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  • Talk of next British PM 'disrespectful' while in Israel: Blair Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 09 2:48 PM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair's domestic woes followed him to Israel, but he pointedly refused to elaborate on his departure from office, calling questions about it here "disrespectful."

  • Earthquake shakes Israel, no injuries reported Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 09 7:58 AM
    An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 shook Israel and the occupied West Bank on Saturday but caused no injuries, Israeli media reported.

  • Ships return to Beirut after Israel ends blockade Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 09 3:49 AM
    The port of Beirut welcomed its first big cargo ships since Israel lifted its punishing eight-week blockade, a major boost for an import-hungry country where 80 percent of goods arrive by ship.

  • Shipping returns to Beirut after Israel ends blockade Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 09 12:49 AM
    The port of Beirut has welcomed its first big cargo ships since Israel lifted its punishing eight-week blockade, a major boost for an import-hungry country where 80 percent of goods are shipped in.

  • Israel Ends Its Blockade of Lebanon?s Coastline Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 08 10:02 PM
    Israel turned over patrols of the coast to Italian warships, which would help enforce an arms embargo against Hezbollah.

  • Israel's blockade of Lebanon ends Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 32 minutes ago
    Israel's nearly two-month-long blockade of Lebanon ended on Thursday, bringing relief to Lebanese but sparking a wave of criticism in Israel against the government.

  • Israel set to restart 'road map' process Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Tony Blair won a small but potentially important concession from Israel last night in his bid to restart the Middle East peace process, but admitted it could be weeks or months before any meaningful progress was possible.

  • Thousands rally in Israel to demand war inquiry Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Sep 09 5:51 PM
    TEL AVIV, Israel (Reuters) - Thousands of Israelis demonstrated in Tel Aviv on Saturday to demand that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert order an independent state inquiry into his government's handling of the war in Lebanon.

  • Poisonous clouds of pollution spread after Israel air strike Open this result in new window
    Independent - Sep 09 5:04 PM
    More people will die as a result of pollution unleashed by Israel's bombing of the Lebanon than perished in the month-long war itself, the Lebanese government believes.

  • Britain's Blair arrives in Israel for visit Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Tel Aviv on Saturday for a visit to Israel, during which he will hold talks with his Israeli counterpart Ehud Olmert on the stalled Mideast peace process.

  • Israel lifts sea blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 3:31 PM
    Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon on Friday, ending the country's two months of isolation as the task of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international warships patrolling offshore.

  • Textbook links US, Israel to 'state terrorism' Open this result in new window
    The Age - Sep 09 12:19 PM
    A HIGH school textbook that teaches Victorian VCE students that the United States and Israel have been linked to "state terrorism" has sparked outrage and a demand from the Federal Government that it be immediately withdrawn from classrooms.

  • Israel Ends Naval Blockade on Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 08 1:47 PM
    BEIRUT, Sept. 8 -- Israel lifted its eight-week-old maritime blockade against Lebanon Friday, the United Nations announced, and within hours a gleaming white ship pulled into Beirut harbor carrying a load of appliances.

  • Blair in Israel to discuss stalled peace process Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Sep 09 1:00 PM
    Jerusalem, Sep 9 (Xinhua) British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Tel Aviv on Saturday for a visit to Israel, during which he will hold talks with his Israeli counterpart Ehud Olmert on the stalled Middle East peace process.

  • Israel lifts naval blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 11:37 AM
    Israel lifted its nearly two-month naval blockade of Lebanon on Friday after European warships began patrolling to keep out weapons shipments for Hezbollah guerrillas, the head of the U.N. peacekeeping force said.

  • Israel lifts Lebanon sea blockade Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 11:31 AM
    Israel lifted its crippling eight-week blockade of Lebanon as a United Nations-backed flotilla of warships patrolled the coast in line with a truce that halted Israel's war on Hezbollah.

  • Israel lifts naval blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Sep 08 11:03 AM
    Israel lifted its naval blockade of Lebanon on Friday after European warships began patrolling to keep out weapons shipments for Hezbollah guerrillas, the head of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon said.

