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Israel says it breaks up Iran spy scheme (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 17:37:36 GMT

Israel's Shin Bet security agency said Tuesday that it has broken up an Iranian plot to recruit Israelis of Iranian origin as spies, part of what it says is a burgeoning Iranian intelligence operation against the Jewish state.

Egypt arrests nuclear engineer 'working for Israel' (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 16:01:32 GMT

Egyptian authorities said on Tuesday they had smashed a spy ring working for Israel which included an Egyptian engineer with Cairo's atomic energy commission, an Irishman and a Japanese national.

Soros adds voice to debate over Israel lobby (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 14:42:07 GMT

The billionaire investor George Soros has added his voice to a heated but little-noticed debate over the role of Israel's powerful lobby in shaping Washington policy in a way critics say hurts U.S. national interests and stifles debate.

India, Israel Mourn Va. Professors Killed (CBS News)
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Wed, 18 Apr 2007 00:00:04 GMT

Families in India and Israel mourned two professors who were identified among the 32 people killed in a shooting rampage at Virginia Tech. Meanwhile, the leader of Australia and other global critics slammed U.S. gun culture.

Egypt: Engineer spied for Israel (CNN.com)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 12:22:43 GMT

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Authorities said Tuesday they have arrested an Egyptian engineer from the country's nuclear energy agency for spying for Israel.

Egypt charges engineer with spying for Israel (Financial Times)
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Wed, 18 Apr 2007 02:11:40 GMT

The Egyptian government yesterday said it had charged an engineer at the nation's nuclear agency with spying for Israel, alleging he had stolen documents that were passed on to the Israeli intelligence service.

Israel pauses to remember Holocaust victims, survivors (USA Today)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 01:56:12 GMT

On Israel's annual Holocaust memorial day Monday, Michal Beer slowly read the names of dozens of relatives murdered in the Nazi death camps, pausing at times to choke back tears.

World ORT and ORT Israel square off over rights to name (JTA)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 23:31:39 GMT

Students at an ORT school near Marseille, France. Seven months after ORT Israel officially split from its parent organization World ORT, the sides are embroiled in a territorial dispute and custody battle over the ORT name.

Israel: Little Support for Holocaust Survivors (New York Times)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 02:28:47 GMT

Nearly a third of the estimated 260,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel are living in poverty and struggling to get state medical services or sufficient pensions, according to a report by the Holocaust Survivors? Welfare Fund. The report, timed to coincide with Holocaust Remembrance Day, was delivered to Parliament on Sunday. Hundreds of survivors, advocates and students marched outside the ...

Egyptian 'spied for Israel at N-plant' (The Scotsman)
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Wed, 18 Apr 2007 01:24:04 GMT

THE Egyptian authorities have charged Mohamed Sayed Saber Ali, 35, a nuclear engineer at the state's atomic energy agency, with spying for Israel, along with two fugitive foreigners - an Irishman and a Japanese. Ali allegedly handed over papers in...