Globe and Mail
With Speech in Egypt, Obama Calculates Risk of Alienating Israel
Recent overtures to Iran as well as upcoming remarks by President Obama to the broader Middle East have left some speculating about whether the US could also be distancing itself from Israel. By Stephen Clark Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...
Video: Israel rejects US calls for settlement freeze
Obama Plays Down Divide With Israel
Avoiding a US-Israel Confrontation
Analysis: Obama gets tough with Israel
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has gotten tough with Israel and chosen Cairo — where President Hosni Mubarak rules with a firm hand — for his much-awaited overture to the Islamic world in what appears to be a clear break from decades of US ...
Video: Your views on Obama's speech in Cairo
Arab States Cool to Obama Pleas for Peace Gesture
High Expectations for Obama's Cairo Speech
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Sirens sound for emergency drill in Israel
United Press International
JERUSALEM, June 2 (UPI) -- Sirens wailed across Israel Tuesday sending civilians into shelters and security rooms as a nationwide emergency drill entered its third day. The drill is aimed at checking the country's preparedness in the event of all out ...
Video: Israelis lack shelters
Sirens ring out for Israel largest emergency drill
Israel steps up defence drill
3 News NZ
Despite tensions, US, Israel still talking about Iran
By Barak Ravid Despite the tension between the US and Israel over settlement construction, senior officials will be participating in a joint working group on Iran's nuclear program and the potential dialogue between Washington and Tehran. ...
Israel warns Iran could have nuclear bomb by year-end
Obama and Israel's Nuclear Arsenal
Israel's Barak visits US in bid to heal rift
Israel's Barak urges more sanctions against Iran
Israel was conducting its biggest home front defence exercise which it launched on Sunday, preparing the country for missile attacks should conflict erupt with Iran or Arab enemies. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has described the drill as ...
Video: 6 Dead in Battle With Hamas, Palestinian Police
Palestinian rights groups slam UN chief over Gaza war inquiry
Barak tells Ban Israel won't cooperate in UN Gaza probe
Los Angeles Times
Dudu Topaz, former Israel TV host, jailed over assaults
Los Angeles Times, CA
By Richard Boudreaux Reporting from Jerusalem -- They called Dudu Topaz "the ratings king" of Israel. Handsome and charismatic, folksy and zany, he drew audiences to gimmicky variety shows, game shows, talk shows, children's shows and satires that made ...
Israel TV star 'ordered attacks'
Former "TV ratings king" under arrest
TV star Topaz admits to ordering assaults on top media figures
New Zealand Herald
Material Girl to perform in Israel
The Associated Press
The pop star's Web site quotes her as saying she's "very excited about returning to Israel for my last and final show." Madonna isn't Jewish, but she has adopted the Hebrew name of Esther and is a student of Kabbalah, or Jewish mysticism. ...
Madonna to play Israel show
Madonna set to wrap up 'Sticky & Sweet Tour'
It's official: Madonna's coming to Israel
Lebanon sees more arrests in Israeli spying probe
By Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's chief of police said on Tuesday he expected more arrests in an investigation into spying for Israel that has already led to some 35 people being detained. "We have not completed the mission," Achraf Rifi said. ...
Hezbollah No. 2 wants Lebanon unity government
Lebanon Economy Shrugs Off War, Killings to Prosper Before Vote
US, Hezbollah thaw in the cards
Lebanon Charges 9 People With Spying for Israel
BEIRUT — Lebanon has charged nine people with collaborating with Israel, raising the number of suspects arraigned in the past few weeks to 35. The state-run National News Agency says military prosecutor Saqr Saqr charged the nine on Tuesday with aiding ...
Lebanon: 9 accused of spying for Israel
Lebanon arrests Egyptian over spying for Israel
Second colonel arrested on suspicion of spying for Israel
Guilt-ridden New Yorker returns stolen rock to Israel
JERUSALEM (AFP) — A guilt-ridden New Yorker has returned a massive marble stone he took from an excavation site in Jerusalem's Old City 12 years ago, Israel's Antiquities Authority said on Tuesday. The 21-kilo (46-pound) piece of 9th century marble ...
Ancient Jerusalem Stone Is Returned to Israel by NY Tourist
US man returns ancient Jerusalem stone
New Yorker returns Jerusalem artifact