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2009-08-06 09:29:24

Israeli business leaders recently visited Indonesia even though the countries have no formal diplomatic ties, an Israeli commercial attache said.

2009-06-10 09:17:41

A religious ruling permits ultra-orthodox Jews to operate their mobile phones on the Sabbath and religious holidays with their teeth. Many of the ultra orthodox volunteers and workers at Israel's Magen David Adom emergency services work on the Sabbath and were confronted with the dilemma of how to activate their mobile phones without violating religious rules, Ynetnews.com reported. Recently, the agency began replacing workers' paging systems with modern mobile phones equipped with GPS...

2009-01-05 16:53:00

Ten days into the conflict, medical supplies remain most urgent need WASHINGTON, Jan.

2006-06-22 07:40:18

By Laura MacInnis GENEVA (Reuters) - The Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian movement accorded membership on Thursday to the Israeli and Palestinian relief organizations, ending nearly 60 years of struggle over the Israeli agency's accession.

2006-06-20 12:33:22

By Laura MacInnis GENEVA (Reuters) - A bid by Israeli and Palestinian emergency services to join the world's biggest relief agency hit a hurdle on Tuesday when several Muslim states pushed for changes to a deal clearing the way to their entry.

2006-04-17 06:37:27

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - A suspected Palestinian suicide bomber killed at least five people at a sandwich stand in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on Monday and wounded dozens more, medics said. The bombing occurred near Tel Aviv's old central bus station.

2006-04-17 06:24:27

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - A suspected Palestinian suicide bomber killed at least five people at a sandwich stand in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on Monday and wounded dozens more, medics said. The bombing occurred near Tel Aviv's old central bus station.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.