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  • Series of sordid corruption charges nears its Nadir in Israel Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 52 minutes ago
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called Wednesday for President Moshe Katsav's resignation, after Israel's attorney general announced his intention to indict Katsav on criminal charges.
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  • Olmert calls for action against Iran, declares Israel's readiness to respond Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 24 11:42 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Wednesday called for concerted international action against Iran, warning that Israel is prepared to deal with its nuclear threats. Addressing an annual security conference, Olmert denounced calls by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinajad for Israel's destruction.
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  • Israel troops kill Palestinian in Gaza Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 24 3:19 AM
    Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian early Wednesday and arrested two others, as the men tried to sneak into Israel from the Gaza Strip, the army said.
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  • What if Israel and Syria Find Common Ground? Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 23 7:43 PM
    If trust is established on both sides and the conditions are conducive to peace, a settlement between Syria and Israel may yet be attained and a clash between Israel and Washington ignited.
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  • Olmert calls for action against Iran, declares Israel's readiness to respond Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Jan 24 4:08 PM
    HERZLIYA, Israel, 2:51 p.m. Jan. 24 (AP): Prime Minister Ehud Olmert devoted one of his most important policy speeches of the year Wednesday to a single topic Iran saying Israel will respond to a nuclear threat with all the means at our disposal.
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  • Israel Israel keeper Davidovich gets four-match ban Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Jan 24 3:30 PM
    Israel goalkeeper Nir Davidovich was banned for four matches on Wednesday for headbutting an opponent. The Israeli Football Association said the Maccabi Haifa keeper was guilty of an aggravated attack on Hapoel Petah Tikva defender Shimon Abuhatzeira in a match last week.
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  • Olmert calls for action against Iran, declares Israel's readiness to respond Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 24 3:14 PM
    HERZLIYA, Israel (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert devoted one of his most important policy speeches of the year Wednesday to a single topic - Iran - saying Israel will respond to a nuclear threat "with all the means at our disposal."
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  • Group that criticized Israel to stay in campus coalition despite protests Open this result in new window
    JTA - Jan 24 2:37 PM
    NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (JTA) The Israel on Campus Coalition will not kick out the Union of Progressive Zionists for sponsoring a program that accuses the Israeli army of human-rights abuses.
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  • Israel's Olmert urges president to go Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - 13 minutes ago
    Ehud Olmert, the Israeli prime minister, has called for the president to resign over allegations of rape and sexual assault. On Wednesday, Olmert said he had "no doubt" that Moshe Katsav, Israel's president, could not fulfil his responsibilities and should stand down.
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  • Israel's President Asks to Temporarily Step Aside Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 24 12:27 PM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav, who is facing indictment on rape and other charges, says he will ask Israel's parliament to allow him to temporarily step down from his ceremonial post, and will immediately resign his position if formal charges of rape and abuse of power are brought against him.
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  • Israel's Goal in Iran Affair is to Prevent Second Holocaust, Olmert Says Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Jan 24 1:02 PM
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - Israel is not spearheading the international struggle against Iran's nuclear program, but it is leading the charge to have the issue placed at the top of the world's agenda, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Wednesday.
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  • China willing to contribute to long-lasting Lebanon-Israel peace: Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
    China is willing to make efforts to help achieve a lasting peace between Lebanon and Israel, said Chinese envoy on Middle East issue Sun Bigan in Paris on Wednesday.
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  • Out to check Iran n-work, Israel lobby in US meets PM  Open this result in new window
    Indian Express via Yahoo! India News - Jan 24 12:12 PM
    Seeking to build a bridge with New Delhi, a delegation of the powerful pro-Israel lobbying group at the Capitol Hill met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last evening. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee's current agenda is to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, isolate the Hamas-led Palestinian government and seek greater security for Israel. Led by former AIPAC president Amy ...
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  • Israel among Big 3 future tech leaders, says Accel Partners partner Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 24 4:15 PM
    DAVOS, Switzerland - International investment fund Accel Partners, which manages $4 billion, views Israel as one of the promising centers for future technology.
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  • Egypt's FM urges Israel to join NPT Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 24 4:59 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit Wednesday urged Israel to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and put its nuclear facilities under supervision by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the official news agency MENA reported.
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  • Lebanon: Toxic Debris From Israel War Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Jan 24 4:36 PM
    Lebanon needs urgent international support to clean up widespread pollution caused by last summer's war between Israel and Hizbollah, including a variety of toxic and health-hazardous substances as well as unexploded cluster bombs, the United Nations environmental agency warned today on the eve of a major donors' conference.
