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Radical Islam's War Against the West
It's 1938 and Iran is Germany
developing anti-militant "bionic hornet"
Next stop: Iran
Dark Ages -- Live from the Middle East
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"Executive Force" Gaining Strength in Gaza
World Without Israel
Syrian Fears of Attack Unfounded
threaten to kill Hamas heads
11 killed, at least 150 wounded in Hamas-Fatah clashes over last two
proposes France enrich its uranium
French officials appeared to distance themselves from the idea.
G banned from UK synagogues
Fatah, Hamas neck-and-neck
urges moderate Arab states not to back US policy
US Secretary of State Rice meeting eight Arab allies in Cairo in attempt
to strengthen Abbas, distance Arab moderates from extremists.
would agree to talks with Syria'
Ben-Eliezer: Negotiations only if Israel's right to exist recognized
okays joint project funding
and Defense: AIWACS diplomacy
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2006
hails 'victory' in first appearance since July
Hizbullah leader, flanked by bodyguards, takes stage; says Regev,
Goldwasser will be released only when all Hizbullah prisoners are
supreme leader forbids nukes'
First VP Parziv Davoudi warns Iran will retaliate against military
Musharraf meet amid tensions
Musharraf claims former State Dept. official threatened to bomb Pakistan.
still won't recognize Israel
Hamas leader refuses to head any PA gov't that recognizes Jewish state.
PA police wounded in Rafah blast
Gunmen explode bomb near police guarding EU monitors; gunbattle ensues.
Elbit wins US security contract
Part of Boeing-led consortium to develop new means to secure US borders.
attack synagogues in Russia
Full-scale war was not planned
won't actively disarm Hizbullah
An honest look at the military option
still lacks understanding of al Qaeda: report
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2006
Now is the time for Iran to come to the table
Iran's nuclear program, Darfur humanitarian crisis, Middle East peace
process top agenda of 61st session of UN General Assembly.
of coup sweep Thailand
PM Thaksin declare state of emergency; gov't TV station suspends programming.
population stands at 6,990,700
76% are Jews, 19% Arabs; Jewish population is "oldest",
attack Wafa office in Gaza
Journalist beaten, equipment destroyed; Fatah officials: Hamas responsible.
group threatens Gaza Christians
Group says it will target "Crusaders" unless pope issues
Front report cites 'total disorder'
Halutz tells FADC: "There will be no troops left in Lebanon by
FM: We'll bring Shalit home
tackling Iran's WMD threat
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2006
MKs praise Hizbullah resistance in Beirut visit
Tell PM Saniora resistance "lifted the spirit of the Arab people";
MK Lieberman: "Their visit is blatant treason...an act of espionage."
revising regulations on Arab boycott
New proposal aims to boost compliance with antiboycott rules.
Five killed in Gaza
Report: Top security official among victims; shooters were Palestinian.
Israel gets letter from Shalit
'Al-Ayyam' claims Egyptians passed on correspondence meant for Noam
to 'Post': Pollard was a mistake
Eitan: There is no doubting the fact that his wife is hindering his
slam Halutz in meeting
Ben-Gal: A chief of staff from the IAF can't command IDF infantry
Eiland: Iran will get nuclear bomb
lifts ban on Israel soccer games
troops arrive for UN force
candidates win big in primaries across United States
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 2006
Tack: The Europeanization of Israel
will dissolve Hamas-led government in 48 hours
PA Prime Minister Haniyeh and PA President Abbas reach agreement to
form coalition; Hamas still refuses to recognize the State of Israel.
appointed war probe head
Shas ministers support move initiated by PM to restructure inquiry
Courts limited by High Court
Barred from divorcing mixed couples; judges cite pro-Jewish bias.
threatens Israel in new tape
Al-Qaida hints at future attacks in Persian Gulf, Israel.<...
accused of ignoring Palestinians
Only 15 percent of complaints against Jewish settlers in 2005 led
Eitam calls for 'removal' of Arabs
MK Tibi: "His remarks would have sounded more authentic in German."
declares he won't step down
terrorist convicted of murder
intelligence criticized at ICT
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 2006
Unholy Alliance Down Under
Fascism - And It's Islamic
Top IDF officer: We 'failed' in stopping
Says IDF conducting probes at all levels, should have
called up more reservists over past year to be better trained for
IDF kills Jihad operative in Jenin
Palestinians killed; Six killed in earlier IDF operations.
