2 Killed as Israel Hits Egypt-Gaza Tunnels
New York Times, United States
By REUTERS GAZA (Reuters) — Israeli warplanes bombed tunnels beneath the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt on Saturday, killing two Palestinians, after militants there fired several mortar shells at Israel, medical workers said. ...
Rafi Eitan: Israel will face another war in Gaza within a year
Investigators To Set Agenda For Gaza Fact-Finding Mission
Letter: Protest Motorola's aid in Israel's occupation
The Associated Press
Pope's visit to Israel, West Bank and Jordan hopes to bolster ...
Irish Times, Ireland
The pope is scheduled to visit Jordan, Israel and the West Bank in a trip to the Middle East beginning later this week. Photograph: Ali Jarekji/Reuters POPE BENEDICT XVI arrives in Jordan this Friday at the start of a Holy Land pilgrimage promoting ...
Pope hopes Holy Land trip will promote peace
Police: No warnings of attacks on pope
Pope to visit Middle East
Trying to ease friction, Lieberman extends term of envoy to Egypt
Ha'aretz, Israel - Barak Ravid
By Barak Ravid Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman opted to extend the posting of Israel's ambassador to Cairo until August, in order to avoid any friction that might be caused by the appointment of a person close to the minister as Israel's envoy to ...
Israeli minister heads for Europe
Israel's firebrand FM kicks off first tour abroad
Israel's new Foreign Minister Lieberman set for first European trip
Los Angeles Times
Oren: Israel won't allow nuclear Iran
Jerusalem Post, Israel - Hilary Leila Krieger
By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER, JPOST CORRESPONDENT, WASHINGTON Presumed incoming ambassador to the US Michael Oren said Sunday that Israel will not allow a nuclear Iran and that the Jewish state is committed to peace. "Israel will not remain passive while a ...
Israel picks Michael Oren, historian, as ambassador to U.S.
Israel picks US immigrant for new Washington envoy
Next ambassador to US tells AIPAC: We won't let Iran get nuclear ...
Israel Faces a Hard Sell in Bid to Shift Policy Toward Iran
New York Times, United States - Ethan Bronner
By ETHAN BRONNER JERUSALEM — The new government of Israel is seeking to reorient the country's foreign policy, arguing that to rely purely on the formulas of trading land for peace and promising a Palestinian state fails to grasp what it views as the ...
Livni: On Iran, there's no opposition
Obama and Netanyahu
President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 2, 3, 2009 ...
Calif.'s Harman Rails Against Wiretapping That Ensnared Her
Washington Post, United States - Mary Beth Sheridan
I want everyone to understand, including me, what has happened," Harman said before a packed auditorium at the opening of the annual policy convention of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, the powerful pro-Israel lobby group. ...
The AIPAC Case in Washington, Iraq, and Beyond
US to drop Israel lobbyist spy case
AIPAC Victory: Game, Set, Match
GPO: Downgrading Israel's press-freedom ranking 'ridiculous'
Jerusalem Post, Israel - Dan Izenberg
By DAN IZENBERG NGO Freedom House is a "useless and ridiculous" organization, Government Press Office head Daniel Seamans charged on Sunday, after it downgraded Israel's press status from "free" to "partly free" in a report released over the weekend. ...
Israel Loses Prized 'Free' Press Status; Kuwait Tops Arab World
Israel's status downgraded to "partly free": report
Gaza costs Israel its reputation for press freedom
Israel considers pullout from Lebanon border village
Reuters - Ori Lewis, Sophie Hares
Israel's Haaretz newspaper said the United States was pressing Netanyahu for a pullout from Ghajar, which straddles the border between Lebanon and territory Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war. The United States, the newspaper said, ...
Israel eyeing Lebanese village withdrawal
UN troops to deploy in Lebanon border village if IDF withdraws
Netanyahu wants to quit part of divided village
Hamas open to Israel-Syria negotiations
United Press International
GAZA, May 3 (UPI) -- A Gaza Strip parliamentary member says Hamas would not oppose potential peace negotiations between Israel and Syria. Parliamentary member Yehye Moussa said any talks between Israel and Syria would have no impact on Hamas' relations ...
Report: Hamas officials claim group doesn't oppose Syria-Israel talks
Rules of game changing
Another American Overture to Syria
The Associated Press
Settlers fire on Palestinian village
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Four Jewish settlers were arrested for firing on a Palestinian village in the West Bank. The four residents of Bat Ayin, including two Israeli soldiers at home on leave, were arrested Saturday evening. They were among the dozens of ...
IDF: Settlers created provocation
'Army made no moves to enhance security'
Military Prosecution says soldiers' gunfire near Bat Ayin ...