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  • Israel defense minister favors war probe Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 01 1:28 PM
    Defense Minister Amir Peretz said Friday that he would support a sweeping, independent inquiry into Israel's war in Lebanon, a new sign of division in a government facing harsh public criticism for its handling of the conflict.

  • Israel drops objections vs. Indonesia Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 01 11:53 AM
    Israel has dropped its objections to Indonesia joining the U.N. peacekeeping force in south Lebanon, and the two sides are now discussing when Jakarta would send a promised 1,000 troops, a U.N. official said Friday.

  • U.N. names panel to probe Israel abuses Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 01 10:39 AM
    The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday appointed a Brazilian diplomat, a Tanzanian judge and a Greek professor to a commission investigating whether Israel committed systematic human rights abuses in Lebanon during recent fighting with Hezbollah militants.

  • Israel coalition cracks over Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 01 6:09 AM
    Cracks have emerged in Israel's coalition government over the Lebanon war, as Defence Minister Amir Peretz demanded a full-scale inquiry, putting himself at odds with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

  • Israel Defense Minister Favors War Probe Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 01 12:49 PM
    Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz Favors Sweeping Inquiry Into Israel's War in Lebanon

  • Israel likely to reopen talks with PA Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Sep 01 5:00 PM
    Shimon Peres, vice-prime minister of Israel, told the FT on Friday that Israel was likely to reopen talks with the Palestinian Authority. We will start negotiations with the Palestinians in the very near future, indicating that it could be at beginning of next year.

  • Israels no to Bangladesh and Malaysian troops Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - 25 minutes ago
    Israel has dropped objections to Indonesias participation in the expanded UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon and Jakarta will send up to 1,000 troops, Indonesias defence minister told AFP on Friday.(

  • UN Probes Israel On Human Rights Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Sep 01 11:21 AM
    The United Nations will investigate claims that Israel was guilty of human rights violations during the war in Lebanon. A three-person team will travel to the region to look at claims of "systematic targeting and killing" of Lebanese civilians by Israel.

  • Military Matters: Israel's army dilemma Open this result in new window
    UPI - Sep 01 2:53 PM
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced that the planned inquiry into Israel's defeat in Lebanon would be indefinitely delayed.

  • Iran agency retracts story on Israel revenge call Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Sep 01 4:13 PM
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Irans conservative Fars news agency on Sunday quoted the head of the Revolutionary Guards as telling his troops to prepare for revenge on Israel, but later withdrew the story.

  • Israel hands over more areas in South to United Nations, Lebanese troops Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Sep 01 12:19 PM
    The Israeli Army continued on Friday to turn over areas in southern Lebanon to Lebanese and international troops, as Israeli officials dropped objections to Indonesia's participation in the expanded UN peacekeeping force in the South. Israel sent up to 30,000 soldiers into Lebanon during the 34-day war.

  • Israel turns over part of border zone Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 10:55 AM
    The Israeli army said Thursday that it has transferred control over a portion of the Israel-Lebanon border to Lebanese and international troops for the first time in two decades.

  • Cracks emerge in Israel's coalition government Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Sep 01 12:17 PM
    Cracks emerged Friday in Israel's coalition government over the Lebanon war, as Defense Minister Amir Peretz demanded a full-scale inquiry, putting himself at odds with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. "I have come to the conclusion that, to guarantee the fairness of an inquiry, its transparency and to ensure public trust.

  • Officials study evidence to sue Israel for war crimes Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Sep 01 12:18 PM
    A group of officials and media representatives met on Friday to discuss ways of gathering evidence of war crimes allegedly perpetrated by Israel during its 34-day assault on Lebanon. "The purpose of the meeting was to map the available material proving the various war crimes and to look for war correspondents who could act as eyewitnesses in cases.

  • Lessons of war / Israel not pressing on MIAs Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Sep 01 2:16 PM
    One of the aims of the Lebanon war, as initially laid down by the the General Staff's Operations Directorate, was "pressuring Hezbollah into releasing the captives." Some Israel Defense Forces raids during the war were aimed at furthering this goal, but without success.

  • UN names experts to investigate Israel Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Sep 01 8:56 AM
    THE United Nations' top human rights body today announced a three-person team to investigate allegations of violations by Israel during its month-long war in Lebanon.

  • Israel army chief under fire over Lebanon war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 8:59 AM
    Israel's army chief has faced stinging criticism over his handling of the Lebanon war, as the families of soldiers held by Hezbollah and Palestinian militants upped the pressure on the government to secure their loved ones' release.

