Ramit Plushnick-Masti

Ramit Plushnick-Masti

    A spokesperson for George HW Bush says the former United States president is in the intensive care unit at a Texas hospital.

    Nearly all Gaza Strip settlers have agreed to move to Israel as a group following this summer's withdrawal, a spokesperson said on Thursday, signalling the collapse of what was once wall-to-wall resistance to the government's plan to evacuate the coastal area.

    Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is considering bringing a slightly revised version of his Gaza pull-out plan to the Cabinet within two weeks, including a phased withdrawal and a possible international force to guard the border, an Israeli government official said on Wednesday.