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2010-08-31 13:42:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC condemned the killing of four Israelis by terrorists today. The victims, one of whom was pregnant, were executed in their car at point blank ranged near Kiryat Arba in the West Bank. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "We mourn those Israelis who were murdered in this brutal terrorist attack," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Tragically, this...

2010-06-02 15:53:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC expressed outrage over a New York City Councilman's incendiary remarks regarding the situation in Gaza. In an interview with the New York Daily News, Councilman Charles Barron called Gaza "a concentration death camp." When asked by the reporter if he really meant to compare Gaza to Holocaust concentration camps, Barron replied affirmatively. "We urge Councilman Barron to retract his offensive and baseless accusation," said AJC Executive...

2009-11-10 14:28:00

RAMALLAH, West Bank, November 10 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference today, the Management and Board of Wataniya Mobile (WM), represented by Qatar Telecom Q.S.C. (The Qtel Group), Wataniya Group, and the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF), proudly announced the launch of the commercial service of Wataniya Mobile across the West Bank. The launch of Wataniya Mobile's network is a significant achievement for the people of Palestine, the Palestinian Authority, The Qtel Group and PIF....

2009-10-28 18:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mercl, the Middle East Research Center, announces an urgent press briefing, Oct 30 2009, 8:30 AM. Venue: National Press Club, First Amendment Room Presenters: Dr. Arnon Groiss, Director of Research, IMPACT: Institute For Monitoring Peace & Cultural Tolerance in School Education, http://www.impact-se.org/ David Bedein, Director, Center for Near East Policy Research & Israel Resource News Agency, www.IsraelBehindTheNews.com Topics:...

2009-07-29 06:21:40

Eighty Israeli and Palestinian breeders will show off their pure bred Arabian horses at a West Bank beauty pageant horse show Friday, the organizer said. Israeli Jews and Arabs from throughout Israel will compete against Palestinian breeders from the West Bank at the Khalil A-Rahman show, horse breeder and show organizer Obeida Muhtaseb said in an interview with UPI Wednesday. Forty Israelis and 40 Palestinians have registered their horses for the show, which will be held in the football...

2009-07-10 06:20:34

The Dead Sea has reached the next stage in the international competition grading the Seven Wonders of the World, Israeli tourism officials said. Israel's candidacy for the competition was made possible after the Tourist Ministries of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority signed agreements supporting the move, the officials said. Hoping the lowest place on earth will be declared one of the competition's winners, Minister Stas Misezhnikov has planned a promotion encouraging tourism to...

2009-01-08 13:54:00

LYNCHBURG, Va., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senior Pastor of the Thomas Road Baptist Church, and the son of the late Rev. Jerry Falwell, says that the Israeli offensive into the Gaza Strip is a just war. "Within hours of the December 19 expiration of the 'truce' declared by Hamas in June, the terrorist organization greatly accelerated the firing of Qassam Rockets, mortar shells, and Grad Missiles deep into Israeli population centers, purposely targeting civilians," said Jonathan...

2009-01-07 12:28:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal delivered the following statement today at a press conference in New York City after his attendance yesterday at a special session of the United Nations Security Council to address the ongoing turmoil in Gaza. In the name of God, most compassionate, most merciful. Thank you for agreeing to join me here today. The Foreign Ministers of the Arab League have come...

2008-12-30 15:04:00

- Majority believe Palestine is responsible for escalating Israeli/Palestinian conflict - FLEMINGTON, N.J., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study conducted among 309 self-reported Democrats, Republicans and Independents revealed that after watching a video news clip, all political parties significantly increased their support for Israel while holding Palestine responsible for the on-going attacks. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was...

2008-10-25 15:00:06

The Palestinian Authority has sent police reinforcements to the West Bank city of Hebron to counter the influence of Hamas militants, Israeli officials say. The unnamed officials told the BBC they approved a request by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to deploy 500 police officers in Hebron, where several hundred Jewish settlers living amid 150,000 Palestinian Arabs has caused the city to become a flash point between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. Hamas, which gained control of...


Word of the Day
sough
  • 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.'
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