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2008-09-22 09:00:19

Text of report in English by privately-owned Israeli daily The Jerusalem Post website on 22 September [Report by Ya'aqov Katz, Herb Keinon: "Egypt, Foreign Ministry Deny Report of Two Israelis Kidnapped"] The Israeli Foreign Ministry and Egypt on Monday denied reports that two Israelis were among a group of 15 foreign tourists kidnapped in the southern Egyptian city of Aswan. Defence officials also said that there was no information indicating that the group included Israelis. The...

2008-07-07 00:00:07

White House Press Office 1-202-456-2580 Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa; Toyako, Japan; 5:13 P.M. (Local) PRIME MINISTER FUKUDA: (As translated.) We had a very substantive meeting with President Bush for about an hour. In the meeting, we first shared the view that peace and stability in this region in the past decades have been maintained, thanks to the Japan-U.S. alliance. We then reaffirmed that in the seven and a half years or so since the inauguration of the Bush administration...

2006-09-05 07:12:21

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Tuesday he was hoping for "positive" news in the next 48 hours on whether Israel would lift an air and sea blockade on Lebanon. "I don't want to raise any false hopes, but I hope that in the next 48 hours we will have some news on that, constructive, positive news," he told reporters after holding talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in the port city of Alexandria. Israel has kept up an air and sea...

2006-09-04 11:49:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has agreed to personally mediate between Israel and Hizbollah for the release of two Israeli soldiers seized in July, Fox News Channel reported on Monday, citing a U.N. spokesman. Details of Annan's role were not immediately available, Fox said. The soldiers' abduction in a daring cross-border raid from Lebanon touched off 34 days of fighting between Israel and Hizbollah that ended in a truce last month. The fighting killed...

2006-09-04 11:46:21

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has agreed to personally mediate between Israel and Hizbollah for the release of two Israeli soldiers seized in July, Fox News Channel reported on Monday, citing a U.N. spokesman. Details of Annan's role were not immediately available, Fox said. The soldiers' abduction in a daring cross-border raid from Lebanon touched off 34 days of fighting between Israel and Hizbollah that ended in a truce last month. The fighting killed...

2006-09-04 11:24:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has agreed to personally mediate between Israel and Hizbollah for the release of two Israeli soldiers seized in July, Fox News Channel reported on Monday, citing a U.N. spokesman. Details of Annan's role were not immediately available, Fox said.

2006-09-04 11:19:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has agreed to personally mediate between Israel and Hizbollah for the release of two Israeli soldiers seized in July, Fox News Channel reported on Monday, citing a U.N. spokesman. Details of Annan's role were not immediately available, Fox said.

2006-09-03 06:44:19

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday reaffirmed support for a U.N. resolution on Lebanon and his determination to negotiate an end to Tehran's nuclear standoff with the West. Annan has been touring the Middle East seeking to shore up the ceasefire that halted a 34-day war in Lebanon between Israel and Iranian-backed Hezbollah guerrillas. U.N. Resolution 1701 drew up the terms for the ceasefire,...

2006-09-03 05:48:54

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday reaffirmed support for a U.N. resolution on Lebanon and his determination to negotiate an end to Tehran's nuclear standoff with the West. Annan has been touring the region seeking to shore up the ceasefire that halted a 34-day war in Lebanon between Israel and Iranian-backed Hezbollah guerrillas. U.N. Resolution 1701 drew up the terms for the ceasefire,...

2006-09-03 05:16:41

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reaffirmed his support for a U.N. resolution backing the ceasefire that ended a 34-day war in Lebanon, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Sunday. Annan met the Iranian president on the second day of a visit to Tehran during which he discussed the Israeli war with Iranian-backed Hizbollah guerrillas and U.N. efforts to establish a lasting truce in Lebanon. "He also reaffirmed his country's support for the implementation...