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Tammuz 13, 5774 / Friday, July 11, 2014

Over 930 Terror Targets Hit in Gaza

Defense Minister, Chief of Staff and IAF Commander discuss details of operation after Security Cabinet meeting.
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Defense/Security, 6:06 PM

At Least One Seriously Wounded from Terror Fire in Negev

Mortar fire on Eshkol region causes serious injury. Report of serious injury in Ashdod was wrong.
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Defense/Security, 11:03 PM

Video Shows ISIS Is Firing Rockets on Israel From Gaza

Jihadists conquering Iraq and Syria upload clip showing they are launching rockets on Israel; launchers hit by IAF in video.
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Defense/Security, 9:11 PM

IDF Official: Hamas Embedding Itself in Schools, Hospitals

Senior IDF source tells Arutz Sheva a ground invasion is all but inevitable as a result of Hamas's callous use of human shields.
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Global Agenda, 6:41 PM

Israel Ambassador Sounds Siren at UN

Ambassador Prosor plays sound of siren into microphone, as John Kerry calls for de-escalation, Ban Ki-Moon demands ceasefire.
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Netanyahu Says 'Additional Stages' Lie Ahead

Prime Minister delivers a short statement after a lengthy session of the Security-Diplomacy cabinet.
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