RAMALLAH, West Bank, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says that efforts to form a unity government combining the Fatah and Hamas parties are "back to zero." The Israeli newspaper Arutz Sheva said that Abbas believes there is no way to pressure Hamas because the p
JERUSALEM, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Allegations arose Wednesday U.N. peacekeepers in northern Israel cooperated with Hezbollah militants in the abductions of three Israeli soldiers in 2000. The claim came following the airing of a documentary film on both Israeli and Lebanese television Tue
JEREUSALEM, Israel, July 27 (UPI) -- Israel's Security Cabinet decided Thursday not to summon reserve troops to expand ground incursions against Hezbollah forces in Lebanon. Ministers at the meeting, which was called by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, said the country should instead make use of
BINT JBAIL, Lebanon, July 27 (UPI) -- Israel has reportedly recovered valuable intelligence after a fierce firefight at the Hezbollah stronghold of Bint Jbail in southern Lebanon. Nine Israeli soldiers were killed Wednesday and 22 others were injured after Hezbollah fighters ambushed their hi
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