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January 5, 2002 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Breaking what it described as a major smuggling operation, the Israeli military said Friday that it had intercepted a ship in the Red Sea carrying 50 tons of advanced weaponry destined for the Palestinian Authority. The ship was owned by the Palestinian Authority, and its captain and several members of the crew were officers in the Palestinian naval police force, Israeli military officials said.
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January 5, 2002 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Breaking what it described as a major smuggling operation, the Israeli military said Friday that it had intercepted a ship in the Red Sea carrying 50 tons of advanced weaponry destined for the Palestinian Authority. The ship was owned by the Palestinian Authority, and its captain and several members of the crew were officers in the Palestinian naval police force, Israeli military officials said.
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October 20, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.N. officials accused Israeli authorities of violating U.N. immunity by raiding its offices in the occupied territories. U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar said he was awaiting a report from the U.N. Relief and Works Agency after learning that Israeli soldiers broke into the agency's offices in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, detaining staff and confiscating documents. An Israeli official said several U.N.
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October 20, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.N. officials accused Israeli authorities of violating U.N. immunity by raiding its offices in the occupied territories. U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar said he was awaiting a report from the U.N. Relief and Works Agency after learning that Israeli soldiers broke into the agency's offices in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, detaining staff and confiscating documents. An Israeli official said several U.N.
WORLD
June 6, 2008 | Richard Boudreaux, Times Staff Writer
An Israeli man at work on a kibbutz and an 8-year-old Palestinian girl at play in the Gaza Strip died Thursday in aerial attacks by Hamas and Israel, an increase in cross-border violence that could set back Egypt's effort to forge a truce. A mortar round fired at midday from near the Gaza town of Khan Yunis struck a paint factory on the Nir Oz kibbutz 2 1/2 miles away, killing Amnon Rosenberg, 51.
WORLD
January 5, 2009 | Jeffrey Fleishman
With jets streaking overhead and explosions thundering in the distance, the Greek surgeon stood Sunday beside a stalled convoy carrying blood bags and syringes, hoping to slip through the black gate at the Egyptian border to reach the wounded in the Gaza Strip. It was the second straight day that Mouzala Ioannis, five other physicians and a nurse from Doctors of Peace waited at the locked Rafah crossing amid eerie silence.
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December 15, 2004 | Joseph R. Biden Jr., Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware is the senior Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He recently returned from a trip to the Middle East.
Last year, when the Palestinian moderate Mahmoud Abbas briefly served as prime minister, the United States, Israel and the international community failed to give him the support he badly needed, making it all too easy for Yasser Arafat to undercut him. Now, we have a second chance. Arafat is gone and Abbas is favored to win the Palestinian presidential election next month, having made "the total cessation of violence" his highest priority.
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