Nations argue over a resolution that might end the war.

  • Israel Puts Curfew on South Lebanon; Army May Advance (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 08 3:12 AM
    Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Israel imposed travel restrictions on residents living in a strip of southern Lebanon up to the Litani River as Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said the cabinet may allow the army to advance farther into the area.

  • Tent city provides southern haven for refugees from Israels North Open this result in new window
    JTA - Aug 08 1:50 PM
    NITZANIM, Israel, Aug. 8 (JTA) On the sand dunes of Israels southern coast, a tent city rises like a desert mirage blue-and-white flags flapping along a shimmering sea, massive white tents housing 5,000 people, outdoor dining halls, a synagogue, soccer fields and children bobbing in the waves.

  • Lebanon war hits Israel's tourist economy Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Aug 08 3:18 PM
    KINNERET, Israel (Reuters) - Seldom can the Sea of Galilee have been so flat -- at least when it comes to business.

  • Lebanese offer to send troops to border dismissed by Israel Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 07 8:42 PM
    Israel intensified airstrikes, insisting that its troops will remain in the south until deployment of an international force capable of halting Hezbollah missile strikes.

  • Israel's arrest of parl't speaker not to help free captive soldier: Palestinian official Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 08 5:44 PM
    Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Tuesday that Israel's arrest of Palestinian Parliament Speaker Aziz Dweik would not help free an Israeli soldier kidnapped by Palestinian militants in June.

  • Israel Places South Lebanon Under a Curfew; Army May Advance Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 08 1:44 AM
    Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Israel imposed travel restrictions on residents living in a swathe of southern Lebanon up to the Litani River amid reports the cabinet will meet tomorrow to allow the army to extend its operations into the area.

  • Israel to evacuate 25,000 residents near border Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Aug 08 11:52 AM
    TEL AVIV Israel's military plans to evacuate tens of thousands of residents from the north. Officials said the military's Home Front Command would evacuate at least 25,000 residents from communities near the Lebanese border beginning on Aug. 9.

  • Israel to decide on big offensive Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Aug 08 10:46 AM
    Israel's security cabinet meets on Tueday to decide on a major push deep into Lebanon if diplomatic moves at the United Nations fail to make progress on a peace formula that meets Israeli demands.

  • US public closely divided over Israel's war with Hezbollah: poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 08 7:21 AM
    The traditionally pro-Israel US public is closely divided on the Jewish state's battle with Lebanon's Hezbollah militia, a new poll has shown.

  • Israel intensifies airstrikes in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 1:44 PM
    Israel intensified its strikes on Beirut and southern Lebanon on Monday, killing at least 33 people in one of the heaviest tolls in days. Lebanon's prime minister won strong support from Arab states to plead his case at the United Nations for a full Israeli withdrawal.

  • Israel Confronts 'New Kind of War' Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM, Aug. 8 -- Three years ago, Ron Kehrmann's 17-year-old daughter died when a suicide bomber blew up a Haifa city bus.

  • US Pushes for UN Resolution to End Israel-Hezbollah Fighting Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 08 11:02 AM
    Hezbollah fired another barrage of rockets into northern Israel Monday. Israeli warplanes struck the major Lebanese cities of Beirut and Tyre. Israel says its army is ready for a major war, if negotiations fail to end the current fighting.

  • Israel using U.S.-built Weapons to Pound Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Black Press USA - Aug 08 1:17 PM
    UNITED NATIONS (NNPA) - Experts say Israel is violating U.S. arms-control laws for deploying U.S.-made fighter planes, combat helicopters and missiles to kill civilians and destroy Lebanons infrastructure in the ongoing devastation of that militarily weak country.

  • Israel strikes Palestinian refugee camp Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    Israeli's military struck Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp early Wednesday, killing at least one person and wounding three others, officials said.

  • Israel Attacks Hezbollah; Lebanon Will Deploy Troops (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 07 9:56 PM
    Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Israel extended its air and land operations against Hezbollah as the Lebanese government approved deploying 15,000 soldiers to secure the border region when Israeli forces withdraw.

