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  • Israel rejects 'excessive' Palestinian prisoner swap demand Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 12:45 PM
    Israel rejected reported Palestinian demands to release around 1,500 prisoners in return for a captured Israeli soldier, saying Egyptian-mediated talks were now at a standstill.
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  • Israel aims to end royal stink on border Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 12:48 PM
    Israel says it's doing what it can to eliminate a royal stink that's developed along its border with Jordan.
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  • Israel begins promised easing of West Bank controls Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 6:10 AM
    Israel has begun easing restrictions at checkpoints in the occupied West Bank as promised by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert at a summit with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas last month.
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  • Israel stocks leap; real estate, Polar, Internet Gold advance Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Jan 01 7:08 AM
    TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- Israeli stocks closed richly green on Monday, taking an initial crack at a fifth straight year of gains, as the real estate and tech sectors took off and the benchmark index was led by gains in Bank Hapoalim, Africa-Israel Investments and Teva Pharmaceutical.
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  • Hamas and Israel 'close to deal' on prisoners Open this result in new window
    Independent - Jan 01 4:50 PM
    A spokesman for the military wing of Hamas claimed a "substantial breakthrough" in talks for a prisoner exchange with Israel.
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  • Israel's Delek to buy UK Marriott hotels Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 Finance - Jan 01 1:01 PM
    Israel's Delek Belron International said its foreign subsidiaries had agreed to acquire 47 hotels managed by the Marriott hotel chain in Britain.
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  • A whiff of trouble on Israel-Jordan border Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Jan 01 5:05 PM
    Israel has moved quickly to preserve its close relationship with neighbouring Jordan after what could be described as a bit of a stink. The Jordanian monarch, Abdullah II, has complained of bovine odours coming from the Israeli side of the frontier.
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  • Israel's Delek to buy Mariott hotels Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Jan 01 2:44 PM
    ISRAEL'S Delek Belron International, a unit of Delek Real Estate, said its foreign subsidiaries had agreed with partners to acquire 47 hotels managed by the Marriott hotel chain in Britain.
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  • Israel goalkeeping hero Hodorov dead at 79 Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Dec 31 2:24 PM
    Goalkeeper Yaacov Hodorov, widely regarded as Israel's best player of the 1950s and 60s died on Sunday, his family said. He was 79.
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  • Israel Says No Progress in Hostage Negotiations Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 01 6:29 AM
    Israel disputes comments by Hamas that significant progress has been made in talks to free a soldier held captive by Palestinian militants in Gaza.
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  • Israel controls water resources in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and seeks to take over water reserves in ... Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Jan 01 9:34 AM
    The study, carried out by the Arab Water Studies and Water Security Center, concluded that Israel was the main cause of water problems in the Middle East.
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  • Israel denies progress in prisoner release deal Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Jan 01 10:37 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert gestures during a meeting of his Kadima Party at the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, in Jerusalem, Monday Jan. 1, 2007. Israeli officials on Monday said there has been no significant progress in efforts to win the release of a captured soldier being held by Palestinian militants, despite a wave of reports that a deal may be near.
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  • Israel begins promised easing of West Bank controls Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Jan 01 5:40 AM
    Israel has began easing restrictions at checkpoints in the occupied West Bank as promised by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert at a summit with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas last month.
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  • Israel begins promised easing of West Bank controls Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jan 01 6:43 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel began easing restrictions at checkpoints in the occupied West Bank Monday as promised by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert at a summit with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas last month.
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  • Israel eases restrictions on movement in West Bank Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - Jan 01 4:06 AM
    Tel Aviv, Jan 1 (DPA) Israel Monday began easing restrictions on the movement of Palestinians in the West Bank.
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  • Israel Corp to raise $500 million in private bond placement Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Jan 01 11:08 AM
    Israel Corp will use most of the proceeds in its bid for the controlling interest in Oil Refineries Haifa.
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  • Israel's Selfish Oblivion Open this result in new window
    Blogcritics.org - Jan 01 10:07 AM
    The Gaza ceasefire is now an empty shroud, as Israel, patience exhausted has said the IDF will resume launching "targeted" attacks on Palestinians launching rockets into Israel from the coastal strip, on average twice daily. So, the cycle will begin, attack, brings defensive attack, brings further attacks, brings defensive attacks... repeat infinitely. The always fragile truce, amid what can ...
