The Week in Review

Friday, July 14, 2006 |  by Staff Writer  

  • Israeli warplanes strike Beirut’s international airport and widen its offensive against the terrorist group Hizballah and other Lebanese targets from the air, ground and sea
  • A 40-year-old woman was killed in her bedroom and another 12 residents were injured after Hizballah launched a barrage of rockets at the northern town of Nahariya
  • Prime Minister Ehud Olmert calls unprovoked attack "an act of war"
  • Hizballah terrorists kidnap two Israeli soldiers and kill 8 in cross-border infiltration
  • Ultra-Orthodox protestors distribute fliers offering a 20,000 shekel (nearly $4,500) reward for killing gays during the World Gay Pride Jerusalem Parade
  • Olmert says he’ll go ahead with “realignment” plan despite constant terror since Israel pulled out of Gaza last August
  • Israel prevents Palestinians with foreign citizenship, mostly Americans, from entering the country
  • Olmert refuses to put timetable on Gaza fighting
  • Rocket lands in Sderot home, 4 wounded
  • Israeli Andy Ram and Russian partner Vera Zvonareva win the Wimbledon's mixed doubles title

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