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  • U.S. suspends move of embassy to Jerusalem

    06/04/2008 3:25:28 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 24 replies · 229+ views
    UPI ^ | June 4, 2008 | Staff
    As the American Israel Public Affairs Committee met in Washington, U.S. President George Bush Wednesday suspended plans to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. The White House released a memo to the secretary of state ordering a six-month suspension in preparations for moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv. The order also coincided with a visit to the Oval Office by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. "I hereby determine that it is necessary, in order to protect the national security interests of the United States, to suspend for a period of six months" plans to move the embassy, the president's...
  • Murdered teens remembered [Dolphinarium Terror Attack, May 31, 2001]

    06/01/2008 5:12:11 PM PDT · by Alouette · 2 replies · 107+ views
    YNet ^ | June 1, 2008 | Yael Branovsky
    Annual ceremony marks Tel Aviv beachfront attack that killed 21 people outside dance club The pain is still there, seven years later: The annual ceremony marking the Tel Aviv terror attack that killed 21 young people in 2001 was held Sunday at the Dolphinarium bombing site. The suicide attack outside the beachfront dance club killed mostly teenaged immigrants from the former Soviet Union. Bereaved parents who participated in the ceremony, held on behalf of the Immigrant Absorption Ministry, expressed their pain, but also some optimism. Mark Rodin from Tel Aviv lost his only daughter Simona, 17, in the attack. He...
  • History according to Hamas: Tel Aviv was Arab City

    05/15/2008 8:54:53 AM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies · 114+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | May 15, '08 | staff
    (IsraelNN.com) A new Hamas television show for children teaches that Tel Aviv was an Arab city called Tel Al-Rabi before Jews took it over. The city actually was founded by Jews in 1909 outside the former Arab-dominated city of Yafo. In the video clip, translated by The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), the grandfather of a bunny says, "We used to live in the most beautiful place in PalestineÖ. This place was called Tel Al-Rabi, but the Zionists and Jews Hebraicized the name to Tel AvivÖ. I have documents and proof. I have all the papers here. The documents...
  • Grandfather of Hamas TV Bunny Assud Insists Tel Aviv Was a Palestinian City

    05/15/2008 5:20:19 AM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies · 63+ views
    IMRA ^ | 5-15-08
    MEMRI Special Dispatch Series - No. 1928 May 14, 2008No. 1928 Grandfather of Hamas TV Bunny Assud Insists Tel Aviv Was a Palestinian City Following is an excerpt from the Hamas children's show "The Pioneers of Tomorrow," which aired on Al-Aqsa TV on May 9, 2008: To view this clip, visit www.memritv.org/clip/en/1766.htm . "[Tel Aviv] Was Called Tel Al-Rabi', But the Zionists and Jews Hebraicized the Name to 'Tel Aviv'" Assud the Bunny: "Grandpa, where did you live? In what city?" Grandpa: "We used to live in the most beautiful place in Palestine." Assud: "Where?" Grandpa: "My dear, you've never...
  • Threat Matrix: March 2008

    03/05/2008 5:59:39 PM PST · by nwctwx · 1,515 replies · 23,048+ views
    Petraeus: Al Qaida Trying to 'Come Back In' U.S. military officials said there will be no significant reduction in coalition troops in the Baghdad area as part of an effort to stop the Al Qaida offensive in northern Iraq. They said Al Qaida was trying to reenter Baghdad and reverse its losses in 2007. "Al Qaida is trying to come back in," U.S. military commander Gen. David Petraeus said. "We can feel it and see it, and what we're trying to do is rip out any roots before they can get deeply into the ground." Read More Militants Assert...
  • Ghetto rising in Tel-Aviv

    03/07/2008 1:35:27 PM PST · by Nachum · 40 replies · 351+ views
    forcathighs.com ^ | March 7, 2008 | Amir Mizroch
    The area between the old and new bus stations in south Tel-Aviv is on its way to becoming a ghetto made up of African refugees living in the most squalid of conditions and turning the already run-down area into a time bomb the municipality can no longer ignore. The few blocks adjacent to the new bus terminal are crawling with close to a thousand African refugees, with the lucky ones crammed into 8 dilapidated bomb-shelters while hundreds more sleep out in Lewinsky Park bordering Lewinsky, Har Zion, Levander, Matalon and Golomb streets. The area is already home to about 40,000...
  • A Summit based on Arabist false language? Is Israel's survival on the table?

