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Israel approves release of 441 prisoners (AP via Yahoo! News)
read story   Mon, 19 Nov 2007 16:24:29 GMT
Israel on Monday approved the release of 441 Palestinian prisoners and pledged not to build any new settlements in the West Bank, but it stopped short of American demands to halt construction in existing settlements before a crucial U.S.-hosted Mideast conference.
Israel to halt settlement building, free prisoners (AFP via Yahoo! News)
read story   Mon, 19 Nov 2007 15:47:41 GMT
Israel vowed on Monday to freeze the construction of new settlements in the occupied West Bank and said it plans to free hundreds of Palestinian prisoners ahead of a key US peace meeting.

Israel to halt settlement construction, free prisoners (AFP via Yahoo! News)
read story   Mon, 19 Nov 2007 14:36:32 GMT
Israel said on Monday it would freeze construction of new settlements in the occupied West Bank and planned to free hundreds of Palestinian prisoners ahead of a key US peace meeting.

Israel may extradite sex abuse suspect (AP via Yahoo! News)
read story   Mon, 19 Nov 2007 09:27:18 GMT
A man who fled the U.S. for Israel more than two decades ago amid accusations he sexually abused children while pretending to be a rabbi and psychologist appeared in court in Jerusalem — a step toward his possible extradition.

Israel to halt new settlements in West Bank (International Herald Tribune)
read story   Mon, 19 Nov 2007 11:27:39 GMT
Pledging to meet a key commitment under the "road map" peace plan with Palestine, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel would not build any new settlements in the West Bank, though he stopped short of promising a freeze in construction in existing settlements.

Israel to free more Palestinian prisoners (UPI)
read story   Mon, 19 Nov 2007 15:06:12 GMT
Israel's Cabinet Monday approved releasing 441 Palestinian security prisoners as a goodwill gesture ahead of a U.S.-led peace summit.

Israel to release 450 prisoners (BBC News)
read story   Mon, 19 Nov 2007 10:04:02 GMT
Israel's prime minister obtains cabinet approval for the release of up to 450 Palestinian detainees.

Israel vows to halt West Bank settlements (UPI)
read story   Mon, 19 Nov 2007 12:35:54 GMT
Israel's prime minister Monday reiterated his commitment to a halt on construction in the West Bank areas of Judea and Samaria.

Israel haven for new Bahai world order (AFP via Yahoo! News)
read story   Sun, 18 Nov 2007 23:11:54 GMT
Dominating a holy mountain in Israel is the nerve centre of the world's fastest growing major religion, preaching global unity and world peace from one of the most troubled countries on earth.

US pushes Israel on West Bank settlers (AP via Yahoo! News)
read story   Sun, 18 Nov 2007 22:41:02 GMT
The U.S. is pressuring Israel to meet a long-standing obligation to freeze all West Bank settlement construction ahead of a high-profile Mideast conference, rejecting Israel's stance that it be allowed to continue building in existing communities, Israeli officials said Sunday.