  • Israel reopens sea lanes to Lebanon after 8 weeks / Italian ships now guarding against any arms shipments Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 09 3:59 AM
    Israel lifted its 8-week-old maritime blockade of Lebanon on Friday, the United Nations announced, and within hours, a gleaming white ship pulled into Beirut harbor carrying a load of appliances. The reopening of sea lanes to Lebanon, which the United...

  • Israel lifts naval blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 10:58 AM
    Israel lifted its eight-week sea blockade of Lebanon on Friday, handing control of the Lebanese coastline to an international naval task force.

  • Israel lifts Lebanon blockade amid flurry of diplomacy Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 10:17 AM
    Israel has lifted its crippling eight-week embargo on Lebanon after foreign envoys stepped up efforts to shore up a UN-brokered ceasefire and revive stalled Middle East peace talks.

  • Video examples: Cutting through Israel's propaganda war in the US Open this result in new window
    CMAQ - Sep 09 1:01 PM
    The Netherlands officially confirms 23 uncontrolled flights with military cargos of great quantities of weapons and ammunition from the United States via Holland to Israel during the last two months. This according to the 'very underreported' gov't answers given to MP Farah Karimi.

  • Israel ends blockade of Lebanon, will pull last troops Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Sep 09 6:32 AM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon yesterday, ending the countrys two months of isolation as the task of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international warships patrolling offshore.

  • Israel ends sea blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Sep 09 2:04 AM
    BEIRUT -- Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon yesterday, ending the country's two months of isolation as the task of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international warships patrolling offshore.

  • Israel lifts naval blockade Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Sep 09 12:59 PM
    DUBAI: Bowing to international pressure, Israel has lifted its eight-week naval blockade of Lebanon. A combination of French, Italian and Greek naval ships began patrolling Lebanon's Mediterranean coast on Friday afternoon. These forces have ...

  • SLA Combatant Seeks Asylum in Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Sep 09 4:50 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) A former member of the Israel allied Southern Lebanese Army, Ibrahim, not his real name, is seeking asylum in Israel. Ibrahim arrived in Israel in August, telling authorities that he is not safe remaining in Lebanon.

  • Israel ends its sea blockade of southern Lebanon Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Sep 08 1:07 PM
    Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon on Friday. Hoping to salvage what is left of the season, fishermen chugged out to sea while jet-skiers and wind-surfers skimmed the waters.

  • Israel to pull forces from Lebanon soon Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Sep 09 4:11 AM
    Announcement follows end of sea blockade Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon yesterday, ending the country's two months of isolation as the task of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international warships patrolling offshore.

  • Israel minister says time for Palestinian talks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 6:12 AM
    Israel's foreign minister said on Friday it was time the Jewish state talked to the Palestinians, adding no conditions should be put on meeting President Mahmoud Abbas.

  • Israel lifting Lebanon sea blockade Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 5:40 AM
    A UN-backed flotilla of ships has begun patrolling the Lebanese coast in line with a truce that ended Israel's war on Hezbollah, paving the way for a full end to a punishing eight-week blockade.

  • Russian FM slams Israel arrest of Palestinian ministers, MPs Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 7:24 AM
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has slammed Israel's arrest of Palestinian ministers and MPs from the governing Hamas, after talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

  • Israel to End Naval Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 08 5:34 AM
    JERUSALEM, Sept. 8 -- Israel lifted its eight-week-long air blockade of Lebanon on Thursday but maintained its sea cordon after determining that not enough international forces had taken up positions along the coast to enforce an arms embargo against the Shiite Muslim militia Hezbollah.

  • Israel lifts Lebanon blockade amid flurry of diplomacy Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Sep 09 5:43 AM
    The port of Beirut has welcomed its first big cargo ships since Israel lifted its eight-week blockade on a country where 80 percent of goods are shipped in.