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  • Israel mulls building West Bank outpost Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jan 01 6:28 AM
    JERUSALEM, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- The United States and European Union are warning Israel not proceed with plans to expand a disputed settlement in the West Bank.
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  • Israel: No progress in freeing soldier Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 11:56 AM
    Israeli officials on Monday denied claims that they were close to a deal that would secure the release of a captured soldier held by Palestinian militants, citing excessive demands by the Islamic Hamas.
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  • Temple Israel class will donate money to raise awareness about Holocaust Open this result in new window
    Akron Beacon Journal - Jan 01 12:23 AM
    Laura Hood knows that the children in her fifth-grade Hebrew class at Temple Israel will be among the last people who are able to hold the hand of a Holocaust survivor.
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  • Israel begins promised easing of West Bank controls Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Jan 01 2:01 AM
    JERUSALEM : Israel began easing restrictions at checkpoints in the occupied West Bank Monday as promised by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert at a summit with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas last month.
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  • Al Qaeda No. 2 Ayman Al-Zawahiri Condemns Moderate Arab Leaders for Cooperating with U.S., Israel Open this result in new window
    FOX 35 Orlando - Jan 01 3:39 AM
    Al Qaeda's No. 2, Ayman Al-Zawahiri , has attacked the leaders of Egypt and the Palestinians, accusing them of betraying Islam and collaborating with the United States and Israel, according to an Internet statement published in his name Monday.
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  • Harvard Students to Study in Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 01 9:18 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Harvard University, one of the English-speaking world's top ranked universities, has signed an agreement to allow students to study in Israel and receive credits from their school in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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  • Lieberman: Israel Should Join NATO and the EU Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 01 7:18 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel's Minister of Strategic Affairs Avigdor Lieberman declared Monday that the Jewish State should aim to join NATO and the EU.
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  • Israel rejects demand it release 1,000 prisoners Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 01 3:01 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday morning convened an advising meeting with his special envoy for the captive soldiers, Ofer Dekel, and other officials. Meeting participants said Israel has no intention of freeing 1,000 to 1,400 soldiers as reported in the Arab media.
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  • Hamas official claims progress in contacts for prisoner exchange with Israel Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 31 7:50 PM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - A Hamas official claimed progress in contacts for a deal to free a captured Israeli soldier, while news reports Sunday said Israel would release about 450 Palestinian prisoners.
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  • Israel pours cold water on reports regarding progress in Palestinian prisoners exchange deal talks Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Jan 01 2:59 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday morning presided over a meeting to discuss a possible prisoners exchange deal with the Palestinians. Meeting participants said Israel has no intention of releasing 1,000 to 1,400 soldiers as reported in the Arab media.
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  • Israel GDP advanced 5% for 2006, above some revised views Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Dec 31 8:23 AM
    TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- Israel's real gross domestic product rose 5% in 2005, compared with 5.2% in 2005 and 4.8% in 2004, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported.
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  • Report: Rice to Visit Israel, PA at End of Week Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 01 4:03 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will travel to Israel at the end of the week to advance negotiations between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel, the Bahrain News Agency reported. It said she will speak with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
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  • Israel: No progress in prisoner talks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 3:59 AM
    There has been no significant progress in efforts to win the release of a captured Israeli soldier being held by Palestinian militants, despite a wave of reports that a deal may be near, Israeli officials said Monday.
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  • Avigdor Lieberman: Israel should press to join NATO, EU Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 01 12:09 AM
    Cabinet minister Avigdor Lieberman said Monday that Israel should work actively toward joining NATO and the European Union. "Israel's diplomatic and security goal ... must be clear: joining NATO and entering the European Union."
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  • Israel eases restrictions on movement in West Bank Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jan 01 3:24 AM
    Tel Aviv, Jan 1: Israel Monday began easing restrictions on the movement of Palestinians in the West Bank. The move is part of a series of confidence-building measures pledged by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in a key meeting last week.
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  • Israel denies breakthrough over captured soldier Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 2:40 AM
    No progress has been made in talks to free an Israeli soldier held captive by Palestinian militants in Gaza, an Israeli government official said on Monday, denying Hamas assertions of a breakthrough.
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  • Lieberman Wants Israel in EU Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 01 1:48 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Strategic Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Voice of Israel government radio Monday morning that Israel should apply to be a member of the European Union (EU). He explained that the alliance, along with an affiliation with NATO, is a way to face growing Muslim terrorism.
