Israel's decision to attack Syria on Sept. 6, bombing a suspected nuclear site set up in apparent collaboration with North Korea, came after Israel shared intelligence with President Bush this summer indicating that North Korean nuclear personnel were in Syria, U.S. government sources said.
Arab states on Thursday pushed through a resolution at the UN atomic agency clearly aimed at Israel, calling for a Middle East free of nuclear weapons.
Arab and other Islamic nations, targeting Israel's undeclared nuclear arsenal, pushed through a U.N. atomic watchdog resolution on Thursday calling on all Middle East nations to renounce atomic weapons.
Israel does not want war but can beat any enemy anywhere, Defence Minister Ehud Barak warned on Thursday at a memorial ceremony for fallen paratroopers.
Islamic nations, targeting Israel's undeclared nuclear arsenal, pushed through a U.N. atomic watchdog resolution on Thursday urging all Middle East nations to renounce atomic weapons.
A 144-nation atomic energy conference criticized Israel Thursday for refusing to put its nuclear program under international purview, with the United States alone in supporting the Jewish state.
Arab and Islamic countries on Thursday condemned Israel for declaring the Gaza Strip an "enemy entity," and accused Israeli forces of killing Palestinian civilians, detaining parliamentarians, and destroying property.
Gazans stocked up on food and fuel on Thursday as Israel faced a barrage of criticism over its decision to brand Hamas-run Gaza a "hostile entity" and possibly cut its basic supplies.
Israel on Thursday defended its decision to declare Hamas-run Gaza a "hostile entity," paving the way for basic supplies to be cut, despite the move being branded as illegal collective punishment.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was to meet Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Thursday on her latest peace mission, complicated by Israel threatening to cut basic supplies to Gaza.