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  • Israel, Jordan, Palestinians agree on economic zone: Peres Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 12:11 PM
    Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians have agreed to create a 500-kilometre-long (310-mile) "valley of peace" common economic zone, Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres said.
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  • Israel tries to cut off Tehran from world markets Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jan 25 5:44 PM
    Israel is launching a campaign to to soften up world opinion for the option of a military strike.
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  • Series of sordid corruption charges nears its Nadir in Israel Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 24 8:52 PM
    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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  • Israel's Parliament Approves President Katsav's Request For Leave Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 25 9:08 AM
    (RTTNews) - Israel's Parliamentary Committee on Thursday approved the request for leave of absence from President Moshe Katsav, after the attorney-general recommended he be indicted on several charges, including rape and sexual harassment.
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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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  • RPT-Israel frees cleric suspected of militant links Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 25 10:21 AM
    Source: Reuters (Refiles to change day to Thursday from Wednesday in first paragraph) NABLUS, West Bank, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Israel on Thursday freed a Palestinian cleric who was deported by the United States over ...
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  • Swiss back new round of Syria:Israel talks Open this result in new window
    NZZ - Jan 25 10:28 AM
    A senior Swiss diplomat has reiterated the government's support for peace talks between Syria and Israel during a three:day visit to the Middle East. Earlier this week Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy:Rey confirmed media reports that Switzerland had acted as a mediator between the two countries.
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  • Israel prez: Rape rap's 'witch hunt' Open this result in new window
    New York Daily News - Jan 25 1:28 AM
    Pounding on a podium, Israel's embattled president yelled yesterday that he was the victim of a "witch hunt" and called accusations that he raped four women "poisonous, horrible lies."
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  • Israel's President Asks to Temporarily Step Aside Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Jan 25 8:24 AM
    Iranian-born 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. -VOA
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  • Israel releases Muslim cleric held for alleged ties to Islamic Jihad Open this result in new window
    WKYC Cleveland - Jan 25 8:19 AM
    Israel releases Muslim cleric held for alleged ties to Islamic Jihad
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  • Israel Releases Cleveland Imam Open this result in new window
    News Channel 5 Cleveland - Jan 25 7:54 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel has released the deported former imam of Ohio's biggest mosque after a military court ruled there wasn't enough evidence to hold him on charges of ties to a Palestinian militant group, his lawyer said Thursday.
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  • Israel releases imam who previously had been imprisoned in Mich. Open this result in new window
    WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Jan 25 6:52 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel has released the deported former imam of Ohio's biggest mosque after a military court ruled there wasn't enough evidence to hold him on charges of ties to a...
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  • ADVISORY-Reuters Witness story from Israel Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 25 4:06 AM
    Source: Reuters Julian Rake runs Reuters Television operations in Israel and the Palestinian territories. In the following story, slugged BC-WITNESS-EREZ/ and headlined "WITNESS-The road to Gaza between two ...
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  • Ahmadinejad: Israel, US won't attack Open this result in new window
    Cleveland Jewish News - Jan 25 9:06 AM
    (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 give Abbas $100 million Open this result in new window
    Cleveland Jewish News - Jan 25 9:06 AM
    (JTA) - Israel is planning to transfer $100 million to Mahmoud Abbas by Friday.
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  • Israel, U.S.: Representatives Meet, Discuss Iran Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Jan 25 8:15 AM
    U.S. and Israeli representatives met Jan. 24 in Tel Aviv, Israel, to discuss the Iranian nuclear threat and ways to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon, Israeli daily Haaretz reported Jan. 25. Israeli Transportation Minister and former Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz and U.S. Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns led the two contingents.
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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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  • In emotional speeches, Israel's Livni, Peres pledge two-state solution with Abbas Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 25 9:46 AM
    In emotional speeches Thursday, Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pledged to forge peace between their countries, calling the vision of two states, side by side, the only path.
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  • Israel releases Muslim cleric held for alleged ties to Islamic Jihad Open this result in new window
    WFMJ Youngstown - Jan 25 6:10 AM
    JERUSALEM His lawyer says Israel has released the former spiritual leader of Ohio's largest mosque after a military court found there wasn't enough evidence to hold him.
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  • Israel Diary Open this result in new window
    Totally Jewish - Jan 25 4:45 AM
    Former US President Jimmy Carter has joined those who accuse Israel of establishing a system of Apartheid. This is an insidious lie based on a false analogy.
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  • Israel's bland president Katsav facing disgrace Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 7:53 AM
    Israeli President Moshe Katsav, whose leave of absence over a looming rape indictment has been approved by parliament, is a bland bureaucrat who rose from impoverished origins as an immigrant from Iran to assume the nation's top job.
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  • Assad Tells Germany Israel To Blame for Tensions Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 25 6:38 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Syrian President Bashar Assad told visiting German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier that Israel is to blame for tensions with Damascus. The German official tried to persuade Assad to negotiate on peace with Israel.
