Amos Harel (Haaretz)


Sarkozy, Merkel Call for Gilad Shalit's Release

By Amos Harel (Haaretz)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy issued a joint call Friday for the release of abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit as part of a deal with Hamas.Read More


IDF Considers Lifting Ban on Jews Entering PA-Controlled Areas

By Amos Harel (Haaretz)

The army is considering revoking a ban on Jews entering West Bank cities that are under Palestinian Authority control, in view of significant improvement in security and in Israel’s coordination with Palestinian security services.Read More


U.S. To Store $800 Mil in Emergency Gear in Israel

By Amos Harel (Haaretz)

The U.S. Army will double the value of emergency military equipment it stockpiles on Israeli soil, and Israel will be allowed to use the U.S. ordnance in the event of a military emergency, according to a report in Monday’s issue of the U.S. weekly Defense News.Read More


U.S.-Born West Bank Settler Admits to Murder, Bomb Attacks

By Amos Harel (Haaretz)

A resident of the West Bank settlement outpost Shvut Rachel was arrested last month for suspected murder and for his alleged role in a string of attempted murder plots, according to details of an investigation revealed on Sunday after a gag order on the case was lifted.Read More


In Bombing of Gaza-Bound Weapons, Israel Sends Message to Iran

By Amos Harel (Haaretz)

As the final curtain comes down on the Olmert government, CBS reported a sensational air force bombing of an Iranian weapons convoy in Sudan. If Olmert’s critics claim that his main legacy is two wars — one failed (Lebanon) and the other problematic (Gaza) — and the failure to return Gilad Shalit, here is a rebuttal.Read More



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