News Briefs

Shevat 6, 5775 / Monday, January 26, 2015

Hamas Conducts Large-Scale Rocket Test

10 missiles fired from ruins of Gush Katif into sea as Gaza terrorist rulers prepare for next war against Israel.
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Global Agenda, 1:58 PM

BBC Arabic Won't Call Charlie Hebdo Attackers 'Terrorists'

BBC Arabic chief says term 'terrorist' is too 'loaded' to use in describing the massacre of 12 people at the magazine's Paris office.
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Inside Israel, 1:25 PM

Netanyahu Responds to Critics: 'Leave My Family Alone'

Reacting to affidavit accusing Sarah Netanyahu of verbal abuse of employees, Netanyahu strikes out at 'slander campaign.'
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Middle East, 1:54 PM

Kurds Reportedly Expel ISIS from Strategic Kobane

After over four months of grueling fighting, ISIS suffers major setback in Kurdish Syrian border town.
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News from America, 1:28 PM

Drone Infiltrates the White House

White House Press Secretary says electronic device found on grounds, but isn't a 'threat' to Obama family.
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Middle East

Iranian Revolutionary Guards Site Threatens Netanyahu's Sons

Mashregh News indicates response to airstrike that killed Iranian general may include assassination of Israeli leaders' sons.
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Daily Israel Report



Is Netanyahu right to agree to address Congress?
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