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Roy Eitan, JTA
Roy Eitan, JTA

Israel, arms supplier to Georgia, faces indirect Russian hostility

TEL AVIV — As Russian and Georgian forces battle over South Ossetia, Israel finds itself on the defensive. Though a favored armed supplier for the former Soviet...

Swap muddies the talks to free Shalit

JERUSALEM — The long-awaited resolution to the Lebanese hostage crisis has cast a pall over efforts to retrieve the Israeli soldier held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip....

Grim homecoming

JERUSALEM — Two black caskets, laid out by Hezbollah officials on the sun-drenched tarmac of a Lebanese border crossing, unceremoniously put to rest one of Israel’s...

Swap: MIAs’ families hope for closure

JERUSALEM — Two years after they disappeared into Lebanese captivity, Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev are returning to Israel. But it’s unlikely to be a happy...

Truce for now…is war next?

JERUSALEM — While nowhere near coexistence, Israel and Hamas are trying out an accommodation of sorts with an Egyptian-brokered truce in the Gaza Strip. The deal came...

Tommy Lapid, brash political figure, dies

TEL AVIV — Yosef Lapid, among the most politically incorrect figures of Israeli politics, died of cancer Sunday, June 1, 2008. He was 77. Known to friends and foes...