Amy Teibel
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/ 21 July 2005

Israel considers moving up pull-out plan

The Israeli government is considering moving up its mid-August withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, senior government officials said on Thursday, after a three-day mass protest against the pull-out tied up tens of thousands of security forces. The evacuation originally was to have begun in mid-July.

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/ 7 July 2005

Israel ‘not warned’ about London attacks

Israel was not warned about possible terror attacks in London before at least six blasts ripped through the city, Minister of Foreign Affairs Silvan Shalom said on Thursday. A foreign ministry official had said earlier that British police warned the Israeli embassy in London of possible terror attacks minutes before the first explosion.