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  • From Far Beneath the Israeli Desert, Water Sustains a Fertile Enterprise Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 01 5:03 PM
    Fish farming in the desert may at first sound like an anomaly, but in Israel a scientific hunch has turned into a bustling business.
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  • Palestinians mourn their champion, but Israel mixed on Saddams hanging Open this result in new window
    JTA - Dec 31 11:25 AM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 31 (JTA) If there was any doubt as to Saddam Husseins diehard hatred of Israel, it was dispelled by his declaration on the gallows: Long live Iraq, Palestine is Arab!
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  • Israel: No Progress in Freeing Soldier Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 01 9:37 AM
    Israeli Officials Deny Claims That They're Close to Deal Securing Release of Captured Soldier
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  • Jordan king complains of Israeli odors Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 2:19 PM
    Israel says it's doing what it can to eliminate a royal stink that's developed along its border with Jordan. That's after Jordanian King Abdullah II complained of a less than princely odor wafting from the Israeli side of the countries' shared southern border, Israel's environment minister said Monday.
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  • Soccer / Yaacov Hodorov, age 79, Israel's greatest 'keeper Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 31 3:46 PM
    Yaacov Hodorov, widely regarded as Israel's greatest ever goalkeeper and its best player of the 1950s and '60s died yesterday at the age of 79 after a long illness.
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  • Israel Feels Saddam's Execution Was A 'historic Justice' Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 31 7:22 AM
    (RTTNews) - Israel has said that former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's execution was a "historic justice", according to a report. Israeli Vice Premier Shimon Peres said there was a historic obligation to end this tyranny. He brought it upon himself."
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  • At $1.5 bn, India is Israel's largest arms buyer Open this result in new window
    rediff.com - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    Unperturbed by the US entry into the Indian market, the defence official said it would not make a dent in Israeli defence sales to New Delhi.
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  • Israel rejects Palestinian prison release Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Dec 31 2:25 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel has rebuffed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' request to free Palestinian prisoners ahead of a major Muslim holiday, insisting that Palestinian militants first agree to release a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • TEXT-Israel's Elron sells Partner shares for $40 mln Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 31 6:23 AM
    (The following was issued by Israel's Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. ): Dec 31 - Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ & TASE: ELRN) today announced that further to its announcement on December 7, 2006, Elron has completed the sale of 3,906,085 shares of Partner Communications Company Ltd. (Nasdaq and TASE: PTNR ...
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  • Israel says 'justice done' with Saddam execution Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 30 8:39 AM
    Israel has hailed the execution of Iraqi ex-president Saddam Hussein, saying that "justice has been done" and blaming the former tyrant for bringing on his own downfall.
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  • India is Israel's largest arms customer Open this result in new window
    Sify News - 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
    Buoyed by Indian defence procurement worth $1.5 billion, the Israeli defence industries have recorded all time high sales figures in 2006.
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  • Gaza militants weigh prisoner swap deal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 7:47 AM
    Gaza militants are mulling an Egyptian plan to swap a captured Israeli soldier for Palestinian prisoners held in Israel, a report has said, but Israel rejected the proposal as "excessive".
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  • Israel Railways on track, but other authorities dithering on enforcement Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 01 3:10 PM
    More than 800 offenses have been recorded during the past five months since August, involving drivers who crossed railroad tracks at a red light, after the barrier had been lowered.
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  • India stays Israel's single largest arms customer Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    Jerusalem, Jan 2: Buoyed by Indian defence procurement worth USD 1.5 billion, the Israeli defence industries have recorded all time high sales figures in 2006.
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  • Israel's economy showing strength despite turbulent times Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Dec 31 12:10 AM
    JERUSALEM ? For Israel, it has been a typically tumultuous year: Ariel Sharon, then the prime minister, collapsed into a coma on Jan. 4, the radical Islamic group Hamas won Palestinian elections later that month, and Israel fought a monthlong war in Lebanon this summer.
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  • Lieberman Slams Livni at Israel Our Home Rally Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 31 11:48 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Strategic Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Israel Our Home (Yisrael Beiteinu) supporters Sunday that the government is wrong in negotiating with the Palestinian Authority (PA) before measures are taken to destroy the terrorist infrastructure.
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  • Al-Qaida No. 2 criticizes Arab leaders Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 5:42 AM
    Al-Qaida's deputy leader has criticized Palestinian and other Arab leaders, accusing them of betraying Islam and collaborating with the United States and Israel, according to an Internet statement posted in his name Monday.
