The annual Salute to Israel Parade fills New York's Fifth Avenue on June 5.
Human rights groups in Israel accuse the security services of routinely mistreating Palestinian detainees.
Update: Israel supporters marched up Fifth Avenue today in the Salute to Israel Parade commemorating the founding of the Jewish state.
Thousands of Israel supporters marched up Fifth Avenue on Sunday in the Salute to Israel Parade commemorating the 1948 founding of the Jewish state. Marchers sang "Hava Nagila," and waved the Star of David flag; many carried colorful papertorches indicating that Israel is the Biblical "light unto the nations." "It brings a tear to my eye," said Devora Cohen.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The leader of Hamas rejected an American proposal for a detailed timeline to ease Palestinian movement and improve Israeli security, instead threatening new violence against Israel despite wary Palestinian government support for the U.S. plan.
New York University students affiliated with Gesher, a new pro-Israel campus group, celebrate Israel Independence Day on May 7. Pro-Israel activists look back at a hectic year on American campuses with a mixture of relief, pride and progress. But the activists aren´t declaring victory just yet.
Israel's Shin Bet security service tortures Palestinian prisoners during interrogations in defiance of a 1999 court ruling outlawing such practices, two of the country's human rights groups said yesterday.
An armed wing of the Islamic Jihad ( Holy War) claimed responsibility for launching three home-made rockets into southern Israel communities on Sunday.
Thousands of Israel supporters marched up Fifth Avenue on Sunday in the Salute to Israel Parade commemorating the 1948 founding of the Jewish state. Marchers sang “Hava Nagila,” and waved the Star of David flag; many carried colorful paper torches indicating that Israel is the Biblical “light unto the nations.”
Lebanon's Hezbollah has rebuilt its defences to face any new attack from Israel, the Shiite militant movement's deputy chief said in an interview with Al-Jazeera news channel.