Israel released 29 Palestinian prisoners and returned them to Gaza on Tuesday, completing what Israeli officials described as a good-will gesture.
Israel completed the release of 86 Palestinian prisoners on Tuesday, a gesture meant to improve prospects for a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference later this fall.
In a country notorious for talkative officials, Israel's silence on a recent air raid in Syria has been an anomaly. The official blackout lasted nearly a month, but it finally ended, partially, on Tuesday.
Israel sent 29 Palestinian prisoners home to the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, triggering celebrations that were interrupted by Israeli gunfire when a crowd surged towards a border crossing to greet the men.
After Leonardo DiCaprio's visit earlier this year resulted in a scuffle with journalists, Bar Refaeli says she will no longer bring her famous friends to Israel.
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel on Tuesday eased a strict news blackout on an airstrike in Syria last month, allowing the first publication of reports it struck an unspecified "military target" deep inside Syrian territory.
Israel lifted its official veil of silence over last month's strike in Syria on Tuesday as army radio said that the Jewish state carried out the attack deep inside its arch foe's territory.
Twenty-nine Palestinian prisoners returned in triumph to Gaza on Tuesday after being released by Israel, in celebrations marred by two people being wounded as troops fired on the greeting crowd.
After nearly a month of official silence, Israel confirmed on Tuesday that its air force carried out a strike inside Syrian territory on Sept 6.
Israel sent 29 Palestinian prisoners back to the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, completing a release meant as a goodwill gesture ahead of a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference this fall.