Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer said Tuesday that Israel has reached the point where it is possible to stop using the U.S. dollar to set prices in the market and base future deals. According to Fischer, the shekel is stable enough.
"The Guardian disapproves of these kinds of boycotts and does not think they serve a useful purpose. It was a misguided motion," editor of the British daily Alan Rusbridger told Haaretz by telephone last night.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Sunday he has done nothing improper in the firings of eight federal prosecutors in testimony prepared for his appearance before a Senate panel widely viewed as a last chance to save his job.
A range of 18 km would bring the new weapon well beyond Sderot and right into the southern outskirts of the big Israeli port town of Ashdod, the town of Kiryat Gat and points north of Ofakim and Netivot