Israel plans to release 250 Palestinian prisoners by the end of the week, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas as the two leaders met in Jerusalem on Monday.
JERUSALEM, July 16 -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting here Monday that Israel would proceed with the promised release of 250 Palestinian prisoners later this week, but neither side reported tangible progress in restarting a fo...
Israel will free 250 Palestinian prisoners later this week — nearly all of them from the Fatah faction of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, a spokesman for the Israeli prime minister said Monday.
Iran on Monday launched a computer game with a strong political message that mixes the standoff over its nuclear programme, the mystery of missing diplomats in Lebanon and its hatred of Israel.
Israel Will Release 250 Palestinian Prisoners, Grant Amnesty to 178 Wanted Men
Israel's military has begun scaling back arrest raids aimed at Palestinian militants in the West Bank, security officials said Monday, in another move designed to help moderate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon offered on Monday to facilitate any future peace talks between Israel and Syria, which the United States has shunned.
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Israeli high-tech venture-capital companies raised 8% more money in the second quarter than they did a year earlier, with the earliest-stage companies continuing to draw particular interest, the Israel Venture Capital Research Center said in data released Monday.
Israel plans to release 250 Palestinian prisoners by the end of the week, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas during their meeting on Monday.
UNITED NATIONS (AP)--Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that the United Nations would be willing to mediate in any peace talks between Israel and Syria, applauding the Israeli prime minister for opening the door to such negotiations.