Israel confirmed Tuesday it is building a new road for Palestinians in the West Bank, prompting charges an increasingly separate road system is meant to seal Israeli control over a swath of land near Jerusalem as the sides try to revive peace talks.
Israel has ordered the confiscation of Arab land outside east Jerusalem, officials said on Tuesday, reviving fears that the occupied West Bank could be split in two and challenging peace overtures.
Israel has expropriated 275 acres in the West Bank for a new road for Palestinians that would bypass a large Israeli settlement and enable its expansion, Palestinian officials said Tuesday.
An Iranian-born German soccer player's refusal to play in Israel has sparked a public outcry in Germany, with some Jewish leaders calling Tuesday for his exclusion from the German national team.
BERLIN, Germany (AP) -- An Iranian-born German soccer player's refusal to face Israel has sparked a public outcry in Germany, with some Jewish leaders calling Tuesday for his exclusion from the national team.
Egypt and Israel on Tuesday signed a deal to lower the threshold of Israeli components required in Egyptian products for them to be exported to the United States duty-free.
by Staff Writers Geneva (AFP) Oct 9, 2007 Israel's air strike inside Syrian territory in early September was not a message for Iran despite claims by some US conservatives, Iran's parliamentary speaker said on Tuesday.
Israel has ordered the confiscation of Arab land outside east Jerusalem, a newspaper and Palestinian officials said on Tuesday, reviving fears that the occupied West Bank could be split in two.
Germany's main Jewish group has criticised the decision of an Iranian-born German international footballer to refuse to play in Israel for political reasons.
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert faces a police grilling on Tuesday over his alleged abuse of influence in the privatisation of Israel's second-largest bank in 2005 when he was acting finance minister.