  • UN chief in Syria, blasts Israel over cluster bombs Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 7:51 AM
    UN chief Kofi Annan has lambasted Israel for using cluster bombs during its war with Hezbollah as he arrived in Syria for talks on shoring up the truce in Lebanon.

  • Iranian president decries Israel as a 'fake regime' Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Sep 01 8:56 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran's president is again urging Israel's demise, this time calling it a "fake regime."

  • Rejecting criticism, Israel vows to press forward with Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Sep 01 8:52 AM
    JERUSALEM Israel says it won't let up on attacks in the Gaza Strip until Palestinian militants release a captured Israeli soldier and stop their rocket attacks.

  • Minister Rejects Jewish Criticism Over Israel Comments Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - Sep 01 8:39 AM
    A German minister has rejected criticism by Jewish leaders that her comments questioning Israel's military tactics during the Lebanon war would foster anti-Semitic sentiments in Germany.

  • Annan prods Israel to lift Lebanon siege Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 7:27 AM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday renewed his calls for Israel to lift its blockade of Lebanon swiftly and to withdraw fully from the country as soon as 5,000 U.N. peacekeepers are in the south.

  • Palestinian militants fire on Israel after lull in rocket attacks Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Sep 01 4:25 AM
    JERUSALEM Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel yesterday, one day after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas repeated his public call to stop such attacks because they cause more Palestinians to die during Israeli retaliation.

  • After War, Diaspora Jews Confer With Israel On Security  Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Jewish Times - Sep 01 11:53 AM
    From Caracas to Stockholm, Jewish communities around the world fear they increasingly are becoming targets of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic hostility in the wake of Israel's war this summer with Hezbollah."Jewish communities are now feeling more insecure,"said Rabbi Israel Singer, chairman of the World Jewish Congress' Policy Council."The situation in the Middle East is not just Israel's problem."

  • Israel?s Defense Chief Supports War Inquiry Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 01 11:28 AM
    Defense Minister Amir Peretz called today for a full independent inquiry into the war in Lebanon, putting him at odds with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

  • Annan blasts Israel over cluster bombs Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 5:08 AM
    UN chief Kofi Annan has lambasted Israel for using cluster bombs during the war in Lebanon, on the latest leg of a mission to shore up a fragile truce between Israel and Hezbollah.

  • Annan denounces Israel use of cluster bombs Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 5:49 AM
    UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has denounced Israel's use of cluster bombs during its massive month-long offensive on neighbouring Lebanon that killed hundreds of people.

  • Ayat. Jannati praises Hizbollah's role in Lebanese victory over Israel Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 01 7:40 AM
    Iran - Prayers - Jannati Substitute Friday prayers leader of Tehran Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati on Friday lauded Hizbollah's grave role in recent victory of Lebanon over the Zionist regime of Israel.

  • Israel pulls back troops in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Sep 01 12:28 AM
    Israel pulls back troops The Israeli army turned over a small border area in south Lebanon to Lebanese and foreign troops Thursday, a symbolic move paving the way for U.N. peacekeepers to go into the volatile region.

  • Israel rebuffs Annan demand on blockade Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 3:21 AM
    Israel on Wednesday rejected demands from visiting U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan that it immediately lift its sea and air blockade of Lebanon and withdraw its forces once 5,000 international troops are deployed.

  • Palestinian militants fire rockets at Israel Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Sep 01 6:15 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Palestinian militants fired five homemade rockets into Israel, defying the latest calls by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to halt the attacks.

  • Israel says room for Lebanon prisoner swap: source Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 4:06 AM
    Israel is prepared to discuss freeing Lebanese prisoners for two soldiers held hostage by Hizbollah if the two are handed over to the Lebanese government, a senior Israeli political source said on Thursday.

  • Israel turns over part of border zone Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 4:42 AM
    Israeli troops transferred control over a portion of the border to troops in Lebanon for the first time on Thursday, the army said. At the time of the cease-fire two weeks ago, which ended 34 days of fighting between Israel and Hezbollah guerrillas, Israeli troops occupied a security zone 18 miles inside Lebanon.

  • Israel ready to talk with Lebanon over soldiers release Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 4:03 AM
    Israel is ready to negotiate with the Lebanese government for the release of two soldiers seized by Hezbollah in a July raid that sparked a month-long war, army radio has quoted a senior official as saying.

