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  • Jordan asks Israel to state position on Palestinian statehood Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 18 10:15 AM
    Jordan's King Abdullah II urged Israel to state its position on Palestinian statehood and said Amman will contact the Jewish state to help reactivate peace talks between the two sides.
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  • Israel court strikes down ban on Palestinian students Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 18 7:32 AM
    Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that a blanket ban on Palestinian students entering Israel to study was excessive and ordered that selective criteria be established.
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  • Iran within four years of nuclear bomb: Israel spy chief Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 18 6:58 AM
    Iran will have its first atomic bomb within three or four years if its nuclear weapons programme continues to develop at the current pace, Israel's spy chief Meir Dagan has said.
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  • Virtual reality boosts rehab in Israel Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 18 4:55 AM
    A handful of disabled patients in Israel are using the Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment. The virtual-reality system puts patients at the helm of a life-size video game, forces them to use atrophied muscles and teaches the basic skills necessary to recover from severe injuries and disorders.
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  • Israel Starts Website In Indonesian Malay Website Open this result in new window
    Bernama - 38 minutes ago
    JAKARTA, Dec 19 (Bernama) -- Israel has launched an Indonesian-Malay language website in a bid to improve relations with Muslims in Indonesia and Malaysia, according to a local newspaper report here Tuesday.
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  • Israel stocks at records; analysts eye rate cut, Fitch upgrade Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Dec 18 9:54 AM
    TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- Tel Aviv shares jumped to record levels Monday, as analysts speculated that in light of the strong shekel and calm inflation, the Bank of Israel would cut its benchmark interest rate for January.
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  • Israel Court Overturns Ban On Visas To Palestinian Students Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 18 1:38 PM
    JERUSALEM (AP)--The Israeli Supreme Court rejected the government's policy of banning Palestinian university students from entering Israel to study in a ruling Monday, giving authorities 60 days to come up with a new policy.
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  • Israel's informers - real and imagined Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 18 1:44 AM
    Richard Miron gains access to Israel's spy network in the Palestinian territories and also meets those who say they have been unjustly accused of collaboration.
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  • McCain. Lieberman,urge Israel not to talk to Syria Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - Dec 18 6:06 PM
    A team of U.S. senators told Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday, Israel should have nothing to do with talks with Syria. The senators, led by presidential hopeful John McCain, and the newly independent Joseph Lieberman, say they are vehemently opposed to opening discussions with Syria.
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  • Fitch finally upgrades Israel's credit Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 18 4:11 PM
    This year has demonstrated that Israel's improved debt dynamics and economy are now more robust, even when faced with quite extreme security challenges.
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  • Abbas pushes elections, talks with Israel (Karin Laub / ASSOCIATED PRESS) Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - Dec 18 12:07 PM
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said today he is pushing ahead with early elections and appealed for international help in restarting peace talks with Israel. 1:46 p.m.
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  • Roundup: Palestinian violence concerns Israel Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 18 4:25 PM
    After internal violence between warring Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas exploded across the Gaza Strip and the West Bank last weekend, Israel is gravely concerned that this is only the beginning of the deterioration, which might cost Israel a dear price.
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  • Israel's Mossad: Syria is arming Hezbollah rapidly Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 18 4:24 PM
    Syria is arming the Hezbollah guerillas at rapid pace and trying to topple the Lebanese government, head of Israel's Mossad intelligence agency said on Monday.
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  • Banks raise their interest rates on overdrafts - in spite of Bank of Israel cuts Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 18 4:09 PM
    The banks aren't satisfied with the sweeping increase of fee rates recorded last month. The Bank of Israel publicized figures showing that overdraft interest rates charged to their customers increased during October to 11.22 percent.
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  • Israel Our Home, Labor in Coalition Rift Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel Our Home (Yisrael Beiteinu), handed by Knesset Member Avigdor Lieberman, did not participate in a no-confidence vote Monday because the coalition did not award the party the chairmanship of the Knesset Finance Committee.
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  • Under Mehta's baton, Israel Philharmonic marks 70 years Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 12:59 PM
    The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrated its 70th anniversary with a special performance of works by Mozart, Schumann and Brahms under the baton of music director Zubin Mehta.
