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      2 IDF SOLDIERS WOUNDED IN JENIN RAID
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Two soldiers were lightly wounded on Wednesday afternoon after a gun battle erupted between IDF troops and Palestinians in Jenin.

The troops were operating in the West Bank city in order to arrest fugitives. As they surrounded a house in which an Islamic Jihad fugitive was hiding, a firefight broke out.
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      ALONY HETZ WINS AMOT BID FOR NIS 765 MILLION
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Alony Hetz Properties and Investments won the final round of bidding to acquire an 80 percent stake in Amot Investments for NIS 765 million from six old pension funds.

The price reflects a company value of NIS '56m. for Amot. Alony Hetz won the tender by outbidding Delek Real Estate Ltd.‘s offer of N >>>


      ASK SARA, THE BITUAH LEUMI EXPERT
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Sara Gargi is director of the Publications Department in Research and Planning Administration at the head office of the National Insurance Institute, Jerusalem.

Click here to send us your questions for Sara, please include your name, city and country.

Q÷ What is the procedure to collect dmei av >>>


      ASK THE ALIYA EXPERTS
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Shira Wolfe is Coordinator of Merkaz Meida for Young Adults. The Center is sponsored by the World Zionist Organization‘s Hagshama Department, Merkaz HaMagshimim Hadassa and The Jewish Agency, in cooperation with the AACI and UJIA.

Send us your questions. Please include your first and last names, your cit >>>


      CAMP HELPS KIDS CROSS BORDERS
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      They say children learn prejudice and mistrust from their parents – fortunately for Israelis and Palestinians, it seems there are at least some kids out there who haven‘t yet inherited their elders‘ conflict.

Some 115 Palestinian children from Jerusalem, Jenin, Ramallah and Jericho were given the c >>>


      CHARGES COULD BE FILED FOR PULSA DENURA
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Attorney–General Menahem Mazuz weighed Tuesday night whether or not to issue criminal charges against far–right disengagement protesters enacted a pulsa denura (Aramaic for "lashes of fire") death curse against Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in an effort to thwart the disengagement plan.

Far >>>


      CHRISTIAN WARLORD RELEASED IN LEBANON
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      BEIRUT, Lebanon A notorious anti–Syrian Christian warlord was released Tuesday after 11 years in prison, the latest reconciliatory step in civil war–scarred Lebanon after the recent collapse of Syria‘s military dominance.

Before flying to France for a medical checkup, Samir Geagea, who had be >>>


      COLUMN÷ A VERY GOOD YEAR
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      "When I was seventeen, it was a very good year..." Listening to the duet version by Ray Charles and Willie Nelson of the song made famous by Frank Sinatra, I can‘t help thinking that yes, it has been a very good year, this year.

July 14 was the one–year anniversary of my arrival in Israel >>>


      EGYPT IDS POSSIBLE SHARM BOMBER
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      SHARM E SHEIKH, Egypt Investigators identified a possible suicide bomber in the weekend terror attacks at this Red Sea resort and are looking for his suspected Islamic militant cohorts, security officials said Tuesday, the first break in the probe.

The break came as two security officials revealed that Egyptia >>>


      EGYPT IS PLAYING WITH FIRE
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      In the extensive maneuvers conducted by the Egyptian Army from time to time, Israel is not designated explicitly as the foe, but all the characteristics attributed to "the enemy" by the Egyptian General Staff are remarkably similar to those of Israel and its armed forces.

In fact, Egypt‘s land >>>


      ETHNO–WORLD GOES ORGANIC
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Pharaoh‘s Daughter Out of the Reeds (Tzadik Records) Basya Schechter and her Pharaoh‘s Daughter ensemble are at the forefront of New York‘s post–everything Jewish culture scene. Since forming in 1''5, Pharaoh‘s Daughter has become a groundbreaking staple in the world–femme&nd >>>


      FEAR OF FLYING NO OBSTACLE FOR ISRAEL LOVER
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Harris Cohen has a fear of flying so strong he hasn‘t stepped onto a plane since he was seven–years–old. But even that could not keep him from fulfilling his dream to visit Israel.

While most American tourists take for granted that they can step onto a plane, cross the ocean and arrive in Tel >>>


      FRANCE TO INVEST ON IMPROVING IMAGE IN ISRAEL
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      PARIS The French government has budgeted 1 million for a fund to improve France‘s image in Israel.

