News Briefs

Tevet 5, 5775 / Saturday, December 27, 2014

Watch: IDF Special Ops Nab Firebomb Terrorists

Shin Bet lifts gag order revealing details of how two terrorists - one a minor - lobbed firebomb at Israeli car, critically wounding girl.
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Inside Israel, 8:03 PM

Knesset Speaker Tells Rabbis 'Empty Peace Talks Dangerous'

Edelstein responds favorably to Rabbinical Congress for Peace, which demands govt. disavow land withdrawals as danger to Jews.
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Inside Israel, 8:28 PM

Netanyahu to US Senator: Dual Threat from PA and Iran

Speaking to Lindsey Graham, PM vows to reject PA dictate at UN, calls for stronger sanctions on Iran to block nuclear weapons.
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Middle East, 6:22 PM

Iran Unveils its Lethal New 'Suicide Drones'

Iran tests out a new weapon meant to bring death from the skies on land, air and sea targets, as part of massive 6-day drill.
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Inside Israel, 6:55 PM

Radical Leftists Call for Jewish-Arab List to Conquer Knesset

Leftist academics, politicians and public figures call for joint list for all leftists, Jewish and Arab, to stop 'colonialist enterprise.'
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Middle East

ISIS Continues to Lose Ground against Kurds in Kobane

Kurdish fighters push eastward after liberating north, center and south of embattled city; jihadis resorting to tunnel warfare.
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Daily Israel Report


In Time for Hanukkah: 'A New Light' New single by Mati Shriki pays a fitting tribute to the festival of light.

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Watch: BBC Reporter Too High on Heroin to Continue Reporting BBC's Middle East correspondent finds out why it's never a good idea to report from in front of a burning pile of drugs.


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