Kidnapped troops' families to meet PM
slam blockade decision; PMO: We reserve right to stop arms
Arad's voice heard in televised video
Tannenbaum also shown in TV documentary, describing horror of
18 suspected of selling private info
servants and one Bezek telephone employee among those arrested.
Katsav accused by two more women
'Everyone involved in war to be probed'
Diplomat: Americans can't visit families
groups: Israel keeping US citizens from seeing relatives in
Kadima rolls out mini-think tank
researchers to help formulate the party's policies on key
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 5, 2006
Air Defense Being Considered
is Arming Gaza for a New War on Israel" Says Israel's Spy Chief
plans for war with Iran and Syria
IDF, Shin Bet thwart Tanzim rocket threat in
Yamam counter-terror unit arrests Tanzim leaders accused
of manufacturing rockets to be fired at cities in the Sharon area.
Mubarak: Prisoner talks continue
1,000 prisoners freed, including 500 women, minors.
Italian troops join UN force in Lebanon
Spain also to take part; Turkish soldiers will not disarm Hizbullah.
EU gives Iran two more weeks on nukes
responded to foreign ministers' decision.
N. Korea: US missile tests a threat
pressure will lead to greater "self-defensive deterrent."
IAF destroys home of Hamas operative
Palestinians were killed in IDF raid in Gaza.
PA teachers shut down schools
Strike is first since
Hamas assumed power; Abbas aide hopeful for unity gov't.
Analysis: Peretz's no-win situation
chairman looking more and more like lame duck
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2006
Thousands rally in Tel Aviv in support of kidnapped soldiers
Miki Goldwasser: "We want the boys home, we don't have any political
agenda"; Noam Shalit worries gov't won't negotiate for all 3 troops.
Bush: Iran must face consequences
Iran: we will not
accept any bullying, invasion and violation of our rights.
Germany to send personnel to Lebanon
But, due to
Nazi past, rules out sending combat troops to avoid confronting IDF.
Lebanese TV claims to air Arad clip
Voice of man
heard saying: "I am a soldier in the Israeli army."
Labor to vote on inquiry commission
required signitures; vote set for Friday's Labor Faction meeting.
Peretz backs state inquiry commission
to the PM: Peretz's decision is likely to create coalition crisis.
Police end British embassy standoff
asylum in UK threatened suicide, wielded toy pistol.
Saniora considering prisoner swap
will negotiate if soldiers handed over to Lebanese gov't.
Annan calls for regional cooperation
UN chief: Time
is right to build "normal relations between Israel and Lebanon."
District Court judge: Allow foreign workers' children
Interior Ministry is forcing mothers into a "Solomonic
military sees Iran's nuke bomb 5 years away
THURSDAY AUGUST 31, 2006
Israel indicated a willingness to release
Lebanese prisoners in exchange for two soldiers held by
Israeli special forces killed a senior
Palestinian terrorist in the West Bank.
A Jewish girl was kicked unconscious on a
public bus in London.
The head of Israel's Labor Party is facing his
first formal leadership challenge.
An Israeli group representing Holocaust
survivors offered to take Iran's president on a tour of
Families of hundreds of World War II-era
victims are demanding $162 million from the French government
and national railroad.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson met the families of
three kidnapped Israeli soldiers.
Hezbollah's leader is reportedly celebrating
his birthday in seclusion for fear of being assassinated by
Most Israelis want an independent inquiry into
the recent Lebanon war, a survey found.