Israel has agreed to cooperate in what is supposed to be a reciprocal effort in image–improvement. But with budget cuts, disengagement and Finance Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‘s economic policies >>>


      GOVERNMENT SELLS 3.5% IN LEUMI FOR NIS 611 MILLION
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      The government sold a 3.5 percent stake in Bank Leumi on Tuesday to US financial giant Citigroup for NIS 611 million as part of Leumi‘s privatization.

The state has committed to refrain from selling any more Leumi shares for 60 days, but said it intended to publish a tender for the sale of a controlling >>>


      GRAPEVINE÷ CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      ALTHOUGH HER husband, Finance Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, absented himself from the Knesset vote on the postponement of disengagement from Gaza, Sara Netanyahu has no compunction about giving expression to the cause. She‘s got an orange ribbon on her car.

AMONG WELL–WISHERS who showed up at the Su >>>


      HAJAJ JOINS AEK ATHENS
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Dror Hajaj took the second major leap in his career Tuesday when he signed with Euroleague side AEK Athens. Hajaj, who was hardly a factor in the domestic game during his career at Maccabi Givat Shmuel and Hapoel Tel Aviv, upgraded his reputation when he left Israel last year to try his luck with Belgian outfit Vastiau >>>


      IDENTITY CRISIS
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Imagine your whole world shattered by one unexpected revelation. Imagine everything you‘ve ever believed in and implicitly followed crumble before your very eyes.

This was the basis of Gilad Goldschmidt‘s emotive film, The Green Chariot, screened for the first time at this year‘s Jerusalem Fi >>>


      IDF LIKELY TO LEAVE PHILADELPHI DURING OR AFTER PULLOUT
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Israel is expected to sign an agreement with Egypt next week regarding an IDF withdrawal from the Philadelphi route in the southern Gaza Strip during or after disengagement, security officials told The Jerusalem Post following a meeting between Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz and Palestinian Authority minister Mohammed Da >>>


      INVESTIGATORS IDENTIFY POSSIBLE SUICIDE BOMBER IN SHARM ATTACKS
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      SHARM E SHEIKH, Egypt Investigators identified a possible suicide bomber in the weekend terror attacks at this Red Sea resort and are looking for his suspected Islamic militant cohorts, security officials said Tuesday, the first break in the probe.

The break came as two security officials revealed that Egyptia >>>


      IRAQ‘S NEW CONSTITUTION MAY ERODE WOMEN‘S RIGHTS, BAN MILITIAS
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      BAGHDAD (AP) A part of Iraq‘s draft constitution obtained by The Associated Press gives Islam a major role in Iraqi civil law, raising concerns that women could lose rights in marriage, divorce and inheritance.

The proposal also appears to rule out non–governmental militias, an area addressed Monda >>>


      ISRAEL ADVOCACY GOES HI–TECH
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      A new toolbar, which will enable advocates of Israel worldwide to download information about the country on–line, was launched last week by AwesomeSeminars.com.

The Web site is directed by hasbara and communication–training expert Neil Lazarus, who recently served as the Israel advocacy consultant >>>


      ISRAEL÷ NO SUMMIT UNTIL AFTER PULLOUT
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      PARIS Israel will not agree to hold an international summit on advancing the post–disengagement diplomatic process until after the first stage of the road map, an official close to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said on his plane en route to Paris.

French Foreign Ministry officials had talked in recent week >>>


      MIN. TO DOCTOR÷ STOP USING UNPROVEN TREATMENT
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      A general practitioner who claimed in advertisements that he "diagnoses and treats cancers" with an unproven electromagnetic gadget has been ordered by the Health Ministry to stop.

Dr. Mark Littvak, who advertised that he offers "gastroenterological, pediatric and family physician" diagnosi >>>


      MKS TO TREASURY÷ FUND BUILDING OF NEW HOSPITAL
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      A Knesset committee has prepared legislation to establish a new hospital at state expense in Haifa‘s bayside suburbs within nine years.

The private member‘s bill was prepared by MKs from the Likud, Labor and Shas and approved by the Knesset Labor, Social Affairs and Health Committee on Tuesday for >>>


      NEW SECURITY SYSTEM FOR TEMPLE MOUNT
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Jerusalem police are planning to install a new, state–of–the–art security system in the coming days at the Temple Mount, in an effort to ward off any possible attack there by extremists.

The final approval for the security system would come soon, officials said Tuesday, with the multi–m >>>


      OLMERT CALLS OMRI‘S INDICTMENT ‘SAD‘
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who is heading the government while Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is on an official visit to France, believes that the indictment of MK Omri Sharon, the prime minister‘s son, will not have a domino effect on Likud politicians.

