The newly appointed head of a congressional panel on the Middle East is expected to travel to Israel this week. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), chairwoman of the House International Relations Committee’s Middle East subcommittee, will lead a congressional delegation to the Jewish state. Plans call for the group to meet with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Foreign Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz and other Israeli leaders.
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