  • Merseyside police on red alert for anti-Israel protests Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Aug 08 4:16 PM
    LIVERPOOL - Anti-war activists are planning to stage a demonstration before Liverpool's Champions League match against Maccabi Haifa tonight to protest Israel's military campaign in Lebanon.

  • Hezbollah slams Israel with 90 rockets Open this result in new window
    KVII 7 - Aug 08 11:48 AM
    UNDATED (AP) -- At least 90 Hezbollah rockets have hit northern Israel so far today, with ten landing in populated areas. But authorities say there are no casualties.

  • Annan blasts Israel over Qana carnage Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    UNITED NATIONS, Aug 8: UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Monday that the Israels attack on Qana may be part of a pattern of violations of international law, including international humanitarian law and international human rights law committed during the course of the current hostilities.

  • Hamas official detained by Israel taken to hospital Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 2:07 PM
    The speaker of the Palestinian parliament, Aziz Dweik, who was detained by Israel on Sunday, was taken to hospital on Monday with heart pains and breathing problems, Dweik's spokesman said.

  • Israel Is Accused of Sending Poison to Hamas Premier Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 08 12:24 AM
    GAZA CITY Hamas on Monday accused Israel of a failed assassination attempt against Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh using a poison-filled letter.

  • UN Human Rights Council to Discuss Israel's Offensive in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 08 9:47 AM
    A U.N. spokeswoman says the United Nations Human Rights Council will hold a special meeting later this week to examine Israel's military offensive in Lebanon.

  • Induj enters into marketing deal with Israel Co. Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Aug 08 3:02 PM
    NEW DELHI: Power generation equipment maker, Induj Enertech, has entered into a marketing deal with the Israel-based Edig Construction Management Ltd. for marketing solarised turbine power plants in India. The two companies have entered into a ...

  • UEFA bars soccer matches in Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 9:33 AM
    Israel was barred from hosting international soccer matches until further notice because of the violence that has wracked the region.

  • Israel offers to pay for those fleeing Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 08 12:31 PM
    NAHARIYA, Israel (AP) For the first time, Israel's government offered Tuesday to foot the bill for thousands of residents who want to flee a war zone, but it was careful to avoid using the word "evacuation."

  • Israel warns residents against travel in south Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 08 1:01 PM
    Israel has warned the people of southern Lebanon that any vehicle travelling on roads south of the Litani River will be a target for its military aircraft.

  • Deaths of 12 reservists shake Israel Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Aug 08 5:32 AM
    Civilians days ago, they helped form bridge between society and army Muffled sobs arose as the coffin of Daniel Ben-David, a husband, father and part-time paratrooper, was lowered into the ground yesterday, a scene repeated across Israel as the country buried a dozen army reservists killed a day earlier in a rocket attack.

  • Lebanon and Israel: Amnesty International Holds Vigils Worldwide to Urge All Parties in the Lebanon/Israel Conflict to  Open this result in new window
    Amnesty International - Aug 08 7:45 AM
    In response to the escalating violence and continued deaths of civilians in the conflict between Hizbollah and Israel, Amnesty International is holding vigils across the United States and around the world today to stand in solidarity with the victims and survivors in Lebanon and Israel. The organization is calling for an immediate, full and effective ceasefire and demanding that all governments

  • RP may also pull out Filipinos from Israel Open this result in new window
    Sun Star - Aug 08 10:18 AM
    APART from the lone caregiver that the Philippine Government evacuated from Haifa in northern Israel, the close to 6,000 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Israel prefer to remain where they are.

  • ISRAEL: Hezbollah ballbearing rockets maximise injuries Open this result in new window
    IRIN - Aug 08 10:01 AM
    HAIFA, 8 Aug 2006 (IRIN) - Doctors are concerned that Hezbollah's use of ballbearings in many of the rockets fired into northern Israel is increasing the number of casualties: 36 civilians have been killed so far, according to Israeli authorities.

