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Arab League set for Israel talks (BBC News)
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Wed, 25 Jul 2007 04:15:48 GMT

The first Arab League delegation ever to visit Israel will hold talks on its peace proposals in Jerusalem.

Hezbollah says prisoner-swap talks with Israel still underway (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 24 Jul 2007 19:23:23 GMT

The head of Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah said on Tuesday that UN-mediated talks with Israel over an exchange of prisoners were continuing, but he would not provide details.

Israel sees Arab peace plan talks as step forward (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 24 Jul 2007 16:06:31 GMT

Israel said it hoped a visit on Wednesday by Egyptian and Jordanian envoys will lead to the opening of diplomatic contacts with other Arab states over their land-for-peace plan despite disagreements over key components.

Harsh Egyptian measures fail to deter Sudanese bound for Israel (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 24 Jul 2007 07:56:23 GMT

Darfur refugee Adam Abdel Karim, 31, became the latest casualty from the rising tide of those seeking to enter Israel illegally after being shot by increasingly vigilant Egyptian border guards.

Israel's Largest Trade Union to Strike (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
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Tue, 24 Jul 2007 19:02:23 GMT

Israel's largest trade union on Tuesday announced it was launching a general strike at daybreak that would shut down seaports, land crossings, railways and many public services. A planned stoppage at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport would be delayed until Thursday.

Hezbollah: Rockets can reach all Israel (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 24 Jul 2007 05:59:02 GMT

Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah said Monday his group possesses an arsenal of rockets that can reach all of Israel, including Tel Aviv.

Prosecutor: Charity's mission to destroy Israel (MSNBC)
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Tue, 24 Jul 2007 22:01:46 GMT

DALLAS - A Muslim charity channeled millions to people and organizations with ties to Hamas in aid of the militant group’s goal to destroy Israel and replace it with an Islamic state, a federal prosecutor told a jury Tuesday.

Murdoch, Son Differ Sharply Over Israel (The New York Sun)
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Wed, 25 Jul 2007 03:32:37 GMT

The pro-Israel outlook of the Wall Street Journal and many News Corp. outlets could waver if one of Rupert Murdoch's sons, James Murdoch, takes the helm of the publishing and broadcasting company, a new book suggests. The just-published diaries of a communications director for Prime Minister Blair, Alastair Campbell, indicate that James Murdoch launched into a foul-mouthed tirade that suggested ...

Israel/Lebanon: Need for investigation into violations committed during Israel/Hizbullah conflict (Amnesty International)
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Tue, 24 Jul 2007 23:40:59 GMT

Amnesty International today welcomed reports that the Winograd Commission, which is looking into the conduct of last year's 34-day war between Hizbullah and Israel, has given assurances that it will examine Israel's actions in the context of international law.

Israel sending aliyah emissaries despite objections by German Jews (JTA)
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Tue, 24 Jul 2007 23:31:28 GMT

Despite local German objections, Israel will send two emissaries to Germany in an effort to encourage Russian-speaking Jews to move to Israel. Before you continue...