Charges that Poland is veering toward
anti-Semitism are based on a "myth" created by the European
media, Poland's prime minister
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 30, 2006
Israel rebuffed a United Nations request to
lift its sea and air blockade on Lebanon.
Lebanon's prime minister said his country
would not sign an independent peace deal with Israel.
The U.S. Treasury Department froze the assets
of an organization that allegedly funnels money to
Kofi Annan said Israel is responsible for most
violations of the cease-fire that ended the Israel-Hezbollah
Israeli forces foiled a Palestinian plot to
blow up a position on the Gaza border.
Two Israelis were beaten by a group of
skinheads at a Belgrade rock festival.
There's been a significant increase in
anti-Semitic incidents during the past month, the group
responsible for the safety of Britain's Jews reported.
A bill in Poland on compensation for property
confiscated by the Nazis will be addressed by the country's
Parliament next month.
Naguib Mahfouz, a Nobel-Prize winning Egyptian
author whose support of peace with Israel led some Arab
countries to ban his works, died Wednesday at age 94.
Some Jewish lifeguards at a U.S. beach are
Families Leave Empty-Handed After Talks With Annan
First in Multiple Births; Moslem Births - Down
Hamas Authority Tunnel-Terror Attack Thwarted
Committees Hard at Work
Chief Paints Grim Security Picture of PA-Controlled Areas
Diskin: Palestinians upping long-range missile smuggling
Shin Bet head: Terror groups learning Israeli weaknesses from war;
FADC members slam Hanegbi for blocking discussion on state commission.
TV producer thinks Arad film authentic
confirms MIA's identity in Lebanese TV promo; footage to air in a
Jewish fertility steady, Muslim down
on the whole, have 2.84 children; Muslim rate drops to 4.6 kids.
Lindenstrauss: Don't tell me what to do
stresses job's independent nature; MKs reject internal commission.
Iran issues tenders for nuclear plants
to discuss UNSC deadline on uranium enrichment later Tuesday.
Sharon's condition greatly improves
transferred from ICU to respiratory rehabilitation department.
IDF kills two terrorists in Nablus
armed cell in Gaza; army resumes artillery fire on launch sites.
Police bust military weapon thieves
Seven Wadi Ara
residents suspected of taking nearly 60 guns from soldiers.
Fatah activists threaten 'intifada'
"Rebels" to convene emergency council meeting in first sign of open
MONDAY AUGUST 28, 2006
Olmert meets with aides to discuss nature of war
PM won't say whether state commission of inquiry or gov't
commission chosen; PM to meet with Peretz, Hirchson about Defense budget
Iran opens heavy-water production
Ahmadinejad: We are not a threat to anybody, not even to
the Zionist regime.
PA: Kidnappers to free Fox newsmen
Haniyeh says he
personally received assurances they'll be released unharmed.
Report: IAF fires on Reuters vehicle
in Gaza strike, including two cameramen; IDF checking report.
Braverman: Labor left socioeconomics
should not have focused on defense at expense of social issues.
Hizbullah surprised at Israeli
Nasrallah's deputy said they expected IAF to bomb for
up to three days.
Palestinian teen killed in IDF operation
bombs thrown at IDF, surrounding a house where fugitives were
UK Labourites defect because of war
members say foreign sec. Beckett didn't do enough for quick
Israel-Hizbullah prisoners exchange deal in works
did you do in the war, UNIFIL?
You broadcast Israeli troop movements.
Test-Fires Sub-to-Surface Missile
FRIDAY AUGUST 25, 2006
The State Department reportedly is
investigating whether Israel's use of American-made cluster
bombs in southern Lebanon violated agreements with the United
The head of Israel's air force was chosen to
oversee Israel's military preparedness in case of a
confrontation with Iran.
Israelis seem to be shifting to the right
following the war in Lebanon, recent surveys report.
France's president said a U.N. peacekeeping
force in Lebanon did not need 15,000 troops.
Israel's foreign minister called on Syria to
respect an arms embargo on Hezbollah.
Italy's foreign minister said the "aggressive"
approach taken by the United States and Israel has caused
serious damage in the Middle East.
