Israelis arrest Hamas leaders

2007-05-24 16:04:32

Israeli troops in the West Bank arrested more than 30 senior Hamas members Thursday, the army said, including a Cabinet minister, legislators and mayors.

Hamas: Truce with Israel at end

2007-04-24 18:02:59

Hamas militants fired a barrage of rockets toward Israel on Tuesday and said they considered a five-month truce with Israel to have come to an end.

Israel willing to talk with Arab League: Israeli PM

2007-04-15 17:33:18

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on April 15 that he is willing to talk with representative of Arab States to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, local daily Yedioth Ahronoth reported on its website.

Arab leaders to relaunch peace offer to Israel

2007-03-29 08:52:02

Arab leaders will formally relaunch a five-year-old initiative on Thursday to trade peace for land and end the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Israelis, Palestinians to resume talks

2007-03-27 08:50:16

Israel has agreed to resume face-to-face talks with a moderate Palestinian leader who is sharing power with Islamic Hamas militants.

US diplomat meets Palestinian official

2007-03-21 10:23:49

US made its first contact with the new Hamas-Fatah coalition Tuesday, ending a yearlong diplomatic boycott of the Palestinian government.

Palestinians reach deal on power-sharing

2007-02-09 09:08:43

Rival factions signed a power-sharing accord, agreeing that Hamas would head a new coalition government that would "respect" peace agreements with Israel.

Israel has no plans against Iran

2007-02-01 10:07:22

Israeli Vice Premier says that Israel does not intend to use military force against Iran, which Israel suspects is building nuclear bombs.

Paper: Israel, Syria reach understanding

2007-01-16 16:48:44

Israel and Syria have reached understandings on a future peace deal between the two countries following a series of secret talks between its representatives, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported Tuesday.

Israel settlement breaks promise to US

2006-12-27 08:59:37

Israel has approved a new settlement in the West Bank, breaking a promise to the US to halt home construction in the Palestinian territories.

Israeli FM accepts idea of palestinian state

2006-11-14 10:39:25

Visiting Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni on Monday said that she accepted the idea of a Palestinian state.

UN Human Rights Council to hold 3rd Israel session

2006-11-14 15:00:48

The new UN Human Rights Council said it will hold a third special session Wednesday on Israel, focusing on alleged rights abuses in Gaza.