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  • Israel's Olmert calls for action against Iran Open this result in new window
    Southeast Missourian - Jan 24 10:38 PM
    HERZLIYA, Israel -- 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...
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  • No Disney Hall parking for Israel Philharmonic Open this result in new window
    Calendarlive.com - Jan 25 12:06 AM
    THE underground parking garage at Walt Disney Concert Hall will be closed for security reasons when the Israel Philharmonic performs Feb. 5 and 6. And inside the theater will be either metal detectors or human screeners.
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  • PM: Israel will act vs. Iran 'with all our means' Open this result in new window
    Arizona Daily Star - Jan 24 11:14 PM
    HERZLIYA, Israel Prime Minister Ehud Olmert devoted one of his most important policy speeches of the year Wednesday to a single topic Iran saying Israel would respond to a nuclear threat "with all the means at our disposal."
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  • The hidden cost of free congressional trips to Israel Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jan 25 3:30 PM
    Branded as 'educational,' these trips offer Israeli propagandists an opportunity to expose members of Congress to only their side of the story.
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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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  • Swiss envoys visited Syria, seeking Israel talks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 4:11 AM
    Two Swiss diplomats who helped mediate unofficial talks between Israelis and Syrians visited Damascus this week to discuss ways of resuming formal peace negotiations, European diplomats said on Thursday.
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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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  • Reception marks 15th anniversary of China-Israel ties Open this result in new window
    China Economic Net - Jan 24 11:52 PM
    A reception marking the 15th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Israel was held on Wednesday evening in Herzliya, an Israeli coastal city.
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  • Politics in Israel - Katzav Attacks His Accusers: Has a real leader finally arisen in this nation? Open this result in new window
    Blogcritics.org - Jan 25 12:39 AM
    A number of months ago the state president of Israel was accused of rape. Complaints were made, accusations were made; the state president asked the attorney general to investigate and to clear his name. For six months, Moshe Katzav has been silent as the press has attacked him, as the police have attacked him, and as power hungry fools known as politicians have attacked him. Wednesday evening, ...
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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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  • China willing to contribute to long-lasting Lebanon-Israel peace Open this result in new window
    China Economic Net - Jan 24 11:52 PM
    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 here on Wednesday.
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  • French find car of missing Israel defense official Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 3:10 AM
    French officials have found the car of the head of the Israeli Defense Ministry Mission to Europe, who disappeared from his Paris house and is thought to have been considering suicide, a police source said on Thursday.
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  • Security Council sees hope for Mideast Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    Security Council members are optimistic that a key meeting next month on the Israel-Palestinian conflict will help revive the stalled peace process, Russia's U.N. ambassador said Thursday.
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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 - Jan 24 9:31 PM
    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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  • 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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  • Israeli parliament allows Katsav leave Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 4:42 PM
    Moshe Katsav temporarily relinquished his powers as Israel's president Thursday, but defied demands from officials to quit outright and spare the nation more anguish over rape and sexual assault allegations leveled against him.
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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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  • Israel tries to cut off Tehran from world markets Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jan 25 4:21 PM
    Campaign to soften up world opinion for military strike.
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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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  • Nethanyahu urges genocide trial for Iranian leader Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 12:33 PM
    Former Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu demanded that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad be summoned to a genocide trial before he can unleash nuclear weapons to "wipe out" Israel.
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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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  • At WEF, a pledge for Mideast peace Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 10:39 AM
    Israel's foreign minister reached out to the Palestinian president in an emotional speech Thursday as she sat next to him at the World Economic Forum, saying lasting peace is the dream of her government and her people, and promising that a future Palestinian state is "not an illusion. It's there, it's achievable."
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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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  • Israel frees cleric it suspected of militant links Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News - Jan 25 2:10 PM
    NABLUS, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian cleric, who had been arrested on suspicion of working for a Palestinian militant group abroad, was released on Thursday after Israeli authorities decided not to put him on trial.
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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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  • Finding Israel and myself on birthright trip Open this result in new window
    Cleveland Jewish News - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    As a young adult, I, much like many others, have struggled with my identity, particularly since I come from a mixed-faith home (my mother is Jewish; my father, not).
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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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  • Israeli envoy stresses Palestinian state Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 9:08 AM
    Israel's foreign minister said Thursday that negotiations with Palestinians must stick to the vision of two states, side by side, as the only way to achieve peace in the region.
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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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  • Abbas: Mideast peace 'forthcoming' Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 25 8:42 AM
    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday that peace between Israel and the Palestinian Territories was a concept whose time had come.
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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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  • Israel frees cleric it suspected of militant links Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 25 2:06 PM
    Source: Reuters (Adds comment from Damra's lawyer, military source) NABLUS, West Bank, Jan 25 (Reuters) - A Palestinian cleric, who had been arrested on suspicion of working for a Palestinian militant group ...
