Syrian calls for peace draw skepticism

by Aaron Klein -- Syrian statements of willingness to make peace with Israel, including in a recent WND exclusive interview, drew a skeptical response yesterday from the Bush adminstration. Sources tell WND more…

G-8 backs Sharon's disengagement plan

by Aaron Klein -- Leaders from the United States, European Union, Russia and the United Nations said at the G-8 summit yesterday they support Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's disengagement plan and more…

Israel to give up
East Jerusalem?

by Aaron Klein -- Israel is contemplating turning parts of Jerusalem over to Palestinian control, says a top Israeli minister, possibly signaling a major policy change for the government of Ariel Sharon, more…

Israel's 1st surface-to-surface cruise missile

by Aaron Klein -- Israel has developed its own surface-to-surface cruise missile after Washington twice refused to sell the Jewish state its Tomahawk land-attack weapon, an Israel source told WND. The source more…

Arafat 'accepts' Egyptian reform demands

by Aaron Klein -- Yasser Arafat told Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak yesterday he will accept Egyptian demands for Palestinian security reforms, but the PLO leader would not agree to step down or more…

Fired Cabinet heads
hiding from Sharon

by Aaron Klein -- Two ministers axed by Ariel Sharon today tried to dodge the Israeli prime minister's couriers delivering the dismissal letters, prompting a flurry of exchanges to ensure the firings more…

'Gay Pride' in holy city

by Aaron Klein -- Jerusalem's ultra-religious Jewish community orchestrated demonstrations against yesterday's third annual "Gay Pride" parade, while several threats were reportedly made against politicians who participated in the event. The parade, more…

Sharon: No Jews in Gaza
by next year

by Aaron Klein -- With coalition members deeply divided over his unilateral disengagement plan, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon vowed yesterday to remove all Jewish settlements from Gaza by 2005 and to more…