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  • Diary: Carter urged Pope John Paul II to speak about Israel Open this result in new window
    AccessNorthGA - Jan 24 2:03 PM
    Former President Jimmy Carter encouraged Pope John Paul II to speak publicly about Israel for the first time during a 1979 meeting between the two men, according to an excerpt from Carter's personal diaries released Wednesday to The Associated Press.
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  • Israel keeper Davidovich gets four-match ban Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Jan 24 3:11 PM
    JERUSALEM, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Israel goalkeeper Nir Davidovich was banned for four matches on Wednesday for headbutting an opponent.
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  • Israel's President Faces Rape Charge Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Jan 23 1:29 PM
    Katsav's case is but the latest storm in a season of scandal gripping Israel's political establishment
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  • Falkirk keeper Higgins moves to Israel's Maccabi Herzliya Open this result in new window
    Tribalfootball.com - Jan 24 2:47 PM
    Falkirk goalkeeper Scott Higgins is expected to move to Israel's Maccabi Herzliya today. The Australian only joined the Bairns last year from Queensland Roar, but is set to ink forms with Maccabi Herzliya in the next 24 hours.
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  • Israel president stares at rape charge Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Jan 24 7:59 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel's attorney general has recommended indicting President Moshe Katsav on charges of rape and abuse of power -- the most serious allegations ever leveled against an Israeli politician.
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  • Israel?s President to Be Indicted in Rape Case Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 23 11:41 AM
    Israel?s attorney general plans to indict President Moshe Katsav on charges of rape and other sexual offenses.
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  • Out to check Iran n-work, Israel lobby in US meets PM Open this result in new window
    Express India - Jan 24 12:29 PM
    Seeking to build a bridge with New Delhi, a delegation of the powerful pro-Israel lobbying group at the Capitol Hill met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last evening.
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  • Israel closer to charging president with rape Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Jan 24 6:19 AM
    JERUSALEM Israels attorney general said yesterday that prosecutors have enough evidence to indict President Moshe Katsav on charges he raped and sexually harassed female subordinates while serving in his current post and earlier as tourism minister.
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  • Series of Sordid Corruption Charges Nears Its Nadir in Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 24 4:26 PM
    President Moshe Katsav faces criminal charges including rape, abuse of power, obstruction of justice and fraud.
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  • Roger Lieberman: Palestine and Israel: Twilight of Apartheid? Open this result in new window
    The Palestine Chronicle - Jan 24 2:39 PM
    Recently, the High Follow-Up Committee the leading representative body of Palestinians inside Israel - put forth their vision for a future Israel in which Jews and Arabs would enjoy equal rights as individuals.
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  • President of Israel faces rape charge Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Jan 24 12:12 AM
    Israel's attorney general said yesterday that he would charge President Moshe Katsav with raping a former office assistant and sexually harassing three other employees in the president's office.
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  • Former presidents of Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 23 8:36 AM
    Israel's Justice Ministry announced it intends to indict President Moshe Katsav on criminal charges including rape and abuse of power. Katsav would be the first president to be indicted. Here is a list of Israel's former presidents:
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  • Israel to indict president Katsav on rape charges Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 23 7:55 AM
    Israel's attorney general Menachem Mazuz has decided to indict President Moshe Katsav on charges of rape and sexual harassment of four women, the most serious charges ever levelled against an Israeli leader.
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  • Israel's president may face rape charge Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Jan 23 11:26 PM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel's attorney general said Tuesday he would charge President Moshe Katsav with raping a former office assistant and sexually harassing three other employees in the president's office.
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  • President of Israel to be charged with rape Open this result in new window
    Deccan Herald - Jan 24 12:51 PM
    Israels attorney general said on Tuesday he plans to charge President Moshe Katsav with rape, abuse of power and other sexual offences, turning a seven-month investigation into one of several scandals to hit the government.
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  • Russia angers Israel with Hamas move Open this result in new window
    ITV.com - Jan 24 9:09 AM
    Vladimir Putin stands accused of "stabbing Israel in the back" by inviting election winners Hamas to Moscow for talks. Russia countered by saying other countries would follow its lead and deal with the Islamist militant group that recently won the Palestinian elections.
