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Daily Archives: January 28, 2009

French President Hosts Father Of Israeli POW

In an unusual move, French President Nicolas Sarkozy invited Noam Shalit, the father of Israeli prisoner of war Cpl. Gilad Shalit, for a private audience in Paris yesterday. Cpl. Shalit has been in the...

Israel Courts Non-Arab Islamic Countries For Military Ties

In what will probably be viewed as a shrewd strategic diplomatic move, Israel has initiated new military aid to non-Arab Muslim nations in Central Asia. Israel is now openly upgrading the military of Kazakhstan, while...

Roadside Bomb Kills Israeli Officer Near Gaza Security Fence

A roadside bomb was detonated yesterday morning against an Israel Defense Force patrol on the Israel side of the Gaza Strip security fence, north of the Israeli Kibbutz Kissufim. One noncommissioned officer was killed,...

US Sets Up Conference To Stop Arms To Gaza

President Barack Obama announced yesterday the U.S. will convene an international conference to stem arms flow to Gaza. Next week, the representatives from the U.S., E.U., Israel and possibly Egypt will meet in Copenhagen, Denmark,...