Monday, December 22, 2008


* Situation in South is unacceptable Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni told US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that Israel would not continue to tolerate rocket attacks from Gaza.

* Why are Russia and the U.S. Arming the Lebanese Army? In an unusual one-two move the Russians then the Americans announced they would deliver new weaponry to the Lebanese army.

* Russia: We'll sell Iran defensive arms Russia's state arms export agency it is supplying Iran with defensive weapons, including surface-to-air missiles.

* Somalia facing hidden genocide The UN envoy to Somalia, Ahmedou Ould Abdallah, has said there is a "hidden genocide" taking place in the country.

* Pakistan militants 'world threat' Militant groups in Pakistan are "the greatest danger to peace and security in the entire world", India's foreign minister has said.

* Young people watch less TV The older you get, the more you watch, report says

* Rare Coin from Hasmonean Rebellion Found in Temple Mount Rubble A 14-year-old volunteer found a precious silver half-shekel coin used to pay taxes in ancient Temple times.

* Assad won't talk to Olmert gov't Syria has reportedly postponed a proposal to renew Turkey-brokered indirect talks with Israel.

* Russia approves presidency bill A bill to extend the presidential term from four to six years has been backed by Russia's upper house of parliament after regional assemblies endorsed it.

* Repairs begin on undersea cable A French ship has begun repairing two undersea cables in the Mediterranean that were severed on Friday, disrupting internet and phone communications.

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