A New York man was arrested for providing
Hezbollah's satellite channel in the United States.
HIV/AIDS specialists from Israel, the United
States, Iran and various Muslim countries met at an
international conference in Toronto.
Jackie Mason is suing Jews for Jesus for using
his name and likeness in a pamphlet.
Greece's foreign minister toured the Middle
Scores in World War
'Ahmadinejad would sacrifice half of Iran to wipe out Israel'
Exclusive: Former security adviser Giora Eiland says we'd be in a
very dangerous situation if Iranian president were to succeed Khamenei.
'A. said Katsav raped her several
Yacimovich, Avraham open their own investigations into
Beit Hanassi matters.
Israel feels US will not attack Iran
official accuses US State Department of 'appeasement.'
US demands Syria abide by cease-fire
that Damascus is threatened by international peacekeeping force.
France to send 2,000 troops to UN force
expresses satisfaction at the decision; Italy may send 3,000
Report: Iran has 15 P-2 centrifuges
could be enriching uranium by end of next year.
Israel gives up on disarming Hizbullah
does expect is that if they try to attack, someone will stop them.
Battles remain for recovering soldiers, families
protected my land and my birthplace, and even with the injury, I'd do it
all over again."
Al-Manar TV soars into ratings 'Top 10'
shows significant increase in Arab youth viewing of news channels.
Fatah lax on Hamas recognizing Israel
minister accuses Abbas of "confiscating" $35 million to pay
Poll shows Israelis turning to the Right
Israel Beiteinu are each expected to get 24 seats after the
THURSDAY AUGUST 24, 2006
Kofi Annan is planning a visit to Israel, Lebanon,
Iran and Syria to help strengthen the cease-fire in south Lebanon.
Iran's response to an incentives package to
end its uranium enrichment falls short of U.N. Security Council conditions
that would prevent sanctions, the United States said.
Israeli soldiers captured a Hamas leader in
a raid into Gaza on Thursday.
Israeli soldiers captured a Hamas leader in
a Gaza Strip raid.
Police questioned Moshe Katsav after two additional
employees complained of sexual misconduct by the Israeli president.
An Israeli undercover unit seriously wounded
an Islamic Jihad leader in the West Bank.
The United States is ill-prepared to assess
Iran's nuclear weapons capability and intentions for developing weapons
of mass destruction, a congressional report said.
About 18 percent of Israeli Arabs said they
backed Hezbollah during the recent war, a new poll finds.
The owner of a new restaurant in Bombay named
after Hitler promised he would change its name.
Outfielder Shawn Green said the large number
of Jews in New York was a factor in his decision to accept a trade
to the New York Mets.
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23, 2006
An Israeli soldier was killed and two officers
were wounded Wednesday in southern Lebanon, apparently by an
old Israeli mine.
Iran wants Italy to help negotiate the release
of two Israeli soldiers kidnapped in Lebanon.
Kofi Annan's office chided Iranian officials
for an exhibit of cartoons questioning the
The judge in the classified information case
against two former pro-Israel lobbyists ordered an
investigation into the leak of the investigation two years
Several Israeli Arabs died in a bus crash in
France's foreign minister said one of the main
tasks of the U.N. force in Lebanon would be enforcing the
weapons embargo at Lebanon's borders.
Amnesty International said Israel committed
war crimes by intentionally destroying Lebanese civilian
Meir Sheetrit was named interim justice
minister while his predecessor awaits trial for committing an
Millions of Canadians participated in a
national day of prayer for Israel and peace in
A grant will help preserve items related to
the heyday of Yiddish theater in the United States.
of No Return? By Thomas Sowell
Semi-official news agency: Iran won't drop
Washington: We are prepared to move forward with
sanctions if Teheran's response to the incentives package is not
Assad rejects forces on Syrian border
deployment would be 'hostile act'; urgent talks called over ME
Iran perfects foot-dragging art
presented yet another option only as attempt to buy more time.