Olmert, who spoke to reporters on Wednesday i >>>


      PA JOURNALISTS URGED TO CELEBRATE GAZA ‘RETREAT‘
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday called on Palestinian journalists to take part in celebrations over the Israeli "retreat" from the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank.

"To all Palestinian journalists – let‘s prepare for the day of joy that is approaching,&q >>>


      PA UNINTIMIDATED BY SHARON‘S TOUGH TALK
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Ariel Sharon‘s warning that Israel would respond harshly to terrorist attacks during disengagement.

Earlier this week, Sharon warned of a devastating response to any Palestinian violence during the withdrawal from the Gaz >>>


      PALESTINIAN RIVALRY ALARMS KATIF GROWERS
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      The Organization of Flower Growers is calling on Gush Katif farmers to forgo the millions of shekels they could reap from selling their greenhouses to international organizations, which would give them to Palestinians.

Its members are worried that the Palestinians would create competition for Israelis farmers. >>>


      PARTING WITH SARAS IS BITTERSWEET
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      It felt a bit strange. Maybe something similar to what parents feel as children move away from home. On the one hand it‘s good that your child is growing up and moving on. On the other, it‘s sad that they won‘t be around any more.

Sarunas Jasikevicius leaving Maccabi Tel Aviv for the NBA was >>>


      PRESSURE IS ON MACCABI HAIFA
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Maccabi Haifa has seen highs and lows in the Champions League. On Wednesday night, the greens will begin another run at glory when they take on Swedish champ Malmo in the first leg of the second qualifying round.

Besides becoming the first Israeli team to qualify for Europe‘s top club competition, where >>>


      SDEROT CHOSEN AS NEXT BASE FOR MASS ANTI–PULLOUT RALLY
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      The Council of Jewish Communities in Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip announced their plans Wednesday morning for the resumption of their anti–disengagement struggle, choosing the city of Sderot as a base for a mass anti–disengagement rally scheduled for next Tuesday.

The reason a city was chosen, >>>


      SEARCHING FOR JEWISH ROOTS IN GUSH KATIF
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Most people don‘t associate the Jewish presence in Gaza with history, as if Gush Katif‘s community were rooted solely in the ideology of its residents.

A recent visit to relatives there was a reminder not just of this history, but of the mistaken impression that Jews are living cheek to jowl with a >>>


      SETTING THE STAGE FOR GREATNESS
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Oded Bambi Friedman is a busy man. "I‘m in the middle of an important production," he apologizes before answering his mobile phone, which rings incessantly.

In fact, he has been in the middle of dozens of important productions for 10 years – designing, modifying, modulating and creating n >>>


      SHARON HOPES FOR BOOST IN FRANCE–ISRAEL TIES
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      PARIS Prime Minister Ariel Sharon met Wednesday with French President Jacques Chirac, expressing hopes for a "reinforcement" of the countries‘ frayed ties and praising France‘s role in the Mideast peace process.

Sharon, who stirred fury here last year by encouraging French Jews to emigrat >>>


      SHARON÷ NO SUMMIT UNTIL AFTER ROAD MAP
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      PARIS Israel will not agree to hold an international summit on advancing the post–disengagement diplomatic process until after the first stage of the Road Map, an official close to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said on Sharon‘s plane en route to Paris.

French Foreign Ministry officials had talked in >>>


      STRAW LASHES ANTI–ISRAEL LIVINGSTONE
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      It took a week, but British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw finally issued a public condemnation of London Mayor Ken Livingstone‘s diatribe against Israel.

"As far as Mr. Livingstone is concerned, let me make it absolutely clear that his remarks were as wrong as they were unacceptable," Straw said >>>


      STUDY÷ SUPPLEMENTARY INSURANCE CONFUSES PEOPLE
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      Although nearly two–thirds of Israelis hold optional supplementary health insurance from one of the four health funds that provides them with basic, state–mandated coverage, many of them haven‘t a clue what these extra policies offer.

This is the main conclusion of researchers from Jerusalem& >>>


      SURVEY÷ PA POLICE BLOATED, CONVOLUTED
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      The Palestinian Authority‘s security apparatus is bloated, underarmed and suffers from professional apathy and abuses of power, despite fundamental changes since the death of longtime leader Yasser Arafat, according to an independent report released Tuesday.

