JERUSALEM, Sept. 6 -- Israel's "frequent failure" to distinguish between military and civilian targets during the war in Lebanon last summer was the primary reason so many Lebanese civilians were killed in the bombing campaign, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Thursday.
Syria accused Israel of bombing its territory on Thursday and said it could respond to the Jewish state's "aggression and treachery."
England coach Steve McClaren knows his team needs to beat Israel in the European Championship qualifier, so he may start two injured players.
Syria accused Israel of bombing its territory on Thursday and said it could respond to its neighbor's "aggression and treachery."
A new documentary explores the cultural significance of Nazi-themed pornographic pocket books in Israel, the New York Times said Thursday.
Israeli troops backed by tanks and bulldozers crossed into southern Gaza to strike at Palestinian militants on Thursday, a day after Israel's defense minister said a broad operation inside the territory was inevitable. Three militants were killed and 12 people were wounded in the fiercest clash.
In its harshest condemnation of Israel since last summer's war, Human Rights Watch charged that most of the Lebanese civilian casualties came from "indiscriminate Israeli airstrikes," according to a report to be released Thursday.
The group contends that military bombardment during last year's war with Hezbollah was 'indiscriminate.' A government spokesman calls the report inaccurate. A U.S. human-rights group today charged that most of the civilian deaths in Lebanon during last year's war resulted from "indiscriminate" bombardment by Israel rather than from Hezbollah's battlefield tactics.
Israel said Wednesday that it would grant citizenship to several hundred refugees from the Darfur region of Sudan, following a burgeoning debate over how to handle the influx of refugees from the war-torn African nation into Israel.
Owen Hargreaves believes England will be able to take advantage of Israel's lack of big-match experience in their vital Euro 2008 qualifier on Saturday.