Will Obama keep Israel to its promises?
Israel has ignored its own promises to halt settler expansion on the West Bank. Can Obama enforce them? The idea of two states – Israel and Palestine – living side by side in peace is endorsed by most of the world. The one-state solution that some ...
Video: Pope Pays Homage to Holocaust Victims in Israel
Israel Closes Media Center, Upsetting Palestinians
Muslim cleric slams Israel to pope, raising anger
Politics abounds on pope's mission of peace to Israel
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
By Marcy Oster · May 12, 2009 JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Coming as a self-described “pilgrim of peace,” Pope Benedict XVI vowed to fight anti-Semitism and called for a Palestinian state in the moments after his arrival in Israel for a five-day visit. ...
Video: Pope Visits Holy Sites in Jerusalem
Pope's Wartime Past Becomes an Issue
Peace and Unity Elude Pope Benedict
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Mubarak to Israel: Progress before recognition
The Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) — Progress in peace negotiations must come before Arab recognition of Israel, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said in an interview with Israel TV broadcast late Tuesday. Mubarak also addressed American suggestions that the 2002 Arab ...
Video: Inside Story - Assessing the Israel-Egypt alliance - 11 May 09
'… a veritable abyss between Israel and America'
Obama to push Israelis, Palestinians on peace
UN: Israel Hands Over Cluster Bomb Data to Lebanon
The UN and human rights groups say Israel dropped about 4 million cluster bomblets during the monthlong war. Up to 1 million failed to explode and can detonate at the slightest disturbance. Lebanon's south is also riddled with land mines.
Hizballah's Bust of Israeli 'Spies' Shows Its Growing Power in Lebanon
Hezbollah: Lebanese army has no strategic weapons to confront Israel
Israel 'sleepers' unmasked in Lebanon
Israel and Hamas
Seattle Times, United States
I would like to register opposition to Charles Krauthammer's pro-Israel/anti-Hamas column in Sunday's Times [Opinion, May 10]. The Israeli bombing and occupation of Gaza some months ago was disgraceful and inhumane, to say the least, with cluster bombs ...
There are 70 conflicts worldwide, so why do we focus on just one?
Hizballah today, Hamas tomorrow
New York Daily News
Huntington's Petrone keeps plugging 'Sen.' Israel
Steve Israel lost Gov. David Paterson's appointive US Senate selection sweepstakes to colleague Kirsten Gillibrand, Huntington Supervisor Frank Petrone was running him for Senate. Despite Israel's office maintaining he was holding a Congressional ...
Steve Israel May Challenge Kirsten Gillibrand
Steve Israel to challenge Gillibrand?
Israel Tells Colleagues He'll Take On Gillibrand
Israel's hardline foreign minister to meet Miliband
Israel's ultra-nationalist foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, will arrive in the UK today for a low-key visit, including a meeting with the foreign secretary, David Miliband, during which he will face protests by groups campaigning for the rights of ...
Lieberman heads to London
Israel FM to run 'strategic dialogue' with US
In US, A Change In Tone On Israel
Israel marks Lag B'Omer
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
More than 400000 people gathered Monday night and Tuesday at the burial site of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, who died on Lag B'Omer, in Meron in northern Israel, lighting bonfires, celebrating first haircuts and participating in two major ceremonies ...
US elected to UN rights council for first time
Washington Post, United States
But critics say it is dominated by Muslim countries and their allies who focus on Israel's treatment of Palestinians and ignore abuses in influential developing states. The Bush administration took that view and stayed out of the council, ...
United States elected to Human Rights Council
US returns to Human Rights Council
Debate rages over UN rights council
ISRAEL: High hopes for Christian pilgrims
Los Angeles Times, CA
The holy sites are part of Israel's landscape, but so are the politics that encourage tourists or deter them. Israel's tourism industry expands and contracts frequently depending on the situation, impacting the economy. And it's flexible only to a ...