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  • Iran offers cooperation on Israel-Hizbollah truce Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 9:48 AM
    Iran's Foreign Minister offered U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan his country's full cooperation over a Security Council resolution on the truce between Israel and Hizbollah, a U.N. spokesman said on Saturday.

  • Critics of Israel 'fuelling hatred of British Jews' Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    A group of prominent MPs, alarmed at the rise of anti-semitism in Britain, will accuse some left-wing activists and Muslim extremists this week of using criticism of Israel as 'a pretext' for spreading hatred against British Jews.

  • Hezbollah announces commander's death from wounds sustained in fighting with Israel Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - 50 minutes ago
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Hezbollah says a military commander has died from wounds suffered in monthlong fighting with Israel. He's the highest-ranking guerrilla the group admits losing...

  • Israel to lift blockade on Lebanon within week: Lebanese defense chief Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    Lebanese Defense Minister Elias Murr said on Saturday he had been assured that Israel would lift its air and sea blockade on Lebanon within a week and that the Israeli army would withdraw in two or three weeks.

  • Hezbollah announces commander's death from wounds sustained in fighting with Israel Open this result in new window
    KRON 4 Bay Area - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Hezbollah says a military commander has died from wounds suffered in monthlong fighting with Israel. He's the highest-ranking guerrilla the group admits losing in the war.

  • Lebanon wants Israel to end blockade Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanon's prime minister is calling Israel's blockade of the country's air and seaports illegal. And the country's parliament speaker is urging Arab nations to...

  • Colautti secures Israel win in Estonia Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 News - Sep 02 1:58 PM
    TALLINN, Sept 2 (Reuters) - An early Roberto Colautti goal gave Israel a 1-0 win away against Estonia in their opening Euro 2008 Group E qualifier on Saturday.

  • Israel plans for war with Iran and Syria Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Sep 02 3:54 PM
    THREATENED by a potentially nuclear-armed Tehran, Israel is preparing for a possible war with both Iran and Syria, according to Israeli political and military sources.

  • Lebanon wants Israel to end blockade Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Sep 02 5:53 PM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanon's prime minister is calling Israel's blockade of the country's air and seaports illegal. And the country's parliament speaker is urging Arab nations to break the siege.

  • Iran offers co-operation on Israel-Hizbollah truce Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Irans Foreign Minister offered U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan his countrys full co-operation over a Security Council resolution on the truce between Israel and Hizbollah, a U.N. spokesman said on Saturday.

  • Israel to lift blockade of Lebanon soon: defence minister Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Sep 02 2:40 PM
    BEIRUT - Lebanese Defence Minister Elias Murr said Saturday he had been assured Israel would lift its air and sea blockade within a week, during a meeting with UN special envoy Geir Pedersen.

  • Israel to lift Lebanon blockade soon, says minister Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Sep 02 5:13 PM
    BEIRUT Lebanese Defence Minister Elias Murr said yesterday he had been assured Israel would lift its air and sea blockade within a week, during a meeting with UN special envoy Geir Pedersen.

  • 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.

  • Estonia 0 Israel 1 Open this result in new window
    Sporting Life - Sep 02 2:45 PM
    Roberto Colautti's early goal gave Israel a flying start to their Euro 2008 qualifying campaign and condemned Estonia to a second consecutive defeat.

  • U.N. Names Panelists to Probe Israel's War Conduct Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Sep 02 12:25 AM
    GENEVA 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.

  • Colautti sees Israel past Estonia; England hammers Andorra 5 -0 Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Sep 02 4:30 PM
    TALLINN ? Israel got its Euro 2008 campaign off to a winning start last night as it defeated Estonia 1-0 thanks to a first-half strike from Roberto Colautti, but Dror Kashtan, in charge of his first official game, had Dudu Awat?s solid performance in goal to thank for the results.

  • Israel?faces?Macedonia tonight Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Sep 02 4:31 PM
    After beating Bosnia 88-81 in its opening European Championship qualifying game Thursday night, Israel faces Macedonia in Game 2 in Skopje tonight.

