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  • Poll: Israel is ‘least popular

    Israel is the world’s least popular country, according to a BBC poll.

  • Egypt demands Israeli war probe

    Egypt asked Israel to investigate allegations that its troops massacred Arab prisoners during the 1967 war.

  • Cheney to address AIPAC

    Vice President Dick Cheney will address the AIPAC policy conference.

  • Olmert rapped over civil defense

    Israel’s government watchdog accused the prime minister of faulty cooperation with a probe into the Lebanon war.

  • German bishops: Palestinians like Holocaust victims

    German Catholic leaders on a tour of Israel, the West Bank and Gaza compared the situation of Palestinians to that of Jews in the Holocaust.

  • Trial opens in burning of Anne Frank diary

    A young German man admitted burning “The Diary of Anne Frank” at a summer solstice party in 2006.

  • Orthodox feminists push for agunot

    An Orthodox feminist group is launching an advertising campaign on behalf of agunot, whose husbands refuse to give them a get, or Jewish bill of divorce.

  • New Republic in new hands

    Martin Peretz, long-time editor in chief of The New Republic, sold his remaining shares in the pro-Israel magazine, The New York Observer reported.

  • Israel to curb airport profiling

    Israel’s domestic security chief ordered new screening equipment installed at Ben-Gurion Airport to reduce selective “profiling” of Arab passengers.

  • Europe keen to renew P.A. aid

    When Mahmoud Abbas announced in Mecca that an agreement had been reached for a Palestinian unity government, Europe’s united position toward the Palestinian Authority came apart at the seams.