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Thai Ambassador Receives Donations Collect by Jerusalem Biblical Zoo Elephant


The Thai Ambassador, Angsana Sihapitak, accepts donation that were collected in small amounts from visitors who entered the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo raffle, from Tamar, an Israeli elephant.

Yori Yalon, Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff


Thai Ambassador to Israel Angsana Sihapitak received Thursday a $1,500 donation from the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo for an elephant hospital in Lampang — and the check was personally delivered by an elephant named Tamar.

Tamar presents Thai Ambassador to Israel Angsana Sihapitak with the donation – Photo: Reuters

Tamar, an Asian elephant, held the giant check in her trunk, presenting it to Sihapitak.

“I will forward it to the elephant hospital to Lampang [in accordance with] the objective of this donation,” Sihapitak said, adding that she was very grateful for the kindness and cooperation from Israel to help the Thai elephants. Continue Reading »

Thailand prevents Hezbollah terror plot to kill Israeli tourists


‘Bangkok Post’ reports that police arrested 2 Muslim men suspected of planning terror attack, 1 of whom admitted to being a Hezbollah agent.



Thai authorities thwarted a plan by Hezbollah agents to attack Israeli tourists during this Passover season, a Thailand-based newspaper is reporting on Thursday.
Thailand police confiscate explosives.

Thailand police confiscate explosives. – Photo: REUTERS

According to the Bangkok Post, investigators in Thailand managed to extract a confession from one of two suspected terrorists held in custody for allegedly planning to strike at Israelis in the country.

Two of the men – Daoud Farhat, a French-Lebanese national, and Youssef Ayad, who is of Lebanese-Filipino extraction – were arrested for alleged ties to Hezbollah, the Bangkok Post reported.

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