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Shevat 11, 5775 / Saturday, January 31, 2015

CIA and Israel Coordinated Hezbollah Commander's Assassination

Imad Mughniyeh slated for assassination due to terror attacks abroad, coordinating attacks on US soldiers in Iraq.
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Defense/Security, 6:52 PM

Watch: Moment of Impact of IDF Shell on UNIFIL Spanish Soldiers

Spanish UN peacekeepers recorded the moment at which IDF shells struck their position. A corporal was killed.
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News from America, 6:41 PM

Israel's US Envoy Says Bibi US Protocol Flap Republicans' Fault

Ron Dermer denies he engineered controversial Congress address, claims was under impression Boehner would notify Obama.
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Global Agenda, 6:50 PM

Wary of Intel Leaks, Jihadists Scaling Back Social Media Use

ISIS, Nusra Front recruits concerned intelligence agencies gleaning crucial data from Facebook to use against them, pinpoint locations.
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Global Agenda, 6:29 PM

Talks to Free Japanese, Jordanian ISIS Hostages 'Deadlocked'

Deadline for prisoner swap with Jordan passes, but still no word on the fate of Kenji Goto or Maaz al-Kassasbeh.
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Inside Israel

Netanyahu Rejects Latest Accusations Against His Wife

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu rejects reports that his wife pocketed public money by returning empty bottles to supermarkets.
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Is Netanyahu right to agree to address Congress?
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Renowned Israeli Conductor Dies Mid-ConcertIsrael Yinon dies of unknown causes while conducting symphony in Switzerland.

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Pirates, Breslovers, and 'Green Leafers' - Oh MyFringe parties have continued to try to break into the Knesset, despite higher elections threshold. Will one of these little-knowns make it?


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