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Thursday, August 30, 2007

News for 08-29-07

08-29-07 - Palestinian children die in blast Three Palestinian children have been killed after an Israeli tank shell hit northern Gaza, Palestinian doctors say.... Doctors said two boys aged 10 and 12 died of shrapnel wounds. A 12-year-old girl who was critically injured in the blast died also in hospital.

08-29-07 - Who's Killing American Soldiers in Iraq? by Philip Giraldi ** The Post's assertion that Iran is already at war with the U.S. has a familiar ring to it. It has already been used by Rep. Tom Lantos (D-Calif.) and Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and was originally coined by the Israel lobby

08-29-07 - Israeli forces wound 20 Palestinians in West Bank operation Israeli forces wounded 20 Palestinians during a ground operation in northern West Bank town of Qalqilya on Wednesday, Palestinian medical sources said.

08-29-07 - Israel did not keep one promise, says Fayyad Israel did not carry out even one move it committed to, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad charged on Wednesday, a day after the meeting between Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Jerusalem.

08-29-07 - Israeli forces kidnap 6 Palestinians from Abu Da'ef village in Jenin

08-29-07 - Abbas warns US peace meet could fail Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned on Wednesday that a US-sponsored Middle East peace conference to be held later this year could fail unless Israel agrees on a framework of core issues.

08-29-07 - Has Bush Boxed Himself In? by Patrick J. Buchanan ** Who is pushing for attacks on Iran? Israel and its lobby. Vice President Cheney. Sen. Joe Lieberman, who has been calling for air strikes on al-Quds camps for months. And a War Party facing lasting disgrace for having lied the country into an unnecessary war, and for having assured the American people it would be a "cakewalk."

08-29-07 - Seizing Israelis only way to free jailed Palestinians - Hamas

08-29-07 - Army demolishes tow homes in Qalqilia city The Israeli army invaded the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia and demolished two homes there on Wednesday morning.

08-29-07 - Hamas parliament leader blames Fatah lawmakers on PLC slowdown Ahmed Bahar, deputy speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), on Wednesday accused lawmakers from President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement of breaking down the parliament.

08-29-07 - Palestinian worker chased to death by Israeli policemen Palestinian medical sources reported on Tuesday that a Palestinian worker died after he was chased by Israeli policemen, in Israel. The worker, Fahim Mustafa Hamdan, 45, died after attempting to hide in a yard totally exposed to the extreme summer heat.

08-29-07 - aL-Aqsa Brigades: three members wounded by Hamas?s executive force

08-29-07 - U.S. coordinator plans five new Palestinian battalions in W. Bank A new plan by the U.S. security coordinator in the territories, General Keith Dayton, calls for the deployment of five new Palestinian battalions throughout the West Bank. The plan, whose aim is to bolster Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, requires the approval of Israel if arms and equipment are to be transferred for the new force, political sources in Jerusalem said yesterday.

08-29-07 - Russia sends aid to Palestinians

08-29-07 - Poll: 71% of Israelis want U.S. to strike Iran if talks fail **

08-29-07 - Israeli hospital tries to protect Palestinian girl An Israeli rehabilitation centre is defying a government order to transfer a Palestinian girl paralyzed in an Israeli attack on militants to a hospital in the occupied West Bank.

08-29-07 - Israeli, Palestinian teens map out peace plan Israeli and Palestinian teenagers, meeting in Finland, put their names Wednesday to their own blueprint for Middle East peace, one that envisions two separate states and the eradication of terrorism.

08-29-07 - Israeli Says Hamas Is Training Hundreds Abroad Hamas has sent hundreds of its fighters abroad for military training, most of them to Iran, the Israeli Army?s deputy chief of staff says Making the case for war.

08-29-07 - Israeli army attacks several areas of the West Bank, kidnapping 4 from Nablus and 3 from Hebron

08-29-07 - The deposed Palestinian government continues to make efforts to stop the sanctions imposed on Gaza The Palestinian deposed cabinet issued a statement on Wednesday that the cabinet is still doing efforts by contacting Arab and international countries in order to left the sanctions imposed on the Gaza strip.

08-29-07 - Investigate the Neocons The so-called experts, in case you haven?t noticed, are invariably little more than Likud fellow travelers and agents of AIPAC. In this respect, it has been a revolving door at the White House, under both Clinton and Bush, and every office holder on Capitol Hill as well as every Washington reporter knows it. Why on God?s good earth would Zionist zealots like Elliott Abrams and David Wurmser be placed in charge of U.S. policy vis-a-vis Israel and the Arabs? It is insane.

08-29-07 - J'lem worried by Iranian owned anti-ship missile The recent delivery of an advanced Russian-made anti-ship missile to Iran has defense officials concerned it will be transferred to Syria and Hizbullah and used against the Israel Navy in a future conflict.

08-29-07 - Israel Warned US Not to Invade Iraq after 9/11 Wilkerson notes that the main point of their communications was not that the United States should immediately attack Iran, but that ?it should not be distracted by Iraq and Saddam Hussein? from a focus on the threat from Iran.

08-29-07 - Singling out the "Israel Lobby" for discussion

08-29-07 - Hezbollah rejects war criticism The Lebanese government and Hezbollah have condemned a watchdog report which criticises Hezbollah's conduct in the conflict against Israel last year.

08-29-07 - Israeli dies of Lebanon war wounds Mohammed "Don" Salum, an Israeli Arab who was critically wounded in a Hezbollah rocket barrage that hit Haifa on August 6, 2006, succumbed Wednesday in hospital. He was 40.

08-29-07 - Hezbollah planning to sue Israel Hezbollah is planning a host of lawsuits against Israel over the damages caused during last summer's Lebanon war.

08-29-07 - Israel, Hamas came close to Shalit deal Israel and Hamas came close to clinching a deal in May for the release of Gilad Shalit from his Gazan captivity

08-29-07 - All quiet on the Golan Israel signaled a drop-off in military tensions with Syria over the Golan Heights

08-29-07 - Israel registers impressive growth despite war Then they don't need our aid.

08-29-07 - Extra security for NYC Arabic school

08-29-07 - Obama Wants Divestment Issue For His Own Capitol Hill insiders say Obama genuinely believes in the necessity of curbing Iran?s nuclear ambitions ? but also that his championing of the Iran divestment measure is part of a concerted effort to reassure Jewish voters that began with his March speech to a Chicago gathering of AIPAC.

08-29-07 - Lebanese army receives 130 US Humvees

08-29-07 - Israeli officer jailed for straying into WBank town The Israeli army on Wednesday punished an officer who mistakenly entered a Palestinian town, where Palestinian security men rescued him from angry residents who torched his vehicle.

08-29-07 - No proof Israeli soldiers in Lebanon are alive: U.N. U.N. member nations should insist that Lebanon's Hezbollah group produce evidence that the two Israeli soldiers it abducted a year ago are still alive, a senior U.N. envoy said on Wednesday.

08-29-07 - European officials talking to Hamas European Union security officials reportedly have been holding secret talks with Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

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