Olmert firm on Lebanon blockade
PM says sea and air
blocade will end when UNIFIL force deploys.
10 Israelis killed in Sinai bus crash
hurt as bus carrying Israeli-Arab tourists overturns near Nueiba.
Katsav's lawyers slam the police
Urge A-G to probe
media leaks; president to be questioned under warning Wed.
Kaplinsky admits logistical failures
in preparing emergency supplies, reservists' equipment.
Iran urges prisoner swap negotiations
lawmaker says he received messages asking Italy to act as mediator.
PA parliament speaker indicted
Hamas's Abdel Aziz
Duaik charged with membership in illegal organization.
US demands swift action for Iran's nuclear
Bush: "There must be consequences if people thumb
their nose at the United Nations Security Council."
PM rules out negotiations with Syria
Dichter, who favored pullout from Golan in return for Syria peace.
Preliminary report: Gov't mismanaged home
Knesset subcommittee headed by MK Ami Ayalon (Labor)
criticizes Peretz's decision not to activate Melah emergency plan.
Bush: Int'l force must deploy quickly
have "robust rules of engagement," Bush tells reporters.
State Comptroller to probe war
Lindenstraus's investigation unlikely to impact demands
for state commission.
Likud MKs angry at Bibi's silence
"trying to improve his reputation in the short term."
Juanna Sharvit, a Lebanese
expat living in east Jerusalem, talks about her hopes and fears for
Abbas forced to drop anti-Kassam plan
threaten to attack PA security forces.
Three gunmen killed in clashes with IDF
seriously injured in Taibeh after falling and hitting head.
MONDAY AUGUST 21, 2006
Israeli Soldiers are Critical
Government Faces Deep Post-Lebanon Crisis
Determined to Stem Hezbollah Rearmament
On High Alert in Jerusalem Vicinity
New Day of Mourning
Annan to give UNIFIL 'teeth'
Secretary-General expected to recommend changing rules of engagement
Beirut warns groups to keep cease-fire
breaking cease-fire would be "decisively dealt with."
PM: 'Talk of war will mislead Syria'
should prepare for the next round in Lebanon.
Arab FMs discuss rebuilding Lebanon
plan meant to counter flood of money from Iran to Hizbullah.
Ramon hopes for quick return after
Justice minister waived immunity, asked
attorney-general for speedy trial.
IDF determined to keep arms pipeline shut
Intelligence has been keeping a careful eye on Lebanon and attempts by
Hizbullah to rebuild itself.
IDF keeps an eye on Iranian maneuvers
officials decline comment after Teheran test-fires short-range
PM to appoint new panel to probe war
for independent committee to regain public's trust.
Naval blockade of Lebanon may go on for
Peretz: Israel will use all available means to stop
IDF arrests PLC secretary-general in 'five-minute' al-Bireh
President Bush called for a quick deployment
of peacekeepers in Lebanon.
Ehud Olmert said Israel would not accept
peacekeepers in southern Lebanon from countries that do not
have diplomatic relations with Israel.
Ehud Olmert is under pressure to establish a
state commission of inquiry to investigate how officials
handled Israel's war with Hezbollah.
Kofi Annan called Israel's weekend raid on
southern Lebanon a violation of the U.N.-brokered cease-fire
on the conflict.
The Israeli army's chief of staff declared
Israel's war with Lebanon a victory.
An Israeli soldier was killed when a
Palestinian gunman opened fire at a West Bank checkpoint.
Turkey prevented five Iranian airplanes and a
Syrian aircraft from flying into Lebanon because of suspicions
they were carrying weapons for Hezbollah.
Israel's justice minister resigned in the wake
of sexual-harassment charges.
The United Church of Canada dropped a
controversial proposal to divest from companies that
contribute to Israel's presence in the West
An explosion at a Jewish-owned market in
Moscow killed at least 10 people and left 16 to 40 wounded.