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  • New thrust to Indo-Israel trade Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Dec 18 12:56 PM
    CHENNAI: With high-level visits from both sides, Indo-Israel trade is expected to record a significant growth in the coming months and year. Against a 2005 bilateral trade of $2.4 billion, the target for 2008 has been set at $5 billion. ...
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  • Israel intelligence chief cites concerns Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 18 11:28 AM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Israel's top intelligence officer said the country faces many concerns, including Hezbollah toppling the Lebanese government and Iran's nuclear program.
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  • Virtual Reality boosts rehab in Israel Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Dec 18 10:33 AM
    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - On most days, a tumor on Zvulun Muola's spinal cord keeps him confined to a wheelchair, but today he is standing on a small, wooden dinghy gliding downstream, navigating between the islands of a tropical paradise.
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  • Pioneers in pinstripes: Fledgling league is taking American pastime to Israel Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Dec 18 4:38 AM
    Baseball games are an "amazing place to relax and spend time with your family," said Martin Berger, a Miami-based civil trial attorney who has been selected to be the league's director of player personnel. "And what does Israel need right now? It's the perfect diversion for Israelis."
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  • Israel, Algeria and Palestinians woo Commonwealth Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Dec 18 10:13 AM
    ALGIERS, December 18 -- SIX countries, including Algeria, Rwanda, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, are to be considered for entry into the Commonwealth, according to diplomatic sources.
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  • Iran wants Israel to return Golan to Syria Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 18 9:28 AM
    DAMASCUS, Syria, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Iran's ambassador to Syria made a subtle overture Monday, saying Iran wants to see the disputed Golan Heights returned to Syria by Israel.
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  • Internal Palestinian Struggles May Not Work to Israel's Advantage Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Dec 18 3:15 AM
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - "Bad for the Palestinians" does not necessarily mean "good for Israel," experts here said, as inter-Palestinian violence continued to rage on Monday.
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  • Iran asks UN to deal with Israel's nuclear arsenal Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 18 7:23 AM
    Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki has rebuked the United Nations Security Council for doing nothing about Israel's nuclear arsenal. -MNA
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  • First Baptist Texarkana prepares to take a trip to Israel Open this result in new window
    KTBS Shreveport - Dec 18 7:36 AM
    More than two-million tourists have visited Israel in the past year. Christians call it "a life changing experience." First Baptist Texarkana is taking a group to the holy land next month.
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  • Israel's Partner says Avner to become new CEO Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 18 2:23 AM
    JERUSALEM, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, said on Monday that Deputy Chief Executive Officer David Avner will soon takeover as its new CEO.
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  • Iran within four years of nuclear bomb: Israel spy chief Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Dec 18 7:09 AM
    JERUSALEM - Iran will have its first atomic bomb within three or four years if its nuclear weapons programme continues to develop at the current pace, Israels spy chief Meir Dagan said Monday.
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  • PM Blair arrives for Israel visit Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 17 2:52 PM
    UK Prime Minister Tony Blair arrives in Israel to try and restart peace talks, after meeting British soldiers in Iraq.
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  • Israel: Olmert Increases Defense Budget Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Dec 18 8:36 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert raised his country's $8.3 billion defense budget Dec. 17 by $453 million, a 5 percent increase, Israel's Yedioth Ahronoth reported Dec. 18.
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  • Israel Philharmonic marks 70 years Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Dec 18 3:04 AM
    JERUSALEM -- The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrated its 70th anniversary Sunday with a special performance of works by Mozart, Schumann, and Brahms under the baton of music director Zubin Mehta.
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  • Mossad chief: Syria feels more secure to attack Israel Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Dec 18 7:59 AM
    Despite Syria's peace overtures it is "more willing now than ever before" to take military action against Israel, Mossad Chief Meir Dagan told the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Monday.
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  • Fitch changes Israel's outlook to Positive Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Dec 18 6:08 AM
    Fitch: Israel's net external creditor position, high per capita income exceed those of many higher-rated countries.
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  • PM arrives in Israel Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Dec 17 10:54 PM
    Tony Blair is in Israel, hoping to breathe new life into the Middle East peace process.
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  • Q&A: Israel Vazquez! Open this result in new window
    Fightnews.com - Dec 18 1:52 AM
    Rarely these days in boxing do you see champions fight the very best in their division and then seek out even harder competition. This is the case however with WBC super bantamweight champion Israel Vazquez.
