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Elul 6, 5774 / Monday, September 01, 2014

Report: Netanyahu Canned Building Plans Under US Pressure

Officials say PM folded, reversed plans for 2,500 housing units in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria in response to teens' murder.
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Defense/Security, 2:23 PM

Anger as Southern Community 'Abandoned' by IDF

Residents of Netiv Ha'asarah, on the border with Gaza, astonished to find soldiers sent to guard them had disappeared.
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Defense/Security, 4:33 PM

IDF on High Alert in Golan as Syria Fighting Worsens

Troop force increased on the Golan Heights Monday afternoon as fierce fighting leaves Syrian general and many others dead.
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Defense/Security, 10:23 AM

Report: Islamic State Fighter Killed During Gaza Operation

In a worrying illustration of IS network in Gaza, Saudi Arabian veteran of jihadi battlefields had traveled from Syria to fight Israel.
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Middle East, 12:40 PM

Watch: Libyan Islamists Take a Dip in US Embassy Swimming Pool

Video appears to show scores of Islamist militants clowning around after taking over US embassy compound in Tripoli.
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Inside Israel

Rivlin Says 'Our Victory is in Our Creativity and Learning'

President Reuven Rivlin spends the first day of the school year in the Negev, where he saw the Israeli 'victory' many have sought.
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Christian Zionists Worldwide Tell Israel: 'You're Not Alone' American Christian group HaYovel releases heart-warming country music video in solidarity with the Jewish state.

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What Palestinians Think of the Holocaust: 'Respect to Hitler' Canadian documentary-maker reveals simultaneous trends denial and support for the holocaust in Ramallah.


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Teddy Roosevelt and Palestine - "Bully for You!"He said: "There can be no peace worth having" until Armenians and Arabs are granted independence "and the Jews given control of Palestine."