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Lawless Sinai a Haven for Terrorists

By Forward Staff

The Egyptian-controlled Sinai Desert has become increasingly lawless, a fact that may have allowed terrorists to carry out Thursday’s deadly attack near the border.Read More


Shalit Talks Fail To Reach Breakthrough

By Haaretz

A senior Egyptian official said Thursday that the third round of Israel-Hamas indirect talks over the release of abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit have ceased with no results and without setting a date for renewing the negotiations.

This comes, according to the source, as a result of both sides’ insistence on their respective positions.Read More


String of Terror Attacks in Southern Israel Kills Eight

By Anshel Pfeffer and Revital Levy-Stein and Yanir Yagna (Haaretz)

Eight people were killed and many others wounded in a series of terrorist attacks on Israeli targets near the southern city of Eilat, close to the border with Egypt.Read More


Holocaust Survivors Slam Chanel Over Nazi Claims

By JTA

An American group of Holocaust survivors slammed the fashion house Chanel for rejecting a new biography’s claim that its founder, Coco Chanel, was a Nazi spy.Read More


Israeli Vacationer Missing After Hippo Attack on African Safari

By JTA

An Israeli attorney on vacation with his family in Zambia is missing after a hippopotamus flipped over the boat he was riding in with his children.Read More


Australian Court Boosts Deportation of Nazi Suspect

By JTA

The long-running Australian court battle to extradite an alleged Nazi war criminal to his native Hungary has been boosted by a Federal Court decision.Read More


Hamas Won't Budge on Gilad Shalit Release Demands

By Avi Issacharoff (Haaretz)

Hamas political leader Khaled Meshal, along with other Hamas officials, will meet with Egyptian intelligence chief General Murad Muwafi on Wednesday for discussions on a deal for the release of captured Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper reported.Read More


Bibi: Israel Won't Apologize for Flotilla Raid

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has informed U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that Israel will not apologize for the 2010 Gaza flotilla raid in which nine Turkish pro-Palestinian activists died.Read More


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