In a widening crackdown on Hamas, Israel arrested the founder of the group's military wing Saturday and moderate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pushed forward with a plan to cut off cash to the Islamic militants.
WHILE GAZA WAS falling definitively, in mid-June, into the hands of Hamas, creating a security disaster on Israel's doorstep, and an almost inevitable humanitarian disaster as well, Israelis were looking in the other direction.
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon walks past a memorial to fallen soldiers at the Armored Corps´ Memorial in Latrun on Oct. 3. Ariel Sharon is currently the most popular politician in Israel, having proven himself remarkably skillful at navigating the country’s fractious political culture.
Israel said it sent letters to the U.N. secretary-general and the president of the General Assembly urging the international community to speak out against human rights abuses in Iran.
Britain?s largest labor union urged ?concerted and sustained pressure upon Israel? to force its withdrawal from Palestinian areas.
SPECULATION is growing that Israel may stage a dramatic U-turn and release the imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti as part of a move to stabilise the West Bank.
The New Crowns of Israel debut Saturday night, inspired by a group that was popular in the region in the 1950s and ’60s.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the death of Hawai'i music legend Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, The Advertiser will have a special section Sunday featuring print and web features plus a special gift CD.
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Israel has arrested a senior member of the Islamic militant group Hamas in a widening crackdown in the West Bank. The arrest occurred as Hamas, which seized control of the Gaza Strip last week, sought to resume a dialogue with the rival Palestinian Fatah faction.