  • Israel?s Defense Chief Supports War Inquiry Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 01 11:05 AM
    Defense Minister Amir Peretz of Israel called today for a full independent inquiry into the war in Lebanon, putting him publicly at odds with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

  • Iran offers cooperation on Israel-Hizbollah truce Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Sep 02 12:37 PM
    By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's Foreign Minister offered U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan his country's full cooperation over a Security Council resolution on the truce between Israel and Hizbollah, a U.N.

  • Iran offers co-operation on Israel-Hizbollah truce Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Sep 02 1:20 PM
    TEHRAN: Iran's Foreign Minister offered UN Secretary General Kofi Annan his country's full co-operation over a Security Council resolution on the truce between Israel and Hizbollah, a UN spokesman said today.

  • 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.

  • Israel to life blockade of Lebanon soon: defense minister Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Sep 02 11:50 AM
    BEIRUT - Lebanese Defense Minister Elias Murr said Saturday he had been assured Israel would lift its air and sea blockade within a week, during a meeting with UN special envoy Geir Pedersen.

  • Rejecting criticism, Israel vows to press forward with Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Sep 02 8:48 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.

  • Iranian president decries Israel as a 'fake regime' Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Sep 02 8:52 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran's president is again urging Israel's demise, this time calling it a "fake regime."

  • Israels no to Bangladesh and Malaysian troops Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Sep 02 11:27 AM
    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.(

  • Israel must stop military action: India Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 02 7:39 AM
    India - Israel - Military Action Israel must stop military action and adopt a moderate stance to put an end to the current crisis in West Asia and India's interests lie in ensuring peace in the region, experts said here on Saturday.

  • 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 12:48 PM
    Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz Favors Sweeping Inquiry Into Israel's War in Lebanon

  • Israel outraged by Shabaan Abdul Rahim Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Sep 02 6:10 AM
    The Israeli embassy in Cairo Egypt has submitted a complaint to the Egyptian Ministry of Interior opposing the new song by Egyptian folk singer Shabaan Abdul Rahim titled Asaker (Soldiers), that strongly reprimands Israel for waging a ruthless war against the Lebanese people.

  • Israel accepts Jakarta's offer for troops Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Sep 01 11:11 PM
    Israel has dropped its objections to Indonesia joining the United Nations peacekeeping force in south Lebanon. The two sides are now discussing when Jakarta would send a promised 1,000 troops.

  • Lebanon should be sovereign, united and at peace - Israel must stop military action: India Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Sep 02 4:42 AM
    Israel must stop military action and adopt a moderate stance to put an end to the current crisis in West Asia and India's interests lie in ensuring peace in the region, experts said here today.

  • Israel approves RI in UN force: Report Open this result in new window
    The Jakarta Post - Sep 01 10:23 PM
    Indonesia is awaiting an official announcement from the UN to send its troops to Lebanon after Israel reportedly accepted the world's most populous Muslim country joining the peacekeeping force.

  • Israel 'may reopen' talks Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Sep 01 10:48 PM
    ISRAEL is likely to reopen talks next year with the Palestinian Authority, Israel's Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres has told the Financial Times newspaper in London.

  • Syria pledges patrols to halt weapons flow, but Israel casts doubt Open this result in new window
    Arizona Daily Star - Sep 02 12:17 AM
    DAMASCUS, Syria 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 likely to reopen talks with PA Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Sep 01 5:01 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.

  • Hezbollah announces commander's death Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    Hezbollah announced Saturday the death of a military commander from wounds suffered in monthlong fighting with Israel, the highest-ranking guerrilla the group admits losing in the war.

  • Lebanese official wants blockade broken Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 4:32 PM
    Lebanon's prime minister called Israel's blockade of the country illegal on Saturday and the parliament speaker urged Arab nations to break the siege.

  • "Israel should prepare 'military option' on Iran" Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Sep 01 11:54 PM
    LONDON, September 2 (IranMania) - Israel should consider a military option to prevent archfoe Iran from developing nuclear weapons, the former head of the Mossad intelligence service said, AFP reported.

