Israel's attorney general told the government on Monday it could not cut electrical power to the Gaza Strip as part of its sanctions against the Hamas controlled territory, although he did approve other measures.
Israel's attorney general said Monday that planned punitive cuts in electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip can not go ahead before a full assessment of the possible humanitarian consequences.
Israel's state prosecutor said Monday that planned punitive cuts in the electricity supply to the Gaza Strip cannot go ahead without taking full account of the possible humanitarian consequences.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday slammed Israel's "punitive measures" against the Gaza Strip as "unacceptable" and urged the Jewish state to reconsider its actions.
A top EU official expressed concern on Monday about Israel's economic sanctions on the Gaza Strip, urging restraint and saying the measures could bolster extremists in the Hamas-run territory.
Israel on Monday injected fresh urgency into its campaign for more sanctions against arch-foe Iran, assailing the UN nuclear watchdog chief for saying there was no proof Tehran wanted atomic weapons.
It's not that often that one finds an archbishop in long black vestments making his way down the hill from Jerusalem's Old City for a political protest at Israel's Foreign Ministry.
Israel confirms that it has started cutting fuel supplies to Gaza, an attempt to stop the firing of militants' rockets.
Israel restricts Gaza crossing as firing persists The action is in line with a recent government decision to respond with sanctions to continued rocket fire from the Hamas-run territory.
In the closest that Israel has come to confirming a mysterious air raid in Syria, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert acknowledged to his Cabinet on Sunday that Turkish airspace might have been violated during the operation.