    11/28/2007 7:45:42 AM PST · by PRePublic · 4 replies · 116+ views
    11-2007
    1) A Summit based on Arabist false language. 2) Is Israel's survival on the table? Re: ILLEGAL Arab "Palestinians" have semantics Let's see, those Arab immigrants grandchildren, the so called "Palestinians", don't really pay much for their parents/grandparents, and their own crimes of initiating attacks on little Israel with a clear attempt of annihilation (What "occupation"? what was their plan in 1929, 1948, and all those years priort to 1967? and why are most attacks on innocent unarmed Israelis in: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Netanya, Haifa, etc.?) So basically, they are back at square one, when the ILLEGAL Arab "Palestinians" refused...
  • Hadassah uses stem cells for MS, ALS patients

    11/26/2007 8:08:17 PM PST · by Coleus · 4 replies · 706+ views
    The Jerusalem Post. ^ | Nov 22, 2007 | JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
    Neurologists at Jerusalem's Hadassah-University Hospital, Ein Kerem, are the first in the world to help multiple sclerosis (MS) and amyotropic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients by injecting their spinal columns with large numbers of adult stem cells taken from their bone marrow and multiplied in culture. The clinical trial, while "encouraging" and "promising," remains highly experimental, as all the patients have undergone a single injection with no untreated control group for comparison. With the first patients having received it two years ago, it is too early to know how successful it will be in the long term. Prof. Dimitrios Karousis, a...
  • Earthquake Experts At Tel Aviv University Turn To History For Guidance

    10/04/2007 8:05:51 AM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 372+ views
    Tauac ^ | 10-2-2007
    Earthquake Experts at Tel Aviv University Turn to History for Guidance Tuesday, October 2, 2007 Ancient documents reveal devastating earthquake may threaten Middle East's near future Damage in Jerusalemís Old City following a July 11, 1927, earthquake. One of the first earthquakes on the Dead Sea Fault to be recorded by modern seismographic techniques, it reached 6.2 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was in the northern part of the Dead Sea. Photo credit: American Colony Hotel, American Colony Collection. The best seismologists in the world donít know when the next big earthquake will hit. But a Tel Aviv University...
  • Israel says thwarts suicide bomb attack in Tel Aviv

    09/22/2007 1:01:30 PM PDT · by Seabee133 · 4 replies · 126+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sat Sep 22, 2007 | none given
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police seized an explosive belt that was intended to be used in a Tel Aviv suicide bomb attack on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, a police spokesman said on Saturday. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police raided an apartment in Israel's commercial capital early on Saturday and arrested four people, including a suspected would-be suicide bomber and an explosive belt he was planning to use. An army spokeswoman said Palestinian militants arrested during a raid in West Bank city of Nablus earlier this week had been planning the attack. Two militants and an Israeli soldier...
  • Arabs in FIRST class in Democratic Israel, literally

    09/17/2007 3:37:21 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 2 replies · 265+ views
    Jimmy from Jerusalem writes: Arabs in FIRST class in Democratic Israel, literally To Arab lobby‚Äôs Jimmy Carter‚Äôs ‚ÄėApartheid slur‚Äė:Young [horny] Arabs in the front, elderly Jews & pregnant women in the back! You have already heard about the Israeli courts that favors Arabs over Jews. You have already heard about the Israeli security that favors Arabs over Jews in access to holy sites like temple mount & Hebron‚Äôs ancient Jewish tomb.. You have already heard about the Israeli military that favors Arabs over Jews in ‚Äúillegal‚ÄĚ squattering, like in Jerusalem, Hebron, etc. You have already heard about the Israeli universities...
  • Tel Aviv Suicide Bombing Thwarted at Shechem Checkpoint

    09/09/2007 10:24:05 AM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 375+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | September 9, '07 | Ezra HaLevi
    (IsraelNN.com) A teenage Arab was intercepted at a checkpoint Sunday afternoon outside Shechem transporting bombs to be used in a suicide attack in Tel Aviv in the next 24 hours. Border Police manning the Beit Ibba checkpoint west of Shechem (Nablus) Sunday apprehended a PA Arab youth carrying three bombs. The bombs were supposed to be transferred to a terrorist on the other side for use in an attack on the Tel Aviv area. The explosives were detonated by IDF sappers and the terrorist was handed over for interrogation. The IDF is on its highest alert, reporting that Fatah, Hamas,...
  • Congress to Bush: Move the Embassy to Jerusalem

    06/08/2007 6:16:12 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 28 replies · 834+ views
    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday UNANIMOUSLY passed a resolution calling on President George W. Bush to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, this on the 40th anniversary of the Six Day War. The Senate is expected to approve a similar motion later in the day. However, the Clinton and Bush administrations have refrained from moving the embassy for fear of riots against American embassies in Arab countries and a possible decline in the US's status.In the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 Congress determined that Jerusalem should be recognized as the capital of the State of Israel...
  • 15,000 take part in Tel Aviv gay parade [Satan is happy]