FRIDAY AUGUST 18, 2006
by Cal Thomas
3,500 foreign soldiers committed to Lebanon force
Israel disappointed by size and scope of international force; France
only commits 400 troops, Germany to assist in Naval patrols.
Lebanese troops deploy south of Litani
"feel safer," welcome Lebanese troops in village of Marjayoun.
Mazuz to indict Justice Minister Ramon
suspected of sexual misconduct; may be required to resign.
US to move quickly on Iran sanctions
"It's not a mystery to the Iranians what is going to happen."
Kadima MKs vie for Justice Ministry
Interior Minister Bar-On, former justice minister Sheetrit.
Hizbullah encourages Palestinian terror
rockets fired at Israel increases since cease-fire in North.
Hamas: Mossad planning Mashaal hit
agents reportedly come to Damascus during war in Lebanon.
Analysis: If not realignment, then what?
political horizon is looking a bit empty at the moment'.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2006
IDF to withdraw despite plans to leave Hizbullah
Lebanese cabinet minister: Soldiers would not "chase" or
"take revenge" on Hizbullah guerrillas in a bid to disarm the
No questions allowed at FADC meeting
before MKs amid criticism; Beilin: Meeting "waste of time."
Annan to meet families of captives
Livni meets UN
chief, says int'l community must secure their immediate release.
Peretz appoints war inquiry committee
chief Lipkin-Shahak named to head probe.
Halutz: IDF will stay until LAF arrives
presence in Lebanon likely to last severalweeks."
Olmert, Peretz popularity plummets
satisfied with Olmert before war, 78% during war, only 40% after.
Peres: Kidnapped troops alive and well
says Arab planes allowed to deliver aid to Lebanon during war.
Battling post-war stress
Now that the war has
ended, psychological healing must begin.
Costa Rica to move embassy from J'lem
Tel Aviv decided upon in order to change "historic mistake."
Fatah, Hamas to work on joint gov't
in Gaza Strip; 2 killed in IAF strike on Khan Yunis
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 16, 2006
The international community must ensure that
the United Nations resolution ending Israel's war with
Hezbollah is fully implemented, Israel's foreign minister
Israelis are divided on whether their country
won the Lebanon war, a poll found.
The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said it
is working with Israel on ways of countering rocket attacks.
Israeli forces killed two Palestinians in a
strike on a Gaza Strip arms cache.
Israel's defense minister called for peace
talks with Lebanon, the Palestinians and eventually Syria.
Israeli troops killed five Hezbollah gunmen in
The alleged shooter in the Seattle Jewish
federation shooting pleaded not guilty.
Israel reportedly botched a second attempt to
assassinate Hamas' supreme leader.
More than 500 English-speaking immigrants
arrived in Israel.
The chairman of the European Jewish Congress
gave $3 million to the Jewish Agency for Israel to help with
summer camps for children from northern Israel.
Missed Hezbollah Threat
Leads Work to Rebuild, Gaining Stature
Israelies Furious at How War was Run
Peretz: Negotiations with Syria may be possible
MK Avigdor Lieberman: "It is just this kind of obliviousness to reality
that brought the country to the present conflict."
IDF: Withdrawal to last up to 10 days
release reservists; Paratroopers march back to Israel on foot.
Hizbullah likely to retain weapons
indicates arms would not be exhibited publicly.
Halutz slams 'tendentious' report
Chief of staff
sold off investments when war broke out.
Hamas demands prisoners for Shalit
Israel must pay heavy price for its soldiers.
Analysis: Less 'a state within a state'
now threatens to become stronger than Lebanon.
Israel pushing for deployment of force
Rice to discuss new UN force, calls to rebuild Lebanon.
Assad: America's Mideast 'an illusion'
Damascus not to intervene in Lebanese affairs.
Annan: Comprehensive peace is vital
UN chief tells
Channel 2 abduction was terror, states releases are necessary.
Police recommend charging Ramon
suspected of forcefully trying to kiss a young woman.
