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Middle East Peace Reports: September 2005 Archives

September 26, 2005 - Vol. 7, Issue 9

Peace Now Petitions For Outpost Action: The Israeli Peace Now movement petitioned the High Court of Justice to order the dismantling of two illegal settlement outposts in the West Bank.

September 19, 2005 - Vol. 7, Issue 8

The Aristocrats: Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef recently said Hurricane Katrina was God's punishment to President George W. Bush for supporting Israel's pullout from Gaza. But he is not alone. Evangelical Christians in the U.S. are making the same charges.

September 12, 2005 - Vol. 7, Issue 7

According to Friday's Dahaf/Yedioth Ahronoth survey of Israeli public opinion, given a choice between Ariel Sharon, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Uzi Landau in a Likud primary contest, 24% of registered Likud members would vote for Landau, 29% for Netanyahu, 31% for Sharon, and 16% undecided.

September 6, 2005 - Vol. 7, Issue 6

Occupied Territories No Longer Have Security Significance, Says New Israeli Security Doctrine: A new Israeli national security doctrine being formulated says that there is no longer any security significance in Israel holding onto the West Bank and Golan Heights.