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  • Israel calls Saddam's execution ''historic justice'' Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Dec 31 7:35 AM
    Israel has called the execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein "historic justice." Vice Premier Shimon Peres said," there was an historic obligation to end this tyranny. He brought it upon himself."
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  • Jordan king complains of Israeli odors Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 4:31 AM
    Jordanian King Abdullah II has complained of bovine odors coming from the Israeli side of the frontier along the countries' shared southern border, Israel's environment minister said Monday.
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  • Israel says 'justice done' with Saddam execution Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 30 2:13 AM
    Israel has hailed the execution of Iraqi ex-president Saddam Hussein, saying that "justice has been done" and blaming the former tyrant for bringing on his own demise.
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  • Palestinians: Hamas, Israel agree on Shalit deal Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 31 5:16 AM
    Palestinian sources said Sunday that Israel and Hamas have agreed on the details of a deal that will see the release of kidnapped Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Salit, who was snatched from his base in June.
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  • Israel: Report Says Commanders Erred in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 30 2:49 AM
    A retired Israeli general who investigated the armed forces? performance during the war in southern Lebanon criticized commanders for poor organization but stopped short of calling for the resignation of the military chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Dan Halutz. The assault on Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas this summer drove them from Israel?s northern border but failed to retrieve two captured soldiers. ...
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  • Al-Qaida No. 2 attacks Arab leaders Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jan 01 3:08 PM
    Al-Qaida's No. 2, Ayman al-Zawahri, has attacked Palestinian and other Arab leaders, accusing them of betraying Islam and collaborating with the United States and Israel, according to an Internet statement published in his name Monday.
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  • Israel denies breakthrough in talks over captured soldier Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Jan 01 1:10 PM
    Occupied Jerusalem: No progress has been made in talks to free an Israeli soldier held captive by Palestinian militants in Gaza, an Israeli government official said yesterday.
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  • Report: Hamas, Israel close to prisoner exchange deal Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Dec 31 5:59 AM
    Israel has agreed to conditions set by Palestinian factions for the release of captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit. The soldier is being held in the Gaza Strip following his capture over six months ago, a UAE paper on Sunday quoted sources as saying.
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  • Royal nose of Jordan gets wind of Israeli stink Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 36 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM - Israel says it's doing what it can to eliminate a royal stink that's developed along its border with Jordan. That's after Jordanian King Abdullah II complained of a less...
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  • RBS offloads 47 Marriott hotels to Israel's Delek Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Jan 01 6:34 PM
    Royal Bank of Scotland has sold 47 Marriott hotels, including the Grosvenor House on London's Park Lane, to Delek Real Estate, the Israeli property company, in a deal understood to be worth 1.1bn.
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  • 'Important breakthrough' on captive Israel soldier: Hamas Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 31 9:48 AM
    An "important breakthrough" has been made in negotiations to exchange a captive Israeli soldier for Palestinian prisoners, a spokesman for one of the militant groups that seized the corporal said.
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  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 criticizes Arab leaders Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 01 2:59 AM
    Al-Qaida's No. 2 criticized the leaders of Egypt and the Palestinians, accusing them of betraying Islam and collaborating with the United States and Israel, according to an Internet statement published in his name Monday.
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  • Israel's Population Tops 7.1 Million Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 31 6:33 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) On the eve of the end of 2006, Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics has revealed that at the end of the Gregorian year, 76% of Israel's residents were Jewish (5,393,600), 20% were Arabs (1,413,500), and 4% were of other nationalities (309,100), with a total population of more than 7.1 million citizens.
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  • Al Qaeda posts fighting words Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 01 6:42 AM
    Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader attacked Egyptian and Palestinian leaders, accusing them of betraying Islam and collaborating with the United States and Israel.
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  • Al-Qaeda's No. 2 sends Web message Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 01 1:46 AM
    Al-Qaeda's No. 2, Ayman al-Zawahri, has attacked the leaders of Egypt and the Palestinians, accusing them of betraying Islam and collaborating with the United States and Israel, according to an Internet statement published in his name Monday.
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  • Israel calls Saddam's execution 'historic justice' Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Dec 31 5:47 AM
    Jerusalem, Dec 31: Israel has called the execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein "historic justice." Vice Premier Shimon Peres said," there was an historic obligation to end this tyranny. He brought it upon himself."
