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PRINCETON, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pechter Middle East Polls (PMEP) releases data from a nationally representative telephone survey of 500 Israeli Jews conducted in Hebrew June 7, 2010.
By Donald Macintyre Ehud Olmert finally bowed to the steadily mounting pressure arising from corruption and fraud allegations against him last night by announcing his resignation after his party chooses a new leader in just over six weeks.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will seek a summit with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas if gunmen in the Gaza Strip release a captive Israeli soldier, Olmert's senior deputy said on Tuesday.
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Monday he had put his plan for an Israeli pullback from parts of the occupied West Bank on hold following a war in which Arab militants rained rockets on the Jewish state.
By Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The same day an uneasy truce took effect in the Lebanon war, doctors treating former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon reported a sharp deterioration in his condition as he lay comatose in a Tel Aviv hospital.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has put his proposal for an Israeli pullout from parts of the occupied West Bank on hold for now following the war in Lebanon, an Israeli newspaper reported on Friday.
By Corinne Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert began a battle for his political survival on Monday by acknowledging shortcomings in the conduct of a month-long war with Hizbollah but saying the fight had been worthwhile.
GAZA (Reuters) - Israel widened its offensive in the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, sending several tanks to take over the area where militants had launched a rocket that struck a major Israeli city for the first time, witnesses said. The Israeli army had no immediate comment.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli missiles tore through the Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza on Wednesday, causing extensive damage and wounding at least three people, as Israel kept pressure on militants to release an abducted soldier.
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel was poised on Wednesday to broaden a Gaza offensive after Hamas militants fired a rocket into a main Israeli city for the first time, an attack that deepened a 10-day-old crisis over an abducted soldier.
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