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  • Blair In Israel To Resuscitate Stalled Middle East Peace Process Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 17 9:23 PM
    (RTTNews) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Israel on Sunday, the third day of his tour of the Middle East, for talks aimed at giving new life to the shattered Middle East peace process.
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  • Indonesians often protest at Israel's treatment of Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Dec 17 9:52 PM
    Israels foreign ministry has launched a website in Bahasa Indonesia, the Indonesian language.
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  • Santiago Calatrava Footbridge Completed in Israel Open this result in new window
    Interior Design - Dec 18 12:02 AM
    Santiago Calatrava Footbridge Completed in Israel The Y shaped bridge has three arms, one spanning 164 feet over Jabotinsky Road. by Mairi Beautyman Interior Design December 18, 2006
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  • Israel shouldnt interfere in Palestinian dispute: Peres Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Dec 18 12:24 AM
    JERUSALEM - Israel should not interfere in the inter-Palestinian clashes that have followed president Mahmud Abbas call for early elections, Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres said Monday.
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  • Carter continues to promote controversial book on Israel Open this result in new window
    The Times of Northwest Indiana - Dec 17 10:36 PM
    Despite charges of plagiarism, shoddy research and even anti-Semitism, former President Jimmy Carter isn't backing off the contention in his new book that Israel's rule over the Palestinians is oppressive and brutal.
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  • PM arrives in Israel Open this result in new window
    ITV.com - Dec 17 11:13 PM
    Tony Blair is in Israel, hoping to breathe new life into the Middle East peace process. He is expected to hold talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders following a period of increased tensions.
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  • Jimmy Carter gives his take on Mideast politics and the hopes for peace between Israel, Palestinians Open this result in new window
    San Antonio Express News - Dec 17 3:16 PM
    "When I was president I was working day and night to bring peace to Israel," says Jimmy Carter, 82, sitting in a hotel suite in New York.
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  • Israeli-Syrian tensions run high over border region Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 18 6:42 PM
    A key recommendation of the Iraq Study Group is that Israel renew negotiations with Syria over the occupied Golan Heights as a step toward regional stability. But tensions over the area have rarely been higher.
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  • Israel and Palestinians woo Commonwealth Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Dec 17 4:33 PM
    SIX countries, including Algeria, Rwanda, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, are to be considered for entry into the Commonwealth, according to diplomatic sources.
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  • US & Israel: Confronting a Middle East in Turmoil Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Dec 17 4:02 PM
    CHAIRMAN SABAN: Good evening. Welcome. Thank you all for joining us here today at the Saban Forum III. I would like to thank our Israeli friends for schlepping all the way from Israel and being very courageous with your jet lag.
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  • Israel's Peretz sees Syria's call for talks deserving consideration Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 17 4:40 PM
    Israel's Defense Minister Amir Peretz said on Sunday that Syria's overtures for dialogue with Israel deserve consideration while some officials show caution at Damascus' support for "terror", local media reported.
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  • Blair in Israel for peace talks Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Dec 17 12:39 PM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair has arrived in Israel on a visit in which he will seek to restore momentum to the stalled peace process and bolster the position of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
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  • Israel worst brand name in the world, says survey Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Dec 17 4:11 PM
    washington Israel is suffering from the worst public image among all countries of the world, a new survey published in the US on Wednesday said.
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  • UN okays registry to process damages claims tied to Israel's West Bank barrier Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 12:43 PM
    The General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved plans for a UN registry to handle Palestinian claims of damages resulting from Israel's controversial separation barrier in the West Bank.
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  • Robert D. Novak: An act of courage from Bush on Israel? Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 39 minutes ago
    MEETING PRIVATELY with the Baker-Hamilton commission before its report on Iraq was released, George W. Bush did not seem pleased.
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  • Bush delays moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 18 12:07 PM
    President George W. Bush has delayed for another six months moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, citing national security interests, the White House said on Monday.
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  • Abbas seeks aid to start peace talks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 18 1:09 PM
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Monday he is pushing ahead with early elections despite factional fighting that intensified after his initial call for a poll and appealed for international help in restarting peace talks with Israel.
