Monthly Archives: October 2006

Egypt To Deploy Thousands Of Troops To Gaza

-- Egypt's official Middle East News Agency (MENA) said the regime of President Hosni Mubarak has begun to deploy 5,000 Egyptian state security police along the Egypt-Gaza border-- Yemen Captures Eight Al-Qaida Insurgents--Russia Renews Arms Exports To Iran--Iran Expands Influence In Syria--Saudis Place Oil Facilities On Alert

The Democrats’ Jimmy Carter Conundrum

"For 58 years and counting, Democrats stand with Israel." So trumpeted the Democratic National Committee, in an obvious bid for Jewish votes in the coming midterm elections, in an ad that recently appeared in...

Commnentary: An Alert…

This comes in the nature of an alert, focusing on two related issues of primary significance for the security of Israel, the US, and the western world. Those two issues are retaining a US presence...

IN THE NEW NUCLEAR AGE

The Iranian's president's latest outburst against Israel repeated all his usual genocide threats and Holocaust denial, with an innovative addition of denying the Bible: There were never Jews in the Land of Israel. Furthermore,...

Hamas-Fatah Agree on Avoiding Armed Clashes: Palestinian Factions Say Prisoners’ Exchange Deal Close

28/10/2006 One of the three Palestinian factions holding captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, in the Gaza Strip said on Saturday that it expected a solution to the crisis within days. Shalit was captured in a...

Commentary: Hamas, the EU, Lieberman and more

According to YNet on October 27th, Hamas's Mashaal is waiting on a response from Israel regarding "the principle of a prisoner swap and lenience on the proximity of dates." What this means is that...

POLICE ADMIT MISTAKE BUT JUDGE SENDS JEWISH DISSIDENT TO JAIL

Daniel Pinner can't understand how an Israeli court could sentence him to two years in jail for shooting a Palestinian when the chief police investigator testified that this might have been a mistake. In April,...

SETTLEMENT LEADER ADMITS TO BOGUS DISOBEDIENCE CAMPAIGN

Jewish settlement leaders spent millions of dollars and recruited hundreds of thousands of supporters in a bogus civil disobedience campaign designed to facilitate the government plan to evict 16,000 Jews from the Gaza Strip...

David Bedein’s coverage of Israel for the Evening Bulletin of Philadelphia, August-October, 2006

10/24/06 Seven Armed Palestinian Terrorists Killed In Gaza The IDF fire resulted in the death of Atta Fuad Shanbari, the commander of the Popular Resistance Committees in the northern Gaza Strip, and six others. Israeli...

Is the Olmert Administration taking the situation in Gaza seriously?

This week the IDF pulled out from the Philadelphi Corridor after only searching some 10% of the 15 kilometer long band that separates between Egyptian Sinai and the Gaza Strip. The soldiers weren't withdrawn because...