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2006-06-27 16:54:32

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli armored forces prepared for a threatened offensive into the Gaza Strip on Wednesday after mediators said hope of recovering a kidnapped soldier through talks was almost gone.

2006-06-27 13:46:15

By Manuela Badawy HOUSTON (Reuters) - The United States needs to resume playing the role of an honest broker if it is to help end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and improve its image in the Middle East, the head of the 22-member League of Arab States said on Tuesday.

2006-06-27 10:50:06

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - The governing Hamas movement reached a political agreement on Tuesday with moderate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas but rejected any suggestion that the deal could imply recognition of Israel.

2006-06-26 17:24:22

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel rejected a demand by Palestinian militants to release Palestinian women and youths in its prisons in return for information on an abducted Israeli soldier and threatened a punishing offensive in the Gaza Strip.

2006-06-26 06:18:09

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Monday he had put the army on standby for a major military offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza as officials tried to secure the release of a kidnapped soldier.

2006-06-26 05:03:32

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Families of Palestinians jailed in Israel demonstrated in Gaza on Monday to demand that militants holding an Israeli soldier hostage trade him for the release of their relatives.

2006-06-25 09:53:30

By Nidal al-Mughrabi RAFAH, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Palestinian militants launched on Sunday their first deadly raid into Israel from Gaza since an Israeli pullout last year, killing two soldiers and abducting another in an assault in which two attackers died.

2006-06-25 03:13:09

By Nidal al-Mughrabi RAFAH, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Palestinian militants launched on Sunday their first deadly raid into Israel from Gaza since an Israeli pullout last year, killing two Israelis in an assault on a military post in which several attackers also died.

2006-06-25 02:08:37

By Nidal al-Mughrabi RAFAH, Gaza strip (Reuters) - Palestinian militants launched on Sunday their first deadly raid into Israel from Gaza since an Israeli pullout last year, killing two Israelis in an assault in which several of the attackers also died.

2006-06-24 16:09:50

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Elite commandos on Saturday carried out Israel's first arrests in the Gaza Strip since the Jewish state withdrew a year ago, detaining two suspected Hamas militants in a raid that signaled an apparent tactical change.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.