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  • Israeli PM to release Palestinian funds Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 18 10:51 AM
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday said Israel is prepared to release seized Palestinian funds for "humanitarian" purposes, but ruled out a large-scale transfer of money to the Hamas-led government.
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  • The other Israel lobby Open this result in new window
    Salon.com - 50 minutes ago
    A new alliance, including financier George Soros and former Bill Clinton advisor Jeremy Ben-Ami, aims to take on the powerful lobbyist group AIPAC -- and reshape U.S. policy.
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  • 35 million dollars for Palestinians deposited in Arab bank account Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 18 10:30 AM
    The 35 million dollars left behind in Egypt by Palestinian premier Ismail Haniya after Israel closed the Gaza crossing was reportedly deposited into an Arab League account.
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  • Bush defers moving US embassy to Jerusalem Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 18 11:02 AM
    US President George W. Bush has deferred by six months the process of moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the White House said.
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  • U.S.: Hezbollah recovers, and Iran helps Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 18 11:33 AM
    Money to help rebuild Hezbollah strongholds has been pouring into Lebanon, and arms may not be far behind, according to U.S. officials familiar with the efforts to restock everything from kitchen shelves to arsenals following this summer's conflict with Israel.
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  • Palestinian Leader Renews Call for New Elections Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 18 10:43 AM
    Mahmoud Abbas, speaking with Prime Minister Tony Blair of Britain at his side, renewed his call today for peace talks with Israel.
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  • There's a running inside joke for Israel's 'Borat' fans Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Dec 18 2:41 PM
    Like moviegoing masses around the world, Israelis have crowded theaters to watch the hit spoof Borat. But they are laughing for another reason: They actually understand what the anti-Semitic, misogynist Kazakh journalist is saying.
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  • Channel 2 Report: Syria Wants Secret Talks with Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 17 1:18 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Syria is looking for a way to conduct secret negotiations with Israel, Channel Two television reported Sunday night.
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  • Israel 'Apartheid': Jimmy Carter book Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Dec 17 1:03 AM
    A new book by former US president Jimmy Carter compares Israel's treatment of Palestinians to South Africa's Apartheid system.
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  • Israel arms sales peak despite Lebanon war fallout Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 17 2:36 AM
    Source: Reuters By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Israel's defence exports hit record levels in 2006, an official said on Sunday, despite predictions they would be hurt by the Israeli military's ...
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  • The Economist: Israel in top 5 emerging markets Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Dec 17 8:08 AM
    Israel has risen 12 places to become the world 36th largest economy.
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  • FM spokesman asks Int'l organizations to investigate Israel's nuclear issue Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 5:52 AM
    Iran - Israel - Hosseini Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said on Sunday that international organizations should hold emergency session to look into the Zionist regime of Israel's nuclear issue.
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  • Iran: International community should look into Israel's nuclear case Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Dec 17 8:14 AM
    Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said on Sunday that international organizations should hold emergency session to look into the Israel's nuclear issue.
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  • The new walls of Jerusalem: Part 1 The Arabs on the outside Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Dec 18 3:43 PM
    A forthcoming report says that 55,000 Palestinian Jerusalemites are being cut off from the city by Israel's security barrier. Part 1 of three.
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  • Israel Rafalovich: Europeans Divided Over Role of Religion Open this result in new window
    UN Observer - Dec 18 4:25 PM
    What role should Religion play in the European Union Society? Well, citizens of the European Union are still divided over the role of Religion in European society, according to a new survey of public opinion conducted by Eurobarometer.
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  • Israel-Palestine: As year nears end, a call for a "just peace on equal footings" Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 18 9:06 AM
    Church World Service-USA December 14, 2006 GAZA CITY--As 2006 nears its end, Church World Service-affiliated partners continue responding to a humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip that, at best, remains unsettled ...
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  • Two Million Euro For Humanitarian Aid, notes Israel Rafalovich Open this result in new window
    UN Observer - Dec 18 4:25 PM
    The European Commission has approved two Million Euros in humanitarian aid to support people affected by the conflict between Abkhazia and Georgia. The beneficiaries of the aid include internally displaced persons in Georgia as well as returnees in Abkhazia.