  • Their field of dreams is in Israel Open this result in new window
    Asbury Park Press - Sep 09 1:33 AM
    "The Israel Baseball League is dedicated to bringing the joys of baseball to the Land of Israel. The League's mission is to provide Israeli communities the opportunity to experience the wonder and excitement of the world's greatest game. We are hopeful that the baseball field will serve as a meeting place for children of all ages and races and denominations to interact with one another in a

  • Israel Lifts Sea Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 4:03 PM
    Israel Lifts Sea Blockade of Lebanon, Plans to Have All Its Troops Out Within 2 Weeks

  • Israel ready to lift Lebanon sea blockade in 48 hours Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 4:10 AM
    Israel has said it was ready to end its sea blockade on Lebanon in 48 hours, on the heels of the lifting of an air embargo imposed at the start of its devastating war with Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Briefing: Israel ends naval blockade Open this result in new window
    Pioneer Press - Sep 09 1:13 AM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon on Friday, ending the country's two months of isolation as the task of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international warships patrolling offshore. The sea blockade's end, which came a day after Israel dropped its restrictions on air travel into Lebanon, lifts a barrier that has stifled Lebanon and cost the country tens

  • Israel ending sea blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 08 4:31 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel will end its naval blockade of Lebanon within hours, government spokeswoman Miri Eisin said Friday.

  • Israel prepares to lift naval blockade Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 4:42 AM
    Israel prepared to lift its sea blockade of Lebanon on Friday after an Italian admiral assumed control of an interim maritime task force to deploy off the Lebanese coast.

  • Israel ends Lebanon blockade Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Sep 09 12:14 AM
    Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon on Friday, ending the country's 2-month-long isolation as the task of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international naval ships patrolling offshore.

  • Eliminate India, Pak, Israel N-arms: Khatami Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Sep 09 6:25 AM
    Amid global concerns over Iran's controversial nuclear programme, its former President Mohammad Khatami has said the beginning in the region should be made by 'eliminating' atomic weapons of India, Pakistan and Israel.

  • Blair arrives in Israel Open this result in new window
    u.tv - Sep 09 9:11 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Israel tonight for talks on re-starting the Middle East peace process.

  • Israel Ends Naval Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 08 3:45 PM
    Israel lifts its nearly two-month naval blockade of Lebanon. European warships are now patrolling the waters to keep weapons shipments out of the hands of Hezbollah guerrillas. Israel also says it will withdraw the last of its troops from Lebanon in two weeks.

  • Israel to end Lebanon blockade in 2 days Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 2:46 AM
    Israel will end its naval blockade of Lebanon within 48 hours, a government spokesman said Friday, and hopes to withdraw its last soldiers there within two weeks.

  • Israel lifts maritime blockade Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Sep 09 12:01 AM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Israel lifted its eight-week-old maritime blockade of Lebanon on Friday, the United Nations announced, and within hours a gleaming white ship pulled into Beirut harbor carrying a load of appliances.

  • 4.5 earthquake hits Jordan, Israel Open this result in new window
    UPI - Sep 09 4:59 AM
    AMMAN, Jordan, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A moderate 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck north of the Dead Sea Saturday and rattled sections of Jordan and Israel. No damage or injuries were immediately reported as a result of the quake, which hit at 7:48 a.m. local time and was felt as far away as Jerusalem.

  • Israel to end Lebanon sea blockade today Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 4:12 AM
    Israel will end its naval blockade of Lebanon within hours, government spokeswoman Miri Eisin said Friday. The U.N. informed the Lebanese government that a joint French, Italian and Greek naval force has begun patrolling the Lebanese coastline, a Lebanese government official said.

  • Blair arrives in Israel for talks with Olmert Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 09 9:39 AM
    Tony Blair has arrived in Tel Aviv for talks with his Israeli counterpart Ehud Olmert and other key players in the region on the stalled Middle East peace process.

  • Israel should hold immediate meeting with Abbas: FM Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 3:24 AM
    Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has said that she believed Israel should hold an immediate meeting with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas without setting conditions.

