HA’ARETZ 1. ABU MAZEN, IN MESSAGE TO ISRAEL: I WILL CONCENTRATE THE IMPORTANT RESPONSIBILITIES IN MY HANDS. 2. Woman killed in Petah Tikva stabbing attack. ISLAMIC JIHAD AND HEZBOLLAH INITIATING WAVE OF ATTACKS. 3. MAZUZ ORDERS RECOGNITION OF AMIR’S MARRIAGE. PM’s assassin and his wife still requesting conjugal visit. HATZOFEH 1. Decision not to transfer money to Hamas held for only 10 days. OLMERT DECIDES TO TRANSFER NIS 250 MILLION TO PALESTINIANS. Sharp criticism of decision in political establishment. Silvan Shalom: „Decision is scandalous – to reward Hamas on day of terrorist attack.” 2. KINERET MURDERED IN STABBING ATTACK. Close to 09:45, Palestinian terrorist began to stab passengers of taxi in which he was traveling. Five people seriously wounded, Kineret Ben-Shalom Hajbi died in hospital. Citizens’ resourcefulness prevented greater disaster. 3. IN WAKE OF KASSAMS: GUSH KATIF EVACUEES LEAVING KARMIYAH. 4. OLMERT: I DO NOT AGREE TO INQUIRY INTO POLICE VIOLENCE AT AMONA. 5. BASI TO EVACUEES: „I DON’T CARE IF YOU’RE SLEEPING ON THE FLOOR.” 6. ISA DIRECTOR: „ISRAEL IN MIDST OF TERRORISM WAVE.” 7. IDF ELIMINATES TWO SENIOR ISLAMIC JIHAD TERRORISTS. 8. MAZUZ ANNOUNCES: I WILL RECOGNIZE YIGAL AMIR’S AND LARISA TRIMBOBLER’S MARRIAGE. 9. RAPID ECONOMIC GROWTH CONTINUED IN SECOND HALF OF 2005. MA’ARIV 1. Expose: Livni dispatched emissaries to meet with senior Afghan officials. SECRET CONTACTS WITH AFGHANISTAN IN LONDON. Two of Foreign Minister’s senior aides met last week in Britain with their Afghan counterparts. 2. STABBING ATTACK IN TAXI. One woman killed and five people wounded in Petah Tikva terrorist attack. YEDIOT AHRONOT 1. ISA DIRECTOR: EXTREMIST SETTLERS WANT WAR. Warns: Someone will shoot at security forces at next evacuation. Last night in Zion Square: Tens of thousands of right-wing supporters called for commission of inquiry into evacuation of Amona outpost and attacked – „Olmert ordered police to break our heads.” 2. TERRORIST IN THE BACK SEAT. Terrorism struck inside minibus: Terrorist pulled knife and stabbed 52-year-old Kineret Ben-Shalom to death and seriously wounded four other passengers. 3. SCREW-UP AT KARMIYAH MOBILE HOMES. In contravention of law: Temporary residences of Gush Katif evacuees built in at-risk area without security rooms and without permit from GOC Home Front. ______________________________ SUMMARY OF EDITORIALS FROM THE HEBREW PRESS Yediot Ahronot praises Israel’s diplomatic efforts in helping to bring about the recent IAEA decision to refer the Iranian nuclear issue to the UN Security Council and stresses the importance of a multilateral approach on this issue. Hatzofeh commends the National Union’s efforts against illegal Bedouin construction in the Negev and calls on it to form a joint list with the NRP in the upcoming elections.