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Av 5, 5774 / Friday, August 01, 2014

Humanitarian Ceasefire Broken; Heavy Fighting in Gaza

Israel, Hamas officially accept US, UN ceasefire proposal - which only holds for two hours.
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Defense/Security, 11:56 AM

Names of Four of Five Slain Soldiers Released

All four served in 188th Armored 'Lightning' Brigade.
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Defense/Security, 9:22 AM

Security Forces Mobilized in Jerusalem as Unrest Builds

Rioting overnight, Hamas calls for 'Day of Rage' prompts crackdown on terrorism in the capital; Temple Mount access restricted.
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Defense/Security, 12:42 PM

Jerusalem: Arabs Attack Woman for Attempting to Remove PLO Flag

Flag sighted near the Lion's Gate in Old City; police take action only after teenagers guarding the flag riot.
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Defense/Security, 9:39 AM

Reservists in Judea-Samaria Prepare for Long-Term Deployment

Motivation is very high for reservists called up to replace elite units in Judea-Samaria, officer says - thanks to public support.
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Jewish World

Tzohar Calls on Diaspora Communities to Fly Israeli Flag

Rabbi David Stav, Tzohar chairman, calls on global support for Israel - both abroad and by visiting the Jewish state.
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