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  • Israel to give Abbas $100 million Open this result in new window
    Cleveland Jewish News - Jan 24 12:21 PM
    (JTA) - Israel is planning to transfer $100 million to Mahmoud Abbas by Friday.
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  • Ahmadinejad: Israel, US won't attack Open this result in new window
    Cleveland Jewish News - Jan 24 12:21 PM
    (JTA) - Iran's president said neither Israel nor the United States would dare attack his country's nuclear sites. They have many dreams but they are not all powerful, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a Spanish newspaper interview published Wednesday.
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  • Israel to indict president Katsav on rape charges Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 23 7:00 AM
    Israel's attorney general Menachem Mazuz has decided to indict President Moshe Katsav on charges of raping four women, a justice ministry official said.
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  • RAPE RAP FOR ISRAEL PREZ Open this result in new window
    New York Post - Jan 24 2:27 AM
    Israel's attorney general plans to indict President Moshe Katsav on rape and other criminal charges after hearing accusations from four women who worked for him. Katsav, 61, is expected to announce today whether he will resign, suspend himself...
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  • Israel's bland president Katsav facing disgrace Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 24 12:42 PM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav, who is taking a leave of absence after learning he will be charged with rape, is a bland bureaucrat who rose from obscurity to assume the nation's top job.
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  • Israel to indict president in rape case Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Jan 24 12:15 AM
    JERUSALEM Israel's attorney general notified President Moshe Katsav on Tuesday that he intends to indict him on charges of rape and other sexual offenses, the Justice Ministry said, triggering demands that the ceremonial head of state resign.
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  • ISRAEL, AZERBAIJAN: PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDSHIP GROUP ESTABLISHED Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Jan 24 10:19 AM
    Speaker of Azerbaijan Parliament Ogtay Asadov met with the visiting Israeli Knesset Member Joseph Shagal, 23 January. Mr. Asadov spoke of development of the Azerbaijan- Israel relations, highly assessing role of the parliaments in this cause.
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  • Israel to release $100 million in frozen tax funds to Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Jan 24 2:50 AM
    JERUSALEM Israel says it will release more than 100 (m) million dollars in taxes to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') by tomorrow.
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  • Candidates court Israel, cite Iran risks Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - Jan 23 9:45 PM
    HERZLIYA, Israel -- Presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney, John Edwards and John McCain all detoured through Israel on the way to New Hampshire this week, seemingly competing to see who could be strongest in defense of the Jewish state.
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  • Teachers reject anti-Israel motion Open this result in new window
    Canadian Jewish News - Jan 24 6:07 AM
    Toronto secondary school teachers last week rejected a motion that would have injected their union into the controversial world of Middle East politics by supporting an international boycott of Israel.
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  • Carter: Book on Israel-Palestine conflict has prompted discussion Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 23 3:37 PM
    Jimmy Carter, whose new book has been attacked as slanted against Israel, received two standing ovations Tuesday as he answered critics during a much-anticipated talk at a historically Jewish college.
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  • Israel to indict President Katsav on rape, harassment charges Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Jan 24 1:06 AM
    In an unprecedented move against the country's ceremonial head of state, Israel's Attorney General has decided to indict President Moshe Katsav on charges of rape and sexual harassment.
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  • All Quiet on Israel's Eastern Front? Not Quite. Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 24 7:56 AM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's trip last week to the Middle East produced some odd moments.
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  • EU expecting role in Israel's security Open this result in new window
    WorldNetDaily - Jan 23 10:12 PM
    JERUSALEM The European Union is in the process of expanding its offices in Israel, including in the Palestinian areas, in anticipation of an increased security role here following what European diplomatic officials say is new momentum regarding an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.
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  • Israel In the Eyes of the World: Corrupt Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 24 5:08 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) The planned indictments against President Moshe Katzav, following the resignation of IDF Chief of Staff Dan Halutz and the current probe against Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, have given Israel two black eyes in international media.
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  • IMF lifts Israel growth view, says rate cuts may not be needed Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Jan 23 8:54 AM
    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its 2007 growth outlook for Israel by half a percentage point and said that in light of calm inflation and a strong shekel, further interest rate cuts might not be necessary.
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  • Israel to indict Prez on rape, harassment charges Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jan 24 12:09 AM
    Harinder Mishra, Jerusalem, Jan 24: In an unprecedented move against the country's ceremonial head of state, Israel's Attorney General has decided to indict President Moshe Katsav on charges of rape and sexual harassment.