    06/08/2007 11:21:42 AM PDT · by Alouette · 22 replies · 1,229+ views
    YNet, aka "GaYNet" ^ | June 8, 2007 | Yoav Kapshuk
    Right-wing activists greet marchers with chants of Ďanti-Semitesí and Ďyou are bringing disaster upon usí Yoav Kapshuk Published: 06.08.07, 13:27 / Israel News Some 15,000 people arrived at Tel Avivís Rabin Square on Friday to participate in the annual gay pride parade. During the extravagant procession, which headed west toward the boardwalk at Gordon Beach, participants were handing out condom-shaped flowers to onlookers. Some marchers were wearing nothing but briefs. ďI am wearing a girdle, and I havenít been able to breathe for an hour and Iím almost suffocating,Ē said one participant who came all the way from Paris to...
  • Leftists stage 'Tel Aviv checkpoint' [barf]

    06/05/2007 12:09:42 PM PDT · by Alouette · 9 replies · 404+ views
    YNet ^ | June 5, 2007 | Yaakov Lappin
    'I want to be able to eat Hummus in Gaza' says actor-activist playing soldier at staged checkpoint Yaakov Lappin Published: 06.05.07, 21:22 / Israel News An actor with a plastic machine gun wearing an army-like uniform speaks aggressively to a man. "Let me see your ID," he says. "Why do I have to show you my ID? I'm from Nablus," replies the man. The staged confrontation escalates in tone, as TV cameramen and photographers gather around. This was the scene that unfolded at the Cinematheque complex in central Tel Aviv Wednesday afternoon, as a number of left-wing organizations attempted to...
  • Congress Set To Vote on Jerusalem and Site of U.S. Embassy

    06/02/2007 2:28:52 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 8 replies · 383+ views
    New York Sun ^ | BY ELI LAKE
    WASHINGTON ó The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote next week on a resolution calling for President Bush to move the American Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, strengthening Israel's position against recurring diplomatic efforts to take away its capital. The resolution, which passed the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on May 23, commemorates the 40th anniversary of Israel's victory in the Six Day War that unified Jerusalem. It also calls on Mr. Bush to adhere to the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, which authorized the funds to begin moving the embassy and declared that it was American policy...
  • In Washington: In praise of Tel Aviv (mj rosenberg barf alert)

    05/01/2007 7:18:50 AM PDT · by Alouette · 4 replies · 460+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 30, 2007 | MJ "Effete Jew Metrosexual" Rosenberg
    I've just returned from an Israel Policy Forum leadership trip to Israel, and there was not much of the end-of-the-world rhetoric one hears so often at pro-Israel conclaves here. Take former prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, for instance. Although here in the United States he sometimes sounds pessimistic about Israel's future, on his home turf he was bullish about Israel and particularly about its economy. (His one caveat was that all bets are off if suicide bombings resume). But all in all, Netanyahu, like his colleagues from across the political spectrum, was anything but apocalyptic about the future. As for the...
  • Security forces prevent suicide bombing in Tel Aviv

    02/20/2007 1:51:19 PM PST · by Alouette · 24 replies · 626+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Feb. 20, 2007
    A large-scale, rapid response by security forces to specific intelligence that a Palestinian had infiltrated Israel on Tuesday afternoon and intended to execute a terror attack prevented a suicide bombing, police announced Tuesday evening. On Tuesday afternoon, the Shin Bet received a report that a bomber had planned to target the new Tel Aviv central bus station and passed the information on to police. Police forces fanned out throughout the city and its suburbs, setting up roadblocks and conducting sweeps. The alert level throughout Israel's central region was immediately raised as security forces raced to locate and arrest the would-be...
  • Saudi prince to build hotel in Tel Aviv

    02/16/2007 6:49:30 AM PST · by Alouette · 29 replies · 625+ views
    YNet ^ | Feb. 16, 2007 | Ofer Petersburg
    Prince Bin Talal to build 150-room hotel on Tel Aviv's coastline Ofer Petersburg Published: 02.15.07, 08:46 / Israel Money Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in negotiations to build a hotel on Tel Aviv's coastline. Two architects have already started working on the project. The one is Bin Talal's private architect, who had worked with him on oriental hotels across the world, Basel al-Beiti. The other is former Tel Aviv Chief City Engineer, Yisrael Gudovich. The planned project is a joint venture with the Abulafya family, which owns a structure on a 1-acre plot on Herbert Samuel Street. According to...
  • In Neutral Switzerland, A Rising Radicalism

    07/21/2006 8:17:49 AM PDT · by dolphin_CAGE · 2 replies · 346+ views
    CAGE ^ | 07.21.2006 [03:02] | Washington Post
    BERN, Switzerland -- For centuries, this Alpine nation has successfully relied on a strict policy of political neutrality to insulate it from the wars, invasions and revolutions that have raged outside its borders. These days, a new threat has emerged: one from within. As they have elsewhere in Europe, Islamic radicals are making inroads in Switzerland. Last month, Swiss officials announced the arrests of a dozen suspects who allegedly conspired to shoot down an Israeli airliner flying from Geneva to Tel Aviv. In a related case, a North African man has been charged with organizing a plot from Swiss soil...
  • Last Two Embassies Move to Tel Aviv (Arab Muslim Goliath Lobby - Mafia in Latin America too)

