Haaretz Correspondent


Voter Turnout Proves Heavier Than Expected

By the Associated Press, Haaretz Correspondent, Haaretz Service and Yossi Verter

Some 65 percent of eligible Israeli voters cast their ballots in the state’s general elections on Tuesday. This was approximately 2.5 percent higher than the number of votes gathered by the same time during the last elections in 2006.Read More


Mubarak: Hamas To Blame for Arab Casualties

By Haaretz Correspondent and Yoav Stern

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak voiced harsh criticism against Hamas on Wednesday, accusing the Islamist Palestinian movement of being responsible for the shedding of Arab blood.Read More


Following Rocket Attack, Israel Bombs Gaza Tunnels

By Haaretz Correspondent, The Associated Press and Yanir Yagana

An Israel Air Force aircraft bombed smuggling tunnels connecting Gaza with Egypt on Tuesday after a rocket launched from the Islamist Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip struck the southern port city of Ashkelon, Gaza residents and Hamas officials said.Read More



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