  • Annan calls on Israel to detail cluster bomb usage Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 31 8:20 AM
    The UN secretary general, Kofi Annan, on Thursday denounced Israel's use of cluster bombs in Lebanon and said he had asked Israel to provide maps locating them.

  • Palestinian militants launch at least seven rockets into Israel Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Sep 01 12:13 AM
    JERUSALEM Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel on Thursday, one day after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas repeated his public call to stop such rocket attacks because they cause more Palestinians to die during Israeli retaliation.

  • Israel firm on blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Baku Sun - Azerbaijan - Sep 01 5:55 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) Israel must lift its blockade of Lebanon, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said in a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Wednesday, but won no commitment from Israel.

  • N.J. lawyer telecommutes -- from Israel Open this result in new window
    The Star-Ledger - Aug 31 11:24 PM
    For criminal defense lawyer Mark Berman, it was something he felt was important to do for his family. Despite the recent turmoil in the region, Berman and his family are spending a year living in Israel. His wife's sister lives there, and her mother and aunt are both Holocaust survivors.

  • Israel Jackson Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Sep 01 2:36 AM
    KIRYAT SHEMONA, Israel (AP) _ Jesse Jackson says he thinks three Israeli soldiers who were kidnapped by Hamas and Hezbollah are still alive.The civil rights leader arrived in Israel Wednesday, heading an ecumenical delegation hoping to get them released.Today, in Kiryat Shemona (keer-YAHT' shuh-MOHN'-uh), Jackson told reporters the question is how to get them out.Jackson says the residents of

  • Palestinian militants defy president, fire on Israel Open this result in new window
    WOAI - Sep 01 3:19 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The Palestinian president asked them to stop, but some militants are still launching rockets into Israel. Five homemade rockets hit southern Israel today, although no injuries were reported.

  • Joan Guzman & Israel Vazquez Quotes Open this result in new window
    Boxing Insider - Aug 31 10:21 PM
    Promoted by Sycuan Ringside Promotions, undefeated former world champion Joan Guzman and World Boxing Council super bantamweight champion Israel Vazquez held an open media workout from the Oscar de la Hoya Youth Center in Los Angeles Thursday.

  • Israel sets demands for talks Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Sep 01 5:25 AM
    Israel wants proof that its two soldiers abducted by Hezbollah are alive before entering into indirect talks over a possible prisoner swap.

  • Israel accepts Indonesian troops Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Sep 01 5:25 AM
    Israel has dropped its objections to Indonesia's participation in the expanded UN force in Lebanon, says Indonesia's defence minister.

  • Top UN humanitarian official denounces Israel's use of cluster-bombs in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Sep 01 2:37 AM
    UNITED NATIONS The U-N's top humanitarian official is denouncing Israel's use of cluster-bombs in the final days of fighting with Hezbollah as "shocking" and "completely immoral."

  • Most Protestants, Southerners Believe that God Gave Israel to the Jews Open this result in new window
    The Christian Post - Sep 01 5:15 AM
    A recent national poll of over 2,000 Americans found that the majority of white evangelical Protestants and those in the South support the belief that the state of Israel was given to the Jewish people by ...

  • Israel 'not closed' to idea of prisoner swap in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Sep 01 3:31 AM
    JERUSALEM: Israel is prepared to discuss freeing Lebanese prisoners for two soldiers held hostage by Hezbollah if the two are handed over to the Lebanese government, a senior Israeli political source said yesterday.

  • Annan Again Urges Israel to Lift Blockade Open this result in new window
    St. Petersburg Times - Aug 31 10:59 PM
    DEAD SEA, Jordan UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday renewed his calls on Israel to lift a blockade on Lebanon swiftly and withdraw fully from the country as soon as 5,000 UN peacekeepers are in the south.

  • Israel drops Lebanon deployment objections, says Indonesia Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Sep 01 1:24 AM
    Israel has dropped objections to Indonesia's participation in the expanded UN force in Lebanon and Jakarta will send up to 1,000 troops, Indonesia's Defence Minister says.

  • Israel plans to build power plant in India Open this result in new window
    Business Standard India - Sep 01 4:10 AM
    Israel's state-run Electric Corporation is holding talks with an Indian company to construct and manage a power plant in Krishnapatnam region of Andhra Pradesh at an estimated cost of $ 10 billion.

