The Druse of the Golan Heights once burned their Israeli identity cards to demonstrate loyalty to Syria and protest Israel's annexation of the mountain plateau captured in the 1967 Mideast War.
Amnesty International marked 40 years since the outbreak of the 1967 Middle East war with a call for Israel to dismantle West Bank settlements and roadblocks, for the Palestinians to end attacks on Israeli civilians and for the international community to monitor both sides.
Iran's hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday said the world would witness the destruction of Israel soon, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday launched a new verbal attack on Israel, saying a "countdown" has begun that will end with Lebanese and Palestinian militants destroying the Jewish state.
Iran's president said on Sunday the Lebanese and the Palestinians had pressed a "countdown button" to bring an end to Israel.
Israel vowed on Sunday to continue its strikes against militants in the Gaza Strip as a soldier was wounded by mortar shells fired from the lawless territory by the armed wing of Hamas.
Israel on Sunday voiced concern over two initiatives in Britain to boycott Israeli universities and impose sanctions on trade with the Jewish state because of its policies towards Palestinians.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that a countdown has begun that will end with the "destruction" of Israel by the people of Lebanon and Palestine.
Hamas may be willing to agree to a cease-fire with Israel for one year, a senior official of the militant group said in an interview with an Egyptian newspaper. Hamas said it had not fired any rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip for days.
THE barrier Israel is building in the occupied West Bank has caused deaths and suffering among Palestinians and should be torn down, rights group Amnesty International said in a new report today.