Olmert the Army is Hollow
TUESDAY AUGUST 15, 2006
Int'l Snubs Israeli Civilians
Olmert - We will continue to pursue Hizbullah everywhere
While many MKs temporarily bite their tongues, some already criticize
US: Cease-fire a setback for Iran, Syria
strengthens democracy in Lebanon, stabilizes border with Israel.
Fatah, Hamas discuss unity gov't
"defeat" in Lebanon beginning of end for Zionist project.
Sharon's medical condition worsens
confirms Sharon in "very serious condition," MRI scan "severe."
IDF to begin withdrawal by end of week
clashes mar cease-fire; no IDF casualties
All-Druse Herev Battalion returns without single
Why did Herev succeed where so many other battalions
appeared to have failed?
UN sends PMs cessation expectations
to Israel, Lebanon warning against occupying additional territory.
Politicians take aim at Olmert
PM: The morale is
lower than we wanted it to be but everything will be alright.
What happened during the last battle?
commander told us that it our tank which had fired at us."
Olmert appoints Dekel pointman on kidnapped
Families ask EU to condition Lebanon aid on soldiers'
Israel's Verdict: We Lost the War
Israeli forces are expected to begin withdrawing
from Lebanon by Wednesday.
A senior Iranian cleric said his country would
fire missiles at Tel Aviv if attacked.
The outcome of Israel's war on Hezbollah
sounded the death-knell for U.S. visions of reforming the
Middle East, Syria's president said.
The judge in the classified information case
against two former pro-Israel lobbyists rejected a prosecution
attempt to broaden the indictment.
An exhibit of cartoons on the Holocaust opened
Israel's military chief drew fire following
revelations that he sold an investment portfolio when the
Lebanon war erupted.
A synagogue on the outskirts of Sydney,
Australia, was attacked for the second time in two weeks.
A senior member of Israel's governing Kadima
Party faces criminal charges for cronyism.
Close to 50 Reform youth leaders urged the
movement to address the deaths of civilians on both sides in
the Israel-Hezbollah war.
The father of a man standing trial in
Tennessee for allegedly murdering his wife said he helped his
son conceal the body because "she was a typical JAP."
MONDAY AUGUST 14, 2006
House Fears Syria, Iran Will Re-Arm Hizbullah
Strike Targets Three Gaza Terrorists
Bin Laden´s Son In Lebanon
Minister Says Its Army Cannot Overcome Hizbullah
Summary: 52 Civilians Deaths in 3,970 Rocket Attacks on Israel
Three soldiers, two officers killed in south Lebanon
Lebanese cabinet delays vital meeting
IDF shoots Hizbullah UAV full of explosives, destroys truck full of
bombs; four soldiers seriously wounded during the day.
Session to discuss implementation of cease-fire postponed indefinitely.
One killed in rocket attacks; 30 wounded
One person seriously wounded near Haifa; 250 rockets
Cabinet approves UN cease-fire deal
Mofaz abstains from 24-0 vote; PM: plan good for Israel.
Iranian FM meets Mubarak in Egypt
Egyptian president urges Teheran to help stabilize Lebanon.
Olmert under fire over cease-fire
MKs from both Right and Left attack PM's acceptance of UN resolution.
IDF to uphold 'fragile' cease-fire
Troops take up positions along Litani River; will be ready to enter
Comment: Cease-fire less impressive than the war's accomplishments
Now is not the time for politicians to start attacking each other
to gain more headlines.
The last civilian fatality?
The 83-year old Madi was a refugee of the village Ikrit near the Lebanese
Hizbullah 'victory' boosts extremists
"We have cases of parents asking to name their newborn after Nasrallah."
Israel has done for US lately
An unmitigated disaster
to Help Israelis
for Israel, an Imperfect Deal
Suffers Highest 1-Day Toll of War
FRIDAY AUGUST 11, 2006
Diplomats said a vote was close on a U.N. Security
Council resolution that would end the fighting in southern Lebanon.
Israel bombed a bridge in north Lebanon,
killing 12 people.
Israel said it was putting its expanded
Lebanon offensive on hold to give diplomacy a chance.