  • Hamas: Israel tried to kill premier with poison letter Open this result in new window
    Nine O'Clock - Aug 08 1:03 PM
    Hamas on Monday accused Israel of sending a poison-filled letter in a failed assassination attempt against Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh.

  • Israel names new war commander Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Aug 08 2:52 PM
    Israel has named a new top commander for its Lebanon war effort, effectively demoting another general.

  • Hizbollah fighter tells Israel he trained in Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 11:35 AM
    A Hizbollah fighter captured by Israel has told interrogators he received training in Iran and arrived there on a flight from Syria, a tape of the interrogation released by the Israeli army showed on Monday.

  • UEFA bars soccer matches in Israel Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 07 9:50 AM
    Israel was barred from hosting international soccer matches until further notice because of the violence that has wracked the region. In a letter sent to the Israel Football Association on Monday, UEFA the European soccer governing body said all games scheduled for Israel "shall be played outside of Israeli territory."

  • Israel withdraws Venezuela envoy Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 07 6:38 PM
    Israel is to withdraw its ambassador to Venezuela as a row over the war in Lebanon escalates.

  • Israel to expand Lebanon offensive if no truce soon Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 10:04 AM
    Israel threatened on Monday to expand ground operations against Hizbollah if diplomatic efforts to end the war remained stalled, apparently putting pressure on Beirut to accept a draft UN resolution aimed at ending fighting.

  • Israels Attack Was Premeditated, notes George Monbiot Open this result in new window
    UN Observer - Aug 08 3:19 PM
    2006-08-08 | Hizbullahs capture of Israeli soldiers provided the excuse for an assault planned for months. Whatever we think of Israels assault on Lebanon, all of us seem to agree about one fact: that it was a response, however disproportionate, to an unprovoked attack by Hizbullah.

  • Over 140 rockets fired at Israel from south Lebanon Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Aug 08 12:20 PM
    JERUSALEM - More than 140 rockets were fired at Israel from south Lebanon Tuesday, slightly injuring four people, police said, as residents continued to flee to safer southern areas.

  • Israel's war doesn't stop Iscar's production or affect the company president's attitude Open this result in new window
    Manufacturing Center - Aug 08 10:15 AM
    In northern Israel, where Hezbollah missiles continue to fall, the folks at cutting-tool giant Iscar Metals Ltd. are staying the course.

  • Backing Israel is best option Open this result in new window
    Montana Standard - Aug 08 5:45 AM
    Lets face it, Israels counteroffensive in Lebanon doesnt seem to be going very well. Liberals are saying it.

  • Israel tried to poison Haniya, Hamas says Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Aug 08 5:31 AM
    Hamas accused Israel yesterday of a failed assassination attempt against Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya using a poison-filled letter.

  • Lebanon wants Israel out now Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Aug 08 4:53 AM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanons government rejected a U.N. cease-fire plan backed by President Bush, demanding yesterday that Israel immediately withdraw even before a peacekeeping force arrives.

  • Commentary: Criticizing Israel = Anti-Semitism Open this result in new window
    Berkeley Daily Planet - Aug 08 9:15 AM
    I should not be surprised that the Daily Planet joins in the Arab-European blame Israel first school of journalism, but after reading Becky OMalleys diatribe against the State of Israel in Tuesdays edition, I was startled that the paper would publish such an obviously incorrect editorial, so viciously slanted in favor of those who wish to destroy a sovereign nation and its inhabitants.

  • Israel's Military Invincibility Dented by Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Common Dreams News Center - Aug 08 8:21 AM
    Israel's Military Invincibility Dented by Hezbollah

  • LA Mayor Apologizes to Muslims For Favoring Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 08 4:35 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who recently appeared at a pro-Israel, has apologized to Muslim leaders. He explained to them he did not attend Muslim peace rallies because of a lack of communication in his office.

  • European football body moves matches from Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 9:26 AM
    European football chiefs have ruled that all matches staged in Israel as part of its club competitions must be played outside the country because of the ongoing conflict in the region.