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Tammuz 16, 5774 / Monday, July 14, 2014

Rockets Strike Southern Israel, 8-Year-Old Lightly Hurt

A boy was injured in his hand when a rocket struck the yard of a home in Ashdod.
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Defense/Security, 4:00 PM

Hamas Boasts over Failed Drone Attack, Says it Has UAV 'Arsenal'

Hamas confirms that it had dispatched a drone to fly over Israel earlier Monday - and claims that it has more waiting.
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Middle East, 3:41 PM

Watch: Egyptian TV Hosts 'Sick and Tired' of Hamas

Enmity towards Islamist groups boils over on Egyptian TV, as hatred of Hamas trumps hostility towards Israel.
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Defense/Security, 3:55 PM

Finance Minister Promises No Economic Limits on Gaza Operation

'There is no price for the safety of the citizens of Israel,' Finance Minister Yair Lapid reassures the public.
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Inside Israel, 2:53 PM

Main Suspect in Arab Teen's Murder is Mentally Unwell

29-year-old was arrested two years ago on suspicion that he tried to strangle his baby daughter and has been receiving treatment.
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One Dead in Clashes with IDF Near Hevron

Arrests made as part of ongoing efforts to hunt down the murderers of three Israeli teens last month.
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