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  • Syrian military threatens Israel following border victory

    June 5, 2013 | 10:49 am

    Syria’s military threatened Israel after reportedly capturing the town of Qusair on the Lebanon border.

    SANA, Syria’s state news agency, said the Syrian army on Wednesday took control of Qusair from rebels who had been fighting government forces and Hezbollah volunteers for more...

  • Israel accepts terms of German deal for Shalit

    June 26, 2011 | 10:06 pm

    Efforts are intensifying for the release of Israeli hostage Gilad Shalit on the fifth anniversary of his capture by the terrorist organization Hamas.

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that Israel had accepted a German-mediated deal for Shalit’s release, and was awaiting...

  • Terrorist Leader

    By Ron Kampeas

    March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Mohammed Abu Abbas, the terrorist whose botched ocean-liner hijacking in 1985 ended in the murder of an elderly American Jew and set back the Palestinian cause, has died in American custody.

    His death, confirmed Tuesday by a U.S. official in Washington, buried the opportunity to put...

  • How Will Saddam’s Capture Affect Vote?

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    What does the capture of Saddam Hussein mean for Jewish voters in 2004? Will it shift the preferences of Jewish Democrats as they weigh the party's presidential contenders? Will it push Jewish voters closer to supporting President Bush for re-election?

    The heartfelt connection that...

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  • Capture Stirs Mixed Mideast Reactions

    By Dan Baron

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    After surviving the Holocaust and five Middle East wars, Ze'ev is a hard man to impress. But news of Saddam Hussein's capture Sunday managed to move the Israeli retiree to tears.

    "It is good to see Israel a little bit safer," Ze'ev said in his hometown of Ramat Gan, as footage of...

  • Israel Intercepts Arms Shipment

    By Eric Silver

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The capture of a massive Palestinian arms shipment 300 miles down the Red Sea from Eilat has revived Israel's spirit after 15 demoralizing months of intifada mayhem. "This is what we are trained for," exulted a senior security officer. Every-one invoked the 1976 Entebbe rescue of...

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