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2010-12-28 15:39:00

ADL says Latest 'Big Lie' is Taking Root Among Anti-Israel Conspiracy Theorists NEW YORK, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The unauthorized publication of thousands of pages of classified U.S. diplomatic cables by the WikiLeaks organization has had a serious unintended consequence: the proliferation of anti-Israel conspiracy theories claiming that Israel and the "Israel lobby" played a secret role in the documents' release. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said the WikiLeaks...

2010-06-25 16:34:00

NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed the decision of European satellite firm Eutelsat to shut off broadcasts to Europe by the Hamas-run station, Al Aqsa Television. The decision follows a French government order to Eutelsat earlier this month to take Al Aqsa off the air, after a complaint a complaint from the European Commission that the station violated rules on incitement. "Al Aqsa TV is a mouthpiece for hatred and incitement against Israel and Jews," said AJC...

2009-01-09 15:27:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the French broadcasting authority for its decision to bar Al-Aqsa TV, the Hamas television channel, from the Eutelsat satellite system. This action will sharply limit the reach into Europe of the terrorist organization's broadcasts. "By moving against Al-Aqsa TV - a propaganda arm of Hamas that has carried the terrorists' call to violence and hatred into homes across Europe - the French authorities defended French and European...

2008-09-29 14:40:58

Text of report in English by Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV website on 29 September [Report by Hussein Assi: "Lebanon, World Condemn Tripoli Blast, Call for Unity."] Once again, the Lebanese army pays the price from the northern city of Tripoli... The Lebanese army said in a statement that the "hands of treachery have stretched again to the military institution to target security and stability in this country as well as reconciliation among the constituents of a unified society through a...

2008-09-29 06:00:10

Text of report in English by Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV website on 29 September [Unattributed report: "Five Killed, Dozens Injured in Lebanon Army Bus Blast"] Preliminary reports said that at least five people were killed on Monday in a blast targeting a military bus on the outskirts of the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli. "We have at least six people killed, three of them soldiers," A security official said. "We have about 30 other people injured." He said the bomb went off...

2008-08-13 18:00:16

Text of report by Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV on 12 August [Announcer-read report over video.] In an exclusive interview with Al-Manar, Syrian Vice President Faruq al-Shar'a has stressed that the Syrian leadership expresses willingness for a promising start that begins with turning the page on the detainees and missing persons from both sides. Al-Shar'a hoped that political ties would be of great benefit to the two sides provided they are utilized in a good way. Al-Shar'a did not...

2008-07-17 12:00:26

Israel is sending voice messages to mobile phones in Lebanon as part of a psychological war, "inciting the Lebanese against Hezbollah", Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV reported on its English- language website on 17 July. The website quoted Voice of Lebanon Radio, one of the country's oldest and most established outlets, as saying it had received complaints from residents in Beirut and southern Lebanon that they had received recorded voice messages on their mobile phones, promising Israeli...

2008-07-16 15:00:39

Hezbollah Secretary-General Hasan Nasrallah arrived at the southern Beirut suburb at the site for celebrating the release of the liberated Lebanese prisoners at 1836 gmt on 16 July. Nasrallah spoke briefly to welcome the prisoners and greet the crowds. He said he will deliver his speech later via a TV screen. He said: "I wanted to greet you and congratulate you on the victory and the [return] of the men. As we spoke in 2000, the age of defeats is gone and the age of victories is upon us....

2008-07-15 15:00:19

Beirut Al-Manar Television in Arabic was observed to devote the first 20 minutes of its 1230 gmt newscast to reporting on the prisoners' swap deal between Hezbollah and Israel expected to be finalized on 16 July. The channel reports that the final stages of "Operation Al- Radwan" have been concluded after the Israeli Government has endorsed the deal with the majority of votes of 22 out of 25 ministers, opening the door for finalizing the swap deal, "which will begin on Wednesday, 16 July,...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'