    11/29/2006 12:10:48 PM PST · by PRePublic · 7 replies · 579+ views
    Israel Today ^ | Oct, 2006
    Last Two Embassies Move to Tel Aviv Both El Salvador and Costa Rica, the last two bastions of political recognition of Israelís capital, have decided to move their embassies from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv. They, like many other nations, succumbed to pressure from Arab and Moslem nations which refuse to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital or deal with countries who do.
  • Synagogue vandalized as gay parade controversy picks up steam

    11/02/2006 4:12:33 AM PST · by Alouette · 23 replies · 704+ views
    YNet ^ | Nov. 2, 2006 | Avi Cohen
    Tel Aviv police pursue unidentified persons who smashed windows of Geulat Yisrael synagogue in Tel Aviv. Left behind graffiti warning: 'If we don't march in J'lem Ė you won't walk in Tel Aviv'. High Court to deliberate issue again Avi Cohen Published: 11.02.06, 11:45 The formidable snowball effect of the pride parade controversy reached the normally sedate Tel Aviv Sheinkin area early Thursday morning. An unidentified group of people smashed in the window panes of the Geulat Yisrael synagogue and sprayed graffiti on the wall warning the temple-goers that "If we don't march in Jerusalem Ė you won't walk in...
  • Gunman breaks into UK Embassy in Tel Aviv

    08/31/2006 8:20:01 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 4 replies · 346+ views
    CNN ^ | August, 31, 2006
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- An armed man threatening to commit suicide apparently breached security at the British Embassy in Tel Aviv and was loose on the grounds inside, Israeli police said Thursday. The man, of Arab descent, was demanding asylum in the United Kingdom, police officials said. Embassy spokeswoman Karen Kaufman said police had been invited into the embassy compound and were seeking to deal with the situation. There were no reports of any shots fired. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the man was armed with a pistol and police were on the scene and had made contact with him. Police...
  • Left-wing activists protest against 'war crimes' at IAF base

    08/08/2006 4:22:08 AM PDT · by Efraty · 12 replies · 465+ views
    Ynetnews.com ^ | 8.8.06 | Ali Waked and Sharon Roffe-Ofir
    Some 25 left-wing activists from central Israel protested Tuesday outside the entrance to the Ramat David air force base. They held banners calling to "end war crimes." The protestors called for an immediate ceasefire and release of all prisoners and captives. The protest was held without authorization. Police arriving at the scene from Migdal Hae'mek took 12 protestors into custody for allegedly disturbing the peace, disrupting traffic, and holding an unauthorized protest
  • Hezbollah Iran Missiles Slam Hadera Israel - Nuclear War Approaching?

    08/04/2006 4:53:38 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 77 replies · 3,047+ views
    The Israel News Agency ^ | August 5, 2006 | Joel Leyden
    Hezbollah Iran Missiles Slam Hadera Israel - Nuclear War Approaching? By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Tel Aviv----August 5......The only good thing about the terror group Hezbollah (Hizbollah) or Islam Party of God is that they keep their promises. Just two days ago Hezbollah terror leader Hassan Nasrallah said from Lebanon that he would strike Tel Aviv, Israel with missiles if the Israel Defense Forces attacked parts of central Beirut. A few hours ago, Hezbollah launched three Iran missiles at the Israel city of Hadera. Hadera is 70 miles south from the Lebanese border and 30 miles north from Tel...
  • GOTTA SEE THIS-War4Freedom 8/5/06-Bekaa,Bayada,Wadi al-Akhdar,Saleem,Hermel, Baalbek,Ouzai

    08/04/2006 11:32:58 AM PDT · by Diogenesis · 53 replies · 11,653+ views
    NASA, various TV, Yahoo, AP,AFP, Reuters, and the usual suspects | 8/5/06 | The Armies of Good against the Axis of Evil
    GOTTA SEE THIS - War for Enduring Freedom 8/5/06 - Bekaa Valley, Tyre, Bayada,Tyre,Wadi al-Akhdar, Nabatieh,Saleem, Ayt al-Fakhar, Akkar, Lebanon, Hermel, Baalbek, Hizb'allahland, Nasrallah, Tel Aviv, Beirut, Maameltain bridge, Al-Assy bridge,bridge of Halat, bridge of Madfounat, Ouzai,Bourj Shimali, Kila,Aitrun Israeli Response to many years of Hamas and Hizb'allah terror using Iranian/Syrian technology in 'Kofi's War' in Civilization's War on Terror. BREAKING: Bekaa Valley - Israeli special forces take Hizb'allah-run "hospital" in the town of Baalbek BREAKING: Tyre - Hizb'allah and UN terrorists fire missiles producing 5500 homes damaged in northern Israel BREAKING: Bayada, Tyre - Israeli air retaliation against terrorists...
  • Iran and Syria Beat the Drums of War

