News Briefs

Tevet 7, 5775 / Monday, December 29, 2014

Turkish PM: Israel 'Reducing the Islamic Character' of Jerusalem

Ahmet Davutoglu says he backs Palestinian Arabs in their efforts to oppose Israeli attempts to "reduce the Islamic character" of Jerusalem.
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Global Agenda, 6:14 AM

Indonesia Says Missing Plane Likely at Bottom of the Sea

Indonesian authorities believe missing AirAsia jet is likely at the bottom of the sea, based on radar data from its last contact.
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Middle East, 5:46 AM

Egypt: Exodus Film Presents a 'Racist' Image of Jews

Egypt’s Culture Ministry says ban of biblical epic is due, among others, to the fact the movie presents a "racist" image of Jews.
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Middle East, 5:13 AM

ISIS Executes Nearly 2,000 in Syria in Six Months

Syrian monitoring organization says ISIS has killed 1,878 people in Syria over the past six months.
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Inside Israel, 3:15 AM

Kahlon Warns Against 'Social Disengagement'

Kulanu party chairman says he believes in "a free market economy - but with social sensitivity".
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Inside Israel

In Danger of Closing, Channel 10 Goes Dark Overnight

Channel 10 employees cease broadcasts for the night, point finger at Prime Minister Netanyahu for channel's financial problems.
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Daily Israel Report


Daily Israel Report


In Time for Hanukkah: 'A New Light' New single by Mati Shriki pays a fitting tribute to the festival of light.

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Argentina's Pres. Adopts Jew to Prevent Him Becoming a WerewolfArgentina's President Christina Fernandez adopts a Jewish child - to prevent him from growing fangs and claws.


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