Wednesday, January 10, 2007

The Middle East in Focus

This week, for all the headlines cited below, please join us in proclaiming THIS DECREE:

"Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the LORD God Almighty will be with you, just as you say He is." (Amos 5:14)

1. Blair in push for peace in Middle East - London Telegraph

Big power diplomacy to stop the fighting in Lebanon ground into gear yesterday as Britain and other European states pushed hard for the deployment of an international intervention force on the Israeli- Lebanese border.

2. Hamas: We'll obtain US money transfer - Ynet News

A portion of USD 86.4 million in aid the United States pledged last week to bolster security forces affiliated with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party will fall into the hands of the Hamas terror group, Hamas officials told WND.

3. Olmert faces criminal probe on return from China - Globes

Channel 10 news says the investigation will be into the prime minister's role in the privatization of Bank Leumi and other affairs.