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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Ben Gurion, David Originally David Grün. 1886-1973. Polish-born Israeli political leader. Active in the Zionist movement, he founded the Mapai Party in 1930 and organized the resistance against the British after World War II. Upon Israel's independence, he became prime minister (1948-1953 and 1955-1963).

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  • The Koram itself is the basis for the mis-treatment of women under Islam law - it's not disputed that Mohammed says that a women's statement in court is worth half that of a mans!

    Veiled threats?

  • PHILLIPS: The Taliban claim U. S.-led air strikes killed as many as 200 people in the village of Koram.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2001

  • Doctors say her parents were killed in the same raid on the village of Koram.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2001

  • Let's check in now at the Pentagon and get the word from there on what may have happened in that village of Koram.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2001

  • Rachmed Barby (ph) also orphaned in the Koram raid, according to doctors.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2001

  • In Koram, anger over the attack is still palpable and so, too, memories in this village where 90 percent of the houses appeared destroyed still fresh.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2001

  • So far Pentagon officials not acknowledging the Koram situation or commenting on it at all and we expect that they will field some questions on that at some point later today.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2001

  • PHILLIPS: Now, the pictures we've just been talking about from Koram -- I hope I'm saying that right -- Koram -- Koram -- this village.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2001

  • Now, near Jalalabad in another part of the country, there is the village of Koram, and that is a village that the Taliban escorted a group of journalists -- Western journalists there.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2001

  • PHILLIPS: And after visiting the sites, CNN's Nic Robertson says he cannot confirm the Taliban report of 200 people dead in the Afghan village of Koram but -- from the U.S. air strike.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2001

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