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September 26, 2006
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Ehud Olmert denied that he held talks with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah. Saudi officials also denied the story, reported Monday by the Yediot Achronot newspaper, that the Israeli prime minister met Abdullah earlier this month to discuss Middle East peace. But the daily said that other Israeli sources indicated the talks, held at an undisclosed location, may have been with another member of the Saudi royal family. According to Yediot, Olmert and his Saudi interlocutor also discussed Iran’s nuclear program, which is considered a threat to regional stability by many Gulf Arabs.

Swastikas were found flying from highway overpasses in Florida and California just before the Jewish New Year. The swastika flags were taken down after they were discovered in the Orlando and San Diego areas last Friday.

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