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  • Former Israel goalkeeping hero Hodorov dies Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Dec 31 5:15 AM
    Goalkeeper Yaacov Hodorov, widely regarded as Israel's best player of the 1950s and 60s, has died at the age of 79.
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  • Boom Times for Israel's Luxury Property Market Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 31 6:18 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) - Israel's high-end real estate market is sizzling, and even attracting developers such as Donald Trump., who plans to erect a 70-story Trump Plaza Tower in Ramat Gan, just east of Tel Aviv.
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  • Israel Launches Networked Border Data Base Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 31 5:49 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel Police Tuesday launched a new nationwide border security network covering land crossings, harbors and airports. The ROTEM system, deployed by Elbit Systems, locates names in a database using the sound of the name rather than the spelling.
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  • Ampal-American Israel Corporation Completes a Private Investment in Public Equity Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 31 7:40 AM
    TEL AVIV, Israel----Ampal-American Israel Corporation - announced today that it completed on December 28, 2006 its previously announced sale of 8,142,705 shares of Class A Stock of the Company for an aggregate purchase price of $ 37,863,577 and Warrants to purchase up to 4,071,352 shares of the Class A Stock with an exercise price of $4.65 per share all in accordance with securities purchase ...
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  • Israel Won't Rush To Free Prisoners Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 29 10:30 PM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 29 -- Israel rejected Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's request for a quick release of prisoners to bolster nascent peace moves, saying Friday that Palestinian fighters first must free a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • Hamas cites progress in prisoner talks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 31 9:59 PM
    A Hamas official claimed progress in contacts for a deal to free a captured Israeli soldier while news reports Sunday said Israel would release about 450 Palestinian prisoners. But both sides said nothing was final.
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  • Israel's Delek to buy Mariott hotels Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jan 01 2:25 PM
    Delek Belron's share of the deal will be 17 per cent. It did not name its partners but the Globes financial newspaper said on its website they included other Israeli companies such as Electra Real Estate and businessman Egal Ahouvi.
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  • Israel won't free Palestinian prisoners Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 5:29 PM
    Israel rejected Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' request for a quick release of prisoners to bolster nascent peace moves, saying Friday that Palestinian militants must first free a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • 'Would the governor of the Bank of Israel governor kindly step into the street?' Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 01 5:46 AM
    Sitting on the desk of the chairman of the Knesset Finance Committee is a small, olive wood box engraved "To MK Yaakov Litzman, chairman of the Knesset Finance Committee, a man of Jerusalem and a builder of Jerusalem. With friendship, Ehud Olmert."
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  • Israel economy hums despite annual tumult Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 31 4:45 AM
    2006 is the country's third straight year of strong growth. But the downward spiral continues for Palestinians.
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  • Israel stocks close out 2006 with fourth straight year of gains Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Dec 31 1:23 PM
    TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange closed out a year of record-touching, if not record-breaking, performances as the benchmark index chalked up its fourth straight year of gains.
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  • Foreign investment in Israel $23.7b in 2006 Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Jan 01 5:09 AM
    Foreign investment last year was 2.4 times the total in 2005.
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  • Israel controls water resources in Gaza, West Bank Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Dec 30 5:03 PM
    Israel controls water reserves in Gaza and the West Bank and seeks to control water resources in the Golan Heights and South Lebanon, said a report released by the Arab Water Studies and Water Security Center.
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  • Arrow Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 01 5:38 PM
    Will Israel choose to replace the Arrow with THAAD? I have an interesting piece of information in the print edition today (Aluf Benn helped me to get some of it in Israel).
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  • Sports: Ageless pastime Open this result in new window
    The Nashua Telegraph - 31 minutes ago
    MIAMI Ivan Gluck is a utility man who can pitch and play first base, third and the outfield. But at 67, the Holocaust survivor would settle for being a waterboy in Israel's fledging baseball league. ... - By SARAH LARIMER The Associated Press
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  • Americans Think Saudi Arabia, Israel Are American Allies Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 30 9:49 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) A plurality of American Jews thinks that both Israel and Saudi Arabia are allies of the United States, according to a CNN survey. Forty percent said that Saudi Arabia is friendly to the U.S., and 42 percent described Israel an American ally.
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  • Memorial held for wheelie bin murder victim Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Jan 01 5:12 PM
    ISRAEL'S chief rabbi joined mourners in Sydney today at a memorial service for murdered Holocaust survivor Katherine Schweitzer.
