Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has sent messages to Syrian President Bashar Assad that he is interested in reopening peace talks and suggested Israel would return territory it captured 40 years ago, Israeli officials said Tuesday.
Israel on Tuesday sent out mixed signals on the US-sponsored Middle East meeting, with President Shimon Peres hailing it as historic even as the Jewish state played down the prospects of a breakthrough.
Israel sought on Tuesday to play down the chances of a major breakthrough at a US-sponsored Middle East peace conference that could be held later this month.
Israel will live in peace if it ends its occupation of Arab lands, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Tuesday ahead of a US-sponsored peace conference to revive the Middle East peace process.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told American Jewish leaders Tuesday that Israel, confident of U.S. security backing, needs to make difficult choices necessary for peace with the Palestinians.
England's slim hopes of qualifying for Euro 2008 were dealt another blow yesterday when Israel's goalkeeping coach said he wanted Russia to make it to the tournament ahead of Steve McClaren's side. The former USSR international Alexander Ubarov will be among the Israel coaches when they play Russia in Tel Aviv on Saturday.
Chelsea manager Avram Grant returned to Israel with a message to his country's footballers that they must show character in their Euro 2008 qualifying against Russia.
BRUSSELS, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Israel's chief of general staff announced plans to offer the Israeli Defense Forces' assistance to dozens of militaries engaged in the war on terror.
Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas here Tuesday urged Israel to end its occupation of Arab lands, saying this is the way that Israel will live in peace. Abbas made the call at a joint press conference with Israeli Presiden ...
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was set to reassure a largely Jewish audience in Nashville today that an independent Palestine state is best for the security of Israel.