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  • Katsav steps aside as Israeli president amid rape accusations Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 25 7:03 AM
    Israel's embattled president gave up his powers temporarily on Thursday, but dozens of lawmakers vowed to have him dismissed so he could face sexual assault charges, including rape.
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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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  • List of Lebanon aid donors Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 25 7:53 AM
    (Reuters) -- Governments and organizations pledged over $7.6 billion on Thursday to help Lebanon rebuild its finances and recover from last year's war between Israel and Shi'ite Hezbollah guerrillas.
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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 Rafalovich: E.U. to Push for Global Death Penalty Ban Open this result in new window
    UN Observer - Jan 25 4:51 PM
    The European Union has decided to step up its efforts for a global ban of the death penalty, after the execution of Saddam Hussein and two of his co-defendants.
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  • Israel Rafalovich: New E.U. Assistance Package for Lebanon Open this result in new window
    UN Observer - Jan 25 4:51 PM
    During the International Donor Conference on Support To Lebanon that took place on Thursday in Paris, the European Commission will presented a new assistance package that will bring the total E.U. contribution, since the conflict, to about five hundred Million Euros.
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  • Conference pledges aid to Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 4:46 AM
    Promises of aid topped $4 billion at a donors' conference on Thursday after Lebanon appealed for funds to help it recover from the war between Israel and Hezbollah guerrillas.
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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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  • Katsav impugns 'elite establishment' Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 29 minutes ago
    TEL AVIV -- Ethnic rancor surged in Israel yesterday after President Moshe Katsav, responding to a potential rape indictment, charged that the press conspired to bring him down because he was not part of the European elite establishment.
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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 MPs allow Katsav absence Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 25 3:44 AM
    Israeli MPs narrowly approve a request by President Katsav to step down temporarily to fight rape allegations.
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  • Sponsored Links Open this result in new window
    Austin American-Statesman - 31 minutes ago
    A mob boss takes out a contract on Buddy "Aces" Israel, a sleazy magician who has agreed to turn state's evidence against the Vegas mob. "This silly bit of hyperventilating blood flow isn't smokin'. Isn't aces either."
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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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  • At WEF, a Pledge for Mideast Peace Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Jan 25 10:39 AM
    Israel's foreign minister reached out to the Palestinian president in an emotional speech Thursday as she sat next to him at the World Economic Forum, saying lasting peace is the dream of her government and her people, and promising that a future Palestinian state is "not an illusion.
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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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  • Lebanon looks to aid conference for cash help Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 1:03 AM
    Lebanon asked the international community for massive financial aid on Thursday to shore its heavily indebted economy and help the country recover from last year's war between Israel and Hezbollah guerrillas.
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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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  • IAEA Chief Warns Any Attack On Iranian Nuclear Facilities Would Be Catastrophic Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
    (RTTNews) - The head of the UN nuclear watchdog agency, Mohamed El-Baradei on Thursday indirectly warned US and Israel that a military strike on Iran's nuclear facilities would have "catastrophic" consequences and only strengthen Tehran's resolve to make nuclear weapons.
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  • Embattled Israeli President Steps Aside Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 25 8:30 AM
    Israel's parliament has given President Moshe Katsav a leave of absence to fight the rape and sexual assault charges brought by women who worked for him. He says the allegations are "poisonous, horrible lies."
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  • Palestinian Interior Ministry begins giving 'stateless' Palestinians new ID cards Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip, 3:14 p.m. Jan. 25 (AP): The Palestinian government has begun issuing papers to thousands of Gaza residents caught in a legal limbo with no residence permits, an Interior Ministry official said Thursday, although Israel continued to regard them as non-persons.
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  • Israel: Olmert urges response to Iran Open this result in new window
    Tulsa World - Jan 25 5:08 AM
    The prime minister appeals to the international community to pressure Tehran.
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  • French find car of Israel defence official Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jan 25 2:03 AM
    French officials have found the car of the head of the Israeli Defence Ministry Mission to Europe, who disappeared from his Paris house and is thought to have been considering suicide, a police source said on Thursday.
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  • Russian Envoy Sees Optimism At UN For Mideast Peace Process Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 25 6:38 PM
    UNITED NATIONS (AP)--Security Council members are optimistic that a key meeting next month on the Israel-Palestinian conflict will help revive the stalled peace process, Russia's U.N. ambassador said.
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  • Georgia recruit Troupe at a crossroads Open this result in new window
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jan 25 5:37 PM
    Tifton Israel Troupe has made his choice. Georgia. It's where the Tift County wide receiver wanted to be. Troupe even dreamed it one August night complete with a vision of Bulldogs coach Mark Richt coming out of the star recruit's closet and "asking me to come to Georgia." The next day, Troupe made it come true. But then there's this other dream of his. One that wouldn't include Georgia, ...
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