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  • Hotels, ministry clash on cause of tourism problems Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 01 3:10 PM
    A disagreement between the Israel Hotel Association (IHA) and the Tourism Ministry over the main impediment to tourism in Israel arose during the meeting of the committee to explore the idea of opening up the skies to greater competition.
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  • New Book Charges Israel Pushing U.S. to Attack Iran Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 30 8:18 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel and the pro-Israel lobby in Washington are pushing the Bush administration into war on Iran, according to charges in a new book written by a former United Nations weapons inspector.
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  • Less Foreign Workers Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 10 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) The number of foreign workers in Israel has dropped sharply in the last five years, according to a Bank HaPoalim study reported in the Hebrew Ma'ariv newspaper.
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  • 'Sign Him Up' in the Big Leagues in Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 30 9:18 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Sixty-five people showed for tryouts for the new Israel Baseball League, featuring six teams. Dan Duquette is trying to popularize the American Pastime to the Holy Land, which sports one full-size diamond.
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  • Men With High Blood Pressure Who Drink Moderate Amounts of Alcohol May Have a Lower Risk of Heart Attack Open this result in new window
    Newswise - Jan 01 3:28 PM
    Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Dutch research institute TNO Quality of Life and Wageningen University, the Netherlands, found that, among hypertensive men, moderate alcohol consumption was associated with a decreased risk of fatal and non-fatal heart attack.
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  • Qaeda No. 2 Lashes Out At Arab Leaders Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 01 3:05 AM
    A statement published online in the name of al Qaeda's second in command lashes out at leaders in the Arab world for betraying Islam by dealing with the United States and Israel.
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  • Hizbullah Prisoners Ask for Release of Kidnapped Soldiers Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) Three Hizbullah terrorists captured by Israel in the war last summer have appealed to Lebanon to free two kidnapped IDF soldiers, according to a Hebrew newspaper.
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  • Gaza militants weigh prisoner swap deal Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Jan 01 11:16 AM
    JERUSALEM : Gaza militants are mulling an Egyptian plan to swap a captured Israeli soldier for Palestinian prisoners held in Israel, a report said on Monday, but Israel rejected the proposal as "excessive".
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  • Gaza militants mull Egypt plan to swap Israel soldier Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jan 01 2:32 AM
    Cairo, Jan 1: Gaza militants who captured an Israeli soldier in June are considering Egyptian proposals to swap the corporal for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, a report said today.
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  • Schertz man has shed 100 pounds so far Open this result in new window
    San Antonio Express News - Jan 01 1:31 PM
    Imagine a trip to Israel where you climb to the top of the historic Masada and look out over the Dead Sea.
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  • IN MY OPINION: Israel Gutierrez | Coker's legacy won't change Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Dec 31 4:10 PM
    BOISE, Idaho -- This couldn't possibly be ending any more awkwardly for Larry Coker. His tropical-weather team has been relegated to play in a bowl game where the air is freezing, the turf is blue and the surrounding community is so distracted by its beloved Boise State playing in the Fiesta Bowl one day later that he'll be lucky if 20,000 people are there to witness it.
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  • Levi pulls no punches in debate against Kashtan Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 01 3:16 PM
    Israel U-21 coach Guy Levi yesterday presented his work plan for the team. From the looks of it, the path leading to cooperation between Levi and national team coach Dror Kashtan still appears quite long.
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  • Israel's Peretz stresses working premise that captured soldiers alive Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 31 7:41 PM
    Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz on Sunday stressed the country's working premise that the three kidnapped soldiers by Palestinian and Hezbollah militants are alive.
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  • 'Legendary' Hodorov laid to rest Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 01 3:16 PM
    Hundreds of mourners came to pay their last respects to one of Israel's greatest soccer players in history as former Hapoel Tel Aviv goalkeeper Yaacov Hodorov was laid to rest at Rishon Letzion's Old Cemetery yesterday.
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  • Israel rejects bid to free prisoners Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Dec 30 12:48 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel rejected Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's request for a quick release of prisoners to bolster nascent peace moves, saying yesterday that Palestinian militants must first free a captured Israeli soldier.
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  • Internet Gold's Subsidiary Smile.Communications Completes Full Acquisition of 012 Golden Lines Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jan 01 10:09 AM
    PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Jan. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Internet Gold, (Nasdaq and TASE: IGLD) ("the company") today announced that its fully-owned subsidiary, Smile.Communications Ltd., has completed the acquisition of all the shares of 012 Golden Lines Ltd.
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