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  • Economist: Israel One of Top Emerging Markets Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 17 8:34 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) The widely-respected publication The Economist has ranked Israel as one of the top five emerging markets in the past two decades. In the period between 1980 and 1984, Israel ranked as the world's 48th biggest economy, whereas it jumped to the 36th place for the period of 2001-2005.
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  • Israel leftists swallow Syrian bait Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Dec 17 4:05 AM
    Left-wing Israeli lawmakers, for whom the Land of Israel has long ceased to be sacred, Sunday gave credence to Syrian president Bashar el-Assads invitation for peace talks.
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  • Gaza weapons smuggling threatens truce with Israel Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Dec 18 4:21 AM
    RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) In houses along the steel wall separating Gaza and Egypt, the lights are flickering a sign that smugglers are digging tunnels below, their powerful drills weakening the flow of electricity.
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  • U.S.: Iran Helps Hezbollah Replenish Strongholds With $200 M Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Dec 18 12:42 PM
    Terror group recoups weapons, supplies, furniture, homes with Iranian donations after losses following summer war on Israel.
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  • Israel arms sales peak despite Lebanon war fallout Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Dec 17 3:35 AM
    Occupied Jerusalem: Israels defence exports hit record levels in 2006, despite predictions they would be affected by the Israeli militarys tactical setbacks during its war in Lebanon.
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  • Israel benchmark index at record, led by banks Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Dec 18 9:41 AM
    TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) - The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's benchmark index edged up to a record in light Chanukah trading, led by the banks.
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  • UN establishes new anti-Israel office Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Dec 17 2:20 AM
    The United Nations, which has distinguished itself more by its anti-Israel activity than any of its peace-keeping or other humanitarian works, Friday voted to open a new facility at which Israels enemies can lodge complaints against the Jewish state.
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  • In Palestine, hypocrisy might be the best policy - Haaretz - Israel News Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 18 11:46 AM
    The paragraphs below are taken from my latest Slate article. You can read it in full here : British Prime Minister Tony Blair, visiting the West Bank on Monday, declared, "If the international community really means what it says about supporting people who share the vision of a two-state solution, who are moderate, who are prepared to shoulder their responsibilities, then now is the time for the ...
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  • Blair visits oil-rich Gulf state Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 46 minutes ago
    Prime Minister Tony Blair will travel to the United Arab Emirates on the final leg of a Middle East visit which has taken him to Turkey, Egypt, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
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  • Virtual Reality boosts rehab in Israel Open this result in new window
    KATU Portland - Dec 18 10:19 AM
    The $650,000 computer system at the Chaim Sheba Rehabilitation Hospital near Tel Aviv is the only one of only a dozen worldwide in clinical use.
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  • Carter: Pro-Israel bias comes from Christians like me Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Dec 17 1:20 AM
    Former US President Jimmy Carter, under withering fire for the inaccuracies, plagiarism and blatantly anti-Israel message contained in his new book, Peace not apartheid, said Friday the primary reason for the absence of Middle East peace was because of American Christian bias in favor of Israel.
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  • Israel, Turkey to Build Major Cable Project Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 17 3:19 AM
    (israelNN.com) Israel and Turkey have agreed to build a multi-layer cable project to connect Turkey's Black Sea and the Red Sea. The agreement was developed in a series of meetings late last week.
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  • Jimmy Carter's Foolishness About Israel Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 16 5:07 AM
    Jimmy Carter's pointed animus toward Israel and corresponding softness toward the Arabs is evident in his new book, which is both foolish and naive, National Review argues.
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  • Lebanon relief effort raises houses, questions Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 17 7:17 PM
    Days after its war with Israel ended in August, the militant Shiite group Hezbollah sent engineers and architects across Lebanon to assess damage in Shiite areas pounded by Israel's bombing campaign.
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  • Israel switches to kosher electricity for its orthodox Jews Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Dec 16 4:54 PM
    Fifty years after a rabbinical ruling made it sacrilegious for orthodox Jews to use mains power on the Sabbath, Israel's national grid has come up with a bright idea for the observant: kosher electricity.
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  • Hamas Training in Iran: Israel Josh Pringle Open this result in new window
    580 CFRA News Talk Radio - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
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  • Fatah-Hamas showdown forces Palestinians to choose their course Open this result in new window
    JTA - Dec 18 4:40 PM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 18 (JTA) In calling for elections, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has sharpened the choice facing the Palestinian people: Back his Fatah party and have peace with Israel and the promise of economic prosperity, or support the rejectionism of Hamas, whose nine months in office have brought only war, chaos and impoverishment.