  • Israel Pulling Its Ships From Lebanon Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 08 1:01 PM
    Israel's naval blockade of Lebanon will end within hours, replaced by French, Italian, and Greek warships. Israel also hopes to have all its troops home by Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, in two weeks.

  • Arab Israeli MPs defy Israel with Syrian meetings Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 09 9:26 AM
    A group of Arab Israeli MPs met with Syrian and Palestinian officials in Damascus, in defiance of an Israeli ban on such visits.

  • Earthquake shakes Israel, no injuries reported Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 08 11:23 PM
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 shook Israel on Saturday with no immediate reports of casualties or damage, Army Radio reported.

  • Israel lifts naval blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    The News Sun - Sep 09 1:31 AM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon Israel lifted its nearly two-month naval blockade of Lebanon on Friday after European warships began patrolling to keep out weapons shipments for Hezbollah guerrillas, the head of the U.N. peacekeeping force said.

  • Shipping returns to Beirut after Israel ends blockade Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Sep 09 12:55 AM
    BEIRUT : The port of Beirut welcomed its first big cargo ships Saturday since Israel lifted its punishing eight-week blockade, a major boost for an import-hungry country where 80 percent of goods are shipped in.

  • Israel lifts sea blockade Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Sep 09 2:16 AM
    BEIRUT Israel has lifted its naval blockade of Lebanon, which should dramatically speed up rebuilding.

  • Israel Lifts Naval Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 12:03 PM
    Israel Lifts Lebanon Naval Blockade and Says It Will Withdraw Last Troops Within Two Weeks

  • Israel to lift naval blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 1:16 AM
    Israel will lift its naval blockade of Lebanon within 48 hours, having received assurances international forces will have arrived by then to monitor the seas, government spokesman Asaf Shariv said Friday.

  • Ships return to Beirut after Israel ends blockade Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Sep 09 2:59 AM
    BEIRUT - The port of Beirut welcomed its first big cargo ships Saturday since Israel lifted its punishing eight-week blockade, a major boost for an import-hungry country where 80 percent of goods arrive by ship.

  • Israel will discuss disputed border area if Hezbollah disarms Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 1:08 AM
    Israel said it is prepared to discuss the status of the disputed Shebaa Farms area if Beirut disarms Shiite militia Hezbollah and if the United Nations rules the territory is Lebanese.

  • Israel could discuss Shebaa Farms Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 1:08 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel would be willing to discuss the status of the disputed Shebaa Farms if Lebanon disarms the Hizbollah guerrilla group, Israeli media reported on Friday.

  • Israel removes blockade of ports Open this result in new window
    Akron Beacon Journal - Sep 09 12:35 AM
    Israel lifted its sea blockade on Friday, ending Lebanon's two months of isolation as the duty of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international warships patrolling offshore.

  • As UN force grows, Israel lifts air and sea blockade Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 1:00 AM
    Israel prepared to lift its air and sea blockade of Lebanon yesterday in a step toward fulfilling the UN resolution that brought a tenuous cease-fire to a month of war.

  • Shipping returns to Beirut after Israel ends blockade Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Sep 09 1:20 AM
    Lebanese truck drivers take a rest in the shadow of containers at Beirut harbor. The port of Beirut has welcomed its first big cargo ships since Israel lifted its punishing eight-week blockade, a major boost for an import-hungry country where 80 percent of goods are shipped in.

  • Ships set sail as Israel lifts sea blockade Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Sep 09 12:26 AM
    Israel lifted its eight-week-old maritime blockade of Lebanon on Friday, the United Nations announced, and within hours a gleaming white...

  • Israeli Says Fatah Leader Could Help Free Soldier Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
    In an apparent policy shift, Israel?s prime minister said he was prepared to meet the Palestinian Authority president even without the release of a captured Israeli soldier.

  • Israels naval blockade of Lebanon ends Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Sep 09 2:35 AM
    BEIRUT: Israel lifted its eight-week sea blockade of Lebanon yesterday, handing control of the Lebanese coastline to an international naval task force.

