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  • Israeli reality stars don’t wait for gas masks

    September 11, 2013 | 10:50 am

    It pays to be the star of a reality show.

    Israelis who flocked to a Tel Aviv gas mask distribution site on Monday were floored when the distribution of protective kits was halted to allow a camera crew to film a scene for a reality show. In the scene, the unnamed star...

  • As Israelis mob gas mask distribution centers, army urges calm

    August 29, 2013 | 9:45 am

    Daniela Hayoum arrived at a Tel Aviv post office at 7 a.m. and took a number.

    The line of people waiting for gas masks was long and Hayoum stepped away to run errands. She returned in the afternoon to find hundreds of Israelis crowding under a hot sun on the building’s wide...

  • Israelis line up for gas masks over Syria war fears

    August 26, 2013 | 10:21 am

    Thousands of Israelis are lining up for gas masks or ordering them by phone, spurred on by fears that any Western military response to last week's alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria could ensnare their own country in war.

    Western powers are considering military action to...

  • Russia tells Syria Chemical Arms Threat Unacceptable

    July 25, 2012 | 8:57 am

    Russia has told the Syrian government clearly that it is unacceptable to threaten to use chemical weapons, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in its strongest condemnation of a recent warning by a Syrian official.

    In a meeting with Syria’s ambassador to Moscow, Deputy...

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  • Preparing for War

    By Loolwa Khazzoom

    February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "Hi, uh, I need to prepare for the war," I awkwardly told the clerk at the Tel Aviv branch of Home Center. Somewhere in my tree-lined Northern Califonia brain, I expected him to have no idea what I was talking about. Instead, he efficiently led me to a section replete with full...

  • The Big Fear

    By Larry Derfner

    February 5, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    There was such a crush of people at the gas-maskdistribution center in Tel Aviv's Central Bus Station this week thata portable fence had to be set up at the doorway -- just to keeppeople from pushing their way in.

    About 100 people were pressed up against thefence. Many were shouting...

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