    08/02/2006 2:13:09 AM PDT · by M. Espinola · 31 replies · 1,158+ views
    MEMRI ^ | 8-2-2006
    In the last few days senior Iranian and Syrian officials, including Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, have stepped up their statements on the war, with the Syrian regime's mouthpieces in the media following suit.The following are excerpts:Iranian Revolutionary Guards Commander: We Must Keep the Hatred of America Burning in Our Hearts Until the Moment of Revenge Arrives The Iranian conservative news agency Fars reported that Iranian Revolutionary Guards Commander Yahya Raheem Safavi gave a speech before forces from the Revolutionary Guards and the Basij [1] on July 30, 2006, in which he demanded that they be prepared to act against Israel...
  • GOTTA SEE THIS-WarEndur.Freedom 7/29/06-Aamchit,Al-Karak,Bekaa,Fassuta,Jajoune,Kefar Jaouz,Kfarjouz

    07/28/2006 2:03:51 PM PDT · by Diogenesis · 32 replies · 3,400+ views
    NASA, IDF, Yahoo, AP, AFP, Reuters, and the usual suspects | 7/29/06 | The Armies of Good against the Axis of Evil
    GOTTA SEE THIS WarEndur.Freedom 7/29/06 - Aamchit, Al-Karak, Avivim, Beirut, Hizb'Allah, Bekaa Valley, Byblos, Fassuta, Gaza City, Haifa, Jajoune, Kefar Jaouz, Kfarjouz, Khan Younis, Khiam, Kiryat Shmona, Kuala Lumpur, Majdel Krum, Manara, Marun Al-Ras, Moscow, Nabatiyeh, Nahariya, Qlaia Marjayoun,Ramat David, Rome,Tehran,Tel Aviv,Tulkarm,Tyre, Zefta Israeli Response to many years of Hamas and Hizb'allah terror using Iranian and Syrian technology in 'Kofi Annan's War' in Civilizations War on Terror BREAKING: Aamchit - precision retaliation BREAKING: Al-Karak - precision retaliation BREAKING: Jajoune - precision retaliation BREAKING: Kefar Jaouz - precision retaliation BREAKING: Nabatiyeh - precision retaliation BREAKING: Kfarjouz - precision retaliation and MSM...
  • GOTTA SEE THIS-WarEndur.Freedom 7/26/06-Paphos,Beirut,Tyre,Khiam,Maghar,Rihaniya,Avivim,Haifa,Gaza

    07/25/2006 4:02:05 PM PDT · by Diogenesis · 61 replies · 4,116+ views
    NASA, DOD, IDF, Yahoo, AP, AFP, Reuters, and the usual suspects, and many brave photographers | 7/26/06 | The Armies of Good against the Axis of Evil
    GOTTA SEE THIS - War for Enduring Freedom 7/26/06 - Paphos, Cyprus, Beirut, Tyre, Khiam, Maghar, Israel, Rihaniya, Kiryat Shmona, Nahariya, Tel Aviv, Avivim, Haifa, Gaza City, Khan Younis, Damascus, Syria, Moscow, San Jose, Calif, Kiev, Santiago Israeli Response to many years of Hamas and Hizb'allah terror using Iranian and Syrian technology in 'Kofi Annan's War' in Civilizations War on Terror BREAKING: Paphos, Cyprus, U.S. Air Force rescues American girl to Ramstein Air Base, Germany BREAKING: Beirut- U.S. Marines of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit rescue American citizens BREAKING: Beirut - Hassan Nasrallah admits over televison he told Beruit government...
  • 'Missile strike on TA still real threat'

    07/24/2006 9:02:35 AM PDT · by John Carey · 9 replies · 592+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | July 24, 2006 | Various
    Missile Attack on Tel Aviv Still Possible: IDF IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Dan Halutz said on Monday that a Hizbullah missile attack on Tel Aviv still remained a real threat. Halutz said that the destruction of the Iranian long-range Zelzal missile last week proved that Hizbullah possessed this capability, adding, "what we don't have answers for are when and how the rocket could be fired." Halutz estimated that in the southern Lebanese town of Bint Jbail, where the IDF are currently operating, there were 500 terrorists remaining alongside residents who had not evacuated the area in spite of repeated...
  • Ma'an: Nasrallah Will Give Tel Aviv Residents One Hour to Flee

    07/18/2006 4:24:58 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 35 replies · 1,338+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | July 18 | Nissan Ratzlav-Katz
    Arab press sources close to the Hizbullah say that residents of Tel Aviv will be given one hour to flee before the terrorist group launches a barrage of missiles at the city.
  • 'Miracles' amid deadly rocket attacks in Israel

