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January 1, 1999 | Associated Press
Rain flooded northern Israel on Thursday after months of drought, destroying property and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate. Israel Television said that 8 inches of rain fell on the Carmel region. In the southern town of Ashkelon, 59 workers from South Korea and Romania were stranded on a pier after huge waves struck their houseboat, Israel's Army Radio said. No one was injured, but rescue efforts were suspended at nightfall, and the workers were to stay on the pier until dawn today.
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January 1, 1999 | Associated Press
Rain flooded northern Israel on Thursday after months of drought, destroying property and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate. Israel Television said that 8 inches of rain fell on the Carmel region. In the southern town of Ashkelon, 59 workers from South Korea and Romania were stranded on a pier after huge waves struck their houseboat, Israel's Army Radio said. No one was injured, but rescue efforts were suspended at nightfall, and the workers were to stay on the pier until dawn today.
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August 20, 1997 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Guerrillas in Lebanon fired dozens of rockets into northern Israel on Tuesday, wounding three people in retaliation for a deadly strike on a Lebanese city by pro-Israeli militia members the day before. The attacks, both aimed at civilians, were the heaviest on each side of the border in 16 months, unnerving Israeli leaders already struggling against terrorism.
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August 20, 1997 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Guerrillas in Lebanon fired dozens of rockets into northern Israel on Tuesday, wounding three people in retaliation for a deadly strike on a Lebanese city by pro-Israeli militia members the day before. The attacks, both aimed at civilians, were the heaviest on each side of the border in 16 months, unnerving Israeli leaders already struggling against terrorism.
SPORTS
February 19, 1994
Brent Coon had three hits and three RBIs to lead Fullerton to a 17-4 victory in the first round of the Cerritos-Rancho Santiago baseball tournament Friday at Cerritos College. Chad Smith had two hits, two RBIs and a home run for the Hornets (5-3-1). Steve Escobar had three hits and scored two runs for Fullerton. In another first-round game: Rancho Santiago 8, Bakersfield 6--Jason Minici had a double, a triple and two runs batted for Rancho Santiago.
WORLD
November 4, 2006 | Richard Boudreaux and Rushdi abu Alouf, Special to The Times
About 200 Palestinian women broke through an Israeli troop and tank cordon around a mosque Friday to serve as human shields, allowing dozens of armed militants to flee an Israeli siege, but only after two of the women were killed. Answering a call from the Hamas radio station, the women took to the streets in a mass public intervention of a kind rarely seen in this conservative Muslim society. They carried extra robes and veils with them to disguise some of the militants holed up in the mosque.
FOOD
October 3, 2001 | PHYLLIS GLAZER and MIRIYAM GLAZER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The religious calendar waits for no one; despite the political turmoil, violence and ever-present threat of more terrorist attacks and suicide bombers, Jews here and throughout the world are in the midst of celebrating Sukkot, an eight-day harvest festival (seven in Israel) known alternately as the "The Season of Our Joy," and the "Festival of the Ingathering."
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