Israel allowed around 100 Palestinians stranded for weeks in Egypt to return to the Hamas-held Gaza Strip through the Jewish state on Sunday, the first of some 600 expected to return home in the coming days.
Around 100 Palestinians stranded in Egypt since mid-June crossed the border into Israel on Sunday under a deal allowing them to return to Hamas-held Gaza through the Jewish state, an Egyptian border official said.
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert voiced satisfaction on Sunday over Washington's intention to offset a package of arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states with increased military aid for Israel.
Israel adopted a cautious stance on Sunday over a reported 20-billion-dollar US arms package to Saudi Arabia and other regional American allies intended to counter the perceived threat from Iran.
In a strategy intended to deter Iran, America will reinforce the military capability of Israel and Saudi Arabia.
The United States is committed to Israel maintaining its defense against Arab countries, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday.
ISRAEL'S prime minister, Ehud Olmert, voiced his satisfaction yesterday over US intentions to offset arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states with a 25 per cent increase in military aid for Israel. Israel will receive $30 billion (about £14.7...
Hezbollah’s leader said Saturday that the militant Islamic group’s war last summer with Israel has left the U.S. vision of a “new Middle East” in shambles and claimed the guerrilla group was ready to strike Israel again at any time.
RAMALLAH/GAZA CITY, 30 July 2007 — Prime Minister Ehud Olmert yesterday announced a new $30 billion US defense aid package to preserve Israel’s regional military superiority, as he appreciated Washington’s wishes to boost moderate Arab states through weapons sales.
US gives explicit commitment to guarantee Israel's qualitative advantage over other Arab states.