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has begun ove >>>


      THE BANK CARTEL MYTH
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      At a time of such deep national division it is heartening to know there is at least one thing almost all Israelis can agree upon÷ The banks are a cartel that is ripping them off.

The odd thing about this is that there is no evidence to support the claim. Now, it is certainly true that Israel‘s ban >>>


      THE WAY OF JEWISH DISSENT
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      During the past 25 years, Israel has experienced a number of periods of civil unrest, including the evacuation from Yamit, the war in Lebanon, the Oslo Accords and the ongoing protests over the security fence. This pattern is repeating itself now. As Israel prepares to withdraw from the Gaza Strip in August, some of th >>>


      US TRIAL SHOWS ANTI–ISRAEL VIDEO
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      TAMPA, Florida Jurors in the US terrorism conspiracy trial of Sami Al–Arian were shown a video Tuesday in which the former college professor moderated a symposium where participants spoke approvingly about the killings of Israeli citizens and police in terror attacks.

The video is another piece of eviden >>>


      VAN GOGH‘S KILLER SENTENCED TO LIFE
      The Jerusalem Post, 27-07-2005
      AMSTERDAM (AP) A Dutch court sentenced the killer of filmmaker Theo van Gogh to life in prison Tuesday, the harshest sentence possible for a murder that heightened ethnic tensions and raised concerns about homegrown Islamic terrorism.

Muhammad Bouyeri, 27, had mounted no defense at his two–day trial earl >>>


      AT LAST÷ SOMEONE WHO LOVES
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      By Melissa Hart Urreiztieta My sister covered her ears and complained of the awful sound when I sang.

I was only about 7 years old, but my voice as a young girl was not sweet. I could hardly carry a tune, but I loved more than anything to try. I would sing in the shower, in the car, in my room, always evoking >>>


      BRITISH KEEP A WARY EYE ON PAKISTAN
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Correspondents of The Christian Science Monitor LONDON AND ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN They are two countries thousands of miles apart, but the ties that bind Britain and Pakistan are stronger than most. History, empire, trade, immigration, literature, even cricket÷ the traffic – commercial, human, and cultural>>>


      COST OF ELECTRICITY RISING LIKE SUMMER HEAT
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor NEW YORK With the nation‘s demand for electricity soaring, the cost of staying cool this summer is on the rise.

As many consumers will find out when they get their utility bills, gasoline is not the only form of energy that costs more. Even before air condit >>>


      FAITH & FUN
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor As the morning light seeps through the trees, kids pour out of the woods onto a semicircle of benches and begin the Rah–Rah–Ray chapel service with an enthusiastic song, "Open the Eyes of My Heart." At Calumet Lutheran Camp in northern New Hampshire, >>>


      IRAQ‘S ‘FBI‘ ON SHOESTRING BUDGET
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor BASRA, IRAQ With a sense of pride that his counterparts around the world would recognize, an Iraqi police officer shows off a discovery his men made that morning÷ one Russian–made rocket and more than a dozen mortar shells.

But one detail tempers the l >>>


      IRAQ PM URGES QUICK PULLOUT OF US FORCES
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
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      ISRAELI FAMILIES HELP ‘LONELY SOLDIERS‘
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor KFAR AVIV, ISRAEL Gideon and Miriam Kadmon sit catching the last rays of the evening sun outside their farmhouse in the quiet pastoral community of Kfar Aviv. Several of their small grandchildren play beneath a treehouse, while the adults sip fresh lemonade and eat Miriam >>>


      JAMES CARVILLE AND STANLEY GREENBERG
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor WASHINGTON A majority of Americans think the country is on the wrong track, with the war in Iraq the most frequently cited cause for concern. But that discontent has not translated into gains for the Democratic Party – something that worries many within the party.
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      LANCE‘S LEGACY
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      The Monitor‘s View The July sports calendar has had a striking consistency in recent years.

First, the American League wins baseball‘s All–Star game. Then Lance Armstrong wins the Tour de France.

In the MonitorWednesday, 07/27/05 Shuttle launches into its final era Cost of electricit >>>


      LATIN AMERICA‘S FLICKERING DEMOCRACY
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      By William Ratliff STANFORD, CALIF.

Latin Americans can‘t seem to make democracy work. Ecuador now has its seventh president in nine years. Bolivian Indians recently overthrew their second president in less than two years. In 2001 the majority Indian population in Peru elected one of its own as president >>>


      LEARNING TO CARE FOR KIPPER
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      At last÷ someone who loves to hear me sing High Summer Relationships÷ That extra bonus

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––> Coverage of poetry in the news and original work by publishing poets.

