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NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee condemned the pro-Hamas "Free Gaza" organization, which is currently sailing a flotilla of ships to the Gaza Strip in the guise of an aid convoy, for its deliberate attempt to seek direct confrontation with Israel.
Pop star Madonna is in Israel with a schedule that includes two concerts and visits with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Tzipi Livni. Hours after her arrival, Madonna visited the Western Wall and its ancient tunnel, officials said Monday. The 51-year-old singer will perform concerts at Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park Tuesday and Wednesday as part of her Sticky and Sweet Tour. Madonna planned to meet with Livni and her husband for dinner Monday night and with Netanyahu...
Text of report in English by independent, non-governmental Palestinian Ma'an News Agency website ["Israel Releases 198 Palestinian Prisoners, Including Longest- Serving Man" - Ma'an headline] Bethlehem -Ma'an -Israel began to release 198 Palestinian prisoners, including the longest-serving Palestinian inmate, on Monday morning [25 August], short of an expected 199.
Text of report by Israel radio on 28 July Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says he does not believe that it will be possible to reach an understanding with the Palestinians over Jerusalem before the end of this year. At the same time, he said that the gaps on the other core issues are not wide.
By FRIMET ROTH With the specter of another Ron Arad-type tragedy looming, the return of kidnapped soldier Gilad Schalit has taken center stage. Yet the impending prisoner release could spell a hero's welcome for my daughter's murderer, one even more chilling than that for Samir Kuntar.
By YARIV BEN-ELIEZER The media's role in last week's prisoner exchange with Hizbullah was to pander to the lowest common denominator, because the public is very emotional.
- Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.