2. THE WEEK IN REVIEW

Friday, March 31, 2006 |    

  • Suicide attack in Samaria kills three Israelis near Kedumim (Thursday night)
  • Last night at 02:00 a.m. began Israeli summertime
  • The eclipse of the sun was seen with the moon covering 85% of the sun
  • Hamas members officially sworn into office, threaten violence
  • First time a Katyusha rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed in Israel
  • 17th Knesset coalition talks begin
  • Kadima wins elections with 29 mandates, Labor gets 20, Likud and Shas 12
  • Yisrael Beitenu takes fifth place; Pensioners’ Party surprises with seven seats
  • Israeli State Radio ‘Kol Israel’ celebrates 70th birthday this week
  • Israeli FM Tzippi Livni meets with Pope Benedictus XVI. in Rome
  • Soldiers kill 2 terrorists in first exchange of fire since Gaza pullout

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