FURRY FRIEND÷ Minnie Mae, a lop&n >>>


      MAINTAINING THE DELICATE TRUST BETWEEN PRESS AND PUBLIC
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      By John Hughes SALT LAKE CITY These are troubling times for journalism. There is furor over anonymous sources. One of the most famous anonymous sources in recent times was Mark Felt, aka "Deep Throat." And last week we had President Bush‘s key aide, Karl Rove, gazing cherubically off the covers of Time >>>


      MALIBU ATTEMPTS TO TAME EXCESSIVE FILMING
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor MALIBU, CALIF.

Mike Flannery has never forgotten the night he awoke at 1 a.m. to the sounds of bullhorns and low–flying helicopters. He threw open the drapes to watch a major studio film crew tromping through his flower bed and snapping sprinkler heads.
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      MARION BLAKEY
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      By David T. Cook Marion Blakey, chief executive of the Federal Aviation Administration, was Tuesday‘s guest. Here are excerpts from her remarks÷ Marion Blakey EVAN VUCCI/AP In the MonitorWednesday, 07/27/05 Shuttle launches into its final era Cost of electricity rising like summer heat British keep a wary >>>


      NO–ALCOHOL LAWS EBB, BUT PROHIBITION SPIRIT LIVES
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor ROCKPORT, MASS.

In 1856, Hannah Jumper reputedly led local women on a bottle–breaking raid of drinking establishments here in Rockport, Mass. Since then, except for one brief period after national prohibition was lifted in 1'33, this seaside harbor has b >>>


      RELATIONSHIPS÷ THAT EXTRA BONUS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      First published in the Christian Science Sentinel It can be like putting the cart before the horse! Selfish prayer, that is. It‘s obvious that a cart cannot pull a horse. And the idea of a horse pushing a cart is truly absurd. But until I felt the confidence that unselfed prayer gives – prayer that yearns f >>>


      SHUTTLE LAUNCHES INTO ITS FINAL ERA
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor WASHINGTON Yesterday morning, the thunder of a shuttle launch returned to Cape Canaveral for the first time since January 2003. Yet as Discovery shot through the clear Florida sky, it carried with it not the anticipation of exploration or a workaday sense of routine.
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      STITCH BY STITCH, BOSNIAN WOMEN IMPROVE THEIR LIVES
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor TUZLA, BOSNIA Surrounded by crocheted scarves, knitted bootees and ski sweaters, and crayon–colored yarns, Sedeta Smajlovic patiently sits with her hands in her lap. She‘s waiting to receive a flower–bud scarf pattern, a pair of knitting needles, and sever >>>


      TEN THOUSAND YEARS OF CHEROKEE HISTORY
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor CHEROKEE, N.C.

The morning sun rises over the highest mountains east of the Mississippi, filters through limbs of evergreen and deciduous forest trees, and shimmers on rushing mountain streams. With deep beliefs rooted in the earth and nature, the Eastern Band of C >>>


      TRADE DEAL IN CONGRESS TROUBLED BY GLOBALIZATION DOUBTS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor WASHINGTON In a break with half a century of bipartisan support for trade liberalization, the House heads into a deciding vote on the Central American Free Trade Agreement with nearly all Democrats opposed.

SOURCE÷ US COMMERCE DEPARTMENT; ROB LAIRD, USA TOD >>>


      TV OFFERS ‘INSTANT‘ RERUNS – ON DVD
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor LOS ANGELES During the summer hiatus on new network TV comedies or dramas, it‘s easier than ever to choose your own reruns. That‘s because TV shows are booming on the DVD market.

Every week, new and old shows roll out on shiny discs as studios open the >>>


      UNION DISUNITY
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      The Monitor‘s View This week‘s bolting of two of the nation‘s largest unions from the AFL–CIO is causing great consternation among the union umbrella‘s leaders and their traditional political allies, the Democrats.

