NO ONE would say that Israel is soft on terrorism, which makes it all the more fascinating that a country that essentially lives under siege provides so many legal accommodations to those it detains as unlawful combatants. It's a stark contrast to the Bush administration's approach and one the administration may be able to learn from.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert warned on Monday that Israel would hit militant leaders in the Gaza Strip over persistent rocket attacks from the Hamas-ruled territory.
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday said Israel will show no restraint in its efforts to halt Palestinian rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.
Senior members of Israel's ruling Kadima party on Monday called on Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to give more detail of his rapprochement efforts with the Palestinians ahead of a U.S.-sponsored conference on statehood.
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired six rockets and a mortar shell into Israel on Monday, with one projectile exploding near a nursery school, emergency services said.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel unveiled a comprehensive plan on Monday for overhauling its armed forces in the wake of last year's bruising Lebanon war and ahead of any possible showdown with arch-foes Iran or Syria.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has warned that Israeli forces will show no restraint in efforts to stop Palestinian militants in Gaza from firing rockets into southern Israel.
Israel has unveiled a comprehensive plan for overhauling its armed forces in the wake of last year's bruising Lebanon war and ahead of any possible showdown with arch-foes Iran or Syria.
Scotland Yard will launch a major security operation when England face Israel at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.
Israeli Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi on Monday presented a plan to invest millions of dollars on purchasing sophisticated equipment for ground, navy and air forces, local media reported. Under the plan, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) ...