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By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli helicopter air strikes killed two Hamas militants and wounded a bystander in Gaza on Sunday after rockets fired by the Islamist group seriously wounded an Israeli civilian.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli helicopter air strikes killed two Palestinian militants from Hamas and wounded a bystander in Gaza on Sunday after rockets fired by members of the Islamist group seriously wounded an Israeli civilian.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert received the formal nod on Thursday to form a government, which he has pledged would set Israel's permanent borders within four years with or without Palestinian consent.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli President Moshe Katsav will announce on Thursday he has asked interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to form a government after his Kadima party won elections last week, the presidential office said in a statement.
By Dean Yates JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Tuesday his centrist Kadima Party expected the Labor Party to be its senior partner in a coalition government being formed after elections last week.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who hopes to set a border unilaterally with the Palestinians, plans to announce talks for a joint government with the leftist Labor Party, a political source said on Tuesday.
By Dean Yates JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel took its first steps toward forming a new government on Sunday when the president began meeting political parties for talks likely to focus on an expected coalition led by interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
By Allyn Fisher-Ilan JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will take its first step on Sunday toward forming a new government after elections last week but likely prime minister Ehud Olmert faces obstacles in putting together a stable administration.
By Megan Goldin JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Interim Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said in comments published on Thursday he would not rule out including right-wing parties in a coalition government he is building after winning elections.
By Corinne Heller NEVE ILAN, Israel (Reuters) - With giant pictures of Ariel Sharon as a backdrop, Ehud Olmert finally drew the spotlight as the interim prime minister celebrated victory in Israel's general election.
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