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Ties with Pat Robertson may resume
Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 15:52
Israel is reconsidering its decision to break off contacts with Pat Robertson over the construction of a Christian heritage park, after the US evangelist apologized for saying Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's massive stroke was divine retribution, a spokesman said Saturday.
Bolton blasts UN's 'map without Israel'
Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 15:45
US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton sent a letter to Sec.-Gen. Kofi Annan complaining that a map that omitted Israel was hung at an annual UN meeting.
Disgruntled policemen block Gaza roads
Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 11:51
Dozens of gunmen, including off-duty policemen, blocked two major roads in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, demanding retribution for the killing of a policeman in a drug bust a week ago, the Palestinian Interior Ministry said.
US may have killed al-Qaida's no. 2
Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 14:30
At least 17 people were killed in a US airstrike on a suspected al-Qaida hideout in Pakistan near the Afghan border on Saturday. Pakistani officials said that the strike targeted the terrorist network's number 2 Ayman al-Zawahri.
TA apartment in danger of collapse
Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 23:18
Residents of a building in the Kiryat Shalom neighborhood in south Tel Aviv were evacuated Friday afternoon due to a concern that the three-story building was on the verge of collapse.
Ehud Olmert earns 71% approval rating
Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 22:05
Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert scored a whopping 71 percent approval rating after his first week as acting prime minister.
IDF artillery shelling launch sites
Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 18:28
IDF artillery continued on Friday intensive shelling of northern Gaza sites from which Kassam rockets were launched earlier Friday
Israel urges sanctions against Iran
Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 19:35
Israel urged the international community on Friday to threaten Iran with sanctions if it doesn't abandon its nuclear ambitions.