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May 5, 1998 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Roni Milo, Tel Aviv's mayor and a leading moderate on Middle East peace in the Likud Party of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, announced Monday that he will seek Israel's top office in 2000 at the head of a new centrist party. The announcement by Milo--a contemporary of Netanyahu and long considered a potential rival to the Likud leader--came as the prime minister held critical talks in London on a U.S. plan to break the stalemate in Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.
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May 5, 1998 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Roni Milo, Tel Aviv's mayor and a leading moderate on Middle East peace in the Likud Party of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, announced Monday that he will seek Israel's top office in 2000 at the head of a new centrist party. The announcement by Milo--a contemporary of Netanyahu and long considered a potential rival to the Likud leader--came as the prime minister held critical talks in London on a U.S. plan to break the stalemate in Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.
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February 4, 1987
An Israeli parliamentary committee has called for the expulsion of the U.S.-founded Black Hebrew sect, whose 1,500 members say they are ancestors of the biblical Israelites, legislative sources said. Parliament's Interior Committee made the recommendation to acting Interior Minister Roni Milo, the sources said. According to Israeli law, he has three months to order the sect expelled or explain why he has not done so.
NEWS
October 10, 1985 | United Press International
An Israeli official charged Wednesday that autopsies showed Egypt gave a false version of the deaths of seven Israelis gunned down by a berserk Egyptian soldier and that some of the victims died for lack of medical attention. An Egyptian consul said Tuesday that the victims "were shot dead immediately" when the soldier went berserk in the Sinai desert and opened fire on 11 Israeli tourists on a sand dune at Ras Burka, about 25 miles south of the Israeli port of Eilat.
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January 26, 1999 | TRACY WILKINSON and REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Israel's political picture was brought a little more into focus Monday, at least for the moment, as two of the main candidates for prime minister firmed up their positions and came out swinging. Benjamin Netanyahu, the incumbent, easily won a primary within his Likud Party and formally emerged as its candidate for prime minister, television projections indicated. In so doing, the embattled leader, whose government fell Dec.
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October 8, 1990 | From Associated Press
Police opened fire on stone-throwing Palestinians at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City today, and Israeli police said at least 19 people were killed and 140 injured. Arab hospital officials first said 22 were killed. However, they later gave a lower casualty toll than the one provided by Israeli Police Minister Roni Milo, saying 18 Palestinians were killed and 125 wounded.
NEWS
August 21, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
Gunmen assassinated an Israeli Embassy diplomat Tuesday and wounded his wife and another woman in a hail of submachine-gun fire as the victims were driving to work at the embassy. Albert Atrakshe, 30, who took up his post as an administrative attache in Cairo three months ago, was the first Israeli diplomat killed in Egypt since the two countries established diplomatic relations after signing a peace treaty in 1979.
NEWS
March 23, 1989 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
Jewish leaders from around the world issued a general statement of support for Israel on Wednesday but skirted the increasingly contentious issue of the shape of future Middle East peace talks. The final proclamation, the fruit of a three-day solidarity conference here attended by about 1,500 delegates, kept to tried and true themes.
NEWS
October 7, 1990 | SERGEI SHARGORODSKY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
He walked into the bank wearing his crash helmet and told a teller to put the cash in a plastic bag. Then he fired one shot from his .38-caliber Smith & Wesson into the ceiling, strolled out and vanished on his red motorcycle. "Bikerbank" had struck for the 19th time. They seek him here, they seek him there and the public looks on, enthralled by the cool precision that characterizes his crimes. State television has done a prime-time report on his exploits.
WORLD
May 31, 2004 | Ken Ellingwood, Times Staff Writer
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon threatened Sunday to reshuffle his Cabinet to win approval for his plan to withdraw Jewish settlements and troops from the Gaza Strip, local media reported. Sharon made his threat as the Cabinet debated his withdrawal proposal for the first time. The all-day session ended without a vote.
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September 4, 1996 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In other times, the prime minister of Israel might have used a meeting with an American big-city mayor such as Richard Riordan simply to press for political backing for the Jewish state. But business-minded Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had another message for Riordan and his delegation of Los Angeles community leaders on Tuesday as well: Don't just support the land of Israel--buy a piece of it. "Ninety-three percent of the land of this country is government-owned," Netanyahu said.
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