WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israel will name a forest in northern Galilee after Coretta Scott King as the country replants thousands of trees destroyed during last year's war with Hezbollah.
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired two rockets toward Israel on Thursday, the army said, and Israeli officials warned they were losing patience as rising tensions threatened a five-month cease-fire.
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired two rockets toward Israel on Thursday, the army said, and Israeli officials warned they were losing patience with attacks that have undermined a cease-fire.
April 26 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli police investigators will question Australian billionaire Frank Lowy next week as part of a criminal investigation into Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's role in the sale of the state-owned Bank Leumi Le-Israel Ltd.
Iran will strike U.S. interests around the world and Israel if attacked over its disputed nuclear program, a senior official was quoted on Thursday by the official IRNA news agency as saying.
Israeli police and rescuers work at the scene of a double Palestinian suicide bombing in Beersheba on Aug. 31. Again Israel turns to mourning the dead, this time for the victims of the Beersheba suicide bombings.
A possible candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008, Senator Hagel of Nebraska, told a gathering of Arab Americans Wednesday that American support for Israel should not be automatic. "I am a supporter of Israel, but first I am an American senator," Mr. Hagel said, according to the Bergen Record. "No relationship should ever be founded on holding hostage other relationships." ...
Israel will name a forest in northern Galilee after Coretta Scott King as the country replants thousands of trees destroyed during last year's war with Hezbollah. The Coretta Scott King Forest will comprise at least 10,000 trees and be a living memorial to King's legacy of peace and justice, Israel's U.S. Ambassador Sallai Meridor said Thursday at a Washington ceremony launching the initiative. ...
An Israel-oriented scavenger hunt that sent teams scurrying around Manhattan offered a way to learn about Jewish and Israeli history -- while competing for $500 toward airline tickets to Israel.
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and his top security chiefs on Wednesday rejected calls for a massive ground offensive in the Gaza Strip following a renewal of rocket attacks on southern Israel by the Hamas militant group.