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  • Israel's Netanyahu asks US pension fund quit Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 23 3:34 PM
    BOSTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Israel's opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday asked one of the biggest U.S. pension funds to pull money out of companies doing business with Iran because of fears over possible development of nuclear weapons.
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  • President of Israel likelyto face sex crime charges Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Jan 23 6:28 PM
    Moshe Katsav, Israel's president, is expected to be charged with sex crimes, including the rape of a woman employee, based on a recommendation yesterday by the country's senior law officer.
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  • Int'l Monetary Fund Optimistic on Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 24 2:53 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its growth forecast for Israel to 4.5 percent, slightly higher than predicted several months ago. It also forecast that inflation will return to the 2 percent level targeted by the Bank of Israel and the Finance Ministry.
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  • Romney Skipped Bush Speech for Israel Trip Open this result in new window
    US News & World Report - Jan 24 3:11 PM
    Why didn't former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney get any face time on TV reacting to President Bush's State of the Union address last night, as did so many other presidential wannabes?
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  • Israel Vazquez To Defend Against Rafael Marquez March 3 On Showtime Open this result in new window
    East Side Boxing - Jan 23 10:32 PM
    NEW YORK (Jan. 23, 2007) SHOWTIME continues to live up to its billing as Americas No. 1 Boxing Network as it delivers yet another compelling match-up on Saturday, March, 3, 2007. In one of the most highly anticipated fights in years, Israel Vazquez will defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) super bantamweight title against International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight champion Rafael ...
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  • Israel president pressured to resign in face of rape indictment Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 24 1:29 AM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav has faced widespread calls to resign after the attorney general announced he would indict him for rape and other charges, the most serious allegations ever levelled against an Israeli leader.
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  • Israel president says he will step aside over rape charge Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 24 10:57 AM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav said he would temporarily step aside, but not resign after it was announced that he would be indicted for rape and other sex crimes.
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  • Bush Barely Mentions Israel in State of Union Speech Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 23 11:23 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) American President George W. Bush mentioned Israel only once in his annual State of the Union speech that focused on Iraq as the main Middle East problem.
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  • Israel's President to be Indicted on Rape Charges Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 23 10:57 AM
    Israel's attorney general says he plans to indict President Moshe Katsav, Israel's ceremonial head of state, on charges of rape and abuse of power. VOA's Jim Teeple has details from our Jerusalem bureau.
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  • Israels pick for army chief will apply lessons of war with Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    JTA - Jan 23 12:07 PM
    JERUSALEM, Jan. 23 (JTA) Its back to basics for Israels armed forces.
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  • Israel President Faces Rape Charge Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Jan 23 8:14 AM
    (JERUSALEM) Israel's attorney general said Tuesday he intends to indict President Moshe Katsav on charges of rape and abuse of power, a stunning accusation against the country's ceremonial head of state.
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  • Fischer bullish on Israel's economy Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 23 4:16 PM
    Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer yesterday expressed confidence in the economy during a panel on the Bachar reforms held at the Herzliya conference. "The Israeli economy is in good shape, and I am trying not to exaggerate," he said.
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  • BBC will follow Rangers to Israel Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 24 8:06 AM
    BBC Scotland is to provide live radio and television coverage of Rangers' Uefa Cup, first leg tie with Hapoel Tel Aviv.
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  • Israel president faces indictment on rape charge Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - Jan 23 9:52 AM
    Jerusalem, Jan 23 (DPA) In an unprecedented decision Tuesday, Israel's attorney general recommended that President Moshe Katsav be indicted on charges of rape, sexual harassment, obstruction of justice and breach of trust, the Justice Ministry said.
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  • Israel to indict President Katsav on rape Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jan 23 7:55 PM
    Jerusalem, Jan 23: Israel's Attorney General today decided to indict President Moshe Katsav on charges of rape and sexual harassment, an unprecedented move against the country's ceremonial head of state.
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  • Israel May 'Stand Alone' in Years to Come, Professor Says Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Jan 23 7:17 AM
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - Despite America's current strong support for Israel, the Jewish State should be prepared to "go it alone" in the years ahead, an American professor warned.
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  • De Villepin: France Will Always Stand by Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 23 7:53 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin said in a speech to a French Jewish organization that France will always stand by Israel.
