Addressing US, Hamas Says It Has Grounded Its Rockets to Israel
New York Times, United States - Taghreed El-Khodary, Ethan Bronner
By TAGHREED EL-KHODARY and ETHAN BRONNER DAMASCUS, Syria — The leader of the militant Palestinian group Hamas said Monday that its fighters had stopped firing rockets at Israel for now. He also reached out in a limited way to the Obama administration ...
Universal jurisdiction has hounded Israel for 7 years
Spain: judge presses on with Israel probe
Hamas leader suggests openness to two-state solution
Israel's Peres omits mention of Palestinian state
Washington Post, United States
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli President Shimon Peres said on Monday Israel's new government wants peace with all Arabs but made no explicit mention of establishing a Palestinian state, a top US and Arab priority. "Israel stands, with her arms ...
Israel and The United States
US, Israel Diverge on Palestinian Plan
News Analysis Israel Faces a Hard Sell in Bid to Shift Policy
Report: Iran accuses US of breaching NPT
Jerusalem Post, Israel
COM STAFF In the face of new American openness to dialogue, Iran on Sunday offered not reciprocity but a fierce counter-offensive, accusing Washington of cooperating with Israel and India on nuclear issues ahead, of a major meeting on the global ...
Iran readies for battle at nuclear arms ban talks
Obama pledge on nuclear weapons wins praise at UN
Iran's nuclear push on conference agenda
Vatican plays down differences before Israel trip
The Associated Press
Monsignor Antonio Franco, the Apostolic Nuncio to Israel, said at a news conference Monday that the visit is not the time to "quarrel for this or that." The pope is scheduled to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories from May 11-15. ...
Hopes -- and cautions -- for Pope Benedict's Holy Land visit
Vatican representative: Visit to focus on cooperation
Nazareth Hopes Pope's Visit Will Boost Tourism
Los Angeles Times
Israel picks Michael Oren, historian, as ambassador to U.S.
Los Angeles Times, CA - Richard Boudreaux
As a commentator, Michael Oren, shown in 2004, has called for Israel to unilaterally withdraw from the West Bank. The New York-born dual citizen, a prize-winning author who is well connected in US political circles, is likely to be an effective ...
Israeli PM to appoint historian as US ambassador
Israel picks US immigrant for new Washington envoy
PM tells Oren he wants him as US envoy
Air of Relief Lingers Over Meeting of Pro-Israel Group
New York Times, United States - Neil A. Lewis
By NEIL A. LEWIS WASHINGTON — For the last few days, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the nation's major pro-Israel lobby, has sought to display its political strength, with members expressing relief that the organization is no longer ...
Democrats for Israel at AIPAC
Rep Engel: AIPAC is most effective lobby on Capitol Hill, bar none
BFF: Biden to give big speech at AIPAC conference
Voice of America
UN to discuss Israel plan to quit border village
He was to meet in Beirut with Lebanese President Michel Sleiman and Prime Minister Fuad Siniora on Tuesday before heading to Israel on Thursday for further talks. Following the end of Israel's war on Hezbollah in 2006, Israel kept a military presence ...
UN to press Israel on Lebanon border village
Israel considers pullout from Lebanon border village
Top UNIFIL official to visit Israel for to discuss Ghajar pullout
Judge Formally Dismisses Case Against 2 Former AIPAC Lobbyists
Washington Post, United States - Jerry Markon
By Jerry Markon A federal judge has formally dismissed espionage-law charges against two former lobbyists for a pro-Israel advocacy group. Judge TS Ellis III signed the order dismissing the charges against Steven J. Rosen and Keith Weissman on Friday, ...
Judge formally drops case against pro-Israel lobbyists
US to Drop Spy Case Against Pro-Israel Lobbyists
Federal judge grants government request to dismiss AIPAC charges
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. ...
Investigators To Set Agenda For Gaza Fact-Finding Mission
Israel bombs smuggling tunnels
Letter: Protest Motorola's aid in Israel's occupation
Israel gains for third day; Teva higher before results
MarketWatch - Robert Daniel
By Robert Daniel, MarketWatch TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- Israeli stocks rose for a third straight session Monday, led by strength in fertilizer producer Israel Chemicals and in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, reflecting optimism on the eve of the ...