  • Israel lifts Lebanon blockade Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Sep 08 8:48 AM
    Israel lifted its naval blockade of Lebanon on Friday after European warships began patrolling to keep out weapons shipments for Hezbollah.

  • Middle East peace efforts shift to Israel, Palestinian territories Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 10:55 PM
    The focus on Middle East peace moves to Israel and the Palestinian territories with high-level foreign visits on the agenda after Israel partially lifted its sea and air embargo of Lebanon.

  • Israel may cede disputed land to Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 10:18 PM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has signaled that Israel might cede the disputed Chebaa Farms area to Lebanon if the Lebanese carry out all provisions of their cease-fire with Israel, including the disarming of Hezbollah guerrillas, Israeli media reported on Friday.

  • Israel: Woman to Lead Supreme Court Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 07 11:17 PM
    An Israeli judicial panel selected Dorit Beinish as the first woman to be president of Israel?s Supreme Court, replacing Aharon Barak, who is retiring after nearly 30 years on the country?s highest court. Ms. Beinish, 64, is a longtime civil servant who has held a range of government legal posts and was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1995. Mr. Barak, 70, had been president since 1995.

  • Israel lifts Lebanon blockade Open this result in new window
    Long Beach Press-Telegram - Sep 08 10:54 PM
    Mideast: Nation plans to pull out troops in 2 weeks. BEIRUT, Lebanon - Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon on Friday, ending the country's two months of isolation as the task of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international warships patrolling offshore.

  • Israel Lifts Naval Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 8:18 AM
    Israel Lifts Lebanon Naval Blockade As European Warships Try to Keep Weapons From Hezbollah

  • Israel Lifts Naval Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 8:03 AM
    Israel Lifts Lebanon Naval Blockade As European Warships Patrol to Keep Weapons From Hezbollah

  • Israel eases its blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 7:52 PM
    With a low-flying passenger jet circling the capital, Lebanon put on a boisterous show Thursday to celebrate the end of Israel's air blockade. But Israel said its closure of Lebanon's ports will remain in force until international forces arrive to watch the seas.

  • Israel lifts naval blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Sep 08 9:57 PM
    Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon today, ending the country's 2-month-long isolation as the task of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international naval ships patrolling off-shore.

  • Israel Lifts Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    WPVI-TV Philadelphia - Sep 08 7:50 PM
    Israel said it lifted its nearly two-month-long air blockade of Lebanon on Thursday but kept its naval blockade in place until international forces can take over.

  • Israel lifts sea blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Sep 08 8:29 PM
    BEIRUT -- Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon, ending the countrys two months of isolation as the task of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international warships patrolling offshore.

  • Picturing the Conflict: Perspective Versus ?Balance? Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 09 4:20 PM
    Evaluating The Times?s photographic coverage of the Israel-Hezbollah clash.

  • Israel lifts naval blockade Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Sep 08 11:04 PM
    Occupied Jerusalem: Israel has lifted its naval blockade of Lebanon, imposed eight-weeks ago when it went to war with Hezbollah.

  • Israel's Olmert ready to meet Abbas: Israeli TV Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 09 10:30 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is ready to hold his first summit with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas immediately, Israeli television said on Saturday.

  • Israel Lifts Naval Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    KABC-TV Los Angeles - Sep 08 5:21 PM
    Israel lifted its nearly two-month naval blockade of Lebanon on Friday after European warships began patrolling to keep out weapons shipments for Hezbollah guerrillas.

  • Israel Lifts Naval Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 5:33 AM
    Israel Lifts Naval Blockade of Lebanon As International Force Begins Patrolling Coastline

  • Israel denies naval blockade of Lebanon lifted Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Sep 08 7:52 PM
    Israel has not lifted the blockade of the Lebanese coast, but is still coordinating the handover of control to UN forces, a spokeswoman for Israeli Prime Minister said Friday.

  • Israel lifts blockade of ports in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Sep 08 10:53 PM
    Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon Friday, nearly two months after it was imposed in the wake of the 34-day war with Hezbollah, and handed over control of Lebanon's coastline to an international task force.

