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Ronald S. Lauder: "Defending Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people is top priority" NEW YORK and JERUSALEM, Aug.
TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice acknowledged Thursday a Mideast peace agreement is unlikely before President Bush leaves office.
Palestinian Arabs fired at least 35 rockets into Israel's Negev region Wednesday after Israeli forces conducted a raid into the Gaza Strip, officials said. Six alleged members of the militant group Hamas were killed and two Israeli soldiers were injured in the operation, Ynetnews.com reported.
Tzipi Livni, the leader of Israel's Kadima Party, reportedly decided Saturday to call elections within three months after failing to find coalition partners.
The Shas party announced Friday that its leadership decided not to join a new Israeli government led by the Kadima party's Tzipi Livni. The ultra-Orthodox Shas said in a statement it sought aid for Israel's needy population and to protect Jerusalem but was turned down, the Jerusalem Post reported.
Israeli Kadima party leader Tzipi Livni prevailed on a party-related Web site to remove a picture that superimposed a swastika over a picture of Pope Benedict. The BBC said the site, Yalla Kadima, isn't an official party site, but rather a site where party activists express personal opinions.
World News IN BRIEF *JERUSALEM The Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, handed his resignation to President Shimon Peres but he could stay in office for weeks or months until a new government is formed.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert submitted his resignation Sunday, opening the door for Foreign Minister Tzipi Livini to take over the office.
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