US to drop Israel lobbyist spy case
Reuters - Tabassum Zakaria
By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US government on Friday said it would drop charges in an espionage case against two pro-Israel lobbyists because it was unlikely to win at trial and classified information would have to be disclosed. ...
Sources: US may drop classified leak case involving Israel lobbyists
Justice Department seeks to drop charges against former AIPAC ...
US Drops Case Against Ex-Lobbyists
Earthtimes (press release)
Israel bombs smuggling tunnels
United Press International
JERUSALEM, May 1 (UPI) -- Israel Defense Forces said a bombing strike Friday on two suspected smuggling tunnels along Egypt's Gaza Strip border was successful. The military organization said Israeli air force aircraft managed direct hits on the ...
Tony Blair talks Mideast peace
Israel bombs smuggling tunnels in southern Gaza
Unemployment soars in Gaza
New York Times
UN Finds 60000 Palestinians Risk Eviction in East Jerusalem
Washington Post, United States - Howard Schneider
Others were not, particularly after Israel annexed the Arab neighborhood in the wake of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. But while Abu Diab, 63, acknowledges that some of the houses are unauthorized, he argues that the Israeli response -- the threatened ...
UN asks Israel to freeze Arab home demolitions
UN Seeks End to Razing of Homes in East Jerusalem
End Palestinian demolitions in Jerusalem, UN tells Israel
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Israel issues special stamps ahead of pope visit
The Associated Press
The stamps, which will be made available to the public on Monday, feature 12 Christian holy sites in Israel that the pope will visit during his May 11-15 tour. Israel Post says it will later issue another dozen stamps of the pope himself visiting those ...
Essay: The pope, the Holy Land and the truth
Pope to Confront Myriad Challenges in Holy Land Trip
Vatican-Israel talks make “significant” progress
Airline sorry for omitting Israel
BBC News, UK
British airline BMI has apologised after in-flight maps on its London-Tel Aviv service did not identify Israel. The moving maps marked Islamic holy sites but showed only the city of Haifa in Israel, identified by its Arabic name, Khefa. ...
Israel stocks rise; Deutsche upgrades Leumi; Nice gets pact
Airline Sorry for Leaving Israel Off Map
British airline 'sorry' for deleting Israel from map
Police Bust Arab Terror Cell in Northern Israel
Voice of America - Robert Berger
By Robert Berger Israel says it has smashed an Arab terror cell planning a wave of attacks. The suspects have pleaded not guilty to the charges, but the arrests are likely to add to the concerns of Israelis. Security forces arrested seven Israeli Arabs ...
Israeli Arabs held on 'bomb plot'
Palestinian Rivals to Try Once More for an Accord
UN envoy expresses alarm at Gaza humanitarian situation
Israel warns EU to tone down its criticism
The Associated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel warned the European Union on Thursday to tone down its criticism of the new Israeli government or risk forfeiting the bloc's role as broker in Mideast peace efforts. The warning came after EU's commissioner for external ...
Israel warns EU against criticising new govt
DE BORCHGRAVE: Acid foreign policy test
How Obama's America Might Threaten Israel
Voice of America
Israel's Peres sees containment for a nuclear Iran
Washington Post, United States
"Simply attacking the nuclear facilities is not the be-all and end-all," Peres told Israel's Channel Ten television. "There are other options for the West, or the coalition that arises. The first thing is to tell the Iranians . ...
Israel's Peres says bombing Iran may not be the “best solution”
US hides behind Iran sanctions threat
Why Secretary Gates Pre-Emptively Surrendered to Iran
Professor's Holocaust-Gaza comparison stirs debate
The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Jewish university professor accused of anti-Semitism for comparing Israel's treatment of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip to the Holocaust says he's received hundreds of messages of support and a bombardment of hate mail. ...
Reflections from Israel
TNR: ADL trying to intimidate Santa Barbara professor
Israel's rights... and wrongs
When Israel Confronted and Rejected Torture
New York Times, United States - Serge Schmemann
By SERGE SCHMEMANN Reading about the Bush administration's convoluted attempts to justify torture takes me back to reporting I did 12 years ago on the anguished debate in Israel over its secret service's use of violence in interrogations. ...