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  • Indian-pakistan War Pushes Mideast off Front Pages of General Press

    Newspapers around the world are paying notably little attention to the Middle East debate taking place in the United Nations General Assembly, according to a press survey by Israeli diplomatic missions abroad released today. Except in the countries directly concerned, reports of speeches by Egypt’s Foreign Minister Mahmoud Riad and Foreign Minister Abba Eban of… More ▸

  • Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Proceeds for East Pakistan Children

    At the suggestion of Zubin Mehta, the India-born conductor and director of the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, the orchestra will give a concert Saturday night for refugee children among the East Pakistan families who have fled from their country after the military crackdown by the West Pakistan Army, Proceeds of the concert will be made available… More ▸

  • Hillel Club Collects Several Hundred Dollars to Aid Pakistan Flood Victims

    Charles Marks, a senior and Hillel Club officer at Old Dominion University here, has initiated a campus drive for aid-to-Pakistan funds that has netted several hundred dollars in a few days. In the first two hours the 60-member Hillel Club collected $280 at the state-run university. Shelley Solow, senior and president of the club, said… More ▸

  • Aid on Way to Colombian Flood Victims; Pakistani Officials Refuse Israeli Aid

    Cartons of drugs and food for victims of the floods that devastated parts of Colombia, were shipped there by air on Friday. The aid was provided by the Mogen David Adom, Israel’s official Red Cross Agency. Another shipment of medicines and first aid for Pakistani victims was also being prepared by the Mogen David Adom,… More ▸

  • Congressman Urges U.S. Withdraw Aid to Pakistan Until She Removes Troops from Jordan

    Rep. Seymour Halpern, Republican of New York, threatened yesterday that unless Pakistan withdrew support of Jordanian troops, he would “offer an amendment to the next appropriations bill before this Congress to withhold further (U.S. foreign aid) from Pakistan.” In his speech to the House, Rep. Halpern declared, “It is my understanding that Pakistani troops, equipped… More ▸

  • Jordan Facing New Showdown with Guerrillas; Pakistani Troops Bolster Jordan Army

    King Hussein, of Jordan, whose loyal forces apparently have been bolstered by an infantry regiment and training cadres from Pakistan, is facing a new showdown with Palestinian guerrillas, it was reported here today. Jordanian Government officials and guerrilla leaders began top level talks to avert a crisis. Yesterday a committee representing various commando groups based… More ▸

  • Senegal, Pakistan Ask for Urgent Council Meeting on Humanitarian Mission

    Senegal and Pakistan today asked Secretary-General U Thant to convene an urgent meeting of the Security Council as early as possible to report on progress of his efforts toward sending a humanitarian mission to the Middle East. The meeting was requested in a joint communication to Mr. Thant signed by Mohammed Yunus, acting permanent representative… More ▸