In the MonitorWednesday, 07/27/05 Shuttle launches into its final >>>


      UNION SPLIT÷ SIGN OF DECLINE OR REVIVAL?
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor CHICAGO Depending on whom you talk to, this week‘s split in labor – with two of the largest unions breaking off from the AFL–CIO and at least two more likely to follow – is either a deadly departure from solidarity at a time when workers most need i >>>


      VIVE LA BAGUETTE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 27-07-2005
      Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor PARIS All it takes is a stroll on a quiet Sunday morning in Paris, to bump into them÷ people lining up on the sidewalk. Go down a few streets and new queues will appear. They want their baguettes fresh for breakfast – even if they have to wait outside for 15 mi >>>


      AL QAÏDA EN IRAK ANNONCE AVOIR TUÉ LES DEUX DIPLOMATES ALGÉRIENS
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mercredi 27 juillet 2005 (Reuters – 16÷05) DUUBAI – L‘organisation Al Qaïda en Irak d‘Abou Moussab al Zarkaoui affirme avoir tué les deux diplomates algériens enlevés la semaine dernière.

L‘annonce de leur assassinat a été mise >>>


      AL QAÏDA EN IRAK DIT AVOIR TUÉ DEUX DIPLOMATES ALGÉRIENS
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mercredi 27 juillet 2005 (Reuters – 17÷26) DOUBAI – L‘organisation Al Qaïda en Irak, dirigée par le Jordanien Abou Moussab al Zarkaoui, dit avoir tué mercredi deux diplomates algériens enlevés la semaine dernière parce que leur gouvernement soutenait les >>>


      ARIEL SHARON EN NOUVELLE «LUNE DE MIEL» À PARIS
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      la France est le pays que les Israéliens adorent détester. Mais il demeure, de loin, celui qu‘ils préfèrent visiter. Les sondages le prouvent, l‘homme de la rue le clame à qui veut l‘entendre ­ sauf dans les milieux intellectuels et artistiques, où la francop >>>


      BLAIR RENFORCE LA LÉGISLATION ANTITERRORISTE
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      c‘est l‘union sacrée face au défi terroriste. Alors que la traque continue dans la capitale, Tony Blair a reçu hier le leader conservateur, Michael Howard, et celui des libéraux–démocrates, Charles Kennedy, pour discuter d‘un durcissement de la législat >>>


      DOUSTE–BLAZY ÷ «LE MONDE PARTAGE LES CRISES»
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      après deux mois à la tête de la diplomatie française, Philippe Douste–Blazy connaît désormais ses dossiers et peut répondre à toutes les questions.

Le ministre, qui avait été fraîchement accueilli au Quai d‘Orsay en raison d >>>


      EGYPTE ÷ LA TRAQUE CONTINUE
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      l‘Egypte a informé hier le Pakistan qu‘aucun de ses ressortissants n‘était impliqué dans les attentats. La veille, les services égyptiens faisaient état d‘une piste pakistanaise et diffusaient même les photos de «suspects». Même confusion sur une p >>>


      ESPAGNE ÷ LA DROITE FAIT FEU SUR ZAPATERO
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      après les feux de forêt, l‘empoignade politique. Plus d‘une semaine après l‘incendie ­ le pire depuis vingt ans ­ qui a coûté la vie à 11 pompiers et ravagé quelque 13 000 hectares de pinèdes autour de Guadalajara, en Castille–La Manche, l&l >>>


      JUSQU‘AU GOÛT DU MONDE
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      des distillats, des colonnes hélicoïdales, un agitateur de liquide, un stérilisateur. Dans son laboratoire de Libourne en Gironde, penché sur ces instruments, Michel Rolland a plus que jamais l‘air d‘un sorcier. Certes, même s‘il a tâté du rugby dans sa je >>>


      L‘INSPECTION DE DISCOVERY NE MONTRE POUR L‘HEURE AUCUN DÉGÂT
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mercredi 27 juillet 2005 (Reuters – 16÷43) par Jeff Franks HOUSTON, Texas – Les sept astronautes de Discovery ont entamé, sans rien trouver, l‘inspection des dégâts éventuels causés par la chute d‘un petit bout de tuile et d‘un autre débris n >>>


      L‘ÉQUIPAGE DE DISCOVERY S‘APPRÊTE À INSPECTER D‘ÉVENTUELS DÉGÂTS
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mercredi 27 juillet 2005 (Reuters – 12÷18) par Jeff Franks HOUSTON, Texas – Les sept astronautes de la navette Discovery s‘apprêtent à inspecter les dégâts éventuels causés par la chute d‘un petit bout de tuile et d‘un autre débris non >>>


