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  • Israeli Personnel Return from Uganda

    About 100 members of the Israeli military mission to Uganda and their families arrived here yesterday via Kenya virtually completing the evacuation of Israeli personnel from the East African country. About 10 members of the military mission were still in Kampala but are expected to return home today. President Idi Amin of Uganda had asked… More ▸

  • Evacuation of Israeli Personnel from Uganda to Be Completed by Wednesday

    The evacuation of all Israeli military personnel from Uganda –including the Air Force instructors Uganda President Idi Amin had originally exempted temporarily from his demand that Israel recall all military personnel–is expected to be completed before Wednesday night, sources here said tonight. Two groups arrived last night from Uganda via Kenya and two more plane… More ▸

  • Eban Takes Conciliatory Approach Toward Uganda’s Latest Moves

    Foreign Minister Abba Eban said last night that he did not see the latest anti-Israel moves by Uganda as a sign of rupturing relations between the two countries. There was no other official comment here on the announcement yesterday by President Idi Amin in Kampala that he will not renew existing agreements between his country… More ▸

  • Trouble with Uganda President Accuses Israelis of Trying to Topple His Regime

    Israel’s once friendly relations with Uganda were further strained today following a report from Kampala that President Idi Amin has accused Israelis of trying to topple his regime. The charge, which according to a Reuters dispatch emanated from the Presidential Palace in the Ugandan capital, was described by a Foreign Ministry spokesman here tonight as… More ▸

  • Israel to Aid Uganda Project

    Seventy years ago, the British government offered Theodor Herzl the Karamoja district of the then Crown Colony of Uganda in East Africa as a site for Jewish colonization. The Zionist movement rejected the offer even though Dr. Herzl seriously considered it for a time. Last month, the government of Uganda invited Israeli water resources experts… More ▸

  • Ousted Uganda Head’s Charge of Israeli Role in Coup Called ‘nonsense’

    The Foreign Ministry dismissed as “utter nonsense” last night a charge by deposed President Milton Obote, of Uganda that Israel was involved in the military coup that led to the overthrow of his regime. A Ministry spokesman stressed that “Israel never interferes in the internal affairs of other countries.” The basis of Dr. Obote’s charge… More ▸

  • Israelis to Fly in Uganda Independence Day Celebrations

    The newspaper Maariv reported today that Israeli pilots will participate in Uganda’s seventh independence day celebrations by flying planes that the East African nation recently purchased from Israel. According to the report, the planes are the Dakota DC-3 and the Fouga Magistere, respectively American- and French-built military transports. More ▸

  • Jewish Commander of British Forces in Uganda Named to U.N. Council

    Sir Andrew Benjamin Cohen, commander-in-chief of British forces in the Uganda Protectorate, Africa, has been appointed head of the British delegation to the Trusteeship Council here, effective next January 1. The announcement of Sir Andrew’s transfer was made by the British Delegation today. Sir Andrew, who is a Jew, has held various important posts in… More ▸

  • Israel Signs Trade Agreements with Iran, Kenya, Uganda, Zanzibar

    Israel and Iran have signed a barter agreement under which a variety of goods, up to a value of $500, 000 for each country, will be exchanged, it was announced here today. A. Hassoun, director of the Israel National Bank signed the agreement in Teheran on behalf of Israel. The first trade agreements between Israel… More ▸