About 100 pets left behind when settlers were evacuated from Gaza - including an iguana - have been rounded up by animal rights groups.
The statement said about 200 animals are still on the loose. The ones captured so far include dogs, cats, birds, turtles, a donkey and the iguana.
The pets are being taken to shelters. Volunteers are trying to match tag-wearing pets with their families, and an "adopt a pet" appeal has gone out for the others.
About 8,500 settlers were evacuated from 21 Gaza settlements as part of Israel's disengagement" plan, the AP reports.
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities