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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's Brother Punches Reporter, Knocks Him Out

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The brother of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has knocked an Israeli sports reporter unconscious. Basketball executive I...

Israel's Former PM Olmert Charged With Corruption

The Guardian | Rory McCarthy in Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israeli prosecutors charged the former prime minister Ehud Olmert with corruption today in three separate cases after months of high-profile investiga...

White House: Reports Of Olmert-Bush Call Inaccurate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Israel To Release 250 Palestinian Prisoners

AFP | Ezzedine Said | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Caretaker Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Monday that 250 Palestinian prisoners would be freed in a goodwill gesture, as Palestin...

Olmert's Dignified Exit

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alon Ben-Meir

Olmert's shortcomings notwithstanding, he pursued peace -- a choice that should not be denied its grandeur or be pawned off as a last effort to distract public attention from his personal troubles.

Bush Tells Israelis He Doesn't Believe Iran NIE Report

Newsweek | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In public, President Bush has been careful to reassure Israel and other allies that he still sees Iran as a threat, while not disavowing his administr...

Bush Tears Up: US Should Have Bombed Auschwitz

Associated Press | Aron Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush had tears in his eyes during an hour-long tour of Israel's Holocaust memorial Friday and told Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that ...

Jersualem Put Into Darkness So That Bush Can Enjoy Sunrise

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lights in the Old City of Jerusalem will be turned off before dawn this week so visiting US President George W. Bush can get a better view of the sun ...