  • UN condemns Israel for 'immoral' use of cluster bombs in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 30 11:21 PM
    The UN's top humanitarian official denounced Israel's use of cluster bombs in the last days of the Lebanon conflict as "immoral" and said that thousands of civilians were at risk from unexploded munitions.

  • Israel ready for swap deal with Lebanon Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 31 11:08 PM
    TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Israel has reportedly agreed to work out a prisoner exchange deal with Lebanon, raising hopes of a breakthrough in implementing U.N. Resolution 1701.

  • Indonesia offers troops to U.N. force Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 4 minutes ago
    Indonesia said Saturday it will send up to 1,000 troops to southern Lebanon by the month's end, after Israel dropped objections to its participation in the U.N. peacekeeping force.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-09-01 12:16 GMT: Lebanese press hails 940 mln usd intl aid pledge as 'victory' over Israel Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Sep 01 4:47 AM
    BEIRUT (AFX) - The Lebanese press hailed a 940 mln usd aid pledge from international donors as a "victory" against Israel after its 34-day bombing offensive.

  • ISRAEL IN LEBANON PULL-OUT Open this result in new window
    Daily Mirror - Sep 01 12:38 AM
    ISRAEL announced yesterday it had pulled out of two-thirds of Lebanese territory it occupied during the month-long war with Hizbollah.

  • Indonesia to Send Soldiers for U.N.?s Force in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 31 minutes ago
    JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 1 Indonesia said Friday that it expected to send a contingent of 1,000 soldiers to join the United Nations peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon, even though Israel had earlier objected to its participation.

  • Israel Begins Handover of Border Zone Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 31 9:04 AM
    Israel Transfers Control of 1st Section of Border Zone to Lebanese, U.N. Peacekeepers

  • Report: Israel discusses freeing 1,000 Palestinians in Shalit swap Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Sep 01 2:17 AM
    An Israeli delegation is visiting Egypt to discuss a proposed deal for the release of Gilad Shalit, an Israel Defense Forces soldier abducted by Hamas on June 25, a Saudi Arabian newspaper reported Friday.

  • Syria Agrees to Lebanon Arms Embargo Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 01 6:16 PM
    Israel officials expressed skepticism on Friday that Syria would stop Hezbollah from rearming.

  • UN blasts Israel over use of cluster bombs Open this result in new window
    Borneo Bulletin - Sep 01 12:08 AM
    SHUNEH, Jordan (AFP) - UN chief Kofi Annan lambasted Israel Thursday for using cluster bombs during the war in Lebanon, on the latest leg of a mission to shore up a fragile truce between Israel and Hizbollah.

  • If Israel had only a year to live Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Sep 01 12:16 AM
    If you knew that Israel had just a year to live, would you see it differently? If, as a Muslim, you knew that Iran, in the name of Islam, was about to turn the Jews of the Holy Land into ash, how would it influence your outlook, your beliefs, your actions?

  • German minister defends Israel remarks amid Jewish criticism Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Aug 31 7:16 PM
    Heidemarie Wieczoreck-Zeul, the German development minister, yesterday hit back at accusations from Jewish community leaders that her criticism of Israel was fuelling anti-Semitism in the country.

  • Israel Defense Minister Favors War Probe Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 01 1:49 PM
    Israeli Defense Minister Splits With PM and Supports Independent Inquiry Into War in Lebanon

  • Annan Says Syria Will Aid Arms Embargo Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    DAMASCUS, Syria, Sept. 1 -- U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan said Friday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had promised to enforce an arms embargo on Hezbollah under a U.N. resolution that halted Israel's war with the Lebanese Shiite militia.

  • Palestinian militants defy president, fire on Israel Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - Aug 31 8:35 PM
    The Palestinian president asked them to stop, but some militants are still launching rockets into Israel.

  • Boustany departs for Lebanon and Israel Open this result in new window
    KATC3 - Sep 01 1:11 AM
    UNDATED U-S Representative Charles Boustany left today with a congressional delegation on a five-day, fact-finding trip to Lebanon and Israel.

  • Israel must bolster defences against Iran: Gen. Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 31 9:30 PM
    LONDON, September 1 (IranMania) - Israel, with its main ally the United States, needs to prioritise the building of better defence systems to face the threat from arch-foe Iran, a reserve general warned, saying the rules of war had changed, AFP reported.

  • Marches In NZ Regarding Israel/Resolution 1701 Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Aug 31 7:35 PM
    Marches across New Zealand tomorrow demand Israel withdraw from Lebanon and Palestine and warn against UN Resolution 1701.