  • Italian Troops Land In Southern Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 02 4:46 PM
    TYRE, Lebanon, Sept. 2 -- Led by commandos who splashed ashore in black dinghies, a contingent of Italian soldiers landed in southern Lebanon on Saturday in the first substantial strengthening of the U.N. force assigned to guarantee a fragile truce along the border between Israel and Lebanon.

  • Critics of Israel 'fuelling hatred of British Jews' Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Sep 02 5:34 PM
    UK: MPs demand action against rising abuse, harassment and even violence.

  • Beefed-up peacekeeping force takes shape Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 2:33 PM
    The beefed-up peacekeeping force in Lebanon began to take shape Saturday as 1,000 Italian soldiers started moving in, the first large contingent of international troops dispatched to help safeguard a cease-fire between Israel and Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Israel not to object to Indonesian peacekeepers in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Sep 01 10:59 PM
    United Nations, Sep 2 : Israel will not raise any objection to Indonesian troops serving with the peacekeeping forces in South Lebanon, diplomats say.

  • Italian troops land in Lebanon to boost UN force Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 2:29 PM
    Italian troops landed in south Lebanon in the first major reinforcement of the UN mission monitoring a truce between Israel and the Shiite militant group Hezbollah.

  • Journalists question absence of Israel in Global Inter-Media Dialog Open this result in new window
    The Jakarta Post - 29 minutes ago
    Journalists taking part in the Global Inter-Media Dialog Saturday criticized host Indonesia for the absence of an Israeli journalist who had earlier been invited to the forum, raising questions about Indonesia's commitment to freedom of the press, the theme of the one-day gathering.

  • 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.

  • Israel may be out of Lebanon in 2 weeks Open this result in new window
    UPI - 31 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Israeli troops could be out of Lebanon within two weeks if U.N. peacekeepers keep to their current timetable.

  • Military Matters: Israel's army dilemma Open this result in new window
    UPI - Sep 01 2:59 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.

  • Lessons of war / Israel not pressing on MIAs Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Sep 01 2:14 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.

  • Iran agency retracts story on Israel revenge call Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Sep 01 4:11 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 12:25 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 12:24 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.

  • First Italian troops arriving in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 8:50 AM
    Italian soldiers poured into Lebanon on Saturday, part of the first large contingent of international troops dispatched to boost the U.N. force keeping the peace between Israel and Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Iran offers cooperation over Lebanon: U.N. Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 9:11 AM
    Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki offered U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan Iran's full cooperation over a Security Council resolution on the Israel-Hizbollah truce, a U.N. spokesman said after talks on Saturday.

  • 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 names experts to investigate Israel Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Sep 01 8:48 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.

  • Annan holds Lebanon, nuclear talks with Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 7:50 AM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan held talks in Iran on Saturday to seek help in shoring up a Hizbollah-Israel ceasefire and to discuss Tehran's nuclear standoff with the West.

  • Lebanese Official Wants Blockade Broken Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 02 4:48 PM
    Lebanese PM Calls Israel's Blockade Illegal; Parliament Speaker Urges Arabs to Break the Siege

  • 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.

  • Annan in Iran to shore up Lebanon truce Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 6:34 AM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan held talks in Iran on Saturday to seek help in shoring up a Hizbollah-Israel ceasefire and other issues that diplomats said would include Iran's nuclear standoff with the West.

  • Palestinian militants fire on Israel after lull in rocket attacks Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Sep 01 4:32 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.

  • 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.

  • After War, Diaspora Jews Confer With Israel On Security  Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Jewish Times - Sep 01 11:54 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."

  • Minister Rejects Jewish Criticism Over Israel Comments Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - Sep 01 8:37 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.

  • Israel?s Defense Chief Supports War Inquiry Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 01 11:31 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.

  • Israel pulls back from north Gaza Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Sep 02 3:26 PM
    GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces withdrew on Saturday from most of the northern Gaza Strip where fierce fighting had left nearly 30 Palestinians dead, but clashes erupted near Gaza City, killing two more Palestinians including a policeman.