    07/18/2006 1:52:53 PM PDT · by Leatherneck_MT · 13 replies · 640+ views
    worldnetdaily.com ^ | July 18, 2006 | By Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV Ė With the Hezbollah terrorist group firing hundreds of deadly Katyusha rockets into Israeli population centers the past few days, stories here have been surfacing of citizens with close encounters who escaped unharmed.
  • GOTTA SEE THIS-WarEndur.Freedom 7/17/06-Beirut,Bourj Shimali,Choueifat,Khiam,Ouzai

    07/17/2006 6:15:25 AM PDT · by Diogenesis · 54 replies · 4,789+ views
    DOD, Yahoo, AP, Reuters, AFP and the usual suspects | 7/17/06 | The Armies of Good against the Axis of Evil
    GOTTA SEE THIS - War for Enduring Freedom 7/17/06 - Beirut, Dahyieh Junubiya, al-Ghubeiri, Beir al-Abed, Bourj Shimali, Choueifat, Jiyeh, Khiam, Nabatiyeh, Ouzai, Saida, Sawfar, Taanayel, Tyre, Kiryat Shmona, Zebqine, Masnaa, Jdaydet Yabous, Damascus, Haifa, Tel Aviv, Cyprus, Poriat, Kabul, Bagram, Fallujah, Baghdad, Samawa BREAKING: Israel ground forces enter Lebanon BREAKING: Beirut - Israeli airstrike on the terrorist strongholds BREAKING: Dahyieh Junubiya - Israeli airstrike on the terrorist stronghold BREAKING: Bourj Shimali - Israeli airstrike on the terrorist stronghold BREAKING: Choueifat - Israeli airstrike on the terrorist stronghold BREAKING: Jiyeh - Israeli airstrike on the terrorist stronghold BREAKING: Khiam -...
  • Israel: New Hezbollah rockets can reach Tel Aviv and Be'er Sheva

    07/14/2006 11:43:58 AM PDT · by Ancesthntr · 37 replies · 1,633+ views
    Haaretz ^ | July 14, 2006 | Haaretz Staff
    Israel: New Hezbollah rockets can reach Tel Aviv and Be'er Sheva By Haaretz Staff Israel believes Hezbollah has missiles that can hit most of Israel, and which could even strike Be'er Sheva under optimum conditions. Iran supplied Hezbollah with solid-fuel, Zelzal-2 missiles with a 200-km range, but these are not very accurate, since they do not have a self-guidance system. The Zelzal-2 missiles, intended to strike broad targets such as communities and cities, are equipped with explosive warheads weighing up to 600 kilograms. The missiles are a later version of the Zelzal-1 missiles, which Iran first displayed in September 2005...
  • Zion to Sion: From Israel, lessons for Mumbai

    07/14/2006 9:38:49 AM PDT · by CarrotAndStick · 5 replies · 1,603+ views
    The Pioneer Newspaper, India ^ | Friday, July 14, 2006 | The Pioneer Newspaper, India
    From Israel, lessons for Mumbai ---- Facetious as it may sound, weeks like this one are ripe for bemoaning the limits to outsourcing, and the fact that the mandate for India's internal security cannot be contracted out to the iron-willed consciousness of Israel. In the past two days, Israel has bombed Beirut airport and begun a naval blockade of Lebanon, aimed at disrupting the supply lines of Hizbullah terrorists and weaponry. It has refused to negotiate following Hizbullah's kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers, recognised that outrage for what it is - an act of war - and gone on the...
  • Commentary: War on Iran Has Begun

    07/13/2006 3:53:17 PM PDT · by george76 · 113 replies · 4,165+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | July 13, 2006 | DAVID TWERSKY
    Just last Friday, Iranian President Ahmadinejad warned that Israel's return to Gaza could lead to an "explosion" in the Islamic world that would target Israel and its supporters in the West. "They should not let things reach a point where an explosion occurs in the Islamic world," ... "If an explosion occurs, then it won't be limited to geographical boundaries. It will also burn all those who created [Israel] over the past 60 years," he said, implicitly referring to America and other Western nations who support Israel. Years from now, the kidnapping of Corporal Gilad Shalit will be regarded like...
  • Palestinian rockets attack 25 miles from Tel Aviv

    07/09/2006 10:17:05 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 16 replies · 845+ views
    WND ^ | 10 July 2006 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV Ė With Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert last week reluctantly sending large ground troop forces into the northern Gaza Strip to counter Palestinian missile fire from the territory, three rockets yesterday were launched by Palestinian terrorists on the other side of the country aimed at Jewish communities about 25 miles from Tel Aviv, the Galil Report has learned. Israeli news agencies have not yet published a story on the rocket attack, which took place in northern Samaria and opens a whole new front of missile targets in Judea and Samaria, territories Olmert is looking to evacuate in the...
  • July 7 ringleader linked to Tel Aviv suicide bombers

