Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Israel Today

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Hamas mulls extending truce, fires more rockets
Hamas leaders talk of new ceasefire, even as terrorists fire more rockets at southern Israel; Israeli towns hold massive rocket drill more»

Netanyahu, most Israelis say peace not worth Golan Heights
Likud leader says gov't headed by his party will never cede Golan; poll shows most Israelis back that position more»

Tourist finds cache of ancient gold coins in Jerusalem
British volunteer on dig in 'City of David' makes astounding find; coins date to rule of Roman Emperor Heraclius more»

Gaza ceasefire put more Israelis in danger, security chief confirms
Hamas used period of calm to import more long-range rockets; can now threaten 800,000 Israelis more»

Venezuela's Chavez helps Syria violate Iran sanctions
Venezuelan aircraft reportedly ferrying ballistic missile parts from Iran to Syria in violation of UN sanctions more»

Israel's water crisis continues to worsen
Less than half of average rainfall so far this winter; officials expect severe water restrictions come spring more»

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