  • Talking Israel and suntanning: European Jewish students meet Open this result in new window
    JTA - Aug 31 2:56 PM
    BARCELONA, Aug. 31 (JTA) Discussing anti-Semitism, learning how to support Israel and flirting by the pool arent usually thought of in the same breath.

  • Israel's Peres warns against Iran as nuke power Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 31 9:30 PM
    LONDON, September 1 (IranMania) - Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres warned against the dangers of allowing Iran to develop an atomic weapon, but refused to say whether Israel itself has nuclear arms, AFP reported.

  • Standing up for Israel Open this result in new window
    Town Online - Sep 01 12:44 AM
    Everyone in Salem knows Norman. You may not have spoken to him, but youve certainly seen him, pushing around a cart on wheels that bears two flags, the Stars and Stripes and the flag of Israel.

  • 'Israel must give bomb sites' Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Sep 01 12:14 AM
    Amnesty International has called on Israel to provide maps of where it fired cluster bombs into Lebanon.

  • Israel Rebuffs Annan Demand on Blockade Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 31 3:50 AM
    Israel Rejects Kofi Annan's Demand to End Blockade of Lebanon; Hezbollah Wants Prisoner Swap

  • Responding to the crisis in Israel Open this result in new window
    Cleveland Jewish News - Aug 31 10:18 PM
    After 33 days of war in Israel, how should we, as a community, respond from 7,000 miles away? As Jews, this is yet another chance to prove that what our tradition teaches, and what we do is affirm life. We wear chai pins and we toast l'chaim.

  • Israel retains Lebanon blockade Open this result in new window
    Cleveland Jewish News - Aug 31 10:18 PM
    (JTA) - Israel rebuffed a United Nations request to lift its sea and air blockade on Lebanon. UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, fresh from a visit to Beirut, made the request to Ehud Olmert in their meeting in Jerusalem on Wednesday.

  • Israel to withdraw when first UN troops arrive in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 31 6:24 PM
    Israel will begin withdrawing its troops from southern Lebanon as soon as the first 5,000 United Nations peacekeepers arrive, Italian Premier Romano Prodi said after talks with Israeli Deputy Premier Shimon Peres on Thursday.

  • Israel and Lebanon: Israel Must Disclose Details of Cluster Bomb Attacks and Accept Full Investigation, Amnesty  Open this result in new window
    Amnesty International - Aug 31 12:40 PM
    Amnesty International today called on Israel to immediately provide maps of the areas of Lebanon into which it fired cluster bombs during the recent conflict to enable their clearance and prevent further civilian casualties.

  • Israel's last gasp strikes 'immoral' Open this result in new window
    The Age - Aug 31 12:23 PM
    UN HUMANITARIAN chief Jan Egeland has accused Israel of "shocking" and "completely immoral" conduct in dropping scores of cluster bombs on Lebanon when a ceasefire was in sight.

  • Annan to press Iran to help shore up Lebanon truce Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 01 3:18 PM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan is expected to press Iran on Saturday to help shore up the Hizbollah-Israel ceasefire, but diplomats say the talks will also cover Iran's nuclear standoff with the West.

  • Syria promises to enforce arms embargo Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 01 2:19 PM
    Syria promised Friday to increase border patrols and work with Lebanese troops to thwart the flow of arms to its ally Hezbollah, but Israel questioned whether the Damascus regime would be a "reliable force" in guarding the border.

  • Israel urged to reveal cluster bomb sites Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Aug 31 2:56 PM
    AMNESTY International has called on Israel overnight to provide maps showing where it had fired cluster bombs in Lebanon in an effort to prevent more civilian deaths.

  • GLW: Amnest - 'Israel Committed War Crimes Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Aug 31 4:35 PM
    On August 23, human rights group Amnesty International accused Israel of committing war crimes.

  • Kofi Annan Leaves Israel Empty-Handed Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Aug 31 8:34 PM
    United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Kofi Annan began his Middle East tour to seek support for the cease-fire in Lebanon; however, his expectations fell short during his contacts in Israel.

  • Iran, Syria Attempting To Re-Arm Hizballah, Israel Says Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Aug 31 12:03 PM
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - Iran and Syria are doing all they can to try to re-arm Hizballah despite an Israeli air and sea blockade, Israel said on Thursday. But one expert said that stopping the flow of money to the organization could be just as important as halting the weapons supply.

