Israel is to confiscate 23 hectares (57 acres) of Palestinian farmland in the occupied West Bank for its controversial security barrier, according to a military order seen by AFP on Saturday.
The Falash Mura in Israel are struggling to make lives for themselves. Money is only part of the problem. They have to learn a new language and the details of Judaism so they can offically convert. The newcomers also face resentment from some other Ethiopian-born Jews in Israel.
An Israeli board of inquiry says Israel's prime minister was rash in going to war against Lebanon last summer. The Winograd Commission concluded Ehud Olmert used "misguided and rash judgment," but stopped short of calling for his dismissal, The Times o
As the United States begins rebuilding Iraq, pro-Israel activists are watching closely, seeing an opportunity for the Jewish state to improve ties with another Arab neighbor.
The exiled political leader of the Islamic militant group Hamas has defended the firing of Palestinian rockets into Israel. In Cairo Saturday, Khaled Mashaal said Palestinians have the right to defend themselves. His comments come amid a shaky five-month-old ceasefire with Israel.
Israeli troops shoot dead at least three members of Hamas' armed wing in a clash on the Gaza-Israel border.
Passengers check in for an El Al flight to Israel in a file photo. A pair of bills under consideration in Congress would halt insurance companies from denying insurance or raising rates for Americans who travel to Israel and other countries the insurers see as risky.
JERUSALEM, April 28 (UPI) -- An Israeli board of inquiry says Israel's prime minister was rash in going to war against Lebanon last summer.
WNBA player Deanna Jackson was arrested on an assault charge after slugging an opposing player in a parking lot following a game, and will not be allowed to leave Israel until after the Chicago Sky's preseason opener. Jackson spent this winter playing for Anda Ramat Hasharon of the Israeli league.
HAMAS leader Khaled Meshaal has defended the firing of rockets into Israel, saying the Palestinians had a right to defend themselves and respond to what he said were Israel's ceasefire violations.