France is searching hand luggage on flights to
Israel in the wake of a terrorism alert.
The U.N. human rights commissioner said the
Human Rights Council must consider Hezbollah as well as
More than 50 Holocaust scholars sent a letter
to Venezuela's president condemning his statements comparing
Israel to the Nazis.
Police arrested a suspect in the stabbing
death of an Italian tourist in Jerusalem's Old City.
A prominent evangelist stood by his
endorsement of "The Passion of the Christ" and called for
forgiveness for Mel Gibson.
Taiwan's foreign minister said complaints
about his April meeting with Hassan Nasrallah were taken out
Muslims in Bangladesh and Somalia protested
Israel's actions in
strikes other news outlets
Planes Strike Hezbollah Positions
THURSDAY AUGUST 10, 2006
said it was putting its expanded Lebanon offensive on hold to give
diplomacy a chance.
Israeli soldiers were killed in clashes in southern Lebanon.
woman and a girl were killed by a Hezbollah rocket salvo on northern
judge in the classified information case against two former AIPAC
analysts denied a motion to dismiss the case but narrowed the government's
ability to invoke the U.S. Espionage Act.
troops reportedly killed members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard in
fighting in southern Lebanon.
leader challenged Israel to press its Lebanon offensive and rejected
U.N. cease-fire efforts.
Israeli Arab was charged with passing classified military information
security forces thwarted a planned Palestinian suicide bombing in
the West Bank.
couples from northern Israel got married in Tel Aviv.
Rev. Pat Robertson reported from northern Israel.
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 9, 2006
Most IDF dead Wednesday killed by anti-tank missilesAt
least 40 Hizbullah gunmen killed; 37 IDF soldiers wounded; IAF guns
down top Hizbullah operative in Masjara, strikes south Beirut.
IDF awaits PM's green light to invade
Cabinet approves ground offensive by vote of 9-0, with three abstentions.
160 rockets fired at Israel Wednesday
Long-range missiles fired toward Beit Shean, Gilboa region.
US calls for an end to escalations
UN Security Council vote not on horizon as diplomatic wrangling continues.
40,000 troops poised to enter Lebanon
Senior officer tells Post it will take at least a week to reach
Nasrallah supports deployment of army
Rejects use of int'l force alongside LAF; calls on Israeli Arabs to
Robertson, Olmert pray for victory
Robertson: "Evangelicals in America stand with Israel in its struggle."
Gal'on: Gov't decision a 'death trap'
'Zionist Left' to protest war for the first time on Thursday.
Analysis: Wanted: A plan with clear goals
The only chance of a significant Israeli achievement in this war is
in being in for the long run.
Israel says BBC not reporting war fairly
Officials: Foreign Ministry under pressure to boycott British news
TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2006
IDF casualties reported in heavy fighting near Bint Jbail
Army declares traffic curfew in s. Lebanon in effort to stop supply
to Hizbullah fighters; 3 troops killed
Lebanese army calls up reserves
15,000 soldiers will be sent to s. Lebanon as soon as IDF troops
Hizbullah UAV shot down off Acre coast
Navy collects remains of aircraft floating in sea.
Israel recalls envoy from Venezuela
Last week Chavez recalled envoy in Israel because of Lebanon "genocide."
Analysis: Assad is crazy like a fox
Clearly, Bashar is no Hafez. His father was a far better strategist.
Syria is the key
To achieve Israel's goals in Lebanon, use both sticks and carrots.
Analysis: Hizbullah still strong
Senior Intelligence officer: IDF still far from reaching its goal.
UNSC delays action on cease-fire
Vote delayed to listen to Arab delegation flying to NY to demand
30 nations mulling role in int'l force
France pledges up to 5,000 troops; Malaysia willing to send 1,000
Olmert launches emergency fundraiser
PM tells US Jews: We will have to pay a terrible price but we will
Left disappointed with coverage
Claim over 100 anti-war demos have barely received any media attention.