A regular VIP blooper:
"Germany, France and England are not Tanzania, Mauritania or Tripolitania [a region in Libya]," said Barak, noting places whose names rhyme with England in Hebrew. "These are very important, very relevant countries and we don't have an interest in increasing tensions with them or making them bitter enemies."And now it's a diplomatic tiff... According to the rumors Barak sent out to purchase a world map and a rhyming dictionary.
In an unrelated incident:
Saudi authorities investigating how Kravitz pencils with Hebrew logo showed up in kingdom. 'We have no idea how this happened; our products are only distributed in the local market,' says company CEO.Do you know how much electronic equipment Mossad is able to squeeze in every pencil? Even I shudder at the thought...
Spain emerges as an Israeli ally in Europe. Get that map of the world to Barak ASAP, just in case.
Arab League monitors arrive in Damascus:
Israel targets suspected militants in Gaza, CNN say. Nope, they are not suspected, not anymore...