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Shaky Ceasefire Takes Hold in Gaza

By JTA

Palestinian factions in Gaza appeared to be observing a ceasefire with Israel reportedly brokered by Egypt.Read More


Sharpton Admits Crown Heights 'Mistakes'

By JTA

Rev. Al Sharpton says he made “mistakes” during the Crown Heights riots 20 years ago.Read More


Reports: Strauss-Kahn Case Set To Be Dismissed

By Forward Staff

New York prosecutors plan to ask a judge Monday to dismiss the sex assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.Read More


Despite Truce, Gaza Militants Fire Rockets Into Israel

By Yanir Yagna and Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip continued to fire rockets at southern Israel overnight Sunday and into Monday morning, despite the Hamas rulers’ declaration of a cease-fire the prior evening.Read More


Libyan Rebels Enter Tripoli as Gadhafy Regime Crumbles

By Forward Staff

Libyan rebels captured two of Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi’s sons, and his presidential guard has surrendered, said the rebel National Transitional Council told Reuters on Sunday.Read More


Beck Wows Faithful in First Israel Speech

By Nathan Jeffay

The venue hosts some of the wildest concerts in Israel, but rarely sees a crowd as excitable as this one. This was no mere musical act, but the conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck.Read More


Gaza Militants Reportedly Agree to New Truce

By Anshel Pfeffer (Haaretz)

A Hamas official in Gaza says that all of Gaza’s militant groups have agreed to a cease-fire aimed at ending a three-day round of violence with Israel.

The official says Egypt helped broker the cease-fire, which will go into effect this evening. He says Egypt told the groups that Israel would halt its airstrikes only if the Palestinian groups stopped shooting first, and that Hamas security personnel would enforce the agreement.Read More


Egypt Recalls Israel Ambassador Over Police Deaths

By Forward Staff

Egypt said it would recall its ambassador to Israel over the accidental killing of three Egyptian police officers during Thursday’s terrorist attack.Read More


Israel 'Regrets' Killing Egyptian Police in Terror Fight

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Saturday that Israel regrets the deaths of three Egyptian policemen who were killed on Thursday by Israel Defense Forces soldiers on Thursday.Read More


Cantor and Lieberman Will Skip Beck's Jerusalem Rally

By JTA

Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) and Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) will not be attending Glenn Beck’s upcoming rally aim Jerusalem.Read More


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