  • Why Security Eludes Israel Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Aug 31 4:14 PM
    International human rights organizations such as Amnesty have accused Israel of committing war crimes in Lebanon, as there is enough evidence to prove that the Jewish state was deliberately bombing civilian targets.

  • Annan denounces Israel use of cluster bombs Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 31 4:40 PM
    The United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan denounced on Thursday in Amman during a news conference the Israel's use of cluster bombs during the war between Israel and Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas

  • Israel rejects U.N.'s demand to end blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Provo Daily Herald - Aug 31 9:54 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel on Wednesday rejected demands from visiting U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan that it immediately lift its sea and air blockade of Lebanon and withdraw its forces once 5,000 international troops are deployed. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert indicated Israel would only allow free movement after the full implementation of a U.N.-brokered cease-fire that ended 34 days of fighting

  • Israel to play Euro qualifier behind closed doors Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Aug 31 7:29 PM
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Israel will play their Euro 2008 Group E qualifying match against Andorra behind closed doors in Nijmegen next Wednesday, the Dutch club has announced on their Internet site.

  • Israel rejects UN call to lift Lebanon blockade Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 30 2:47 PM
    Israel rejected a call by U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lift its air and sea blockade of Lebanon, saying it would end the seven-week-old siege only when all aspects of a ceasefire were in place.

  • Israel accused of 'shocking behaviour' on cluster bombs Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 31 10:07 AM
    Israel has been accused of "shocking" and "completely immoral" behaviour by the UN's humanitarian chief because it dropped cluster bombs on Lebanon when a ceasefire with Hezbollah was in sight.

  • Villagers See Violations of a Cease-Fire That Israel Says Doesn?t Exist Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 31 8:33 PM
    To local people in Aita al Shaab, Lebanon, what the Israelis call self-defense is a flagrant breach of the cease-fire.

  • NEW: Palestinian militants fire rockets at Israel, defying Abbas Open this result in new window
    Northwest Herald - Aug 31 3:23 PM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Palestinian militants fired five homemade rockets into Israel on Thursday, defying the calls by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to halt the attacks.

  • Indonesian Troops May Join U.N. Force in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 01 10:16 AM
    Israel had earlier expressed objections, but an Indonesian official said it had softened its stance.

  • Annan blasts Israel over use of cluster bombs Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 31 2:50 PM
    United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today blasted Israel for using cluster bombs during its assaults on Lebanon. He told reporters in Jordan, on the latest leg of a mission to save a fragile truce between Lebanon and Israel, that those kinds of weapons shouldn't be used against civilians.

  • Israel destruction in south Lebanon: initial survey Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 31 2:50 PM
    Israel destroyed or damaged in south Lebanon 1489 buildings, 21 of 29 bridges over the Litani river, 535 sections of road and 545 cultivated fields during its 34-day military offensive, according to an EU assessment released today.

  • Syria to enforce U.N. arms embargo Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 01 11:53 AM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Friday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had promised to enforce an arms embargo on Hizbollah under a U.N. resolution that halted Israel's war with the Lebanese group.

  • German minister reiterates anti-Israel criticism Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 31 2:50 PM
    Unfazed by the ongoing pressure tactics of Germany's powerful Zionist lobby, German Development Aid Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul reiterated her criticism of Israel's brutal military onslaught in Lebanon, DPA reported today.

  • UN called to compel Israel to cease military attacks Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 31 2:51 PM
    Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, called on the international community to take action to compel Israel to cease its military attacks and to scrupulously abide by international law, particularly the provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem.

  • Armed Palestinian Infiltrates British Embassy in Israel Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 31 9:50 AM
    Police in Israel say an armed Palestinian has breached security at Britain's embassy in Tel Aviv and is demanding asylum.

  • Israel comes back to claim 88-81 win Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Aug 31 4:22 PM
    Israel got its EuroBasket 2007 qualification off to a fine start with an impressive 88-81 win over Bosnia-Herzegovina in Sofia, Bulgaria, last night. Jamie Arnold produced a stellar performance, scoring 21 points and leading Zvi Sherf's team back from a double-digit deficit to victory.

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    ArabicNews.com - Aug 31 2:50 PM
    Lebanon's Prime Minister Fouad Siniora yesterday dismissed Israeli call for direct talks with Israel and said Lebanon would be the last Arab state to ever sign a peace deal with Israel.