Haaretz Staff


Oz Loses Out on Nobel Prize; Honor Goes to German Novelist

By Haaretz Staff

Israeli writer Amos Oz may have been the hot favorite to win this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature, but he lost out Thursday to German novelist Herta Muller.Read More


Israel Votes for Unilateral Cease-Fire

By News Agencies and Haaretz Staff

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Saturday night announced that Israel’s security cabinet has voted in favor of a unilateral cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, which will come into effect at 2 a.m. on Sunday.Read More


Israel Steps Up Attacks in Gaza as Rocket Fire Escalates

By News Agencies and Haaretz Staff

Israeli security forces struck a range of targets in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing a total of 15 Palestinians, including five children. Meanwhile, militants in Gaza continued to fire rockets at southern Israel, striking as far north as Ashkelon.Read More



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