  • Talks under way for Israeli soldier held in Gaza: Mubarak Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 4:25 AM
    Talks are under way for the release of an Israeli soldier held by militants in Gaza in exchange for Palestinian women and children held in Israel, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said in comments.

  • 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 7:38 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 12:20 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.

  • Italian troops arrive in Lebanon to boost UN force Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 3:22 AM
    Italian troops landed in Lebanon in the first major reinforcement of the United Nations mission monitoring a truce between Israel and Shiite militant group Hezbollah.

  • 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 6:23 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.

  • Behavioral Profiling Needed Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 02 2:16 PM
    U.S. airport security depends on expanded implementation of the behavioral profiling program that has succeeded in Israel and, so far, Logan International in Boston, The Weekly Standard says.

  • 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 to press Iran over Lebanon truce Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 2:09 AM
    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.

  • Palestinian militants launch at least seven rockets into Israel Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Sep 01 12:04 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.

  • A New Middle East Open this result in new window
    New York Review of Books - Sep 02 4:12 PM
    1. On June 25, members of three militant Palestinian organizations, including the governing Hamas, attacked an Israeli military base, killing two soldiers and seizing a third. On July 12, militants from the Lebanese Hezbollah crossed into Israel, captured two soldiers, and killed three others.

  • Annan calls on Israel to detail cluster bomb usage Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 31 8:07 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.

  • Israelis Question War Leadership Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 02 11:16 AM
    Israel is a country that is used to winning its wars, but as Richard Roth reports, the uncertain outcome of the recent conflict with Hezbollah has caused public dissatisfaction in the country.

  • N.J. lawyer telecommutes -- from Israel Open this result in new window
    The Star-Ledger - Aug 31 11:22 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.

  • 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.

  • Italians lead U.N. forces in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 21 minutes ago
    TYRE, Lebanon -- Led by commandos who splashed ashore in black dinghies, a contingent of Italian soldiers landed in southern Lebanon yesterday in the first substantial strengthening of the U.N. force assigned to guarantee a fragile truce along the border between Israel and Lebanon.

  • Joan Guzman & Israel Vazquez Quotes Open this result in new window
    Boxing Insider - Aug 31 10:25 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.

  • Italians boost peacekeepers in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    The beefed-up peacekeeping force in Lebanon began to take shape as 1,000 Italian soldiers started moving in, the first large contingent of international troops sent to help safeguard a ceasefire between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas.

  • Israel accepts Indonesian troops Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Sep 01 5:32 AM
    Israel has dropped its objections to Indonesia's participation in the expanded UN force in Lebanon, says Indonesia's defence minister.

  • Israel sets demands for talks Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Sep 01 5:32 AM
    Israel wants proof that its two soldiers abducted by Hezbollah are alive before entering into indirect talks over a possible prisoner swap.

  • Italian troops arrive in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 01 11:21 PM
    Italian troops have begun landing in Lebanon in the first major reinforcement to the United Nations mission monitoring a ceasefire between Israel and the Hezbollah Shiite militia.

  • 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 ...

  • Syria Agrees to Lebanon Arms Embargo Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 01 9:52 PM
    Israel officials expressed skepticism on Friday that Syria would stop Hezbollah from rearming.

  • Annan Again Urges Israel to Lift Blockade Open this result in new window
    St. Petersburg Times - Aug 31 10:58 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.

  • Report: Israel discusses freeing 1,000 Palestinians in Shalit swap Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Sep 01 2:14 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.

  • First Italian Troops Arriving in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 02 9:18 AM
    Italian Troops Arrive in Lebanon to Boost U.N. Peacekeeping Efforts Between Israel, Hezbollah

  • Israel drops Lebanon deployment objections, says Indonesia Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Sep 01 1:30 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 'not closed' to idea of prisoner swap in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Sep 01 3:20 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.

  • Israel plans to build power plant in India Open this result in new window
    Business Standard India - Sep 01 4:06 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.