Monthly Archives: September 2006
--Palestinian Authority Chairman Abu Mazen said that a prisoner exchange agreement has been reached in which Gilad Shalit will be returned to Israel. In an interview with a Bahraini newspaper, Abu Mazen said Shalit will be transferred to Egypt and held there until Israel carries out its part of the deal.No Israeli government official would comment on this report.--Qatar First Arab State To Pledge Troops To UNIFIL Force--Hamas Man Wanted For Murder Of American Now In Egypt
Last week, the Reverand Jesse Jackson arrived in Israel to act as an intermediary in helping to return abducted Israeli hostages to Israel. The Evening Bulletin made a personal call to him at his hotel room, with one question. Since the Red Cross had not even been allowed to visit the Israeli captives, on what basis could he say that they were alive?
--Now that UNIFIL troops in southern Lebanon have been greatly beefed up, and are expected to reach 5,000 soldiers by the end of the week, some IDF officials said that the IDF withdrawal is "very close."--U.S. CONSIDERS SPECIAL WAR GRANT TO ISRAEL--JESSE JACKSON WORKED ON ISRAEL'S BEHALF IN LEBANON AND IN SYRIA