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  • ISRAEL: Super-Sol takeover bid turned down Open this result in new window
    Just Food - Jan 24 3:19 AM
    Nochi Dankner, chairman, president and CEO of Super-Sol owner IDB Holding Corporation, has turned down an offer from Bronfman-Fisher Investment for its controlling stake in Israels largest supermarket chain.
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  • Former Presidents of Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 23 8:36 AM
    Israel's Justice Ministry announced it intends to indict President Moshe Katsav on criminal charges including rape and abuse of power.
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  • Israel's Katsav Asks for Leave, Ignores Calls to Quit (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jan 24 7:35 AM
    Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli President Moshe Katsav asked to be temporarily relieved of his duties, ignoring calls from ministers and lawmakers to resign after the attorney general said there is sufficient evidence to charge him with rape.
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  • Israel's PM names new army chief Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 22 11:34 AM
    Major General Gabi Ashkenazi has been named Israel's army chief of staff after his predecessor quit over the handling of last summer's war in Lebanon, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office said.
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  • Soccer / 'I never thought I'd end up in Israel' Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 23 4:11 PM
    Australian goalkeeper Scott Higgins passed a medical with Maccabi Herzliya yesterday and is expected to make his debut Saturday in the Premier League against Maccabi Haifa, subject to approval of his contract by the Israel Football Association.
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  • Israel appoints new army chief Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 22 11:04 AM
    Major General Gabi Ashkenazi has been appointed Israel's army chief of staff after his predecessor quit over the handling of last summer's war in Lebanon, military radio said.
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  • Israel President Asks for Temporary Leave From Office (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jan 24 6:36 AM
    Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli President Moshe Katsav asked parliament to temporarily suspend him from his duties, after the attorney general said yesterday there is sufficient evidence to charge the head of state with rape.
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  • Israeli president taking leave of absence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 24 10:47 AM
    Israel President Moshe Katsav announced in an emotional speech on Wednesday that he would take a leave of absence and fight what he called venomous allegations of rape and sexual assault against female employees.
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  • Israel raises nuclear stakes with Iran Open this result in new window
    Independent - Jan 24 4:25 PM
    The Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, dramatically raised the stakes in the international showdown with Iran last night, with a clear warning that his country was prepared to use military force to prevent Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
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  • Government of Israel pervaded by scandals Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Jan 23 12:09 AM
    Few democratic countries are able to completely avoid having the bad odor of corruption rise every so often off the body politic. But the citizens of Israel must be wondering these days what in heaven's name is going on in their country, founded on the mightiest of ideals.
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  • Pro-Israel Peace Activist Speaks in Piedmont Open this result in new window
    Berkeley Daily Planet - Jan 23 8:47 AM
    Marcia Freedman went to Israel in 1967 when her then-husband landed a temporary job as guest lecturer at Haifa University. She stayed for decades, becoming an Israeli citizen, a member of the Knesset (1973-77), an author, an out lesbian and a self-defined peace activist.
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  • Indictment Advised In Israel Prez. Sex Scandal Open this result in new window
    KGO-TV Bay Area - Jan 23 9:55 AM
    Israel's attorney general said Tuesday he intends to indict President Moshe Katsav on charges of rape and abuse of power, a stunning accusation against the ceremonial head of state.
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  • Israel Appoints New Army Chief Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 23 3:43 AM
    Israel's government has selected a retired army veteran as chief of the Israeli Defense Forces, the country's top military post.
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  • Israeli President Requests Leave Pending Indictment Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 24 9:15 AM
    JERUSALEM, Jan. 24--Israel's President Moshe Katsav requested Wednesday that he be suspended from official duties pending a final decision by the attorney general on whether to indict him for rape and other criminal charges.
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  • Israel to Indict President on Sex Charges Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 23 4:56 PM
    Moshe Katsav will be indicted on charges of rape and other sexual offenses, in the most serious criminal case involving a senior Israeli official.
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  • Israel to indict president Katsav for rape Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Jan 23 9:52 AM
    Israeli president Moshe Katzav is seen at the president residence during an official ceremony in Jerusalem, in 2006. Israel's attorney general Menachem Mazuz decided to indict Katsav over charges of rape and sexual harassment of four women, in the most serious charges ever levelled against an Israeli leader.
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  • ISRAEL MILITARY URGED TO OUTSOURCE Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Jan 23 8:50 AM
    HERZLIYA, Israel [MENL] -- Israel's military has been urged to relay many of its functions to the private sector. A leading economist said the Israeli military could save hundreds of millions of dollars by outsourcing services to the private sector.
