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  • From Rags to Fishes: Exiled Albino Seal Finds Home Among Humans

    01/15/2012 7:03:37 AM PST · by Silentgypsy · 12 replies ^ | 11/29/11 | Jocelyn Heane
    Before she became Nafanya, beloved pinniped of the Russian people and star of her own live webcam broadcast, the blue-eyed, rust-colored creature was known only as the Loneliest Seal in the World. The Daily Mail reports that only two months ago, “ginger”-colored Nafanya was shunned by her all-black seal colony on the Russian island of Tyuleniy. Photographer Anatoly Strakhov snapped heartbreaking photos of the forlorn seal cowering under a pile of logs, unable to survive without the support and guidance of flippered breathren.
  • Confirmed: Arafat Paid Father of Dolphinarium Terrorist

    09/13/2004 9:47:20 PM PDT · by yonif · 17 replies · 702+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 21:48 Sep 13, '04 / 27 Elul 5764
    Recently released documents captured during Operation Defensive Shield confirm that the family of the suicide bomber who attacked the beach front Dolphinarium dance club in Tel Aviv was awarded $2000 by Yassir Arafat. Arafat also sent the terrorist’s father a letter in which he praised his son’s murderous act. The attack on the Dolphinarium was one of the most brutal massacres of the entire Oslo War, killing 21 people, mostly teens, on a Friday night in August 2001. Over 120 persons were injured in the powerful bomb blast. Hassan Khutari, a Hamas terrorist, carried out the attack. During Operation Defensive...
  • Driver of Dolphinarium suicide bomber convicted

    11/13/2003 11:09:58 AM PST · by yonif · 3 replies · 90+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Nov. 13, 2003 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    Tel Aviv District Court on Thursday convicted Mahmud Na'di, the taxi driver who drove the suicide bomber to the Dolphinarium, of being an accomplice to murder. Na'di, a 31-year-old Israeli-Arab from Kalkilya, was arrested shortly after the June 1, 2001 attack by a Hamas terrorist which killed 21 people, most of them teenagers from the former Soviet Union, and wounded scores of others. According to the verdict Na'di chose to ignore the various warning signs of his passenger's intentions, such as his phone conversations and bulging abdomen. He will be sentenced at a later date. At a June, 2001 remand...