Continued violence in Lebanon and the Gaza strip may escalate fighting around Israel, but Israel's ability to respond is likely to be limited.
Israel has refused to free most of the 350 Palestinian prisoners Hamas wants released in exchange for kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.
Two former intelligence chiefs, Israel's Gideon Ezra and the Palestinians' Jibril Rajoub, sometimes fought one another, sometimes cooperated, and Wednesday tried a dialogue.
Israel's prime minister is assessing prospects for renewed peace talks with Syria and has indicated to his aides a willingness to give up the Golan Heights as part of an accord, a senior Israeli official said Thursday.
Forty years after the 1967 war, substantially larger numbers of Americans have placed their primary sympathy with Israel rather than with Arab states or with the Palestinians, a US-based research center said in its latest survey. The war, which began with a massive Israeli air attack June 5, 1967, is described in the Arab world.
Israeli forces and Palestinian armed groups must cease reckless air strikes and indiscriminate rocket attacks which have been killing civilians and spreading fear in the Gaza Strip and in southern Israel.
Thanks to the help of Consul General of Israel to New England Nadav Tamir, a New Hampshire reverend is putting together his first-ever New England-based trip to Israel for area pastors.
JERUSALEM, June 1: Israel has refused to free most of the 350 Palestinian prisoners Hamas wants released in exchange for kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.
GAZA CITY -- Israel launched air strikes yesterday against militants and a rocket-launching site in the Gaza Strip , injuring two Palestinians, but the number of attacks from both sides appeared to be dropping off.
Al Arish, Egypt : Police arrested seven Sudanese yesterday, including a one-year-old girl, who were trying to sneak into Israel from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to seek asylum, a security official reported.