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  • Israel to indict President Katsav on rape, harassment charges Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Jan 23 8:51 AM
    Israel's Attorney General today decided to indict President Moshe Katsav on charges of rape and sexual harassment, an unprecedented move against the country's ceremonial head of state.
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  • Israel To Indict President On Rape Charges Open this result in new window
    CBS 4 Miami - Jan 23 7:52 AM
    Israel's attorney-general recommended Tuesday that President Moshe Katsav be indicted on charges of rape and abuse of power, a stunning accusation against the country's ceremonial head of state.
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  • Israel to indict president Katsav for rape Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Jan 23 8:51 AM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav is seen at his official residence in Jerusalem, October 2006. Israel's attorney general Menachem Mazuz has decided to indict Katsav on charges of raping four women, a justice ministry official has said.
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  • Local Imam closer to freedom in Israel Open this result in new window
    WKYC Cleveland - Jan 23 8:31 AM
    Local Imam closer to freedom in Israel
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  • Israel president may face rape charge Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Jan 23 12:13 PM
    Prosecutors intend to charge Israel President Moshe Katsav with rape and other crimes against female employees, the Justice Ministry says.
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  • Rape charges: Minister calls for Israeli president's resignation Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 24 5:31 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's politically powerful justice minister led the growing chorus of calls on Wednesday for President Moshe Katsav to resign over impending charges of rape and abuse of power.
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  • Israeli President Requests Removal Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Jan 24 6:29 AM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav asked parliament on Wednesday to temporarily remove him from office after Israel's attorney general recommended that he be indicted on rape and other charges
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  • Israel names new military chief Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 22 1:24 PM
    Maj Gen Gabi Ashkenazi is named Israel's new military chief, after the resignation last week of Gen Dan Halutz.
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  • Indictment Of Israeli President To Be Sought Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 24 5:33 AM
    JERUSALEM, Jan. 23 -- Israel's attorney general announced Tuesday that he intends to indict President Moshe Katsav on rape, sexual assault and other criminal charges based on allegations made by female former employees.
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  • Israel chooses new army chief: media reports Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 22 4:55 AM
    A former general with years of experience fighting Lebanon's Hezbollah guerrillas has been chosen as the new chief of Israel's armed forces, Israeli media reported on Monday.
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  • Israel to name new military commander Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 22 3:32 AM
    The withdrawal of a top commander from the race for the army's top job has cleared the way for a gruff infantry commander to become Israel's next chief of staff, security officials said Monday.
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  • Olmert secretly preparing to relinquish Israel's heartland Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Jan 23 7:47 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has reportedly been secretly bargaining away the God-given patrimony of the Jewish people. According to an exclusive report in WorldNetDaily Tuesday, Israeli and "Palestinian" officials have been clandestinely discussing Israel's final and irreversible surrender of most of Judea and Samaria.
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  • Israel picks new army chief Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 22 3:33 AM
    Major General Gabi Ashkenazi has been named Israel's army chief of staff after his predecessor quit over the handling of last summer's war in Lebanon, press reports have said.
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  • Israeli President Vows to Clear Name, Not Resign Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 24 3:43 PM
    Israel's President Moshe Katzav defiantly rejects calls for his resignation as he faces a possible indictment on charges of rape and sexual harassment. Katsav asked for a leave of absence to fight the allegations. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert joined political leaders calling on Katzav to step down.
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  • Pastor John Hagee Urges World Defense of Israel Now In New Book: 'Jerusalem Countdown -- A Prelude to War' Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Jan 23 12:02 PM
    Dr. John C. Hagee, Pastor of the Cornerstone Church of San Antonio, Texas, and internationally-known expert on Middle Eastern religious affairs, has launched a new salvo in the defense of Israel with his most recent book, "Jerusalem Countdown -- a Prelude to War," which hits bookstore shelves this week.
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  • Ceragon to Provide Israel's Air Force With Secure Wireless Communication Solution Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jan 23 4:16 AM
    TEL AVIV, Israel, January 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ceragon Networks Ltd.
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  • JAJAH Drops Rates in Israel Open this result in new window
    SYS-CON Media - Jan 23 4:08 AM
    JAJAH.com is announcing it has reduced its international rates from Israel to as low as (ILS 0,16) per minute. Unlike other VoIP services, the JAJAH offer connects users phone-to-phone - and requires no special software or hardware. Making a JAJAH call is as easy to use as a search engine.
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