    07/09/2006 8:05:24 PM PDT · by Alouette · 15 replies · 635+ views
    Times Online ^ | July 9, 2006 | Jonathan Calvert and Claudio Franco
    MOHAMMAD Sidique Khan, leader of the July 7 bombings, collaborated with two other British suicide bombers to recruit young Muslims for training camps in Afghanistan four years before he carried out his terror attacks in London. Fresh evidence has been uncovered linking Khan to Omar Sharif and Hanif Asif, who killed three people and injured 50 in 2003 with a suicide attack on a bar in Tel Aviv. According to a witness who has not yet spoken to the police, the men wanted to indoctrinate young Muslims and take them abroad for further training. Kursheed Fiaz, a businessman who runs...
  • 'I'm frustrated Israelis don't get the point' [Pipes' brilliant observations]

    06/12/2006 7:19:45 AM PDT · by Sabramerican · 10 replies · 989+ views
    JERUSALEM POST ^ | Jun. 8, 2006 | Ruthie Blum
    'I'm frustrated Israelis don't get the point' Ruthie Blum, THE JERUSALEM POST Jun. 8, 2006 In Israel last month to receive the "Guardian of Zion" award from Bar-Ilan University's Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies, Middle East scholar and author Daniel Pipes pulled no punches. In his acceptance speech at the King David Hotel before a distinguished gathering of academics, politicians, business people and the media, Pipes did something that - while perhaps, par for his own lonely course of late - was unconventional to say the least. It certainly strayed from the pro forma podium fare that was the focus...
  • Taxi busts through airport checkpoint; 4 Arabs nabbed [Tel Aviv]

    06/11/2006 10:06:26 AM PDT · by Alouette · 12 replies · 835+ views
    YNet ^ | June 11, 2006 | Eli Senyor
    Ben-Gurion Airport security stops vehicle carrying four Arab passengers just 100 meters before entrance to newly-constructed terminal 3 Ben-Gurion Airport security stopped Sunday a taxicab carrying four Arab passengers just 100 meters (about 330 feet) short of the entrance to the newly constructed terminal 3, just moments before Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was scheduled to leave for Europe. The taxi, which busted through the checkpoint at the airportís entrance at around 3:45 p.m., raised the alert of security personnel, who quickly set up another checkpoint near terminal 3. Guards aimed their weapons at the passengers as the taxi approached, ordered...
  • Florida teen's massacre called 'gift from Allah'

    05/15/2006 12:37:24 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 44 replies · 1,634+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 5/15/06 | Aaron Klein
    Terror leaders threaten Americans, hope boy, 16, 'goes directly to hell'TEL AVIV Ė The death yesterday of Daniel Wultz, a Florida teenager critically injured last month in a suicide bombing at an Israeli restaurant, is a "gift from Allah" and revenge against American Jewish support for Israel, Abu Nasser, a leader of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, one of the groups responsible for the deadly blast, told WorldNetDaily. Abu Amin, a leader of the Islamic Jihad, which also took responsibility for the April 17 bombing in which Wultz was injured, told WND last night his terror group may target Americans...
  • U.S. teen hurt in Tel Aviv suicide bombing in April dies of wounds

    05/14/2006 7:25:01 AM PDT · by blueminnesota · 16 replies · 760+ views
    Haaretz ^ | May 14, 2006 | Tamara Traubmann
    An American teen wounded in a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv last month died Sunday of organ failure, a hospital spokeswoman said.
  • Tel Aviv bombing victim dies of his wounds at Ichilov Hospital

    05/13/2006 6:41:42 AM PDT · by Esther Ruth · 1 replies · 270+ views
    www.haaretzdaily.com ^ | 05:46 13/05/2006 | Ran Reznick, Amos Harel and Yuval Azoulay
    Last update - 05:46 13/05/2006 Tel Aviv bombing victim dies of his wounds at Ichilov Hospital By Ran Reznick, Amos Harel and Yuval Azoulay, Haaretz Correspondents and Haaretz Service A 26-year-old Tel Aviv resident who was critically injured in last month's suicide bombing near the Central Bus Station succumbed to his wounds before dawn Saturday at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv, Army Radio reported. The victim, Lior Anidor, represents the 10th fatality in the attacks. David Shaulov, 29, of Holon; Philip Balasan, 45, of Ashdod; Benjamin Haputa, 47, of Lod; Victor Erez, a 60-year-old taxi driver from Tel Aviv; Lily...
  • Thousands pray for American teen [Victim in Tel Aviv suicide bombing]

    04/23/2006 6:55:48 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 4 replies · 546+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | April 24, 2006 | TALYA HALKIN
    Since he was critically wounded in last week's suicide bombing at Tel Aviv's old Central Bus Station, the 16-year-old patient hospitalized in intensive care at the city's Ichilov Hospital has been identified in Israel only as the "American" victim. Yet in the seven days that have passed since he was hurt when a bomb exploded at a shwarma eatery where he was seated, thousands of people around the world have reportedly been praying for Haim Meir Naftali, son of Sara and Yekutiel - the Hebrew name of Daniel Wultz. A resident of Weston, Florida, Wultz came to Israel with his...
  • Heroes In The Midst of Chaos [Tel Aviv Suicide Bombing]