      LA BIRMANIE NE PRÉSIDERA PAS LE CLUB DES PAYS D‘ASIE DU SUD–EST
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      après deux ans d‘efforts, l‘Association des nations d‘Asie du Sud–Est (Asean) s‘est retiré l‘épine birmane du pied. Après consultation lors d‘un sommet des chefs de la diplomatie de la région à Vientiane (Laos), l‘organisation a >>>


      LE LIBAN SORT LE MARONITE SAMIR GEAGEA DE SON CACHOT
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      calés dans les fauteuils du salon VIP de l‘aéroport de Beyrouth, archevêques, députés et ministres scrutent le visage émacié qui vient d‘apparaître sur le petit écran. Dans une salle adjacente, Samir Geagea, l‘ex–chef de la milice chr >>>


      LE SUFFRAGE N‘EST PLUS UNIVERSEL
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      la démocratie, explique le Robert, est «[la] doctrine politique d‘après laquelle la souveraineté doit appartenir à l‘ensemble des citoyens...

; [l‘]organisation politique dans laquelle les citoyens exercent cette souveraineté». Les décisions ré >>>


      LES CATHOLIQUES À LA PÊCHE AUX ÂMES AU BRÉSIL
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      marcelo Rossi entre en scène sous un tonnerre d‘applaudissements. Les fans en délire, la batterie, la puissante sono ÷ du concert pop, tout y est ou presque. Pourtant, c‘est une messe qui commence ici dans l‘immense hangar du Terço Bizantino. Une messe pas comme les autres >>>


      LES ENQUÊTEURS ÉGYPTIENS PROCÈDENT À DES PRÉLÈVEMENTS D‘ADN
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mercredi 27 juillet 2005 (Reuters – 13÷47) par Cynthia Johnston CHARM EL CHEIKH, Egypte – La police égyptienne a prélevé des échantillons d‘ADN auprès de familles du Sinaï dans le cadre de l‘enquête sur les attentats qui ont fait au moins 64 m >>>


      NATATION÷ HUGUES DUBOSCQ ET SOLENNE FIGUÈS EN FINALE
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mercredi 27 juillet 2005 (Reuters – 07÷16) Par Sophie Greuil MONTREAL – En remportant leurs demi–finales, Hugues Duboscq et Solenne Figuès ont remis mardi l‘équipe de France sur le chemin des podiums aux championnats du monde de natation de Montréal.

Lors d&l >>>


      PAYS–BAS ÷ PRISON À VIE POUR LE MEURTRIER DE THEO VAN GOGH
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mohammed Bouyari, reconnu coupable de l‘assassinat du cinéaste Theo Van Gogh, le 2 novembre 2004, ne voulait pas être présent au tribunal d‘Amsterdam, hier matin, pour le verdict. Il y a été contraint par la cour. Visage impassible, il n‘a manifesté aucune r&e >>>


      QUATRE ARRESTATIONS DANS L‘ENQUÊTE SUR LES ATTENTATS MANQUÉS
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mercredi 27 juillet 2005 (Reuters – 08÷04) LONDRES – Quatre hommes ont été arrêtés à Birmingham, en Angleterre, dans le cadre de l‘enquête sur les attentats à la bombe manqués du 21 juillet à Londres, annonce la police.

Ces i >>>


      QUATRE ARRESTATIONS POUR LES ATTENTATS LONDONIENS DU 21 JUILLET
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mercredi 27 juillet 2005 (Reuters – 08÷45) LONDRES – Quatre hommes ont été arrêtés à Birmingham, en Angleterre, dans le cadre de l‘enquête sur les attentats à la bombe manqués du 21 juillet à Londres.

La police n‘a pas >>>


      QUATRE NOUVELLES ARRESTATIONS EN ANGLETERRE
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      l‘opération «Aethra», nom de code donné par Scotland Yard à l‘enquête sur les attentats du 21 juillet à Londres, avance «à une vitesse stupéfiante».

C‘est ce que soulignait mardi soir Ian Blair, le chef de Scotland Yard. Quelques heures plus ta >>>


      TERRORISME, ARME DE POUVOIR
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      les crimes de Londres et leurs répliques, suivis des attentats commis à Charm el–Cheikh, illustrent à quel point les pratiques terroristes deviennent consubstantielles à notre monde globalisé. Les conducteurs de voitures piégées et les poseurs de bombes, en excell >>>


      UN DES AUTEURS DES ATTENTATS DU 21 JUILLET AURAIT ÉTÉ ARRÊTÉ
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mercredi 27 juillet 2005 (Reuters – 16÷42) LONDRES – Parmi les quatre hommes interpellés mercredi matin à Birmingham figure Yasin Hassan Omar, l‘un des auteurs présumés des attentats manqués du 21 juillet à Londres, affirme la chaîne de tél >>>


