The far east is at it again.
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Societe Generale on trial in French-Israel scam
AFP via Yahoo! News Sun, 03 Feb 2008 2:34 PM PST
Embattled French bank Societe Generale faces fresh troubles Monday when a trial opens in Paris involving a vast money laundering scam between France and Israel.
Rare Israel-Lebanon border clash leaves 1 dead
USA Today Sun, 03 Feb 2008 12:19 PM PST
Israeli forces opened fire across the Lebanese border late Sunday, killing one person and wounding another, Lebanese security officials said, a rare shooting since the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war.
Lebanese man killed in gunfire from Israel: sources
Reuters via Yahoo! News Sun, 03 Feb 2008 1:13 PM PST
A Lebanese man was killed on Sunday in south Lebanon when Israeli forces opened fire from northern Israel, security sources in Lebanon said.
Israel says Hamas got hi-tech weapons in border breach
AFP via Yahoo! News Sun, 03 Feb 2008 6:27 AM PST
The head of Israel's domestic intelligence agency said on Sunday that "massive" amounts of sophisticated weaponry had been brought into Gaza during the protracted breach of its border with Egypt.
Sharapova fires Russia past Israel into Fed Cup semis
AFP via Yahoo! News Sun, 03 Feb 2008 6:37 AM PST
Maria Sharapova helped fire defending champions Russia into an unassailable 3-1 lead over Israel in their Fed Cup World Group quarter-final clash here on Sunday.
Israel phone company launches porn-free service
ZDNet Sun, 03 Feb 2008 1:07 PM PST
Bezeq Israel Telecom launches a service that would block calls to porn and other "improper" destinations in a bid to attract ultra-Orthodox customers. TEL AVIV--Bezeq Israel Telecom, the country's dominant phone company, on Sunday launched a service that would block calls to porn and other "improper" destinations...
Israel: Breach prompted weapons smuggling
UPI Sun, 03 Feb 2008 10:49 AM PST
The head of the Shin Bet, Israel's internal security service, said Sunday the recent border breach allowed weapons to be smuggled into the Gaza Strip.
Army probe: Israel bungled Lebanon war
AP via Yahoo! News Sat, 02 Feb 2008 8:11 PM PST
An internal military investigation has concluded that Israel's 2006 war against Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon failed because top commanders didn't communicate properly and were slow to prepare a ground offensive, the retired general who conducted the probe said Saturday.