Articles by Daniel Tovrov

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Palenstians Visit Jailed Relatives In Israel

The family members of 24 prisoners were escorted by bus by the Israel Prisons Service to Ramun prison in southern Israel, about two hours away from Gaza, as part of a deal to end a months-long hunger strike among detainees.

Russia Calls For Syrian Ceasefire

Speaking before scheduled talks with Kofi Annan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters that only a simultaneous end to violence is possible, followed by a simultaneous pullout of troops closely monitored by U.N. observers.

Egypt: Military Will Stop 'Certain Groups' From Taking Over

Egypt's top armed-forces official, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, said on Sunday that the country's military will not allow a certain group to dominate national politics, which some suggested is a veiled reference to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Two Shia Muslim Protesters Killed In Saudi Arabia

The Saudi interior ministry said that there had been no clashes between police and protesters in Awamiya, but activists said that live fire had been used by security forces during similar demonstrations.

Japan, Norway Block UN From Clamping Down On Whaling

Species issues in general are not a matter for the General Assembly but for competent fisheries agencies, Norway's representative to the International Whaling Commission, Ole-David Stenseth, said at an IWC meeting in Panama City on Friday.

UK Sends Bomb Specialists To Bahrain

The UK has sent a special team of forensic detectives from the Metropolitan Police to Bahrain to help local authorities investigate a recently discovered cache of bomb-making material.