JERUSALEM - Israel said Sunday it would turn away refugees from the wartorn Darfur region of Sudan in an effort to stop the flow of Africans across Israel's southern border with Egypt. Coalition whip Meir Sheetrit, who opposed bringing it to a vote, has said that “this bill will be buried in committee like similar bills before it. … There is no way this bill will become a ...

Sep 24, 1993 · Meir Sheetrit, warning that the Likud was committing "political suicide" by opposing peace, also abstained, as did Assad Assad, a Druze army officer, who took exception to complaints from both ... Meir Sheetrit falls in second round of Knesset vote with 53 ballots; Dalia Dorner, Dalia Itzik and Dan Shechtman ousted in first round of balloting; Rivlin to take office next month By Ilan Ben ... JERUSALEM — Israel has found it’s no easy task to find a successor to President Shimon Peres, the 90-year-old Nobel peace laureate and statesman who imbued his largely ceremonial office with a ...