Yesterday Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon shocked his nation when he told them “You may not like the word, but what’s happening is occupation,” and he insisted that “holding 3.5 million Palestinians” against their will is bad for Israel and bad for the Palestinians. Today, BNN can reveal the truly shocking fact that for years Sharon has enjoyed dressing up as a Palestinian in private and he insists that his close friends call him “Abu Omri,” following the Palestinian tradition of calling someone after the name of their eldest son. Read more about Israeli shock as Sharon "comes out"
Defense Ministry sources revealed today that Israel’s army is struggling to meet the threat from a Palestinian “super rock” which it is feared will decimate Israel’s tank forces in the Occupied Territories. Israeli spokesmen have long defended the use of live ammunition, tanks and helicopters against Palestinian civilians who are either unarmed, or armed with rocks, by arguing that rocks, too, can be deadly. Avraham Avinunu reports for BNN. Read more about Israeli army fears new Palestinian "Super Rock"
Paddington Bear, beloved of children all over the world, has converted to Judaism with his tribe of teddy bears and led them from Darkest Peru to the West Bank. BNN’s Avraham Avinunu travels to Kiryat Dov and meets this famous, yet cuddly toy in his new home. Read more about Peruvian Teddy Bears Convert to Judaism, Move to Settlement