Israel says prospects for peace could be boosted by a new Palestinian government without Hamas.
The United Nations urged Israel to re-open crossings into Gaza on Saturday to avoid a humanitarian crisis in the impoverished territory sealed off from the world after the takeover by Hamas.
Portugal thrashed Israel but fail to reach the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship.
During his inaugural address, Gov. Charlie Crist announced that his first trade mission would be a trip to the State of Israel. True to his word, the governor made that trip recently – and among those who joined him was Rep. Adam Hasner (R-Delray Beach).
ISRAEL’s new defence minister Ehud Barak is planning an attack on Gaza within weeks to crush the Hamas militants who have seized power there. According to senior Israeli military sources, the plan calls for 20,000 troops to destroy much of Hamas’s military capability in days.
ISRAEL last night warned it could send troops to seal the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt as violence spread from the region to the West Bank.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said Israel will recognise a Palestinian government that does not contain ministers from the radical Islamist group Hamas.
TEL AVIV - Israel will recognise a Palestinian government that does not contain ministers from the radical Islamist group Hamas, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said early Sunday.
A crane moves a concrete section of the security fence Israel is building in Abu Dis outside of Jerusalem, Feb. 9.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (EH'-hood OHL'-murt) says the formation of a new Palestinian government creates an "opportunity" for renewed peace moves.