      UN DES SUSPECTS DES ATTENTATS MANQUÉS AVAIT ÉTÉ EMPRISONNÉ
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      mercredi 27 juillet 2005 (Reuters – 07÷20) par Peter Griffiths LONDRES – Un des principaux suspects des attentats manqués de la semaine dernière dans les transports en commun de Londres avait purgé une peine de prison pour des agression à main armée, ce qui a suscit >>>


      UN DÉBUT DE RETRAIT D‘IRAK AVANT L‘ÉTÉ 2006?
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      george W. Bush s‘est toujours refusé à donner un calendrier de retrait des 138.000 soldats américains présents en Irak, affirmant qu‘ils se désengageraient au fur et à mesure que les forces irakiennes monteront en puissance. Pour un haut responsable irakien charg&e >>>


      UN «MODÈLE» DE LUTTE CONTRE L‘ANTISÉMITISME
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      dans la communauté juive française, l‘heure est à la détente. Alors qu‘en juillet 2004 Ariel Sharon stigmatisait un «antisémitisme déchaîné» en France, le Premier ministre israélien fait aujourd‘hui de l‘action des autorités f >>>


      WASHINGTON SAUVE SA BASE AU KIRGHIZISTAN
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      le secrétaire à la Défense, Donald Rumsfeld, en tournée en Asie centrale, a obtenu hier l‘assurance de maintenir la base militaire américaine au Kirghizistan aussi longtemps que nécessaire. Il s‘agit d‘une victoire diplomatique de Washington sur la Russie et >>>


      ALLONS ENFANTS DE L‘ÉCONOMIE!
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      lors de sa deuxième conférence de presse de Premier ministre — il a prévu d‘en tenir une tous les mois afin d‘informer la France de l‘état d‘avancement de ses chantiers, Dominique de Villepin a une nouvelle fois fixé le cap sur l‘emploi et exalté >>>


      CRISE ENTRE LE GOUVERNEMENT ET LES ÉCOLOGISTES SUR LA CHASSE
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      PARIS – La ministre de l‘Ecologie s‘est retranchée derrière la science pour justifier sa décision d‘avancer de trois semaines l‘ouverture de la chasse aux oiseaux d‘eau, suscitant la colère des écologistes.

"Je ne me suis rangée >>>


      DÉCÈS DE L‘ANCIEN JUGE D‘INSTRUCTION THIERRY JEAN–PIERRE
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      PARIS – L‘ancien juge d‘instruction et ancien député européen, Thierry Jean–Pierre, est décédé mardi à la veille de ses 50 ans, a–t–on appris auprès de l‘Elysée, qui n‘a pas précisé la cause du d >>>


      DÉCÈS DE L‘ANCIEN JUGE THIERRY JEAN–PIERRE
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      PARIS – Nicolas Sarkozy salue "l‘intégrité morale" et le "courage" de l‘ancien juge d‘instruction devenu député européen Thierry Jean–Pierre, décédé mardi à la veille de ses 50 ans.

"Il s&lsquo >>>


      LA RÉGION RHÔNE–ALPES ENREGISTRE DES PICS DE POLLUTION À L‘OZONE
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      LYON – Les fortes chaleurs et l‘absence de vent en Rhône–Alpes ont provoqué des pics de pollution à l‘ozone dans les départements du Rhône, de la Drôme et de l‘Ardèche, fait savoir le centre régional d‘information et de coordinatio >>>


      LE GROUPE VOLVO RELAXÉ DANS LE PROCÈS DU TUNNEL DU MONT–BLANC
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      BONNEVILLE (Haute–Savoie) – Le constructeur automobile suédois Volvo, mis en cause dans le procès de l‘incendie du tunnel du Mont–Blanc qui a fait 3' morts le 24 mars 1''', est relaxé par le tribunal correctionnel de Bonneville (Haute–Savoie).

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      LE PROJET DE LOI ANTITERRORISTE PRÊT POUR LA RENTRÉE
      Liberation, 27-07-2005
      PARIS – Dominique de Villepin confirme la mise en chantier d‘un projet de loi visant à renforcer l‘arsenal antiterroriste en France "en vue de son adoption à la rentrée prochaine".

"Il ne s‘agit en aucun cas de remettre en cause les principes fondamen >>>



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