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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 20, 2013.
By United Press International

Report: Dayan opposed Yom Kippur call-up

JERUSALEM, March 31 (UPI) -- Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, fearing political backlash, opposed a full military call-up prior to the 1973 Yom Kippur War, documents show.

Graffiti sprayed on Moshe Dayan's grave

NAHLAL, Israel, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Israeli police said vandals sprayed graffiti on the tombstone of Israeli defense icon Moshe Dayan Tuesday, the 31st anniversary of his death.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 20, 2012.
By United Press International

Hillary Clinton faces world of problems as secretary of state

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Sen. Hillary Clinton had better order up lots of late night coffee and round-the-clock pizza when she replaces Condoleezza Rice as secretary of state: Around the world, threats to U.S. national security and global interests have metastasized. Cleaning up those messes will make mucking out the Augean Stables look easy.
MARTIN SIEFF

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 20, 2008.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, May 20, 2007.
By United Press International

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Today is Saturday, May 20, the 140th day of 2006 with 225 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, May 20, the 140th day of 2005 with 225 to follow.
By United Press International

Bottom Line: Lame duck whisperings

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- With the unsentimentality they are noted for, a number of significant investors are now beginning to regard George Bush as an emerging lame-duck president, at l
GREGORY FOSSEDAL, UPI Columnist

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, May 20, the 141st day of 2004 with 225 to follow.
By United Press International

'Six Days of War,' and so much more

Michael B. Oren's account of the Arab-Israeli internecine war in "Six Days of War" should be required reading for every member of the Bush administration. An un
SHIRLEY SAAD

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, May 20, the 140th day of 2003 with 225 to follow.
By United Press International

Tovah Feldshuh stars as Golda Meir

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- Versatile actress Tovah Feldshuh has brought Talullah Bankhead, Sophie Tucker, Katharine Hepburn, Sarah Bernhardt and three queens of Henry VIII to the stage, a
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Analysis:Israel dreaming of third temple?

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- Israeli intellectuals seemed perplexed by a survey showing that 53 percent of their fellow countrymen want to see the temple in Jerusalem rebuilt.
UWE SIEMON-NETTO, UPI Religion Correspondent

View: Six Days of War: New look at old war

WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- Trying to explain the origins of the half-century-old Arab-Israeli conflict is, by any stretch of the imagination, an intricately complex and sensitive task, es
CLAUDE SALHANI

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Art World: Israel's Mount of Contention

NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Are Palestinian administrators of the al-Aqsa Mosque on Jerusalem's sacred Temple Mount discarding and destroying archaeological material important to the Jewis
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP
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