[See what a Lieberman defeat can do?] 40,000 IDF troops and reservists were massed along the northern border in preparation for Israel's largest and deepest ground incursion into southern Lebanon since the beginning of Operation Change of Directi
Americans find room to criticize both sides in the Israel-Hezbollah war: A majority said Hezbollah is mainly to blame for civilian casualties in Lebanon, given its location in civilian areas. But many also said Israel hasn't done enough to avoid
So much for Ehud Olmert's "humanitarian corridors". Two weeks after the Israeli Prime Minister's comforting assertion - which no one in Lebanon believed - the Israeli air force has blown up the last bridge across the Litani river, i
Al-Watan speculated that if Weinmann spied on behalf of the Mossad, it would be the biggest espionage case since Jonathan Pollard's arrest. Pollard, who worked as a civilian intelligence analyst for the US Navy, was caught in 1985 and convicted o
The French U.N. delegation has joined with Arab nations and is now calling for a complete and immediate Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon as a condition of any cease-fire. And agreed with Arab demands that the Lebanese force be accompanied only by UNIF
Israel's security cabinet agreed to expand the ground war in Lebanon to try to deliver a knockout blow to Hezbollah, amid warnings that the conflict could last another month or more.
[The Lebanese oil will pay for everything? No ... the US taxpayers.] The fighting in Lebanon will not mean new taxes, and special levies, such as imposed in 1982, are passe, Kobi Haber, head of the Finance Ministry's budget division, told TheMark
Anyone who wants to understand why Israel has such unwavering support from the US should speak to one man. Fiery television evangelist Pastor John Hagee has emerged as the rallying voice for thousands of American Christians who believe Israel is doin
"Israel is sinking into a strident, nationalistic atmosphere and darkness is beginning to cover everything." He denounced "the insensitivity and blindness" of Israelis, the "tones of jingoism, ruthlessness and vengeance"
It is 28 days since Hizbollah captured two Israeli soldiers, prompting a ground and air assault on Lebanon by the Israeli army. In that time, 932 people have been killed in Lebanon, with 75 missing, presumed dead.
"I was really freaked out," Gelnik recalled. A nearby soldier who was traumatized by the blast now hears whistling noises that aren't there; he won't be returning to Lebanon. Gelnik, 20, is one of thousands of Israeli soldiers wh
We are Israelis. We are untouchable. No matter what we do, the international community will not act against us. Oh, there will be talks at the United Nations but we know that the United States will intervene on our behalf.
Someone's keeping track. Here are sat. photos of areas before and after bombings in Iraq and Lebanon.
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Shiites thronged Baghdad chanting "Death to Israel!" and "Resistance!" in a massive demonstration of support for Lebanon's Hezbollah militia. The march -- organized by radical cleric Moqtada a
Murray Rothbard always said that the most important issue is war. Not only does war spread mass death and destruction in the name of glory and national greatness, it is big government’s best friend.
Hezbollah's sophisticated anti-tank missiles are perhaps the guerrilla group's deadliest weapon in Lebanon fighting, with their ability to pierce Israel's most advanced tanks. Experts say this is further evidence that Israel is facing
Hizbullah may 'win' this war, now in its fourth week, by merely surviving.
British Prime Minister Tony Blair signaled that he did not object to the US using British airports to dispatch weapons to Israel, provided procedures were obeyed. Britain complained last week about the US failing to follow proper procedures after
In touch with "a national security official with direct knowledge of the operation" to supply Israel with signals intelligence from American assets to help it monitor armament transfers from Syria and Iran to Hezbollah. President Bush has a
ISRAEL is threatening to seize most of south Lebanon
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Shi'as thronged the streets of Baghdad chanting "Death to Israel" and "Resistance" on Friday in a massive and noisy demonstration of support for Lebanon's Hezbollah militia.
Bush administration is trying to widen the Middle East conflict to Iran and Syria, not stop it.
Powerful explosions shattered the early morning peace in Beirut on Thursday -- airstrikes which announced a resumption of attacks on Hezbollah strongholds in the city's southern suburbs.
Israeli commandos struck deep into Lebanon and snatched five suspected guerrillas in a helicopter raid that provoked the heaviest rain of Hezbollah rocket fire in the 22-day-old conflict.
Israeli commanders said that six brigades - several thousand soldiers - were now deployed inside Lebanon. AS many as 20,000 Israeli troops were pouring into Lebanon last night after Israel ordered an advance of up to 30km in the most significant esca
For the past six years, since Israeli forces ended their 18-year occupation of Lebanon, Chebaa Farms has been a focal point of much of the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah. Before the current fighting began July 12, 15 Israeli soldiers had died
Israel's Security Cabinet has approved an expansion of the ground campaign against Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon. The announcement came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said his military was inflicting heavy damage on Hezbollah
"The sickening slaughter on both sides must end now. President Bush must call for an immediate ceasefire. This madness must stop," Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel, a possible candidate in the 2008 presidential election, said on the Senate floo
"The fighting continues," Olmert said. "There is no cease-fire, and there will not be any cease-fire in the coming days." He spoke just hours after Secretary of State Rice reported general agreement on terms for a cease-fire resol