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  • Blair, right, met with Olmert on Monday in Jerusalem as part of his Middle East tour Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Dec 18 4:37 PM
    Ehud Olmert, Israel's prime minister, said on Monday that he hopes to meet Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, soon and plans to set up an Israeli-Palestinian committee to negotiate the details of a prisoner swap.
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  • Olmert admits Israel has nuclear weopons Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Dec 16 5:04 PM
    Israel's regime's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert had admitted that Israel possesses nuclear weapons. In an interview with a German TV network, Olmert said that Israel is on the list of countries possessing nuclear weapons.
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  • *Israel PM Asks Ministers Not To Respond To Palestine Election Issue Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 16 1:37 PM
    (RTTNews) - Israel PM asks ministers not to respond to Palestine election issue.
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  • BDI survey: Ashdod is Israels most stable city Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Dec 18 4:08 AM
    The survey found that 48% of local authorities had budget deficits in 2004.
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  • Virtual reality forces recovery Open this result in new window
    Long Beach Press-Telegram - Dec 18 3:55 PM
    Health: Virtual reality recovery system in Israel sees response. TEL AVIV, Israel - On most days, a tumor on Zvulun Muola's spinal cord keeps him confined to a wheelchair, but today he is standing on a small, wooden dinghy gliding downstream, navigating between the islands of a tropical paradise.
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  • Israeli PM says hoping to make peace with Syria Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 18 4:56 PM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Monday that Israel wanted to make peace with all Arab countries, including Syria.
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  • Diplomacy with Syria had in the past helped the U.S. stop rocket attacks against Israel- Thats what the former U.S. ... Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Dec 18 1:49 AM
    It seems that Powells diplomatic and military experience has taught him that its always good to engage nations, even countries like Iran and Syria, whore dubbed enemies by President Bush , in dialogue.
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  • New Turkish Ambassador to Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 16 9:33 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Turkey has appointed Namik Tan as the country's new ambassador to Israel, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced. Tan formerly was spokesman of the ministry, and Israel has accepted the appointment.
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  • Every home needs a large balcony Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 18 4:11 PM
    The Israel Contractors Association (ICA) is launching a revolution in the construction of balconies in Israeli residential units and has approached the Planning Administration with a proposal to approve construction of covered balconies spanning at least 20 square meters.
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  • Road 6 tolls to rise 20% Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 18 4:10 PM
    The state made a huge mistake, and drivers in Israel will pay for it. Traffic on the Trans-Israel Highway is considerably lighter than state forecasted, and as a result, toll fees will be raised by 20 percent.
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  • Record highs become routine Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 18 4:11 PM
    After opening nervousness yesterday morning, the announcement that Fitch was raising Israel's credit rating certainly helped the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange reach new highs once again.
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  • Baker had middleman skirt U.S. sanctions on Saddam? Open this result in new window
    WorldNet Daily - Dec 18 2:10 PM
    RAMAT HASHARON, Israel The law firm at which former Secretary of State James Baker is a senior partner used an Israeli middleman to bypass U.S. sanctions on Iraq and push through a multimillion-dollar collection effort involving the regime of Saddam Hussein, according to a businessman here who said he mediated the deal.
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  • Have you appropriated and also taken possession? Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 18 4:10 PM
    The Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) will receive compensation for losses to the value of land it appropriated for public use, even though it used the land for commercial purposes for its own profit, the Supreme Court ruled last week.
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  • UPDATE: Israel Benchmark Index At Record, Led By Banks Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 17 5:23 PM
    TEL AVIV (Dow Jones) - The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's benchmark index edged up to a record in light Chanukah trading, led by the banks. The TA-25 rose 0.11% to 941.44, the TA-25 added 0.14% to 944.21, and the Tel- Tech 15 index of top technology stocks advanced 0.7% to 376.91.
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  • Railways install radars to prevent car-train crashes Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 18 4:11 PM
    Six months after the fatal train accident near Beit Yehoshua, Israel Railways has completed the installation of a pilot radar system that will locate blockages on tracks.
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