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  • Report That Russians Plan to Establish Naval Base at Socotra Causes Concern

    Military circles here are taking seriously reports that the Soviet Union plans to establish a naval base on Socotra, a large, sparsely Inhabited island in the Arabian Sea, 200 miles east of Africa and 250 miles south of the Arabian peninsula. The island commands the shipping lanes between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf…. More ▸

  • Jewish Leaders Assail Lindbergh’s Views on Jews, Racial Superiority

    The publishers of “The Wartime Journals of Charles A. Lindbergh” indicated today that the public criticism voiced by some Jewish leaders over part of the contents of the yet unpublished book might serve to stimulate sales. Mrs. Hilda Lindley, director of public relations for Harcourt Brace Jovanovich told the JTA that the firm knew that… More ▸

  • Two Israeli Patrols in Belson Valley Attacked; Two Settlements Shelled

    Two Israeli patrols in the Belsan Valley were attacked with bazooka and small arms fire this morning from the east bank of the Jordan River. The fire was returned. There were no Israeli casualties. Bazookas and small arms were fired at Avivim and Margallth settlements in Upper Galilee last night from Lebanese territory. No casualties… More ▸

  • Three New Cholera Cases Reported; Health Authorities Trying to Find Source

    Israeli health authorities are trying to track down the source of a cholera outbreak which is spreading in the Jerusalem area. Three new cases were reported today, bringing the total for the past two weeks to 31. There have been no fatalities reported so far and one patient was discharged from the hospital Friday. The… More ▸

  • Thant’s Intervention on Behalf of Two Algerians Termed Pointless, Useless

    A Foreign Ministry spokesman said that no new note has been received from United Nations Secretary General U Thant concerning two high ranking Algerian nationals detained by Israel. The Algerians, Col. Khatib Jaloul and All Bel Aziz, were removed from a BOAC airliner in transit at Lydda Airport two weeks ago. The Ministry spokesman’s statement… More ▸

  • United Hias Service Aided 6,360 Migrants and Refugees to Resettle in 1969

    United Hias Service assisted 6,360 men, women and children to leave Eastern Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Cuba and to be resettled in the United States and other free Western countries. It was revealed today by Gaynor I. Jacobson, the agency’s executive vice president, in releasing his 1969 annual report. In addition, the… More ▸

  • Israel Charges Two More Cease-fire Violations; Mrs. Meir Apprises Nixon of New Breach

    Israeli authorities lodged two more complaints with the United Nations Truce Observation Organization (UNTSO) today against alleged Egyptian violations of the Aug. 7 cease-fire. One complaint, accompanied by aerial photographs made last Friday, charged that Egypt had constructed new missile sites 18 kilometers west of the Great Bitter Lake, well within 30 miles of the… More ▸

  • Family Aid Bill Supported by Major Faiths in Historic Joint Statement

    In an historic joint appearance before a Congressional Committee, representatives of the federated Jewish, Catholic and Protestant welfare agencies of New York City called today upon the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance to report favorably on the now pending Family Assistance Act of 1970, with the climination of what they described as “clear weaknesses” in… More ▸