Monthly Archives: February 2007
Israel's leading news internet magazine, a Hebrew news blog located at http://nfc.co.il, ran an unusual newsworthy headline: "Terror Attacks with U.S. funding." The news item noted that Abbas' armed forces had been strongly armed by Egypt and by Jordan in the past few months, in coordination with the U.S. government, which has made it a matter of policy to strengthen Abbas. Egypt armed 1,900 troops of Abbas' militias, while Jordan armed 3,000 troops loyal to Abbas.
--Over the weekend, three cease-fire agreements were signed with the assistance of the Egyptian security delegation, but all of the efforts to bring about reconciliation ended in failure and the battles were renewed--The University Front --Tirawi Strikes Rajoub With His Shoes--Egyptian Spy Scandal
--The Israeli military did not say how Hezbollah was able to construct the bunkers inside Israel. The sources said the bunkers were part of a huge Hezbollah tunnel network that fired Katyusha rockets into Israel throughout the 34-day war in mid-2006. Hezbollah fired 4,500 short- and medium-range rockets, many of them from positions within one kilometer of the Israeli border.--Palestinian Factions Seek To Form Army