An Israeli airstrike killed two members of Hamas' military wing early Wednesday, Palestinian security sources said, as Israel kept up pressure on Palestinian militants in the West Bank and Gaza.
BERLIN, May 29 -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Tuesday cautioned against a growing sentiment in Israel to pursue peace with Syria instead of with warring Palestinian factions, saying there is "no substitute" for creating a Palestinian state.
Former premier Ehud Barak and an ex-security chief on Tuesday reached a run-off vote to lead Israel's Labour party, defeating the defence minister and casting a shadow over the ruling coalition.
JERUSALEM - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist met for 45 minutes Tuesday with Israel's foreign minister, kicking off a five-day trip designed to promote business ties with the Jewish state.
A former prime minister and a political newcomer who both pledge to bring down Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's government will face each other in a runoff after an inconclusive vote for leadership of Israel's Labor Party.
A gunbattle battle broke out during a cross-border raid into Gaza to search for gunmen, medics said, as part of moves to stop rocket fire into Israel.
A former prime minister and a political newcomer will face each other in a June 12 runoff for leader of Israel's Labor Party. Either way, it's likely the nation's once-dominant party will cut its alliance with current Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
Head of university lecturers' union urges members not to back calls for academic boycott of Israel.
The head of the university lecturers' union will today urge members not to back calls for an academic boycott of Israel.
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Labor Party voted for a new leader Monday, narrowing the field to two men who have pledged to bring down Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's government, preliminary results showed.