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Shevat 6, 5775 / Monday, January 26, 2015

Report: IDF Digging Trenches Along the Syrian Border

Northern Command digging trenches to prevent infiltration attempts as border tensions heat up.
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Inside Israel, 10:04 PM

Poll: Labor Pulling Ahead, But Public Prefers Netanyahu

Labor has a three-mandate gain on Likud, but just 34.5% of respondents prefer Herzog as prime minister.
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Inside Israel, 10:30 PM

Otzma Yehudit List Released for 20th Knesset

List 'likely to face petitions from the Left,' sources claim, but add that previous opposition during 19th Knesset elections was rejected.
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Inside Israel, 10:02 PM

Bennett: We're Opening Jewish Home to Everyone

At the Jewish Home's reunification assembly with Tekuma, Chairmans Naftali Bennett and Uri Ariel welcome joint list for 20th Knesset.
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Inside Israel, 9:00 PM

Yesh Atid Presents Eerily Similar Knesset List to 2013

Days before the Central Elections Committee deadline, Yair Lapid presents his party's list for the 20th Knesset - all appointed by him.
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Inside Israel

Third Time in Days: Bagrut Matric Exams Leaked in Arab Sector

Test leaks tracked to Arab students for third time in two-week period - and could harm tens of would-be graduates.
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Daily Israel Report



Is Netanyahu right to agree to address Congress?
Daily Israel Report

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