An Egyptian accused of spying for Israel praised the Jewish state for its advanced technology on Tuesday and claimed documents he passed on were so outdated they posed no threat to Egypt's security.
Israel is pushing for changes to a stalled U.S. timetable calling for Israel and the Palestinians to take specific steps to bolster prospects for peacemaking, officials close to the talks said.
Israel has developed its own anthrax vaccine after conducting secret experiments on hundreds of soldier volunteers, an official told public radio on Tuesday.
An Egyptian nuclear engineer charged with betraying secrets to Israel insisted on Tuesday that any information he had divulged was already in the public domain and had been handed over with the blessing of the authorities.
Israel is pushing for changes to a stalled U.S. timeline calling for Israel and the Palestinians to take specific steps to bolster the prospects for peacemaking, officials close to the talks said.
Jordan's King Abdullah II will press embattled Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to endorse an Arab peace plan in talks on Tuesday overshadowed by Israel's political crisis.
The international Red Cross says Israel is violating international law in Jerusalem, in a leaked confidential report.
In a confidential report about East Jerusalem, the Red Cross accused Israel of a ?general disregard? for ?its obligations under international humanitarian law.?
The criticism came in a confidential report, accusing Israel of a "general disregard" for "its obligations under international humanitarian law - and the law of occupation in particular." Israeli officials reject the very premise of the report - that East Jerusalem is occupied - noting that they annexed it after the 1967 war and offered full rights to its residents.
The Rev. Jerry Falwell speaks at a Christians United For Israel news conference in Washington on July 19, 2006. The Rev. Jerry Falwell, like his beloved phrase "Judeo-Christian nation," evinced mixed feeling among Jews.