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2011-12-31 08:37:41

An Israeli activist group has threatened to sue Twitter in a move aimed at forcing the microblogging website to shut down accounts operated by Hezbollah and other terrorist organizations. According to Telegraph Technology Correspondent Christopher Williams, Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Centren sent a letter to the popular social network urging them to block Hezbollah, the East African al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab and "Foreign Terrorist Organizations" activities. "Please be advised that...

2011-06-16 18:09:00

The Audacity of Hope is one of the ships that could be seized EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A civil lawsuit has been filed today against 14 ships, including at least one American-registered vessel named The Audacity of Hope, which are set to participate in a reprise international flotilla against Israel. Dr. Alan Bauer, a Harvard-educated biologist and terror victim injured in a 2002 Jerusalem bombing, is the plaintiff in the suit that was filed in Federal...

2011-02-02 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An historic class action suit has been filed against former President Jimmy Carter and the Simon & Schuster publishing company alleging that Carter's book, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, contained numerous false and knowingly misleading statements intended to promote the author's agenda of anti-Israel propaganda and to deceive the reading public instead of presenting accurate information as advertised. The suit, captioned Unterberg et al. v. Jimmy...

2006-08-09 12:41:58

By Allyn Fisher-Ilan ACRE, Israel (Reuters) - Moran Turjeman clutches her father's arm as a siren wails outside a bomb shelter to warn Israelis that Hizbollah's rockets are flying from Lebanon. A few seconds later a thunderous boom is heard, then a louder explosion shakes the dingy chamber packed with two dozen people in Israel's biblical northern coastal city of Acre. "Oh no! We've been hit? What are we going to do?" a woman shouts, and a few others cry. Hannah Turjeman, mother of...

2006-08-07 10:59:36

By Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli army acknowledged on Monday that the Lebanese guerrilla group Hizbollah was far from defeated despite nearly a month of fierce Israeli air, sea and ground assaults. "Crushing Hizbollah is not like ordering pizza. It takes time," Brigadier General Yossi Kuperwasser told a news conference in Jerusalem a day after Hizbollah rockets killed 15 Israelis in the deadliest day of the war for the Jewish state. In a wide-ranging assessment,...

2006-07-24 17:44:14

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration's tacit support for Israeli military strikes on Lebanon may have increased the danger of militant retaliation against the United States and U.S. interests abroad, some experts say. U.S. and European authorities have stepped up vigilance against groups including Hizbollah, which intelligence experts say has cells in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Israel's attempt to cripple...

2006-07-18 09:04:56

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's Hizbollah, which claims links to the Lebanese group of the same name, said on Tuesday it stood ready to attack Israeli and U.S. interests worldwide. "We have 2,000 volunteers who have registered since last year," said Iranian Hizbollah's spokesman Mojtaba Bigdeli, speaking by telephone from the central seminary city of Qom. "They have been trained and they can become fully armed. We are ready to dispatch them to every corner of the world to jeopardise Israel...

2006-07-16 02:58:50

By Alaa Shahine BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rockets fired by Hizbollah guerrillas killed eight people in the Israeli city of Haifa on Sunday and bombs shook Beirut as Israel pursued a five-day-old assault in Lebanon aimed at crippling the Shi'ite Muslim group. It was Hizbollah's deadliest rocket strike in at least 10 years and the highest death toll in Israel since 11 people were killed in a suicide bomb blast in Tel Aviv in April. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Hizbollah's actions...

2006-07-13 04:50:48

ROSTOCK, Germany (Reuters) - The United States, reacting to escalating violence between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, on Thursday urged restraint on both sides but said Israel had a right to defend itself. In a widening of reprisals after Hizbollah guerrillas captured two soldiers in a border clash, Israel aircraft attacked Beirut airport and blockaded Lebanese ports. "We are urging restraint on both sides, recognizing Israel's right to defend itself," a U.S....


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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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