    04/22/2006 10:56:30 PM PDT · by anotherview · 2 replies · 109+ views
    Blogs of Zion ^ | 20 April 2006 | Zachary
    Heroes In The Midst of Chaos Posted by Zachary | Thu, Apr 20, 2006, 3:54am Not necessarily in response to Chana's post, about the media bias, but somewhat related, I thought I might shed some light on some of the heroics of the people who were killed in the Tel Aviv bombing on Monday. The Jerusalem Post has a very sad story, but also a story of heroics and selflessness. Security guard Binyamin Hatufa's metal detector went off once the suicide bomber approached the outside of the restaurant prompting the bomber to detonate his explosives. Binyamin's '..body absorbed a large...
  • CHURCHES AND NGOS MUST DROP THEIR ANTI-SECURITY FENCE CAMPAIGN

    04/21/2006 12:45:18 PM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 10 replies · 502+ views
    Simon Wiesenthal Center ^ | Apr 17, 2006 | SWC
    WIESENTHAL CENTER: IN WAKE OF LATEST PASSOVER SUICIDE ATTACK CHURCHES AND NGOS MUST DROP THEIR ANTI-SECURITY FENCE CAMPAIGN Following today's deadly suicide attack in Tel Aviv by a 16-year old Islamic Jihad bomber from the West Bank which left nine dead and dozens injured, the Simon Wiesenthal Center called on Churches and NGO's to drop their anti-security fence campaign. "Once again, the world reacts with indifference to another mass murder of Jews in the Holy Land on Passover," said Rabbis Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper, Dean and Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. "Today's attack proves yet again that...
  • Olmert: Israel 'knows how to respond' to Tel Aviv attack

    04/17/2006 12:45:54 PM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 61 replies · 2,388+ views
    Haaretz.com ^ | 4/17/06 | Haaretz Service and Agencies
    Interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Monday that Israel knows "how to respond" to the deadly suicide bombing in Tel Aviv earlier in the day, while his spokesman said that Israel blamed Hamas for the attack. Nine people were killed and dozens were wounded when a teenaged terrorist from Islamic Jihad blew himself up outside a falafel restaurant in the Neve Sha'anan area of southern Tel Aviv. Hamas declined to condemn the bombing, calling the attack "self-defense." The U.S. said in response Monday that countries seeking to promote Middle East peace should note the praise offered by the Hamas-led Palestinian...
  • Palestinians: Tel Aviv Bombing Legitimate

    04/17/2006 9:05:30 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 30 replies · 988+ views
    AP ^ | April 17, 2006 | DANIEL ROBINSON
    A Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up outside a fast-food restaurant in a bustling area of Tel Aviv during the Passover holiday Monday, killing eight other people and wounding at least 49 in the deadliest Palestinian attack in more than a year. The Palestinians' new Hamas leaders called the attack a legitimate response to Israeli "aggression." Israel said it held Hamas ultimately responsible ó even though a different militant group, Islamic Jihad, claimed responsibility ó and would respond "as necessary." "We shall, of course, continue to use all means at our disposal to prevent every other attempt," Israeli Prime Minister-designate...
  • Nahal Hareidi Commander: We Prevented Large Attack in Tel Aviv

    03/30/2006 7:48:39 AM PST · by Alouette · 12 replies · 648+ views
    Israel National News ^ | Mar. 30, 2006
    Alert hareidi-brigade soldiers suspected an Arab who arrived at their checkpoint, and ultimately found that he was in fact wearing a ten-kilogram explosive. The soldiers were manning a barrier near Bekaot in the Jordan Valley, east of Shechem, when an 18-year-old Arab arrived. Brigade Commander Lt.-Col. Yaron Frankel told Arutz-7's Kobi Finkler what happened: "The soldiers have been in this area for just a few days. The force identified the youth from about 30 meters away, wearing a coat that appeared too big on him. They became suspicious, and immediately began the regular procedure for arresting a suspect. They called...
  • Singing a song for Hitler in Tel Aviv

    03/13/2006 6:56:40 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies · 607+ views
    TEL AVIV, Israel -- They are singing a song for the Fuehrer in Tel Aviv, and laughing all the way through it. The Hebrew version of Mel Brooks's Broadway musical The Producers, based on his 1968 film, has become the hottest show in town and a symbol of Israelis' ability to laugh about issues linked to the Nazi Holocaust. "Mel Brooks once told me that we, Jews, sometimes avenge our worst enemies with humor," said Dan Almagor, who translated the play into Hebrew. The new musical, unprecedented in size and cost of its production, brings together Israel's leading actors and...