This is scary !!! According the Jerusalem Post one of its reporters were able to climb into a fully stocked IDF Armored vehicle left in the middle of a deserted field near the Gaza border. And it was the second time this week that a reporter found an abandoned armed vehicle. Granted reporters are supposed to be good at sneaking into places, but so are terrorists. Hey Olmert, how bout remembering where you parked the tank !
IDF armored vehicles left unguarded on Gaza border
Anshel Pfeffer, THE JERUSALEM POST Oct. 20, 2006
Full story at Http://www.jpost.com
A Jerusalem Post reporter was able to climb into one of 17 armored fighting vehicles left unguarded barely half a kilometer from a Gaza suburb and half that distance from the border fence – with ammunition and various other military equipment inside – start the engine and move it a few meters without being interrupted on Thursday.
……This is the second such case reported by the media this week. On Monday, Channel 10 showed two AFVs that were left untended near Tel Faher, on the road leading up to the Golan Heights.
This case, however, is much more serious, due to the large number of vehicles abandoned so close to Gaza at a time the IDF units is operating there.
Egyptian police: 200 crates of weapons intercepted en route to Gaza
Three Bedouin were arrested early Friday trying to smuggle nearly 200 crates of automatic weapons and ammunition from Egypt into Gaza, police said Egyptian police seized the weapons on a truck in the village of Ballouza, some 100 kilometers (65 miles) east of the Egypt-Gaza border. (AP)
I Know where they can find a tank to store those weapons in.
CNN complains that Israel Makes it hard for Arab Americans to Visit Territories
From Ynet News (http://www.ynetnews.com )
CNN reports senior US officials claim State Department has complained to Israeli government about its ‘discriminatory treatment of Arab-Americans traveling to the Palestinian territories’; ‘They basically treat them as second-class citizens,’ one official says
CNN reported that senior US officials said Thursday that the State Department has complained to the Israeli government about its ‘discriminatory treatment of Arab-Americans traveling to the Palestinian territories.’ CNN quoted the officials as saying that despite a longstanding policy of issuing visas to Americans traveling to the West Bank and Gaza,
the Israeli government has recently denied Palestinian-Americans and certain other Americans entry. According to the report, the officials said that during her recent trip to Israel, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice raised the issue with Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, adding that US diplomats have also recently complained to the Israeli Embassy in Washington.
“They are being treated as Arabs and not Americans,” one senior official was quoted by CNN as saying. “They basically treat them as second-class citizens.”
I don’t know what they are complaining about…They won’t let Jews up to the Temple Mount to pray.