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Tevet 5, 5775 / Saturday, December 27, 2014

Critically Wounded 11-Year-Old Firebomb Victim Stabilizes

Ayelet Shapira's condition stabilizes after a successful surgery, the first in what appears to be a struggle to recover from heavy burns.
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Middle East, 10:06 PM

Erekat: Vote in UN Later Today or Monday

PA chief negotiator says the Security Council would vote on unilateral resolution later Friday or on Monday at the latest.
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Middle East, 10:33 PM

Erdogan to Europe: Don't Criticize Us, Fight Islamophobia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams European countries for criticizing deteriorating press freedom in Turkey.
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News from America, 9:45 PM

Sony's Controversial Film Makes $1 Million on Opening Day

"The Interview" banks $1 million at the box office on Thursday, and could make a couple million more over the long holiday weekend.
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Middle East, 8:57 PM

Haniyeh: Hamas is Committed to Gaza Ceasefire

Hamas leader says his group remains committed to the agreements reached at the end of Operation Protective Edge.
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Inside Israel

Liberman: 'Mysterious Forces' Are Always Trying to Hurt Us

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says his party is being targeted by police before every election, vows his party "will come out strong".
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In Time for Hanukkah: 'A New Light' New single by Mati Shriki pays a fitting tribute to the festival of light.

In Other News...

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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The American Colony Founds a Photography Dep'tThe American Colony founders were not missionaries, but wished to live a simple life and help others.