  • Khatami seeks 'elimination' of Nuclear arms of India, Pak, Israel Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Sep 09 1:13 AM
    New York, Sept 9: Amidst global concerns over Iran's controversial nuclear programme, its former President Mohammad Khatami has said the beginning in the region should be made by "eliminating" atomic weapons of India, Pakistan and Israel.

  • Israel to End Lebanon Sea Blockade Today Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 4:33 AM
    Israel to End Naval Blockade of Lebanon Within Hours As Foreign Troops Begin Patrolling Coast

  • Israel to End Lebanon Blockade in 2 Days Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 3:03 AM
    Israel to End Naval Blockade of Lebanon in 48 Hours, Remove Troops Within Next 3 Weeks

  • Israel: Its time for talks with Palestinians Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Sep 08 5:27 PM
    Tel aviv Israels foreign minister said yesterday it was time the Jewish state talked to the Palestinians, adding no conditions should be put on meeting President Mahmoud Abbas.

  • Israel Lifts Air Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 07 2:57 PM
    JERUSALEM, Sept. 7 -- Israel lifted its air blockade of Lebanon Thursday after eight weeks, but maintained its sea cordon after determining that not enough international forces had taken up position along the coast to enforce an arms embargo against the Shiite militia Hezbollah.

  • Israel starts lifting Lebanon blockade Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 2:37 PM
    A Lebanese airliner touched down in Beirut to mark the lifting of Israel's punishing eight-week air blockade amid intense international efforts to underpin a UN-brokered ceasefire.

  • Israel ends Lebanon air embargo Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 2:02 PM
    Israel on Thursday lifted an air blockade of Lebanon imposed when it went to war with Hizbollah guerrillas eight weeks ago and a Lebanese airliner landed at Beirut's patched-up airport to mark the moment.

  • Israel UEFA to rule on lifting of Israel match ban Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Sep 08 10:57 AM
    European football governing body UEFA will meet on Thursday next week to decide if the suspension on international matches being played in Israel should be lifted.

  • Israel says naval blockade of Lebanon continuing Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 07 2:56 PM
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel lifted its blockade of Lebanon's international airport on Thursday but said it was keeping a naval blockade in place until an international force deployed off the coast.

  • Israel to Lift Naval Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 1:33 AM
    Israel Plans to Lift Naval Blockade of Lebanon Once International Forces Arrive

  • Lavrov Slams Israel for Arrest of Ministers, MPs Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Sep 08 4:13 PM
    RAMALLAH/GAZA CITY, 9 September 2006 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov yesterday slammed Israels arrest of Palestinian ministers and MPs from the governing Hamas, after talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

  • Gaza businesses urge end to border crossing attacks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 09 12:30 PM
    Palestinian businessmen appealed for armed groups to halt attacks near crossing points into the Gaza Strip in order to allow Israel to reopen them and boost economic activity.

  • Israel to Lift Naval Blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Sep 08 1:27 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel will lift its naval blockade of Lebanon within 48 hours once international forces arrive to monitor the seas, government spokesman Asaf Shariv said Friday.

  • Israel lifts naval blockade of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Sep 08 3:25 PM
    Israel lifted its sea blockade of Lebanon on Friday, ending the country's 2-month-long isolation as the task of preventing the entry of Hezbollah weapons falls to international naval ships patrolling off-shore.

  • Blair to meet Palestinian leader Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
    Tony Blair is due to meet Palestinian President Mahmood Abbas, after talks with Israel's prime minister.

  • Officials: Israel's Olmert ready to meet Abbas Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Sep 09 11:43 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is ready to hold his first summit with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas immediately, Israeli officials said today.

  • Israel lifts Lebanon sea blockade Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Sep 08 10:24 AM
    Israel was ending its crippling eight-week blockade of Lebanon as a UN-backed flotilla of warships began patrolling the coast in line with a truce that ended Israel's war on Hezbollah.